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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Carl Louis “Louie” Olson

Louie Olson Born near Moscow ID — 1928 woked at Rollefson Market — Moscow ID — 1942-1946 graduated from Moscow High School — 1946 farmer — Moscow ID — 1948-1966 farmer farmer — Harrison ID — 1966-1967 served on Moscow … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Cyrus Edward “Ed” Blair

Ed Blair Born in Palouse WA — 1922 graduated Palouse High School — 1940 U. S. Army — radio operator — WWII — Egygpt, Iran, Iraq & Lybia — 1940-1946 farmer — Palouse WA — 1946-1962 worked for R. A … Continue reading

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Lodge of Sorrow — Jack LeClaire

Jack LeClaire passed away on Wednesday September 18 in Boise at the age of 92.  He was a lifetime member of Moscow Elks Lodge #249.  Click here to view Jack LeClaire’s Obituary.  There will be a Moscow Celebration of Life … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — John Arthur (Jack) LeClaire

 Jack LeClaire born in Anaconda MT– 1927 graduated Anaconda High School –Anaconda MT — 1946 served in United States Navy — 1946-1948 graduated University of Montana — 1952 high school math teacher & coach — Alberton MT — 1952-1957 high … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Harry Missildine

 Harry Missildine born in Parsons Kansas — 1920 grew up in Kansas, Colorado & Oklahoma graduated Tulsa Central High School — Tulsa Oklahoma attended University of Missouri graduated from Colorado College twice qualified for National Public Links Golf Tournamet United … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Melvin J Rodrigues

Mel Rodrigues Born in Oakland CA — 1935 graduated from Castlemont High School — Oakland CA — 1953 Stanford University — Palo Alto CA — 1953-1957 graduated Stanford University — Palo Alto CA — 1957 Pacific Gas & Electric — … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — 9/10/1948 –Elks’ Saturday Night Dance Orchestra

The Old(er) Days — September 10th, 1948 Elks’ Saturday Night Dance Orchestra The Elks’ Saturday Nigh Dance Orchestra of 1948-49.  They played every Saturday night at the lodge during the fall and winter. From left to right they were: Bert Neilsen … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Boyd Martin

 Boyd Martin Born in Cottonwood Idaho — 1911 attended schools in Cottonwood and Lewiston graduated from Nez Perce High School — 1929 attended Pasadena City College attended University of California at Los Angeles graduated from University of Idaho — 1936 … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Bob Mortensen

 H. Robert (Bob) Mortensen Born in Moscow Idaho — 1922 attended schools in Craigmont & Moscow graduated from Moscow High School — 1940 attended University of Idaho — 1940-1942 United States Army — South Pacific — 1942-1945 car salesman — … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Guy Plumb Wicks

 Guy Wicks Born in Eustis Nebraska — 1902 graduated Moscow High School — 1920 Varsity baseball — University of Idaho 1922-1925 graduated University of Idaho — 1925 high school coach — Genesee High School — 1925-1927 high school coach — … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Lloyd L Hall

 Lloyd Hall born in Bovill ID — 1925 graduated Bovill High School — 1943 served in United States Navy — WWII Pacific Theater — USS Maryland & USS Sarita owner/ operator sevice station — Bovill ID owner/ operator hardware store … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Daniel Willis (Danny) Hordemann

 Danny Hordemann born in Moscow ID– 1938 graduated Moscow High School –Moscow ID — 1957 served in United States Army (101st Airborne) — 1957-1959 attended University of Idaho — 1959-1961 worked in farming & roofing worked for Carnation — 1962-1972 … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Jerome J. “Joe” Dahmen

 Joe Dahmen Born in Johnson WA — 1919 graduated Moscow High School — 1937 United States Army — WWII — trained troops Camp Roberts CA , battalion staff officer 103rd Infantry Devision, participated in the Battle of the Bulge, awarded 2 … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Roy L Krauss

 Roy Krauss born in Ennis MT — 1926 grew up in Norris MT, Harrison MT & Bozeman MT graduated Gallatin County High School — Bozeman MT — 1944 worked for Montan Hardware Company — Great Falls MT — 1944-1945 served … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Michael McGinty

 Mike McGinty Born in Oakland CA — 1954 graduated from Moscow High School — 1973 attended University of Idaho worked as a tree planter — Olympic Peninsula scuba diving instructer — Hawaii commercial truck driver head painter — Washington State … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Lawrence Cary “Larry” McBride

 Larry McBride Born in Detroit Mich. — 1938 graduated from High School — Detroit Mich. — 1956 United States Navy — hospital corpsman — service with 1st & 3rd Marine Divisions and U. S Army & U. S Airforce — … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary The New Year is upon us, Thanksgiving and Christmas are now past memories. So, what does 2019 look like for us? On a personal basis, the older I get, the more I realize the … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Glen H. Westberg

 Glen Westberg born in Troy ID — 1919 farmer — Lenville Road — 1942-2013 water douser — North Idaho died in Moscow ID — 2013 Lifetime member of BPOE #249  — on lodge wall of remembrance

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Elks Memorial Service

   Elks Memorial Service We will be having our annual Memorial Service on Sunday, Dec. 2nd at 2 PM.  We encourage family and friends of our departed members to come out and help us memorialize these fine Elks who passed during … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Dr. John Martin Ayers, Sr. M. D.

 Dr. John Ayers born in Grangeville ID — 1918 graduated Grangeville High School — Grangeville ID graduated University of Idaho — BS chemical engineering & pre-med — 1938 Rush College of Medicine (University of Chicago) — Chicago IL — M. … Continue reading

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