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Distinguished Service Medal (Bronze)

The Bronze Medal is given in recognition of the recipient’s outstanding and meritorious service to Royal Arch Masonry other than that of holding Masonic Office as a Past Grand High Priest or as a Grand Chapter Officer.  The recipients are listed below:

1952 Adolph Schopfer Utah № 1

1953 Karl W. Scherer Provo № 4

1954 Richard J. Vaughn Price № 6

1955 Floyd C. McMillian Utah № 1

1956 Alfonzo Kester Provo № 4

1957 Fred Carr Sr. Ogden № 2

1958 Edward H Peterson Logan № 8

1959 Carrol McComb Utah № 1

1960 Charles  C Hart Ogden № 2

1961 Marion J. Ruddy Ontario № 3

1962 Robert M. Wells Utah № 1

1963 Alvin B. Lowe Utah № 1

1964 Arno V Breitenbach Utah № 1

1965 Robert J. Carnavali Price № 6

1966 William H. Wagner Provo № 4

1967 Joseph D. Walker Kings Pk № 9

1968 Paul A. McCune Ogden № 2

1969 Robert G. Cotterell Utah № 1

1970 Vern K. Howe Utah № 1

1971 Clarence Self Price № 6

1972 John W. Metcalf Utah № 1

1973 Olef W. Troseth Price № 6

1974 Robert H. Drew Provo № 4

1975 Tony Kontgas Price № 6

1976 Charles H. Smith Ogden № 2

1977 Frank R. Tuckett Provo № 4

1978 Billy F. Baker Price № 6

1979 Norman L. Sprinkel Ontario № 3

1980 Byron D. Hansen Provo № 4

1981 Charles F. Behle Ontario № 3

1982 Paul B. Pickering Utah № 1

1983 Oliver Falkenborg Logan № 8

1984 Gilbert E. Martinez Ontario № 3   

1985 David Winburn Utah № 1

1986 Valois A. Zarr Utah № 1

1987 Fred H. Lundholm ?

1988 Thomas B. Gentry Kings Pk № 9

1989 Carl F. Cummings Ogden № 2

1990 Howard E. Dorst Logan № 8

1991 James H. Tooley Ogden № 2

1992 Darrell Anderson Ogden № 2

1993 Peter N. Doelfs Ogden № 2

1994 Eldon L. Sawdey Ogden № 2

1995 Andrew M.Boyack Utah № 1

1996 Richard P. Bond Utah № 1

1997 Robert J Heaney Utah № 1

1998 Norman A. Smith Price № 6

1999 Joseph C Matson Ontario № 3

2000 Leo B Dunn Price № 6

2001 Horace A Thomas Utah № 1

2002 William A Butterfield Utah № 1

2003 George L Poate Ontario № 3

2004 B Carl Lairson Provo № 4

2005 Michael D Shipler Ontario № 3

2006 Richard D Cannon Logan № 8

2007 Harry B Cohn Ogden № 2

2008 Douglas J Backes Utah № 1

2009 James D Woodward Utah № 1

2010 James Sweet Ogden № 2

2011 Preston Martineau Ontario № 3

2012 James A Robertson Price № 6

2013 Clayton Frayser Price № 6

2014 John H. McCurdy Price № 6

2015 TJ Robertson Price № 6

2016 Lawrence R. Rodriguez St. George № 10

2017 Christopher C. Young St. George № 10

2018 Richard Justeson Price № 6