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Omega Chapter in the insurance industry, principally with Adanta Life. He was a member of the Tallahassee U r b a n League, S C L C , and NAACP. Brother Howell was active with Gamma Mu Lambda Chapter and cited for 54 years of service to the Fraternity. He was a graduate of Clark College. BROTHER DR. J O H N S O N served


at Florida A&M as professor of Agricultural Sciences and chairman of the Department of Agronomy, the D e p a r t m e n t of Agricultural Education, the Department of Earth and Plant Sciences, and the Division of Agricultural Sciences. He held degrees from North Carolina A&T University and the University of Illinois.




was a product of Rust College and Northwestern University. He completed additional studies at Loyola University in Chicago and Indiana University-Northwest. Co-founder of Gamma Rho Lambda Chapter in Gary, IN, Brother Morgan started his professional career as a teacher in Columbia, SC, served in World War II, and was a counselor and supervisor for the Veterans Administration. He was a participant in several business ventures, including Ironwood Drugs and later Associates Pharmacy, East Side Medical Center, the Gary Professional Center and the Orthopedic Centers where his son practiced. Brother Morgan was affiliated with the Gary Police Commission, the Gary Chamber of Commerce, the United Negro College Fund, United Fund of Greater Gary, and the Better Business Bureau. In addition to his service on the Board of Directors of Methodist Hospitals, Rust College, Grinnel College, and Banc One, his list of honors and awards included elec-

tion to the Steel City (Gary) Hall of Fame. B R O T H E R T H E O D O R E W. O W E N S , SR. was affiliated with

Epsilon Nu Lambda Chapter. An adjunct professor at Norfolk State University, he was a member of the Portsmouth Education Association, Virginia Education Association, Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, and the national Association for Secondary School Principals. A community leader, Brother Owens was associated with ROT W O Investors and a member of the Charles Diggs Memorial Church. B R O T H E R J O H N E.


was a product of Lincoln University, M O , and the University of Tulsa in his native Oklahoma. Before he came to Tuskegee University as the Portia Washington Pittman Artist-in-Residence, Price was chairperson of the fine arts department at Florida Memorial College. He also served on the faculty at Eastern Illinois University and was at one time staff pianist, resident composer and vocal coach at the Karamu Theater in Cleveland, OH. His music was highly-acclaimed and he had some 500 compositions to his credit. BROTHER



ROUNTREE, a native of East St. Louis, IL, was affiliated with Mu Delta Lambda Chapter. Employed by the Illinois Archives, Brother Rountree was secretary of Goodwill Industries, and an active board member of the Abraham Lincoln Association for many years. He was founder of the Springfield Amvets, past president of the Springfield Urban League, and served on committees of the United Methodist Church at the local, state, and national levels.

Brother Rountree held degrees from Tennessee State University, the University of Illinois, and American University in Washington, DC. BROTHER CLARENCE I. SAWYER received his degrees

from N o r t h Carolina A & T University and did further study at Morgan State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His years immediately after graduation from college were spent in the Greensboro School System as an educational advisor with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He spent some 30 years with the Winston-Salem City Schools before he retired. His extensive travels took him to Italy, Hawaii, Bermuda, the Virgin Islands, Canada and across the United States. Brother Sawyer was actively involved with Crisis Control Ministries, Inc., Industries for the Blind, and the H o m e Creek Farm. He was affiliated with Alpha Pi Lambda Chapter. BROTHER MOSES SCAIFE, J R .

was a native of Coffee Creek, Arkansas, and a member of Theta Tau Lambda Chapter. A graduate of A M & N College, now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Brother Scaife was also a Baptist minister and moderator of his church district. He is credited with never missing a Fraternity meeting or Alpha function. BROTHER GORDON S E L L E R S was a native


of Burlington, N C . He received degrees from Winston-Salem State University and N o r t h Carolina A&T University. He retired after 30 years with the Greensboro City School System and joined the Sears TeleCatalog Center. Brother Sellers was a life member of Alpha and an active

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The SPHINX | Summer 1995 | Volume 80 | Number 2 199508002  

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