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VERNON STUART COOK ELECTED 172ND GRAND MASTER OF MASONS IN VIRGINIA

VERNON STUART COOK ELECTED 172ND GRAND MASTER OF MASONS IN VIRGINIA

The Grand Lodge of Virginia, on Saturday, November 12, 2016, during its 238th Annual Communication, elected Vernon Stuart Cook, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, to serve as its 172nd Grand Master during 2016 - 2017.

Vernon Stuart Cook was born in Richmond, Virginia on April 9, 1943. He was educated in the public schools in the City of Richmond and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Administration of Justice and Public Safety. He is also a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy. Colonel Cook joined the Richmond Bureau of Police in June 1965, and worked his way through the promotional system to the rank of...

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