Famous DeMolays

Walt Disney

Cartoonist & Founder - The Walt Disney Company

“I feel a great sense of obligation and gratitude toward the Order of DeMolay for the important part it played in my life. Its precepts have been invaluable in making decisions, facing dilemmas and crises. DeMolay stands for all that is good for the family and for our country. I feel privileged to have enjoyed membership in DeMolay.”

Bill Clinton

42nd President of the United States

“The Order of DeMolay has prepared young men to become better citizens and leaders for our country. My DeMolay experience gave me the confidence to develop my skills as a speaker, team member, and leader, and then to realize and accomplish my dreams. I will always be thankful for the guidance given to me by my friends in DeMolay. ”

John Wayne

Actor

“I was overwhelmed by the feeling of friendship, comradeship, and brotherhood. DeMolay will always hold a deep spot in my heart.

 There are many Senior DeMolay members who have distinguished themselves as leaders in Government, Athletics and Sports, Entertainment and a variety of other fields. Many have been named to the DeMolay Hall of Fame. (For more information, visit: http://www.demolay.org)

  • Carl O. Albert, Speaker, House of Representatives
  • Robert B. Anderson, Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Navy
  • Reubin Askew, Governor, Florida
  • William “Bill” Bradley, U.S. Senator, New Jersey
  • Carrol Campbell, Governor, South Carolina
  • Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States
  • Mark Hatfield, Governor and U.S. Senator, Oregon
  • Henry (Scoop) Jackson, U.S. Senator, Washington
  • Charles Robb, U.S. Senator, Virginia
  • Paul E. Tsongas, U.S. Senator, MassachusettsAthletics/Sports
  • Alvin Dark, Baseball player and Manager
  • Dallas Green, Baseball Manager
  • Harmon Killebrew, Baseball Hall of Fame member
  • Pete Rose, Baseball Hall of Fame member
  • Bob Mathias, Olympic Decathalon Champion (twice)
  • Fran Tarkenton, Football Hall of Fame member
  • Danny White, Football Quarterback
  • Mel Blanc, Comic and voice of Bugs Bunny
  • Ernest Borgnine, Actor
  • Roy Clark, Musician/Guitar Player
  • Gary Collins, Actor and TV Personality
  • Walt Disney, Producer and Creator
  • Buddy Ebsen, Actor (Barnaby Jones/Beverly Hillbillies)
  • Greg Evigan, Actor (My Two Dads)
  • Burl Ives, Singer and Actor
  • Van Johnson, Actor
  • Tom & Dick Smothers (Smothers Brothers), Entertainers
  • John Wayne, Actor
  • Neil Armstrong, Astronaut
  • Frank Borman, Astronaut
  • Red Barber, Sportscaster
  • Walter Cronkite, TV Newscaster
  • David Goodnow, CNN Newscaster
  • Paul Harvey, Radio Newscaster
  • Chet Huntley, TV Newscaster
  • Elmer Lower, President, ABC News
  • Dan Rather, TV Newscaster
  • Willard Scott, TV Weatherman
  • John Steinbeck, Author
  • John Cameron Swayze, TV/Radio pioneer
  • John P. McConnell, General, USAF Chief of Staff

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