Past Grand High Priests from 1900-1949

Our Departed Companions

  • The broken column denotes the untimely death of Grand Master Hiram Abiff.
  • The beautiful Virgin, weeping, denotes the unfinished Temple.
  • The book open before her, displays that his virtues are on perpetual record.
  • The sprig of acacia in her right hand, represents the timely discovery of his body.
  • The urn in her left, that his ashes were there safely deposited to perpetuate the remembrance of so distinguished a character.
  • Father Time standing behind her unfolding the ringlets of her hair denotes that time, patience and perseverance will accomplish all things.

1949-1940

Past Grand High Priests

1949

Gordon D. Pease

1948

W. Curtis Mahler

1947

Paul R. Newhouse

1946

W. Neuenschwander

1945

Charles W. Allen

1944

Bert O. Pruitt

1943

George R. Lee

1942

Earl B. Forney

1941

Robert Ingalls

1940

Frank C. Zaieck

1939-1930

Past Grand High Priests

1939

Arthur O. Thorton

1938

Fred D. Carson

1937

B. H. Askren

1936

H.E. Vernon

1935

Glen M. Smith

1934

John H. Bassett

1933

Stanley G. Myers

1932

George C. Cole

1931

Allen V. Buskirk

1930

Troy L. Puckett

1929-1920

Past Grand High Priests

1929

Wm. H. Baugh

1928

Fred R. Clarke

1927

Mark L. Dickover

1926

Eleazar K. Amsden

1925

Karl F. Bosworth

1924

Lawrence V. Mays

1923

John H. Wineland

1922

Roy E. Tilford

1921

Edward B. Raub

1920

Thomas F. Spink

1919-1910

Past Grand High Priests

1919

Fred H. Pocock

1918

Wm. W. Ross

1917

Elwood Barnard

1916

Calvin H. Ramsay

1915

Leon T. Leach

1914

Arthur J. Smith

1913

Earl H. Payne

1912

Samuel L. Shidey

1911

W.W. Goltra

1910

Elias J. Jacoby

1909-1900

Past Grand High Priests

1909

Charles M. Wordon

1908

Robert M.H. Britton

1907

Edgar H. Bristol

1906

Phil H. Clugston

1905

Charles Balch

1904

Wm. H. Hamelle

1903

John J. Glendenning

1902

Alvin G. Tillotson

1901

Simeon P. Gillett

1900

Ren. W. Crockett