Grand Masters Bio
The Hon. Wilbur J. Brown, is the 41st Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas and its Jurisdiction.
Grand Master Brown resides in Wichita, Kansas but was born and raised by his Father in Kansas City, Missouri.
He graduated from Lincoln Academy in Kansas City and attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO.
He is a Past Master of Fred Douglass Lodge #99, Past Commander – in – Chief of Western Star Consistory #18, and a Past Potentate of Emith Temple #30 AEAONMS (Shrine) and received his 33rd Degree in 2002.
He is married to Crystal E. Brown, who is the Grand Associate Matron for Prince Hall Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star of Kansas, He has one son William (Kiana) and five grandchildren, whom he adores.
He was employed at the Aeroflex Corp. for 27 years, as a Sr. Electronics Technician.
He is a member of Bethany Missionary Baptist Church in Wichita Ks, where Rev. C. Richard Kirkendoll, is Pastor.
Grand Master Wilbur J. Brown was honored by PGM Roy H. Althouse to be named Master Mason of the Year of the Grand Lodge of Kansas in 2000.
In 2001, he was appointed District Deputy Grand Master, of the 5th Masonic District and served in this position for 10 years.
In 2010 Grand Master Brown was elected to the office of the RW Grand Orator.
Which started him working on the Executive Board of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas.
At the 143rd Grand Lodge Annual Session, where several hundred men from all over the state came together in a harmonious fashion, DGM Wilbur J. Brown, was Elected as the 41st Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas and its Jusrisdiction.
The Hon. Wilbur J. Brown is looking forward to leading the MWPHGL of Kansas to new heights and is eager to expound the merits of Masonic Brotherhood.