1956 WGP

Robert F. Ridgeway Worthy Grand Patron 1956 - 1957
Robert F. Ridgeway Worthy Grand Patron 1956 – 1957

SIXTY-THIRD SESSION – PHILADELPHIA – JUNE 1957

535 Chapters
Membership – 125,945

Largest Chapter – Altoona #290 – 779 Members
Most Initiations – Grove City #86 – 32 Members

Sister Florence A. Plummer, M.W.G.M. Of The General Grand Chapter, Made Her Official Visit At This Session.

Resolution – Committee To Be Appointed To Study The Advisability Of Establishing One O.E.S. Home And Possibly Including In The Home The Office Of The Grand Secretary. A Report Is To Be Given At The 1958 Session, If Possible, But Not Later Than The 1959 Grand Chapter Session.

Budget For The Homes –
Felicitas Home – 18 Guests – $59,088
Eastern Home – 59 Guests – $76,273
Western Home – 44 Guests – $43,865