Greek Political Leaders

Fraternities and sororities teach leadership and service, two tenants key to civic engagement, so it should come as no surprise that members are involved in political service at its highest levels.

U.S. Presidents Through History

There are a significant number of fraternity men who have served as President of the United States of America. The following denotes members of social fraternities who have served as President. At this date, 44% of U.S. Presidents have held fraternity membership.

NameGreek Organization
Rutherford B. Hayes Delta Kappa Epsilon**
James Garfield Delta Upsilon
Chester A. ArthurPsi Upsilon
Grover ClevelandSigma Chi* 
Benjamin HarrisonPhi Delta Theta & Delta Chi
William McKinleySigma Alpha Epsilon
Theodore Roosevelt Delta Kappa Epsilon & Alpha Delta Phi 
William Howard Taft Psi Upsilon
Woodrow Wilson Phi Kappa Psi
Calvin Coolidge Phi Gamma Delta
Franklin D. Roosevelt Alpha Delta Phi**
Harry S. TrumanLambda Chi Alpha & Alpha Delta Gamma**
Dwight D. EisenhowerTau Epsilon Phi
John F. Kennedy Phi Kappa Theta
Gerald Ford Delta Kappa Epsilon
Ronald Reagan Tau Kappa Epsilon
George H. W. Bush Delta Kappa Epsilon
Bill ClintonPhi Beta Sigma**
George W. BushDelta Kappa Epsilon
* initiated as an alumnus , ** honorary member

 

U.S. Vice Presidents through History

NameGreek Organization
Schuyler ColfaxBeta Theta Pi**
Chester A. ArthurPsi Upsilon
Adlai Stevenson IPhi Delta Theta
Garret HobartDelta Phi
Theodore RooseveltDelta Kappa Epsilon & Alpha Delta Phi 
Charles W. FairbanksPhi Gamma Delta
James Schoolcraft ShermanSigma Phi
Thomas Riley MarshallPhi Gamma Delta
Calvin CoolidgePhi Gamma Delta
Charles G. DawesDelta Upsilon
John Nance GarnerPi Kappa Alpha
Henry Agard WallaceDelta Tau Delta
Harry S. TrumanLambda Chi Alpha & Alpha Delta Gamma**
Alben W. BarkleyDelta Tau Delta
Hubert HumphreyPhi Delta Chi & Alpha Phi Alpha**
Gerald FordDelta Kappa Epsilon
Nelson RockefellerPsi Upsilon
George H. W. BushDelta Kappa Epsilon
Dan QuayleDelta Kappa Epsilon
Mike PencePhi Gamma Delta
* initiated as an alumnus , ** honorary member

 

U.S. First Ladies through History

NameGreek Organization
Lucy B. HayesKappa Kappa Gamma**
Grace Goodhue CoolidgePi Beta Phi
Lou Henry HooverKappa Kappa Gamma
Barbara Pierce BushPi Beta Phi*
Laura Welch BushKappa Alpha Theta
Eleanor RooseveltAlpha Kappa Alpha**
* initiated as an alumnus , ** honorary member

 

Current U.S. Congress

House/SenateNameStateGreek Organization
SenateLamar AlexanderTennesseeSigma Chi
SenateJohn BarrassoWyomingPhi Kappa Tau
SenateMichael BennetColoradoBeta Theta Pi
SenateRoy BluntMissouriKappa Alpha Order
SenateRichard BurrNorth CarolinaKappa Sigma
SenateShelley CapitoWest VirginiaKappa Kappa Gamma
SenateBenjamin CardinMarylandPi Lambda Phi
SenateThomas CarperDelawareDelta Tau Delta
SenateThad CochranMississippiPi Kappa Alpha
SenateBob CorkerTennesseeSigma Chi
SenateJohn CornynTexasLocal
SenateSteve DainesMontanaSigma Nu
SenateMichael EnziWyomingSigma Chi
SenateDeb FischerNebraskaGamma Phi Beta
SenateCory GardnerColoradoFarmHouse
SenateKirsten GillibrandNew YorkKappa Kappa Gamma
SenateLindsey GrahamSouth CarolinaPi Kappa Phi
SenateChuck GrassleyIowaAlpha Gamma Rho
SenateKamala HarrisCaliforniaAlpha Kappa Alpha
SenateDean HellerNevadaSigma Nu
SenateJohn HoevenNorth DakotaLocal
SenateJohnny IsaksonGeorgiaSigma Alpha Epsilon
SenateJohn KennedyLouisianaSigma Nu
SenateAngus KingMaineDelta Upsilon
SenateClaire McCaskillMissouriKappa Alpha Theta
SenateMitch McConnellKentuckyPhi Kappa Tau
SenateRobert MenendezNew JerseyLambda Theta Phi
SenateJerry MoranKansasAlpha Tau Omega
SenateLisa MurkowskiAlaskaPi Beta Phi
SenateBill NelsonFloridaBeta Theta Pi
SenateDavid PerdueGeorgiaDelta Sigma Phi
SenateJames RischIdahoPhi Delta Theta
SenatePat RobertsKansasPi Kappa Alpha
SenateRichard ShelbyAlabamaDelta Chi
SenateRoger WickerMississippiSigma Nu
House of RepresentativesAlma AdamsNorth CarolinaAlpha Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesRobert AderholtAlabamaKappa Alpha Order
House of RepresentativesRick AllenGeorgiaAlpha Tau Omega
House of RepresentativesJodey ArringtonTexasPhi Delta Theta
House of RepresentativesBabin BrianTexasPi Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesJim BanksIndianaDelta Chi
House of RepresentativesAndy BarrKentuckySigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesKaren BassCaliforniaDelta Sigma Theta
House of RepresentativesJoyce BeattyOhioDelta Sigma Theta
House of RepresentativesAmi BeraCaliforniaBeta Theta Pi
House of RepresentativesMike BishopMichiganSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesSanford D. Bishop Jr.GeorgiaKappa Alpha Psi
House of RepresentativesMarsha BlackburnTennesseeChi Omega
House of RepresentativesCharles BoustanyLouisianaKappa Alpha Order
House of RepresentativesKevin BradyTexasLambda Chi Alpha
House of RepresentativesMo BrooksAlabamaTheta Chi
House of RepresentativesSusan W. BrooksIndianaAlpha Omicron Pi
House of RepresentativesVern BuchananFloridaLocal
House of RepresentativesBradley ByrneAlabamaPhi Delta Theta
House of RepresentativesJohn CarterTexasPi Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesKathy CastorFloridaDelta Delta Delta
House of RepresentativesYvette ClarkNew YorkDelta Sigma Theta
House of RepresentativesWilliam "Lacy" Clay Jr.MissouriKappa Alpha Psi
House of RepresentativesEmanuel CleaverMissouriAlpha Phi Alpha
House of RepresentativesJames ClyburnSouth CarolinaOmega Psi Phi
House of RepresentativesJohn Conyers Jr.MichiganKappa Alpha Psi
House of RepresentativesJim CooperTennesseeChi Psi
House of RepresentativesJim CostaCaliforniaSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesCharlie CristFloridaPi Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesDanny K. DavisIllinoisAlpha Phi Alpha
House of RepresentativesRodney DavisIllinoisAlpha Tau Omega
House of RepresentativesSusan DavisCaliforniaDelta Phi Epsilon
House of RepresentativesVal DemingsFloridaDelta Sigma Theta
House of RepresentativesJeff DenhamCaliforniaAlpha Epsilon Pi
House of RepresentativesCharles W. DentPennsylvaniaPhi Kappa Psi
House of RepresentativesRon DeSantisFloridaDelta Kappa Epsilon
House of RepresentativesTed DeutchFloridaAlpha Epsilon Pi
House of RepresentativesLloyd DoggettTexasLambda Chi Alpha
House of RepresentativesEliot EngelNew YorkPi Lambda Phi
House of RepresentativesDrew FergusonGeorgiaSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesDrew FergusonGeorgiaSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesJohn FlemingLouisianaPhi Delta Theta
House of RepresentativesRodney FrelinghuysenNew JerseyKappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesMarcia L. FudgeOhioDelta Sigma Theta
House of RepresentativesJohn GaramendiCaliforniaSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesTom GarrettVirginiaPhi Gamma Delta
House of RepresentativesJosh GottheimerNew JerseyAlpha Epsilon Pi
House of RepresentativesTrey GowdySouth CarolinaLocal
House of RepresentativesGarret GravesLouisianaSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesSam GravesMissouriAlpha Gamma Sigma
House of RepresentativesAl GreenTexasAlpha Phi Alpha
House of RepresentativesMorgan GriffithVirginiaPi Kappa Phi
House of RepresentativesAlcee L. HastingsFloridaKappa Alpha Psi
House of RepresentativesFrench HillArkansasPhi Kappa Psi
House of RepresentativesSteny H. HoyerMarylandSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesRichard HudsonNorth CarolinaKappa Alpha Order
House of RepresentativesJared HuffmanCaliforniaPhi Delta Theta
House of RepresentativesSheila Jackson LeeTexasAlpha Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesEddie Bernice JohnsonTexasAlpha Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesHenry C. "Hank" Jr. JohnsonGeorgiaOmega Psi Phi
House of RepresentativesMike JohnsonLouisianaKappa Sigma
House of RepresentativesSam JohnsonTexasDelta Chi
House of RepresentativesRobin KellyIllinoisSigma Gamma Rho
House of RepresentativesJoe KennedyMassKappa Alpha Order
House of RepresentativesSteve KingIowaAlpha Kappa Lambda
House of RepresentativesAdam KinzingerIllinoisSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesDavid KustoffTennesseeAlpha Tau Omega
House of RepresentativesBrenda LawrenceMichiganDelta Sigma Theta
House of RepresentativesJohn LewisGeorgiaPhi Beta Sigma
House of RepresentativesTed LieuCaliforniaSigma Alpha Mu
House of RepresentativesBilly LongMissouriDelta Upsilon
House of RepresentativesMichelle Lujan GrishamNew MexicoDelta Delta Delta
House of RepresentativesRoger MarshallKansasBeta Theta Pi
House of RepresentativesDon McEachinVirginiaKappa Alpha Psi
House of RepresentativesDavid McKinleyWest VirginiaBeta Theta Pi
House of RepresentativesMark MeadowsNorth CarolinaSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesPat MeehanPennsylvaniaBeta Theta Pi
House of RepresentativesGregory W. MeeksNew YorkAlpha Phi Alpha
House of RepresentativesLuke MesserIndianaPhi Delta Theta
House of RepresentativesStephanie MurphyFloridaChi Omega
House of RepresentativesRichard NealMassachusettsTau Kappa Epsilon
House of RepresentativesDan NewhouseWashingtonAlpha Gamma Rho
House of RepresentativesDevin NunesCaliforniaAlpha Gamma Rho
House of RepresentativesSteven PalazzoMisissippiSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesSteve PearceNew MexicoFarmHouse
House of RepresentativesRobert PittengerNorth CarolinaKappa Alpha Order
House of RepresentativesJared PolisColoradoPhi Gamma Delta
House of RepresentativesTom ReedNew YorkDelta Sigma Phi
House of RepresentativesJim RenacciOhioSigma Nu
House of RepresentativesTom RiceSouth CarolinaKappa Sigma
House of RepresentativesCedric RichmondLouisianaOmega Psi Phi
House of RepresentativesTodd RokitaIndianaSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesTom RooneyFloridaLambda Chi Alpha
House of RepresentativesDavid RouzerNorth CarolinaPhi Delta Theta
House of RepresentativesBobby RushIllinoisIota Phi Theta
House of RepresentativesPaul RyanWisconsinDelta Tau Delta
House of RepresentativesTim RyanOhioDelta Tau Delta
House of RepresentativesSteve ScaliseLouisianaAcacia
House of RepresentativesJan SchakowskyIllinoisDelta Phi Epsilon
House of RepresentativesBrad SchneiderIllinoisSigma Nu
House of RepresentativesKurt SchraderOregonPhi Gamma Delta
House of RepresentativesAustin ScottGeorgiaSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesDavid ScottGeorgiaAlpha Phi Alpha
House of RepresentativesRobert C. ScottVirginiaAlpha Phi Alpha
House of RepresentativesPete SessionsTexasPi Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesTerri A. SewellAlabamaAlpha Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesBill ShusterPennsylvaniaSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesSteve StiversOhioDelta Upsilon
House of RepresentativesEric SwalwellCaliforniaAlpha Sigma Phi
House of RepresentativesBennie G. ThompsonMississippiKappa Alpha Psi
House of RepresentativesMichael TurnerOhioDelta Sigma Phi
House of RepresentativesDaniel WebsterFloridaTau Kappa Epsilon
House of RepresentativesBrad WenstrupOhioSigma Alpha Epsilon
House of RepresentativesRoger WilliamsTexasSigma Chi
House of RepresentativesFrederica WilsonFloridaAlpha Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesJoe WilsonSouth CarolinaSigma Nu
House of RepresentativesRobert J. WittmanVirginiaDelta Tau Delta
House of RepresentativesSteve WomackArkansasKappa Alpha Order
House of RepresentativesKevin YoderKansasLambda Chi Alpha
House of RepresentativesDavid YoungIowaPi Kappa Alpha
House of RepresentativesGreg GianforteMontanaDelta Tau Delta