1st Jack Ball Lecture

The first annual Jack Ball Lecture was held on May 26, 1970, in the
ballroom of the Scottish Rite Cathedral. The featured speaker for the evening
was Marvin Edward Fowler, a Past Grand Master of Masons in the District of Columbia
(see "Jack Ball Lecture" page for a more complete biography), and the
festivites were presided over by Worshipful Master Reese L. Harrison, Jr.
Past Master W. B. Jack Ball himself was in attendance and participated in the ceremonies.
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Worshipful Master Reese L. Harrison, Jr., addresses the crowd gathered for the first W. B. Jack Ball Lecture. Worshipful Master Reese L. Harrison, Jr., and lecturer Marvin Edward Fowler. Past Master W. B. Jack Ball addresses the audience.
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Marvin Edward Fowler, Past Grand Master of Masons in the District of Columbia, presents a lecture. Worshipful Master Reese L. Harrison, Jr., presents an engraveed silver Paul Revere bowl to lecturer Marvin Edward Fowler. The Lodge Chaplain delivers a benediction.
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(l to r) Past Master W. B. Jack Ball, Lecturer Marvin Edward Fowler and Worshipful Master Reese L. Harrison, Jr. Past Master W. B. Jack Ball and Marvin Edward Fowler admire their engraved silver Paul Revere bowls.