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Masonic Resume
of

REVERDY   LEWIN   ORRELL, III


BLUE LODGE

Palestine Lodge No. 189 A.F. & A.M, Catonsville, Maryland

 

Past Masters of Palestine Lodge
(photo taken 1991)

 

Petition read in Palestine Lodge No. 189, A.F. & A.M        February 25, 1982
Elected to membership       April 22, 1982
Initiated as an Entered Apprentice     June 3, 1982
Stood Entered Apprentice Proficiency     October 14, 1982
Passed to the Degree of Fellow Craft     October 14, 1982
Stood Fellow Craft Proficiency     November 4, 1982
Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason     November 18, 1982
(Past Master's Night by John E. Towles, P.M., W.G. Standard Bearer)
Stood Master Mason Proficiency     December 9, 1982
Invested Senior Steward     January 13, 1983
Invested Junior Deacon     January 12, 1984
Presided in the East on Colt Night & Raised Mark C. Boettiger     October 18, 1984
Invested Senior Deacon     January 10, 1985
Elected Junior Warden     December 12, 1985
Installed Junior Warden     January 9, 1986
Presented membership into 'The Gallon Club' of the
Grand Lodge of Maryland's Blood Donor Service 1986
Elected Senior Warden     December 11, 1986
Installed Senior Warden     January 8, 1987
Exemplified Entered Apprentice and Fellow craft Degrees before the
Grand Lodge of Maryland, Committee on Work     April 2, 1987
Exemplified Master Mason Degree before the
Grand Lodge of Maryland, Committee on Work     May 7, 1987
Elected Worshipful Master     December 10, 1987
Installed Worshipful Master     January 14, 1988
Elected to Board of Directors - Palestine Holding Corporation     December 14, 1989
Elected Secretary of Palestine Holding Corporation     December 14, 1989
Invested Historian of Palestine Lodge 1991 -

PAST MASTERS' ASSOCIATION OF BALTIMORE CITY AND COUNTY
Past Masters' Degree received December, 1987

BONNIE BLINK DAYLIGHT LODGE 'UNDER DISPENSATION'
Charter Member 1990

GRAND LODGE OF MARYLAND
Appointed member of Committee on Masonic History
by M.W.G.M. William M. Clark, Jr. January 5, 1993

Approved and selected by the Grand Lodge of Maryland, Board of Managers,
to research and write the History of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Maryland 1975 - 2000 August 27, 1993
(later declined due to work obligations)

MASONIC YORK RITE

YORK RITE CHAPTER

Baltimore Royal Arch Chapter No. 40, Baltimore, Maryland

Advanced to the Honorary Degree of Mark Master February 22, 1983
Elected & Installed as a Past Master February 22, 1983
Received and Acknowledged a Most Excellent Master April 12, 1983
Exalted to the Royal Arch April 26, 1983
Invested Captain of the Host May 28, 1991
Presented 40 Legion Honor Award by
Norman G. Williams, P.G.H.P. August 24, 1991
Conferred Mark Master Degree September 24, 1991
Excellent Scribe 1992-93, 1993-94
Conferred Past Master Degree, 1997
Assistant Secretary 1991-1998
Granted Life Membership, August, 2000

YORK RITE COUNCIL

Hiram Council No. 5, Baltimore, Maryland
Introduced as a Royal Master November 4, 1983
Chosen as a Select Master November 4, 1983

Baltimore Council No. 18, Towson, Maryland
Affiliated November 23, 1990
Conferred Royal Master & Select Master Degrees, 1991

YORK RITE COMMANDERY

Maryland Commandery No. 1, Baltimore, Maryland
Constituted in the Order of the Red Cross September 30, 1983
Admitted to the Order of Malta September 30, 1983
Knighted in the Order of the Temple October 14, 1983

Columbia Commandery No. 2, Washington, D.C.
Affiliated April, 1993

Grand Commandery of Washington, D.C.
Appointed Chairman of Correspondence Committee by
Grand Commander Norman G. Williams 1994 - 1995

Appointed Editor of Washington D.C. supplement
for Knight's Templar Magazine 1994 - 1995


YORK RITE SOVEREIGN COLLEGE OF NORTH AMERICA

Created a Companion Knight of York in Maryland York Rite College No. 58 May 25, 1991
Received Gold Honor Award in Baltimore Royal Arch Chapter,
by Grand Governor Norman G. Williams September 24, 1991

MASONIC SCOTTISH RITE

Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Southern Jurisdiction, USA
Orient of Maryland

Albert Pike Lode of Perfection
4
- 14 November 5, 1993

Meredith Chapter 'Rose Croix'
15
- 18 November 6, 1993

Maryland Council of Kadosh
19
- 30 November 6, 1993

Chesapeake Consistory
31
- 32 November 6, 1993

SOCIETAS ROSICRUCIANA IN CIVITATIBUS FOEDERATIS
Maryland College

II Grade June 27, 1992
VII
Grade by S. Flory Diehl IX - Chief Adept, MD College September 28, 1992

Elected Secretary-Treasurer June 12, 1993

VIII
Grade, by Joseph Lewis IX - Supreme Magus July 14, 1993

A.A.O.N.M.S.
Created a Noble of Boumi Temple, Baltimore, Maryland December, 1983
Demitted May 16, 1991

INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF DEMOLAY
Made an Honorary DeMolay in the State of Maryland in
Catonsville Chapter November 15, 1988

DeMolay Advisor - Catonsville Chapter January 1989

Installed son as Master Councilor of Catonsville Chapter January 19, 1991

ALLIED MASONIC DEGREES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Fellow of the Grand College of Rites of the United States since 1986
Life Member of Ye Ancient Order of the Corks April 3, 1991
Constituted a Knight of The Red Branch of Eri by the Grand Council, AMD December 1991
Acting Right Venerable Grand Marshal of the Grand Council of the USA in instituting
National Capital Council, U.D. by authority of MVSGM George O. Braatz December 4, 1993

Acting Right Venerable Grand Marshal of the Grand Council of the USA in instituting
Eastern Shore Council, U.D. by authority of MVSGM George O. Braatz December 18, 1993

Southern Cross Council No. 264
Southern Cross Council, AMD - Charter Member #2, SW, Sec-Treasurer  June 30, 1991
Received Installed Sovereign Master Degree and Installed Sovereign Master,
Southern Cross Council, AMD, U.D., in Palestine Lodge No. 189 December 1, 1991
Installed as Sovereign Master, Southern Cross Council No. 264 by Ven. S. Flory
Diehl, R.V.S.G.W. and received Charter from Grand AMD Council June 6, 1992
Installed as Secretary-Treasurer, Southern Cross Council No. 264 December 5, 1992
Secretary-Treasurer 1991, 1993, June 1, 1996 -December, 1998

Old Line Council 'A' No. 285
Charter Secretary - Treasurer December 5, 1992 - December 3, 1994
June 1, 1996 -April, 1998

Old Line Council No. 234
Elected to Honorary Membership December 4, 1993 - December 3, 1994
Secretary - Treasurer December 4, 1993 - December 3, 1994
, June 1, 1996 -December, 1998

Pride of Baltimore Royal Ark Mariner Lodge No. 7
Pride of Baltimore Royal Ark Mariner Lodge No. 7, Charter Member June 30, 1991
Secretary - Treasurer June 30, 1991 - December 5, 1992
Junior Deacon December 5, 1992
Secretary - Treasurer December 4, 1993 - December 3, 1994
Junior Deacon June 1, 1996 - December 6, 1996

MASONIC PUBLICATIONS

Article, 'Something For Nothing', reprinted in The New Age,
Scottish Rite Magazine May 1989
Article, 'Something For Nothing', reprinted in The Knight Templar,
York Rite Publication December 1989

Book, 'Palestine Lodge # 189, 1891 - 1991, The First Hundred Years',
published February 1991

Article, 'Last Night I Installed My Son',
reprinted in The Scottish
Rite Journal August 1991

Book, 'Palestine Lodge # 189, 1891 - 1991, The First
Hundred Years',
reviewed in The Scottish Rite Journal January 1992

Book, 'Baltimore Royal Arch Chapter #40, 1910-2000',
published August, 2000

MASONIC RESEARCH SOCIETIES

Missouri Lodge of Research 1984
The Philalethes Society 1984 - 1992
Maryland Masonic Research Society Member since 1984
Awarded Certificate of Appreciation, MD Masonic Research Society November 30, 1993
Awarded 'Maryland Distinguished Author' Medallion November 30, 1994
(Highest possible award of the MRRS)

MISC. MASONIC AFFILIATIONS

Lifetime Subscriber of The Royal Arch Mason Magazine October 26, 1984
Member of The Masonic Postal Chess Club 1985-6
Member of Pitman Masonic Club in Pitman, New Jersey 1984

 


 


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