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Past Grand Masters

*Alexander G. Cochran          March 7, 1921 – May 1, 1928

*John H. Glazier          May 1, 1928 – March 17, 1931

*Ernest A. Reed          March 17, 1931 – May 6, 1933

*Jesse M. Whited          May 6, 1933 – April 6, 1936

*Louis A. Watres          April 6, 1936 – April 2, 1937

*Maj. Gen. Amos A. Fries          April 2, 1937 – March 21, 1938

*Chandler C. Cohagen          March 21, 1938 – March 21, 1939

*Allen M. Wilson          March 21, 1939 – March 11, 1940

*Robert D. Williams          March 11, 1940 – March 10, 1941

*Elden E. DuRand          March 10, 1941 – March 9, 1942

*Simon H. Rubel          March 9, 1942 – March 6, 1944

*William J. Kerr          March 6 1944 – March 5, 1945

*Harry M. Bundy          March 5, 1945 – March 5, 1946

*Frank H. Deal          March 5, 1946 – March 7, 1947

*Laurence H. Watres          March 7, 1947 – March 8, 1948

*Bryce B. Smith          March 8, 1948 – March 7, 1949

*William R. McKay          March 7, 1949 – March 5, 1950

*Egil Steen          March 6, 1950 – March 5, 1951

*Carl A. Miller          March 5, 1951 – March 3, 1952

*Walter C. Ploeser          March 3, 1952 – April 6, 1953

*H. Malvern Marks          April 6, 1953 – March 1, 1954

*Carl W. Gustkey          March 1, 1954 – February 26, 1955

*Frank H. Thompson          February 26, 1955 – March 10, 1956

*Robert H. Parker          March 10, 1956 – March 9, 1957

*George M. Saunders          March 9, 1957 – March 8, 1958

*Clarence W. Head          March 8, 1958 – March 30, 1959

*Earl E. Dusenbery          March 30, 1959 – April 11 1960

*Albert J. McNally          April 11, 1960 – March 29, 1961

*Willard P. Lombard          March 29, 1961 – April 4, 1962

*Ralph E. Hamill          April 4, 1962 – April 3, 1963

*Dr. Ivan H. Northfield          April 3, 1963 – April 15, 1964

*Dr. Samuel S. Steinhauser          April 15, 1964 – March 31, 1965

*Joseph S. Lewis          March 31, 1965 – April 6, 1966

*R. Lee Lockwood          April 6, 1966 – April 12, 1967

*William A. Hensley          April 12, 1967 – April 3, 1968

*Albert P. Ruerat          April 3, 1968 – March 19, 1969

*Stanley R. Garrity          March 19, 1969 – August 9, 1969

*J. Chris Nungesser          August 9, 1969 – April 8, 1970

*Walter O. Helwig          April 8, 1970 – March 31, 1971

*Chester Hodges          March 31, 1971 – June 21, 2972

*J. W. “Jack” Nutt          June 21, 1972 – May 30, 1973

*George M. Klepper          May 30, 1973 – April 3, 1974

*John L. Crofts          April 3, 1974 – April 9, 1975

*Robert A. Grant          April 9, 1975 – March 17, 1976

*Jack H. Myers          March 17, 1976 – April 19, 1977

*William J. McCulley          April 19, 1977 – April 18, 1978

Thomas C. Raum, Jr.          April 18, 1978 – May 2, 1979

*C.C. Faulkner, Jr.          May 2,s 1979 – April 16, 1980

*William C. Chasey, Sr.          April 16, 1980 – April 8, 1981

David J. Morgan          April 8, 1981 – March 24, 1982

Reese L. Harrison, Jr.          March 24, 1982 – May 4, 1983

G. Lawrence Hunt          May 4, 1983 – May 9, 1984

*Don W. Wright          May 9, 1984 – May 15, 1985

*A.J. Tullos          May 15, 1985 – April 23, 1986

Henry E. Stickney          April 23, 1986 – April 29, 1987

*Robert M. Walker          April 29, 1987 – February 6, 1988

 Robert F. Hannon          February 6, 1988 – April 15, 1989

Joe R. Manning, Jr.          April 15, 1989 – April 28, 1990

*Edward C. Bieser          April 28, 1990 – April 27, 1991

Russel C. Wells          April 27, 1991 – April 28, 1992

Jerold J. Samet          April 28, 1992 – June 26, 1993

William J. Mollere          June 27, 1993 – June 25, 1994

Dale V. Sandstrom          June 26, 1994 – June 17, 1995

Joe A. Williams          June 18, 1995 – June 22, 1996

E. John Elmore          June 23, 1996 – June 14, 1997

Tony R. Krall          June 15, 1997 – June 20, 1998

*Samuel L. Cole, Jr.          June 21, 1998 – June 26, 1999

James C. McGee          June 27, 1999 – June 17, 2000

Ross Van Ness Bayer          June 18, 2000 – June 16, 2001

Gregory R. Klemm          June 17, 2001 – June 15, 2002

Franklin J. Kell, Jr.          June 16, 2002 – June 21, 2003

Frederick W. Welch          June 22, 2003 – June 19, 2004

Greg L. Kimberling          June 20, 2004 – June 18, 2005

Jeff A. Chretien          June 19, 2005 – June 18, 2006

Keith K. Klein          June 18, 2006 – June 16, 2007

Patton R. Hart          June 16, 2007 – June 21, 2008

C. Michael Watson          June 21, 2008 – June 20, 2009

Robert W. Cockerham          June 20, 2009 – June 19, 2010

Wesley Don Thornton          June 19, 2010 – June 18, 2011

J. Weldon Clampitte          June 18, 2011 – June 23, 2012

Gregory A. Chiles          June 23, 2012 – June 15, 2013

Mike A. Salazar          June 15, 2013 – June 21, 2014

Derek G. Sprague          June 21, 2014 – June 20, 2015

* Denotes deceased Past Grand Masters

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