N.B.: This is an artistic rendering of PGM Prince Hall, the namesake for Prince Hall Freemasonry

FAMOUS PRINCE HALL FREEMASONS

Please Note: The alphabetized list below was excerpted from the MWPHGL of Illinois...http://www.mwphglil.com/


 
 

~ A ~

  • Robert S. Abbott - Publishing (Illinois) - Founder of Chicago Defender

  • Ralph Abernathy - Civics

  • Amilia Aguinado - President of Phillipines

  • Adeyamo Alakija - Co-founded Daily Times of Nigeria

  • Eugene Charlie Alston (Washington DC) - Head White House Butler for 33 years

  • Richard Allen - Ministry (Pennsylvania)

  • Gerald Alston (New Jersey) - Lead singer Manhattans

  • Roy Althouse - (Kansas)

  • Dennis Archer - Politics (Michigan)

  • Louis Armstrong - Entertainment

  • Alexander T. Augusta - Medicine


 
 

~ B ~

  • Ernie Banks - Athletics (Illinois)

  • Ras Baraka (New Jersey) - Mayor of Newark

  • Ferdinand L. Barnett - Publishing (Illinois)

  • Marion Barry - Politics (District of Columbia)

  • William Count Basie - Entertainment

  • Walt Bellamy (Georgia) - NBA Hall of Famer

  • Ted Berry - Politics (Ohio)

  • Henry Blair - Inventor

  • James Herbert "Hubie Blake" - Entertainment

  • Julian Bond - Civics

  • Edward Bouchet - Education

  • Thomas Bradley - Politics (California)

  • William Wells Brown - Publishing

  • Roland Burris - Politics (Illinois)

  • Jerry Iceman Butler - Entertainment (Illinois)


 
 

~ C ~

  • William Campbell - Politics (Georgia)

  • Ashby B. Carter - Civics (Illinois)

  • Gene Chandler - Entertainment (Illinois)

  • Emanuel Cleaver - Politics (Missouri)

  • Otis Clay - Entertainment (Illinois)

  • James Clyburn (South Carolina)

  • Nathaniel "Nat King Cole" - Entertainment

  • Frank Coleman (Washington DC) - Founder of Omega Psi Phi

  • Michael Coleman (Ohio) - 1st Black Mayor of Columbus

  • John Conyers (Michigan)

  • Benjamin Crump (Florida)


 
 

~ D ~

  • Corneal Davis - Politics (Illinois)

  • Ossie Davis - Entertainment

  • William L. Dawson - Politics (Illinois)

  • Martin R. Delany - Miltary

  • Oscar DePriest - Politics (Illinois)

  • John Wesley Dobbs - Civics (Georgia)

  • W.E.B. DuBois - Civics/Education

  • Alexander Dumas - Entertainment


 
 

~ E ~

  • (Edward Kennedy) Duke Ellington - Entertainment

  • Medgar Wiley Evers - Civics


 

~ F ~

  • Chaka Fattah - Politics

  • Marshall Faulk - Athletics (Illinois)

  • James Forten - Civics

  • Timothy Thomas Fortune - Publishing


 
 

~ G ~

  • Richard Gidron - Business

  • Dizzy Gillespie - Entertainment

  • Richard Howell Gleaves - Politics (Ohio)

  • Wilson Goode - Politics (Pennsylvania)

  • Louis Gossett Jr - Entertainment (Mississippi)

  • Al Green - Entertainment


 
 

~ H ~

  • Alex Haley - Entertainment

  • George C. Hall - Business (Illinois)

  • Prince Hall - Civics (Massachusetts)

  • Lionel Hampton - Entertainment

  • William C. Handy - Entertainment

  • Michael C. Harper - Sports (Oregon) - Former NBA Player

  • Augusta Hawkins - Civics (California congressman)

  • Matthew Henson - Explorer

  • A. Leon Higginbotham - Education (Pennsylvania)

  • Benjamin L. Hooks - Civics (Tennessee)


 
 

~ J ~

  • Maynard Jackson - Politics (Georgia)

  • Jesse L. Jackson Jr. - Politics (Illinois)

  • Jesse L. Jackson Sr. - Civics (Illinois)

  • Daniel Chappie James - Miltary (Illinois)

  • Sharpe James (New Jersey) - former Mayor of Newark

  • Jack Johnson - Athletics

  • John H. Johnson - Publishing (Illinois)

  • Absalom Jones - Ministry (Pennsylvania)

  • John Jones - Politics (Illinois)

  • Dr. Ernest Everett Just - Civics (Washington DC) - Founder of Omega Psi Phi


 
 

~ K ~

  • George Biddle Kelley (New York) - Founder of Alpha Phi Alpha

  • Isaac H. Kelly - Civics (Illinois)

  • Don King - Entertainment

  • Martin Luther King, Sr.


 
 

~ L ~

  • William J. Latham - Business (Illinois)

  • Lewis Howard Latimer - Inventor

  • Emmanuel Lewis - Entertainment (Georgia)

  • John Lewis (Georgia) - Freedom Rider/Congressman

  • Malcolm "Malcolm X" Little

  • Edgar Amos Love (Pennsylvania) - Founder of Omega Psi Phi


 
 

~ M ~

  • Nelson Mandela - Civics (North Carolina)

  • Stephon Marbury - Sports (New York) - Former NBA Player

  • Rev. John Marrant - Ministry (Massachusetts)

  • Thurgood Marshall - Civics (Oklahoma/Georgia)

  • Benjamin E. Mays - Civics

  • Ralph Metcalfe - Athletics (Illinois)

  • Kwesi Mfume - Civics (Maryland)

  • Garrett A. Morgan Sr. - (Ohio) Inventor

  • Elijah Muhammad - Founder, Nation of Islam


 
 

~ O ~

  • Shaquille Oneal - Athletics (Massachusetts)

  • Jesse Owens - Athletics (Illinois)


 
 

~ P ~

  • Scottie Pippen - Athletics (Arkansas)

  • Chester C. Pryor, MD - Opthalmology (Ohio)

  • Richard Pryor - Entertainment (Illinois)

  • Alexander Pushkin - Entertainment


 
 

~ R ~

  • A. Philip Randolph - Civics (District of Columbia)

  • Charles Rangel - Politics (New York)

  • Hiram Rhodes Revels (Missouri) - 1st President of Alcorn State University

  • Lionel Ritchie - Entertainment (Alabama)

  • Sugar Ray Robinson - Athletics

  • Benjamin F. Rogers - Civics (Illinois)

  • Bobby Rush - Politics (Illinois)


 
 

~ S ~

  • Arthur A. Schomburg - Education (New York)

  • William T. Scott - Politics (Illinois)

  • John Sengstacke - Publishing (Illinois)

  • Rev. Al Sharpton - Civics (New York)

  • Ralph Slaughter - Education (Louisiana)

  • Carl B. Stokes - Politics

  • Louis Stokes - Politics

  • John Street - Politics (Pennsylvania)

  • Reuben Studdard - Entertainment (Alabama)

  • Frank M. Summers - Civics (Illinois)


 
 

~ T ~

  • George E. Taylor - Politics (Illinois)

  • Langston Taylor (Washington DC) - Founder of Phi Beta Sigma

  • John W.E. Thomas - Politics (Illinois)

  • Isaiah Thomas - Sports (Washington DC)

  • Bishop Desmond Tutu - Ministry


 
 

~ W ~

  • David Walker - Civics

  • Joseph L. Walkes - Education (Kansas)

  • Booker T. Washington - Civics

  • Harold Washington - Politics (Illinois)

  • Michael C. Watson - Civics (CEO, Absalom Jones Fnd)

  • Dr. Allen A. Wesley - Medicine (Illinois)

  • Charles H. Wesley - Education (Ohio)

  • Lawrence Douglass Wilder - Politics (Virginia)

  • Dr. Daniel Hale Williams - Medicine (District of Columbia)

  • Egbert Austin Bert Williams - Actor

  • Harry A. Williamson - Education

  • Granville T. Woods - Inventor

  • Jeremiah Wright - Religion (Illinois)


 

~ Y ~

  • Andrew Young - Politics (Georgia)

  • Coleman Young - Politics (Michigan)