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 Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt

Founder Colts Firearms
Birthday: July 19, 1814 Deceased: January 10, 1862


God made man, Sam Colt made them Equal? He was an American inventor and industrialist from Hartford, Connecticut. He founded Colt?s Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (today, Colt?s Manufacturing Company), and made the mass production of the revolver commercially viable.