Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in Kansas

M:.E:. Michael Fegan

Grand High Priest 2019-2020

Royal Arch Masons of Kansas

M:. E:. High Priest's Biography





T. Michael “Mike” Fegan was born February 9, 1949, the son of Thomas B. and Patricia Eisenhower Fegan,

into a telephone pioneering family that has lived and worked in Kansas for three generations. He was raised

in Junction City, a small northeast Kansas town on the threshold of historic Fort. Riley. He began his

Masonic career while still in High School through his active membership in Central Chapter Order of

DeMolay in Junction City. Mike was entered, passed and raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason in

Union Lodge #7 AF & AM in Junction City and served in several chairs being installed as Master in 1991.

He served also as Treasurer of the Lodge for several years. Mike is currently the President of the Union

Masonic Building Company. Mike continued his quest for Masonic light through the Scottish Rite bodies

in Salina, was invested with the 32nd Degree K.C.C.H. in 1991 and received his 33rd Degree in Scottish Rite

in 1995. He is also a member of Junction City Chapter Number 17, Royal Arch Masons; Junction City

Council Number 22, Cryptic Masons, and Junction City Commandery Number 43, Knights Templar. He was

admitted into St. David’s Conclave of the Red Cross of Constantine and other appendant orders at Salina,

Kansas in 1989 and Kansas Council No. 53 Knight Masons. He was appointed as Grand Standard Bearer by

Sir Knight Don Kelly, R:. E:. Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Kansas,

in 2001. This started his progression through the Grand Commandery line serving in the position of Grand

Commander in 2007. In 2008, M:. I:. Allan D. Jackson appointed him as Grand Conductor of the Council

of the Grand Council of Kansas. This provided the opportunity to progress through the Grand Council Line

to become M:. I:. Grand Master in 2012. In 2014, M:. E:. Dennis Johnson appointed him as Grand Captain

of the Host in the progressive line of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Kansas.

He was appointed Grand Senior Deacon by M:. W:. E. Dean Osborn in 1994 and served as M:.W:. Grand

Master of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Kansas in 1998. Along with his other Masonic affiliations,

Mike is a member of ISIS Shrine Temple, the ISIS Engineers, and the Junction City/Fort Riley Shrine Club,

of which he has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer. Additionally, Mike is a member

of Melita Chapter No. 116, Order of the Eastern Star, a Senior DeMolay, and active member of the DeMolay

Legion of Honor, Chevalier, a Lifetime member of the DeMolay Alumni Association, a member of the

Philalethes Society and the Scottish Rite Research Society. He is a member of Scottish Rite (A.A.S.R.S.J.)

Bodies of Salina, serving as Personal Representative to the Deputy of the Supreme Council in Kansas in 1995.

Mike became Potentate of ISIS Shrine of Salina in 2004, Sovereign Master of the Allied Masonic Degrees

in 2004. Mike was also inducted into the Royal Order of Scotland in 1999. In June 2009, at the United

Imperial Council Session, then Grand Sovereign Erwin O’Dell, appointed Mike as the Intendant General for

the Division of Kansas and served for two years. In July 2011, Joe E. Manning, Jr., Governor General for

the York Rite Sovereign College of North America, appointed him to the office of Grand Governor for the

State of Kansas to fill the unexpired term of our Grand Governor Christopher D. Tomlinson, due to his

untimely death.



M:.E:. Grand High Priest           T. Michael Fegan, Junction City Chapter #17

R:.E:. Grand King                        H. Wayne Rector, Wyandotte Chapter #6

R:.E:. Grand Scribe                      Jimmie L. Grassi, Sr., Wyandotte Chapter #6

R:.E:. Grand Treasurer                Jerry L. Gilson, Iola Council #8

M:.E:. Grand Secretary               Allan D. Jackson, Iola Chapter #8

E:. Grand Chaplain                      Joseph A. Withrow, Reno Chapter #34

E:. Grand Captain of the Host   Cole F. Wittum, Pittsburg Chapter #58

E:. Principal Sojourner               Rodney D. Middleton, Parsons Chapter #39

R:.E:. Royal Arch Captain           Wayne H. Rollf, Leavenworth Chapter #2

E:. Grand Master of 3rd Veil      Maverick A. Bolen, Leavenworth Chapter #2

E:. Grand Master of 2nd Veil     Donald B. Haynes, Junction City Chapter #17

E:. Grand Master of 1stVeil         Robert Maldonado, Junction City Chapter #17

E:. Grand Sentinel                       Gary A. Mason, Wichita Chapter #33

E:. Assistant Grand Sentinel      David Eckert, Liberal Chapter #65

M:.E:. Grand Organist                Dee D. Duttweiler, Washington Chapter #1

R:.E:. DDGHP District #1           Maverick A. Bolen

R:.E:. DDGHP District #2          Rodney D. Middleton Linda

R:.E:. DDGHP District #3          Ernest M. Griffiths

R:.E:. DDGHP District #4          Ronald J. Mozingo Mona

R:.E:. DDGHP District #5          Dennis M. Johnson Denise

R:.E:. DDGHP District #6          Ernest P. Miller

Royal Arch Degree

Companions from the Kansas City, KS and Leavenworth York Rite bodies came together this Summer to present the Royal Arch Degrees.