Famous Freemasons

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Freemasonry has its famous people:

King Solomon     George Washington  , Benjamin Franklin,

 Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Douglas MacArthurBuzz Aldrin.

BUSINESS LEADERS ---  Lawrence Bell, founder Bell Aircraft Corp. - Henry Ford; Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer - King C Gillett; Gillett Razor Co. - Charles C. Hilton; Hilton Hotels - Sir Thomas Lipton; Lipton Tea Company. - Fredrick Maytag James C. Penny; J.C. Penny's - Dave Thomas; Wendys Restaurants  


ENTERTAINMENT --- Louis Armstrong; jazz musician - Gene Autry; actor -  Irving Berlin; composer/entertainer - Ernest Borgnine; actor - Roy Clark; country western star - William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody; Indian fighter, Wild West Show - George M.Cohan; Broadway star - Nat 'King' Cole ; singer - Duke Ellington; composer, arranger and stylist - Douglas Fairbanks; actor - W.C. Fields; actor - Clark Gable; actor - Arthur Godfrey; actor - Oliver Hardy; actor - Bob Hope; comedian - Harry Houdini; magician - Burl Ives; singer - -  Tom Mix; U.S. Marshal turned western actor - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; composer - Ringling Brothers - all 7 brothers and their father - Roy Rogers; actor  

 Peter Sellers, actor - Red Skelton; comedian - John Phillip Sousa; composer - Danny Thomas; actor -  John (Duke) Wayne; actor/ patriot


INVENTORS/DESIGNERS/FOUNDERS --- Frederic Bartholdi; designed the Statue  of Liberty - Robert E.B. Baylor; founder Baylor University - Daniel Carter Beard; founder of the Boy Scouts - Gutzon & Lincoln Borglum; father and son who carved Mt. Rushmore - Samuel Colt; firearms inventor - Jean Henri Dunant; founder of the Red Cross - John Fitch; inventor of the steamboat - Sir Alexander Fleming; invented Penicillin - Richard J. Gatling; built the "Gatling Gun" - Cornelius Hedges; "Father" of Yellowstone National Park - James Hoban; architect for the U.S. Captial - Richard M. Hoe; invented the rotory press, revolutinizing newspaper printing - Edward Jenner; invented vaccination - Melvin Jones; One of the founders of the Lions International - Simon Lake; built first submarine successfull in open sea. - Dr. William & Charles Mayo; founded the Mayo Clinic -  Booker T. Washington; educator, inventor, author



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John "The Duke" Wayne ( Born May 26th, 1907, Died June 11th, 1979) was initiated into DeMolay  during his High School Days in 1924 at the Glendale Chapter in Glendale California.

Brother John Wayne Received the DeMolay Legion of Honor in 1970.

"The Duke" was also a Freemason, like his father before him, receiving his  degrees in  1970 in Marion McDaniel lodge 56, Tucson, Arizona.


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Did you Know Paul Revere was a Mason?  


Robert Newman, Sexton of Christ Church also known as the "Old North Church" in Boston was the man who hung the lantern to signal 'The Red Coats Are Coming'.

Paul Revere then rode through the countryside to warn the colonists of the impending danger. Both were Masons.