Samuel Drake (1838-1912)- Featured Deceased Member of Ashlar Lodge For May 2017

Each month Ashlar Lodge No. 3 features a Deceased Brother as a way of highlighting Our History and the contributions Freemasons have made to the Nanaimo area.

Our featured Deceased Brother for March 2017 is Samuel Drake (1838-1912) who was  a jailer and sheriff between 1878 and 1910.

W.B. Samuel Drake (1838-1912), circa 1880
W.B. Samuel Drake (1838-1912), circa 1880 (Photo copyright Ashlar Lodge, No.3)

Samuel Drake was Worshipful Master of Ashlar Lodge No. 3 in 1877, 1878 and 1884. he is buried with his wife Rhoda (nee Malpass) in Bowen Road Cemetery.

Samuel Drake grave, Bowen Road Cemetery, Nanaimo, B.C.
Samuel Drake grave, Bowen Road Cemetery, Nanaimo, B.C. (photo by Ashlar Lodge No. 3 Historian)

See our webpage about Samuel Drake.

 

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