Provincial Grand Master
Influenced by a relative and a business partner, the Provincial Grand Master became a mason at the age of 31. He was initiated into Union Lodge, No. 52, in December 1972, where he became Master in 1980. Two years later, he became Lodge Secretary. RW Bro John was exalted in Royal George Chapter, No 52, in 1975 and attained the First Principal’s Chair in 1987. He joined Norfolk Installed Masters Lodge, No. 3905 and the Maid’s Head Lodge, No. 8558. He was a Founder of Old Norvicensian Lodge, No 9583 and maintains membership of Ian Bruce Lodge, No 9797, the Heads of Orders Lodge Concordia Ducum, No9798 and the Grand Superintendents’ Chapter, Probity, as well as other orders.
He was appointed Provincial Assistant Grand Secretary in 1986 and promoted to Provincial Grand Secretary in 1988, a position he held until 1994, when he was appointed Senior Grand Warden. He achieved Grand Rank in 1989 and became Past Junior Grand Deacon in 1998. He served for two years as Provincial Grand Chaplain before succeeding RW Brother Ian Bruce as Provincial Grand Master in 2005, when he was also appointed Grand Superintendent.
R.W. Bro. John was a solicitor by profession for more than thirty years, though he is now retired. His other interests include taking an active part in the North Norfolk Railway, where he performs the duties of Guard and Ticket Inspector and has now trained as a signalman, as well as assisting his wife from time to time in the Railway Museum. He researches the history of Public Houses in East Anglia and, with his wife, visits churches in the county, having a general interest in many things Norfolk, and enjoys gardening.
He is a family man, with three sons, a daughter in law and grandchildren, all living in Norfolk. His wife, Judith, fully supports his Masonic activities.
Уже выздоровевший, большой, черный и как всегда самонадеянный.
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