Most Worshipful Brother Dennis E. “Toby” Williams
Grand Master of Masons in Iowa
Brother Dennis was born in Des Moines on February 10, 1962, and is a resident of Colfax. He graduated from Denison High School in 1979. Brother Dennis and his lady Nancy have been together for 13 years. They have three boys Ryan, David and Mike and 11 grandchildren, and are members of the Baptist Church. Brother Dennis is an Entertainer and travels across the world putting on shows and training people how to do balloon art. Brother William’s hobbies include, gardening, fishing, hunting and reading.
Brother Williams received his three symbolic degrees of Masonry in Moingona Lodge No. 633 at Windsor Heights. He was Initiated on May 31, 2005; Passed on June 7, 2005; and Raised on June 21, 2005. He is a Member of Preston Lodge No. 218 where he served as Master in 2014. Brother Dennis served the Grand Lodge as Junior Grand Steward in 2010-2011, Senior Grand Warden in 2014-2015, and served on the Lodge Service Committee, Visitors Committee, Chairman of Division and Reference 2016-2017.
Brother Dennis is a member of the York Rite in Marshalltown, Signet Chapter No. 38 R.A.M., King Solomon Council No. 20 R. & S.M., St Aldemar Commandery No. 30 K.T. He has received the “2 To Grow Award”, Master Builder Award, Golden Trowel Award, and Newton Lodge earned the Mark Twain Award from the Masonic Service Association during his year as Worshipful Master of Newton Lodge No. 59. Dennis received the DeMolay Legion of Honor in 2016.
He holds District Lecturer’s Certificate No. 3161.