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Famous Knights of Pythias 

Xavier Freeman
Updated June 14, 2019 9.9k views 26 items

List of Famous Knights of Pythias Members ranked by fame and popularity. The Knights of Pythias is a secret society, fraternal organization that was founded in 1864. Membership is primarily white men in good health who believe in a Supreme Being. Through the years, the Knights of Pythias have had many famous and influential members.

Who is the most famous Knights of Pythias Member? Former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt tops our list. Roosevelt was a valued member of the Knights of Pythias and they have named their Brooklyn Lodge in his honor. Other notable politicians that are members of the Knights of Pythias include William McKinley, Warren G. Harding and the infamous “sexter” Anthony Weiner.

The Knights of Pythias contribute a great deal to charity. They take care of members in distress and give aid to victims of disasters. They also sponsor scholarship funds, blood drives and highway safety programs. The group's auxiliary organizations include the Pythian Sisters, the Pythian Sunshine Girls and the Junior Order of Princes of Syracuse. The Knights of Pythias also have a social club within their organization called the Dramatic Order of the Knights of Khorassan.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 63 (1882-1945) from Hyde Park, New York, United States of America
William McKinley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 58 (1843-1901) from Niles, Ohio, United States of America
Sun Ra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 79 (1914-1993) from Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Warren G. Harding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 58 (1865-1923) from Ohio, Morrow County, United States, with Territories, Blooming Grove
Hubert Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 67 (1911-1978) from Wallace, South Dakota, United States of America
Robert Byrd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 93 (1917-2010) from USA, North Carolina, North Wilkesboro
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 54 from New York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Brooklyn, Continental United States
Francis E. Warren is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 85 (1844-1929) from Hinsdale, Massachusetts, USA
Nelson Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 71 (1908-1979) from Bar Harbor, Maine, United States of America
William Jennings Bryan ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 65 (1860-1925) from Salem, Illinois, USA
Peter T. King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 74 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Chuck Schumer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 68 from New York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Brooklyn, Continental United States
James E. West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 55 (1951-2006) from Salem, Oregon
Joe Rollins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 90 (1918-2008) from Merit, Texas
A. A. Ames is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 69 (1842-1911) from Garden Prairie, Illinois
Bob Jones, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Benjamin N. Cardozo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 68 (1870-1938) from New York City, New York, United States of America
Clifford Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 69 from Pineland, Texas
Richard Irvine Manning I... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 72 (1859-1931) from South Carolina, United States of America
Frederick Zimmermann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 61 (1906-1967) from New York City, New York
Hugo Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 85 (1886-1971) from Ashland, Alabama, United States of America
Lew Wallace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 78 (1827-1905) from Brookville, Brookville Township, Indiana, United States of America
Freddy Martin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 77 (1906-1983) from Cleveland, Ohio, USA
John Ellis Martineau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 64 (1873-1937) from Missouri, United States of America
J. Millard Tawes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
J. Millard Tawes Dec. at 85 (1894-1979) from Crisfield, Maryland, United States of America