The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Mid-Iowa Council (177)
Des Moines, IA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1951
Lodge Totem: Native American chieftain
Name Translation: Maker of Men  (Loway) [more info]
Changes: 1969: Absorbed Bo-Qui 453
2007 Membership+: 1276

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.



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Lodge Issues
F1a DGR C WHT DGR  FF; TLR; "G & E" of "LODGE" tag @ top; FF   
F1b DGR C WHT DGR  TLM; "G & E" of "LODGE" tag @ middle; FF   
F1c DGR C WHT DGR  TLR; "G & E" of "LODGE" tag @ middle; FF   
F2a GRN R WHT GRN  F R/E; 126x53 mm   
F2b GRN R WHT GRN  regular R/E; 126x55 mm   
F2c GRN R WHT GRN  regular R/E; 126x50 mm   
F3 RED R WHT BLU  1951 - 1976; 25th ANN   
F4 RED R WHT BLU BLU FDL; WHT 1951 - 1976; 25th ANN   
F5 RED R WHT BLU LBL FDL; RED 40 1951-1991; TL ; ANN   
Data for 9 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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