Maury Clancy

Profile - Maury Clancy

Maurice M. “Maury” Clancy, from Santa Fe, New Mexico and later served Ashie Lodge, San Diego, California, was a member of the National OA Committee. He was most known for his work as an Indian specialist. Maury emphasized the significance of our nation's American Indian culture and worked to encourage the preservation of our American Indian heritage. He received the Orders Distinguished Service Award in 1971 and died December 16, 1974.

In 1975, the Order’s Indian Campership Fund was renamed as “The Maury Clancy Memorial Campership Fund” and today it is known as the “Maury Clancy Indian Campership Fund” to commemorate Maury’s devotion to the American Indian.