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Burrard Lodge

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RW Bro. Phil Robinson, WM
Burrard Lodge
RW Bro. Donat McMahon
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First 80 Year Service Award
RW Bro. Donat Robert McMahon, born 20 October 1908 and educated in North Vancouver, enjoyed a lengthy career in the lumber business. He was initiated 7 March 1930 into Burrard Lodge No. 50, where he served as Worshipful Master for 1947-1948, making him today the senior Past Master of the lodge. Serving as lodge secretary for 1952-1954, and again for 1972 and 1973, he also served as secretary of the North Shore Masters and Wardens Association for seventeen years. District Deputy Grand Master for 1947-1948, he is also today the senior Past District Deputy Grand Master of District 17. Throughout the 1970s he served on numerous Grand Lodge committees, and in recognition of his years of service the lodge voted him an honourary membership in 1980. Having earlier achieved sixty years with both Gizeh Shrine and Burrard Chapter of the Eastern Star, on 3 March 2010 MW Bro. Brian Tuckey presented him with an Eighty Year Service Award.

Freemasons Hall

1142 Lonsdale Ave
North Vancouver

Burrard Lodge first met in a building, erected in 1908 by Walter Owen, at 121 East 1st Street, North Vancouver. The North Vancouver Masonic Temple Assoc. Ltd was established in December 1909 and in April 1911 a letter was sent to Burrard Lodge inviting them to move in. Their first meeting in the "new blue room" was on June 2, 1911.
The Masonic Fraternity

What is Freemasonry?
Freemasonry aims to promote Friendship, Morality, and Brotherly Love among its members. It is, by definition, a fraternity; comprised of men from every race, religion, opinion, and background who are brought together as brothers to develop and strengthen the bonds of friendship. With more than three million members, freemasons belong to the largest and oldest fraternal organization in the world. Freemasonry proposes to make good men better by teaching with metaphors from geometry and architecture about building values based on great universal truths ... continued...