Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Delaware

Chartered 1869


Washington & Lafayette Chapter #1
Past High Priests

1869 *Willis Holden 1870 *Willis Holden
1871 *Willis Holden 1872 *John Taylor
1873 *Willis Holden 1874 *Willis Holden
1875 *Willis Holden 1876 *Willis Holden
1877 *John Otto, Jr. 1878 *John Otto, Jr.
1879 *John Otto, Jr. 1880 *John Otto, Jr.
1881 *John Otto, Jr. 1882 *John Otto, Jr.
1883 *John Otto, Jr. 1884 *John Otto, Jr.
1885 *Charles S. Rambo 1886 *Charles S. Rambo
1887 *William H. Cook 1888 *Benjamin F. Sheppard
1889 *William H. Cook 1890 *John L. Clark, Jr.
1891 *John L. Clark, Jr. 1892 *Thomas J. Day
1893 *Joseph Row 1894 *Virginius V. Harrison
1895 *F. Harvey Day 1896 *Clinton C. Joseph
1897 *Lewis E. Harman 1898 *Lawrence B. Kemm
1899 *D. Frank Mayne 1900 *Clinton C. Joseph
1901 *Samuel H. Benson, Jr. 1902 *John Oliver
1903 *John H. Ebaugh 1904 *Joseph W. Billingsley
1905 *Alfred M. Clower 1906 *Alfred M. Clower
1907 *Franklin H. Broman 1908 *James T. Chandler
1909 *Francis K. Smith 1910 *John H. Moon
1911 *John D. McPerson 1912 *James E. Gamble
1913 *John W. Macklem 1914 *Egbert F. Nutter, Sr.
1915 *George R. Dickerson 1916 *John C. Oskins
1917 *Harry B. Stradley 1918 *John Wiedeman
1919 +John E. Krauss 1920 *Harry E. McPherson
1921 *Frank L. Long 1922 *Warren A. Singles
1923 *George L. R. Thompson 1924 *James J. Gelson
1925 *Joseph T. Maxwell 1926 *Matthew C. Minker
1927 *Samuel Gamble 1928 *Alexander Thompson
1929 *F. Irving Crow 1930 *William A. Murray
1931 *Willard D. Foulk 1932 *Stephen E. Hamilton
1933 *Daniel F. Fasnacht 1934 *Boyd M. Hamp
1935 *Charles E. Green 1936 *Ira K. Steele
1937 *Ira K. Steele 1938 *Edward Z. Mills
1939 *Lawrence C. Gropp 1940 *William E. O'Donnell
1941 *Philip Sampson 1942 *Oliver P. Hewes
1943 *James Carswell 1944 *Russell C. Matchett
1945 *Oliver P. Hewes 1946 *Russell C. Matchett
1947 *Philip R. Hubbard 1948 *A. Sidney Barruss, Jr.
1949 *Jonathan J. Burris 1950 *Martin C. Rauh
1951 *Harry E. Weir 1952 *Joseph A. Billingsley
1953 *Elmer C. Graesser 1954 *Powell E. Craig
1955 *J. Elmer Gamble 1956 *Bruce C. Ward
1957 *Thomas B. Sweeney, Jr. 1958 *James R. Hanna
1959 *Robert J. Ball 1960 *John S. Proud
1961 *Edward E. Knisell 1962 *Raymond L. Blades
1963 +Bruce D. Phillips 1964 *James E. Peo
1965 #James F. Walker 1966 *Charles J. Brodie
1967 +Frank M. Pickering 1968 #Clarence L. Beattie, III
1969 Harlan L. Pease 1970 Frank M. Keiser
1971 *Olan F. Greenlee 1972 *William H. Athan
1973 *Delbert Simoson, Jr. 1974 *Henry G. Law
1975 *Albert J. Miller 1976 *Samuel B. Rash, Jr.
1977 *Horace G. Patterson, Jr. 1978 *Richard A. Scarlott
1979 Wayne M. Schutz 1980 *Andrew M. Bulloch
1981 *Earl L. Hudson 1982 Franklin R. Townsend
1983 Glen D. Conley 1984 *Thomas W. Birdzell
1985 Benjamin H. Shoop 1986 George W. Taylor
1987 Benjamin H. Shoop 1988 #Charles P. Kerin, Jr.
1989 #Charles P. Kerin, Jr. 1990 *Henry George, IV
1991 *Bernard A. Nutter, Sr. 1992 Howard L. Robertson, III
1993 *Henry George, IV 1994 *Lloyd H. Stover, Sr.
1995 Howard L. Robertson, III 1996 *James R. Hackett
1997 *Charles H. McDonald, Jr. 1998 *Charles H. McDonald
1999 Howard L. Robertson, III 2000 *Scott A. Dalton
2001 *Robert A. Benson 2002 *Robert A. Benson
2003 *Robert A. Benson 2004 Peter Tyrrell
2005 Peter Tyrrell  2006 Wayne D. Mower
2007 Wayne D. Mower 2008 John E. Bednash
2009 *Terrence Van Gorder
2010 *Terrence Van Gorder
2011   2012 +J. David Lewis
2013   2014 Michael Ratcliff
2015   2016 Robert E. Papp 
2017 Ruben H. Kelly

2018

 Ruben H. Kelly

 
* Deceased   + Withdrawn   # Suspended