Jachin
Boaz

Kempsville Lodge No. 196

4869 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Kempsville Lodge No. 196 - 1982

1982

Right Worshipful William Ray Knowles Sr.

  • Initiated: 2/23/1971, Passed: 5/25/1971, Raised: 7/27/1971
  • Chapter Dad, Kempsville DeMolay: 1974 - 1980
  • Member, Norfolk Scottish Rite: 1976
  • Member, Khedive Shrine: 1976
  • Worthy Patron, Kempsville Chapter No. 173, Order of the Eastern Star: 1981
  • District Deputy Grand Master, Carribean Naval District, U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: 1988 - 1992
  • Recipient, Joseph Warren Medal, presented by Most Worshipful Albert Ames during official visit to Carribean Naval Lodge: 1992
  • Life Member in Perpetuity: 2011
  • Recipient, William Hollowell Pierce Mason of the Year Award: 2014

Brethren at Grand Lodge

All of these Brethren had been, or would go on to become, the Worshipful Master of Kempsville Lodge.
left to right
  1. Right Worshipful Tom McGowan, Worshipful Master, 1983
  2. Worshipful Joe Thornton, Worshipful Master, 1984
  3. Right Worshipful Richard A. Davis, Worshipful Master, 1975
  4. Right Worshipful George Wallace, Worshipful Master, 1972
  5. Worshipful Tommy Haste, Worshipful Master, 1970
  6. Worshipful Ray Hall, Worshipful Master, 1988
  7. Right Worshipful Bill Knowles, Worshipful Master, 1982
  8. Worshipful Mike Lombardo, Worshipful Master, 1974
  9. Worshipful Jim Gardner, Worshipful Master, 1989
  10. Worshipful Wallace Tuck Pittard, Worshipful Master, 1985
  11. Unknown
left to right
  1. Worshipful Joe Thornton
  2. Worshipful Mark Morris
  3. Worshipful Ralph Ward
left to right
  1. Tony Scarangella
  2. Worshipful Jimmie Wilder
  3. Worshipful Mike Lombardo
  4. Worshipful Tommy Haste
  5. Worshipful Wally Pittard
left to right
  1. Worshipful Mike Lombardo
  2. Tony Scarangella
  3. Right Worshipful Bill Knowles
  4. Worshipful Joe Thornton
left to right
  1. Joe Thornton
  2. Jim Gardner

Photos courtesy of Worshipful Ray Hall

Family Night Postcards


Courtesy of Worshipful Joe Thornton

Red Cross Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Appreciation Presented to Kempsville Lodge 196 for Outstanding and Dedicated Service 1982

Notable Visitor

Brother Herman Flora, cousin of Most Worshipful Wayne Flora, visits Kempsville Lodge's Annual Stated Communication in 1982. Brother Flora would go on to serve as Princess Anne Lodge No. 25's Worshipful Master in 1989.

Lodge Of Sorrow

  • John S. Melvin - 01/06/1982
  • James Howard Hall - 07/14/1982