GMs ages
Home Up

 

DC GL Grand Masters      
counting each man once, regardless of non-consecutive terms
# Name of DC Grand Master Years Served as GM yr born yr 1st GM age GM
1 Valentine Reintzel 1811 1761 1811 50
2 Alexander McCormick 1812-1813 1812  
3 Amos Alexander 1814, 1817 1760 1814 54
4 John Davidson 1815-1816 1815  
5 Daniel Kurtz 1818-1819 1784 1818 34
6 William Hewitt 1820-1821, 1828-1829 1820  
7 William W. Seaton 1822-1824 1785 1822 37
8 Samuel Burch 1825   1825  
9 John N. Moulder 1826-1827, 1830-1832, 1838 1792 1826 34
10 Roger C. Weightman 1833 1787 1833 46
11 Clement T. Coote 1834   1834  
12 William W. Billing 1835-1837 1801 1835 34
13 Marmaduke Dove 1839 1776 1839 63
14 Robert Keyworth 1840-1841, 1843 1795 1840 45
15 John Mason, Jr. 1842 1797 1842 45
16 William M. Ellis 1844 1806 1844 38
17 William B. Magruder 1845-1846, 1854 1810 1845 35
18 Benjamin B. French 1847-1853, 1868 1800 1847 47
19 Charles S. Frailey 1855-1856 1803 1855 52
20 George C. Whiting 1857-1861, 1865-1867 1816 1857 41
21 Charles F. Stansbury 1862, 1871-1874 1862  
22 Yelverton P. Page 1863 1823 1863 40
23 Jazmes E.F. Holmead 1864 1835 1864 29
24 Robert B. Donaldson 1869-1870 1826 1869 43
25 Isaac L. Johnson 1875-1876 1837 1875 38
26 Eldred G. Davis 1877-1878 1837 1877 40
27 Horace A. Whitney 1879 1841 1879 38
28 Joseph S. McCoy 1880 1839 1880 41
29 Noble D. Larner 1881-1882 1830 1881 51
30 Edward H. Chamberlin 1883 1842 1883 41
31 Myron M. Parker 1884-1885 1843 1884 41
32 Thomas P. Chiffelle 1886 1816 1886 70
33 Jose M. Yznaga 1887 1840 1887 47
34 Jesse W. Lee, Jr. 1888 1833 1888 55
35 Harrison Dingman 1889 1840 1889 49
36 James A. Sample 1890 1844 1890 46
37 Thomas F. Gibbs 1891 1837 1891 54
38 Frederick G. Alexander 1892 1853 1892 39
39 L. Cabell Williamson 1893 1853 1893 40
40 Henry S. Merrill 1894 1843 1894 51
41 David G. Dixon 1895   1895  
42 George W. Baird 1896 1843 1896 53
43 Matthew Trimble 1897 1842 1897 55
44 Samuel C. Palmer 1898 1839 1898 59
45 John H. Small, Jr. 1899 1855 1899 44
46 William G. Henderson 1900 1852 1900 48
47 Harry Standiford 1901 1858 1901 43
48 Malcolm Seaton 1902 1829 1902 73
49 George H. Walker 1903 1851 1903 52
50 James A. Wetmore 1904 1863 1904 41
51 Lurtin R. Ginn 1905 1860 1905 45
52 Walter A. Brown 1906 1866 1906 40
53 Francis J. Woodman 1907 1851 1907 56
54 Augustus B. Coolidge 1908 1857 1908 51
55 Henry K. Simpson 1909 1851 1909 58
56 George C. Ober 1910 1860 1910 50
57 J. Claude Keiper 1911 1870 1911 41
58 Ben W. Murch 1912 1858 1912 54
59 Charles E. Baldwin 1913 1864 1913 49
60 T. John Newton 1914 1852 1914 62
61 Alexander Grant 1915 1853 1915 62
62 William W. Jermane 1916 1862 1916 54
63 James W. Witten 1917 1855 1917 62
64 Lemuel Towers, Jr. 1918 1862 1918 56
65 Joseph H. Milans 1919 1877 1919 42
66 J. Harry Cunningham 1920 1865 1920 55
67 Charles J. O'Neill 1921 1869 1921 52
68 Charles C. Coombs 1922 1863 1922 59
69 Mark F. Finley 1923 1856 1923 67
70 Charles F. Roberts 1924   1924  
71 Roe Fulkerson 1925 1870 1925 55
72 Sydney R. Jacobs 1926 1869 1926 57
73 Gratz E. Dunkum 1927 1872 1927 55
74 James T. Gibbs 1928   1928  
75 Wisdom D. Brown 1929   1929  
76 James A. West 1930   1930  
77 C. Fred Cook 1931 1872 1931 59
78 Reuben A. Bogley 1932 1878 1932 54
79 Harry G. Kimball 1933 1870 1933 63
80 Vernon G. Owen 1934 1879 1934 55
81 Robert S. Regar 1935 1882 1935 53
82 Otto B. Roepke 1936 1884 1936 52
83 Paul B. Cromelin 1937 1890 1937 47
84 Leonard P. Steuart 1938 1879 1938 59
85 Eugene E. Thompson 1939   1939  
86 Needham C. Turnage 1940 1888 1940 52
87 Ara M. Daniels 1941 1884 1941 57
88 Noble D. Larner 1942 1887 1942 55
89 Carl H. Claudy 1943 1879 1943 64
90 Aubrey R. Marrs 1944 1895 1944 49
91 Paul R. Mattix 1945 1893 1945 52
92 William E. Schooley 1946 1900 1946 46
93 Marvin Farrington 1947 1884 1947 63
94 Dean H. Stanley 1948 1897 1948 51
95 Edwin S. Bettleheim, Jr. 1949 1887 1949 62
96 Marvin E. Fowler 1950 1904 1950 46
97 David S. Davison 1951 1893 1951 58
98 Renah F. Camalier 1952 1890 1952 62
99 Roy D. Borden 1953 1897 1953 56
100 Fred B. Blackburn 1954 1895 1954 59
101 Gregor Macpherson 1955 1896 1955 59
102 Samuel W. McIntosh 1956 1897 1956 59
103 Ray Baker Harris 1957 1907 1957 50
104 William H. Rohrman 1958 1890 1958 68
105 Reuben A. Bogley, Jr. 1959 1903 1959 56
106 J. August Johnson, Jr. 1960 1903 1960 57
107 Ralph M. Wolfe 1961 1892 1961 69
108 Convass B. Dean 1962 1890 1962 72
109 Charles B. Gilley 1963 1920 1963 43
110 Harry B. Savage 1964 1909 1964 55
111 Lex L. Dodds 1965 1909 1965 56
112 Thomas W. Dodge 1966 1924 1966 42
113 Charles T. MacDonald 1967 1904 1967 63
114 William P. Jacobs, Jr. 1968 1904 1968 64
115 Milton D. Korman 1969 1904 1969 65
116 H. Kenneth Kingsbury 1970 1911 1970 59
117 Robert F. Sutphin 1971 1908 1971 63
118 N. Norman Engleberg 1972 1909 1972 63
119 Frank A. Kenyon 1972-1973 1915 1972 57
120 Robert L. Morris 1974 1918 1974 56
121 William E. Eccleston 1975 1910 1975 65
122 John B. Layton 1976 1912 1976 64
123 Charles V. Brewer 1977 1919 1977 58
124 Morris F. Hewitt 1978 1916 1978 62
125 George F. Moyer 1979 1920 1979 59
126 Perry A. Lester 1980 1927 1980 53
127 John C. Schleter 1981 1929 1981 52
128 Elmer F. Stein 1982 1905 1982 77
129 Donald L. Mallorey 1983 1933 1983 50
130 James M. Burns 1984 1927 1984 57
131 Theodore M. Kahn 1985 1926 1985 59
132 William C. Miskovic 1986 1936 1986 50
133 L. Robert Baker 1987 1917 1987 70
134 Raymond F. McMullen 1988 1932 1988 56
135 Robert A. Statler 1989 1920 1989 69
136 Charles S. Iversen 1990 1920 1990 70
137 Darwin A. Brock 1991 1918 1991 73
138 Jerold J. Samet 1992 1944 1992 48
139 George R. Adams 1993 1938 1993 55
140 William T. Jenkins 1994 1923 1994 71
141 J. Philip Smith 1995 1928 1995 67
142 William E. Chaney, Jr. 1996 1929 1996 67
143 Robert F. Drechsler 1997 1933 1997 64
144 Eldon J. Brown 1998 1930 1998 68
145 Dan L Frederick 1999 1960 1999 39
146 Mansour Hatefi 2000 1938 2000 62
147 Grant R. Berning 2001 1940 2001 61
148 Robert H. Starr 2002 1941 2002 61
149 Jules S. Tepper 2003 1937 2003 66
150 G. Lee Ferguson 2004 1948 2004 56
151 Leonard Proden 2005 1946 2005 59
152 Albert M. Smith 2006 1952 2006 54
153 Robert B. Heyat 2007      
154 Akram R. Elias (likely) 2008 1960 2008 48
155 Kwame Acquaah (likely) 2009 1951 2009 58
156 Paul D. Gleason (likely) 2010 1936 2010 74
157 Jesse Villarreal (likely) 2011 1950 2011 61

Copyright 1998-2015 by Paul M. Bessel - all rights reserved

If you have any suggestions, comments, or questions about this website, please feel free to send an email message to me:  paulb'at'bessel.org 

To see an index of other webpages with similar information, please feel free to click on the following:  http://bessel.org/webindex.htm

Please note that I no longer am updating the webpages about Freemasonry. I still maintain my memberships but otherwise I am not active.