Grand Masters


Grand Master Victor Carl Whitfield
Title: Grand Master
Year: 1957 - 1958
Home Council: Z. E. Coombes No. 353
Biography:

Raised a Master Mason in Oak Cliff Lodge No. 705, A.F. & A.M., on April 9, 1921. Charter Member of Sam P. Cochran Lodge No. 1335, A.F. & A.M., Dallas.

Exalted in Oak Cliff Chapter No. 373, R.A.M., on May 21, 1921. Later affiliated with Z.E. Coombes Chapter No. 421, R.A.M. Was High Priest of Z.E. Coombes Chapter in 1948-49. Was Grand Royal Arch Captain in 1955. Received the Order of High Priesthood in 1950.

Greeted in Oak Cliff Council No. 310, R.&S.M., on June 7, 1921. Later affiliated with Z.E. Coombes Council No. 352, R.&S.M. Was Thrice Illustrious Master of Z.E. Coombes Council in 1949-50. Received the Order of the Silver Trowel in 1954. Was elected Illustrious Grand Principal Conductor of the Work in 1955. Was elected and installed Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Texas on December 3, 1957 and presided at the Annual Assembly in December 1958.

Created in Dallas Commandery No. 6, K.T. on May 26, 1921. Charter member of Tancred Commandery No. 82, K.T., Dallas. Was Eminent Commander of Tancred Commandery in 1944. Was Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery K.T. of Texas in 1953-54.

Consecrated a Knight Templar Priest in Our Redeemer Tabernacle No. 9, Dallas, Texas, on May 6, 1953.

32 degree Scottish Rite Mason, member of the Dallas Bodies.

Member of Hella Shrine Temple, Dallas.

Past Patron of Flora Chapter No. 794, O.E.S.

Received the Honorary Degree of Master of the Grand Cross of Color, Order of the Rainbow for Girls in 1942.