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Max Cointreau   Rotary Club of Paris, France   Owner, Cointreau liquor enterprise


Raymond F. Firestone   Rotary Club of Akron, OH   Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.


Joyce C. Hall   Rotary Club of Kansas City, MO   Founder of Hallmark Cards


Reijiro Hattori   Rotary Club of Tokyo Ginza, Japan   chairman, Seiko


Konosuke Matsushita   Rotary Club of Osaka, Japan   President, Matsushita Electric Co.


Dr. Charles H. Mayo   Rotary Club of Rochester, MN   Co-founder of Mayo Clinic


Toyohiko Mikimoto   Rotary Club of Tokyo, Japan   Mikimoto Pearl Co.


Heinrich Nordhoff   Rotary Club of Braunschweig, Germany   President, Volkswagen


J.C. Penney   Rotary Club of New York, NY   Founder of J.C. Penney stores


Sir Kenneth Fung Ping-Fan   Rotary Club of Hong Kong   Bank of East Asia, Ltd., Hong Kong; past RI Director


Leopoldo Pirelli   Rotary Club of Milano   President, Pirelli Tire Co. Italy


The 'Colonel' Harland Sanders   Rotary Club of Jeffersonville, ID   Founder, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)


Kiyoshi Seike   Rotary Club of Tokyo-Meguro   Japanese architect


Kiyoshi Togasaki   Rotary Club of Tokyo   President and Chairman, Japan Times; past RI President


Claude Vuitton   Rotary Club of Paris-Nord, France   Owner, Vuitton luggage enterprise


Charles R. Walgreen, Jr.   Rotary Club of Chicago, IL   Chairman of the board of the Walgreen Drug Company


Sam Walton   Rotary Club of Bentonville, AK   Founder of Wal-Mart


Roald Amundsen   Rotary Club of Oslo, Norway   First person to reach the South Pole in 1911


Neil Armstrong   Rotary Club of Wapakoneta, OH   Astronaut & first man to walk on the moon


Frank Borman   Rotary Club of Space Center, Houston, TX   U.S. astronaut


Richard E. Byrd   Rotary Club of Winchester, VA   Arctic explorer


Gordon Cooper   Rotary Club of Space Center,  Houston, TX   U.S. astronaut


Sir Edmund Hillary   Rotary Club of Auckland   New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist and the first person to reach the top of Mt. Everest.


Charles Lindberg   Rotary Club of Edinburgh   American aviator


Thomas A. Edison   Rotary Club of Orange, NJ   Inventor


Guglielmo Marconi   Rotary Club of Bologna, Italy   Inventor of the wireless, 1909 Nobel Prize recipient for physics


Orville Wright   Rotary Club of Dayton, OH   Co-inventor of the first successful airplane


Prince Axel   Rotary Club of Copenhagen, Denmark   Prince of Denmark


Prince Bernhard   Rotary Club of Amsterdam, Netherlands   Prince of the Netherlands


HRH Prince Charles   Rotary Club of Banchory-Ternan   Prince of England


HRH Prince Phillip   Rotary Club of Edinburgh   Prince of England


Prince Rainier III   Rotary Club of Monaco   Prince of Monaco


Greve Af Rosenborg Flemming   Rotary Club of Copenhagen   Danish Count


Tsuneyoshi Takeda   Rotary Club of Tokyo-North   Japanese Royal Prince



Asgeir Asgeirsson   Rotary Club of Reykjavík, Iceland   President, Iceland


Eduard Benes   Rotary Club of Prague, Czechoslovakia   President, Czechoslovakia


Alcino Cardoso   Rotary Club of Porto-Douro   Secretary of State, Portugal


Sir Winston Churchill   Rotary Club of London   Prime Minister, England & Leader of UK during WWII


Michel Debré   Rotary Club of Amboise   Foreign Minister and Minister of Finance, France


Jorge Fidel Duron   Rotary Club of Tegucigalpa; past RI vice president   Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honduras


Diane Feinstein   Rotary Club of San Francisco, CA   U.S. Senator


Gerald R. Ford   Rotary Club of Grand Rapids, MI   President, USA


J. William Fulbright   Rotary Club of Fayetteville, AR   U.S. Senator from Arkansas


Hans-Dietrich Genscher   Rotary Club of Bonn Süd-Bad Godesberg   Foreign Minister, Germany


Zbigniew Gertych   Rotary Club of London, England   Polish Ambassador to GreatBritain


Dr. Lorenzo Guerrero Gutierrez   Rotary Club of Granada   President, Nicaragua


Warren G. Harding   Rotary Club of Washington, DC   President, USA


Steingrimur Hermannsson   Rotary Club of Reykjavík   Prime Minister, Iceland


Sydney G. Holland   Rotary Club of Christchurch   Prime Minister, New Zealand


John F. Kennedy   Rotary Club of Hyannis, MA   President, USA


Abdulla Khalil   Rotary Club of Khartoum   Prime Minister, Sudan


Chung Yul Kim   Rotary Club of Hanyang   Prime Minister, Korea


Karl Kobelt   Rotary Club of St. Gallen   President, Swiss Confederation


Chucri Kouatly   Rotary Club of Damascus   President, Syria


Jan Masaryk   Rotary Club of Prague   Foreign Minister, Czechoslovakia


Cesare Merzagora   Rotary Club of Milano   President of the Senate, Italy


Leonard Mulama   Rotary Club of Kisangani   Prime Minister, DemocraticRepublic of the Congo


Duck Wo Nam   Rotary Club of Hanyang   Prime Minister, Korea


Choong Hoon Park   Rotary Club of Hanyang   Prime Minister, Korea


Raul Sapena Pastor   Rotary Club of Asunción   Prime Minister, Paraguay; past RI District Governor


Konstantin Päts   Rotary Club of Tallinn   President, Estonia


Antoine Pinet   Rotary Club of Saint-Etienne   Prime Minister, France


General Augusto Pinochet   Rotary Club of Santiago, Chile   General and Leader


Emilio Pucci   Rotary Club of Florence, Italy   Italian couturier and politician


Nereu Ramos   Rotary Club of Florianópolis   President, Brasil


Bhichai Rattakul   Rotary Club of Dhonburi   Foreign Minister, Thailand; RI president


Carlos P. Romulo   Rotary Club of Manila   Philippine Brigadier General in WWII, Ambassador of the Philippines to the US, President of the 4th session of the United Nations 1949


Franklin D. Roosevelt   Rotary Club of Albany, NY   President, USA


General Carlos Romulo   Rotary Club of Manila   President, Philippines; past RI Vice President


Wolfgang Schallenberg   Rotary Club of Wien   Austrian Ambassador to France


Walter Scheel   Rotary Club of Bonn am Rhein   President, Germany


Adlai E. Stevenson   Rotary Club of Springfield, IL   U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Governor of Illinois


Woodrow Wilson   Rotary Club of Birmingham, AL   President, USA & Nobel Prize laureate in peace


Chia-kan “C. K.” Yen   Rotary Club of Taipei, Taiwan   President, Republic of China-Taiwan


Chang Soon Yoo   Rotary Club of Hanyang, South Korea   Prime Minister


Harry A. Blackmun   Rotary Club of Rochester, MN   U.S. Supreme Court Justice


Marcelo B. Fernan   Rotary Club of Cebu West   Chief Justice, Supreme Court, Philippines


Earl Warren   Rotary Club of Sacramento, CA   Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court


Byron R. White   Rotary Club of Denver, CO   U.S. Supreme Court Justice


Jose Belloni   Rotary Club of Montevideo   Sculptor, Uruguay


John Briggs   Rotary Club of Bingley, England   British concert pianist


Josep MaVayreda Canadell   Rotary Club of Gerona   Spanish painter


Roger Chapelain-Midy   Rotary Club of Paris   French painter


Cecil B. De Mille   Rotary Club of Hollywood, CA   motion picture director


Maurice Denuzière   Rotary Club of Vitry-Sud-Est de Paris   French writer Louisiana


Walt Disney   Rotary Club of Palm Springs, CA   Animation filmmaker


Edgar A. Guest   Rotary Club of Detroit, MI   American journalist and poet


Franz Lehar   Rotary Club of Vienna   Austrian composer


Thomas Mann   Rotary Club of Munich   German novelist, 1929 Nobel Prize recipient for literature


Robert Manuel   Rotary Club of Paris, France   Director, Marigny Theatre, Paris


Norman Vincent Peale   Rotary Club of New York, NY   American author and minister


Joan Abello Prat   Rotary Club of Barcelona Condal   Spanish painter


James Whitcomb Riley   Rotary Club of Indianapolis, ID   American poet


Sigmund Romberg   Rotary Club of New York, NY   American composer


Jean Sibelius   Rotary Club of Helsinki- Helsingfors, Finland   Composer


Jack Williamson   Rotary Club of Portales, N.M.   American science fiction author


Philip Wylie   Rotary Club of Middletown, CO   American author and social commentator


Willy Zumblick   Rotary Club of Tubarão   Brazilian painter



Holly Compton   Rotary Club of St. Louis, MO   1927 Nobel Prize recipient for physics


Pope Francis   Rotary Club of Buenos Aires   Pope


Ko Hirasawa   Rotary Club of Kyoto East, Japan   Japanese anatomist and president of Kyoto University


Ko Hirasawa   Rotary Club of Kyoto East   Japanese anatomist and president of Kyoto University


Duke Kahanamoku   Rotary Club of Honolulu, HI   Olympic gold medalist, "Father of Surfing"


Tapio Korjus   Rotary Club of Lapua Kiviristi, Finland   1988 Olympic Gold Medal winner javelin


Hans Küng   Rotary Club of Reutlingen-Tübingen, Germany   Theologian


Jean Leclant   Rotary Club of Paris   French Egyptologist


Connie Mack   Rotary Club of Fort Myers, FL   Baseball Hall of Fame manager and team owner


Georges Octors   Rotary Club of Brussels   Belgian orchestra conductor


Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao   Rotary Club of Manila, Philippines   World champion professional

boxer & politician


Luciano Pavarotti   Rotary Club of Modena   Italian opera singer


Donna Shalala   Rotary Club of Madison, WI   Secretary of Health and Human Services, USA


Kenjiro Shoda   Rotary Club of Osaka   President, Osaka University, Japan


Tris Speaker   Rotary Club of Cleveland, OH   Baseball Hall of Fame player


Sir Sigmund Sternberg   Rotary Club of London   Director, Sternberg Centre for Judaism, England