Mizpah Shrine Past Potentates

We honor our Past Potentates, who have led Mizpah for over 100 years.  All have knelt before the alter and served as leader of our fraternity.  Many have gone before us to our creator, yet many great remain to serve along side us again...

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Year Name Year Name
*1910-12 E.H. Merritt *1973 Maurice M. Johnson
*1913 Arthur F. Hall *1974 Robert M. Kopper, 33
*1914 Walter E. Cook *1975 John R. Dragoo, MD, 33
*1915-16 Byron H. Somers *1976 Elmer MacDonald, 33
*1917 M.S. Mahurin *1977 Milton J. Johnson
*1918-19 E.H. Kilbourne *1978 Jean W. Spear
*1920 C.H. Gumpper 1979 Donald B. Scott
*1921-22 Charles A. Meigs *1980 Gene B. Lee, 33
*1923 Edward A. Wagner *1981 Ralph H. Bentz
*1924 George W. Gillie *1982 Walter A. Freeman
*1925 Robert Koerber, 33 *1983 Dorman K. Walker
*1926 Herbert L. Somers *1984 Ronald VanHoozen
*1927-30 James H. Haberly *1985 Theodore G. Hill
*1931 Robert H. Klaehn *1986 A.C. Hanauer
*1932-33 Ermin P. Ruf *1987 Robert U. Johnson
*1934 David Erwin 1988 Richard L. Johnson
*1935-37 Carl H. Pierson *1989 C. Thomas Lewis
*1938 Carl H. Pierson *1990 Thomas L. Goss, MSA
*1939 Guy S. Means *1991 Charles E. Bowers
*1940 Karl C. Eberly *1992 Ronald J. Harruff, 33
*1941 Walter H. Meyer *1993 Eldon O. Paul
*1942 Lawrence E. Vetter *1994 Alfred J. Edwards, 33
*1943 W. Neuenschwander, 33 *1995 Wm . Ulmer, MSA
*1944 F.A. Bennett *1996 Joel A. Working, 33
*1945 Herbert E. Weil, 33 1997 Steven R. Johnson
*1946 George J. Miller *1998 James A. Lobsiger
*1947 John A. Palmer 1999 John R. Hall, 33
*1948 W. Edward Greer 2000 Dan A. Dickey
*1949 Kenneth G. Matchette 2001 Thomas T. King
*1950 Verne V. Mitchell *2002 Chester L. Simon, 33
*1951 Don F. Cameron *2003 Wayne H. Bentz, MSA
*1952 Robert L. Day *2004 Donald H. Heck
*1953 Edward J. Ford 2005 Duane R. Targgart
*1953 Lowell B. Gardner *2006 Donald M. Wadkins
*1954 Edwin R. Thomas, 33 2007 Michael R. Busche
*1955 William C. Wright 2008 Larry L. Chapel, 33, MSA
*1956 Herman Phillips 2009 David Yarde, II
*1957 Paul Anderson 2010 Roger L. Weaver, 33, MSA
*1958 Ralph Troyer 2011 Ellis G. Ryan, MSA
*1959 Elmer W. Parker, 33 2012 Owen Stiles
*1960 Lowell  L. Pefley 2013 Michael Hardiek
*1961 Richard E. Means 2014 Steve Cowen, MSA
*1962 David H. Hochstetler 2015 Gary W. Soblotne
*1963 Joseph W. Fuzy, Jr 2016 Jerry Freewalt
*1964 W. Don White 2017 Hal Harting
*1965 Frank O. Rarick 2018 Dennis DeWitt
*1966 Daniel I. Weickel 2019 William Leedy
*1967 William R. Klaehn, 33 2020 Rudy Mahara, 33
*1968 Fred S. Ehrman 2021 Tobin Bradley
*1969 Dr. Paul L. Stier 2022 Jeff Baumgardner
*1970 Robert L. Welker, 33 2023 Steven Bates, 33
*1971 Donald R. Parrish, 33
*1972 Oral Ice, 33

* Denotes Black Camel
 
* Denotes Black Camel