"Going to college offered me the chance to play
football for four more years."
Now here's where people get confused. On February 11, 1988, the Grand Master of Washington, D.C. presented President Reagan with a "Certificate of Honor" which said that President Reagan's life was a testament to his firm belief in brotherly love, relief, and truth, and his service to the public has broadened the applications of temperance, fortitude, prudence, and justice to the benefit of all mankind. But the certificate was given to Reagan to acknowledge his life's work--he was not made a Mason by the Grand Master of Washington, D.C.
|Freemasons present Reagan with certificate in Oval Office in 1988|
Great American? Yes. Freemason? Unfortunately, no.