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Richard Edmond Vance Bourdeaux (b. May 28, 1873, d. March 28, 1931)Richard Edmond Vance Bourdeaux (son of Richard Henry Bourdeaux and Sarah Ann "Sallie" Unknown) was born May 28, 1873 in Drew County, AR, and died March 28, 1931 in Drew County, AR.
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R E V Bordeaux listed as "Dictator" of the Monticello Chapter of the Knights of Honor in 1907. An article about the Knights of Honor appeared in the (Monticello) ADVANCE on 17 Dec 1907 and read as follows: "Monticello Lodge, Knights of Honor, was organized in 1878, being thus the 2nd oldest lodge organization in the town. The following were charter members: J A Jackson, J A Owens, W B Thompson, W S Jeter, T H Matthews, L E Hoke, C L McCain, J F Burren, J E Kerr, W H Mullens, W T Wells, Fayette Gabbert, A H Bell, T W Haynes, Eli Rogers, W C Rice, W L Preston, C F Hudspeth, H M Hankins, W E Cole and R C Bennett. The following officers are now serving: R E V Bordeaux, Dictator; Harry M Hankins, Treasurer; J F Koonce, Financial Reporter. The local chapter has 42 members and there is about $75,000. insurance in force." That same day, the ADVANCE also wrote: "Among the insurance orders of this city, the Knights and Ladies of Honor is among the most popular and prosperous. The local chapter, Monticello Lodge # 1760, was organized November 22, 1892 with the following members: W A Brown, W M Robertson, W B Heflin, Leila Heflin, M C Brown, G R Stewart, J B Wilson, A B Stewart, M R Burks, Sallie Bordeaux, John H Hinemon, Hale Robinson, J B Bussey, J E Erwin, T W Loper, R B Leslie, B A Hall and O Evans. The officers at present are Mrs P A Harper, Past Protector; Mrs F L Maneese, Protector; Mrs A B Cooper, Vice Protector; W H McQuiston, Treasurer; W A Brown, Secretary."
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Burial: Unknown, Oakland Cemetery, Drew County, AR.