Past Most Illustrious Grand Masters
Companion Raymond W. Chapman
Most Puissant Grand Master 2017 - 2018
Most Ill. Comp. Chapman was born in Chatham, Ontario and raised in
Truemanville, Nova Scotia. He attended school in Truemanville and
Warren, after finishing school he moved to Toronto where he met and
married Dorothy his wife of 53 years. They are blessed with five
children, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
On returning to Nova Scotia he went to work as a salesperson for A.C.
Delco in Cumberland County. M. Ill. Comp. Chapman is an avid outdoors
person with a great passion for farming, motorcycling and antique farm
Most Ill. Comp. Chapman was raised in Widow’s Son Lodge #48 AF & AM
River Phillip Nova Scotia on the 16 th April 1996. He served as
Worshipful Master in 2000, 2005 and 2009. He served as the District
Grand Chaplain for Cumberland County District in 2014. Most Ill. Comp.
Chapman was exalted in Cumberland Chapter #13 Amherst, Nova Scotia on
25th October, 2002. He served as Most Excellent High Priest in
2006.Most Ill. Comp. Chapman is also a member of Tantramar Council #8
Moncton, NB and received the Select Master Degree on 21 st April 2003
and the Royal Ark Mariner Degree 27 th May 2003 and the Super Excellent
Master Degrees on 30t h May 2008. He served as Thrice Illustrious
Master in 2007 and 2015. He is a member of Monckton Lodge Royal Ark
Mariners, serving as Worshipful Commander Noah in 2009.
Ill. Comp. Chapman served as the Inspector General for Prince Edward
Island and New Brunswick for the Supreme Grand Council Royal and Select
Eastern Jurisdiction of Canada in 2010 - 2012, as Grand Captain of the
Guard in 2014, the Principal Conductor of the Works in 2015, the Deputy
Grand Master in 2016 and was installed as the Most Puissant Grand
Master in 2017. He is the Grand Representative of the Grand Council of
Most Ill. Comp. Chapman became a member of Beausejour Preceptory #57 in
2004 and served as Preceptor in 2008. He was Provincial Grand Prior for
Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia in 2012 – 13. Most Ill. Companion
Chapman joined Northumbria Tabernacle 111 HRAKTP in 2012 and served as
High Priest in 2015.
He is also a member of;
Royal William Conclave #32, Red Cross of Constantine in New Glasgow.
Eastern Canada Priory #19 Knight of the York Rite Cross of Honor.
Nova Scotia College # 132.
Nova Scotia Conclave # 6 Order of the Secret Monitor
Most Illustrious Companion
Raymond W. Chapman
Most Puissant Grand Master
2017 - 2018