Franklin D. Roosevelt, William F. Weld, and Deval Patrick have belonged to The Fly Club, pictured in 1935.

Patrick says he quit The Fly Club in 1983

Nine exclusive clubs at Harvard limit membership to men. A gubernatorial candidate's link to one renews debate on elitism.

By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / August 3, 2006

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Senator Edward M. Kennedy earlier this year resigned his membership in Harvard's all-male Owl Club, after Kennedy drew criticism for taking then- Supreme Court nominee Samuel A. Alito Jr. to task for belonging to a controversial Princeton alumni organization. (Full article: 903 words)

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