Muenster Lodge No. 831

A Short History of Muenster Lodge No. 831

May 15, 1956 - Founding of the Lodge " Muenster Nr. 833" in Ulm by members of the United States Armed Forces in Ulm.
September 13, 1958 - The Lodge receives its Charter from the American Canadian Grand Lodge (ACGL) under the United Grand Lodges of Germany (Vereinigten Grosslogen von Deutschland).
1983 The Lodge celebrates its 25 year anniversary at the Bundesbahn Hotel in Ulm.
1998 - Lebanon Lodge 831 in Augsburg loses its Lodge rooms as well as many resident brethren through the withdrawal of the American armed forces. 
The remaining brethren of Lebanon decide to merge with Muenster lodge in Ulm and obtain the assent of the Brethren in Ulm. The Lodges are then merged under the name of "Muenster 831". The resulting Lodge works under the Charter of the American Canadian Grand Lodge (ACGL) which is a member of the United Grand Lodges of Germany (Vereinigten Grosslogen von Deutschland).
2005 - Isar River Lodge No. 857, was officially merged with Muenster Lodge No.831 in September 2005. The name and By-Laws of Muenster Lodge No.831 were retained.

Past Masters

Masonic Year Muenster Lodge No. 831
2019-2020 Samarth Prakash
2018-2019 S. Köktürk
2017-2018 S. Köktürk
2016-2017 Kenny S. Flack
2015-2016 Donald J. Ellis
2014-2015 Friedrich E. (Mike)Mayrhofer
2013-2014 Juan A. Goytia
2012-2013 Juan A. Goytia
2011-2012 Guenther K. Sobottka
2010-2011 Guenther K. Sobottka
2009-2010 Guenther K. Sobottka
2008-2009 William P. Ruedel
2007-2008 William P. Ruedel
2006-2007 Juan A. Goytia
2005-2006 Norman D. Powers

Isar River Lodge No. 857, was officially merged with Muenster Lodge No.831 in September 2005. 
The name and By-Laws of Muenster Lodge No.831 were retained. 

Berchtesgaden Lodge No. 865 of Bad Aibling, Germany was officially merged with Lebanon Lodge No. 831 effective 1 July 1972