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LeRoy Fairchild

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LeRoy Fairchild
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Portrait of LeRoy Fairchild, c. 1890s
Born 2 January 1847(1847-01-02)
Madison Co., New York
Died 23 January 1897 (50) [1]
Hamilton, Madison Co., New York
Affiliations Hamilton Lodge #120, F&AM; Mokanna Grotto, MOVPER

LeRoy Fairchild (January 2, 1847 - January 23, 1897) was an American merchant and businessman, an active Freemason noted to be a founder of the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm (as a successor to the Fairchild Deviltry Committee that was named for him), serving as Monarch of the Mokanna Grotto and Right Potent Deputy Grand Monarch of the Supreme Council.

References

  1. "KINDERHOOK", The Argus (Albany, NY): 6, 23 Feb. 1897, https://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn83045592/1897-02-23/ed-1/seq-6/, "The grotto of the 'Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm' here received notice of the death of Deputy Grand Monarch Le Roy Fairchild, of Hamilton, January 23. He was the founder of the order and a leading spirit of Hamilton."