Past Grand Masters Since the Inception of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota

Date Installed Name Lodge #

February 24, 1853
January 3, 1854
January 5, 1855
January 11, 1856
January 8, 1857
January 8, 1858
October 28, 1858
October 26, 1859
October 25, 1860
October 23, 1861
No Annual Communication in 1862
October 28, 1863
October 26, 1864
October 25, 1865
October 24, 1866
October 24, 1867
No Annual Communication in 1868
January 15, 1869
January 13, 1870
January 12, 1871
January 12, 1872
January 15, 1873
January 15, 1874
January 13, 1875
January 13, 1876
January 11, 1877
January 16, 1878
January 15, 1879
January 14, 1880
January 12, 1881
January 11, 1882
January 10, 1883
January 16, 1884
January 14, 1885
January 13, 1886
January 12, 1887
January 13, 1888
January 17, 1889
January 17, 1890
January 15, 1891
January 14, 1892
January 12, 1893
January 11, 1894
January 17, 1895
January 16, 1896
January 14, 1897
January 13, 1898
January 12, 1899
January 18, 1900
January 24, 1901
January 23, 1902
February 25, 1903
January 21, 1904
January 19, 1905
January 18, 1906
January 24, 1907
January 23, 1908
January 21, 1909
January 20, 1910
January 19, 1911
January 18, 1912
January 23, 1913
January 22, 1914
January 21, 1915
January 20, 1916
January 18, 1917
January 17, 1918
January 16, 1919
January 22, 1920
January 20, 1921
January 19, 1922
January 18, 1923
January 17, 1924
January 22, 1925
January 22, 1926
January 20, 1927
January 19, 1928
January 17, 1929
January 16, 1930
January 22, 1931
January 21, 1932
January 19, 1933
January 18, 1934
January 17, 1935
January 16, 1936
January 21, 1937
January 20, 1938
January 19, 1939
January 18, 1940
January 16, 1941
January 22, 1942
January 21, 1943
January 20, 1944
January 18, 1945
January 17, 1946
January 16, 1947
January 22, 1948
March 24, 1949
March 23, 1950
March 22, 1951
March 20, 1952
March 19, 1953
March 18, 1954
March 24, 1955
March 22, 1956
March 21, 1957
March 20, 1958
March 19, 1959
March 24, 1960
March 23, 1961
March 22, 1962
March 21, 1963
March 12, 1964
March 18, 1965
March 24, 1966
March 29, 1967
March 29, 1968
March 28, 1969
April 3, 1970
April 2, 1971
April 21, 1972
April 6, 1973
March 29, 1974
April 4, 1975
April 2, 1976
April 1, 1977
March 31, 1978
March 30, 1979
March 28, 1980
March 27, 1981
March 26, 1982
March 25, 1983
March 30, 1984
March 29, 1985
April 4, 1986
April 4, 1987
March 26, 1988
April 1, 1989
March 31, 1990
April 13, 1991
March 28, 1992
March 27, 1993
April 9, 1994
April 8, 1995
April 13, 1996
March 22, 1997
March 28, 1998
April 17, 1999
April 8, 2000
March 31, 2001
April 13, 2002
April 5, 2003
March 27, 2004
April 9, 2005
April 8, 2006
April 14, 2007
April 12, 2008
March 28, 2009
March 27, 2010
April 9, 2011
April 14, 2012
April 13, 2013
April 5, 2014
March 28, 2015
April 9, 2016
April 8, 2017

A.E. Ames*
A.E. Ames*
M. Sherburne*
A.T.C. Pierson*
A.T.C. Pierson*
A.T.C. Pierson*
A.T.C. Pierson*
A.T.C. Pierson*
A.T.C. Pierson*
A.T.C. Pierson*

A.T.C. Pierson* 
G.W. Prescott*
G.W. Prescott*
Chas. W. Nash*
Chas. W. Nash*

Chas. W. Nash*
Chas. W. Nash*
Chas. W. Nash*
G.B. Cooley*
C. Griswold*
C. Griswold*
C. Griswold*
J.C. Braden*
J.C. Braden*
E.W. Durant*
Henry R. Wells*
Henry R. Wells*
Henry R. Wells*
C.H. Benton*
C.H. Benton*
Henry R. Denny*
Henry R. Denny*
R.H. Gove*
J.H. Brown*
J.H. Brown*
J.A. Kiester*
J.A. Kiester*
Alphonso Barto*
Alphonso Barto*
W.F. Dickinson*
C.L. Brown*
C.L. Brown*
J.F. Lawless*
J.F. Lawless*
A.T. Stebbins*
A.T. Stebbins*
A. Brandenburg*
Gideon S. Ives*
A.D. Countryman*
H.R. Adams*
W.A. McGonagle*
H.M. Tusler*
Thomas Morris*
Gustaf Widell*
Wm. P. Roberts*
Eugene E. Swan*
Wm. B. Patton*
Elmer A. Kling*
Owen Morris*
W. Hayes Laird*
R.E. Denfeld*
H.M. Burnham*
A.G. Pinkham*
Albert Berg*
W. N. Kendrick*
Geo. M. Stowe*
E.A. Montgomery*
F.E. Jenkins*
Herman Held*
J.M. McConnell*
J.D. Markham*
Hayden French*
Albert F. Pray*
Wm. R. Smith*
Sam A. Erickson*
Edwin J. Simon*
William K. Gill*
Jos. L. Mitchell*
Guy F. Streater*
M.J. Brown*
B.S. Adams*
E.G. McKeown*
W.A. Eliott*
F.W. Matson*
R.W. Stanford*
G.H. Nordbye*
Milo B. Price*
C.C. Colton*
Wm. P. Sturtz*
Louis H. Colson*
Dick A. Mitchell*
Wm. F. Holman*
Vernon Gates*
C.L. Jacobson*
John B. Tomhave*
R.E. Cummins*
Keith M. Brown*
Einar W. Johnson*
Geo. W. Christie*
Herman T. Olson*
Leroy E. Matson*
Willard L. Hillyer*
Otto L. Danek*
George R. Wilson*
J. Miles Martin*
Clyde E. Hegman*
Martin H. Voss*
Stafford King*
H.B. Olson*
Edwin W. Toms*
Paul M. Olstad*
Frank E. Edey*
Mortimer B. Miley*
Joseph L. Seltzer*
D. William Tiffany*
Franklin G. Emrick*
Donald L. Barnes*
Wm. W. Widstrand*
Russell E. Torfin*
Verne E. Long
Harry P. Larson*
Archibald Duncan*
Otis H. Godfrey Jr.*
Ross E. Frederickson*
Donald M. Severson
A. Raymond Pavola*
S.K. Dickinson, Jr.*
John P. Peterson
Jay A. York*
Alyn N. Dull*
Chas. J. Wilson*
Donald J. Flood*
Donald W. Sether*
Ralph W. Hultquist*
David S. Bouschor
Ward C. Sonsteby*
Robert F. Papas*
Charles Baltos
Edward W. Waldon*
Warren K. Clark*
Rodney M. Larson*
Jack A. Benson
Eric J. Neetenbeek
J.V. Christianson
Charles J. Luman
Jeffry N. Lewis
Philip G. Soderberg
Roger J. Taylor
Terry L. Tilton
Neil E. Neddermeyer
Gerald E. Rhoads
Andrew J. Rice
Steven R. Johnson
Raymond Christensen
Thomas C. Jackson
Thomas G. McCarthy
John L. Cook, Jr.
Thomas Hendrickson
Brian E. Beermann
David E. Olson
James A. Christensen
John R. Gann
Robert L. Darling
John B. Studell

2
2
2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5

5
5
5
35
35

35
35
35
11
49
49
49
89
89
1
36
36
36
4
4
111
111
21
104
104
57
57
60
60
91
133
133
3
3
21
21
99
54
137
224
79
163
141
12
4
229
79
140
5
18
186
90
171
272
58
156
19
9
98
12
164
143
19
129
141
168
79
39
18
233
255
148
176
190
104
112
33
186
26
156
264
316
21
317
109
168
64
3
308
197
2
18
42
100
160
312
101
275
133
288
233
321
3
323
91
316
306
255
161
148
292
166
5
250
187
282
293
207
262
23
59-100
257
258
4
198
81
300
8
104-23
203
30
176
306
119
263
300
22
23-92
189-239
205
287
263
195-209
286
277
209
263
2-351
191
165-344
293-349
277-351
16-23
2-165-243

*Deceased