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The Supreme Grand Chapter Heroines of Jericho


The Supreme Grand Court Heroines of Jericho was organized by Worthy Heroine Arthenia Whitaker Johnson of New York, who also served as the first Supreme Grand Most Ancient Matron.   The Supreme General Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons granted a charter to the Supreme Grand Court Heroines of Jericho in the year 1947.   The Supreme General Grand High Priest was the Honorable Companion Howard J. Willis of Michigan.

Worthy Heroine Mattie I. Coleman of New York succeeded Worthy Heroine Whitaker as Supreme Grand Most Ancient Matron and served until 1974, when Worthy Heroine Audrey Babers was elected as Supreme Grand Most Ancient and served until 1980, when Worthy Heroine Pansy J. Bailey was elected as Supreme Grand Most Ancient Matron and served until 2004, from New York.  In the year 2004 Worthy Heroine Carolyn Locket of Michigan was elected as Supreme Grand Most Ancient Matron.

The following companions have served as Most Worthy Supreme Grand Joshua’s from 1967 to 2004
Companion Walter W. Burton, Michigan
Companion Jessie B. Williams, New York
Companion Andrew Smith, Michigan