Theta Delta Chi at UC Berkeley


The Delta Deuteron Charge

of the

Theta Delta Chi (TDX) International Fraternity

At the corner of Durant and College Avenues, Berkeley, CA

Claims to Fame

  • Featured in the hit 1960’s movie “The Graduate” starring Dustin Hoffman.
  • Nicknamed the “Chia House” for the ivy which adorns its walls,
  • Our house was built in 1916 as the home of the Delta Deuteron charge of TDX
  • One of the longest surviving fraternities on the Berkeley campus.

The Delta Deuteron Charge was founded in 1900 by:

Ernest White Arnold DD’00
Charles Grant Bailey DD’03
David Monroe Barnwell DD’01
McCullogh Graydon DD’02
Aaron Edward Jackson DD’03
Robert Branks McDonald DD’02
St. John Edward McCormick DD’00
Harry DeLoss Porter DD’03
Joseph Jay Scott DD’03
Shirley Cirus Walker DD’02
Lucien James White DD’03

The charge has had a rich and vibrant history of over 100 years. Among Delta Deut’s esteemed alumni are:
Chuck Muncie DD’75, Cal and pro football great
Hon. Robert Legett DD’48, Congressman from California from 1963-79
William P. Ficker DD’50, skipper of the 1970 America’s Cup winner, Intrepid
Oliver Beahrs DD’36, head of Surgery at Mayo Clinic
Morton Beebe DD’56, world-renowned photographer, who flew our flag at both the North and South Poles