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Kempsville Lodge No. 196

4869 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Kempsville Lodge No. 196 - 1966

1966

Right Worshipful Earl Lewis Polhamus, Jr.

  • Initiated: 9/24/1957, Passed: 11/26/1957, Raised: 2/4/1958
  • Worshipful Master, Willis V. Fentress No. 296: 1969
  • Served as District Deputy Grand Master, District 36-A: 1972 *
  • Entered the Celestial Lodge: 10/19/1973
  • * Virginia Beach Lodges designated as District 36-A: 1971 - 1975

Lodge Officers

Photo courtesy of Worshipful Ejnar Olaf Jorgensen left to right
  1. William Earl Craddock - Junior Deacon
  2. Mike Lombardo - Tiler
  3. Arthur Bulman - Senior Warden
  4. Franklin Linwood Beard - Junior Steward
  5. Robert Macon Hodges - Chaplain
  6. Earl Lewis Polhamus - Worshipful Master
  7. Bill Pierce - Secretary
  8. Harry Holland - Junior Warden
  9. John Edward Marr - Treasurer
  10. Dwight Paul Jones - Senior Deacon
  11. Tommy Haste - Senior Steward

Official Visit of the Grand Master

Photo courtesy of Princess Anne Lodge No. 25
left to right
  1. Earl Lewis Polhamus. Jr., District Deputy Grand Master, Dist 36-A, 1972
  2. William Rex Gurley, Worshipful Master, Virginia Beach No. 274, 1972
  3. Most Worshipful Wilmer Thomas Trevillian, Grand Master, 1972
  1. Alvin D. Davidson, Worshipful Master, Bayside Lodge No. 218
  2. George Joseph Wallace, Worshipful Master, Kempsville Lodge No. 196
  3. H. G. Parker, District Deputy Grand Master, Dist. 36-B, 1972
  4. L. Tetterton, Worshipful Master, Great Bridge Lodge No. 257

Notable Visitor

Brother T. Dudley Myers visits Kempsville Lodge in October 1966. Brother Myers would later serve as Worshipful Master of Ruth Lodge No. 89 as well as its Treasurer. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of District 35A.

Lodge Of Sorrow

  • William Earl Craddock - 02/11/1966