Gerald C. Down
Awarded: Knight Commander’s Accolade – May 12, 1997
Awarded by Knight Commander Thomas G. Paulson
Former Knight Commander Tom Paulson (Alpha Xi ’49) presented alumnus Jerry Down (Alpha Xi ’52) with the Knight Commander’s Accolade on December 5, 1997. Down worked with Paulson for many years strengthening the Order’s investment portfolio, which experienced fantastic returns in the long- standing bull market.