PAST GRAND MATRONS AND PAST GRAND PATRONS

1915 - 1916 - 1st Session

  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Mrs. Alice Meadows
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Mr. Frank Hague
1916-1917 - 2nd Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Lottie Phillips, Windsor #4, Windsor
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - James Phelps, Sarnia #6, Sarnia
1916-1917 - 

1917-1918 - 3rd Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Mildred Shanbacher, Connaught #9, Fort William
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Emmanuel Essery, Forest City #13, London
1918-1919 - 4th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Robina Mains, Corinthian #12, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - J. A. Hallman, Patricia #22, Kitchener
1919-1920 - 5th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - May Ralston, Unity #20, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Arthur Corscadden, Aldworth #29, Toronto
1920-1921 - 6th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Selma Mason, Windsor #4, Windsor
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Thomas Rowe, Ruth #26, London
1921-1922 - 7th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Elizabeth Taylor, Forest City #13, London
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Dr. G. G. Elliot, Unity #20, Toronto
1922-1923 - 8th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Elizabeth Rockwood, Queen City #7, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Alex Munroe, Success #30, Ottawa
1923-1924 - 9th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Maud Shaver, Lorraine #44, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Robert Magill, High Park #24, Toronto
1924-1925 - 10th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Lulu Wood, Mizpeh #56, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - John Doidge, Ruth #26, London
1925-1926 - 11th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Lena Logan, Ruth #26, London
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Roy Hare, Garden City #53, St. Catharines
1926-1927 - 12th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Ethel Van Luven, Bethel #8, Walkerville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - John Stewart, Maple Leaf #3, St. Thomas
1927-1928 - 13th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Laura Moore, Victoria #1, Windsor
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Archie Sinclair, Corinthian #12, Toronto
1928-1929 - 14th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Ida Richmond, Toronto #25, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Sam McCoy, Ruth #26, London
1929-1930 - 15th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Edith Stewart, Progress #28, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Murray Wickens, Delphinia #74, Hamilton
1930-1931 - 16th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Annetta Carruthers, Wenonah #18, Kenora
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - James M. Cation, Humberside #88, Toronto
1931-1932 - 17th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Anna Boyd, Belleville #55, Belleville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - George Stevenson, Maple Leaf #3, St. Thomas
1932-1933 - 18th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Mary Wallace, Ottawa #37, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - J. W. Walker, Evergreen #80, Fort Francis
1933-1934 - 19th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Sara Robertson, Harmony #11, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - James Gothard, Niagara #23, Niagara Falls
1934-1935 - 20th Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Myrtle Bibby, Ambitious #40, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Arthur Mason, Windsor #4, Windsor
1935-1936 - Loyalty, Esther, Service
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Esther Wilkes, Bethlehem #136, London
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - David Dick, Mizpeh #56, Hamilton
1936-1937 - Coronation
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Viola McClung, Brant #188, Brantford
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Quintin Boyd, Belleville #55, Belleville
1937-1938 - 23rd Session
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Zetta Keith, Bethel #8, Walkerville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Harold Kitchen, Orphah #102, London
1938-1939 - Friendship
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Ethel Malcolm, Aldworth #29, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Jack McConkey, Fidelity #33, Toronto
1939-1940 - Silver Jubilee
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Edythe Downer, Royal #46, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - John Barlow, Ottawa #37, Ottawa
1940-1941 - Faith & Loyalty
  • *Worthy Grand Matron -Blanche Geddes, Edgemount #127, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Fred Jarrett, Rosedale #131, Hamilton
1941-1942 - Loyalty & Service
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Lottie Davidson, Humberside #88, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Stuart Mayberry, Brant #188, Brantford
1942-1943 - On To Victory, Service for Others
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Florence Eastman, Success #30, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Joseph Stewart, Drayton #38, Drayton
1943-1944 - Victory, Loyalty, Devotion
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Violet Day, Arbutus #123, Timmins
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - William Lambert, Iris #62, Hamilton
1944-1945 - Happiness In Peace
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Margaret Chambers, Queen Esther #31, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Fred Gibbons, Aldworth #29, Toronto
1945-1946 - Let Your Light Shine
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Doris Wanless, Victoria #1, Windsor
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - William Calvert, Lily of the Valley #141, Orillia
1946-1947 - Harmony, Courage, Remembrance
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Helen Ross, Unity #20, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - John Edgar, Mountain #66, Thorold
1947-1948 - Golden Rule
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Agnes Dean, Ambitious #40, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron -Donald Currie, Orphah #102, London
1948-1949 - Love, Fraternity, Duty
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Florence Andrews, Halo #168, Oakland
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Albert Lowery, White Heather #65, Toronto
1949-1950 - Faith & Loyalty
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Emma Campaigne, Mizpeh #56, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Floyd Day, Arbutus #123, Timmins
1950-1951 - Golden Triangle
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Pearl McDonald, Mt. Dennis #207,Weston
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Ted Phillips, Alexandria #14, Walkerville
1951-1952 - Double Capital
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Mabel Mackereth, Unity #20, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Arthur Ashford, Capital City #172, Ottawa
1952-1953 - Garden of Remembrance
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Belle Linehan, Lorraine #44, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Wellington Smith, Evergreen #80, Fort Francis
1953-1954 - Truth, Happiness, Service
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Allison Gooch, Veritas #128, Strathroy
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Ernest Burgis, Rivercourt #97, Toronto
1954-1955 - Happiness Through Faith
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Ethel Wilfong, Zenith #42, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Edward Mackereth, Primrose #165, Mimico
1955-1956 - God is Love, Go to Church, Give Your Best
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Olive Adams, Dundas #204, Dundas
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - David Kennedy, Forest City #13, London
1956-1957 - Love, Loyalty, Harmony
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Edna Anderson, Durham #181, Bowmanville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Donald Galbraith, Lily of the Valley #141, Orillia
1957-1958 - White Trillium
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Lillias Turriff, Corinthian #12, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Joseph Witfield, Corinthian #12, Toronto
1958-1959 - Friendship
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Ethel Spear, Loyal #76, Dunnville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Robert Cooper, Orchid #189, Brampton
1959-1960 - Sapphire
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Kathleen Coates, Algoma #139, Sudbury
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - William Province, Peel #96, Streetsville
1960-1961 - Sterling / Ontario for Others
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Audrey Elliott, Belleville #55, Belleville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - William Dyson, Excelsior #85, Hamilton
1961-1962 - Fidelity With Understanding
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Norma E. Webber, Hamilton #93, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Alex McDonald, Golden Triangle #291, Cooksville
1962-1963 - Melody Lane
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Iris M. Walker, Windsor #4, Windsor
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Joseph Delaney, Lincoln #142, St. Catharines
1963-1964 - Faith
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Agnes B. Young, Queen City #7, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - John A. Muir, Oriole #71, Toronto
1964-1965 - Golden Jubilee Jewel
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - L. Perle Kohl, Bon Accord #247, Collingwood
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Avery M. Day, Brant #188, Brantford
1965-1966 - Golden Harvest
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Evelynne M. Little, Grimsby #195, Grimsby
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Gordon Murray, Khaki #27, Woodstock
1966-1967 - Starlight
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Helen R. Marston, Bancroft #157, Bancroft
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Earl McKeever, Starlight #241, Port Hope
1967-1968 - Rainbow
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Gwen L. Clarke, Eldorado #192, Hamilton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Don Rusling, Waterford #212, Waterford
1968-1969 - Autumn Symphony
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Marion Kuhns, Kingsway-Islington #287, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - William Maness, Trinity #64, London
1969-1970 - Chimes of Love
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Arva McKenzie, Sarnia #6, Sarnia
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Stuart Davison, Corinthian #12, Toronto
1970-1971 - Radiant
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Dorothy Phillips, Radiant #134, Stratford
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Glen Hill, Zion #107, Brantford
1971-1972 - Garden of Peace
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Peggy Murphy, Laurel #164, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - George Pike, Florence Nightingale #5, Brockville
1972-1973 - Heart of Friendship
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Shirley Thrasher Brown, Fort Malden #268, Amherstburg
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Arnold Henry, Edgemount #127, Hamilton
1973-1974 - Good Shepherd
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Edna Dobbs, Minerva #138, Belleville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Eldon Matches, Lakeland #245, Bracebridge
1974-1975 - Diamond Jubilee / Forget-Me-Not
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Sheila Anderson, Clovelly #144, Weston
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Howard Noble, Creemore #260, Creemore
1975-1976 - Voyage of the Stars
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Betty Yull-Wood, Kingston #146, Kingston
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Hector Little, Grimsby #103, Grimsby
1976-1977 - Our Joy In Service
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Violet Whitfield, Historic #194, Stoney Creek
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Alex Dawson, Zenith #42, Toronto
1977-1978 - Season of Serenity
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Marjorie Morgan, Colborne #82, Brighton
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - James Heffel, Capital City #172, Ottawa
1978-1979 - Sunshine Through Faith
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Olive Avery, Fern #140, Toronto
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Ripley Ballantyne, Jewel #180, Kapuskasing
1979-1980 - Reflections of Beauty
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Vivian E. Hunter, June #130, Tilbury
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Frank Townsend, Garden City #53, St. Catharines
1980-1981 - A Year of Goodwill
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Ila Dickson, Halo #168, Scotland
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Mervin Booth, Innisfil #162, Stroud
1981-1982 - Good Samaritan
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Mary E. Barton, Madoc #143, Madoc
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Donald E. Symons, Orangeville #197, Orangeville
1982-1983 - Garden of Love
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Flora Whalen, Parry Sound #256, Parry Sound
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Brian Lee, Whitby #248, Whitby
1983-1984 - Breath of Spring
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Jo-Anne Coulter, Algoma #139, Sudbury
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Keith Post, Lynn River #299, Port Dover
1984-1985 - Dawn of a New Day
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Edna Fawcett, Bon Accord #247, Collingwood
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Jack Merrall, Faith #274, Toronto
1985-1986 - Starway to Happiness
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Connie Woodward (Mundell), Lily of the Valley #141, Orillia
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Norman Dobbins, Capital City #172, Ottawa
1986-1987 - Carousel of Faith, Love & Joy
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Vera Heffel, Capital City #172, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Patrick Wood, Rose of Sharon #292, Hespeler
1987-1988 - Beacon of Light
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Marie Woodward, Markham #155, Markham
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Henry Davis, Essex #153, Essex
1988-1989 - Year of Hope
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Bette Macintosh, Mt. Dennis #207, Weston
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Clark Hodgins, Parkhill #265, Parkhill
1989-1990 - Celebration of the Stars
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Audrey Martin, Durham #181, Bowmanville
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Eldon B. Beacock, Forest #116, Forest
1990-1991 - A World Of Love and Happiness
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Shirley Lamond, Blue Bell #145, Chatham
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Lloyd Churchill, Faith #274, Toronto
1991-1992 - Our Garden of Friendship
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Peggy Kirkpatrick, Crescent #75, Ottawa
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Kenneth Carmichael, Maple Leaf #3, St. Thomas
1992-1993 - Northern Tranquillity
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Sandra Roberts (Bain), Fidelis # 99, North Bay
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Norman Roberts, Belleville #55, Belleville & Colborne #82, Brighton
1993-1994 - Windmill of Fellowship& Service
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Joan Esdale, Markham #155, Markham
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Howard Hazzard, Orphah #102, London
1994-1995 - Christmas Memories
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Janet Lansdell, Arbutus #123, Timmins
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Donald E. Jones, Peterborough #161, Peterborough
1995-1996 - Spirit of the Highlands
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Morag O'Hara, Lakeshore #257, Etobicoke
  • Worthy Grand Patron - John Dobson, Fort Malden #268, Amherstburg
1996-1997 - Serenade to the Seasons
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Jean Lee, Centennial #219, Cobourg
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - William Pettigrew, Preston Springs #208, Cambridge
1997-1998 - River of Life
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Berteena Palmer, Kawartha #312, Fenelon Falls
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Arnold Townsend, Normac #311, Shelburne
1998-1999 - Autumn's Golden Splendor
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Marilyn Mitchell, Adah #276, Wallacetown
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Brian Hester, Manitoulin #306, Gore Bay
1999-2000 - Galaxy of the Stars
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Betty Romenick-McIntosh, Valley #297, Caledon
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Peter Christie, Satellite #318, Brampton
2000-2001 - Circle of Life
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Louise Sumegi, Thames Valley #199, Innerkip
  • *Worthy Grand Patron -Stan Alger, Delhi #226, Delhi
2001-2002 - Our Maple Leaf Forever
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Evelyn Stead-Beacock, Forest #116, Forest & Georgian #186, Wiarton
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Donald D. Thornton, Lakeview #79, Burlington & Bethlehem #136, London
2002-2003 - Journey to Jerusalem
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Betty L. St. Onge, Hope #184, Ottawa & Algoma #139, Sudbury
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Deane I. Murdy, Lake Of Bays #252, Huntsville
2003-2004 - Berries and Blossoms
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Lynne Berry, Rosedale #131 Hamilton & Durham #181, Bowmanville
  • *Worthy Grand Patron - Ron Shirran, Parkhill #265, Parkhill
2004-2005 - Melodies and Memories
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Carol Featherstone, Veritas #128, Strathroy
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Richard Brimblecombe, Peace #52, Palmerston
2005-2006 - Promise of Spring
  • *Worthy Grand Matron - Diane Waterfield, Waterdown #309, Millgrove & Westminster #176, Hamilton
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Robin Ward, Satellite #318, Brampton
2006-2007 - Country Charm & Hospitality
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Patricia Larson, Golden Acres #305, Fingal & Niagara #23, Niagara Falls
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Vlade Ampeff, Satellite #318, Brampton
2007-2008 - Heartland
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Helen Delaney, Orangeville #197, Orangeville
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Calvin Thomas, Picton #273, Picton
2008-2009 - Journey of Faith
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Jeanie Lee, Exeter #222, Exeter & Parkhill #265, Parkhill
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Robert Atkinson, Khaki #27, Woodstock & Delhi #226, Delhi
2009-2010 - In The Spirit of Friendship
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Peggy South, Algoma #139, Sudbury & Spanish River #237, Little Current
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Alex Whitehorne, Florence Nightingale #5 Brockville & Violet Chapter #206, Prescott
2010-2011-  Our Heaven Sent Year
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Marsha Taylor, Blue Bell #145, Chatham
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Alastair Milligan, Manson J. Bradley #240, Midland
2011-2012 - The Miracles of Communication Year
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Connie Boone, Meeting Waters Chapter #173, Etonia
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Rudolph Mulack, Spanish River Chapter #237, Little Current
2012-2013 - Family, Friends & Traditions Year
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Bonnie Arnew, Rundle Chapter #108, Guelph & Lincoln Chapter #142, St. Catharines
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Laverne Leffler, Star of the Nile Chapter #308, Nilestown & Daylight Chapter #326, London
2013-2014 - Magic of the Midnight Sun Year
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Marilyn Taylor, Qunite #59, Ameliasburg
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Paul Hooper, Fort Malden #268, Amherstburg
2014-2015 - Centennial Legacy Year
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Mrs. Barbara Thorburn, Scarborough #231, Toronto & Historic #194, Stoney Creek
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Mr. James (Jim) Williamson, Preston Springs #208, Cambridge
2015-2016 - Year of Music, Wine & Roses…Our Precious Moment in Time
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Lynne Atkinson, Khaki #27, Woodstock & Mercer #156, Simcoe
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Gary Bayes, Binbrook #117, Binbrook & Loyal #76, Dunnville
2016-2017 - Celebrate the Seasons
  • Worthy Grand Matron - Susan Purdy,
  • Worthy Grand Patron - Rev. Les Hill