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Kansas Beta




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   Thank you to all those who have provided
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Kansas Beta




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   A group of Washburn students
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   Delta Phi‟s application ...
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Kansas Beta




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   More than 250+ have honorably served
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Killed in Action
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   Initiated February 10, 19...
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   Initiated October 13, 1913
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Kansas Beta




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   Initiated February 16, 1...
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   Initiated May 9, 1932
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   Initiated March 14, ...
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   Initiated February 28, 1960...
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John W. Steenbock „1298‟
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   54+ physicians, surge...
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   Initiated September 1, 1910
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   Before he became famous
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   Ernest E. Bearg „75‟
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   Initiated December 16, 1912
   Head...
Kansas Beta




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   Glenn Millice „1‟ caught the first pa...
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Kansas Beta




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Stauffe...
Kansas Beta




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• Benton Hall is not named for a
  Phi Delt
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• Topeka‟s McClure
  Elementary School is
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Kansas Beta




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   Merle Blair
   Charles S. Elliot...
Kansas Beta




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   At least 47 Phi Delts have been either s...
Kansas Beta




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   David Ne...
Kansas Beta




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   Sagamore, the most prestigious honor socie...
Kansas Beta




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   131 Phi Delts have been initiated into
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Kansas Beta




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   Robert Stone...
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   Frank Mohler „96‟ was a Rhodes Scholar




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Kansas Beta




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   18+ Judges
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   Initiated March 3, 1940
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   Initiated March 8, 1942
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Kansas Beta




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   Initiated March 9, 1952
   Jus...
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   In his first year on the Kansas Supreme
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   The Chapter‟s installation
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   18 State Represen...
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   Original member of group...
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Former President Harry
Truman visits Kansas
Beta in 1960

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   There have been at least
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   Mom Cox kept a pood...
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Phi Delta Theta at Washburn: the first 100 years

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A short summary of the accomplishments of the Kansas Beta Chapter of Phi Delta Theta's first one hundred years.

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Phi Delta Theta at Washburn: the first 100 years

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  2. 2. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Thank you to all those who have provided information, resources and feedback  This is a work in process…please excuse any oversights and please share any memories, materials or pictures  All of this and more is on the web at http://phidelt.wikispaces.com 2
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  4. 4. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  A group of Washburn students petitioned for a charter from Phi Delta Theta in 1889 but never received a response  The Delta Phi Fraternity was founded on October 2, 1903 as a secret Delta Phi Pin society and originally only accepted juniors and seniors  65 men were initiated into Delta Phi 4
  5. 5. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Delta Phi‟s application for a charter in 1908 at the Pittsburgh Convention was rejected  The Charter was granted on August 11, 1910 at the Niagara Falls Convention First Kansas Beta Chapter House  Glenn S. Millice „1‟ represented Delta Phi at both conventions  The Chapter was installed on September 30, 1910 (and into Oct 1) 5
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  7. 7. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  More than 250+ have honorably served  Served in every conflict from World War I to Iraq  3 Generals  10+ Colonels or Navy Captains  2 Recipients of the Distinguished Service Cross  2 Prisoners of War 7
  8. 8. Kansas Beta 1910-2010 Killed in Action  Theodore L. Cook '510' – U.S. Army, World War II  Ensign Dale O. Gillan '459' - U.S. Navy, World War II  LT (jg) Richard C. Glenn '393' - U.S. Navy, World War II  LT (jg) Whitney C. Keys '439' - U.S. Navy, World War II  LT (jg) Theodore Rhodes '404' - U.S. Navy, World War II  LT Laurence Schmidt '699' - U.S. Air Force, Strategic Air Command; 1956 Lost to the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919  LT Glenn E. Haughey '13' - U.S. Army Medical Corps (1918)  Louis L. Larrick '76' - U.S. Navy, Great Lakes Training Base (1918)  Carl C. Searle '73' - U.S. Army medical reserve (1918) 8
  9. 9. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated February 10, 1911  Led the response to the Great Kansas City Flood of 1951 and the tornado that destroyed Udall, Kansas in 1955  Washburn and Phi Delt honors: ◦ Sophomore class president (1912- 13) ◦ Inducted into Sagamore (1913) ◦ Washburn Distinguished Service Award (1951) ◦ “Phi of the Year” (1962) ◦ Honorary Doctorate (1967) Brigadier General  Inducted into the KS Army Howard S. Searle „58‟ National Guard Hall of Fame (1981) 9
  10. 10. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated October 13, 1913  Only man in U.S. history to be awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in three separate wars: WW I, WW II and Korea ◦ Second only to the Medal of Honor  Director of National Defense in Korea following WW II  Deputy Military Governor of Brigadier General Arthur Champeny ‟91‟ Korea  Civil Administrator of Korea 10
  11. 11. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated February 16, 1914  Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in WW I for rescuing two wounded comrades by crossing an open field under machine gun fire  Military governor of Pusan, Korea from 1945 to 1948 ◦ His boss in Korea was Brig Gen Arthur Champeny „91‟  Washburn‟s Distinguished Colonel H.O. Benton ‟93‟ Service Award in 1951 11
  12. 12. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated May 9, 1932  Dubbed the “General Patton of the Sky” during WWII  Washburn honors: ◦ 4-year letterman in football at Washburn ◦ 1932 All Conference team ◦ 1932 Runner-up AP All American team ◦ Washburn Athletics Hall of Fame (1970)  World Skeet Shooting Champion (1952) Brigadier General C.T. Edwinson „324‟  Topeka High School Hall of Fame (1982) 12
  13. 13. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated March 14, 1937  U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941 ◦ Graduated 12th in a class of 376  Survived the attack on the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor  Perished at sea in 1942 aboard the USS Juneau with the five Sullivan Brothers LT (jg) Richard C. Glenn ‟393‟ 13
  14. 14. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated February 28, 1960  Graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1964  Shot down while flying his 85th mission over North Vietnam  Spent 2,284 days as a prisoner of war  One of at least ten Phi Delts imprisoned at the “Hanoi Hilton”  Retired from active duty in 1994 Colonel Leroy Stutz „853‟ 14
  15. 15. Kansas Beta 1910-2010 John W. Steenbock „1298‟ Director - Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters Air Capt Adam Force Materiel Command Johnson„1455‟ (equivalent of a brigadier general) KS Army National Guard – Two tours in Iraq Major Chris Hill „1360‟ Wing Executive Staff Officer / 190th Air Refueling Wing Capt Phil Kaberline Major Brian Bigham „1409‟ „1468‟ U.S. Army / Defense Advanced 1st Infantry Division / Iraq Research Projects Agency veteran 15
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  17. 17. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  54+ physicians, surgeons, dentists and psychologists  The Menninger Clinic may have been founded by AΔ‟s but its board of Dr. Glenn S. Millice „1‟ directors was filled with Phi Delts: ◦ David Neiswanger „54„ (chairman) ◦ Stanley Stauffer, KS Alpha „693‟ ◦ Dr. Paul R. Harvey, Indiana Alpha ◦ Nelson T. Hartson, Washington Alpha Dr. J. Patrick Birkbeck „1372‟ 17
  18. 18. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated September 1, 1910  Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School  Chief of Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital in New York  Director of the Langley Porter Psychiatric Clinic at the University of California, San Francisco Dr. Karl Bowman „39‟  President of the American Psychiatric Association 18
  19. 19. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Before he became famous for his barbecue sauce, Dr. Rich Davis „523‟ was the Dean of the North Dakota School of Medicine and helped to found the Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Rich Davis „523‟ 19
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  21. 21. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Ernest E. Bearg „75‟  Arthur S. Brewster „175‟  Warren W. Shaw „241‟  Brig Gen C.T. Edwinson „324‟  Dan Emrich „330‟  Don Dittemore „360‟ Dr. John Davis „377‟  Dr. John Davis „377‟  Jerry Reichart „616‟  Merle Blair „756‟  Don K. Ford „902‟  Ron Berkholtz „994‟ “The Voice of Washburn Sports” Merle Blair „756‟ 21
  22. 22. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated December 16, 1912  Head football coach, Nebraska (1925-1928)  Head basketball coach, Nebraska (1926)  Head football coach, Washburn (1918-1919, 1929-1935)  Washburn Athletics Hall of Fame (1973) Ernest Bearg „75‟  Nebraska Football Hall of Fame (1988) 22
  23. 23. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Glenn Millice „1‟ caught the first pass ever thrown by a Washburn quarterback 23
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  25. 25. Kansas Beta 1910-2010 Stauffer Commons Stauffer Mass Media Lab in Stan (KS Alpha „693‟) and Carruth Hall Arthur J. Carruth „5‟ Henderson Learning Resources Madeline Stauffer John „1105‟ and Kathy Stauffer Larrick Memorial Joss Reading Lounge (near Benton Hall) in Mabee Library Louis L. Larrick „76‟ Dr. Charles „316‟and Dorris Firestone Joss 25
  26. 26. Kansas Beta 1910-2010 • Benton Hall is not named for a Phi Delt • It is named for Otis L. Benton • Benton was an 1884 graduate of Washburn and a long-time member of the Board of Regents • Several members of his family were Phi Delts including his Benton Hall sons: • Harwood O. Benton „93‟ • Gerald D. Benton „236‟ 26
  27. 27. Kansas Beta 1910-2010 • Topeka‟s McClure Elementary School is named for Judge James McClure „4‟ • Fleming Place at 10th and Gage is named for Ned Fleming „129‟ 27
  28. 28. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Merle Blair  Charles S. Elliott, Jr.  Arthur J. Carruth, Jr.  Ralph Glenn  George Greenwood  George A. Guild  Charles S. Joss, MD  James P. Lagerberg  David Neiswanger  Frank A. Ripley  Charles A. Steele Current Board Members  Robert Stone James Lagerberg '655' and  Bob W. Storey Bob Storey '777'  Wayne T. Stratton  Frederick G. Weidling  Douglas S. Wright 28
  29. 29. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  At least 47 Phi Delts have been either student body or class president 29
  30. 30. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  David Neiswanger (1949)  Amb. Donald R. Heath (1950)  Brig. Gen. Howard S. Searle (1951)  Colonel Harwood O. Benton (1951)  Terry D. McAdam (1953)  Hon. Robert Stone (1955)  Paul J. "Joe" Lovewell (1962)  William A. Neiswanger (1963)  George Greenwood (1970)  Earl H. Loomis (1972)  Joe Lovewell (1962)  Ralph Glenn (1976) Ron Richey „578‟  Hon. Warren Shaw (1980)  Ronald K. Richey (1983)  Rep. James C. Slattery (1986)  Hon. Joseph W. Morris (1993)  Ray E. Morgan, Jr. (1995)  Keith Bossler (1996)  Hon. Ron Thornburgh (2002)  Dr. Charles S. Joss & Dorris Joss (Ruth Garvey Fink Award) (2009) 30
  31. 31. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Sagamore, the most prestigious honor society for men at Washburn, was founded by six juniors in 1912 including Phi Delts Warren Crumbine „27‟ and Cecil Lowe „60‟ 31
  32. 32. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  131 Phi Delts have been initiated into Sagamore – more than 10% of its total membership 32
  33. 33. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Robert Stone „32‟  Frank M. Mohler „96‟  William Neiswagner „138‟  David Neiswagner „54‟  Amb. Donald R. Heath „95‟ Stan Stauffer  Paul “Joe” Lovewell „350‟ KS Alpha „693‟  Brig. Gen. Howard S. Searle ‟58‟  Dr. Charles S. Joss „316‟  Hon. Joseph W. Morris „461‟  Ronald K. Richey „578‟  John C. "Jack" Dicus (Kansas Alpha „1021‟) Dr. Charles Joss „316‟  Stanley H. Stauffer (Kansas Alpha „693‟) (with his wife Doris Firestone Joss) 33
  34. 34. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Frank Mohler „96‟ was a Rhodes Scholar 34
  35. 35. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  There are at least 29 scholarships at Washburn endowed by or named for Phi Delts Athur J. Carruth, Jr. Scholarship James M. Caplinger Endowed Scholarship Fund Charlotte M. & Warren W. Shaw Scholarship Fund John and Ruth Stauffer Scholarship Clarence W. King Endowed Chair in Finance and Real Estate John F. Kilmartin Business Leaders Scholarship Fund Class of 1914 David and Isabel Neiswanger Scholarship Keith F. Quail Endowed Scholarship Fund Congressman Jim Slattery Law Scholarship Fund Michaud, Cordy, Michard, Hutton & Hutton Tort Law Scholarship David C. Beeder Mass Media Scholarship Ned N. Fleming Excellence in Teaching Award Donald D. Welty Memorial Scholarship Oscar S. Stauffer Endowed Scholarship Dr. Cecil E. Lowe Memorial Scholarship Paul and Margaret Lovewell Memorial Scholarship Dr. Charles S. & Doris F. Joss Scholarship Ralph F. Glenn Law Scholarship Dr. Glenn S. Millice Scholarship Richey Scholarship Finnup Scholarship Fund Stan Stauffer/Yellow Freight Scholarship Floyd Nick Cossman Freshman Scholarship Award Terry and Ann McAdam Mathematics Scholarship Frank A. Ripley Memorial Scholarship Warren J. Crumbine Scholarship Fund Free Society of GNIP-GNOP Wendell J. McDonald Scholarship Fund Harold S. Herd Law Scholarship 35
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  37. 37. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  18+ Judges ◦ Two Kansas Supreme Court Justices  15+ county or district attorneys  Topeka Bar Association‟s most prestigious award is named for Judge Warren Shaw Warren W. Shaw „241‟ „241‟ 37
  38. 38. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated March 3, 1940  Justice, Kansas Supreme Court (1979-1993)  Kansas Senate Minority Leader (1969-1973)  Mayor of Coldwater, Justice Harold Herd „441‟ Kansas (1950-1954) 38
  39. 39. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated March 8, 1942  Senior Partner, Gable & Gotwals (1984-Present)  General Counsel, Shell Oil (1978-1983)  Chief Judge, Eastern District of Oklahoma (1974-1978)  Dean, University of Tulsa College of Law (1972-1974) Judge Joe Morris „461‟  Washburn honors: ◦ Honorary Doctorate (1981) ◦ Washburn Distinguished Service Award (1993) 39
  40. 40. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Initiated March 9, 1952  Justice, Kansas Supreme Court (1983-2002)  District court judge (1977- 1983)  Judge, common pleas court (1971-1977) Justice Tyler Lockett „696‟  U.S. Navy, World War II 40
  41. 41. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  In his first year on the Kansas Supreme Court, Harold Herd „441‟ voted to disbar Fred Phelps 41
  42. 42. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  The Chapter‟s installation celebration was interrupted when a car containing several recently initiated members was stopped for speeding by the Topeka Police. 42
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  44. 44. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  18 State Representatives and Senators ◦ Speaker of the House: Robert Stone „32‟ ◦ House Majority Leader: John Hayes „438‟ ◦ Senate Minority Leader: Harold Herd „441‟ John Hayes „438‟  2 elected to state-wide office: ◦ Attorney General: Paul Morrison „1135‟ ◦ Secretary of State: Ron Thornburgh „1247‟ Ron Thornburgh „1247‟  1 Member of Congress ◦ Jim Slattery „1016‟ Jim Slattery „1016‟ 44
  45. 45. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Original member of group that petitioned for a charter in 1889  Initiated October 1, 1910  Speaker, Kansas House of Representatives (1915)  Kansas State Representative (1905- 1917)  Member, Washburn Board of Regents  Board Member, American Bar Association  Governor, Rotary District 11 (KS, MO & OK)  Washburn and Phi Delt honors: Robert Stone „32‟ ◦ Honorary Doctorate (1926) ◦ “Man of Honor” (1939) ◦ “Phi of the Year” (1941) ◦ Washburn Distinguished Service Award (1955) 45
  46. 46. Kansas Beta 1910-2010 Former President Harry Truman visits Kansas Beta in 1960 Pictured L-R: • Jim Lugar „826‟ • Mike Harper „840‟ • President Truman • Sydney Johnson „823‟ • Arthur Carruth „5‟ 46
  47. 47. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  On at least three different occasions Washburn Phi Delts have simultaneously been the president of both the College Democrats and the College Republicans 47
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  49. 49. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  There have been at least ten house mothers: ◦ Mrs. Helen M. Thompson ◦ Mrs. Aten ◦ Mrs. E.R. Stover ◦ Mrs. Atwood Alexander ◦ Mrs. O.L. Horner ◦ Mrs. W.E. Walters ◦ Mrs. Dana L. Anderson ◦ Mrs. Ralph Young ◦ Mrs. Mary Chamberlin “Mom Cox” ◦ Mrs. Jewell Cox 49
  50. 50. Kansas Beta 1910-2010  Mom Cox kept a poodle in the house  But her poodle wasn‟t the first dog to live in the chapter house Phikeias Stu Stevens and George Ferrell (1967)  The chapter had a series of dogs throughout the 1950s and 1960s Lady Calvert III (1958) 50
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