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Famous Masons of the World


Abbot, Bud - Comedian

Robert Sengstacke - Founder/publisher Chicago Defender

Abbott, Sir John J.C. - Prime Minister of Canada 1891-92

Acuff, Roy - Singer

Adams, Sherman - Governor of New Hampshire and US Congressman

Aguinaldo, Emilio - President of the Philippines, he declared their independence in 1898

Aldrin, Edwin E. - Astronaut

Aldrich, Nelson Wilmarth - U. S. Senator

Alfond, Harold - Owned Dexter Shoe Company

Allen, Charles H. - First Governor of Puerto Rico

Allen, Ira - Known as the 'Father of Vermont'

Allen, Richard - Founder/first bishop AME Church

Althouse, Monroe - Director, Ringgold Band of Pennsylvania

Armstrong, Louis - Jazz Musician Arnold,

Benedict - Revolutionary War General

Arnold, Eddie- Singer

Arnold, General Henry "Hap" - Commander of the Army Air Force

Ashbrook, John M -Politician

Ashburn, Richie - Sports Philadelphia Phillies

Austin, Stephen F. - Father of Texas

Autry, Gene - Actor

Bach, Johann Sebastian - Composer

Bach, Karl Phillip Emanuel - court organist for Friedrich the Great

Badyna,Keith R.- International Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Baldwin, Henry - Supreme Court Justice

Balfour, Lloyd - Jewelry

Ballatine, Carl - McHale's Navy comic

Bartholdi, Frederic A. - Designed the Statue of Liberty

Barty, Billy - Actor

Basie, William "Count" - Orchestra leader/composer

Baylor, Robert E. B. - Founder Baylor UniversityBeard,

Bell, Lawrence - Bell Aircraft Corp.

Bennett, Viscount R.B. - Prime Minister of Canada 1930-35

Berlin, Irving - Entertainer

Black, Hugo L. - Supreme Court Justice

Blair, Jr., John - Supreme Court Justice

Blake, James Herbert Eubie -composer/pianist

Blatchford, Samuel - Supreme Court Justice

Bolivar, Simon -revolutionary

Borden, Sir Robert L. - Prime Minister of Canada 1911-1920

Borglum, Gutzon & Lincoln - Father and Son who carved Mt. Rushmore

Borgnine, Ernest - Actor

Bowell, Sir Mackenzie - Prime Minister of Canada 1894-96

Bowie, James - Alamo

Bradley, Omar N. - Military leader

Bradley, Thomas - Mayor of Las Angeles, CA

Brant, Joseph - Chief of the Mohawks 1742 - 1807

Bricker, John -Politician

Brooks, Foster - Comedian

Brown, Joe E. - Actor

Brown, Judge Joseph -(lawyer judge) TV

Bruening, Walter Oldest Living Man in America 1896 - Current

Buchanan, James - President of the U.S.

Bunche, Ralphe -worked for United Nations, initiated peace accord Middle East

Burnett, David G. - 1st President of the Republic of Texas

Burns, Robert - The National Poet of Scotland

Burton, Harold H. - Supreme Court Justice

Butala ,Anthony -Singer

Byrd, Admiral Richard E. - Flew over North Pole

Byrd, Robert - Senator from WV

Byrnes, James F. - Supreme Court Justice

Caey, Harry - Actor

Calvo, Father Francisco - Catholic Priest who started Freemasonry in Costa Rica 1865

Canute, Yakima - Cowboy, Stuntman

Carson, Christopher "Kit" - Frontiersman, scout and explorer

Carter, Daniel - Founder Boy Scouts

Casanova - Italian Adventurer, writer and entertainer

Catton, John - Supreme Court Justice

Chennault, Maj. General Claire E. - Flying Tigers leader, WWII General

Chagrin, Jean François - Designer of The Arc De Triomphe in Paris, France

Christenson,Larry -Sports Philadelphia Phillies pitcher

Chrysler, Walter P. - Automotive fame

Churchill, Winston - British Leader

Citroen, Andre - French Engineer and motor car manufacture

Clark, James -explorer

Clark, Mark - American WWII Airborne General

Clark, Roy - Country Western Star

Clark, Thomas C. - Supreme Court Justice

Clark, William - Explorer

Clarke, John H. - Supreme Court Justice

Clemens, Samuel L. - Mark Twain - writer

Clinton, Dewitt-governor New York

Clower, Jerry - Late Comedian

Cobb, Ty - Baseball Player

Cody, "Buffalo Bill" William - Indian fighter, Wild West Show

Cohan, George M. - Broadway star

Cole, Nat 'King' - Great ballad singer

Collodi, Carlo - Writer of Pinocchio

Colt, Samuel - Firearms inventor

Combs, Earle Bryan - Baseball Hall of Fame

Cosby, William H -entertainer, actor, philanthropist

Craig ,John -Ambassador

Crockett, David - American Frontiersman and Alamo fame

Crosby, Norm - Comedian and entertainer

Cushing, William - Supreme Court Justice

Davis, Jefferson - President CSA

Davis, Ossie - Actor, Director and Playwright

DeMille, Cecil - Movie Producer

Dempsey, Jack - Sports

Desaguliers, John Theophilus - Inventor of the planetarium

Devanter, Willis Van - Supreme Court Justice

Dewey, Thomas - Presidential Candidate

Diefenbaker, John G. - Prime Minister of Canada 1957-63

Dickens, Little Jimmy- Singer

Dirkson, Everett -Politician

Dole, Robert - Former Senator from Kansas

Doolittle, General James - Famous Air Force Pilot

Douglas, William O. - Supreme Court Justice

Dow, William H. - Dow Chemical Co.

Doyle, Sir Author Conan - Writer - Sherlock Holmes

Drake, Edwin L - American Pioneer of the Oil industry

Dubois, W.E.B. - Educator/author/historian

Dunant, Jean Henri - Founder of the Red Cross

Ebsen, Charles (Buddy) Jr - Actor

Edward VII - King of England

Edward VIII - King of England who abdicated the throne in less than 1 year

Ellington, Duke - Composer, Arranger and Stylist

Ellington, Edward K. "Duke" - Orchestra Leader/composer

Ellsworth, Oliver - Supreme Court Justice

Elway, John - former quarterback for the Denver Broncos

Evanko, Col. Paul J Commissioner Pa. State Police 1994-2002

Ervin Jr, Samuel J. - Headed "Watergate" committee

Evers, Medger Wiley - Civil Rights Leader

Faber, Eberhard - Head of the famous Eberhard Fabor Pencil Company

Fairbanks, Douglas - Silent film actor

Field, Stephen J. - Supreme Court Justice

Fields, W.C. - Actor

Fisher, Geoffrey - Archbishop of Canterbury 1945 - 1961

Fitch, John - Inventor of the Steamboat

Fleming, Sir Alexander - Invented Penicillin

Ford, Gerald R. - President of the U.S.

Ford, Glen - Actor

Ford, Henry - Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer

Ford, John - Director

Forten, James - Abolitionist/manufacturer

Fortune, Timothy Thomas - Journalist

Franklin, Benjamin - 1 of 13 Masonic signers of Constitution of the U.S.

Fulton, Robert - Inventor of 1st Submarine and Steam powered warship

Gable, Clark - Actor

Garfield, James A. - President of the U.S.

Garvey, Marcus - Community Leader, founder of the Black Star shipping line

Gatling, Richard J. - Built the "Gatling Gun"

Gentry, Teddy -the bass player and singer for the country group "ALABAMA"

George VI - King of England during W.W. II

Gibbon, Edward - Writer - Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Gibson, Hoot - Actor

Gidron, Richard - president, Dick Gidron Cadillac

Gilbert, Sir William S. - Was the librettis for "Pirates of Penzance"

Gillett, King C. - Gillett Razor Co.

Gleason, Jackie - Actor

Glenn, John H. - First American to orbit the earth in a space craft

Godfrey, Arthur - Actor

Goldwater, Barry - Former Senator from Arizona, Presidential Candidate

Gray, Harold Lincoln - Creator of "Little Orphan Annie

Green, Rev. Al- Minister/ Singer

Grissom, Virgil - Astronaut

Grock - Swiss Circus Clown

Guillotin, Joseph Ignace - Inventor of the "Guillotine"

Hall, Prince--First black American freemason

Hampton, Lionel--Orchestra leader/composer

Hancock, John - 1of 9 Masonic signers of Declaration of Independence

Harding, Warren G. - President of the U.S.

Hardy, Oliver - Actor - Comedian

Harlan, John M. - Supreme Court Justice

Hawkins, Augustus F. - US Congressman from California

Hayden, Josef - Composer

Hayden, Lewis - Abolitionist, Community Leader

Hayes, Woodrow "Woody" - Coach Ohio State

Hearns, T. P. -Comedian

Hedges, Cornelius - "Father" of Yellowstone National Park

Helms, Jesse, -. Senator

Henry, Patrick - Patriot

Henson, Josiah - Inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Henson, Matthew - explorer

Herbert, James - "Eubie" Blake, composer/pianist

Hilton, Charles C. - American Hotelier

Hoban, James - Architect for the U.S. Capital

Hoe, Richard M. - Invented the rotary press, revolutionizing newspaper printing

Holden, William - Actor

Hooks, Benjamin L- past President of NAACP

Hoover, J. Edgar - Director of FBI

Hornish, Sam Jr.-- Indy Racing League Driver (IRL Champ)

Hornsby, Rogers - An original member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Houdini, Harry - Magician

Houston, Sam - 2nd&4th President of the Republic of Texas

Howard, Morris "Moe" & "Curley" Howard - Comedians

Husky, Ferlin - Country Music Performer

Hutton, Timothy - Actor

Ives, Burl - Singer

Jackson, Andrew - President of the U.S.

Jackson, Reverend Jesse - Minister

Jackson, Robert H. - Supreme Court Justice

James, Daniel "Chappie" --General U S Air Force

Jenner, Edward - Inventor - Vaccination

Johnson, Andrew - President of the U.S.

Johnson, Ben - Actor,

Johnson, James -founder Jet magazine

Johnson, John A "Jack"--Heavyweight boxing title holder, 1908-1915

Johnson, John H.--Publisher EBONY and JET magazines

Jolson, Al - Fame as the first 'talking picture' the Jazz Singer

Jones, Absalom -founder AME church

Jones, Anson - 5th President of the Republic of Texas

Jones, John Paul - Naval Commander

Jones, Melvin - One of the founders of the Lions International

Juarez, Benito - First Native-American President of Mexico

Just, Ernest - Co-founder of Omega Psi Phi fraternity

Kemp, Jack - Former Congressman, Quarterback for Buffalo Bills

Kerner, Otto - Former Gov. Illinois

Key, Francis Scott - Wrote U.S. National Anthem

Khan III, Aga - Statesman

King, Don (boxing promoter)

King Kalakauna- King of Hawaii circa 1875

King Kamekame'a IV, Hawai'ian King, consolidated the islands to one kingdom

Kipling, Rudyard - Writer

Kirchmayer, Johannes (John) - wood carver

La Guardia, Fiorella H. - La Guardia Airport, Mayor of New York 1930's & 40's

Lafayette, Marquis de - Supporter of American Freedom

Laird, Ill:. Melvin, longtime Congressman & Sec of Defense

Lake, Simon - Built first submarine successful in open sea.

Lamar, Joseph E. - Supreme Court Justice

Lamar, Mirabeau B. - 3rd President of the Republic of Texas

Land, Frank S. - Founder Order of DeMolay

Leazer, Gary - Investigated Freemasonry for Southern Baptist Convention

Lee,Gen. Robert E. - Military

Lee,Lighthorse Harry - Revolutionary War General

Lejune,Maj. Gen.John A. honorary president of the Third Army Masonic Club and Rhode Island Overseas Lodge in post-WWI Germany

Lemay, Curtis - General

Lewis, Meriwether - Explorer

Levy, Uriah, Military, Shipping magnate and fiancier of American Revolution

Lincoln, Elmo - First actor to play Tarzan of the Apes (1918)

Lindbergh, Charles - Aviator

Lipton, Sir Thomas - Founder Lipton Tea Company

Liszt, Franz -musician

Livingston, Robert - Co-Negotiator for purchase of Louisiana Territory

Lloyd, Harold C. - Entertainer

Lott, Trent -Politician

Macadam, John - Invented "blacktop pavement"

MacArthur, General Douglas - Commander of Armed Forces in Philippines

MacDonald, Sir John A. - Prime Minister of Canada 1867-73 & 1878-91

Mandrell, Irby - father of the Mandrell Sisters - Country Entertainers

Marciano, Rocky (boxer)

Marshall, George C. - US Military Leader

Marshall, James W. - Discovered Gold at Sutter's Mill California 1848

Marshall, John - Chief Justice U.S. Supreme Court 1801 - 1835

Marshall, Thurgood - Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

Mathews, Stanley - Supreme Court Justice

Mattus, Reuben- the founder of Haagen-Dazs ice cream.

Mayer, Louis B. - Film producer who merged to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Mayo, Dr. William and Charles - Founded the Mayo Clinic

Mays, Benjamin - educator/former president Atlanta University

Maytag, Fredrick - Maytag

McKinley, William - President of the U.S.

Mecherle, George Jacob - Founder, State Farm Insurance

Menninger, Karl A. - Psychiatrist famous for treating mental illness

Mesmer, Franz Anton - practiced Mesmerism which led to Hypnotism

Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Olympic Champion

Mfume, Kweisi -President of the NAACP

Michelson, Albert Abraham - Successfully measured the speed of light in 1882

Minton, Sherman - Supreme Court Justice

Mix, Tom - U.S. Marshal turned actor. Stared in over 400 westernfilms

Monroe, James - President of the U.S.

Montgolfier, Jacques Etienne - Co-developer first practical hot-air balloon

Moody, William H. - Supreme Court Justice

Morgan, Garrett -invented gas mask, traffic light, "third rail" for modern subway

Morris, Dr. Robert - Poet and Founder of the Order of Eastern Star

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Composer

Muhammad, Elijah -Nation of Islam

Murphy, Audie - Most decorated American Soldier of WWII.

Naismith, James - Inventor of Basketball

Nelson, Samuel - Supreme Court Justice

New, Harry S. - Postmaster General who established Airmail

Newton, Joseph Fort - Christian Minister

Nitschke, Ray -Sports Green Bay Packer defense

Nunn, Sam - U.S. Senator

Olds, Ransom E. - American automobile pioneer

Otis, James - Famous for "Taxations without Representation is Tyranny"

Paisley, Brad - Country Singer

Palmer, Arnold - Golf Pro

Papst, Charles F. - Coined the term "Athletes Foot"

Paterson, William - Supreme Court Justice

Peale, Norman Vincent - Founder of "Guidepost" and Minister

Peary, Robert E. - First man to reach the North Pole (1909)

Penny, James C. - Retailer

Pershing, John Joseph - Decorated American Soldier

Peters, Steven A. - Leader of the Wampanoag Community

Pijper,Willem -foremost 20th century Dutch composer

Pike, Albert - Confederate General and Masonic Historian,

Pike, Zebulon - Pike's Peak named after him

Pinchot,Bronson -Actor

Pippen, Scottie - Sports NBA

Pitney, Mahlon - Supreme Court Justice

Poinsett, Joel R. - U.S. Minister to Mexico who developed the flower: Poinsettia

Polk, James Knox - President of the U.S.

Potier, Sidney-Actor, director

Powell, Adam Clayton -politician, reverend

Pryor, Richard -Comedian

Pullman, George - Built first sleeping car on train.

Pushkin, Aleksander - Russian Poet

Randolph, Asa Philip -international brotherhood of sleeping car porters

Rangal, Charles B. - U.S. Congressman from New York

Reed, Stanley F. - Supreme Court Justice

Rendell, Edward G. - Current Governor of Penna

Revere, Paul - Famous American

Richards, Michael - Actor, Kramer on Seinfeld

Rickenbacker, Eddie - Great American Air Force Ace

Ridgeway, Matthew - US Military Leader

Ringling Brothers - All 7 brothers and their father were Masons.

Roebling, John - architect Brooklyn Bridge and Frederick Olmsted, & Central Park.

Robinson, Sugar Ray - American Boxer

Rogers, Roy - American cowboy and screen star

Rogers, Will - Actor

Roosevelt, Franklin D. - President of the U.S.

Roosevelt, Theodore - President of the U.S.

Ross, Lawrence Sullivan- Brigadier General Confederate Army, President of Texas A&M

Rutledge, Wiley B. - Supreme Court Justice

Salieri, Antonio-musician

Salten, Felix - Creator of Bambi

Sanders, Bishop Carl J. - United Methodist Church

Sanders, Harland - founder KFC

Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de General of the Mexican Army

Sarnoff, David - Father of T.V.

Savitt, Bill - Hartford jeweler

Sax, Antoine Joseph - Invented the Saxophone (1846)

 Schomburg, Arthur - Historian, Founder of the Schomburg Collection.

Schoonover, George - Founder of "The Builder"

Scott, Randolph- Actor

Scott, Sir Walter - Writer

Sellers, Peter - Actor

Sexson, Mark - Minister & Founder: Intl. Order of Rainbow for Girls

Shakespeare, William - Writer

Shire, Harold - Former Deputy District Atty. of Los Angeles County, CEO of Shire Aeronautical Corp., Presidential advisor to Reagan & Bush administrations

Sharpton, Reverend Al -politician

Sibelius, Jean - Composer (Finland)

Sitting Bull _American Indian

Skelton, Red - Entertainer real name was Richard Bernard

Smith, John Stafford - Wrote the music that became the US National Anthem. Smith, Joseph founder of the Mormon Church

Smith, Wesley (Masonic researcher)

Sousa, John Philip - Led the U.S. Marine Band from 1880 - 1892

Schatz, Jerry - Child Actor, stage name Jerry Tucker, Our Gang, Hi Neighbor

Stanford, Leland - Drove the gold spike linking the intercontinental railroad & Founded Stanford University

Starr, Bart- Sports Packer Quarterback

Stetson, John B, Founder of Stetson Hats

Stevenson, Robert Louis - Author

Stewart, Potter - Supreme Court Justice

Steward, Redd - Country Music Performer

Steele, Bob - famous radio broadcaster for 50 years on WTIC Radio

Still, Andrew T. - American Physician who devised treatment of Osteopathy

Stokes, Carl B. - First Black elected Mayor, Cleveland, Ohio

Stokes, Louis - U.S. Congressman from Ohio

Stone, W. Clemment - Insurance Magnate

Stratton, Charles "Tom Thumb" - Entertainer

Sutton, Percy - Banker

Swayne, Noah H. - Supreme Court Justice

Swift, Johathan - Wrote Gulliver's Travels

Switzer, Carl - "Alfalfa" Our Gang Comedies

Taft, William Howard - President of the U.S.

Taylor, Dub - Actor

Teets, John W. - Chairman and President of Dial Corporation

Thomas, Danny - Actor, Entertainer

Thomas, Dave - Founder of Wendy's Restaurant

Thomas, Lowell - Brought Lawrence of Arabia to public notice

Thurmond, Strom -Politician

Thurston, Howard - Last of the great vaudeville magicians.

Tillis, Mel - Country Singer

Tirpitz, Alfred Von - German Naval officer responsible for submarine warfare

Todd, Thomas - Supreme Court Justice

Tower, John -Politician Towns, Edolphus - Congressman

Travis, Colonel William B. - Alamo

Trimble, Robert - Supreme Court Justice

Truman, Harry S. - President of the U.S.

Vinson, Frederick M. - Supreme Court Justice

Voltaire - French writer and philosopher

Wadlow, Robert Pershing - Tallest human on record being almost 9 feet tall

Wainwright, Jonathan Meyhew - General U. S. Army, Hero of Battan

Waldon, Alton - Former Congressman

Wallace, Governor George C. - Presidential Candidate who was nearly assassinated

Wallace, Lewis - Wrote "Ben Hur"

Warderick, Al-Tareik rapper "Lords of the Underground

Warner, Jack - Warner Brothers Fame

Warren, Earl - Supreme Court Justice

Washington, Booker T. - Educator/Founder Tuskegee Institute

Washington, George - President of US, 1st

Wayne, John - Actor

Webb, Matthew - First man to swim the English Channel (1875)

Wesberry, Dr. James P. - Former Exec. Dir./Editor Southern Baptist Publication Sunday

Whiteman, Paul - "King of Jazz"

Williams, Bert - Actor, Comedian

Williams, Rev. Hosea- Civil rights Activist

Williams, Tex- Country singer

Williamson, Harry A -author/Masonic historian

Wilde, Oscar - Writer

Woodbury, Levi - Supreme Court Justice

Woods, William B. - Supreme Court Justice

Wootton MD, Percy - President American Medical Association (1997- )

Wright, Orville & Wilber - Inventors of flight

Wyler, William - Director of "Ben Hur"

Young, Andrew - Former Mayor of Atlanta

Young, Cy - Cy Young Award

Zanuck, Darryl F. - Co-founder of 20th Century Productions in 1933

Ziegfeld, Florenz - His Ziegfeld's Follies began in 1907

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