Presidents of the United States of America

 

George Washington - 1789 - 1797

James Monroe - 1817 -1825

Andrew Jackson - 1829 - 1837

 James K. Polk - 1845 - 1849.

James Buchanan - 1857-1861

Andrew Johnson - 1865 - 1869

James A. Garfield - 1881

William McKinley - 1897 - 1901

Theodore Roosevelt - 1901 - 1909

William H. Taft - 1909 - 1913

Warren G. Harding - 1921 - 1923

Franklin D. Roosevelt - 1933 - 1945

Harry S. Truman - 1945 - 1953

Gerald R. Ford - 1974 - 1977

 

Leaders - Other Countries

 

Sir John J.C. Abbott- Canadian Prime Minister

Miguel Aleman - Mexican President

Eduard Benes - President of Czechoslovakia

Viscount R.B. Bennett - Canadian Prime Minister 

Sir Robert L. Borden - Canadian Prime Minister

Sir Mackenzie Bowell - Canadian Prime Minister

Winston Churchill - British Prime Minister

John G. Diefenbaker - Canadian Prime Minister

Edward VII - Prince of Wales and King of Great Britain

Edward VIII - King of Great Britain

Charles H. Allen - First Governor of Puerto Rico

George VI - King of Great Britain

Benito Juarez - President of Mexico

King David Kalakaua - Last monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom

King Kamehameha, III, IV, and V - Monarchs of the Hawaiian Kingdom

Sir John A. MacDonald - Prime Minister of Canada

John Diefenbaker - Canadian Prime Minister

 

 

U.S. Senators

 

Lloyd Bentsen

Thomas Hart Benton

Lewis Cass

Robert J. Dole

Henry Dodge

Michael B. Enzi

Samual J. Ervin Jr.

Sam Nunn

Edmund G. Ross

Strom Thurmond

Stuart Symington

Barry Goldwater

Henry "Scoop" Jackson

 

 

Explorers

 

William Clark

Meriwether Lewis

Admiral Robert E. Perry

Bruce, James of Kinnaird

Admiral Richard E. Byrd

Christopher "Kit" Carson

Henry Larsen

 

 

Frontiersmen

 

Steven F. Austin

James Bowie

William "Buffalo Bill" Cody

David "Davey" Crockett

 

Supreme Court Justices

 

Henry Baldwin - Associate Justice

Hugo L. Black

John Blair, Jr.

Samuel Blatchford 

Harold H. Burton

James F. Byrnes

John Catton

John H. Clarke

Thomas C. Clark

William Cushing

Willis Van Devanter

William O. Douglas

Oliver Ellsworth

Stephen J. Field

John M. Harlan

Robert H. Jackson

Joseph E. Lamar

John Marshall 

Thurgood Marshall

Stanley Mathews

Sherman Minton

William H. Moody

Samuel Nelson

Mahlon Pitney

Stabley F. Reed

Wiley B. Rutledge

Potter Stewart

Noah H. Swayne

Thomas Todd

Robert Trimble

Frederick M. Vinson

Earl Warren

Levi Woodbury

William B. Woods

William Paterson

 

 

Masonic Signers of
"Declaration of Independence"

 

Benjamin Franklin

John Hancock

Joseph Hewes

William Hopper

Robert Treat Paine

Richard Stockton

George Walton

George Washington

William Whipple

 

 

Masonic Signers of
"The Articles of Confederation"

 

Daniel Carroll

Jonathan Bayard Smith

Henry Laurens

John Dickison

John Harvie

John Hancock

Cornelius Harnett

Daniel Roberdeau

 

Masonic Signers of
"The Constitution of the United States"

 

George Washington

Gunning Bedford Jr.

Benjamin Franklin

John Blair

David Brearley

Rufus King

John Dickinson

Jacob Broom

Daniel Carroll

Jonathan Dayton

Nicholas Gilman

James McHenry

William Patterson

 

 

Governors

 

Roy Barnes - Georgia

Frederick Bates - Missouri

Shadrach Bond - Illinois

William King  - Maine

John A. Quitman - Mississippi

George C. Wallace - Alabama

 

Composers

 

Edward E. Bagley - 'National Emblem' march

Irving Berlin

George M. Cohan

Duke Ellington - American jazz 

Franz Joseph Haydn - Austrian composer

Bengt Johansson - Finnish composer

Karl L. King - March composer 

Pekka Kostiainen - Finnish composer

Stevan Mokranjac - Serbian composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Austrian composer

John Stafford Smith 

John Phillip Sousa  - U.S. Marine Band

Jean Sibelius - Finnish composer

 

 

Magicians

 

Alexander Herrmann

Blackstone

Harry Houdini

Howard Thurston

 

Aviators

 

Bernt Balchen

Claire Chennault

James H. Doolittle

Charles Lindbergh

Eddie Rickenbacker

Wiley Post

 

Authors and Poets

 

Hermann Bahr

William Shakespeare - Writer

Francis J. Bellans - Pledge of Allegiance

Robert Burns

Samuel L. Clemens - Mark Twain

Carlo Collodi - 'Pinocchio'

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Sherlock Holmes

Edward Gibbon - Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Sir William S. Gilbert - H.M.S. Pinafore

Harold Lincoln Gray - Little Orphan Annie

Josiah Henson - Uncle Tom's Cabin

Frank Reed Horton - Textbook author

Francis Scott Key - National Anthem

Rudyard Kipling - British writer

Felix Salten - Creator of Bambi

Aleksandr Sergeyvich Pushkin - Russian poet

Sir Walter Scott - Novelist and poet

Robert W. Service - Canadian poet

Alexander Petrovich Sumarkov - Russian dramatist and poet

Jonathan Swift - Gulliver's Travels

Voltaire - French writer

Booker T Washington - Educator and author

Edgar Guest - American Poet

George Trendle - Creator Lone Ranger

 

Military Leaders


 

General Henry "Hap" Arnold

Admiral Arleigh Burke

General Omar N. Bradley

William J. Crowe Jr.

General James Doolittle

Nicholas Herkimer - Brigadier General

Sam Houston American general

Mikhail Kutuzov - Russian field marshal

General Douglas MacArthur 

General John Joseph Pershing "Black Jack"

General George E. Pickett

General Rufus Putnam

Admiral Alfred Von Tirpitz

Colonel William B. Travis

Major General Lewis Wallace

General Joseph Warren, M.D.

Admiral Ernest King

Admiral William Rayborne

Admiral William A. Sizemore

 

 

Entertainers

 

Gene Autry

Carl Ballintine

Wallace Beery

Mel Blanc

Monte Blue

Ernest Borgnine

William "Buffalo Bill" Cody 

Ben DeBar - Shakesperian

Douglas Fairbanks

W.C. Fields

Glen Ford

Clark Gable

Arthur Godfrey

Oliver Hardy

Burl Ives

Elmo Lincoln - 'Tarzan of the Apes' (1918)

Harold C. Lloyd

Tom Mix

Audie Murphy

Michael Richards - "Kramer"

Roy Rogers

Will Rogers

Telly Savalas

Peter Sellers

Charles "Tom Thumb" Stratton

Carl "Alalfa" Switzer

Danny Thomas

Red Skelton

John - "The Duke" Wayne

Eddie Cantor

Norm Crosby

Jonathan Winters

Don Defore

Bud Abbott

Foster Brooks

Joe E. Brown

Charles Coburn

Royal Dano

Kris Kristofferson

 

 

Country and Western Singers

 

Roy Acuff

Eddie Arnold

Roy Clark

Charlie Walker

Ray Stevens

Billy J. Parker - Country Music DJ

Carl Perkins

 

 

Astronauts

 

Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin

John H. Glenn Jr.

Virgil "Gus" Grissom

Edgar D. Mitchell

Walter M. Schirra

Gordon Cooper

Paul Weitz

Fred Haise

Don Eisle

Thomas Stafford

   

 

Musicians

 

Louis Armstrong

Monroe Althouse - Director, Ringgold Band

William "Count" Basie 

Nat 'King' Cole 

Al Jolson

Paul Whiteman

Tony Martin

Mel Tillis

Charles "Buck" Trent

 

 

Businessmen and Developers

 

Charles Adams - NHL Developer

Harold Alfond - Dexter Shoe Company

Lloyd Balfour - Jewelry

Lawrence Bell - Bell Aircraft Corp.

Bartholomew Berthold

Ballington Booth- Volunteers of America

Walter P Chrysler - Chrysler Corporation

Andre Citroen - Motor car manufacturer

Samuel Colt - Firearms

Robert E. B. Baylor - Baylor University

John T. Desaguliers - Planetarium

WIlliam Henry Dow - Dow Chemical Co.

Edwin L. Drake - Oil industry

W.E.B. DuBois - Co-founder of the NAACP

Jean Henri Dunant - Red Cross

Eberhard Faber - Eberhard Faber Pencil Company

Sir Alexander Fleming - Penicillin

Henry Ford - Ford Motor Company

Richard J. Gatling - Gatling Gun

King C. Gillette - Gillette Safety Razor Co.

Joseph Ignace Guillotin - Guillotine

Richard M. Hoe - Inventor

Edward Jenner - Vaccination.

Melvin Jones - Lions International

Simon Lake - Submarine

Frank S. Land - Order of DeMolay

Sir Thomas Lipton - Tea

John B. MacLean - MacLeans Magazine

Hart Massey - Farm equipment

Dr. William and Charles Mayo - Mayo Clinic

Fredrick Maytag - Washing machine

Clyde L. McCoy - wah-wah - trumpet

Andrew Mellon - Gulf Oil Corporation 

George Jacob Mercherle - Founder of State Farm Insurance

Franz Anton Mesmer - Mesmerism

Albert Abraham Michelson - Speed of light

John Molson - Molson Breweries

Jacques Etienne Montgolfier - Hot-air balloon

Ransom E. Olds - Olds Motor Company

George Pullman - Sleeping car on train

David Sarnoff - RCA

Antoine Joseph Sax - Saxophone

Julius Earl Schaefer - Boeing Wichita

(Amasa) Leland Stanford - Railroads 

Andrew T. Still - Osteopathy

John W. Teets - Dial Corporation

Dave Thomas - Wendy's

Jack Warner - Warner Brothers

Darryl F. Zanuck - 20th Century Productions

C.D. Bradham - Pepsi Cola Company

Avery Bundage - US Olympic president

Curtis Carlson - Radisson Hotels

Dr. Gordon Farhrni - Iodized salt

Col. Harland Sanders - KFC

Walter Sheaffer - Sheaffer Pen Co.

Amedeo Obici - Planters Peanut Co.

John Fitch - The Steamboat

Grock - Swiss Circus Clown

Charles C. Hilton - American Hotelier

Dr. Robert Morris - Poet and Founder of the Order of Eastern Star

James C. Penny - Retailer

George Schoonover - Founder "The Builder"

Zebulon Pike - "Pike's Peak"

 

 

Sports

 

Ty Cobb - Baseball

Earl Bryan Combs - Baseball

Jack Dempsey - Boxer

Rogers Hornsby - Baseball

Theodore A. Lyons - Baseball

James Naismith - Invented the game of basketball

Arnold Palmer - Golf Professional

"Sugar Ray"Robinson - Prizefighter

Alex G. Spanos - Owner of the San Diego Chargers

Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley - Stanley Cup

Mickey Cochrane - Baseball

Tris Speaker - Baseball

Bart Starr - Football

Cy Young - Baseball

 

Film Directors/Producers

 

Cecil B. DeMille

Louis B. Mayer 

William Wyler 

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Clyde Beaty - Animal Trainer

Clifford Berryman - Cartoonist

Gutzon & Lincoln Borglum - Father & son who carved Mt. Rushmore

William Jennings Bryan - US Secretary of State

Henry Clay - Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Marcelo delPilar - "Father of Philippine Masonry"

Benjamin A. Gilman - Congressman

J. Edgar Hoover - Director of the FBI 

Hubert H. Humphrey - Vice President under Lyndon Johnson

Reverend Jesse Jackson - Minister and American civil rights leader and politician

John Paul Jones - Naval hero

Robert Livingston - American statesman and diplomat - Louisiana Territory

James W. Marshall - Discovered Gold at Sutter's Mill in California in 1848

Ringling Brothers - Circus brothers

Stuart Symington - First Secretary of the U.S. Air Force

Lowell Thomas - American radio commentator, Lawrence of Arabia

Bertel Thorvaldsen - Danish sculptor

Steven J. Trachtenberg - President, George Washington University

Robert Pershing Wadlow - Tallest human on record being almost 9 feet tall

Charles E. Schumer - Congressman

Matthew Webb - English Channel

William White - Baylor University

Meridth Willson - The Music Man - 76 Trombones!

Percy Wootton, M.D. - AMA President

Florenz Ziegfeld - Ziegfeld's Follies

Anton Cermak - Mayor of Chicago

Thomas Dewey - Lawyer

Fritz Freleng - Cartoonist

Fiorello LaGuardi - Mayor of New York

Daniel Carter Beard Boy Scouts

Frederic A. Bartholdi - Designed the Statue of Liberty

Joseph Brant - Chief of the Mohawaks

Father Francisco Calvo - Father of Freemasonry in Costa Rica

Geoffrey Fisher - Archbishop of Canterbury

Cornelius Hedges - Father of Yellowstone National Park

Patrick Henry - Patriot

James Hoban - Architect for U.S. Capital

Aga Khan III - Statesman

Marquis de Lafayette - Supporter of American Freedom

Harry S. New - Postmaster established Airmail

James Otis - "Taxations without Representation is Tyranny" Noted for:

Charles F. Papst - Coined "Athletes Foot"

Paul Revere - Famous American

Simon Bolivar "El Liberator" - Liberator of Four (4) South America Countries and creator of Bolivia