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Austin, TX


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Epsilon Iota
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www.austinques.org
P. O. Box 140044
Austin, TX 78714
info@epsiloniotachapter.org

Bro. Lawrence Vaults
5125776182
lawrencecv@sbcglobal.net
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Markell Lane
Paul Washington
Lawrence Vaults
Edward Stevens
Jimmy Earl
Gregory Warren

About Epsilon Iota

The Legendary Epsilon Iota Chapter was chartered on April 23, 1941 in Austin, TX.

The Charter Members of Epsilon Iota were:

Bro. Professor William D. Martin – Ω

  • 1st Basileus of Epsilon Iota ’41
  • Graduate of Wilberforce and The Ohio State University 
  • Professor of Chemistry and Mathematics at Tilloston College
  • US Army Captain World War II Veteran

Bro. James E. Mosby Jr– Ω (Epsilon Sigma ’36 )

  • Charter Member of Epsilon Sigma May 22,1936  at Tilloston College
  • 1st Chapter Reporter of Epsilon Sigma ’36 – ’37
  • 1st Vice Basileus of Epsilon Iota ’41
  • Graduate of Tuskegee University and Tilloston College

Bro. Rev. R.C. Walker – Ω

Bro. Professor Friendly Rudolph Rice – Ω (Epsilon Sigma ’39)

  • 1st Keeper of Finance of Epsilon Iota ’41
  • Graduate of Prairie View AM University and Columbia university
  • Professor of English Tilloston College and Samuel Huston College
  • Former Principle of Blackshear Elementary School (1931 – 1972) in Austin, TX
  • Initiated the hot lunch program at Blackshear which was later adopted throughout the Austin district
  • In 1934, he established the library at Blackshear, it was the first library at a black elementary school in the State of Texas
  • Member of the Mt. Bonnell Lodge #2 in Austin, TX
  • President of the Teachers State Association of Texas
  • President of the State Principals Conference,
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees TSAT,
  • State representative to the National Education Association,
  • Member of the National Elementary Principal Association

Bro. Dr. Timothy B. Echols – Ω (Omicron ’21)

  • 1st Basileus of Omicron Chapter at Gammon Theological Seminary
  • 1st Chaplain of Epsilon Iota ’41
  • Graduate of Samuel Huston College, Gammon Theological Seminary, Boston and Northwestern University
  • Professor of Religious at Wiley College and Samuel Huston
  • Author of Pioneers in Religious Education
  • Was the former Executive Secretary of Christian Education for 25 years in Texas and West Texas Conference
  • US Army World War I Veteran

Bro. Elmar Johns – Ω

  • 1st Chairman of Activity of Epsilon Iota ’41

Bro. Curtis D. Haley (Sigma Psi ’30)

  • 1st Keeper of Peace ’41

Bro. Tony Miller – Ω (Epsilon Sigma ’39)

  • Graduate of Tilloston College
  • World War II Veteran

Elgin JaPayne Hychew – Ω (Sigma Psi ’34)

  • 1st Chapter Reporter of Epsilon Iota ’41
  • US Army WWII Veteran – War Corresponds

Bro. Reginald K. Threadgill – Ω

  • Graduate of St. Phillip’s Jr. College ’34 

Bro. Xenophon Brooks – Ω (Theta ’29)

  • 1st Parliamentarian of Epsilon Iota ’41
  • Chapter Editor of Theta ’30 
  • Graduate of Wiley College

Bro. Bishop Edgar Amos Love – Ω (Alpha ’11),

  • Also one of our Fraternity’s founders was an Honorary charter member of Epsilon Iota.

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