Official Bio of James Oliver Provitt 33º

Was born in Rutludge, Alabama on October 12, 1947. The first born of six children to Oliver and Ell Wee Provitt and was raised in Warren, Ohio where he attended public schools. After graduating from Warren G. Harding High School he received a basketball scholarship to attend Central State University of Ohio, after college he was employed by General Motors Fabricating Plant, Lordstown, Ohio for 33 years as an inspector retiring in 2003.  He is a member of Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church serving as trustee, Warren, Ohio Branch of N.A.A.C.P

He is married to the former Iliene J Anderson. Thy have two sons, Derrick L., Suwannee Georgia, Dana J., Warren, Ohio and “8” grand children’s.

Masonic Affiliation


PM. of King Solomon Lodge No. 87, Warren Ohio

Bezaleel Consistory No. 15 A.A.S.R., Cleveland Ohio

Excelisor No. 39 R.A.M., Youngstown Ohio

Associate Patron Mizpah Chapter No. 66, Warren Ohio, O.E.S.

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