List of Acacia brothers

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The list of Acacia brothers includes initiated and honorary members of Acacia.

Notable alumni[edit]

Politics and government[edit]

Sports[edit]

  • Chester L. Brewer, Missouri 1911 - past head football coach at both Missouri and Michigan State; past Athletic Director of Missouri; Homecoming originator
  • Thomas E. Jones, Wisconsin 1913 - Hall of Fame track coach
  • John L. Griffith, Illinois 1921 - past commissioner of what is now the Big Ten Conference
  • Edwin Weir, Nebraska 1925 - Hall of Fame college football player
  • Addison 'Kayo' Exum Warren, North Carolina 1927 - professional and collegiate boxer
  • Jack van Bebber, Oklahoma State 1931 - Olympic wrestler
  • Calvin Griffith, George Washington 1935 - owner of Washington Senators / Minnesota Twins
  • Arthur L. Valpey, Michigan 1936 - head football coach of Harvard and UConn
  • Thomas "Tommy" James, Ohio State 1942 - professional football player, Cleveland Browns
  • Dee Andros, Oklahoma 1948 - head football coach and athletic director, Oregon State
  • Gene Conley, Washington State 1949 - professional baseball player and basketball player
  • Roger Nelson, Oklahoma 1951 - Canadian Football Hall of Fame
  • Richard ‘Dick’ Farley, Indiana 1951 - star IU basketball player for the 1953 National Championship team; NBA player
  • David 'Wes' Santee, Kansas 1952 - Olympic runner
  • Clive A. Follmer, Illinois 1953 - 1953 Big 10 Athlete of the Year; professional baseball player
  • Frank Allen Indiana 1956 - former IU Athletic Director
  • Paul Coward, Purdue 1956 - All-America soccer player
  • Ron Fairly, USC 1957 - professional baseball player and broadcaster
  • Tony Crosby, Texas 1963 - star kicker/halfback for UT's 1963 National Championship football team
  • Pat Jones, Oklahoma State - Head Football Coach at Oklahoma State; Assistant Coach of Miami Dolphins
  • Gary Patterson, Kansas State 1980 - current Head Football Coach at TCU

Business[edit]

  • Herbert A. Kern, Minnesota 1914 - founder of Chicago Chemical Company, later changed to Nalco
  • Lewis H Wentz, Oklahoma 1927 - oil businessman
  • J. Dennis Bassett, Kansas State 1956 - President of Worldwide Poultry / Cargill Co.
  • Robert Pfahl, Cornell 1958 - VP of iNEML; recipient of Electronic Goes Green Award
  • Edgar H. Grubb, Penn State 1959 - Executive VP and CFO of Transamerica Corp.
  • Leonard ‘Lee’ Kearney, Oregon State 1959 - Senior Executive of Peter Kiewit Sons' Construction
  • Robert Forney, Indiana 1960 - former President of Chicago Stock Exchange; current President and CEO of the Global Foodbanking Network
  • David Baum, Indiana 1961 - President of SSI Technologies Inc.
  • Dennis Chookaszian, Northwestern 1962 - Chairman and CEO of CNA Insurance Companies; professor at University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Kriss Cloninger III, Texas 1966 - President and CEO of Aflac
  • John F. Hoffner, Purdue 1966 - Executive VP and CFO of Jack in the Box Inc.
  • Edward S. Knight, Texas 1971 - Executive VP and General Counsel of NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc.
  • William H Strong, Purdue 1971 - Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley
  • Andy Westlund, Oregon State 1971 - VP of Global Logistics at Amazon.com
  • Ronald Kase, Purdue 1978 - venture capitalist, NEA
  • David A. Evans, Rensselaer 1979 - inventor of high capacity tantalum capacitor; President of Evans Capacitor Company
  • William D. Stock, Rensselaer 1983 - founder and CEO of Power Stop, L.L.C.
  • Erik B. Pedersen, Minnesota 1984 - private businessman; Target Corporation, US Bank.
  • Cameron Herold, Carleton 1988 - private businessman; former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?; author; entrepreneurial coach [1]

Higher education[edit]

  • Roscoe Pound, Nebraska 1905, Harvard 1913 - educator; Bushnell Hall at KSU dedicated in his name
  • Albert B Storms, Iowa State 1909 - President of Iowa State University
  • Walter Williams, Missouri 1909 - President of University of Missouri; founder of Missouri School of Journalism
  • Arthur Simeon Watts, Ohio State 1911 - educator; Watts Hall is dedicated in his name at Ohio State
  • Leland David Bushnell, Kansas State 1913 - educator; Bushnell Hall at KSU is dedicated in his name
  • Audrey A. Potter, Kansas State 1920 - educator in the field of engineering; buildings are dedicated in his name at Purdue and Purdue-Calumet
  • Ernest H. Hahne, Nebraska 1921 - past President of Miami University (Ohio); Hahne Hall is dedicated in his name
  • Bland L. Stradley, Ohio State 1921 - educator; Stradley Hall is dedicated in his name at Ohio State
  • Raymond A. Pearson, Iowa State 1924 - President of Iowa State University
  • Stratton D Brooks, Missouri 1925 - President of University of Oklahoma (1912) and University of Missouri (1923)
  • Samuel Justus McKinley, Harvard 1928 - past President of Emerson College, Boston
  • Burton W. Gorman, Indiana 1930 - educator; the Burton W. Gorman Teaching Award is dedicated in his name
  • William L. Henning, Wisconsin 1931 - educator; Henning Building is dedicated in his name at Penn State
  • Charles E. MacQuigg, Cornell 1935 - educator; MacQuigg Hall is dedicated in his name at Ohio State
  • Robert E. Vivian, USC 1947 - educator; Vivian Hall is dedicated in his name at USC
  • Claude R. Sowle, Northwestern 1947 - past President of Ohio University
  • L. Dennis Smith, Indiana 1956 - President Emeritus, University of Nebraska
  • Kenneth L. Schwab, Purdue 1966 - President, Centenary College

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Arts and entertainment[edit]

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