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 Harry W. Ordway

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Harry W. Ordway

Birth
Dunbarton Center, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Death
18 Sep 1928 (aged 62)
Gary, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID
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Southtown Economist - September 21, 1928, Chicago, Illinois

HARRY ORDWAY, LONG ACTIVE IN MASONIC CIRCLES BURIED

Southtown Resident Since 1900 Dies After Five-Year Illness

Nearly 400 men and women attended the impressive rites held yesterday afternoon in the Midway Masonic temple for Harry W. Ordway, 7822 Phillips ave., who died Tuesday at Mercy hospital in Gary, after an illness of five years from a paralytic stroke. Mr. Ordway was born in Dunbarton, N. H., June 18, 1866, and came to Southtown in 1900 where he had since made his home. Before his illness he devoted a large part of his time to Masonic work and was past master of Olympia lodge No. 864, A.F. and A.M.; past high priest, Chicago chapter, R.A.M.; past grand monarch, M.O.V.P.B.R.; past monarch, Aryan grotto No. 18, M.O.V.P.E.R.; member of the Apollo commandery No. 1, Knights Templar; Palestine council No. 66, R.S.M., Oriental consistory, A.A.S.R., Medinah temple, and Syracuse lodge No. 500, Knights of Pythias. At the funeral yesterday, Apollo commandery conducted its ritual, followed by that of the Olympia lodge.
Interment was made at Rosehill cemetery. His widow, Jennie Ordway, a son, Gordon H. Quinn, and a brother, George T. Ordway, survive him.

Southtown Economist - September 21, 1928, Chicago, Illinois

HARRY ORDWAY, LONG ACTIVE IN MASONIC CIRCLES BURIED

Southtown Resident Since 1900 Dies After Five-Year Illness

Nearly 400 men and women attended the impressive rites held yesterday afternoon in the Midway Masonic temple for Harry W. Ordway, 7822 Phillips ave., who died Tuesday at Mercy hospital in Gary, after an illness of five years from a paralytic stroke. Mr. Ordway was born in Dunbarton, N. H., June 18, 1866, and came to Southtown in 1900 where he had since made his home. Before his illness he devoted a large part of his time to Masonic work and was past master of Olympia lodge No. 864, A.F. and A.M.; past high priest, Chicago chapter, R.A.M.; past grand monarch, M.O.V.P.B.R.; past monarch, Aryan grotto No. 18, M.O.V.P.E.R.; member of the Apollo commandery No. 1, Knights Templar; Palestine council No. 66, R.S.M., Oriental consistory, A.A.S.R., Medinah temple, and Syracuse lodge No. 500, Knights of Pythias. At the funeral yesterday, Apollo commandery conducted its ritual, followed by that of the Olympia lodge.
Interment was made at Rosehill cemetery. His widow, Jennie Ordway, a son, Gordon H. Quinn, and a brother, George T. Ordway, survive him.


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