Both American Central Life and the Knights of Pythias
insurance operation did strong business in Indiana during the first quarter of the 20th century, but the stock market crash of 1929 and the resulting Great Depression dramatically altered the insurance business.
Being an account of the introduction of the Order of Knights of Pythias
in the Grand Domain of Minnesota by .
The membership of black lodges was enormous: In 1904, the black Prince Hall Masons, Odd Fellows, and Knights of Pythias
boasted a total membership of over 400,000 members in 8,000 lodges scattered across the United States.
That didn't end his association, though, with the Knights of Pythias
Clawson, Constructing Brotherhood, 235; Jno Van Valkenberg, The Knights of Pythias
Complete Manual and Textbook (Canton, 1887), p.
The school will continue to operate the facility in the Knights of Pythias
Building at 420 W.
By this time, Costonie had built a small alliance to support his efforts, including the Monumental and the Pride of Baltimore lodges of Elks, the Knights of Pythias
(who were also actively recruiting other fraternal organizations) and, surprisingly, the Challenger and Baltimore auto clubs.
He was a member of Damascus Lodge Knights of Pythias
and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union.
Saturday; participants can sign up at the door Where: Knights of Pythias
Hall, 420 W.
He was also an active member of the Webster Lodge of Masons, the Knights of Pythias
and a Shriner here and Marco Island.
He was Chancellor-Commander of the Knights of Pythias
, Damascus Lodge for many years.
He was a member of the Knights of Pythias
and the U.