Famous Prince Hall Masons

Discussion in 'Prince Hall Freemasonry' started by Blake Bowden, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Blake Bowden

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    • Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
    • Alex Haley, author
    • Booker T. Washington, educator/founder Tuskegee Institute
    • Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Congressman New York
    • Louis Stokes, U.S. Congressman Ohio
    • William "Count" Basie, orchestra leader/composer
    • Nathaniel "Nat King" Cole, American pianist and singer
    • W.E.B. DuBois, educator/author/historian
    • Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, orchestra leader/composer
    • Medger Wiley Evers, civil rights leader
    • James Herbert "Eubie" Blake, composer/pianist
    • Andrew Young, former mayor of Atlanta
    • Thomas Bradley, mayor of Los Angeles, California
    • Sugar Ray Robinson, mid/light heavy boxing champion
    • John H. Johnson, publisher EBONY and Jet magazines
    • Carl B. Stokes, first Black elected mayor, Cleveland, OH
    • Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder/publisher CHICAGO DEFENDER
    • Richard Allen, founder/first bishop AME Church
    • Matthew Henson, explorer
    • Daniel "Chappie" James, general U.S. Air Force
    • James Forten, abolitionist/manufacturer
    • Timothy Thomas Fortune, journalist
    • Richard D. Gidron, president, Dick Gidron Cadillac
    • William C. Handy, composer
    • Augustus F. Hawkins. U.S. Congressman California
    • Lionel Hampton, orchestra leader/composer
    • Benjamin L. Hooks, Former Executive Director NAACP
    • Benjamin Mays, educator/former president Atlanta University
    • Ralph H. Metcalfe, Olympic champion
    • A. Phillip Randolph, founder/ first president, International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    • Egbert Austin "Bert" Williams, actor/ comedian
    • Harry A. Williamson, author/Masonic historian
    • Scottie Pippen, #33, Chicago Bulls / Forward
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  3. Jim

    Jim Registered User

    In Southern Ohio, I have attended two events with area Prince Hall Masons and have enjoyed the activities and fellowship...looking forward for more opportunities.

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