Undergraduate Chapter

Kappa Chapter

Mercer University

The Kappa Chapter was established on 11/08/1873 at Mercer University. This chapter is located in Macon, GA.

  • Founder(s): J. L. Hardeman
  • Charter: November 8, 1873, J. L. Hardeman
  • Charter Members: Gordon Frenchie Sorrell, William Arnold Adams, Thomas Usher Butts, George Snider Birch, James Reynolds Duggan

Distinguished Alumni

  • H. Carl Vinson – Initiated 1901 – Distinguished Congressman from Georgia, 50 years
  • Dr. Ferrol A. Sams, Jr. – Initiated 1938 – Acclaimed author
  • Rt. Reverend James L. Duncan – Initiated 1931 – Former Canon Clerk of the Works, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., former Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida, 23rd Knight Commander of Kappa Alpha Order from 1955 to 1957
  • W. Elliott Dunwody – Initiated 1909 – 21st Knight Commander of Kappa Alpha Order from 1946 to 1951