Famous 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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Photo of Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson 7th President

More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by popular vote; as President he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man. Born in a backwoods settlement in the Carolinas in 1767, he received sporadic education. But in his late teens he read law for about two years, and he became an outstanding young lawyer in Tennessee.…

Photo of Henry Jackson Henry Jackson Washington Senator

Congressman and Senator from the state of Washington from 1941 until his death. Jackson was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 and 1976. The political philosophies and positions of Jackson, a Cold War anti-Communist Democrat, have been cited as an influence on a number of key figures associated with neoconservatism, including Paul Wolfowitz and Richard Perle.…

Photo of Robert Houghwout Jackson Robert Jackson Supreme Court Justice

United States Solicitor General (1938-1940), United States Attorney General (1940?1941) and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1941?1954). He is the only person in United States history to have held all three of those offices. He was also the chief United States prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials.

Photo of Edward Jenner Edward Jenner Pioneer of Smallpox Vaccine

English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world?s first vaccine. He is often called ?the father of immunology?, and his work is said to have ?saved more lives than the work of any other human?.

Photo of Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson 17th President

With the Assassination of Lincoln, the Presidency fell upon an old-fashioned southern Jacksonian Democrat of pronounced states' rights views. Although an honest and honorable man, Andrew Johnson was one of the most unfortunate of Presidents. Arrayed against him were the Radical Republicans in Congress, brilliantly led and ruthless in their tactics. Johnson was no match for them.…

Photo of Buck Jones Buck Jones Cowboy Movie Star

American motion picture star of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, known for his work starring in many popular western movies. In his early film appearances, he was billed as Charles Jones. Charles Frederick Gebhart was born on the outskirts of Vincennes, Indiana on December 12, 1891. In 1907, Jones joined the US Army a month after his sixteenth birthday: his mother had signed a consent form that gave his age as eighteen.…

Photo of John Paul Jones John Jones 1st Well Known Naval Fighter

Scottish American sailor and the United States? first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War

Photo of Melvin Jones Melvin Jones Founder Lions Club

Founder of Lions Clubs International

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