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Many Famous Elks in Our History

Although the original Elks were actors and entertainers, members of other professions soon joined the organization. Today's Elks represent just about the full spectrum of occupations in America. Throughout the course of the Order's history, many celebrities from the entertainment field, business and public service have been Brother Elks.

General John Pershing
Captain Eddie Rickenbacker

Presidents of the United States
Warren G. Harding
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S Truman
John F. Kennedy
Gerald R. Ford

Members of Congress
Tip O'Neill
Carl Albert
William F. Knowland Oakland, California # 171
John McCormick
Sam Rayburn
Tom Foley
Hale Boggs

Mayor of New York City
Robert F. Wagner, Jr.

Lawrence Welk
Will Rogers
Jack Benny
Andy Devine, Past Exalted Ruler of San Fernando, California, Lodge No. 1539
Clint Eastwood, Monterey, California, Lodge No. 1285
Gene Autry
William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)
Donald O'Connor
Billy Barty
Richard Moll

Sports figures
Honus Wagner
Vince Lombardi
Casey Stengel
Mickey Mantle
Whitey Ford
Zack Wheat
Jim Finks