Biography


William K. “Bill” Curtis, Jr. was born on October 11, 1963 in Boise, Idaho to Bill and Helen Curtis of Meridian, Idaho. He attended school in Meridian, graduating from Meridian High School in 1981. After high school he attended The College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho, graduating in 1985 with a B. A. degree in Business Administration. Bill went to work for his father at Overland Lumber after graduating from college. In 1996, he purchased the lumberyard from his father and took over as owner and president of the company.

Bill married his wife Andrea in September of 1994. They have been blessed with two children, John, born in 1996, and Emily, born in 1998. During his free time, Bill plays the drums in two bagpipe bands, The Boise Highlanders and The City of Boise Police Pipes and Drums. He is also an active member of Eagle Christian Church.

Bill was raised a Master Mason in 1987 in Idaho Lodge #1 A.F. & A.M. He served as Worshipful Master of Idaho Lodge #1 in 1993, 2009, and 2012.Currently, he is the Right Worshipful Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Idaho. He became a member of the Boise York Rite Bodies in 1989, serving as the Eminent Commander of Idaho Commandery #1 Knights Templar in 1994, Excellent High Priest of Boise Chapter #3 Royal Arch Masons in 1996, and Illustrious Master of Idaho Council #1 Cryptic Masons in 1997. Bill is a Past Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Idaho, a Past Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Idaho and is a Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of Idaho. Bill is a Past Sovereign of St. Michael Conclave, Red Cross of Constantine, and is a Past Preceptor of Redemption Tabernacle No. XL, Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests. Bill is a Past Prior of Priory #13 K.Y.C.H. He is a Past Governor of Tri-Valley York Rite College #178. He is a member of Wyoming College S.R.I.C.F. He is a member of El Korah Shrine.

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