I didn’t realize that I would end up feeling at home at one of the chapters. Greeks were entering the US in droves to escape the poverty left by the Ottomans and the level of pride these people possessed was probably much more robust than other ethnic groups. Who knew? Phi Gamma Delta has President Coolidge’s badge and during the fraternity’s 164th Ekkelsia, it was presented to the Archon President to wear. Ever wonder which Presidents belonged to fraternities? Richard Nixon – N/A It is believed to be the precursor of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, which was established at the same institution in 1776. 16. Grace Goodhue Coolidge, a charter member of the Vermont Beta chapter of Pi Beta Phi at the University of Vermont, was the first wife of a President to have been initiated in a women’s fraternity while in college. 33. Typically, recruitment takes place at the beginning of the fall semester. Her chapter of initiation is Texas Eta at Texas A&M University. Society), College of William and Mary*, Rutherford B. Hayes, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Honorary member, James A. Garfield, Delta Upsilon, Williams College, Chester A. Arthur, Psi Upsilon, Union College, Grover Cleveland, Sigma Chi, Honorary member, Benjamin Harrison, Phi Delta Theta, Miami University and Delta Chi, University of Michigan, William McKinley, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Mount Union College, Theodore Roosevelt, Delta Kappa Epsilon and Alpha Delta Phi, Harvard University, William Howard Taft, Psi Upsilon, Yale University, Woodrow Wilson, Phi Kappa Psi, University of Virginia, Calvin Coolidge, Phi Gamma Delta, Amherst College, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Alpha Delta Phi, Harvard University**, Harry S Truman, Lambda Chi Alpha, Honorary member (#213 on the University of Missouri chapter roll. I wrote a dissertation on “Coeducation and the History of Women’s Fraternities 1867-1902.″ It chronicles the growth of the system and the birth of the National Panhellenic Conference. 15. Every U.S. President and Vice President, except two in each office, born since the first social fraternity was founded in 1825 have been members of a fraternity. If so, let me know at [email protected]. If you have connections to one of the web-sites that is using that “all but two” information, please bring it to the webmaster’s attention. National Panhellenic Conference women who have served as First Lady, Lucy B. Hayes, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Ohio Wesleyan College, Honorary member, Grace Goodhue Coolidge, Pi Beta Phi, University of Vermont, charter member, Lou Henry Hoover, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Stanford University, Barbara Pierce Bush, Pi Beta Phi, Texas A&M, Alumna initiate (post-White House years), Laura Welch Bush, Kappa Alpha Theta, Southern Methodist University, National Pan-Hellenic Council women who have served as First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Honorary member, Fraternity men who have served as President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, Flat Hat Club (F.H.C. *** Bill Clinton became a member of Phi Beta Sigma in 2009, in his post White House years. It sounded like a plan. 20. Will Muschamp, Bernie Machen, and Charlie Crist were all fraternity men during their college experience. Phi Gamma Delta has President Coolidge’s badge and during the fraternity’s 164th Ekkelsia, it was presented to the Archon President to wear. The dates are significant ones and the thesis is available on the top menu. On December 1, 1880, she accepted the invitation of the Rho Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma at Ohio Wesleyan College to become an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Inter/National Organization A common way to refer to the larger fraternity or sorority … Harry S. Truman – N/A The first female astronaut was Greek. ), Dwight D. Eisenhower, Tau Epsilon Phi, Honorary member (He was initiated into the Epsilon Eta chapter at Drexel University on May 26, 1967. 36. William Howard Taft – Psi Upsilon (Yale) To be fair, there may have been a grain of truth in that statistic at one time. Mrs. Coolidge’s successor, Lou Henry Hoover, was also a Kappa Kappa Gamma. AND THE LULU CORKHILL WILLIAMS FRIENDSHIP FUND, SORORITY WOMEN WHO HAVE WON MISS AMERICA AND MISS USA, SORORITY WOMEN ON THE ROAD TO MISS AMERICA 2020 (2019 STATE WINNERS), STATE GOVERNORS WHO HAVE BEEN SORORITY WOMEN, SORORITY WOMEN COMPETING IN MISS USA 2020 AND MISS TEEN USA 2020, The State by State Tour of Graves, Founding Sites, and HQs for NPC GLOs. The Flat Hat is also the name of the college’s student newspaper. Zachary Taylor – N/A John Tyler – N/A Fraternities and sororities, or Greek letter organizations (GLOs), also collectively referred to as "Greek life", are social organizations at colleges and universities.A form of the social fraternity, they are prominent in the United States and Canada.Similar organizations exist in other countries as well, including the Studentenverbindungen of German-speaking countries or the Goliardia in Italy. Phi Mu was founded on January 4, 1852, but the founding was publicly announced on March 4, 1852, the day that is celebrated as Founders’ Day. When I made my way to Syracuse University, I saw the houses with the Greek letters that edged Walnut Park, and wished I could tour them. Grover Cleveland was a living embodiment of the American Dream. Together the Coolidges were the first couple initiated into Greek-letter societies during their college years. Her husband, George W. Bush, is a member of Yale University chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon. As Cornell’s official website states, while only 2 percent of America’s population is involved in fraternities, 80 percent of Fortune 500 executives, 76 percent of U.S. senators and congressmen, 85 percent of Supreme Court justices, and all but two presidents since 1825 have been fraternity men, according to Cornell. I am sure I would have agreed with them, too. To start, most of the presidents that saw the highest stock returns were more recent presidents, whereas McKinley’s first term started in the 1800s. James Buchanan – N/A Fraternity recruitment differs by campus. 38 Celebrities Who Were Sorority Girls. However, President Washington set a precedent of only serving two terms, which was followed until November 5, 1940, when Franklin Roosevelt was elected for a third term. Her husband, George Herbert Walker Bush, is also a member of the Yale University Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon. James Garfield – Delta Upsilon (Williams College) It’s also a good example of that old adage about a falsehood traveling around the world before the truth has a chance to tie its shoelaces. Bill Clinton was Alpha Phi Omega at Georgetown before nationals got cucked and went coed. Schuyler Colfax (Vice President of the United States (1869–1873) under President Ulysses S. Grant) was the force behind the movement. My roommate suggested I sign up for rush (as it was then called, today it’s known as recruitment) and go through the house tour round and then drop out of rush. Woodrow Wilson – Phi Kappa Psi (Princeton) Her husband became an initiated member of Phi Gamma Delta while a student at Amherst College. (Greatest of All Time), Michael Jordan, is a member of Omega Psi Phi. Bill Clinton – N/A 35. The next to break it was Lyndon Johnson. Barrett 1/25/16 Since 1877 18 presidents were members of fraternities. Martin Van Buren – N/A The modern F.H.C. That phrase was selected as the motto. 30. The Flat Hat Club was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1750. John Quincy Adams – N/A Jimmy Carter – N/A James Monroe – N/A Her husband was an honorary member of Delta Kappa Epsilon and the first fraternity man to be President. 71 Famous People Who Were Total Frat Boys At One Time In Their Lives. Love became the first Grand Basileus (National President). Or which, GRACE GOODHUE COOLIDGE – A LOYAL PI BETA PHI, U.S. PRESIDENTS AND FRATERNITY MEN – FIRST LADIES AND SORORITY WOMEN, THE ILLINOIS STATE CHAPTER OF P.E.O. Two geed presidents in a row is two too many. John Adams – N/A John F. Kennedy – N/A The three most recent Student Body Presidents were members of the Interfraternity Council. Benjamin Harrison – Phi Delta Theta (Miami (OH)), Delta Chi (Miami (OH)) On November 23, 1911, Edgar A. 40 of 47 U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 were fraternity men. Founded in 1868 at University of Virginia, the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity counts 220 chapters and colonies across North America, over … Florida State University : Andrew Coffey, a 20-year-old pledge at FSU's Pi Kappa Phi, died Nov. 3 … William Henry Harrison – N/A I was the last person anyone would have suspected of joining a sorority in college. 221 totalfratmove.com Everyone's favorite two things: American politics and the wealthy white men who inhibit the White House and American fraternities and the wealthy white men that inhibit the houses on Fraternity Row. Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift were adopted as Cardinal Principles. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. From the initials of the Greek phrase meaning, “friendship is essential to the soul“, the name Omega Psi Phi was derived. Rutherford B. Hayes – N/A Grover Cleveland – N/A Use the search button to find the posts about your organization. and Alpha Delta Gamma, Honorary member (He was the speaker at the 1954 convention in Kansas City and was inducted as a member there. There are many posts on this blog. Mark S. Tillman* 34th General President 2013-2016. Grover Cleveland – N/A Up until this point, the statement would have been true. Or which First Ladies were in women’s fraternities/sororities? Together the Coolidges were the first couple initiated into Greek-letter societies during their college years. Many fraternities also rush in the spring, especially if they didn't meet the quota for their fall pledge class. * 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity. Andrew Jackson – N/A Give it a few years. That is nearly 70% of the presidents of the last almost 140 years. William McKinley – Sigma Alpha Epsilon (Mount Union College) ** Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon at Harvard University, also known as the “Dickey Club.” However, the national organization did not recognize the chapter because of the chapter’s stance on dual membership. She became a member when she was a  Stanford University student. It appears on countless websites as a given fact. Around 40% of U.S. presidents were brothers of college fraternities in some way. While I would love it if the above statement was true, the fact is that it is not. If you enjoyed this post, please subscribe above. Calvin Coolidge – Phi Gamma Delta (Amherst College) George W. Bush: Delta Kappa Epsilon at Yale University Was also President of his fraternity. I have done research at the Student Life Archives and have written several histories of University of Illinois fraternity chapters for the Society for the Preservation of Greek Housing. Gerald Ford – Delta Kappa Epsilon (Michigan) Warren Harding – N/A Thomas Jefferson – N/A 25. Furthermore, most of the presidents … Post-graduate memberships and honorary memberships, however, serve to slightly bolster this field (and give some jealous hater fraternities who couldn’t foster their own president the ability to “claim” a president as theirs who, in reality, had little to nothing to do with the fraternity). Maybe someone else knows. For International Women’s Day, Another 10 Amazing NPC Women! Abraham Lincoln – N/A And yes, I’ve done zero research to back this claim. Ward* 35th General President 2017-Present by Emily Hennen. 8. Didn’t know we were counting future presidents. Teddy Roosevelt – Delta Kappa Epsilon (Harvard), Alpha Delta Phi (Harvard) It must be really hard taking life so seriously, Same way that we all get anywhere, because of our dads. 14. If The US Presidents Were In Fraternities Alexandra Necolettos. DKE at Yale was the founding chapter. So … Not gonna lie, DKE has a powerhouse roster here. Actually it's all but 3 presidents since 1825 have been in fraternities. Pennsylvania State University. I suspect someone saw it on something written in the 1960s when it was true and used it in a poster or webpage. President Johnson was not initiated. Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of Her husband became an initiated member of Phi Gamma Delta while a student at Amherst College. Paul Rudd. Dwight D. Eisenhower – N/A X and a horseshoe, y'all. 37. Don’t believe me? Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. But some colleges require that the process begin at the middle or the end of the summer so students have time to settle in and get their classes in order. Every President from Hayes through Calvin Coolidge, a Phi Gamma Delta initiated as a student at Amherst College, belonged to a Greek-letter organization either as a collegiate member or an honorary member. She was initiated into the Colorado College chapter. 29. Ronald Reagan – Tau Kappa Epsilon (Eureka College) 19 powerful people who were in fraternities and sororities. 26. Grover Cleveland was an Honorary member of Sigma Chi, he drink like a fish(Reportedly, when he decided to “cut back” that just meant to just a gallon a night so only like 11 beers) and he went on a date with a woman around his age(49) and said fuck that noise after noticing her 21 year old daughter and that girl went on to be the First Lady. My Master’s thesis details the history of the fraternity system at Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 1948-1960. 40 of 47 U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 were fraternity men. Herbert Hoover – N/A The council is made up of the president of each fraternity chapter and lead by an Executive Council. Learn how your comment data is processed. 1. 27. He was initiated into the DePauw University chapter. Another interesting note is that Lynne Ann Vincent Cheney, wife of President Bush’s Vice President, is also a Kappa Alpha Theta. 32. Past National Presidents Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 13, 1913 by 22 collegiate women at Howard University to promote academic excellence and … All Rights Reserved. In 1959, Theta Kappa Phi  merged with Phi Kappa, another Catholic fraternity, and formed Phi Kappa Theta. 17. 44. Laura Welch Bush is a Kappa Alpha Theta, having been initiated while a student at Southern Methodist University. Around 40% of U.S. presidents were brothers of college fraternities in some way. Donald Trump – N/A. Society was revived at the College of William and Mary in May, 1972. Unfortunately, I have no idea which ones they were. by Emily Hennen. 2. 43rd President of the United States of America. 18. Served his country in WWII as an 18 year old, moved on to Yale to become president of DKE and captain of the college baseball team, grew up to be a Congressman, then RNC chair, then CIA director, then VP to Reagan, then President of the United States. The Executive Council is composed of men elected from the member fraternities for 11 positions. 45. Pretty sure we’ve had like 23 straight gdi PMs up north so, count your blessings. 85% of Fortune 500 executives were part of Greek life. * The Flat Hat Club was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1750. 42. Barack Obama – N/A Rutherford B. Hayes, born in 1822, was initiated as an honorary member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. Do a quick search and you will get pages and pages of results. BuzzFeed Staff 1. ), John F. Kennedy, Phi Kappa Theta, Honorary member (On October 2, 1958, Senator Kennedy received a pledge pin from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute chapter of Theta Kappa Phi, a Catholic fraternity. January 5, 1911, Kappa Alpha Psi, Indiana University, January 9, 1914, Phi Beta Sigma, Howard University, January 10, 1899, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Illinois Wesleyan College, January 13, 1913, Delta Sigma Theta, Howard University, January 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Howard University, January 16, 1920, Zeta Phi Beta, Howard University, January 17, 1847, Delta Psi (St. Anthony Hall), Columbia University, January 25, 1993, Gamma Alpha Omega, Arizona State University, January 26, 1978, Sigma Alpha, Ohio State University, January 27, 1870, Kappa Alpha Theta, DePauw University, Fraternity/Sorority Historian Fran Becque, Ph.D., shares stories connecting the past to the present and the future. James K. Polk – N/A Lyndon B. Johnson was a member of a local, Pi Sigma Chi, at Texas State University. Fraternity Women Who Were Lawyers, 1867-1902 (When Women Could Not Vote! 13. 24. 19. Ten men associated with the fraternity were charged in connection with Gruver's death. It was an all-male fraternity when he joined as a college student. We’ll have another Deke running the White House soon. 38. The unamended Constitution mandated that a president would serve for four years. 12. Therefore, I will be recognizing neither honorary memberships nor post-graduate memberships on this list (though I will be recognizing dual fraternity memberships, a once common practice that no longer exists). Basketball’s G.O.A.T. 11. Free Masons should be considered fraternity men as well. BuzzFeed Staff. Of the 25 MSU Greek Life houses, 11 are sororities and 14 are fraternities. Grover Cleveland was FaF. He became a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a now co-ed service fraternity while at Georgetown University. © Fran Becque, www.fraternityhistory.com, 2018. Current President Donald Trump is not a fraternity man. Lyndon B. Johnson – N/A Jul 31, 2016. 23. 41. Since 1825, all but three U.S. presidents have been members of a fraternity. Out of the last ten vice presidents, too, only five were fraternity men in their day. 10. It is my opinion that we – those of us who advocate for and believe in the fraternity system when it works as it was meant to – shoot ourselves in the foot when we spout clearly false information simply because we assume that it is true, because it once was true, and/or because we want it to be true. It hasn’t been true since the late 1960s. Obviously, they don’t fit this list of collegiate member, but more befitting than honorary grads. In her post-White House years, Barbara Pierce Bush, who had attended Smith College, became an alumna initiate of Pi Beta Phi. 1. The list of Presidents and First Ladies in fraternities and sororities * Thomas Jefferson, the nation’s second Vice President and third President was a member of the Flat Hat Club. 21. We’re here to present you with a definitive list of presidents who were actually in fraternities while in college; not just on paper now. Out of the current U.S. governors—often feeders for the presidency—only nine are members of fraternities. Together they are the second couple initiated into Greek-letter organizations while college students. Neither Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, or Barack Obama belonged to Greek-letter organizations. Andrew Johnson – N/A Read the intro. And as my Pi Phi friend Ashley Dye said, “the real stats are impressive enough.”. Post-graduate memberships and honorary memberships, however, serve to slightly bolster this field (and give some jealous hater fraternities who couldn’t foster their own president the ability to “claim” a president as theirs who, in reality, had little to nothing to do with the fraternity). In this blog I will share the history of GLOs and other topics. Bush – Delta Kappa Epsilon (Yale) ), Gerald R. Ford, Delta Kappa Epsilon, University of Michigan, Ronald Reagan, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Eureka College, George H.W. *FDR was a Harvard DKE despite DKE nationals de-recognizing the chapter due to a dispute over dual membership privileges for brothers, Did we miss one? The quote about a Greek becoming president says they were fearful of the Greeks level of tenacity. 28. 3. Franklin Pierce – N/A Or which Presidential offspring belong to these organizations? Mrs. Coolidge was not the first First Lady to be a member of a National Panhellenic Conference organization. 7. Social or general fraternities and sororities, in the North American fraternity system, are those that do not promote a particular profession (as professional fraternities are) or discipline (such as service fraternities and sororities).Instead, their primary purposes are often stated as the development of character, literary or leadership ability, or a more simple social purpose. 10 + 2 Sorority Women with Pulitzer Prizes, 10 Authors Who Are Sorority Women (Hint – Caddie Woodlawn, Kinsey Millhone, Atticus Finch, Too), 10 Sorority Women from the Golden Age of Television, Doctors Who Wore Badges: Fraternity Women in Medicine 1867-1902, Female Senators and Their Sorority Affiliation – 2019 Edition. James Madison – N/A Unfortunately, after Johnson, the statistic becomes downright false. Chances are good you found this blog by searching for something about fraternities or sororities. Although the chapter affiliated with Pi Kappa Alpha in 1965. Franklin D. Roosevelt – Delta Kappa Epsilon (Harvard)*, Alpha Delta Phi (Harvard) 31. 43. On September 20, 1851, IOOF became the first national fraternity to accept both men and women when it formed the Daughters of Rebekah. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 9. However, nowhere did it state if there was to be a limit on the number of terms to which they could be elected. Many of the members of Student Government, Student Senate, Gator Growl, Homecoming, Dance Marathon, and Florida Blue Key are IFC men. Fraternity: Delta Kappa Epsilon. It does seem, although, that times are changing. 6. 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity. Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr.* 33rd General President. George W. Bush – Delta Kappa Epsilon (Yale) Millard Fillmore – N/A * Every U.S. President and Vice President, except two in each office, born since the first social fraternity was founded in 1825 have been members of a fraternity. That honor goes to Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of Rutherford B. Hayes. He was an honorary member. Elizabeth Banks. Welcome! Ever wonder which Presidents belonged to fraternities? 34. Chester A. Arthur – Psi Upsilon (Union College) 40. George Washington – N/A Also follow on twitter and instagram @GLOHistory, Pinterest www.pinterest.com/glohistory, and Facebook. Ulysses S. Grant – N/A Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Herbert Hoover was the first to break that long streak. The airborne terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the thwarted flight against the White House or Capitol on September 11, 2001, in which nearly 3,000 Americans were killed, transformed George W. Bush into a wartime president. His Vice President, Dan Quayle, is also a Delta Kappa Epsilon member. George H.W. 5. You probably made your way to this page because you saw tweet with this random, and thoroughly incorrect, statement  “Every U.S. President and Vice President, except two in each office, born since the first social fraternity was founded in 1825, have been members of a fraternity.”. And that I would become a member. Invitation accepted July 17, 1944 and he was initiated on June 28, 1945 by members of the Kansas City Alumnae Association on behalf of the Gamma-Kappa chapter.) Pi Beta Phi has Mrs. Coolidge’s badges and there is one in the Smithsonian’s collection. Ifeel you really want to make America great again you need to be like Grover Cleveland. 15. 4. It then spread like wildfire. Bush, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Yale University, Bill Clinton, Phi Beta Sigma, Honorary member***, George W. 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