District Deputy Grand Master
Prince Edward District 2013 - 2014
R. W. Bro. Eric Mueller
On July 17th 2013 the Masons of Prince Edward District of the Grand Lodge of Canada elected R. W. Bro. Eric Mueller as their District Deputy Grand Master.
He has been in the construction industry all his life commencing when Hurricane Hazel went through Ontario in 1954 and served his apprenticeship in the electrical field and held a masters licence. He established his own electrical contracting business in 1971 until he retired in 1996.
Eric was initiated into Masonry in June of 1972 in Waterdown Lodge No. 357 and served as Worshipful Master in 1983. He is also a life member of Heritage Lodge No. 730.
Eric affiliated with Bancroft Lodge #482 in 2000 and served as Worshipful Master in 2002 and Treasurer for several years. In 2003 he was honoured by being named as Mason of the year and in 2006 he was appointed by the Grand Master to the position of Grand Standard Bearer.
He went through the Murton Lodge of Perfection, the Hamilton Sovereign Chapter of Rose Croix and the Moore Sovereign Consistory, joined Rameses Shrine in June of 1976, also the Shriners Club of Hamilton and served the Club as a trustee for several years and was president in 1980 of the Motor Patrol unit. A few years later Bro Eric affiliated with the Algonquin Shrine Club, served as its President in 2007 and it’s Secretary from 2009 to 2011.
Eric served the Prince Edward District as President of the Past Masters, Masters and Warden Association, were he championed the development of a new set of by-laws and the renaming and restructuring of that association which it has come to be known as the Prince Edward District Masons Association (PEDMA), reflecting that the organization to be more productively inclusive.
Eric and his lovely wife Debbie, along with their two daughters moved to a home they built on Papineau Lake in 1992 where Eric became a member of the Papineau Lake Cottagers Association and also served on the Executive Committee as Lake Steward for many years.
From the Masons of the District we wish our District Deputy Grand master a successful year.
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