- This new society was organized in the
Knights of Columbia hall, Beloit, Wis., June
- 24, 1908, and the certificate of incorporation
was issued by the secretary of state, September, 2, 1908. The
trustees are : President, Most Rev. S. G. MESSMER, D.D.;
Very Rev. Joseph RAINER, V.G.; vice president, Joseph
E. HANZ (the pastor); secretary, Charles RAMSDEN.
The site chosen is at the corner of Hackett and Roosevelt streets,
west side. The treasurer is John MEEHAN.
- [Source: Rock County, Wisconsin:
A new history of it's cities, villages, etc, Vol. I., by
William Fiske Brown (editor-in-chief); ©1908
C. F. Cooper, Chicago, IL; pp. 273-274