Anson, Jack L.
|Birthname||Jack Lee Anson|
|born on||3 August 1924 at 23:20 (= 11:20 PM )|
|Place||Andrews, Indiana, 40n52, 85w36|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°32' 21°44 Asc. 27°02'|
American leader in the college interfraternity movement, known as "Mr. Fraternity." Under Anson's leadership as executive director of the North-American Interfraternity Conference, college fraternities and sororities gained an exemption from Title IX legislation to preserve the single-sex nature of the organizations.
He was the author of The Golden Jubilee History of Phi Kappa Tau in 1957, A Diamond Jubilee History of the National Interfraternity Conference: 75 Glorious Years in 1984 and at the time of his death he was serving as editor of the current edition of Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities.
In 1985, Anson won the Interfraternity world's highest honor, the Gold Medal of the North-American Interfraternity Conference. In addition, he was widely honored by men's and women's Greek-letter organizations for his contributions to the North American college fraternity movement including awards from Lambda Chi Alpha, Delta Gamma and others.
Jack L. Anson died on 15 September 1990, aged 66.
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.
- Vocation : Education : Administrator
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award