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A club for Masons, founded in 1872 in New York.

Founding Date:
1872

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bud Abbott
Actor
2-Oct-1895 24-Apr-1974 Half of Abbott and Costello
E. Ross Adair
Politician
14-Dec-1907 5-May-1983 Congressman from Indiana, 1951-71
Sherman Adams
Government
8-Jan-1899 27-Oct-1986 Eisenhower's Chief of Staff
Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
20-Jan-1930   Second man on the Moon
J. Lindsay Almond, Jr.
Politician
15-Jun-1898 15-Apr-1986 Governor of Virginia, 1958-62
Forrest H. Anderson
Politician
30-Jan-1913 20-Jul-1989 Montana governor, committed suicide
Robert B. Anderson
Government
4-Jun-1910 14-Aug-1989 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1957-61
Sigurd Anderson
Politician
22-Jan-1904 21-Dec-1990 Governor of South Dakota, 1951-55
Gene Autry
Country Musician
29-Sep-1907 2-Oct-1998 Singing cowboy
Raymond E. Baldwin
Politician
31-Aug-1893 4-Oct-1986 Governor and Senator from Connecticut
Fred Balzar
Politician
15-Jun-1880 21-Mar-1934 Governor of Nevada, 1927-34
George Bancroft
Actor
30-Sep-1882 2-Oct-1956 Thunderbolt
William W. Barron
Politician
8-Dec-1911 12-Nov-2002 Governor of West Virginia, 1961-65
John S. Battle
Politician
11-Jul-1890 9-Apr-1972 Governor of Virginia, 1950-54
Stephen D. Bechtel
Business
24-Sep-1900 14-Mar-1989 Ran Bechtel from 1936-60
Warren A. Bechtel
Business
12-Sep-1872 28-Aug-1933 Founder of Bechtel Corporation
Lloyd Bentsen, Jr.
Politician
11-Feb-1921 23-May-2006 US Senator, Treasury Secretary
Dana X. Bible
Football
8-Oct-1891 19-Jan-1980 Legendary Texas football coach
Michael Bilirakis
Politician
16-Jul-1930   Congressman from Florida, 1983-2007
Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Politician
4-Feb-1947   Congressman, Georgia 2nd
James T. Blair, Jr.
Politician
15-Mar-1902 12-Jul-1962 Governor of Missouri, 1957-61
Mel Blanc
Actor
30-May-1908 10-Jul-1989 Man of 1,000 Voices
Ray Blanton
Politician
10-Apr-1930 22-Nov-1996 Governor of Tennessee, 1975-79
Ernest Borgnine
Actor
24-Jan-1917 8-Jul-2012 Marty
William D. Boyce
Activist
16-Jun-1858 11-Jun-1929 Founder of Boy Scouts of America
Roger D. Branigin
Politician
26-Jul-1902 19-Nov-1975 Governor of Indiana, 1965-69
John W. Bricker
Politician
6-Sep-1893 22-Mar-1986 Governor of Ohio, 1939-45
William S. Broomfield
Politician
28-Apr-1922   Congressman from Michigan, 1957-93
John W. Brown
Politician
28-Dec-1913 29-Oct-1993 Governor of Ohio, 1957
Chauncey H. Browning, Jr.
Attorney
21-Nov-1934 1-Jan-2010 Attorney General of West Virginia, 1969-85
Jim Broyhill
Politician
19-Aug-1927   Congressman from North Carolina, 1963-86
Edgar Buchanan
Actor
20-Mar-1903 4-Apr-1979 Uncle Joe Carson on Petticoat Junction
Conrad Burns
Politician
25-Jan-1935   US Senator from Montana, 1989-2007
W. Haydon Burns
Politician
17-Mar-1912 22-Nov-1987 Mayor of Jacksonville, 1949-65
Dan Burton
Politician
21-Jun-1938   Congressman, Indiana 5th
Harlan J. Bushfield
Politician
6-Aug-1882 27-Sep-1948 Governor of South Dakota, 1939-43
James F. Byrnes
Politician
2-May-1882 9-Apr-1972 US Secretary of State, 1945-47
Millard F. Caldwell
Politician
6-Feb-1897 23-Oct-1984 Governor of Florida, 1945-49
Carroll Campbell
Politician
24-Jul-1940 7-Dec-2005 Governor of South Carolina, 1987-95
Doyle E. Carlton
Politician
6-Jul-1885 25-Oct-1972 Governor of Florida, 1929-33
Mel Carnahan
Politician
11-Feb-1934 16-Oct-2000 Dead man, still defeated John Ashcroft
Elbert N. Carvel
Politician
9-Feb-1910 6-Feb-2005 Twice Governor of Delaware
Roy Clark
TV Personality
15-Apr-1933   Hee Haw
Tom C. Clark
Judge
23-Sep-1899 13-Jun-1977 US Supreme Court Justice, 1949-67
Frank G. Clement
Politician
2-Jun-1920 4-Nov-1969 Twice Governor of Tennessee
Jim Clyburn
Politician
21-Jul-1940   Congressman, South Carolina 6th
Ty Cobb
Baseball
18-Dec-1886 17-Jul-1961 Legendary Detroit Tigers hitter
Robert L. Cochran
Politician
28-Jan-1886 23-Feb-1963 Governor of Nebraska, 1935-41
Fred P. Cone
Politician
28-Sep-1871 28-Jul-1948 Governor of Florida, 1937-41
Royal S. Copeland
Politician
7-Nov-1868 17-Jul-1938 US Senator from New York, 1923-38
John N. Dalton
Politician
11-Jul-1931 30-Jul-1986 Governor of Virginia, 1978-82
Martin L. Davey
Politician
25-Jul-1884 31-Mar-1946 Governor of Ohio, 1935-39
F. Elwood Davis
Attorney
15-Dec-1915 17-Jan-2012 Prominent Washington lawyer
James J. Davis
Government
27-Oct-1873 22-Nov-1947 US Secretary of Labor, 1921-30
John E. Davis
Politician
18-Apr-1913 12-May-1990 Governor of North Dakota, 1957-61
George H. Dern
Government
8-Sep-1872 27-Aug-1936 Governor of Utah, 1925-33
Everett Dirksen
Politician
4-Jan-1896 7-Sep-1969 US Senator from Illinois, 1951-69
William N. Doak
Government
12-Dec-1882 23-Oct-1933 US Secretary of Labor, 1930-33
Robert Docking
Politician
9-Oct-1925 8-Oct-1983 Governor of Kansas, 1967-75
Bob Dole
Politician
22-Jul-1923   US Senator from Kansas, 1969-96
Phil M. Donnelly
Politician
16-Mar-1891 12-Sep-1961 Twice Governor of Missouri
William J. B. Dorn
Politician
14-Apr-1916 13-Aug-2005 Congressman from South Carolina, 1947-74
Charles Easley
Judge
c. 1950   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
Buford Ellington
Politician
27-Jun-1907 3-Apr-1972 Twice Governor of Tennessee
Michael Enzi
Politician
1-Feb-1944   US Senator from Wyoming
Sam Ervin
Politician
27-Sep-1896 23-Apr-1985 US Senator from North Carolina, 1954-74
Jim Exon
Politician
9-Aug-1921 10-Jun-2005 US Senator from Nebraska, 1979-97
Gerald Ford
Head of State
14-Jul-1913 26-Dec-2006 38th US President, 1974-77
William D. Ford
Politician
6-Aug-1927 14-Aug-2004 Congressman from Michigan, 1965-95
J. Allen Frear
Politician
7-Mar-1903 15-Jan-1993 US Senator from Delaware, 1949-61
Don Fuqua
Politician
20-Aug-1933   Congressman from Florida, 1963-87
Clark Gable
Actor
1-Feb-1901 16-Nov-1960 Gone With the Wind
Frank Gannett
Business
15-Sep-1876 3-Dec-1957 Founder, Gannett publishing empire
Mills E. Godwin, Jr.
Politician
19-Nov-1914 30-Jan-1999 Twice Governor of Virginia
Barry Goldwater
Politician
1-Jan-1909 29-May-1998 US Senator from Arizona, 1953-65, 1969-87
Dwight H. Green
Politician
9-Jan-1897 20-Feb-1958 Governor of Illinois, 1941-49
Marvin Griffin
Politician
4-Sep-1907 13-Jun-1982 Governor of Georgia, 1955-59
Dwight P. Griswold
Politician
27-Nov-1893 12-Apr-1954 Governor of Nebraska, 1941-47
Morley Griswold
Politician
10-Oct-1890 3-Oct-1951 Governor of Nevada, 1934-35
John Paul Hammerschmidt
Politician
4-May-1922   Congressman from Arkansas, 1967-93
Clifford Hansen
Politician
16-Oct-1912 20-Oct-2009 US Senator from Wyoming, 1967-78
Warren G. Harding
Head of State
2-Nov-1865 2-Aug-1923 29th US President, 1921-23
Will H. Hays
Business
5-Nov-1879 7-Mar-1954 The Hays Production Code
Warren E. Hearnes
Politician
24-Jul-1923 16-Aug-2009 Governor of Missouri, 1965-73
Jesse Helms
Politician
18-Oct-1921 4-Jul-2008 US Senator from North Carolina, 1973-2003
Bourke B. Hickenlooper
Politician
21-Jul-1896 4-Sep-1971 Governor and Senator from Iowa
David Hobson
Politician
17-Oct-1936   Congressman, Ohio 7th
Spessard Holland
Politician
10-Jul-1892 6-Nov-1971 Governor and Senator from Florida
Fritz Hollings
Politician
1-Jan-1922   US Senator from South Carolina, 1967-2005
J. Edgar Hoover
Government
1-Jan-1895 2-May-1972 Director of the FBI, 1924-72
Frank J. Horton
Politician
12-Dec-1919 30-Aug-2004 Congressman from New York, 1963-93
Harry Houdini
Magician
24-Mar-1874 31-Oct-1926 Best-known magician and debunker
Roman Hruska
Politician
16-Aug-1904 25-Apr-1999 US Senator from Nebraska, 1954-76
Hubert Humphrey
Politician
27-May-1911 13-Jan-1978 US Vice President, 1965-69
William L. Hungate
Politician
14-Dec-1922 22-Jun-2007 Congressman from Missouri, 1964-77
Arthur M. Hyde
Politician
12-Jul-1877 17-Oct-1947 Governor of Missouri, 1921-25
Roger Jepsen
Politician
23-Dec-1928   US Senator from Iowa, 1979-85
Charley E. Johns
Politician
27-Feb-1905 23-Jan-1990 Governor of Florida, 1953-55
Paul B. Johnson, Jr.
Politician
23-Jan-1916 14-Oct-1985 Governor of Mississippi, 1964-68
Olin D. Johnston
Politician
18-Nov-1896 18-Apr-1965 Governor and Senator from South Carolina
Kenneth B. Keating
Politician
18-May-1900 5-May-1975 US Senator from New York, 1959-65
Jack Kemp
Politician
13-Jul-1935 2-May-2009 American politican, football player
Otto Kerner
Politician
15-Aug-1908 9-May-1976 Governor of Illinois, 1961-68
William F. Knowland
Politician
26-Jun-1908 23-Feb-1974 US Senator, committed suicide
H. Martin Lancaster
Politician
24-Mar-1943   Congressman from North Carolina, 1987-95
J. Bracken Lee
Politician
7-Jan-1899 20-Oct-1996 Governor of Utah, 1949-57
Tom Lewis
Politician
26-Oct-1924 1-Aug-2003 Congressman from Florida, 1983-95
George W. Malone
Politician
7-Aug-1890 19-May-1961 US Senator from Nevada, 1947-59
James R. Mann
Politician
27-Apr-1920 20-Dec-2010 Congressman from South Carolina, 1969-79
James G. Martin
Politician
11-Dec-1935   Governor of North Carolina, 1985-93
John W. Martin
Politician
21-Jun-1884 22-Feb-1958 Governor of Florida, 1925-29
Ernest W. McFarland
Politician
9-Oct-1894 8-Jun-1984 Governor of Arizona, 1955-59
Clarence W. Meadows
Politician
11-Feb-1904 12-Sep-1961 Governor of West Virginia, 1945-49
Carlos J. Moorhead
Politician
6-May-1922 23-Nov-2011 Congressman from California, 1973-97
Frederick H. Mueller
Government
22-Nov-1893 31-Aug-1976 US Commerce Secretary, 1959-61
Ransom E. Olds
Business
3-Jun-1864 26-Aug-1950 Founder of Nucor and Oldsmobile
Robert Latham Owen
Politician
2-Feb-1856 19-Jul-1947 Senator from Oklahoma, 1907-25
Guy Brasfield Park
Politician
10-Jun-1872 1-Oct-1946 Governor of Missouri, 1933-37
Wright Patman
Politician
6-Aug-1893 7-Mar-1976 Congressman from Texas, 1929-76
Claude Pepper
Politician
8-Sep-1900 30-May-1989 Congressman from Florida, 1963-89
Val Peterson
Politician
18-Jul-1903 17-Oct-1983 Governor of Nebraska, 1947-53
Owen B. Pickett
Politician
31-Aug-1930 27-Oct-2010 Congressman from Virginia, 1987-2001
James H. Price
Politician
7-Sep-1878 22-Nov-1943 Governor of Virginia, 1938-42
Nick Rahall
Politician
20-May-1949   Congressman, West Virginia 3rd
Thomas Reynolds
Politician
3-Sep-1950   Congressman from New York, 1999-2009
Michael Richards
Actor
24-Jul-1949   Cosmo Kramer on Seinfeld
Friend Richardson
Politician
1-Dec-1865 6-Sep-1943 Governor of California, 1923-27
Robert Riley
Politician
3-Oct-1944   Governor of Alabama, 2003-11
Elmer E. Robinson
Politician
3-Oct-1894 9-Jun-1982 Mayor of San Francisco, 1948-56
Will Rogers
Comic
04-Nov-1879 15-Aug-1935 American Cowboy, Entertainer, Humorist
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Head of State
30-Jan-1882 12-Apr-1945 US President during WWII
Daniel C. Roper
Government
1-Apr-1867 11-Apr-1943 US Commerce Secretary, 1933-38
George Ryan
Politician
24-Feb-1934   Governor of Illinois, 1999-2003
Elmore Y. Sarles
Politician
15-Jan-1859 14-Feb-1929 Governor of North Dakota, 1905-07
Grant Sawyer
Politician
14-Dec-1918 19-Feb-1996 Governor of Nevada, 1959-67
Robert L. F. Sikes
Politician
3-Jun-1906 28-Sep-1994 Congressman from Florida, 1945-79
Alan Simpson
Politician
2-Sep-1931   US Senator from Wyoming, 1979-97
Forrest Smith
Politician
14-Feb-1886 8-Mar-1962 Governor of Missouri, 1949-53
Hulett C. Smith
Politician
21-Oct-1918 15-Jan-2012 Governor of West Virginia, 1965-69
Dr. Ralph Stanley
Musician
27-Feb-1927   Bluegrass musician
William G. Stratton
Politician
26-Feb-1914 2-Mar-2001 Governor of Illinois, 1953-61
Howard Sutherland
Politician
8-Sep-1865 12-Mar-1950 US Senator from West Virginia, 1917-23
Herman Talmadge
Politician
9-Aug-1913 21-Mar-2002 Senator and Governor from Georgia
J. Millard Tawes
Politician
8-May-1894 25-Jun-1979 Governor of Maryland, 1959-67
Danny Thomas
Actor
6-Jan-1914 6-Feb-1991 Make Room For Daddy
Ernest O. Thompson
Politician
24-Mar-1892 28-Jun-1966 Mayor of Amarillo, 1929-32
Melvin E. Thompson
Politician
1-May-1903 3-Oct-1980 Governor of Georgia, 1947-48
Strom Thurmond
Politician
5-Dec-1902 26-Jun-2003 US Senator from South Carolina, 1954-2003
Harry S. Truman
Head of State
8-May-1884 26-Dec-1972 33rd US President, 1945-53
John H. Trumbull
Politician
4-Mar-1873 21-May-1961 Governor of Connecticut, 1925-31
Richard Tyson
Actor
13-Feb-1961   Kindergarten Cop
James E. Van Zandt
Politician
18-Dec-1898 6-Jan-1986 Congressman from Pennsylvania
John H. Waller, Jr.
Judge
31-Oct-1937   Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court
Earl Warren
Judge
19-Mar-1891 9-Jul-1974 US Chief Justice, 1953-69
John Wayne
Actor
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke
Herman Welker
Politician
11-Dec-1906 30-Oct-1957 US Senator from Idaho, 1951-57
Frederick C. Weyand
Military
15-Sep-1916 10-Feb-2010 US Army Chief of Staff, 1974-76
Claude R. Wickard
Government
28-Feb-1893 29-Apr-1967 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1940-45
John S. Wilder
Politician
3-Jun-1921 1-Jan-2010 Lt. Governor of Tennessee, 1971-2007
John J. Williams
Politician
17-May-1904 11-Jan-1988 US Senator from Delaware, 1947-70
Joe Wilson
Politician
31-Jul-1947   Congressman, South Carolina 2nd
Abraham Zapruder
Cinematographer
15-May-1905 30-Aug-1970 Documented JFK's assassination on film


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