Scottish Rite Honors

Court of Honour

The Scottish Rite confers a number of honors upon members who have contributed extraordinary service to the Rite, to Masonry in general, and to the world at large.

Knight Commander of the Court of Honour

The Rank of Knight Commander of the Court of Honor is not a Degree, but an Investiture, bestowed upon members deserving recognition for faithful services to the Rite or to mankind. At the biennial session of the Supreme Council, certain Masters of the Royal Secret (32° Masons) are chosen to be invested with the Rank and Decoration of Knight Commander of the Court of Honour. The respective Sovereign Grand Inspectors General or Deputies nominate members for this honor, and they must also be unanimously approved by The Supreme Council.

This Investiture is a prerequisite to receiving the Thirty-third Degree. The Rank of K.C.C.H. may not be requested, and if requested must be refused. The cap of the Knight Commander Court of Honour is red with a darker red band trimmed in gold. In the center front is a representation of the Knight Commander Jewel, a Passion Cross with fancy arms, featuring in the center a trefoil embroidered in green encircled by "Kt. Comm. Court of Honour" embroidered in gold.

33° - Inspector General Honorary

The Thirty-third Degree is conferred by the Supreme Council upon members of the Rite solely in recognition of outstanding work in the Rite or in public life. At its biennial session the Supreme Council elects members of the Rite to receive the Degree. Members unanimously so elected become honorary members of the Supreme Council. The Thirty-third Degree may not be requested, and if requested must be refused.

These 33° Masons are Inspectors General Honorary and honorary members of the Supreme Council. The active members of the Supreme Council are chosen from among them. The cap for an Inspector General Honorary is white with a white band edged in gold, featuring the symbol for this honorary Degree, a red slanting Patriarchal Cross.

Grand Cross of the Court of Honour

This is the highest individual honor that The Supreme Council bestows. It is voted very rarely to Thirty-third Degree Masons only for the most exceptional and extraordinary services. The Grand Cross cap is white with a blue band. On the front is a replica of the Grand Cross jewel, which is composed of a Teutonic Cross, with an embroidered crimson rose with green leaves at its center.


Alexandria Valley Court of Honor

Grand Cross

John William Boettjer
Robert Rodger Lyons
Arturo de Hoyos
Floren Lamont Quick
Walter Scott Downs

33° Inspectors General Honorary

William Larry Alexander
Roy Martin Heaster
Michael Arthur Riley
Walter Groover Alvis
Steven Michael Hicks
Donald Maynard Robey
Robert Lyle Augustad
Norman Lee Hoff Jr.
Robert Valentino Rota Sr.
Michael Robert Aulicino
John Douglas Jenkins
Ronald A. Seale
Francis Reed Brown
Harold James Jennings Jr.
Harry Paul Shaffer Jr.
Stephen Lee Brundage
Earl Richard Jones
John Shroeder Jr.
Ray Leonard Bunnell
Douglas Lawrence Jordan
Ralph Eugene Simmons
Granville Clayton Canard Jr.
James Herr Lefever
David Henry Smith Sr.
George Harry Chapin
James Arville Loudermilk II
Jason Worley Snyder
Edmund Cohen
Howard Sloop Maney
Raymond Douglas Steele
Gerald John Connelly III
Oral Mc Neil Marple
Richard Lee Stickles
Loyd Evan Davis
Norman Alfred Mayo
Matthew Todd Szramoski
Brooks Conway Dodson Jr.
John Philip Mc Intyre
William Evan Timmons
Roger Morris Firestone
David Carroll Morris
William G. L. Turner
Jorge Ignacio Franchi
C L Morrison Jr.
Charles Warren Wagner
Carl Raymond Gagliardi
James Samuel Petty
Robert George Watkins Jr.

32° Knights Commander of the Court of Honour

John Torstan George Aakesson
James Deloss Hawkins
Philip Niemann Rhodes
James Constantine Anagnos
William Edward Hershey Jr.
Sheldon Barnett Richman
Frank Todd Anthony
Jason Michael Himsey
Robert John Rohrback
Mark Francis Arbeen
Edgar Bruce Holley
Floyd Nelson Ryan
Samuel Thomas Atkinson
Theodore Burton Holm
Harry Edward Sanders Jr.
James Dwight Baker
Kevin Matthew Homan
Richard Edward Saunders
Steven Willard Banowit
Henry Bryan Jenkins
George Douglas Seghers
Randy Eric Barger
Peter Stuart Jensen
William Arthur Shortt
Robert Albert Barton Jr.
Paul Robert Klamer
Timmy Edward Shrum
Allen Dale Beckner
Joseph Layton Kling III
David Henry Smith Jr.
Belden Hill Bell
James Edward Kraut
Howard Michael Sobel
Michael Paul Bible
Jonathan Perry Kruger
Rhey Maurice Solomon
Carlton Earlon Blake
Bernard Richard Laaken
Robert Solomon Somers
Thomas Franklin Blizzard
Raymond Lee Lambert
Gordon Lynn Sparlin
James Arthur Brown
Daniel Lawrence Levin
Scott Christopher Springer
David Benjamin Browning Jr.
John Arthur Light
Jeffrey Donald St. Onge
Keith Ross Butler
Thomas Gayle Little
John M Suit
Generoso Guzman Calonge
Thomas Harold Loftis
Michael D. Taldo
Randall Kay Cambron
Jason Weber Lotz
Edward Benjamin Taylor
Christopher Robert Chrzanowski
James T Luttrell
Charles Frank Taylor
Mark Edward Coldren
William Underwood Macbrayne
Peter Edward Terrill
John Grier Crawford Jr.
William Ernest Mattison
Keith Barksdale Throckmorton
Frank Rosser Dunaway Jr.
Donald Leo Mc Andrews
John Thomas Tillery
Adam Christopher Duncan
Clarence Isaac Meiggs
Mark Wayne Underwood
Paul Ralph Evancoe
Donald Hogan Misner
Greg Martin Valker
Darryl Hugh Evans
Ronald Nicholas Morris
Keister Lee Walker
Lawrence Warner Finisecy
Hector Nibaldo Mujica
David William Weaver
Thomas Alan Finn
James Albert Newcomer Jr.
Kent Shepard Webber
Robert Dale Fisher
John Monroe Nicholson Jr.
Joseph Patrick Weyant Jr.
Keith Gregory Gawrys
Jay Eugene Patterson
George Amick White
Karl Norman Gellert
Roger Worley Peak
Alvin Marvin Wilkin
Terry Lee Gigure
John Wesley Pearson
Robert Brunner Williams
Thomas Edward Goolsby
Franklin Jay Pepper MD
Heber Charles Willis III
Kenneth Lee Hall
Donald Gordon Phillips
Michael Thomas Wilson
Mark Anthony Harford
Noe Rondina Poblete
Arthur Raymond Wise Jr.
Frank Wright Harris III
Thomas Allison Reese
Ralph Taylor Woodrow

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The Alexandria Scottish Rite Temple
1430 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22302-2706
Phone: 703-998-9044

Stated Meetings on the Second Friday
of each month at 7:30 PM


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