- Grand Master of Utah | 2019 -
Most Worshipful Brother Jeffrey E. Hamilton
Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge
of Free & Accepted Masons of Utah
M.W. Brother Jeffrey E. Hamilton was born March 1, 1963 in Price, Utah to Elmer and Melba Hamilton. He was educated in the public schools in Carbon County, Utah and attended the College of Eastern Utah in Price.
Brother Hamilton grew up loving sports. He Played baseball, basketball, football and track all through high school. His favorite sport was bowling. He spent four years competing on the Professional Bowlers Association Tour, carrying a touring 1 card all four years.
On October 21, 1986 he dated for the first time the love of his life Nancy Byrge and they have been together ever since. They have been blessed with three wonderful children, Ericka born July 10, 1992, Rachel December 2, 1996, and Zachary August 21, 2000. On November 14, 2011 they were again blessed, with the birth of their granddaughter Ashlyn.
Grand Master Hamilton hired out on the Utah Railway in 1994. He has worked as a brakeman, conductor, engineer, senior trainmaster and DSLE. A promotion in 1998 to trainmaster brought Brother Hamilton to the Wasatch Front. They settled in Mapleton, Utah where the family still resides.
Brother Hamilton received the 3 degrees of Masonry in Carbon Lodge #16. He was raised on October 25, 1993. He belongs to four Utah Lodges, Story Lodge #4, St. Andrew’s Lodge #9, Damascus Lodge #10 and his mother lodge Carbon Lodge #16. He was appointed to The Grand Lodge of Utah in 2012 by Most Worshipful Brother Frank C. Baker.
He is a member of both the Price and Provo York Rite Bodies. Grand Master Hamilton is currently serving The Grand York Rite as Right Excellent Grand Scribe in The Grand Chapter and Right Illustrious Grand Principal Conductor of the Work in The Grand Council. In 2017-2018 Brother Hamilton had the honor of serving as The Right Eminent Grand Commander of The Grand Commandery of Utah. He was made a KCCH in October 2017 , Valley of Salt Lake, Orient of Utah A.& A.S.R. He is a Noble of El Kalah Shrine Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S. He is a member of K.Y.G.C.H, Red Cross of Constantine, Holy Royal Knight Templar Priests, York Rite Sovereign College of North America and National Sojourners.
When time permits Brother Hamilton enjoys reading, hunting, fishing, golf and especially spending time with family and friends.