The Grand Wizard was the head of the Reconstruction-era Ku Klux Klan
founded in 1865.
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
, founded in 1915, styled their highest-ranking leader Imperial Wizard. National officers were styled "Imperial" officers. State or "Realm" officers were styled "Grand" officers. A "Grand Dragon", for example, was the highest-ranking Klansman in a given state.
Grand wizards or imperial wizards
This list excludes those Grand or Imperial Wizards of post-war, independent Klan factions:
* William Joseph Simmons
, Imperial Wizard, second Klan, 1915–1922
* Hiram Wesley Evans
, Imperial Wizard, second Klan, 1922–1939
* James A. Colescott
, Imperial Wizard, second Klan, 1939–1944
* Ku Klux Klan titles and vocabulary
Category:Ku Klux Klan