- The Court of Honour and a listing of the Honourmen of the Valley of Kansas City -
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Freddie D. Adams, PGM, 32° KCCH (1935-2016) Past Grand Master of Grand Lodge of Missouri. Ethelbert Forrester Allen PIP PGM, 33° (1854-1913) President of Allen Investment Company, candidate for Missouri Lt. Governor in 1900, Grand Master of Grand Lodge of Masons, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine, Imperial Potentate for the Shrine of North America.
Henry Broadley Robert Allen, 32° KCCH (1900-1961) Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine.
Edward William Appleby, 32° (1871-1940) Engineer, bridge contractor.
Dr. Wallace A. Armour MD, 33° (1867-1935)  Physician, Kansas City School District Board President.
Joseph Wheeler Aylor, 32° (1839-1917) Mining magnate, banker.
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Dr. John Franklin Baber DDS, 33° (1889-1980) Doctor of Dentistry, Missouri State Reprentative, Ray County Coroner, Past president of the Ray County Library Board
Mayor H. Roe Bartle Esq, 33° (1901-1974) Attorney, Mayor of Kansas City, MO., chief area executive for the Boy Scouts of America.
Mayor Albert Isaac Beach Esq, 32° (1883-1939) Kansas City Mayor, attorney.
Emil O. Bayerl, 33° (1899-1988) Architect, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine.
Dr Thomas J. Beattie MD, 32° (1863-1949) Physician; Professor of Diseases of Women - Kansas City Medical College, Kansas City, MO.
Woodrow W. Bennett PP, 33° (1914-2002) General Contractor, Bennett Construction, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1960, Past Imperial Potentate 1975-76.
Leon Edwin Bloch Sr. Esq, 32° (1881-1976) Attorney, the Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri,Kansas City was named in his honor.
William Golay Boatright Esq, 32° (1896-1959) Attorney, co-organizer of the Lawyers Association of Kansas City.
Van Fremont Boor PGM, 33° (1861-1940) Teacher, Grand Master of Missouri Masons.
Congressman William Patterson Borland Esq, 32° KCCH (1867-1919) Five term Congressman from Kansas City, Missouri, attorney, helped organize Kansas City School of Law.
Attorney General Louis C. Boyle Esq, 32° (1866-1925) Former Attorney General for the State of Kansas, practicing attorney in Kansas City, Missouri.
Judge Frederick Anselm Boxley Esq, 32° (1877-1936) Kansas City attorney, judge, master and referee in federal court, county counselor, associate of Judge Harry S. Truman.
Judge Darius Alvin Brown, 32° (1869-1938) Mayor of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri Circuit Court Judge, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1935.
William H. Brown Esq, 33° (1864-1916) Attorney, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine.
Consul Emile Stanislas Brus, 32° (1840-1919) French Consul to western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Long term Kansas City resident.
Frank Ireland Buckingham Esq, 33° (1873-1953) Attorney, Grand Orator for DeMolay, Conducted tour of Europe to evaluate youth groups.
Percy A. Budd PP Esq, 33° (1870-1953) Attorney, Potentate of Ararat Shrine - 1917.
Stratton D. Brooks, 33° (1870-1949) Teacher, President of the University of Oklahoma, President of the University of Missouri, Columbia.
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Mayor Charles David Capelle Esq, 32° (1882-1939) Attorney, Mayor of Independence, Member of the Missouri House of Representatives.
Missouri State Senator Harold L. Caskey Esq, 32° (1938-2015) Served in the Missouri Senate for 28 years.
James E. Chandler PP PIP, 33° (1867-1941) President of the Meriden Creamery Company, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine1911, Past Imperial Potentate 1924-25.
Charles Henry Childs, 33° (1866-1933) Hotel proprietor involved in the purchase and reopening of the Savoy and the Baltimore Hotel.
Henry Clay Chiles Esq PGM, 33° (1886-1966) Attorney, Grand Master of Missouri, served as counsel during the Nuremberg Trials.
Congressman George H. Christopher, 32° (1888-1959) US Congressman in the 6th District from Missouri serving two terms (1949-1951) and from 1955 to his death in 1959.
Franklin D. Crabbs, 33° (1857-1929) President of the Union Bank Note Company,  Director of the Commerce Trust Company, served on the Mayors Citizen Bond Committee.
Mayor Frank Houghton Cromwell, 32° KCCH (1878-1955) Kansas City Mayor.
John Robinson Crowe, 32° (1857-1916) President, J.R. Crowe Coal & Mining Company and real estate investor in Kansas City.
Dr. Homer Cutler Crowell MD, 32° (1852-1918) Physician, co-organizer and first president of the Academy of Medicine, president of the Jackson County Medical Society.
Roger Cunningham, 33° (1853-1938) Engraver, journalist, entrepreneur, partner in Teachenor-Bartberger Engraving Company. His work is displayed in the Smithsonian Institute, the Pratt Institute of Technology and Boston Museum of Fine Arts display. 
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Dr. Larry E. Davis PP MD, 33° - Physician, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1986.
Ray V. Denslow PGM, 33° (1885-1960) Past Grandmaster of Missouri Masons, prolific Masonic author.
William Boyd Dickinson Esq, 33° (1876-1953) Attorney, real estate developer.
Governor Alexander Dockery, 32° (1845-1926) Governor of Missouri, physician, attorney, US Congressman, banker, Assistant U.S. Postmaster General.
Dr. Alfred Aldes Dunton MD, 33° (1854-1937) Physician
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Mayor George Herbert Edwards, 32° (1860-1941) Kansas City Mayor, city councilman, president of Mercantile Bank.
Henry Gossett Eager Esq, 32° KCCH (1923-1972) Attorney.
Dr. Emmett Ellis Phd., 33° (1889-1972) Professor of Economics & Math for University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.
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Honorable William Dick Fickle, 32° Esq (1943-2016) Attorney, Platte County Prosecutor, member of the Missouri House of Representatives 1974-1978.
Honorable Barron James Fradenburg, 33° (1867-1952) Kansas City Councilman and Chairman of the City's Natural Gas Committee; partner Fradenburg & Swearingen/Fradenburg & Trotter Insurance Co.
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John Glazier, 33° (1877-1964)  Organized the Scottish Rite Employment Bureau.
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Dr. Oscar B. Hall MD, 32° (1868-1942) Physician
John T. Harding Esq PP, 33° (1866-1946)  Attorney, Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1912.
Richard Erle Harkins, 33° (1932-2004) Executive director International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay, Kansas City, Missouri, 1958-1978. Partner, president Seville Consultant, from 1979. President B-C One Incorporated, 1980-1985, Innovative Designs, Incorporated, Kansas City, from 1985.
Fred Harle PP, 33° - Engineer, Western Electric, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine.
Carl Adrian Harmon, 32° (1919-2014) President of Citizen's Bank, Central Mortgage Bancshares.
Donald A. Hartstack PP, 33° - Controller, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1990.
Dr. Edward H. Hashinger MD, 33° (1891-1970) UMKC Professor of Internal Medicine
Joseph D. Havens PP, 33° (1858-1918) President of Havens Printing Company, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1899-1900.
Raymond A. Havens PP, 33° (1884-1934)  President of Havens Printing Company, President of Rotary International, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1915.
John W. Hess PGM, 32° KCCH - Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri Masons.
William Joseph Hill PPR PGM, 33° (1924-2015) Attorney, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, Past Personal Representative for the Valley of Kansas City Scottish Rite.
Gary M. Hinderks PPR, 33° Grand Cross - Past Personal Representative for the Valley of St Joseph, Grand Cross recipient, member of the Valley of Kansas City.
Fred Clark Hoose, 33° (1868-1952) Vice-president of the Norris Grain Company.
Mayor Arnold George Holtan, 33° (1910-1991) Mayor of Grandview, MO., City Council Member, Grandview, MO.
Prosecutor Roland Hughes Esq, 33° (1855-1937) Teacher, attorney, Clinton County Prosecutor, Jackson County Prosecutor.
Governor Arthur Mastick Hyde Esq, 33° (1877-1947) Attorney, Mayor of Princeton, Missouri, Governor of Missouri, Secretary of Agriculture.
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Dr. Horatio S. Jones MD, 32° (1867-1946) Physician
Mayor Henry Lee Jost Esq, 32° (1873-1950) Kansas City Mayor, US Congressman, attorney.
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Frederick W. Kellogg, 32° (1866-1940) Newspaper magnate, joint owner of the Kansas City World, the Omaha News, St Paul News, the Des Moines News.
James Madison Kemper Sr., 32° (1894-1965) Banker, Commerce Trust Co.
R. Crosby Kemper Sr., 32° (1892-1972) President, City Bank, UMB.
William Thornton Kemper Sr., 32° (1866-1938) Patriarch of the Kemper banking family. Majority stockholder in the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railroad.
Rear Admiral Marvin Kennedy USN, 33° (1905-1997) Naval Commander during WWII.
Benjamin C. Kenney PP, 33° - Personal Representative for the Valley of Kansas City Scottish Rite, Past Potentate for Ararat Shrine 2009.
Dr. John W. Kepner MD, 33° (1874-1931) Physician for the Willows Maternity Home.
George Edward Kessler, 32° (1862-1923) German-American Landscape Architect who contributed to the beautification Kansas City, Missouri designing parks and boulevards.
Charles T. Kornbrodt, 33° (1860-1947) Owner of Kornbrodt Kornice Company.
Robert R. Kreeger PGM, 33° (1856-1919) School teacher, deputy sheriff, Customs office supervisor, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri Masons.
Dr. William Frederick Kuhn MD PGM, 32° (1849-1924) Neurologist, professor of psychiatry at the University of Kansas, professor at University Medical College, past Grand Master of Missouri Masons.
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Frank Sherman Land PP PIP, 33° (1890-1959) President of the Kansas City School Board, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1931, Imperial Potentate of the Shrine of North America 1954-55, Creator of Demolay youth group 1919.
Judge Thaddeus B. Landon PP PGM, 33° (1876-1944) Attorney, Circuit Court Judge, Assistant United States Attorney, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1922.
Dr. Ernest J. Lutz MD, 33° (1865-1924) Physician, member of the faculty of the Medico-Chirurgical College, professor of internal medicine in the College of Physicians & Surgeons, in Kansas City, later merged with others to form the medical department of the University of Kansas.
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Judge Richard Lee Majors Esq, 32° (1938-2014) Attorney, Municipal Judge in the city of Riverside, Missouri.
Albert S. Marley Esq, 33° (1861-1936) Attorney, city attorney for the town of Westport.
Glenn E. Means PGM, 33° - Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri Masons.
Arthur Sampson Metzger Esq, 33° (1893-1944) Attorney
Mayor Alden C. Millard, 33° (1838-1909)  Manufacturer of boots & shoes, farmer, Mayor of Independence, Missouri, Justice of the Peace.
Dr. William Eli Minor MD, 32° (1865-1928)  Physician, Minor Park was donated to Kansas City in Dr. Minor's honor.
Thomas R. Morrow Esq PP, 33° (1857-1921) Attorney at Lathrop, Morrow, Fox & Moore. General attorney for Kansas City Southern & Sante Fe Railroads. Charter member of the Consistory of Western Missouri and Past Deputy Inspector General of the Kansas City Scottish Rite, Potentate of Ararat Shrine1897-1898.
Dr. Abraham K. Mussallem MD, 33° (1874-1946) Physician
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Mayor Jay Holcomb Neff Esq, 33° (1854-1915) Attorney; publisher for newspapers in Kansas City, Omaha, Nebraska and St. Louis; Mayor of Kansas City, MO.
Dr. Stanley Newhouse MD PP, 32° (1877-1925) Physician, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1907.
Petros Ferdinand Nishkian, 32° (1863-1925) Chief chemist for Armour & Company. First to develop advanced commericial application of feed rations for factory farming.
Mayor Joseph S. Noel, 32° (1894-1945) Mayor of Lee's Summit; grain, hay and feed wholesaler.
Eugene L. Novorr, 32° KCCH (1924-2011) Vice president, Michael's Clothing, Kansas City, Mo.
Howard I. Novorr, 32° KCCH (1922- 2014) Co-owner, Michael's Clothing, Kansas City, Mo.
Michael H. Novorr, 32° (1896-1964) Owner of Michael's Fine Clothing, Kansas City, Mo.
Richard Alan Novorr, 32° (1944-2014) President, Michael's Clothing, Kansas City, Mo.
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William D. Patterson PGM, 33° GC - Professor at the University of Kansas; Past Grand Master of Japan 1996; Grand Cross of the Court of Honour, SMJ.
Burton Jenkins Pierce PP, 32° (1874-1939) Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine.
Jesse L. Porter PP, 33° (1861-1942) Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1925.
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Thomas Crouse Quickel, 33° (1903-1965)  Advertising company owner, Buckner, Missouri; former advertising manager at Jackson County Democrat and Inter-City Press. Past president of Buckner School Board and past president of Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
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Bradley J. Richardson PP, 32° KCCH - Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 2011; past Liberty, Missouri City Councilman; past Treasurer, Clay County Tax Increment Commission.
Dr. Isaac Ridge MD, 32° (1825-1907) The first university educated physician in Kansas City, entrepreneur.
Louis P. Rothschild, 32° (1864-1934) Heir to Rothschild's Clothing Stores.
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George M. Saunders, 33° (1897-1997) Past Grand Master of the Order of DeMolay, Past Grand Recorder of Shriners or North America.
Julius C. Shapiro PP Esq, 33° (1893-1975) Attorney, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1938.
Congressman Isaac Newton "Ike" Skelton, 33° (1931-2013) Lafayette County Prosecutor, Missouri State Senator, served 17 years as a U.S. Congressman.
Kevin J. Sleyster PP, 32° KCCH - Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 2010.
Col. James G. Stowe, 33° (1840-1908) Entrepreneur, manufacturer, Consul General to South Africa.
Donald E. Scott PGM, 33° - Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri Masons.
Mayor George M. Shelley, 32° (1848-1929) served as Kansas City mayor, president of the city council, city postmaster and police commissioner.
Mayor Bryce Byram Smith, 32° (1878-1962) Kansas City Mayor & city councilman. Formed what would become the General Baking Company.
Danny Smothers PPR, 33° Grand Master of Missouri Grand Council of Cryptic Masons, Past Personal Representative for the Valley of Kansas City Scottish Rite.
J. Harold Snoddy, 33° (1895-1952) Tension Envelope executive, Kansas City, MO.
William G. Snyder, 33° - Executive Secretary for the Kansas City Scottish Rite, Grand Master of Missouri Grand Council of Cryptic Masons.
Robert R. Stevenson Esq PGM, 33° (1943-1925) Attorney, deputy sheriff, chief clerk for the Missouri Treasurer, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri Masons.
Honorable Orson H. Swearingen Esq PP, 33° (1871-1954) Attorney, assistant Jackson County prosecutor, Missouri state representative, Past Potentate of Ararat Shrine 1927.
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William B. Thayer, 33° (1852-1907) Merchant, department store magnate of the 'Emery, Bird, Thayer' stores, art patron.
President Harry S. Truman PGM, 33° (1884-1972) President of the United States, U.S. Senator, Grand Master of Missouri Masons.
R. Carter Tucker Esq, 33° (1893-1973) Attorney, Past President of Optimist International, Past President of the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts, a governor of the American Royal.
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Judge Howard J. Vrooman, 32° (1875-1937) Real estate and exchange broker, Jackson County Circuit Judge.
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Rocky E. Weaver PGM, 32° KCCH - Grand Master of Grand Lodge of Missouri Masons.
Dexter M. R. Weeks, 33° (1867-1941) Branch Manager, Studebaker Corporation.
Henry Campbell Wells PGM, 33° (1864-1916) Banker, Grand Master of Missouri.
Walter Williams, 33° (1864-1935) Journalist, newspaper editor, established  the famous Journalism School at University of Missouri. dean of the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri and professor of history and principles of journalism, president of the University of Missouri, Columbia.
David C. Witte, 33° - Grand Master of Missouri Grand Council of Cryptic Masons.
Daniel Woehrman, 32° KCCH - President of Callender Printing.
Fred O. Wood PP, 33° (1867-1941) Teacher, Exec Secretary of the Kansas City Scottish Rite, Director of the National Shrine Magazine, member of the original advisory council for Demolay, Potentate of Ararat Shrine - 1924.
Benjamin F. Wollman Esq, 32° KCCH (1872-1934)  was a prominent Kansas City, Missouri attorney; president of the Royal Brewing Company of Weston, Missouri and of the Egbert Tobacco Company; director and general attorney of the Manufacturers' Coal and Coke Company.
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Dr. Edwin Forrest Yancey MD, 32° (1858-1941) Chief of Staff, Bothwell Hospital, Sedalia, Missouri, Medical Director for the Missouri, Kansas, Texas Railroad CO.
 
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Benjamin Abrams - President of Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corp.
Kenneth S. Adams Chairman of board of Phillips Petroleum Co. since 1951.
Ignacio Agramonte (1841-1873) - Cuban patriot and Freemason.
Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin - American astronaut - Second man to walk on the moon.
President Miguel Aleman or in full Miguel Aleman Valdes - President of Mexico 1947-52.
Alexander I (1777-1825) - Czar of Russia from 1801-1825. b. Dec. 23, 1777.
Prince Alexander of Orange - Netherlands Grand Master 1832-84.
Admiral Adolphus Andrews (1879-1948) - Vice admiral, Eastern Sea Frontier Command of WW2.
Senator David H. Armstrong (1812-1893) - U.S. Senator from Missouri.
Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) - Infamous American general.
General Henry "Hap" Arnold - Commander of the Army Air Force
Honorable Samuel W. "Wat" Arnold - Congressman from Missouri 78th to 80th Congresses.
Stephen F. Austin - Father of Texas
Gene Autry - Actor - Gene Autry Singer, actor, producer, writer of screen, stage, radio and TV.
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Justice Henry Baldwin - Supreme Court Justice -
Frederic A. Bartholdi - (1834-1904) French sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty.
Governor Frederick Bates (1777-1825) - Second governor of Missouri.
Daniel Carter Beard (1850-1941) was an American painter, illustrator and organizer of the Boy Scout movement in the United States.
Honorable Charles J. Bell, Esq - Attorney, Congressman; Jackson County Circuit Judge; City Councilman of Kansas City.
Lawrence Dale Bell - An American industrialist and founder of Bell Aircraft Corporation.
Reverend Francis Bellamy - American Baptist minister who wrote the original Pledge of Allegiance.
William L. Benedict - Surgeon, president of staff of Mayo Clinic.
Honorable Thomas Hart Benton, Esq - Missouri Senator & Congressman.
General Thomas H. Benton - Union General in the Civil War. Nephew of Missouri Senator Thomas
Irving Berlin (1888-1989) - Russian-born naturalized American composer and lyricist.
Hugo Lafayette Black - an American politician and Supreme Court justice.
Honorable David Blair Esq - Attorney, Missouri Supreme Court Justice, Judge.
Justice John Blair Jr. - Supreme Court Justice
Governor James Thomas Blair Jr., Esq - Attorney, Governor of Missouri, state representative.
Justice Samuel Blatchford - An Associate Justice of the Supreme -
Simon Bolivar (1783-1830) The "George Washington" of South America, who liberated from Spanish tyranny the area which is now Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.
Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) - French military genius and Emperor of France.
Ernest Borgnine, 33° (1917) - Academy Award-winning actor.
James Bowie (1796-1836) - Legendary American killed at the Battle of the Alamo.
General Omar N. Bradley - General of the Army (5-star). Born at Clark, Missouri. Graduated from West Point in 1915.
Chief Joseph Brant - Chief of the Mohawks 1742-1807
Senator Frank P. Briggs PGM - U.S. Senator and newspaper owner from Missouri. Grand Master of Missouri Masons.
James O. Broadhead - President of the American Bar Association, congressman, diplomat.
Arthur Jason Brown - WWI Canadian pilot bearing the distinction of shooting down German pilot
General Egbert B. Brown - Grain dealer, Mayor of Toledo, Union General during the Civil War.
President James Buchanon - President of the U.S.
Robert Burns (January 1759 – 21 July 1796) was a poet and a lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and is celebrated worldwide.
Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd a pioneering American polar explorer, famous aviator and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
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Father Francisco Calvo - Catholic Priest who started Freemasonry in Costa Rica 1865.
Governor Melvin Eugene Carnahan, 33° - Governor of Missouri
General Christopher "Kit" Carson (1809-1868) Frontiersman, scout and explorer.
Justice John Catton - Supreme Court Justice
Pierre Choteau (1789-1865) was one of the founders of the American Fur Company and grandson of Laclede Choteau, founder of St. Louis.
Walter Percy Chrysler (1875-1940) American manufacturer born in Wamego, Kansas.
Sir Winston Churchill - (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II.
Roy Clark - Country Western Star - (born 15 April 1933, Meherrin, Virginia, United States)
Justice Thomas C. Clark - Supreme Court Justice
Governor William Clark - (1770–1838) American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor of Missouri.
Justice John H. Clarke - Supreme Court Justice
Samuel Langhorn Clemens - Mark Twain - (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer.
Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb, 32° (1886-1961) American baseball legend.
"Buffalo Bill" William Cody (1846-1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman.
George Michael Cohan (1878-1942) was a United States entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer, director, and producer of Irish descent.
Samuel Colt (1814-1862) was an American inventor and industrialist. He was the founder of the Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company and is widely credited with popularizing the revolver gun.
Leroy 'Gordon' Cooper Jr. (1927-2004) was an American astronaut. .
Colonel David Stern Crockett - (1786-1836) Widely known as Davy Crocket was a celebrated 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician.
Justice William Cushing - Supreme Court Justice
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Jack Dempsey was an American boxer who held the world heavyweight title from 1919 to 1926.
Cecil B. DeMillle was a successful Academy Award-winning American filmmaker in the first half of the 20th century, known for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies.
John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683-1744) Distinguished scientist, educator, minister, lecturer, writer and friend of Sir Isaac Newton. Great contributor to the ritual of the Craft.
Justice Willis Van DeVanter - Supreme Court Justice
Senator Robert Joseph Dole Esq, 33° - Attorney and retired US Senator from Kansas.
General James Doolittle, 33° - General in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.
Justice William O. Douglas - Supreme Court Justice
Sir Arthor Conan Doyle - Writer - (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes.
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Rufus Easton (1774-1834) First postmaster West of the Mississippi River (St. Louis) and first attorney general of Missouri.
Edward VII was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India.
Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India.
Arthur B. Eisenhower (1886-1958) Executive Vice President of Commerce Trust Company, a director of several other banks and of TWA. Brother to President Dwight Eisenhower.
Colonel Donn Fulton Eisele was a United States Air Force test pilot and later a NASA astronaut.
Ellsworth, Oliver - Supreme Court Justice
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Douglass Fairbanks was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer.
Stephen J Field - Supreme Court Justice
William C. 'W.C.' Fields was an American juggler, comedian, and actor.
John Fitch was an American inventor, clockmaker, and bronzesmith who built the first recorded steam powered ship in the United States.
Dr. Walton Millard Fleming, 33° - Collaborated with actor William J. Florence in the creation of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America.
Sir Alexander Fleming - Discovered Penicillin.
William J. Florence, 33° [Stage name] born: William Jermyn Conlin - Noted actor of the era, collaborated with Dr. Walton Fleming in the creation of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America.
President Gerald R. Ford - President of the U.S.
Henry Ford - (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the American founder of the Ford Motor Company.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat.
King Adolph Fredrick (1710-1771) King of Sweden 1751-1771.
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Clark Gable - was an iconic American actor nicknamed "The King of Hollywood" in his heyday.
President James A. Garfield - President of the U.S.
Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling MD (1818–1903) An American inventor best known for his invention of the Gatling gun, the first successful machine gun.
King George VI - (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 1895-6-1952) King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions. He was the last Emperor of India and the last King of Ireland.
John H. Glenn is a former United States Senator who first rose to fame as the first American to orbit the Earth as an astronaut in NASA's Mercury program.
Arthur Godfrey (1903-1983) was an American variety show host, Arthur Godfrey, ranks as one of the important stars of the early years of American television.
Barry Goldwater - was a five-term United States Senator from Arizona.
Samuel Gompers - American labor union leader, founder of the American Federation of Labor.
Lt. Colonel Virgil Ivan Grissom - Astronaut more widely known as Gus Grissom was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts and a United States Air Force pilot.
Dr. Joseph Ignace Guillotin - (1738-1814) was a French physician who proposed the use of a mechanical device to carry out death penalties in France.
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Governor Herbert Spencer Hadley (1872-1927) Attorney, Governor of Missouri, Attorney General of Missouri, Kansas City City Counselor, Jackson County, Misssouri Prosecutor.
George Fredrick Handel (1685-1759) was a German-born Baroque composer who is famous for his operas, oratorios and concerti grossi.
President Warren G. Harding - President of the U.S.
Oliver Hardy - born Oliver Norvell Hardy, he was an American comic actor, famous as the second half of Laurel and Hardy
Justice John M. Harlin - Supreme Court Justice
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) was one of the most prominent composers of the classical period, and is called by some the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet".
Cornelius Hedges - "Father" of Yellowstone National Park
Charles C. Hilton - American Hotelier
James Hoban - Architect who designed the White House, collaborated on the construction of the U.S. Capitol and was superintendent of the erection of the Treasury, State, War, and Navy buildings.
Louis E. Holland, 32° (1878-1960) Established Holland Engraving. President of Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Organized airmail service to Kansas City.
Director J. Edgar Hoover - was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the US.
Harry Houdini was a world-renowned Hungarian-American magician & escapologist.
Sam Houston (1793–1863) was a 19th century American statesman, politician, and soldier, President of the Republic of Texas, senator and then governor of Texas.
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James B. Irwin (1930-1991) was an American astronaut.
Burle Ives (1909-1995) was an Academy Award winning American actor, folk music singer.
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President Andrew Jackson - President of the U.S.
Justice Robert H. Jackson - Supreme Court Justice
Edward Jenner - (1749-1823) was an English scientist who studied his natural surroundings in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and famous developer of the smallpox vaccine.
President Andrew Johnson - President of the U.S.
Al Jolson born in Russia, was a highly acclaimed American singer, comedian, and actor, and the first openly Jewish man to become an entertainment star in America.
Captain John Paul Jones (1735-1818) America's first well-known naval hero in the American Revolutionary War.
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Jack Kemp was an American politician and former professional American football player. Brother Kemp was Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole's running mate for Vice President in 1996.
Francis Scott Key (1780-1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) English author and poet, born in Bombay, British India.
Major Henry Knox - (1750-1806) was an American bookseller from Boston who became the chief artillery officer of the Continental Army and later the nation's first Secretary of War.
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Marquis de Lafayette (Sep 6, 1757-1834) Supporter of American Freedom.
Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia (1882-1947) was Mayor of New York and U.S. ambassador to Brazil.
Simon Lake (1866-1945) a Quaker American mechanical engineer and naval architect who built the first submarines for the US Navy.
Justice Joseph E. Lamar - Supreme Court Justice
Frank S. Land - Founder Order of DeMolay - Past Potentate Ararat Shrine and the Imperial Shrine
Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) was a famous American aviator, author, inventor, explorer.
Sir Thomas Lipton (1848-1931) was a Scotsman who was a self-made man, merchant, and yachtsman who created the famous Lipton tea brand.
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General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) - American Allied Commander Armed Forces in Philipines
Sir John A. MacDonald - First Prime Minister of Canada 1867-73 & 1878-91
Alexander Majors (1814-1900) of Westport, Missouri was a partner of the famous "Russell, Majors and Waddell" freight firm that built the Western empire and was a forerunner of the Pony Express.
George C. Marshall (1880-1959) Marshall was a general of the army and US Army chief of staff during World War II and later Secretary of State and of Defense.
Justice John Marshall (1755-1835) - Chief Justice U.S. -
Justice Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) - Supreme Court Justice 1967-1991
Justice Stanley Mathews (1824-1889) - Supreme Court Justice - 1881-1889
Louis B. Mayer - was an early film producer, most famous for his stewardship and co-founding of the Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
William Worrall Mayo and his son Dr. Charles Mayo, 33° - the Mayo Clinic evolved from the frontier practice of Dr. William Worrall Mayo and his sons, William James Mayo & Charles Horace Mayo.
Fredrick Maytag (1857-1937) founded the Maytag Company.
President William McKinley - President of the U.S.
Albert Abraham Michelson - Successfully measured the speed of light in 1882
Justice Sherman Minton - Supreme Court Justice
Edgar D. Mitchell is an American pilot, aeronautical engineer, astronaut and the sixth person to walk on the moon.
Tom Mix - U.S. Marshal turned actor and the star of many early Western movies. Hollywood’s first Western megastar making a reported 336 movies.
President James Monroe - President of the U.S.
Jacques and Joseph Etienne Montgolfier Co-developers of the first practical hot-air balloon.
Justice William H. Moody - Supreme Court Justice
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) - Famous Composer
Audie Leon Murphy (1925-1971) - Actor - Most decorated American Soldier of WWII -
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Charles Nash - was the founder and President of The Nash Motors Co.
Justice Samuel Nelson - Supreme Court Justice
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Ransom E. Olds - American automobile pioneer
James Otis - was a lawyer in colonial Massachusetts and member of the Massachusetts provincial assembly famous for his catchphrase "Taxation without representation is tyranny."
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Arnold Palmer - is a famed American retired professional golfer.
Justice William Paterson - Supreme Court Justice
Norman Vincent Peale - Founder of "Guidepost"
Robert E. Peary (1856-1920) First man to reach the North Pole (1909).
James C. Penney - Founder of J.C. Penney store chain.
General John Joseph Pershing (1860-1948) - Decorated American General.
Brigadier General Albert Pike - (1809–1891) was an attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason. He became Grand Commander of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction.
Justice Mahlon Pitney - Supreme Court Justice
President James Knox Polk - President of the U.S.
George Pullman - Inventor, built the first sleeping car for trains.
Aleksander Pushkin - Russian Poet
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President Ronald W. Reagan (1911-2004) - Fortieth President of the U.S. (1981-1989)
Justice Stanley F. Reed - Supreme Court Justice
Paul Revere - Famous American patriot.
Eddie Rickenbacker - Great American Army Air Corps "Ace."
Donald J. Rickles - was an American comedian, film actor, and voice actor. A frequent Tonight Show television talk show guest in the 1960s and 1970s.
Ringling Brothers - All 7 brothers and their father, Augustus, were Masons.
Roy Rogers, 32 - American cowboy and screen star.
Will Rogers, 32° - American cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, newspaper columnist, social commentator, and stage and motion picture actor.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt - President of the U.S.
President Theodore Roosevelt - President of the U.S.
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David Sarnoff - Father of T.V.
Reverend Nathan Scarritt (1821-1890) was a Missouri mission teacher and educator who made a fortune in Kansas City, Missouri real estate.
Walter Schirra Jr. - American astronaut.
Sir Walter Scott - Scottish Writer
W. Mark Sexson - Founder of Rainbow Girls, Masonic historian/author/researcher.
Senator Isaac "Ike" Newton Skelton, 33° - US Senator from Missouri.
Red Skelton - born Richard "Red" Bernard Skelton - Entertainer, comedian.
Joseph Smith - Founder and leader of the Mormon Church.
John Philip Sousa - Led the U.S. Marine Band from 1880 - 1892.
Brigadier General Thomas Patten Stafford - Retired Air Force General and former NASA astronaut. He is one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon.
Leland Stanford - Railroads & Stanford University
Potter Stewart - Supreme Court Justice
Noah H. Swayne - Supreme Court Justice
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President William Howard Taft - Twenty-seventh President of the United States.
Danny Thomas - Actor and Entertainer.
Mel Tillis 33° GC - Famous American Country Singer.
Thomas Todd - Supreme Court Justice.
Robert Trimble - Supreme Court Justice.
President Harry S Truman, 33° - Thirty-third President of the United States and member of the Valley of Kansas City Scottish Rite.
Mark Twain - Pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, humorist, satirist, lecturer, writer.
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James Bailey Upham - Wrote the original Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States.
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Voltaire - French Writer and Philosopher.
Justice Frederick M. Vinson - Supreme Court Justice 1946-1953.
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Justice Earl Warren - Supreme Court Justice 1969-1986.
President George Washington - First President of the United States.
John Wayne - born Marion Robert Morrison - Actor.
Matthew Webb - First Man to Swim the English Channel (1875).
Paul Weitz - July 25, 1932 - Skylab 2, Challenger (STS-6) an American former astronaut
William Wilberforce - Famous British Abolitionist (1759-1833)
Levi Woodbury - Supreme Court Justice.
Justice William B. Woods - Supreme Court Justice.
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Cy Young - Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) - Baseball Player
Brigham Young - President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church)
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Darryl F.Zanuck - Co-founder of 20th Century Productions in 1933.
Florenz Ziegfeld - Creator of Ziegfeld's Follies.
Adolph Zukor - American film mogul, creator of Paramount Studios.