The 52nd Master of Wyggeston Lodge Leicester (1961) – George Henry Moore

George Henry Moore – The 52nd Master of the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 in 1961
George Henry Moore – The 52nd Master of the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 in 1961

W.Bro. George Henry Moore PPSGW was initiated in the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 in 1942. His passage to the Chair was much slower than is now customary, 19 years elapsing before his Installation as the Master in 1961. Subsequently he was elected to serve as the Treasurer in 1964.

W.Bro. George was also a member of the Leicestershire and Rutland Lodge of Installed Masters No.7896 and a co-opted member of the Leicester Freemasons’ Hall Finance Committee.

In April 2002 W. Bro. Douglas A. Ball had the very pleasurable duty of presenting, on behalf of the Provincial Grand Master, a Certificate of Sixty Years Service as a Mason to W.Bro. Moore. W.Bro. Ball was assisted by W.Bro. J. R. Morgan and W.Bro. K. D.L. Richmond who had both been initiated by W.Bro. Moore during his year in the Chair of King Solomon.

In October 2002, the Wyggeston Lodge was pleased to present to W.Bro. George a framed photograph taken at the April meeting of the brethren present when he received his Sixty Year Certificate.

In addition to the service rendered by brethren to the Lodge further devoted service has been rendered to Provincial Grand Lodge by W Bro. Moore who was Editor of the Provincial Year Book from 1971 until 1990 and was regarded as one of the most comprehensive, accurate and informative publications of a similar nature. Its preparation entailed many hours of research in dealing with the large number of amendment which had to made very year. In this respect, W.Bro. George acheived a remarkable level of accuracy contributing to the efficient and smooth running of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Leicestershire and Rutland administration.

Active Lodge members in 2001 celebrating W.Bro. G.H. Moore's 60 years as a member of the Lodge
Active Lodge members in 2001 celebrating W.Bro. G.H. Moore’s 60 years as a member of the Lodge

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