Notable Zetes

For over 170 years, Zeta Psi has scaffolded our undergraduate brothers to be better leaders in their careers, their communities, and in service to all humankind. We have been fortunate to have played role in the lives of countless inspirational men throughout the years. Here is a list of some Zetes who have powerfully impacted the world.

Abraham Lott

Term: Phi Alpha from 1859–1860

Chapter: Phi, 1849

Abraham Van Horn

Term: Phi Alpha from 1874–1875

Chapter: Delta, 1870

Adam Zimmerman

Adam Zimmerman

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Noranda Forest

Chapter: Theta Xi

Alan Rice

Achievements: Greco-Roman Wrestling All-American, Olympian and Olympic Coach Distinguished Service Award 1999 Red Grange Award 2013

Chapter: Alpha Beta

Albert B. Carleton

Term: Phi Alpha in 1874

Chapter: Phi, 1872

Albert E Grauer

Albert E. Grauer

Achievements: Former CEO, British Columbia Electric; Chancellor, University of British Columbia

Chapter: Sigma Epsilon

Albert H. Gallatin

Term: Phi Alpha from 1881–1882

Chapter: Phi, 1859

Albert R. Dowden

Achievements: Former President and CEO, Volvo North America

Chapter: Rho

Alejandro (Alex) Padilla

Achievements: California Secretary of State (2015-Present), California State Senator (2006-2014), chair of the Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Communications.

Chapter: Rho Alpha, 1994

Alexander Lowenstein

Achievements: Alexander Lowenstein was among the 270 victims of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988. He was one of the 35 Syracuse University students traveling home after a semester abroad. Alexander was an English major, but hoped to pursue a degree in clinical psychology so he could work in a psychiatric clinic after he graduated. Alexander's mother, Suse Lowenstein, is a sculptor who created "Dark Elegy," a memorial art work which is dedicated with deep love to all victims of terrorism.

Chapter: Gamma, 1989

DOD: December 21, 1988

Alfred D. Kirkland

Term: Phi Alpha from 1970–1971 Distinguished Service Award 1971

Chapter: Mu , 1952

Allan Wachowich

Achievements: Former Chief Justice, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

Chapter: Mu Theta

Amasa A. Redfield

Term: Phi Alpha from 1863–1864

Chapter: Phi, 1860

Andrew Junker, Ph.D.

Achievements: Founder Brain Actuated Technologies Inc. (BAT). Project Brainfingers Transforms brain and body electrical potentials from the forehead into hands-free computer controls which can be customized to each individual's needs. Brainfingers can give a voice to people who are non-verbal or who have limited expressive language, and may be appropriate for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities.

Chapter: Theta, 1965

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Term: Phi Alpha from 1880–1881

Chapter: Delta, 1863

Andrew M. Ferns

Achievements: Author, "Disappear: Into Shadow"

Chapter: Alpha Mu

Photo of Andrew Nunez.

Andrew Nunez

Term: Phi Alpha # CXXXIV from 2012-2014

Chapter: Iota Alpha, 1994

Anthony F Griffiths

Anthony F. Griffiths

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Mitel Corporation; Independent Director of Fairfax Holdings, Russel Metals Author, "Corporate Catalyst: A Chronicle of the (Mis)Management of Canadian Business from a Veteran Insider"

Chapter: Alpha Psi

Ara Hovnavian

Ara Hovnanian

Achievements: Chairman and CEO, Hovnavian Enterprises

Chapter: Sigma

Arden Haynes

Arden Haynes

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Imperial Oil Ltd.; Chancellor, York University

Chapter: Pi Epsilon

Arthur Red Motley

Arthur “Red” Motley

Achievements: Founder and Publisher, Parade Magazine

Chapter: Alpha Beta, 1922

Arthur Gajarsa

Arthur Gajarsa

Achievements: Retired Judge, US Court of Appeals

Chapter: Pi

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Arthur Harrison “Red” Motley

Term: Phi Alpha from 1943-1945 Distinguished Service Award 1958 Namesake of Zeta Psi’s Red Motley Leadership Fund

Chapter: Alpha Beta, 1922

Arthur M. Wickwire

Term: Phi Alpha from 1954-1955

Chapter: Zeta, 1920

Arthur Powell “Pete” Gray IV

Achievements: Marine Corp First Lieutenant., who entered UVA on an Honor Award Scholarship. Pete was well known for his heart and intensity as a three year starter for the UVA football and track teams. A member of the Raven Society and the prestigious Omicron Delta Kappa honors fraternity, He was elected student president of the College of Arts and Sciences and chairman of the university’s Honor Committee. He had received the Alumni Association’s Distinguish Student Award and the Atlantic Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete Award, and was a Rhodes Scholar nominee. After his death it was revealed that he had been a member of the university’s secret Seven Society. In 1970 the Gray Memorial Foundation was founded at UVA and later renamed to the Gray-Carrington Foundation with the death of a former classmate and close friend, who had excelled, as well, in academics and football at UVA. The Gray-Carrington Foundation is now one of the most prestigious scholarships at the University of Virginia and has the largest endowment of any scholarship at the university.

Chapter: Beta, 1968

DOD: 07/05/1946 - 07/19/1970

Picture of Asa Barber.

Asa J. Barber

Term: Phi Alpha from 1955-1956

Chapter: Alpha Epsilon, 1928

Augustus Van Wyck

Term: Phi Alpha from 1882–1883

Chapter: Upsilon, 1864

Austin G. Fox

Term: Phi Alpha from 1890–1891

Chapter: Rho, 1869

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Barth H. Gillan

Term: Phi Alpha # CXXXV from 2014-2016 Member of The Worthy

Chapter: Alpha Psi, 1985

Ben Barokas

Achievements: Serial entrepreneur and angel Investor. Founder, AdMeld, which was sold to Google for a reported $400 million. Founder and CEO of Sourcepoint, the first content compensation platform.

Chapter: Alpha Pi, 1996