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Manitoba Organization: Independent Order of Odd Fellows

A fraternal organization.

Grand Masters (Manitoba)

Period

Grand Master

1893-1894

William James Roche (1859-1937)

1894-?

?

?-?

Thomas Neville (c1869-1963)

?-?

John Miller

?-?

Frederick Charles Hamilton (1871-1949)

?-1911

?

1911-1912

John Wemyss (1861-1926)

1912-1913

Edward Hartley Dewart (1861-1926)

1913-1914

Hyles Egbert Turner (1855-1936)

1914-1917

?

1917-1918

George Thomas Armstrong (1881-1941)

1918-1919

 

1919-1921

?

1921-1922

C. M. Brown

1922-1923

Chris R. Lock

1923-1924

?

1924-1925

Mark A. Woods

1923-1936

?

1936-1937

Charles Hickson

1937-1938

?

1938-1939

Fred Hawkins

1939-1947

?

1947-1948

F. W. Edwards

1948-1970

?

1970

Edward James Gray (1927-2002)

?

Augustus James Christie (1885-1970)

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Odd Fellows Temple (78 The Promenade, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Odd Fellows Home (4025 Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: IOOF Hall / Odd Fellows Hall (72 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: IOOF Hall / Odd Fellows Hall (376 Mountain Avenue, Neepawa)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: IOOF Hall / Odd Fellows Hall (111 Main Street, Melita)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Green Ridge IOOF Hall Monument (RM of Franklin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitou Community Cemetery / Archibald Cemetery / Manitou Odd Fellow War Memorial (Municipality of Pembina)

Sources:

“Neville named on Oddfellows’ committee,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 November 1916, page 5.

“Name Armstrong Grand Master of Manitoba I.O.O.F.,” Winnipeg Tribune, 8 March 1917, page 5.

“Andrews elected Grand Master of Manitoba I.O.O.F.,” Winnipeg Tribune, 7 March 1918, page 2.

“Chris. R. Lock, of Winnipeg, is elected Grand Master by Manitoba Odd Fellows,” Winnipeg Tribune, 9 March 1922, page 1.

“Mark A. Woods Grand Master of Odd Fellows,” Winnipeg Tribune, 13 March 1924, page 2.

“New I.O.O.F. and Rebekah heads,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 March 1936, page 2.

“Banquet honors Grand Master of Odd Fellows,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 September 1947, page 11.

We thank Darryl Toews for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 June 2020

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