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

See also

* Ku Klux Klan titles and vocabulary



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