Past Grand Secretaries

Past Grand Secretaries

This page contains a complete portrait gallery of the Past Grand Secretaries of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, beginning with the most recent.

Donald L. Albert
Donald L. Albert

Years Served as RWGS: 2000-2005
Birthplace: Millersburg
Lodge: Euclid No. 698
Profession: Engineer
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Marshal

Thomas W. Jackson
Thomas W. Jackson

Years Served as RWGS: 1982-1999
Birthplace: McKeesport
Lodge: Cumberland Valley No. 315
Profession: Educator
Other Grand Lodge Offices:

William A. Carpenter
William A Carpenter

Years Served as RWGS: 1974-1979
Birthplace: Chester
Lodge: Chester No. 236
Profession: Cryptographer, Publisher
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Master

Ashby B. Paul
Ashby B. Paul

Years Served as RWGS: 1974-1979
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Perseverance No. 21
Profession: Civil Engineer
Other Grand Lodge Offices:

George A. Avery
George A. Avery

Years Served as RWGS: 1953-1958
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Washington No. 59
Profession: Pastor
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Frederick S. Hammann
Frederick S. Hammann

Years Served as RWGS: 1951-1952
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Melita No. 295
Profession: Salesman, Stenographer
Other Grand Lodge Offices:

Matthew Galt, Jr.
Matthew Galt, Jr.

Years Served as RWGS: 1939-1950
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Gothic No. 519
Profession: Clerk
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Harold N. Rust
Harold N. Rust

Years Served as RWGS: 1938 (Died in office.)
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre
Lodge: Rabboni (Boston, MA)
Profession: Electrical Engineer
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Master

John A. Perry
John A. Perry

Years Served as RWGS: 1912-1937
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Integrity No. 187
Profession: Salesman
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William A. Sinn
William A. Sinn

Years Served as RWGS: 1897-1911
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Michael Nisbit, Jr.
Michael Nisbit, Jr.

Years Served as RWGS: 1881-1896
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Rising Star No. 126
Profession: Conveyancer
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Master

John Thomson
John Thomson

Years Served as RWGS: 1867-1880
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: No. 51
Profession: Cooper
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Master, Grand Treasurer

William H. Adams
William H. Adams

Years Served as RWGS: 1843-1866
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: Lafayette No. 71
Profession:
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Michael Nisbet, Sr.
Michael Nisbet, Sr.

Years Served as RWGS: 1840-1842
Birthplace:
Lodge: Columbia Lodge No. 91; Warrant Junior Warden of Rising Star Lodge No. 126
Profession: Merchant
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Master

Samuel M. Stewart
Samuel M. Stewart

Years Served as RWGS: 1835-139
Birthplace:
Lodge: No. 51
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Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Treasurer

John M. Read
John M. Read

Years Served as RWGS: 1832-1834
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Samuel H. Thomas
Samuel H. Thomas

Years Served as RWGS: 1825-1831
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Bernard U. Dahlgren
Bernard U. Dahlgren

Years Served as RWGS: 1824
Birthplace: Sweden
Lodge: No. 51
Profession: Accountant, Consul
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George A. Baker, Jr.
George A. Baker, Jr.

Years Served as RWGS: 1817-1823
Birthplace:
Lodge: No. 2
Profession:
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George A. Baker, Sr.
George A. Baker, Sr.

Years Served as RWGS: 1797-1816
Birthplace: Germantown, PA
Lodge: No. 2
Profession: Merchant, Conveyancer
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Thomas Armstrong
Thomas Armstrong

Years Served as RWGS: 1795-1796
Birthplace:
Lodge: No. 52
Profession:
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Grand Treasurer

Pierre LeBarbier Duplessis
Pierre LeBarbier Duplessis

Years Served as RWGS: 1790-1794
Birthplace: France
Lodge: Montgomery No. 19
Profession: Conveyancer, Scrivner, Notary, Interpreter
Other Grand Lodge Offices: Deputy Grand Master

Assheton Humphreys
Assheton Humphreys

Years Served as RWGS: 1785-1789
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Jacobs Howell
Jacobs Howell

Years Served as RWGS: 1783-1784
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William Smith
William Smith

Years Served as RWGS: 1778-1782
Birthplace: Scotland
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Profession: Provost, Pastor
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James Fulton
James Fulton

Years Served as RWGS: 1772-1777
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John Wood
John Wood

Years Served as RWGS: 1764-1771
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William Franklin
William Franklin

Years Served as RWGS: 1755-1761, 1763
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Lodge: No. 2
Profession: Royal Governor of New Jersey
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Daniel Byles
Daniel Byles

Years Served as RWGS: 1749-1754
Birthplace: New Jersey
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Thomas Boude
Thomas Boude

Years Served as RWGS: 1731-1748
Birthplace: New Jersey
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