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THE BUILDERS

by Joseph FORT NEWTON (1880-1950)

Grand Chaplain (1911-13)
Grand Lodge of Iowa

Joseph FORT NEWTON
Biographical Notes


July 21, 1880 - January 24, 1950
Baptist minister and Masonic author, Joseph Fort Newton is remembered for several masonic books, The Builders in 1914 and The Men's House in 1923 being two of the most widely reprinted.
His autobiography, River of Years (1944), contains many masonic references.
Raised: May 28, 1902
Friendship Lodge No. 7, Dixon, Illinois
Grand Chaplain: 1911-13
Grand Lodge of Iowa

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