Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Delaware

Chartered 1869


Hope Chapter #7
Past High Priests

1893 *Joseph L. Cahall 1894 *Joseph L. Cahall
1895 *John L. Thompson 1896 *John L. Thompson
1897 +Albert F. Polk 1898 +Albert F. Polk
1899 +Albert F. Polk 1900 +Albert F. Polk
1901 *Charles L. Moore 1902 *Charles L. Moore
1903 *Charles L. Moore 1904 *Charles L. Moore
1905 *Charles L. Moore 1906 +Albert F. Polk
1907 *Charles E. Willin 1908 +Thomas B. Pepper
1909 *Stephen K. Betts 1910 *John W. Messick
1911 *David M. Reynolds 1912 *Harry L. Holson
1913 *Asa Bennett 1914 Asa Bennett
1915 *W. Frank Sharp 1916 *Lloyd P. Rayner
1917 *Chester W. Walls 1918 *William B. Derrickson
1919 *William B. Derrickson 1920 *William J. Mustard
1921 *George O. Fearon 1922 *George O. Fearon
1923 *Fred S. Bailey 1924 *Harold W. T. Purnell
1925 *Cyrus Hatfield 1926 *Calvin E. Afflerbach
1927 *William M. P. Stemples 1928 *William B. Hammond
1929 *Charles R. Cannon 1930 *Charles S. Calhoon
1931 *John T. B. Carey 1932 *Walter L. Conaway
1933 *Martin G. Phillips 1934 *Charles S. Gunby
1935 *Ernest M. Rogers 1936 *James R. Wood
1937 *George S. Buhl 1938 *Howard L. Bramhall
1939 *John I. Short 1940 *Charles J. Holzmueller
1941 *Kendall J. Hocker 1942 *M. Haswell Pierce
1943 *Cyrus E. Clendaniel 1944 *J. Ralph Carey
1945 *William G. Cason 1946 *Andrew J. Murray
1947 *James P. Pierce, Jr. 1948 *Irwin R. Murray
1949 *Dallas A. Dennis 1950 *A. Warren Wheatley
1951 *Joseph R. Pittard 1952 *Freeman R. Johnson
1953 *Charles B. Stevenson, Jr. 1954 *Dorsey V. Burnham
1955 *Dorsey V. Burnham 1956 *Joseph T. Tyndall
1957 *C. Ray Scarborough 1958 *Warren W. Edinger, Jr.
1959 *Arthur L. Pittard 1960 *Oliver J. Foskey
1961 #Harvey G. Conner 1962 Herman H. Conaway
1963 *E. Paul Wootten 1964 *Chester C. Coffin
1965 *Elwood R. Hawkins 1966 *Lester H. Pittard
1967 G. Willard Millman 1968 *Joseph C. Bostick
1969 *J. Maurice Miller 1970 *Dallas E. Marvel
1971 *Robert E. Stewart 1972 *George S. Buhl
1973 *George S. Buhl 1974 *Warren W. Edinger, Jr.
1975 *Warren W. Edinger, Jr. 1976 *Robert E. Stewart
1977 *Raymond M. Savage 1978 *Lewis J. Blackwell
1979 *Lewis J. Blackwell 1980 *T. Eugene Womach
1981 Samuel L. Mellin 1982 Samuel L. Mellin
1983 *J. Norman Nicklas 1984 *John A. Irwin
1985 Mark E. Irwin 1986 *James Richardson
1987 *Maynard H. Mires, Jr. 1988 *Charles E. Farrell
1989 G. Richard Ward 1990 Donald F. Taylor
1991 *Haywood I. Buck, Jr. 1992 *Edward J. Fields
1993 *James Richardson 1994 *Maurice C. Barnes, Sr.
1995 #John N. Phillos 1996 #John N. Phillos
1997 *John N. Phillos 1998 James B. Walsh
1999 James B. Walsh 2000 James B. Walsh
2001 John W. Merkley 2002 *Lucien T. Lenhart
2003 John W. Merkley 2004 James G. Horn
2005 James G. Horn 2006 James G. Horn
2007 Christian L. Dull 2008 Michael P. Pizzola
2009 Michael Pizzola 2010 Christian Dull 
2011 George Gadsby 2012 George Gadsby 
2013 G.Thomas Taylor, III  2014 W. Frederick Horn 
2015 W. Frederick Horn 2016 Richard A. Mickles
2017 Christopher D. DeAngelo    
 
* Deceased   + Withdrawn   # Suspended