.W.Bro. Ronald E Rowe was born in Brantford, ON in 1973
At the age of 10, he and his family moved to Trenton, ON
He was first introduced to Freemasonry when he was 17 by his father (V.W.Bro. Ronald M Rowe) who got him into DeMolay in Belleville, ON. R.W.Bro. Rowe was one of the foundering members of the Belleville DeMolay.
At the age of 21 he became a member of Eureka Lodge No.283 in Belleville, ON on the 9th November 1994. He became a Master Mason in June 1995.
In February 2011 R.W.Bro. Rowe affiliated with St. George Lodge No.243 in St. George, ON and became Worshipful Master in 2017. During his term as Master, he had a new Mosaic floor made and installed. It was dedicated by M.W.Bro. John C. Green at the 7th March 2017 meeting.
R.W.Bro. Rowe is a member of Brant Mount Horeb No.20 (York Rite). He is also a 32 Degree Mason and a member of Moore Sovereign Consistory (Scottish Rite). He is a member of the Brantford Scottish Rite and the Director of the 17th degree.
He was a member of the Mocha Shrine and the Brantford Shrine Club. He was President of the Brantford Shrine club in 2018.
R.W.Bro. Rowe has been a member of the Masters, Past Masters & Wardens Association of Brant District since 2015 and was Secretary from 2017 to 2021 and President from 2021 to 2023.
He is the webmaster for St. George Lodge No.243, the M., P.M., & W. Assoc. and the Brantford Scottish Rite Assoc.
He is a huge supporter of the MasoniCh.i.p. program and has been putting the program in practice for several years at the St. George AppleFest.
R.W.Bro. Rowe had planned to be DDGM in 2021 as that was the 150th anniversary of St. George Lodge No.243 but thanks to Covid-19 this never happened. It was then decided to hold the 150th Anniversary in September 2023 and for him to be the DDGM for that great milestone.
R.W.Bro. Rowe has been in the Telecommunications Industry since 1999. He has owned his own business as of 2011 in the same industry.