Grand Secretaries

Our Grand Secretaries
Complied, collated and formatted by:
V\W\ Richard S. “Bud” Cook III
Grand Historian, 2012-2013

Individual Biographical Sketches:
00 – Table of Contents, Grand Secretaries – Under Construction, Rev 4
1st Grand Secretary – MW Thomas M. Reed, 1858-1862, 1865-1866, 1867-1905, Rev 2
2nd Grand Secretary – MW Thornton F. McElroy, 1862-1863
3rd Grand Secretary – RW Elwood Evans, 1863-1865 – In Work
4th Grand Secretary – RW William H. Wood, 1866-1867 – In Work
5th Grand Secretary – MW Horace W. Tyler, 1905-1944, Rev 2
6th Grand Secretary – MW John I. Preissner, 1944-1960 – In Work
7th Grand Secretary – RW Daniel T. Simmons, 1960-1967 – In Work
8th Grand Secretary – MW Edward L. Bennett, 1967-1987 – In Work
9th Grand Secretary – RW Walberg Tonstad, 1987-1994 – In Work
10th Grand Secretary – RW John D. Keliher, 1994-2001 – Future
11th Grand Secretary – RW David P. Owen, 2001-Present – Future
Assistant Grand Secretaries Biographical Sketches – Under Construction, Rev 4