Pi Epsilon Chapter During...

The 1950s

Fraternity Milestones

  • During this era, social action became Omega’s primary programmatic thrust. Thousands of Omega men became actively involved in the fight to eliminate racial discrimination.

  • The Los Angeles Grand Conclave in 1955 initiated a program whereby each graduate chapter would purchase a Life Membership from the NAACP.

  • Between 1955 and 1959, chapters contributed nearly $40,000 to the NAACP.

Pi Epsilon Chapter Lines, 1950s

 SPRING 1950 

  • Emmett Beane

  • Thomas Lynch

  • Roy Stacker

  • Bishop Wayman

 

 FALL 1950 

  • William Bell

 

 SPRING 1951 

  • Morten Cornish

  • Willie Harris

  • David Millner

 

 FALL 1951 

  • Arthur Douglas

  • Leroy Ferguson

  • Charles Wilson

 

 SPRING 1952 

  • John Cottman

  • Samuel Shaw

  • Albert Stover

 

 FALL 1952 

  • Awdry Jones

  • Arthur Ridgley

 FALL 1953 

  • Samuel Banks

  • Joseph Butler

  • Benjamin Hawkins

  • Calvin L. Irving

 

 SPRING 1954 

  • Lewis Mason

 

 FALL 1954 

  • Robert Baines

  • James Edwards

  • Richard Jacks

  • Charles Jones

  • Alfred Woods


 SPRING 1955 

  • James Perkins

  • William Ray

  • Armand Trimier

 

 FALL 1955 

  • Odis Kornegay

  • James Pendell

  • Woodard Privott

  • Clarence Stone, Sr.

  • Francis Thompson

 SPRING 1956 

  • James Hubbard

  • George King

  • Leonard Vincent

  • Bobby Robertson

  • William Tracy

 

 FALL 1956 

  • James O. Ewell

  • Harold Garrison

  • Emzie L. Jackson

  • John W. Pumphrey

 

 SPRING 1957 

  • Samuel Branham

 

 FALL 1957 

  • Allen Roberts

 

 FALL 1958 

  • Gerald Briscoe

  • Floyd G. Brothers

  • Cecil Short

 

 SPRING 1959 

  • Milton Banks

 

 FALL 1959 

  • Carl Anderson

  • William Hawkins

  • Randall Perry

*Omega Chapter

Pi Epsilon Chapter 1959: LEFT TO RIGHT: Joseph Butler, John Pumphrey, Floyd Brothers (Dean of Pledgees), Harold Garrison (Keep of Records and Seal), Hubert Green (Basileus), James Ewell (Vice Basileus), Samuel Branham (Keeper of Finance), Allan Roberts, Gerald Brisco, Cecil Short (not pictured). CENTER; Mr. Ricahrd Thomas, Advisor

The 1950s