LEWISTON – David R. Lidstone was recently appointed Captain of the Guard by newly elected Potentate Douglas B. Swasey at Kora Temple’s annual meeting at the Kora Shrine Center.

Lidstone resides in North Auburn with his wife, Jane. Together they have three daughters, Sarah of Henderson, Tenn., Elizabeth of Portland and Abigail, who attends Northeastern University in Boston.

Lidstone owns Drake Asset Management Co. Inc., a licensed investment advisory firm, and is also a securities broker with Raymond James Financial Services Inc., with an office on Center Street in Auburn.

He is a graduate of Auburn schools and the University of Maine at Orono and has been employed in the investment field since 1984. He earned his charter as a financial analyst in 1991.

A Shriner since 1985, he served as personal aide to his brother-in-law, Frank R. Preble, who was Kora Temple’s potentate in 2001. Lidstone is a member of the Kora Temple Cycle Corps, Kora Temple Finance Committee and holds a number of other Masonic positions, including trustee and treasurer of the Auburn Masonic Association, senior warden of the H.H. Dickey Chapter of Rose Croix, first lieutenant commander and 32nd Degree Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret. He is a past master of Tranquil Lodge 29 of Auburn.


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