Past Grand Master Biographies

Past Grand Master’s Biographical Sketches

Biographical Sketches of Our Living Past Grand Masters

Individual Bio’s & Parts of the Document:

In Chronological Order
PGM’s names in black = biographical sketch has been started


Part 1 — Table of Contents

Grand Master’s Preface, Grand Historian’s Preface, Acknowledgments,
PGM Video Interviews, PGMs in Chronological Order, PGMs by Grand Lodge Session

Part 1 – Table of Contents, Preface, and Acknowledgments, Rev 18

Part 2 — 19th Century Past Grand Masters

Part 2-1 – MW Thornton F. McElroy – 1858-1859

Part 2-4 – MW Rev. Daniel Bagley – 1861-1862, Rev 7

Part 2-5 – MW Thomas M. Reed – 1862-1863, 63-64, 66-67 – Under Construction, Rev 4

Part 2-9 – MW William H. Troup – 1869-1870

Part 2-17 – MW Elisha P. Ferry – 1878-1879

Part 2-19 – MW Louis Sohns – 1880-1881

Part 2-36 – MW William H. Upton – 1898-1899, Rev  3(Large Document)

Part 3 — 1st Half of the 20th Century Past Grand Masters

Part 3-43 – MW Abraham Lincoln Miller – 1905-1906

Part 3-70 – MW John M. Roberts – 1932-1933, Rev 2 C6

Part 3-87 – MW Henry Charles Heal – 1949-1950

Part 4 — 2nd Half of the 20th Century Past Grand Masters

Part 4-93 – MW Ronald W. Meier – 1955-56

Part 4-108 – MW Wayne J. Deming – 1970-1971, Rev 2 C6

Part 4-109 – MW Milton Verne Poe – 1971-1972

Part 4-110 – MW Bill P. Horn – 1972-1973

Part 4-111 – MW Thomas H. Craig – 1973-74

Part 4-112 – MW Clyde B. Mix – 1974-1975

Part 4-113 – MW Alden H. Jones – 1975-1976

Part 4-114 – MW Fred S. Sandoz – 1976-1977

Part 4-115 – MW James O. Wood – 1977-1978, Rev 2 C6

Part 4-116 – MW Elmer LeRoy “Roy” Foss – 1978-1979, Rev 3 C6

Part 4-117 – MW Toby Johnsen – 1979-1980, Rev 2 C46

Part 4-118 – MW Wayne A. Sparger – 1980-1981

Part 4-119 – MW Herbert M. Edman – 1981-1982

Part 4-120 – MW George R. Bordewick – 1982-1983

Part 4-121 – MW C. Donald Brons – 1983-1984

Part 4-122 – MW Matt Martin – 1984-1985, Rev 2 C6

Part 4-123 – MW Warren J. Bud Gilbert Jr. – 1985-1986, Rev 2 C6

Part 4-124 – MW Jefferson J. Ensworth – 1986-1987

Part 4-125 – MW Marks E. Ewing – 1987-1988

Part 4-126 – MW Harold E. Tucker  1988-1989, Rev 3 C6

Part 4-127 – MW William R. Miller – 1989-1990, Rev 3 C6

Part 4-128 – MW Dr. Sidney Kase – 1990-91

Part 4-129 – MW James R. Vannice – 1991-1992, Rev 2 C6

Part 4-130 – MW George T. Leslie – 1992-1993

Part 4-131 – MW Kenneth S. Robinson – 1993-1994, Rev 4 C6

Part 4-132 – MW Milton R. Benson – 1994-1995

Part 4-133 – MW  G. Preston Stedman – 1995-1996

Part 4-134 – MW George W. Jurgich – 1996-1997

Part 4-135 – MW Thomas C. Ehlers – 1997-1998

Part 4-136 – MW Carl B. Smith – 1998-1999, Rev C6

Part 4-137 – MW Bill R. Wood – 1999-2000, Rev 2

Part 5 — 21st Century Past Grand Masters

Part 5-138 – MW Richard A. Mecartea – 2000-2001, Rev 3 C6

Part 5-139 – MW Robert L. Van Zee – 2001-2002, Rev 3 C6

Part 5-140 – MW James N. Reid Jr. – 2002-2003, Rev 3

Part 5-141 – MW John D. McNab – 2003-2004, Rev 2

Part 5-142 – MW Satoru Tashiro – 2004-2005, Rev 2

Part 5-143 – MW Alvin W. Jorgensen – 2005-2006, Rev 3

Part 5-144 – MW Charles W. McQuery – 2006-2007, Rev 2

Part 5-145 – MW Wayne I. Smith – 2007-2008, Rev 3

Part 5-146 – MW Douglas E. Tucker – 2008-2009, Rev 3

Part 5-147 – MW Gale H. Kenney – 2009-2010, Rev 5 CC

Part 5-148 – MW G. Santy Lascano – 2010-2011, Rev 3

Part 5-149 – MW Michael L. Sanders – 2011-2012 – Future

Part 5-150 – MW Dean W. Heinemann – 2012-2013 – Future

Part 6 — Honorary Past Grand Masters

Part 6 – Honorary Past Grand Masters, Rev 9

Part 7 — Miscellaneous History

Part 7 – Miscellaneous History, Rev 5

Part 8 — Bibliography

Part 8 – Bibliography, Rev 11