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PAST GRAND SENTINELS (CAPTAINS OF THE GUARD) FROM 1816
Conclave YEAR NAME FROM CITY/STATE Conclave YEAR NAME FROM CITY/STATE
I 1816 XXIV 1889 Francis E. White Plattsmouth, NE
II 1819 XXV 1892 John A. Sloan St. Louis, MO
III 1826 Gerrit Lansing New York XXVI 1895 Frank H. Thomas Washington, D.C.
IV 1829 Gerrit Lansing New York XXVII 1898 Charles C. Vogt Louisville, KY
V 1832 Henry Lusby Baltimore, MD XXVIII 1901 Charles E. Rosenbaum Little Rock, AR
VI 1835 Thomas Shields District of Columbia XXIX 1904 Jehiel W. Chamberlin St. Paul, MN
VII 1838 William C. Martin Boston, MA XXX 1907 Harrison Dingman Washington, D.C.
VIII 1841 William Boendman UNKNOWN XXXI 1910 Henry M. Boykin Richmond, VA
IX 1844 Isaac Tuttle UNKNOWN XXXII 1913 Alexander B. Andrews Raleigh, NC
X 1847 James T. Donahoo Columbus, OH XXXIII 1916 Isaac H. Hettinger Kansas City, MO
XI 1850 H. H. Tuttle UNKNOWN XXXIV 1919 George T. Campbell Owosso, MI
XII 1853 D. D. Richardson Lexington, KY John Paul Haller New Orleans, LA
XIII 1856 Elizur Skinner Hartford, CT XXXV 1922 John L. Hall Jacksonville, FL
XIV 1859 Andrew Mason Chicago, IL XXXVI 1925 William D. Peirce Denver, CO
XV 1862 George Dowding New York, NY XXXVII 1928 John Paul Haller New Orleans, LA
XVI 1865 Joseph Benham Covert Cincinnati, OH XXXVIII 1931 Frederic F. Bahnson Winston-Salem, NC
XVII 1868 Richard Elms St. Louis, MO XXXIX 1934 Walter Stover Watertown, SD
XVIII 1871 Stephen C. Bush Baltimore, MD XL 1937 William Moseley Brown Arlington, VA
XIX 1874 Thomas Cripps New Orleans, LA XLI 1940 Louis Henry Wieber Cleveland, OH
XX 1877 Henry W. Bostwick Covington, KY XLII 1943 Paul Miller Moore Aliquippa, PA
XXI 1880 Silas E. Sheldon Topeka, KS XLIII 1946 Ansel Alva Packard Middletown, CT
XXII 1883 Daniel Smith Mobile, AL Charles Vernon Eddy Winchester, VA
XXIII 1886 Edwin Force Warren Nebraska City, NE

PAST GRAND SENTINELS (CAPTAINS OF THE GUARD)APPOINTED
For Triennial Conclave Only
(After Amendment of Section 20, Constitution and Statutes,
44th Triennial Conclave, 1949)

GRAND CAPTAINS OF THE GUARD
Conclave YEAR NAME FROM CITY/STATE
XLV 1952 George Richard Bennette Greensboro, NC
XLVI 1955 James Wesley Rankin Corinth, MS
XLVII 1958 Arthur Poole Johnson Haddonfield, NJ
XLVIII 1961 Robert Walter Taylor Columbus, OH
XLIX 1964 Schuyler Coe Blackburn Baltimore, MD
L 1967 Abner Convers Sager Saginaw, MI
LI 1970 Alvin Louis Crump Evanston, IL
LII 1973 Paul Williams Sweet, Jr. Centralia, WA
LIII 1976 Clell C. Warriner Okmulgee, OK
LIV 1979 William H. Thornley, Jr. Denver, CO
LV 1982 Jay R. Newman Salt Lake City, UT

GRAND SENTINELS
CONCLAVE YEAR NAME WHERE FROM
LVI 1985 Howard P. Lumbar Spokane, WA
LVII 1988 Clyde Curtis Danville, KY
LVIII 1991 David B. Slayton Long Beach, CA
LIX 1994 James S. DeMond Fort Wayne, IN
LX 1997 W. Bruce Pruitt Los Altos Hill, CA
LXI 2000 Albert R. Masters, Sr. Newton, IA
LXII 2003 Donald M. Estes Frankfort, KY
LXIII 2006 Robert P. Winterhalter Ashland, MA
LXIV 2009 Robert C. Coe Arcadia, CA
LXV 2012 Robert K. Cronk Rock City, IL
LXVI 2015 Edward R. Trosin New York