Most Worshipful Brother
George Shelton Sharp, PGM
Grand Lodge of
Prince Edward Island, A.F. & A.M.;
Grand Master 1940 – 1941

East Bideford, a district of Prince Edward Island settled by West Country Englishmen, was the scene of M. W. Brother Sharp s birth and upbringing, where he first saw the light September 17th, 1876. He received his education in the public schools, and entered early upon a business and political career. In 1924 he became a member of the Prohibition Commission. Taking an active interest in the fox breeding industry, he served as a Director of the Canadian National Fox Breeders Association for about twelve years, being President of that body from 1929 to 1932.

M. W. Brother Sharp was first elected to the Legislative Assembly for the Second District of Prince County in 1930. In 1932 he became Minister of Agriculture, and later Minister of Public Works and Highways. His ability and zeal in promoting the cause of highway improvement led to his election as President of the Canadian Good Roads Association in 1935.

M. W. Brother Sharp is a member of The United Church of Canada.

His Masonic career is briefly as follows He was raised in Alexandra Lodge No. 5

in 1918, and became Worshipful Master in 1925. Senior Grand Warden of this Grand Lodge in 1938, Deputy Grand Master in 1939, and Most Worshipful Grand Master in June 1940. He represents the Grand Lodge of Nebraska near the Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island. M. W. Brother Sharp is a member of Albert Edward Lodge of Perfection 14 degree A.S.S.R., Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

From the Proceedings of the 66th Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island A.F. & A. M. (1941).