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1937-1940

 

 

 

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Proceedings of the

Sixtieth Annual Session

1937

 

In Memoriam

1936-1937

In memory of members deceased to May 21, 1936-May 17, 1937.

 

Thomas Monahan

Past Grand President

Born July 4, 1866

Died Aug. 6, 1936

 

Thomas Flint

Past Grand President

Fremont Parlor No. 44

Born May 29, 1858

Died Nov. 19, 1936

 

Henry J. Angelo

Grand Outside Sentinel

Born July 13, 1859

Died March 29, 1937

 

George F. McNoble

Stockton Parlor No. 7

Born July 29, 1866

Died Dec. 13, 1936

 

Frank M. Lane

Fresno Parlor No. 25

Born Nov. 3, 1864

Died April 13, 1937

 

James A. Devoto

Alcalde Parlor No. 154

Born July 26, 1869

Died Dec. 29, 1936

 

John C. Smith

Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

Born Sept. 24, 1866

Died Nov. 24, 1936

 

William E. Foley

Rincon Parlor No. 72

Born Nov. 22, 1862

Died Sept. 9, 1936

 

James L. Foley

Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Born Dec. 25, 1879

Died Jan. 13, 1937

 

 

Elmer Walter Bruce, California Parlor No. 1

Louis Frank Enz, California Parlor No. 1

William Henry Staniels, California Parlor No. 1

John Joseph McGovern, California Parlor No. 1

Frederick Louis Amark, California Parlor No. 1

Bernard Angonnet, California Parlor No. 1

William Patrick Carroll, California Parlor No. 1

Joseph Thomas Cavanaugh, California Parlor No. 1

Edward Ralph Galland, California Parlor No. 1

Walter Franklin Mails, California Parlor No. 1

John Sullivan Phillips, California Parlor No. 1

Charles B. Jones, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

George W. Young, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

James Riley, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

George Henry Menke, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Rudolph H. Lackmann,

Fred N. Renschler, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Charles F. Hartmeyer, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Bernard Joseph Dolan, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Elmer J. Boost, Marysville Parlor No. 6

Arthur H. Brannan, Marysville Parlor No. 6

John E. Brooks, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Frank Eshbach, Stockton Parlor No. 7

L. L. Collins, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Robert M. Haas, Stockton Parlor No. 7

George F. McNoble, Stockton Parlor No. 7

T. E. Connolly, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Henry W. Chase, Stockton Parlor No. 7

George Pritchett, Stockton Parlor No. 7

William Burke Ross, Argonaut Parlor No. 8

George Foster Jones, Argonaut Parlor No. 8

Carleton Rosier, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Benedick Ries, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Robert E. O'Neil, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Sol H. Mierson, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Frank W. Rohlfing, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Frank Milton Ayers, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Albert B. Kyburz, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Benjamin Caesar Celio, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Harry Allison Williams, Placerville Parlor No. 9

James A. Mierson, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Robert Lee Kenny, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Chancellor Kiddell Grady, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Emil A. Groezinger, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Daniel C. Deasy, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Al Latham, Pacific Parlor and No. 10

Everett D. Philbrick, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Robert Groezinger, Pacific Parlor No. 10

J. J. Meyer, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Thomas John Murphy, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Charles William Gill, Modesto Parlor No.11

Thomas C. Vreeland, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

John Bernard McManus, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

James Pat Mahan, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

Henry W. Daneri, Amador Parlor No. 17

Frank J. Payne, Amador Parlor No. 17

Joe C. Horne, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Thomas Monahan, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Cipriano C. De La Cruz, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Emile J. Coffee, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Nicholas Spinetti, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Daniel Haley, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Charles Pfau, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Thomas Charles Hogan, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Donald R. Graham, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Amos Edward Howard, Yosemite Parlor to No. 24

Danton T. Doggett, Fresno Parlor No. 25

Frank M. Lane, Fresno Parlor No. 25

Edward Thomas Johnson, Sunset Parlor No. 26

William Henry Harrison, Sunset Parlor No. 26

John Henry Nicholson, Sunset Parlor No. 26

John W. Andrews, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

John Calhoun Smith, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

William M. Irvin, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

James M. Jamison, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

Adelbert Grant Quigley, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

Otto Lemcke, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Julius Max Eppstein, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Fred Saxton Frank, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

George Seekamp, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Frank Bacigalupi, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

James Edward Wilson, Golden Gate No. 29

John Baptist Campodonice, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

George Parker McKay, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Eugene Francis Walters, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Oscar C. Holtz, Excelsior Parlor No. 31

Bert L. Turner, Excelsior Parlor No. 31

Edwin Cloug Wooster, Excelsior Parlor No. 31

Thomas Kennington Norman, Excelsior Parlor No. 31

John Sylvester Garbaraini, Excelsior Parlor No. 31

Richard Thomas U’Ren, General Winn Parlor No. 32

William George Lahusen, Mission Parlor No. 38

Thomas Cruz Fry, Mission Parlor No. 38

John Doherty, Mission Parlor No. 38

Emil Schmitt, Mission Parlor No. 38

Charles Edward Wilson, Mission Parlor No. 38

Seth Artis Wilton, Elk Grove Parlor No. 41

Samuel Plummer Allen, Bakersfield Parlor No. 42

Albert L. Cron, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Alfred J. Downs, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Willard Fillmore Herrill, Plymouth Parlor No. 48

David Harrison, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Robert J. Hallenbarter, San Francisco, Parlor No. 49

Henry K. Depangher, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

James H. Cosgrove, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Peter Burns, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Andrew Devoto, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Alexander Griffith, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Otis Berge, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

George McGrath, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Modesto Torre, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Charles F. Gombia, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Thomas Irving Miller, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Charles Harrison Lanyon, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Fred Manning, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Henry Philip Dalton, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Frederick Williams Snook, Oakland Parlor No. 50

James Carroll Ewing, Oakland Parlor No. 50

William C. Hacke, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Thomas J. Murray, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Louis Schumacher, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

George Youngman, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

John C. McIntyre, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Louis Albert Rossi, St. Helena Parlor No. 52

Edward R. Bellani, St. Helena Parlor No. 53

Lafayette Stice, St. Helena Parlor No. 53

Frank McCutchan, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Charles Guenther, Sr., Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

G. L. Covey, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Robert J. Frank, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Chester Francis Bowman, Auburn Parlor No. 59

Hans Jorgen Peterson, Auburn Parlor No. 59

Charles Phillip Huestis, Auburn Parlor No. 59

William Lulwes, Napa Parlor No. 62

Cammillus R. Smith, Napa Parlor No. 62

Henry Farley, Napa Parlor No. 62

George Agnew, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Eugene Joseph Connell, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Thomas Lovering Wishard, Watsonville Parlor No. 65

Edward Benjamin Harlan, Watsonville Parlor No. 65

Robert John Mathews, Watsonville Parlor No. 65

Edward K. Cage, Colusa Parlor No. 69

John Joseph O'Rourke, Colusa Parlor No. 69

Henry Dayton Calvin, Colusa Parlor No. 69

William Edward Foley, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Lloyd Matthew McCaffery, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Walter Charles McCreagh, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Christopher Kearse, Rincon Parlor No. 72

James Cadematori, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Edward Martin Wolff, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Frederick Weisgerber, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Grant Towle, Monterey Parlor No. 75

Henry Haman, Stanford Parlor No. 76

George T. Poultney, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Charles Hendee Stanyan, Stanford Parlor No. 76

William Kennedy White, Stanford Parlor No. 76

William R. Daingerfield, Stanford Parlor No. 76

William Smith O'Brien, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Joseph A. Gendotti, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Henry J. Angelo, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Philip Hirleman, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Joseph J. Feehan, Stanford Parlor No. 76

George Weniger, Vallejo Parlor No. 77

George Herman Stevens, Vallejo No. 77

Charles Henry Debolt, Vallejo Parlor No. 77

John A. Brown, Vallejo Parlor No. 77

Charles Paulsen, Mount Bally Parlor No. 87

Lyman Foster Young, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

James E. Farley, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Harry Maurice Grover, Georgetown Parlor No. 91

John Wakefield, Georgetown Parlor No. 91

John Morgan McMahon, Downieville Parlor No. 92

Harry Samuel Tibbey, Downieville Parlor No. 92

Henry C. Blum, Ferndale Parlor No. 93

Mike Rodoni, Ferndale Parlor No. 93

Manuel Phillip Dutra, Seaside Parlor No. 195

Harmon Thomas Holley, Las Positas Parlor No. 96

Martin W. Joost, Mount Diablo Parlor No. 101

John L. Beard, Mount Diablo Parlor No. 101

C. H. W. Bruning, Glen Ellen Parlor No. 102

Samuel Wolf Lasky, Bay City Parlor No. 104

James Aloysius Mullally, Bay City Parlor No. 104

William Henry Harvey, Niantic Parlor No. 105

Michael Claraty, Niantic Parlor No. 105

George Ehrman, Niantic Parlor No. 105

Joseph Silver, Selma Parlor No. 107

Walter Hollie Franklin, Selma Parlor No. 107

Virgilio Bruschi, Sr., San Diego Parlor No. 8

Arnold Christian Von Der Lohe, Ramona Parlor and No. 109

Fred Alexander Stephenson, Ramona Parlor No.109

Thatcher John Kemp, Ramona Parlor No. 109

William Kurtz, Ramona Parlor No. 109

William F. Engler, Ramona Parlor No. 109

George V. Holcomb, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Lloyd Arthur Dixon, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Gerald Lincoln Beehler, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Henry Tompkins, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Jul Maamum Hopperstead, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

David J. Eradi, Sonoma Parlor No. 111

Hartley William Gottenberg, Sonoma Parlor No. 111

Charles Schilling, Eden Parlor No. 113

William F. Knightly, Eden Parlor No. 113

Henry Schilling, Eden Parlor No. 113

George Grant Leslie, Santa Barbara Parlor No. 116

Dave Williford, Broderick Parlor No. 117

John G. Joy, National Parlor No. 118

John Walde, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Daniel Guthrie Hughes, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

George Williams Craddock, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

George W. Fountain, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Farley B. Granger, Wisteria Parlor No. 127

Ralph Vandepeer Richmond, Wisteria Parlor No. 127

Joseph Matthews Silva, Gabilan Parlor No. 132

Frank T. Doolan, Hesperian Parlor No. 137

Henry Sims, Tuolumne Parlor No. 144

Albert Bernard Charles Dohrmann, Halcyon Parlor No. 146

Herman Allari, Alcalde Parlor No. 154

Maurice Gamma, Alcalde Parlor No. 154

James A. Devoto, Alcalde Parlor No. 154

James W. Barry, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Walter Barnard Malloy, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Charles Labrut Hagerty, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Edmond Ignatius Keating, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

William M. Giblin, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

William Reichstetter, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Joseph Amaral, Sea Point Parlor No. 158

Manuel Ernest Menotti, Sea Point Parlor No. 158

Henry Frank Ebbinhausen, Lower Lake Parlor No. 159

Fred T. Dusterberry, Washington Parlor No. 169

William Henry Johnston, Byron Parlor No. 170

Alonzo Monroe Plumley, Byron Parlor No. 170

Arthur Burr Langford, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Eutrope Joseph Louis, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Joseph E. Hancock, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Perley F. Gosbey, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Alfonso Anthony Arellanes, Menlo Parlor No. 185

George E. Russell, Menlo Parlor No. 185

Dennis James Looney, Tracy Parlor No. 186

Andrew J. Granville, Precita Parlor No. 187

David Francis Roche, Precita Parlor No. 187

Edward J. Lynch, Precita Parlor No. 187

Daniel Francis Dougherty, Precita Parlor No. 187

Thomas Frank Vincent, Precita Parlor No. 187

Fred E. Schober, Precita Parlor No. 187

August Schneider, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Alexander W. McDonald, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Frank J. Haley, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Fred H. Wessel, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Robert Andres Parker, Athens Parlor No. 195

Charles V. Tupper, Hollywood Parlor No. 196

Ferdinand Yovell, Hollywood Parlor No. 196

George W. Haight, Hollywood Parlor No. 196

Thomas Jefferson Simpson, Alder Glen Parlor No. 200

Edward Lippold, Marshall Parlor No. 202

Edward H. Kroenke, Marshall Parlor No. 202

Eugene Michael Horgan, Carquinez Parlor No. 205

Joseph Soares, Carquinez Parlor No. 205

George Henry Ward, Carquinez Parlor No. 205

Albert Vierra, Los Banos Parlor No. 206

Thomas J. McDermott, Dolores Parlor No. 208

Harold Meyer, Dolores Parlor No. 208

George Laurence Flaherty, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

William Fennessey, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

William Richard Maloney, Twin Peaks Parlor 214

Harry Kluver, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

John Cummings, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

James Laurence Foley, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Raymond Crotty, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

John Reilly, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Charles Furlong, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Harry A. Jackson, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

Joseph Garduilo, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

John L. Luttringer, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

Charles Augustus Ryan, Castro Parlor No. 232

William LeRoy McNulty, Castro Parlor No. 232

Andrew J. Minaker, Castro Parlor No. 232

Albert R. Hageman, Castro Parlor No. 232

William Henry Dowd, Castro Parlor No. 232

John Edward Sullivan, Castro Parlor No. 232

Louis Joseph Reardon, Castro Parlor No. 232

Alfred Francis Sullivan, Castro Parlor No. 232

John Joseph Mitchell, Castro Parlor No. 232

Elliott C. Broyer, Rocklin Parlor No. 233

John Francis Kavanaugh, Claremont Parlor No. 240

Fred Harry Holt, Claremont Parlor No. 240

Alfred Diswell Leroy, Claremont Parlor No. 240

George T. Phillips, Claremont Parlor No. 240

Lessman J. Mendes, Galt Parlor No. 243

David Andrew Gatto, Diamond Parlor No. 246

Ralph Encinas, Fruitvale Parlor No. 252

Nicholas Joseph Carva, Fruitvale Parlor No. 252

Joseph E. O'Brien, Fruitvale Parlor No. 252

John P. Colford, Sutter Parlor No. 261

Adolphus Miner Fay, Stephen M. White Parlor No. 263

James Wallace Dripps, Stephen M. White Parlor No. 263

David Levi McCharles, Santa Ana Parlor No. 265

George William Burnett, Santa Monica Bay Parlor No. 267

Thomas Joseph Rourke, Utopia Parlor No. 270

 

 

Proceedings of the

Sixtieth-first Annual Session

1938

 

In Memoriam

1937-1938

 

In memory of members deceased May 20, 1937-May 16, 1938.

 

Henry Clay Gesford

Past Grand President

Born June 19, 1856

Died Feb. 4, 1938

 

Robert Thomas Devlin

Sacramento No. 3

Born June 13, 1859

Died Feb. 24, 1938

 

Walter L. Chrisman

Former member of Garden City Parlor No. 82

San Jose No. 22

Born May 7, 1872

Died Sept. 27, 1937

 

Joseph Clabo

Vallejo Parlor No. 77

Born Sept. 25, 1868

Died July 26, 1937

 

George N. Van Orden

Precita Parlor No. 187

Born Oct. 29, 1869

Died Jan. 18, 1938

 

Andrew Snow Groth

Mission Parlor No. 38

Born Sept. 23, 1865

Died Jan. 1, 1938

 

Robert Graham Lawson

Woodland Parlor No. 30

Born Sept. 13, 1864

Died March 5, 1938

 

Leon Victor Navlet, California Parlor No. 1

John Bald Charleston, California Parlor No. 1

William Pfaff, California Parlor No. 1

Sol Adler, California Parlor No. 1

Herman Julius Karl, California Parlor No. 1

Charles Maginnis, California Parlor No. 1

Oscar Lemuel Blackman, California Parlor No. 1

Daniel Joseph Twomey, California Parlor No. 1

Martie Davis, California Parlor No. 1

Adolph Henry Anton Meyers, California Parlor No. 1

Elmer Joseph Weldon, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Clifford Albert Russell, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Scott Freeman Ennis, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Douglas H. Gillis, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Percy David Reese, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Frank J. Hickey, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Robert Thomas Devlin, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Walter Van Guelder, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Mathew A. Williams, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Charles Jarvis, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Charles Conrad House, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Carl Oser, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Joseph J. Breiderbach, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Thomas W. Hummel, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Fred E. Potter, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Webster Curnow Prater, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Robert Krenz, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Adolph L. Salback, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Maximillian Marks, Argonaut Parlor No. 8

James Goldie Nisbit, Argonaut Parlor No. 8

Jesse Hunter Penny, Argonaut Parlor No. 8

William Edgar Ober, Placerville Parlor No. 9

James Dixon, Placerville Parlor No. 9

George Alderson, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Max Meierson, Placerville Parlor No. 9

William Louis Toombs, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Theodore Lunstedt, Pacific Parlor No. 10

William J. Brennan, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Alonzo Mason, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Frank J. Klimm, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Thomas H. Morris, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Charles William Fay, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Henry Dederky, Pacific Parlor No. 10

August L. Fourtner, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Vincent S. McClatchy, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Alvin Henry Turner, Modesto Parlor No. 11

Henry P. Weyer, Modesto Parlor No. 11

John Baptiste Fiscalini, Modesto Parlor No. 11

Guy F. Berry, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

George Armstrong, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

William L. Lambert, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

John Farley Phipps, Amador Parlor No. 17

William A. Burres, Amador Parlor No. 17

Christopher C. Bidwell, Lodi Parlor No. 18

Charles Ignatius Jones, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Walter L. Chrisman, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Henry Murgotton, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Fred Marcus Stern, San Jose Parlor No. 22

George Washington Moody, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Charles A. Tierney, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Daniel Webster Zirker, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Albert Henricks, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Charles B. Cavagnaro, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Patrick Henry Griffin, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Russell Uhler, Fresno Parlor No. 25

Presley Beauregard Johnson, Sunset Parlor No. 26

Bert Brookman Meek, Sunset Parlor No. 26

Oscar William Goepel, Sunset Parlor No. 26

Cornelius Emmet Mahoney, Sunset Parlor No. 26

Arnold Walter Dado, Petaluma Parlor No. 27

James Wilson Ramage, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

Henry T. Stone, Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

Edward Gustave Ostendorf, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Edward McDermott, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

William Henry Lunsmann, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

John Cherry Conmy, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Herbert Farrell, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Harvey Jerome Crowe, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Thomas Green Hughes, Woodland Parlor No. 30

Robert Graham Lawson, Woodland Parlor No. 30

William Gibbert, Excelsior Parlor No. 31

Ferdinand Stamm, General Winn Parlor No. 32

Richard Rains Veale, General Winn Parlor No. 32

Richard Heidorn Trembath, General Winn Parlor No. 32

Joseph Patrick Mulhare, General Winn Parlor No. 32

Eugene George Woolsey, Ione Parlor No. 33

William Chesley Brown, Mission Parlor No. 38

Frederick Carl Schaertzer, Mission Parlor No. 38

Harry Joseph Quentin, Mission Parlor No. 38

Charles Laveau, Mission Parlor No. 38

Andrew Snow Groth, Mission Parlor No. 38

Thomas Jones Stewart, Mission Parlor No. 38

John Milford Keema, Elk Grove Parlor No. 41

John Lyman Golden, Elk Grove Parlor No. 41

Herbert C. Stauss, Bakersfield Parlor No. 42

Jay David Hall, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Jay Levy, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

John L. McGonigle, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Lee L. Payne, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Mark H. Levy, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Adolph Charles Leu, Alameda Parlor No. 47

Albert Schumacher, Alameda Parlor No. 47

Frank Finley Johnson, Plymouth Parlor No. 48

Henry Abram Myers, Plymouth Parlor No. 48

Thomas B. Evans, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Fred Severance, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Arthur Suarez, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Frederick Bebergall, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Charles Francis Kinsey, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Edward Stinson Reed, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Heber Byron Churchill, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Charles Henry Carson, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Carl J. Stengel, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Daniel J. Murphy, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

John D. Batteax, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Dennis Daly, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Frank A. Smith, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

James C. Martin, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Leonidas Marion Rex, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Edward William Schmidt, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

William Peter Cline, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Albert Henry Craig, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Patrick Steven Walsh, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Edward Nathan, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Frank H. Bredimus, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Joseph T. Blight, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Walter E. Parsons, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Elmer H. Armstrong, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Lester Edward Whitburn, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Francis Colvin, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Clarence Deeds McKinley, Auburn Parlor No. 59

Mathew Chalder Langstaff, Auburn Parlor No. 59

Edward Francis Bryant, Napa Parlor No. 62

Frank Trubody, Napa Parlor No. 62

Lee Beckley, Napa Parlor No. 62

John Flaherty, Napa Parlor No. 62

Nicholas E. Brennan, Napa Parlor No. 62

Henry Clay Gesford, Napa Parlor No. 62

Robert P. Dixon, Silver Star Parlor No. 63

George H. Crigler, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

James Watson, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Arthur W. Todt, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Walter Stephen Smith, Watsonville Parlor No. 65

Carl J. Stalter, Redwood Parlor No. 66

Harry Eugene Moore, Redwood Parlor No. 66

Walter Leland Tomlinson, Redwood Parlor No. 66

Wilbur Floyd Glennan, Redwood Parlor No. 66

Ernest Weyand, Colusa Parlor No. 69

Clifton T. Irvin, Ukiah Parlor No. 71

Charles H. Wheeler, Ukiah Parlor No. 71

Francis Edward Jones, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Joseph Michael Toner, Rincon Parlor No. 72

William Joseph McMahon, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Joseph Edward Finn, Rincon Parlor No. 72

James Michael McNamara, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Thomas Francis Finn, Rincon Parlor No. 72

John H. Kernan, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Justin Thomas Shaylor, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Thomas F. Moran, Stanford Parlor No. 76

James M. Creamin, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Harry Bishop Hambly, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Benjamin F. Shelly, Stanford Parlor No. 76

William H. Crocker, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Edgar Henry Howell, Stanford Parlor No. 76

George W. Lippman, Stanford Parlor No. 76

George O. Rich, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Peter Hansen, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Francis A. Cavagnaro, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Joseph Clavo, Vallejo Parlor No. 76

George F. Barenchi, Vallejo Parlor No. 77

Philip Kelly, Calistoga Parlor No. 86

Charles Edward Butler, Calistoga Parlor No. 86

George P. Dennett, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

William H. Steiner, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Albert T. Jennings, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Joseph H. Aram, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

William Albert Schroeder, Downieville Parlor No. 92

Joseph Francis Rose, Las Positas Parlor No. 96

Eugene James Volponi, Las Positas Parlor No. 96

Henry William Hupers, Las Positas Parlor No. 96

George Sinclair Miller, Santa Lucia Parlor No. 97

Luis Alfred Wanderer, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Marcus Michael LaVelle, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Harold John Emig, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Hugh Dennis Fallon, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Harry Jesse Frank, Bay City Parlor in No. 104

Samuel David Packscher, Bay City Parlor No. 104

Harry Peter Braig, Niantic Parlor No. 105

John James Murphy, Niantic Parlor No. 105

Herbert E. Crew, Courtland Parlor No. 106

Archie Gilliam, Courtland Parlor No. 106

Edward Schmidt, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Harry Frederick Emme, Ramona Parlor No. 109

William Tell Aggeler, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Howard Earl Dorsey, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Herman H. Schrader, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Joseph Louis Willis, Ramona Parlor No. 109

William Alexander McNeil, Ramona Parlor No. 109

John Castera, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Trotwood Dwight Crittenden, Ramona Parlor No. 109

William Herman Burroughs, Ramona Parlor and 109

Richard Reeder, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Harry Hanson, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Harry Walter Herkelrath, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Charles Waldemor Hanson, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

John Alexander Henderson, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Mark B. Templeton, Eden Parlor No. 113

Frank Watson Stronach, Santa Barbara Parlor No. 116

Dwight Faulding, Santa Barbara Parlor No. 116

Joseph Cogorno, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Alfredo Kirkaldie, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Thomas Francis Farrell, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Edward Lee Haines, Wisteria Parlor No. 127

Edward William Griffin, Gabilan Parlor No. 132

John DeFoor, Chispa Parlor No. 139

August Gerber, Tuolumne Parlor No. 144

John Walter Giles, McCloud Parlor No. 149

Anton Feliz, Cambria Parlor No. 152

Paul Lawrence McEvoy, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Edward A. Keenan, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Frederick William Buckenmeyer, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Francis George Regan, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Joseph D. Lacey, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

William Edward O'Reilly, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Willard Stephen Fleming, Sea Point Parlor No. 158

Samuel Allen White, Sequoia Parlor No. 160

David Joseph Carr, Sequoia Parlor No. 160

Arthur D. Chloupek, Donner Parlor No. 162

Bert William Silveria, Washington Parlor No. 169

William John Livingstone, Byron Parlor No. 170

Paul Humbert Maggi, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Charles Augustus Hunt, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Cornelius F. Maloney, Menlo Parlor No. 185

William Horton Lasswell, Tracy Parlor No. 186

John E. Heilmann, Precita Parlor No. 187

Joseph F. Yates, Precita Parlor No. 187

Benjamin J. Dowd, Precita Parlor No. 187

Albert George Meyer, Precita Parlor No. 187

John William Smith, Precita Parlor No. 187

William F. Neuman, Precita Parlor No. 187

George N. Van Orden, Precita Parlor No. 187

William C. Mahoney, Presidio Parlor No. 194

 John C. Sweeney, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Cornelius Brosman, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Philip Sheridan Gratto, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Angelo Grondona, Athens Parlor No. 195

Leonard Frederic Rose, Athens Parlor No. 195

Edward J. Reilly, Hollywood Parlor No. 196

Isaac Jacobs, Marshall Parlor No. 202

Albert J. Carstensen, Dolores Parlor No. 208

John F. Davis, Big Valley Parlor No. 211

Vern Ferdinand Iverson, Big Valley Parlor No. 211

Herbert Edward Vincent, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

John Fitzgerald, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

James Keane, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Joseph Burnley, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

William Larsen, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Henry James Thompson, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

Frank Jackson, Mt View Parlor No. 215

Fred Pluns, Palo Alto Parlor No. 216

Harry Lesser, El Capitain Parlor No. 222

James Edward Commins, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

Harold P. Nelson, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

James Begley, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

Albert M. Broderick, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

Charles Francis Taylor, Castro Parlor No. 232

Edmond John Robinson, Castro Parlor No. 232

Aaron Davis Lobree, Castro Parlor No. 232

Warren Cleveland Herman, Castro Parlor No. 232

Manuel Frank Sylva, Castro Parlor No. 232

Edward Herbert Behan, Castro Parlor No. 232

Joseph Daniel McGrew, Castro Parlor No. 232

George Staton, Claremont Parlor No. 240

Walter Criswell, Sutter Fort Parlor No. 241

Arthur William Lee, Pleasanton Parlor No. 244

Francis Joseph Haggerty, Diamond Parlor No. 246

Oscar L. Anderson, Fruitvale Parlor No. 252

Samuel Thornally, Fruitvale Parlor No. 252

Perry Foster Welch, Sutter Parlor No. 261

Marvin J. Redmond, Stephen M. White Parlor No. 263

J. E. Lopez, Stephen M. White Parlor No. 263

Herman Tietz, Jr., Stephen M. White Parlor No. 263

Henderson C. Chenery, Santa Ana Parlor No. 265

Joseph M. Backs, Santa Ana Parlor No. 265

Edward James Roach, University Parlor No. 272

Wallace R. Palmer, Compton Parlor No. 273

 

 

Proceedings of the

Sixtieth-second Annual Session

1939

 

In Memoriam

1938-1939

In memory of members deceased to May 16, 1938-May 15, 1939.

 

Charles M. McLaughlin

Past Grand President

Born February 2, 1861

Died June 8, 1938

 

W. B. Nutter

Stockton Parlor No. 7

Born Dec. 15, 1859

Died April 11, 1939

 

W. Bernard O'Brien

Alameda Parlor No. 47

Born March 3, 1890

Died Nov. 14, 1938

 

Conrad Trieber, California Parlor No. 1

Frank Conrad Staib, California Parlor No. 1

Charles Ferdinand Ducoing, California Parlor No. 1

Arthur William Tuggey, California Parlor No. 1

Joseph Coleman, California Parlor No. 1

James Daniel Whalen, California Parlor No. 1

Adolph Charles Lutgens, California Parlor No. 1

Desere Henry Schulze, California Parlor No. 1

Homer E. McKee, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Carl G. William Noack, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Arthur E. Miller, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

John W. Daroux, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Henry O. Tubbs, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Howard K. Johnson, Sacramento Parlor No. 3

John Lyon Sullivan, Marysville Parlor No. 6

Vincent A. Watson, Stockton Parlor No. 7

W. B. McCarthy, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Fred W. Rothenbush, Stockton Parlor No. 7

S. W. R. Langdon, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Thomas J. Keys, starting Parlor No. 7

John W. Willy, Stockton Parlor No. 7

W. B. Nutter, Stockton Parlor No. 7

Thomas B. Ryan, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Fred T. Hale, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Joseph Scherrer, Placerville Parlor No. 9

Louis Clarence Galgani, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Terence P. Martin, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Eugene A. Mullaney, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Edwin L. Forster, Pacific Parlor No. 10

Thomas F. Griffin, Modesto Parlor No. 11

Joseph McLain Cross, Modesto Parlor No. 11

James Richard Broughton, Modesto Parlor No. 11

John A. Price, Humboldt Parlor No. 14

Louis Canepa, Amador Parlor No. 17

Elwood Jay Poinsett, Arcata Parlor No. 20

Dave J. Curin, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Roscoe A. Anderson, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Fred L. Thomas, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Thomas J. Gavin, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Charles A. Tompkin, San Jose Parlor No. 22

Robert C. Biederman, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Joseph J. Trabucco, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Patrick Joseph Thornton, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Winslow Tinney Clough, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Rafael Barcroft, Yosemite Parlor No. 24

Harry Coffee, Fresno Parlor No. 25

William Clay Guard, Fresno Parlor No. 25

Lilbourne Alsip Winchell, Fresno Parlor No. 25

Louis Waldeck Nickell, Sunset Parlor No. 26

David Gaddi, Sunset Parlor No. 26

Robert Louis Granlees, Sunset Parlor No. 26

George Frederick Geils, Petaluma Parlor No. 27

Charles A. White, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Louis Leon Alexander, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

John Grant Miller, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

James Sumner Coleman, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Philip Patrick Sheridan, Golden Gate Parlor No. 29

Elbert W. Perkins, Ione Parlor No. 33

William A. Springer, Mission Parlor No. 38

Amos Peter Chessman, Mission Parlor No. 38

John Fred Schwartz, Mission Parlor No. 38

Julius Philip Neppert, Mission Parlor No. 38

Elmer Augustus Pearl, Mission Parlor No. 38

Frederick Carsten Gerdes, Mission Parlor No. 38

John R. Henney, Mission Parlor No. 38

Thomas Leo McKeon, Mission Parlor No. 38

Harry Davis Johnson, Mission Parlor No. 38

Walter Dennis Burke, Mission Parlor No. 38

Thomas Howard Derby, Bakersfield Parlor No. 42

David M. Steel, Bakersfield Parlor No. 42

George W. Perdue, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

Joseph E. Burke, Los Angeles Parlor No. 45

W. Bernard O'Brien, Alameda Parlor No. 47

Robert Henry Putzman, Alameda Parlor No. 47

Olie Emil Herrill, Plymouth Parlor No. 48

Dario Grondona, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Charles Bianchi, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

Alfred Thomas Watts, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

William Robert Noonan, San Francisco Parlor No. 49

George Phillip Clough, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Gustav Frederick Reinle, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Henry Trevor, Oakland Parlor No. 50

George John Rice, Oakland Parlor No. 50

James Henry Ames, Oakland Parlor No. 50

Frank P. Jacobson, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

Howard Thurber, El Dorado Parlor No. 52

George Herdle, St. Helena Parlor No. 53

Carl Klubescheidt, St. Helena Parlor No. 53

Joseph Brock, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Thomas Wayman, Jr., Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Walter Henry McLeod, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Joseph Weller Hartman, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56

Alexander Sauvee, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Patrick J. Riley, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Joseph Benoit, Quartz Parlor No. 58

Lewis A. Duryea, Auburn Parlor No. 59

William Isaac May, Auburn Parlor No. 59

Emil Locarnini, Napa Parlor No. 62

Forest Kelton, Napa Parlor No. 62

Zollie S. Israelsky, Napa Parlor No. 62

David Wilson, Napa Parlor No. 62

Marquard Kroning Pearch, Napa Parlor No. 62

Peter Hansen, Napa Parlor No. 62

Edward Charles Kather, Napa Parlor No. 62

Joseph Schuppert, Napa Parlor No. 62

Alfred Eugene Clark, Silver Star Parlor No. 63

General Halleck Blake, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

George Murray, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Thomas Francis Filey, Mount Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Thomas Montgomery Day, Tamalpais Mount Parlor No. 64

Howard Broderick Rodgers, Watsonville Parlor No. 65

Frank David Oliver, Watsonville Parlor No. 65

Reinaldo Carlos Lombardi, Redwood Parlor No. 66

Herman G. Fleishman, Redwood Parlor No. 66

Bernard Patrick Sharon, Redwood Parlor No. 66

William E. Gibsen, Redwood Parlor No. 66

J. Joseph Handley, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Theodore M. Waller, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Joseph Feig, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Phillip Mack, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Thomas J. Winship, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Byron J. Slyter, Rincon Parlor No. 72

Herbert C. Schmidt, Stanford Parlor No. 76

George M. Geiman, Stanford Parlor No. 76

J. Howard Park, Stanford Parlor No. 76

George A. Desenfant, Stanford Parlor No. 76

James M. Cunningham, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Edward F. Franks, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Charles T. Lucey, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Daniel S. O'Brien, Stanford Parlor No. 76

Jordan Powell Silberhorn, Granite Parlor No. 83

Wallace C. McCeath, Granite Parlor No. 83

Raymond Dudley McFarland, Granite Parlor No. 83

Samuel Dowdin, Granite Parlor No. 83

Bruce Hihn Younger, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Cornelius J. Crowley, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Elmer Dakan, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Robert Melville Whidden, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

Louis Frank Perez, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 90

James Valentine Kenna, Georgetown Parlor No. 91

Frank G. Williams, Ferndale, Parlor No. 93

Charles Dubordien, Jr., Golden Nugget Parlor No. 94

George Anton Sangmaster, Las Positas Parlor No. 96

Andrew Collen McLeod, Las Positas Parlor No. 96

Joseph James Coogan, Las Positas Parlor 96

John Alexander Anderson, Santa Lucia Parlor No. 97

George Amos Rowling, Santa Lucia Parlor No. 97

Augustus John Walsh, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Clarence Clevenger, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Horace J. Blackmar, Santa Clara Parlor No. 100

Thomas Barrett, Bay City Parlor No. 104

Harry Madruga, San Diego Parlor No. 108

Fred Kaland, San Diego Parlor No. 108

Daniel E. Feeler, San Diego Parlor No. 108

Daniel Francis Kelly, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Reginaldo Francisco Del Valle, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Louis Lichtenberger, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Benjamin Franklin Bledsoe, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Albert O.  Richardson, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Robert Lawrence Hanley, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Frank Rosenell Cummings, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Frank Stonewall Adams, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Percival Franklin Schumacher, Ramona Parlor No. 109

Frank Dennis Keller, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

John Charles Hoffman, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Perre Leonard Holmgren, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Levi Alvin Bemis, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

William H. Thayer, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

John C. McElvaine, Arrowhead Parlor No. 110

Julius Joseph Sassenrath, Sonoma Parlor No. 111

Albert A. Peters, Sonoma Parlor No. 111

Anthony J. Marshall, Eden Parlor No. 113

Andrew Dudley Terwilliger, Eden Parlor No. 113

Juan E. Camarillo, Cabrillo Parlor No. 114

Fernando Tico, Cabrillo Parlor No. 114

Daniel McGuire, Cabrillo Parlor No. 114

C. Bertrand Donlon, Cabrillo Parlor No. 114

Louis Felipe Ruiz, Santa Barbara Parlor No. 116

Florentine Leslie Kellogg, Santa Barbara Parlor No. 116

Robert Curran, Santa Barbara Parlor No. 116

Archer Herbert Richardson, Broderick Parlor No. 117

Edward A. Zimmerman, Broderick Parlor No. 117

Samuel H. Palmer, National Parlor No. 118

August Lamerdin, National Parlor No. 118

Manuel Souza, National Parlor No. 118

Frederick Glocker, National Parlor No. 118

John Milton Barr, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

William Arthur Cameron, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Leslie F. Brow, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

George Maggio, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

John Edward Oberg, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

James Wesolo, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Donald Bill Young, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Alexander Rodani, Piedmont Parlor No. 120

Henry May, Wisteria Parlor No. 127

John Matthew Kingdon, Quincy Parlor No. 131

Charles E. McLaughlin, Quincy Parlor No. 131

George Rodriguez, GabilanParlor No. 132

Joseph W. McTeague, Hesperian Parlor No. 137

Charles Curieux, Hesperian Parlor No. 137

George B. Bennett, Chispa Parlor No. 139

John Shepherd, Chispa Parlor No. 139

William Bethel Allen, Sebastopol Parlor No. 143

James Noble Hatch, Halcyon Parlor No. 146

Will C. Wood, Halcyon Parlor No. 146

William Farragut Chipman, Halcyon Parlor No. 146

Joseph Clement Bates, Halcyon Parlor No. 146

Edward Mitchell Shaw, Halcyon Parlor No. 146

Harry Donnelly, McCloud Parlor No. 149

William James Lewis, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Gustave Ernest Bauman, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Victor Lawrence Fitzpatrick, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Charles O. Zahn, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Joseph S. Meeley, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

John Leon Lauberge, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

William Henry Ford, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Mario Romeo Perpoli, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Albert Peters, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Henry Jahn, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

James W. Carr, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Daniel Harrington, South San Francisco Parlor No. 157

Albert McAdams, Sea Point Parlor No. 158

Albert Francis O'Connor, Sea Point Parlor No. 158

Joseph Wright, Sequoia Parlor No. 160

Edward Samuel Batten, Sequoia Parlor No. 160

William as Rowlison, Donner Parlor No. 162

Lewis D. Stoppel, Washington Parlor No. 169

Garrett Ignatius Norris, Washington Parlor No. 169

William H. Jung, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Frank Charles Domianovich, Observatory Parlor No. 177

Frank B. Rodgers, Nicasio Parlor No. 183

Edward Christian Merz, Tracy Parlor No. 186

Charles Wagner, Precita Parlor No. 187

Charles F. Wachter, Precita Parlor No. 187

Edward John Foppiano, Precita Parlor No. 187

Henry K. Develey, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Charles J. Welch, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Jules S. Grovers, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Edward Roger Douglas, Presidio Parlor No. 194

Milton Alexander Goodenough, Presidio Parlor No. 194

George Eugene Kleeman, Athens Parlor No. 195

Bernard Francis Roberts, Athens Parlor No. 195

Joseph Plumer Sproul, Hollywood Parlor No. 196

Alfred H. L. Ducommun, Hollywood Parlor No. 196

Oliver D. Ayers, Alder Glen Parlor No. 200

Irvin W. Sallinen, Alder Glen Parlor No. 200

Frank Pimentel, Los Banos Parlor No. 206

Luke D. Bolger, Dolores Parlor No. 208

Robert Valerga, Dolores Parlor No. 208

John Francis Weightman, Dolores Parlor No. 208

William Thomas Healey, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214

James John Dale, Mountain View Parlor No. 215

Wellington Cobb, Palo Alto Parlor No. 216

George E. Hall, Palo Alto Parlor No. 216

Edward Joseph Didier, Guadalupe Parlor No. 231

William Henry Reilly, Castro Parlor No. 232

Frederick Edward Mullen, Castro Parlor No. 232

Edward J. McCarthy, Castro Parlor No. 232

Venantius Denis Collins, Castro Parlor No. 232

Robert Edward Coffey, Castro Parlor No. 232

Hippolytus Paul Maher, Castro Parlor No. 232

Russell Lewis Wolden, Castro Parlor No. 232

Patrick William Meherin, Castro Parlor No. 232

Antonio C. Iacona, Castro Parlor No. 232

Joseph Sabin, Castro Parlor No. 232

Henry Louis Schmidt, Rocklin Parlor No. 233

Eugene Charles Cunningham, Claremont Parlor No. 240

Thomas P. O’Donnell, Fruitvale Parlor No. 252

Anthony Solari, Columbia Parlor No. 258

Mathew Francis Brady, Columbia Parlor No. 258

Perry Onstolt, Sutter Parlor No. 261

Harvey Wisner, Sutter Parlor No. 261

Lawrence Dinsdale, Sutter Parlor No. 261

Jack Laventhal, Santa Monica Bay Parlor No. 267

John H. Cummins, Santa Monica Bay Parlor No. 267

 

 

Proceedings of the

Sixty-third Annual Session

1940

 

In Memoriam

1939-1940

In memory of members deceased to May 16, 1939-May 20, 1940.

 

Emmet Seawell

Past Grand President

Born April 2, 1862

Died July 7, 1939

 

Charles Oliver Dunbar

Santa Rosa Parlor No. 28

Born May 24, 1871

Died Nov. 4, 1939

 

William H. Langdon

Modesto Parlor No. 11

Born Sept. 25, 1873

Died Aug. 10, 1939

 

John Straub

Sacramento Parlor No. 3

Born Oct. 8, 1871

Died Jan. 16, 1940

 

John Joseph Naegle

Oakland Parlor No. 50

Born Nov. 4, 1857

Died Sept. 9, 1939

 

Monroe Label

Mt. Tamalpais Parlor No. 64

Born March 28, 1902

Died Jan. 3, 1940

 

SIXTY-THIRD ANNUAL SESSION

Grand Parlor N. S. G. W.

 

IN MEMORIAM

 

CALIFORNIA PARLOR No. 1

Henry Seekamp

Otto Francis Westphal

Bernard Beau Galland

William Henry Wilson

Herbert James Wright

 

SACRAMENTO PARLOR No. 3

John Thomas O'Toole

Louis Hilliard McMurtry

John Ross Morrill

 

MARYSVILLE PARLOR No. 6

Albert Alphonso Kimball

 

STOCKTON PARLOR No. 7

William A. Barth

William R. Thresher

Arthur H. Wright

Al S. Russell

Arthur L. Levinsky

Joe A. Adams

Harry B. Love

Harry F. White

E. C. Wagner

A. F. Harrison

M. S. Arndt

 

ARGONAUT PARLOR No. 8

George Hunter Strang

William Knox Palmer

William Ashby Ward

 

PLACERVILLE PARLOR No. 9

William Wax

Harry Ziesz

Joseph Emile Cola

Carrol Ashbury Pitchford

Harry A. Harper

John Witmer

John Blair Alderson

Christian Thomas Uhklenkamp

 

PACIFIC PARLOR No. 10

Joseph A. Barrett

Arthur Thomas McQuaide

Edward Cyril Wynne

 

MODESTO PARLOR No. 11

William H. Langdon

William Thomas Wallace

 

AMADOR PARLOR No. 17

John M. Williams

Peter Garibaldi

Leo Williams

 

SAN JOSE PARLOR No. 22

George August Koerber

Henry Blasius

Stephen L. Worden

Burnett Thomas LeGue

 

YOSEMITE PARLOR No. 24

William Robinson Bibby

 

FRESNO PARLOR No. 25

John Marion Cartwright

Irving Winters

James Ellis Strahan

 

SUNSET PARLOR No. 26

Charles William Frazier

Charles Ernest Lausser

John Straub

Earl Lloyd Martin

Frederick Samuel Knott

 

PETALUMA PARLOR No. 27

Edward E. Marion

John W. Murphy

 

SANTA ROSA PARLOR No. 28

Charles Oliver Dunbar

Emmet Seawell

 

GOLDEN GATE PARLOR No. 29

James William Fitzsimmons

Frank Hildry Welch

Christopher F. Ward

William Pellissier

Louis Seibe

Stephen A. Murphy

Lawrence Orth

John Thomas Rudden

Edward J. Barton

Franklin K. Lane

Herbert Spoerer

 

WOODLAND PARLOR No. 30

James W. Monroe

 

EXCELSIOR PARLOR No. 31

George Durham Calvin

 

IONE PARLOR No. 33

William Norris Prouty

 

MISSION PARLOR No. 38

John Francis Jewell

August Morlock

Gustav Morlock

Charles Frank Wilder

 

LOS ANGELES PARLOR No. 45

Bert L. Farmer

Henry Brodek

 

ALAMEDA PARLOR No. 47

Louis F. Fischer

George Ortiz

John Cavanaugh

William George White

 

PLYMOUTH PARLOR No. 48

Stephen Kane Davis

Robert Francis Allen

George Lee Clark

Thomas Earl Wilds

 

SAN FRANCISCO PARLOR No. 49

Frank DeMartini

Carlo Rafello

John Edward Rigney

Natale Bacigalupi

 

OAKLAND PARLOR No. 50

Charles David Bates

John Joseph Naegle

Frank Cooper Jordan

Eugene Salter Van Court

Charles Edward Snook

 

EL DORADO PARLOR No. 52

William J. Kenneally

Adolph Knaus

Richard J. Brewer

Henry J. Krill

John J. Crowley

Samuel Folk

George J. Simpers

 

ST. HELENA PARLOR No. 53

Christopher Mills

 

HYDRAULIC PARLOR No. 56

Benedict Alexander Post

William J. Fischer

 

QUARTZ PARLOR No. 58

Austin Richard Curneen

William Phillip Fox

Michael Joseph Brock

David C. Waite

Fred C. Salisbury

John Frank

Charles H. Frisk

 

AUBURN PARLOR No. 59

William F. Knief

 

NAPA PARLOR No. 62

John L. Brown

Antone N. Ferrogiario

Ralph E. Wilson

Jule Banchero

Roy E. Lochman

Edward Louis Webber

 

MT. TAMALPAIS PARLOR No. 64

Joseph Patrick Williams

John W. Gormon

Monroe Label

Ernest E. De Rosa

John C. Redmond

 

WATSONVILLE PARLOR No. 65

Fred Dodd

 

REDWOOD PARLOR No. 66

Daniel P. Flynn

Arnold Joseph Hess

 

COLUSA PARLOR No. 69

Isaac C. Totman

George W. Kirkpatrick

 

RINCON PARLOR No. 72

Jacob Christian Anderson

Thomas Francis Gavan

John J. Barnett

 

STANFORD PARLOR No. 76

Gerald A. Griffin

Frank P. Clark

William Zobel Tiffany

Leslie C. Tubbs

Harry Paul Repetto

Peter J. Martenstein

Joseph George Cox

Frank T. Keogh

Robert Schord

 

VALLEJO PARLOR No. 77

Gustaf A. Bergwall

George Grant Halliday

 

GRANT PARLOR No. 83

Ray Vallet Anderson

Thomas Henry Mc Derby

 

CALISTOGA PARLOR No. 86

Walter Leroy Blodgett

 

MT. BALLY PARLOR No. 87

Robert Lee Carter

 

SANTA CRUZ PARLOR No. 90

Leonard C. Winkle

Henry Joseph Kinsley

Frank Kitridge Hannah

Nathan N. Knapp

Benjamin C. Wise

 

GEORGETOWN PARLOR No. 91

Albert C. Beattie

Robert Cyris Meade Berriman

 

DOWNIEVILLE PARLOR No. 92

Joseph Christian Latreille

Henry H. Meyer

 

FERNDALE PARLOR No. 93

William Wallace Williams

William Morgan

David O'Rourke

 

SANTA LUCIA PARLOR No. 97

Jesse Jansen

 

SANTA CLARA PARLOR No. 100

Thomas Francis Graham

Joseph W. Doan

John Venegas

 

BAY CITY PARLOR No. 104

Michael Savannah

Irving Isaac Pollak

Selby Mohr

Leon Ephraim Morris

Southard Marcus Modry

 

NIANTIC PARLOR No. 105

Gustave T. Zowasky

Frank T. Koopman

Charles W. Welch

Joseph Frederick Edelmann

 

RAMONA PARLOR No. 109

Alfred Henry Wilcox

Willis Ogden Stamps

Daniel Benjamin Martin

Roscoe Wadsworth Griffin

Louis Henry Livermore

Adolph G. Rivera

Fred J. Fischer

 

ARROWHEAD PARLOR No. 110

Ira Poppett

Joseph Warren Catick

John H. Dodson

Joseph G. Scherman

Marion LaFayette Aldridge

Frank Leslie Cooley

Nathan Monroe Swarthout

 

SONOMA PARLOR No. 111

Newton Dal Poggetto

 

EDEN PARLOR No. 113

John M. Nipper

Harry J. Meyer

Joseph G. Vieira

Andrew J. Powell

 

SANTA BARBARA PARLOR No. 116

Joseph Roffetto, Jr.

Charles Bennett

Fred Millet

 

NATIONAL PARLOR No. 118

Charles Hufschmidt

Stephen Andrew Gill

Edward J. Maher

 

PIEDMONT PARLOR No. 120

Elliot A. Whitehead

Eugene V. Fitzsimmons

Harry J. Nolan

 

HESPERIAN PARLOR No. 137

Oswald Wallace

 

CHISPA PARLOR No. 139

George F. Pache

 

SEBASTOPOL PARLOR No. 143

[No one listed.]

 

TUOLUMNE PARLOR No. 144

Walter E. Baker

Alfred Williams Rozier

 

MCCLOUD PARLOR No. 149

Jesse Claus Livermore

 

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO PARLOR No. 157

William Harrington

George Westphal

Alexander Waldman

Henry Langer

Walter Emile Grandi

James Steele, Jr.

Joseph Daniel Malough

Charles E. Johnson

Francis Joseph Miller

John Sullivan

Robert Morris

Fred Nickelson

Eugene Sarthou

 

SEA POINT PARLOR No. 158

Daniel Joseph O'Connell

 

SEQUOIA PARLOR No. 160

Alexander Christopher Gibbons

Louis Henry Geissberger

George Walters Swan

 

WASHINGTON PARLOR No. 169

Dan Green

James Drennan Cyran

Joseph Lewis Paise

 

OBSERVATORY PARLOR No. 177

James B. Leaman

William Albert Sherman

Edward W. Pratt

 

TRACY PARLOR No. 186

Frank Oliver Housken

Edward James Shields

 

PRECITA PARLOR No. 187

Charles Tighe

Joseph T. McGrath

William Henry Janes

Rudolph A. Sierck

Maurice Hayes

Walter Jefferson Butler

 

PRESIDIO PARLOR No. 194

Walter John Tyrrell

Allen T. Pope

Charles Rudolph Bartels

William Arthur Wynne

Rudolph W. Schmidt

Andrew J. Glover

George H. Schmidt

 

ATHENS PARLOR No. 195

George William Reier

 

ALDER GLEN PARLOR No. 200

Henry W. Tripplett

William Edward Jokela

 

DOLORES PARLOR No. 208

John P. Smith

Joseph Patrick McAuliffe

 

BERKELEY PARLOR No. 210

Charles Michael Young

George William Dettmering

 

BIG VALLEY PARLOR No. 211

Javier Francis Salcido

 

TWIN PEAKS PARLOR No. 214

John Patrick O'Keefe

Arthur Fitzgerald

Charles Gibeau

Edwin McAuliffe

Frank Mattulich

Frederick Peter Dugan

Daniel Sandoval

Arthur Nagel

Christopher Connell

 

MOUNT VIEW PARLOR No. 215

Otis M. Fellows

 

ESTUDILLO PARLOR No. 223

William G. Muntz

 

GUADALUPE PARLOR No. 231

Peter Emmett Commins

Charles Madison Nelson

Denis J. Nolan

 

CASTRO PARLOR No. 232

Thomas J. Bowen

Frank Nathan Davidson

Joseph Howard McCarthy

Charles Frederick Moock

James Burton Storey

Adolph Frederick Noethig

Charles Devencenzi

Robert M. Reilly

Michael J. Garretty

 

CLAREMONT PARLOR No. 240

Mike Indelicato

William Cruz

William Elmer Gray

 

SUTTER FORT PARLOR No. 241

Charles A. Otto

 

PLEASANTON PARLOR No. 244

Frank Joseph Rogers

George Trimingham

 

EL CARMELO PARLOR No. 256

Lewis R. Baily

 

STEPHEN M. WHITE PARLOR No. 263

James Hillsey Dodson

 

SANTA MONICA BAY PARLOR No. 267

Stephen Thomas Garey

 

UTOPIA PARLOR No. 270

Joseph H. Cassidy

 

LAKEMONT PARLOR No. 275

Robert F. Sainsot

 

 

 

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