Kappa Alpha Order

The History
of the Order

Kappa Alpha and the Heritage of our Founding
Lexington and the Shenandoah Valley have seen their share of history. Read about the time and period of KA’s founding.

The Four Founding Fathers of the Order
The Chief Founder and others… Why did the start their own organization? What can we learn from these pioneers?

Samuel Zenas Ammen
The Order’s Practical Founder, Ammen helped KA evolved into a true national fraternity

Robert E. Lee’s Influence, our Spiritual Founder
The Definition of a Gentleman. President of Washington College.

The Varlet
Read more about the Order!

The Knight Commanders of the Order
Forty-one Knight Commanders (national presidents) have led this Order. Explore their backgrounds and accomplishments.