Edmund Pickhardt

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Edmund Pickhardt - By ARTHUR C. NORDHOFF Here we see a picture of...
By ARTHUR C. NORDHOFF Here we see a picture of a fra> temal order in Huntins:l>urg in the year 1911. Shown are the Chiefs and officers of Patoka Tribe No. 147 of The Improved Order of Redmen. Redmen. This tribe was chartered by the National Organization on June 16, 1892 and in 1908 had one hundred five members according to facts set out in Wilson’s History of Dubois Dubois County. The charter members of the Huntingburg chapter were Jos. C. Parrish, Basil Williams, Thomas Riley, W. E. Willis, E. G. Geiger, N. V. Cox, H. H. Lostetter, Edmund Edmund Pickhardt, William Rowe, W. R. Damron, F. D. Garey, F. M. Reck, E. Q. Miller, Isaac Eads, William Guess, Levi Guess, Charles Dawson, T. J. Muiphy, R. R. McCloud and L. B. Southhard. Southhard. The head man of the tribe was known as the Sachem. Dave Duffendach, Duffendach, the man dressed in black. second from the left held that exalted title in 1911. William Mundy at the extreme left in the second row, and dressed in white robes was the Prophet. By those who remember the membership of the year 1911 we are given this roster of the members members shown:— First row, left to right:—^WiU Schlegel, Everett Vaughn, Ernest Landgrebe and Waldo Ellsworth. Second row, Henry Wamsman, Ed Helmerich, Pat Epple, Mr. Duffendach and Mrs. Mundy. Third row, Charles Duffendach, John Worman, Clint Feltner, Otis Alvey, Guy Dearing, Ben Hoffhaus and Norman Duffendach. This tribe held their pow-wows until a number of years before the organization fell into discard. According According to Wilson’s History of Dubois Dubois County, there were many fraternal fraternal organizations in the county prior to 1909. If anyone has a groiq? picture of any of those groups we believe that they would be suit-

Clipped from The Herald25 Jun 1966, SatPage 13

The Herald (Jasper, Indiana)25 Jun 1966, SatPage 13
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