Franklin D. Roosevelt
On a late summer day in 1931, New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt travelled to Jephtha Lodge No. 494 in Huntington to commemorate the U.S. Constitution
Brother Theodore Roosevelt became a Freemason in 1901 and remained interested in the craft until his death in 1919. Follow his Masonic career in a series of articles throughout 2021.
Robert R. Livingston
Most Worshipful Robert R. Livingston served as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons in the State of New York. His influence on New York Masons is obvious, especially with the Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library.
George F. “Piano Legs” Gore
Baseball’s Dead Ball Era may not have produced the mind-numbing number of homeruns that we see today, but it was certainly the hay-day for nicknames. The 1880s-1920s saw nicknames like Butcher Boy, Nubby, and Foxy Grandpa but one of the strangest belonged to Brother George F. “Piano Legs” Gore.