Past Grand Commander's of
the Grand Commandery of Texas

Grand Commander's Name Year Bio/Photo Obit
John Charles Elkinton2016Biography
Jerry Lynn Pingle2015Biography
Robert M. Loflin2014Biography
Howard Bart Henderson2013Biography
H. David Moore2012Biography
Paul E. Wunsche2011Biography
W. David Melear2010Biography
Dock Franklin Dixon2009Biography
William Ellis (Bill) Matyastik2008Biography
Thomas W. Snyder2007Biography
Aubrey Glen McCandless2006Biography
Lawrence Eugene Tucker2005Biography
James Noel Higdon2004Biography
James P. Smith2003Photo
Wayne D. Groce2002Biography
Thomas Nathan Turner2001Biography
Jerry Nelson Kirby2000Biography
Loyd Leo Chance2000BiographyObituary
Leonard Orville Pierce1999Photo
F. Douglas Mitchell1998Photo
Graham H. Childress1997Biography
Michael H. Shively1996Photo
Paul D. Warren1995BiographyObituary
Charles Smith1995Biography
Jerry L. Mann1994Photo
James D. Mooney1993Photo
Robert Paul Walker1992BiographyObituary
John (Johnny) E. Gibson1991Biography
Kenneth B. Fischer1990Biography
Jerral F. Knox1989Biography
Charles A. Hudnall1988Photo
Lyle Lester Cross1988Photo
Roland J. Maddox1987Photo
R. Furman Vinson1986Photo
Thomas C. Yantis1985Photo
Wallace E Dunn1984Photo
Robert C. Rains1984Biography
William Lee Blanks1983Biography
Robert A. Melton1982Photo
Charles D. Browder, Jr.1981Photo
Donald Lynn Smith, Sr.1980Photo
Albert Branch (Bobby) Seay1980Photo
James D. Berry1979BiographyObituary
Charles W. Wesbrooks1978Photo
James Darwin (Buddy) Baccus1977PhotoObituary
Fritz A. White1976Photo
Sam E. Hilburn1975Photo
A. C. Martindale1974Photo
James McCorry (Jimmy) Willson, Jr.1973BiographyObituary
Winford H. Owen1972Photo
Dale E. Miller1971Photo
Eddie Bloomquist1970Photo
Lawrence DeHay1969Photo
Richard T. Porter1968Photo
Arthur G. Coots1967Photo
Elmer E. Watkins1966Photo
J. T. Sanders1965Photo
Hal Burnett1964Photo
Litt S. Perry1964PhotoObituary
Kaplan H. Andrew1963Photo
Henry Jack Hefner1962Photo
Harvey C. Byrd1961Photo
Gus Louis Meyer1960Photo
James C. Garlitz1959Photo
Arch M. Dullnig1958Photo
H. B. Beard1957Photo
J. Marvin Pugh1956Photo
W. L. Brown1955Photo
R. E. Henderson1954Photo
Victor C. Whitfield1953Photo
Nat Pace1952Photo
H. B. Bryan1951Photo
Thomas M. Beethell1950Photo
R. B. Cowden1949Photo
Tom J. Melton1948Photo
Vance K. Miller1947Photo
S. M. Bunn1946Photo
Burke Thomason1945Photo
Harry B. Tuer1944Photo
William D. Miller1943Photo
James M. Caviness1942Photo
Edward Dorman Rutledge1941Photo
Hale Clyde Salter1940Photo
Daniel Nash Cushing1939Photo
Jewel Preston Lightfoot1938Photo
George Henry Haase1937Photo
Tell Victor McCoy1936Photo
Otto Stehlik1935Photo
William Joseph Rhea1934Photo
Omar Ernest Radford1933Photo
Thomas Mitchell Bartley1932Photo
John Temple Rice1931Photo
Nathan Kimball Tracy1930Photo
Philip Luther Sanders1929Photo
George Stapleton1928Photo
Phocion Sankey Park1927Photo
Francis (Frank) Hicklin Sparrow1926Photo
William G. Bell1925Photo
Charles Leslie Alderman1924Photo
Herbert Brashear Robertson1923Photo
Thomas Yantis1922Photo
Livingston Gardner Hawkins1921Photo
John Blackburn Sawtell1920Photo
Frank Cameron Jones, Sr.1919Photo
William James1918Photo
Robert Lee Bell1917Photo
Guy Wilson Junker1916Photo
William Garland Newby1915Photo
George W. Tyler1914Photo
James Jefferson Davis1913Photo
Judge G. Wooten1912Photo
William Madden Fly1911Photo
Samuel Poyntz Cochran1910Photo
Harry Alexander Carpenter1909Photo
John Carson Kidd1908Photo
Alvin V. Lane1907Photo
Marcus F. Mott1906Photo
Thomas Franklin Harwood1905Photo
Edwin Chamberlain1904Photo
William H. Bell1903Photo
Jacob Frederick Zurn1902Photo
Frederick M. Gilbough1901Photo
Alfred R. Howard1900Photo
P. Tyson Morey1899Photo
Albert Addison Johnston1898Photo
Lucus T. Noyes1897Photo
John Fontaine Brinkerhoff1896Photo
John McDonald1895Photo
Edwin James Fry1894Photo
Thomas J. Beall1893Photo
David C. Proctor1892Photo
James Garitty1891Photo
Lawrence M. Knepfly1890Photo
John Martin1889Photo
Charles Davis1888Photo
John Orville Johnson1887Photo
Theodore U. Lubbock1886Photo
Nathaniel Wyche Hunter1885Photo
Jonathan Harrison1884Photo
John C. McCoy1883Photo
John Elgin Good1882Photo
Joseph W. Hanning1881Photo
Henry Bates Stoddard1880Biography
Henry Scherffius1879Biography
James Francis Miller1878Photo
Davis Robert Gurley1877Photo
Louis M. Openheimer1876Photo
Edwin Gustavus Bower1875Photo
Benjamin B. Richardson1874Photo
Austin C. Baker1873Photo
Alfred S. Richardson1872Photo
Alfred S. Richardson1871Photo
Franklin Barlow Sexton1870Photo
William Walter Bolts1869Photo
Peter W. Gray1868Photo
Nahor B. Yard1867Photo
Robert Morriss Elgin1866Photo
Benjamin A. Botts1865Photo
Phillip Crosby Tucker1864PhotoObituary
Josiah A. Lawrence1863Photo
Edward H. Cushing1862Photo
Edward Clark1861Photo
John J. McBride1860Photo
George Moffitt Patrick1859Photo
James Sorley1858Photo
Edward W. Taylor1857Photo
William (Edward) M. Taylor1856Photo
Archibald S. Ruthven1855Biography
Samuel M. Williams1854Photo

Past Grand Commander

None have labored harder than our Past Grand Commanders and the strength of our Commandery and this fraternity shows there efforts. We have listed all the Sir Knights that have served in the role of Past Grand Commander, if you know of anyone who is missing please contact the Internet Committee.