FROM WHENCE WE CAME

Ill. James A. Handy, 33°

(1887-1888)
The Supreme Council concerned themselves with organization birth pangs.

Ill. Thornton A. Jackson, 33°

(1888-1904) 
Continued the organizational trends, contended with the Jones-Seville faction, kept the "Ship of State" on an even keel and expanded Scottish Rite masonry wherever.

Ill. Joseph L. H. Smith, 33°

(1904-1911)
Secured the rental of 1633 Eleventh Street, N.W.  In 1906, the association brought the property. In 1907, boundary line were agreed by the two Supreme Councils.

Ill. Robert L. Pendleton, 33°

(1912-1929) 
Continued the great work of his predecessors under the additional burden of recessional times.