Who are these Elks?

New Picture (16)Dwight Eisenhower

  • 34th President of the United States
  • 1st Supreme Allied Commander of Europe
  • 13th President of Columbia University

New Picture (20)Eddie Rickenbacker

  • American Fighter Ace
  • Medal of Honor winner
  • Owner of Eastern Air Lines

New Picture (19)John Pershing

  • Commander of the Mexican Expedition
  • Commander of American Expeditionary Force
  • Chief of Staff United States Army

New Picture (18)George Patton

  • Commander 15th U. S. Army
  • Commander 3rd U. S. Army
  • Commander 7th U. S. Army

New Picture (21)Douglass MacArthur

  • Medal of Honor winner
  • Commander of United Nations’ Forces
  • Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers Southwest Pacific Area

New Picture (22)Dwight Eisenhower

  • 34th President of the United States
  • 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe
  • 13th President of Columbia University

New Picture (23)Warren Harding—

  • 29th President of the United States
  • 48th Governor of Massechusetts
  • United States Senator from Massechusetts

New Picture (24)Harry Truman—

  • 33rd President of the United States
  • United States Senator from Missouri

New Picture (25)John Kennedy –

  • 35th President of the United States
  • United States Senator from Massachusetts
  • Purple Heart

New Picture (27)Franklin Roosevelt—

  • 32nd President of the United States
  • 44th Governor of New York
  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy

New Picture (26)Gerald Ford—

  • 38th President of the United States
  • 40th Vice President of the United States
  • House Minority Leader

New Picture (34)New Picture (43) Buster Keaton —  

  • Actor, vaudevillian, comedian, filmmaker, stunt performer, and writer
  • Academy Award winner
  • Directed and starred in “The General” considered in the top 15 movies of all time

  New Picture (33) Lawrence Welk —

  • Musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario
  • On the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Member of the Polka Hall of Fame

New Picture (38) Ben Affleck —

  •  Multiple Academy Award winner
  • Director of “Argo”
  • Next movie role – Batman

  New Picture (37) Clint Eastwood —

  • Actor, director, producer, musician and politician
  • Multiple Academy Award Winner
  • Director of “American Sniper”

New Picture (40)  Gene Autry —

  • Actor & singer
  • 96 movies
  • numerous charting recordings including #1 “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer”

 New Picture (41)  Will Rogers –

  • Cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, social commentator and motion picture actor
  • 71 movies and highest paid actor of his time
  • Syndicated columnist in over 4000 newspapers

 New Picture (35)New Picture (42)  Andy Devine –

  •  Over 400 motion pictures
  • TV appearances of numerous programs — Hollywood hall of fame
  • Exalted Ruler of his local lodge.

  New Picture (36) Buffalo Bill Cody —

  • Scout, bison hunter, and showman
  • Medal of Honor winner
  • Owner & producer of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

  New Picture (39) Jack Benny —

  • Comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and violinist
  • On the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Veteran WWI

New Picture (47) Babe Ruth — 

  • held the major league record for home runs (714), RBIs and several other
  • hall of fame member — part of original group of inductees in 1936
  • initiated into the Elks at home plate in Yankee Stadium in 1928

 

New Picture (48) Mickey Mantle —

  • considered the best switch hitter of all time — 20 time all star
  • 3 MVPs — 4 time home run leader — 7 time world champion
  • major league all century team — hall of fame

New Picture (46) Whitey Ford —

  • 10 time all star — 6 time world series champion — series MVP
  • Cy Young award winner — hall of fame
  • Korean War veteran

New Picture (50) Casey Stengel —

  • 8 world series championships —
  • member hall of fame
  • all time major league all star

New Picture (44) Vince Lombardi

  • 6 NFL championships
  • 2 super bowls — hall of fame member
  • considered by many best coach of all time — super bowl trophy named for him

New Picture (49) Honus Wagner

  • 8 time batting champion — 5 time RBI leader — 5 time steals leader
  • hall of fame member
  • member all century team — member of all time all star team

Bobby Jones      

  • Lawyer and amateur golfer —
  • winner of 13 major tournaments — member hall of fame —
  • winner of the “grand slam” in 1930 (US & British Opens & Amateur Championships)
  • Co-founder and designer of Augusta National and founder of the Masters
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