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Famous Knights of Pythias 

Xavier Freeman
Updated June 14, 2019 9.4k 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
William McKinley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 58 (1843-1901) from Niles
Sun Ra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 79 (1914-1993) from Birmingham
Warren G. Harding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 58 (1865-1923) from Blooming Grove
Hubert Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 67 (1911-1978) from Wallace
Robert Byrd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 93 (1917-2010) from North Wilkesboro
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 54 from New York City
Francis E. Warren is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 85 (1844-1929) from Hinsdale
Nelson Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 71 (1908-1979) from Bar Harbor
William Jennings Bryan ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 65 (1860-1925) from Salem
Peter T. King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 74 from New York City
Chuck Schumer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 68 from New York City
James E. West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 55 (1951-2006) from Salem
Joe Rollins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 90 (1918-2008) from Merit
A. A. Ames is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 69 (1842-1911) from Garden Prairie
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
Clifford Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Age 69 from Pineland
Richard Irvine Manning I... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 72 (1859-1931) from South Carolina
Frederick Zimmermann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 61 (1906-1967) from New York City
Hugo Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 85 (1886-1971) from Ashland
Lew Wallace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 78 (1827-1905) from Brookville
Freddy Martin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 77 (1906-1983) from Cleveland
John Ellis Martineau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Knights of Pythias
Dec. at 64 (1873-1937) from Missouri
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