First Grand Principal for Scotland
MEC John Alexander Fraser
Most Excellent Companion John Alexander Fraser was installed as First Grand Principal of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland in Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh, on 21st March, 2009 succeeding Most Excellent Companion Charles Iain Robert Wolrige Gordon of Esslemont who has recently been appointed Grand Master Mason of the Grand Lodge of Scotland.
Most Excellent Companion Fraser was initiated into Lodge Averon No 866 in 1964 and was Master thereof from 1972 to 1974. He is also a member of Lodge Fortrose No 108. He joined the Hebrides Royal Arch Chapter No 364 in 1966 and later affiliated to Cromarty Firth Royal Arch No 310 becoming its First Principal in 1974.
He has served as Provincial Grand Master and also as Grand Superintendent of the Province of Ross and Cromarty. Appointed Second Grand Principal of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland in 1998 he became Depute Grand "Z" in 2002 Most Excellent Companion Fraser is a member of various other Orders including the 30th Degree and the Royal Order of Scotland.
He is a Past Proxy District Grand Master of the the District Grand Lodge of Central South Africa and is currently the representative of of the Grand Lodge of India near the Grand Lodge of Scotland.