Timeline

1896-1929 | 1929-1942 | 1942-1949 | 1949-1956 | 1956-1961
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1942
04/16/1942

Alpha Phi chapter installed at Rutgers University

Alpha Phi chapter installed at Rutgers University

The Alpha Phi chapter (#45) at Rutgers University was installed April 16, 1942 with Charter Member of the Fraternity Raymond Shannon serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Alpha Phi chapter include: Franklin Johnson, William Abrams, Earle Berger, Daniel Casriel, Thomas Conte, John Creager, Lewis Dreyling, Helmut Gerber,..Read More

1943
08/01/1943

12th Biennial Convention Not Held

NOT HELD DUE TO WORLD WAR II

1945
08/01/1945

13th Biennial Convention Not Held

NOT HELD DUE TO WORLD WAR II

1946
04/16/1946

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 April 16, 1946. Charter members of the Alpha Theta chapter include: Victor Fleischmann, Robert Foster, William Hedberg, Ralph Levy, Henry Lotspeich, Richard Matthews, Eugene Moeny, Kenneth Pace, Robert Patterson, Bruce Sanders, William Townsend, and Roger Wolfe.

1947
03/08/1947

14th Biennial Convention Held

The 14th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. The following members were elected to the Grand Council & Board of Trustees and served until August 22, 1949: Grand President: Dr. Max A. Mitchell (Alpha) Grand 1st Vice President: W. Theodore Jones..Read More

03/08/1947

Fraternity reconizes brothers killed during World War II with Gold Star recognition

In 1947 at the National Convention in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the National Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi recognized members of Kappa Kappa Psi who were killed in action while serving our country during World War II. They created a memorial recognition knows as the Gold Star.

04/05/1947

Alpha Chi chapter installed at the College of Mines and Metallurgy of the University of Texas

Alpha Chi chapter installed at the College of Mines and Metallurgy of the University of Texas

The Alpha Chi chapter (#46) at the College of Mines and Metallurgy of the University of Texas was installed April 5, 1947 with Charles A. Wiley serving as the installing officer. The Ritual and installation team consisted of members of the Alpha and Alpha Omicron chapters. Charter members of the..Read More

05/02/1947

Alpha Mu chapter re-installed at North Dakota Agricultural College

Alpha Mu chapter re-installed at North Dakota Agricultural College

The Alpha Mu chapter (#36) at North Dakota Agricultural College was re-installed May 2, 1947. Charter members of the Alpha Mu chapter include: Cyril Christensen; John Engen; Karl Kerelik; B. Paul Kornberg; Ralph Steinhaus; Charles Wagner; Philip Brua; Harold Hanson; Stanley Peterson; Edward Schroepher; Paul Thonn, Jr.; and Leo Vossler.

10/25/1947

Alpha Psi chapter installed at West Texas State Teachers College

Alpha Psi chapter installed at West Texas State Teachers College

The Alpha Psi chapter (#47) at West Texas State Teachers College was installed October 25, 1947 with Grand Secretary/Treasurer Charles A. Wiley and Grand President Max Mitchell serving as the installing officers. The Alpha Omicron chapter performed the Ritual and Installation ceremony. Charter members of the Alpha Psi chapter include:..Read More

1948
02/14/1948

Alpha Omega chapter installed at the University of Pittsburgh

Alpha Omega chapter installed at the University of Pittsburgh

The Alpha Omega chapter (#48) at the University of Pittsburgh was installed February 14, 1948 with District X Counselor (Governor) Bernard McGregor serving as the installing officer. The Eta chapter from The Ohio State University performed the Ritual and Installation ceremony. Charter members of the Alpha Omega chapter include: Robert..Read More

02/14/1948

Beta Alpha chapter installed at Baylor University

Beta Alpha chapter installed at Baylor University

The Beta Alpha chapter (#49) at Baylor University was installed February 14, 1948 with Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Omicron chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Beta Alpha chapter include: Byron Pevehouse; Norman Black; Theodore Fair, III; Whitsitt..Read More

04/26/1948

Beta Beta chapter installed at the University of Mississippi

Beta Beta chapter installed at the University of Mississippi

The Beta Beta chapter (#50) at the University of Mississippi was installed April 26, 1948 with Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Beta Beta chapter include: Richard King; Robert Baker, Jr.; Ollie Hendricks, III; Bernard Brokaw, Jr.; James Brent; Robert Childress; Robert..Read More

05/15/1948

Beta Delta chapter installed at Sam Houston State Teachers College

Beta Delta chapter installed at Sam Houston State Teachers College

The Beta Delta chapter (#52) at Sam Houston State Teachers College was installed May 15, 1948 with Grand President Max Mitchell and Past National President & Life Member of the Board of Trustees Bohumil Makovsky serving as the installing officers. Charter members of the Beta Delta chapter include: Harry Harris,..Read More

05/16/1948

Beta Gamma chapter installed at Louisiana State University

Beta Gamma chapter installed at Louisiana State University

The Beta Gamma chapter (#51) at Louisiana State University was installed May 16, 1948 with Grand President Max Mitchell and Past National President & Life Member of the Board of Trustees Bohumil Makovsky serving as the installing officers. Members of the Alpha chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter..Read More

11/07/1948

Beta Epsilon chapter installed at the University of South Dakota

Beta Epsilon chapter installed at the University of South Dakota

The Beta Epsilon chapter (#53) at the University of South Dakota was installed November 7, 1948 with District IV Counselor (Governor) John E. Howard serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Beta Epsilon chapter include: Donald Heidepriem, Dale Nelson, Lindsey Waldorf, Veryl Johnson, Robert Eberle, Vernon Garry, Robert..Read More

1949
02/11/1949

Beta Zeta chapter installed at Long Island University

Beta Zeta chapter installed at Long Island University

The Beta Zeta chapter (#54) at Long Island University was installed February 11, 1949 with District X Governor Raymond Shannon serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Beta Zeta chapter include: Arnold Fine, Irwin Oster, Harold Schulkind, Jack Katz, William Obramson, Donald Broder, George Costa, John Daniels, Leonard..Read More

03/20/1949

Beta Eta chapter installed at the University of Tennessee

Beta Eta chapter installed at the University of Tennessee

The Beta Eta chapter (#55) at the University of Tennessee was installed March 20, 1949 with Henri Minski serving as the installing officer. Charter members of the Beta Eta chapter include: Virgil Adkins, Jr.; Billy Anderson; David Arnold; William Bookout; Jack Bowers; Willie Chapman; Bobby Cochran; Francis Conn; Howard Cooper,..Read More

04/17/1949

Beta Kappa chapter installed at Bowling Green State University

Beta Kappa chapter installed at Bowling Green State University

The Beta Kappa chapter (#58) at Bowling Green State University was installed April 17, 1949 with William Revelli serving as the installing officer. The Nu chapter from the University of Michigan performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter member of the Beta Kappa chapter include: Jerry Kiger; E. Lowell Rogers;..Read More

04/23/1949

Beta Iota chapter installed at Nebraska Wesleyan University

Beta Iota chapter installed at Nebraska Wesleyan University

The Beta Iota chapter (#57) at Nebraska Wesleyan University was installed April 23, 1949 with Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin serving as the installing officer. The Beta Epsilon chapter from the University of South Dakota performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Beta Iota chapter include: Arthur..Read More

04/30/1949

Beta Theta chapter installed at the University of Utah

Beta Theta chapter installed at the University of Utah

The Beta Theta chapter (#56) at the University of Utah was installed April 30, 1949 with Grand 2nd Vice President Hugh McMillen and Past Grand President F. Lee Bowling serving as installing officers. The Alpha Iota chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Beta Theta chapter..Read More

05/04/1949

Alpha Rho chapter re-installed at Northeastern State College

Alpha Rho chapter re-installed at Northeastern State College

The Alpha Rho chapter (#41) was re-installed at Northeastern State College on May 4, 1949 after having been granted a Furlough during World War II. Max Mitchell served as the installing officer, while the Ritual and installation ceremony were performed by members of the Alpha, Lambda, and Alpha Pi chapters...Read More

05/07/1949

Sigma chapter re-installed at Ohio Northern University

Sigma chapter re-installed at Ohio Northern University

The Sigma chapter (#18) at Ohio Northern University was re-installed May 7, 1949 with Robert Woll & Karl A. Roider serving as installing officers. Charter members of the Sigma chapter include: Max Beck, Jack Carey, Jesse Claypool, James Ewing, Harry Folk, J. Robert Gamble, William Rhoades, John Ritonen, Jack Rolfes,..Read More

05/08/1949

Beta Lambda chapter installed at Eastern New Mexico University

Beta Lambda chapter installed at Eastern New Mexico University

The Beta Lambda chapter (#59) at Eastern New Mexico University was installed May 8, 1949 with Past National President J. Lee Burke and Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin serving as installing officers. The Alpha Psi chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Beta Lambda chapter include:..Read More

05/30/1949

Beta Mu chapter installed at Emory University

Beta Mu chapter installed at Emory University

The Beta Mu chapter (#60) at Emory University was installed May 30, 1949 with Ben L. Sisk serving as the installing officer. The Ritual and installation ceremony were performed by the Iota chapter. Charter members of the Beta Mu chapter include: James Collins; Edward Brown; Major Ash, Jr.; Otto Cantrall,..Read More

08/22/1949

15th Biennial Convention Held

The 15th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO. The following members were elected to the Grand Council & Board of Trustees and served until July 27, 1951: Grand President: W. Theodore Jones (Alpha Zeta) Grand 1st Vice President: Hugh E...Read More

08/22/1949

District Counselor renamed

On the recommendation of District IX Counselor Raymond Shannon, the Counselor position was renamed Governor to more accurately reflect the duties of the office.

09/30/1949

Alpha Phi chapter re-installed at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Alpha Phi chapter re-installed at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

The Alpha Phi chapter (#45) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey was re-installed September 30, 1949 with Charter Member of the Fraternity and District IX Counselor (Governor) Raymond Shannon serving as the installing officer. The Beta Zeta chapter from Long Island University performed the Ritual and Installation ceremony...Read More

11/13/1949

Beta Omicron chapter installed at Arizona State College

Beta Omicron chapter installed at Arizona State College

The Beta Omicron chapter (#63) at Arizona State College was installed November 13, 1949 with District II Governor Samuel S. Fain serving as the installing officer. The Omega chapter from the University of Arizona performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Beta Omicron chapter include: Pat Curry;..Read More

12/04/1949

Beta Xi chapter installed at Sul Ross State College

Beta Xi chapter installed at Sul Ross State College

The Beta Xi chapter (#62) at Sul Ross State College was installed December 4, 1949 with Grand 2nd Vice President Charles A. Wiley serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Psi chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Beta Xi chapter include: John Carrico*; Vernon Bailey*;..Read More

12/09/1949

Beta Nu chapter installed at VanderCook School of Music

Beta Nu chapter installed at VanderCook School of Music

The Beta Nu chapter (#61) at VanderCook School of Music was installed December 9, 1949 at the National Band Conductors Convention in Chicago, IL. William Revelli, Grand 1st Vice President Hugh Mcmillen, Grand Secretary/Treasurer Donald I. Moore, and Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin served as the installing officers. Charter members..Read More