Valdez Lodge No. 4
Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska
Freemasonry in the United States of America
Among our country’s early Masonic leaders were the founding fathers:
George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere, and John Hancock.
Freemasons helped build and nurture our great Nation. Freemasonry’s diverse membership includes:
14 Presidents of the United States (including Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry Truman)
35 United States Supreme Court Justices
13 Signers of the Constitution
Statesmen: Marquis de Lafayette, General George Marshall, and Buzz Aldrin.
Entertainers: John Wayne, Brad Paisley, Louis Armstrong, and Harry Houdini.
Authors: Mark Twain, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Rudyard Kipling.
Athletes: John Elway, Arnold Palmer, Shaquille O'Neil, Honus Wagner, and Cy Young.
Masons come from all walks of life. Blue-collar and white-collar; urban, suburban and rural. What unifies Masons is not where we come from or what we do for a living, but rather what we aspire to be… Good, upstanding men.