Wednesday, April 18, 2007

"Uncle Billy" - Freemason landmarks

One of our correspondents has been tracking down the Masonic history of the founders of Sig Ep. This response came in answer to a query about "William Lazell Phillips"
For your information, we have the following on the above brother.

Joined our Nutley Lodge #25 at age of 23, occupation - Clerk

Entered Apprentice Degree on 9/20/1897

Fellowcraft Degree on 10/18/97

Master Mason Degree on 11/22/97

Date of death June 19, 1956

Fraternally,
Ray Bellini, PGM
Gr. Sec.
According to these dates, he was a Master Mason at the time Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded.

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