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 James McIlvaine Riley

James McIlvaine Riley

Death 6 May 1911 (aged 61)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 51, Lot 437
Memorial ID 23461 · View Source
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One of three founders of Sigma Nu Fraternity, Riley was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute during the Reconstruction. Along with James Frank Hopkins & Greenfield Quarles, they formed the "Legion of Honor." This soon became Sigma Nu Fraternity, the first "honor" fraternity in North America.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger

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  • Added: 29 Jul 2001
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  • Joel G Wood
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James McIlvaine Riley (18 May 1849–6 May 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23461, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .