Most Worshipful Brother
James MacDougall, PGM
Grand Lodge of
Prince Edward Island, A.F. & A.M.;
Grand Master 1919 – 1920

Rev. James MacDougall was born at Nine Mile Creek on the eighth day of March, A. L. 5866, and received a common school education. After a course of training in the Prince of Wales College and Normal School, he received a Teachers license in A. L. 5886 and followed the profession of teaching for ten years.

After attending Dalhousie University and the Presbyterian Theological College at Halifax, he was licensed, ordained, and subsequently inducted into the pastoral charge of the Congregation of Coleman, Cape Traverse, and DeSable in connection with the Established Church of Scotland, on October 6th, A. L. 5903, which position he still holds.

The congregation over which he presides is one of the largest in the Maritime Provinces.

He was initiated, passed and raised in Masonry in Orient Lodge No. 11, receiving the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason on August 1st, A. L. 5889.

During his college course he was demitted from his mother Lodge, and during his present pastorate affiliated with Mount Moriah Lodge No. 15. After filling several offices he was elected Master, and soon became an active member of Grand Lodge.

He was elected Junior Grand Warden in A. L. 5916, Senior Grand Warden in A. L. 5917, Deputy Grand Master in A. L. 5918, and Most Worshipful Grand Master in A. L. 5919.

From the Proceedings of the 44th Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island A.F. & A. M. (1919).