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Friday, April 17, 2015

Scottish Rite Express


Valley of Des Moines
Orient of Iowa

April 17, 2015
Harry Staunton Barrows 

The Des Moines Consistory and the Orient of Iowa are saddened to report  the passing of Harry S. Barrows, former Sovereign Grand Inspector General of Iowa.

Harry joined Moingona Masonic Lodge #633 in 1957 and joined the Des Moines Consistory in 1958.  He was a member of the Des Moines York Rite bodies, Za Ga Zig Shrine, High 12, and was active with Ashworth Chapter, Order of DeMolay.

Harry served in a variety of leadership positions in Scottish Rite including Wise Master of the Chapter Rose Croix in 1974-1976 and was Master of Kadosh in 1977.  He was invested a Knight Commander Court of Honour in 1971 and was coroneted Honorary Inspector General of the 33rd degree in 1977.  He was appointed Deputy for the Orient of Iowa in 1985 and became Sovereign Grand Inspector General for Iowa in 1987.  Harry retired as SGIG December 31, 2001 .

We will keep you apprised as further information becomes available regarding services.

Sincerely & Fraternally,
Shane A. Harshbarger, 33°

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