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The Founders of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

Dr. Ernest E. Just (1883-1941)

Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina.

Graduated from the Industrial School of the State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa)

Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP, 1915

Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of Chicago, 1916

Became the 19th honoree in the U.S. Postal Service's Black Heritage Stamp Series on February 1, 1996.


Professor Frank Coleman (1890-1967)

Frank Coleman was born in Washington, D.C.

Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.

Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913

Master of Science Degree, University of Chicago

Advanced Training, University of Pennsylvania

Professor and head of the Physics Department, Howard University

U.S. Army Officer, World War I


Dr. Oscar J. Cooper (1888-1972)

Oscar J. Cooper was born in Washington, D.C.

Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.

Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913

Doctor of Medicine Degree, Howard University, 1917

Practiced medicine in Philadelphia, PA for 50 years


Bishop Edgar A. Love (1891-1974)

Edgar A. Love was born in Harrisburg, Virginia

Graduated from the Academy of Morgan College

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Howard University, 1913

Bachelor of Divinity Degree, Howard University, 1916

Bachelor of Sacred Theology Degree, Boston University, 1918

Doctor of Divinity Degree (Honorary), Morgan College, 1935

U.S. Army Chaplain, World War I

Bishop, Methodist Church




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