Most Illustrious Past Grand Master

Cryptic Masons of Tennessee


Donald Barrow

Born July 23, 1933 in Huntingdon, TN. He is the son of James E. and Sally Barrow(deceased). He has one brother and two sisters.

Don married Jean Baskin May 27, 2006. They have 3 grand children and 4 great grand children

Brother Barrow was raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason in Pleasant Green Lodge 291 March 13, 1980. He served as Master of the Lodge in 1984, 1985, and 1986.

Don affiliated with Bruceton 731 in 1997. He served as Master in 1990, 1993 and 1996. He served as secretary in 1998 and 1999.

He affiliated with Tipton 226 in 2001, and affiliated with Trenton Lodge 86 in 2006 and serving as Master this year.

He was exalted in chapter 159 in 1980, served as High Priest 1986, 2001 and 2002.

He was greeted in Camden Council 132 in 1980, He served as Illustrious Master
In 1986.

Sir Knight Barrow was Knighted in Paris Commandery #16. Inducted in to Tennessee Priory #15 Knights of theYork Cross in 1999.

Brother Barrow is a Member of:

Allied Mason’s Degree

Knight Mason – York Rite College

Order of the Eastern Star

Brother Barrow was made a 32nd Mason in 1980.


He was elected Grand Captain of the Guard, Grand Council Cryptic Masons of Tennessee in March 1991 and has been advanced each year, being elected Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council Cryptic Masons of Tennessee on March 21, 1994.


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