Jachin
Boaz

Kempsville Lodge No. 196

4869 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Kempsville Lodge No. 196 - 1972

1972

Right Worshipful George Joseph Wallace

  • Initiated: 10/16/1963, Passed: 3/24/1964, Raised: 5/5/1964
  • Treasurer: 1979 - 2005
  • Member, Great Bridge Royal Arch
  • Member, Princess Anne Royal Arch No. 1607
  • Member, Kempsville Chapter of the Order of the Easter Star
  • District Education Officer, 56th District: ? - 2006
  • Served as District Deputy Grand Master, District 56 : 1984
  • 25 Year Veteran: 1989
  • Coroneted 33° Inspector General Honorary: 200?
  • Venerable Master, Norfolk Lodge of Perfection: 2006
  • Trustee, Kempsville Lodge
  • Entered the Celestial Lodge: 2008

Bell and Hammer

Photo Courtesy of Right Worshipful Emmett "Buddy" Pate

Bell and Hammer used during the Master Mason's Degee. Bell presented by Worshipful Tommy Haste. Hammer presented by Right Worshipful Dwight Paul Jones.

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 Visitors

Brother Tommy Boyce visits Kempsville Lodge in February of 1972. Brother Boyce would serve as Worshipful Master of Bayside Lodge No. 218 in 1973 and District Deputy Grand Master of the 56th Masonic District in 1980.
Worshipful Bill Gurley visits Kempsville Lodge in February of 1972. Worshipful Gurley would serve as District Deputy Grand Master of the 56th District in 1989 and would again serve as Worshipful Master of Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274 in 2012 during their 100th Anniversary Year.

Lodge Of Sorrow

  • Arnold Brown Blount - 12/18/1971
  • James Gilmer Ratliff - 05/09/1972