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Any woman interested in becoming a member of a Division of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc. should review the qualifications for membership and complete an application for membership.
Qualification for Membership: Any woman sixteen (16) years or older, being a practicing Roman Catholic, who is Irish or of Irish descent through either parent, or who is legally adopted, or who is the wife or mother of a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, or the mother of a member of either the Junior Division of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc., or the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, or a woman of a religious order shall be eligible for membership in this order. Any woman possessing the above qualifications may be admitted to membership with all rights and privileges.
Application for Membership: Applications must be made on the form provided by the National Board. Applications shall be read by the Recording Secretary at a regular or duly organized meeting of the Division. Members present will then ballot by written or voice vote. Applicants will be declared accepted unless one-third (1/3) of the membership who vote cast ballots against the proposed candidate. The proposer shall certify that the applicant is a practicing Roman Catholic and worthy of membership.
Membership applications can be mailed/emailed to Division officers or any member of the LAOH Allegheny County Board.