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Famous Male General Contractors

Updated June 14, 2019 8.3k views31 items

List of famous male general contractors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male general contractors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being general contractors. There are thousand of males working as general contractors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic general contractors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a general contractor then the people below should give you inspiration.

People include everyone from Horace King to Edward Betts.

While this isn't a list of all male general contractors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male general contractors?" and "Who are the best male general contractors?"
  • Michael James Holmes (born August 3, 1963) is a Canadian builder/contractor, businessman, investor, television host, and philanthropist. Beginning with Holmes on Homes and subsequent shows, he rescues homeowners from renovations gone wrong. He continued in his successor TV series, Holmes Inspection. ...  more
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada
  • Photo: user uploaded image
    Mark Steven Fidrych (; August 14, 1954 – April 13, 2009), nicknamed "The Bird", was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched his entire career for the Detroit Tigers (1976–1980). In 1976, Fidrych led the major leagues with a 2.34 ERA, won the AL Rookie of the Year award, and finished with a 19–9 record. Shortly after, injuries piled up and his major league career ended after just five seasons....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1954-2009)
    • Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts

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  • Robert Beall Tudor, Jr., known as Buddy Tudor, was an American real estate developer. Based in Pineville, Louisiana, whose family-owned Tudor Construction Company and Tudor Enterprises together surpassed a billion dollars in development. An active member of the Baptist Church, Tudor was also a contributor to the Louisiana Republican Party and a personal friend of David C. Treen, Louisiana's first GOP U.S. representative and governor since Reconstruction....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1935-2010)
    • Birthplace: Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Samuel James Seymour (March 28, 1860 – April 12, 1956) was the last surviving person who had been in Ford's Theatre the night of the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 96 (1860-1956)
    • Birthplace: Maryland