Past Master Spotlight – Brother Edwin Farr

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Edwin Farr, physician and surgeon, Eau Claire, came to Kenosha in 1855, and in 1870 to Eau Claire.

He was born in the town of Corinth, Vt., Aug. 24, 1832. He was educated at Castleton Medical College, Vermont, and graduated in 1851, and practicing at White River Junction, Vt., until he came to Wisconsin. He was assistant surgeon of the 2d Wis. V. I. for five months, and was with the 30th Wis. V. I. for nearly three years. He was post surgeon at Ft. Sully from July, 1863, to October, 1864, and had charge of the prison hospital at Louisville from January to August, 1865.

He was married at White River Junction, in January, 1855, to Emily L. Sawyer. They had two children, twins, Edwin B. and Emily B., born Aug. 14, 1867. They lost one child, who died in infancy. Dr. Farr was Mayor of Eau Claire and railroad surgeon for the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha and the Wisconsin & Minnesota Railway Companies.

Matt Chromey

SW ECCXII

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Back To Our Roots

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District 2 Travelling Gavel Arrives in Lodge 112

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At our most recent stated meeting, our brothers from Menomonie Lodge 164 visited to pass on the District 2 Travelling Friendship Gavel!

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Grand Lodge Annual Communication 2016

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The 173rd Grand Master of Masons in Wisconsin, Brother Don Hensiak, was installed on Friday June 3rd, 2016.

Congratulations to all the new Grand Lodge officers!

We will be reviewing the business conducted at the GL Annual Communication at our next stated meeting.

Matt Chromey

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