LEON M. ABBOTT, Grand Master
A portrait of Theodore Roosevelt appears in the Frontispiece.
- 1 QUARTERLY COMMUNICATIONS
- 2 SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS
- 3 FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
- 4 LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1918
- 4.1 DISTRICT 1: Boston
- 4.2 DISTRICT 2: Cambridge
- 4.3 DISTRICT 3: East Boston
- 4.4 DISTRICT 4: South Boston
- 4.5 DISTRICT 5: Waltham
- 4.6 DISTRICT 6: Somerville
- 4.7 DISTRICT 7: Malden
- 4.8 DISTRICT 8: Lynn
- 4.9 DISTRICT 9: Gloucester
- 4.10 DISTRICT 10: Newburyport
- 4.11 DISTRICT 11: Lawrence
- 4.12 DISTRICT 12: Lowell
- 4.13 DISTRICT 13: Fitchburg
- 4.14 DISTRICT 14: Greenfield
- 4.15 DISTRICT 15: North Adams
- 4.16 DISTRICT 16: Pittsfield
- 4.17 DISTRICT 17: Holyoke
- 4.18 DISTRICT 18: Springfield
- 4.19 DISTRICT 19: Palmer
- 4.20 DISTRICT 20: Southbridge
- 4.21 DISTRICT 21: Worcester
- 4.22 DISTRICT 22: Blackstone
- 4.23 DISTRICT 23: Milford
- 4.24 DISTRICT 24: Marlborough
- 4.25 DISTRICT 25: Hyde Park
- 4.26 DISTRICT 26: Quincy
- 4.27 DISTRICT 27: Plymouth
- 4.28 DISTRICT 28: Taunton
- 4.29 DISTRICT 29: Brockton
- 4.30 DISTRICT 30: Fall River
- 4.31 DISTRICT 31: Nantucket
- 4.32 DISTRICT 32: Provincetown
- 4.33 DISTRICT 33: Springfield
- 4.34 CANAL ZONE DISTRICT
- 4.35 CHILE DISTRICT
- 4.36 CHINA DISTRICT
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston)
- 03/13: 1918-1;
- 06/12: 1918-90;
- 09/11: 1918-159;
- 12/11: 1918-256; (Annual Communication)
- 1918-11: Report of the Committee on Records.
- 1918-34: Purchase of Bond Estate by Grand Lodge for the Masonic Home (previously mentioned in the Grand Master's Address.
- 1918-41: Presentation of aprons and activities of Bro. and Captain Jeremiah O'Brien; presented by Past Grand Master Gallagher.
- 1918-55: Letter from Rt. Wor. Willis W. Stover, Colonel, 3rd United States Pioneer Infantry and Proxy for Army Lodge.
- 1918-56: Address by Bro. and Maj. Reginald Barlow of Caleb Butler Lodge, "who spoke very interestingly and eloquently of life and conditions at Camp Devens."
- 1918-56: Illustrated lecture by Bro. Joseph Hathaway of Adelphi Lodge, invalided after service with the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion.
- 1918-98: Report of the Committee on Records.
- 1918-118: Gift by St. Bernard Commandery to the War Relief Fund.
- 1918-123: Appeal against the ruling of the Master of Gate of the Temple Lodge; dismissed.
- 1918-128: Address by Rt. Wor. Howard M. Sanderson, Special Deputy at Camp Devens.
- 1918-140: Report of Committee on Burial Service. "As a preliminary to the actual preparation of the service, the Committee, after deliberation, agreed upon certain general principles, as follows:"
- The Burial Service should be complete in itself, but should be compatible if some other service were also performed.
- It should be simple and accompanied by directions for those "not much experienced in such matters."
- It should be "deeply religious, but not exclusively Christian."
- It should not be repititous of a church service.
- "Its emphasis should be laid upon life, hope, and immortality."
- "Its endeavor should be to comfort and to convey the assurance of sympathy."
- 09/11: 1918-183; New service presented at the June Quarterly to be adopted.
- 1918-142: Presentation of a print of Freemasons' Hall (Thorndike Hall) by Past Grand Master Gallagher (appears opposite Page 1918-142).
- 1918-168: Report of the Committee on Records.
- 1918-190: Introduction of Wor. Clinton G. Carty, Past Master of Sojourners Lodge.
- 1918-190: Proposed Masonic Club at Camp Devens (though it was noted that the project had to be abandoned due to the objections of General McCain, the great-grandfather of Senator John McCain.)
- 1918-191: Introduction of Most Wor. Stephen Motta, Grand Master of the York Grand Lodge of Mexico; presented with a Henry Price Medal.
- 1918-191: Address by Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton on Lafayette, whose birthday had recently been marked (09/06).
- 1918-211: Record of the laying of the cornerstone of the Bunker Hill Monument in 1825, "never been printed and . . . reproduced in full."
- 1918-217: Remarks by Past Grand Master Gallagher on a visit to Lafayette's tomb. A picture of the tomb appears opposite Page 1918-219.
- 1918-224: Greetings offered to Past Grand Master Melvin M. Johnson on the recovery from his recent serious illness.
- 1918-270: Report of the Committee on Records.
- Recorded in Grand Master Abbott's address, beginning on page 1918-298:
- Robert Lash, Chelsea (12/18/1917; 50th Anniversary; Special Communication)
- Charles C. Dame, Georgetown (12/20/1917; 50th Anniversary)
- Morning Star, Worcester (05/21; 125th Anniversary)
- Faith, Charlestown (06/07; 50th Anniversary; Special Communication)
- Palestine, Everett (12/09; 50th Anniversary; Special Communication)
- Solomon's Temple, Uxbridge (12/10; Centenary; Special Communication)
- Corner-stone Layings and Hall Dedications:
- Boston; for Wor. B. Wesley Brown, at Mount Auburn Memorial Chapel (02/24)
- Brookline; for Rt. Wor. James M. Gleason (10/20)
- Lodges constituted, officers installed:
- Lodges visited:
- Washington, Roxbury (01/10; reception for Rt. Wor. Francis H. Chevallier Boutell, District Grand Master, S.A., English Constitution)
- Revere, Boston (02/05)
- Washington, Roxbury (02/14)
- Damascus, Lynn (02/20; "patriotic meeting.")
- Liberty, Beverly (02/22; Washington's Birthday)
- Shawmut, Boston (02/28)
- Germania, Boston (03/25)
- St. John's (Boston) (04/01; dinner for Wor. Frederick T. Comee)
- Columbian, Boston (04/04)
- Aberdour, Boston (04/09; Patriotic Night)
- Lafayette (Roxbury) (04/13; Ladies' Night)
- Union (Dorchester) (04/16; Patriotic Night)
- Caleb Butler, Ayer (04/25)
- Joseph Webb, Boston (04/29; William H. Williams Dinner)
- Mosaic, Danvers (05/02; Patriotic Night)
- Williams, Williamstown (05/07)
- Mystic, Pittsfield (05/08)
- The Tyrian, Gloucester (05/14; Patriotic Night)
- Eliot, Jamaica Plain (05/15)
- Harwich (05/18; Patriotic Night for lodges of the 32nd District)
- Eliot, Jamaica Plain (05/23; accompanied by Most Wor. Barton Smith, Past Grand Master of Ohio)
- Salem (05/27; Patriotic Night for lodges in Salem).
- John Abbot, Somerville (05/28; Members' Night)
- Columbian, Boston (06/06)
- Dorchester, Dorchester (06/06; Patriotic Night)
- Belmont, Belmont (06/06)
- Corinthian, Concord (06/10)
- Euclid, Boston (06/13)
- John Cutler, Abington (06/26; Past Masters' Night)
- Palestine, Everett (06/27; Patriotic Night)
- Amicable, Cambridge (06/30; reception for Radio School Brethren)
- Columbian, Boston (10/22; reception for 25-year members)
- Hiram, Arlington (11/07)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, Boston (11/14; installation)
- Joseph Warren, Boston (11/26)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, Boston (11/30; Feast of St. Andrew)
- Columbian, Boston (12/05; installation)
- Beth-Horon, Brookline (12/10)
- 1918-311: Report of the Auditing Committee.
- 1918-312ff: Report of the Committee on the Grand Constitutions, including a history of editions of the Constitutions; presented by Past Grand Master Melvin M. Johnson as Chairman of the Committee. An extensive list of revisions and corrections follows.
- 1918-331: Constitutions and Regulations of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, 1918 Edition.
- 1918-432: Re-election of Grand Master Leon M. Abbott. Election of other Grand Officers.
- 1918-444: Petition by Mount Tabor and Temple Lodges to remove from East Boston to Boston refused, as it would impose undue burden on the remaining tenants of the East Boston lodge building "built especially for Masonic purposes".
- 1918-447: Acceptance of bequest of George M. Rice.
- 1918-448: Report of the Board of Masonic Relief. List of residents and financial information.
Grand Constitutions Amendment Proposals
- 06/12: 1918-132: Report of the Committee on Revisions of the Grand Constitutions; to be referred to the next Quarterly Communication. The Grand Master appointed a further committee.
- 09/11: 1918-182: Proposal to amend Part 4, Article 1, Section 14, regarding dues to Grand Lodge for initiates and lodge payments to Grand Lodge; to become Section 334; further time requested.
Grand Master's Address
- 03/13: 1918-15; Opening remarks on assistance to servicemen; visitors from South America; federal tax issues; purchase of the Bond estate in Charlton; qualifications for the Master of a new Lodge; solicitation of new members; burial service ritual ("For many years I have refused to recommend, defend or excuse what seems to me the atrocious burial service laid down in our Masonic trestleboard."); war relief fund (3000-5000 Masonic servicemen); patriotism.
- 06/12: 1918-100; Necrology; Williams Masonic Home in Charlton; Conference of Grand Masters; War Tax; will of Lucinda Dudley; Grand Lodge of France (still not recognized due to the absence of Deity in their ritual); Grand Lodge finances; food conservation; war relief fund.
- 09/11: 1918-169; Necrology; recovery of Past Grand Master Johnson; sons of Grand Chapain Beal; loss of the son of Junior Grand Steward Pinkham; revision of Grand Constitutions; ritual (ciphers still forbidden, but a recommendation that "we should place copies of our Ritual in safe and convenient places in different sections of the State where it may be consulted and studied"); dues and lodge notices; degrees and membership for non-citizens ("In the light of the events of the past two or three years I am more than ever convinced that we ought not to accept an application for degrees and membership from any man who has not first taken the oath of allegiance to our Country."); absence of Lodge officers due to military service; war relief fund; Cambridge lodges; the Great War.
- 12/11: 1918-271; Necrology; financial situation; report of the Board of Directors; charity funds; war relief fund; food conversation; revision of Grand Constitutions; Canal Zone affairs (a new District Grand Master); visits; finale ("Another twelve months have passed . . . the world has had to face the most crucial and critical period in human history. . . A change has come. The clash of arms has ceased . . . An armistice has been signed, a so-called peace conference is about to be held, and the curtain is about to fall upon the tragedy of miitary and naval arbitrament. . . How insecure the anchorage of peace! It is the fact that war is but an outward and pysical expression of human thought that gives us pause . . . But there are signs of promise of a happier and a better world which have been born out of a growing understanding and realization that the seeking and striving for peace, happiness and prosperity through the medium of physical coercion or material dependence, through wicked indulgence or selfish assertion, is utterly futile, profitless, and vain."
- 12/11: 1918-301; Appointments of Special Military and Naval Deputies:
- Wor. Willis W. Storer, 3rd U.S. Pioneer Infantry
- Wor. John A. Stitt, 58th U.S. Field Artillery
- Wor. Hiram E. Tuttle, 20th Motor Truck Company
- Bro. Thomas J. Hammond, 104th U.S. Infantry
- Bro. Ralph H. Russell, 102nd U.S. Field Artillery
- Bro. Kendall A. Sanderson, Camp Devens
- Bro. Albert P. Ballard, 101st U.S. Engineers
- Bro. Albert H. Morris, U.S. Navy
- Bro. Richard J. Davis, U.S. Navy
- 12/11: 1918-301; Appointments of Special Military and Naval Deputies:
Lodge By-Law Changes
- 03/13: 1918-31;
- 06/12: 1918-31;
- 09/11: 1918-221;
- 12/11: 1918-476;
Necrologies and Memorials
Jordan, Medding, Remington, Stevens, Mills, Gleason
- 03/13: 1918-34: Memorial for Rt. Wor. Henry Gregory Jordan, Past Junior Grand Warden and Grand Marshal; presented by committee. A portrait of Brother Jordan appears opposite Page 1918-34.
- 03/13: 1918-37: Memorial for Rt. Wor. Walter F. Medding, Past Junior Grand Warden; presented by committee. A portrait of Brother Medding appears opposite Page 1918-34.
- 06/12: 1918-100; Memorial for Rt. Wor. John Huxtable, Past District Deputy Grand Master; in Grand Master's Address.
- 06/12: 1918-133; Memorial for Rt. Wor. David T. Remington, Past Junior Grand Warden; presented by committee. A portrait of Brother Remington appears opposite Page 1918-133.
- 06/12: 1918-137; Memorial for Rt. Wor. Solon W. Stevens, Past Senior Grand Warden; presented by committee. A portrait of Brother Stevens appears opposite Page 1918-137.
- 09/11: 1918-169; Memorial for Rt. Wor. Henry J. Mills, Past Junior Grand Warden; in Grand Master's Address.
- 1918-187: Memorial presented by Rt. Wor. George W. Bishop, for the Committee. A portrait of Brother Stevens appears opposite Page 1918-187.
- 12/11: 1918-271; Memorial for Rt. Wor. James M. Gleason, mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 12/11: 1918-272; Memorial for Rt. Wor. Morton B. Merrill, Past District Deputy Grand Master, mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 12/11: 1918-273; Memorial for Rt. Wor. David Gardiner Bartlet, Past District Deputy Grand Master and member of the Board of Masonic Relief; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
Petitions for Charters
- 03/13: 1918-33; Darien U.D., Balboa, Canal Zone; granted.
- 09/11: 1918-223; Canal Zone Lodge, for a charter with a corrected list of charter members; granted.
Petitions for Dispensation for Lodges
- 12/11: 1918-300; Sibert, Gatun, Canal Zone (12/06; mentioned in Grand Master's Address)
- 04/10: 1918-58; Brockton. Constitution of Baalis Sanford Lodge.
- 1918-59: Grand Lodge opened and was received by members of Baalis Sanford Lodge.
- 1918-59: Lodge constituted "in full form and with complete ceremonial and the officers installed." Addresses by the Grand Master and Deputy Grand Master Myron L. Keith.
- 1918-60: Organization of the lodge for 1918 and list of Charter Members.
- 06/01: 1918-62; Saugus. Laying of the Corner-stone for public library. Rt. Wor. Myron L. Keith, Deputy Grand Master, officiating.
- 1918-63: Grand Lodge opened and repaired under escort of William Sutton Lodge to the building site.
- 1918-63: Corner-stone laid "in full form in accordance with ancient usage." List of contents of corner-stone box.
- 1918-64: Addresses by Deputy Grand Master, the Grand Secretary, and other Brothers and the Chairman of the Building Committee.
- 1918-65: A "bountiful and appetizing luncheon" at the hall of William Sutton Lodge.
- 06/07: 1918-66; Charlestown. 50th Anniversary of Faith Lodge.
- 1918-67: Grand Lodge opened and was received by the members of the Lodge.
- 1918-67: "The exercises commemorative of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Faith Lodge were simple, but excellently conceived and admirably carried out." Address by the Grand Master "both impressive and inspiring and evoked the greatest enthusiasm on the part of the large company present."
- 1918-67: Historical Address of Wor. Winfield F. Prime, reproduced in full.
- 1918-89: Collation; commemorative religious service at the Charlestown Universalist Church on 06/09.
Lexington Masonic Temple
- 06/24: 1918-144; Lexington. Dedication of Masonic Hall.
- 1918-145: Grand Lodge opened and proceeded into the lodge room; reception by Simon W. Robinson Lodge.
- 1918-145: Dedication of the Temple "to the uses of Freemasonry in due and ancient form with full ceremonial." An "eloquent and inspiring" address by the Grand Master.
- 1918-146: Historical address by Bro. Fred S. Piper.
- 1918-155: It was reported that Past Grand Master Melvin M. Johnson was seriously ill, "having undergone, within a few days, a very severe and critical operation."
- 1918-155: Refreshments and "an hour of social intercourse" in the banquet room.
Edgartown Masonic Temple
- 09/05: 1918-156; Edgartown. Dedication of Masonic Hall.
- 1918-157: Grand Lodge opened and proceeded into the lodge room; reception by Wor. Joseph K. Silva, Master of Oriental Lodge.
- 1918-157: Dedication of the Temple "in full and ancient form with full ceremonial." Address by the Grand Master and Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton (about Lafayette, whose birthday was the following day).
- 1918-155: Refreshments in the banquet room. Note of the presence of Bro. Henry K. Braley, a Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court.
- 11/18: 1918-226; Revere. Constitution of Seaview Lodge.
- 1918-227: Grand Lodge opened and was received by members of Seaview Lodge.
- 1918-227: Lodge constituted and officers installed "in due and ancient form and with full ceremonial." Addresses by the Grand Master and Rev. and Wor. Edward A. Horton.
- 1918-228: Organization of the lodge for 1918 and list of Charter Members.
- 12/02: 1918-231; Orleans. Constitution of Universal Lodge.
- 1918-232: Grand Lodge opened at the Town Hall of Orleans "on account of lack of space in the Lodge-room". Procession to lodge-hall and reception by members of Universal Lodge.
- 1918-232: Lodge constituted and officers installed "in due and ancient form with full ceremonial." Addresses by the Grand Master and Rev. and Wor. R. Perry Bush, as well as other Brothers.
- 1918-233: Organization of the lodge for 1918 and list of Charter Members.
- 12/09: 1918-235; Everett. 50th Anniversary of Palestine Lodge.
- 1918-236: Grand Lodge opened and was received by the members of the Lodge.
- 1918-236: Address of welcome by Wor. Charles Horton, Mayor and Bro. William E. Weeks of Everett, an "inspiring address" by the Grand Master, and other Brethren.
- 1918-236ff: Historical address by Rt. Wor. Columbus Corey, reproduced in full.
- 1918-242: "Bountiful dinner" enjoyed by a large number of attendees. On 12/08, church service presided over by Rev. Bro. A. Judson Hughes, Chaplain of the lodge.
- 12/10: 1918-243; Uxbridge. Centenary of Solomon's Temple Lodge. Rt. Wor. Myron L. Keith, Deputy Grand Master, officiating.
FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston, 12/27/1918)
A portrait of General John J. Pershing appeared on the menu for the feast.
- 1918-478: Opening and roll call.
- 1918-479: Reception of Bro. Andrew J. Peters, Mayor of Boston.
- 1918-480: Installation of Leon M. Abbott as Grand Master. Installation of other Grand Officers. Presentation of a Past Grand Master's Jewel to the Grand Master.
- 1918-481: Address by Mayor Peters (reproduced in full).
- 1918-489: A brief speech by Rt. Wor. Granville C. Fiske "full of loyalty to the Country, the State, and Freemasonry"; presentation of an American flag. Reply by Rev. and Wor. Horton.
- 1918-495: Report of Grand Secretary.
- 1918-496: List of lodges not represented in Grand Lodge in 1918, as well as the past 2 years.
- 1918-498: Feast of St. John, attended by more than 500 Brothers, listing toasts and names of speakers:
LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1918
There were 33 districts in Massachusetts in 1918, as well as districts for Chile, China and the Canal Zone.
Robert M. Green, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- St. John's (Boston, 1733)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, (Boston, 1756)
- The Massachusetts (Boston, 1770)
- Columbian (Boston, 1796)
- Mount Lebanon (Boston, 1801)
- Germania (Boston, 1854)
- Winslow Lewis (Boston, 1855)
- Revere (Boston, 1856)
- Joseph Warren (Boston, 1856)
- Shawmut (Boston, 1911)
Herbert M. Chase, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Amicable (Cambridge, 1805)
- Putnam (Cambridge, 1854)
- Aberdour (Boston, 1860)
- Mount Olivet (Cambridge, 1863)
- The Lodge of Eleusis (Boston, 1865)
- Mizpah (Cambridge, 1867)
- Zetland (Boston, 1867)
- Charity (Cambridge, 1869)
- Joseph Webb (Boston, 1876)
- Euclid (Boston, 1916)
James S. Harrower, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Star of Bethlehem (Chelsea, 1844)
- Mount Tabor (East Boston, 1846)
- Baalbec (East Boston, 1852)
- Henry Price (Charlestown, 1858)
- Hammatt (East Boston, 1859)
- Robert Lash (Chelsea, 1867)
- Faith (Charlestown, 1868)
- Temple (East Boston, 1870)
- Winthrop (Winthrop, 1887)
- Seaview (Revere, 1917)
Frank M. Weymouth, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
- Washington (Roxbury, 1796)
- Union (Dorchester, 1796)
- St. Paul's (South Boston, 1846)
- Gate of the Temple (South Boston, 1855)
- Lafayette (Roxbury, 1865)
- Adelphi (South Boston, 1865)
- Eliot (Jamaica Plain, 1866)
- Rabboni (Dorchester, 1869)
- Macedonian (Milton, 1893)
- Dorchester (Dorchester, 1912)
- Algonquin, Dorchester, 1913)
George H. Dale, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Bethesda (Brighton, 1819)
- Monitor (Waltham, 1820)
- Pequossette (Watertown, 1856)
- Dalhousie (Newtonville, 1860)
- Belmont (Belmont, 1864)
- Isaac Parker (Waltham, 1867)
- Beth-Horon (Brookline, 1870)
- Norfolk (Needham, 1874)
- Fraternity (Newtonville, 1875)
- Wellesley (Wellesley, 1912)
Clifford M. Brewer, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
- King Solomon's (Somerville, 1783)
- Hiram (Arlington, 1797)
- Mount Hermon (Medford, 1854)
- Mount Horeb (Woburn, 1855)
- John Abbot (Somerville, 1857)
- William Parkman (Winchester, 1864)
- Simon W. Robinson(Lexington, 1870)
- Soley (Somerville, 1879)
- Friendship (Wilmington, 1901)
- Somerville (West Somerville, 1912)
- Sagamore (West Medford, 1913)
Charles J. Norris, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges + 1 U.D.
- Wyoming (Melrose, 1856)
- Mount Vernon (Malden, 1857)
- William Sutton (Saugus, 1866)
- Palestine (Everett, 1868)
- Good Samaritan (Reading, 1870)
- King Cyrus (Stoneham, 1875)
- Converse (Malden, 1887)
- Golden Rule (Wakefield, 1888)
- The Lodge of Stirling (Malden, 1910)
- Fidelity (Melrose, U.D.)
Frank E. Swain, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Philanthropic (Marblehead, 1760)
- Essex (Salem, 1791)
- Mount Carmel (Lynn, 1805)
- Jordan (Peabody, 1808)
- Starr King (Salem, 1864)
- Golden Fleece (Lynn, 1864)
- Damascus (Lynn, 1906)
- Wayfarers (Swampscott, 1914)
Lester S. Couch, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- The Tyrian (Gloucester, 1770)
- Liberty (Beverly, 1824)
- Ashler (Rockport, 1851)
- Amity (Danvers, 1863)
- John T. Heard (Ipswich, 1864)
- Acacia (Gloucester, 1865)
- Mosaic (Danvers, 1870)
William C. Coffin, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- St. John's (Newburyport, 1766)
- Merrimack (Haverhill, 1802)
- St. Mark's (Newburyport, 1803)
- Warren (Amesbury, 1822)
- Saggahew (Haverhill, 1864)
- Charles C. Dame (Georgetown, 1867)
- Bethany (Merrimac, 1868)
William H. Glover, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- St. Matthew's (Andover, 1822)
- Grecian (Lawrence, 1825)
- John Hancock (Methuen, 1860)
- Tuscan (Lawrence, 1863)
- Phoenician (Lawrence, 1870)
- Cochichewick (North Andover, 1874)
William M. Jones, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- St. Paul's (Ayer, 1797)
- Corinthian (Concord, 1797)
- Pentucket (Lowell, 1807)
- Ancient York (Lowell, 1852)
- Caleb Butler (Ayer, 1859)
- Kilwinning (Lowell, 1866)
- William North (Lowell, 1867)
- Thomas Talbot (Billerica, 1889)
Frank E. Wing, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Aurora (Fitchburg, 1801)
- Orange (Orange, 1859)
- Wilder (Leominster, 1859)
- Hope (Gardner, 1864)
- Star (Athol, 1864)
- Charles W. Moore (Fitchburg, 1865)
- Artisan (Winchendon, 1865)
- Athol (Athol, 1872)
James Campbell, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Republican (Greenfield, 1795)
- Harmony (Northfield, 1796)
- Mountain (Shelburne Falls, 1806)
- Morning Sun (Conway, 1869)
- Bay State (Montague, 1872)
- Mechanic's (Turner's Falls, 1878)
- Mount Sugar Loaf (South Deerfield, 1912)
David B. Dunham, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- Lafayette (North Adams, 1847)
- Berkshire (South Adams, 1857)
- Upton (Cheshire, 1869)
- Williams (Williamstown, 1871)
- Greylock (North Adams, 1871)
Lewis H. Brague, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Cincinnatus (Great Barrington, 1795)
- Evening Star (Lee, 1795)
- Wisdom (West Stockbridge, 1803)
- Mystic (Pittsfield, 1810)
- Globe (Hinsdale, 1869)
- Occidental (Stockbridge, 1870)
- Crescent (Pittsfield, 1873)
- Unity (Dalton, 1896)
Charles H. Smith, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Jerusalem (Northampton, 1797)
- Pacific (Amherst, 1860)
- Mount Tom (Holyoke, 1850)
- Ionic (Easthampton, 1867)
- Mount Holyoke (South Hadley, 1869)
- Hampshire (Haydenville, 1871)
- William Whiting (Holyoke, 1909)
Lyle G. Mambert, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Hampden (Springfield, 1817)
- Mount Moriah (Westfield, 1856)
- Huntington (Huntington, 1866)
- Springfield (Springfield, 1895)
- Mount Orthodox (West Springfield, 1913)
- Federal (Cheshire, 1914)
Norman P. Dempsey, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Thomas (Palmer, 1796)
- Mount Zion (Barre, 1800)
- Bethel (Enfield, 1825)
- Quaboag (Warren, 1858)
- Day Spring (Monson, 1862)
- Eden (Ware, 1863)
- Vernon (Belchertown, 1869)
William W. Holmes, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Webster (Webster, 1858)
- Oxford (Oxford, 1859)
- Quinebaug (Southbridge, 1859)
- Hayden (Brookfield, 1863)
- Spencer (Spencer, 1871)
- Meridian Sun (North Brookfield, 1894)
Fred W. Leavitt, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Morning Star (Worcester, 1793)
- Olive Branch (Millbury, 1797)
- Franklin (Grafton, 1851)
- Montacute (Worcester, 1858)
- Athelstan (Worcester, 1865)
- Quinsigamond(Worcester, 1870)
- Boylston (West Boylston, 1876)
- Rufus Putnam (Rutland, 1912)
Albert H. Martin, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Solomon's Temple (Uxbridge, 1818)
- Blackstone River (Blackstone, 1855)
- Excelsior (Franklin, 1866)
- Charles River (Medway, 1871)
- Mumford River (Douglas, 1877)
- Granite (Northbridge, 1880)
Sands S. Woodbury, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Meridian (Natick, 1797)
- Montgomery (Milford, 1797)
- John Warren (Hopkinton, 1860)
- Mount Hollis (Holliston, 1864)
- North Star (Ashland, 1864)
- Siloam (Westborough, 1866)
- Alpha (Framingham, 1875)
George H. Gutteridge, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Middlesex (Framingham, 1795)
- Trinity (Clinton, 1858)
- United Brethren (Marlborough, 1859)
- Doric (Hudson, 1864)
- St. Bernard (Southborough, 1867)
- Charles A. Welch (Maynard, 1872)
Frederick G. Katzmann, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Rising Star (Stoughton, 1799)
- Orient (Norwood, 1861)
- Blue Hill (Canton, 1863)
- Hyde Park (Hyde Park, 1866)
- Constellation (Dedham, 1871)
- Prospect (Roslindale, 1890)
H. Everett Crane, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- Rural (Quincy, 1801)
- Norfolk Union (Randolph, 1819)
- Orphan's Hope (Weymouth, 1825)
- Delta (Braintree, 1868)
- Wollaston (Wollaston, 1899)
Charles H. Marble, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Old Colony (Hingham, 1792)
- Corner Stone (Duxbury, 1801)
- Plymouth (Plymouth, 1825)
- Konohassett (Cohasset, 1864)
- Phoenix (Hanover, 1873)
- Satuit (Scituate, 1875)
George R. Ellis, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Bristol (North Attleboro, 1797)
- King David (Taunton, 1798)
- St. Alban's (Foxborough, 1818)
- St. James (Mansfield, 1864)
- Alfred Baylies (Taunton, 1866)
- Ionic (Taunton, 1867)
- Ezekiel Bates (Attleboro, 1870)
- Charles H. Titus (Taunton, 1872)
George A. Thatcher, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Fellowship (Bridgewater, 1797)
- Paul Revere (Brockton, 1856)
- John Cutler (Abington, 1859)
- May Flower (Middleboro, 1864)
- Paul Dean (North Easton, 1867)
- Puritan (Whitman, 1869)
- St. George (Brockton, 1877)
- Satucket (East Bridgewater, 1881)
- Baalis Sanford (Brockton, 1917)
William N. McLane, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Star in the East (New Bedford, 1823)
- Mount Hope (Fall River, 1824)
- Eureka (New Bedford, 1857)
- Pioneer (Somerset, 1863)
- King Philip (Fall River, 1866)
- George H. Taber (Fairhaven, 1872)
- Narragansett (Fall River, 1876)
- Noquochoke (South Westport, 1878)
- Abraham H. Howland Jr. (New Bedford, 1915)
- Massasoit (Fall River, 1915)
Ulysses E. Mayhew, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Union (Nantucket, 1771)
- Marine (Falmouth, 1798)
- Social Harmony (Wareham, 1823)
- DeWitt Clinton (Sandwich, 1855)
- Martha's Vineyard (Tisbury, 1859)
- Pythagorean (Marion, 1861)
- Oriental (Edgartown, 1866)
Thomas H. Nickerson, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- King Hiram's (Provincetown, 1795)
- Fraternal (Barnstable, 1801)
- Mount Horeb (Harwich, 1854)
- Pilgrim (Harwich, 1859)
- Adams (Wellfleet, 1865)
- Howard (Yarmouth, 1869)
- Mariners' (Cotuit, 1871)
- St. Martin's (Chatham, 1872)
- Universal (Orleans, 1917)
Frank O. Hartwell, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Chicopee (Chicopee, 1848)
- Roswell Lee (Springfield, 1864)
- Belcher (Chicopee, 1870)
- Newton (Wilbraham, 1870)
- Brigham (Ludlow, 1891)
- Esoteric (Springfield, 1909)
- Indian Orchard (Springfield (Indian Orchard), 1911)
Ralph Osborn, District Grand Master; 5 Lodges + 1 U.D.
- Sojourners (Cristobal, Canal Zone, 1912)
- Canal Zone (Ancon, Canal Zone, 1913)
- Army (Empire, Canal Zone, 1915)
- Isthmian (Paraiso, Canal Zone, 1916)
- Darien (Balboa, Canal Zone, 1917)
- Sibert (Gatun, Canal Zone, U.D.)
David Urquhart, District Grand Master; 3 Lodges
- Bethesda (Valparaiso, Chile, 1854)
- Huelen (Santiago, Chile, 1876)
- St. John's (Concepción) (Concepción, Chile, 1884)
Herbert H. Hill, District Grand Master; 4 Lodges