Cottonwood County MN Organizations-Modern Woodmen of America


Modern Woodmen of America
Cottonwood County, Minnesota



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Cottonwood Camp No. 2,013, Modern Woodmen of America, at Windom, was organized in 1893. The charter members of this lodge were as follow;: Richard Beeching, H. E. Hanson, L. R. Rolph, J. J. Bell, 0. A. Heineman, J. W. Rice, C. E. Bosse, W. R. Jeffers, C. G. Schroeder, A. L. Bradbury, A. K Moehn, J. A. Crane, O. G. Peterson, T. E. Sime, C. Glick, J. M. Railsback, H. Teichrow.

First elective officers were: H. E. Hanson, venerable consul; E. J. Severson, worthy advisor; T. E. Sime, banker; H. Teichroew, clerk; C. E. Bosse, escort; Frank Siliman, watchman; A. K. Moehn, sentry; W, R. Jeffers, manager; J. W. Rice, manager; C. J. Schroeder, manager.

1916 elective officers: Andrew Elness, E. H. Klock, F. A. Moser, managers; C. F. Love-land, venerable consul; W. F. Walker, worthy advisor; E. J. Severson, banker; E. A. Sime, clerk; L. G. Christianson, escort; J. A. Morris, watchman; L. W. Crane, sentry; Drs. J. H. Dudley and L. Sogge, physicians.

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Camp No. 9396, of the Modern Woodmen of America, was among the first lodges started in Westbrook. 1916 officers include the following: Venerable consul, E. A. Paetznick; worthy advisor, Albert Bean; banker, John E. Villa; derk, John L. Sarnmons; sentry, Earl Peterson; watchman, Adolph Peterson; manager, C. J. Seely; escort, Arndt E. Anderson.

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Jeffers Camp No. 8302, Modern Woodmen of America, was organized on the 25th of June, 1902, with the following charter members: Lewis Ahlness, C. P. Baker, A. H. Cook, H. C. Busse, Jed Crawford, G. S. Gilmore, Adolph Graff, W. J. Green, Lewis P. Graff, W. W. Harris, Thomas Kelley, Paul Man, Adna C. Mullinex, David E. Noble, Thomas M. Pickett, M. Polgene, H. P. Simmons, George Scheppy, W. H. Trssem. Social mernbers, W. Warner and A. Heinomsty.

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Cooks Camp No. 2014, Modern Woodmen of America, was organized at Mountain Lake on June 15, 1893, with the following charter members: John J. Bremen, Arthur L. Cook, Henry J. Dickman, D. D. Enns, Frank D. Enns, James L. Greer, Nelson A. Jasperson, Magnus J. Kilde, Herman Kremin, Charlie 0. Lovejoy, Edward Linschied, Add. J. Myers, George H. Regier, James M. Smith, Peter Siemund, Gustav F. Thun, A. L. Thompson, Arthur D. Warner, Gust Minke and Peter Wieme.

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Storden Camp No. 6318, Modem Woodmen of America, was organized in Storden on April 7, 1898, with the following charter members: H. A. Andersen, A. G. Andersen, W. W. Bean, S. S. Hedman, D. Hedman, P. J. Halversen, Anton Madsen, H. J. Olsen, Henry Petersen, Knute Sivertsen and F. M. Fripp.

The present elective officers include the following: Consul, Henry Andersen; advisor, Peter Hansen; banker, C. F. Petersen; clerk, N. J. Klarup; escort, P. Jensen; watchman, O. Jensen; sentry, Soren Sorensen; managers, W. Larsen, Soren Jensen and H. Ruhberg