Brief History of the North Central Province


The North Central Province, as a defined region of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., traces its origin to 1926. It was originally known as the Central Province and included much of the same geography as today.

Today, the North Central Province is comprised of the following states: Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Since 1926, the Province has been led by the following members:

  • William Harrison – 1926 [Central Province Polemarch]
  • Clarence Leon Wilson – 1927 – 1929 [Central Province Polemarch]
  • Robert L. Bailey – 1930 – 1931 [Central Province Polemarch]
  • Julius L. Morgan – 1931 – 1946 [Central Province Polemarch 1931 – 1935]
  • Carl D. Hughes – 1946 – 1948
  • Theodore Coggs – 1948 – 1949
  • Julius L. Morgan – 1949 – 1953
  • Theodore Coggs – 1953 – 1954
  • Henry Bennett, Sr. – 1954 – 1963
  • Arthur L. Grist – 1963 – 1965
  • Floyd V. Campbell – 1966 – 1967
  • Eldridge T. Freeman – 1968 – 1970
  • John E. Sullivan III – 1971 – 1972
  • Floyd V. Campbell – 1973 – 1976
  • Wesley s. Chapman – 1976 – 1979
  • William H. Roach – 1979 – 1985
  • Daniel Dixon III – 1985 – 1990
  • Myron L. Hardiman – 1990 – 1994
  • Larry McKenzie – 1995 – 1996
  • Michael C. Hughes – 1997 – 2000
  • Stevenson Nicholson – 2001 – 2007
  • Michael J. Owens – 2007 – 2011
  • Korlon L. Kilpatrick II – 2011-2017