Edward Stevenson (Orange Order)

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Edward Stevenson is a Northern Irish farmer. He has been Grand Master of the Orange Order since his election in January 2011.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Stevenson is from Ardstraw, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is married and has three children with his wife.[3]

Orange Order[edit]

Stevenson joined the Orange Order in 1974.[4] He rose to be County Grand Master of Tyrone and Deputy Grand Master of the Order.[3] In January 2011, he was elected Grand Master of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orange Order grand master Edward Stevenson re-elected". The Belfast Telegraph. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Orange order elect Edward Stevenson as grand master". BBC News. BBC. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "New Orange leader in parades pledge". The Belfast Telegraph. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  4. ^ "New Orange Order leader elected". UTV Media. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2014.