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Shriner John Wayne

John Wayne visits patients in hospital


Actor and American icon, John Wayne, was a member of Al Malaikah Shriners in Los Angeles, California. Wayne received his craft degrees in Marion McDaniel Lodge 56, Tucson, Arizona. A Senior DeMolay, he was also awarded the DeMolay Legion Of Honor in 1970.

John Wayne visited Shriners Children’s Hawaii in Honolulu in 1952, spending time with some of the patients.

Many celebrities including actors, musicians and sports stars often visit Shriners Children’s locations, attend events and spend time with our patients.