Famous Business Masons

Many men throughout history have been members of our fraternity.

In these pages we will present you with them and try to impress upon you the great men that have been Masons.

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Leaders of Industry, Founders of Corporations and Inventors

During the Industrial Revolution, a captain of industry was a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune contributes positively to the country in some way. This may have been through increased productivity, expansion of markets, providing more jobs, or acts of philanthropy.

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Photo of Johann Eberhard Faber Johann Faber Founder Faber Pencil Company

Was born in the village of Stein, near the city of Nuernberg, Germany. His father, George Leonard Faber, was a descendant of the famous Faber family, one of ancient lineage in Bavaria engaged in the profession of manufacturing lead pencils.

Photo of Gordon Fahrni Gordon Fahrni Founder of the American Goitre Association

A recipient of the Order of Canada, was one of six children born in Gladstone, Manitoba to Christian Fahrni and Priscilla Hyndman.

Photo of John Fitch John Fitch Inventor

American inventor, clockmaker, entrepreneur and engineer. He was most famous for operating the first steamboat service in the United States.

Photo of Sir Alexander Fleming Alexander Fleming Nobel Prize

FRSE, FRS, FRCS was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain

Photo of Henry Ford Henry Ford Founder Ford

American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

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