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Elliot Navon Freemason certificate, 1920 Mar. 16.
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Title:

Elliot Navon Freemason certificate, 1920 Mar. 16

Creator/Contributor:

Navon, Elliot, 1890-1970, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Freemasons, Washington Park Lodge No. 956 (Chicago, Ill.)

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 2004.047.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

The certificate, which was filled out on 16 Mar. 1920, contains symbolic Freemason imagery, and states that Elliot Navon was recognized as a "regular Master Mason."

Date:

1920 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-il
Freemasonry -- Illinois -- Chicago
Jews -- Illinois -- Chicago
Franc-ma├žonnerie -- Illinois -- Chicago
Juifs -- Illinois -- Chicago
Freemasonry
Jews
Illinois -- Chicago
Freemasons -- Illinois -- Chicago
Francs-ma├žons -- Illinois -- Chicago
Freemasons.
Navon, Elliot -- 1890-1970 -- Archives
Navon, Elliot -- 1890-1970 -- Freemasonry
Navon, Elliot -- 1890-1970

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 2004.047.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Elliot Navon was born on 10 Mar. 1890, in Constantinople, in the Ottoman Empire; in 1906, he and his family emigrated to the U.S. After he finished agricultural college at Rutgers University, he settled in Chicago. While there, he became a member of Washington Park Lodge, Number 956, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. His lodge initiated him into Freemasonry as an Entered Apprentice, on 2 Mar. 1920, passed him to the degree of Fellowcraft, and raised him as a Master Mason, on 16 Mar. 1920. After he left Chicago, he moved to Argentina and then returned to the U.S. to become a farmer in Delhi, Calif. After he sold his farm because of financial difficulties, he became a fruit buyer and investor in real estate. He died in Modesto, Calif., in Jan. 1970.
Preferred citation: Elliot Navon Freemason certificate, BANC MSS 2010/547, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Materials in English.

Type:

certificates.
Archives.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

2007565481

Origin:

California