Masonic Presidents of the United States
George Washington, 1st President, 1789 to 1797
Commanding General during the American Revolution, made a Mason on August 4, 1753 in Fredericksburg Lodge A.F.& A.M, Fredericksburg VA
James Monroe, 5th President, 1817 to 1825
Made a Mason on November 9, 1775 in Williamsburg Lodge A.F.&A.M., Williamsburg VA
Andrew Jackson, 7th President, 1829 to 1837
Member of Harmony Lodge #1, Nashville Tenn., an honorary Member of Federal Lodge #1 F&A.M. , Washington, D.C. and Jackson Lodge #1, F&A.M., Tallahassee Florida. He served as Grand Master of Masons in Tennessee from 1822 to 1823.
James Knox Polk, 11th President, 1845 to 1849
Made a Mason on September 4, 1820 in Columbia Lodge #31 F.&A.M., Columbia Tenn.
James Buchanan, 15th President, 1857 to 1861
Made a Mason on January 24, 1847 in Lodge #43 F.&A.M. Lancaster PA
Andrew Johnson, 17th President, 1865 to 1869
Made a Mason in May of 1851 in Greeneville Lodge #119 F.&A.M., Greeneville Tenn.
James Abram Garfield, 20th President, 1881
Made a Mason on November 22, 1864 in Columbus Lodge #30 F.&A.M., Columbus Ohio
William McKinley, 25th President, 1897 to 1901
Made a Mason on May 3, 1865 in Hiram Lodge #21 F.&A.M. Winchester VA
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President, 1901 to 1909
Made a Mason on April 24, 1901 in Matinecock Lodge #806 F.&A.M. Oyster Bay NY
William Howard Taft, 27th President, 1909 to 1913
Chief Justice Supreme Court 1921 to 1930, made a "Mason at Sight" in an "Occassional Lodge" called for that purpose on February 18, 1909 in the Scottish Rite Cathedral, Cincinnati Ohio by Charles S. Hoskinson, Grand Master of Ohio.
Warren Gamaliel Harding, 29th President, 1921 to 1923
Made a Mason on August 27, 1920 in Marion Lodge #70 F.&A.M Marion Ohio
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd Presinent, 1933 to 1945
Made a Mason on November 28, 1911 in Holland Lodge #8 F.&A.M. New York, NY, the same Lodge in which George Washington, the 1st President, held an Honorary membership.
Harry S. Truman, 33rd President, 1945 to 1951
Made a Mason on March 18, 1909 in Belton Lodge #450 A.F.&A.M. Belton Missouri. He served as the Grand Master of Missouri in 1940.
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President, 1963 to 1969
Entered Apprentice Mason on October 30, 1937, Johnson City Lodge #561, Johnson City TX. President Johnson did not advance any further.
Gerald R. Ford, Jr., 38th President, 1974 to 1977
Presidential Candidates of United States
Thomas E. Dewy, New York Governor
Bob Dole, Former U.S. Senator/Majority Leader, Kansas: Russell Lodge #177 Kansas
Barry Goldwater, Former Senator from AZ.
Hubert H. Humphrey, Vice President of the United States
George McGovern, Senator from South Dakota
Harold E. Stassen, Minnesota Governor & Emdash; Fellowship Skekinah Lodge #257 St. Paul, MN., 33rd Degree, Grand Cross A.A.S.R., S.J.
George C. Wallace, Governor & Presidential Candidate who was nearly assassinated.