Famous Phis

Phi Delta Theta has initiated many men who have gone on to do notable things in their fields. Below, you will see a collection of ‘Famous Phis.’ Visit The Phi Delt Legacy view more Famous Phis.

Robert Allen, Wabash ’57, Former Chairman, AT&T
William W. Allen, Oklahoma State ’56, CEO Phillips Petroleum (Not Pictured)
Neil Armstrong, Purdue ’55, Astronaut, First man on the moon
James A. Baker, Texas ’57, Former Secretary of State
William B. Bankhead, Alabama 1893, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1934-41
Gary Bender, Wichita ’62, Television Sportscaster
Dirk Benedict, Whitman ’67, Actor
Bill Bixby, California ’56, Actor
Rich Brooks, Oregon State ’63, Football Coach, Kentucky
Chris Cagle, Northwest Missouri State ’90, Country Singer
Ron Cey, Washington State ’70, Former L.A. Dodger
Dabney Coleman, Texas ’53, Actor
Barber Conable, Cornell ’43, Former President of the World Bank
Tim Conway, Bowling Green ’56, Actor, Comedian
John Dasburg, University of Miami ’65, CEO, Burger King
Mark DeCarlo, Drake ’84, Actor & TV Host
Greg Dell’Omo, Pittsburgh ’77, President, Robert Morris University
George Eads, Texas Tech ’89, Actor
Roger Ebert, Illinois ’64, Film Critic, Columnist
Morgan Ensberg, Southern California ’98, Baseball Player
Weeb Ewbank, Miami University ’28, NFL Coach
George M. C. Fisher, Illinois ’62, CEO, Eastman Kodak
Ralph Friedgen, Maryland ‘70, Maryland Football Coach
Lou Gehrig, Columbia University ’25, First Baseman, New York Yankees
Jack Ham, Penn State ’71, NFL Hall of Fame
Tom Harmon, Michigan ’41, 1940 Heisman-winner
Benjamin Harrison, Miami University 1853, Former U.S. President
Mark Hurd, Baylor ’79, CEO, Hewlett-Packard
F. Ross Johnson, Manitoba ’52, Former CEO of RJR Nabisco
Harry Kalas, Iowa ’59, Hall of Fame MLB Broadcaster and Voice of NFL Films
Hank Ketchum, Washington ’41, Cartoonist, “Dennis the Menace”
Francis D. Lyon, UCLA ’28, Academy Award Winning Director
J. Willard Marriott, Utah ’25, Founder, Marriott Hotels
Michael V. Martin, Minnesota State ‘69, Chancellor, LSU
Michael McDonald, Southern Cal ’86, Actor
James McLamore, Cornell ’47, Founder, Burger King (Not Pictured)
Jason McManus, Davidson ’56, Editor-in-Chief, Time Magazine
Don Meredith, Southern Methodist ’60
James B. Milliken, Nebraska ’79, President, University of Nebraska
F. Story Musgrave, Syracuse ’58, Astronaut
Sam Nunn, Georgia Tech ’60, Former U.S. Senator
Jim Otto, Miami (Fl.) ’60, NFL Hall of Fame
Billy Payne, Georgia ’69, President, ’96 Atlanta Olympic Games Organizing Committee
Burt Reynolds, Florida Sate ’57, Actor
Grantland Rice, Vanderbilt 1901, Fames Sportswriter
Bob Schieffer, Texas Christian ’59, CBS News Anchor
Detlef Schrempf, Washington ’84, NBA All-Star
C.J. Silas, Georgia Tech ’53, Former CEO, Phillips Petroleum
John Smale, Miami ’49, Former CEO, Procter & Gamble
Roger Smith, Michigan ’52, Former Chairman of GM
Adlai Stevenson, Centre 1860, U.S. Vice President 1893-97
Steve Tasker, Northwestern ’84, NFL All-Pro
Mike Timlin, Southwestern ’88, MLB Player
John Tyson, Arkansas ’75, Chairman, Tyson Foods
Phil Walden, Mercer ’62, President, Capricorn Records
Doak Walker, Southern Methodist ’50, NFL Hall of Fame
Wes Welker, Texas Tech ’04, NFL Wide Receiver
William Weiss, Pennsylvania State ’51, CEO Ameritech Corp. (Not Pictured)
Gary Williams, Maryland ’68, Maryland Basketball Coach
Gary Wilson, Duke ’62,  Former Chairman, Northwest Airlines
Ralph Wilson, Virginia ’40, Owner, Buffalo Bills
Trey Wingo, Baylor ’85, ESPN Sports Anchor
Robert E. Witt, Alabama ’79, President, University of Alabama
Frank Lloyd Wright, Wisconsin 1889, Architect

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