Monday , 22 January 2018
Alan R. Capon first to receive prestigious William Mercer Wilson Medal

Alan R. Capon first to receive prestigious William Mercer Wilson Medal

Prince Edward Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, No. 18, celebrated a milestone last week with the first ever presentation of the prestigious William Mercer Wilson Medal for Meritorious Service to Alan R. Capon.

The historic presentation was made at the Lodge on Thursday, Nov. 1 by D. Garry Dowling, Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario. The Grand Master was accompanied by nine Grand Lodge officers. About 85 Masons from the district attended a black tie banquet and reception honouring Capon with the medal that commemorates the name of the first Grand Master.

Capon is the 240th Mason in Ontario to receive the distinction since the first award was made in 1945.