Brother Lew Wallace

April 10th 1827 – February 15th 1905

Member of:

Fountain Lodge #60 Covington, Indiana

American lawyer, Union general in the American Civil War, governor of the New Mexico Territory, politician, diplomat, and author from Indiana. Among his novels and biographies, Wallace is best known for his historical adventure story, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, a bestselling novel that has been called “the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century.

Famous Freemason Lew Wallace