Some Famous Rotarians

  • Neil Armstrong:
    First man to walk on the Moon – Rotary Club of Wapakoneta, OH
  • King Charles III:
    Honorary member of Rotary Club of Banchory-Ternan, Scotland, UK
  • Sir Winston Churchill:
    Prime Minister of England –  Rotary Club of London
  • Walt Disney:
    Animation filmmaker – Honorary member of Rotary Club of Palm Springs, CA
  • Thomas Edison:
    Inventor and businessman – Honorary member of Rotary Club of Orange, NJ
  • Gerald R. Ford:
    U.S. President – Rotary Club of Grand Rapids, MI
  • Pope Francis:
    Head of the Catholic Church, Bishop of Rome
  • Warren G. Harding:
    U.S. President – Rotary Club of Washington DC
  • Paul P. Harris:
    Founder of Rotary International – Rotary Club of Chicago, IL
  • Duke Kahanamoku:
    U.S. Olympic Gold medalist – Rotary Club of Honolulu, HI
  • John F. Kennedy:
    U.S. President – Rotary Club of Hyannis, Massachusetts
  • Guglielmo Marconi:
    Inventor of the viable wireless radio, Rotary Club of Bologna, Italy
  • Dr. Charles H. Mayo:
    Co-founder of the Mayo Clinic, Rotary Club of Rochester, MN
  • Konosuke Matsushita:
    Founded Matsushita Electric Co Panasonic, Rotary Club of Osaka, Japan
  • Norman Vincent Peale:
    author of ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’, Rotary Club of New York, NY
  • Sir Clem Renouf:
    President Rotary International (1978-79), Rotary Club of Nambour, Qld
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt:
    U.S. President – Rotary Club of Albany, NY
  • Harlan Sanders:
    aka Colonel Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken – Rotary Club of Shelbyville, KY
  • Orville Wright:
    Co-inventor of the first successful airplane – Rotary Club of Dayton, OH

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