Kōrero: Men’s clubs

Richard Seddon, Grand Master (1 o 5)

Richard Seddon, Grand Master

In 1898, 30 years after he had first joined the Masons, Richard Seddon, then premier, became the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge of New Zealand. Here he is shown dressed in the full Grand Master regalia. The Masons attracted many significant public figures in New Zealand at that time.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: James Drummond, the life and work of Richard John Seddon, premier of New Zealand, 1893-1906: with a history of the Liberal Party in New Zealand, Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1907, p. 352

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Jock Phillips, 'Men’s clubs - Masons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31274/richard-seddon-grand-master (accessed 22 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018