Most Excellent Grand High Priest


Grand High Priest Charles Steve Wolfe
Title: Most Excellent Grand High Priest
Year: 2014 - 2015
Home Chapter: Texas Chapter #362
Biography:

Charles Steven (Steve) Wolfe was born on January 9, 1954 at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas. He is the son of Charles F., Jr. and Henry Jeanne Wolfe. Steve was raised in Boyd, Texas, where he started first grade and graduated from Boyd High School in 1972.

Steve became employed early in life by working for his father in the construction business until he started his own business, Wolfe’s Plumbing Company in 1975. Steve is licensed by the State of Texas as a Master Plumber and holds several other licenses in the plumbing related field.

Steve is happily married to Sarah Wolfe who is employed by the United States Postal Service as Postmaster of the Boyd office. They are very dedicated and proud parents of Charles Dakota Wolfe. They are members of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church No. 2 in Boyd.

Steve’s Masonic accomplishments are as follows:

Blue Lodge

Raised a Master Mason on May 10, 1976 in Boyd Lodge No. 479 (3rd generation at Boyd Lodge)

Served as Worshipful Master 1992-1993 of Boyd Lodge No. 479

Received the Golden Trowel Award from Boyd Lodge No. 479 on February 12, 2011

Served as Worshipful Master 1997-1998 of Julian Feild Lodge No. 908

Endowed Member: Boyd Lodge No. 479, Azle Lodge No. 601, Julian Feild Lodge No. 908

Serving as Treasurer of Julian Feild Lodge No. 908 from 2000 to present

Served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 87th Masonic District in 1995

Served as District Education Officer of the 87th Masonic District in 1998 and 1999

Served as District Instructor of the 87th Masonic District in 2000, 2003 and 2008

Served as President of the Masters, Wardens and Secretaries Association: 87th Masonic District 1991-1992, 64th Masonic District 1998-1999

Member of The Julian Feild Players since 1990 and served as its Director 1998 to present

Earned a Class A Certificate on Esoterical Work in 1987

Member of Tranquility Lodge No. 2000

Member – Texas Lodge of Research

Member of the Memorial Committee of Grand Lodge in 2001

Member – Sam Houston Hall of Fame

Patron of the Grand Lodge Library and Museum of Texas since January 1999

Life Member – The George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association

Capitular Masonry

Exalted a Royal Arch Mason in Texas Chapter No. 362 R.A.M., located in Fort Worth, in 1989

Endowed member of Texas Chapter No. 362 R.A.M.

Member of Alvord Chapter No. 193 R.A.M.

Holds Certificate on Capitular Esoterical work since 1990

Served as High Priest of Texas Chapter No. 362 R.A.M. in 1992-1993

Received the Order of High Priesthood

Elected Treasurer of Texas Chapter No. 362 R.A.M. in 1995 to present

Served as Chairman of the Grievances and Appeals Committee of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas in 1995

Served as a member of the Grievances and Appeals Committee of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas in 1998

Served as Excellent Grand Royal Arch Captain of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas in 1999

Full contributing member of the York Rite Library and Museum of Texas

Elected to the Board of Directors of the Texas Masonic Retirement Center in 2006 and served as Vice-President from 2006 to 2011

Elected and Installed as Grand High Priest of the Most Excellent Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Texas, October 21 2014.

Cryptic Masonry

Greeted a Select Master in Texas Council No. 321 R. and S.M., in Fort Worth, in 1989

Endowed member of Texas Council No. 321 R. and S.M.

Member of Alvord Council No. 131 R. and S.M.

Holds Certificate on Cryptic Esoterical work since 1990

Served as Thrice Illustrious Master of Texas Council No. 321 R. and S.M. in 1992-1993

Received the Order of the Silver Trowel

Elected Treasurer of Texas Council No. 321 R. and S.M. in 1995 to present

Received the Super Excellent Master Degrees in San Antonio, Texas, Houston, Texas and Dallas, Texas during 2000

Elected as R.I. Grand Principal Conductor of the Work for the year 2000, elected as R.I. Deputy Grand Master for the year 2001 and served as Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Most Illustrious Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Texas in 2002.

Served on the Finance Committee of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Texas from 2003 – 2007 and served as Chairman in 2003.

Elected to the Board of Directors of the York Rite Development Fund in 2006 and served as President in 2009, 2010 and 2011

Templar Masonry

Knighted in Worth Commandery No. 19, located in Fort Worth, in 1989

Endowed member of Worth Commandery No. 19

Served as Commander of Worth Commandery No. 19 in 2000

Member of Worth Commandery No. 19 Ritualistic Team from 1996 to 2009

Received the Order of Knight Preceptor

Associate Patron of the Knight Templar Eye Foundation

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Received the title of Master of the Royal Secret in the Fort Worth Scottish Rite Bodies in 1989

Active member of the 18th Degree team in the Fort Worth Scottish Rite Bodies in 1989

Appointed 18th Degree Master in the Fort Worth Scottish Rite Bodies in 1990

Member of the Scottish Rite Research Society

Invested with the rank and decoration of 32 Degree KCCH in the Fort Worth Valley in Nov. 1997

Coroneted a 33 Degree Inspector General Honorary in the Fort Worth Valley in November 2005

Served as Master of Kadosh in the Fort Worth Consistory of the A.A.S.R. in 2009

Appendent Bodies of Masonry

Created a Knight in Texas Priory No. 23, Knights of the York Cross of Honour in December 2001

Received the Knights of the York Cross of Honour jewel with One Quadrant in 2003

Elected as Warder in Texas Priory No. 23, Knights of the York Cross of Honour in October 2013

Created a Knight Companion in Saint Timothy Conclave No. 65, Order of the Red Cross of Constantine, located in Fort Worth, in April, 2004

Elected to the office of Puissant Sovereign in Saint Timothy Conclave No. 65, Order of the Red Cross of Constantine in December, 2013

Received the title of Honorary Legion of Honor from the Order of DeMolay in June, 2001

Received the Royal Order of Scotland in Salt Lake City, Utah in June, 1999

Member of the York Rite Esoteric Association and served as President in 2003

Created a Noble of the Mystic Shrine in Moslah Temple, located in Fort Worth, in 1989

Member of the Ceremonial Divan of Moslah Temple in 1993 and currently serving as Director

Member of El Texa Grotto, located in Fort Worth

Charter member of Trinity York Rite College No. 154, located in Fort Worth

Received the Order of the Purple Cross in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2006

Charter member of Worth’s Shamrock Council No. 54 Knight Masons, located in Fort Worth

Charter member of Worth’s Hiram Abif Council No. 342 Allied Masonic Degrees, located in Fort Worth and served as Sovereign Master in 2002

Initiated into the Order of Eastern Star in Boyd Chapter No. 897, O.E.S., located in Boyd, in 1990

Served as Worthy Patron in Boyd Chapter No. 897, O.E.S. in 1993-1994

Member of Decatur Chapter No. 543, O.E.S.