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Most Excellent Past Grand High Priests

Our Grand Chapter is fortunate to have been led by the best of the best, Most Excellent Companions who demonstrated outstanding leadership, creativity, and the ability to show us the best that Capitular Freemasonry could be. Whenever you meet or see one of these Companions, be sure to thank them for their service and hard work. They deserve it!

Listed below are our Most Excellent Past Grand High Priest, the number of the Chapter(s) they were/are members of (when known), and their spouse’s name (if known and when applicable):

1850 William Barton Warren (13 [Kentucky]), Anne
1850 John H. Holton
1851 James van Zant Blaney
1852 Levi Lusk
1853 M. J. Noyes
1854 Louis Watson
1855 Ira A. W. Buck
1856 E. M. M. Clark
1857 James H. Hibbard
1858 Nelson D. Elwood
1859 Nelson D. Elwood
1860 Nelson D. Elwood
1861 William W. Mitchell
1862 James H. Hibbard
1863 Hiram W. Hubbard
1864 Wiley M. Egan
1865 Loyal L. Munn
1866 Orlin H. Miner
1867 George W. Lininger
1868 James H. Miles
1869 John M. Pearson
1870 Augustus A. Murray
1871 James A. Hawley
1872 Asa W. Blakesley
1873 George E. Lounsbury
1874 W. J. A. DeLancey
1875 Haswell C. Clarke
1876 Arthur R. H. Atkins
1877 James C. McMurtry
1878 John D. Hamilton
1879 Samuel W. Waddle
1880 Silas O. Vaughan
1881 John P. Norvell
1882 Samuel Shannon
1883 William L. Orr
1884 &bbsp; John A. Ladd
1885 John O’Neill
1886 George W. Curtiss
1887 P. W. Barclay
1888 Sylvester O. Spring
1889 Joseph E. Dyas
1890 Edward C. Pace
1891 Jacob Krohn
1892 Richard T. Higgins
1893 J. W. Hutchinson
1894 William L. Milligan
1895 George M. Moulton
1896 Frederic C. Winslow
1897 Eugene L. Stoker
1898 William B. Grimes
1899 Nathaniel Bowditch
1900 George W. Warvelle
1901 Charles H. Patton
1902 Alfred A. Whipple
1903 Robert L. McKinley
1904 Leroy A. Goddard
1905 George F. Henthorne
1906 Marcus M. Lord
1907 Monroe C. Crawford
1908 Frederick E. Hoberg
1909 Henry H. Montgomery
1910 John C. Hallenback
1911 Charles C. Davis
1912 William B. Carlock
1913 L. L. Emmerson
1914 Everett R. Turnbull
1915 Harry W. Harvey
1916 James E. Jeffers
1917 Arthur E. Wood
1918 William C. Sommer
1919 Frank Spencer
1920 Andrew D. Webb
1921 Wilber C. Hadley
1922 William A. Eichler
1923 John C. Ferrin
1924 Hiram A. Clevenstine
1925 Andrew J. Schattgen (140), Mary
1926 Willis McFeely (180), Minnie
1927 Charles S. Andrus (1), Geneva
1928 Edward E. Core (225), Oretha
1929 David S. Davidson (201), Jemima
1930 Harry Lincoln Kelly (183), Cora
1931 J. Cyril Begg (160), Anna
1932 Lyman Nelson Thurston (176), Pearl
1933 O. H. Woodworth (163)
1934 William C. Rapp (177), Anna
1935 Clarence L. Wolfe (19), Alta
1936 Richard C. Davenport (165), Elizabeth
1937 Gustav Henry Mueller Myrtle
1938 David Summers Watson (201), Elizabeth
1939 Isaac Newton Tomlinson (21), Mildred
1940 John Y. Olson (202), Jessie
1941 Fred Irving Mills (225), Maude
1942 Thomas Irvin Fullenwider (1), Anna, Camilla
1943 Edward Albert Kuehmstaedt (222), Isabelle
1944 John M. Gregg (100) Viola
1945 Stanley Nichols Wilson (187), Josephine
1946 Louis Herman Schneider (260)
1947 Ernest M. Campbell (38)
1948 Frederick Alexander Thomann (263), Grace
1949 Walter William Taylor (127), Hazel
1950 Robert E. McLoud (1), Hazel
1951 Orville T. Byler
1952 Harry C. Foltz
1953 William H. Stevens
1954 Lorne W. Christian
1955 Ben C. Nead
1956 Lyle R. Melvin
1957 David Manson
1958 Harry F. Freeland
1959 Mark C. Morgan
1960 William E. Crouch
1961 Robert M. Diebold
1962 Benjamin H. Hall
1963 Ralph P. Hornbuckle
1964 Oscar W. Ankarberg
1965 G. Wilbur Bell
1966 Charles W. Bradley
1967 Ralph G. Larsen
1968 W. Robert Travelstead
1969 Harold H. Lundberg
1970 J. Emmerson Miller
1971 James W. Cross
1972 Emil A. Ulbricht
1973 Nelson A. Adams (187), Kathryn
1974 N. Tracy Walker
1975 Lloyd D. Miller
1976 The Rev. Norman Miller
1977 Robert C. Kampmeier
1978 Kenneth L. Olson
1979 Robert E. Fulford (160)
1980 James B. Stoner (253), Judy
1981 Luther R. Smith
1982 John B. “Jack” Hall (25), Margarete
1983 Richard Marshall
1984 William D. Jarrett
1985 P. Scott Monroe
1986 Forrest C. McDaniel
1987 John F. Dow (21), Suzanne
1988 Thomas V. Barnett
1989 James O. Potter (253), Audrey
1990 Glen D. Ballinger (90)
1991 Charles E. Hileman, Jr. (221), Susan
1992 Kenneth W. Smith (59)
1993 Edward E. Derry (25), Sharon
1994 Marvin L. Selock (218), Jule
1995 Ray E. Prather (3), Maryalyce
1996 Chester A. McMullen
1997 Gregory R. Klemm (253), Pat
1998 Everest S. Campbell (93), Anne
1999 James W. Patton (280), Pricilla
2000 William E. Love (207), Dotty
2001 J. Donald Satterlee, Sr. (197), Janet
2002 Bernard M. North (59), Pat
2003 David Paul Miller (206), Georgianna
2004 Franklin Eugene Cline (3), Becky
2005 Frank H. Welter, Sr. (144), Linda Cuerden
2006 Donald L. Sale (197), Cheryl
2007 Bruce W. Rhinehart (38), Janet
2008 Richard E. Yena (207), Phyllis
2009 Joseph H. Santisteban (41)
2010 Charles R. Horwitz (180), Midge
2011 Dale Philip Cyrier (78)
2012 Robert H. Wright (26), Georgianne
2013 Alan M. Hubble (207), Marti
2014 William J. Hussey, Myrna
2015 Sean P. McBride (50)
2016 James M. Tome (52, 14, 281), Debbie

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