Famous Freemasons

The following is a short list of well-known Freemasons. Whether or not history remembers them as “famous,” thousands of unnamed Masons have gone on to achieve great things for themselves, their families, society, and their Lodges.

Aldrin, Edwin E. Buzz – Astronaut Bartholdi, Frederic A. – Designed the Statue of Liberty Armstrong, Neil – Astronaut Autry, Gene – Actor
Baylor, Robert E. B. – Founder of Baylor University Beard, Daniel Carter – Founder of the Sons of Daniel Boone Bell, Lawrence – Founder of Bell Aircraft Corp. Bellamy, Ralph – Wrote U.S. Pledge of Allegiance
Berlin, Irving – Entertainer Bolivar, Simon – South American Revolutionary, President of Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia Borglum, Gutzon & Lincoln – Father and Son who carved Mt. Rushmore Borgnine, Ernest – Actor


Byrd, Admiral Richard E. – Flew over North Pole Caballero, Bernardino – President of Paraguay Chiang, Wei-Kuo (Wego) – Military Leader and Political Figure of the R.O.C. Churchill, Sir Winston – Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Clark, William – Explorer Clemens, Samuel L. (a.k.a. Mark Twain) – Writer Cobb, Ty – Hall of Fame Baseball Player Colt, Samuel – Firearms Inventor
Combs, Earle Bryan – Hall of Fame Baseball Player Doolittle, General James – Famous U.S. Air Force Pilot Doyle, Sir Author Conan – Writer: Sherlock Holmes Fields, W.C. – Actor
Fitch, John – Inventor of the Steamboat Fleming, Sir Alexander – Invented Penicillin Ford, Henry – Found of Ford Motor Company Gable, Clark – Actor
George VI, King – King of England during W.W. II Gibbon, Edward – Writer: Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Gillett, King C. – Founder of Gillett Company Glenn, John H. – Astronaut
Godfrey, Arthur – Actor Grissom, Virgil – Astronaut Hardy, Oliver – Actor, Comedian Hoban, James – Architect for the U.S. Capital
Hoover, J. Edgar – Director of the FBI Houdini, Harry – Magician Jenner, Edward – Physician, Scientist, & Inventor of the First Vaccine Key, Francis Scott – Writer of the U.S. National Anthem
Kipling, Rudyard – Writer Lake, Simon – Built first submarine successful in open sea. Land, Frank S. – Founder of the Order of DeMolay Lindbergh, Charles – Aviator
Lipton, Sir Thomas – Founder of Lipton Tea MacArthur, General Douglas – Commander of Armed Forces in Philippines Mayo, Dr. William and Charles – Began Mayo Clinic Maytag, Fredrick – Founder of the Maytag Corporation
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Composer Naismith, James – Inventor of Basketball New, Harry S. – US Postmaster General who established Airmail. Palmer, Arnold – Professional Golfer
Peale, Norman Vincent – Founder of “Guidepost” Penney, James C. – Found of J.C. Penney Company Inc. Pullman, George – Built first sleeping car on train. Revere, Paul – Famous American Patriot
Rogers, Will – Actor Sarnoff, David – Father of T.V. Scott, Sir Walter – Writer Shakespeare, William – Writer
Skelton, Red – Entertainer Stanford, Leland – Tycoon, Industrialist, & Founder of Stanford University Stewart, Potter –
Supreme Court Justice
Stratton, Charles “Tom Thumb” – Entertainer
Wallace, Lewis –
Writer: Ben Hur
Warner, Jack – President Warner Brothers Studios Wayne, John – Actor Wyler, William – Director: Ben Hur

  8 Signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence (including John Hancock)
13 Signers of the U.S. Constitution (including Benjamin Franklin – Inventor, Scientist, and Statesman)
14 U.S. Presidents