HERBERT W. DEAN, Grand Master
A picture of Wor. and Rev. Edward A. Horton 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: 1931
- 4.1 DISTRICT 1: Boston
- 4.2 DISTRICT 2: Cambridge
- 4.3 DISTRICT 2: Boston
- 4.4 DISTRICT 3: Boston
- 4.5 DISTRICT 3: Chelsea
- 4.6 DISTRICT 4: South Boston
- 4.7 DISTRICT 4: Dorchester
- 4.8 DISTRICT 4: Roxbury
- 4.9 DISTRICT 5: Waltham
- 4.10 DISTRICT 5: Brighton
- 4.11 DISTRICT 6: Somerville
- 4.12 DISTRICT 6: Arlington
- 4.13 DISTRICT 7: Malden
- 4.14 DISTRICT 7: Melrose
- 4.15 DISTRICT 8: Salem
- 4.16 DISTRICT 8: Lynn
- 4.17 DISTRICT 9: Gloucester
- 4.18 DISTRICT 10: Newburyport
- 4.19 DISTRICT 11: Lawrence
- 4.20 DISTRICT 12: Lowell
- 4.21 DISTRICT 13: Fitchburg
- 4.22 DISTRICT 13: Barre
- 4.23 DISTRICT 14: Greenfield
- 4.24 DISTRICT 15: North Adams
- 4.25 DISTRICT 16: Pittsfield
- 4.26 DISTRICT 17: Holyoke
- 4.27 DISTRICT 18: Chicopee
- 4.28 DISTRICT 18: Springfield
- 4.29 DISTRICT 19: Palmer
- 4.30 DISTRICT 20: Blackstone
- 4.31 DISTRICT 21: Brookfield
- 4.32 DISTRICT 22: Worcester
- 4.33 DISTRICT 23: Natick
- 4.34 DISTRICT 24: Marlboro
- 4.35 DISTRICT 25: Hyde Park
- 4.36 DISTRICT 26: Quincy
- 4.37 DISTRICT 27: Plymouth
- 4.38 DISTRICT 28: Taunton
- 4.39 DISTRICT 28: Attleboro
- 4.40 DISTRICT 29: Brockton
- 4.41 DISTRICT 30: Fall River
- 4.42 DISTRICT 30: New Bedford
- 4.43 DISTRICT 31: Nantucket
- 4.44 DISTRICT 32: Hyannis
- 4.45 DISTRICT 32: Provincetown
- 4.46 DISTRICT 33: Springfield
- 4.47 CANAL ZONE DISTRICT
- 4.48 CHINA DISTRICT
- 4.49 CHILE DISTRICT
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston)
- 03/11: 1931-5;
- 06/10: 1931-67;
- 09/09: 1931-141;
- 12/09: 1931-224; (Annual Communication)
- 1931-13: Report of the Committee on Records.
- 1931-41: Report of the special Committee on Tyler, regarding voting.
- 1931-56: Installation of Grand Officers.
- 1931-74: Report of the Committee on Records.
- 1931-125: Greetings to sick Brethren, Wor. and Rev. Robert Walker and Wor. George W. Chester.
- 1931-126ff: Report on Library by Wor. J. Hugo Tatsch.
- 1931-148: Introduction of guests.
- 1931-149: Report of the Committee on Records.
- 1931-166: Presentation of a Distinguished Service Medal to Wor. V.F. Bradfield, and a Veterans' Medal to Rt. Wor. Frederick W. Hamilton.
- 1931-166: Greeting to Most Wor. Dana J. Flanders, recovering from illness.
- 1931-166ff: Budget for 1932.
- 1931-185: Installation of a Grand Officer.
- 1931-186: Gift by Athelstan Lodge of equipment for use by Lodges engaging in ritualistic work at the Masonic Home.
- 1931-189ff: Paper by Most Wor. Melvin M. Johnson on St. John's Lodge in Boston between 1775 and 1787.
- 1931-233: Introduction of guests.
- 1931-234: Greeting to Grand Lodge from District Grand Master Gillis, and from Grand Commander Benjamin Downing.
- 1931-235: Report of the Committee on Records.
- Recorded in Grand Master Dean's address, beginning on Page 1931-242:
- Hall Dedications and corner-stone layings:
- Southborough (09/23; Special Communication)
- Lodges constituted, officers installed:
- Lodges visited:
- Simon W. Robinson, Lexington (02/09; "An 18th Century Lodge")
- Grand Lodge of Quebec (02/10-02/11)
- Norumbega, Newtonville (02/16)
- Roswell Lee, Springfield (02/28; Reception for Deputy Grand Master Davis)
- United, Brookline (03/04)
- Charles River, Medway (04/01)
- Trenton #5, Trenton, New Jersey (04/22)
- Grand Lodge of New Jersey (04/23)
- Grand Lodge of New York (05/04-05/06; 150th Anniversary)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, Boston (05/14)
- Grand Lodge of Rhode Island (05/18)
- Grand Lodge of New Hampshire (05/20)
- Lafayette (North Adams) (05/25; presentation of Veteran's Medals)
- Republican, Greenfield (05/29; and the 14th District; to show pictures)
- Isaac Parker, Waltham (06/02)
- St. John's (Newburyport) (06/04; and the 10th District; to show pictures)
- King Solomon's, Somerville (06/12; Joseph Warren Medal)
- Grand Lodge of Canada (Ontario) (07/15-07/16)
- St. John's (Boston) (10/05)
- Grand Lodge of Pennslyvania, 200th Anniversary (10/12-10/14)
- Samuel D. Sherwood, Springfield (11/06)
- United, Brookline (11/10; Ladies' Night)
- Hesperia, South Boston (11/17)
- King David, Taunton (11/18; presentation of Veteran's Medals)
- Hammatt, East Boston (11/24)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, Boston (12/10; installation)
- Williams, Williamstown (12/15; installation)
- Visits by the Deputy Grand Master and Senior Grand Warden noted on Pages 1931-254 and 1931-255.
- 1931-310: Report on Library. (Note on cataloguing of Proceedings of various jurisdictions over the summer).
- 1931-339: Election of Rt. Wor. Curtis Chipman as Grand Master; election of other Grand Lodge officers.
- 1931-343: Presentation of a Henry Price Medal to Rt. Wor. George R. Winsor.
Grand Constitutions Amendment Proposals
- 03/11: 1931-55; proposal to amend the Grand Constitutions in five areas; referred to committee.
- 06/10: 1931-114: proposal regarding the limitation of number of initiates set aside.
- 12/09: 1931-333: proposal to amend Section 612, regarding overseas districts; approved.
- 06/10: 1931-139: proposal to amend Section 401, changing the Form of Petition; referred.
- 09/09: 1931-173; approved as indicated.
Grand Master's Address
- 03/11: 1931-22; opening remarks; necrology; George Washington Memorial; Grand Masters' Conference; Educational Bureau; Finance; Masonic Home and Hospital; Service; Grand Lodge dues; non-Masonic bodies; general remarks on membership and dues.
- 06/10: 1931-76; opening remarks (Grand Master praised the efforts of Masters to promote closer contact with members and with sister Lodges); necrology; visits to New York and hosting of the Conference of Grand Masters; Education; Library; burlesque degrees; Grand Lodge dues; new relief commissioner; amendment proposal to limit number of candidates to be set aside; info on size of lodges; funds added since 1914 (list begins on Page 1931-96); conclusion.
- 09/09: 1931-151; opening remarks; necrology; visit to Ontario; Juniper Hall fund; Education; Masonic Secretaries' Association; paper by Most Wor. Melvin M. Johnson on St. John's Lodge in Boston in the 18th Century (see the Quarterly agenda above; Service (the service bureau was a place where Masons could register for employment); relief to members; conclusion.
- 12/09: 1931-238; opening remarks; necrology; membership (2,335 initiates through 08/31/1931); visits; Henry Price and Joseph Warren medals; distinguished visitors; Pennsylvania visit; finances; Lodge budgets; construction at the Home and Hospital; Juniper Hall Fund; Relief (including Board of Masonic Relief); general charity; service; education; library; overseas districts; releases of jurisdiction; plans for the celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Washington's birth; conclusion.
Lodge By-Law Changes
- 03/11: 1931-47;
- Full Codes : Canal Zone, Somerville; approved.
- Amendments: Ancient Landmark, Artisan, Atlantic, Crescent, Eastern Star, Euclid, Hesperia, Mystic, Occidental (with changes), Pittsfield, Samuel D. Sherwood, Social Harmony, Temple, Tuscan, Union (Dorchester), United, Wayfarers, William Sutton; approved.
- 06/10: 1931-122;
- Full Codes : Brigham, King Philip, Konohassett (with changes), Liberty, Mount Moriah, Mount Tom; approved.
- Amendments: Abraham H. Howland Jr., Atlantic, Baalbec, Bay State, Beth-Horon, Charity, Eliot, Franklin, Hope, Huntington, Jerusalem, Macedonian, Montgomery, Occidental, Orient (with changes), Pagoda, Paul Revere, Pioneer, St. George, St. John's (Boston), Samuel Crocker Lawrence, Satuit, Soley, Star (with changes), Temple; approved.
- 09/09: 1931-176;
- 12/09: 1931-176;
- Full Codes : John Cutler; approved.
- Amendments: Aberdour (with changes), Alpha (with changes), Belmont, Grecian (with changes), Jordan, Mountain, Mount Sugar Loaf, Mount Zion, Norumbega, Sagamore, Shanghai, Siloam, Union (Nantucket), Victory, Webster, Wellesley, District Grand Lodge of China; approved.
Necrologies and Memorials
West, Robbins; Mead, Horton; Johnson, Graves
- 03/11: 1931-22; Death of Rt. Wor. Edward N. West, Past Senior Grand Warden; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 03/11: 1931-49; Memorial presented by Rt. Wor. Frank S. Jones for the Committee. A picture of Bro. West appears opposite Page 1931-50.
- 03/11: 1931-23; Death of Rt. Wor. Rolfe W. Smith, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 03/11: 1931-24; Death of Rt. Wor. Frank T. Barron, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 03/11: 1931-25; Death of Rt. Wor. Sir Alfred Robbins, Honorary Past Grand Warden, Masonic ambassador; mentioned in Grand Master's Address. A picture of Bro. Robbins appears opposite Page 1931-25.
- 03/11: 1931-49; Memorial for Rt. Wor. Frank Winslow Mead, Past Senior Grand Warden and Grand Marshal; presented by Grand Secretary for the Committee. A picture of Bro. Mead appears opposite Page 1931-43.
- 06/10: 1931-77; Death of Rt. Wor. Charles B. Burleigh, Past Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 06/10: 1931-79; Death of Wor. and Rev. Edward A. Horton, Grand Chaplain; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 06/10: 1931-81; Death of Rt. Wor. Julian C. Woodman, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 09/09: 1931-151; Death of Rt. Wor. William L. Johnson, Past Junior Grand Warden; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 09/09: 1931-179; Memorial, presented by Rt. Wor. Edmund S. Young, for the Committee. A picture of Bro. Johnson appears opposite Page 1931-179.
- 09/09: 1931-152; Death of Rt. Wor. Herbert C. Taft, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 12/09: 1931-238; Death of Rt. Wor. Frederic C. Cobb, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 12/09: 1931-239; Death of Rt. Wor. John F. Carver, Past District Deputy Grand Master; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 12/09: 1931-240; Death of Rt. Wor. Edward G. Graves, Past Senior Grand Warden; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
- 12/09: 1931-340; Memorial presented by Rt. Wor. George R. Winsor, for the committee. A picture of Bro. Graves appears opposite Page 1931-340.
Petitions for Dispensation for Lodges
- 01/05: 1931-1. Malden. Constitution of Mount Scopus Lodge.
- 1931-2: Grand Lodge opened and was received by Brethren of the Lodge.
- 1931-2: Constitution of the lodge and installation of officers "with full form and ceremony in accordance with the ancient usages of the Craft."
- 1931-2: Address by the Grand Master, giving "wise advice as to its future direction and conduct."
- 1931-3: Organization for 1931 and list of Charter Members.
- 04/07: 1931-57. East Bridgewater. 50th Anniversary of Satucket Lodge.
- 1931-58: Grand Lodge opened and was received by Brethren of the Lodge. A roll-call of members was held, with eighty percent response in person or by letter or other message.
- 1931-58ff: History of Satucket Lodge by Rt. Wor. Warren S. Shaw.
- 09/18: 1931-209. Shelburne Falls. 125th Anniversary of Mountain Lodge.
- 09/23: 1931-221. Southborough. Dedication of a Masonic Temple.
- 1931-222: Grand Lodge opened and was received by Wor. Clarence W. Wentworth, the Master of St. Bernard Lodge.
- 1931-222: Dedication of the hall "with full form and ceremony in accordance with the ancient usages of the Craft."
- 1931-222: Address by Grand Master, "a very wise and helpful presentation of the opportunities, duties, and responsibilities of a present-day Masonic Lodge, with especial emphasis upon the basic idea of co-operation."
FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston, 12/28/1931)
A portrait of Grand Master Dean appeared on the menu for the Feast.
- 1931-345: Opening and roll call.
- 1931-349: Greetings from China.
- 1931-349: Reception of guests, including heads of York Rite bodies and Wor. Carl H. Claudy.
- 1931-350: Presentation of Henry Price Medals to Rt. Wor. Winfield Temple, Rt. Wor. William H. Franklin, Jr., and Rt. Wor. Harry P. Jackson.
- 1931-350: Report of Grand Secretary; 2,466 Diplomas issued through 08/31/1931. List of Lodges not represented in 1931.
- 1931-351: Installation of Curtis Chipman as Grand Master, and other Grand Lodge officers.
- 1931-361: Feast of St. John, listing toasts and names of speakers.
- 1931-361: The Grand Master.
- 1931-367: Wor. Carl H. Claudy.
- 1931-378: Former governor Bro. Channing H. Cox.
- 1931-389: Rev. Bro. John Morris Evans.
LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1931
There were 47 districts in Massachusetts in 1931 (numbered 1 through 33), as well as districts for Chile, China and the Canal Zone.
Frank S. Jones, 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)
William F. Clark, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Amicable (Cambridge, 1805)
- The Lodge of Eleusis (Boston, 1865)
- Mizpah (Cambridge, 1867)
- Charity (Cambridge, 1869)
- Joseph Webb (Boston, 1876)
- Richard C. MacLaurin (Cambridge, 1920)
Robert S. Chase, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges + 1 U.D.
- Putnam (Cambridge, 1854)
- Aberdour (Boston, 1860)
- Mount Olivet (Cambridge, 1863)
- Zetland (Boston, 1867)
- Euclid (Boston, 1916)
- The Harvard (Cambridge, 1922)
- Boston University (Boston, 1925)
- Moses Michael Hays (Boston, U.D.)
W. Arnold Wry, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Mount Tabor (Boston, 1846)
- Henry Price (Charlestown, 1858)
- Hammatt (East Boston, 1859)
- Robert Lash (Chelsea, 1867)
- Temple (Boston, 1870)
- Seaview (Revere, 1917)
- Fourth Estate (Boston, 1922)
Arnold B. Crosby, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Star of Bethlehem (Chelsea, 1844)
- Baalbec (East Boston, 1852)
- Faith (Charlestown, 1868)
- Winthrop (Winthrop, 1887)
- Noddle's Island (Boston, 1920)
- Everett C. Benton (East Boston, 1925)
- Major General Henry Knox (Boston, 1926)
Henry D. MacRitchie, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges + 1 U.D.
- St. Paul's (South Boston, 1846)
- Adelphi (Boston, 1865)
- Prospect (Roslindale, 1890)
- Algonquin Dorchester, 1913)
- Loyalty (Jamaica Plain, 1920)
- Trimount Dorchester, U.D.)
Frank L. Cushing, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Union (Dorchester, 1796)
- Gate of the Temple (South Boston, 1855)
- Lafayette (Roxbury, 1865)
- Rabboni (Dorchester, 1869)
- Macedonian (Milton, 1893)
- Brotherhood (Boston, 1926)
John H. Joy, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Washington (Roxbury, 1796)
- Eliot (Boston, 1866)
- Dorchester (Dorchester, 1912)
- West Roxbury (Roslindale, 1919)
- Milton (Milton, 1922)
- Hesperia (South Boston, 1925)
Robert D. Diggs, Jr., District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Monitor (Waltham, 1820)
- Dalhousie (Newtonville, 1860)
- Beth-Horon (Brookline, 1870)
- Fraternity (Newtonville, 1875)
- Wellesley (Wellesley, 1912)
- Victory (Watertown, 1920)
- Ebenezer Fuller (Brighton, 1920)
- Beaver (Belmont, 1922)
- Nehoiden (Needham, 1927)
H. Wendell Prout, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Bethesda (Brighton, 1819)
- Pequossette (Watertown, 1856)
- Belmont (Belmont, 1864)
- Isaac Parker (Waltham, 1867)
- Norfolk (Needham, 1874)
- Norumbega (Newtonville, 1920)
- Brookline (Brookline, 1920)
- United, (Brookline, 1924)
- Waltham (Waltham, 1928)
Harris M. Richmond, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- King Solomon's (Somerville, 1783)
- Mount Hermon (Medford, 1854)
- Simon W. Robinson(Lexington, 1870)
- Soley (Somerville, 1879)
- Friendship (Wilmington, 1901)
- Mystic Valley (Winchester, 1920)
- Russell (Arlington, 1923)
Archie M. Howland, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Hiram (Arlington, 1797)
- Mount Horeb (Woburn, 1855)
- John Abbot (Somerville, 1857)
- William Parkman (Winchester, 1864)
- Somerville (West Somerville, 1912)
- Sagamore (West Medford, 1913)
- Samuel Crocker Lawrence (Medford, 1920)
George A. Chisholm, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- Mount Vernon (Malden, 1857)
- Good Samaritan (Reading, 1870)
- King Cyrus (Stoneham, 1875)
- Fidelity (Melrose, 1918)
- Galilean (Everett, 1921)
- Mount Scopus (Malden, 1931)
Lauren C. McMaster, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Wyoming (Melrose, 1856)
- William Sutton (Saugus, 1866)
- Palestine (Everett, 1868)
- Converse (Malden, 1887)
- Golden Rule (Wakefield, 1888)
- The Lodge of Stirling (Malden, 1910)
William H. Gowell, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Essex (Salem, 1779)
- Mount Carmel (Lynn, 1805)
- Mosaic (Danvers, 1870)
- Damascus (Lynn, 1906)
- Wayfarers (Swampscott, 1914)
- Budleigh (Beverly, 1921)
- Benjamin F. Arrington (Lynn, 1928)
Frederick J. Needham, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Philanthropic (Marblehead, 1760)
- Jordan (Peabody, 1808)
- Amity (Danvers, 1863)
- Starr King (Salem, 1864)
- Golden Fleece (Lynn, 1864)
- Bethlehem (Lynn, 1920)
Edward M. Law, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- The Tyrian (Gloucester, 1770)
- Liberty (Beverly, 1824)
- Ashler (Rockport, 1851)
- John T. Heard (Ipswich, 1864)
- Acacia (Gloucester, 1865)
- Manchester (Manchester, 1920)
Willard S. Little, 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)
Joseph Sherlock, 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)
Harold D. MacDonald, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Corinthian (Concord, 1797)
- Pentucket (Lowell, 1807)
- Ancient York (Lowell, 1852)
- Kilwinning (Lowell, 1866)
- William North (Lowell, 1867)
- Thomas Talbot (Billerica, 1889)
- Wamesit (Tewksbury, 1921)
- William Sewall Gardner (Lowell, 1928)
Arthur S. Rollins, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- St. Paul's (Ayer, 1797)
- Aurora (Fitchburg, 1801)
- Trinity (Clinton, 1858)
- Wilder (Leominster, 1859)
- Caleb Butler (Ayer, 1859)
- Charles W. Moore (Fitchburg, 1865)
- Tahattawan (Littleton, 1929)
Frank W. Wilson, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Mount Zion (Barre, 1800)
- Orange (Orange, 1859)
- Hope (Gardner, 1864)
- Star (Athol, 1864)
- Artisan (Winchendon, 1865)
- Athol (Athol, 1872)
Richard G. Holton, 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)
Harry E. Davis, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- Lafayette (North Adams, 1847)
- Berkshire (South Adams, 1857)
- Upton (Cheshire, 1869)
- Williams (Williamstown, 1871)
- Greylock (North Adams, 1871)
Edward A. Sitzer, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 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)
- Pittsfield (Pittsfield, 1920)
Hubert M. Canning, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Jerusalem (Northampton, 1797)
- Pacific (Amherst, 1860)
- Mount Tom (Holyoke, 1850)
- Ionic (Easthampton, 1867)
- Mount Holyoke (South Hadley, 1869)
- Hampshire (Haydenville, 1871)
Edgar M. Osgood, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Chicopee (Chicopee, 1848)
- Brigham (Ludlow, 1891)
- Esoteric (Springfield, 1909)
- William Whiting (Holyoke, 1909)
- Charles C. Spellman (East Longmeadow, 1921)
- Samuel D. Sherwood (Springfield, 1921)
Emil U. Dillenbach, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Hampden (Springfield, 1817)
- Mount Moriah (Westfield, 1856)
- Huntington (Huntington, 1866)
- Springfield (Springfield, 1895)
- Mount Orthodox (West Springfield, 1913)
- Federal (Cheshire, 1914)
- Mount Nonotuck (Northampton, 1920)
Ralph T. Entwistle, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Thomas (Palmer, 1796)
- Bethel (Enfield, 1825)
- Quaboag (Warren, 1858)
- Day Spring (Monson, 1862)
- Eden (Ware, 1863)
- Vernon (Belchertown, 1869)
Leroy A. Rollins, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Solomon's Temple (Uxbridge, 1818)
- Blackstone River (Blackstone, 1855)
- Webster (Webster, 1858)
- Oxford (Oxford, 1859)
- Mumford River (Douglas, 1877)
- Granite (Northbridge, 1880)
Will A. Gray, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Morning Star (Worcester, 1793)
- Quinebaug (Southbridge, 1859)
- Hayden (Brookfield, 1863)
- Spencer (Spencer, 1871)
- Meridian Sun (North Brookfield, 1894)
- Rufus Putnam (Rutland, 1912)
- Isaiah Thomas (Worcester, 1920)
- Bay Path (West Brookfield, 1923)
- Rose of Sharon (Worcester, 1927)
B. W. Greenwood, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Olive Branch (Millbury, 1797)
- Franklin (Grafton, 1851)
- Montacute (Worcester, 1858)
- Athelstan (Worcester, 1865)
- Quinsigamond (Worcester, 1870)
- Boylston (West Boylston, 1876)
- Joel H. Prouty (Auburn, 1927)
- Matthew John Whittall (Shrewsbury, 1928)
George Morrison, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Montgomery (Milford, 1797)
- Meridian (Natick, 1797)
- John Warren (Hopkinton, 1860)
- Mount Hollis (Holliston, 1864)
- North Star (Ashland, 1864)
- Siloam (Westborough, 1866)
- Charles River (Medway, 1871)
- Alpha (Framingham, 1875)
Edwin B. Woodbury, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- Middlesex (Framingham, 1795)
- United Brethren (Marlborough, 1859)
- Doric (Hudson, 1864)
- St. Bernard (Southborough, 1867)
- Charles A. Welch (Maynard, 1872)
Peter Wood, 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)
- Azure (Walpole, 1921)
Roy Prout, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Rural (Quincy, 1801)
- Norfolk Union (Randolph, 1819)
- Orphan's Hope (Weymouth, 1825)
- Delta (Braintree, 1868)
- Wollaston (Quincy, 1899)
- Theodore Roosevelt (Quincy, 1919)
- Atlantic (Quincy, 1920)
- Wessagusset (Weymouth, 1920)
- Manet (Quincy, 1921)
Charles A. Whitman, 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)
Edward W. Burt, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- King David (Taunton, 1798)
- May Flower (Middleboro, 1864)
- Paul Dean (North Easton, 1867)
- Charles H. Titus (Taunton, 1872)
- Eastern Star (Rehoboth, 1924)
- Netop (Seekonk, 1924)
Robert L. Cooke, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Bristol (North Attleboro, 1797)
- St. Alban's (Foxborough, 1818)
- St. James (Mansfield, 1864)
- Alfred Baylies (Taunton, 1866)
- Excelsior (Franklin, 1866)
- Ionic (Taunton, 1867)
- Ezekiel Bates (Attleboro, 1870)
Harold W. Sprague, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Fellowship (Bridgewater, 1797)
- Paul Revere (Brockton, 1856)
- John Cutler (Abington, 1859)
- Puritan (Whitman, 1869)
- St. George (Brockton, 1877)
- Satucket (East Bridgewater, 1881)
- Baalis Sanford (Brockton, 1917)
James H. Wilson, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Mount Hope (Fall River, 1824)
- Eureka (New Bedford, 1857)
- Pioneer (Somerset, 1863)
- Abraham H. Howland Jr. (New Bedford, 1915)
- Massasoit (Fall River, 1915)
- Watuppa (Fall River, 1926)
Seth J. Besse, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Star in the East (New Bedford, 1823)
- King Philip (Fall River, 1866)
- Narragansett (Fall River, 1876)
- Noquochoke (South Westport, 1878)
- Paskamansett (New Bedford, 1920)
- Quittacus (New Bedford, 1921)
Clarence P. Hayden, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Union (Nantucket, 1771)
- Social Harmony (Wareham, 1823)
- Martha's Vineyard (Tisbury, 1859)
- Pythagorean (Marion, 1861)
- Oriental (Edgartown, 1866)
- George H. Taber (Fairhaven, 1872)
Sumner I. Lawrence, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges
- Marine (Falmouth, 1798)
- Fraternal (Hyannis, 1801)
- Mount Horeb (Harwich, 1854)
- DeWitt Clinton (Sandwich, 1855)
- Howard (Yarmouth, 1869)
- Mariners' (Cotuit, 1871)
Isaac F. Howes, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- King Hiram's (Provincetown, 1795)
- Pilgrim (Harwich, 1859)
- Adams (Wellfleet, 1865)
- St. Martin's (Chatham, 1872)
- Universal (Orleans, 1917)
Raymond H. Beach, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges + 1 U.D.
- Roswell Lee (Springfield, 1864)
- Belcher (Chicopee, 1870)
- Newton (Wilbraham, 1870)
- Indian Orchard (Springfield (Indian Orchard), 1911)
- Samuel Osgood (Springfield, 1921)
- Elm (West Springfield, 1924)
- Longmeadow (Longmeadow, U.D.)
Ralph Osborn, District Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- 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, 1918)
- Chagres (Ancon, Canal Zone, 1921)
Irvin Van Gorder Gillis, District Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Ancient Landmark (Shanghai, China, 1863)
- Shanghai (Shanghai, China, 1903)
- Sinim (Shanghai, China, 1903)
- International (Peking, China, 1915)
- Talien (Darien, Manchuria, China, 1922)
- Hykes Memorial, Tientsin, China, 1922)
- Pagoda (Mukden, Manchuria, 1925)
- Sungari (Harbin, Manchuria, 1928)
Joseph S. McDonald, District Deputy Grand Master; 3 Lodges