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Moose Lodge 1329 set to host touring supreme governor

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Moose Lodge 1329 Family Center has been selected to host James F. Henderson Sr., supreme governor of the Loyal Order of Moose, during his travels through Illinois.

This event is scheduled about 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the center, 406 Clay St., Woodstock.

Moose members and their families are invited to attend and meet the Moose fraternity’s highest elected official.

Henderson rose to become the Moose fraternity’s chief presiding officer July, 3, elected by vote of Supreme Lodge delegates to a one-year term, at the fraternity’s 124th International Convention.

Henderson has served on the Supreme Council, the fraternity’s corporate board of directors since June 2002.

Before that, he served seven years on the Moosehaven Board of Directors and 11 years on the International Endowment Fund Board.

He joined Mount Clemens, Mich., Lodge 1278 in 1969; he served there as sergeant-at-arms for one year before transferring to Glendale, Ariz., Lodge 2243. There, he served as sergeant-at-arms, treasurer and administrator and was conferred as a past governor.

From 1985 to 1997, he served as administrator of Phoenix Lodge 708; he is a member of East Mesa (Ariz.) Lodge 2082. He became a life member in 1987.

Henderson lives in Mesa, Ariz., with his wife, Joyce. They have eight children, 25 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

For information, call 815-338-0126.


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