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    State deputies work year-round to promote the principles of the Order: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. As past state deputies, they represent a valuable source of encouragement, wisdom and leadership for their successors and the Order as a whole. It is, therefore, only appropriate that the board of directors annually recognize the accomplishments of the immediate past state deputies.

    As we honor them, we also express our heartfelt gratitude to their wives. These women shared with their husbands most the responsibilities of leading their respective jurisdictions. Together, they helped promote Columbianism and are to be congratulated for their dedication to the task.

    Each immediate past state deputy receives a plaque expressing the appreciation of the board of directors for his dedicated service and leadership.

    Below are the names for the past state deputies honored for their service:

    Alberta – Past State Deputy Neil C. Gannon
    Arizona – Past State Deputy Herbert J. Maddock
    British Columbia – Past State Deputy Michael Yeo
    California – Past State Deputy Ivan A. Reek
    Colorado – Past State Deputy Foster J. Sauter
    Connecticut – Past State Deputy Scott A. Flood
    Delaware – Past State Deputy Lawrence J. Gardner
    Dominican Republic – Past State Deputy José A. Mendoza
    Florida – Past State Deputy Douglas J. Murray
    Georgia – Past State Deputy James C. St. John
    Hawaii – Past State Deputy Stanley A. Maria
    Idaho – Past State Deputy Brian W. Simer
    Illinois – Past State Deputy James C. Bednar
    Luzon – Past Luzon Deputy Alonso L. Tan
    Manitoba – Past State Deputy Guy M. Precourt
    Mexico Northwest – Past State Deputy Julio C. Domínguez Soto
    Mindanao – Past Mindanao Deputy Sofronio R. Cruz
    Minnesota – Past State Deputy Ricardo Acevedo
    Mississippi – Past State Deputy Peter C. Sukanek
    New Brunswick – Past State Deputy Yvon Carrier
    New Hampshire – Past State Deputy Edward A. McCann
    New Jersey – Past State Deputy Herbert C. Meyer
    New Mexico – Past State Deputy Joseph W. Pozzi
    New York – Past State Deputy Arthur J. Harris
    Newfoundland – Past State Deputy Max A. Snow
    North Carolina – Past State Deputy David R. Jones
    North Dakota – Past State Deputy Cory J. Badinger
    Nova Scotia – Past State Deputy Errol J. O’Neil
    Ohio – Past State Deputy Paul J. Upman
    Oklahoma – Past State Deputy David A. Roewe
    Ontario – Past State Deputy Arthur J. Peters
    Oregon – Past State Deputy Wayne A. Clemmer
    Prince Edward Island – Past State Deputy Alvin R. Curley
    South Dakota – Past State Deputy Terrence L. Andersen
    Tennessee – Past State Deputy Robert H. Rounsefell
    Vermont – Past State Deputy Florian Wawrzyniak
    Virginia – Past State Deputy Col. William J. McCarthy
    Visayas – Past Visayas Deputy Dionisio R. Esteban Jr.
    Washington – Past State Deputy John M. Wallace
    Wyoming – Past State Deputy Patrick J. Doherty