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* 06/09: 1915-89; Necrology; note on errors in the published Grand Constitutions; photography of Past Grand Master portraits (all in existence other than [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMTomlinson Tomlinson], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMOxnard Oxnard], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMGridley Gridley], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMWebb Webb], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMDunn Dunn], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMOliver Oliver], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMCrane Crane] and [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMPeabody Peabody]); creation of District Grand Masters for China and Chile; regulations for District Grand Lodges; Rainy Day fund; improper practices; suspension of the Master of [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=BethesdaV Bethesda (Valparaiso)] Lodge.
 
* 06/09: 1915-89; Necrology; note on errors in the published Grand Constitutions; photography of Past Grand Master portraits (all in existence other than [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMTomlinson Tomlinson], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMOxnard Oxnard], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMGridley Gridley], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMWebb Webb], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMDunn Dunn], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMOliver Oliver], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMCrane Crane] and [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMPeabody Peabody]); creation of District Grand Masters for China and Chile; regulations for District Grand Lodges; Rainy Day fund; improper practices; suspension of the Master of [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=BethesdaV Bethesda (Valparaiso)] Lodge.
  
* 09/08: 1915-217; Disqualification of a Master; rulings on physical disability, opening of the Bible, grave of [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMGridley Jeremy Gridley], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=International International] Lodge in Peking.
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* 09/08: 1915-217; Disqualification of a Master; rulings on physical disability, opening of the Bible, grave of [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMGridley Jeremy Gridley], [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=International International] Lodge in Peking (admitting non-Christian candidates).
  
 
* 12/08: 1915-266; The McGrew matter, discussed in [http://www.masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MassachusettsYear1894#06.2F08_Agenda1894 1894] (when this brother was expelled) and [http://www.masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MassachusettsYear1904#12.2F14_Agenda 1904] (when the matter was reconsidered) - extensive record of conferences and correspondence; certified copies of charters; visits; membership (70,254 Masons with 3,327 initiates through August 31, 1915); Board of Directors report; Masonic Education and Charity Trust; will of William H. Getchell; Charles J. Boynton fund; will of Orlando Davenport ''(A portrait of this Brother appears opposite Page 1915-326)''; will of Henry A. Belcher; will of Charles E. Bolles; will of George E. Fenn; will of Isaac H. Eddy; amendment of Commonwealth charter to Grand Lodge; regalia ''(A portrait of Grand Master Johnson in regalia appears opposite Page 1915-331)''; portraits of Grand Masters (detailed below).
 
* 12/08: 1915-266; The McGrew matter, discussed in [http://www.masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MassachusettsYear1894#06.2F08_Agenda1894 1894] (when this brother was expelled) and [http://www.masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MassachusettsYear1904#12.2F14_Agenda 1904] (when the matter was reconsidered) - extensive record of conferences and correspondence; certified copies of charters; visits; membership (70,254 Masons with 3,327 initiates through August 31, 1915); Board of Directors report; Masonic Education and Charity Trust; will of William H. Getchell; Charles J. Boynton fund; will of Orlando Davenport ''(A portrait of this Brother appears opposite Page 1915-326)''; will of Henry A. Belcher; will of Charles E. Bolles; will of George E. Fenn; will of Isaac H. Eddy; amendment of Commonwealth charter to Grand Lodge; regalia ''(A portrait of Grand Master Johnson in regalia appears opposite Page 1915-331)''; portraits of Grand Masters (detailed below).

Latest revision as of 12:39, 14 January 2019

1915

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MELVIN MAYNARD JOHNSON, Grand Master

Frederick W. Hamilton, Deputy Grand Master
Roscoe Pound, Deputy Grand Master
George C. Thacher, Senior Grand Warden
Thomas T. Booth, Junior Grand Warden


A portrait of Frederick W. Hamilton appears in the Frontispiece and above.

QUARTERLY COMMUNICATIONS

(held at Masonic Temple, Boston)

  • 03/10: 1915-18;
  • 06/09: 1915-79;
  • 09/08: 1915-210;
  • 12/08: 1915-250; (Annual Communication)

03/10 Agenda

  • 1915-41; The Grand Master nominated Rt. Wor. David Urquhart, District Grand Master for Chile, and Rt. Wor. Stacy A. Ransom, District Grand Master for China, for permanent membership in the Grand Lodge.
    • 06/09: 1915-114; Elected.
  • 1915-42: Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton elected Recording Grand Secretary; he resigned as Deputy Grand Master, and Wor. Roscoe Pound was appointed Deputy Grand Master in his place.
  • 1915-62: Resolution by the Board of Masonic Relief, authorizing the Grand Master to purchase the title to the Foley Farm, adjoining the Masonic Home. Accepted.
    • 06/09: 1915-177; Property acquired.

06/09 Agenda

  • 1915-118: Report on District Charity Funds.
  • 1915-120: Abolition of the office of Corresponding Grand Secretary.
  • 1915-124: Report on the creation of a Committee of Correspondence, presented by Past Grand Master Charles T. Gallagher; includes an article from the April, 1874 issue of the New England Freemason; report adopted.
  • 1915-143: Address by Deputy Grand Master Roscoe Pound on "The Causes of Divergence in Ritual".
  • 1915-168ff: Report on the "Regular and Independent Grand Lodge of France". This Grand Lodge requested recognition in September 1913; petition declined. "Much as your committee respects the opinion of the Grand Lodge of England . . . whose action and judgment in a matter similar to this we should be pleased to follow, we cannot feel that we should recognize in a great nation like France a Grand Lodge composed of so small a number of Lodges [3] and whose membership in a year after its creation was not more than sixty and in two years not more than 125."
  • 1915-176: Committee on Recognition of Foreign Jurisdictions discharged due to "the terrible condition of affairs in Europe, involving every Masonic jurisdiction to such an extent that any satisfactory consideration of the subject cannot be thought of for months and perhaps years."

09/08 Agenda

  • 1915-234: Grand Master authorized to erect "a suitable monument" over the grave of Past Grand Master Jeremy Gridley.

12/08 Agenda

Grand Master's Address

  • 03/10: 1915-34; Abolition of Recording Grand Secretary office (one Grand Secretary to deal with both "Recording" and "Corresponding"); Committee on Foreign Correspondence; necrology; Rainy Day Fund; regalia; business office.
  • 06/09: 1915-89; Necrology; note on errors in the published Grand Constitutions; photography of Past Grand Master portraits (all in existence other than Tomlinson, Oxnard, Gridley, Webb, Dunn, Oliver, Crane and Peabody); creation of District Grand Masters for China and Chile; regulations for District Grand Lodges; Rainy Day fund; improper practices; suspension of the Master of Bethesda (Valparaiso) Lodge.
  • 09/08: 1915-217; Disqualification of a Master; rulings on physical disability, opening of the Bible, grave of Jeremy Gridley, International Lodge in Peking (admitting non-Christian candidates).
  • 12/08: 1915-266; The McGrew matter, discussed in 1894 (when this brother was expelled) and 1904 (when the matter was reconsidered) - extensive record of conferences and correspondence; certified copies of charters; visits; membership (70,254 Masons with 3,327 initiates through August 31, 1915); Board of Directors report; Masonic Education and Charity Trust; will of William H. Getchell; Charles J. Boynton fund; will of Orlando Davenport (A portrait of this Brother appears opposite Page 1915-326); will of Henry A. Belcher; will of Charles E. Bolles; will of George E. Fenn; will of Isaac H. Eddy; amendment of Commonwealth charter to Grand Lodge; regalia (A portrait of Grand Master Johnson in regalia appears opposite Page 1915-331); portraits of Grand Masters (detailed below).

Grand Constitutions Amendment Proposals

  • 03/10: 1915-45; Report on proposed amendment originally proposed in 1913 regarding concurrent jurisdiction of Greater Boston Lodges. The committee reported against the adoption of the proposal; substituting instead a provision for Part 4, Article 3, Section 9, in which an appeal could be made to the Grand Lodge following the refusal of release of jurisdiction. As this proposal was "radically different" it would be considered a new proposition and was referred to committee.
    • 06/09: 1915-140; Report of committee; proposal adopted.
  • 06/09: 1915-98ff: Promulgation of regulations for District Grand Lodges; referred.
    • 06/09: 1915-118; Proposed amendment to Part 4, Article 1, to establish District Grand Lodge Charity Funds; adopted.
  • 06/09: 1915-122: Proposal adopted to reword various sections from the Grand Constitutions to replace "Recording Grand Secretary" with "Grand Secretary", and remove Part 1, Article 8, Section 9 entirely; modifications to
    • Part 1, Article 2
    • Part 1, Article 5, Section 1
    • Part 1, Article 6, Sections 1 and 2
    • Part 1, Article 7, Section 3
    • Part 1, Article 8, Sections 8 and 10
    • Part 3, Artlcle 1, Sections 1 and 2
    • Part 3, Article 5, Section 1
    • Part 3, Article 6, Section 3
    • Part 3, Article 7, Section 1
    • Part 5, Section 19

Lodge By-Law Changes

Necrologies and Memorials

  • 03/10: 1915-36; Death of Rt. Wor. Thomas W. Davis, Recording Grand Secretary; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
    • 03/10: 1915-54ff; Memorial presented by Most Wor. Everett C. Benton, for the committee. A portrait of Bro. Davis appears opposite Page 1915-54.
  • 03/10: 1915-37; Death of Rt. Wor. Henry A. Belcher, Past Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Masters's Address.
    • 03/10: 1915-60ff; Memorial presented by the Recording Grand Secretary, for the committee. A portrait of Bro. Belcher appears opposite Page 1915-60.
  • 06/09: 1915-89; Death of Most Wor. Charles C. Hutchinson, Past Grand Master. Notes on the funeral in April 1915, at which the Grand Master served as an Honorary Pall Bearer.
    • 06/09: 1915-114; Memorial presented by Past Grand Master Edwin B. Holmes, for the Committee.
  • 06/09: 1915-90; Death of Rt. Wor. Eugene F. Endicott, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
  • 06/09: 1915-90; Death of Rt. Wor. Henry T. Crosby, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
  • 06/09: 1915-91; Death of Rt. Wor. Charles Casper Henry, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
  • 06/09: 1915-93; Death of Rt. Wor. Horace S. Bacon, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
  • 06/09: 1915-90; Death of Rt. Wor. George E. Fenn, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
  • 06/09: 1915-90; Death of Rt. Wor. Robert Freke Gould, Masonic historian and scholar, author of the Concise History of Freemasonry; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
  • 06/09: 1915-179; Memorial for Rt. Wor. Elias Partridge Morton, Past Senior Grand Warden presented by Rt. Wor. Oliver A. Roberts for the committee. A portrait of Bro. Morton appears opposite Page 1915-179.

Petitions for Charters

Petitions for Dispensation for Lodges

SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • 02/04: 1915-1; Swampscott. Constitution of Wayfarers Lodge.
    • 1915-2: Grand Lodge opened and received by the Brethren of Wayfarers Lodge.
    • 1915-2: Constitution ceremonies "prescribed by the ritual." Installation of officers for the new lodge.
    • 1915-3: A "brief, inspiring address" by the Grand Master.
    • 1915-4: Organization for 1915 and a list of Charter members.
  • 02/17: 1915-6; Chester. Constitution of Federal Lodge.
    • 1915-7: Grand Lodge opened. Procession included the Past Grand Master of Connecticut, Edgar H. Parkman.
    • 1915-7: Constitution ceremonies "proceeded after the established order." Installation of officers for the new lodge.
    • 1915-8: Address by the Grand Master. Presentation of the Henry Price medal to Master, Senior Warden and Junior Warden. Discussion of "United Lodge", a predecessor of Huntington Lodge held by dispensation in 1864. A brief history of the first Federal Lodge, one of more than 20 that were omitted after the General Revision of 1834.
    • 1915-15: Organization for 1915 and a list of Charter members.
    • 1915-17: After the "informal" gathering and speeches, the Brethren "marched to the Congregational Church parlors, where a most sumptuous, good old New England banquet with pies, doughnuts, and all the fixin's such as mother used to make was served by the ladies."
  • 03/13 - 03/14: 1915-65; Springfield. 50th Anniversary of Roswell Lee Lodge.
    • 1915-66: Grand Lodge opened in the Mahogany Room in Springfield City Hall. Reception in the Auditorum by Wor. William Edward Turner, Master of Roswell Lee Lodge, who gave an address of hearty welcome."
    • 1915-67: Address by the Grand Master on the "Spirit of Masonry."
    • 1915-67: Anniversary Feast for nearly a thousand Brethren in the Banquet Hall.
    • 1915-67: Third degree work by Past Masters, with the first Master of the Lodge, Wor. Ezekiel Webster Clarke.
    • 1915-67: Address by Grand Master Johnson on "The Purposes and Ideals of Our Order", before the largest tyled lodge of between twelve and fourteen hundred brethren.
    • 1915-68: (03/14) Divine service in the First Church, Springfield; address by Wor. and Rev. Edward A. Horton, on "A Mason's Duty".
    • 1915-69: Description of entertainments during the celebrations.
  • 03/29: 1915-71; West Medford. Constitution of Sagamore Lodge.
    • 1915-72: Organization and constitution of the lodge. Installation of officers.
    • 1915-73: An "eloquent address" by the Grand Master. A "brief speech full of inspiration and power."
    • 1915-74: Organization and a list of charter members.

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South Hadley Falls Masonic Hall

  • 04/10: 1915-76; South Hadley Falls. Dedication of the Masonic Hall of Mount Holyoke Lodge. A picture of the lodge hall appears opposite Page 1915-76.
    • 1915-77: Grand Lodge met at the railroad station, and conducted to the Holyoke Club for luncheon; then to the lodge hall.
    • 1915-77: Grand Lodge opened. Welcomed by the Brethren, "already assembled in good numbers."
    • 1915-78: Historical paper read by Wor. David Glassford; dedicatory address by Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton.
    • 1915-78: Banquet and remarks by various Brothers.
  • 06/12 - 06/14: 1915-182; Roxbury. 50th Anniversary of Lafayette Lodge.
    • 1915-183: Grand Lodge opened and received by Wor. Ralph H. Whitney, Master of Lafayette Lodge, who gave an address of welcome.
    • 1915-183: Historical address by Rt. Wor. Albert N. Blodgett.
    • 1915-183: Address on "Masonic Symbols" by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound.
    • 1915-184: Reception, banquet, concert and dance at Paul Revere Hall, Mechanics Building in Boston.
    • 1915-184: (06/13) Religious service in Eliot Congregational Church, Roxbury, with a sermon by Wor. and Rt. Rev. John W. Hamilton, Grand Chaplain.
    • 1915-184: (06/14) Past Masters' Night, with the Grand Master wearing the apron worn by Lafayette at the Corner-Stone Laying of the Bunker Hill Monument in 1825.

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Corner-stone laying in Salem

  • 06/24: 1915-185; Salem. Corner-stone laying of a Masonic Temple. A photograph of the ceremony appears opposite Page 1915-185.
    • 1915-186: Special guests of the Grand Lodge.
    • 1915-186: Procession to building site, including York and Scottish Rite bodies, as well as Liberty, Amity, Mosaic, Philanthropic, Essex, and Starr King Lodges. "The people of Salem and vicinity were gathered in large numbers along the route of the procession, and many buildings were decorated."
    • 1915-187: Corner-stone laying ceremony, with numerous participants.
    • 1915-188: List of contents of corner-stone box.
    • 1915-191: Address by Grand Master Johnson. History of corner-stone layings and list of non-Masonic and Masonic corner-stone layings by the Grand Lodge.
    • 1915-204: Banquet at State Armory for 800 guests. Addresses by the Grand Master and various Brothers and guests. Correspondence.
  • 07/17: 1915-207; Southampton. Laying of the corner-stone of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound, Deputy Grand Master, officiating.
    • 1915-207: Grand Lodge opened in Southampton Town Hall; procession to building site with the escort of Ionic Lodge of Easthampton.
    • 1915-208: Corner-stone laying ceremony. Contents of corner-stone box.
    • 1915-208: Address by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound on the significance of the ceremony. Address by Re. Bro. Conrad Hooker, District Superintendent of Methodist Episcopal Churches.
    • 1915-209: Notes on the entertainments at the Draper Hotel and the "bountiful supper" served by the ladies of the church.

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Wollaston Masonic Hall

  • 10/10: 1915-236; Wollaston. Dedication of the Masonic Hall of Wollaston Lodge. A picture of the lodge hall appears opposite Page 1915-236.
    • 1915-237: Banquet on arrival at the new Hall, followed by a social hour.
    • 1915-238: Opening of Grand Lodge; reception by Wor. Carroll E. Bates, Master of Wollaston Lodge.
    • 1915-238: Dedication of the hall.
    • 1915-239: Address by Rev. Bro. Isaiah W. Sneath, Chaplain of the Lodge, on "The Mission of Masonry" (text included).
    • 1915-249: Brief notes on the lodge; chartered with 36 members in 1900, now has a membership of 350 and has enjoyed "a remarkable degree of prosperity."
  • 12/10: 1915-402; Hyde Park. Dedication of the Masonic Hall of Hyde Park Lodge. '
    • 1915-403: Grand Lodge opened. Welcomed by the Master of the Lodge.
    • 1915-403: Address by Wor. Emerson Rice, Past Master of the Lodge; reprinted in full.
    • 1915-414: Dinner; "and opportunity was given to inspect the beautiful and commodious apartments."

FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST

(held at Masonic Temple, Boston, 12/28/1915)

A portrait of John Marshall, Past Grand Master of Virginia, appeared on the menu for the feast.

  • 1915-417: Opening and roll call.
  • 1915-418: Installation of Grand Master Johnson, with order of events described.
  • 1915-424: Announcement of Masonic Lectures to be given in the spring of 1916:
    • The Structure of Freemasonry, by Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton (03/03)
    • The Data of Masonic Jurisprudence, by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound (03/10; appears in Proceedings beginning on Page 1916-783.)
    • The Landmarks, by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound (03/17; appears in Proceedings beginning on Page 1916-805.)
    • Masonic Common Law: Usage, by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound (03/24; appears in Proceedings beginning on Page 1916-826.)
    • Masonic Common Law: Decisions, by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound (03/31; appears in Proceedings beginning on Page 1916-850.)
    • Masonic Legislation, by Rt. Wor. Roscoe Pound (04/06; appears in Proceedings beginning on Page 1916-872A.)
    • The Ancient Mysteries, by Wor. Rev. R. Perry Bush (04/13; appears in Proceedings beginning on Page 1916-873.)
    • The Story of the Craft "Illustrated by Stereopticon", by Bro. Fred E. Marble (04/20)
    • Morgan and the Anti-Masonic Excitement, by Rt. Wor. Emery B. Gibbs (04/26)
    • Question Box, by the Grand Master (05/04)
  • 1915-425: Report of Recording Grand Secretary: 3,495 Master Mason diplomas issued in 1915.
  • 1915-425: List of lodges not represented in Grand Lodge in 1915, as well as the past 2-3 years.
  • 1915-428: Feast of St. John, listing toasts and names of speakers:
    • 1915-413: The Grand Master. "Tonight I begin to feel really like a Past Grand Master, like a veteran, for I am presiding at this feast for the last time." Biography of John Marshall begins on Page 1915-436.
    • 1915-451: Grand Chaplain Rev. Bro. Henry Stiles Bradley.
    • 1915-464: Bro. Joe Mitchell Chapple, an author and journalist.
    • 1915-470: Bro. Marion L. Burton, President of Smith College.

ESSAY: "THE SUPPRESSION OF THE ORDER OF THE TEMPLE"

By Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton; included in its entirety beginning on Page 1915-481.

LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1915

There were 33 districts in Massachusetts in 1915, as well as districts for Chile, China and the Canal Zone.

DISTRICT 1: Boston

David T. Montague, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-v

DISTRICT 2: Cambridge

Edmund S. Young, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-vi

DISTRICT 3: East Boston

Charles G. Bird, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-vii

DISTRICT 4: South Boston

Frank T. Taylor, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-viii

DISTRICT 5: Waltham

William O. Hunt, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-ix

DISTRICT 6: Somerville

Paul S. Burns, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-x

DISTRICT 7: Malden

Charles B. Burleigh, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xi

DISTRICT 8: Lynn

George B. Farrington, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xii

DISTRICT 9: Gloucester

William Parsons III, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xiii

DISTRICT 10: Newburyport

Harry E. Perkins, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xiv

DISTRICT 11: Lawrence

Dean K. Webster, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xv

DISTRICT 12: Lowell

Benjamin W. Clements, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xvi

DISTRICT 13: Fitchburg

Herman D. Horton, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xvii

DISTRICT 14: Greenfield

G. Harry Kaulbach, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xviii

DISTRICT 15: North Adams

Eugene B. Bowen, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xix

DISTRICT 16: Pittsfield

Jay P. Barnes, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xx

DISTRICT 17: Holyoke

James B. Paige, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxi

DISTRICT 18: Springfield

Gurdon W. Gordon, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxii

DISTRICT 19: Palmer

John H. Schoonmaker, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxiii

DISTRICT 20: Southbridge

Arthur F. Butterworth, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxiv

DISTRICT 21: Worcester

Austin A. Heath, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxv

DISTRICT 22: Blackstone

William W. Ollendorff, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxvi

DISTRICT 23: Milford

Granville C. Fiske, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxvii

DISTRICT 24: Marlborough

G. Otis Adams, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxviii

DISTRICT 25: Hyde Park

John F. Carver, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxix

DISTRICT 26: Quincy

Gardner R. P. Barker, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxx

DISTRICT 27: Plymouth

Darius W. Gilbert, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxxi

DISTRICT 28: Taunton

Herbert A. Morton, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxxii

DISTRICT 29: Brockton

Myron L. Keith, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxxiii

DISTRICT 30: Fall River

George B. Luther, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges + 2 U.D.
Tabular: 1915-xxxiv

DISTRICT 31: Nantucket

John C. Makepeace, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxxv

DISTRICT 32: Provincetown

Henry B. Hart, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxxvi

DISTRICT 33: Springfield

Dan J. Kimpton, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
Tabular: 1915-xxxvii

CHILE DISTRICT

David Urquhart, District Grand Master; 3 Lodges
Tabular: None

CHINA DISTRICT

Stacy C. Ransom, District Deputy Grand Master; 3 Lodges + 1 U.D.
Tabular: None

CANAL ZONE DISTRICT

2 Lodges + 1 U.D.


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