List of Triangle Fraternity brothers

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The list of Triangle Fraternity brothers includes notable initiated members of Triangle Fraternity.

Athletics[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability References
Frank McCabe marq / Marquette University Basketball forward for the Peoria Caterpillars (1950–1954), won a gold medal for the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in the team competition [1]
Frank McCabe

Business[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability References
Stanton R. Cook nu / Northwestern University CEO of the Chicago Tribune (1974–1990) [1]
Norris R. "Buck" Crump pu / Purdue University President of Canadian Pacific Railway (1955–1974) [2]
Frederick Kappel minn / University of Minnesota Chairman of AT&T (1961–1972), served in the Johnson and Nixon administrations, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964 [1]
Edward R. McCracken is / Iowa State University CEO of Silicon Graphics (1984–1997) [1]
Steven L. Miller ill / University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Chairman of the Board of Directors, president, and CEO of Shell Oil Company (1999–2002) [1]
Michael Morhaime ucla / University of California, Los Angeles Co-founder and president of Blizzard Entertainment, the video game developer of World of Warcraft [1]
Mike Morhaime

Education[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability References
Kevin Granata os / Ohio State University Professor at Virginia Tech best known for robotics, mobility expertise, and cerebral palsy research, killed during the Virginia Tech shooting while safeguarding students [3]
Gerald Jakubowski tol / University of Toledo Provost and vice president for academic affairs at the California State University Maritime Academy (2009–present), president of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (2006–2009) [1]
Daniel W. Mead wis / University of Wisconsin–Madison Head of the Department of Hydraulics and Sanitary Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, appointed by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928 to the Colorado River Board Commission to study the Hoover Dam project [4]
Ralph G. Nevins National Honorary Member Chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department and Dean of the College of Engineering at Kansas State University [4]
Andrey Abraham Potter pur / Purdue University Dean of Engineering (1920–1953) and President (1945–1946) of Purdue University, President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1932–1933) [4]
Theodore Rappaport pur / Purdue University Professor of electrical and computer engineering at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, founded academic wireless research centers at Virginia Tech, the University of Texas at Austin, and New York University [5]
John Rettaliata ar / Illinois Institute of Technology President of Illinois Institute of Technology (1952–1973), served on President Dwight D. Eisenhower's National Aeronautics and Space Council, the predecessor to NASA [4]
Herman Schneider cin / University of Cincinnati Dean of Engineering (1906–1928) and President (1929–1932) of the University of Cincinnati [4]
Arthur Newell Talbot ill / University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Professor of Municipal and Sanitary Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, considered to be a pioneer in the field of reinforced concrete [4]
Ralph G. Nevins

Government[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability References
Jim Geringer ks / Kansas State University 30th Governor of Wyoming (1995–2003), member of the Wyoming Senate (1989–1995), member of the Wyoming House of Representatives (1983–1989) [1]
Jay Hammond ps / Pennsylvania State University 4th Governor of Alaska (1974–1982), member of the Alaska Senate (1967–1973), member of the Alaska House of Representatives (1959–1965) [1]
Jim Geringer

Military and uniformed services[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability References
Ted F. Bowlds miss / Mississippi State University Lieutenant General, U.S. Air Force, commander of the Electronic Systems Center (2007–2011) [6]
John R. Hodge ill / University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign General, U.S. Army, commanding general of the Third United States Army (1950–1952) [7]
Ted F. Bowlds

Science and research[edit]

Name Original chapter Notability References
Fred Bechly ill / University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Electrical engineer and inventor in the field of color television broadcasting, co-developer of the RCA Corporation Tri-color Kinescope Monitor [8]
William Littell Everitt ill / University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Electrical engineer who was the founding member of the National Academy of Engineering [4]
Paul Flaherty marq / Marquette University Computer scientist best known for inventing the AltaVista web search engine [9]
Robert W. Lucky pur / Purdue University Electrical engineer who invented the adaptive equalizer [5]
Ellison Onizuka colo / University of Colorado Boulder NASA astronaut who was the first person of Japanese ancestry to reach space on the Space Shuttle Discovery, died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger [1]
Dean M. Peterson sdm / South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Inventor of the Kodak Instamatic and point-and-shoot cameras [10]
David B. Steinman National Honorary Member Structural engineer who designed the Mackinac Bridge and other notable bridges [4]
Ellison Onizuka

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Distinguished Alumni". Triangle Fraternity. Archived from the original on August 19, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  2. ^ "CANADA: Top Railroader". Time Magazine. May 16, 1955. Retrieved October 16, 2020.[dead link]
  3. ^ Brown, Rosanna (October 26, 2007). "Triangle Fraternity Comes Back to Virginia Tech". The Collegiate Times. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "National Honorary". Triangle Fraternity. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Notable Purdue Alumni". Purdue Triangle. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "Board of Directors". Triangle Education Foundation. Archived from the original on March 20, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  7. ^ "General John R. Hodge". Triangle Fraternity. Archived from the original on June 30, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "Class of 1944, The Illio (1944)" (PDF). University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. p. 64. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  9. ^ Staff Writer (March 16, 2006). "Paul Flaherty". Boulger Funeral Home. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  10. ^ "2007 CHS Hall of Fame Inductee – Dean Peterson, Class of 1950" (PDF). Aberdeen Central High School. Retrieved January 27, 2018.

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