Over three centuries freemasonry has attracted Kings, Presidents, Prime Ministers and many key historic figures, including:

Kings

  • George VI
  • Edward VII
  • Edward VIII

Presidents & Prime Ministers

  • George Washington
  • Winston Churchill

Key historic figures

  • William Booth (Salvation Army Founder)
  • Henri Dunant (Red Cross Founder)
  • Dr Barnado
  • Martin Luther King

Writers

  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Robert Burns
  • Leo Tolstoy

Musicians

  • Mozart
  • Gilbert & Sullivan
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Duke Ellington

Actors and entertainers

  • Clark Gable
  • John Wayne
  • William Cody (“Buffalo Bill”)
  • Harry Houdini
  • Peter Sellers

Sportsmen

  • Clive Lloyd
  • ArnoldPalmer
  • Jack Dempsey
  • “Sugar Ray” Robinson

Scientists

  • Sir Alexander Fleming
  • Joseph Lister
  • Edward Jenner (who developed the smallpox vaccination)

Explorers

  • Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Captain Robert Scott (Scott of the Antarctic)
  • Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Businessmen

  • Andre Citroen
  • Henry Ford

The list could go on and on.

 

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