|No. of Members|
|Ft. Des Moines||18|
Note. — This table is taken from the Report made to the Grand Annual Communication, June 6th, 1854. Other lodges have been p260 organized since, and numerous members added to the Order, but this is the latest reliable data accessible. In this list the lodges are arranged according to their age and No., except that one (No. 9), "revoked," is omitted; so that Mount Pleasant is No. 8, Keosauqua, 10, Tipton, 11, &c. The next session of the Grand Lodge of Iowa, will be held in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, the first Tuesday in June, 1856.
There are of the I. O. of O. F. in this State, sixty-one lodges, which are located in the following counties:—
Appanoose, Buchanan, Black Hawk, Bremer, Clayton, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Des Moines, Davis, Fayette, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lima, Marion, Mahaska, Madison, Muscatine, Pottawattamie, Polk, Scott, Van Buren, Wappello,º Washington, Winnesheik,º Warren.
The number of divisions of Sons of Temperance in the State, as near as we can ascertain, is not far from one hundred and fifty, most of which are located as follows:—
|Clinton||De Witt, Camanche|
|Delaware||Delhi, Hopkinton, Uniontown|
|p261 Des Moines||Burlington|
|Henry||Mount Pleasant, Salem|
|Jackson||Andrew, Bellevue, S. Fork, Sabula, Lamotte|
|Mills||Silver Creek, Glenwood|
|Polk||Ft. Des Moines|
|Scott||Davenport, Le Claire, Blue Grass|
|Van Buren||Keosauqua, Farmington, Pittsburg|
|Wapello||Ottumwa, Dahlonega, Agency City, Eddyville, Bentonsport, Bonaparte, Birmingham|
James Thorington, of Davenport, is G. W. P. of Iowa.
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