Right Eminent Past Grand Commander

Knights Templar of Tennessee


Henry Martyn Aiken

46th Most Worshipful Grand Master, serving in 1885. Born on March 4, 1844 and died on March 22, 1923. He presided over the four York Rite Bodies of Tennessee. Served as Most Excellent Grand High Priest of Tennessee in 1876. Served as Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council Royal and Select Masters of Tennessee in 1875. Served as Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Tennessee in 1875. President, Order of High Priesthood in 1882. He was a 33⁰ Scottish Rite Mason. He was a Lawyer and businessman. He is buried in Old Gray Cemetery on Broadway in Knoxville, Tn. Served 5 times as the Worshipful Master of Masters Lodge No. 244.

Henry Martyn Aiken 1885

Masters Lodge No. 244

Born March 4, 1844

Died March 22, 1923 and buried at Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville

Married the daughter of Parson Brownlow

Lawyer and businessman

Presided over the four Grand York Rite bodies of Tennessee

President of Order of High Priesthood in 1882

33degree Scottish Rite Mason

Son: Henry M Aiken, Jr.


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