ΦBK Family Albums

Yamashita Family photo

Yamashita Family

In Spring 2020, Dennis Yamashita’s daughter Emily was invited to join the Alpha of Washington chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Washington. Among ΦBK families, it may not be unusual to have three consecutive generations become ΦBK members from one academic institution. However, what is unusual was that Dennis was the only […]

Crapple Stapleton Family Photo

CRAPPLE-STAPLETON FAMILY

In the spring of 2020, Emma Stapleton was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa by the Alpha of Tennessee chapter at Vanderbilt University. Her grandfather, also a Phi Beta Kappa member, was happy to note that Emma was the third generation of their family to join the Society. Her great grandmother, Marion Francis Keane (ΦBK, University of […]

Burke Family Photo

BURKE FAMILY

BURKE FAMILY Austin Burke graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Dickinson College in 1972. Matriculating after serving four years as a Russian translator in the USAF, he earned a summa cum laude B.A. in economics. Having married while in the service, he also graduated with an 18-month-old son and a wife expecting their second child. […]

Miller Family Photo

MILLER FAMILY

The Miller family is proud to include three Phi Beta Kappa women, grandmother Eugenia Stallings Betts Miller (Mrs. Frank Roberts Miller) and her two granddaughers, Margaret Emily Meador and Kathryn Mickelson Pierce. Eugenia Stallings Betts Miller (ΦBK, Randolph College, 1950); B.A. in Political Science, Randolph-Macon Women’s College, 1950; M.A. in Education, University of Texas at […]

Griswold Coleman Family Photo

GRISWOLD FAMILY

Congratulations to the Griswold family on their three generations of Phi Beta Kappas! (L-R): Grandmother Barbara Jean Stiver (ΦBK, Occidental College, 1951), her granddaughter Claire Coleman (ΦBK, Oberlin College, 2017), and her daughter Ruth D. Griswold (ΦBK, Occidental College 1982). The family photo was sent to us by Barbara’s husband, William J. Griswold, emeritus professor […]

Mann Family Photo

MANN FAMILY

Olivia Brooke Mann graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from the University of Delaware with an Honors B.A. in art history and history in June of 2019. Her grandmother, Margaret Florencourt Mann, graduated from Radcliffe College with a B.A. in physics in 1944 and was inducted into ΦBK there in 1943.

Miller Family Photo

MILLER FAMILY

Gabriella M. Miller graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Natural Sciences in 2016. Her father, Eric Miller, graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in History in 1982. (He was elected in 1980). Here they are pictured on vacation […]

Sugin Family Photo

SUGIN FAMILY

As of 2014, the Sugin family became a three-generation Phi Beta Kappa family when Barbara Sugin’s graddaughter, Talia Calnek-Sugin was inducted as a junior member at Williams College. Barbara’s dauher Amy Sugin (Talia’s aunt) was inducted when she graduated form Suny Binghampton in 1989. Barbara Sugin became a member at CUNY Hunter College in 1958. […]

Burger Wyzan Family Photo

BURGER-WYZAN FAMILY

The Burger-Wyzan family boasts an impressive four generations of Phi Beta Kappa members, beginning with a great grandmother, Hattie Solomon Burger, who was inducted in 1921 at Hunter College. Hattie had graduated in 1914, but was contacted to return for induction in 1921 after the Phi Beta Kappa chapter was installed. The subsequent generations are […]

Mayers Family Photo

MAYERS FAMILY

Three generations of Phi Beta Kappa (L-R): Kenney S. Mayers, Tina Z. Mayers, and Stanley P. Mayers. Kenneth was inducted in May 1980 at Penn State University. Tina was inducted in June 2009 at Stanford University. And Stanley was inducted in May 1948 at the University of Pennsylvania. All three have made their careers in […]

Jenkins Family Photo

JENKINS FAMILY

Three generations of the Jenkins family are proud Phi Beta Kappas — Mary Jenkins, her son John, and her two grandsons Kyle and Jack. L-R: John Jenkins, M.D. (ΦBK, Vanderbilt University, 1982); Mary Jenkins, M.D. (ΦBK, University of Arkansas, 1954); Kyle Jenkins, M.D. (ΦBK, Rhodes College, 2015); and Jack Jenkins (ΦBK, Hendrix College, 2019). Continuing the […]

Wood Family Photo

WOOD FAMILY

The second generation of Phi Beta Kappa in the Wood family was inducted this spring. Jackson Elliott Wood (center) became a ΦBK member in April and graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in history in May 2019. His father, Daniel Lennon Wood, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a B.A. […]