Who We Are
The Valley of Reading is comprised of four bodies: Lodge of Perfection, Council of Princes of Jerusalem, Knights of Rose Croix and Consistory. We have various special interest clubs, a volunteer organization and two honorary groups to honor members who have made special contributions to the Valley and Freemasonry.
Valley of Reading Leadership
Commander in Chief
Harry E. Hackman, Jr. 33°
Illustrious Brother Hackman is a Past Master of Thomson Lodge No. 340, Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 5th Masonic District, Past Most Wise Master of Francis Marion Highley Chapter Knights of Rose Croix, Past Membership Chairman of the Valley of Reading and a member of the Cathedral Association of the Valley of Reading. Illustrious Brother Hackman was coroneted an Honorary Member of the Supreme Council, 33° in Cleveland Ohio in 2012.
In addition to the Scottish Rite Illustrious Brother Hackman has served as presiding officer for many York Rite Bodies and is a Past Prior of Philadelphia Priory Knights of the York Cross of Honor.
Illustrious Brother Hackman and Lady Lynda live in West Chester, Pa and have two children.
The Four Bodies of the Valley of Reading
Lodge - Council - Chapter - Consistory
The four bodies are each responsible for putting on degrees during reunions as well as organizing special activities thorought the Masonic year.