Ancient Order of the Oriental Magi

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Ancient Order of the Oriental Magi
Headquarters Chicago, Il.
S.G. Magus News E. Wood
S.G. Preceptor Thomas J. Betiero
S.G. Vizier George V. Bonker
Main organ The Star of the Magi

The Ancient Order of the Oriental Magi was an occult society based in Chicago, Illinois, organised by News E. Wood, Thomas J. Betiero, and others, promoting itself as "a lineal descendant of the Ancient Pharaohs, and the original parchment of the ancient Magi." [1]

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  1. Gould, S. C., ed. (April 1905), Ancient Order of the Oriental Magi, "Arcane Societies in the United States", Historic Magazine and Notes and Queries 23 (4): 86, https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=njp.32101064475955;view=1up;seq=104, retrieved 2016-04-28, "The Supreme Temple of this Order is at Chicago, and it has exclusive jurisdiction in the Western Hemisphere. The Order claims a lineal descendant of the Ancient Pharaohs, and the original parchment of the ancient Magi. Every Magus represents the burning "Star of the Magi." News E. Wood is the Supreme Magus, 617 LaSalle Avenue, Chicago, Ill."