October 3, 1884 - March 2, 1954
Founder of the Los Angeles occult school, the Builders of the Adytum (B.O.T.A.), Paul Foster Case also wrote such books as The Book of Tokens, a collection of meditations on the 22 Tarot Keys of the Major Arcana.
He was initiated into the Second Order of the Thoth-Hermes Temple of the Golden Dawn (Alpha et Omega) on May 16, 1920, while in New York.
Initiated: March 22, 1926|
Passed: April 12, 1926
Raised, June 28, 1926
Fairport Lodge No. 476, Fairport, New York.
Affiliated: September 5, 1944
Demitted: June 2, 1953
Hollenbeck Lodge No. 319, Los Angeles
Affiliated: June 2, 1953
Eagle Rock Lodge No. 422, Los Angeles
Source: membership archives of the Grand Lodge, F. & A.M. of California; and an unpublished biography of Case written by the archivist of the Builders of the Adytum.