About the Harvard Club of Phoenix

 

Although Harvard's roots in central and northern Arizona stretch back at least 100+ years to Percival Lowell and his Flagstaff Observatory, the Harvard Club of Phoenix was officially founded in 1942.  Prior to that time, only one Harvard alumni organization existed in the state – the Harvard Club of Arizona.  The Club held meetings in Tucson to accommodate the majority of its members.  Because of the difficulties encountered in traveling during World War II, Archdeacon J. Rockwood Jenkins ’91 suggested formation of a separate club in Phoenix.  The alumni in the Salt River Valley then organized the Harvard Club of Phoenix.  The group headquartered in Tucson subsequently became the Harvard Club of Southern Arizona.


Today, the legacy continues with a wide variety of activities designed to capture members’ interests and contribute to the community. Programs include community service, regular socializing and networking, academic lectures, cultural events, and opportunities to create friendships here in the greater Phoenix area. Our membership is a diverse and fascinating group from all ages, professions, and schools of Harvard.

 

Past Presidents of the Harvard Club include:


Robert H. Allen, LLB’49

John S. Amory, Jr, AB’55

Christy Atler

Charles Case, AB’69

Margaret Craig Chrisman, EdM’58

John C. Entz, IA’42

Jerome L. Froimson, JD’56

Katherine Widland Gallego

William Ginalski, AB’56

Alexis Glascock

Robert M. Gray, AB’48

Bradley Gronek, ALM’05

Jackson Hoagland, MBA’32

Calvin Holman, AB’52

J. Rockwood Jenkins, AB’91

Richard G. Kleindienst, AB’47, LLB’50

Steven J. Kruczek, AB’01

Bernard G. LeBeau, MBA’50

Gordon Marks, AB’69

Louis McClennen, AB’34, LLB’37

Avery F. Olney, EdM’31

Lawrence L. Pavilack, AB’57

Raymond Peters, AB’69

John Simon

Thomas O. Sylvester, III, AB’80

Michael Temenski

David Victor, AB’64

Joseph M. Wogan, AB’50

Richard H. Wohl, AB’55, MD’59

Paul Zatulove, AB’53