Past Masters

YearNameNotes/Links
1845Enoch P. Hale– Worshipful Master of Olive Branch Lodge No. 53 F&AM (now No. 297), in 1827, when Chief John Ross was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason.
The History of Hamilton County and Chattanooga, Tennessee – Zella Armstrong – Google Books
John Ross’s Master Mason certificate / Unknown – Gilcrease Museum
1846Richard Henderson– First post-war mayor of Chattanooga, TN
1865 Richard Henderson (chattanooga.gov)
The History of Hamilton County and Chattanooga, Tennessee – Zella Armstrong – Google Books
1847Andrew George Washington PuckettAndrew George Washington Puckett (1810-1887) – Find A Grave Memorial
1847Richard Henderson
1848Enoch P. Hale
1849Richard Henderson
1850John T. Jones
1851Rev. Hiram DouglasRev. Hiram Douglass 1813-1865 (cumberland.org)
LandmarkHunter.com | Hiram Douglas House
NPGallery Asset Detail (nps.gov)
1852John T. Jones
1853Col. James Roddy
1854John T. Jones
1857G. A. Hale
1858John T. Jones
1859Col. James Roddy
1860Rufus G. JonesRufus Gaines Jones (1823-1888) – Find A Grave Memorial
1865James Childers
1866Andrew George Washington Puckett
1867Andrew George Washington Puckett
1868James Childers
1869Thomas H. RoddyBiography of Thomas H, Roddy (hctgs.org)
Roddy, Thomas H. – An inaugural dissertation on scarlatina (vanderbilt.edu)
Yarnells Were Early Pioneers At Harrison – Chattanoogan.com
Dr Thomas Hale Roddy (1828-1889) – Find A Grave Memorial
1870Andrew Campbell Skillern IgouAndrew Campbell Skillern Igou (1830-1907) – Find A Grave Memorial
1871Andrew Campbell Skillern Igou
1872Dr. A. K. Rhinehart
1873James Henegar JulianJames Henegar Julian (1841-1925) – Find A Grave Memorial
1873James Childers
1874James Henegar Julian
1876Nathanial Lindsey RawlingsNathanial Lindsey Rawlings (1827-1894) – Find A Grave Memorial
1877Nathanial Lindsey Rawlings
1878William Henry VarnellWilliam Henry Varnell (1848-1913) – Find A Grave Memorial
1879William Henry Varnell
1880Thomas G. Hancock
1881Thomas G. Hancock
1882William S. StephensonWilliam S. Stephenson (1839-1920) – Find A Grave Memorial
1883William S. Stephenson
1884William Henry Varnell
1884William S. Stephenson
1886Nathanial Lindsey Rawlings
1887Nathanial Lindsey Rawlings
1889William S. Stephenson
1890William S. Stephenson
1891William S. Stephenson
1892William S. Stephenson
1893William S. Stephenson
1894McKinney SheltonMcKinney Shelton (1864-1927) – Find A Grave Memorial
Obituary for McKinney “Doc” Shelton
1895McKinney Shelton
1896W. M. SheltonWilliam M. Shelton (1852-1915) – Find A Grave Memorial
1897W. M. Shelton
1898W. M. Shelton
1899William M. ParksWilliam Marion Parks (1847-1920) – Find A Grave Memorial
1900William M. Parks
1901Frank Marion JonesFrank Marion Jones (1871-1939) – Find A Grave Memorial
1902Frank Marion Jones
1903Frank Marion Jones
1904Frank Marion Jones
1905Frank Marion Jones
1906David Benjiman BettisDavid B. Bettis (1864-1940) – Find A Grave Memorial
1907David Benjiman Bettis
1908Samuel A. Farris
1909W. R. RobertsWilliam R. Roberts (1876-1940) – Find A Grave Memorial
1910W. R. Roberts
1911Robert Henderson Guthrie, Jr.Robert Henderson Guthrie Jr. (1861-1949) – Find A Grave Memorial
1912David Benjiman Bettis
1913David Benjiman Bettis
1913Robert Henderson Guthrie, Jr.
1914Samuel A. Farris
1916David Benjiman Bettis
1917David Irven WootenDavid Irven Wooten (1882-1928) – Find A Grave Memorial
1918David Irven Wooten
1919Wiley F. DugganWiley F. Duggan (1871-1935) – Find A Grave Memorial
1920David Irven Wooten
1921Wiley F. Duggan
1922Wiley F. Duggan
1923John Simon WilsonJohn Simon Wilson (1874-1947) – Find A Grave Memorial
1924John Simon Wilson
1924John Luther LeamonJ. Luther Leamon (1879-1961) – Find A Grave Memorial
1926J. Frank Mosier
1927John Luther Leamon
1928John WebbJohn Abb “Johnny” Webb (1896-1956) – Find A Grave Memorial
1929James Marion PoeJames Marion Poe (1876-1956) – Find A Grave Memorial
1930Lorenzo Benjamin HaddenLorenzo Benjamin Hadden (1891-1980) – Find A Grave Memorial
1931Benton Hooper PotterBenton Hooper Potter (1893-1974) – Find A Grave Memorial
1932Raymond Lee CarsonRaymond Lee Carson (1902-1970) – Find A Grave Memorial
1933Raymond Lee Carson
1934Lorenzo Benjamin Hadden
1935Winston Montgomery HavenWinston Montgomery Haven (1904-1971) – Find A Grave Memorial
1936James Marion Poe
1937Charles Oscar StandiferCharles O Standifer (1889-1976) – Find A Grave Memorial
1938Lucian Ray Jarnigan
1939Warren Luther Scoggins, Sr.Warren Luther Scoggins Sr. (1889-1965) – Find A Grave Memorial
1940Jesse L. RobertsJesse Lee Roberts (1898-1975) – Find A Grave Memorial
Jesse Lee Roberts, Sr. Obituary
1941Frank A. PierceFrank A Pierce (1901-1981) – Find A Grave Memorial
1942Jay C. RobertsJay C. Roberts (1903-1972) – Find A Grave Memorial
1943William Clyde BurnsWilliam Clyde Burns (1910-1985) – Find A Grave Memorial
1944Glenn Wilson AtchleyGlenn Wilson Atchley (1911-1980) – Find A Grave Memorial
1945John Cecil HowardJohn Cecil Howard (1904-1946) – Find A Grave Memorial
1946Forrest Cate
1947Charles B. Standefer– Founder of Standefer Motor Sales, Inc.
Charles B. Standefer (1913-2006) – Find A Grave Memorial
Obituary: Charles B. Standefer
1948John B. Jenkins
1949Virgil M. OrtonVirgil M Orton (1907-1988) – Find A Grave Memorial
1950Henry William WestHenry William West (1908-1988) – Find A Grave Memorial
1951William S. Davis
1952William Austin GambleWilliam Austin Gamble (1905-1993) – Find A Grave Memorial
1953J. A. Smith
1954L. K. Weaver, Sr.Rev Laury King Weaver Sr. (1891-1984) – Find A Grave Memorial
1955James Ruben DaughertyJames Ruben Daugherty (1908-1976) – Find A Grave Memorial
1956Glen R. TrotterGlen R. Trotter (1915-1989) – Find A Grave Memorial
1957Allie Oliver McDanielAllie Oliver McDaniel (1916-2000) – Find A Grave Memorial
1958Marvin B. BeaversMarvin B. Beavers (1912-1991) – Find A Grave Memorial
1959Luther MillerLuther Miller (1904-1990) – Find A Grave Memorial
1960Billy Harold EwingBilly Harold Ewing (1927-2016) – Find A Grave Memorial
1961Hubert Harrison HowardHubert Harrison Howard (1928-2013) – Find A Grave Memorial
1962L. B. Smith
1963J. Fred ClendenenJ. Fred Clendenen (1912-1973) – Find A Grave Memorial
1964George W. Anderson
1965Roy James RussellRoy James Russell (1924-2010) – Find A Grave Memorial
1966Willard Woolford Hanes
1967James Roland EverettJames Roland Everett (1930-2004) – Find A Grave Memorial
1968Robert L. BeeneRobert L Beene (1930-1996) – Find A Grave Memorial
1969Fred Austin LeamonFred Austin Leamon (1916-1992) – Find A Grave Memorial
1970Vaughn Cleveland WestVaughn Cleveland West (1923-2001) – Find A Grave Memorial
1971James Hughes PlottJames Hughes Plott (1927-2013) – Find A Grave Memorial
1972Ira Wayne King
1973Jimmy Lee Talley
1974James Samuel Upchurch
1975Harry E. McKee
1976John L. McNair
1977David S. Davis
1978John Lewis Roberts
1979Robert Loyd Gamble
1980R. P. Hennessee
1981Gary L. Griffey
1982John Preston Gamble
1983Billy Joe Crowe
1984Eston Ronnie Blaylock, Sr.
1985Denman Elder
1986James E. Beard
1987Frank Lowe
1988Charles Burton
1989Larry Walter Ables
1990Jimmy Eugene Bettis
1991Hoyt Evans Short
1992Bud Harris
1993James Edward Smith
1994Eston Ronnie Blaylock, Sr.
1995Donald Edwin Lowery
1996Marion Everett Perry
1997Charles Steven Splawn
1998James Herman Johnson
1999Charles Douglas Johnson
2000Robert Bivens
2001Eston Ronnie Blaylock, Jr.
2002Michael Edwin Stevenson
2003Charles Landon Beene
2004Robert Lynn Swartout
2005William Erik Griffey
2006Richard Clyde Hall
2007Lanny Keith Janeway
2008Ronald Clare Wilson
2009Eddie Lynn Akins
2010Ronald Ray Callaway, Sr.
2011Gary Dewayne Akins
2012Michael Duane Duffey
2013Patrick Lebron Duffey
2014Joseph David Akins
2015Phillip Bryan Grubb
2016James Willard Grubb
2017Claude Pennington Shelton, Jr.
2018Kevin Larry Akins
2019Charles Preston Haney
2020Robert Orville Roden, Jr.
2021Timothy Andrew Barber