Famous Masons

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A

Aasen, John - movie actor
Abbott, Robert Sengstacke - Founder/publisher Chicago Defender
Abbott, Sir John J.C.- Prime Minister of Canada 1891-92
Abbott, William "Bud" - Actor (Abbott and Costello)
Acuff, Roy - Country Music Star
Adams, Samuel - Patriot
Adams, Sherman - Governor of New Hampshire and US Congressman
Aguinaldo, Emilio - Former President of the Philippines
Aldrich, Nelson Wilmarth - U. S. Senator
Aldrin, Edwin E. - Astronaut
Allen, Charles H. - First Governor of Puerto Rico
Allen, Richard - Founder/first bishop AME Church
Anderson, Brad - Cartoonist (Created Marmaduke)
Armstrong, Louis - Jazz Musician
Arnold, Benedict - American Revolutionary and Traitor
Arnold, Eddie - Actor
Arnold, General Henry "Hap" - Commander of the Army Air Force
Ashburn, Richie - Baseball Hall of Famer
Atkins, Chet - Musician
Austin, Stephen F. - Father of Texas
Autry, Gene - Actor

B

Bach, Johann Sebastian - Composer
Baldwin, Henry - Supreme Court Justice
Balfour, Lloyd - Jewelry
Bartholdi, Frederic A. - Designed the Statue of Liberty
Basie, William "Count" - Orchestra leader/composer
Baylor, Robert E. B. - Founder Baylor University
Beard, Daniel Carter - Founder Boy Scouts
Bell, Lawrence - Bell Aircraft Corp.
Bellamy, Rev. Francis - Authored U.S. Pledge of Allegiance
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 - South American Revolutionary
Booth, Rev. William - Founder of The Salvation Army
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 - Former mayor of Los Angeles, CA
Brant, Joseph - Chief of the Mohawks 1742 - 1807
Brundage, Avery - Olympic Committee
Buchanan, James - President of the U.S.
Burnett, David G. - 1st President of the Republic of Texas
Burns, Robert - The National Poet of Scotland
Burr, Aaron - American Politician
Burton, Harold H. - Supreme Court Justice
Byrd, Admiral Richard E. - Flew over North Pole
Byrnes, James F. - Supreme Court Justice

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C

Cain, Michael - Actor
Calvo, Father Francisco - Catholic Priest who started Freemasonry in Costa Rica 1865
Campbell, Sir Malcolm - Land speed record holder
Cantor, Eddie - Entertainer
Carson, Christopher "Kit" - Frontiersman, scout and explorer
Casanova - Italian Adventurer, writer and entertainer
Catton, John - Supreme Court Justice
Chagall, Marc - Artist
Chagrin, Jean Francios - Designer of The Arc De Triomphe in Paris, France
Christenson, Larry - Former Major League Baseball Pitcher
Chrysler, Walter P. - Automotive fame
Churchill, Winston - British Leader
Citroen, Andre - French Engineer and motor car manufacturer
Clark, Roy - Country Western Star
Clark, Thomas C. - Supreme Court Justice
Clark, William - Explorer (Lewis and Clark)
Clarke, John H. - Supreme Court Justice
Clemens, Samuel L. - Mark Twain - writer
Cobb, Ty - Baseball Player
Cochrane, Gordon S. "Mickey" - Baseball Hall of Famer
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 Famer
Cooper, Leroy Gordon, Jr. - American astronaut
Crockett, David - American Frontiersman and Alamo fame
Cushing, William - Supreme Court Justice

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D

DeMille, Cecil B. - Actor
Dempsey, Jack - Boxer
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
Disney, Walt - Cartoonist/movies
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

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E

Ebbets, Charles - Baseball owner, Ebbets Field
Edward VII - King of England
Edward VIII - King of England who abdicated the throne in less than 1 year
Eiffel, Gustave Alexandre - Designed Eiffel Tower
Ellery, William - 1 of 13 signers of The Declaration of Independence
Ellington, Edward K. "Duke" - Orchestra Leader/composer
Ellsworth, Oliver - Supreme Court Justice
Ervin Jr, Samuel J. - Headed "Watergate" committee
Evers, Medger Wiley - Civil Rights Leader

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F

Faber, Eberhard - Head of the famous Eberhard Faber Pencil Company
Fairbanks, Charles Warren - Vice President of the United States
Fairbanks, Douglas - Silent film actor
Feller, Bob - Baseball player
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, Henry - Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer
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

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G

Gable, Clark - Actor
Garabaldi,Giuseppe - Italian General
Garfield, James A. - President of the U.S.
Gatling, Richard J. - Built the "Gatling Gun"
George VI - King of England during W.W. II
Gibbon, Edward - Writer - Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Gilbert, Sir William S. - Was the librettis for "Pirates of Penzance"
Gillette, King C. - Gillette Razor Co.
Gilmore, Patrick S. - American Bandleader and Composer
Glenn, John H. - First American to orbit the earth in a space craft
Godfrey, Arthur - Actor / Entertainer
Goldwater, Barry - Former Senator from Arizona, Presidential Candidate
Grant, Ulyses S. - US Military Leader, President of US
Gray, Harold Lincoln - Creator of "Little Orphan Annie"
Grimes, Burleigh - Baseball Hall of Famer
Grissom, Virgil - Astronaut
Grock - Swiss Circus Clown
Guillotin, Joseph Ignace - Inventor of the "Guillotin"

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H

Haley, Alex - Author
Hall, Prince - First African American Freemason
Hampton, Lionel - Orchestra leader / composer
Hancock, John - 1 of 13 Masonic signers of Declaration of Independence
Handel Goerge - Composer
Harding, Warren G. - President of the U.S.
Hardy, Oliver - Actor - Comedian
Harlan, John M. - Supreme Court Justice
Harvey, Paul - Radio personality
Hawkins, Augustus F. - US Congressman from California
Hayden, Josef - Composer
Hedges, Cornelius - "Father" of Yellowstone National Park
Helms, Jesse - U.S. Senator
Henry, Patrick - Patriot
Henson, Josiah - Inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Hilton, Charles Conrad - American Hotelier
Hoban, James - Architect for the U.S. Captial
Hoe, Richard M. - Invented the rotory press, revolutionizing newspaper printing
Hoover, Frank - Vacuum cleaners
Hoover, J. Edgar - Director of FBI
Hope, Bob - Comedian
Hornsby, Rogers - An original member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Houdini, Harry - Magician
Houston, Sam - 2nd&4th President of the Republic of Texas
Humphrey, Hubert H., Jr. - 38th Vice President of the U.S.

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I

Irwin, James - American astronaut
Ives, Burl - entertainer

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J

Jackson, Andrew - President of the U.S.
Jackson, Reverend Jesse - Minister
Jackson, Robert H. - Supreme Court Justice
Jenner, Edward - Inventor - Small Pox Vaccination
Johnson, Andrew - President of the U.S.
Johnson, Jack - Boxer - "The Great White Hope"
Jolson, Al - Fame as the first 'talking picture' the Jazz Singer
Jones, Anson - 5th President of the Republic of Texas
Jones, John Paul - Naval Commander
Jones, Melvin - One of the founders of the Lions International

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K

Keaton, Buster - Actor
Kemp, Jack - Former Congressman, Quarterback for Buffallo Bills
Key, Francis Scott - Wrote U.S. National Anthem
Khan III, Aga - Statesman
Kipling, Rudyard - Writer

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L

La Guardia, Fiorella H. - La Guardia Airport, Mayor of New York 1930's & 40's
Lafayette, Marquis de - Supporter of American Freedom
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 and later joined Freemasonry
Lewis, Meriwether - Explorer (Lewis and Clark)
Lincoln, Elmo - First actor to play Tarzan of the Apes (1918)
Lindbergh, Charles - Aviator
Lipton, Sir Thomas - Founder Lipton Tea Company
Livingston, Robert - Co-Negotiator for purchase of Louisiana Territory
Lloyd, Harold C. - Entertainer
Lott, Trent - U.S. Senator

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M

Macadam, John - Invented "blacktop pavement"
MacArthur, General Douglas - Commander of Armed Forces in Phillipines
MacDonald, Sir John A. - Prime Minister of Canada 1867-73 & 1878-91
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
Mayer, Louis B. - Film producer who merged to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Mayo, Dr. William and Charles - Founded the Mayo Clinic
Maytag, Fredrick - Maytag Appliance Manufacturer
McGovern, George - American politician
McKinley, William - President of the U.S.
Mecherle, George Jacob - Founder, State Farm Insurance
Mellon, Andrew - Industrialist / Banker
Menninger, Karl A. - Psychiatrist famous for treating mental illness
Mesmer, Franz Anton - practiced Mesmerism which led to Hypnotism
Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Olympic Champion
Michelson, Albert Abraham - Successfully measured the speed of light in 1882
Miller, Glenn - Musician
Minton, Sherman - Supreme Court Justice
Mix, Tom - U.S. Marshal turned actor. Stared in over 400 western films
Monroe, James - President of the U.S.
Montgolfier, Jacques Etienne - Co-developer of the first practical hot-air balloon
Moody, William H. - Supreme Court Justice
Morris, Dr. Robert - Poet and Founder of the Order of Eastern Star
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Composer
Murphy, Audie - Most decorated American Soldier of WWII.

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N

Naismith, James - Inventor of Basketball
Nash, Charles - Automobiles
Nelson, Samuel - Supreme Court Justice
New, Harry S. - Postmaster General who established Airmail
Newton, Joseph Fort - Christian Minister
Nunn, Sam - U.S. Senator
Nutter, Michael - Mayor of Philadelphia


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O

Olds, Ransom E. - American automobile pioneer (Oldsmobile)
Otis, James - Famous for "Taxations without Representation is Tyranny"

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P

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
Penny, James C. - Retailer
Perry, Robert E. - First man to reach the North Pole (1909)
Pershing, John Joseph - Decorated American Soldier
Pike, Zebulon - Pike's Peak named after him
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.
Pryor, Richard - Actor / comedian
Pullman, George - Built first sleeping car on train.
Pushkin, Aleksander - Russian Poet

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R

Rangal, Charles B. - U.S. Congressman from New York
Reed, Stanley F. - Supreme Court Justice
Rendell, Edward G. - Governor of Pennsylvania
Revere, Paul - American Patriot
Rhodes, Cecil - Rhodes Scholar
Richardson, Elliot - U.S. Attorney General
Rickenbacker, Eddie - Great American Air Force Ace
Ridgeway, Matthew - US Military Leader
Ringling Brothers - All 7 brothers and their father were Masons.
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.
Rush, Benjamin - Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Rutledge, Wiley B. - Supreme Court Justice

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S

Salten, Felix - Creator of Bambi
Sanders, Bishop Carl J. - United Methodist Church
Sanders, Harland "Colonel" - Founder Kentucky Fried Chicken
Sarnoff, David - Father of T.V.
Sax, Antoine Joseph - Invented the Saxophone (1846)
Schirra, Walter Marty, Jr. - American astronaut
Schoonover, George - Founder of "The Builder"
Scott, Sir Walter - Writer
Seguin, Juan - Alamo & Texas Patriot
Sellers, Peter - Actor
Sexson, Mark - Minister & Founder: Intl. Order of Rainbow for Girls
Shakespeare, William - Writer
Sibelius, Jean - Composer (Finland)
Skelton, Red - Entertainer
Smith, John Stafford - Wrote the music that became the US National Anthem.
Sousa, John Philip - Led the U.S. Marine Band from 1880 - 1892
Speaker, Tris - Baseball Hall of Famer
Stanford, Leland - Drove the gold spike linking the intercontinental railroad & Founded Stanford University
Starr, Bart - Football Hall of Famer
Stewart, Potter - Supreme Court Justice
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
Stratton, Charles "Tom Thumb" - Entertainer
Street, John - Former Mayor of Philadelphia
Stuben, Baron von - Prussian born American Revolutionary
Swayne, Noah H. - Supreme Court Justice
Swift, Johathan - Wrote Gulliver's Travels

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T

Taft, William Howard - President of the U.S.
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 - U.S. Senator
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
Travis, Colonel William B. - Alamo
Trimble, Robert - Supreme Court Justice
Truman, Harry S. - President of the U.S.

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V

Vinson, Frederick M. - Supreme Court Justice
Voltaire - French writer and philosopher

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W

Wadlow, Robert Pershing - Tallest human on record being almost 9 feet tall
Wagner, Honus - Baseball Hall of Famer
Wallace, Governor George C. - Presidential Candidate who was nearly assasinated
Wallace, Lewis - Wrote "Ben Hur"
Wanamaker, John - Retailer
Waner, Lloyd - Baseball Hall of Famer
Waner, Paul - Baseball Hall of Famer
Warner, Glenn S. "Pop" - American Football Pioneer
Warner, Jack - Warner Brothers Fame
Warren, Earl - Supreme Court Justice
Washington, Booker T. - Educator/Founder Tuskagee Institute
Washington, George - President of US, 1st
Wayne, John - Actor
Webb, Matthew - First man to swim the English Channel (1875)
Wells, H. G. - Author
Wesberry, Dr. James P. - Former Exec. Dir./Editor Southern Baptist Publication Sunday
Whiteman, Paul - "King of Jazz"
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"
Wynn, Ed - Actor

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Y

Young, Andrew - Former Mayor of Atlanta
Young, Cy - Baseball Hall of Famer - Cy Young Award

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Z

Zanuck, Darryl F. - Co-founder of 20th Century Productions in 1933
Ziegfeld, Florenz - His Ziegfeld's Follies began in 1907


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