The Triple X Fraternity organization has a long history as a non-political, non-religious, Fraternity of Armenian Brothers. Formed in 1918 by a group of young Armenian students at Fresno High School. Bringing together Trexmen, along with families and friends, for public service, charitable works, fellowship, and fun. 

Orange County Chapter

The Orange County Chapter was founded on August 31, 1975, in Newport Beach, by seven Los Angeles Chapter Brothers, all of whom held office the first year. Starting with thirty-six members we have grown to over 80 current members dedicated to fraternalism and brotherhood.


The founding members and their offices were
Master – Z. Harry Astor
Junoir Master and Director – Kurken Kazarian
Corresponding Secretary – Haig Jamgotchian
Sergeant at Arms – Ron Krajian
Recording Secretary – Dickran Boranian
Treasurer – George Thomas
Directors – Bob Kazarian, Ed Garakian, and Gary Malazian

Our chapter has five Past Grand Masters
PGM Z. Harry Astor
PGM Haig Jamgotchian
PGM Bob Juskalian
PGM Archie Cholakian
PGM Harold Bazarian


Our 2019-20 Orange County Chapter Officers
Master – Brother Simon Hovakimian
Junior Master – Brother Brent Melkesian
Treasurer – PGM Harold Bazarian
Recording Secretary – Brother Al Adams
Corresponding Secretary – Brother Greg Sanossian
Sergeant at Arms – Brother Terry Hanoian
Past-Master – Brother Robert Oganesian

Board of Directors
Brother George Ampagoomian
Brother Ara Malazian
Brother Wayne Najarian
Brother Don Kazarian
Brother Robert Harutunian
Brother Brian Melkesian

Brother Simon Hovakimian – Master, Orange County Chapter


Armenian American Sports Hall of Fame – established by the Triple X Fraternity
Ararat Home – provide assistance and care facilities for the Armenian community
Armenian Eye Care Institute – make quality eye care accessible in Armenia
Orange County Rescue Mission – provide assistance and independent living guide
Orangewood Home – for abused children, foster and community youth services
Children’s Hospital of OC (CHOC) – provide medical care to children, affiliate of UCI
Western Diocese Parishes · StMary · StJames · StGregory · StPeterHyeCamp
Eastern Diocese B&S · Vemkar