M.W.Bro. Karl J. Hinkle, P.G.M.
A native of Waco, Texas, Karl Hinkle grew up in Colorado Springs. He is married to Gytha Hinkle and has three children: Austin (a master mason), Jenna (a Rainbow Girl) and Annika (soon to be a Rainbow Girl).
He worked for more than twenty years in the accounting profession, including as a CPA in public practice and in senior financial positions in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
He and Gytha now partner together in the real estate business in Colorado Springs, specializing in residential property sales and investments.
Karl began his Masonic journey in 1992 while living in Omaha, Nebraska, and continued shortly thereafter, following his return to Colorado Springs. He is a past master of El Paso Lodge No. 13 and was the charter Worshipful Master of Enlightenment Lodge No. 198, serving that Lodge while it operated under dispensation in 2007, and through its first two years under charter during 2008 and 2009. He also holds plural membership in Blackhawk Lodge No. 11 and is an associate member in Lodge of Living Stones No. 4957 in Leeds, England. Karl has been honored to be coroneted a 33rd degree Inspector General Honorary in the Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction, has received the designation of KYCH in the York Rite, is a member of Al Kaly Shrine, and has been admitted to numerous honorary Masonic bodies.
Grand Lodge of Colorado A.F. & A.M.
1130 Panorama Drive,
Colorado Springs, Colorado. 80904
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Fax Number: (719) 484-8993
January 26 and 27, 2018