Grand Yeoman of York Officers
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Jack SandlerGrand Director General
BIOGRAPHY OF JACK SANDLER
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. He was employed at Allison Transmission as a Senior Tool Engineer and worked there 28 years retiring as a Manager of Salary and Hourly in Plants 2,3,12and14.
He was married and has one daughter, Jan. After his first wife’s passing, he married Wanda and they have two children, Brandan and Kim and four Grand Children.
Jack’s hobbies include Model RC Aircraft, Banjo and Woodworking.
Petitioned Cumberland Lodge #726 in 1969. Served as WM. In 1975. Fifty-year member.
Joined Greenfield York Rite in 2008. Served all three bodies and as EC. Four times.
Eminent Prior in 2019-2020.
YORK RITE COLLEGE
Governor 2021-2022. Received the Order of the Purple Cross in Dallas, Texas. In 2017.
Allied Masonic Degrees
Belongs to Bartholomew AMD #295. Sovereign Master in 2019.
Became a 32- degree mason through the valley of Indianapolis, In. Served on the membership development committee receiving a pin with 11 diamonds. Fifty- Year member.
Joined the Shrine in 1969. Served on the Membership Development Committee receiving the bronze, silver and gold awards. Fifty- year member. Also, a member of the Johnson County Shrine Club since 1988.
Member of Fairland Chapter #359 since 1973.
YEOMAN OF YORK
Member of Indianapolis Preceptory #4 since 2009. Director General 2017-2018.
Elected Grand Deputy Director General in 2021. Elected Grand Director General 2022-2023.
Member since 1988. Life member.
Grand Commandery certificate of Merit.
Sovereign College Gold Award.
Distinguished Service Award.