MW William H. Murchison 33 Degrees

President General

MW William H. Murchison, has been a member of Hiram Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. for over 40 years. Bro Murchison has accomplished many achievements over the years as a freemason.


He was elected to Congress in 2008 as the Recorder General, 2012 elected to the office of the 3rd Vice President General; on July 11, 2015 he was unanimously elected to the office of President General.

He has held many positions throughout his Masonic Career. To name a few: Past Grand Master of Hiram Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. State of New York,

Past Master of Lebanon Lodge #50, Past High Priest of Joppa Chapter Royal Arch Mason, Past Potentate El Mecca #2 A.A.O.N.M.S.


Past Chairman of Central Committee of Shriner's Tri-States A.A.O.N.M.S.

Aaron Commander Knight Templar, Prelate, Generalissimo General Grand Encampment Knights Templar U.S.A. Board of Directors Mohab Consistory A.A.S.R.M, Treasurer New York State Council of Deliberation, Past Grand Prior


The United Supreme Council Supreme Royal King Solomon of the Supreme Royal Ladies Palace


Retired from Compass USA in 2001 after 30 years as Director of Food Services.


Education: A.A.S. Degree from Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn NY, New York City College of Technology advanced study in Hospitality and Technology. Numerous Certificates in Supervisor and Management.