Columbian Lodge A.F. & A.M.

Located in Boston, MA - Instituted in 1795 by Paul Revere.

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David Henshaw (April 2, 1791 – November 11, 1852) - was the 14th United States Secretary of the Navy, appointed by President Tyler. He was from Leicester, Massachusetts and began his professional career as a druggist in Boston, soon delving into the transportation and banking, and ultimately politics, serving as a State Senator in Massachusetts in 1826. Brother Henshaw was made a Master Mason in Columbian Lodge on October 6th, 1814. The USS Henshaw (DD-278) Destroyer in the United States Navy was named in his honor.