Harry Butler Jr., 1920
Truthfully, there is no fraternal brotherhood quite like Omega Mu at the University of Maine. We are proud of our history, and we are proud of the impressive number of fraternal brothers who played on many University of Maine athletic teams. With conviction and commitment, our Omega Mu athlete brothers brought a great deal of joy and satisfaction to the university community, creating many wonderful memories since the first baseball team was established at Maine State College in the 1870's. The worked together for the success of each Maine team, and the overall civic good of the University of Maine. The sheer number of Omega Mu athlete brothers is an unqualified triumph for the University of Maine. They each gave their best efforts on each team, and what they achieved perfectly compliments what we fraternally believe: drive and determination. It is a heady athletic legacy. Accordingly, their accomplishments claim our fraternal attention and respect. For the eminence of their athletic success; and, above all, for being our Omega Mu brothers, we are proud. Therefore, in the linked soul and spirit of our long fraternal history, we gratefully remember and celebrate our QTV and Omega Mu brothers who participated on many varsity athletic teams at the University of Maine. Our scorecard is deep, and we appreciate, and we are proud of, all of our Omega Mu athlete brothers.
Thoreau said it best: “What a difference, whether in all your walks, you meet only strangers, or in one house is one who knows you, and whom you know. To have a brother…How rare these things are.” How true that is, and we remain that way to this day.
Omega Mu Brother
Harry Butler, Jr.,
Omega Mu Years
Hosea Buck, Omega Mu brother, 1893
Frank Fellows, Omega Mu brother, 1912
"Skeet" Plummer's "racey" Ford did not
prove very slow in returning for Old Town
the other day. In spite of the heavy load of
seven passengers it made the trip in
Ray Wass, Omega Mu brother, 1921
University of Vermont Medical School
Harry Butler, Jr. followed his father, Harry Butler, Sr., 1888, into the medical profession.
He earned his M.D. from the University of Vermont Medical School, and he also attended
the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Vienna.
University of Pennsylvania
University of Vienna
Attending Surgeon at Eastern Maine General Hospital, Bangor Sanitorium, and the
Bangor Children's Hospital
Harry Butler, Jr. served our country in
World War I and World War II.
“What if the space be long and wide,
That parts us from our brother’s side
A soul-joined chain unites our band,
And memory links us hand in hand.”
(Phi Gamma Delta fraternity song)
Chip Chapman, ’82
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