West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 35. PROPERTY OF RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
ARTICLE 4. PROVISIONS REGARDING PARTICULAR FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS.
§35-4-1. Disposition of property of subordinate lodge of Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias or Order of Eagles.
If any subordinate lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Order Knights of Pythias or Fraternal Order of Eagles, in this state, working under the respective jurisdiction of the parent grand lodge of said respective orders, for this state, shall disband, surrender or forfeit its charter and cease to work, all its property, real and personal, shall, immediately upon such disbanding, surrender or forfeiture, vest in the said respective parent grand lodge, having jurisdiction over said subordinate lodge, to be held by that body for the charitable uses of the said respective parent grand lodge, in this state, according to the rules, regulations and policy of the grand lodge concerned, and said respective parent grand lodge is authorized in its corporate name, to sue for and recover such property, real and personal.