If a Child is under age 18:
A Member may propose for Junior Membership any person under the age of 18 years old who is properly related by blood line to any present or former member of the Society. Such a Junior candidate may be admitted without lineage papers to the Society upon approval of the Board of Assistants upon submission of a Junior membership form with a copy of their birth certificate. Such membership may continue until the age of 18 years.
All Junior applications must be accompanied by copy of a birth certificate showing the names of both parents. If the applicant is a grandchild of the proposer, the birth certificates of both the applicant’s parents are also required.
A fee of $100 must accompany this application.
Please note: A Junior member does not automatically become a Regular member when they become 18.
Lineage papers must be submitted for Regular membership.
If a Child is 18 or Older:
Lineage papers must be submitted for Regular Membership and be approved by both the General Society and the New York Society.
An application fee of $150 must accompany this application. A Regular member pays annual dues.
May be applied for at any time with the submission of the application and necessary documents which must be approved by both the General and New York Society. Please note that SOMD membership cannot be applied for if under age 18 unless the candidate is applying for Life Membership.
A fully tax-deductible LIFE membership fee of $2,500 must accompany this application. The sponsor may also choose to pay the Life fee in two equal installments in consecutive years.