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Tau Kappa Epsilon

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Gil Martinez '20

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

gamartinez@​knox.edu

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Founded in 1899, Tau Kappa Epsilon’s purpose, which has remained for more than 100 years, is "to aid college men in their mental, moral, and social development". TKE has more chapters in the nation and the world than any other fraternity in existence. There are currently 273 active TKE chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada.

The Delta Chapter TKE House at Knox is the oldest and longest-serving TKE house in the world. Established in 1912, the Delta Chapter is dedicated to the pursuit of "Love, Charity, and Esteem".

Notable Tau Kappa Epsilons

  • Elvis Presley
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Charles Whittaker, former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
  • The Everly Brothers, rock and roll duo
  • Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks

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Printed on Saturday, February 16, 2019