- Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 18:48
Right Worshipful Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania S. Eugene Herritt has appointed Robert John Slater Jr., of Pittsburgh, Pa., the District Deputy Grand Master for Masonic District 47.
|Pictured are S. Eugene Herritt (left) and Robert John Slater Jr.|
Slater’s role is to support Masonic programs and policies, oversee operations of the 10 Masonic lodges within his district, counsel and advise members and arbitrate concerns. District 47 includes Bethel Park, Carnegie, Dravosburg, McKeesport, Oakdale, Pittsburgh and Pleasant Hills.
Slater is a graduate of Langley High School and earned an Associate’s degree in business from Community College of Allegheny County. He is a plumbing supervisor for Plumbers Local Union No. 27. He is a member of Centennial-Lafayette Lodge No. 544, Carnegie, as well as several additional Masonic organizations, and attends The Log Church.
Freemasonry is the oldest, largest and most widely known fraternal organization in the world, based on the cardinal virtues of brotherly love, charity and truth. Its roots can be traced back hundreds of years in Europe. Today, there are approximately 98,500 members statewide, 1.1 million members nationally and 3.5 million members worldwide. For more information, visit www.pagrandlodge.org.