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.

Coulson, John L.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1966-1969. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award 1968

Chapter: Psi Epsilon, 1939

DOD: January 24, 2002

DeLong, Clarence H.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1964-1966. Zeta Psi. Distinguished Service Award (1966)

Chapter: Alpha Epsilon, 1920

DOD: July 23, 1897 - November 1984

Bruce, Louis R. “Louie”

Term: Phi Alpha from 1962-1964. The Circle of Zeta Psi Editor (1965-1969), Executive Secretary of Zeta Psi (January 1, 1966-1969). Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award 1969.

Chapter: Gamma, 1930

DOD: May 20, 1989

Landreth, Symington P.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1961-1962. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award 1964.

Chapter: Sigma, 1929

DOD: 1908 - May 14, 1973

Frost, John Crawford

Term: Phi Alpha from 1960-1961

Chapter: Xi, 1922

DOD: Approx. 1900 - July 16, 1986

William Harrison, Phi Alpha

Harrison, William B.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1959-1960

Chapter: Upsilon, 1935

DOD: April 5, 2005

Porter, Jr., Newton H.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1958-1959

Chapter: Delta, 1928

DOD: December 18, 1973

Woodbridge, John E.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1957-1958. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award, 1959.

Chapter: Psi Epsilon, 1924

DOD: December 27, 1991

Gebhardt, Jr., Charles L.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1956-1957

Chapter: Phi, 1934

DOD: July 1, 1912 - February 3, 1979

Picture of Asa Barber.

Baber, Asa J.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1955-1956

Chapter: Alpha Epsilon, 1928

Wickwire, Arthur M.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1954-1955

Chapter: Zeta, 1920

DOD: October 5, 1897 - August 28, 1955

Cross, Thomas L.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1953-1954

Chapter: Theta Xi, 1924

DOD: 1900-1977

Boss, Henry M.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1952-1953. 5th President of the Zeta Psi Educational Foundation, and the first to serve as Phi Alpha and President concurrently.

Chapter: Epsilon, 1894 and Eta, 1898

DOD: April 9, 1960

Lafleur, Henri G.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1951-1952

Chapter: Alpha Psi, 1929

DuBarry, William H.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1950-1951. 4th President of the Zeta Psi Educational Foundation (1951)

Chapter: Sigma, 1916

DOD: February 6, 1958

Odell, Clinton M.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1949-1950

Chapter: Alpha Beta, 1901

DOD: March 24, 1878- June 4, 1958

Brady, Hugh P.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1948-1949. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award Honoree, 1960.

Chapter: Eta, 1914

DOD: February 19, 1891-April 13, 1982

Distler, Ph. D., Theodore A.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1947-1948. 1941-1954, President of Franklin & Marshall College. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Alumni Honoree, 1959.

Chapter: Epsilon/Phi, 1922

DOD: April 7, 1991

Pierce, T. Raymond

Term: Phi Alpha from 1945-1947

Chapter: Chi, 1898

DOD: August 23, 1958

Photo of Arthur Motley.

Motley, Arthur Harrison “Red”

Term: Phi Alpha from 1943-1945. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award (1958). Namesake of Zeta Psi’s Red Motley Leadership Fund. General Secretary of Zeta Psi (1923-1927)

Chapter: Alpha Beta, 1922

DOD: Aug. 22, 1900 - May 30, 1984

Lydecker, Chester A.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1942-1943. Zeta Psi General Secretary (1919-1923).

Chapter: Alpha, 1914

DOD: July 29, 1889 - January 9, 1974

Bateman, Frank B.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1941-1942

Chapter: Psi, 1919

Gay, Herbert S.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1940-1941

Chapter: Zeta, 1902

DOD: Circa 1880 - January 29, 1943

Farr, Ph.D, Hollon A.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1939-1940. Distinguished Service Award Honoree (1958).

Chapter: Eta, 1896

DOD: September 2, 1872 - March 23, 1958

Photo of James Coyne.

Coyne, James B.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1938-1939. Father of James E. Coyne (Pi Epsilon, 1931), who is listed in the Government section of Notable Zetes.

Chapter: Theta Xi, 1901

DOD: August 24, 1878 - June 16, 1965

Photo of George Armstrong.

Armstrong, George S.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1937-1938. Zeta Psi Distinguished Service Award Honoree (1960).

Chapter: Phi, 1908

DOD: 1886 (approx.) - September 12, 1962

Photo of James Pilcher.

Pilcher, James T.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1936-1937

Chapter: Phi and Xi, 1902

DOD: May 31, 1880 - April 6, 1947

Kinsey, J. Ingham

Term: Phi Alpha from 1935-1936

Chapter: Tau, 1902

DOD: 1882 - September 1936

Photo of Ward Belcher.

Belcher, Ward C.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1934-1935

Chapter: Phi, 1904

Photo of Ernest Hawkins.

Hawkins, Ernest H.

Term: Phi Alpha from 1933-1934

Chapter: Gamma, 1907

DOD: January 15, 1947