February 11 1732 O.S. - December 14, 1799
George Washington was Commanding General of the American Continental Army during their War of Independence (1776-1781). He was President of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and from 1789 to 1796 was the first president of the USA.

Washington remained a freemason until his death, whereupon, at his widow’s request, he received a masonic funeral.

Initiated: November 4, 1752.
Passed: March 3, 1753
Raised: August 4, 1753
Fredericksburg Lodge, Virginia,
Worshipful Master: May 29, 1788-1789
Lodge No. 22 [39], Alexandria, Virginia.
George Washington’s Masonic Apron

The masonic apron made by Madame la Marquise de Lafayette and reputed to have been presented to Brother George Washington of Fredericksburg Lodge, Virginia by General Lafayette in 1784.