Edward A. Guilbert

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Edward A. Guilbert
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Born 12 June 1826(1826-06-12)
Watertown, New York
Died 4 March 1900 (73)
Dubuque, Iowa [1]
Nationality American
Alma mater Rush Medical College, Chicago (1847)
Affiliations Kassidean Knights
Spouse(s) Kathleen Somers (m. 1847)

Edward Augustus Guilbert (June 12, 1826 - March 4, 1900) was an American physician, a Mason (associated with the Grand Lodge of Iowa), and a fraternalist organiser, founder of the Kassidean Knights.

Fraternal Background

  • Freemason, A.F.&A.M., initiated in Illinois, 1851
  • Freemason, A.F.&A.M., Worshipful Master (and later Past Master) of Dubuque Lodge
  • Freemason, A.F.&A.M., Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Iowa
  • Kassidean Knights A.E.R., Founder



  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 April 2016), Edward Augustus Guilbert, 1900; Burial, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States of America, Linwood Cemetery; citing record ID 58922888, Find a Grave,