DR. OSCAR J. COOPER (1888-1972)

BISHOP EDGAR A. LOVE (1891-1974)

Brother Carter G. Woodson inspired the establishment of National Achievement Week to promote the study of Negro life and history.

Brother L. Douglas Wilder became Virginia's 66th  governor and became the first elected African American governor in United States history following Reconstruction.

- Frank Coleman was born in Washington, D.C.
- Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.
- Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913
- Master of Science Degree, University of Chicago
- Advanced Training, University of Pennsylvania
- Professor and head of the Physics Department, Howard University
 - U.S. Army Officer, World War I

- Edgar A. Love was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
- Graduated from the Academy of Morgan College
- Bachelor of Arts Degree, Howard University, 1913
- Bachelor of Divinity Degree, Howard University, 1916
- Bachelor of Sacred Theology Degree, Boston University, 1918
- Doctor of Divinity Degree (Honorary), Morgan College, 1935
- U.S. Army Chaplain, World War I
- Bishop, Methodist Church

PROFESSOR FRANK COLEMAN (1890-1967)

During the onset of World War I, Omega men met with President Woodrow Wilson regarding the need for officer training for African-Americans, which resulted in the eventual creation of the military officer training facility located in Des Moines, Iowa.

omega'S FOUNDERS

DR. ERNEST E. JUST (1883-1941)

- Oscar J. Cooper was born in Washington, D.C.
- Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.
- Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913 Doctor of Medicine Degree, Howard University, 1917
- Practiced medicine in Philadelphia, PA for 50 years

- Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina.

- Graduated from the Industrial School of the State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

 - Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire

 - Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa)

 - Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP, 1915

 - Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of Chicago, 1916

 - Became the 19th honoree in the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage Stamp Series on February 1, 1996.​