Our Contributors

R. W. Robert Johnson
Managing Editor

He is a Freemason out of the 1st N. E. District of Illinois.  He currently serves as the Secretary of Waukegan Lodge No. 78 where he is a Past Master.  He is also a Past District Deputy Grand Master for the 1st N. E. District of Illinois.  Brother Johnson currently produces and hosts weekly Podcasts (internet radio programs) Whence Came You? and Masonic Radio Theatre which focus on topics relating to Freemasonry.  He is also a co-host of The Masonic Roundtable, a Masonic talk show.  He is a husband and father of four, works full-time in the executive medical industry and is also an avid homer brewer.  He is currently working on a  book of Masonic essays and one on Occult Anatomy to be released soon.

Todd E. Creason, 33°
Founder/Contributor

He is an award winning author of several books and novels, including the Famous American Freemasons series.  He is the author of the the From Labor To Refreshment blog.  He is a Past Master of Homer Lodge No. 199 and Ogden Lodge No. 754 (IL) where he currently serves as Secretary.  He is a a Past Sovereign Master of the Eastern Illinois Council No. 356 Allied Masonic Degrees.  He is a Fellow at the Missouri Lodge of Research (FMLR).  He is a charter member of the a new Illinois Royal Arch Chapter, Admiration Chapter No. 282 and currently serves as EHP.  He serves the Grand Lodge of Illinois A.F.&A.M. as the Eastern Area Education Officer.  He is also a member of Tuscola Odd Fellows Lodge No. 316.  You can contact him at: webmaster@toddcreason.org

W. B. Gregory J. Knott
Senior Contributor

He is one of the founding contributors of the Midnight Freemasons blog.  He is a Past Master of St. Joseph Lodge No. 970 in St. Joseph (IL), and a plural member of Ogden Lodge No. 754, Homer Lodge No. 199, and Naval Lodge No. 4 in Washington, D.C.  He's a member of the Scot6tish Rite, the York Rite, Eastern Star, and is the Charter Secretary of the Illinois High Twelve Club No. 768 in Champaign-Urbana.  He is also a member of ANSAR Shrine (IL) and the Eastern Illinois Council No. 356 Allied Masonic Degrees.  Greg serves on the Board of Directors of The Masonic Society and is a member of the Scottish Rite Research Society and The Philalethes Society.He is a charter member of the a new Illinois Royal Arch Chapter, Admiration Chapter No. 282 (IL) and serves as its Secretary.  Greg is very involved in Boy Scouts--an Eagle Scout himself, he is a member of the National Association of Masonic Scouters.  you can contact him at gknott63@gmail.com

Steve Harrison, 33°
Senior Contributor

He is a Past Master of Liberty Lodge No. 31, Liberty , Missouri.  He is also a Fellow and Past Master of the Missouri Lodge of Research.  Among his other Masonic memberships are the St. Joseph Missouri Valley of the Scottish Rite, Liberty York Rite bodies, and Moila Shrine.  He is also a member and Past Dean of the DeMolay Legion of Honor.  Brother Harrison is a regular contributor to the Midnight Freemasons blog as well as several other Masonic publications.  Brother Steve was Editor of the Missouri Freemason Magazine for a decade and is a regular contributor to the Whence Came You? podcast.  Born in Indiana, he has a Master's Degree from Indiana University and is retired from a 35 year career in information technology.  Steve and his wife Carolyn reside in northwest Missouri.  He is the author of dozens of magazine articles and three books:  Freemasonry Crosses the Mississippi, Freemasons--Tales From the Craft, and Freemasons at Oak Island.

W. B. Bill Hosler
Midnight Freemasons Regular Contributor

He was raised a Master Mason in 2002 in Three Rivers Lodge No. 733 in Indiana.  He served as Worshipful Master in 2007 and became a member of the internet committee for Indiana's Grand Lodge.  Bill is currently a member of Roff Lodge No. 169 in Roff, Oklahoma and Lebanon Lodge No. 837 in Frisco, Texas.  Bill is also a member of the Valley of Fort Wayne Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite in Indiana.  A typical active Freemason, Bill also served as the High Priest of Fort Wayne's Chapter of the York Rite No. 19 and was commander of the Fort Wayne Commandery No. 4 of the Knight Templar.  During all this he also served as the webmaster and magazine editor for the Mizpah Shrine in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  You can contact him at: billhosler@gmail.com

W.B. Adam Thayer
Midnight Freemasons Regular Contributor

He is a grumpy-ish Past Master of Oliver No. 38 in Seward, Nebraska, and Lancaster No. 54 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He continues to be reappointed to the Grand Lodge of Nebraska Education Committee, as well as being an occasional host on the Whence Came You? podcast.  He may be reached directly at adam@scypodcast.com or summoned by placing a certain number of lapel pins in a special pattern around a petition for an appendant body.

W. B. Darin A. Lahners
Midnight Freemasons Regular Contributor

He is the Worshipful Master of St. Joseph Lodge No. 970 in St. Joseph (IL) and a plural member of Ogden Lodge No. 754 and Homer Lodge No. 199.  He's a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Danville, a charter member of the new Illinois Royal Arch Chapter, Admiration Chapter No. 282, and is the current Secretary of the Illini High Twelve Club No. 768 in Champaign-Urbana (IL).  He is also a member of the Eastern Illinois Council No. 356 Allied Masonic Degrees.  You can reach him by email at darin.lahners@gmail.com

Brother Travis Simpkins
Midnight Freemasons Regular Contributor

He is a freelance artist with clients throughout the United States and Europe.  he currently works on projects for the Supreme Council, 33° NMJ in Lexington, Massachusetts.  He also serves as a portrait artist for the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, Grand Lodge of New Jersey and other jurisdictions across North America.  Bro. Simpkins is a member of Morning Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He is a 32° Mason in the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, NMJ--Valleys of Worcester and Boston.  He is also a member of Eureka Royal Arch Chapter, Hiram Council of Royal & Select Master Masons, and Worcester County Commandery No. 5, Knights Templar.

W.B. Robert Jackson
Midnight Freemasons Regular Contributor

He is a Past and presiding Master of Montgomery Lodge located in Milford, MA. His Masonic lineage includes his Father (Robert Maitland), Grandfather (Maitland Garrecht), and Great Grandfather (Edward Henry Jackson), a founding member of Scarsdale Lodge #1094 in Scarsdale, NY. When not studying ritual, he's busy being a father to his three kids, a husband, Boy Scout Leader, and a network engineer to pay for it all. He can be reached at info@montgomerylodge.org




Brother Michael Arce
Midnight Freemasons Regular Contributor
 
He is the Junior Warden of St. George’s #6, Schenectady and a member of Mt. Zion #311, Troy New York. When not in Lodge, Bro. Arce is the Marketing Manager for Capital Cardiology Associates in Albany, New York. He enjoys meeting new Brothers and hearing how the Craft has enriched their lives. He can be reached at: michael.arce@me.com

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