History of Freemasonry in Rhode Island

History of Freemasonry in Rhode Island

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...For a number of years, ending in 1873, the brother of whom this notice is written, was the superintendent of the Providence Gas Company. He resigned in 1873 to accept a similar position in Brooklyn, N. Y. On the occasion of his retirement he was presented by the employees of the Providence Gas Company with a tea service of sterling silver, whiqh indicated the high appreciation in which he was held by those with whom he had been long and pleasantly associated. After several years of active and successful engagement in his new position at Brooklyn, the health of Bro. Armington became seriously impaired, compelling his retirement. He returned to Rhode Island--to his pleasant home at Riverside, East Providence, where he has since resided. His Masonic record is as follows: He was made a Mason in St. John's Lodge, No. 1, Providence, in 1858, being admitted to membership in that body on October 13th of the same year. He was Wor. Master of the Lodge for two years-1862-63. In the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island he was frequently called to fill ofificial positions. He rendered service to his brethren of the Grand Lodge, and to the Craft of the jurisdiction by discharging the duties appertaining to the offices of Grand Mar shal, District Deputy Grand Master and Deputy Grand Master, which ofiices he held, respectively, at different times. He held the office of Deputy Grand Master, in 1873, at the time of his removal to Brooklyn, N. Y. He received the degrees of Capitular Masonry in Providence Royal Arch Chapter, and was actively interested in that body, and in the Grand Chapter of, Rhode Island, for a number of years. He held the office of Grand King in the last named vorganization. He received the degrees of Cryptic Masonry in Providence Council and...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776054
  • 9781236776051