Throughout the regime of J. B. Baldwin as Supreme Grand Master from the Supreme Grand Lodge he's worked within the undertaking business, the casket business, along with other side businesses in help of the funeral and insurance options that come with the Grand Lodge, which inured towards the enjoyment and enrichment from the Supreme GrandMaster
Judge CONGER (Georgia)
By Joe H. Snow
Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Georgia
I provides you with the storyline from the good reputation for Modern Free and Recognized Mason as relayed through them available at This information will shape an image for that link between three bogus organizations, namely Modern Free and Recognized Masons, Worldwide Free and Recognized and Ancient and Recognized Scottish Rite Masons. I'll now provide you with the Modern Free story in addition to exactly what the truth is really. I'd hope the people of those bogus group can easily see the sunshine and prevent being duped by these Present day crooks that or only undertaking exactly what the first pots began.
The Current Free Story
Modern Free and Recognized Masons around the globe Corporation. is really a Benevolent Loyal Society created promote friendship and brotherly love among its people and to keep benevolent works best for the relief from the desperate and helpless within our towns.
FACT: Modern Free was organized or has been around since concerning the year 1917, at or near Opelika, Alabama, when several from 6 to 8 persons, stated to become Master Masons, met and arranged. Baldwin together with others mentioned that they are once people of Olive Branch Lodge underneath the Jurisdiction from the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Alabama which there is a splint within the Lodge/Grand Lodge. This isn't the situation, there's no evidence which i may find to demonstrate where Baldwin is made a Mason but he wasn't part of Stated lodge.
Between 1917 and 1921, the founding father, Brother Jerry Baxter Baldwin along with other people, organized 17 lodges throughout Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia. The very first grand Lodge, Lincoln subsequently, started in Phoenix City, Alabama in 1921 with Brother T. M. Phillips. Grand Master Lincoln subsequently Lodge continues to be active and vibrant.
FACT: In 1924 associates from the couple of subordinate lodges in 2 States (Alabama and Georgia) created a great Grand Lodge, which J.B. Baldwin was chosen the final Grand Master from the Supreme Grand Lodge, which office he's held continuously and whatsoever occasions since.
The Disposable and Recognized Colored Masons of the usa, was incorporated being an independent Masonic order on December 3, 1921 in Jefferson County Alabama.
FACT: Baldwin and 11 other males were granted a charter with a court of competent jurisdiction for that County of Jefferson and Condition of Alabama on November 17, 1921, also it was named within the application for and also the order granting an order 'Free and Recognized Colored Masons of the usa these were never released a Masonic charter from and Masonic Grand Lodge.