List of Phi Delta Theta members

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The signature of Lou Gehrig indicating his membership into Phi Delta Theta

This is a list of prominent alumni of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Names are listed followed by the school attended and the graduation year.

Academia[edit]

Air and space[edit]

Art and architecture[edit]

Business[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Music[edit]

Radio[edit]

  • Ken Niles, Univ., of Montana, 1928 - Radio actor
  • Wendell Niles, Univ., of Montana, 1927 - Broadcaster during the Golden Age of radio

Video games[edit]

Government[edit]

Canada[edit]

Executive and judicial branch[edit]

Benjamin Harrison
23rd President of the United States
Adlai Stevenson I,
23rd Vice President of the United States
John W. Foster
32nd Secretary of State of the United States

Governors[edit]

U.S. Congressmen[edit]

  • Andrew H. Hamilton, Wabash College, 1855 – Representative from Indiana, 1875–1878
  • Adlai E. Stevenson, Centre College, 1860, – Representative from Illinois, 1875–1880
  • John Alexander Anderson, Miami University (Ohio), 1853 – Representative from Kansas, 1879–1886
  • Thomas B. Ward, Miami University (Ohio), 1855 – Representative from Indiana, 1883–1886
  • Willis Sweet, University of Nebraska, 1879 – Representative from Idaho, 1889–1894
  • Charles L. Moses, Mercer University, 1876 – Representative from Georgia, 1891–1896
  • Francis M. Griffith, Franklin College, 1874 – Representative from Indiana, 1897–1904
  • James M. Griggs, Vanderbilt University, 1881 – Representative from Georgia, 1897–1910
  • William M. Howard, University of Georgia, 1877 – Representative from Georgia, 1897–1910
  • William G. Brantley, University of Georgia, 1881 – Representative from Georgia, 1897–1912
  • Burton L. French, University of Idaho, 1901 – Representative from Idaho, 1903–1932
  • Thomas Hardwick, Mercer University, 1892 – Representative from Georgia, 1903–1918
  • John L. Kennedy, Knox College, 1883 – Representative from Nebraska, 1905–1906
  • James W. Overstreet, Mercer University, 1888 – Representative from Georgia, 1905–1922
  • James G. Lee, Emory University, 1880 – Representative from Georgia, 1905–1926
  • Rufus Hardy, University of Georgia, 1875 – Representative from Texas, 1907–1922
  • Martin A. Morrison, Butler University, 1883 – Representative from Indiana 1910–1916
Alumnus William Bankhead, served as Speaker of the House 1936–1940
  • Samuel Tribble, University of Georgia, 1891 – Representative from Georgia, 1911–1916
  • Oscar Lee Gray, University of Alabama, 1885, – Representative from Alabama, 1915–1917
  • Jouette Shouse, University of Missouri, 1899 – Representative from Illinois, 1915–1918
  • Royal C. Johnson, University of South Dakota, 1906 – Representative from South Dakota, 1915–1932
  • William B. Oliver, University of Alabama, 1887– Representative from Alabama, 1915–1936
  • William B. Bankhead, University of Alabama, 1893 – Former Speaker of the House, Representative from Alabama, 1917–1940
  • Charles G. Bond, Ohio State University, 1899 – Representative from New York, 1921–1922
  • Frederick M. Vinson, Centre College, 1909 – Representative from Kentucky, 1924–1928, 1930–1937
  • William Lemke, University of North Dakota, 1903 – Representative from North Dakota, 1933–1950
  • Francis E. Walter, Lafayette College, 1916 – Representative from Pennsylvania, 1933–1964
  • Clark W. Thompson, University of Oregon, 1918 – Representative from Texas, 1933–1966
  • Charles F. McLaughlin, University of Nebraska, 1908 – Representative from Nebraska, 1935–1942
  • Robert J. Corbett, Allegheny College, 1927 – Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939–1972
  • Charles M. La Follette, Wabash College, 1920 – Representative from Indiana, 1943–1946
  • Dwight L. Rogers, Mercer University, 1910 – Representative from Florida, 1945–1954
  • James G. Fulton, Penn State, 1924 – Representative from Pennsylvania, 1945–1972
  • Charles K. Fletcher, Stanford University, 1924 – Representative from California, 1947–1948
  • Frederick A. Muhlenberg, Gettysburg College, 1908 – Representative from Pennsylvania, 1947–1948
  • Frank Ertel Carlyle, University of North Carolina, 1920 – Representative from North Carolina, 1949–1956
  • Richard Walker Bolling, University of South, 1937 – Representative from Missouri, 1949–1982
  • John Jarman, Westminster College, 1936 – Representative from Oklahoma, 1951–1976
  • Edward J. Bonin, Dickinson College, 1933 – Representative from Pennsylvania, 1953–1954
  • Edwin Keith Thomson, University of Wyoming, 1939 – Representative from Wyoming, 1955–1960
  • Paul G. Rogers, University of Florida, 1942 – Representative from Florida, 1955–1978
  • Charles Goodell, Williams College, 1949 – Representative from New York, 1959–1970
  • Edwin R. Durno, University of Oregon, 1921 – Representative from Oregon, 1961–1962
  • Garner E. Shriver, Wichita State University, 1934 – Representative from Kansas, 1961–1976
  • Jim Broyhill, University of North Carolina, 1950 – Representative from North Carolina, 1963–1984
  • Howard Callaway, Georgia Tech, 1948 - Representative from Georgia, 1965–1966
  • Chester Mize, University of Kansas, 1939 – Representative from Kansas, 1965–1970
  • Robert C. McEwen, University of Vermont, 1942 - Representative from New York, 1965–1980
  • James M. Collins, Southern Methodist University, 1937 - Representative from Texas, 1967–1982
  • Pete McCloskey, Stanford University, 1951 - Author of the Endangered Species Act, Representative from California, 1967-1983
  • Wyche Fowler, Davidson College, 1962 - Representative from Georgia, 1977–1986
  • Douglas Barnard, Mercer University, 1943 - Representative from Georgia, 1977–1992
  • Jim Courter, Colgate University, 1963 - Representative from New Jersey, 1979–1990
  • Albert T. Smith Jr., Auburn University, 1953 – Representative from Alabama, 1981–1983
  • James McNulty, Arizona, 1950 – Representative from Arizona, 1983–1985
  • Jim Slattery, Washburn University, 1970 - Representative from Kansas, 1983–1995
  • Neil Abercrombie, Union, 1959 - Representative from Hawaii 1986–1987, 1991–2010
  • Joel Hefley, Oklahoma State, 1959 - Representative from Colorado, 1987–2007
  • Jim Ramstad, University of Minnesota - Representative from Minnesota, 1991–2009
  • Max Sandlin, Baylor, 1975 - Representative from Texas, 1997–2004
  • Chris Bell, University of Texas, 1988 - Representative from Texas, 2002–2003
  • Frank Kratovil, McDaniel College, 1990, – Representative from Maryland, 2009–2011
  • Walt Minnick, Whitman College, 1958 – Representative from Idaho, 2009–2011
  • Bradley Byrne, Duke University, 1977, – Representative from Alabama, 2013–Present
  • Luke Messer, Wabash College, 1991 – Representative from Indiana, 2013–Present

U.S. Senators[edit]

Other[edit]

Literature[edit]

Media[edit]

Alumnus Bob Schieffer, former anchor of the CBS Evening News, 2005–2007

Military[edit]

Medal of Honor and Victoria Cross recipients[edit]

Prominent military personnel[edit]

Nobel Prize winners[edit]

  • Adam G. Riess, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992 - Physics, 2011

Religion[edit]

Sports[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]