Famous Masons


Masons come from all walks of life — from Corporate CEOs to city bus drivers, from commodities brokers to auto mechanics. What unifies Masons is not where we come from or what we do for a living, but rather what we aspire to be.

Among our country’s early Masonic leaders were George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere, and John Hancock.

Throughout history, the Masons diverse membership has consisted of emperors, kings, presidents, religious leaders, sports and entertainment legends, scientists, inventors and statesmen, including:



Some famous Masons you might know



George Washington                       James Monroe                           Andrew Jackson

James Polk                                     James Buchanan                             Andrew Johnson

James Garfield                               William McKinley                     Theodore Roosevelt

William H. Taft                               Warren G. Harding                   Franklin D. Roosevelt

Harry S. Truman                            Gerald R. Ford                     


Benjamin Franklin                         Thurgood Marshall                    Irving Berlin

Louis Armstrong                            Ludwig van Beethoven               Harry Houdini

Mark Twain                                   Oscar Wilde                               Norman Vincent Peale

Sir Alexander Fleming                   Cecil B. DeMille                         John Wayne

Buzz” Aldrin, Jr.                            Arnold Palmer                           “Cy” Young

Ty Cobb                                          Voltaire                                      Robert Burns

Rudyard Kipling                             John Philip Souza                      Rev. Jesse Jackson  

Denton True                                   Henry Ford       


Winston Churchill, Former Prime Minister of London

John Jacob Astor Edward VII, King of England

Christopher Wren Frederick the Great, King of Prussia

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor  

Marquis de Lafayette, French Supporter of American Freedom

Alexander Mitterand, President of France

Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia



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