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Aiken #140

Meeting Location

MEETINGS
Second Monday in December at 7:00 PM
Location – Aiken Lodge No. 156 AFM, Aiken, SC
Second Monday in June at 7:00 PM
Location and Format at Preference of the SM

Contact Information

For Official Information Contact Secretary:
Ven. Gary B. Hinson, P.S.M.
E-Mail: [email protected]

Members

Officers

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

LIVING PAST SOVEREIGN MASTERS

 

YEAR NAME
1991 Robert D. Yonce
1996 Leroy J. Delionbach
1998 Lee Roy Bruce, Sr.
2000 Paul E. England
2001 Gary B. Hinson
2004 Alfred F. “Rick” Endler, Jr.
2008 Robert Lacer
2009 William R. “Ron” Parker
2010 William R. “Ron” Parker
2011 Stanley D. “David” Stroud
2013 Joel E. Casey
2014 Jon S. Majerus
2015 Brian Armstrong
2016 Alfred F. “Rick” Endler, Jr.
2017 Robert Lacer
2018 Harvie B. Bailey

Camden Council #148 AMD

Meeting Location

Second Saturday in June
and First Saturday in December
at 7:30 PM – Meal at 6:00 PM

Kershaw Lodge No. 29 AFM
833 John G. Richards Road
Camden, SC 29020

Contact Information

Robert M. Saverance
PO Box 283
Lamar, SC  29069
Cell: (843)621-1760
Email: [email protected]

Members

Daniel Adams
Jordan Atkinson
Scotty Austin
Robert J. Bean, Sr.
Gordon Cartrette
Bob David, Jr.
Dr. Jon Docherty, Sr.
Bobby Joe Fisher
Alan D. Freezon
Joe Girard
Floyd Goff, Sr.
Ed Howell
Oscar Hudson, Sr.
John Calvin “JC” Kelly
Mike Kirk
Grenfell Leonard
Ben Price
Ken Rector
Robert M. Saverance
E, P MW D. Sam Tennyson, Sr.
Phil Whittle
E = Emeritus      P = Plural

Officers

Sovereign Master Alan D.Freezon
Senior Warden Ken Rector
Junior Warden Scotty Austin
Recorder Robert M. Saverance
Treasurer Floyd Goff
Senior Deacon J.C. Kelley
Junior Deacon Dan Adams
Chaplain  Delbert Hayden
Tyler Jordan Atkinson

 

RED BRANCH OF ERI
* J. B. McGuirt
* Martin H. Price
* R. Henry Brown
* Neal H. Brown, Jr.
* Vernon A. Amick
J. Gordon Cartrette
* Wilson Cox Hardee
James Otis Gaskins
Edward D. Marshall
* William E. Fuller
* Dewey R. Coates
* Carl R. Truesdale
John D. Blackwell
* Melvin E. Byrd
Robert J. Bean, Sr.
Charles E. Wyrick
* Laurie R. Mellichamp
Gilmore R. Blackmon, Jr.
Floyd W. Goff, Sr.
Johnny F. Holloman, Jr.
* Marion B Morgan
Samuel M. Walden, Jr.
Grenfell M. Leonard
* Deceased

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

PAST SOVEREIGN MASTERS
Year Name
* 1979 J.B. McGuirt
* 1980 J.B. McGuirt
* 1981 Martin H. Price
* 1982 R. Henry Brown
* 1983 Neal H. Brown, Jr.
* 1984 Vernon A. Amick
* 1985 William E. Fuller
* 1986 Dewey R. Coates
* 1987 John G. Askins
* 1988 Wilson C. Hardee
* 1989 Wilson C. Hardee
1990 J. Gordon Cartrette
* 1991 James O. Gaskins
1992 Ed Marshall
* 1993 Woodfin Arnold
* 1994 Carl R. Truesdale
1995 John D. Blackwell
* 1996 Melvin E. Byrd
1997 Robert J. Bean, Sr.
* 1998 Charles C. Adams
1999 Charles Wyrick
* 2000 Laurie R. Mellichamp
2001 Randy Blackmon, Jr.
2002 Floyd Goff, Sr.
2003 John Hallman
2004 Sam Walden
* 2005 Marion Morgan
2006 Grenfell M. Leonard
* 2007 L. Aubrey Haynes
* 2008 Delbert R. Hayden
* 2009 Melvin E. Byrd
2010 Robert J. Bean, Jr.
2011 Robert J. Bean, Jr.
* 2012 Earl T. Nichols
* 2013 Graydon E. Watkins
2014 Grenfell M. Leonard
2015 Ricky C. Freeman
2016 Michael W. Kirk
2017 Michael W. Kirk
2018 Joseph “Joe” Girard
2019 Joseph “Joe” Girard
2020 Bob David, Jr.
2021 Bob David, Jr.
2022 Ben Price
2023 Bobby Joe Fisher
* Deceased

Charles Towne #195

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Columbia Council #157 AMD

Meeting Location

Second Wednesday in January, April, July
and November (Annual Meeting)
At 6:00 PM

Columbia Masonic Temple
1518 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC

Contact Information

John Robert Bowker, PSM
109 Bally Bunion Lane
Columbia, SC 29229
Cell: (803)767-0932
Email: [email protected]

Members

Danny Able
Michael C. Baxley
Julian M. Bevel
John Robert Bowker
Michael J. Broom
Ronald L. Dailey
Abram C. Flora, IV
Paul Graham
Jeff L. Hall
E Garland R. Harman
Andrew T. Hermann
John Howell
John R. Marcucci
E Joseph L. McGee
E Johnnie T. Morris
Ronald C. Orrilion
Barry A. Rickman
Rawl J. Scheibler
C. Todd Schofield
Carl R. Simmons, III
Edward E. Smith, Jr.
Ian P. Strickland
Martin K. Taylor
Joseph A. Terry
Richard T.S. Valentine
Charles A. Varn
E Emeritus

Officers

Sovereign Master Ian P. Strickland
Senior Warden Joseph A. Terry
Junior Warden Julian Bevel
Recorder John Robert Bowker, PSM
Treasurer Charles A. Varn, PSM
Senior Deacon Ron Dailey
Junior Deacon Michael Baxley
Chaplain John Howell
Tyler Ronald Orrillion

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

PAST SOVEREIGN MASTERS
Michael J. Broom
John Robert Bowker
* James C. Clifford
Abram C. Flora, IV
* Henry R. Garnett, Jr.
Paul C. Graham
Jeffrey L. Hall
Joseph L. McGee
Johnnie T. Morris
Rawl J. Scheibler
Charles T. Schofield
Edward E. Smith Jr.
* Wayne C. Smith, Jr.
* J. Dean Strickland
Richard T.S. Valentine
Charles A. Varn
* Deceased
RED BRANCH OF ERI
John Robert Bowker
Andrew T. Hermann
Joseph L. McGee
Johnnie T. Morris
Rawl J. Scheibler
* Wayne C. Smith, Jr.
* James Dean Strickland
Charles A. Varn
* Deceased

ESC Baker Council #514 AMD

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Gaffney Council #262 AMD

Meeting Location

Second Thursday in February, April, June.
August, December.
At 6:30 PM

Gaffney Lodge 186 AFM
219 E. Floyd Baker Blv.
Gaffney, SC

Contact Information

Nelson D. Horton, PSM
164 Champion Ferry Rd.
Gaffney, SC 29341-5606
Cell: (864) 812-0942
Email: [email protected]

Members

Officers

OFFICERS for 2024
Sovereign Master Steve M Leagon
Senior warden Alan Brooks Allison
Junior Warden John F. O’Donald
Treasurer Gary N. Martin, PSM
Secretary Nelson D. Horton, PSM
Senior Deacon James P. Willis, ll
Junior Deacon Howard Dean Childress, Jr.
Chaplain Dennis S. Sentell, PSM
Tyler Jerry N. Smith

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

George D. Bell Council #257 AMD

Meeting Location

Monday in June
Pending by-laws change to November
At 6:00 PM

Greenwood Masonic Temple
121 Bailey Circle: Greenwood, SC

Contact Information

G. Walker Moore, PSM
213 Commonwealth Drive
Ninety Six, SC 29666
Cell: (864)941-0666
Email: [email protected]

Members

Officers

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

Golden Corner #361

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Hampton #289

Meeting Location

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Members

Officers

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

Horry County #433

Meeting Location

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Members

Officers

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

JD Penley Jr. #131

Meeting Location

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Members

Officers

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

Joel R Poinsett #166

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Members

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Lancaster #146

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Masters of Tyre Council #547 AMD

Meeting Location

Fifth Tuesdays
January 30, 2024
April 30, 2024
July 30, 2024
October 29, 2024
December 31, 2024

Time: 7:00 PM

Pendleton Lodge 34 AFM
118 Exchange St
Pendleton SC 29670

Contact Information

L. Joe Granger
Secretary-Treasurer
115 Allee St
Clemson SC  29631-1902
[H] 864-654-2793     [C] 864-643-6363
[email protected]

Members

Cecil E. Boatwright, SM
C Gerald D. Burton, PSM
J. Samuel Burton, PSM
D. Keith Carnes
C. Adam Conyers
Cecil C. Conyers Jr.
P Ronald L. Dodson, PSM
C R. Steven “Steve” Fields, PSM
C E L. Joe Granger, PSM
J. Thomas “Tom” Henry
Mark A. Irby Jr.
J. M. “Buddy” Jones Jr.
P James W. Lyle, PSM
C George S. Mabry Jr., PSM
Bryan D. Rawls, SM
E Larry S. Rhodes, PSM
C Donnie E. Richards, PSM
C Paul R. Richards, PSM
C Ronnie P. “Pickle” Richards, PSM
P James N. Turner Jr., PSM
C Charter Member
E Emeritus
P Plural Member
Deceased Charter Members
Samuel M. “Sam” Willis, PSM 5/31/2016
J. Frank Gilliland, PSM 10/14/2016
E Julius C. “Mike” Hubbard Jr., PSM 3/10/2019
E Thomas E. “Tom” Hayden Jr., PSM 1/27/2022
Robert H. “Bob” Krause, PSM 12/4/2023

Officers

Sovereign Master Bryan D. Rawls
Senior Warden J. Thomas “Tom” Henry
Junior Warden D. Keith Carnes
Secretary-Treasurer L. Joe Granger, PSM
Asst. Treasurer R. Steven Fields, PSM
Senior Deacon Mark A. Irby Jr., PSM
Junior Deacon J. M. “Buddy” Jones Jr.
Chaplain James N. “Jim” Turner Jr., PSM
Tyler Ronnie P. “Pickle” Richards, PSM
Ritualistic Director Gerald D. Burton, PSM
Committees
Audit
Report first meeting of 2024
Chair: Ronnie P. “Pickle” Richards, PSM
Cecil E. Boatwright, SM
Mark A. Irby Jr., PSM
Nominating
Report last meeting of 2024
Chair: Gerald D. Burton, PSM
James W. Lyle, PSM
J. M. “Buddy” Jones Jr.

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

R. Steven “Steve” Fields 2014, 2015
Ronnie P. “Pickle” Richards 2016
Donnie E. Richards 2017
George S. Mabry Jr. 2018
D Robert H. “Bob” Krause 2019
W Vincent W. Petraroli 2020, 2021
Cecil E. Boatwright 2022
Mark A. Irby Jr. 2023
Bryan D. Rawls 2024
OTHER COUNCILS YEAR; COUNCIL
Larry S. Rhodes 1997-98; 361
J. Samuel “Sam” Burton 1999; 361
James N. “Jim” Turner, Jr. 2008, 2020-24; 361
Gerald D. Burton 2009; 361
L. Joe Granger 2011; 361
R. Steven Fields 2012; 361
James W. Lyle 2014; 361
Ronald L. Dodson 2016; 361
Paul R. Richards 2018; 361
D Deceased
W Withdrew

Orangeburg #294

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Palmetto Council #451 AMD

Meeting Location

once a quarter on the 5th Monday
2nd Quarter meeting Ladies night and moved to a resturant
Meal 6:30pm Meeting 7:30pm

Richburg Lodge #89 AFM
111 E. Lancaster St Richburg, S.C. 29729

Contact Information

Kenny Miles, PSM
550 Lakeside View Cir
Jenkinsville, S.C. 29065
Cell: (803)513-1290
Email: [email protected]

Members

Officers

Sovereign Master Bobby Joe Albert
Senior Warden Allen Culp
Junior Warden Robert Shull
Rec/ Tre Kenny Miles
Senior Deacon Steve Bairefoot
Junior Deacon Darryl Maples
Chaplain Tommy Martin
Sentinel Joe Brown

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

Pee Dee Council #552 AMD

Meeting Location

Second Saturday in April
First Saturday in August
Second Friday in October (Annual Meeting)
7:00 PM

St David’s Lodge No. 72
1205 Periwinkle St., Darlington SC 29532

Contact Information

Robert J (Bob) Bean, PSM
724 Kitty Ln
Florence, SC 29501
Cell: (843) 229-4710
Email: [email protected]

Members

JAMES NMN ALLEN III
ROBERT JAMES BEAN SR
JARROD HEATH COCKFIELD
DONALD DAVIS COKER
DAVID THOMPSON COOLEY
PATRICK C COXE
JOHN HARRELL DOCHERTY MD
BOBBY JOE FISHER
RICKY COWARD FREEMAN
BOYD EDWARD HODGES JR
GARY THOMAS JAMES
RICHARD DUSTIN JAMES
MICHAEL DEE KEEN
MICHAEL WALLACE KIRK
MICHAEL A MELTON
THOMAS RYAN MILLER
VICTOR DEWEY PHILLIPS
ROBERT MYRL SAVERANCE
WILLIAM ROBERT SIMPSON III
DONALD SAMUEL TENNYSON
JEFFREY CHARLES TOMPKINS
PHILLIP MARVIN WHITTLE

Officers

Sovereign Master Gary T James
Senior Warden Bobby Joe Fisher
Junior Warden Victor D Phillips
Recorder Robert J Bean PSM
Treasurer Robert M Saverance PSM
Senior Deacon John H Docherty MD
Junior Deacon Patrick C Coxe
Chaplain D Samuel Tennyson
Tyler Jarrod H Cockfield

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

NAME YEAR
Michael W Kirk 2017
Michael W Kirk 2018
Robert M Saverance 2019
Robert M Saverance 2020
Phillip W Whittle 2021
Phillip W Whittle 2022
Gary T James 2023
Gary T James 2024

Pelham #263

Meeting Location

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Living Past Sovereign Masters

Piedmont Council #440 AMD

Meeting Location

Meeting are the 2nd Tuesday in April, August, and December.
Eat at 6:30. Meeting at 7:30

Union Masonic Lodge #75 A.F.M.
805 S. Duncan ByPass
Union, SC 29379

Contact Information

Dean Tollison, Secretary/Treasurer
1957 Jonesville Hwy.
Union, SC 29379
864-426-3448

Members

Officers

Sovereign Master John Glenn
Senior Warden Chris Turner
Junior Warden Tony Lawson
Secretary/Treasurer Dean Tollison
Senior Deacon Jarred O’Shields
Junior Deacon Kevin Fowler
Chaplain Paul Wilson
Tiler Huger Caughman

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

SA Bannister Council #336 AMD

Meeting Location

Third Thursday of May
7:00 PM
Hermon Lodge #116
106 Stones Throw Avenue, Starr, SC

Third Monday in December
6:00 PM
Hiram Lodge #68
118 1/2 East Benson Street, Anderson, SC

Contact Information

For Official Information Contact Secretary:
Jeremy Bowyer, PSM
110 Wild Vine Path
Anderson, SC 29621
Email: [email protected]

Members

James David Alewine
James Whitney Barr
Jeremy Carlton Bowyer
Philip Keith Brooks
Marcus LeRoy Burdette
Howard Taft Burgess, Sr.
Michael Edward Copeland
Jonathan James Eiland
Richard Gary Gilleland, II
William Thurman Gilmer
James Andy Hendrix
Terry Dean McGuffin
Richard Eric Papenfuss
Joseph Parnell
Ted Cox Thomas
Timothy Keith Kirkland
Dr. Thomas Cole Maxwell
Steven Wayne Burroughs
Robert Donald Chastain

Officers

Sovereign Master Terry D. McGuffin
Senior Warden William T. Gilmer
Junior Warden Philip K. Brooks
Recorder Jeremy Bowyer
Treasurer Jeremy Bowyer
Senior Deacon Gary Gilleland
Junior Deacon Timothy Kirkland
Chaplain Thomas Maxwell
Tyler Steven Burroughs

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

James Barr
Jeremy Bowyer
Marcus Burdette
Howard Burgess, Sr.
Michael Copeland
James Andy Hendrix
Terry D. McGuffin
Richard Papenfuss
Ted Thomas

Spartan Council #153 AMD

Meeting Location

2024 Meeting Schedule
February 29, 2024
May 30, 2024
August 29, 2024
October 31, 2024
Meal 6:30 PM, Meeting Following.

Location varies.
Contact Secretary a few days prior to meeting to confirm meeting location.

Contact Information

George Peters
Secretary-Treasurer
PO Box 878
Duncan, SC 29334
[O] 864-804-6530     [C] 864-357-3891
Email: [email protected]

Members

David Allen Blanton
Allen D. Chandler
Phillip Mason Graham
Jerry W Hill, Jr.
Byron Emery Honbarger
Eddie Howard
Harry Wallace Hudson, Jr
Douglas Roy Knauer
C. Richard Lane
Jacob Paul McWilliams
James Edward Mitchell
Kirk Marvin Olsen
Mark Alan O’Shields
Eric Scott Ostrander
George R Peters
G. Tyler Peters
Barney L Rhinehart
Marvin Gene Royal
John R Rungo
Louis W Santos
Judd N Seay
Adrian N Smith
Bobby J Sprouse
Fred D. Thompson
F. Dean Tollison
Thomas E. Watson
Steve M. Whitaker
Jerry A Willard, Jr.

Officers

Sovereign Master Marty Royal
Senior Warden Louis Santos
Junior Warden Eric Ostrander
Senior Deacon John Rungo
Junior Deacon Eddie Howard
Secretary/Treasurer George Peters
Tiler C. Richard Lane
Chaplain Steve Whitaker

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

Past Sovereign Masters

Barney L Rhinehart 1987
Bobby J Sprouse 1993
Bobby J Sprouse 1994
Phillip Mason Graham 2001
Douglas Roy Knauer 2003
George R Peters 2004
Fred D. Thompson 2005
James Edward Mitchell 2007
C. Richard Lane 2008
Steve M. Whitaker 2012
Thomas E. Watson 2014
Judd N Seay 2016
Mark Alan O’Shields 2017
Harry Wallace Hudson, Jr 2018
Byron Emery Honbarger 2019
Kirk Marvin Olsen 2020
Kirk Marvin Olsen 2021
Jacob Paul McWilliams 2022
David Allen Blanton 2023
Allen D. Chandler Past

 

Red Branch of ERI

Allen D. Chandler 2005
Phillip Mason Graham 2005
Douglas Roy Knauer 2005
C. Richard Lane 2005
James Edward Mitchell 2005
George R Peters 2005
Barney L Rhinehart 2005
Judd N Seay 2022
Bobby J Sprouse 2005
Fred D. Thompson 2005

Sumter #188

Meeting Location

Second Tuesday in February, May, August
and November
At 8:00 PM

Dalzell Lodge No. 431
2795 Frierson Rd, Dalzell SC 29040

Contact Information

Charlie F. Raley
49 Church Camp Rd
Bishopville SC 29010
Cell: (803)243-5151
Email: [email protected]

Members

Officers

Sovereign Master Thomas English Morgan
Senior Warden JosephThomas Kelly, Sr.
Junior Warden David Matthew Lee
Recorder Charlie F. Raley
Treasurer Charlie F. Raley
Senior Deacon Dominus Trent Rivera
Junior Deacon JosephThomas Kelly, Jr.
Chaplain Davis Nathaniel Brown
Tyler J C Jones

 

Degree Team

Living Past Sovereign Masters

Past Sovereign Masters

Clarence Leroy Alsbrooks Jr.
Burrell Burnett Berrie, Jr
Lawrence Wayne Braxton
Rev. Davis Nathaniel Brown
Stanley Bruce Cheek
Christopher Mark Davis
Jack Lee Davis Jr.
John Thomas Davis, Sr.
Leonard Damian Garneau Sr.
William Larry Holloman
Vernon Wayne Jones
Zebulon Vance Morgan
Deceased
Wilbur Carlyle Ardis, Jr.
Lynwood Russell Behney
Jerry Allen Holt
Bernard Paul Kalish
Clarence Emerson Longberry, Jr.
Karl Frederick Schuhly, Jr.
James Wesley Strange
Arthur Coleman Tracey
George Andrew Waninger
Leroy Wayne Wells

 

RED BRANCH OF ERI
Clarence Leroy Alsbrooks
Burrell Burnett Berrie, Jr.
Lawrence Wayne Braxton
Rev. Davis Nathaniel Brown
Stanley Bruce Cheek
Christopher Mark Davis
Jack Lee Davis Jr.
John Thomas Davis, Sr.
Leonard Damian Garneau Sr.
William Larry Holloman
Vernon Wayne Jones
Zebulon Vance Morgan III
Deceased
Wilbur Carlyle Ardis, Jr.
Lynwood Russell Behney
Jerry Allen Holt
Bernard Paul Kalish
Clarence Emerson Longberry, Jr.
Karl Frederick Schuhly, Jr.
James Wesley Strange