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Jun

Richard Bates 1996-1997

Richard Bates Grand Knight 1996-1997 Of the 41 names that appear on the charter for Council 8157 dated June 17, 1982, the most recent of three original members who have served as Grand Knight is that of Dick Bates. He became Grand Knight for the 1996-97 fraternal year at the request of out-going Grand Knight […]

17
Jun

Russell Gully 1994-1996

Russell Gully Grand Knight 1995-1996 Grand Knight 1994-1995 In his second year as Deputy Grand Knight, Russell Gully was in the process of getting prepared to take over council affairs beginning in July 1994. So he was somewhat startled at the March ’94 meeting when Grand Knight Ron Pinkston abruptly announced that he’d taken a […]

17
Jun

Ron Pinkston 1993-1994

Ron Pinkston Grand Knight 1993-1994 Ron Pinkston was our Grand Knight for the 1993/1994 fraternal year. He was a Knight for seven years before he ran for the Grand Knight position; and Council #8157 benefitted from that decision. During the years prior to making the decision to run for Grand Knight, he was not idle. […]