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Shelby L Olvey

District H – Columbus #10, Hacker #34, Versailles #113, Bloomington #127, Greene County #170
Cell Phone: (812) 220-1100 Birthday: August 3, 1941


I, Shelby Lewis Olvey, was born August 3,1941 in Phoenix, Arizona. Firstborn of eight to Lawrence Egbert and Clara Inez Olvey. Brought up in Greensburg Indiana till the Seventh
Grade, then moved to a farm just West of Milford Indiana. There to finish Grade School at Noble Township, and from Waldron High School. After graduation, I joined the U. S. Army:

  • Ft Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • Ft Gordon, Georgia
  • Ft Belvior, Virginia
  • 1st Calvary Division, Korea
  • Ft Hamilton, New York
  • Ft Benjamin Harrison, Indiana
  • Heilbronn Barracks, Germany

Along the way I married, (55 years ago) a little red haired girl ~ Lady Ida. So far, we’ve raised 4 children, Jonathan, Martin, Laura, and Aaron. Plus one grand child, Amanda.

My Masonic memberships commenced back in September of 1970:

St Johns’ Lodge # 20 F & A M
Columbus, Ind
W Master 1977
Mount Moriah Lodge #145 F & A M
Jamestown, NY
Carlisle Lodge #3 F & A M
Carlisle, Ind
W Master 2010
Sec’y 1994~2004 & 2011~Present
Columbus Chapter # 10 R A M
Columbus, Ind
High Priest 1979
Western Sun Chapter #67 R A M
Jamestown, NY
Capt of the Host 1984
Greene County Chapter #170 R A M
Bloomfield Ind
Charter Member
HP 2014-15
John B Grove Council #54 R & S M
Columbus, Ind
Prin Con Work 1979
Greene County Council #115 R & S M
Bloomfield, Ind
Charter Member
Chaplin 2015-2016
Super Excellent Master Degree
Columbus, Ind
Sept 25,1976
Columbus Commandery #14 KT
Columbus, Ind
Senior Warden 1979
Jamestown Commandery #61 KT
Jamestown, NY
Junior Warden 1984
Columbus DeMolay
Columbus, Ind
Advisory Board
Marvin L. Isley York Rite College #129
Shelbyville, Ind
Life Member