Left to Right: Grand Treasurer, William E. Bernard, Grand Junior Warden, Bobby Whitfield, Deputy Grand Master, Eric Keyes, Most Worshipful Grand Master, Barry Hunter, Senior Grand Warden, Tony Dandridge, Grand Secretary, Edward Thompson
On August 20th, 1908 the M∴ W∴ Hiram Grand Lodge Ancient Free and Accepted Masons was organized in a place called Abbot Hall in the City of Buffalo in the State of New York...
Centuries of tradition, knowledge, leadership and brotherly love handed and passed down over the years...
Grand Master of MasonsElected Grandmaster of the Most Worshipful Hiram Grand Lodge in June of 2016.
Deputy Grand Master
During my tenure at this Most Worshipful Hiram Grand Lodge, it has been my pleasure to serve as; Junior Warden, Worshipful Master, Associate Patron, Chairperson of Education and Scholarship Committee, Facilitator for School of Instruction, Assistant Grand Lecturer, Grand Lecturer, Grand Junior Warden and Deputy Grand Master.
Grand Senior Warden
He is a 25 year member of St. Marks #83. He has serve as a Grand Lodge Officer for the past two administration's and is currently serving as the Grand Senior Warden. Recently retired from the New York City Transit Authority where he enjoyed multiple career-oriented responsibilities, first as a conductor, then Pension Consultant for over 50,000 NYCTA workers, and finally Associate Transit Management Analyst, culminating 31 years of dedicated service. Currently engaged in multiple community service initiatives, including President of Community Education Council District 18, President of Transit Alumni Association of New York, Past President of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials, and Chief Executive Officer of Prime Time Sports And Arts Inc. Giving back to the community is the life blood of community service.
Grand Junior Warden
He is a long standing 40 year member of M.W. Hiram Grand Lodge in New York, New York. He is a Past Master of Mt. Moriah Lodge # 26. In 2014 Brother Whitfield was elected to the office of Grand Junior Warden where he continues to serve. Responsibilities include, Chairperson of The Thanksgiving Feed the Hungry Committee, Chairperson of the Charity Committee and Co-Chair of the Scholarship and Charity Committee. He also serves as the District Deputy Grand Master Coordinator , Chairperson of the Grand Royal Arch Archives Committee and he facilitates Open House to encourage and inform potential members.
Brother Whitfield is a Office Service Manager at a Midtown Law Firm since 1979. He is member of Trinity Baptist Church in the Bronx, where he serves on the male chorus, van ministry, the brotherhood ministry and chairperson of the culinary ministry.
He has serve as the Grand Treasurer for Hiram Grand Lodge for over 11 years. He is also a Past Master of Utopia Lodge #27.
He’s the Grand Treasurer of Supreme General Grand Chapter RAM. Right Excellent Grand Scribe for the New York State Royal Arch Grand Chapter for four years. Past High Priest Joppa Chapter #1 for seven years and severed 6 years as the Chairman of Hiram Grand Lodge Finance Committee.
He lives in Brooklyn New York.
He has serve as Grand Secretary for Hiram Grand Lodge for 3 years. He is a Past Master of Mt. Moriah Lodge #18; past member of the Finance Committee.
He’s also a member of the New York State Grand Royal Arch Chapter serving as the Right Excellent Grand Captain of the Host. Past Captain of the Host – Joppa Chapter #1 Royal Arch Masons. Recorder Aaron Commandery #1 Knights Templar and Treasurer of Broken Triangle #3 Council of Cryptic Masons.
Subordinate Blue Lodges are under the supervision of District Deputies appointed by the M∴ W∴ Grand Master