Independent Order of Odd Fellows

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Independent Order of Odd Fellows

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Beschrijving

Bestaansperiode

1819 -

Geschiedenis

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is an international fraternal organization that was established in 1819 by Thomas Wildey in Baltimore, Maryland. Although originally a part of the English Order of Odd Fellows, the IOOF formed a separate system of governance in 1842, thereby starting the American Lodge system that would spread throughout the United States of America and Canada.

Membership to an Odd Fellows lodge is open to men and women above the age of 18, though only men are able to hold higher offices within a lodge. The IOOF confers degrees of differing levels to its membership upon the demonstration and active promotion of philanthropy, charity, and the ethic of reciprocity through fundraising, acts of service, and their own charitable works.

The levels include:

Lodge degrees:
Initiatory (White degree)
Friendship (First degree, Pink degree)
“Brotherly” Love (Second degree, Blue degree)
Truth (Third degree, Scarlet degree)

Encampment degrees:
Patriarchal (Faith degree)
Golden Rule (Hope degree)
Royal Purple (Charity degree)

Patriarchs Militant degree:
Chevalier (Patriarch Militant degree)

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Related entity

International Association of Rebekah Assemblies (1851 -)

Identifier of related entity

AR-MS-1206

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associative

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International Association of Rebekah Assemblies

is the associate of

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Datering van de relatie

1851

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Beheer

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AR-MS-1206

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City of Edmonton Archives

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