Temple Lodge # 173

of Free and Accepted Masons

275 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, New Jersey 07675

Famous  Freemasons


Aldrin, Edwin E. “Buzz” – Astronaut
Armstrong, Louis – Jazz Musician
Arnold, Benedict – Revolutionary War General
Arnold, General Henry “Hap” – Commander Army Air Force
Austin, Stephen F. – Father of Texas
Autry, Gene – Actor
Baldwin, Henry – Supreme Court Justice
Balfour, Lloyd – Jewelry
Bartholdi, Frederic A. – Designed the Statue of Liberty
Bassie, William “Count” – Orchestra leader/composer
Baylor, Robert E. B. – Founder Baylor University
Beard, Daniel Carter – Founder Boy Scouts
Beery, Wallace – Actor
Bell, Lawrence – Bell Aircraft Corp.
Berlin, Irving – Entertainer
Black, Hugo L. – Supreme Court Justice
Blair, Jr., John – Supreme Court Justice
Blatchford, Samuel – Supreme Court Justice
Borglum, Gutzon & Lincoln – Father and Son who carved Mt. Rushmore
Borgnine, Ernest – Actor
Bowie, James – Alamo
Bradley, Omar N. – Military leader
Brant, Joseph – Chief of the Mohawks 1742 – 1807
Buchanan, James – President of the U.S.
Burnett, David G. – 1st President of the Republic of Texas
Burr, Aaron – Revolutionary War Leader
Burton, Harold H. – Supreme Court Justice
Byrd, Admiral Richard E. – Flew over North Pole
Byrnes, James F. – Supreme Court Justice
Cantor, Eddie – Actor/Entertainer
Carson, Christopher “Kit” – Frontiersman, scout and explorer
Catton, John – Supreme Court Justice
Chrysler, Walter P. – Automotive fame
Clark, Roy – Country Western Star
Clark, Thomas C. – Supreme Court Justice
Clark, William – Explorer
Clarke, John H. – Supreme Court Justice
Clemens, Samuel L. – Mark Twain – writer
Clinton, DeWitt – Governor(NY)
Cobb, Ty – Baseball Player
Cody, “Buffalo Bill” William – Wild West Showman
Cohan, George M. – Broadway star
Cole, Nat ‘King’ – Great Blues & ballad singer
Colt, Samuel – Firearms inventor
Combs, Earle Bryan – Baseball Hall of Fame
Crockett, David – American Frontiersman and Alamo fame
Cushing, William – Supreme Court Justice
Dempsey, Jack – Sports
Devanter, Willis Van – Supreme Court Justice
Dole, Robert – US Senator
Doolittle, General James – Famous Air Force Pilot
Douglas, William O. – Supreme Court Justice
Dow, William H. – Dow Chemical Co.
Drake, Edwin L – American Pioneer of the Oil industry
Ellington, Duke – Composer, Arranger and Stylist
Ellsworth, Oliver – Supreme Court Justice
Ervin Jr, Samual J. – Headed “Watergate” committee
Faber, Eberhard – Head of Eberhard Faber Pencil Company
Fairbanks, Douglas – Silent film actor
Field, Stephen J. – Supreme Court Justice
Fields, W.C. – Actor
Fitch, John – Inventor of the Steamboat
Ford, Gerald R. – President of the U.S.
Ford, Henry – Pioneer Automobile Manufacturer
Franklin, Benjamin – Signer of Declaration of Independence
Gable, Clark – Actor
Garfield, James A. – President of the U.S.
Gatling, Richard J. – Built the “Gatling Gun”
Gibbon, Edward – Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Gillett, King C. – Gillett Razor Co.
Glenn, John H. – First American to orbit the earth
Godfrey, Arthur – Actor
Goldwater, Barry – Senator
Gray, Harold Lincoln – Creator of “Little Orphan Annie”
Grissom, Virgil – Astronaut
Hancock, John – Signer of Declaration of Independance
Harding, Warren G. – President of the U.S.
Hardy, Oliver – Actor – Comedian
Harlan, John M. – Supreme Court Justice
Hedges, Cornelius – “Father” of Yellowstone National Park
Henry, Patrick – Patriot
Henson, Josiah – Inspired the novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”
Hilton, Charles C. – American Hotelier
Hoban, James – Architect for the U.S. Capitol Building
Hoe, Richard M. – Invented the rotary press
Hoover, J. Edgar – Director of FBI
Hornsby, Rogers – An original member Baseball Hall of Fame
Houdini, Harry – Magician
Houston, Sam – 2nd & 4th President of Republic of Texas Howard, Ron – Actor – Director, Movie Producer
Ives, Burl – Actor/Entertainer
Jackson, Andrew – President of the U.S.
Jackson, Reverend Jesse – Minister
Jackson, Robert H. – Supreme Court Justice
Jenner, Edward – Inventor – Vaccination
Johnson, Andrew – President of the U.S.
Johnson, Lyndon (EA) – President of the U.S.
Jolson, Al – Fame as the first ‘talking picture’ the Jazz Singer
Jones, Anson – 5th President of the Republic of Texas
Jones, John Paul – Naval Commander
Jones, Melvin – One of the founders of the Lions International
Key, Francis Scott – Wrote U.S. National Anthem
Kemp, Jack – Quarterback Buffalo Bills, Congressman
King, Rufus – Signer of Declaration of Independence
Lake, Simon – Built first submarine successful in open sea
Lamar, Joseph E. – Supreme Court Justice
Lamar, Mirabeau B. – 3rd President of the Republic of Texas
Land, Frank S. – Founder Order of DeMolay
Lewis, Meriwether – Explorer
Lincoln, Elmo – First actor to play Tarzan of the Apes (1918)
Lindbergh, Charles – Aviator
Livingston, Robert – Co-negotiator for Louisiana Territory
Lloyd, Harold C. – Entertainer
MacArthur, General Douglas – Commander of Armed Forces
Marshall, James W. – Discovered Gold at Sutter’s Mill California 1848
Marshall, John – Chief Justice U.S. Supreme Court 1801 – 1835
Marshall, Thurgood – Supreme Court Justice
Mathews, Stanley – Supreme Court Justice
Mayer, Louis B. – Film producer -Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Mayo, Dr. William and Charles – Founded Mayo Clinic
Maytag, Fredrick – Maytag
McGovern, George – Senator
McKinley, William – President of the U.S.
Minton, Sherman – Supreme Court Justice
Mix, Tom – U.S. Marshal turned actor. Stared in over 400 western films
Monroe, James – President of the U.S.
Moody, William H. – Supreme Court Justice
Murphy, Audie – Most decorated American Soldier of WWII
Naismith, James – Inventor of Basketball
Nelson, Samuel – Supreme Court Justice
New, Harry S. – Postmaster General who established Airmail
Newton, Joseph Fort – Christian Minister
Nunn, Sam – U.S. Senator

O’Connor, Carroll – Actor – Archie Bunker – All in the Family
Olds, Ransom E. – American automobile pioneer
Otis, James – “Taxations without Representation is Tyranny”
Palmer, Arnold – Golf Pro
Papst, Charles F. – Coined the term “Athletes Foot”
Paterson, William – Supreme Court Justice
Peale, Norman Vincent – Founder of “Guidepost”
Peary, Robert E. – First man to reach the North Pole (1909)
Penny, James C. – Retailer
Pershing, John Joseph – Decorated American Soldier
Pitney, Mahlon – Supreme Court Justice
Poinsett, Joel R. – Minister to Mexico who developed the Poinsettia
Polk, James Knox – President of the U.S.
Pullman, George – Built first sleeping car on train
Reed, Stanley F. – Supreme Court Justice
Revere, Paul – Famous American – Silversmith
Richardson, Elliot – Attorney General
Rickenbacker, Eddie – Great American Air Force Ace
Ringling Brothers – All 7 brothers and father were Masons
Robinson, Sugar Ray – American Boxer
Rogers, Roy – American cowboy and screen star
Rogers, Will – Actor
Roosevelt, Franklin D. – President of the U.S.
Roosevelt, Theodore – President of the U.S.
Rutledge, Wiley B. – Supreme Court Justice
Salten, Felix – Creator of Bambi
Sarnoff, David – Father of T.V.
Sax, Antoine Joseph – Invented the Saxophone (1846)
Schoonover, George – Founder of “The Builder”
Skelton, Red – Entertainer
Smith, John Stafford – Wrote the music US National Anthem
Sousa, John Philip – Led the U.S. Marine Band from 1880 – 1892 and wrote “Stars and Stripes Forever”
Stewart, Potter – Supreme Court Justice
Still, Andrew T. – American Physician who devised Osteopathy
Stratton, Charles “Tom Thumb” – Entertainer
Swayne, Noah H. – Supreme Court Justice
Taft, William Howard – President of the U.S.
Teets, John W. – Chairman and President of Dial Corporation
Thomas, Danny – Entertainer -Founder of St. Jude’s Hospital
Thomas, Dave – Founder of Wendy’s Restaurant
Thomas, Lowell – Brought Lawrence of Arabia to public notice
Todd, Thomas – Supreme Court Justice
Travis, Colonel William B. – Alamo Hero
Trimble, Robert – Supreme Court Justice
Truman, Harry S. – President of the U.S. & Grand Master
Vinson, Frederick M. – Supreme Court Justice
Wadlow, Robert Pershing – Tallest human on record being 9 feet tall
Wallace, Governor George C. – Presidential Candidate
Wallace, Lewis – Wrote “Ben Hur”
Warner, Jack – Warner Brothers Fame
Warren, Earl – Supreme Court Justice
Warren, Joseph, – Signer of Declaration of Independence
Washington, Booker T. – Educator and author
Washington, George – President of US, 1st
Watson, Thomas – Founder of IBM
Wayne, John “The Duke” – Actor
Whiteman, Paul – “King of Jazz”
Woodbury, Levi – Supreme Court Justice
Woods, William B. – Supreme Court Justice
Wyler, William – Director of “Ben Hur”
Zanuck, Darryl F. – Co-founder 20th Century Productions
Ziegfeld, Florenz – Ziegfeld’s Follies (1907)