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7 founders facts

7 sigma chi founders facts
Benjamin Piatt Runkle #1
Courageous in spirit and idealism
Benjamin Piatt Runkle#2
Pulled off his DKE badge during the dinner meeting in feb 1855
Benjamin Piatt Runkle#3
joined with lockwood in designing the white cross
Benjamin Piatt Runkle#4
white cross was inspired by constantine's vision before the battle of rome
Benjamin Piatt Runkle#5
Was suspended for fighting a guy that sneered at his badge
Benjamin Piatt Runkle#6
Only founder to become the grand consel
Benjamin Piatt Runkle#7
Was a major general for the union in the civil war
James Parks Caldwell #1
True to principle
James Parks Caldwell #2
Brought an element of creative genius to the Frat
James Parks Caldwell #3
Helped found sigma chi at 14
James Parks Caldwell #4
Graduated from Miami University at age 16
James Parks Caldwell #5
Practiced law in ohio after graduating, became a teacher in Mississippi
James Parks Caldwell #6
Enlisted in the Confederacy
James Parks Caldwell #7
captured and taken prisoner. Offered freedom if he renounced confederacy, refused. Loyal as a betch
William Lewis Lockwood #1
Honest and trustworthy through life
William Lewis Lockwood #2
Only one of the founders who wasn't in DKE
William Lewis Lockwood #3
Was 18 when sigma chi was founded
William Lewis Lockwood #4
Remembered as a business man and organizer of the group
William Lewis Lockwood #5
Known for refined tastes
William Lewis Lockwood #6
Presented with tiffany sword for services in the civil war
William Lewis Lockwood #7
first of the founders to join the chapter eternal
Isaac M Jordan #1
Energetic and faithful to every task
Isaac M Jordan #2
Was childhood friends with Benjamin Piatt Runkle
Isaac M Jordan #3
Gave the speech that outlined the Jordan Standard
Isaac M Jordan #4
Admitted to bar following hos graduation, practiced law in Ohio
Isaac M Jordan #5
Elected to congress in 1882, easily winning as a democrat in a strong Republican district
Isaac M Jordan #6
Died accidentally at the age of 55 by walking into an open elevator shaft
Isaac M Jordan #7
Left an example of what strong will and determined purpose can accomplish
Franklin Howard Scobey #1
Courteous and loyal in his friendship
Franklin Howard Scobey #2
Believed that principle outweighs blind loyalty
Franklin Howard Scobey #3
Edited Newspapers in Hamilton
Franklin Howard Scobey #4
Suffered from increasing deafness
Franklin Howard Scobey #5
Was considered The Spirit of Sigma Chi for being friendly with everyone
Franklin Howard Scobey #6
Was said to be popular even with the enemies of the founders
Franklin Howard Scobey #7
Joined Runkle in leading the rebellion against DKE
Thomas Cowan Bell #1
concerned with the qualities of learning
Thomas Cowan Bell #2
was 23 when he founded sigma chi
Thomas Cowan Bell #3
sought wisdom as a student and tried to instill that in others
Thomas Cowan Bell #4
His house in Oxford became informally known as the first chapter house of sigma chi
Thomas Cowan Bell #5
Became a lieutenant colonel, preferred to be called Major Bell
Thomas Cowan Bell #6
After the civil war he became president and principal of several schools
Thomas Cowan Bell #7
Died a day after UC berkely intiation of their chapter
Daniel William Cooper #1
Ruler of the spirit
Daniel William Cooper #2
Oldest of the founders (25 years old)
Daniel William Cooper #3
First Consul of the Alpha Chapter
Daniel William Cooper #4
Credited for contributing much to the moral and spiritual foundations of the fraternity
Daniel William Cooper #5
Entered seminary later in life and became a presbyterian minister
Daniel William Cooper #6
served as pastor at several parishes
Daniel William Cooper #7
Wore his original sigma Phi badge throughout life