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King Oscar Lodge # 855, A. F. & A. M.

King Oscar Lodge #855
Ancient, Free & Accepted Masons
5418 W Gale St, Chicago IL 60630

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The Officers and Members Welcome You to
King Oscar Lodge Number 855 A. F. & A. M.

Where Friday Night Craftsman have been working for over 100 years.

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Officers: 2014-2015

Irineo Bolusan
Worshipful Master
Richard Storto
Senior Warden
Bruce Barnesan
Junior Warden
Richard Sobotta
Russell E Johnson, PM
Patrick John
Deondre Bedgood
Senior Deacon
Alex Henriquez
Junior Deacon
John Parish
Senior Steward
Anthony Chi
Junior Steward
Robert Bakker
Earl Heppner, PM

Francesco Bruno

Craig Stewart, PM
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Jamie Thomas
Ben Dieterich
Ted Smith
Don Paguntalan

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August 28th Special Meeting
August 30th Brunch at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace
cost $40.00 per person
contact Brother Lee Schiff at 708-996-0855 for more information
September 11th Stated Meeting / Annual Meeting
September 25th Special Meeting
September 27th Installation of Officers
October 9th Stated Meeting
October 9th and 10th Grand Lodge Communication
October 23rd Special Meeting

Jefferson Park DeMolay… We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.
Hello Brothers of Jefferson Park Chapter Order of DeMolay. We can rebuild it and make it better and stronger with all of your help. To the Constituent Lodges of Jefferson Masonic Association I hope we can all meet sometime. I am planning to visit each and everyone of your lodges to introduce DeMolay and it's wonderful program that it can provide to a young man from the ages of 12 till 21. Jefferson Park DeMolay chapter is looking for sponsorship in the form of advisor's to help with our Demolay. Membership for a young man that you might know and monetary support so our young members can attend Illinois Demolay statewide programs. I hope you can support us in some way. Don't hesitate to contact me my email address is
Scott Koenig Chapter Dad.


IL-CHIP - The Child Identification Program run by Illinois Freemasons

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Dinner's start at 6:30pm. Meeting start at 7:30 pm at Jefferson Masonic Temple, 5418 Gale Street, Chicago, Illinois, on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month.

King Oscar Lodge was chartered in 1898 and given the name of the then King of Sweden and Norway, Oscar II. Since then, King Oscar has always been a place "where true Masonic brotherhood flourishes."

“His Majesty, King Oscar II, Our Most Worshipful Master,
Has with pleasure given his consent to name your
Worshipful St. Jon Lodge King Oscar Lodge.
-Masonic Temple
- Stockholm, November 23, 1899
- Grand Lodge of Sweden

"Freemasonry is an organized society of men symbolically applying the principles of operative masonry and architecture to the science and art of character building. Its purpose is to improve the community through the improvement and strengthening of the character of the individual man."


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