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.

Dr Benjamin M Spock

Benjamin M. Spock, MD

Achievements: Author, One of the most famous names in America in pediatric health, wrote "The Common Sense Book on Baby and Child Care"; and other child care books. Gold medalist, as a member of the American eight-man crew at the 1924 Paris Olympics, whose time of 6 minutes and 33 seconds was almost 16 seconds faster than the second-placed Canadian crew.

Chapter: Eta

DOD: March 15, 1998

Bert J. Bradner

Term: Phi Alpha from 1931-1933

Chapter: Xi, 1898

Billy Matthews

Achievements: NBC Sports & Olympics (1987-present), director and producer.

Chapter: Delta, 1988

Bob Boone

Bob Boone

Achievements: All-Star MLB Player; Vice President of Player Development, Washington Nationals 7 time MLB Gold Glove Winner as a catcher (1978-1989) AL Manager of the Year, 1995

Chapter: Mu

Brian Dickson

Brian Dickson

Achievements: Retired Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Canada

Chapter: Pi Epsilon


Brian Roberts

Achievements: Chairman and CEO, Comcast

Chapter: Sigma

Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan

Achievements: Anchor, CNBC

Chapter: Alpha Pi

Calvin Trillin

Calvin Trillin

Achievements: Recipient, Thurber Award for American Humor, Journalist

Chapter: Eta

Campbell P. Howard

Term: Phi Alpha from 1926–1927

Chapter: Alpha Psi, 1897

Capt. Carl W. Burns

Achievements: Author, "Centaurs in Vietnam"

Chapter: Delta

Casimir Joseph “Caz” Banaszek

Achievements: 11 season NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers as an offensive lineman. He was an Assistant Offensive Line Coach for the 49ers in 1981, when the team won Super Bowl XVI.

Chapter: Omega, 1967

DOD: December 4, 2019

Cecil D. Gregg

Term: Phi Alpha from 1920–1921

Chapter: Psi, 1890

Photo of Charles Moss.

Charles A. Moss

Term: Phi Alpha from 1909–1910

Chapter: Theta Xi, 1894

Charles A. Sumner

Term: Phi Alpha from 1886–1887

Chapter: Zeta, 1854

Charles B. Everson

Term: Phi Alpha from 1888–1889

Chapter: Psi, 1878

Charles E. Phelps

Term: Phi Alpha from 1865–1866

Chapter: Omicron, 1853

Charles H. Darling

Term: Phi Alpha from 1904–1905

Chapter: Kappa, 1884

Charles H. Ketcham

Term: Phi Alpha from 1924–1925

Chapter: Alpha, 1896

Charles H. Skillman

Term: Phi Alpha from 1855–1856

Chapter: Delta, 1851

Charles J. Zimmerman

Achievements: Former Chairman and CEO, Connecticut Mutual Insurance Company; namesake of Dartmouth College's Zimmerman Fitness Center. Dartmouth trustee for twenty years, from 1952 to 1972, and chaired the board from 1970 to 1972. 1951 recipient of the John Newton Russell Memorial Award, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an individual in the life insurance and financial planning industry. Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate, Inducted 1969

Chapter: Psi Epsilon, 1923

DOD: February 24, 1994

Charles L. Gebhardt, Jr.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1956-1957

Chapter: Phi, 1934

Charles Turner

Term: Phi Alpha from 1856–1857

Chapter: Epsilon, 1855

Charles W. Stratton

Term: Phi Alpha from 1927–1928

Chapter: Xi, 1893

Chester A. Lydecker

Term: Phi Alpha from 1942-1943

Chapter: Alpha, 1914

Chris Renaud

Achievements: Hollywood Director and Animator. Director of "Despicable Me" and "The Secret Life of Pets." Two time Oscar Nominee (2007 & 2014). Winner, 2007 Annie Award for "No Time for Nuts."

Chapter: Gamma, 1989

Christopher G. Ruel

Achievements: Author, "Oracle 11g for Dummies"

Chapter: Theta

Clarence H. DeLong

Term: Phi Alpha from 1964-1966 Distinguished Service Award 1966

Chapter: Alpha Epsilon, 1920

Clinton Odell

Term: Phi Alpha from 1949-1950

Chapter: Alpha Beta, 1901

Conrad Harrington

Achievements: Chancellor, McGill University, 1976 to 1983. 1986 Member Order of Canada

Chapter: Alpha Psi

DOD: May 12, 2000

Darren Arthur Reed A/K/A Dizzy Reed

Achievements: American musician and occasional actor. He is best known as the keyboardist for the rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he has played, toured, and recorded since 1990.

Chapter: Psi, 2006