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Famous Freemason - Melvin Jerome Blanc

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Better known as Mel Blanc was an central part of most of our childhoods as the voice of Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Barney Rubble, Porky Pig and many more.

Known as “The Man of a Thousand Voices”, it was estimated that 20 million people heard his voice everyday.

Brother Blanc started his career in radio at the age 15. His first job in the radio industry was as a singer on KGW’s Stories by Aunt Nell, a children’s program.

In 1937 he chose to audition for Warner Bros. He was at first rejected but was given a second chance to audition, where he completed is first voice over for the short Picador Porky, and the rest is history.

Bro Blanc first got involved with Freemasonry in 1925 when he was 17, joining the Sunnyside Chapter of DeMolay in Portland, Oregon. Later gaining the Legion of Honor in 1966.

Blanc was raised in Mid Day Lodge No. 188 in Portland in 1931, later joining The Los Angeles Valley of the Scottish Rite and Al Malaikah Temple of Shriner's International.

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