Templars of Honor and Temperance
Templars of Honor and Temperance originates in the U.S.A. In 1840, six craftsmen of Baltimore organised what was to become a temperance revivalist movement. A more strictly organised society, the Order of Sons of Temperance, was established in 1842. No 1. On 5 December 1845, the first officers were installed and that day is recorded as the birthday of the Temple of Honour. In 1938, at the Order’s 92nd annual meeting, it was decided to arrange for the transfer of the Supreme Body to Scandinavia because of the decreasing activities in the U.S.A. and the prospering situation in all Scandinavia. The Order ceased to exist in the U.S.A. a short time after World War II.