Chapter History

Chapter Charter

The Fraternity established the Washington (DC) Alumni Chapter on October 15, 1924. The charter members were –

  • Robert Thompson, Polemarch
  • James Edward Scott, Vice Polemarch
  • Maurice W. Clifford, Keeper of Records
  • Percival Y. Hamilton, Keeper of Exchequer
  • Forest D. Speaks, Strategus
  • David C. Carter, Lieutenant Strategus
  • Joseph E. Moore, Reporter
  • Theodore Burris
  • Simeon Cunningham
  • William Henry Greene
  • William Morris
  • Anderson Scott
  • William West
  • Frederick Wilkinson
  • Dudley Woodard

The charter group included seven brothers who had earned degrees from Howard before the establishment of the Chapter and five who would earn Howard degrees after its birth –

  • Robert Thompson – BA [1923]
  • Maurice W. Clifford – BA [1924]
  • William Henry Greene – MD [1924]
  • Percival Y. Hamilton – LLB [1924]
  • Joseph E. Moore – BA [1924]
  • James Edward Scott – LLB [1924]
  • Frederick Wilkinson – LLB [1924]
  • David Carter – DDS [1927]
  • Anderson Scott – MD [1927]
  • Forest Speaks – MD [1928]
  • William Morris – BA [1930]
  • Theodore Burris – LLB [1932]

Moore was a charter member of the Xi . Other Xi initiates were Carter [1922], Clifford [1922], Greene [1922], Hamilton [1922], Speaks [1922], Wilkinson [1922], and Thompson [1923]. Vice Polemarch Scott, Cunningham, and Woodard were Delta initiates; Anderson Scott was an initiate of the Epsilon ; and Burris and West were initiates of Pi at Morehouse College. There is no official information about the chapters of initiation of William Morris.

Chapter History from 1924 – 1950

 

Chapter History from 1950 – 1974

 

Chapter History form 1975 – 1999