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E.Comp. Frank Ian Lees, PProvGSN

On 22nd June 1967, Frank Ian Lees of Okeover Lodge No. 1324 was exalted into the Okeover Chapter No 1324.


At the Installation meeting of Okeover Chapter on Thursday 28th September 2017, the Deputy Grand Superintendent, E Comp Graeme Hutchinson, PGStB; accompanied by several Officers of Supreme Grand Chapter including E Comp Thomas Edgar Briggs, Past Grand Superintendent attended in order to present E Comp Ian Lees with a 50 year service certificate on behalf of the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent.


E Comp Lees was MEZ in 1982 and promoted to PPrGSN in 1990. He became a joining member of Derbyshire Principals Chapter No 8509 in 1991. Last week Ian celebrated his 90th Birthday and is still also a subscribing member of Okeover Lodge No 1324 (PPrGSW 1998) and Old Denstonian Lodge No 5490.


After presenting a potted history of E Comp Lees life achievements particularly as a Structural & Civil Engineer, the Deputy Grand Superintendent presented the certificate. In response E Comp Lees was delighted with our attendance and his receipt of the Grand Superintendents Certificate in acknowledgement of his 50 years’ service and expressed of his great love of the Royal Arch.


Photo shows E Comp Lees receiving his certificate from the Deputy Grand Superintendent, watched over by the Three Principals of Okeover Chapter.