Famous Masons

US Presidents

Buchanan, James

Ford, Gerald R

Garfield, James A

Harding, Warren G.

Jackson, Andrew

Johnson, Andrew

McKinley, William

Monroe, James

Polk, James

Roosevelt, Franklin D.

Roosevelt, Theodore

Taft, William Howard

Truman, Harry S.

Washington, George – President of US, 1st

 Supreme Court Justices

Black, Hugo L.

Blair, Jr., John

Blatchford, Samuel

Baldwin, Henry

Burton, Harold H

Byrnes, James F.

Catton, John

Clark, Thomas C

Clarke, John H

Cushing, William

Devanter, Willis Van

Douglas, William O

Ellsworth, Oliver

Field, Stephen J.

Harlan, John M.

Jackson, Robert H

Lamar, Joseph E.

Marshall, John

Marshall, Thurgood

Mathews,Stanley

Minton, Sherman

Moody, William H

Nelson, Samuel

Paterson, William

Pitney, Mahlon

Reed, Stanley F

Rutledge, Wiley B.

Stewart, Potter tice

Swayne, Noah H

Todd, Thomas

Trimble, Robert

Vinson, Frederick M.

Warren, Earl

Woodbury, Levi

Woods, William B.

Military

Arnold, General Henry “Hap” – Commander of the Army Air Force

Bradley, Omar N. – Military leader

Byrd, Admiral Richard E. – Flew over North Pole

Doolittle, General James – Famous Air Force Pilot

Jones, John Paul – First Admiral of theUSNavy

Lafayette, Marquis de – Supporter of American Freedom

Lindbergh, Charles – Aviator

MacArthur, GeneralDouglas- Commander of Armed Forces inPhilippines

Marshall, George – General of the Armies

McClellan, General George B. – Army of thePotomac, Presidential candidate against Abe Lincoln, faced General Robert E. Lee at the battle ofAntietamand twice Governor of New Jersey.

Montgomery, Richard Major General – Fist General Officer of the Continental Army killed in theBattleforQuebeconDec 31, 1775.

Murphy, Audie – Most decorated soldier of WW11.

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

Pershing, John Joseph – Decorated American Soldier

Rickenbacker, Eddie – Great American Air Force Ace

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

 Sports

Cobb, Ty – An original member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Combs, Earle Bryan – Baseball Hall of Fame

Dempsey, Jack – Sports

Hornsby,Rogers- A member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Naismith, James – Inventor of Basketball

Palmer,Arnold- Golf Pro

 Actors\Writers

Autry, Gene – Actor

Borgnine, Ernest – Actor

Burns, Robert – The National Poet ofScotland

Casanova – Italian Adventurer, writer and entertainer

Clemens, Samuel L. – Mark Twain – writer

Cohan, George M. – Broadway star

Collodi, Carlo – Writer of Pinocchio

Doyle, Sir Author Conan – Writer – Sherlock Holmes

Fairbanks, Douglas – Silent film actor

Fields, W.C. – Actor

Gable, Clark – Actor

Gibbon, Edward – Writer – Decline and Fall of theRoman Empire

Godfrey, Arthur – Actor

Gray, Harold Lincoln – Creator of “Little Orphan Annie

Hardy, Oliver – Actor – Comedian

Kipling, Rudyard – Writer

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

Mix, Tom – US Marshal turned actor. Stared in over 400 western films

Murphy, Audie – Most decorated American Soldier of WWII

Pushkin, Aleksander – Russian Poet

Rogers, Roy – American cowboy and screen star

Rogers, Will – Actor

Scott, Sir Walter – Writer

Sellers, Peter – Actor

Shakespeare, William – Writer

Swift, Jonathan – Wrote Gulliver’s Travels

Voltaire – French writer and philosopher

Wallace, Lewis – Wrote “Ben Hur”

Wayne, John – Actor

 Musicians\ Entertainers

Bassie, William “Count” – Orchestra leader/composer

Berlin,Irving- Entertainer

Clark,Roy- Country Western Star

Dickens, Little Jimmy – Grand Ole Opry Star

Ellington, Duke – Composer, Arranger and Stylist

Jolson, Al – Fame as the first ‘talking picture’ the Jazz Singer

Key, Francis Scott – Wrote US National Anthem

Lloyd, Harold C. – Entertainer

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Composer

Sax, Antoine Joseph – Invented the Saxophone (1846)

Skelton, Red – Entertainer

Smith, John Stafford – Wrote the music that became the US National Anthem.

Sousa, John Philip – Led theUSMarine Band from 1880 – 1892

Stratton, Charles “Tom Thumb” – Entertainer

Tillis, Mel – Country Singer

Whiteman, Paul – “King of Jazz”

 Astronauts

Aldrin, Edwin E. – Astronaut

Armstrong, Neil – Astronaut

Glenn, John H. – First American to orbit the earth in a spacecraft

Grissom, Virgil – Astronaut

 Early American Pioneers

Austin, Stephen F. – Father ofTexas

Bowie, James -Alamo

Brant, Joseph – Chief of the Mohawks 1742 – 1807

Burnett, David G. – 1st President of theRepublicofTexas

Carson, Christopher “Kit” – Frontiersman, scout and explorer

Clark, William – Explorer

Cody, “Buffalo Bill” William – Indian fighter, Wild West Show

Colt, Samuel – Firearms inventor

Crockett, David – American Frontiersman andAlamofame

Henry, Patrick – Patriot

Houston, Sam – 2nd&4th President of theRepublicofTexas

Jones, Anson – 5th President of theRepublicofTexas

Lamar, Mirabeau B. – 3rd President of theRepublicofTexas

Lewis, Meriwether – Explorer

Livingston, Robert – Co-Negotiator for purchase ofLouisianaTerritory

Revere, Paul – Famous American

Travis, Colonel William B. -Alamo

 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Franklin, Benjamin – 1 of 13 Masonic signers of Constitution of theUS

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

 Other Famous Masons

Baylor, Robert E. B. -FounderBaylorUniversity

Beard, Daniel Carter – Founder Boy Scouts

Bell, Lawrence – Bell Aircraft Corp.

Borglum, Gutzon & Lincoln – Father and Son who carvedMt.Rushmore

BuBois, W.E.B. – Educator/scholar

Chrysler, Walter P. – Automotive fame

Dow, William H. – Dow Chemical Co.

Drake, Edwin L – American Pioneer of the Oil industry

Ervin Jr, Samual J. – Headed “Watergate” committee

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

Fitch, John – Inventor of the Steamboat

Ford, Henry – Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer

Gatling, Richard J. – Built the “Gatling Gun”

Gillett, King C. – Gillett Razor Co.

Hedges, Cornelius – “Father” ofYellowstoneNational Park

Henson, Josiah – Inspired the novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Hilton, Charles C. – American Hotelier

Hoban, James – Architect for theUSCapital

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

Hoover, J. Edgar – Director of FBI

Houdini, Harry – Magician

Lipton, Sir Thomas – Tea

Marshall, James W. – Discovered Gold at Sutter’s MillCalifornia1848

Mayer, Louis B. – Film producer who merged to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Mayo, Dr. William and Charles – Began Mayo Clinic

Maytag, Fredrick – Maytag

New, Harry S. – Postmaster General who established Airmail

Olds, Ransom E. – American automobile pioneer

Otis, James – Famous for “Taxation without Representation is Tyranny”

Penny, James C. – Retailer

Poinsett, Joel R. – US Minister toMexicowho developed the flower: Poinsettia

Pullman, George – Built first sleeping car on train.

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

Salten, Felix – Creator of Bambi

Sarnoff, David – Father of T.V.

Stanford, Leland – Drove the gold spike linking the intercontinental railroad

Stanford, Leland -Railroads & StanfordUniversity

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

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

Thomas, Dave – Founder ofWendysRestaurant

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

Warner, Jack – Warner Brothers Fame

Webb, Matthew – First man to swim theEnglish Channel(1875)

Wyler, William – Director of “Ben Hur”

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

Ziegfeld, Florenz – His Ziegfeld’s Follies began in 1907

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