Past Grand Masters

Year Rank Name Council
2016 - 17 M. Ill. Comp. George H. Gifford Hiram No. 24
2015 - 16 M. Ill. Comp. George H. Gifford Hiram No. 24
2014 - 15 M. Ill. Comp. Donald J. Emerick Riblah No. 6
2013 - 14 M. Ill. Comp. Donald J. Emerick Riblah No. 6
2012 - 13 M. Ill. Comp W. Denis Amendola Abitibi No. 28
2011 - 12 M. Ill. Comp W. Denis Amendola Abitibi No. 28
2010 - 11 M. Ill. Comp F. Douglas Draker Keystone No. 20
2009 - 10 M. Ill. Comp F. Douglas Draker Keystone No. 20
2008 - 09 M. Ill. Comp Bryan S. Cunningham Alpha No. 23
2007 - 08 M. Ill. Comp Bryan S. Cunningham Alpha No. 23
2006 - 07 M. Ill. Comp David P. Hardie Shealtiel No. 21
2005 - 06 M. Ill. Comp David P. Hardie Shealtiel No. 21
2004 - 05 M. Ill. Comp David W. Laskey Pyramid No. 7
2003 - 04 M. Ill. Comp Donald R. Pardo Babylon No. 11
2002 - 03 M. Ill. Comp Donald F. Kline Keystone No. 20
2001 - 02 M. Ill. Comp Thomas G. Janes* Riblah No. 6
2000 - 01 M. Ill. Comp Sven A. S. Nielsen* Enoch No. 10
1999 - 00 M. Ill. Comp William Klapatiuk* Pyramid No. 7
1998 - 99 M. Ill. Comp L. Ian Montague Shealtiel No. 21
1997 - 98 M. Ill. Comp Larry J. Hostine Essex No. 12
1996 - 97 M. Ill. Comp James A. R. Shaw* Salem No. 9
1995 - 96 M. Ill. Comp James A. R. Shaw* Salem No. 9
1994 - 95 M. Ill. Comp W. J. Needham Throop* Zabud No. 15
1993 - 94 M. Ill. Comp R. Allan Cadwallader* Riblah No. 6
1992 - 93 M. Ill. Comp James P. Smuck* Enoch No. 10
1991 - 92 M. Ill. Comp Allan M. McGuire* Babylon No. 11
1990 - 91 M. Ill. Comp Allan M. McGuire* Babylon No. 11
1989 - 90 M. Ill. Comp David G. Walker Shealtiel No. 21
1988 - 89 M. Ill. Comp D. Wilson McDuffee* Gedeliah No. 16
1987 - 88 M. Ill. Comp Bertie A. Mennie* Huron No. 25
1986 - 87 M. Ill. Comp Laurence D. Marshall* Nineveh No. 3
1985 - 86 M. Ill. Comp Robert D. Jones* Zabud No. 15
1984 - 85 M. Ill. Comp Hugh M. Dunlop* Babylon No. 11
1983 - 84 M. Ill. Comp Chester J. Miller* Zohar No.19
1982 - 83 M. Ill. Comp G. W. Leslie Davies* Enoch No. 10
1981 - 82 M. Ill. Comp Maarten A. Van Wamelan* Keystone No. 20
1980 - 81 M. Ill. Comp Michael R. Hughson* Gedeliah No. 16
1979 - 80 M. Ill. Comp Robert W. Purdy* Essex No. 12
1978 - 79 M. Ill. Comp William Barlow* Salem No. 9
1977 - 78 M. Ill. Comp Earl J. McKeever* Zabud No. 15
1976 - 77 M. Ill. Comp Edward H. Logan* Babylon No. 11
1975 - 76 M. Ill. Comp Earl E. McWilliams* Pawating No. 14
1974 - 75 M. Ill. Comp Robert U. Day* Gedeliah No. 16
1973 - 74 M. Ill. Comp William S. Coolin* Pyramid No. 7
1972 - 73 M. Ill. Comp Lorne B. Evans* Shekinah No. 18
1971 - 72 M. Ill. Comp Henry E. Harrison* Adoniram No. 2
1970 - 71 M. Ill. Comp Peter L. Lalonde* Babylon No. 11
1969 - 70 M. Ill. Comp Hugh E. Fackrell* Nineveh No. 3
1968 - 69 M. Ill. Comp Leslie C. Ewener* Riblah No. 6
1967 - 68 M. Ill. Comp Robert H. B. Taylor* Adoniram No. 2
1966 - 67 M. Ill. Comp Eldon W. Mitchell* Enoch No. 10
1965 - 66 M. Ill. Comp Walter C. Fleming* Pawating No. 14
1964 - 65 M. Ill. Comp Bruce H. Smith* Zabud No. 15
1963 - 64 M. Ill. Comp Charles M. Muir* Riblah No. 6
1962 - 63 M. Ill. Comp Harold B. Porter* Essex No. 12
1961 - 62 M. Ill. Comp Charles Fotheringham* Pyramid No. 7
1960 - 61 M. Ill. Comp Dr. Norman F. H. Bright* Gedeliah No. 16
1959 - 60 M. Ill. Comp Percival S. Jannison* Pawating No. 14
1958 - 59 M. Ill. Comp Samuel J. Sword* Adoniram No. 2
1957 - 58 M. Ill. Comp Robert W. E. McFadden* Salem No. 9
1956 - 57 M. Ill. Comp Dr. George E. French* Pyramid No. 7
1955 - 56 M. Ill. Comp William J. S. Southcombe* Riblah No. 6
1954 - 55 M. Ill. Comp Andrew F. Tannahill* Adoniram No. 2
1953 - 54 M. Ill. Comp Edward B. Davis* Adoniram No. 2
1952 - 53 M. Ill. Comp Harry P. Grant* Adoniram No. 2
1951 - 52 M. Ill. Comp J. Howard Coleman* Riblah No. 6
1950 - 51 M. Ill. Comp William T. Wooster* Essex No. 12
1949 - 50 M. Ill. Comp William Stokes* Nineveh No. 3
1948 - 49 M. Ill. Comp Thomas S. Westcott* Adoniram No. 2
1947 - 48 M. Ill. Comp Frederick N. Heuchan* Essex No. 12
1946 - 47 M. Ill. Comp James Grantham* Enoch No. 10
1945 - 46 M. Ill. Comp Frederick J. Johnson* Adoniram No. 2
1944 - 45 M. Ill. Comp Edmund J. Marshall* Enoch No. 3
1943 - 44 M. Ill. Comp William E. Tregenza* Essex No. 12
1942 - 43 M. Ill. Comp John A. M. Taylor* Adoniram No. 2
1941 - 42 M. Ill. Comp Alexander G. N. Bradshaw* Enoch No. 10
1940 - 41 M. Ill. Comp Frances G. McLean* Adoniram No. 2
1939 - 40 M. Ill. Comp William U. Latornell* Nineveh No. 3
1938 - 39 M. Ill. Comp John M. Empey* Enoch No. 10
1937 - 38 M. Ill. Comp   Joseph R. Yorke* Cyrus No. 7
1936 - 37 M. Ill. Comp Henry I. Orr* Enoch No. 10
1935 - 36 M. Ill. Comp Rev. Arthur S. H. Cree* Enoch No. 10
1934 - 35 M. Ill. Comp Melvin M. Downey* Zohar No. 13
1933 - 34 M. Ill. Comp Alexander Saunders* Riblah No. 9
1932 - 33 M. Ill. Comp Edwin Smith* Enoch No. 10
1931 - 32 M. Ill. Comp John H. C. Woodward* Enoch No. 10
1930 - 31 M. Ill. Comp Dr. Joseph A. Evans* Hiram No. 2
1929 - 30 M. Ill. Comp John J. Miller* Zabud No. 4
1928 - 29 M. Ill. Comp John J. Miller* Zabud No. 4
1927 - 28 M. Ill. Comp Thomas L. Cochrane* Nineveh No. 3
1926 - 27 M. Ill. Comp Thomas L. Cochrane* Nineveh No. 3
1925 - 26 M. Ill. Comp James B. Nixon* Adoniram No. 2
1924 - 25 M. Ill. Comp James B. Nixon* Adoniram No. 2
1923 - 24 M. Ill. Comp James B. Nixon* Adoniram No. 2
1922 - 23 M. Ill. Comp James B. Nixon* Adoniram No. 2
1898 - 99 M. Ill. Comp James C. Morgan*  
1897 - 98 M. Ill. Comp G. C. Patterson* Adoniram No. 2
1896 - 97 M. Ill. Comp G. C. Patterson* Adoniram No. 2
1895 - 96 M. Ill. Comp G. C. Patterson* Adoniram No. 2
1894 - 95 M. Ill. Comp J. A. Nelles* Wellington No. 15
1893 - 94 M. Ill. Comp John Hetherington*  
1892 - 93 M. Ill. Comp John Hetherington*  
1891 - 92 M. Ill. Comp Daniel F. Macwatt*  
1890 - 91 M. Ill. Comp    
1889 - 90 M. Ill. Comp    
1888 - 89 M. Ill. Comp    
1887 - 88 M. Ill. Comp    
1886 - 87 M. Ill. Comp Edward H. Raymour* Nineveh No. 12
1885 - 86 M. Ill. Comp Dr. Robert Ramsay* Shekinah No. 5
1884 - 85 M. Ill. Comp John R. Robertson* Adoniram No. 2
1883 - 84 M. Ill. Comp John R. Robertson* Adoniram No. 2
1882 - 83 M. Ill. Comp John R. Robertson* Adoniram No. 2
1881 - 82 M. Ill. Comp Joshua G. Burns* Adoniram No. 2
1880 - 81 M. Ill. Comp Joshua G. Burns* Adoniram No. 2
1879 - 80 M. Ill. Comp Joshua G. Burns* Adoniram No. 2
1878 - 79 M. Ill. Comp David McLellan* Adoniram No. 2
1877 - 78 M. Ill. Comp David McLellan* Adoniram No. 2
1876 - 77 M. Ill. Comp Frederick J. Menet* Adoniram No. 2
1875 - 76 M. Ill. Comp Daniel Spry* Adoniram No. 2
1874 - 75 M. Ill. Comp Daniel Spry* Adoniram No. 2
1873 - 74 M. Ill. Comp Daniel Spry* Adoniram No. 2
1872 - 73 M. Ill. Comp Daniel Spry* Adoniram No. 2
1871 - 72 M. Ill. Comp Thomas D.Harington* Adoniram No. 6
1870 - 71 M. Ill. Comp    

Deceased *