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    Epsilon Gamma Lambda, Boston Alumni Chapter

     

    At the 35th General Convention that commenced on December 28, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia, then General Secretary, Brother Bennie D. Brown declared that Epsilon Gamma Lambda was one of 77 Chapters established in 1949, according to “The History of Alpha Phi Alpha.” Additionally, at this Convention the Election Commission reported Edward W. Brooke as being elected to Eastern Region Vice President. At the May 1949 Eastern Region Convention in Washington, D.C., the presiding officer was, namely, Eastern Region Vice President Edward Brooke, and the Convention’s theme was, “Human Rights for All is Our Job Too.”

     

    Pictures

     

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    2009 Founders’ Day and Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter 60th Annivesary Celebration
    Seated are members with greater than 40 years of service to Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

     

    Scholarships

     The EGL Education Foundation awards two scholarships each year to deserving high school students.

     

    Organization Facts

    National Chapter Status: Active

    Seat: Boston, MA

    Date Founded: May 6, 1949

    Number of Delegates: 3

    Website: www.bostonalphas.com

     

    Charter Members
    Hon. Royal L. Bolling, MA Senator

    Hon. Edward Brooke, J.D. School of Law, former US Senator

    Reynold Coster

    Jimmie Gibbs

    Bob Levinson

    Frank Morris, Esq.

    Robert Phillips, M.D.

     

    Chapter Facts

    Brother Frank W. Morris, Jr., Regional Director was active in the Election of President John F. Kennedy. In December 1962, in Columbus, Ohio, at the 56th Anniversary Convention, Brother Frank M. Morris, Jr. was reported as being elected to Eastern Region Vice President.

     

    August 16–22 1963, Epsilon Gamma Lambda and Sigma Chapter hosted the 57th Anniversary Convention in Boston, Massachusetts. On August 20, all Brothers marched in Boston from the convention hall to the Crispús Attucks Monument and to the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial in front of the Massachusetts State House.

     

    On October 28, 2009 Charter member Hon. Edward Brooke, J.D. was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

     

    Today, Brother Roy L. Teague, chapter president, has a vision: We want one hundred active and financial Brothers in the chapter.

     

    Address

    Mailing Address:

    Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

    PO Box 170414

    Boston MA 02217

    Chapter website: http://www.bostonalphas.com/

    Inter/National website: http://www.alphaphialpha.net/

     

    Recruitment Info

    Please contact the Director of Intake Mr. John Bernier at Johnbernier33@yahoo.com

     

    Contacts

    President, Mr. Roy L. Teague – (617) 571- 2009