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...

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

* Denotes Black Camel
 
* Denotes Black Camel