Warren A. Cole

Warren Albert Cole (15 November 1889 – 29 December 1968), born in Swansea, Massachusetts, was a businessman and lawyer and is known as the founder of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.wikipedia
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Warren Albert Cole (15 November 1889 – 29 December 1968), born in Swansea, Massachusetts, was a businessman and lawyer and is known as the founder of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.
Lambda Chi Alpha was founded by Warren A. Cole, a law student at Boston University.

B.M.C. Durfee High School

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He attended high school at B.M.C. Durfee High School where he graduated in 1908.

Swansea, Massachusetts

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Warren Albert Cole (15 November 1889 – 29 December 1968), born in Swansea, Massachusetts, was a businessman and lawyer and is known as the founder of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.

List of Lambda Chi Alpha chapters

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During his tenure in office, the Fraternity grew to 53 functioning chapters.
In the early days of the fraternity, founder Warren A. Cole issued charters to so-called picked delegations, groups of correspondents who were interested in forming a fraternity chapter but who had not yet organized themselves.

Boston University

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After graduation, a year of work, and a few weeks as a student at Brown University, Cole entered the law school at Boston University in 1909, where he became a member of the Gamma Eta Gamma law school fraternity.

Fraternities and sororities

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Warren Albert Cole (15 November 1889 – 29 December 1968), born in Swansea, Massachusetts, was a businessman and lawyer and is known as the founder of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.

Brown University

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After graduation, a year of work, and a few weeks as a student at Brown University, Cole entered the law school at Boston University in 1909, where he became a member of the Gamma Eta Gamma law school fraternity. Cole held many different jobs during his lifetime such as store owner, jewelry salesman, an assistant at the Brown University Student Union, member of the Massachusetts Highway Commission, insurance salesman, and as a Pinkerton detective.

Boston University School of Law

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After graduation, a year of work, and a few weeks as a student at Brown University, Cole entered the law school at Boston University in 1909, where he became a member of the Gamma Eta Gamma law school fraternity.

Gamma Eta Gamma

After graduation, a year of work, and a few weeks as a student at Brown University, Cole entered the law school at Boston University in 1909, where he became a member of the Gamma Eta Gamma law school fraternity.

Bachelor of Laws

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Cole graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1912.

World War I

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In addition to holding Lambda Chi Alpha’s highest office, he was the administrative and traveling secretary, and the editor and treasurer of the Purple, Green, and Gold Magazine throughout World War I.

Massachusetts Highway Department

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Cole held many different jobs during his lifetime such as store owner, jewelry salesman, an assistant at the Brown University Student Union, member of the Massachusetts Highway Commission, insurance salesman, and as a Pinkerton detective.

Pinkerton (detective agency)

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Cole held many different jobs during his lifetime such as store owner, jewelry salesman, an assistant at the Brown University Student Union, member of the Massachusetts Highway Commission, insurance salesman, and as a Pinkerton detective.

Loyal Order of Moose

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He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a Grand Chancellor of the Rhode Island Knights of Pythias, a better than 50-year member of the Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, Massachusetts, and a member of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry.

Rhode Island

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He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a Grand Chancellor of the Rhode Island Knights of Pythias, a better than 50-year member of the Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, Massachusetts, and a member of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry.

Knights of Pythias

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He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a Grand Chancellor of the Rhode Island Knights of Pythias, a better than 50-year member of the Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, Massachusetts, and a member of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry.

Masonic lodge

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He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a Grand Chancellor of the Rhode Island Knights of Pythias, a better than 50-year member of the Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, Massachusetts, and a member of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry.

Somerset, Massachusetts

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He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a Grand Chancellor of the Rhode Island Knights of Pythias, a better than 50-year member of the Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, Massachusetts, and a member of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry.

National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry

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He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a Grand Chancellor of the Rhode Island Knights of Pythias, a better than 50-year member of the Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, Massachusetts, and a member of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry.

Boston

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He married his first wife on September 13, 1910 and they lived in Boston, Massachusetts.

Barrington, Rhode Island

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He married Ethalyn Brayton Chace, on August 28, 1919, in Barrington, Rhode Island.

Fall River, Massachusetts

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Cole died on December 29, 1968 in Fall River, Massachusetts and was buried in a family plot at a cemetery in Rehoboth, Massachusetts in January 1969.

Rehoboth, Massachusetts

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Cole died on December 29, 1968 in Fall River, Massachusetts and was buried in a family plot at a cemetery in Rehoboth, Massachusetts in January 1969.