Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Roland Hodgins

Roland Hodgins

  • Opened drug store in Genesee — 1895
  • Purchased White & White Drug Store and renamed it Hodgins Drugstore — 1890
  • charter member BPOE #249 (membership card #4) — 1892
  • Hodgins Drugstore served as first University of Idaho Bookstore
  • Risked his safety to save University of Idaho records from original administration building during fire which destroyed it — 1906
  • Latah County Magistrate
  • exalted ruler Elks Lodge #249 — 1930-1931
  • Lifetime member of BPOE#249 — on lodge wall of remembrance
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