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IN MEMORIAM
MASONIC BIOGRAPHIES
FAMOUS FREEMASONS
John Thorton Marshall
John Thorton Marshall
May 14, 1900 - October 22, 1975
Grand Historian, 1964-1973
Born in England, Jack Marshall came to Canada and commenced service with the Government of the Province of British Columbia before his 16th birthday and when he moved to Ottawa, Ontario in 1941 he held the position of Director of Vital Statistics for British Columbia. He became the Assistant Dominion Statistician from which position he retired in 1963 and returned to Victoria, B.C. He distinguished himself in many organizations, culuminating in being elected Chairman of the Population Commission of the United Nations for two terms, 1955-1959. He was awarded the Coronation Medal in 1953 and was an honorary member of several American and Canadian Health Associations.
Initiated: 1928
Passed: 1928 Raised: 1928
Worshipful Master: 1940
Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1

See: John T. Marshall, History of the Grand Lodge of British Columbia 1871-1971, Vancouver, 1971.

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