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Count= 175
  
KwameAcquaahNoYesNo
  
JohnA.AnagnostisYesNo
  
MickeyAnderNoYesNo
  
SamuelT.AtkinsonNoYesNo
  
RichardB.BaldwinNoYesNo
  
AlvyE.BartholomewYes1963-19641963Yes
  
PaulM.BesselNoYesNo
  
FrederickLawrenceBloomNoYesNo
Mountain City Lodge No. 67 Lexington, VA.
  
DouglasT.BoyntonYes2006YesYes
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WilliamA.BrownYesNo
  
WilliamM.BrownYes1959Yes
  
JoelThomasBundyYes2019YesNo
  
JeffreyG.BurchamYes20011998YesNo
  
EdwardR.Burton, Sr.Yes2000NoYes
  
EdwardHermanCannYesYesYes
Grand Master of Masons in Virginia 1962. Member of Fredericksburg No. 4, often spoke on Fredericksburg Masonry. Namesake of Edward Herman Cann Daylight Lodge No. 1752 in Fredericksburg.
  
EdwinR.Carpenter Jr.NoYesNo
  
JamesRoyalCaseNoYesNo
Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of Connecticut.
Grand Historian of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Connecticut.

JAMES ROYAL CASE is a product of the United States Army. He served in uniform from 1912 to 1954, and through both World Wars. He retired with the rank of colonel. His primary interest has been in teaching. For several years he taught at Hampton Institute and the Vocational Training School at Fort Eustis in Virginia. He affiliated with Army and Navy Lodge No. 306 while in Virginia and served in several stations, including that of Senior Warden. So, he's no stranger to Virginia and the ways of Virginians. He was born in Connecticut on November 28, 1894. He received the B.S. degree from what is now the University of Connecticut. From Teachers College in New York City he received the M.S. degree. He is a member of Epsilon Sigma Phi. When he decided to "retire" he was on the faculty of the University of Connecticut. His writings are legendary. As Grand Historian of both the Grand Lodge and Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Connecticut, he has written volumes in the history of Freemasonry in the Nutmeg State. His articles have been widely read in numerous Masonic publications. And he's also a genealogist. He was raised in Uriel Lodge No. 24, Merrow, Connecticut, on April 15, 1916, and is one of its Honorary Members. He's also a Past Master and an Honorary Member of the only surviving Military Lodge warranted during the American Revolution, American Union No. 1 of Marietta, Ohio. He's a 33 Scottish Rite Mason. He belongs to the Royal Arch, Shrine, Council, Commandery, and the Allied Masonic Degrees. He is Vice Abbot of the Society of Blue Friars, having been the 1956 selection. He is a Fellow of the Philalethes Society. He has received Masonic medals from Connecticut, Nova Scotia, New Hampshire, Vermont, the General Grand Chapter, and the Grand Encampment. He is the only living Freemason to have a medal named in his honor - The James Royal Case Medal of Excellence of the Masonic Research Lodge of Connecticut.
  
LyleScottCassellNoYesNo
  
FrederickF.CazenaveNoNoNo
Past Master Great Bridge No. 257.
District Deputy Grand High Priest of 2nd Capitular District.
  
ShelbyL.ChandlerNoYesNo
Secretary of George Washington Lodge of Research No. 1732.
  
RalphMichaelClarkNoYesNo
Past Master Ocean View No. 335
Past District Deputy Grand Master 35B
Past District Educational Officer
Regional Provost
  
DavidP.CliftonNoYesNo
Joppa Lodge No. 40
District Educational Officer District 15A.
  
RobertL.CliftonNoYesNo
Tuckahoe Lodge No. 347.
  
CabellF.CobbsYes19951993Yes
  
SamuelL.CochranYesYesNo
  
RobertC.CoeYes1979Yes
  
EdmundM.CohenNoYesNo
  
RobertR.CollinsNoYesNo
  
JayL.CotnerYes1999YesNo
  
W.KirkCradyYesYesNo
  
GlennCrossNoYesNo
  
RichardH.CurtisNoYesNo
Past Master of Good Samaritan Lodge, Massachusetts.

Editor of The Northern Light, the official publication of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the Scottish Rite.
  
ChrisDainsNoYesNo
  
ClarenceA.DainsYes19841999NoYes
  
StephenDanielNoYesNo
  
ThomasDavisNoYesNo
Past Professor of History at Virginia Military Institute (VMI).
  
L.DouglasDelanoYes1980NoYes
  
HarlessT.Dobbins Jr.Yes2017NoNo
  
ChristopherWinstonDouglasYesYesNohttp://www.researchlodge.org/Photos/Don%20DeMolay.jpg
Wor. Chris Douglas was raised in Charles T. Morton Lodge No. 232 in Norfolk in 1987, and served as Worshipful Master in 1996. He joined Virginia Research Lodge in 1994 and has presented research papers here and in other Lodges. He affiliated with Ocean View Lodge No. 335 in Norfolk, serving as Worshipful Master in 2012.

He has been a Lodge Educational Officer and a Lodge Instructor of Work. He is currently the webmaster for Virginia Research and other Masonic Lodges and bodies.

He was elected Junior Deacon for 2020.
  
FrankS.Duling, Jr.Yes1983NoYes
  
G.BernardDunganYes2005NoNo
  
TomEgglestonNoYesNo
Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Iowa.
  
GilbertMichaelElchingerNoYesNo
Past Master Corinthian Lodge in Concord, Massachusetts.
Westhampton No. 302.
  
RogerM.FirestoneNoYesNo
  
HerbertA.FisherYes19761996NoYes
  
RichardE.FletcherNoYesNo
Past Grand Master of Vermont.
Former Executive Secretary of the Masonic Service Association.
Established the Masonic Information Center.
  
CharlesM.FlintoffYes1972-1973Yes
  
MarvinE.FowlerNoYesNo
Past Grand Master of the District of Columbia
Past Grand Master, Grand Encampment of the Knights Templar
  
GeorgeH. T.FrenchNoYesNo
  
JosephP.GardnerYesNo
  
ArchieB.GayYes1968-19691963NoYes
  
JosephS.GordonNoYesNo
  
PeterJ.GordonYes2011No
  
CliffordC.Grotz, Jr.Yes2002No
  
DennisM.HaasNoYesNo
  
RobertM.HallNoYesNo
Past Master Woodland Heights No. 345.
Past District Deputy Grand Master 1978 for District 15B.
Resident of the Masonic Home, Chief Instructor of Home Ritual Class.
  
RalphL.HaltquistNoYesYes
  
AndrewU.HammerNoNoNo
Past Master of Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22.
  
WilliamT.HargroveNoYesNo
Past Grand Commander 2012 Knights Templar of Virginia
  
J.HamptonHarleyNoYesNo
  
WalterJ.HarmonNoYesNo
King Karnak
  
ClaudeHarrisonHarrisNoYesNo
  
RobertE.Harris, Sr.NoYesNo
Nehemiah Lodge No. 26.
Past Grand Master 1980-1982, Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia.
Right Worshipful Grand Secretary 1996 - 2000, MWPHGLVA.
  
JackieLeeHarrisonYes2009YesNo
Past Master and Secretary Victory Daylight Lodge No. 1778.
District Deputy Grand Master in 2002 District 35B.
  
HerbertMauriceHartloveNoYesYes
Brother Herbert M. Hartlove was elected Junior Deacon of Virginia Research Lodge No. 1777 in 1992, he advanced through the chairs and was serving as Senior Warden in 1995 when he laid down his working tools on April 2nd, falling short of serving as Worshipful Master by a few months.

He served as Worshipful Master of Washington Lafayette Lodge No. 176 in 1984, and Blackwater Lodge No. 134 in 1985 and 1986. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 31st Masonic District in 1993.

His other Masonic affiliations included 1982, president, Portsmouth Chapter N(NU)352 National Sojourners; 1983, commander, Gosport Camp, Heroes of '76; 1984, worshipful master, Washington Lafayette Lodge No. 176 AF & AM; 1984, worshipful master, Blackwater Lodge No. 134, AF & AM; 1985 and 1986, founder, excellent chief, Emerald Isle Council Knight Masons of America; 1986, royal patron, Cavalier Court No. 6 OOA; 1986-87, high priest, Port Norfolk Chapter No. 36 RAC of Virginia; 1987-88, watchman of Shepherds Tidewater Shrine No. 4; 1988, wise master of Rose Croix Scottish Rite; 1989-90, commander, Portsmouth Commandry No. 5; 1989, sovereign master of Charles Flintoff Council No. 198, AMD; 1990, associate regent SYRC; 1992, district deputy grand master of the 31st Masonic District; 1993, worshipful master, Ivor Lodge No. 291 AF & AM; 1993, master of Kadosh of Portsmouth Consistory, SR; 1993, acting high priest, Wilbur A. Spain RAC No. 84; 1993-94, high priest, Wilbur A. Spain RAC No. 84; and 1994, worshipful master, Ivor Lodge No. 291.

He was a senior warden of Virginia Research Lodge No. 1777 and would have been master in December of this year. He also had been a member of Purdie Lodge No. 170, Knights Preceptor, White Shrine No. 2, Virginia Research Lodge No. 1753, California Research Lodge No. 2475, Missouri Lodge of Research, Walter Meier Research Lodge No. 281, Maine Lodge of Research, Holy Land Lodge No. 50, Pitman Masonic Club, Ark Mariners Lodge No. 1, Masters Wardens & Deacons Portsmouth, Enoch Chapter No. 5, RAC, Grand College of Rites, Masonic Order of Bath (AMD), Order of Corks (AMD), Robert Livingston Order No. 90, York Rites College No. 95, Royal Order of Scotland, King Darius Council No. 17, Virginia College SRICF and Khedive Temple AAONMS. He also served as secretary of Q.C.C.C. Herbert belonged to Eastern Star No. 78 and Gloria Chapter No. 155. He was a member of Bunker Hill No. 9 and the Confederate Sons of the Civil War.
  
WilliamR.HeltzelNoYesNo
Past Master of Richmond Lodge No. 10.
  
BenjaminF.HillNoYesNo
Grand Commander of Knights Templar of Virginia 2019.
  
JamesNoahHillmanYes1950-1958Yes
  
NelvilleM.HindmanYes1986Yes
  
KeithA.HinermanYes1992YesNo
  
NormanHoffNoYesNo
  
MalcolmR.Holley Jr.Yes2013NoYes
  
J.LinwoodHollowayYes1982Yes
  
KennethH/HooleyNoYesNo
  
ClydeL.HottNoYesNo
Westhampton Lodge No. 302.
  
A.J.HughesNoYesNo
  
RobertStanleyHughes, Jr.YesNo
  
LloydUlrichJeffersonYes19981993YesYes
  
WilliamMumfordJohnsonNoYesNo
Mt. Wor. Johnson was a member of Poquoson Lodge No. 49. He served as Grand Master of Masons in Virginia in 1983 and was on the Grand Lodge's Long Range Planning Committee. He passed in 2006.
  
MichaelD.JohnstoneNoYesNo
  
DouglasL.JordanYesNo
  
LeonardMitchelKilianYes2004Yes
  
NelsonKingYes2000YesYes
  
HenryG.LawNoYesNo
Past Grand Master of Delaware.
  
E.RobinsonLeeYes19911995YesYes
  
SeymourJonasLevyYes1974-19751968Yes
  
H.R. "Ray"LindquistNoYesNo
Westhampton Lodge No. 302.
  
BaldwinG.Locher, Jr.Yes2003YesNo
  
JamesLoudermilkNoYesNo
  
W.KirkMacNultyNoYesNo
  
JerryMarsengillNoYesNo
  
FredGarrisonMartin, IIINoYesNo
  
LewisA.Martin, Jr.Yes1999NoYes
  
ThomasF.MayYesNo
  
DonaldLeoMcAndrewsNoNoNo
Past Grand High Priest of Royal Arch Masons of Virginia.
  
WalterM.McCrackenYes1981Yes
  
RichardT.McGrathYes1994No
  
JohnP.McIntyreNoYesNo
  
WallaceEdmundMcLeodYesYesNo
Wallace served as Worshipful Master of Mispah Lodge No. 572, Toronto, Canada, in 1969. In 1983 he became the only North American to serve as Master of Quatour Coronati Lodge No. 2076, London, England. In between he served as a Grand Senior Warden of the Grand Lodge of Canada, on its Board of General Purposes, and its Educational Committee. He's a Royal Arch Mason and an Honorary Member of several Lodges. In 1983 he was the Anson Jones Lecturer for the Texas Lodge of Research (we had "signed him up" before then). He was the 1984 choice for membership in the Society of Blue Friars. He was born in Toronto, Canada, on May 30, 1931. In 1957 he married Elizabeth Marion Staples. They have three sons and one daughter. He studied archaeology in Greece during the late 1950s. He received his B.A. from Toronto in 1953; his A.M. in 1954 from Harvard; and his Ph.D., also from Harvard, in 1966. He has taught in several colleges. He is a professor of Classical Languages at the University of Toronto. Wallace has written many items on archaeology. Masonically his writings include: The Sufferings of John Coustos; Whence Come We; Beyond the Pillars; and contributions to Meeting the Challenge; plus numerous articles for Masonic publications. In addition to those noted above, he is a member of The Philalethes Society and the Masonic Brother-hood of the Blue Forget-Me-Not. He is listed in Who Is Who In Freemasonry.
  
DouglasM.MessimerNoYesNo
Past Master 1981 Tuckahoe Lodge No. 347.
Past District Educational Officer District 15C.
  
MarshallH.MessimerNoYesNo
Past Master 2008 Tuckahoe Lodge No. 347.
  
G.WilliamMillerNoYesNo
  
GeorgeL.MillerNoYesNo
  
JonathanMarkMillsNoYesNo
Past Master of James Noah Hillman Research Lodge No. 1883.
  
StewartWilsonMinerYes197719901999YesYes
Grand Master of Masons 1974.
  
ErnestM.MooreYes1978Yes
  
BrentMorrisNoYesNo
  
W.MartinMyersNoYesNo
District Educational Officer Masonic District 15A.
  
PaulS.NewhallYes2008No
  
SeanO’NeillNoYesNo
  
BernardL.Odenthal Jr.Yes1975NoYes
  
GeorgeA.PageYes1996NoYes
  
JohnM.ParrishNoYesNo
George Washington Lodge of Research No. 1732
  
RogerW.PeakNoYesNo
  
FreddieEdwardPearsonNoYesNo
DDGM for District 29 for 2017.
  
TorbenHostPedersenYes2015NoNo
  
WilliamFranklinPerdueYesNo
  
HarlanE.Phelps, Jr.Yes1993NoYes
  
CharlesW.PlummerNoYesNo
  
MichaelPobatNoYesNo
  
EdmundD.PotterNoYesNo
Professor at James Madison University.
  
FrancisGaryPowersNoYesNo
Son of Francis Gary Powers U-2 Pilot.
  
FlorenQuickNoYesNo
  
JoelD.Ratliff Sr.Yes2016NoNo
  
JohnRichardRawlsNoYesNo
Past Master of Poquoson Lodge No. 49 and William J. McMahon Lodge No. 303.

Past District Deputy Grand Master, District 14, 2016.

District Instructor of Work, District 14.

Retired from NASA in 2008 with 37 years of service.
  
HughM.ReidYes1960Yes
  
SteveA.RidgewayNoYesNo
  
AllenE.RobertsYes1966-196719901963NoYes
  
DonaldM.RobeyYes1991YesNo
Most Worshipful Brother Robey was born on August 4, 1933. In 1952 he married Doris Durrett. They have one son. He is en electrical project engineer, and is a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia. Don served as Grand Master of Masons in Virginia in 1987. He is a Past Master of Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22; a Past District Deputy Grand Master; and a Past District Instructor of Work. He is a Royal Arch Mason, a member of the Commandery, and the Scottish Rite. He is also a member of the Royal Order of Scotland, The Philalethes Society and has written article for its magazine, the Masonic Brotherhood of the Blue Forget-Me-Not, and an Honorary Member of the Virginia Craftsmen. He is listed in Who Is Who In Freemasonry. He was named a Fellow of Virginia Research Lodge No. 1777 in 1991.
  
JohnJ.RobinsonNo1991NoYes
  
JulianC.RodenYes1970-1971Yes
  
DerrickSandersNoYesNo
  
CharlesS.SarbaughYes19941996NoNo
  
WarrenW.SchmidYes2012NoNo
  
EdwardR.SchmidtYes1988Yes
  
BirleyD.SchoenNoYesNo
  
AlexandriaScottish RiteNoYesNo
  
JohnShroederNoYesNo
  
RobertE.SimpsonYes19891991YesNo
Past Master Widow's Sons' Lodge No. 60 Charlottesville, VA.
District Deputy Grand Master.
  
CarlL.SitterYes1997Yes
  
DwightL.SmithNoYesNo
It was in Pennville Lodge No. 212, F. & A.M., Indiana, that Dwight L. Smith first saw the light of Freemasonry. That was in 1934, the year he married Adalene. In the same year he transferred his membership to Salem Lodge No. 21. Three years later he became its Worshipful Master.

In 1945, he was elected Grand Master of Masons in Indiana. His term ended in 1946, and a year later he became the 16th Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge. He served in this capacity until January 31, 1979. His excellence in this capacity was recognized by the Conference of Grand Secretaries. He was chosen as its Secretary-Treasurer in 1954. He held this office until he resigned in 1976 — except for 1969 when he served it as its President.

For 31 years Dwight edited the Indiana Freemason, making it one of the foremost Masonic publications in the world. His ability was widely recognized and he became one of the most widely quoted Masonic authorities in the country.

Among his writing are found: Whither Are We Traveling?; Why This Confusion in the Temple?; Goodly Heritage, the history of Freemasonry in Indiana; Look Well, a guide for Senior Wardens; One Small Candle; and several historical plays.

His writing earned him election as a Fellow of the Philalethes Society, and in 1973 he was awarded its Certificate of Literature. In 1979 he was elected to a three year term as President of this Society. His writings also earned him membership in the coveted Society of Blue Friars (Masonic authors) and he is now its Grand Abbot.

In 1931, Dwight received his A.B. degree from Indiana University, where he received his professional journalism training. Newspaper work followed, preparing him for the work he would later do for Freemasonry.

His awards for his service to Freemasonry are many and include: The James Royal Case Medal of Excellence; the Henry Price Medal of Massachusetts; the Josiah Hayden Drummond Medal of Maine; the Caleb B. Smith Medal of Honor of Indiana; the Daniel Coxe Medal of New Jersey; the first Honor Award of the General Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters, International; the Virginia Craftsmen Distinguished Service Medal; membership in the Masonic Brotherhood of the Blue Forget-Me-Not; an Anson Jones Lecturer of the Texas Lodge of Research; and a Special Commendation of Virginia Research Lodge No. 1777, A.F. & A.M.
  
EdwardSmithNoYesNo
  
A.DouglasSmith, Jr.Yes1962NoYes
  
RussellSnodgrassNoYesNo
Past Grand High Priest of Royal Arch Masons in Virgnia
  
RaheySolomonNoNo
  
GordonH.Sprigg, Jr.Yes2010No
  
RobertD.SpringerYesNo
  
RaymondD.SteeleYes2018NoNo
  
GeorgeD.StevensYes1985No
  
ErskineStewartYes1992Yes
  
JohnPowersStokesYes1961Yes
  
KyleM.StricklandNoYesNo
Past Master of Lake Drummond No. 178
  
J.CorbettTaltonNoYesNo
Past Master Lodge of Strict Observance No. 207, now Westhampton No. 302.
Past member Grand Lodge Committee on Work.
  
GeorgeW. "Bill"Thomas, Jr.YesYesNo
Past Master of Mason's Hall No. 1785 for 2018.
  
DanielJ.ThompsonYes2007YesNo
  
DanielWilsonThompsonNoYesNo
  
RichardK.ThompsonNoYesNo
  
StormyThorsonYesYesNo
Past Master Charles T. Morton No. 232
Past District Deputy Grand Master District 35B
Past District Educational Officer 35B
Grand Lodge Committee on Arrangements
  
ThomasP.TignorYesYesYes
Served as Junior Warden in 1993, passed while in office.

Was Past Master of a Lodge, unable to verify which Lodge.

Was Grand Secretary of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter from 1986 to 1993 but did not serve as Grand High Priest.
  
NelsonC.Trinkle, Sr.YesYesNo
Past Master Washington and Henry Lodge No. 344
District Deputy Grand Master 2003 Masonic District 15C.
  
CatlinE.TylerNoYesNo
  
BruceL.Van BurenNoYesNo
  
ThomasLeeVarnerNoYesNo
  
BlairViaYes1995Yes
  
C.RichardWalkNoYesNo
  
JerryM.Walters, Jr.Yes2014NoYes
  
WilliamThomasWatkinsNoYesYes
Mt. Wor. Watkins was Grand Master in 1970. He was raise in Mercer Lodge No. 160, Bluefield, West Virginia. He passed in 1992.
  
ThomasE.WeirNoYesNo
Most Excellent Weir was a Past Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter of Maryland.
  
MichaelD.WeisbergNoYesNo
  
JosephP.WestfallNoYesNo
  
ClarenceE.WhitleyYes1998YesNo
  
PhillipV.WhitleyYes1987Yes
  
RobertClaiborneWilsonYesYesNo
Past Grand High Priest of Virginia
  
CarlF.WoodYes1965Yes
  
GeorgeB.YeatesYes19901991YesYes