Millions of men have been Masons. Most are not much different from you or I. However, there are some who are well-known public figures. There have been noble princes or Kings of the Silver Screen. Some have been leaders of countries or leaders of men. Still others were famous for athletic exploits. Among our ranks are Nobel Laureates and Medal of Honor Winners. Still others are medical giants or giants of industry.
Scan through our list and see how many men were famous in their everyday lives but were still humble enough to level themselves with the Fraternity and met with their brothers as equals.
Edward E. Aldrin - An Air Force pilot and the second man to walk on the moon.Benedict Arnold - Most famous (or infamous) for betraying the Continental Army to the British during the American Revolution
Henry Arnold - A General in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force
BJohn Brown - Famed Abolitionistand leader of the Raid on Harpers Ferry
CWalter P. Chrysler - American automobile manufacturer and the Founder of Chrysler
Samuel Langhorne Clemens - Famed American AuthorDeWitt Clinton - Governor of New York and the founder of the New York Public School SystemTyrus Raymond Cobb - American Major League Baseball PlayerGeorge M. Cohan - Actor, Composer and Playwright who wrote Yankee Doodle and Give My Regards to Broadway.David Crockett - A famous frontiersman and statesmen who made the ultimate sacrafice at the Alamo.
DWilliam Harrison Dempsey - Professional Boxer and Heavy Weight Champion in the 1920sJames Harold Doolittle - U.S. Army Aviator and the man who led the raid on Tokyo
Arthur Conan Doyle - Famed Author and creator of the character Sherlock Holmes.
Benjamin Franklin - Inventor and Statesmen, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
GRichard Gatling - Known for inventing the Gatling gun which is one of the best-known early rapid-fire weapons and a forerunner to the machine gun.William Schwenck Gilbert - Composer of such plays as The Mikado, and The Pirates of Penzance
Adolphus Washington Greely - U.S. Army General and Arctic Explorer
Frank Hamer - Texas Ranger who was involved in tracking down and killing the infamous duo of Bonnie and Clyde.John Edgar Hoover - The first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Rogers Hornsby - American Major League Baseball Player
KJoseph Rudyard Kipling - Author most known for writing The Jungle Book, and the poem Gunga Din.
LPierre Charles L’Enfant - Military and Civil Engineer best known for his work laying out the design of Washington DC.
Charles A. Lindbergh - Aviator who made the first solo flight across the Atlantic
MDouglas MacArthur - U.S. Army General who oversaw the surrender and occupation of Japan following WW II.
George Catlett Marshall - Military General and StatesmenTom Hezikiah Mix - Mix was the "King of Cowboys" having appear in 291 movies.Jacques Etienne Montgolfier - Co-inventor (with his brother) of the first Hot Air Balloon.Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Famous Composer
Audie Murphy - Most decorated U.S. Soldier in WW II
PRobert E. Peary - First man to reach the North Pole
John Joseph Pershing - American General and creator of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers Training CorpsZebulon Pike - U.S. Army General and ExplorerGeorge Pullman - Inventor of the Pullman Sleeping Car which became a standard for all rail service around the world.
RPaul Revere - Known for participating in the famous ride that alerted towns that the "British are Coming."
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - 32nd U.S. President
Theodore Roosevelt - 26th U.S. President
Robert William Service - British-Canadian poet
TDanny Thomas - Actor and Founder of the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital which focuses on pediatric care.
Dave Thomas - Businessman and Founder of the Wendy's Chain of Restaurants
Harry S. Truman - 33rd U.S. President
Lewis Wallace - U.S. General during the Civil War who fought in the Battle of Shiloh
George Washington - First President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief of the American Army during the American Revolution.
John Wayne - American ActorChristopher Wren - Architect and founding member of the Royal Society