FAMOUS SHRINERS

Warren Gamaliel Harding

Warren Gamaliel Harding

29th President of the US; Marion Lodge #70, Marion, OH; Royal Arch Mason of Marion Chapter #62; 33rd Degree, Valley of Columbus; Aladdin Temple of the Shrine, Columbus Ohio; Knights Templar, Marion Commandery #36

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

32nd President of the US Holland Lodge No.8, New York City; 32nd Degree, Albany Consistory, Albany, NY; Tri-Po-Bed Grotto, Poughkeepsie, NY; Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Warwick, NY; Cyrus Temple, Albany, NY

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

33rd President of the US Belton Lodge #450, Belton, MO; Grandview Lodge #618, Grandview, MO; Grand Master of Missouri; Ararat Shrine Temple, Kansas City, MO

Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr.

Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr.

38th President of the US Malta Lodge #465, Grand Rapids, MI; Saladin Shriners, Kentwood, MI

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.

38th Vice-President of the US

His Majesty David Kalākaua I

His Majesty David Kalākaua I

Kalākaua, born David Laʻamea Kamanakapuʻu Mahinulani Nalaiaehuokalani Lumialani Kalākaua and sometimes called The Merrie Monarch (November 16, 1836 – January 20, 1891), was the last reigning king of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. He was also the only king in history to become a Shriner. On Jan. 14, 1891, during a trip to San Francisco and against his doctor's wishes, a very ill king went through the ceremony that made him a Shriner. Six days later he was dead.

Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr.

Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr.

Project Mercury Astronaut Carbondale Lodge # 82, Carbondale, CO; 33rd degree, Scottish Rite; Knight of the Purple Cross, York Rite; Bahia Shrine, Orlando, FL

Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom

Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom

Project Mercury Astronaut Mitchell Lodge No. 228, Mitchell, IN; Bahia Shriners, Orlando, FL

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.

Astronaut - 2nd man on the Moon Montclair Lodge #155, Montclair, NJ; Oak Park Lodge #864, Montgomery, AL; Clear Lake Lodge #1417 Tranquility Lodge #2000, Moon; Arabia Shrine Temple, Houston, TX

Gwyllyn S. N. "Glenn" Ford

Gwyllyn S. N. "Glenn" Ford

Actor and Military Veteran - WWII Riviera Lodge #780, Pacific Palisades, CA; 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA

Douglas Fairbanks

Douglas Fairbanks

Award Winning Actor Beverly Hills Lodge #528, Beverly Hills, CA; Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA

William Clark Gable

William Clark Gable

Actor and Military Veteran - WWII Beverly Hills Lodge No. 528, Beverly Hills, CA; Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA

Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc

American voice actor and comedian Mid Day Lodge #188, Portland, OR; 32nd Degree, Scottish Rite; Al Malaikah Shriners, Los Angeles, CA

Ermes Effron "Ernest" Borgnine

Ermes Effron "Ernest" Borgnine

Award Winning Actor Abingdon Lodge #48, Abingdon, VA; 33rd Degree, Scottish Rite; Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA

Chill Theodore Wills

Chill Theodore Wills

Actor/Voice of "Francis the Mule" Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA

Colonel Harland David Sanders

Colonel Harland David Sanders

Better known as Colonel Sanders Hugh Harris Lodge #938, Corbin, KY; 33rd Degree, Scottish Rite; Oleika Shriners, Lexington, KY

General Douglas MacArthur

General Douglas MacArthur

Military Leader during World War II Mason at Sight, Philippines; 33rd Degree Scottish Rite; Niles Shrine, Mount Lake Terrace, WA

Earl Warren

Earl Warren

Governor/Chief Justice of the US Grand Master of California; 33rd Degree, Scottish Rite; Potentate, Aahmes Shrine, Livermore, CA

Denton True "Cy" Young

Denton True "Cy" Young

Major League Baseball Player

Harold Clayton Lloyd

Harold Clayton Lloyd

Silent Comedies Actor/Producer Alexander Hamilton Lodge #535, Hollywood, CA; Inspector General, 33rd Degree Scottish Rite; Potentate, Al Malaika Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA; Imperial Potentate, 1950

Frank Stallone, Jr.

Frank Stallone, Jr.

Singer/Sylvester Stallone's brother

Jack "Manassa Mauler" Dempsey

Jack "Manassa Mauler" Dempsey

Boxer - Heavyweight Champion

Gen. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle

Gen. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle

Aviation Pioneer - WWII Veteran

John Edgar Hoover

John Edgar Hoover

John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States. Appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation—predecessor to the FBI—in 1924, he was instrumental in founding the FBI in 1935, where he remained director until his death in 1972.

John George Diefenbaker

John George Diefenbaker

13th Prime Minister of Canada

John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa

Famous Composer and Conductor

John Wayne

John Wayne

Academy Award Winning Actor

Louis "Lou" Sekora

Louis "Lou" Sekora

Member of Canadian Parliament

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Preacher and Author

Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton

Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton

Radio and Television Comedian

Roy Linwood Clark

Roy Linwood Clark

Country Music Performer

Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers

Singer and Cowboy Actor

Luther A. Burbank

Luther A. Burbank

Horticulturist and Naturalist

Albert Hortman

Albert Hortman

"Editorial Without Words" Photographer

Richard Martin Tyson

Richard Martin Tyson

Actor

John Strand

John Strand

Northwest Passage Navigator

Chris Dilbeck

Chris Dilbeck

NASCAR Race Car Driver

David Ragan

David Ragan

NASCAR Race Car Driver

Sam Hornish, Jr.

Sam Hornish, Jr.

NASCAR/Indy Race Car Driver

1950 Newly Made Shriners

1950 Newly Made Shriners

1950-Al Malaikah Shrine Temple, Los Angeles, CA Newly made Shriners Roy Rogers, Potentate Harold Lloyd, Red Skelton and Dick Powell