Kenneth A. Clay, Jr.
Most Worshipful Grand Master
Right Worshipful Brother Kenneth Clay was born in Concord, New Hampshire and graduated from Concord High School. While in High School, Ken was inducted into the National Honor Society. Ken received his Associates in Science Degree from New Hampshire Technical Institute and his Bachelor’s in Science Degree from the University of New Hampshire. Ken currently serves as Senior Marketing Manager at a global hi-tech company.
Brother Clay began his Masonic career when he joined Rumford Chapter, Order of DeMolay in Concord, NH. He served as Master Councilor of Rumford Chapter and Illustrious Knight Commander of DeMolay’s New Hampshire Priory. Brother Clay is a Chevalier and Legion of Honor recipient.
Right Worshipful Brother Clay is a 28-year member of Horace Chase Lodge #72 in Penacook, NH. He served as Worshipful Master in 2005-2006. In 2010, he was honored to receive the Major General John Sullivan Distinguished Service Medal. In 2009, Most Worshipful Brother C. Wayne Libby appointed Brother Clay as Junior Grand Deacon of the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire. In 2013, Brother Clay was installed as Junior Grand Warden. In 2017, Brother Clay was installed as Deputy Grand Master.
He is an active member of the Valley of Concord, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. He served the Valley of Concord as Thrice Potent Master in 2007-2010. In 2010, Illustrious Brother Kenneth Clay was coroneted a 33rd Degree, Honorary Member of Supreme Council. In 2014-15, Illustrious Brother Clay served the state as Commander-in-Chief of New Hampshire Consistory. Brother Clay is also a member of York Rite, Shrine and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Ken is happily married to Tammy Clay and has a daughter, two sons and five grandchildren.