Richard Humphrey of Clarinda was elected as senior grand warden by the Iowa Masons at their 175th annual meeting in Sept. 20 in Cedar Rapids. The position of senior warden is similar to a vice president.

Humphrey is a member of Nodaway Masonic Lodge No. 140 in Clarinda. In addition, he has served Iowa Masonry in a variety of capacities. Humphrey will be traveling the state representing the Grand Lodge of Iowa and promoting the Grand Master’s theme of “Celebrate our Past, Embrace our Future.”

The 15,000 Masons in Iowa are dedicated to the betterment of themselves, family, church, community and support youth. For more information go online to

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