Polk Lodge Chartered
On Saturday, April 30, 1983, 7:30 p.m. The James K Polk Masonic Lodge No. 759 was constituted and chartered by the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of North Carolina. North Carolina’s Grand Master, Cecil Liverman, presided over the ceremonies. Many dignitaries from Raleigh and other parts of the state were on hand for this auspicious occasion.
James V. Wilson was installed as the first Master of James K. Polk Lodge Number 759. James B. White was installed as Senior Warden. Cecil Crump was installed as Junior Warden, and William T. Crump as the secretary.
The Lodge was chartered with fifty-five members and will hold its meetings each Thursday at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise specified, in the Lodge Hall above The Pineville Drug Company on Main Street in Pineville.
The principle charities supported by the Masons of North Carolina are the Oxford Orphanage for Children at Oxford, N.C. and the Masonic and Eastern Star Home for the elderly in Greensboro, N.C.