Past Grand Masters

  • 1733 James Edward Oglethorpe
  • 1734 John 20th Earl of Crawford
  • 1735 Thomas, 2nd, Viscount of Weymouth
  • 1771-1774 Nobel Jones
  • 1771-1774 Nobel Jones 2
  • 1783 Samuel Gilbert
  • 1787-1788, 1793-181 William Stephens
  • 1789 James Jackson
  • 1790-1792 Sir George Houston
  • 1815-1818 George Jones
  • 1819-1822 1827 Thomas U.P. Charlton
  • 1823-24 and 1826 thru June 3rd James Morrison
  • 1826,28,30,31 William Schley (Governor of Georgia 1835-1837)
  • 1829 William Y. Hansell
  • 1832 Ambrose Baber
  • 1833-1835 Irby Hudson
  • 1836-1841,1843 Phillip T. Schley
  • 1844-1856 William C. Dawson
  • 1863, 1875-1877 David E. Butler
  • 1864-1868 John Harris
  • 1869-1872 Samuel Lawrence
  • 1869-1872 Samuel Lawrence 2
  • 1873-1874 Samuel D. Irwin
  • 1878-1880 James M. Mobley
  • 1881-1883 Josiah I. Wright
  • 1884-1893 John S. Davidson
  • 1894-1896 John P. Shannon
  • 1897-1898 James W. Taylor
  • 1899-1900 William A. Davis
  • 1901-1907 Max Meyerhardt
  • 1908-1909 Thomas H. Jeffries
  • 1910 Henry Banks
  • 1911-1912 George M. Napier
  • 1913-1914 Robert L. Colding
  • 1915-1916 Nathan H. Ballard
  • 1917 Frank O. Miller
  • 1918 William G. England
  • 1919 Robert J. Travis
  • 1920-1921 Charles L. Bass
  • 1922-1923 Joe P. Bowdoin
  • 1924-1925 James D. Hamrick
  • 1926 William S. Richardson
  • 1927 A.G. Miller
  • 1928-1929 Raymund Daniel
  • 1930 Hugh W. Taylor
  • 1931 William G. Mealor
  • 1932 Joe A. Moore
  • 1933 William B. Clarke
  • 1934 Guy G. Lunsford
  • 1935 Eugene D. Thomas
  • 1936 Abit Nix
  • 1937 Robert McMillan
  • 1938 John L. Travis
  • 1939 William M. Sapp
  • 1940 J. Wilson Parker
  • 1941 M. Preston Agee
  • 1942 Zach Arnold
  • 1943 E.D. Wells
  • 1944 Dewey H. Wollstein
  • 1945 Dave L. Shannon
  • 1946 J.H. Wilkinson
  • 1947 Chelsey W. Monk
  • 1948 J. Clayton Perry
  • 1949 E. Russell Moulton
  • 1950 J. Everitt Thrift
  • 1951 Marvin G. Pound
  • 1952 J.G. Standifer
  • 1953 Henry L. Brown
  • 1954 Marshall A. Chapman
  • 1955 George P. Whitman, Sr.
  • 1956 B. Lee Amon
  • 1957 Harvey C. Stephens
  • 1958 John C. Kaufman
  • 1959 R.M. Vandegriff, Sr.
  • 1960 Edwin A. McWhorter
  • 1961 John A. Dunaway
  • 1962 Clarence H. Cohen
  • 1963 Ralph A. Perry
  • 1964 Otis E. Dixon
  • 1965 D. Warner Wells
  • 1966 Rupert H. Bramblett
  • 1967 Paul H. Ponder
  • 1968 Raymond B. Muse
  • 1969 Durwood B. Mercer
  • 1970 Burton A. Greer, Sr.
  • 1971 Ralph C. James
  • 1972 J. Gordon McKenney
  • 1973 George E. Oliver
  • 1974 Henry T. Hooper
  • 1975 Harris Bullock
  • 1976 Lonzo Pope
  • 1977 William H. Waits
  • 1978 William L. Barrineau, Jr.
  • 1980 James E. Moseley
  • 1981 William Eugene Hargraves
  • 1982 Horace L. Whitlock
  • 1983 A. Charles Knowles, Jr.
  • 1984 J. Willard Register
  • 1985 Walter W. Thompson, Sr.
  • 1986 (Expelled) Carl W. Dohn
  • 1987 Dannie L. Reed
  • 1988 A. Ray Earwood
  • 1989 Earl D. Harris
  • 1990 Judge William Wright Daniel
  • 1991 William M. Hutcheson
  • 1992 Rex D. Chilton
  • 1993 James E. Underwood
  • 1994 Thomas T. Irvin
  • 1995 Joseph Pierce Suttles
  • 1996 Clyde E. Griffin
  • 1997 C. Danny Wofford
  • 1998 James W. Seymour
  • 1999 James E. Miller
  • 2000 Thomas L. Reese, II
  • 2001 Gary D. Lemmons
  • 2002 C.E. Buster Horne
  • 2003 Bobby B. Simmons
  • 2004 Thomas L. Blanton.
  • 2005 Albert F. Garner
  • 2006 F. Ray Jackson
  • 2007 Eli A. Stafford
  • 2008 Ted C. Collins
  • 2009 J. Edward Jennings, Jr.
  • 2010 Leonard E. Buffington
  • 2011 Palmer B. Mills
  • 2012 Jerry D. Moss
  • 2013 E. Ray Knittel
  • 2014 Edgar M. Land
  • 2015 Douglas W. McDonald
  • Unknown
  • 2016 F. Andrew Lane, Jr.