Notable Gamma-Iota Zeta Alumni

  • Dr. William Anthony, retired urologist, Amarillo, Texas
  • Walter Arzonetti, member of the Board of Directors of Vastera, Inc., former CFO of Esso United Kingdom
  • Dr. David F. Atack (1959), retired periodontist, professor at OHSU School of Dentistry, Portland, Oregon
  • William Barnhill (1996), marine scientist with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Gloucester, Massachusetts
  • Col. Richard L. Belt (1940) (West Point), recipient of Bronze Star Medal (2) and Purple Heart
  • Ronald Beard, managing partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crucher
  • Dr. David Betsch (1977), associate professor of science & technology at Bryant University
  • William E. Boggs, retired research consultant, U.S. Steel Corp.
  • Dr. Jerry B. Booth, oral surgeon, Jackson, Michigan
  • Jon V. Booth (1968), deputy director division of International Programs Abroad, Syracuse, New York
  • Jerry D. Bringard, chairman of the Board and principle executive officer, president and secretary of Government Properties Trust
  • Dr. Thomas R. Bringard, emergency department physician, San Jose, California
  • Dr. David E. Brown (1950), retired physician
  • Dr. Michael D. Brown (1977), physician, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. James Butler (1958), professor of dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Eric Calhoun (1924), former professional football player with the Dayton Triangles in 1926, inducted into the Denison University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1980
  • John A. Canning, chairman and founder of Madison Dearborn Partners, Inc., co-owner of Milwaukee Brewers, member of Boards of Trustees of Northwestern University; Field Museum of Natural History; Museum of Science and Industry; and director and chairman of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Dr. John A. Carlson (1955), professor of economics at Purdue University
  • Casualty of Vietnam: Howard M. Pyle
  • Casualties of World War II: Donald Baeckler (pledge),Frank Norman Hancock, Charles Ilger, Wayne Merrell Moore, Robert Ray Smith, Stafford Wilbur Webb,Donald E. Wichert, and Jack Graham Worst
  • Dr. Peter D. Cladis (1976), physician, Geneva, Illinois
  • Judge John M. Cleland (1969), Court of Common Pleas, Kane, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. F. Morris Cochran (1919), former vice president of Brown University
  • Dr. Ralph Wallace Cole, retired dentist, Toledo, Ohio
  • Dr. John L. Crites (1939), former physician in West Virginia
  • Charles H. Dankmeyer (1963), owner of Dankmeyer, Inc, member of the Board of American Board of Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, Pedorthics, Inc.
  • Dr. J. Dudley Dawson (1920), former chairman of the Math Department and director of cooperative education, vice president and dean of students at Antioch College
  • Dr. Gerald E. Dupler (1946), former physician in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dr. Hugh Espey (1934), retired physician
  • John V. Faraci Jr., chairman and CEO of International Paper, member of the Board of Directors of Grand Teton National Park, member of the Board of Directors of National Park Foundation, member of Board of Trustees of Denison University
  • Stephen Fellman (1964), retired owner, Fellman Consulting
  • Hubert “Hube” Foster (1936), inducted into the Denison University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976, coach of the Denison golf team
  • Dr. John A. Gall (1960), physician, Oak Park, Illinois
  • Gerald J. “Gerry” Gaynor (1948), inducted into the Denison University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997 for football and was a member of only undefeated team in school’s history
  • Dr. Harold Germer (1957), former president of Ottawa University
  • Dr. Frederick Giffin (1960), professor of history at Arizona State University
  • Dr. E. Wilson Griffin (1975), physician, Jonesville, North Carolina
  • Dr. Robert P. Griffiths (2001), grants lead; eLearning coordinator, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Edgar C. Grimm (1961), professor of communications, University of North Florida
  • Dr. Richard Hall (1956), distinguished service professor of sociology at SUNY @ Albany, recipient of Denison University Alumni Citation in 1992
  • Dr. Edward Hartenian (1943), physician
  • George E. Hesse II (1985), first assistant cameraman on multiple television shows
  • Burt Hodges (1920), treasurer and comptroller of Denison, recipient of Lambda Chi Alpha’s Order of Merit, former member of the Denison University Board of Trustees
  • Dr. Richard H. Howe (1921), professor emeritus of physics at Denison, curator of the Granville Historical Museum
  • Dr. James Howenstine, physician, Miami, Florida
  • Dr. James H. Humphrey (1933), retired professor emeritus, University of Maryland @ College Park, inducted into the Denison University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997, author of 28 textbooks and 13 children’s books, special collection of his books is housed at the University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, recipient of the R. Tate McKenzie Award, the highest citation by the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
  • Dr. David H. Johnson (1969), physician, Roanoke, Virginia
  • Dr. Thomas B. Johnson (1962), dentist, Salem, Ohio
  • Dr. David MacGregor Johnston (1987), professor of philosophy & film studies, Lyndon State College, Vermont
  • Dr. Blair P. Jordan (1977), physician, Conroe, Texas
  • Dr. Richard A. Kren (1969), dentist, Parma Heights, Ohio
  • Dr. Charles J. Larson (1964), orthodontist, Montpelier, Vermont
  • Dr. J. Dudley Dawson (1920), former chairman of the Math Department and director of cooperative education, vice president and dean of students at Antioch College
  • James W. Lee (1973), head of St. Andrews Episcopal School, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Robert Levering (1936), former U.S. Congressman (1940–1951), prisoner-of-war from 1942 to 1945, survivor of the “Death March” and authored Horror Trek
  • Thomas A. “Tad” Lichtenauer (1987) (Butler), Director of Communications/IT for Lambda Chi Alpha International Headquarters
  • Dr. Jonathan S. Lowrey (1979), anesthesiologist, Jasper, Indiana
  • Dr. Robert N. Ludwig (1958), physician, Grove City, Ohio
  • Dr. Robert Lytle (1974), ophthalmologist, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dr. Ramon M. Malaya (1989), surgeon, Dayton, Ohio
  • Dr. John Mikita (1964), retired physician, South Carolina
  • Dr. Robert B. Mitchell, professor of biology at Pennsylvania State University
  • Steven Mohr (1976), head football coach at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, Division III Coach of the Year in 1998 and 2002
  • Dr. John Newton Moore (1941), retired professor of natural science at Michigan State University
  • Dr. Raymond Moore (1913), member of Phi Beta Kappa, former professor of geology at University of Kansas
  • Dr. David Morgan (1955), retired physician, Florida
  • E. Clark Morrow (1930), attorney, recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from Denison University in 1992
  • Richard L. Needham (1961), author and radio host, former editor-in-chief of Ski Magazine
  • Gordon A. Nethercut, retired CPA, Nethercut, Cerna, Straley
  • Edwin “Tony” L. Nicholas (1982), record producer and songwriter, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dr. Gail Norris, retired professor at Denison University
  • Dr. John H. Oberhelman (1953) physician, Wheaton, Illinois
  • Jim Oelschlager (1964), chief investment officer and CEO of Oak Associates, Ltd., Akron, Ohio
  • Reverend Mark R. Orten (1990) (North Carolina/Princeton), director of religious & spiritual life at Denison University
  • Dr. Kevin Joseph Paley (1986), orthopedic surgeon, Dayton, Ohio
  • James M. Petro (1970), former auditor and attorney general of the State of Ohio, current chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, recipient of Denison’s Distinguished Alumni Citation in 2010, co-author of False Justice
  • Dr. Justus C. Pickett (1925), former orthopedic surgeon in West Virginia
  • Dr. Ralph E. Pickett (1930), former surgeon in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dr. Richard Pierce (1955), professor at University of Hartford
  • Dr. Scott David Plensdorf (1987), family physician, Flint, Michigan
  • Dr. Kevin M. Raduege (1997), physician, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Philip A. Rees (1951), retired librarian of the Sloane Art Library at the University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill
  • Dr. Jon M. Richards (1962), retired dentist, Albion, Michigan
  • Edson Rupp (1913), inducted into the Denison University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976
  • Judge N. Rupp (1970), associate judge, Montgomery County Circuit Court, Rockville, Maryland
  • Alexander W. Schonfeld (1983), technical director for television productions, New York
  • Le Roy Seils (1942), retired athletic director at Denison University
  • Clyde S. Shumaker (1930), former presiding judge of the Courts of Butler County, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Eri J. Shumaker (1915), No. 1 on the chapter rolls, professor of English at Denison
  • Dr. Benjamin R. Speicher, professor emeritus
  • Dr. William E. Swigert (1951), optometrist, Worthington, Ohio
  • Dr. John R. Thompson, orthopedic surgeon, Santa Barbara, California
  • Travis Walsh (1977), director of nuclear medicine at SAVAHCS
  • Dr. Kim Robert Weigers (1974), anesthesiologist, Denver, Colorado
  • Dr. Gerald S. Wellman (1926), former vice president for development at Baldwin-Wallace
  • John R. Westerberg (1956), chairman and CEO of Nelson Westerberg, Chicago, Illinois
  • Dr. Samuel C. Wheeler (1950), retired professor of physics and astronomy at Denison University
  • Dr. Robert G. White (1960), professor of mass communications at Stephens College
  • Dr. William H. Whitehead, retired surgeon
  • Dr. John C. Wright, physician