Grand Yeoman of York Officers

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Photo of Archie R Smallwood Archie R Smallwood Grand Director General

Born: Archie R. Paulin • Deaconess Hospital • Northwestern Parkway & Portland Avenue • Louisville, Kentucky

Adopted—at age 13 • Archie R. Smallwood • Father—William Herman Smallwood • Mother—Leora Burkhead Smallwood

Early childhood grew up in Louisville, Kentucky later childhood grew up in Big Clifty, Kentucky in Grayson County.


  • Mill Creek Elementary school – Louisville, Kentucky
  • Graham Elementary School – Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kerrick Elementary School – Louisville, Kentucky
  • George H.
Photo of Bobby J Roberts Bobby J Roberts Grand Deputy Director General


Bobby was born on November 28th, 1939 to George and Mabel Roberts in Marked Tree, Arkansas. He has one sister, Kay Patricia. He attended Muncie Community Schools, Michigan University, and Ball State University, and spent 24 years in the United States Marine Corps and is  General Motors Retiree. He married Willa Fay Roberts and they had three children.…

Photo of Jack Sandler Jack Sandler Secretary- Treasurer


Jack was born on December 27,1933 in Indianapolis, In. to Jack and Ethel Sandler. He has one brother (deceased.) He attended Howe High School and Valparaiso Tech where he matriculated in electrical engineering. He served several apprentice ships including Tool and Die, Gage making, Special Machine Building and Plastic Injection and Die Cast Molds.…

Photo of Michael C Anderson Michael C Anderson Master of Ceremonies

Born on a Naval Base in Oklahoma during latter part of WWII. “Go Sooners!”

Eventually moved to father’s home state of Minnesota.

First job in high school at family’s small state bank.

Being an above average athlete, received scholarship to play ice hockey in college. BA from University of MN.

Law diploma from LaSalle University Extension. …

Photo of Bruce J. Frazer Bruce J. Frazer General Grand Chaplain

Bruce Frazer was raised a Master Mason by Millersville Lodge, #126, on 22 November 2003. He quickly became a line officer, and was eventually installed as worshipful master for the year 2009.

He became a member of both the York Rite and the Scottish Rite in 2005, but did not become active in those organizations until he had completed his obligations to the blue lodge officer line in 2010.…

Photo of Lloyd E Atterson Sr. Lloyd E Atterson Sr. Grand Adjutant

Born November 5, 1946 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Enlisted in the United States Army November 6, 1963 and after 26 years retired as a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. Has received many citations and commendations for his ability to lead others. His assignments have taken him to three tours in Germany, Viet Nam and many Army Post in the United States.…

Photo of Paul W Friend Paul W Friend Grand Recorder


Born June 14, 1943, the eighth child of Arthur and Berniece Friend on a farm in Auburn, IN. Graduated as Valedictorian from Riverdale High School (St. Joe, IN) in 1961. Continued schooling at Purdue University with a BS in Agriculture Education and MS in Extension Education. Married Inger Gardin in 1967 and have 2 sons and 1 daughter – now with 7 grandchildren.…