Saint Andrews Grand Commandery
1307 Eutaw Place, Baltimore Maryland 21217
Grand Conclave 3rd weekend in June


Most Eminent Grand Commander
Dr. George H. Williams, Sr. (KYCH)


     It is my sincere honor and pleasure to  welcome each of you, individually and collectively, to the St. Andrews Grand Commandery, Knight Templar, State of Maryland & Its Jurisdiction, Inc. Masonic   Web Site.  It is with my  sincere appreciation that I congratulate and thank the Officers & Members of St. Andrews Grand Commandery for all their hard work and consistently giving of their time, resources, & talents to make our Grand Commandery a positive influence in their communities, the state of Maryland, these United States, and the world.  

To our Knights Templar membership and our supporters, let me personally say, “Thank You,” for taking time from your busy schedules daily and making St. Andrews a priority in your life.  We do not take your participation & support for granted and your continued contributions signifies that our future endeavors are already on the path to success.  We thank God for each of you, and it is our humble prayer that your earthly travels will be most enjoyable and filled with His continued goodness, mercy, and blessings.  I remain…  

Yours in Knightly Courtesy

MEGC, Dr. George H, Williams, Sr. (#5) 


Masonic Vita

Sir, Dr. George H. Williams, Sr., 33°, KYCH
Most Eminent Grand Commander
St. Andrew Grand Commandery
     Dr. George H. Williams is one of eight children born to Leondias T. Williams (deceased) and Mary H. Williams in Harrells, North Carolina.  George received his formal education in the Sampson County Public Schools attending Bland Elementary School and graduating from Clear Run High School in May 1969.

     After high school graduation, Dr. Williams attended Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina graduating in May 1973 with a A.B. Degree, majoring in History with a minor in English.  After taking a year off from his formal studies, Dr. Williams returned to North Carolina to pursue graduate studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  He graduated from UNC - Charlotte earning his Master’s in Education (M. Ed), with a concentration in Guidance & Counseling in August 1977.  He later moved to Maryland, where he did further graduate studies at Sojourner Douglas College (Baltimore, Maryland) and Morgan State University (Baltimore, Maryland), earning his certification in School Administration.  Dr. Williams' yearn for knowledge continued and he enrolled in The University of Maryland at College Park as a doctorial candidate.  Dr. Williams graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park from the College of Educational Policy, Planning & Administration earning his Ph.D. in May 1990.  His dissertation, “A Comparative Study of The Career Patterns, Job Tasks, and Job Satisfactions of Maryland’s Black And White High School Principals is housed in the U.S. Library of Congress. 

     Dr. Williams' family is paramount in his life.  While attending The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, he married Veronica Barrier Williams.  They were blessed with three boys (George, Jr., Vernon, & Gerald).  They also have three grandchildren (George III, Corey, & Adrian).        

     Professionally, Dr. Williams has been blessed to served as a teacher, educator, program administrator, and school counselor in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools  (NC), Kent County Public Schools (MD), Chesapeake College (MD), Sojourner Douglas College (MD), and Anne Arundel County Public Schools (MD), with a professional career spanning over thirty years of service.  He is presently employed as a School Counselor at Meade High School in Severn, Maryland.  God continues to bless and be merciful.

     Dr. Williams involvement in community and civic organizations include Member -  Asbury Town Neck United Methodist Church;  Life Member - Banneker-Douglas Museum Foundation, Inc.; Silver Life Member - N.A.A.C.P.;  Life Member – Livingstone College; Life Member – The University of  Maryland at College Park; 10th District Coordinator – Knights of Pythagoras, Free & Accepted Masons, PHA, Maryland; Past Master – Rising Sun Lodge No. 46, F & A.M.-PHA, Maryland; Past Grand High Priest – Hiram Holy Grand Chapter, Holy Royal Arch Masons, PHA, State of Maryland; Past Grand Thrice Illustrious Master - Royal & Select Masters, PHA, State of Maryland; Very Eminent Deputy Grand Commander - St. Andrews Grand Commandery, PHA, State of Maryland; Grand Inspector General - James A. Mingo Consistory No. 334, Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite Masonry, SJ, PHA, 33°; Noble, Tuwa Temple No. 228, AEAONMS, PHA, State of  Maryland; Past Eminent Prior – Brown-Stewart-Thompson Priory No. 11, Knights York Cross on Honour, PHA, State of  Maryland.

     "It is only through God’s goodness, mercy, & blessings that I am, and that I continue to be"…  


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