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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Members on this page are Explorers and Frontiersmen

Pioneers Explorers Frontiersmen of the Wild West  They were the first!  Explorers and frontiersmen discovering and exploring vast regions of the west, known only to the Indians.  Leaving civilization behind and traveling where ever the river or next mountain ridge might take them.   Pioneers followed in their footsteps seeking opportunity, conversion of the Indians, and gold

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Photo of Christopher Houston Carson Christopher Carson Frontiersman

American frontiersman. The few paying jobs he had during his lifetime included mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and American Army officer. Carson became a frontier legend in his own lifetime via biographies and news articles. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels. Carson left home in rural present-day Missouri at age 16 to become a mountain man and trapper in the West.…

Photo of William Clark William Clark American explorer

American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. A native of Virginia, he grew up in prestatehood Kentucky before later settling in what became the state of Missouri. Clark was a planter and slaveholder. Along with Meriwether Lewis, Clark helped lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803 to 1806 across the Louisiana Purchase to the Pacific Ocean, and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States.…

Photo of David Stern Crockett David Crockett American folk hero

19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet ?King of the Wild Frontier?. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo. Crockett grew up in East Tennessee, where he gained a reputation for hunting and storytelling.…

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