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Vancouver mayors
MASONIC BIOGRAPHIES | FAMOUS FREEMASONS | PROVINCIAL PREMIERS
Of 37 mayors in Vancouver’s history, 18 have been freemasons, the most recent in 1958.

Mayor Term b. - d. Lodge Joined Member

David Oppenheimer 1888-1891 1832-1897 Vancouver and Quadra No. 2 a. 1885/08/19 Cascade No. 12 a. 1889/12/17
Fred Cope 1892-1893 1860-1897 Cascade No. 12 a. 1888/12/17 Vittoria No. 359, Ont
Robert Alexander Anderson 1894 1858-1916 Acacia No. 22 a. 1898/07/02 Shoniah No. 287, Ont
James Ford Garden 1898-1900 1847-1914 Cascade No. 12 r. 1898/03/31
Thomas Owen Townley 1901 1862-1935 Cascade No. 12 a. 1896/03/16 Union No. 9 r. 1890/10/01
Thomas Fletcher Neelands 1902-03 1862-1944 Mount Hermon No. 7 r. 1895/06/15
Frederick Buscombe 1905-06 1862-1938 Cascade No. 12 a. 1893/01/16 Strict Observance No. 27, Ont
Alexander Bethune 1907-08 1852-1947 Acacia UD a. 1893/07/08 founder
Charles Stanford Douglas 1909 1852-1917 Mount Hermon No. 7 a. 1890/01/07 Emerson Lodge No. 6, Man
James Findley 1912 1854-1924 Western Gate No. 48 r. 1909/08/09
Malcolm P. McBeath 1916-17 1880-1957 Acacia No. 22 r. 1909/09/16
Robert Henry Gale 1918-21 1878-1950 Vancouver No. 68 r. 1919/12/16
Charles Edward Tisdall 1922-23 1866-1936 Mount Hermon No. 7 a. 1922/01/03 Cascade No. 12 r. 1890/06/16
William Harold Malkin 1929-30 1868-1959 Western Gate No. 48 a. 1930/01/13 Evening Star No. 10, Sask
Gerald Grattan McGeer 1935-36, 1947 1888-1947 Prince Arthur No. 82 r. 1926/05/25
Jonathon Webster Cornett 1941-46 1883-1973 Keystone No. 121 a. Maple Leaf No. 74 r. (DDGM)
Charles Edwin Thompson 1949-50 1890-1966 Melrose No. 67 a. 1924/12/03 Latonia No. 125, Sask
Frederick John Hume 1951-58 1893-1967 Union No. r. 1920/04/21

Birth and death dates noted in Vancouver Sun, November 30, 2002. p. B4. Masonic information from Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon records.

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