Frank Courtney Nicodemus

Inducted on August 2, 2003

Brother Frank Courtney Nicodemus, a lifelong resident of Baltimore, was born on January 8, 1853. Before entering the University of Virginia he was a student at the James Kinnier Academy and a friend of Rogers. Brother Nicodemus resided at 9 West Range while a student at the University of Virginia.

Nicodemus left the University of Virginia in the spring of 1870 to join his father’s business where he became a partner four years later. In 1875, Nicodemus and his father formed the investment and brokerage firm of J.C. Nicodemus & Son. Four years later Nicodemus formed the firm F.C. Nicodemus & Company, a manufacturer of boilers, engines, and machinery. In 1885, Nicodemus became the Treasurer of the Baltimore Post Office, and in 1891 he accepted the general agency for Maryland of the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company which he continued in until his death on May 25, 1919. Brother Nicodemus’ grandson Charles Nicodemus was a special initiate of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was initiated at the opening of the International Headquarters in Charlottesville, Virginia on June 2, 2007.