Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa is a Greek letter student fraternity and secret society, founded in 1776 in Virginia (year of US Declaration of Independance). It has a golden key as symbol.

 

Alumni

- Alfred Kinsey
- Alice Duer Miller (Algonquin Round Table)
- Angela Davis
- Archibald Macleash
- Avery Dulles (jesuit, brother of Allen Dulles)
- Barack Obama Sr (father of Barack Obama)
- Ben Shapiro (Breitbart News)
- Betty Friedman (the Feminist Church)
- Bill Bain (Bain & Company)
- Bill Clinton
- Brad Delson (Linkin Park with Chester Bennington)
- Caspar Weinberger
- Christie Hefner (Playboy)
- Clint Murchison Jr (oil industry, owner of Dallas Cowboys)
- Clive Davis (Arista Records, signed Janis Joplin and Whitney Houston)
- Covington Scott Livington (Ancient Aliens)
- Daniel Feingerg (Danny Fields, manager of The Ramones and The Stooges)
- David Bonderman (TGP Capital, WWF)
- David Rubenstein (Carlyle Group, Smithsonian, CFR)
- Dean Acheson
- Dean Rusk
- Dinesh D'Souza (jesuit)
- Dwight Eisenhower
- Eli Whitney
- Elihu Root
- Elizabeth Dole
- Eugene O'Neill
- Felix Frankfurter
- Francis Ford Coppola
- Frank Wells (Disney)
- George HW Bush
- George Santayana
- Gloria Steinem
- Grayson Kirk (Columbia)
- Henry Kissinger
- Henry Paulson (Goldman Sachs)
- Henry Stimson
- Ida Rolfs (Esalen, Werner Erhard's EST)
- Isaac Asimov
- Jake Tapper (ABC News, CNN)
- James Garfield (US president)
- James Holmes
- James Woolsey (CIA)
- Janet Yellen (Federal Reserve)
- Jeb Bush
- Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
- John Dewey
- John Foster Dulles
- John Quincy Adams
- John Updike
- Jonas Salk
- Jonathan Gray (BlackStone with Stephen Schwarzman, Hilton Worldwide)
- KellyAnne Conway (Trump administration)
- Kerry Washington
- Kris Kristofferson (Chelsea Hotel)
- Laurie Anderson (wife of Lou Reed)
- Larry Lindsey (Federal Reserve, American Enterprise Institute)
- Leonard Bernstein
- Louis Brandeis
- Louis Freeh (FBI)
- Lynne Cheney
- Margo Georgiadis (Mattel)
- Mary Beckerle (Johnson & Johnson)
- Michael Belinski (RAND)
- Michio Kaku (Science Church, Ancient Aliens)
- Nelson Rockefeller
- Orville Freeman
- Pat Weaver (NBC, father of Sigourney Weaver)
- Pete Buttigieg (Joe Biden administration, gay agenda)
- Phyllis Schlafly (Order of Malta, JBS)
- Ralph Nader (Green Party)
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Richard Helms (CIA)
- Robert Lowell
- Robert McNamara
- Robert Zoelick (World Bank)
- Stephen Van Rensselaer
- Susan Sontag
- Sylvia Plath (treated with electroshocks, MacLean Hospital like John Forbes Nash)
- Terrence Malick
- Theodore Roosevelt
- Thomas Pickering
- Timothy Springer (Harvard, founder of Moderna, fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science)
- TS Eliot
- Walter Lippmann
- WEB Du Bois (NAACP)
- William Howard Taft
- William T Sherman

Elis Loew in James Elroy's The Black Dahlia is a Phi Beta Kappa.

Zeta Beta Thau

Foundations and think tanks

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