Geskiedenis van Gresham - Geskiedenis

Geskiedenis van Gresham - Geskiedenis

Gresham

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Gresham, 'n inkomstebesnoeier wat in 1896 deur Globe Iron Works Co., Cleveland, Ohio, gebou is, is op 30 Mei 1897 deur die Revenue Cutter Service in diens geneem vir diens uit Milwaukee in Michiganmeer en aangrensende waters. Op 24 Maart 1898 is sy beveel om saam te werk met die vloot tydens die Spaans-Amerikaanse oorlog. Na veranderinge in Ogdensburg, N.Y., arriveer sy op 30 April in Boston en patrolleer die noordelike kuswaters.

Gresham is op 17 Augustus 1898 teruggekeer na die tesourie -afdeling en werk tot die Eerste Wêreldoorlog in die Revenue Cutter Service. en begeleidingsplig in die Noord-Atlantiese Oseaan om geallieerde seevaart te beskerm teen die manne van U-bote wat die groeiende vloei van Amerikaanse vegmanne en toerusting wat die sentrale magte gedoem het, tevergeefs probeer onderbreek het. Nadat die oorlog geëindig het, is Gresham op 28 Augustus 1919 na die tesourie -afdeling terugbesorg.


Gresham, Oregon

Gresham / ˈ ɡ r ɛ ʃ əm / is 'n stad in Multnomah County, Oregon, in die Verenigde State van Amerika, direk oos van Portland, Oregon. Dit word beskou as 'n voorstad in die Greater Portland Metropolitan gebied. Alhoewel dit in die middel van die 1800's as 'n nedersetting begin het, is dit eers in 1905 amptelik as 'n stad ingelyf, en dit is vernoem na Walter Quintin Gresham, die Amerikaanse burgeroorlog-generaal en die minister van buitelandse sake van die Verenigde State.

Die stad se vroeë ekonomie is grootliks deur boerdery ondersteun, en teen die middel van die 20ste eeu het die stad 'n toename in bevolking ondergaan, wat tussen 1960 en 1970 van 4 000 inwoners tot meer as 10 000 gestyg het. Die bevolking was 105 594 by die sensus van 2010, wat Gresham die vierde grootste stad in Oregon.


Belangrike feite oor Gresham -paleis

Gresham Palace Budapest - Ryan Opaz Photography

Gebou van 1904 tot 1906
Styl: Art Nouveau
Ontwerper: Zsigmond Quittner
Eerste eienaar: Britse Gresham Company
Kommunistiese regime: gebruik as woonstelblok
Hotel: 4 Seasons Hotel sedert 2004
Geskiedenis van Gresham -paleis, Boedapest

In die naoorlogse era is die Gresham -paleis vir dekades lank agterweë gelaat, verlate - tydens die sosialistiese bewind was daar geen geld of bedoeling om die Gresham -paleis in sy vroeëre skoonheid te herstel nie (soortgelyk aan die nabygeleë Pesti Vigado -konsertsaal).

Soos Frommer se gids skryf: 'Oorspronklik gebou as die Gresham Life Assurance Company in 1906, het dit die wêreld selfs toe verstom met die vakmanskap wat deur die mees bekroonde vakmanne van die tyd gelewer is.

Byna vernietig deur die Tweede Wêreldoorlog en daaropvolgende vandalisme, is dit oor 5 jaar gerestoureer met elke stuk dekor wat nog oor is om dit terug te bring na sy oorspronklike glorie, selfs indien moontlik terug te keer na die oorspronklike vervaardigers. Die deure het op 18 Junie 2004 weer oopgemaak. ”

Die paleis is nou die eiendom van die Four Seasons -hotelketting, wat een van sy beste hotelle en hotelle met die beste waarde in Boedapest, Hongarye, het.

Ons kan saamstem dat daar geen koste gespaar is om die skoonheid van die Art Nouveau by die Donau te rekonstrueer nie. U sien die wêreldberoemde Zsolnay -teëls (wat ook die dakke van die Matthias -kerk en die Museum van Toegepaste Kunste dek). Die yster -pouhek (Páva kapu) in die groot voorportaal is 'n kenmerkende Art Deco -stuk.

Voorportaal van Gresham Palace Budapest- Herr Hermer Photography

Die terrein van die Gresham-paleis is voorheen bewoon deur die Nako-paleis, 'n neo-klassieke gebou wat in die 1830's in dieselfde styl as die Kettingbrug.

Terwyl Boedapest teen die einde van die 19de eeu ekonomies groei (u kan nie anders as om op te let dat die meeste besienswaardighede in Boedapest teen 1896 gebou is, die 1000ste verjaardag van die Hongaarse staat), die Londense Gresham Life Assurance Company die waardevolle eiendom by die Donau gekoop.

Destyds, in die 1880's, was dit egter in stryd met die regulasies om geld in aandele te belê, dus was 'n wettige poortoplossing om die geld in boedels te plaas: bv. huurinkomste was gewoonlik 'n goeie belegging. Later het die nuwe eienaar, die Britse Gresham -onderneming, die paleis as die lokaal daarvan gekies buitelandse hoofkwartier, en het die gebou gevolglik groter en meer grandioos gemaak.

Die plaaslike argitek Zsigmond Quittner en die broers Vago sou die nuwe struktuur ontwerp. Die Gresham-paleis is vinnig teen 1907 voltooi (in ongeveer 2-3 jaar).

Van die begin af was Gresham Palace egter nie net 'n kantoorgebou nie, maar die tuiste van ryk aristokrate uit die Verenigde Koninkryk, wat op 'n manier verwant was aan die Gresham -onderneming.

Die Gresham -kafee in die Gresham -paleis was 'n baie kafee van die 'Gresham -sirkel', 'n groep Hongaarse skilders in die 1920's (soos Aurel Bernath, Jozsef Egry, Istvan Szonyi, Odon Marffy, Pal Patzay) wie se werke u waarskynlik in die strate van Boedapest en in die beroemde geboue en galerye sal sien, soos die National Gallery in die Buda -kasteel op die kasteel Hill. Maar toe kom die Groot Depressie en die ernstige wêreldwye finansiële krisis het die Engelse Gresham -onderneming vir eens en vir altyd uit Hongarye laat trek.

Gresham Palace Budapest - Damian Entwistle Photography

In die stormagtige dae van die beleg van Boedapest in die Tweede Wêreldoorlog, was die inwoners minder fancy Sowjet -soldate. Glo dit of nie, hierdie pragtige Art Nouveau -gebou is tydens die sosialistiese bewind in Hongarye as 'n woonstelgebou gebruik. OK, daar was ook 'n paar winkels en kantore, maar die gebou is heeltemal verwaarloos.

In 1989, met die verandering van die regime (toe die stille revolusie meegee vir die nuwe demokratiese Hongarye en die Sowjet -soldate daaraan herinner is dat dit regtig tyd is om huis toe te gaan), was daar nuwe winde van die markkompetisie en die kapitalistiese ekonomie: Gresham was verkoop, uitbundig gerestoureer, en is sedert een van die beste romantiese hotelle in Europa. 'N Egte luukse hotel met die beste uitsigte in Boedapest, een van die elegantste trappe, wonderlike Art Deco -ysterwerk (sien die Pouhek), gebrandskilderde glasruite, fyn mosaïek, en meer.

Kritiek op Art Nouveau

Terwyl Art Nouveau vandag as een van die mooiste kunsstyle beskou word, het baie mense tydens die bou van die Gresham -paleis as die Art Nouveau (of soos die Hongare dit 'Session' noem) geboue lelik en onwaar.

Daar was baie kritici wat die kontras tussen die klassisistiese Kettingbrug met sy eenvoudige lyne en die toe nuutgeboude kronkelende argitektuur van die Gresham -paleis onaanvaarbaar en minderwaardig gevind het. Daar word gesê dat Gresham te dekoratief, te golwend, te ongebalanseerd is.

Stel jou voor, van die 1830's tot die 1880's het die ikoniese Kettingbrug voor 'n ander neoklassieke gebou te staan ​​gekom, die Nako-paleis, wat gedurende die 1830's gebou is in opdrag van 'n welgestelde Griekse handelsfamilie deur Jozsef Hild-die beroemdste Hongaarse argitek van neo -klassisisme. En toe kom die Britse belegger skielik een van die belangrikste elemente van die neo-klassieke argitektoniese landskap ... Ironies genoeg is die Gresham-paleis nou die pêrel van die Donau-promenade-en u kan amper geen Hongare vind wat die argitektoniese inkonsekwentheid sou kritiseer nie. van die Gresham en die Kettingbrug. Die lewe groei organies en die smaak blykbaar ook.


Geskiedenis van Gresham - Geskiedenis

'N Paartjie in brons het reguit uit die vroeë 1900's en in die middestad van Gresham gewandel, aangesien die nuutste openbare kuns verlede naweek onthul is.

& quot; Sondag by die Carnegie, & quot; is 'n standbeeld wat die stigterbewoners van Gresham en die voltooiing van die historiese Carnegie -biblioteek, nou Gresham History Museum, 410 N. Main Ave.

Die stuk, gebons deur die produktiewe beeldhouer Heather Soderberg-Green, beeld 'n paar uit wat aan die begin van die eeu arm-aan-arm loop wat tradisionele klere aantrek. Daar is geen naam aan die beeldhouer van 850 pond gekoppel as 'n manier om elke inwoner van Gresham in staat te stel om hul eie voorouers in die standbeeld voor te stel nie.

"Dit is 'n kunswerk wat die geskiedenis van Gresham vier," het Judy Han gesê tydens die toewyding op Sondag 23 Mei.

Die beeld is in opdrag van Gresham Outdoor Public Art gedoen, en gedeeltelik befonds deur 'n stad van Gresham -kunste -beurs. Soderberg-Green het die stuk in 2019 begin, maar die onthulling is vertraag weens COVID-19.

Dit is die nuutste bronsbeeld wat Soderberg-Green vir Gresham voltooi het. Sy het voorheen & quotDriscoll & quot die gidshond & quotMnr. Gresham het Todd Kirnan uitgebeeld, 'Blue', die reier en 'Bless Our Nest', 'n familie eende. Al die stukke kan langs Main Avenue gevind word.

"Vanweë die vrygewigheid van Heather kon ons kuns na Gresham bring," het Han gesê.

U vertrou dat ons op die hoogte bly en ons is afhanklik van u om ons pogings te finansier. Kwaliteit plaaslike joernalistiek verg tyd en geld. Ondersteun ons asseblief om die toekoms van gemeenskapsjoernalistiek te beskerm.


Gresham Lodge Geskiedenis

Omtrent die jaar van 1908 kom W. H. Congdon, ons eerste meester van die lodge, na ons omgewing en huur 'n plaas op die Gresham Butte. Hy het voorheen naby Spokane, Washington, gewoon en het sy vrymesselaarsgrade daar afgelê. Hy was 'n baie entoesiastiese Vrymesselaar en het dadelik begin soek na vrymesselaarsbroers met die idee om 'n lodge in Gresham te reël. Fairview Lodge in Troutdale het destyds jurisdiksie oor die grootste deel van Eastern Multnomah County gehad, en 'n beroep is op hulle gedoen om 'n Lodge in Gresham te borg, maar is geweier. Toe probeer sommige van die lede van Fairview Lodge wat in en naby Gresham woon, om al die Vrymesselaars in hierdie omgewing by Fairview Lodge aan te sluit en daardeur 'n meerderheid te maak en te stem om Fairview Lodge na Gresham te verhuis. Hierdie poging het misluk en die Gresham -messelaars moes hul tyd tot 1912 wag totdat Fairview Lodge uiteindelik ingestem het dat 'n handves aan Gresham Lodge toegestaan ​​sou word, wat gesamentlike jurisdiksie met Fairview Lodge sou hê. Gedurende hierdie tydperk was daar egter nie -amptelik aansienlike vrymesselaarsaktiwiteite in Gresham. Bill Congdon was in 1908 werksaam as sjef in die Gresham Hotel,

en dit het 'n bymekaarkomplek geword vir die Vrymesselaars van die gemeenskap. Daar het baie onderrig, afrigting, bespreking en onderrig plaasgevind. Daar is baie goed aan Bill gedink, en sy broers en vriende het baie vertroue in hom geplaas. Ons word vertel, as 'n aanduiding van hierdie vertroue, dat sy antwoord 'Bill Congdon' by 'n geleentheid was toe 'n broer begin was, toe hy gevra is in wie hy vertrou. Gresham Lodge het die eerste keer vergader in die Odd Fellows -saal in East Powell St. tot 1919 toe dit verskuif is na die Regner -gebou wat nou deur W.R. Hicks & amp Co. gebruik word. Vergaderings is daar gehou tot 1931, toe ons huidige tempel opgerig is. W.H. Congdon was ons eerste Meester, en het die gewoonte gehad om elke paar dae die ander offisiere op te soek om seker te maak dat hulle bevredigend vorder in hul werk. Toe die lodge die eerste keer gestig is, moes sommige van die meubels teen so min moontlik koste verkry word. Ons word vertel dat die eerste altaar nie veel meer was as 'n gewone boks nie. Ons word ook meegedeel dat die pilare vir gebruik in die Fellow Crafts -graad, en wat ons terloops nog gebruik, gemaak is van ou pilare wat uit die stoep van die Dr. Short -koshuis geneem is.

Op Maandagaand, 8 April 1912, is 'n Spesiale Mededeling van Gresham Lodge geopen deur T.M. Baldwin, M.W.G.M., W.L. Shellenberger was S.W., W.G. McPherson, J.W. en S.F Robinson was sekretaris. Die bedeling vir die nuwe Lodge is gelees. W. H. Congdon is aangestel as W.M., C. Cleveland, S.W. en O. A. Eastman, J.W. Die M.W.G.M. het toe die werksinstrumente van die bevel aan W.M., W.H. Congdon, wat die volgende broers as beamptes aangestel het totdat die Lodge 'n handves ontvang het: James Elkington, tesourier H.J. Pulfer, sekretaris Max Schneider, S.D. E. Kardill, J.D. W.K. Hamilton en L.L. Kidder, Stewards en James Peterson, Tyler. Die volgende aand, 9 April 1912, is die eerste Stated Communication of Gresham Lodge gehou, waarna 'n komitee aangestel is om die nodige toebehore te bekom. Hulle is gemagtig om geld te leen indien nodig. Op hierdie komitee was W.H. Pulfer, O.A. Eastman en C. Cleveland.

Die versoekskrif van W.H. Cleveland is op 9 April 1912 ontvang, en hy is op 13 Augustus 1912 grootgemaak, en was die eerste kandidaat wat deur die nuwe Lodge aanvaar en grootgemaak is. Op 23 Julie 1912 is 'n komitee aangestel om die kwessie van die bou van 'n saal te ondersoek. 'N Handves is op 13 Julie 1912 aan ons Lodge toegestaan. Die statute is op 10 September 1912 aangeneem. Sewe kandidate is na die M.M. Graad in 1912, en baie versoekskrifte is ontvang en geslaag.

Die Lodge het twee keer per maand op die tweede en vierde Dinsdag vergader tot Junie 1913, toe hulle op die tweede Dinsdag na 'n maand verander het. Op 9 Februarie 1915 is die broers Honey, Cameron, Pulfer, Eastman en Congdon aangestel as 'n spesiale komitee om te sien oor 'n nuwe lodge kamer of bouperseel.

Op 9 Maart 1915 het die spesiale boukomitee nog vier weke tyd gegun. Op 13 April 1915 het die spesiale boukomitee nog vier weke tyd gekry om 'n finale verslag te maak. Op 8 Junie 1915 is die boukomitee ontslaan en bedank vir hul dienste. Die volgende is op 'n nuwe komitee benoem: L.L. Kidder, H.M. Miller, W.K. Hamilton, A.M. Wilkerson en J.E. Clanahan. Op 13 Julie 1915 het die boukomitee berig dat die geskikste perseel vir die bou van 'n Lodge -kamer die een was wat broer C. Cleveland besit het, in Hoofstraat naby 5th Street: 50 X 115, vir $ 650,00. Die boukomitee is toe ontslaan. Op 14 September 1915 is 'n boukomitee aangestel om die koste van die bou van 'n saal vas te stel. Op 14 Desember 1915 is die boukomitee gemagtig om voorraad te verkoop vir die bou van 'n nuwe saal.

Op 12 Desember 1916 is 'n komitee aangestel om met A.W. Metzger met betrekking tot die verkryging van 'n losieskamer in die nuwe gebou wat hy gebou het.

Op 9 April 1918 is 'n mededeling van Sandy Lodge oor die vestiging van 'n grens tussen die twee jurisdiksies gelees, en 'n komitee is aangestel om met 'n Sandy Lodge -komitee te vergader. Op hierdie datum is 'n komitee aangestel om 'n webwerf vir 'n vrymesselaarshuis op te soek en voor te stel. Op 11 Maart 1919 het 'n komitee wat op 'n vorige vergadering aangestel is, gerapporteer deur 'n huurkontrak wat tussen A.W. Regner en Gresham Lodge #152 AF & AM. Daar is 'n mosie ingedien dat die huurkontrak aanvaar word en die Sekretaris die opdrag kry om die Grootmeester te skryf vir 'n bedeling om die Lodge -handves na 'n nuwe huis te verskuif. Op 14 November 1919 was die eerste vrymesselaarsbegrafnis vir broer W. Davis 'n voorbeeld.

Op 13 Julie 1920 is 'n komitee aangestel om die moontlikheid te ondersoek om 'n perseel vir 'n Vrymesselaarshuis vir Gresham Lodge te bekom.

Op 13 Desember 1921 is besluit dat Fairview Lodge #92, Gresham Lodge #152 en Sandy Lodge #158 gelyktydige jurisdiksie aangaan.

In Desember 1921 word W. Hammer vir die daaropvolgende jaar tot Meester verkies. Gedurende die jaar 1922 is 'n boukomitee aangestel om die moontlikheid van die bou van 'n nuwe tempel te ondersoek. 'N Huur van $ 15,00 per maand word tans betaal vir die gebruik van Regner Hall. Op 9 September 1922 is daar af en toe 'n mededeling van die Grand Lodge of Oregon gehou om die hoeksteen van die Gresham Union High School -gimnasium te lê. Dit was die eerste hoeksteen wat die Masonic Lodge vir 'n burgerlike gebou in hierdie gebied gelê het. Op 8 November 1922 is 'n banket aan die lede van die Lodge gegee deur die Aanbiddende Meester, Wm. Hammar, waarby 'n komitee aangeraai is om geld in te samel vir 'n nuwe tempel. Ook in hierdie jaar is 'n komitee aangestel om 'n vuurvaste kluis en liasseerkabinet aan te skaf. Hulle moet nog verslag doen.

In Desember 1922 is J.E. Metzger verkies tot Meester vir 1923. In Januarie 1923 is 'n vergadering gehou om die aankoop van Regner Hall vir $ 16,000,00 te bespreek, wat die aangrensende woning insluit. Geen besluit is hieroor geneem tot in Maart, toe besluit is om nie die aankoop te doen nie. In Junie 1923 is 'n mosie aangeneem om 'n portret van Theodore Roosevelt aan te koop.

1924-1927. Gedurende hierdie jare het daar nie veel besondere belang gebeur nie, behalwe dat die lede voortdurend aan die werk was na 'n nuwe tempel. Verskeie komitees is op verskillende tye aangestel om aan hierdie saak te werk.

In 1927 besoek 'n komitee Milwaukie Lodge met die doel om oor hul tempel te kyk. Hulle het gerapporteer dat 'n bevredigende gebou ongeveer $ 25,000,00 sou kos. Die lidmaatskap van die destydse bestaande komitee is verhoog tot tien, met die doel om die lidmaatskap op te spoor om te sien hoeveel geld ingesamel kan word. In Desember 1927 is W.J. Todd tot meester verkies. Hierdie verklaarde vergadering is uitgestel vanaf die gewone datum, aangesien die stad Gresham onder kwarantyn was vir Polio.

In September 1928 is broer C.J. Lundquist aangestel om 'n Amerikaanse vlag vir die Lodge te koop. In 1928 het Chas. Gray en Andrew Brugger ontvang bekwaamheidsertifikate, die eerste in ons lodge. Ook in hierdie jaar is nog 'n boukomitee aangestel, bestaande uit O.A. Eastman, A. W. Metzger en Arthur Dowsett. C.J. Lundquist is vir 1929 tot Meester verkies.

Op 12 Februarie 1929 het die Sekretaris opdrag gekry om 'n handtekeningboek aan te skaf vir gebruik in verband met die statute. Dit blyk dat die tesourie van die Lodge in hierdie jaar die neiging van die aandelemark gevolg het, aangesien die finansiële verslag op 8 Oktober 'n balans van $ 34,00 op hande toon.

In Desember is 'n mosie aangeneem dat Bybels aan alle nuwe Meester -messelaars voorgelê word. Op hierdie vergadering is EW Eastman verkies tot Meester vir 1930. In April 1930 het die nuwe boukomitee gerapporteer dat 'n nuwe tempel vir ongeveer $ 10.000,00 gebou kan word, en daar word voorgestel dat die gelde een dollar per jaar verhoog word om die finansiering van die gebou. In September 1930 het vyf kurators gesag gekry om 'n korporasie vir die bou van die tempel te stig.

Broer C.G. Schneider was meester in 1931. Op 10 Februarie 1931 is berig dat $ 7,000,00 vir die gebou verpand is en dat die aanbiedings van 10 Maart oopgemaak is en die kontrak vir die gebou toegeken is aan Steele en Davis van Portland vir $ 9,984,00. Op 10 April om 16:00 het 'n gelukkige groep messelaars byeengekom om die hoeksteen van die tempel te lê. Grootmeester Otto Hagmeier het as voorsitter gedien. Die geleentheid is die aand gevier met 'n groot hoenderete in die Grange -saal. ! Die nuwe tempel is die eerste keer in Julie 1931 beset, toe 'n Lodge of Master Masons geopen is met Past Masters op alle stasies. Broer E.B. Kirkwood het die onderskeid gehad dat hy die eerste meester -vrymesselaar was wat in die nuwe tempel grootgemaak is. Broer A.J.W. Brown het die altaar wat ons nou gebruik aan die Lodge gegee. Die aanbiddende meester het 'n komitee aangestel om $ 10,00 per lid te vra om aansoek te doen oor die koste van 'n verwarmingsaanleg. 'N Mosie is aangeneem om verwarmers in die Lodge -kamer en een voorkamer te installeer. Ook op hierdie tydstip is 'n trekking gehou, en die eerste $ 150,00 van die bou -effekte is afbetaal. In Desember 1931 word Roy W. Gibbs vir die volgende jaar tot meester verkies. Op hierdie tydstip is nog 'n verbandbetaling gemaak.

In Januarie 1932 is elektriese ligte by die altaar aangebring. Die Orde van die Eastern Star en die Acacia Club het baie meubels aan die tempel verskaf, teen 'n prys van meer as $ 4,000,00. Op 9 Februarie 1932 is 'n mosie goedgekeur om die cuspidors en afvalmandjies aan broer C.W. Altman terug te besorg.

Lewenslidmaatskap is in 1933 ingehuldig, en die fooi was $ 150,00 vir die ouderdomme van 21 tot 35 jaar, $ 125,00 vir die ouderdomme van 36 tot 50 jaar en $ 100,00 vir diegene ouer as 51 jaar.

Ernest Zenger het as meester gedien in 1934. Die kombuis is in Mei 1934 gebou en vir drie jaar teen $ 10,00 per maand aan die Kiwanis -klub verhuur. 'N Motie is aangeneem om die sekretaris en tesourier vir $ 500,00 te skuld.

F.D. Oleman is verkies tot Meester vir 1935, en Chas. Gray vir 1936. Dit was jare waarin die Acacia -klub besig was om fondse in te samel om die bouverpligtinge na te kom. Die organisasie van die DeMolay is die eerste keer in 1936 bespreek.

Arthur Dowsett is verkies tot meester vir 1937. Tri-City Chapter, Order of DeMolay, is in 1937 ingestel, geborg deur Gresham, Fairview en Sandy Lodges. Ook in 1937 is die salaris van die sekretaris verlaag van $ 50,00 tot $ 25,00.

Die meester in 1938 was Howard VanDuesen. In hierdie jaar het die destydse Junior Past Master, Arthur Dowsett, 'n volledige stel offisiere se voorskote aan die Lodge voorgehou. Fred Bourne het 'n altaarbybel aan die lodge gegee, ook die deurknoppe met die vrymesselaarsembleem. L.C. White is vir 1939 tot meester verkies, maar kon weens siekte nie die meeste van die tyd teenwoordig wees nie.

Hy word gevolg deur Einar Gilberson, wat in 1940 meester was. Om die betalings op die gebou voort te sit, het steeds meer moeite en opoffering gevra, en in Mei 1940 is 'n komitee aangestel om donasies te werf om die pand te beloof. Op 10 September 1940 is 'n mosie aanvaar om die versekering op toerusting van $ 500,00 tot $ 300,00 te verminder.

Broer E.B. Kirkwood het in 1941 as meester gedien. Op 11 Maart is 'n mosie aanvaar om die vergaderings van die Lodge in die Gresham Outlook te adverteer. Op 5 April is af en toe 'n boodskap van die Grand Lodge ontbied om die hoeksteen vir die nuwe poskantoorgebou te lê.

Clarence D. Phillips was vir hierdie geleentheid waarnemende grootmeester.

Op 8 April is 'n komitee aangestel om navraag te doen oor 'n neonteken van die letter "G." Op 9 Desember 1941 is 'n besluit aan die Lodge voorgelê om die gelde tot $ 7,00 per jaar te verhoog. Op hierdie vergadering het ook A.S. Hisey is verkies tot Meester vir die jaar 1942.

Op 13 Januarie 1942 is 'n mosie aangeneem dat die lodge met die burgemeester van Gresham saamwerk oor enige planne wat nodig is vir die veiligheid van die gebied. In Oktober 1942 het die lodge gestem om die vlagkomitee die bevoegdheid te gee om 'n diensvlag te koop om die name van die broers in die diens aan te teken. Broer Sidney Hall, van Silverton Lodge #45, het die vlag op 10 November toegewy. 'N Diensvlag wat vroeg in 1942 goedgekeur is, is op 10 November 1942 toegewy met die volgende woorde: "Gresham Lodge, nr. 152 AF & ampA.M. In Regular Stated Communication Assembleed, in Dankbare herinnering en waardering vir ons broeders wat dien ons land nou in een van die verskillende takke van diens, wat veg vir die behoud van die Amerikaanse lewenswyse, soos uitgedruk in die Atlantiese handves en die vier groot vryhede. Doen nou en hierby in die naam van God - - die opperheerser en argitek van die heelal en die Heilige St. Johns het hierdie vlag gewy. "

Norman Lunde was Meester vir 1943, gevolg deur T.A. Johnson vir 1944.

In 1944 het broer Lodge 'n afvalpapier met die embleme van die verskillende Vrymesselaarsorganisasies voorgelê deur broer L.N. Sandman. Ook gedurende hierdie jaar is die boukomitee gemagtig om 'n strook eiendom aan die oostekant van die gebou aan C.A. McRoberts.

Gordon Gibson het in 1945 as meester gedien. Op 13 Maart vanjaar is lasbriewe getrek om die betaling vir die tempel te voltooi. Broers E. Gilberson, S.J. Lundquist en H. Van Duesen is aangestel om met die lede van die Eastern Star en Royal Arch te vergader om 'n viering te reël. Die Lodge het $ 75,00 vir die geleentheid gestem, en met baie jubel en 'n bietjie vuur is die verband verbrand. Die Aanbiddende Meester bedank almal wat 'n aandeel gehad het aan die bou en betaal van die tempel. Ook in hierdie jaar, aangesien die lodge onthef is van die las om vir die gebou te betaal, is dit goed om die salaris van die sekretaris na $ 100,00 per jaar te verhoog.

John Paul was meester van die lodge in 1946. (In Februarie is 'n mosie ingedien om ½ van die koopprys van nuwe voetstukke in die suide, weste en noorde te betaal. Dit is gemaak deur die optrede van die AREME Club of Ons helfte was $ 31,50.) Op 12 Maart van hierdie jaar is 'n mosie aangeneem om 'n fotostatiese afskrif van die handves te laat maak, sodat die oorspronklike behoue ​​bly. Die jaarlikse Strawberry Feed -tradisie is op 11 Junie vanjaar begin.

In 1947 dien Gerald Peck as meester. Broer Sandman het vier pragtige handgemaakte esdoornstandaarde vir die personeel aan die lodge gebied.

Die meester vir die jaar 1948 was Melvin Brugger. Op 13 Januarie is die eerste Spaghetti -voer gehou, voorberei deur broer Bob Caruso. Junie 1948, Norman Lunde, PM 1943, is aangestel as DDoGM #23. Hy dien tans ook as lodge -sekretaris. Distrik #23 bedekte lodges, Fairview 92, Sandy 156, Bridal Veil 117, Parkrose 179 en Gresham 152.

Harold K. Lewis het vir die jaar 1949 in die Ooste gedien. In hierdie jaar het broer R.H. McWilliams 'n wasbak van vlekvrye staal vir die kombuis aan die Lodge gegee. Op 14 Junie 1949 bedank die lodge vir Bro. Robert E. McWilliams vir die installering van 'n vlekvrye wasbak vir slegs die koste van die gebruikte materiaal.

Elliot Truman was meester van die lodge gedurende 1950. Gedurende hierdie jaar is die bord voor die tempel gekoop, en die koste word gedeel deur die Blue Lodge, die Eastern Star en die Royal Arch.

Broer George Moen was meester op 1951. Op 12 Junie van hierdie jaar is die besluit goedgekeur om die jaarlikse ledegeld tot $ 9,00 te verhoog. Op 17 September is die Grand Lodge Eeufeesviering vir District 23 by Parkrose Lodge gehou. Ook in September 1951 is die mosie aangeneem om 'n lidmaatskap vir die herdenking van die lewe op te rig, met 'n minimum fooi van $ 100,00.

Clair Gullikson is verkies tot Meester vir 1952. Op 12 Februarie 1952 word 'n besluit goedgekeur om die gelde vir lewenslidmaatskap te verhoog. Die nuwe brandweer is in Februarie geïnstalleer. In Oktober is 'n nuwe dak op die gebou aangebring. Op 11 November het broer Harold Lewis 'n stygende toejuiging gekry vir sy wonderlike werk met die Tri-City Chapter Order van DeMolay, waarvoor hy die Ere-kruis van die Groot Hoofstuk ontvang het. By hierdie vergadering het broer Wm. Tobias is bedank vir die nuwe elektriese horlosie in die eetsaal. 11 November 1952, Bro. William Tobias is bedank vir sy skenking van 'n eetkamerhorlosie. Op 9 Desember 1952 is broer LL Kidder bedank dat hy die eerste deel van hierdie geskiedenis tot einde 1921 saamgestel het.

Walter Kidder was Meester vir 1953. In Mei van hierdie jaar het die Lodge die afstudeerklas van die Gresham Graadskool vermaak. In Januarie 1953 is die resolusie aangeneem om die genoemde vergadering na die tweede Maandag van elke maand te verander en elke Maandagaand vir Blue Lodge -werk te bespreek. Op 8 Februarie 1953 is 'n besluit geneem om Vrymesselaarsbybels aan alle meestermeesters toe te bring wanneer hulle tot daardie graad verhoog word. In Maart 1953 is planne vir die nodige veranderinge in die tempel deur broer Elmer Settergren voorgelê en aan die boukomitee oorgedra. Op 8 Maart 1953 word Rich Hawes bedank omdat hy die lodge met 'n geraamde punt binne 'n sirkel aangebied het. Dit is in die Ooste geplaas. Op 9 November het broer A.J.W. Brown het 'n pen van vyftig jaar ontvang deur die aanbiddende broer Donald J. Allen van die Grand Lodge.

Op 14 Desember 1953 word Todd Slayton tot Meester verkies.

Op 14 Februarie 1955 is 150 gebruikte teatersitplekke vir $ 525,00 gekoop. Die boukomitee is gemagtig om die stoele in die lodge te laat installeer. 11 April 1955, WM Roger Kidder het 'n 50-jarige juweel aan sy pa, premier L.L. Kidder, oorhandig. Op 14 November 1955 is 'n besluit geneem om die sekretaris 50 sent per lid te betaal in plaas van $ 100,00 per jaar.

Op 13 Februarie 1956 het die boukomitee verslag gedoen oor bespreking van die metsel van die vensters. Dit is na 'n hersiening van die planne na die beplanningskomitee verwys. Op 14 Mei 1956 is $ 1500,00 onttrek om herstelwerk aan die gebou te doen, soos die versterking van die hoofverdieping. Op 10 September 1956 word 'n mosie aanvaar om die koste van $ 9,00 tot $ 12,00 per jaar te verhoog. Die bykomende gelde sal spesifiek gebruik word vir die herstel en verbetering van die gebou.

Op 14 Oktober 1957 het die boukomitee aangemeld om 100 stoele vir die eetkamer te koop. Op 9 Desember 1957 word Charles L. Tallman verkies tot aanbiddende meester. Hy het 'n openbare installasie gehou op 27 Desember 1957. (Vorige Lodge -tradisie was om dieselfde nag as die verkiesing in Desember 'n teëlinstallasie uit te voer)

Op 8 September 1958 is 'n besluit geneem om 'n verband van $ 1000 uit te betaal om die uitgawes van die herverwerking van die boonste verdieping te dek en om ander verbeterings aan die gang te kry. 8 Desember 1958 C. Rich Hawes is as Aanbiddende Meester verkies. Walter F. Robinson is na die Ooste begelei en het openbare eerbewyse ontvang vir sy getroue en onvermoeide werk in losiesake en sy graadwerk. Hy was buitengewoon vaardig in graadwerk, hoewel hy nog nooit daartoe gedwing is om deur die stoele te gaan nie. Die lede was almal dankbaar vir broer Walt. Hy was gereeld bygestaan ​​by verklaarde en spesiale kommunikasie.

Op 14 September 1959 is gordyne aangekoop, met bykomende liggame wat na verwagting hul deel sal betaal.

Op 9 Mei 1960 is 'n nuwe vlag vir die Lodge aangekoop. 13 Junie 1960, jaarlikse aarbeivoer. 'Ere -eertydse meestersertifikaat' is aan Walter F. Robinson oorhandig vir die onvermoeide pogings en gewillige werk wat hy gedurende 39 jaar lidmaatskap aan die lodge verleen het, sonder om 'n amp te beklee. Broer Robinson het verduidelik dat hy gedurende sy jonger jare 'n 'eenman -melkery' was, en glo nou dat die jonger lede die eer moet wees om offisiere te wees. Broer Robinson het die beste wense en bewondering gehad van almal wat hom ken en hulle meen almal dat die sertifikaat van Past Master welverdiend was. Op 10 Oktober 1960 is 'n nuwe teël in die dameskamer gelê deur Bro. G.E. Swaan.

Op 8 Mei 1961 word 'n vaardigheidsertifikaat uitgereik en aan WB Floyd Davis oorhandig. Hy is deur die Lodge gelukgewens en het met gepaste opmerkings gereageer.

12 Februarie 1962, Dit is geskuif en goedgekeur om 'n proefneming aan 'n Trestle Board -program te gee. Op 24 April 1962 is 'n spesiale vergadering gehou met die doel om die 50ste of goue herdenking van Gresham Lodge te vier. Lede en gesinne van die liggame wat in die Gresham Masonic Temple vergader het, is uitgenooi om deel te neem. Dit is Gresham Chapter #117 Order of the Eastern Star, Gresham Court of Amaranth, Bethel #19, Jobs Daughters en Gresham-Fairview Chapter van DeMolay. Baie ander besoekers. WB C. Richmond Hawes, premier, Gresham Lodge, het 'n baie interessante toespraak gelewer oor die vroeë dae van Gresham Lodge en hul stryd om te slaag. Vermaak was deur die Al Kader Shrine Chanters. 8 Oktober 1962, Bro. Pete M. Olsen, nadat hy 'n aansienlike tyd van verlede jaar in die buiteland deurgebring het, het die lodge 'n hamer uit die Heilige Land oorhandig. Hierdie gavel is gemaak van hout van 'n olyfboom wat in die voorhof van koning Salomo gegroei het.

Op 9 September 1963 stem ons saam met die Amaranth en Eastern Star om hul foto's van hul vorige matrone op die noordwand van die eetsaal te vertoon. 'N Afskorting in die ingang van die tempel is deur Bro. John Frost (lid van Lents Lodge) en Bro. George Roy. Broer Roy is deur die lodge bedank vir sy werk. Op 11 November 1963 is bespreking gevoer oor die kleedkamer vir die vroue van die verskillende organisasies wat in die tempel vergader. A curtain for the stage was suggested and also suggested to equip and improve the room formerly used for storage off the dining hall. December 9, 1963, a new appraisal of the temple was $104,000, this included furnishings.

June 1964 strawberry feed, the lodge was filled to capacity. September 14, 1964, a vote was taken to continue the Trestleboard.

May 10, 1965, first talk of an all Masonic Picnic to include Fairview Lodge bodies. June 14, 1965, annual strawberry feed, about 200 visitors present. Grand Master Earl T. Newbry attended. Visiting officers from Lents Lodge received prunes instead of strawberries. (Past strawberry visits by Lents Lodge members, one time required that the Master be escorted to the east for security to protect the strawberries. Another time, the Worshipful Master ordered that Lents members be bound, to protect them from leaving early, to protect the strawberries) November 8, 1965, Bro. William D. Ford was thanked and commended for his work in rewiring in the dining hall. November 12, 1965, a Teachers Appreciation Night was held along with Bridal Veil Lodge #117, and Fairview #92. Invitations mailed to about 150 teachers with 25 years teaching. The meeting was attended by about 90 teachers who were presented with certificates signed by Grand Master Murchison. December 13, 1965, 25 additional chairs were purchased for the lodge at $2.00 each.

April 11, 1966, George Roy and G. Edgar Swan were recognized for their work in removing worn carpeting and installing new vinyl on the stairway. The Lodge gave a round of applause. Secretary C. Norman Lund received his 50-year jewel from Gr. Secretary Proudfoot. June 13, 1966, annual strawberry feed, over 200 Masons attended. Grand Master Wilbur A. Wellborn attended. September 12, 1966, a vote of thanks was given for members who worked over the summer renovating the kitchen.

January 9, 1967, it was approved that slides be purchased for the work in the Entered Apprentice Degree, for $48.40. February 13, 1967, Walter F. Robinson was presented with a certificate of Deputy Instructor and Grand Lodge Examiner. He was congratulated for his achievement at his age. April 10, 1967, Wallin Kirst presented his study on the lodge PA system. May 8, 1967, it was approved to purchase the equipment for the PA system. September 11, 1967, It was discussed that the widening of Powell Blvd., in front of the Lodge, and how it might effect the lodge.

February 12, 1968, a new Bible was presented to the Lodge and placed on the alter. Due to the concern about the effects of widening of Powell, an admonition for appraisal of lodge be conducted before proceeding with any other move. May 13, 1968, Donald Gillespie received his certificate of proficiency from Grand Lodge. September 16, 1968, rental rates (for the Lodge) were upped 10% for lodge discussion to help pay for additional costs of maintenance.

January 12, 1970, a motion was made and passed to purchase new officers aprons and jewels. The cost of cleaning and repairing old ones was more costly than replacement. February 9, 1970, C. Rich Hawes asked by letter for a certificate of standing so he could transfer his membership to another lodge. WB Hawes felt that WM Kirst should have notified him that Kirst was not going to reappoint him as the Masonic Funeral Representative. A motion was made and approved to issue the Certificate of Standing. ! September 14, 1970, new jewels and aprons were purchased. $80.00 for jewels, and $190.55 for the aprons. December 14, 1970, a resolution to raised membership dues to $15.00 per year was passed.

January 10, 1971, an open discussion was had regarding an amendment to the Lodge By-laws providing for an assistant secretary. This passed at the meeting held April 12, 1971.

On April 23, 1971 Grand Master of Oregon Masons, Dot Dotson, came into Gresham with a contingent of his Grand Lodge Officers to assist in the ceremony of dedication of Mt. Hood Community College.

This was assisting in the placement of a circular stone marker covering the previously inserted "time capsule". After accomplishing this task, the Grand Master made appropriate remarks anent the Masonic connotations of the procedure.

June 14, 1971, a motion was passed to spend approximately $600 to install new carpet in the foyer. October 11, 1971, it passed to protect all past master photographs by having them photographed and those photos placed in the lodge safe.

November 8, 1971, a deed to land purchase in Tokyo, Japan was received,

and presented to the Lodge by WM Kirst. It was moved and passed that the deed be framed and hung in the hall of the lodge.

September 11, 1972, it was decided that a square and compasses would be placed on the photographs of deceased past masters. October 14, 1972, the lodge purchased and installed the ladder style six globe light fixture for the front of the lodge building. November 13, 1972, WB Walt Robinson received his Life Proficiency card.

February 12, 1973, WB Robert Shannon received the DeMolay Medal of Honor for his work with and support of DeMolay. March 12, 1973, By-laws were amended dues raised to $20.00 per year effective January 1, 1974, final reading and passed April 9, 1973. Discussion was had on the need for suitable Secretary’s Office and storage of records. The room downstairs needs to be converted into a Secretary Office with a desk, file, etc. and a good storage space.

February 11, 1974, it was unanimously agreed that it would be the policy of the Lodge to authorize the use of the lodge dining hall for families of deceased brother for funeral receptions without charge, when requested. April 8, 1974, RWB Harry Seeley, DD #23 on his official visit, stressed the necessity for proficiency and striving for good work. September 9, 1974, WB Don Gillespie received his third proficiency card. The Lodge gave him a nice hand of applause.

March 10, 1975, Bro. Jack DeBus offered a safe to the Lodge if several of the brothers would volunteer to move it. This safe would be used to store Lodge records. June 9, 1975, annual strawberry feed. 20 visiting ’75 masters were in attendance. December 8, 1975, WB Don Gillespie was presented a Lifetime Certificate of Instructor and Examiner.

January 28, 1976, a special communication was held at the Village Convalescent Home for the purpose of presenting to WB Walt Robinson his permanent Proficiency Card. It was also WB Walt’s 92nd birthday and that was celebrated as well. May 10, 1976, alternatives were discussed to determine what to do with money from the Mt. Hood Community College Deans Fund. (That fund had been established to assist needy college students to borrow from) It was moved and passed to establish a scholarship fund for a needy local Bethel girl or DeMolay boy. December 13, 1976, Bro. Claire Gulkison presented the Lodge with a beautiful inlayed wood plaque of the Masonic emblem. He was thanked and told that a suitable place would be found where it would be appreciated.

October 10, 1977, changes in the By-laws voted to raise the annual dues from $20 to $30 per year, it passed. It also raised the degree fee on EA from $25 to $50, leaving the FC and MM at $25 each. Passed. November 14, 1977, WB L.C. White received his 50-year jewel. It was noted at the time, that WB White had made and presented to the Lodge the brass container on the alter which enclosed the Gresham Lodge Charter. January 9, 1978, a report by Secretary Ray Dahm that beginning 1977, the membership of Gresham Lodge was 312, increasing by 6 EA, 6 FC, 5 MM, 6 Affiliations and 6 reinstatements and decreasing with 2 transfers, 11 NPD and 13 deaths. Also, 9 members dues were remitted, leaving a membership of 303 paid members.

January 8, 1979, it was moved and passed that the Lodge supplement the payment of a Life Membership for Bro. Dale Lewis. For the past 6 years, Bro. Dale has furnished the strawberries for the annual strawberry feed without charge to the lodge. It was suggested that Brothers donate toward the balance owed toward a life membership.

April 14, 1980, the Lodge was presented with a gift of a painting by Bro. Floyd Evans. Appreciation was extended to him for the gift and it was the decision to hang it in the North, back of the Chaplain chair. (A copy of the letter is attached to the meeting minutes)

October 12, 1981, it was reported that $110 had been given to the Lodge as a memorial to WB George West. It was noted that RAM had a fund given in the name of Bro. Corlies. A discussion was then had about what to do with the money. A suggestion was made that something be purchased as a memorial to both brothers that could be used by both bodies. WB Ray Dahm suggested a Tylers chair, as both brothers had been Tyler at one time. It passed.

October 14, 1985, Death of Worshipful Master Cecil Sinkler was reported. He had been ill for most of the year of 1985, with WB Don Mayer as Acting Worshipful Master.

April 14, 1986, a report of a School Appreciation Night would be held on May 19. Thirty teachers with more than 20 years service would be recognized. (There were no follow-up notes in the minutes) September 8, 1986, a report that the Temple Club would take on the project of replacing the Public Address system within the Lodge. All organizations within the Lodge contributed towards its cost. The low bid was $3070. November 10, 1986, WB Don Mayer was re-elected as Master of the Lodge, becoming the first repeat in Gresham 152 history to serve consecutive terms as Master of the Lodge. (It was not noted in the minutes, but SW Ernie West suffered a serious stroke and he was not able to continue through the chairs. He was later elected as Honorary Past Master) December 8, 1986, under new business, it was asked for clarification as to the status of 50- year members payment of dues. Past minutes reflecting that the dues be remitted could not be located by the secretary. It was moved and passed that those dues owed by 50-year members in 1987 be remitted. The secretary requested the lodge to purchase a computer. A motion was made and passed to purchase a computer and maintenance policy for $1524.80. The Worshipful Master, with the aid of PGM John Murchison presented a plaque, west of the alter, to WB Wallin Kirst for his and his wife’s contribution to the Lodge of new officers aprons and jewels. This was to show our appreciation for their generosity. The changing of meeting time to 7:30pm was discussed and a committee was appointed to write a resolution.

February 9, 1987, it was reported that Gresham 152 has 250 members. April 1, 1987, a Special Communication was held to receive GM Monroe B. Morton and his officers, his annual visitation to District #23. April 13, 1987, Bro Harold Lewis reported on a door to be installed in the dining room to conform to building and fire codes. ! January 4, 1988, Lin Kirst was presented his proficiency certificate, and Don Gillespie was presented with his Lifetime Proficiency Certificate.

April 11, 1988, WB Don Mayer was presented with his life membership certificate, a present from the Lodge for his outstanding service to the Lodge as Worshipful Master for two years and eight months. May 9, 1988, the repair of the building was discussed and a report on the possibility of moving the Lodge to the Prairie Market Building was reported on. The rent was too high for us. (The Prairie Market Building was built as a Safeway store on the corner of Main and 5th. It later was sold to the Foursquare Church for use as a teen center)

February 13, 1989, a motion on a Resolution regarding a $10 per member assessment to help the Lodge meet it’s financial obligations. It passed.

June 11, 1990, second reading on a Resolution to raise the dues, fees for degrees, and Life Memberships was made and passed. October 8, 1990, a report was given on the status on the installation on the new elevator.

January 14, 1991, Secretary Al Salnave gave a talk regarding other secretaries from other lodges all being Past Masters. He was escorted from the Lodge, a motion was made, and vote taken making him an Honorary Past Master. March 11, 1991, an elevator report was made, and it is coming along at lower than the bid. There was no estimate of completion. September 9, 1991, Official visit by GM Ivan Rink.

January 13, 1992, Special Communication, WM Burt McMillan announced that he’d like two Stated Meetings each month. Highway adoption was discussed and it was revealed that two miles of US 26 from Birdsdale to Burnside was available. The first clean up was scheduled for March 28. April 13, 1992, visit by Bro. James Davis, Potentate of Al Kader Shrine. He is a member of our Lodge. June 8, 1992, Strawberry Feed, MWB Bill Oldham, GM attended along with several Grand Lodge representatives.

April 12, 1993, WB Max Alf resigned his affiliation to Gresham Lodge due to an assessment to all members by the Grand Lodge. It was moved and passed making Max an honorary member of Gresham Lodge. Max has been important to our Lodge in degree conferrals in giving lectures, or whatever part needed to be filled. June 14, 1993, RWB Dan Bauer, Past Master of Gresham Lodge was in attendance as District Deputy of the Grand Masons for District #9.

1995, new signs went up on each side of the building marking the Temple as what it was and showing the symbols of the organizations meeting there.

1996, a bullet hole was located in the floor of the dining room. There were shards of wood from the floor stuck in the stage curtains. Contact was made with the Gresham Gun Club personnel and they said that unauthorized people were using the range, firing large caliber weapons. A new contract was signed with them. Doctor Brown, the good next-door neighbor retired selling his office and parking. The new neighbor wished to pave the parking lot using some of the Masonic property, and paving it over. An agreement was signed allowing Gresham Masons to use the paved parking lot from the doctors office for free in exchange of them using our property during the day for Doctors parking. June Strawberry feed was the 50th annual Strawberry feed for Gresham Lodge. MWB Vern Wertz was in attendance with a contingent of Grand Lodge Officers. WB Larry Ward presented MWB Wertz with a gavel made with a piece of pressure treated 4x4 and clothes hanger rod.

June 2001, the original lights came off the front of the Temple. They had not been hooked up since the new sign was in place in 1995. Bro. Dale Lewis passed away, leaving the Lodge $100,000 to be used by the Blue Lodge as it sees fit. WB Raymon Cathcart and WB Donald Mayer also passed, leaving a large void in the Lodge.

During my research of the records of the Lodge, I found things which were of interest to me that had been omitted from the History Committee Report from earlier. I will add them to start my report. Additions for clarification which I added I used italics. I made some changes in typos and misspellings from the typed reports. Generally, I feel this is an accurate portrayal of our Lodge history which I feel to be important. WB Larry Ward, Lodge Historian.

This page was last updated on February 16, 2018 by WB Marcarelli PM 2016. All items have been broken down by year, for ease in locating events. The plan is to upload Photos of all Past Masters after we have scanned them and to add all those not mentioned through the years. Our 2018 Lodge Historian WB Roger Spaulding, PM 2015 is working on compiling data from 2001 to 2018. More to come soon!


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Hotel founder, Thomas Gresham, was a foundling child, abandoned on the steps of the Royal Exchange, London. He was named after the founder of that institution, Sir Thomas Gresham, a famous merchant-politician in the Elizabethan era.

Gresham came to Ireland, and as a young man obtained employment in the service of William Beauman of Rutland Square (now Parnell Square), Dublin. After some time, and while still comparatively young, he became butler to this family.

In 1817, Gresham left Beauman's household and purchased 21-22 Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street). How he acquired the capital for the purchase is unknown. Over the next 48 years, he operated the hotel as a lodging house catering mostly to the wealthy aristocracy and MPs who passed through Dublin on their way to London.

By 1834 Gresham was noted as owning the Royal Marine Hotel in Kingstown. In 1833 he was the main local spokesman for opposition to a bill for the Dublin and Kingstown Railway (D&KR) extension to Dalkey, spending £1,200 in the process and being awarded a silver plate from locals when the bill failed. On being requested not to oppose an 1834 bill for extension to Kingstown only, he agreed, saying he would not have opposed the earlier bill if the railway had acted with more courtesy. He also accepted £400 for D&KR shares he had bought for £100 in recognition. [1]

The hotel is the setting for the final third of James Joyce’s short story The Dead, [2] set in the early years of the twentieth century. The story does not paint the hotel in a flattering light, referring to staff sleeping on duty and broken lighting.

The hotel was badly damaged during the Irish Civil War, but rebuilt during the 1920s to a high specification. [3] Many of the original features from this time remain including Waterford crystal chandeliers. Today, the hotel has 288 bedrooms. The hotel became part of the Ryan Hotel group in 1978. The Ryan Group was bought by independent owners in 2004 and became a private company, The Gresham Hotel Group. The Gresham was renevated in 2013 and was sold to the Spanish RIU Hotels & Resorts chain in September 2016 for €92 million, becoming the Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin. [4]

In January 2018 Dublin City Council set about rehoming 14 homeless families that had been living at The Gresham to allow for the refurbishment of a number of bedrooms and suites at the hotel. [5]


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There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Gresham. For the veterans among your Gresham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Gresham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gresham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gresham. Passasierslyste is u kaartjie om te weet wanneer u voorouers in die VSA aangekom het en hoe hulle die reis onderneem het - van die skeepsnaam tot die aankoms- en vertrekhawe.

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Gresham. For the veterans among your Gresham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.


Geskiedenis

Gresham police officers had been a part Teamsters Local #223 for untold years. Our monthly dues went to the Mega Union, leaving us no say in where the funds went, and most went to the Washington, DC headquarters.

We outgrew that union’s ability to serve the members’ individual & collective needs. In 1990 officers elected to decertify from the organized union and form our own Association. In doing so, the new Gresham Police Officers’ Association retained a law firm specializing in labor law. Garrettson, Goldberg, Fenrick & Makler served us well.

Being an independent Association, our dues go directly back into our own accounts – to be used as we deem necessary.

Through the years, there have been peaceful times and tumultuous times. Some chiefs and commands have been understanding and, like us, sought harmony, professionalism and peaceful resolve. At times there has been chaos with the President and Executive Board spending a great deal of time dealing with everything from intense, frequent personnel battles to endless ‘brush fires.’

The law firm Code 3 Law (formerly Makler, Lemoine & Goldberg) act as General Counsel and provide us all with legal representation, advice and guidance.

Gresham Police Officers’ Association presidents have been:

1990-1991 Robert Galbreath
1991-1996 Paul Poitras
1996-1999 Jerome Harris
1999-2001 Ron Crump
2001-2009 James Paddock
2009-2011 Wallace Coon
2011-2021 Mathew Fagan


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