List of Kappa Sigma members

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This is a list of notable members of Kappa Sigma (partially referenced in[1]).

Government and politics[edit]

Current officeholders[edit]

Former presidential candidates[edit]

  • Robert J. Dole (Gamma-Omicron), Former Senator, Kansas (1969–1996); 1996 Republican Party Presidential Nominee

Former governors[edit]

Former Senators[edit]

Former members of the House of Representatives[edit]

Judges and justices[edit]

Former officeholders[edit]

  • John M. Bransford, (Xi), Former Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives (1938-1942), former State Representative (1937-1942)
  • Lee Arthur Clayton, (Xi), Former Arkansas Treasurer (1961-1963)
  • G. Ernest Cunningham, (Xi), Former Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives (1987–89), former State Representative (1969-1996)
  • John W. Greer, Jr. (Alpha), Former member of the Georgia State Senate (1959-1960)
  • Claris G. "Crip" Hall, (Xi), Former Arkansas Secretary of State (1937-1961)
  • James Berry King, (Xi), Former Oklahoma Attorney General (1931-1935)
  • J. C. Long (Gamma-Omicron), Former member of the Kansas House of Representatives (1983-1993)
  • Lloyd C. McCuiston, Jr., (Xi), Former Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives (1981-1983), former State Representative (1961-1994)
  • Dustin McDaniel (Xi), Former Arkansas Attorney General (2007-2015)
  • Wally Nesbitt (Delta-Epsilon), Former member of Parliament of Canada (1953-1973)
  • Rob Patridge (Theta-Delta), Former member of the Oregon House of Representatives (1999-2005)
  • Sam Reed (Gamma-Mu), Washington Secretary of State (2000-2013)
  • Barry Williamson (Xi), Former Texas Railroad Commissioner (1993-1999)

Other political figures[edit]



Film and television[edit]

Visual arts[edit]





Science and medicine[edit]







Coaches, executives and owners[edit]


  • Ray Barbuti (Gamma-Iota), Olympic Runner
  • Scott Davidson (Xi-Lambda), Professional Table Tennis Player
  • Francis Hunter, Professional Tennis Player, Olympic Medalist
  • Louis Zamperini (Delta-Eta), Olympic Runner, WWII POW, Inspirational Speaker
  • Gus Sonnenberg (Gamma-Epsilon), World Heavyweight Champion
  • Dr. Robert Steadward (Epsilon-Alpha), founding president of the International Paralympic Committee; Officer of the Order of Canada
  • Eriq Zavaleta (Beta-Theta), Soccer player for the Seattle Sounders (2013–Present)


Man of the Year[edit]

Every year, the Supreme Executive Committee of Kappa Sigma selects one notable alumnus as Man of the Year.[6] Those selected are figures who have made significant public contributions in areas including politics, the military, entertainment, sports, etc.

Name Chapter School Year
Cyrus R. Smith Tau University of Texas 1937
Lowell J. Thomas Beta-Omicron University of Denver 1938
Warren R. Austin, Jr Alpha-Lambda Colony University of Vermont 1939
Frederick H. Albee Alpha-Rho Bowdoin College 1940
Edward R. Murrow Gamma-Mu Washington State University 1941
James H. Macia Jr Gamma-Rho University of Arizona 1942
Jack E. Manch Upsilon Hampden-Sydney College 1942
Roy C. Osgood Alpha-Eta George Washington University 1943
Dwight H. Green Alpha-Pi Wabash College 1944
Clinton A. Pierce Alpha-Gamma University of Illinois 1945
Ernest W. Goodpasture Kappa Vanderbilt University 1946
Beauford H. Jester Tau University of Texas 1947
Edwin P. Hubble Gamma-Beta University of Chicago 1948
Cason J. Callaway Zeta University of Virginia 1949
Rev Fred P. Corson, Ret Beta-Pi Dickinson College 1950
Carey E. Kefauver Lambda University of Tennessee/Knoxville 1951
Donald H. Mc Laughlin Beta-Xi University of California/Berkeley 1952
Hoagland H. Carmichael Beta-Theta Indiana University 1953
Thomas J. Williams Xi University of Arkansas 1954
Arnold M. Johnson Gamma-Beta University of Chicago 1955
Henry G. Symonds Beta-Zeta Stanford University 1956
Francis S. Van Derbur Beta-Omicron University of Denver 1957
Willard F. Rockwell, Jr Alpha-Delta Colony Pennsylvania State University 1958
Joseph D. Flask Beta-Theta Indiana University 1959
John M. Olin Alpha-Kappa Cornell University 1960
Tom Olin Alpha-Kappa Cornell University 1960
Senator John G. Tower Iota Southwestern University 1961
Senator Paul J. Fannin Gamma-Rho University of Arizona 1962
James B. Fisk Gamma-Pi Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1963
Dr. Denton A. Cooley Tau University of Texas 1964
Reno Odlin Beta-Psi University of Washington 1965
William A. Whitfield Gamma-Lambda Iowa State University 1966
Benjamin S. Gilmer Beta-Eta Auburn University 1967
James H. Binns Beta-Omicron University of Denver 1968
General Samuel C. Phillips , USAF Delta-Gamma University of Wyoming 1969
Senator Robert J. Dole Gamma-Omicron University of Kansas 1970
Edgar D. Mitchell Delta-Alpha Carnegie Mellon University 1971
Lamar Hunt Delta-Pi Southern Methodist University 1972
Joseph D. Waggonner Jr Epsilon-Gamma Louisiana Tech University 1973
John B. Kelly Jr. Alpha-Epsilon University of Pennsylvania 1974
Dr. John W. Ryan Delta-Sigma Colony University of Utah 1975
Ardeshir Zahedi Epsilon-Kappa Utah State University 1976
Richard F. Barry III Epsilon-Beta University of Miami 1977
William R. Hewlett Beta-Zeta Stanford University 1978
Dr. Lee S. Dreyfus Beta-Epsilon University of Wisconsin 1979
David C. Treen Sigma Tulane University 1980
John M. Allin Omega University of The South 1981
Larry M. Speakes Delta-Xi Colony University of Mississippi 1982
Fred M. Russell Kappa Vanderbilt University 1983
Charles L. Massey Jr Xi University of Arkansas 1984
Lewis W. Lehr Alpha-Psi University of Nebraska/Lincoln 1985
Paul H. Henson Alpha-Psi University of Nebraska/Lincoln 1986
Robert W. Lundeen Gamma-Sigma Oregon State University 1987
Mort Walker Beta-Gamma University of Missouri 1988
Dante B. Fascell Epsilon-Beta University of Miami 1989
E. Fay Jones, Jr Xi University of Arkansas 1990
Russel L. Wiener Phi Rhodes College 1991
Samuel Donaldson Epsilon-Xi University of Texas/El Paso 1992
Jerral W. Jones Xi University of Arkansas 1993
John F. Smith, Jr. Gamma-Delta University of Massachusetts 1994
Robert J. Eaton Gamma-Omicron University of Kansas 1994
Robert D. Krebs Beta-Zeta Stanford University 1995
Richard E. Rainwater Tau University of Texas 1996
Pierson M. Grieve Jr Epsilon-Delta Northwestern University 1997
Philip S. Anderson Jr Xi University of Arkansas 1998
Col. Ronald J. Webb USAF(Ret) Beta-Theta Indiana University 1999
Raymond J. Lane, Jr Gamma-Phi West Virginia University 2000
Paul E. Patton Beta-Nu University of Kentucky 2001
General Paul V. Hester Delta-Xi University of Mississippi 2002
Todd R. Wagner Beta-Theta Indiana University 2003
Michael L. Eskew Chi Purdue University 2004
Sonny Perdue Beta-Lambda University of Georgia 2005
Martin C. Petersen Rho Arizona State University 2006
Alan Mulally Gamma-Omicron University of Kansas 2007
Richard Burr Delta-Omega Wake Forest University 2008
Gary D. Forsee Beta-Chi University of Missouri - Rolla (now Missouri University of Science & Technology) 2009
Jim Morris Beta-Theta Indiana University 2010
Brian O'Dwyer Alpha-Eta George Washington University 2011
Bill Whittliff Tau University of Texas 2012
William E. Gortney Lambda-Lambda Elon University 2013
Craig R. Barrett Beta-Zeta Stanford University 2014
R.D. Burck Tau University of Texas 2015
Mike O'Malley Beta-Kappa University of New Hampshire 2016
Bert "Tito" Beveridge II Tau University of Texas 2017
Chris Harrison Theta-Psi Oklahoma City University 2018


  1. ^ "UCF IFC Rush, Kappa Sigma, Kappa Sig UCF, Fraternity Rush". Archived from the original on July 26, 2011. Retrieved January 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Matt Gurtler
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Brother Jason Bothwell recognized by Emergency Medicine Residents' Association". Theta-Zeta Chapter of Kappa Sigma. July 7, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  5. ^ "Congratulations Brother Bothwell - Program Director of the Year". Kappa Sigma Fraternity. July 7, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  6. ^ Kappa Sigma Fraternity. "Man of the Year". Retrieved September 17, 2019.

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