NausetLight

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NAUSET LIGHT LODGE

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Location: Orleans

Chartered By: Arthur E. Johnson

Charter Date: 10/11/1997 1997-98

Precedence Date: 09/14/1996

Current Status: Charter surrendered 11/07/2013


PAST MASTERS

  • W. Bradford Morse, 1996, 2003; PDDGM
  • Henry P. Burke, 1997, 2009; N
  • Seth H. Crowell, 1998
  • Hughes H. Wagner, 1999
  • LeRoy E. Atkins, 2000; Biography
  • Hughson F. C. Hawley, 2001
  • John A. Eldredge, Sr., 2002
  • Paul J. Lavoie, 2004, 2008
  • Louis Vesperman, 2005, 2006
  • Andrew C. Walker, 2007
  • David C. Hunt, 2010, 2012
  • William R. Hammatt, 2011; N

REFERENCES IN GRAND LODGE PROCEEDINGS

  • Petition for Dispensation: 1996

VISITS BY GRAND MASTER

BY-LAW CHANGES

1997 1998


EVENTS

CONSTITUTION OF LODGE, OCTOBER 1997

From TROWEL, Spring 1998, Page 19:

On October 11, 1997, Freemasonry's light on the Lower Cape was brighter as Nauset Light Lodge of Orleans was Constituted by M. W. Arthur E. Johnson, Grand Master, and a distinguished suite.

Members and guests enjoyed a buffet luncheon of Stuffed Boneless Breast of Chicken following the Constitution Ceremonies and Installation of Officers of the Lodge. Accompanying the Grand Master were: R. W. Robert L. Steadman, Deputy Grand Master; R. W. Frederick H. Schulenburg, Junior Grand Warden; R. W. Paul W. Rolston, Grand Secretary; R. W. Herbert B. Kinney, D. D. G. M. Provincetown 32nd District; R. W. William F. Carr, D. D. G. M. Hyannis 32nd District; R. W. Louis A. Harmon, Grand Marshal; R. W. Donald B. Scott, Grand Lecturer; Wor. John F. Dietrick, Jr., Senior Grand Deacon; Wor. Archibald A. Martin, Grand Steward; Wor. Thomas E. Pulkkinen, Grand Steward; Wor. Brad Brightman, Grand Steward; Wor. F. Brian Emery, Grand Sword Bearer; Wor. Philip A. Drouin, Grand Standard Bearer; R. W. E. Erik Erickson, Grand Pursuivant and Wor. Kevin T. Jones, Grand Pursuivant.

The Grand Master and members of his suite installed the officers for the ensuing year as follows: Wor. Henry P. Burke, Master; Wor. Seth H. Crowell, Senior Warden; Wor. LeRoy E. Atkins, Junior Warden; Wor. Gary A. Getchell, Treasurer; Wor. W. Bradford Morse, Secretary; R. W. William R. Hammatt, Senior Deacon; Bro. Noel Simpson, Junior Deacon; Bro. Brett A. Bauer, Senior Steward; Bro. Carl D. Rydman, Junior Steward; Bro. Robert C. Wood, Chaplain; Wor. Arno Masters, Marshal; Bro. Robert Servidori, Tyler and R.W. Leland D. Cobb, Jr., Organist.

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Wor. W. Bradford Morse, first Master of Nauset Light Lodge; M. W. Arthur E. Johnson, Grand Master; R. W. Robert L. Steadman, Deputy Grand Master and Wor. Henry P. Burke, Master. (Nathaniel H. Pulling Photo).

From TROWEL, Winter 1998, Page 20:

The highlight of a recent Fraternal Visit to Nauset Light Lodge of Orleans was the presentation to the Lodge of its Charter by R. W. Herbert B. Kinney, D.D.G.M. Provincetown 32nd District. The Charter contains the names of the 101 charter members of the Lodge.

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Wor. W. Bradford Morse, first Master and present secretary: R. W. Bro. Kinney, D. D. G. M. Provincetown 32nd District; Wor. James C. Killian, D. D. G. M. and Wor. Henry P. Burke, presiding Master of Nauset Light Lodge. Photo by Bro. Robert C. Wood.


GRAND LODGE OFFICERS

OTHER BROTHERS

DISTRICTS

1996: District 32 (Provincetown)

2003: District 21


LINKS

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