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Faribault Commandery No. 8
Knights Templar

Past Grand Commanders &

Award Recipients

Past Grand Commanders
*Sir Knight Luther Z. Roger - 1882
*Sir Knight Harry E. Whitney - 1895
*Sir Knight James R. Smith - 1909
*Sir Knight Raymond E. Sporre - 1987
Sir Knight Hugh C. Swift, Jr. - 2010-2011

Knight Templar Cross of Honor
Sir Knight Clinton J. Christensen - 2022

Knight Commander of the Temple
Sir Knight Hugh C. Swift, Jr.
Sir Knight Jerry E. Zierdt - 2019

Meritorious Service Award
Sir Knight Hugh C. Swift, Jr. - 2021
Sir Knight Clinton J. Christensen - 2022
Sir Knight Jerry E. Zierdt - 2023

Gold Shield Award
(changed to Meritorious Service Award in 2021)
Sir Knight Jerry E. Zierdt - 2018
Sir Knight Clinton J. Christensen - 2019

* indicates deceased

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