List of Phi Gamma Delta members

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Over the years, many members of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (also known as FIJI) have gained notability in their chosen fields. Examples include one U.S. President, eleven Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, five Medal of Honor recipients, six Pulitzer Prize winners, two Nobel Prize winners, over 80 competitors in the Olympic Games (of which at least 28 Fijis have won at least 37 medals), and at least six billionaires.

Business[edit]

Civil Service[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Media and Literature[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science, Technology and Medicine[edit]

Sports[edit]

Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients[edit]

Medal of Honor recipients[edit]

Nobel Prize winners[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

General Officers[edit]

These are Brothers who have achieved the military rank of Brigadier General, Rear Admiral (lower half), (or the equivalent) or higher in the United States military.

Fijis Buried at Arlington National Cemetery[edit]

  • Allan D. Albert (Gettysburg 1867): thrice-wounded Civil War veteran.
  • Wilber Marion Brucker (Michigan, 1916): Governor of Michigan (1931–1933); Secretary of the Army (1955–1961).
  • Major General Clovis E. Byers (Ohio State, 1921): Chief of Staff, Eighth US Army
  • Tedford Harris Cann (New York): Medal of Honor, champion swimmer, 1924 Olympian; Section 7.
  • George Henry Decker (Lafayette 1924) US Army General and Chief of Staff (1960–62), Section 7.
  • General Robert L. Eichelberger (Ohio State 1917); US Army; Section 2, Grave 4737.
  • Major General Mark Hersey (Maine Faculty) US Army, commanded 155th Infantry, then Fourth Division, WWI.
  • Major Frank Keck (CCNY 1872, Columbia 1875), commander of 3rd Battalion, 71st New York in Cuba, and Captain, 42nd US Infantry in the occupation of the Philippines.
  • Brigadier General Jacob Kline (Gettysburg, 1860): United States Army. Civil War and Spanish–American War veteran.
  • James Harvey McLeary (Soule; Washington and Lee 1869) Texas state legislator and attorney general; Major, Spanish American War; Porto Rico chief supreme court justice.
  • Major Edward J Moss (Texas A&M University, 1980): United States Marine Corps
  • Daniel D. Pullen (Washington 1907) Captain, Tank Corps, WWI.
  • George Augustus Sheridan (Wabash initiate) Congressman.
  • William Berchmann Wall (CCNY 1905) US Army Captain, WWI.
  • Samuel J Kishline, Col. (Ret), Vietnam 1967 Silver Star, Purdue University 1955, 1933-2001

Liberty Ship Namesakes[edit]

"Liberty Ships" were cargo ships built rapidly in the United States in order to transport supplies overseas during World War II. Over 2700 Liberty Ships were made and several were named after members of Phi Gamma Delta. These include:

Fijis in Sports Halls of Fame[edit]

Super Bowl Fijis[edit]

Presidents of the Boy Scouts of America[edit]

Three Fijis have been President of the Boy Scouts of America. They are:

Other Notable Phi Gams[edit]

Other Phi Gamma Delta Lists[edit]

Phi Gamma Delta's Curator of Archives has assembled several exhaustive lists of noteworthy Fijis throughout history.

Brothers in War

Prominent Brothers:

References[edit]

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  6. ^ Lehman biography
  7. ^ Phi Gamma Delta songs
  8. ^ Rosero, Jessica. "The revolution begins within: Hudson County native brings his Cuban people back home", The Union City Reporter, May 28, 2006. Accessed August 23, 2008. "That is one of the torments plaguing Tomas, played by Kamar De Los Reyes, who is the lead character of Love & Suicide, which was co-written and directed by former Union City native Luis Moro and Lisa France."
  9. ^ Eric Gilliland in IMDB
  10. ^ "In the News: Dan Mangan Claims Two Juno Awards". Phi Gamma Delta. April 2, 2012. Archived from the original on April 11, 2012. 
  11. ^ Gene Cernan
  12. ^ Bartley P. Griffith biography
  13. ^ "Noyes Laboratory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign". National Historic Chemical Landmarks. American Chemical Society. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  14. ^ Cornell Physicians
  15. ^ Covenant Heart Institute
  16. ^ Professional Basketball Club, LLC
  17. ^ a b c "Medal of Honor Recipients, World War I". United States Army Center of Military History. 
  18. ^ "Medal of Honor Recipients, Vietnam (A-L)". United States Army Center of Military History. 
  19. ^ "Medal of Honor Recipients, Korean War". United States Army Center of Military History. 
  20. ^ The Nobel Prize in Physics 1968
  21. ^ The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1954
  22. ^ a b c d e f Pulitzer Prize winners
  23. ^ "Gettysburg National Memorial Park: Officers' Tent". Retrieved August 26, 2007. 
  24. ^ "Phi Gamma Delta: Haynes Award". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved August 24, 2007. 
  25. ^ Defenselink.mil: General Officer release
  26. ^ Vietnam War: Operation Dewey Canyon
  27. ^ General Bruce K. Holloway Biography
  28. ^ Major General LeRoy P. Hunt
  29. ^ Jacob Kline's gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery
  30. ^ Miller, Jr., John (1995) [1949]. "Chapter XI XIV Corps' First January Offensive: The West Front". Guadalcanal: The First Offensive. United States Army Center of Military History. CMH Pub 5-3. 
  31. ^ Major General Stanton R. Musser
  32. ^ Spectrum: Corps of Cadets Changing with Time
  33. ^ Major General USMC Reserve (Retired) Ronald K. Nelson
  34. ^ Biographies : MAJOR GENERAL JACK L. RIVES
  35. ^ Brigadier General John M. Rose, Jr.
  36. ^ William K. Morrill, JR profile
  37. ^ The Phi Gamma Delta, v.37, Board of Trustees of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta, 1914, University of Michigan.
  38. ^ Howell Scobey
  39. ^ Bob Konovsky
  40. ^ "John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum: Participants in the Second Trip down the Colorado River". Retrieved August 26, 2007. 
  41. ^ The Eyes of Texas are Upon You
  42. ^ Phi Gamma Deltas in the Civil War: Union
  43. ^ Phi Gamma Deltas in the Civil War: Confederate
  44. ^ Phi Gamma Deltas in the Spanish-American War
  45. ^ World War I (gold star)
  46. ^ World War II (gold star)
  47. ^ Korean War (gold star)
  48. ^ Vietnam War (gold star)
  49. ^ Politicians in national service
  50. ^ Politicians in local service
  51. ^ Phi Gamma Deltas in Hollywood
  52. ^ College and University Presidents
  53. ^ College buildings named for Phi Gams
  54. ^ Rhodes Scholarships

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