Featured Deceased Member of Temple Lodge No. 33 For June 2017 – James Grieg (1865-1954)

Each month we feature a deceased member of Temple Lodge No. 33 as a way of highlighting Masonic history in the Cowichan Valley.

Our Featured Deceased Member of Temple Lodge No. 33 for June 2017 is James Grieg (1865-1954), a Past Master of Temple Lodge No. 33 who also served as Mayor of Duncan.

James Grieg, Past Master of Temple Lodge, No.33, Mayor of Duncan
James Grieg, Past Master of Temple Lodge, No.33, Mayor of Duncan (Photo courtesy of City of Duncan)

James Grieg is buried in St. Peter’s Quamichan Anglican Cemetery.

James Grieg grave, St. Peter's Quamichan cemetery
James Grieg grave, St. Peter’s Quamichan cemetery

 

Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason For June 2017 – Robert Burns McMicking (1843-1915)

As part of our Vancouver Island Masonic History Project we have started a monthly feature highlighting a deceased Vancouver Island Freemason who has played a role in Vancouver Island history.

This is our third such post. Our Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason for June 2017 is Robert Burns McMicking, (1843-1915) Past Grand Master of B.C. Among other accomplishments he set up the first telephone service in Victoria.

Robert Burns McMicking (1843-1915) as Grand Master of British Columbia, 1894-95 (Photo courtesy of Grand Lodge of B.C. & Yukon)
Robert Burns McMicking (1843-1915) as Grand Master of British Columbia, 1894-95 (Photo courtesy of Grand Lodge of B.C. & Yukon)

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