Mount Zion Lodge No. 12
M.W.Bro. Frank Pidgeon (1934-1935) was a member of True Brothers Lodge when he was elected as Grand Master. The newly- revised Constitution of Grand Lodge provided for Dual Membership and M.W.Bro. Pigeon petitioned Mounts Zion and was elected in 1934.
M.W.Bro. Emory McFarlane (1942-1943) was absent from the Jurisdiction for part of his term due to ‘being engaged in essential war work’. Due to that commitment and also to conserve fuel as part of the Government’s war effort, M.W.Bro. McFarlane held several Joint Visitations (seven for twelve Lodges) while the Deputy Grand Master presided at two Visitations involving three Lodges.
M.W.Bro. Waldron Darrach (1944-1945) was proud of Mount Zion Lodge leading all other Lodges in the Jurisdiction in not having a single member in arrears in 1944. M.W.Bro. Darrach’s election as Grand Master marked only the second father-son team to be invested with the Purple of the Fraternity.
M.W.Bro. D. Roscoe Walker (1959-1960) was proud to represent Grand Lodge at the Garden Party at Government House during the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. M.W.Bro. Walker was honoured by the Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia when he was presented with the James Erasmius Philipps Medallion.
M.W.Bro. S. Leaman Caseley (1969-1970) had a distinguished Masonic Career in all branches of Freemasonry. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Red Oak Shrine Club in Kensington and held high Office in both Royal Arch and Scottish Rite Masonry. M.W.Bro. Caseley was Chairman of the Joint Committee of Mount Zion, King Edward, and Prince Edward Lodges that sponsored a Housing Project in Kensington in 1983-84. Bro. Caseley donated the Charter Drape to his Mother Lodge in 1984.
M.W.Bro. Carl K. Thompson (1987-88) visited every Craft Lodge officially at least once and attended numerous Masonic functions, Divine Services, and Meetings while maintaining a successful farming operation. Four Emergent Communications were held to attend Memorial Services for Past Grand Masters who were called to the Supreme Grand Lodge above. M.W.Bro. Thompson is a fourth generation Freemason in Mount Zion Lodge. He donated the Display Case in memory of his grandfather and a desk in memory of his great- grandfather and grandfather in February,1977.
M.W.Bro. Philip H. Henderson (1998-99) participated in the Official Opening of Eldon C. Wright Daylight Lodge in Bedeque. He was proud to attend the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Margate United Church and to recount the laying of the Corner Stone by the Grand Master in June 1898. M.W.Bro. Henderson has fashioned a distinguished Masonic Career in all Bodies of Freemasonry. He was awarded an Honorary Degree of Grand High Priest of Royal Arch Masons in 1997 and served as Provincial Grand Prior of Knights Templar in 1995-96.