Douglas E. Patmore, of Rockport, Indiana, was born January 9, 1965, in Owensboro Kentucky. Doug is a lifelong resident of Rockport, Indiana. Doug is a 1983 Graduate of South Spencer High School. He is a Graduate of the 105th Session of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Doug served as a Police Officer on the Rockport City Police Department, where he eventually served as the Rockport Police Chief. During his Law Enforcement career, he was a Certified Law Enforcement Instructor through the Law Enforcement Training Board. Doug taught on a part time basis at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. He was a certified Vehicle Crash Investigator, certified Breath Test Operator, and certified on Doppler Radar.
Doug began his Masonic career on May 1, 1998, where he was raised a Master Mason in Eureka Lodge #397. Doug is a member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Evansville. Doug served in the Mordecai Council Line at Evansville. Doug was Crowned a 33rd Degree Mason 2017 by the Supreme Council.
Doug is a member of the Evansville York Rite, where he has served as High Priest in Evansville Chapter #12, Illustrious Master in Simpson Council #23, and Commander in Lavalette Commandery #15. In January of 2024, he was presented with the Knight of York Cross of Honor (KYCH) in Nashville, Indiana.
Doug has also served the Grand Lodge of Indiana as an Area Representative from 2012 to 2015, Grand Marshal in 2015-16, 2020-21 and 2021-22. He also served the Grand Lodge as Grand Steward and Tyler in 2019-20. In addition, he is a member of the Evansville York Rite College, Yeomen of York, Red Cross of Constantine, and a Shriner through Hadi Shrine Temple in Evansville.
Doug is currently serving the Grand Commandery of Knights Templars of Indiana.

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