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GARDEN CITY LODGE

Location: Newtonville

Chartered By: Whitfield W. Johnson

Charter Date: 10/13/1955 1955-247

Precedence Date: 11/30/1954

Current Status: Active


PAST MASTERS

  • Thomas G. Walters, 1954-1955; N
  • Carl C. Peterson, 1956; N
  • Joseph S. Balcom, 1957
  • Nathan Goldstein, 1958
  • Robert J. Seder, 1959
  • Leonard L. Matthews, 1960
  • Louis M. Herman, 1961
  • Herbert Shapiro, 1962
  • Montague Rubenstein, 1963
  • Daniel Ostrosky, 1964
  • Richard I. Miranda, 1965
  • William Szathmary, 1966
  • Leonard Kahn, 1967
  • Richard C. Jelen, 1968
  • Robert L. Roth, 1969
  • Saul J. Stolper, 1970
  • Benjamin Orent, 1971
  • Carl M. Frutkoff, 1972
  • Sidney Gorfinkle, 1973
  • Earl L. Singer, 1974
  • Steven P. Fradkoff, 1975
  • Robert L. Roth, 1976
  • Paul S. Koss, 1977
  • Roger W. Appell, 1978
  • Robert N. Goldstein, 1979
  • Dana A. Jackson, 1980; PDDGM
  • Robert H. Brown, 1981
  • Leon Rabin, 1982
  • Jonathan A. Cohen, 1983
  • James B. Rich, 1984
  • Roy P. Tarr, 1985
  • George E. Burns, 1987
  • Jeremy L. Muller, 1988
  • Peter G. Potter, 1989
  • Leonard S. Gitner, 1990
  • Stephen C. Cohn, 1991; PDDGM
  • David S. Gitner, 1992
  • Lewis Beck, 1993
  • Harvey S. Levine, 1994
  • Malvin H. Lemeshow, 1995
  • Jeffrey M. Rome, 1996
  • Ross L. Scribner, 1997
  • David C. Kramer, 1998; PDDGM
  • Robert A. Duris, 1999
  • George V. Anastopoulos, 2000
  • Roger H. Ambuter, 2001
  • Barry M. Dicker, 2002
  • George S. Pultz, 2003, 2004
  • Joseph Goldstein, 2005, 2006, 2014; N
  • Peter J. Newman, 2007
  • Kirk A. Knowlton, 2008
  • Thomas M. Harte, 2009
  • Robert Littman, 2010, 2011
  • Christopher N. Kelley, 2012, 2013
  • Joseph A. Manzo, Jr., 2015
  • Richard R. Rausch, 2016
  • A. David Brown, 2017

REFERENCES IN GRAND LODGE PROCEEDINGS

  • Petition for Dispensation: 1954
  • Petition for Charter: 1955

ANNIVERSARIES

  • 1980 (25th Anniversary)

VISITS BY GRAND MASTER

BY-LAW CHANGES

1957 1959 1973 1975 1982 1983 1987 1988 1989 1990 1994 1998 2005 2010 2012 2013


EVENTS

40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, DECEMBER 1994

From TROWEL, Spring 1995, Page 20:

On Thursday. December 8. 1994, Garden City Lodge. A. F. & A. M. celebrated its 40th Anniversary. As part of the ceremony, it honored its surviving Charter Members with a special certificate and a small gift from the Lodge in appreciation of the Lodge's affection and love for it's founding members. Ten of the twenty-seven living Charter Members were in attendance to personally receive their certificates and gifts. Also honored were the Lodge's Twenty-five Year Members, who were presented their pins. R.W. Donald D. Lowell. D. D. G. M. of the Waltham 5th, who participated in one of his last Fraternal Visitations as D. D. G. M., was present for the celebration, along with many other distinguished guests, including M. W. J. Philip Berquist.

Charter Members present were: Bro. Saul M. Cortell, Bro. Allen Fair, Bro. Joseph Gann, Bro. Myron Idelson, Bro. Murray M. Klein, Bro Stanley M. Lewis, Wor. Leonard L. Matthews. Bro. Irving S. Meyers, Bro. Edward H. Shrier, Bro. Murray S. Slavet and Bro. Barnet C. Tobins.

Twenty-five Year Members present were: Wor. Robert H. Brown, Wor. Steven P. Fradkoff, Wor. Robert N. Goldstein, Bro. Melvin Michaels, Bro. Victor J. Resh and Bro. Frederick Sternburg.


GRAND LODGE OFFICERS


DISTRICTS

1954: District 5 (Waltham)

2003: District 5


LINKS

Lodge Web Site

Massachusetts Lodges