Making Good Men, Better Men Since Time Immemorial
Making Good Men, Better Men Since Time Immemorial

James F. Glasgow, PGM 1980-1981

James F. Glasgow, PGM 1980-1981

Born September 7, 1938 to J. Fletcher and Edna Dailey Glasgow at Siluria, Alabama, Brother Glasgow is a member of the Siluria Baptist Church, attended the public schools at Siluria, and graduated from Thompson High School.

He is married to the former Billie Sue Henson of Wilton, Alabama, and they have a daughter, Vickie, and two sons, Jamie and Tim. The Glasgows reside in Alabaster. Brother Glasgow served our Country in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborn Bn. in the VietNam conflict.

He attended Jefferson State College; the FBI National Academy; Alabama Police Academy; Southern Police Institute; and Federal Narcotics School. He was employed by the City of Alabaster as Assistant Chief of Police, and by Shelby County as Chief Deputy to the Sheriff prior to his election in 1978 to the office of Shelby County Sheriff in which he is now serving. In addition to his duties as Sheriff of Shelby County, and Grand Master of Masons in Alabama, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranches; the Law Enforcement Academy Advisory Board at the University of Alabama; the Shelby County YMCA Advisory Board; and the Advisory Board of Kings Ranch.

Brother Glasgow entered Freemasonry in Corinthian Lodge 462 at Alabaster, on March 22,1966. He served the Lodge as Master in 1970, and the Grand Lodge as Lecturer of District 12. He was elected to the office of Junior Grand Warden on November 22, 1978.