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Sigma Pi Phi
Politician members

Very incomplete list!

  Sidney Barthwell (1906-2005) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Cordele, Crisp County, Ga., February 17, 1906. Democrat. Pharmacist; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 2nd District, 1961-62. Congregationalist. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; Kappa Alpha Psi; Sigma Pi Phi. Died June 23, 2005 (age 99 years, 126 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jack Barthwell and Sarah (Eubanks) Barthwell; married to Gladys Marie Whitfield.
  Theodore Moody Berry (1905-2000) — also known as Theodore M. Berry; Ted Berry — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., November 5, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; associate general counsel, Dunbar Life Insurance Co.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1972-75. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP; Urban League; Alpha Phi Alpha; Sigma Pi Phi. First Black mayor of Cincinnati. Died October 15, 2000 (age 94 years, 345 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Berry and Cora (Parks) Berry; married 1938 to Johnnie Mae Newton.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee P. Brown (b. 1937) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Wewoka, Seminole County, Okla., October 4, 1937. Democrat. Police officer; Multnomah County Sheriff, 1975-76; Houston chief of police, 1982-90; New York City police commissioner, 1990-92; mayor of Houston, Tex., 1998-2004. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha; Sigma Pi Phi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Brown and Zelma (Edwards) Brown; married, July 14, 1958, to Yvonne Carolyn Streets; married to Frances Young.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  William Treyanne Francis (1870-1929) — also known as William T. Francis — of Minnesota. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 26, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; worked in legal department of railroad; member of Minnesota Republican State Central Committee, 1914; candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1927-29, died in office 1929; U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, 1927-29, died in office 1929. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP; Urban League; Sigma Pi Phi; Alpha Phi Alpha. Died in Liberia, July 15, 1929 (age 59 years, 111 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Francis and Harriet (Taylor) Francis; married, August 8, 1893, to Nellie Frances Griswold.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Alphonso Jackson (b. 1945) — of St. Louis, Mo.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Marshall, Harrison County, Tex., September 9, 1945. Republican. Lawyer; St. Louis director of public safety, 1977; executive director, St. Louis Housing Authority. 1981-83; president and CEO of Dallas Housing Authority, 1989-95; president, American Electric Power-Texas, 1998-2001; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 2004-08. Member, Sigma Pi Phi. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Perry Brooks Jackson (b. 1896) — also known as Perry B. Jackson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 27, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1944; municipal judge in Ohio, 1940. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Phi Alpha; Sigma Pi Phi; American Bar Association; Elks; Freemasons; Urban League; NAACP. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Brooks Cary Jackson and Ida May (Hogan) Jackson; married to Fern Payne.
James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) — also known as James W. Johnson; James William Johnson — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., June 17, 1871. School principal; author; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1906-07; Dakar, 1907-08; Corinto, 1908-09; university professor. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Sigma Pi Phi; Phi Beta Sigma; Freemasons. Author of the words to the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which became known as the "Negro National Anthem". Killed in a car-train collision, in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, June 26, 1938 (age 67 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Johnson and Helen Louise (Dillet) Johnson; married 1910 to Grace Nail.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS James W. Johnson (built 1943 at Terminal Island, Los Angeles, California; scrapped 1971) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1988)
  Oliver Randolph — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932, 1936 (alternate); delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Methodist. Member, Sigma Pi Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Bertha Baumann.
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