Past Executive Officers

The following men have served PA DeMolay as Executive Officer since it’s founding in 1923.

Please note that from 1937 to 1939, then again from 1940 to 1951, PA was divided into Eastern and Western Jurisdictions, and separate EOs were appointed for each.


Thomas R. Labagh
2000- Present
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Executive Director Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation (1982-Present)


Samuel C. Williamson
1987-2000  
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R.W. Past Grand Master of Masons in Pennsylvania (1982-1983)
Grand Treasurer, DeMolay Int’l (1996-2002)


John L. McCain*
1981-1987
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  R.W. Past Grand Master of Masons in Pennsylvania (1976-1977)


Earl G. Hasenauer *
1981  
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Past District Deputy Grand Master


Paul D. Fisher
1977-1981 
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William J. McCulley, Jr. *
1960-1977  
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Past Grand Master of DeMolay Int’l (1977-1978)


Clarence W. Head *
1948-1951 (Western)
1951-1960 (all of Pennsylvania)
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Past Grand Master of DeMolay Int’l (1958-1959)
Secretary-General of DeMolay Int’l (1960-1961)
Past Potentate of Syria Shrine (1948)


William P. Gregg *
1940-1948 (Western)  
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Past Potentate of Syria Shrine (1947)


Laurence H. Watres *
1940-1951 (Eastern)  
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Past Grand Master of DeMolay Int’l (1947-1948)


Louis U. Strassburger *
1937 – to summer of 1939 (Eastern)
Summer of 1939 to March of 1940  (all of Pennsylvania)strassbergerR.E. Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of PA (1938)


Arthur S. Rodeniser *
1937 – 1938 (Western)
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  R.E. Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of PA (1945)


Louis Watres *
1934-1937  
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R.W. Past Grand Master of Masons in Pennsylvania (1916-1917)
Past Grand Master of DeMolay Int’l (1936-1937)


“Uncle” Ralph C. Minehart *
1923-1933
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“The Father of Pennsylvania DeMolay”
R.E. Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of PA (1923)

*Deceased