Right Worshipful Brother Joshua Thompson was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri where he currently lives with his wife Wendi. RWB Thompson attended college at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. Before leaving Northwest, on the advice of his grandfather, he sought membership in his local Lodge, Nodaway No. 470, where he was Raised in 2007. Later that year, RWB Thompson relocated to the UK to pursue his Master’s Degree and joined St Mary’s Lodge No. 63 under the United Grand Lodge of England. On his return Missouri in 2010, he returned to his hometown and joined Compass Lodge No. 120 where he served as Master in 2013 and currently serves as Secretary; he is also a Past Master and member of Kansas City Lodge No. 220.
Right Worshipful Brother Thompson has previously served the Grand Lodge in several capacities, including as Grand Pursuivant, Junior Grand Marshal, and as a member of the Masonic Education Committee. He currently serves as the District Deputy Grand Lecturer of the 17th Masonic District and Chairman of the Grand Lodge Public Relations Committee.
His other Masonic memberships include: The Missouri Lodge of Research, Rosanna Chapter No. 262 O.E.S., Independence Chapter No. 12 R.A.M., Independence Chapter No. 49 R.S.M., and Palestine Commandery No. 17 K.T. as well as MOChIP Line 6, The Square and Compass Association, and East Gate Travelers’ Club.