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1953 Worthy Grand Matron

Emilie K. Coyne


524 Chapters
Membership – 122,244

Largest Chapter – Altoona #290 – 820 Members
Most Initiations – Star Of Bethlehem #103 – 39 Members

Only Three Chapters Did Not Have An Initiation.

At The Request Of General Grand Chapter, A Committee Was Formed To Aid Our European Friends Who Were In Need Of Assistance Due To Hardships Brought About By The Communistic Government.

We Now Had 18 Guests In The Felicitas Home, 28 Guests In Each Eastern And Western Homes.

The Budget For 1953-1954 Was $146,640, Including Maintenance For The Homes.

There Were 75 Cases Helped With Welfare Totaling $29,941.

1953 Worthy Grand Patron

Donald E. Williams