Award Recipient

W. Reed Sprinkel

Awarded: Knight Commander’s Accolade – February 4, 2011

Warren Reed Sprinkel was born June 30, 1922, in Los Angeles California. In 1941 he became of member of the Beta Sigma chapter. Reed served in several leadership roles including the office of Number I. During WWII Reed served in Italy where he received the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was later promoted to Major during the Korean War, logging sixty combat missions during both theatres. In 1956 he became President of the family business Vernon Paving Co and spent 26 years constructing highways, airports, and residential subdivisions in Southern California.

His love for politics earned him a seat as County Campaign Chairman for Governor Ronald Regan in 1972 and 1976, and City Chairman in 1980 for Regan’s campaign for President. Reed is now retired and lives in Newport Beach, California, with his loving wife, Rita. Reed is an avid reader of the Kappa Alpha Journal. He is a member of the 1865 Trust.