25 Years Ago* The Ellicott City Lodge of the International...


April 17, 1994|By Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's Library.

25 Years Ago

* The Ellicott City Lodge of the International Order of Odd Fellows celebrated its 125th anniversary, making it one of the oldest continually functioning Odd Fellows lodges in the state, according to Frank Lechner, Grand Noble of the Ellicott City lodge.

* Two Ellicott City residents were arrested for possession of lottery paraphernalia. The arrests were part of a group of simultaneous raids conducted in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Howard counties.

50 Years Ago

* Notification was received by Mrs. Gertrude Williams of Jessup that her 19-year-old son John, who was serving in the Marines, had been killed in action in the Marshall Islands.

* The Howard County Council of the PTA met at Savage for election of officers. Mrs. Frank J. Curtis of Pfeiffer's Corner was elected president.

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