Phi Kappa Tau Hall of Fame


The Phi Kappa Tau Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who are distinguished in their fields of endeavor. The Fraternity continues to depend on the character and commitment of alumni to lead by example, nurture a positive experience for students, and provide a vision for the future of the organization. This ever-growing program demonstrates the dedication of distinctive Phi Tau professionals and stewards.

Phi Kappa Tau is now accepting nominations for the HOF class of 2014. Nominate a brother for the Phi Kappa Tau Hall of Fame.

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PHI KAPPA TAU HALL OF FAME

ALPHA—MIAMI
Fred Applegate, Miami ’64 retired President and Founder of Nicholas-Applegate Funds
Taylor A. Borradaile*, Miami ’06
former Professor of English and Communication, Miami University; noted poet
Joseph Bachelor*, Miami ’06
Founding Father, past National President (1906-1907)
Charlie Ball, Miami ’82
past National President (2006-2008)
Clinton D. Boyd*, Miami ’06
Founding Father
Edgar Brandon*, Miami ’06
"Architect of Phi Kappa Tau", past National President (1920-1923)
Joseph W. Clokey*, Miami ’10
former Composer & Professor, Miami University
Charles “Chuck” Cooley, Miami ’55
retired Executive Vice President Corporate Personnel, Nations Bank
Dwight I. Douglass*, Miami ’06
Founding Father
Edward Duncan*, Miami ’08
past National President (1910-1911)
Mitch Engel, Miami ’71
Chief Marketing Officer, ServiceMaster
W. Massey Foley*, Miami ’16
past National President (1930-1934)
Malcolm Forbes*, Miami ’83
former Publisher, Forbes Magazine
William A. Hammond*, Miami ’10
past National President (1962-1964), Inventor of Drierite, Founder of W. A. Hammond Drierite Company
Hugh Heiland, Miami ’36
Professor Emeritus, Wilmington College
James G. Jones, Miami ’53
retired Major General, United States Air Force; Chief of Staff, Tactical Air Command
Grayson L. Kirk*, Miami ’21
former President, Columbia University
Scott Lauritzen, Miami ’79
Vice President, Fox Broadcasting
David Lawrence, Miami ’61
Principal, The Lawrence Group
William N. Liggett*, Miami ’39
former Chairman and CEO, First National Bank of Cincinnati
Ernest Littleton*, Miami ’09
past National President (1911)
Bill Mallory, Miami ’54
retired NCAA Division 1 Football Coach
Robert J. Meder*, Miami ’36
Doolittle Raider, World War II
Alexander Paxton*, Miami ’07
past National President (1909-1910)
Stevan Porter*, Miami ’73
former President of the Americas and Executive Director, InterContinental Hotels Group
Louis Rumaggi*, Miami ’18
General, United States Army
William H. Shideler*, Miami ’06
Founding Father, past National President (1913-1914)
Wilmer Stover*, Miami ’11
past National President (1908-1909)
Ernest H. Volwiler*, Miami ’12
Inventor of Pentothal; former Chairman of Abbott Laboratories
Richard Young*, Miami ’25
former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau (1929-1961)
Matthew Yuricich, Miami ’46
Academy Award nominee for special effects
BETA—OHIO
Robert Arter, Ohio ’47
retired Lieutenant General, United States Army
Gerald Carlton, Ohio ’58
Vice President, DSC Communications Corp; former Chairman, Phi Kappa Tau Foundation
Brent DeVore, Ohio ’61
President, Otterbein College
Charles Emrick, Ohio ’48
Owner, The TransAction Group
John D. Good, Ohio ’47
retired Owner, The Lawhead Press
Wayne Hamilton, Ohio ’67
retired General Manager, Microsoft
Scott Hogsett, Ohio ’71
CEO, Shakespeare Fishing Tackle
Robert Holmes, Ohio ’41
retired Chief Justice, Ohio Supreme Court
Tom Jeswald, Ohio ’63
Vice President of Human Resource Planning and Development, PNC Bank
William E. McVey*, Ohio ’15
former U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
Paul Newman*, Ohio ’43
Actor, Academy Award winner; race car driver and owner; Founder, Hole in the Wall Camps
Howard Pidgeon*, Ohio ’11
past National President (1911-1912)
Clarence Ridenour*, Ohio ’11
past National President (1912-1913)
George Voinovich, Ohio ’56
U.S. Senator, Ohio; former Governor, Ohio; former Mayor, Cleveland, Ohio
R.G. Webber*, Ohio ’11
past National President (1914-1915)
GAMMA—OHIO STATE
Charles Bassett*, Ohio State ’51
NASA Astronaut
Raymond Bichimer, Ohio State ’53
past National President (1983-1985)
Vincent P. Blair*, Ohio State ’27
former General Manager, Delco Products division of General Motors & Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Sinclair Community College
Ned Brooks*, Ohio State ’22
former moderator, NBC's Meet the Press
Norm Brown, Ohio State ’50
former Chairman and CEO, Foote, Cone and Belding Communications, Inc.; former Chairman, Phi Kappa Tau Foundation
Mel Dettra, Ohio State ’45
past National President (1968-1970)
John A. Edwards, Ohio State ’57
retire Professional Baseball Player
Robert M. Eversole, Ohio State ’81
President, Fifth Third Bank of Central Ohio
Eckley Gossett*, Ohio State ’12
past National President (1915)
James Hamilton, Ohio State ’63
retired Senior Vice President, Federated Investors
Dan Huffer, Ohio State ’57
past Chairman, Phi Kappa Tau Foundation
Fred Mills, Ohio State ’66
past Chairman, Phi Kappa Tau Foundation
Robert Mintz, Ohio State ’71
Founder, New Executive Strategies; Executive Vice President for Human Resources, Electronic Data Systems
Jim Oates, Ohio State ’64
President, Leo Burnett
Jack Soules, Ohio State ’46
Borradaile Alumnus Award winner
DELTA—CENTRE
Ewing T. Boles*, Centre ’14
Chairman, The Ohio Company; past National President (1916-1917)
John Y. Brown Sr.*, Centre ’17
former Kentucky Representative, U.S. House of Representatives
John Cotton*, Centre ’14
past National President (1923-1925)
S. Frank Cox*, Centre ’14
past National President (1915-1916)
John Newman, Centre ’63
Partner, Sidney, Austin, Brown & Wood
EPSILON—MOUNT UNION
Paul O. Bixler*, Mount Union ’26
former NCAA Head Football Coach and NFL Assistant Coach
Ralph K. “Kirky” Bowers*, Mount Union ’15
former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau (1917-1929)
Chester Buxton*, Mount Union ’23
former President, Paul Smith's College
Daniel Keller, Mount Union ’69
President, Venture Capital and Private Equity Investments
James O. Reigle*, Mount Union ’19
Founder, Regal Ware Inc.
Clifford Shields, Mount Union ’41
former Interim President, Mount Union College
ZETA—ILLINOIS
Guy Thomas Avery, Illinois ’16
former President and Chairman, Acme Steel
Frederick Fletemeyer*, Illinois ’16
past National President (1917-1919)
Henry Hoagland, Illinois ’16
past National President (1919-1920)
Jim Oberweis, Illinois ’65
Politician & Owner of Oberweis Dairy
ETA—MUHLENBERG
John Trainer, Muhlenberg ’63
President, The Bolles School
Isaac Wright*, Muhlenberg ’18
past National President (1928-1930)
THETA—TRANSYLVANIA
John N. Williams, Transylvania ’71
Dean of the School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
IOTA—COE
Paul Raymond*, Coe ’24
Borrdaile Alumnus Award winner
KAPPA—KENTUCKY
Edward “Ted” Marye*, Kentucky ’48
past National President (1975-1977)
Robert Mills*, Kentucky ’35
former President, Georgetown College
LAMBDA—PURDUE
William Cottingham, Purdue ’53
former President, General Motors Institute (now Kettering University)
Fred Grumme, Purdue ’34
former Chairman, Mayflower Corporation
Laddie L. Stahl, Purdue ’39
retired Major General, United States Army
MU—LAWRENCE
Charles F. Marsh*, Lawrence ’33
former President, Wofford College
NU—UC BERKELEY
Rea Axline*, UC Berkeley ’24
Philanthropist & Founder of Metco
William Ballhaus, UC Berkeley ’64
President and CEO, Aerospace Corporation; former Director, NASA Ames Research Center
Stephen Brothers, UC Berkeley ’66
past National President (1995-1997)
Leroy Chiao, Berkeley ’79
NASA Astronaut
Roger Gilbert, UC Berkeley ’50
retired CEO, Texas Medical Insurance Compnay
Darrall Imhoff, UC Berkeley ’58
retired Professional Basketball player
Hans Jurgens*, UC Berkeley ’21
former President and Partner, Almaden Vineyards
Pete Newell*, UC Berkeley ’58
retired NCAA Basketball Coach
Otto Peltzer*, UC Berkeley ’28
former Olympic Athlete & World Record Holder in the 1500-meter run
Roy Raymond Jr., UC Berkeley ’55
President, Raymond Vineyards
XI—FRANKLIN & MARSHALL
Richard Kneedler, Franklin & Marshall ’62
President Emeritus, Franklin & Marshall College
Ken Mehlman, Franklin & Marshall ’85
Chairman, Republican National Committee
James Whalen*, Franklin& Marshall ’47
former President, Ithaca College
OMICRON—PENN STATE
Verne M. Willaman, Penn State ’49
Chairman, Ortho Pharmaceutical
PI—SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
John W. Baker*, Southern California ’29
former NCAA Head Football Coach
John Berardino*, Southern California ’36
former Actor & Professional Baseball Player
Shelly Berman, Southern California ’05
Actor, Comedian, Writer & Professor
Bundy Colwell*, Southern California ’31
former Founder & CEO, Colwell Company
Phillip Dexheimer, Southern California ’48
former CEO, Dexco Financial Service
J. Howard Edgerton*, Southern California ’25
Founder and former CEO, California Savings & Loan
Fred Hall*, Southern California ’35
former Governor of Kansas
Paul Ignatius, Southern California ’39
retired Secretary of the Navy
Roland Maxwell*, Southern California ’22
past National President (1934-1959)
Jerry Page*, Southern California ’36
Major General, United States Air Force
Bob Plumleigh, Southern California ’47
Importer, Lord Plumleigh Imports
Albert L. Stephens Jr., Southern California ’33
Chief Judge, U.S. District Court
RHO—RENSSELAER
Stephen G. Jerritts, Rensselaer ’44
President, Wang Latin America and Honeywell Information Systems
Ernest Nippes, Rensselaer ’35
Borradaile Alumnus Award winner
TAU—MICHIGAN
Robert J. Hutton*, Michigan ’28
former Chairman, Standard Federal Savings and Loan
William Kerby*, Michigan ’28
former President, Dow Jones; former Editor, Wall Street Journal
Matthew Mann*, Michigan ’26
former NCAA and Olympic Swimming Coach
Richard Papenguth*, Michigan ’23
former NCAA and Olympic Swimming Coach
UPSILON—NEBRASKA WESLEYAN
Thomas Cunningham*, Nebraska Wesleyan ’60
past National President (1979-1981)
John R. Dunning*, Nebraska Wesleyan ’26
former Dean of Engineering, Columbia University
John Gerrard, Nebraska Wesleyan ’73
Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court
John M. Green, Nebraska Wesleyan ’60
past National President (1981-1983), former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau
Harry Huge, Nebraska Wesleyan ’36
Attorney, arbitrator in Master Robacco Settlement Agreement; represented 9/11 victims' families
Lewis Hunter, Nebraska Wesleyan ’52
Television Writer & Professor
Warren Parker*, Nebraska Wesleyan ’31
past National President (1966-1968)
Harry Taylor*, Nebraska Wesleyan ’23
past National President (1925-1928)
Rodney Wilmoth*, Nebraska Wesleyan ’57
past National President (1993-1995)
PHI—BETHANY
Jay Buckelew, Bethany ’78
Professor, Bethany College
Joel Rudy, Bethany ’60
Vice President & Dean Emeritus, Ohio University; former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau (1998-2002)
CHI—NORTH CAROLINA STATE
William Aycock, North Carolina State ’34
former Chancellor, University of North Carolina
PSI—COLORADO
Ward Darley*, Colorado ’24
former President, University of Colorado
Steve Dunn, Colorado ’66
President, Romar Company
Lou Gerding*, Colorado ’24
past National President (1964-1966)
OMEGA—WISCONSIN-MADISON
Paul Elfers*, Wisconsin-Madison ’24
Borradaile Alumnus Award winner
ALPHA ALPHA—MICHIGAN STATE
Donald Bennett, Michigan State ’34
former Superintendent, United States Military Academy at West Point
Ross Roeder, Michigan State ’58
retired CEO/former Chairman of the Board, Smart and Final, Inc.
ALPHA BETA—NEW YORK
William T. Schwendler*, New York ’32
former Chairman and Founding Partner, Grumman Aircraft Corporation
ALPHA GAMMA—DELAWARE
Hugh M. Morris*, Delaware ’30
former Judge, U.S. District Court, Delaware
ALPHA DELTA—CASE WESTERN
Paul Lauterbur*, Case Western ’48
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine for work in MRI technology
Frank Rudy, Case Western ’48
Inventor, Nike Airsole
Russ Warren, Case Western ’57
President, The Transaction Group
ALPHA ETA—FLORIDA
Clyde Atkins*, Florida ’35
former Judge, U.S. District Court, Florida
Leonard F. Chapman Jr.*, Florida ’33
former General and Commandant, United States Marine Corps
John Cosgrove*, Florida ’68
past National President (1987-1989)
Richard Ervin*, Florida ’26
former Chief Justice, Florida Supreme Court
William C. Lantaff*, Florida ’61
former U.S. Congressman, Florida
Verle A. Pope*, Florida ’62
former President, Florida Senate
Edgar Sego, Florida ’61
President, Radio Brevard; Pharmacist
ALPHA THETA—WILLIAM & MARY
David L. Belew, William & Mary ’50
Chairman, The Beckett Paper Company
Ewing T. Boles Jr., William & Mary ’39
noted Physician
Otis Douglas*, William & Mary ’29
former NCAA/NFL/CFL Football Coach
Art “Bud” Metheny, William & Mary ’35
retired Professional Baseball player and NCAA coach
Patton Oswalt, William & Mary ’89
Actor & Comedian
ALPHA KAPPA—WASHINGTON STATE
Keith Lincoln, Washington State ’58
retired Professional Football player
Wes Stock, Washington State ’54
retired Professional Baseball player and Coach
ALPHA LAMBDA—AUBURN
Spencer Bachus, Auburn ’67
U.S. House of Representatives, Alabama
Hal Herring, Auburn ’47
retired Professional Football Coach
Carl E. Mundy Jr., Auburn ’55
Commandant, United States Marine Corps
Walter “Sonny” Strange, Auburn ’70
past National President (1990-1993)
ALPHA MU—OHIO WESLEYAN
Alan S. Wilson*, Ohio Wesleyan ’29
former President, Hilyer College (now the University of Hartford)
ALPHA RHO—GEORGIA TECH
Lawrence P. Huang, Georgia Tech ’70
CEO, Unique Squared
Daniel A. Metzler, Georgia Tech ’69
Architect and Homebuilder, Dan Metzler Homes
K. Reed Thompson*, Georgia Tech ’51
former Project Manager, GE Drive Systems
ALPHA SIGMA—COLORADO STATE
Harold H. Short*, Colorado State ’36
retired Chairman, Flatiron Companies; past National President (1985-1987)
ALPHA TAU—CORNELL
Chuck Conine, Cornell ’70
Vice President, Wilshire Restaurant Group
James W. Curtis*, Cornell ’30
General, U.S. Army
John T. Elfvin, Cornell ’38
Judge, New York Supreme Court
Floyd R. Newman*, Cornell ’57
Founder & former Chairman, Ashland Oil
Philip Searle, Cornell ’47
Chairman, Sun Bank
Donald E. Snyder, Cornell ’49
former Treasurer, Eastman Kodak
ALPHA UPSILON—COLGATE
Jack Anson*, Colgate ’47
former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau (1961-1970)
Robert Balaban, Colgate ’64
Actor & Director
John Meyerhoff, Colgate ’61
former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau (1979-1987)
W. Zev Putterman*, Colgate ’47
former Television Producer; Emmy Award winner
ALPHA PHI—AKRON
Ray C. Bliss*, Akron ’38
former Chairman, Republican National Committee
Morris Jobe, Akron ’38
retired president and CEO, Goodyear Aerospace
Tom Sawyer, Akron ’66
former U.S. Congressman, Ohio
ALPHA CHI—MISSISSIPPI STATE
Michael Albright, Mississippi State ’67
Senior Vice President of Administration, Centex Corporation
Harold Angelo*, Mississippi State ’42
past National President (1959-1962)
Jerry Clower*, Mississippi State ’49
former Comedian & Member of the Grand Old Opry
Thomas Stennis*, Mississippi State ’58
past National President (1970-1972)
ALPHA PSI—TEXAS-EL PASO
James P. Maloney, Texas-El Paso ’52
retired Major General, United State Army
BETA ALPHA—TEXAS-AUSTIN
Joe Goulden, Texas-Austin ’53
Nationally Renowned Writer
Don Phillips, Texas-Austin ’82
Managing Director, Morningstar
BETA BETA—LOUISVILLE
Ernest E. “Ernie” Allen, Louisville ’65
President, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
David G. Anderson, Louisville ’66
Senior Vice President & Treasurer of HCA, the Healthcare Company
John Brasch, Louisville ’67
President, Brasch♦Barry General Contractors
Larry Cook, Louisville ’63
Executive Vice President for Health Science & Dean of the Medical School, University of Louisville
David L. Huber, Louisville ’62
Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky
Mitch McConnell, Louisville ’61
U.S. Senator, Kentucky
John M. Meador, Louisville ’65
Dean of Libraries, Binghamton University
William A. Miller, Louisville ’59
retired Senior Vice President, Amoco
Ronald E. Myrick, Louisville ’63
Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Law Firm
Jack R. Norris, Louisville ’65
CEO, CB Richard Ellis
Michael L. Power, Louisville ’62
Founder, Power Creative
David E. Sams Jr., Louisville ’64
President, Sammons Enterprises Inc.
Charlie Tyra, Louisville ’55
retired Professional Basketball player
Martin A. Yenawine, Louisville ’66
retired CEO, Rural/Metro Ambulance Services, Syracuse, N.Y.
BETA DELTA—UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
Kenneth Ryskamp, University of Miami ’54
Judge, U.S. District Court, Florida
BETA EPSILON—SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Wendell Ladner*, Southern Mississippi ’69
former Professional Basketball player
James O. Poss, Southern Mississippi ’80
Major General, United States Air Force
BETA ZETA—NEW MEXICO STATE
Roy King, New Mexico State ’73
Regional Finance Vice President, Shell Oil Company
James Manatt, New Mexico State ’69
CEO, Providence Tech Inc.
Karl Olson, New Mexico State ’72
Superintendent, National Golf Links of America; Borradaile Alumnus Award winner
BETA IOTA—FLORIDA STATE
John H. Carter, Florida State ’56
former Director of Reference and Information Management, U.S. Department of Energy
BETA KAPPA—OKLAHOMA STATE
Owen L. Cotton, Oklahoma State ’59
Co-Founder, Cotton, Norton, Stevenson Consulting Inc.
John C. Gray, Oklahoma State ’04
retired Colonel, United States Air Force
F. Mac McKinley, Oklahoma State ’51
past National President (1977-1979)
David W. Miller II, Oklahoma State ’89
President & CEO, Trinity Restoration
Mike Morgan, Oklahoma State ’73
President Pro Tempore, Oklahoma State Senate
David Sutton, Oklahoma State ’89
Executive Sales Director, Ericsson North America
BETA LAMBDA—INDIANA
James L. McCoskey, Indiana ’59
retired Major General, U.S. Army
BETA MU—KENT STATE
Peter Bosomworth, Kent State ’50
former Chancellor, University of Kentucky Medical Center
Jim Heilmeier, Kent State ’49
President, Tasty Pure Food Company
Dale S. Holland, Kent State ’87
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force
BETA XI—GEORGIA
Bill Crane, Georgia ’80
past National President (2004-2006)
BETA OMICRON—MARYLAND
Gregory Hollen, Maryland ’75
past National President (1997-1999)
BETA TAU—BOWLING GREEN
Ray Clarke, Bowling Green ’51
past National President (1972-1975)
James Grubb, Bowling Green ’64
President, Exama Oil Company
William D. Jenkins, Bowling Green ’57
former CEO, Phi Kappa Tau (1970-1978)
Charles F. Kurfess, Bowling Green ’50
former Speaker, Ohio House of Representatives
BETA PHI—WESTMINSTER
William G. Braund, Westminster ’54
Partner-Braund, Eiler & Vasko
James N. Donaldson, Westminster ’59
President of New York Estate Planning Council, Inc.
BETA CHI—SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
Kenneth V. Buzbee, Southern Illinois ’56
retired Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps;
former state senator, Illinois Senate
David Kenney, Southern Illinois ’53
Professor, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
BETA PSI—CAL STATE-LONG BEACH
John Dykstra, Cal State-Long Beach ’69
Academy Award winner for special effects, Star Wars
GAMMA BETA—CINCINNATI
Harry Addison, Cincinnati ’57
Senior Vice President, Acordia Rauh and National President, University of Cincinnati Alumni Association
GAMMA GAMMA—ST. JOHN'S
Nickolas Davatzes, St. John’s ’60
President Emeritus, A&E television network
GAMMA NU—RIT
Stanley D. McKenzie, RIT ’69
Provost, Chief Academic Officer & professor, RIT
Gary Proud, RIT ’66
former Assemblyman and Administrative Regulation Review Commission Chair, New York State Assembly
GAMMA XI—EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
Christopher Davenport, East Central Oklahoma ’93
Founder & President, Today Lending
GAMMA OMICRON—CAL STATE-FULLERTON
Ernest A. Becker*, Cal State-Fullerton ’70
former Dean of Students, Cal State-Fullerton
William O'Malley Jr., Cal State-Fullerton ’66
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
GAMMA RHO—NEBRASKA-KEARNEY
Richard Kopf, Nebraska-Kearney ’66
Attorney & Judge, U.S. District Court, Nebraska
GAMMA TAU—OLD DOMINION
Daniel M. Dauer, Old Dominion ’67
Eminent Scholar of Marine Biology & Professor, Old Dominion University
GAMMA UPSILON—SPRING HILL
Jay McCann, Spring Hill ’74
past National President (2002-2004)
GAMMA PHI—NORTHEASTERN
Lennie Baker, Northeastern ’69
Co-founder & retired President of Sha Na Na rock group
DELTA BETA—EVANSVILLE
Todd Napier, Evansville ’83
past National President (1999-2002)
DELTA GAMMA—OLE MISS
S. Cordell Dombrowski, Ole Miss ’68
Chairman, Hawthorn Group
DELTA THETA—GEORGETOWN
Michael E. Berry, Georgetown ’80
President & CEO, Kentucky Derby Festival Inc.
Reza Hashampour, Georgetown ’82
President/Owner, iMPAQ & Vianix

* Represents members who have entered Chapter Eternal

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