Mosaic Templars of America

November 18, 1924

Chester Bush—who had succeeded his father, John E. Bush, a former slave who was co-founder of the hugely successful African-American fraternal organization the Mosaic Templars of America—died. John E. Bush had served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the organization and, following his death, was succeeded in the position first by his son Chester and then, after Chester’s death, by his son Aldridge. (more)