POINSETTIA No. 633 History

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1 POINSETTIA No. 633 History Research for the years prior to the consolidation of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 with Ventura Lodge No. 214 was done by Worshipful William Kavanaugh with the assistance of several Past Masters of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633.

2 Past Masters of Lodge No. 633 Louis C. Drapeau Guy S. Harts Sr Conley L. LaForce 1928 Carl E. Axelson 1951 Arthur T. Mead 1929, 31 Arthur P. Stewart 1952 Earl W. Edson 1930 William D. Sparks 1953 Royce A. Maddox 1932 Lloyd M. Rickman 1954 Fred H. Whitchurch 1933 Roy W. Williams 1955 Vernon E. Patterson 1934 William C. Tanner 1956 Clarence F. Carlise 1935 Robert J. Campbell 1957 John Van Meter 1936 Clifford L. Fouhse 1958 Alf C. Ax 1937 John W. Burris 1959 John M. DeVries 1938 Harold D. Minster 1960 H. Richard Holst 1939 Alfred L. Cook 1961 Allen J. Morrison 1940 Thomas E. Jordan 1962 Arthur R. Rice 1941 James Woods 1963 Edwin L. Gardner II 1942 Charles R. Eskridge 1964 Wayne A. Simpson 1943 James C. Glass 1965 Edgar L. Jasper 1944 Jules J. DeMoor 1966 Orey L. Riley 1945 Lewis S. Terry 1967 Jack A. Clark 1946 Howard S. Peek Jr Henry W. Havens 1947 James W. Howell 1969 Carl A. Moisling 1948 Donald M. Lighter 1970 Homer T. Main 1949 J. Patrick Newton 1971

3 Robert P. Phillips Ernest H. Nichols Graden M. Core 1973 Raymond A. Broomfield 1986 Roland E. Ulreich 1974 Barry Vandenberg 1987 John P. Rough Sr Jackie L. Hoch 1990 Charles W. Grandfield 1976 David W. Hopkins 1992 Stanley F. Carlson John K. Elrod 1993 Paul W. Lydick 1978 Robert R. Kennon 1994 Harry M. Schersching 1979 Richard L. Payne 1995 William G. Scott 1980 Norman T. Weitzel 1996 Norman R. Hawkes 1981 Charles W. Kasper Samuel L. Hill 1982 Jeffery A. Hager C. Mark Franek 1983 Barry R. Brackett 1999 Dwayne L. McWaters 1984 Hiram Award Recipients of Lodge No. 633 Edin L. Hatter 1979 Alfred L. Cook 1990 Fritz C. Huntsinger 1980 John. R. Donaldson 1991 G. Jerome Rife 1981 Paul A. Lynn 1992 Amos C. Towne 1982 John H. Mihld 1993 Phillip J. Befurt 1984 William G. Scott 1994 Clifford L. Fouhse 1987 Charles W. Grandfield 1995 Norman R. Hawkes 1988 Ernest H. Nichols 1996 Graden M. Core 1989 John K. Elrod 1997

4 POINSETTIA LODGE No. 633 Twenty-Four Brothers recognized by each other as Master Masons in good standing assembled at the Office of Brother Louis C. Drapeau, on December 23, 1925, at 7:30 o'clock p.m. for the purpose of taking the necessary measures for the establishment of a Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons. The Brethren decided that the name of the new Lodge should be Poinsettia Lodge and named the Brothers that should be proposed in the petition for dispensation. A Committee of three was appointed to procure a proper room in which to hold the meetings of the Lodge. A Committee of three was appointed to secure subscriptions for such amounts as may be necessary to pay the fee for Dispensations and to defray any other immediate expenses. The Second Preliminary Meeting was held on January 4, 1926 at 7:30 o clock p.m. in the same place. The committee to secure a proper room reported that they had obtained one in the Dr. Lacey Clark Building at 630½ Main Street in the City of San Buenaventura at the same place where San Buenaventura Lodge No. 214 meets, which would satisfy the requirements of the Grand Lodge. The rent would be $15.00 per month and the Lodge would have the use of the regalia of San Buenaventura Lodge No The Lodge would meet on Thursday night. These arrangements were approved. It was reported that $500 in subscriptions had been collected. The Third Preliminary Meeting was held on February 18, 1926 at 6:30 o clock p.m. at the DeLeon Hotel. The Chairman reported that the District Inspector had issued a Certificate of the qualifications of the proposed Officers. The appropriate petitions, recommendations, certificates and fees were forwarded to Grand Lodge. The Forth Preliminary Meeting was held on March 4, 1926 at 6:00 o clock p.m. at the DeLeon Hotel. It was determined that the Stated Meeting would be held on the first Thursday of the Month at 8 p.m. The By-Laws of the Lodge were presented and approved. The first Meeting Under Dispensation was held on March 18, 1926 at 8 o clock p.m. at the Hall of Poinsettia Lodge U.D. All of the signers of the petition were present. Most Worshipful D. J. Reese, Past Grand Master, conducted the Intuition Ceremonies with the assistance of the District Inspector Worshipful P.S. Cummings. He then invested the Worshipful Master Louis C. Drapeau and the Officers of Poinsettia Lodge U.D. with the jewels of their office, after which the Lodge was opened in due and ancient form in the third degree of Freemasonry. The By-Laws were then presented for adoption. The time and day the Stated Meeting were to be holden would be the First Thursday in each month at eight o clock p.m.

5 THE FIRST STATED MEETING Poinsettia Lodge U.D. assembled for the First Stated Meeting at the Hall of Poinsettia Lodge on April 1, OUR FIRST DEGREE MEETING Poinsettia Lodge U.D. assembled for its First Special Meeting to confer its first Degree. One Candidate was introduced and initiated an Entered Apprentice Mason with Worshipful Master Drapeau in the East on May 20, WE RAISE OUR FIRST MASTER MASON Poinsettia Lodge U.D. assembled to confer its first Master Mason Degree. One Candidate after being found proficient in the Lecture of the Fellowcraft Degree was raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on July 29, THE LODGE IS CHARTERED At the annual convocation of the California Grand Lodge in October 1926, a Charter was granted to the new lodge. The first meeting under charter was held October 26, 1926 at eight o clock p.m. at the Masonic Temple in Santa Barbara. The lodge was duly constituted and its officers installed by Most Worshipful George L. Jones, Grand Master in a dual Constitution of Poinsettia and La Cumber Lodges. THE FIRST ELECTION OF OFFICERS The first election of officers was held at the Stated Meeting of December 2, 1926, resulting in the election of Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau, Master; Conley L. LaForce, Senior Warden; and Arthur T. Mead, Junior Warden. The first installation was held December 26, LOUIS C. DRAPEAU Louis C. Drapeau was installed Master by Most Worshipful David Reese Past Grand Master, for the second time at a combined Installation with San Buenaventura Lodge No. 214 on January 11, WE CELEBRATE OUR FIRST ANNIVERSARY The Brethren celebrated the First Anniversary of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 at the Athene Club House on March 17, 1927 with a program and dance.

6 WE CHANGE THE STATED MEETING TIME An amendment to the By-Laws to change the time of the Stated Meeting from 8:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. was presented and adopted by the Lodge at the May Stated Meeting. WE CELEBRATE THE 150 TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FLAG OF OUR COUNTRY A special meeting of the Lodge was held to celebrate the 150 th Anniversary of the Flag of the United States of America on June 26,1927. CONLEY L. LAFORCE Conley L. LaForce was installed December 29, 1927, as Master. SANTA BARBARA LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE More than 30 Brothers from Santa Barbara Lodge No. 192 joined with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on March 29 th, SOUTHLAND LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Southland Lodge No. 618 of Hollywood California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 31 st, A delicious dinner was served, followed by the Degree. WE HOLD MOCK MASONIC TRIAL On the evening of August 16 th, 1928, the Brethren assembled to observe and exemplification of a Masonic Trial. Fictitious Charges were brought and a verdict was returned. A large number of Brothers attended and greatly enjoyed the program while learning about the process. ARTHUR T. MEAD Arthur T. Mead was installed December 27, 1928, as Master. CHARTER MEMBERS NIGHT 16 of the 26 Charter Members assembled on the evening of May 16, 1929 where they assumed the Officers Stations to confer the 3 rd Degree of Masonry under the leadership of Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau, our first Worshipful Master, in the East.

7 WE JOIN IN THE CORNERSTONE LAYING OF THE NEW MASONIC TEMPLE San Buenaventura Lodge No. 214 and Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 joined in the Cornerstone Laying Ceremonies on June 7, The cornerstone was laid by Grand Master Gustav A. Hutaff and the other members of Grand Lodge. THE LODGE PURCHASES STOCK IN THE NEW MASONIC TEMPLE The Lodge voted to purchase stock in the new Masonic Temple at the August Stated Meeting. THE LODGE ESTABLISHES A BOARD OF TRUSTEES The Master, Senior and Junior Wardens were appointed as Trustees of the Lodge to act on behalf of the Lodge in financial matters at the October Stated Meeting. WE HOLD OUR FIRST MEETING IN THE NEW MASONIC TEMPLE The Stated Meeting on January2, 1930 was held in the new Masonic Temple. Brother Arthur Hall was the first Candidate to be Raised in the New Masonic Temple. EARL W. EDSON Earl W. Edson was installed January 9, 1930, as Master at our first Installation in the New Masonic Temple. AMERICA LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to America Lodge No. 475 of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on March 13, We were pleased to have over 30 visiting Brethren that evening. A delicious dinner was served, followed by the Degree. SHELL OIL COMPANY NIGHT Since the Candidate for the evening of January 22, 1931 was employed by the Shell Oil Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also employees of the Shell Oil Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. SHELL OIL COMPANY NIGHT AGAIN On the night of March 26,1931, the Candidate for the evening being employed by the Shell Oil Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also

8 employees of the Shell Oil Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. THE GRAND MASTER VISITS THE LODGE On the night of April 16,1931, the Most Worshipful Grand Master John Stewart Ross visited Poinsettia Lodge No Prior to the opening of the Lodge, a dinner was served to some 160 Masons. After the Lodge was opened, Most Worshipful Grand Master John Stewart Ross addressed the 300 Brothers present. WE RAISE OUR DUES FOR THE FIRST TIME The Dues for the members of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 were raised from $12 per year to $20 per year at the May Stated Meeting in order to meet the increased expenses of the Lodge. ROYCE A. MADDOX Royce A. Maddox was installed December 31, 1931, as Master. THE LODGE PUTS ON AN ORIGIONAL MASONIC PLAY On the evening of January 14,1932, the Lodge produced an original Play written by Brother Jarrett Beckett and dedicated to Worshipful Master Royce A. Maddox. The event was attended by some 200 Masons. THE LODGE SENDS CHARLES LINDBERG A LETTER OF CONDOLENCE We send a letter of condolence to Col. Charles Lindberg and his wife expressing to them our sincere sympathy during their sad bereavement. A moment of silence was observed during the meeting of May 12, WE HAVE OUR FIRST PAST MASTERS NIGHT On the evening of September 22,1932, we held our first Past Masters Night. Several of our Past Masters assumed the various stations and conferred the Third Degree of Masonry. FRED H. WHITCHURCH Fred H. Whitchurch was installed December 22, 1932, as Master.

9 WE WRITE A LETTER TO PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT The Lodge wrote a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt expressing to him the Lodge s hearty co-operation and individual support of his National Recovery Program. VERNON E. PATTERSON Vernon E. Patterson was installed December 28, 1933, as Master. WE LOWER OUR DUES AND FEES The Dues for the members of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 were lowered from $20 per year to $12 per year at the January Stated Meeting. In addition, the Fees for the Degrees were also lowered to be more compatible with the current economic situation. CLARENCE F. CARLISE Clarence F. Carlise was installed December 27, 1934, as Master. JOHN VAN METER John Van Meter was installed December 19, 1935, as Master. WE HOST A FRENCH DEGREE The Officers from Vallee de France Lodge No. 329 joined with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 and visitors to confer the First Degree, in French, on one of our Candidates on February 29 th, Prior to the Degree as wonderful dinner was served. There were assembled about 375 Masons in the Lodge room to witness the ceremony which was enjoyed all present. THE HIGHWAY PATROL DEGREE TEAM JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Highway Patrol Degree Team of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on April 16, We were pleased to have 28 visiting Brethren that evening. A dinner was served at the Mecca Café followed by the Degree. WE TRAVEL TO THE CHILDREN S MASONIC HOME AT COVINA On Sunday May 24, 1936, several of the Brethren and friends traveled to the Children s Masonic Home at Covina.

10 THE ENGLISH MASONIC RITUAL SOCIETY EXEMPLIFY A FIRST DEGREE We extended an invitation to the English Masonic Ritual Society to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to exemplify the Emulation Ritual of the First Degree on one of their Candidates. Prior to the Degree as wonderful dinner was served. There were assembled about 300 Masons in the Lodge room to witness the ceremony which was enjoyed all present. THE TRAFFIC DEGREE TEAM OF THE POLICE SQUARE CLUB OF LOS ANGLES JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Traffic Degree Team of the Police Square Club of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on August 15, We were pleased to have 25 visiting Brethren that evening. ALF C. AX Alf C. Ax was installed December 31, 1936, as Master. OUR FIRST ANNUAL ROLL CALL At the February Stated Meeting, we held our First Annual Roll Call. THE ENGLISH MASONIC RITUAL SOCIETY EXEMPLIFY A THIRD DEGREE We extended an invitation to the English Masonic Ritual Society to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to exemplify the Emulation Ritual of the Third Degree on one of their Candidates. Prior to the Degree a wonderful dinner was served by the Ladies of the 633 Club. There were assembled about 250 Masons in the Lodge room to witness the ceremony which was enjoyed all present. THE 77 TH STREET DIVISION DEGREE TEAM OF THE POLICE SQUARE CLUB OF LOS ANGLES JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the 77th Street Division Degree Team of the Police Square Club of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on August 28, Prior to the Degree a wonderful dinner was served. We were pleased to have 25 visiting Brethren that evening. ASSOCIATED OIL COMPANY NIGHT Since the Candidate for the evening of September 16, 1937 was employed by the Associated Oil Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also

11 employees of the Associated Oil Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Prior to the Degree a wonderful dinner was served by the Ladies of the 633 Club. There were assembled about 200 Masons in the Lodge room to witness the ceremony. THE SCOTTISH DEGREE TEAM JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Scottish Degree Team Santa Barbara California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 30, The Scottish Degree, consisting of 20 Members, marched into the Lodge Room accompanied by the sound of Bag Pipes. They then proceeded to confer the Third Degree of Masonry. JOHN M. DEVRIES John M. DeVries was installed December 16, 1937, as Master. ASSOCIATED OIL COMPANY NIGHT AGAIN Since the Candidate for the evening of June 30, 1938 was employed by the Associated Oil Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also employees of the Associated Oil Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. THE 77 TH STREET DIVISION DEGREE TEAM OF THE POLICE SQUARE CLUB OF LOS ANGLES JOINS US AGAIN FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the 77th Street Division Degree Team of the Police Square Club of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on August 20, Prior to the Degree a wonderful dinner was served to about 100 Masons. We were pleased to have 25 visiting Brethren from the Club that evening. H. RICHARD HOLST H. Richard Holst was installed December 31, 1938, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE Since the Candidate for the evening of February 11, 1939 was employed by the Edison Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also employees of the Edison Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Prior to the Degree a dinner was in the Dining Hall.

12 WE HAVE A FATHER AND SON DINNER On the evening of April 18, 1939, the Lodge hosted a Father and Son Dinner. Following the Dinner, which was attended by some 140 Fathers and Sons, everyone enjoyed the entertainment of the evening. THE SHELL OIL COMPANY DEGREE TEAM JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE Since the Candidate for the evening of June 22, 1939 was employed by the Shell Oil Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also employees of the Shell Oil Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. ALLEN J. MORRISON Allen J. Morrison was installed December 21, 1939, as Master. WE BECOME JOINT SHAREHOLDERS IN THE MASONIC TEMPLE In February, the stock being held in Trust was equally split between San Buenaventura Lodge No. 214 and Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 along with equal voting rights in the San Buenaventura Masonic Center Association. THE SCOTTISH DEGREE TEAM JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Scottish Degree Team Santa Barbara California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on June 22, The Scottish Degree Team, along with 12 Scottish Brothers from Los Angles, marched into the Lodge Room preceded by the sound of 3 Bag Pipers. They then proceeded to confer the Third Degree of Masonry. Prior to the Degree the Ladies of the 633 Club served dinner. The proceeds from the dinner amounting to $73 were remitted to the Masonic Homes Endowment Fund. ARTHUR R. RICE Arthur R. Rice was installed December 21, 1940, as Master. THE TIDEWATER MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Tidewater Masonic Club of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on January 16, 1941.

13 GRAND MASTER LLOYD E. WILSON VISITS US We received the Most Worshipful Grand Master Lloyd E. Wilson for his Official Visit to the 71 st Masonic District on March 14, Prior to the meeting a dinner was served in the Dining Hall. WE VISIT AMERICA LODGE NO. 475 Some 50 plus members traveled by Chartered Greyhound Bus to visit America Lodge No. 475 to witness a Third Degree and have fraternal communication on May 12, THE TIDEWATER MASONIC CLUB AGAIN JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Tidewater Masonic Club of Los Angles, California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Employee Tidewater Associated Oil company, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on July 11, AMERICA LODGE NO. 475 JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the America Lodge No. 475 to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on October 9, Prior to the meeting a dinner was served in the Dining Hall. We were pleased to have 25 visiting Brethren from America Lodge No. 475 that evening. EDWIN L. GARDNER II Edwin L. Gardner II was installed December 20, 1941, as Master. WE PURCHASE U.S. DEFENSE BONDS effort. The Lodge purchased $3000 worth of U.S. Defense Bonds to support the War THE DEMOLAY PRESENT THE DEMOLAY DEGREE On the evening of April 23, 1942, 25 Young Men of the Ventura DeMolay Chapter conferred the DeMolay Degree on 2 of their Candidates. WE VISIT AMERICA LODGE NO. 475 Some 30 members of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 traveled to America Lodge No. 475 to confer a Third Degree on one of their candidates on May 25, Prior to the meeting a fine dinner was served.

14 WAYNE A. SIMPSON Wayne A. Simpson was installed December 19, 1942, as Master. WE PURCHASE MORE U.S. DEFENSE BONDS The Lodge purchased an additional $3000 worth of U.S. Defense Bonds to support the War effort. WE LOSE OUR WORSHIPFUL MASTER TO THE US NAVY Worshipful Master Wayne A. Simpson announced at the April Stated Meeting that it would be his last meeting. He had been accepted by the US Navy to be commissioned as a Lieutenant Junior Grade. Senior Warden Edgar L. Jasper filled in as temporary Master for the remainder of the year. GRAND MASTER LESLIE E. WOOD VISITS US We received the Most Worshipful Grand Master Leslie E. Wood for his Official Visit to the 71 st Masonic District on June 30, Prior to the meeting a dinner was served in the Dining Hall. There were some 240 Masons in attendance. ASSOCIATED OIL COMPANY NIGHT AGAIN Since the Candidate for the evening of September 23, 1943 was employed by the Associated Oil Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also employees of the Associated Oil Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. EDGAR L. JASPER Edgar L. Jasper was installed December 30, 1943, as Master. WE RAISE OUR FEES The Fees for the Degrees of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 were raised from $50 to $75 at the June Stated Meeting. THE ACACIA CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Acacia Club of Port Hueneme, California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on June 15, 1944.

15 WE PURCHASE MORE U.S. DEFENSE BONDS The Lodge purchased an additional $3000 worth of U.S. Defense Bonds to support the War effort. OREY L. RILEY Orey L. Riley was installed December 30, 1944, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE Since the Candidate for the evening of February 24, 1945 was employed by the Edison Company, the regular officers were replaced by Brothers who were also employees of the Edison Company. The pro-tem Officers then proceeded to Raise him to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Prior to the Degree a dinner was served in the Dining Hall. There were present about 125 Masons. THE HIGHWAY PATROL DEGREE TEAM JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Highway Patrol Degree Team of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on March 22, Prior to the Degree a dinner was served in the Dining Hall. There were present about 135 Masons. WE PURCHASE MORE U.S. DEFENSE BONDS The Lodge purchased an additional $2000 worth of U.S. Defense Bonds to support the War effort. THE SCOTTISH DEGREE TEAM JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Scottish Degree Team Santa Barbara California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on October 18, The Scottish Degree, consisting of 14 Members, marched into the Lodge Room accompanied by the sound of Bag Pipes. They then proceeded to confer the Third Degree of Masonry. Prior to the Degree a splendid Fried Chicken Dinner was served in the Dining Hall. There were present about 170 Masons. JACK A. CLARK Jack A. Clark was installed December 22, 1945, as Master.

16 A NEW GENERATION BEGINS Mr. David R. Drapeau, son of our first Worshipful Master Louis C. Drapeau, was introduced and initiated an Entered Apprentice Mason on the evening of March 6, WE INVEST ON SHARES OF THE SAN BUENAVENTURA MASONIC CENTER At the July Stated Meeting the Lodge voted to purchase 50 shares of the Capital Stock of the San Buenaventura Masonic Center, to help reduce the indebtedness of the Center. A SPECIAL PAST MASTER S NIGHT On the evening of September 19, 1946, Brother David R. Drapeau, son of our first Worshipful Master Louis C. Drapeau, was raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason by a group of our Past Masters. Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau was able to Raise his son David for the second time. Prior to the Degree a splendid Dinner was served in the Dining Hall. There were present about 300 Masons. HENRY W. HAVENS Henry W. Havens was installed December 21, 1946, as Master. AMERICA LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to America Lodge No. 475 of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 29, We were pleased to have over 50 visiting Brethren that evening. A delicious dinner was served, followed by the Degree. THE LODGE PURCHASES MORE STOCK IN THE MASONIC TEMPLE The Bank of America offered to sell 37 shares of Common Stock of the San Buenaventura Masonic Temple to both Lodges jointly for the sum of $1000. Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 voted to purchase the stock along with San Buenaventura Lodge No. 214 at the July Stated Meeting. WE VISIT AMERICA LODGE NO. 475 A goodly number of Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 traveled to America Lodge No. 475 to confer a Third Degree on one of their candidates on September 24, Prior to the meeting a fine Armenian dinner was enjoyed by all.

17 CARL A. MOISLING Carl A. Moisling was installed December 13, 1947, as Master. FATHER AND SON TAKE THE DEGREES TOGETHER Brothers Claude E. Lesley and Gerald G. Lesley (Father and Son) applied and were Entered, Passed and Raised together. They were both Raised on the evening of March 24, AMERICA LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to America Lodge No. 475 of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 27, We were pleased to have about 50 visiting Brethren from America Lodge No. 475 that evening. There were present some 200 Master Masons who witnessed the Degree. WORSHIPFUL LOUIS C. DRAPEAU IS ELECTED JUNIOR GRAND WARDEN During the Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of California Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau was elected Junior Grand Warden. HOMER T. MAIN Homer T. Main was installed December 11, 1948, as Master. WE PURCHASE MORE U.S. BONDS The Lodge purchased an additional $5000 worth of U.S. Bonds. WE VISIT AMERICA LODGE NO. 475 A goodly number of Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 traveled to America Lodge No. 475 to confer a Third Degree on one of their candidates on September 26, GUY S. HARTS SR. Guy S. Harts Sr. was installed December 17, 1949, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE There were present 46 members of the Edison Masonic Club on the evening of February 25, 1950 to join with Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Prior to the Degree a Fried Chicken Dinner was

18 served in the Dining Hall to 126 Master Masons. There were present about 134 Masons who witnessed the Degree. AMERICA LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to America Lodge No. 475 of Los Angles California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 28, We were pleased to have about 50 visiting Brethren from America Lodge No. 475 that evening. Prior to the Degree a Fried Chicken Dinner was served in the Dining Hall to some 200 Master Masons. BRETHREN FROM THE LIONS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Lions Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on November 30, CARL E. AXELSON Carl E. Axelson was installed December 16, 1950, as Master. WE CELEBRATE OUR SILVER ANNIVERSARY On the evening of March 15, 1951 some 200 Brethren and friends celebrated the Silver Anniversary of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 with a Fried Chicken Dinner and a Floor Show. BRETHREN FROM THE KIWANIS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Kiwanis Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also a member of the Kiwanis, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on April 19, OUR WORSHIPFUL MASTER HAS TO MOVE Worshipful Master Carl E. Axelson announced at the June Stated Meeting that it would be his last meeting. He would be moving to Texas. Senior Warden Arthur Paul Stewart filled in as temporary Master for the remainder of the year. FATHER AND TWO SONS TAKE THE DEGREES TOGETHER Brothers Lane Perry, Robert M. Perry and Donald B. Perry (Father and Sons) applied and were Entered, Passed and Raised together. They were all Raised on the afternoon of June 16, 1951.

19 WORSHIPFUL LOUIS C. DRAPEAU IS ELECTED GRAND MASTER During the Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of California Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau was elected Grand Master of Masons in California. THE LODGE HOLDS A RECEPTION FOR THE MOST WORSHIPFUL LOUIS C. DRAPEAU GRAND MASTER OF MASONS IN CALIFORNIA On October 20, 1951, the Lodge held a Dinner and Reception to honor the Most Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau, Grand Master of Masons in California. There were 300 Guests in attendance at the Dinner and 400 Master Masons at the meeting. BRETHREN FROM THE KIWANIS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Kiwanis Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also a member of the Kiwanis, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on November 29, ARTHUR P. STEWART Arthur P. Stewart was installed December 8, 1951, as Master. WE ESTABLISH A BLOOD BANK We established a Blood Bank for the use of the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 with the first donation on March 24, GRAND MASTER LOUIS C. DRAPEAU SR. RAISES ANOTHER SON Brother. Louis C. Drapeau Jr., son of the Most Worshipful Grand Master Louis C. Drapeau Sr., was Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on the evening of March 20, Most Worshipful Drapeau conferred a portion of the Degree. There were present about 200 Masons who witnessed the Degree. BRETHREN FROM THE KIWANIS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Kiwanis Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also a member of the Kiwanis, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on June 25, ARROYO LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Arroyo Lodge No. 274 of Arroyo Grande, California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on June 26, We were pleased to have about

20 20 visiting Brethren from Arroyo Lodge No. 274 that evening. Prior to the Degree a Fried Chicken Dinner was served in the Dining Hall to some 60 Master Masons. WE VISIT ARROYO LODGE NO. 274 Approximately 10 of Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 traveled to Arroyo Lodge No. 274 to confer a Third Degree on one of their candidates on September 26, Prior to the Degree a nice dinner was served. WILMINGTON LODGE JOINS US FOR A 2 nd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Wilmington Lodge No. 198 of Wilmington, California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to pass one of our Candidates to the Degree of Fellowcraft on November 19, We were pleased to have about 12 visiting Brethren from Wilmington Lodge No. 198 that evening. WILLIAM D. SPARKS William D. Sparks was installed December 13, 1952, as Master. HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on April 23, Some 70 members of the Highway Patrol were present. LLOYD M. RICKMAN Lloyd M. Rickman was installed December 12, 1953, as Master. HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 27, Some 30 members of the Highway Patrol all dressed in uniform were present. BRETHREN FROM THE KIWANIS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Kiwanis Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also a member of the Kiwanis, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 30, 1954.

21 BRETHREN FROM THE LIONS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 1 ST DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Lions Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to confer on one of our Candidates, who was also a member of the Lions, the Degree of Entered Apprentice Mason on October 20, BRETHREN FROM THE LIONS CLUB JOIN US FOR A 2 ND DEGREE We extended an invitation to Brethren from the local Lions Club to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to confer on the Brother who they had previously conferred the First Degree, the Degree of Fellowcraft Mason on November 18, ROY W. WILLIAMS Roy W. Williams was installed December 18, 1954, as Master. BROTHER FRED W. ZANDER RETIRES AS SECRETARY Brother Fred W. Zander retires as Secretary of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 after 27 years of service. WE HOLD OUR ANNUAL EARLY MORNING DEGREE The Lodge was opened at 4:40 am on the Third Degree for the purpose of conferring the Third Degree of Masonry on Memorial Day May 30, After the meeting the 100 Brethren retired to the Dining Hall for a breakfast of gridle cakes and sausage, with coffee. ANACAPA LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Anacapa Lodge No. 710 of Oxnard, California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on July 28, WILLIAM C. TANNER William C. Tanner was installed December 17, 1955, as Master. WE HONOR MW LOUIS C. DRAPEAU We honored Most Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau during a Third Degree. There were 23 members of West Lake Lodge No. 392 of West Lake Village, California to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on April 12, M.W. Drapeau admitted that West Lake Lodge was his adopted Lodge during the time he was living in the Los Angeles area.

22 OJAI LODGE JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to Ojai Lodge No. 663 of Ojai, California to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of their Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on July 26, 1956 ROBERT J. CAMPBELL Robert J. Campbell was installed December 15, 1956, as Master. STOCK AGREEMENT REACHED FOR LODGES In January 1957, Grand Master L. Harold Anderson rendered his decision concerning the 1939 stock agreement between Lodges 214 and 633. WE RAISE OUR DUES AND FEES The Dues for the members of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 were raised from $12 per year to $15 per year at the January Stated Meeting. In addition, the Fees for the Degrees were also raised to $100. HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 16, Some 51 members of the Highway Patrol were present. Prior to the Degree a nice dinner was served. CLIFFORD L. FOUHSE Clifford L. Fouhse was installed December 14, 1957, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE There were present 27 members of the Edison Masonic Club on the evening of March 29, 1958 to join with Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Prior to the Degree a Chicken Fried Steak Dinner was served in the Dining Hall. JOHN W. BURRIS John W. Burris was installed December 13, 1958, as Master.

23 WE RAISE OUR DUES AGAIN The Dues for the members of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 were raised from $15 per year to $18 per year at the May Stated Meeting. HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on July 16, Some 22 members of the Highway Patrol were present. Prior to the Degree a nice steak dinner was served. HAROLD D. MINSTER Harold D. Minster was installed December 12, 1959, as Master. WE DONATE $2500 TOWARD THE ELEVATOR INSTALLATION At the August Stated Meeting the Lodge voted to donate $2500 to assist in the installation of the new elevator in the San Buenaventura Masonic Temple. ALFRED L. COOK Alfred L. Cook was installed December 17, 1960, as Master. HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on April 20, Prior to the Degree a nice dinner was served. THOMAS E. JORDAN Thomas E. Jordan was installed December 16, 1961, as Master. WE CASH IN OUR SAVINGS BONDS At the February Stated Meeting, the Lodge voted to cash in our Savings Bonds and deposit the money in a savings account.

24 FATHER AND SON ARE RAISED TOGETHER Brothers Loree H. C. Schanck and Loree M. C. Schanck (Father and Son) were Raised together on the evening of March 22, HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on November 15, Prior to the Degree a nice dinner was served. JAMES WOODS James Woods was installed December 15, 1962, as Master. OUR CHARTER SECRETARY RECEIVES HIS 50 YEAR BUTTON Brother William H. Glover, our First Secretary, received his 50 Year Button at the Lodge s Anniversary Dinner on March 28, HIGHWAY PATROL BROTHERS JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Highway Patrol to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the California Highway Patrol to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on August 29, Some 18 members of the Highway Patrol were present. Prior to the Degree a nice corned beef and cabbage dinner was served. CHARLES R. ESKRIDGE Charles R. Eskridge was installed December 14, 1963, as Master. OUR CHARTER SENIOR WARDEN PASSES Worshipful Conley L. LaForce the second Charter Member of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 and the Charter Senior Warden passed to that Celestial Lodge Above on May 25, MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the Ventura Police Department to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 28, 1964.

25 JAMES C. GLASS James C. Glass was installed December 12, 1964, as Master. MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was also an Officer of the Ventura Police Department to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on February 25, JULES J. DEMOOR Jules J. DeMoor was installed December 18, 1965, as Master. MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was an Officer of the Ventura County Sheriff s Office to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 29, LEWIS S. TERRY Lewis S. Terry was installed December 17, 1966, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE Several members of the Edison Masonic Club on the evening of April 27, 1967, joined with Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, he being an Employee of the Edison Company, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. There being two Candidates that evening a dinner was served in the Dining Hall between Degrees. OUR SENIOR WARDEN RESIGNS The Worshipful Master announced at the May Stated Meeting, our Senior Warden had submitted his Letter of resignation. The Senior Wardens Office would be filled by substitutes for the remaining of the year. MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise

26 one of our Candidates, who was the Chief Executive of the Ventura County Municipal Court System, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 14, HOWARD S. PEEK JR. Howard s. Peek Jr. was installed December 16, 1967, as Master. MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was employed by the of the District Attorney s Office, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on January 11, A CHARTER MEMBER AND TWO TIME MASTER RECEIVES HIS 50 YEAR BUTTON Brother Arthur T. Mead, a Charter Member and Master in 1929 and 1931, received his 50 Year Button at the Stated Meeting on September 5, JAMES W. HOWELL James W. Howell was installed December 7, 1968, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE Several members of the Edison Masonic Club on the evening of February 20, 1968, joined with Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, he being an Employee of the Edison Company, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. THE GRAND MASTER VISITS THE LODGE On the night of March 20,1969, the Most Worshipful Grand Master Robert A. Crigler visited Poinsettia Lodge No Prior to the opening of the Lodge, a steak dinner was served. After the Lodge was opened, The Worshipful Master presented Grand Master Crigler with a gavel of acacia wood made by him and a silver half dollar to add his collection. MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on August 21, 1969.

27 DONALD M. LIGHTER Donald M. Lighter was installed December 13, 1969, as Master. J. PATRICK NEWTON J. Patrick Newton was installed December 12, 1970, as Master. THE EDISON MASONIC CLUB JOINS US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE Several members of the Edison Masonic Club on the evening of April 22, 1971, joined with Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, he being an Employee of the Edison Company, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Prior to the Degree a nice dinner was served. ROBERT P. PHILLIPS Robert P. Phillips was installed December 18, 1971, as Master. GRADEN M. CORE Graden M. Core was installed December , as Master. OUR TREASURER PASSES Brother Ralph H. Best, the Treasurer of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 passed to that Celestial Lodge Above on April 7, Worshipful Master Core appointed Worshipful Minster to fill the remainder of the term at the June Stated Meeting. OUR CHARTER MASTER PASSES Most Worshipful Louis C. Drapeau the Charter Master of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 and a Past Grand Master passed to that Celestial Lodge Above on December 9, ROLAND E. ULREICH Roland E. Ulreich was installed December 15, 1973, as Master. JOHN P. ROUGH SR. John P. Rough Sr. was installed December 14, 1974, as Master.

28 WE RECEIVE THE GAVEL USED AT THE OLD CITY HALL CORNERSTONE LAYING Brother Paul W. Lydick, an employee of the City of Ventura, presented Worshipful Master Rough with the gavel that was used at the Cornerstone Laying of the Old City Hall on the occasion of the Annual Past Master s Night, October CHARLES W. GRANDFIELD Charles W. Grandfield was installed December 13, 1975, as Master. WE CELEBRATE OUR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY On the evening of March 6, 1976, the Brethren and friends of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 celebrated the Golden Anniversary of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 with a Dinner. OUR FIRST CANDIDATE RECEIVES HIS 50 YEAR PIN Brother Cary E. Tolman, our very first Candidate, received his 50 Year Pin at the Stated Meeting on September 2, STANLEY F. CARLSON Stanley F. Carlson was installed December 4, 1976, as Master. WE PRESENT 25 YEAR PINS FOR THE FIRST TIME On the evening of September 29, 1977, the Lodge presented for the first time 25 year pins to 81 Brothers. Prior to the Meeting the Brethren enjoyed a dinner prepared for them. PAUL W. LYDICK Paul W. Lydick was installed December 3, 1977, as Master. OUR MASTER AND SENIOR WARDEN ATTEND THE RELAYING OF THE CAPITAL CORNERSTONE The Worshipful Master and Senior Warden attended the Relaying of the Capital Cornerstone on May 15, THE GRAND MASTER VISITS THE LODGE On the night of December 7,1978, the Most Worshipful Grand Master Donald G. Ingalls, along with several other Grand Lodge Officers, visited Poinsettia Lodge No. 633.

29 Prior to the opening of the Lodge, a dinner was served. After the Lodge was opened, The Worshipful Master presented Grand Master Ingalls with a gavel. HARRY M. SCHERSCHING Harry M. Schersching was installed December 15, 1978, as Master. OUR WORSHIPFUL MASTER RAISES HIS SON Worshipful Master Harry M. Schersching raised his son Gary Schersching to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on June 23, The gavel used that evening was made from wood and steel from Commodore Perry s flagship, Niagara, sunk during the Battle Lake Erie in 1813 and which had been in the Master s Family for many years. WILLIAM G. SCOTT William G. Scott was installed December 15, 1979, as Master. THE GRAND MASTER ATTENDS OUR BBQ Most Worshipful Grand Master Vernon L. Gordon attended the annual Poinsettia Lodge No th of July BBQ. NORMAN R. HAWKES Norman R. Hawkes was installed December 13, 1980, as Master. WE ESTABLISH A DINNER TRUST FUND At the Stated Meeting in February the Lodge established a Dinner Trust Fund to be managed by the Junior Warden to be used for Social and Refreshment Funds. OUR SENIOR WARDEN PASSES Brother Richard E. Schumacher, the Senior Warden of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 passed to that Celestial Lodge Above on March 21, Worshipful Master Hawkes announced that an Election would be held at the May Stated Meeting. WE HOLD A SPECIAL ELECTION At the May Stated Meeting we held a Special Election to fill the vacant office of Senior Warden. Brother Mark S. Busch was elected Senior Warden and Brother Samuel L. Hill was elected Junior Warden.

30 WE HOLD A SPECIAL INSTALLATION At the July Stated Meeting we held a Special Installation to fill the vacant offices of Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Senior Deacon and Chaplain. MASONIC LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF VENTURA COUNTY JOIN US FOR A 3 rd DEGREE We extended an invitation to the Brethren of the Masonic Law Enforcement Officers of Ventura County to join with the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 to raise one of our Candidates, who was the District Attorney of Ventura County, to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on December 10, SAMUEL L. HILL Samuel L. Hill was installed December 12, 1981, as Master. C. MARK FRANEK C. Mark Franek was installed December 4, 1982, as Master by Most Worshipful Harry L. Maynard, Grand Master of Masons in California and Hawaii. THE GRAND MASTER HELPS US TO RAISE A CANDIDATE Most Worshipful Grand Master Harry L. Maynard assisted the Brethren of Poinsettia Lodge No. 633 in Raising a Candidate who was a personal friend of the Grand Master. THE NEW SHORT FORM FOR THE 1 ST DEGREE IS GIVEN Brother Ernest Nichols gave the Master s Lecture for the Entered Apprentice Degree in the new short form authorized at the Annual Communication the day before. It was the first time was given in our District and possibly the first time in the Jurisdiction. OUR WORSHIPFUL MASTER RAISES HIS SON AND SON-IN-LAW Worshipful Master C. Mark Franek raised his son Mark A. Franek and his Son-In- Law Michael L. Arrambide to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on November 30, The Master was assisted by Brother Louie Arrambide, Father of Michael L. Arrambide. DWAYNE L. MCWATERS Dwayne L. McWaters was installed December 3, 1983, as Master.

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