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Masonic Fraternal Organizations
 
    

Masonic
By Ernest Bastain

 

Murat Lodge No. 14, F & A M
Chartered January 13, 1854.

First officers:
Thos. G. Pray, W.M.
Samuel J. Henderson, S.W.
George Ballentine, J.W.
Walter H. Bidwell, Secretary

Officers (1932)
Carl Creager, W.M.
Ernest H. Bastian, S.W.
George R. Allen, J.W.
Dr. W.L. Neil, Treasurer
B.A. Ganson, Secretary
Forrest D. Nowlin, S.D.
Arthur C. Hawes, J.D.

 

Albion Chapter No.32, R.A.M.
Chartered January 13, 1854.

First officers:
Milton Osborne, H.P.
S.G. Sanders, K.
George N. Cady, S.
John E. Wild, Secretary

Officers (1932)
Bert Parkhurst, H.P.
Forrest D. Nowlin, K.
Don Gilbert, S.
Dr. W.L. Neil, Treasurer
B.A. Ganson, Secretary
H.B. Weeks, Captain of the Host
Garfield Farley, P.S.
J.A. Richards, R.A.C.
Fred Blanchard, Master of the 3rd Veil
Harry Powers, Master of the 2nd Veil
Charles R. Miller, Master of the 1st Veil
F.J. Cranson, Sentinel

 

Albion Council No. 57, R & S M
Chartered January 20, 1891

First officers:
Almon G. Bruce, T.I.M.
William S. Price, D.M.
George W. Schneider, P.C.W.
William Steel, Recorder

Officers (1932)
Walter S. Miles, T.I.M.
Charles E. Hughes, D.M.
George R. Allen, P.C.W.
Dr. W.L. Neil, Treasurer
B.A. Ganson, Recorder
Floyd S. Moore, C of G
Garfield Farley, C.C.
J.A. Richards, S.

The lodge rooms are located in the Masonic Temple, corner Clinton and Center. Many Albion Masons are members of Marshall Commandery No. 17, Knights Templar.

Source: Krenerick, Miriam. Albion’s Milestones and Memories. Albion, MI: Art Craft Press. 1932. 87