October 17, 1881, Gloversville, New York.
November 15, 1964, Torrington, Connecticut.
Mason graduated from Syracuse University, New York, in 1911. He went on to serve at Auburn Theological Seminary, New York City, as organist (1916–39), instructor of music (1917–35), and assistant professor of fine arts and religion (1935–39). While at Auburn, he did graduate work at Boston University (1924–26), and played the organ at the First Presbyterian Church. He later served as organist at the Second Presbyterian Church of Auburn for 27 years.