Louisville, Kentucky, Alumnae Club

Charter date: 5/29/1923

The History of the Louisville, Kentucky, Alumnae Club

The Louisville, Kentucky, Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi was founded in the winter of 1912. The club, having no open chapter to support, spent its time supporting the development and success of the Settlement School. The club was issued a charter on May 29, 1923 and had twelve members. The 54th Convention was held in Louisville, Kentucky.

Awards and Club Recognition

  • Club of Traditional Performance (2015)
  • Emerging Excellence Award (1998)
  • Excellence in Communication (1999)
  • Ideal Club Nominee - Kappa Province (1999)

Evelyn Peters Kyle Award

  • Thelma Knebelkamp Long (1999)

Notable Alumnae

  • Ruth Truman Wilson Cogshall was an artist, actress, secretary and teacher in Louisville, Kentucky; she painted paper dolls of the founders that are now located at Headquarters.
  • Sue Grafton, Kentucky Alpha, author of the Kinsey Millhone mystery series
  • Julie Wray Herman, Kentucky Alpha, mystery author