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Famous Masons

Abbott, Robert Sengstacke - Founder/publisher Chicago Defender

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

Adams, Samual - President of U. S.

Aldrin, Edwin E. - Astronaut

Allen, Richard - Founder / first bishop AME Church

Armstrong, Louis - Jazz Musician

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

Austin, Stephen F. - Father of Texas

Autry, Gene - Actor

Bach, Jahann Christian - Composer

Baldwin, Henry - Supreme Court Justice

Balfour, Lloyd - Jewelry

Bartholdi, Frederic A. - Designed the Statue of Liberty

Bassie, William "Count" - Orchestra leader / composer

Baylor, Robert E. B. - Founder Baylor University

Beard, Daniel Carter - Founder Boy Scouts

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

Blatchford, Samuel - Supreme Court Justice

Bolivar, Simon -  Liberator of South America & the 1st President of the Andean Region

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

BuBois, W. E. B. - Educator / scholar

Buchanan, James - President of the U. S.

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

Burns, Robert - The National Poet of Scotland

Burton, Harold H. - Supreme Court Justice

Byrd, Admiral Richard E. - Flew over North Pole

Byrnes, James F. - Supreme Court Justice

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

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

Casanova - Italian Adventurer, writer and entertainer

Catton, John - Supreme Court Justice

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

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

Clarke, John H. - Supreme Court Justice

Clemens, Samuel L. - Mark Twain - writer

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

Crockett, David - American Frontiersman and Alamo fame

Cushing, William - Supreme Court Justice

DeMille, Cecil - Actor

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

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

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

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, Henry - Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer

Forten, James - Abolitionist / manufacturer

Fortune, Timpothy 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.

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

George VI - King of England during WWII

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

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

Gillett, King C. - Gillett Razor Co.

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

Godfrey, Arthur - Actor

Goldwater, Barry - Former Senator from Arizona, Presidential Candidate

Grant, Ulysees S. - US Military Leader, President of US

Gray, Harold Lincoln - Creator of "Little Orphan Annie"

Grissom, Virgil - Astronaut

Grock - Swiss Circus Clown

Guillotin, Joseph Ignace - Inventor of the "Guillotin"

Haley, Alex - Author

Hancock, John - 1 of 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. - U. S. Congressman from California

Hayden, Josef - Composer

Hedges, Cornelius - "Father" of Yellowstone National Park

Henry, Patrick - Patriot

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

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

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

Jackson, Andrew - President of the U. S.

Jackson, Reverend Jesse - Minister

Jackson, Robert H. - Supreme Court Justice

Jenner, Edward - Inventor - Vaccination

Johnson, Andrew - President of the U. S.

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

Jose de San Martin Liberator of Argentina & Uruguay

Jose de Sucre Marshall of Bolivar & 1st President of Bolivia & Ecuador

Kemp, Jack - Former Congressman, Quarterback for Buffallo Bills

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

Khan III, Aga - Statesman

Kipling, Rudyard - Writer

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

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

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

Marshall, George C. - U. S. 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

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

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 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.

Naismith, James - Inventor of Basketball

Nelson, Samuel - Supreme Court Justice

New, Harry S. - Postmaster General who established Airmail

Newton, Joseph Fort - Christian Minister

Nunn, Sam - U. S. Senator

Olds, Ransom E. - American automobile pioneer

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

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

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.

Pullman, George - Built first sleeping car on train

Pushkin, Aleksander - Russian Poet

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

Reed, Stanley F. - Supreme Court Justice

Revere, Paul - Famous American

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.

Rutledge, Wiley B. - Supreme Court Justice

Salten, Felix - Creator of Bambi

Sanders, Bishop Carl J. - United Methodist Church

Sarnoff, David - Father of T. V.

Sax, Antoine Joseph - Invented the Saxophone (1846)

Schoonover, George - Founder of "The Builder"

Scott, Sir Walter - Writer

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 U. S. National Anthem

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

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

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

Swayne, Noah H. - Supreme Court Justice

Swift, Johathan - Wrote Gulliver's Travels

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

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.

Vinson, Frederick M. - Supreme Court Justice

Voltaire - French writer and philosopher

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

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

Wallace, Lewis - Wrote "Ben Hur"

Warner, Jack - Warner Brothers Fame

Warren, Earl - Supreme Court Justice

Washington, Booker T. - Educator / Founder Tuskagee Institute

Washington, George - 1st President of U. S.

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"

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 Ziegfelds Follies began in 1907