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To whom it may concern - Greetings:


Whereas, it having been made known to the Officers of the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus that a sufficient number of eligible men residing in the city of Port Hope in Ontario have duly petitioned that they be granted a charter and authorized to organize and maintain a Council of the Knights of Columbus within said city and it appearing to be for the benefit of said Knights of Columbus that their petition be granted.

Therefore be it known that the duly authorized Officers of the Knights of Columbus by and with the consent of said Supreme Council hereby authorize and direct the following named gentlemen to assemble and work as a regularly constituted Council of the Knights of Columbus to be designated by the name

Port Hope Council  6490

R. J. Allard M. J. Brennan Rt Rev. L A Cleary
E. M Creighton D. D. Dotzko R. T. Le Blanc
C. J. Appleman N. J. Bulkowski G. F. Collins
T. J. Cullin M. V. Fulford L. J. Legar
J. P. Baily J. P. Burns M. J. Collins
W. W. Demoe E. M. Hickey J. T. McCauliff
E. J. Bedard E. F. Butler P. F. Collins
E. J. Dempsey H. J. Kelleher D. D. MacLennan
R. G. Bedard M. H. Byrne H. J. Colwill
P. J. DenBiesen J. P. Kozak J. J. McNamee
L. G. Bondy P. Cancilla C. C. Cook

And we do hereby Grant to said Brothers aforesaid to receive members and perform all work of the Knights of Columbus agreeable to the usages of the Knights of Columbus to exact from their members such fees as they shall judge necessary for the support of their Council, and regular payments of all legal dues and assessments and to observe with due respect all ordinances emanating from the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus.

In Testimony Whereof We have hereunto affixed our names under the seal of the Supreme Council.

                                    John W. McDevitt, Supreme Knight

Given this Seventh day of May 1973

                                     Virgil C. Dechant, Supreme Secretary




Port Hope Knights of Columbus 6490 Charter
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J. J. McNamee  Our 1st. Grand Knight
 J. J. McNamee
Our Councils 1st Grand Knight





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