Grand Chapter Royal Arch Deputies


Listed below are the Deputies for the Grand Chapter for this year.  Please contact the Deputy for your area if you need assistance

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Archie R Smallwood , PGHP
Special Deputy South


  • Archie R. Paulin
  • August 21, 1944
  • Deaconess Hospital
  • Northwestern Parkway & Portland Avenue
  • Louisville, Kentucky

Adopted—at age 13

  • Archie R. Smallwood
  • Father—William Herman Smallwood
  • Mother–Leora Burkhead Smallwood

Religious Affiliation:

  • Gospel Of Truth Church
  • 4201 Dixie Highway
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40216
  • (Mailing address)
  • (Gospel Of Truth Church)
  • (P.O.

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James H. Fairchild , PGHP
Special Deputy (Central)

Masonic Biography of James H. Fairchild, Most Excellent Grand High Priest

James H. Fairchild has been happily married to Dorothy Creel Fairchild for 57 years. They have one daughter Jennifer (John) Fouts who is a Nurse Practitioner, and Son-in-law John is an Engineer. They have two beautiful grandchildren of whom they are extremely proud.…

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Russell (Russ) Sthrome , Jr.
District “D” District D – Anderson #52, Grant County #55, Clinton #82, and Kokomo #104

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William (Bill) D Payton , III
District “E Terre Haute #11, Greencastle #22, Crawfordsville #40, Harley Eggers #71, and West Side #138

  • Current High Priest of Terre Haute Chapter No. 11
  • Past Illustrious Master of Terre Haute Council No. 8
  • Past Master of Social Lodge No. 86 Terre Haute
  • President of Terre Haute Masonic Temple Association 
  • Retired Master Electrician, Project Manager, and General Construction Manager 
  • Retired Apprenticeship Director and Educator IBEW Local 725
  • Past President of IBEW Local 725

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Roy Wiseman
District J – New Albany #17, Hacker #34, Salem #38, Corydon #156

Retired Lieutenant, Harrison County sheriffs Department Indiana. Past Master, Pisgah Lodge 32, Past High Priest, Corydon Royal Arch Chapter 156, Past Illustrious Master, Corydon Cryptic Council 112, New Albany Commandery #5, AMD Constitutional Elm 471 , York Rite College #207, New Albany Yeoman of York #7, Grand Order of the Sword of Bunker Hill, Pocket City Order #82, and a member of the valley of George Rogers Clark A.A.S.R.