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 Frederick John Hume

Frederick Hume

Hockey Hall of Fame
Birthday: May 2, 1892 Deceased: February 17, 1967

Biography

The 28th mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, from 1951 to 1958. He was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, where he served as mayor from 1933 to 1942. Although he was living in West Vancouver, he won election as Vancouver?s mayor. Hume owned the WHL Vancouver Canucks, and was an active supporter of the NHL expansion to Vancouver. He was inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame in the ?Builders? category in 1962. Hume?s home in West Vancouver was known for its Christmas-light display, which was taken over and expanded by current owner, Jim Pattison. The Canucks award for the team?s unsung hero is named the Fred J. Hume Award in honour of Hume and his efforts to bring the NHL to Vancouver. The WHL also named the award for the league?s most gentlemanly player after Hume.

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