Grand United Order of Odd Fellows
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows was founded in 1843 in the United States.
There were 108,000 members in 1994.
Peter Ogden, an African-American sailor, obtained the charter for the first lodge of this order from an English Grand Lodge; it was possibly because of the English willingness to admit blacks that the white American order decided to split. The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows continues to this day.
In The Netherlands there are three lodges: