National Order of Cowboy Rangers

This fraternal benefit organization was incoporated in Wyoming in 1914 and paid sick, accident and funreal benefits to its members. In addition to this, the society sought to emulate the true characteristics of the "Great West" by exemplifying the spirit of the men who pioneered the western United States. The society admitted cowboys, ranchmen, businessmen, laborers, professional men and men from all honorable walks of life. A ritual was part of the society's organizational mekuup.
The national structure was called "Supreme Branch"and was located in Denver, Colorado.