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George Washington - Freemason

George Washington, the first President of the United States, was initiated into Freemasonry in the Fredericksburg Lodge in Virgina, 1752. Mr. George Washington was an active Freemason, and was even nominated for Grand Master of the Independent Grand Lodge but he declined. It is speculated that Freemasonry played a critical role in the defeat of the British army as he was known to never willingly given independent command to officers who were not Freemasons. ... show more

Washington as a freemason
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George Washington - Freemason

George Washington

Mini-biography
Born: Feb 22, 1732 in Colonial Beach, VA , United States of America
Died: Dec 14, 1799 (age 67) in VA , United States of AMerica
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