Theodore C. Hoyt Jr.






Section L. Lot 485

A son of Edson D. and Agnes Henderson Hoyt, Theodore C. Hoyt Jr., was notable for his Masonic and business activities. He was born March 5, 1900, in Sabula, Clearfield County. In 1920, he came to Indiana, where he managed Murray’s Drying & Cleaning Company. He was also co-owner and operator of Douglass Studio and, later, manager of the Indiana County Thrift Corporation. Hoyt was associated with the Prothonotary’s office of Indiana County.
Theodore Hoyt was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Indiana. He devoted much of his time to Masonic endeavors. He was a past master and treasurer of Indiana Lodge 313, F & AM; a member of the William S. Daugherty Royal Arch Chapter 313; secretary of the Indiana County Coudersport Consistory Club. He was also active with Masonic groups outside of Indiana, including the Kittanning Council 52 R & SM of Pennsylvania; the Tancred Commandery 48 K.T. of Pittsburgh; and the Coudersport Consistory. He served as Past Most Wise Master of Chapter of Rose Croix 18th Degree and was an honorary member of the 33rd degree of Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the Supreme Council.
He was married to Zola Mansfield Hoyt, who taught English at Marion Center High School. She died in 1951 and is buried in Oakland Cemetery. Theodore Hoyt died on April 27, 1978, in Indiana, and was survived by his second wife, Irene Kinter Hoyt, and brother Emmet.

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