Cryptic Rite Masons of Western Canada Royal and Select Masters

 

 

 

 

 

Biography of MIC Gerald Edward Tetzloff
Grand Master
2018 - 2019

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BACKGROUND AND MASONIC HISTORY

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Education:          Graduated from High School         – Calgary, Alberta

                           Canadian Police College -       Ottawa, Ontario

                            Northwestern University               -  Evanston, Illinois

 

Careers:      R.C.M.P. retired as a Senior NCO (1952 – 1977)

                    Strathcona County – Director of Transportation Services (1977-1989)

                    Gerico Drug & Alcohol Testing Ltd. – President (1989 – present)

 

Martial Status:   Widower – wife passed away in 1995

                          Married Anita Anderson on March 22, 2013

 Children:           Son – Kevin (Judy) and grandchildren, Brandon & Nicole

                           Daughter – Laury (Rob)

 Hobbies:            golf, curling, travel, reading

 

MASONIC CHRONOLOGY

Symbolic

 1963                   Initiated Edson Lodge #68, Edson, AB

1963-1975           RCMP Canadian Rite 3rd Degree Team

1968                     Affiliated Redwood Lodge #193 Edmonton, AB

1973                     WM Redwood Lodge #193, Edmonton, AB

1985                     DDGM Edmonton Area ((District #20)

1985                     Appointed Grand Representative of

1986-1987             Elected Board of General Purposes – Grand Lodge of Alberta

1987-1988             Elected Board of General Purposes – Grand Lodge of Alberta

1989-2007             Northern Alberta Veteran’s Degree Team

1995                     DDGM Edmonton Area (Beaverhills District)

1998                     Member of the Masonic Trial Committee Grand Lodge of AB                                                          for  several years

1998                     Honourary Life member of Empire Lodge #63 – Edmonton

2001                     Honourary Life members of Palestine Lodge #46 – Tofield, AB

2012-2013            Elected to the Board of General Purposes – Grand Lodge of AB

Capitular

1964                     Exalted Royal Arch Masons, Edson Chapter #30, Edson, AB

1990                     Affiliated North Star Chapter #2 – Edmonton, AB

1998                     Elected First Principal Z

1999                     Elected Grand Principal Sojourner

2000                     Grand Third Principal J

2001                     Grand Second Principal H

2002                     Grand First Principal Z

2002                     Appointed Honourary member of the Grand Chapter of BC/Y

2002                     Appointed Honourary member of Grand Chapter of Sask

2002                     Appointed Honourary member of Grand Chapter of Manitoba

2003                     Appointed Grand Representative to the State of Minnesota

2003                     Member, Canadian Assoc. of Past First Principals and High Priests

2007                     President, Order of High Priesthood

2015                     Ephriam Kirby Award – General Grand Chapter

Knights Templars

1995                     Initiated  Preceptory #46, Edmonton, AB

2006                     Presiding Preceptor

2007                     Elected Grand Executive of the Sovereign Great Priory of Canada

2010                     Elected Deputy Grand Master – Sovereign Great Priory of Canada

2011                     Deputy Grand Master of the Sovereign Great Priory of Canada

2012                     Supreme Grand Master – Sovereign Great Priory of Canada 3 yrs

2015                     Honourary Grand Master – Grand Encampment of the USA

Cryptic Rite

1996                     Greeted in Zohar Council #4, Edmonton, AB

2005                     Thrice Illustrious Master

2006                     Appointed Grand Principal Conductor of the Work of the Grand  Council of Cryptic Rite Masons of Western Canada R & SM

2011 & 2012       Grand Inspector General – District of Alberta

2016                     Grand Principal Conductor of the Work

2017                     Deputy Grand Master

2018                     Grand Master – Cryptic Rite Masons of Western Canada R & SM

Royal Ark Mariners

1996                     elevated a member of Alberta Lodge #2 moored Zohar Council #4

2005                     Worthy Commander Noah – Alberta Lodge #2

2018                     Elected Grand Worthy Commander Noah

Order of the Silver Trowel

2007                     Order of the Silver Trowel – Alberta

Red Cross of Constantine

1996                     Member, Taylor Conclave #5 – Edmonton, AB

2009                     Marshal

2010                     Prelate

2011                     Junior General

2012                     Senior General

2013                     Eminent Viceroy

2014                     Most Pussuant Sovereign

York Rite Sovereign College of North America

2004                     Member, Alberta Rose York Rite College #52, Edmonton, AB

2009                     Primate

2010                     Chancellor

2011                     Deputy Governor

2012                     Governor

2015                     Order of the Purple Cross

2017                     Deputy Grand Governor of Alberta            

Knight York Cross of Honor

2006                     Member, Western Canada Priory #35 KYCH

2009                     First Quadrant

2012                     Second Quadrant

2018                     Third Quadrant

2018                     Elected Prior – Western Canada – Priory #35 KYCH

Order of the Eastern Star

2009                     Member, Majestic Chapter #126 – Ft.  Saskatchewan, AB

2010                     Associate Patron

2011                     Worthy Patron

2012                     Worthy Patron

2013                     Associate Patron

2014                     Associate Patron

2016                     Worthy Patron       

 
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