Grand Master  Ralph Bunche Grand Lodge of Michigan

Ill. Dewitt McGowan Jr. 33°

Dewitt McGowan Jr was born September 6, 1967 in River Rouge Mi to Dewitt and Elizabeth McGowan which was from Picayune Mississippi. My father is a Pastor of Peace Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin Tennessee. My mother retired from DPS after 35 years of service at Cody High School.  I have been married to my lovely wife Cornelia Tanks-McGowan for 7 years after 2 years of courtship.  I have one Brother never married at Chrysler as a Area manager I also have one sister who is a house wife. I have 6 Children 3 male 3 female from ages 39 to 13 of which the 13 year old is in the Youth dept. I have 7 Grandchildren from ages 22 to 8 months. I currently work for General Motors and a member of Local 5960 where I serve in a appointed position as Global Manufacturing Coach.

I joined International Masons and the Order of Eastern Star Inc. in Jan 1993 into Crispus Attucks Lodge 51 in Detroit. Became a Shriner in August of 1994. Was created into the United Supreme Council July 2012 in Dover Delaware. I have held multiple positions in each Dept over the years some include WM, SW,JW, Deputy Grand Master, WM Council President just to name a few and multiple awards. I also belong first and foremost to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Southfield.