Grand Lodge - Order of Elks
Dates in the life of the Longview Elks Lodge No. 1128
April 18, 1908 - Lodge organization committee requested issuance of
a dispensation to institute,
April 21, 1908 - Grand Lodge denied request, stating that Census of
1900 showed 3,591 which
June, 1908 - Longview municipal census taken at expense of organization
committee reports 5,062
June 25, 1908 - Dispensation granted to institute by GER John K. Tener.
July 3, 1908 - Longview Lodge No. 1128 instituted with 42 Charter members
by DDGER W.B.
July 15, 1909 - Charter granted at Grand Lodge Session.
July 9, 1919 - Duplicate Charter granted at Grand Lodge Session.
March 1, 1926 - Lodge No. 1128 Charter revoked, unable to determine
reason. At the time, many
June 30, 1947 - Lodge No. 1128 re-instituted
July 15, 1947 - Charter granted by Grand Lodge Session.
This information was found in the vertical files of the Genealogy Department
of the Longview Public Library.
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