Royal Arch Chapter 270

The Royal Arch degree is unmatched in pageantry and is the keystone of Ancient Craft Masonry. Without it, the complete understanding of all that has preceded it is impossible. It is a must for any blue lodge mason.

Doylestown Royal Arch Chapter no. 270
55 East State Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Tel: 215-348-7510
Email: 270@doylestownmasons.org

Key Stats:

  • 140+ members
  • Constituted in 1889
  • Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm, with dinner at 6:00 pm (except July and August)
  • Degrees conferred onsite at Doylestown Chapter include Mark Master, Most Excellent Master & Royal Arch Mason

Interested in joining Royal Arch Chapter no. 270? Email us at 270@doylestownmasons.org or call us at 215-348-7510 for more information.

Mallet Chisel

Meaning of the Mallet and Chisel: 
The mallet teaches us to reduce man to a proper level so that by quiet deportment, he may learn to be content in life; while the chisel demonstrates that the mind, like a diamond left in its original state, can be rude and unpolished.

Past High Priests:

1889-1890 William A. Patton
1891 John D. Jones
1892 Henry G. Harris
1893 Louis Weinrabe
1894 Wiliiam H. Vaux
1895 Paul H. Applebach
1896 Samuel G. Price
1897 William Watson
1898 John Yardley
1899 Fred Constantine
1900 James B.G. Haas
1901 Burgoyne Rayton
1902 George S. Coffey
1903 Winfield S. Donaldson
1904 Harry J. Shoemaker
1905 Charles R. Nightingale
1906 William M. Rickafellow
1907 Allen S. Martin
1908 Ely J. Smith
1909 John W. Kilmer
1910 John N. Doan
1911 Samuel H. Smith
1912 John P. Stilwell
1913 Harry F. Malloy
1914 Claude S. Wetherill
1915 A. Harrison Clayton
1916 Frank A. LeFevre
1917 Henry A. James
1918 George S. Hotchkiss
1919 J. Carroll Molloy
1920 Arthur M. Eastburn
1921 Hiram H. Keller
1922 Edward B. Watson
1923 Walter M. Carwithen
1924 Frank W. Good
1925 N. Carlile Hobensack
1926 Ira C. Shaw
1927 Howard C. Holbert
1928 William B. DeKuhn
1929 James B. Cotton
1930 Ralph R. Dunn
1931 Harry N. Spencer
1932 George R. Barber, Jr.
1933 Russel G. Rutherford
1934 Henry R. McKinstry
1935 Chalkley S. Butcher
1936 Herbert E. Moore
1937 Matthew E. Godshall
1938 James G. Nest
1939 Joseph W. Baker
1940 George VanArden
1941 Thomas C. Walker
1942 Earl W. Handy
1943 Irvin M. High
1944 Arthur C. Shaw
1945 Forest S. Sowers
1946 Fred F. Martin
1947 David E. Lord
1948 Edwin H. Satterthwaite
1949 Harry B. Happauf
1950 Comly Michener
1951 Edwin T. Scarborough
1952 Harold F. Hellyer, Sr.
1953 Harry P. Baker
1954 Hilborn Darlington, Jr.
1955 William D. Ritchie, Jr.
1956 Zachary T. Nobensmith II
1957 Ben L. Coolbaugh, Jr.
1958 John L. Hertz
1959 George L. Tschade
1960 Walter F. Hoffman
1961 Charles M. Gilman
1962 Welcome K. LaVere
1963 Edgar S. Ross
1964 Wilson G. Varcoe
1965 John W. Becker
1966 James M. Brinker
1967
1968 Paul F. Golden
1969 Robert C. Labar
1970 Oscar W. Kulp
1971
1972
1973
1974 Frederick E. Lombard, Jr.
1975 Jerry L. Berman
1976
1977 H. Edward Schanbacker, Jr.
1978 Jack E. Richardson
1979
1980
1981 Ralph E. Wagner
1982
1983
1984 Nelson E. Moor, Jr.
1985 Thomas R. Eynon
1986 George Nakonetschny
1987 William Ritchie
1988 William H. Lutz
1989 Robert D. Fighera, Jr.
1990 Wayne W. Lundquist
1991 Edward R. Vogel
1992 Ronald O. Medd
1993 Daniel C. Marschall
1994 Michael F. imperial
1995 Ralph W. Fogleman
1996 Richard W. Davis
1997 Norman Kepler
1998 David L. Moss
1999 James G. Guba
2000 Carl D. Laughlin
2001 Alan S. Fellheimer
2002 Jeffrey L. Eichen
2003 Kenneth F. Kuehne
2004 Thomas W. Aiken
2005 Irvin Miller, Jr.
2006 Douglas M. Rowe
2007 Robert W. Bunch, Jr.
2008 Matthew W. Hallowell
2009 Jonathan P. McSurdy
2010 Gary L. Schuyler
2011 George Chiaverini
2012 Emery J. Kohut
2013 J. Ronald Dotsey
2014 Bernardo Paratore
2015 Louis G. Schultz
2016 Robert D. Duffy
2017 Scott A. Wolfertz
2018 Jerry J. Hamilton
2019 Conlin M. Monaco