This is a
short list of some "Famous Masons". Of course this is
not a list of all Famous Masons through the ages,
but merely a small sampling of some of those that are
well known to the general public.
Aldrin, Edwin E. - Astronaut
Allende, Salvador - President of Chile
Andrade, Edward Neville da Costa - Publisher of "The
Structure of the Atom" 1923
Appleton, Sir Edward Victor - Nobel Prize Winner for
physics in 1947
Armstrong, Louis - Jazz Musician
Armstrong, Neil - Astronaut
Ataturk, Mustapha Kemal - President of Turkey
Austin, Stephen F. - Father of Texas
Bartholdi, Frederic A. - Designed the Statue of Liberty
Benes, Eduard - President of Czechoslovakia
Berlin, Irving - Entertainer
Bertil - Prince of Sweden
Bolivar, Simon - Liberator of South America
Borglum, Gutzon & Lincoln - Father and Son who carved
Borgnine, Ernest - Actor
Bradley, Gen. Omar N. - Military leader
Bruce, James - Discovered the source of the Blue Nile in
Buchanan, James - President of the U.S.
Burns, Robert - The National Poet of Scotland
Byrd, Admiral Richard E. - Flew over North Pole
Carl XIV Johan - king of Sweden
Carson, Christopher "Kit" - Frontiersman, scout and
Christian X - king of Denmark
Chrysler, Walter P. - Automotive fame
Churchill, Winston - British Leader
Citroen, Andre - French Engineer and motor car
Clark, Roy - Country Western Star
Clark, William - Explorer
Clemens, Samuel L. - Mark Twain - writer
Cody, "Buffalo Bill" William - Indian fighter, Wild West
Collodi, Carlo - Writer of Pinocchio
Colt, Samuel - Firearms inventor
Cooper, Leroy Gordon - Astronaut
Crockett, David - American Frontiersman of Alamo fame
De Mille, Cecil B - Film producer-director
Dempsey, Jack - Boxer
Desaguliers, John Theophilus - Inventor of the
Doyle, Sir Author Conan - Writer - Sherlock Holmes
Dunant, Jean Henri - Founder of the Red Cross
Edward VII - King of England
Edward VIII - King of England
Faber, Eberhard - Head of the famous Eberhard Fabor
Fairbanks, Douglas - Silent film actor
Fields, W.C. - Actor
Fleming, Sir Alexander - Invented Penicillin
Ford, Gerald R. - President of the U.S.
Ford, Henry - Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer
Franklin, Benjamin - 1 of 13 Masonic signers of
Constitution of the U.S.
Fredrik VIII - king of Denmark
Friedrich the Great - Germany
Gable, Clark - Actor
Garfield, James A. - President of the U.S.
George VI - King of England during W.W. II
Gibbon, Edward - Author of "Decline and Fall of the
Gillett, King C. - Gillett Razor Co.
Glenn, John H. - First American to orbit the earth in a
Godfrey, Arthur - Actor
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von - German poet
Gray, Harold Lincoln - Creator of "Little Orphan Annie"
Grissom, Virgil - Astronaut
Guillotin, Joseph Ignace - Inventor of the "Guillotin"
Gustaf III - king of Sweden
Gustaf IV Adolf- king of Sweden
Gustaf V - king of Sweden
Hancock, John - 1of 9 Masonic signers of Declaration of
Harding, Warren G. - President of the U.S.
Hardy, Oliver - Actor - Comedian
Haydn, Franz Josef - Austrian composer
Hilton, Charles C. - American Hotelier
Hoban, James - Architect for the U.S. Captial
Hoe, Richard M. - Invented the rotory press
Hope, Bob - Comedian
Houdini, Harry - Magician
Houston, Sam - 2nd & 4th President of the Republic of
Irwin, James Benson - Astronaut
Jackson, Andrew - President of the U.S.
Jenner, Edward - Inventor - Vaccination
Johnson, Andrew - President of the U.S.
Jolson, Al - Fame as the first 'talkinf picture' the
Jones, Melvin - One of the founders of the Lions
Kane, Elisha Kent - Arctic explorer
Karl XIII - King of Sweden
Key, Francis Scott - Wrote U.S. National Anthem
Khan III, Aga - Statesman
King, Charles Glen - Isolated vitamin C
Kipling, Rudyard - Writer
Lafayette, Marquis de - Supporter of Amerian Freedom
Lake, Simon - Built first submarine successfull in open
Land, Frank S. - Founder Order of DeMolay
Lewis, Meriwether - Explorer
Lincoln, Elmo - First actor to play Tarzan of the Apes
Lindbergh, Charles - Aviator
Lipton, Sir Thomas - Founder Lipton Tea Company
Liszt, Franz von - Hungarian composer
Lloyd, Harold C. - Entertainer
MacArthur, General Douglas - Commander of Armed Forces
Masaryk, Jan - First President of Czechoslovakia
Mayer, Louis B. - Film producer who merged to form
Mayo, Dr. William and Charles - Founded the Mayo Clinic
Maytag, Fredrick - Maytag
McKinley, William - President of the U.S.
Michelson, Albert Abraham - Successfully measured the
speed of light in 1882
Mix, Tom - U.S. Marshal turned actor. Stared in over 400
Monroe, James - President of the U.S.
Montgolfier, Jacques Etienne - Co-developer of the first
practical hot-air balloon
Morris, Dr. Robert - Poet and Founder of the Order of
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Composer
Naismith, James - Inventor of Basketball
New, Harry S. - Postmaster General who established
Newton, Joseph Fort - Christian Minister
O'Connell, Daniel - Irish patriot
Olds, Ransom E. - American automobile pioneer
Oscar I - king of Sweden
Ostwald, Wilhelm - Nobel prize-winner in chemistry 1909
Palmer, Arnold - Golf Pro
Peary, Robert E. - First man to reach the North Pole
Pershing, John Joseph - Decorated American Soldier
Pike, Zebulon - Pike's Peak named after him
Polk, James Knox - President of the U.S.
Pope, Alexander - English poet and satirist
Pullman, George - Built first sleeping car on train.
Pushkin, Aleksander - Russian Poet
Richet, Charles Robert - Nobel prize-winner in medicine
and physiology 1913
Ringling Brothers - All 7 brothers and their father were
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.
Ryti, Risto - President of Finland
Sabatini, Raphael - English novelist "The Sea Hawk"
Salten, Felix - Creator of Bambi
Sarnoff, David - Father of T.V.
Sax, Antoine Joseph - Invented the Saxophone (1846)
Scott, Robert Falcon - English polar explorer
Scott, breitling replica sale - Writer
Sellers, Peter - Actor
Sexson, Mark - Minister & Founder: Intl. Order of
Rainbow for Girls
Shackelton, Sir Ernest H - English explorer
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
Stanford, Leland - Founded Stanford University
Still, Andrew T. - American Physician who devised
treatment of Osteopathy
Streseman, Gustav - Nobel Peace prize-winner 1926
Swift, Johathan - Wrote Gulliver's Travels
Taft, William Howard - President of the U.S.
Thomas, Lowell - Brought Lawrence of Arabia to public
Tirpitz, Alfred Von - German Naval officer responsible
for submarine warfare
Travis, Colonel William B. - Alamo
Truman, Harry S. - President of the U.S.
Voltaire - French writer and philosopher
Wallace, Lewis - Wrote "Ben Hur"
Warner, Jack - Warner Brothers Fame
Washington, George - President of US, 1st
Wayne, John - Actor
Webb, Matthew - First man to swim the English Channel
Wellington, Arthur, Duke of - Defeated Napoleon at
Whiteman, Paul - "King of Jazz"
Wilde, Oscar - Writer
Wyler, William - Director of "Ben Hur"
Zanuck, Darryl F. - Co-founder of 20th Century
Productions in 1933