Wor. Bro. Kenneth James Burleigh
2012 / 2013
Wor. Bro Kenneth James Burleigh
Bro. Ken was raised in Vancouver, BC and he was married in May 6, 1967 and has two sons and one daughter. From Age 16 to age 19 he was a member of the Seaforth Highlanders Regiment in Vancouver and attained the rank of Corporal.
He worked for the Canadian Pacific Railroad in the Regional Accountants Office, a service station in Coquitlam, the BC Forestry Association as Regional Supervisor and handyman at the Junior Forest Warden Camp in Squamish, BC. He worked for BC Railway as a Police Officer and in 1973 moved to Vernon in a partnership in a flooring and home decorating business. In 1975 he moved to Granisle, BC to work in a open pit copper mine where he got an automotive apprenticeship which he finished in 3 years.
The mine shut down in 1981 then the family moved back to Vancouver where he was employed by Mohawk Propane as a truck driver/mechanic and got into automotive propane conversions.
In 1990 he moved to Nanaimo where he was employed by Payless fuels to start a propane conversion program. In 1992 when Shell took over the Payless Fuels the program was shut down and he was laid off and became selfemployed.
Wor. Bro. was Initiated in January 1999, Passed in May 1999 and raised in February 2000. He is a Lewis Mason