GRAND CHAPTER, ROYAL ARCH MASONS of TENNESSEE

Most Excellent Past Grand High Priests

* indicates the brother has passed.

If you have any of the Past Grand’s missing Bios, please send them to the York Rite Grand Sec so we can fill in the ones we are missing.

Thanks.

Year

Name

Chapter #

2018

Richard Ronald Petty, Jr.

49

2017

Ronald Jasper Coates

123

2016

David C. Swaim, Sr.

204

2015

Luther Junior Gafford

137

2014

Robert Glenn Officer

87

2013

Donald Barrow

168

2012

Ralph Denny Friday

131

2011

George Bruce Jackson

234

2010

Don Yates Woody

225

2009

Thomas Dale Bowne

220

2008

Ronald C Dougherty

4

2007

Douglas Gene Pair

132

2006

Michael Carroll Lett

184

2005

Milton Ray Hager

1

2004

Jake M. Akers, Sr

215

2003

Daniel C. Jeter, Jr.

238

2002

Harold E. Scott

2

2001

Mack E. Johnson

168

2000

Charles P. Gallups

49

1999

Roger E. Winningham

234

1998

Richard E. Van Tassell

225

1997

Benjamin W. Surrett

138

1996

David T Hart

123

1995

Gilbert Brown

132

1994

Robert B. Taylor

164

1993

Edward L. Davis

197

1992

William H. Egbert

22

1991

J. Jacques Sweeney

220

1990

Robert E. Gooch

3

1989

J. Rye Garton

159

1988

Marshall A. Stinnett

186

1987

James E. Moss

210

1986

Jerry W. Richards

185

1985

Samuel D. Haga

195

1984

Bob F. Stephenson

150

1983

Darius L. Cullipher

221

1982

Horace P. Raper

74

1981

C. Everett Blanton, Jr.

1

1980

James H. Rook

*

22

1979

William B. Anderson

184

1978

E. Oakley Wynne

197

1977

Rufus D. Rice

9

1976

William R. Patton

164

1975

Frank T. Lee, Sr.

*

62

1974

Roy C. Murdock

*

225

1973

Rufus G. Obrecht

*

208

1972

Ralph W. C. Lambert

*

197

1971

H. Gordon Higgs

*

129

1970

Marshall E. Rasnake

*

212

1969

Joe C. Foster

*

4

1968

John L. Lamb

*

22

1967

George A. Peters

*

214

1966

Russell B. Tandy

*

234

1965

States M. Welborn

*

178

1964

Kelso H. Renfro

*

207

1963

Charles O. Bledsoe

*

187

1962

David H. Vaughn

*

185

1961

Bruce Blair

*

220

1960

George F. Brookhart

*

199

1959

Lawrence J. Sharp

*

79

1958

James P. Buck

*

112

1957

W. David Mcanulty

*

132

1956

Lyman L. Worrell

*

24

1955

John M. Brown

*

123

1954

Richard T. Poole

*

22

1953

Virden Z. Cline

*

83

1952

Lucien C. Connell

*

197

1951

R. Kelley Roney, Sr.

*

1

1950

Emary B. Blankenbecler

*

195

1949

Granville V. Elmore

*

193

1948

John T. Stewart

*

168

1947

Sylvan D. Shamblin

*

186

1946

W. R. Singleton

*

25

1945

Otway Yates

*

77

1944

Frank Knox Harle

*

39

1943

John T. Woodfin, Jr

*

150

1942

Frank M. Quinn

*

138

1941

W. Phelan Douglas

*

198

1940

Hugh O. Edwards

*

1

1939

W. Harry Dudley

*

129

1938

H. Mack Barnett

*

184

1937

William J. Sanders

*

193

1936

B. Tate Dawkins

*

204

1935

W. Henry Blackwell

*

131

1934

Maurice L. Hester

*

3

1933

Charles A. Snodgrass

*

208

1932

Arch E. McClanahan

*

1

1931

James H. Epps

*

21

1930

E. B. Duke

*

210

1929

A. G. Hudson

*

185

1928

James I. Walker

*

186

1927

C. F. Bunbury

*

22

1926

A. C. Morgan

*

3

1925

J. Windfield Darby

*

157

1924

John G. Greer

*

138

1923

C. H. Byrn

*

150

1922

John Wetzler

*

144

1921

F. E. Bartley

*

79

1920

Angus G. Bowen

*

1

1919

Joseph A. Fowler

*

95

1918

J. H. Swan

*

141

1917

Charles H. Smart

*

1

1916

Philip N. Matlock

*

125

1915

Samuel W. Williams

*

145

1914

Charles M. Hunt

*

153

1913

M. F. Flenniken

*

24

1912

Junius Hobson

*

144

1911

A. N. Sloan

*

49

1910

Jesse T. Spaulding

*

147

1909

Andrew P. Trogden

*

99

1908

Charles A. Comstock

*

199

1907

Samuel Slager

*

22

1906

George L. Cowan

*

2

1905

W. D. Good

*

135

1904

Fred C. Watkins

*

178

1903

George P. Chandler

*

24

1902

D. E. Shields

*

79

1901

W. S. Findlay

*

87

1900

A. S. Meyers

*

22

1899

E. S. Miller

*

131

1898

Caswell A. Goodle

*

32

1897

Isaac J. Thurman

*

99

1896

William D. Henderson

*

74

1895

A. G. Kimbrough

*

27

1894

James H. Mccalister

*

79

1893

John T. Williamson

*

4

1892

John B. Garrett

*

107

1891

Alex C. Robeson

*

74

1890

Thomas O. Morris

*

1

1889

N. F. Harrison

*

27

1888

Lewis R. Eastman

*

107

1887

W. R. Shaver

*

55

1886

Bradford Nichol

*

107

1885

William S. Matthews

*

95

1884

David J. Pierce

*

49

1883

James D. Richardson

*

23

1882

William E. Eastman

*

1

1880

Gideon R. Gwynne

*

25

1879

John H. Bullock

*

14

1878

Benjamin F. Haller

*

95

1877

John S. Pride

*

114

1876

H. M. Aken

*

24

1875

Algernon S. Curry

*

31

1874

Wilber F. Foster

*

1

1873

Joseph M. Anderson

*

25

1872

John W. Paxton

*

24

1871

A. J. Wheeler

*

22

1870

William H. Armstrong

*

3

1869

John M. Hughes

*

59

1868

William Maxwell

*

19

1867

Townsend A. Thomas

*

3

1866

Jonathan S. Dawson

*

14

1865

John Frizzell

*

31

1861

Rev. Jonathan Huntingdon

*

1

1860

William H. Whiton

*

4

1859

Robert S. Moore

*

3

1858

Robert S. Moore

*

3

1857

Robert J. Chester

*

9

1856

Solomon W. Cochran

*

33

1855

Solomon W. Cochran

*

33

1854

Edward W. Kenney

*

27

1853

Edward W. Kenney

*

27

1852

J. M. Gilbert

*

15

1851

A. M. Hughes

*

4

1850

A. M. Hughes

*

4

1849

Charles Arnold Fuller

*

4

1848

P. G. Stiver Perkins

*

2

1847

P. G. Stiver Perkins

*

2

1846

Dyer Pearl

*

1

1845

Dyer Pearl

*

1

1844

Dyer Pearl

*

1

1843

James H. Thomas

*

4

1842

Henry F. Beaumont

*

3

1841

Edmund Dillahunty

*

4

1840

Edmund Dillahunty

*

4

1839

Moses Stevens

*

1

1838

Benjamin S. Tappan

*

2

1837

Benjamin S. Tappen

*

2

1836

Dyer Pearl

*

1

1835

T. S. Alderson

*

4

1834

Moses Stevens

*

1

1833

Jacob Foute

*

6

1832

Hezekiah Ward

*

4

1831

Hezekiah Ward

*

4

1830

William G. Dickenson

*

2

1829

Wilkins Tannehill

*

1

1828

Moses Stevens

*

1

1827

William G. Hunt

*

1

1826

William G. Hunt

*

1

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