Most Worshipful Rudolph Reynolds Cooke


Grand Master of Masons in Virginia 1951


Mother Lodge - Seaboard Lodge No. 56


Birth - March 10, 1896 in Martin Co. N. Carolina


Death - February 17, 1960 in Portsmouth, Virginia

Most Worshipful William Lee Davis


Grand Master of Masons in Virginia 1928


Mother Lodge - St. John's Lodge No. 36


Member - Seaboard Lodge No. 56


Birth - October 6, 1865 in Williamsburg, VA


Death - April 1, 1941 in Portsmouth, VA

​Lodge Members that Served as Grand Master

Most Worshipful Clarence Dearborn Freeman


Grand Master of Masons in Virginia 1941


Mother Lodge - Naval Lodge No. 100


Member - Washington-Lafayette Lodge No. 176


Birth - March 22, 1875 in Richmond, VA


Death - July 24, 1971 in Portsmouth, VA

Past Grand Masters

Most Worshipful Thomas Penn Coleman


Grand Master of Masons in Virginia 1946


Mother Lodge - Atlantic Lodge No. 2


​Member - Tidal Wave Lodge No. 273


Birth - April 23, 1894 in Orange, Virginia


​Death - October 25, 1970 in Hampton, Virginia


Most Worshipful William Baylor McChesney


Grand Master of Masons in Virginia 1910-11


Mother Lodge - Rockingham Union Lodge No. 27


Member - Seaboard Lodge No. 56 (Honorary)


Birth - October 6, 1865 in Williamsburg, VA


Death - April 1, 1941 in Portsmouth, VA