Famous Prince Hall Freemasons

Athletics
Ralph H. Metcalfe, Olympic champion
Scottie Pippen, No. 33, Chicago Bulls/Forward
Sugar Ray Robinson, mid/light heavy boxing champion

Civics
Julian Bond, St. James Lodge No. 4, Atlanta. NAACP National Chairman
Thomas Bradley, mayor of Los Angeles, California
Emanuel Cleaver of Eureka Lodge No. 170. mayor of Kansas City, Missouri
Dwight Evans, Star in the East Lodge No. 55. PA State Representative
Medger Wiley Evers, NAACP field secretary
Chaka Fattah, Light of Elmwood Lodge No. 45. Congressman
Wilson Goode, Sons of Light No. 120. First Black mayor of Philadelphia
Augustus F. Hawkins. US Congressman California
Benjamin L. Hooks, Former Executive Director NAACP
Vincent J. Hughes, Mt. Lebanon Lodge No. 9. State Rep. 1987 – 1994; Senator 1994- present
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Harmony Lodge No. 88, Chicago, Illinois
Kweisi Mfume, Mount Olive Lodge No. 25, Baltimore, Maryland. President and CEO, NAACP
Charles B. Rangel, Joppa Lodge No. 55, US Congressman New York
Rev. Al Sharpton, Jurisdiction of New York, civil rights leader
Carl B. Stokes, first Black elected mayor, Cleveland, OH
Louis Stokes, US Congressman Ohio
John Street, Philadelphia Lodge No. 74. mayor of Philadelphia
Michael C. Watson President & CEO, Absalom Jones Foundation
Lawrence Douglass Wilder, East End Lodge No. 233, Virginia. First US Black Governor, Mayor Of Richmond, Va.
Andrew Young, St. James Lodge No. 4, Atlanta, Georgia. UN Ambassador, mayor of Atlanta

Commerce
James Forten, abolitionist/manufacturer
Richard D. Gidron, president, Dick Gidron Cadillac

Education
W.E.B. DuBois, educator/author/historian
Benjamin Mays, educator/former president Atlanta University
Booker T. Washington, educator/founder Tuskegee Institute
Charles H. Wesley

Entertainment
Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams, actor/ comedian

Exploration
Matthew Henson, explorer

Freemasonry
Samuel T. Daniels, Grand Master of Maryland for three decades
A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. 33°, Campbell-Wash-Joppa Lodge No 37, Philadelphia
Harry A. Williamson, author/masonic historian

Journalism
Timothy Thomas Fortune, journalist
John H. Johnson, publisher EBONY and Jet magazines
Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder/publisher CHICAGO DEFENDER

Labour
A. Phillip Randolph, founder/ first president, International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

Law
Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice, US Supreme Court

Military
Daniel “Chappie” James, general US Air Force

Music
William “Count” Basie, orchestra leader/composer
James Herbert “Eubie” Blake, composer/pianist
Nathaniel “Nat King” Cole, American pianist and singer
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, orchestra leader/composer
Lionel Hampton, orchestra leader/composer
William C. Handy, composer

Religion
Richard Allen, founder/first bishop AME Church


Text of page mirrored from <geocities.com/timessquare/1914/famous.html>, written by Bro. Timothy A. Johnson of Doric Lodge No. 28 MWPHGL of North Carolina and Jurisdiction, with additions. Accessed 2002/10/22, offline since 28 October 2009.

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