James T. Mullen
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|James T. Mullen|
|Born||30 August 1843|
|Died||6 July 1891(aged 47)|
of the Knights of Columbus
1882 – 1886
|Successor||John J. Phelan|
James T. Mullen (August 30, 1843 – July 6, 1891) was the first Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus from February 2, 1882 to May 17, 1886.
Mullen participated in the Civil War having enlisted in New Haven, Connecticut in Company C of the 9th Regiment, on September 11, 1861, and became a sergeant in the company. He was honorably discharged on December 27, 1862, due to illness.
First supreme knight of the order of Knights of Columbus. He designed the 3 degrees initiation based on the knighthood initiation and was the designer of the Emblem of the Order.(APelletier)
|Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus
1882 – 1886
John J. Phelan
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