Current Interest: Special 33° Ceremony for Representative Bob Etheridge

Attendess of the special 33° ceremony

Photo: Front row, left to right: Ill. William G. Sizemore, G.C., Arturo de Hoyos, G.C., David B. Sentelle, G.C., Ronald A. Seale, Grand Commander, Bob Etheridge, Walter S. Downs, G.C., Dean R. Alban. Second Row, left to right: Ill. Leonard Proden, SGIG in D.C., S. Brent Morris, G.C., Marlin Mills, Deputy in Maryland, Sean Graystone, G.C., Matt Szramoski. (Photo by Elizabeth A. W. McCarthy)

On Tuesday, May 27, 2010, Representative Bob Etheridge, US Congressman for the 2nd District of North Carolina was coroneted a 33° Inspector General Honorary in a special ceremony held in the Executive Chamber of the House of the Temple. Ill. Etheridge joined the Valley of Wilmington, N.C., in 1984 and received the rank and decoration of a Knight Commander of the Court of Honour in 2005. He is a part-time farmer, was elected to Congress in 1997, and is a member of Lillington Lodge No. 302, North Carolina. Joining his fellow North Carolinian was Ill. David B. Sentelle, 33°, Grand Cross, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Ill. Walter S. Downs, 33°, Grand Cross, presided at the conferral.