Knights of Columbus

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Knights of Columbus,

American Roman Catholic society for men, founded (1882) at New Haven, Conn. (where its headquarters are still located), by Father Michael J. McGivney. Its mission is to encourage fraternity and benevolence among its members, to promote tolerance, to encourage civic loyalty, and to protect the interests of the Roman Catholic Church.
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David was a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, a past President of the New England chapter of Society of Packaging & Handling Engineers (SPHE), and a member of the Clinton Elks.
Halpin was an active member in the Knights of Columbus where he was a past Grand Knight of Auburn Council 4158 as well as receiving the Star Council Award.
Butler, past grand knight, said the sixth annual races will feature six wooden horses that step around a large track, moving one spot each time their number comes up when six dice are thrown.
He was Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus.
Tuttle American Legion Post, the Polish American Veterans, and a member and Past Grand Knight of the Auburn Council of the Knights of Columbus and the John Cardinal Wright Assembly, 4th Degree.