Robert E. Gresham


North Carolina Masonic Foundation

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Robert "Bob" Gresham, PGM

Brother Gresham was born and raised in Oxford, North Carolina. Growing up in Oxford, he attended school there, including six years as one of the city students at John A. Nichols School which was then on the campus of the Masonic Home for Children. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1959. He and Carolyn Jones married in 1962. They have a son and daughter and four grandsons.

Bob studied business administration at Campbell College and later obtained his masters in business administration from Pfeiffer College. He has been a certified public accountant since 1967. He has been active in both the American Institute of CPAs and the North Carolina Association of CPAs since 1967. He has served on numerous committees in both organizations and as president and board member of the NC Association. He retired as president of Service Distributing Company in 1996.

Gresham joined Masonry in Albemarle 703 where he was ini- tiated October 15, 1976, passed November 11, and raised January 10, 1977. He was master of the lodge in 1983. He is also a mem- ber of Shallotte 727 and an honorary member of Blackmer 127.

Bob was appointed to the Grand Lodge line in 2003 by then Grand Master Leonard Safrit. He has served the Grand Lodge on the Committee on Finance and Board of General Purposes. He was also appointed chairman of the Board of Directors of WhiteStone by then Grand Master William L. Dill. He is a member of Oasis Shrine and the Charlotte Valley of the Scottish Rite.

In his community, Gresham has been active in a number of organizations. He has been on the boards of the Central North Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Stanly County Chamber of Commerce, Stanly Memorial Hos- pital, and First Citizens Bank of Albemarle. He and wife Carolyn are members of Central Unit- ed Methodist in Albemarle and Camp United Methodist Church in Shallotte.

Available Programs: The North Carolina Masonic Foundation, A Foundation for the Future

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