Thomas S. Lowe
Right Worshipful Grand Secretary
A lifetime member of the Masonic Family, Tom was very active in DeMolay, serving as Master Councilor of Nashua Chapter and as State Preceptor in 1969-1970. He was raised in Ancient York Lodge No. 89 by his Grandfather on May 17, 1983. Tom presided as Worshipful Master in 1992-3, and proudly wears the Past Master jewel first worn by his Great Grandfather, John A. Lyon. Serving for over ten years as Secretary/Treasurer of the Second District Masters and Wardens Association, he has been Secretary of his Mother Lodge since 1994. Tom was honored by his Lodge in 2001, when Most Worshipful Jeremy J. Sawyer presented him with the Major General John Sullivan Distinguished Service Award.
Tom is also affiliated with Joel H. Prouty Lodge, Auburn, MA; Major General Henry Knox Lodge, Boston, MA; Amity-Mosaic Lodge, Danvers, MA; Anniversary Lodge of Research No. 175 and the Southern California Research Lodge. He served the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts and the Worcester 22nd Masonic District in 2001-2002, when appointed as the District Deputy Grand Secretary. Tom joined the Scottish Rite Valley of Nashua in April, 1984. He has assisted or directed many Scottish Rite degrees, as well as taking many parts in the 18th and 31st Degrees, and has served as Deputy’s Representative. A Past Most Wise Master of St. George Chapter of Rose Croix, coroneted a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason in August, 2009, he proudly wears 33rd Degree and PMWM jewels first worn by his Grandfather, Edward S. Lyon. A Noble in Bektash Shrine since 2002, he soon became an active member of the First Section Unit and has served the Divan since 2009, currently as Director.
An active Boy Scout, Tom attended Public Schools in Nashua, graduating in 1970. He entered the US Air Force in 1970, serving in New Mexico, Thailand, and California and was honorably discharged as a Technical Sergeant in 1981. After a year at Tektronix, Tom joined Hewlett-Packard and retired in 2011, following his election as Grand Secretary. A private pilot, Tom is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Experimental Aircraft Association. He is also a member of the NRA, the Danvers Fish and Game Club, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, and the Masonic Motorcycle Club. Tom and his wife, Kristin, met while they were ski instructors at Nashoba Valley Ski Area and reside in Mont Vernon, NH. Tom’s daughter, Megan lives in Lowell.