.www.masonicdictionary.com
Site Logo
ABC DEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ#
Google
 
Articles For Lodge Presentations Download Masonic Books and Magazines Contact Us Regarding This Site

DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTER

An officer appointed to inspect old Lodges, consecrate new ones, install their officers, and exercise a general supervision over the Fraternity in the districts where, from the extent of the jurisdiction, the Grand Master or his Deputy cannot conveniently attend in person. He is considered as a Grand Officer, and as the representative of the Grand Lodge in the district in which he resides. In England, officers of this description are called Provincial Grand Masters.

- Source: Mackey's Encyclopedia of Freemasonry


DDGM

The common abbreviated form of district Deputy Grand Master. In most jurisdictions, the DDGM is an elected position within Grand Lodge. Therefore the DDGM carries the Masonic Rank of Right Worshipful. Also in most Grand Jurisdictions, the DDGM is the third ranking member:

  1. Grand Master
  2. Deputy Grand Master
  3. District Deputy Grand Master
  4. Senior Grand Warden
  5. Junior Grand Warden

- Source: Stephen Dafoe


See Our Selection Of Masonic Books And Magazines For Instant Download
Click Here To See Our Selection Of E-Books and Magazines

Visit McKim Graphics For Great Masonic Gear

ABC DEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ#
Masonic Magazine
The Lodge Room
Freemason Info
Templar History
Stephen Dafoe
MasonicDictionary.com is © 2005 - 2007 Stephen A. Dafoe.