Cryptic Mason of the Year

GGC Cryptic MOY125One medal each year presented to a Cryptic Mason by the General Grand Council to a man selected by each Grand Council for outstanding service to Cryptic Masonry. Each Grand Council and each subordinate Council will select its own Cryptic Mason of the Year according to the rules and regulations.

1975 Frederick F. Conery, Unity 56
1976 John E. Hill, Mason City 45
1977 Earnest C. Martin, Scott 53
1978 Vilas C. “Sid” Morris, Aaron 58
1979 William W. Brubaker, Scott 53
1980 Homer E. Stutters, Medina 26
1981 Frank A. Spry, Zadok 24
1982 Carlton K. Jone, Dubuque 3
1983 Ralph A. Workman, Dubuque 3
1984 William Max McDowell, Ottumwa 31
1985 Robert D. Richey, Swafford 28
1986 James E. Smouse, King Solomon 20
1987 Emerson R. Scoville, Malachi 55
1988 Arthur M. Brown, Scott 53
1989 Oscar E. Carlson, Ottumwa 31
1990 Edward W. Fuller, Webb 18
1991 George R. Swanson, Zadok 24
1992 John A. Jones, King Solomon 20
1993 Donald B. Hansen, Joppa 15
1994 William Stevens Elliott, Palestine 27
1995 Lyle C. Johnson, Zadok 24
1996 Dean A. Bonebrake, Leon 46
1997 Waye A. Syverson, Trowel 51
1998 Harold D. Paschal, Malachi 55
1999 Herbert F. Ramsey, Alpha 1
2000 Robert D. Christensen, Adelphia 4
2001 Donald E. Giesemann, Dubuque 3
2002 George J. Harrison, Zadok 24
2003 Tim S. Anderson, Chariton 42, Knoxville 61
2004 Thomas E.H. Gruis, Alpha 1
2006 Frank C. Osdoba, Zadok 24, Earnest 54
2007 Charles W. Becker, Mt. Zion 62
2008 Loren C. Stein, Zerubabbel 22
2009 Rusty L. Hill, Alpha 1
2010 Kyle J. Peterson, Zadok 24
2011 Maynard Smith, Webb 18
2012 Tom Megel, Alpha 1
2013 Robert Seiler, Delta 23
2014 Kenneth Olson, Earnest 54
2015 W. Charles Smithson, Alpha 1
2016 Don Lynk, King Solomon 20
2017 John M. Klaus, King Solomon 20