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1929
06/02/1929

Alpha Gamma chapter installed at Duke University

Alpha Gamma chapter installed at Duke University

The Alpha Gamma chapter (#27) at Duke University was installed June 2, 1929 with Grand Executive Secretary Scott Squyres serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Gamma chapter include: George Leftwich, Jr.; J.S. Stanley, Jr.; William Alexander; J. Frank Armstrong, Jr.; Edward Beall; Marshall Cambell; Albert Cannon;..Read More

07/01/1929

5th Biennial Convention Held

The 5th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the Huckins Hotel in Oklahoma City, OK. The following members were elected to the Grand Council and served until July 1, 1932: Grand President: Oscar J. Lehrer (Delta) Grand Secretary: Francis R. Todd (Upsilon)

1931
05/17/1931

Alpha Delta chapter installed at Ohio University

Alpha Delta chapter installed at Ohio University

The Alpha Delta chapter (#28) at Ohio University was installed May 17, 1931 with Grand Executive Secretary Scott Squyres serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Delta chapter include: Orien Patch; Charles Gorby; Robert Whittier; Robert Smith; Ralp Munslow; Edward McCall; Arthur Lange; Charles Black, Jr.; Herbert..Read More

05/21/1931

Alpha Epsilon chapter installed at Temple University

Alpha Epsilon chapter installed at Temple University

The Alpha Epsilon chapter (#29) at Temple University was installed May 21, 1931 with Grand Executive Secretary Scott Squyres serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Epsilon chapter include: Paul Atchick; John Jenny; Edward Arndpol; David Burchuk; Winslow Corbett; William Davis; William Dothard; Charles Glaser, Jr.; Robert..Read More

05/27/1931

Alpha Zeta chapter installed at Indiana University

Alpha Zeta chapter installed at Indiana University

The Alpha Zeta chapter (#30) at Indiana University was installed May 27, 1931. Charter members of the Alpha Zeta chapter include: Vassall Dillard, James Pirtle, Sam Bobele, Ross Barr, James Kiper, Allen Cotton, Forrest Graham, Frank Kratli, Walter Mequschar, J.D. Miller, Edwin Miles, Robert Ralston, Paul Thaney, William Andrews, William..Read More

05/27/1931

Alpha Eta chapter installed at the University of Florida

Alpha Eta chapter installed at the University of Florida

The Alpha Eta chapter (#31) at the University of Florida was installed May 27, 1931 with Grand Executive Secretary Scott Squyres serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Eta chapter include: R. D. Brown; Frank Anderson; Robert Anderson; H. Tolbert Black; George Brumley, Jr.; Charles Davis; Arthur..Read More

06/06/1931

Alpha Theta chapter installed at Colorado State College

Alpha Theta chapter installed at Colorado State College

The Alpha Theta chapter (#32) at Colorado State College was installed June 6, 1931 with Grand Executive Secretary Scott Squyres serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Theta chapter include: Robert Bullock, William Cox, Everett Dean, Ronald Faulkner, L. Evane Foster, John Kirkendall, James Lewis, Wayne McCollum,..Read More

06/07/1931

Alpha Iota chapter installed at the University of Colorado

Alpha Iota chapter installed at the University of Colorado

The Alpha Iota chapter (#33) at the University of Colorado was installed June 7, 1931 with Grand Executive Secretary Scott Squyres serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Iota chapter include: Horace Jones; Richard Burton; Horace Jones; David Bauer; Irving Bazer; F Lee Bowling; Archie Camp; Hames..Read More

08/01/1931
1932
07/01/1932

7th Biennial Convention Held

The 7th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the Huckins Hotel in Oklahoma City, OK. The following members were elected to the Grand Council and served until July 7, 1935: Grand President: J.B. Vandaworker (Alpha Beta) Grand 1st Vice President: George E. Leftwich, Jr. (Alpha Gamma) Grand..Read More

1933
12/04/1933

Alpha Kappa chapter installed at The George Washington University

Alpha Kappa chapter installed at The George Washington University

The Alpha Kappa chapter (#34) at The George Washington University was installed December 4, 1933. Charter members of the Alpha Kappa chapter include: Rex Nelson, Ben Mills, J. Burke Drury, Orrin Bartlett, Dean Schedler, John Kangas, Ethelbert Smith, Austin Roe, Frank Stevenson, Andrew Knappen, George Johannesen, Edgar Brower, John Stevenson,..Read More

1934
06/08/1934

Alpha Lambda chapter installed at the University of Denver

Alpha Lambda chapter installed at the University of Denver

The Alpha Lambda chapter (#35) at the University of Denver was installed June 8, 1934 with F. Lee Bowling serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Iota chapter performed the ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Alpha Lambda chapter include: William Hanson, Robert Brown, Earl Gilber, Burnett Sevreson,..Read More

1935
05/05/1935

Alpha Mu chapter installed at North Dakota Agricultural College

Alpha Mu chapter installed at North Dakota Agricultural College

The Alpha Mu chapter (#36) at North Dakota Agricultural College was installed May 5, 1935. Charter members of the Alpha Mu chapter include: James Baccus, David Cavett, Warren Covert, E. Charles Evers, James Golseth, Marmion Houglerman, Leon Keuer, Walter Jahnke, Kenneth Kroll, Kenneth Pringle, Clarence Putnam, Donald Putnam, Robert Reimche,..Read More

05/12/1935

Alpha Nu chapter installed at the University of Wyoming

Alpha Nu chapter installed at the University of Wyoming

The Alpha Nu chapter (#37) at the University of Wyoming was installed May 12, 1935. Charter members of the Alpha Nu chapter include: Charles Carter; Ralph Dawdy; Eugene Evans; Harold Gould; Franklin Hepner; David Hitchcock; Robert Muir; Albert McCollough, Jr.; Edwin Newcomer; Lee Richards; Leonard Tabor, Jr.; and James Wilson.

07/07/1935

8th Biennial Convention Held

The 8th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the Claypoole Hotel in Indianapolis, IN. The following members were elected to the Grand Council and served until July 27, 1937: Grand President: John E. Howard (Mu) Grand 1st Vice President: William R. Wehrend (Delta) Grand 2nd Vice President:..Read More

12/14/1935

Alpha Xi chapter installed at Stetson University

Alpha Xi chapter installed at Stetson University

The Alpha Xi chapter (#38) at Stetson University was installed December 14, 1935. Charter members of the Alpha Xi chapter include: Louis Marvin; Richard Faulkner; Richard Simms; William Kramer; Wallace Arey; Lowell Henderson; Allen West; Arthur Robertson, Jr.; Curtiss Sample; Lauris Nichols; Lawrence Hartsfield; Donald Pounds; James Snellings; and Howard..Read More

1937
07/27/1937

9th Biennial Convention Held

The 9th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Denver, CO. The following members were elected to the Grand Council and served until July 1, 1939: Grand President: William R. Wehrend (Delta) Grand 1st Vice President: Francis R. Todd (Upsilon) Grand 2nd Vice President:..Read More

10/28/1937

Nu chapter re-installed at the University of Michigan

Nu chapter re-installed at the University of Michigan

The Nu chapter (#13) at the University of Michigan was re-installed October 28, 1937. Charter members include: Max Mitchell, Ralph Anthony, Robert Anthony, Henry Bruinsma, Donald Cooper, Joseph Deike, Benjamin Goldberg, George Heibein, Ernest Jones, John Krell, William Lichtenwanger, George Miller, Owen Reed, William Revelli, George Roach, Manuel Soldofsky, Clyde..Read More

1938
03/12/1938

Alpha Omicron chapter installed at Texas Technological College

Alpha Omicron chapter installed at Texas Technological College

The Alpha Omicron chapter (#39) at Texas Technological College was installed March 12, 1938. Charter members of the Alpha Omicron chapter include: D.O. Wiley; Norman Heath, Jr.; Robert McMath; Lt. Paul Coe; James Nevins; R. E. Martin, Jr.; Carl Hyde; James Stevens; Fred Stout, Jr.; Leon Harris; Harvey Turner; John..Read More

03/18/1938

Alpha Pi chapter installed at the University of Tulsa

Alpha Pi chapter installed at the University of Tulsa

The Alpha Pi chapter (#40) at the University of Tulsa was installed March 18, 1938. Charter members of the Alpha Pi chapter include: Albert Weatherly; William Hurley; Lagrange Ratcliffe, Jr.; John Fulling; James Martin, Jr.; Erle Parsons; Joe Palmer; Millard Hodges; Walter Smith; Earl King; Charles Radford; Harold Meyer; Dempse..Read More

05/02/1938

Alpha Rho chapter installed at Northeastern State Teachers College

Alpha Rho chapter installed at Northeastern State Teachers College

The Alpha Rho chapter (#41) was installed at Northeastern State Teachers College on May 2, 1938. Charter members include: Anton Anderson, Matthew Tyer, Norman White, Lyndall Avery, George Brown, Jr., Robert Brown, Maurice Capehart, C. J. Chandler, Jr., Bob Clopton, Clifford Fleming, Willie Foster, Fred Gesin, Kyle Hobbs, Joe Humphrey,..Read More

1939
07/01/1939

10th Biennial Convention Held

The 10th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. The following members were elected to the Grand Council and served until August 28, 1941: Grand President: Francis R. Todd (Upsilon) Grand 1st Vice President: F. Lee Bowling (Alpha Iota) Grand 2nd..Read More

1940
02/05/1940

Alpha Theta chapter re-installed at Colorado State College

Alpha Theta chapter re-installed at Colorado State College

The Alpha Theta chapter (#32) at Colorado State College was re-installed February 4, 1940 with the Alpha Iota chapter performing the ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Alpha Theta chapter include: Vernon Frame, Alex Hamilton, Charles Kern, Eugene Long, William Lundy, Jack Painter, Woodrow Price, Clarence Stout, Earl..Read More

05/04/1940

Omicron chapter re-installed at West Virginia University

Omicron chapter re-installed at West Virginia University

The Omicron chapter (#15) at West Virginia University was re-installed May 4, 1940 by Grand President Francis Todd. Charter members of the Omicron chapter include: H. Paige Bell, Jr.; Louis Cimino; Richard Feiler; Robert Fleming; Chester Hart, Jr.; Nicholas Krupey; Laurence Liston; Ralph Marshall; Harold Morse; Herman Sinnett; Aloys Stenger;..Read More

11/27/1940

Alpha Tau chapter installed at the University of Texas

Alpha Tau chapter installed at the University of Texas

The Alpha Tau chapter (#43) at the University of Texas was officially installed November 27, 1940 with Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Tau chapter were initiated May 18, 1940 and include: Lynn Anderson; Basil Bell; John Binnion; George Blevins, Jr.;..Read More

1941
05/10/1941

Alpha Eta chapter re-installed at the University of Florida

Alpha Eta chapter re-installed at the University of Florida

The Alpha Eta chapter (#31) at the University of Florida was re-installed May 10, 1941 with Grand President Francis Todd serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Eta chapter include: Charles Brokaw; Dale Dougherty; William Parker; Richard Remington; Neil Tappen; Vernon Whitney; Frank Dusyn; David Fowler; A...Read More

05/11/1941

Alpha Sigma chapter installed at the University of Tampa

Alpha Sigma chapter installed at the University of Tampa

The Alpha Sigma chapter (#42) at the University of Tampa was installed May 11, 1941 with Grand President Francis Todd serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Xi chapter from Stetson University performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Alpha Sigma chapter include: Percy Spence, Jr.; James..Read More

08/28/1941

11th Biennial Convention Held

The 11th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR. The following members were elected to the Grand Council & Board of Trustees and served until March 8, 1947: Grand President: F. Lee Bowling (Alpha Iota) Grand 1st Vice President: William A. Scroggs..Read More

12/07/1941

Bombing of Pearl Harbor / US entry into World War 2

Bombing of Pearl Harbor / US entry into World War 2

The United States officially became involved in World War II following the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

1942
04/11/1942

Alpha Upsilon chapter installed at the University of Southern California

Alpha Upsilon chapter installed at the University of Southern California

The Alpha Upsilon chapter (#44) at the University of Southern California was installed April 11, 1942 Fraternity Founder and Grant 1st Vice President William A. Scroggs serving as the installing officer. Members of the Alpha chapter served as the Ritual team. Charter members of the Alpha Upsilon chapter include: Dyle..Read More