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33rd Degree Members

PM Ahmad Perry
Phillip Burton
PM Douglas C. Landers
HPM John Henry Aaron (deceased)
PM Hubert Wheat


Dr. Andrew J Brown- Civil Rights Leader and co-founder of the Indiana Black Expo

Elder Watson Diggs- Indianapolis Public School Principal and founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. First African American to graduate Indiana University School of Education

Sumner Furniss, M.D.- Medical Doctor, Founder of Indianapolis Lincoln Hospital, Former Sovereign Grand Commander for over 20 Years, Charter Member of Senate Avenue YMCA. Also co-Founder of Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 

Ezra Alexander- Indianapolis Public School Principal and co-founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. 

Will Porter- Co-Founder of the Indianapolis Recorder

James Hinton- Civil War Veteran, First African American to Hold state office in Indiana and first African-American to serve in the indiana State Legislature

George P Stewart- Co-Founder of the Indianapolis Recorder

Douglas Landers- Business Owner, Instrumental in Growth of Indiana Black Expo, Past Grand Master, 

PM Byron Ratcliffe, Sr.- Former State Criminal Justice Chair of the NAACP, Lifetime Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Army Instructor and Inspector General for over ten years

HPM John Henry Aaron, 33rd- Major, World War II and Vietnam Veteran, Former Operating Room Nurse (one of only two African American nursing students in Provident School of Nursing) 

Stephen Starks- Counsel, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Former Counsel United States Winter Olympic Committee, Board Member- College Football Playoff Indianapolis Host Committee

Tyjuan Garrett- Senior Attorney of Pluckett Clooney, Former Counsel for Indiana Department of Revenue, Counsel NAACP

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