HISTORY OF JUBILEE LODGE #746 F&AM WHITELAND INDIANA

FROM AN EDITORIAL FROM THE INDIANA FREEMASON MAGAZINE JANUARY ISSUE 1967

"THE NAME "JUBILEE" MAY BE CLAIMED BY THE FIRST LODGE TO BE ORGANIZED UNDER DISPENSATION DURING THE JUBILEE YEAR. IT WILL BE A UNIQUE NAME, A DISTINCTIVE NAME, A NAME OF HONOR TO COMMAND AND LOYALTY OF ITS MEMBERS."

ON THE ACTUAL 150TH BIRTHDAY OF THE GRAND LODGE OF INDIANA A DISPENSATION TO WORK WAS SIGNED BY THE THEN GRAND MASTER JOHN L. BLOXSOME. THE NEW LODGE WAS DESIGNATED "JUBILEE" JANUARY 12 1968.

AT THE JUBILEE YEAR'S ANNUAL MEETING ON MAY 21 1968 THE LODGE WAS GRANTED A CHARTER.

ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 1968 JUBILEE LODGE #746 WAS CONSECRATED, CONSTITUTED AND SET TO WORK.


 

OFFICERS INSTALLED ON THIS DATE WERE:

BENJAMIN F. BRAUGHTON..........WORSHIPFUL MASTER
JAMES D. WOOD..........SENIOR WARDEN
WILLIAM R. McCLAIN..........JUNIOR WARDEN
JOHN J. FAVINGER..........TREASURER
LESTER E. ASHER..........SECRETARY
JACK O. PRIVETT..........SENIOR DEACON
CLAYTON NICHALSON...........JUNIOR DEACON
CHARLES G. BRIGHT..........SENIOR STEWARD
LEONARD E. HATFILELD..........JUNIOR STEWARD
RALPH C. HOLDCROFT..........TYLER

The first meeting was held on Jan 24th 1968
The first meetings were held in the basement of the Whiteland United Methodist Church. The current lodge building was opened in 1974.
Ben Braughton was Chairman assisted by Trustee's Wm. R. McClain and Jack Pruett
Other building committee members were
Charles Barnett-Lester Sands-Hugh Newhouse-Lester Asher
 

PAST MASTER'S OF JUBILEE LODGE #746

Benjamin F. Braughton    1968     Earl Helton                       1983            James W. Taylor             1998                 2013 Larry W. Chapman
Benjamin F. Braughton    1969     Paul Ferrrell                    1984            Fredrick L. Holland         1999                 2014 David Elmore
William R, McClain            1970     William F Stephenson      1985            Kermit C. Freels              2000                 2015 Jeffrey W. Prairie
Jack O. Privett                  1971     Russell F. Reed                1986            James R. Teague             2001                 2016 John R. Curry
Clayton L. Nichalson          1972      James L. Nixon                1987            James R. Teague             2002
Charles G Bright               1973      Earl K. Schaffer               1988            George C. Dow                2003
Leonard E. Hatfield         1974      George E. Simon               1989           Steven R. Adwell             2004
Lester I Sands                 1975      Duane E. DeBaun             1990           Daryl L. Johnson              2005
Charles W. Barnett         1976      Vinton G. Dove                 1991            Scott A. Zufall                  2006
John G. Bearry                1977      Bill J. McDonald               1992            James W. Taylor              2007
Richard A. Wood             1978      John E. Simon                   1993            George C. Dow                2008
Bill E. Havener                1979      Shannon C. Thompson     1994           Vinton G. Dove                2009
Vernie N Parton              1980      Fredrick L. Holland         1995              Steven R. Adwell            2010
George F. Burton            1981      Lloyd L. Fernung              1996              Steven R. Adwell            2011
Robert A. Smith              1982      David E. Lee                     1997              Larry W. Chapman          2012

 

 
















 







 















      

 
 

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