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 George Wylie Paul Hunt

George Hunt

First Governor of Arizona
Birthday: November 1, 1859 Deceased: December 24, 1934

Biography

American politician and businessman. He was the first Governor of Arizona, serving a total of seven terms, along with President of the convention that wrote Arizona?s constitution. In addition, Hunt served in both houses of the Arizona Territorial Legislature and was posted as U.S. Minister to Siam. Calling himself the ?Old Walrus?, Hunt was 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall, close to 300 pounds (140 kg), bald, and had a drooping handlebar moustache. Politically, he was took on aspects from the populist, and later progressive, movements who supported reforms such as women?s suffrage, secret ballots, income tax, free silver coinage, and compulsory education. Hunt was also an opponent of capital punishment and a supporter of organized labor.

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