Famous Freemasons The Ashlar Company 1-800-357-6502
Search 1-800-357-6502 Masonic Regalia StoreRegalia Store AccountAccount BlogsBlogs EducationEducation EncyclopediaEncyclopedia EtiquetteEtiquette Famous MasonsFamous Masons GracesGraces Grand LodgesGrand Lodges LibraryLibrary Lost & FoundLost & Found MembershipMembership MythsMyths NewsNews PoemsPoems QuotesQuotes RitualsRituals SymbolsSymbols ToastsToasts TourTour Tracing BoardsTracing Boards TricentennialTricentennial WallpaperWallpaper Front Page Random Freemason Famous Masons Index Non-Masons Submit a Famous Mason
Ashlar Home > Famous Masons > Alexander Fleming
Alexander Fleming Born August 6, 1881 Initiated 1909 Raised Died March 11, 1955 Sir Alexander Fleming was born on August 6, 1881 in Lochfield, Scotland. Fleming attended Loudoun Moor School, Darvel School, and Kilmarnock Academy before relocating to London, England. There he attended the Royal Polytechnic Institution, and began working at a shipping office. Several years later, at the age of 20, Fleming received an inheritance from his uncle, and soon began medical school. After graduating with honors, he pursued his academic interest in anti-bacterial agents. Upon his return from a vacation in 1928, he noticed that one of the disease culture samples in his laboratory was contaminated by a mould which destroyed the culture. The following year fleming published his discovery. Fleming was a made a Mason in Palestine Lodge No. 357, Detroit, MI. Brother Alexander Fleming was called from labor on March 11, 1955 and was laid to rest at St. Paul's Cathedral. Owned & Operated Exclusively by Members of the Masonic Family
Tradition, Integrity, Trust.
© 2018 The Ashlar Company “Just got my Master Mason Rings..really worth the money and the wait..two thumbs up!!” Brother Marc Barsales, Pearland, TX

You are currently visiting famousmasons.com