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December 20, 2013

Odd Fellows install new officers

NEWBURYPORT — Quascacunquen Lodge 39, IOOF, Odd Fellows of Newburyport, held their annual Installation of Officers on Nov. 21 at their quarters at the Masonic Center on Green Street.

The evening began with a roast sirloin banquet followed by the ceremony. The following officers were installed:

Noble Grand: Bro. Charles Henry Teague III; Vice Grand: Bro. Robert Charles Gaudet; Jun. Past Grand: Bro. Donald George Rogers PG, PDDGR; Secretary: Bro. Charles Henry Teague Jr. GSW, GMa-GL; Treasurer: Bro. Russell Sumner Hussey Jr. PG; Warden: Sis. Lou-Ann Ellen Bower; Conductor: Sis. Carol Alice Daigle PNG; Chaplain: Bro. Frank E. Gayton; RSNG: Bro. Edward Joseph Carroll; LSNG: Bro. Dwight Lewis Crow PG, GG-GL; RSVG: Bro. Kenneth Richard Bower PG; LSVG: Bro. Clayton Lawrence Dearth; RSS: Bro. Francis Arthur Daigle; LSS: Sis. Jean Natalie Chase PNG; Inside Guardian: Bro. Gary Nicholas Lattime; Outside Guardian: Sis. Claire Joanne Lattime; Color Bearer: Bro. Lawrence Robert Bograd; musician (bagpipes): Bro. Robert Lindsay MacNeill; musician (organ): Bro. Chandler Holmes Noyes; electrician: Bro. John William Palmquist PG; Treasurer Emeritus: Bro. Herbert Clark Hammond PG.

Also installed at this time was Bro. Donald George Rogers PG as assistant secretary and Bro. John William Palmquist PG as assistant treasurer.

The Installing Officers were as follows: District Deputy Grand Master: Bro. Glover Bassett Preble Jr. Past Grand Master; D. D. Grand Warden: Bro. Frank F. Fielding PG, PCP; D. D. Grand Secretary: Bro. Frank E. Gayton, Grand Master; D. D. Grand Treasurer: Bro. Francis M. Latanowich, Grand Warden; D. D. Grand Chaplain: Bro. Dwight Lewis Crow, Grand Guardian; D. D. Grand Marshal: Bro. Charles H. Teague Jr., Grand Marshal.

The lodge is proud to have four of its members on the Grand Lodge of Mass. Board of Officers this term. Associate member Bro. Frank E. Gayton is the Grand Master of Mass. and associate member Bro. Edward Joseph Carroll is the Grand Herald. From Q-39, Bro. Dwight Lewis Crow serves as the Grand Guardian and Bro. Teague Jr. as the Grand Marshal.

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