POLITICAL LEADERS WORLD WIDE: Winston Churchill, Simon Bolivar, Edmund Burke, Benito Juarez, Edward VII, Geroge VI, Bernardo O'Higgins, José de San Martin, Francisco de Paula Santander, José Rizal, José Marti, Pandit Nehru, Lajos Kossuth, Jonas Furrer, Guiseppe Mazzini, Eduard Benes, John A. MacDonald, Aaron Burr, George McGovern, Barry Goldwater, Estes Kefauer, Thomas E. Dewey, Alf Landon, Hubert H. Humphrey, Wendel Wilke, W.E.B. DuBois, William Jennings Bryant, King Hussein of Jordan, Yasser Arafat, Francois Mitterand, Helmut Kohl, Gerhard Shroeder, Tony Blair, Yikzak Rabbin, Cecil Rhodes, Sir John J.C. Abbott, Stephen F. Austin, John G. Diefenbaker, Samuel J. Ervin Jr. (Watergate committee), Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sam Nunn, Lowell Thomas (brough Lawrence of Arabia to pub. not.), Gov. George C. Wallace, Strom Thurman, Jesse Helms, Robert Dole, Jack Kemp, Al Gore, Prince Phillip (GB), Zbigniew Brzezinski, Lord Peter Carrington, Andrew Carnegie, W. Averell Harriman, Henry Kissinger, Richard D. Heideman, Robert McNamara.
MILITARY LEADERS: Omar Bradley, John J. Pershing, Douglas McArthur, General Winfield Scott, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, General Mark Clarkem General George C. Marshall, General Henry "Hap" Arnold, John Paul Jones, Afred von Tirpitz (submarine warfare)
ARTISTS AND ENTERTAINERS: W.A. Mozart, Leopold Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Jean Sibelius, Franz Liszt, Josef Haydn, Irving Berlin, Gutzon Borglum, Charles Peale, Alfons M. Mucha, Richard Wagner, John Philip Sousa, Gilbert & Sullivan, George Gershwin, George M. Cohen, Count Basie, Louise Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Sigmund Romberg, John Wayne, Red Skelton, Clarke Gable, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Burl Ives, Roy Rogers, Danny Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Oliver Hardy, Tom Mix, Audie Murphy, Gene Autry, Wallace Beery, Eddie Cantor, Roy Clarke, George M. Cohan, Walt Disney, Duke Ellington, Douglas Fairbanks, Leonardo da Vinci, Arthur Godfrey, Bob Hope, Harry Houdini, Al Jolson, Elmo Lincoln (Tarzan), Harold C. Lloyd,.jr, Tom Mix, Ronald Reagan, Will Rogers, Peter Sellers, William Shakespeare, Charles "Tom Thumb" Stratton, Paul Whiteman (King of Jazz), William Wyler (dir. of Ben Hur), Cecil B. DeMille, Sir Arthur Sullivan, John Zoffany.
MOVIE INDUSTRY: Jack Warner, Louise B. Mayer (MGM), Darryl F. Zanuck (20th Century Fox)
INDUSTRY, TRADE, BANKING AND LABOR : Henry Ford, Samuel Gompers, Walter P. Chrysler, John Wanamaker, S.S. Kresge, J.C. Penney, John Jacob Astor, John L. Lewis, Pehr G. Gyllenhammar (Volvo), Percy Barnevik (ABB), André Citroën, Samuel Colt (Colt revolver), Edwin L. Drake (oil), Rockefeller family, Rothschild family, King C. Gillette (Razors), Charles C. Hilton (Hilton hotels), Sir Thomas Lipton (Tea), Harry S. New (Airmail), Ransom E. Olds (Oldsmobile), David Sarnoff (father of TV), John W. Teets, Dave Thomas (Wendy's Rest.), Edgar Bronfman Jr. (Seagram Whiskey), Rich DeVos (Amway), Alan Greenspan (Fed. Reserve), Giovanni Agnelli (FIAT), Peter Wallenberg (SE-Bank Sweden)
ADVENTURERS: Lewis & Clarke, Charles A. Lindbergh, Kit Carson, Roald Amundsen, Admiral Richard Byrd, Commodore Robert Peary, Kit Carson, Casanova, William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davy Crockett, Meriwether Lewis, Robert E. Peary (Northpole)
PHILOSOPHERS: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Gotthold E. Lessing, Voltaire
ASTRONAUTS: Buzz Aldrin, Leroy Gordon Cooper, Donn Eisele, Virgil I. Grissom, Edgar D. Mitchell, Walter Schirra Jr., Thomas P. Stafford, Paul Weitz, James Irvin, John Glenn,Armstrong, Neil
WRITERS: Mark Twain, Sir Walter Scott, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Burns, Wassily I. Maikow, Heinrich Heine, Jean P.C. de Florian, Leopoldo Lugoner, Antonio de Castro Alves, James Boswell, Alexander Pushkin, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Robert Burns, Carlo Collodi (Pinoccio), Edward Gibbon, Francis Scott Key (US NAtional Anthem), Rudyard Kipling, Felix Salten (Bambi), Lewis Wallace (Ben Hur), Alexander Pope
MEDICINE: Alexander Fleming (Penicillin), Jules Bordet, Antoine DePage, Edward Jenner, Charles & William Mayo, Karl & William Menninger, Karl A. Menninger (psychiatrist), Andrew T. Still (Osteopathy)
SCIENCE: Carl Sagan, Hans C. Orsted, J.J Frk. von Berzelius, Alfred Edmund Brehms, Luther Burbank, Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Albert Abraham Michelson (measured speed of light), Gaspard Monge, C.F.S. Hahnemann, Pedro N. Arata, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, Jame Smithson, John Fitch (Steamboats), Joseph Ignance Guillotin (inventor of the Guillotin), Edward Jenner (vaccin), Simon Lake (submarine), Franz Anton Mesmer (Hypnotism), Albert Einstein, A.J. Sax (saxophone)
LAW: Henry Baldwin, Hugo L. Black, John Blair Jr., Samuel Blatchford, Harold H. Burton, James F. Byrnes, John Catton, Thomas C. Clarke, John H. Clarke, William Cushing, Willis van Devanter, William O. Douglas, Oliver Ellsworth, Stephen J. Field, John M. Harlan, RObert H. Jackson, Joseph E. Lamar, Thurgood Marshall, Stanley Matthews, Sherman Minton, Tom Mix, William H. Moody, Samuel Nelson, William Paterson, Mahlon Pitney, Stanley F. Reed, Wiley B. Rutledge, Potter Stewart, Noah H. Swayne, Thomas Todd, Robert Trimble, Frederick M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Levi Woodbury, William B. Woods
OTHERS: Frederic A. Bartholdi (designed the Staue of Liberty), Daniel Carter Beard (founder of Boy Scouts), Cornelius Hedges (Yellowstone Nat.Park), James Hoban (architect U.S Captial), James Naismith (basketball), Paul Revere (famous American), Rupert Murdoch (media mogul)
EDUCATION: Robert E.B. Baylor, Leland Stanford (Railroads & Stanford University)
RELIGIOUS LEADERS: Father Francisco Calvo (Jesuit Cat. Priest), Geoffrey Fisher (Canterbury), Billy Graham, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Joseph Fort Newton, Robert Shuller, Oral Roberts, Louise Farrahkan (Nation of Islam), G. Bromley Oxman (friend of Billy Graham), Joseph Smith (Mormon cult), Hyrum Smith (Brother), Brigham Young (2nd leader of Mormon cult), Sidney Rigdon (early Mormon), Heber C. Kimball, Spencer Kimball, Aleister Crowley (Satanist), Gerald B. Gardner (Wiccan), Wynn Westcott (Golden Dawn)
ORGANIZATIONS: Jean Henry Dunant (Red Cross), Melvin Jones (Lions Int.), Giuseppe Mazzini (Ital. Illuminati leader), Albert Pike (Ku Klux Klan)
INTELLIGENCE: J. Edgar Hoover, William Casey
List of Well-Known Masons
Throughout the years, many well-known men have belonged to the Masonic Fraternity. This is only a partial listing.
MASONIC PRESIDENTS: George Washington, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, James Garfield, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, Warren Harding, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon Johnson & Gerald Ford.
MASONIC FOUNDING FATHERS: Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Joseph Warren, Paul Revere, Henry Knox, John Sullivan, John Paul Jones, Mordecai Gist, Edmund Randolph, John Marshall, John Blair & William Richardson.
MASONIC MUSICIANS: Irving Berlin, Roy Clark, George M. Cohan,
Franz Josef Haydn, Ferlin Huskey, Franz Liszt, Wolfgang Mozart,
Jan Sibelius, John Phillip Sousa, Mel Tillis, Burl Ives, Hank Thompson & Paul Whiteman.
MASONIC ENTREPRENEURS: John Jacob Astor, Walter Chrysler,
Eberhard Father, Henry Ford, King Gillete, Charles Hilton,
Andrew Mellon, J.C. Penny & Nathan Rothschild.
MASONIC ASTRONAUTS: Col. "Buzz" Aldrin, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Virgil "Gus" Grissom & James Irwin.
MASONIC AUTHORS: James Boswell, Robert Burns, Arthur Conan Doyle, William S. Gilbert, Wolfgang Goethe, Rudyard Kipling, Alexander Pope, Aleksander Pushkin, Sir Walter Scott, Jonathan Swift, Anthony Trotlope, Mark Twain, Lew Wallace & Oscar Wilde.
MASONIC MILITARY & POLITICAL LEADERS: Gen. Omar Bradley,
Sir Winston Churchill, Adm. William Crowe, Gen. Douglas Macarthur, Gen. Geo Marshall, Audie Murphy, Gen. John Pershing & Eddie Rickenbacker.
MASONIC ACTORS & DIRECTORS: Gene Autry, Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Cantor, Cecil B. DeMille, Douglas Fairbanks, W.C. Fields, Glenn Ford, Clark Gable, Arthur Godfrey, Oliver Hardy, Harry Houdini, Al Jolson, Louis Mayer, Tom Mix, Roy Rogers, "Red" Skelton & John Wayne.
MASONIC EXPLORERS: Adm. James Bruce, Richard Byrd, Elisha Kane, Charles Lindbergh, Robert Perry, Robert Scott & Lowell Thomas.
MASON FRONTIERSMEN: Stephen Austin, Kit Carson, "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davie Crockett, Sam Houston & William Travis.
List of famous Prince Hall Masons:
SOME PRINCE HALL MASONS
Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder/publisher
Richard Allen, founder/first bishop AME Church
James Herbert "Euble" Blake, composer/pianist
William "Count" Basie, orchestra leader/composer
Thomas Bradley, mayor of Los Angeles, California
Nathaniel "Nat King" Cole, singer
W.E.B. DuBois, educator/author/historian
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, orchestra
Medgar Wiley Evers, civil rights leader
James Forten, abolitionist/manufacturer
Timothy Thomas Fortune, journalist
Richard D. Gidron, president, Dick Gidron Cadillac
Alex Haley, author
William C. Handy, composer
Augustus F. Hawkins, U.S. Congressman California
Lionel Hampton, orchestra leader/composer
Matthew Henson, explorer
Benjamin L. Hooks, executive director NAACP
Daniel "Chappie" James, general U.S. Air Force
John H. Johnson, publisher EBONY and JET
Thurgood Marshall, associate justice
U.S. Supreme Court
Benjamin Mays, educator/former president
Ralph H. Metcalfe, Olympic champion
Harold G. Moss, former mayor Tacoma, Washington
A. Philip Randolph, founder/first president
International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porto-,
Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Congressman New York
Norman B. Rice, mayor Seattle, Washington
Sugar Ray Robinson, mid/light heavy boxing champion
Carl B. Stokes, U.S. Congressman Ohio
Louis Stokes, U.S. Congressman Ohio
Booker T. Washington, educator/founder
Egbert Austin "Bert" Williams, actor/comedian
Harry A. Williamson, author/Masonic historian
Andrew Young, former mayor Atlanta, Georgia
Whitney M. Young, former director National
Harold Abrahams (1899 - 1978)
Jackie Milburn (1924 - 1988)
Sir Donald Campbell (1921 - 1967)
Malcolm Campbell (1885 - 1948)
Sir Leonard Hutton (1916 - 1990)
Jock Stein (1922 - 1985)
Sir Alec Rose (1908 - 1991)
Sir Clive Lloyd (1944 - )
Sir Arthur Gold
Sir Thomas Lipton (1850 - 1931)
William 'Jack' Dempsey (1895 - 1983)
Early American Pioneers
Austin, Stephen F. - Father of Texas
Bowie, James - Alamo
Brant, Joseph - Chief of the Mohawks 1742 - 1807
Burnett, David G. - 1st President of the Republic of Texas
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 and Alamo fame
Henry, Patrick - Patriot
Houston, Sam - 2nd&4th President of the Republic of Texas
Jones, Anson - 5th President of the Republic of Texas
Lamar, Mirabeau B. - 3rd President of the Republic of Texas
Lewis, Meriwether - Explorer
Livingston, Robert - Co-Negotiator for purchase of Louisiana Territory
Revere, Paul - Famous American
Travis, Colonel William B. - Alamo
Louisiana Notable Masons
Allen, A. Leonard - US Congressman, Eastern Star Lodge #151, Winnfield
Allen, O.K. - Former Governor of Louisiana
Derbigny, Pierre A. C. B. - Fifth Governor of Louisiana
Dixon, John - Retired Supreme Court Justice of Louisiana, lives in Shreveport
Dixon, John - Grandfather of above, Major in Civil War from Winn Parish and served as Clerk of Court in Winn Parish, was on Police Jury later in Rapides Parish. Also was Justice of Peace later in DeSoto Parish.
Long, George Shannon "Shan" - Brother of Huey and Earl. Was a US Congressman from Louisiana, dentist, attorney, patent medicine inventor and also served in the Oklahoma legislature. Was a member of Tulsa Lodge #425 and a 32 degree.
McCain, J. Matt - Was a Confederate hero, Winn Parish State Representative during Post Civil War. Was the man who cast the deciding, tie-breaking vote to end the corrupt Louisiana Lottery during Gov. Murphy Foster's term, c. 1890s. McCain turned down huge bribes the night prior to the vote, believed to be around $100,000.00. His belonged to Montgomery Lodge.
Passman, Otto - Lousiana Congressman who was a member of Collegetown Lodge which is now Dee A. Strickland Lodge. Was also Past Grand Master.
Rarick, John - Congressman from Baton Rouge- Feleciana Parish area.
Robinson, Johnny - LSU football great, All pro defensive back, college coach, now runs a boys' home in Monroe.
Roemer, Buddy - Former Governor of Louisiana from Shreveport.
Sanders, J. Y. - Former Governor of Louisiana
Sanders, J. Y. Jr. - Louisiana Congressman
Waggoner, Joe D. - Louisiana Congressman
Walker, William, Lt. Col, 28th LA. Inf CSA, Killed at Mansfield in 1864 - First WM of Eastern Star Lodge, Winnfield. Also served as DDGM.
Wallace, George Moncure - Was lead council for Gov. Huey P. Long, and wrote much of the legislation which became Louisiana law. Was also Asst. Attorney General and his name is on the cornerstone at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge.
Wallace, "Happy Jack" - Brother to above. Jack Wallace played major league ball for the Cubs, and was a minor league all-star team and manager. A member of Eastern Star Lodge.
List of some famous Rosicrucians:
Newton, scientist and discoverer of the Law of Gravity
Victor Hugo, playwright and poet.
Descartes, French philosopher and promoter of the rational method.
Count Saint Germain, Rosicrucian Master
Goethe, polyglot and poet
More famous Rosicrucians:
European Rosicrucian Initiates
Marquis de LaFayette
American Rosicrucian Initiates
Ethan Allen Hitchcock
William Lloyd Garrison
Paschal Beverly Randolph, M.D.
Freeman B. Dowd, Sorona, John C. Street, M.D., James R. Phelps, M.D., Alexander Wilder, M.D. and Paul Tyner
Edward H. Brown, M.D.
R. Swinbrune Clymer, M.D., D.O.
Emerson Myron Clymer