Past Potentates

The office of Potentate is a Shrine Temple’s highest leadership position. Listed below are those distinguished gentlemen who have served Moslem in this esteemed capacity since the inception of our Temple in 1880.

O.W. Shipman*
1880
O.W. Shipman*
1881
O.W. Shipman*
1882
O.W. Shipman*
1883
O.W. Shipman*
1884
O.W. Shipman*
1885
O.W. Shipman*
1886
O.W. Shipman*
1887
John B. Corliss*
1888
M. H. Chamberlain*
1889
Bruce Goodfellow*
1890
Lou Burt*
1891
Lou Burt*
1892
Lou Burt*
1893
Fred Fayram*
1894
Fred Fayram*
1895
Charles F. Beck*
1896
Charles F. Beck*
1897
Charles F. Beck*
1898
Charles F. Beck*
1899
William F. Baxter*
1900
Harry S. Starkey*
1901
Harry S. Starkey*
1902
William Dunn*
1903
William Dunn*
1904
H.C. Corns*
1905
J. Frank Boydell*
1906
Will W. Watts*
1907
William Van Sickle*
1908
Herman O. Rogers*
1909
William M. Perrett*
1910
Thomas W. Fletcher*
1911
William T. Benallack*
1912
Thomas V. Dutton*
1913
Rusel G. Pearce*
1914
Sid W. Millard*
1915
Arthur Fisher*
1916
William B. Wood*
1917
James A. Ballard*
1918
Mark A. Gardner*
1919
William J. Murray*
1920
A. E. D. Allen*
1921
James H. Garlick*
1922
Frank T. Lodge*
1923
Claude W. Moore*
1924
Clyde I. Webster*
1925
Albert E. Hamilton*
1926
William Curtis*
1927
Tunis E. Stinson*
1928
Ernest O. Knight*
1929
Charles E. Swales*
1930
James Dickson Jr.*
1931
Guy W. Moore*
1932
Richard Reading*
1933
Arthur E. Gordon*
1934
Lyle C. Ling*
1935
DeWitt Merriman*
1936
Richard E. Moore*
1937
Frank H. Tout*
1938
Sidney M. Harvey*
1939
Thomas D. Van Dine*
1940
Edward J. Savage*
1941
William E. Frackelton*
1942
William Carlson*
1943
Milton C. Smith*
1944
Robert V. Johnson*
1945
C. Dale Curtis*
1946
T. Mel Rinehart*
1947
Harry McDonald*
1948
Vaugn Reid*
1949
Eugene D. Williamson*
1950
Thomas D. Leadbetter*
1951
George M. Ingram*
1952
Walter Fuller*
1953
Charles E. Merrill*
1954
Marvin G. Lane*
1955
Joseph C. Davidson*
1956
Charles L. Wilson*
1957
Carl L. Johnson*
1958
Herbert E. Payne Jr.*
1959
Harvey E. Mack*
1960
Frank A. Bostrom*
1961
Norman A. Smith*
1962
William H. Polkinghom*
1963
Alex Acey*
1964
R. Harold Ling*
1965
F. Raymond Dasher*
1966
Fred R. Morrison Sr.*1
1967
Michael A. Gentile Sr*
1968
J. Murray Brown*
1969
George H. Bobbish*
1970
Robert H. Potts*
1971
William S. Spence*
1972
Gerald W. Groat*
1973
William Vincent Taylor*
1974
Andrew Robertson*
1975
Frank C. Ellis*
1976
Fred R. Morrison Jr.*
1977
Billy D. Semanson*
1978
Robert E. Kellstrom*
1979
Leo E. Harrawood*
1980
Robert C. Hair
1981
Thomas G. Draper*
1982
Carl F. Sexauer*
1983
Harold A. Haering
1984
Leroy Hocking
1985
Donald D. Cameron*
1986
Gilbert G. Kuehl*
1987
William C. Petrocy*
1988
Robert P. Haffner
1989
Albert J. Wood*
1990
William B. Plier
1991
Charles E. Strong*
1992
Larry R. Ode
1993
Adam Olweean*
1994
Donald L. Carman
1995
David E. Sowers
1996
Richard E. Frembes
1997
Rodney S. Petkovich
1998
Larry R. Ode
1999
Alan R. Peterman
2000
John Thomhill
2001
Thomas Taylor
2002
Charles Ferguson
2003
Jack Hansen Jr.
2004
William Pullen
2005
Charley Wallace*
2006
John W. Brown
2007
Charles J. Thorpe*
2008
Joel R. Ozment
2009
Michael J. Dib
2010
Robert M. Lee
2011
Michael Spensley
2012
Charles Baer
2013
Robert Pate
2014
Larry Leib
2015
Craig Stigleman
2016
Arthur J. Brdak
2017
Bob O’Brien
2018