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Famous Shriners Members 

Xavier Freeman
Updated June 14, 2019 55.5k views 140 items

List Rules Notable people belonging to The Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine

List of Famous Shriners ranked by fame and popularity. The Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, known as Shriners is a fraternal, charitable organization that incorporates the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth into their core beliefs. The Shriners have chapters all over the world that have been home to many famous individuals over the years.

Who is the most famous Shriner? Former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt tops our list. Other notable politicians who are Shriners include Harry S. Truman, Gerald Ford and Warren G. Harding. The Shriners operate 22 hospitals across the United States, Canada and Mexico that treat orthopedic injuries, diseases, and birth defects in children.

Hollywood is also home to some famous Shriners. “Gone with the Wind” actor Clark Gable and the famous Western actor John Wayne were both members of the Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. Musicians Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Johnny Cash all call themselves Shriners as well. Actor and comedian Mel Blanc was a Shriner and he provided the voice for Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and other famous Warner Brothers' characters.

What do you think about the Shriners operating charitable children's hospitals? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 63 (1882-1945) from Hyde Park, New York, United States of America
Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Age 89 from Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States of America
Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Age Died at 59 (1901-1960) from Cadiz, Ohio, USA
John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 72 (1907-1979) from Winterset, Iowa, United States of America
Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 88 (1884-1972) from Lamar, Missouri, United States of America
Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Age Died at 52 (1874-1926) from Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest
George M. Cohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 64 (1878-1942) from Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Ernest Borgnine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 95 (1917-2012) from USA, Connecticut, Hamden
Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 93 (1913-2006) from Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
Gus Grissom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 41 (1926-1967) from Mitchell, Indiana, United States of America
Warren G. Harding is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 58 (1865-1923) from Ohio, Morrow County, United States, with Territories, Blooming Grove
Thurgood Marshall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 85 (1908-1993) from Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Gordon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 77 (1927-2004) from Shawnee, Oklahoma
Kris Kristofferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Age 82 from Texas, USA, Brownsville
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 81 (1908-1989) from USA, California, San Francisco
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 71 (1932-2003) from USA, Arkansas, Kingsland
Count Basie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 80 (1904-1984) from Red Bank, New Jersey, United States of America
Glenn Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 90 (1916-2006) from Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada
Will Rogers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 56 (1879-1935) from Oologah, Oklahoma, United States of America
Dick Powell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 59 (1904-1963) from USA, Mountain View, Arkansas
Thomas P. Stafford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Age 88 from Weatherford, Oklahoma
Gene Autry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 91 (1907-1998) from Tioga, Texas, United States of America
Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 78 (1881-1959) from Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
Nat King Cole is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 46 (1919-1965) from Montgomery, Alabama
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Shriners Members
Dec. at 75 (1899-1974) from Washington, D.C., United States of America