Frederick Scheuch

Frederick C. Scheuch Sigma Chi







Class of 1893

Inducted in 1948

Frederick Scheuch 1893 was considered the “Father of Sigma Chi in the West” as he established undergraduate chapters in five western states in the early 1900s. Frederick established the undergraduate chapters at the University of Montana and Montana State. He also guided the establishment of additional chapters in the states of Wyoming, Idaho, Utah and Washington.

Before going west to Montana, he was Grand Praetor of the then-fourth Province in Indiana and later in Montana he served as the Grand Praetor of 17th Province. In August 1939 during the 44th Grand Chapter in Los Angeles, the Sigma Chi membership chose Scheuch to serve as 30th Grand Consul. Frederick was among the first group of Sigma Chis to be inducted into the Order of Constantine in 1948.