On Tuesday evening, November 15 at the Vandalia Masonic Lodge No. 491, during the regular meeting, Mr. Claudie M. Tipton, of Farber, was given a certificate and pin in recognition of being a member in good standing for 60 years as a Missouri Master Mason.
Tipton began his Masonic journey in 1956 when he became a member and received all his degrees in the Laddonia Masonic Lodge No. 115.
All three degrees for Tipton took place from April 1956-September 1956.