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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?"
Mike Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male General Contractors
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Michael James Holmes is a Canadian residential home improvement contractor and television show host. Beginning with Holmes on Homes and subsequent shows, he rescues Toronto, Ontario, area homeowners from renovations gone wrong. He continued in his successor TV series, Holmes Inspection. He is also a judge on HGTV's show Handyman Superstar Challenge and its American counterpart All American Handyman with Scott McGillivray. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55

Birthplace: Halton Hills, Canada

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Mark Fidrych is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male General Contractors
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Mark Steven Fidrych, nicknamed "The Bird", was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched his entire career for the Detroit Tigers. 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 on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 55 (1954-2009)

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 75 (1935-2010)

Birthplace: Alexandria, Louisiana, United States of America

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Samuel James Seymour was the last surviving person who had been present in Ford's Theatre the night of the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. He was from Maryland and lived in Arlington, Virginia in his later years. When Seymour was five, his godmother, Mrs. George S. Goldsboro, took him to see Our American Cousin. He claimed the two sat in the balcony on the side opposite Lincoln's box. Seymour reported that "I complained tearfully that I couldn't get out of the coach because my shirt was torn—anything to delay the dread moment—but Sarah dug into her bag and found a big safety pin. I shook so hard from fright, it caused Sarah to accidentally stab me with the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 96 (1860-1956)

Birthplace: Maryland, United States of America

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