M. W. Brother John Dollimount
A retired High School administrator. He is married to Caroline (nee MacDonald)
and they have two daughters, one son and three granddaughters.
He was raised on March 5, 1979 in Canam Lodge # 7219 EC (#19 GLNL) at
Stephenville, NL. He served in various offices of the Lodge and was Master in
1986. He was an active committee member during the formation of the Grand
Lodge of NL and served several offices with that Grand Lodge including District
Grand Master for Western Newfoundland in 1999.
Upon retiring to Nova Scotia in 2005 he affiliated with Acacia # 39, Bridgewater,
served several offices of the Lodge and was Master in 2009. He served as
DDGM for Lunenburg-Queen’s District in 2006-07. He is currently a member of
Virgin Lodge # 3 and has served the Lodge in several capacities including Junior
and Senior Warden. Over the years he has served on several committees of the
Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia; was elected Grand Junior Warden in 2017, Grand
Senior Warden in 2018, Deputy Grand Master 2019 – 2021 and installed Grand
Master, June 2021.
John has served on the Board of the Masonic Foundation of Nova Scotia for nine
years including six years as the chair of the Benevolence committee and three
years as chair of the Foundation.
Over the years he has been active in both the Scottish and York Rite Concordant
bodies and has had the opportunity to serve in a variety of leadership roles
Grand High Priest (Capitulary Masonry)
Grand Master (Cryptic Masonry)
Grand Sovereign (Constantine Masonry)
Provincial Prior (Sovereign Great Priory of Canada)
Grand Governor NS (York Rite Sovereign College)
He is a 32-degree Scottish Rite Mason
Past Most Wise Sovereign of Keith Sovereign Chapter of Rose Croix
Member of The Royal Order of Scotland
Past Prior of Eastern Canada Priory (KYCH) and currently holds Four quadrants,
PGVI Pillar of The Holy Royal Arch Knights Templar Priests,
Past Supreme Ruler of Nova Scotia Conclave # 6 Order of the Secret Monitor