update: need to profile new GM's - Jesse Villarreal and Paul D. Gleasonhttp://www.dcgrandlodge.org/content/grand-masters-and-grand-secretaries
Year Grand Master GM's Lodge # Grand Secretary GS's Lodge #
2011 Jesse Villarreal 19 Mansour Hatefi 5
2010 Paul D. Gleason 47 Mansour Hatefi 5
2009 Kwame Acquaah 1717 Mansour Hatefi 5
The Junior??http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/2006/pr06096.htmlJesse O. Villarreal, Jr.,
Appointed Chief of Staff to FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair
FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair today announced the appointment of Jesse O. Villarreal, Jr., as her Chief of Staff, effective October 24, 2006. As Chief of Staff, Mr. Villarreal will oversee all of the day-to-day operations of the Chairman's office.http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dcfreemasons/?tab=sOn this page an interesting Masonic corner stone dedication VIDEO...:http://www.singletonlodge.com/blog/worshipfulbrotherryancworktoassistgrandlodgeincornerstonededication
Worshipful Brother Ryan C. Work to Assist Grand Lodge in Cornerstone Dedication
posted Feb 22, 2011 11:14 AM by D RawlinsThis cornerstone was dedicated in a traditional Masonic ceremony on March 1, 2011
, in the presence of students, faculty, staff, and alumni of American University by Jesse Villarreal, Grand Master, Grand Lodge
, Free and Accepted Masons of the District of Columbiahttp://www.oesdistrictofcolumbia.org/chapters-members.htmlhttp://www.easternstar.org/
What It Is: The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both women and men may belong. Worldwide, there are approximately 1 million members under the General Grand Chapter
The International Headquarters (previously known as the International Temple) in Washington, D.C. is the Headquarters of the International Order of the Eastern Star.http://www.lafayettedupont.org/Lodge_History.html
In the midst of our nationís Civil War, LaFayette Lodge #19 was chartered on Dec 28, 1863. Our Lodge now meets in the historic Naval Lodge Building, built in 1895
, at the corner of Pennsylvania Ave and 4th Streets, S.E.
Fort DuPont Lodge #52 was chartered in 1947.
In 1989 the two Lodges merged to become LaFayette DuPont Lodge #19
...Lafayette Lodge has given to the Grand Lodge nine distinguished men who have served as the Grand Master of Masons of the District of Columbia
: Joseph S. McCoy (1880), Noble D. Larner (1881-1882), Henry S. Merill (1894), A. Burt Coolidge (1908), Gratz E. Dunkum (1927), Noble D. Larner (1942), Marvin E. Fowler (1950), Robert A. Statler (1989), and, of course, our current Grand Master, Jesse Villarreal (2011).
The first Noble D. Larner also served as Grand Secretary (1867-1871).