Biloxi Knights of Columbus Council 1244 honors Steinwinder

July 14, 2014 

Biloxi Knights of Columbus Council 1244 honored Harry Lee Steinwinder, who was born in Biloxi, educated at Sacred Heart Academy and Biloxi High School. He also attended seminary at St. Benedict in Louisiana for two years. After his military service that lasted for seven years, he returned to Biloxi and opened his barber shop in West Biloxi called Harry's. He was a founding member of St. Louis' parish in East Biloxi and is a Eucharistic Minister at Blessed Francis Xavier Church. He has been a member of the Council 1244 for more than 50 years and served as its financial secretary for the last 44 years. This is the longest office held in the organization within Mississippi. He has been active in the Shrimp Bowls, the Tootsie Roll Drive, Christmas Baskets, bowling tournaments and state conventions.

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