-- Loyal Order of Moose for men, founded in 1888 in Louisville, Kentucky; re-organized in 1906 under the leadership of
future U.S. Senator James J. Davis.
-- Women of the Moose, founded in 1913 as an auxiliary organization, now considered an integral unit of the Order.
-- Nonsectarian and nonpolitical.
-- Roughly 2,000 lodges in the United States, Canada, Bermuda and Great Britain, and total membership of nearly
-- Women of the Moose membership exceeds 500,000 in more than 1,600 chapters.
-- International headquarters at Mooseheart, Illinois, USA.