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Famous Delta Upsilon Fraternity Brothers

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This list of DU brothers includes notable alumni of Delta Upsilon fraternity who were regularly pledged and initiated through an undergraduate chapter of the fraternity.

Alumni of Delta U have gone on to various pursuits including acting (Alan Thicke, Gabrial Macht), business (Alfred P. Slone), literature (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.), science (Linus Pauling), sports (Peter Ueberroth) and a president (James A. Garfield)!

These notable and distinguished brothers of Delta Upsilon International Fraternity are only a handful of the proud DU members listed here.
  • Alan Thicke

    Dec. at 69 (1947-2016)

    BirthplaceKirkland Lake, Canada

    Alan Thicke (born Alan Willis Jeffrey; March 1, 1947 – December 13, 2016) was a Canadian actor, songwriter, comedian, game and talk show host. He is the father of singer Robin Thicke. In 2013, Thicke...  more

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  • BirthplaceBronx, New York, USA

    Gabriel Swann Macht (born January 22, 1972) is an American actor and film producer best known for playing The Spirit in the eponymous 2008 film adaptation, as well as for his role as Harvey Specter...  more
  • BirthplaceNewport Beach, California, United States of America

    Jason Lewis (born June 25, 1971) is an American actor and former fashion model. He is known for his role as Jerry "Smith" Jerrod on the HBO series Sex and the City....  more
  • Robert Benchley

    Dec. at 56 (1889-1945)

    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor. From his beginnings at The Harvard Lampoon...  more
  • Joseph Losey

    Dec. at 75 (1909-1984)

    BirthplaceLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Joseph Walton Losey III (; January 14, 1909 – June 22, 1984) was an American theatre and film director. Born in Wisconsin, he studied in Germany with Bertolt Brecht and then returned to the United...  more
  • Harry Carey

    Dec. at 69 (1878-1947)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Henry DeWitt Carey II (January 16, 1878 – September 21, 1947) was an American actor and one of silent film's earliest superstars. One of his best known performances is as the President of the Senate...  more
  • Edgar Bergen

    Dec. at 75 (1903-1978)

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Decatur

    Edgar John Bergen (born Edgar John Berggren, February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his...  more
  • James A. Garfield

    Dec. at 49 (1831-1881)

    BirthplaceMoreland Hills, Ohio, United States of America

    James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881 until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He...  more

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  • BirthplaceBogotá, Colombia

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  • Lester B. Pearson

    Dec. at 75 (1897-1972)

    BirthplaceNewtonbrook, Canada

    Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the...  more
  • Charles G. Dawes

    Dec. at 85 (1865-1951)

    BirthplaceMarietta, Ohio, United States of America

    Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was an American banker, general, diplomat, composer, and Republican politician who was the 30th vice president of the United States from 1925 to...  more
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  • Charles Evans Hughes

    Dec. at 86 (1862-1948)

    BirthplaceGlens Falls, New York, United States of America

    Charles Evans Hughes Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was an American statesman, Republican Party politician, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States. He was also the 36th Governor of...  more
  • Redfield Proctor

    Dec. at 76 (1831-1908)

    BirthplaceProctorsville, Vermont, United States of America

    Redfield Proctor (June 1, 1831 – March 4, 1908) was a U.S. politician of the Republican Party. He served as the 37th Governor of Vermont from 1878 to 1880, as Secretary of War from 1889 to 1891, and...  more
  • Kurt Vonnegut

    Dec. at 84 (1922-2007)

    BirthplaceUSA, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and...  more

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  • BirthplaceWynnewood, Oklahoma

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  • David M. Shoup

    Dec. at 78 (1904-1983)

    BirthplaceBattle Ground, Tippecanoe Township, Indiana

    David Monroe Shoup (30 December 1904 – 13 January 1983) was a general of the United States Marine Corps who was awarded the Medal of Honor in World War II, served as the 22nd Commandant of the Marine...  more
  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.

    Dec. at 81 (1888-1969)

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Joseph Patrick Kennedy (September 6, 1888 – November 18, 1969) was an American businessman, investor, and politician known for his high-profile positions in United States government and for the...  more
  • Linus Pauling

    Dec. at 93 (1901-1994)

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    Linus Carl Pauling (; February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, educator, and husband of American human rights activist Ava Helen Pauling. He...  more