Famous Masons



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Jose Abad Santos
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was well known as one of the ablest, purest, and noblest of men who ever graced the government service. He was gentle, kind, and true. As Rizal, he was an idealist; as Mabini, he was stoical.
John Abbott Canadian Prime Minister (1891-1892).
Initiated St. Paul's, No. 374, E.R., Montreal, 1847.
William "Bud" Abbott
From the Abbott & Costello comedy team.
Nicanor Abelardo
A musician, composer, and "father of the sonata in the Philippines". He was made a master mason at Luzon Lodge No. 57 and was also conferred the 32º at the Philippine Bodies.
Sherman Adams
Governor of New Hampshire and U.S. Congressman.
Gregorio Aglipay
Supreme Bishop of the Philippine Independent Church. Revolutionary Catholic Priest, excommunicated for joining the libertarian movement.
Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo
First President of the Philippine Republic. Pilar Lodge No. 203 (now Pilar Lodge No. 15) at Imus Cavite and was founder of Magdalo Lodge No. 31 (renamed Emilio Aguinaldo Lodge No. 31 in his honor).
Agustin I of Mexico
Emperor of Mexico
Nelson Aldrich
United States Senator from Rhode Island. Treasurer of the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island 1877-78, member of What Cheer lodge.
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Astronaut
Montclair Lodge No. 144, New Jersey.
Vasile Alecsandri
Romanian Poet, playwright, politician and diplomat.
Jose Eloy Alfaro Delgado
President of Ecuador
Salvador Allende
Socialist president of Chile (1970-1973). Lodge Progreso No. 4, Valparaiso.
Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri
Sufi mystic, scholar and political leader.1864 (one on-line source says 1867, contemporary sources say 1864), member Henri IV, Paris, but degree work conducted at Lodge of the Pyramids, Alexandria, Egypt
Edward Neville da Costa Andrade
English physicist. Initiated into Lodge Progresso No. 4 in 1935.
Jules Anspach
Belgian Liberal politician
Lewis Addison Armistead
Confederate general during the American Civil War. Alexandria-Washington Lodge #22, Alexandria, Virginia
Galicano Apacible
Filipino politician.
Constantin Argetoianu
Prime Minister of Romania, 1939.
John Armstrong, Jr.
American soldier, delegate to the Continental Congress, United States Senator and United States Secretary of War. Hibernia Lodge No. 339, New York.
Thomas Arne
Composer of Rule Britannia
Benedict Arnold
Hiram Lodge No. 1, New Haven, Connecticut
Eddy Arnold
Singer
Francois-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)
Raised 1778 by WM Ben Franklin, Loge des Neuf Soeurs, Paris
Gheorghe Asachi
Romanian writer, poet, painter, historian, dramatist and translator.
Elias Ashmole
17th-century English antiquary and politician, Warrington Lodge, Lancashire
John Jacob Astor
American Financier, The Holland Lodge No. 8, New York, New York, 1790
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
National hero and founder of the modern Republic of Turkey. Macedonia Risorta Lodge No. 80 (some claim Lodge Veritas), Thessaloniki
Stephen F. Austin
Secretary of State for the Republic of Texas. Louisiana Lodge No. 109, Missouri.
Gene Autry
Movie and television star, Catoosa Lodge No. 185, OK