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Prominent Alumni

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  • William E. Alderman, Ohio '35, dean of College of Arts and Sciences, Miami University
  • J. Oliver Amos, Miami '28, publisher of Amos Press Inc., former director First Border Savings Bank, Bank One
  • Jack L. Anson, Colgate '47, former executive director, North American Interfraternity Conference and editor, Baird's Manual of College Fraternities
  • Fred Applegate, Miami '64, co-founder, Nicholas Applegate Capital Management
  • Robert Arter, Ohio '47, Lieutenant General, United States Army
  • C. Clyde Atkins, Florida '35, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Guy T. Avery, Illinois '16, president, Inland Container Corporation
  • Rea A. Axline, USC '24, founder of Metco, left over $120 million to California Institute of Technology, the San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
  • William B. Aycock, NC State '34, chancellor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1957-1964

  • Spencer Bachus, Auburn '67, U.S. House of Representatives, Alabama
  • John Baker, USC '31, All-American football player; head coach at Iowa State
  • Leonard Baker, Northeastern '69, co-founder/retired president of group Sha Na Na
  • Robert H. Baker, Kentucky '28, professor emeritus and dean, Graduate School of Northwestern University
  • Bob Balaban, Colgate '64, actor, director, author
  • Dr. William F. Ballhaus Jr., Cal-Berkely '64, president, Martin Marietta Aero and Naval Systems
  • Peter F. Baranay, Cornell '71, president, Abro Industries, Inc.
  • Guy K. Bard, Franklin & Marshall '21, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Al Barry, USC '51, professional football playerl, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Los Angeles Chargers
  • Charles A. Bassett II, Ohio State '51, NASA Astronaut
  • David Belew, William & Mary '50, retired chairman and CEO, Beckett Paper Company
  • Ernst Benjamin, Ohio Wesleyan '55, general secretary, American Association of University Professors
  • Donald V. Bennett, Michigan State '34, General, U.S. Army and 47th Supertendent United States Military Academy, 1966-69
  • John Berardino, Southern California '36, former actor, starred as Dr. Hardy on General Hospital
  • Shelly Berman, USC '05, actor and comedian
  • Michael Berry, Georgetown '80, CEO of Kentucky Derby Festival
  • Rev. George O. Bierkoe, Muhlenberg '20, co-founder and first president, Edicott College, 1939-1971
  • Paul O. Bixler, Mount Union '26, head football coach, Ohio State University, Colgate University; assistant coach and director of player personnel, Cleveland Beowns
  • Vincent P. Blair, Ohio State '27, former general manager, Delco Products division of General Motors; founding board chair, Sinclair Community College
  • Carroll H. Blanchar, Wisconsin '31, chairman and CEO, Public Service Indiana
  • Ray C. Bliss, Akron '38, Chairman, Republican National Committee 1965-69
  • C. Neale Bogner, Baldwin-Wallace '53, dean, College of Education, Miami University
  • Ewing T. Boles, Centre '14, chairman, The Ohio Company
  • Ralph A. Boniello, Ohio '63, Justice, New York State Supreme Court
  • Peter Bosomworth, Kent '50, former chancellor, University of Kentucky Medical Center
  • William B. Boyd, USC '49, men's basketball coach, USC, 1967-1979
  • Edgar Ewing Brandon, Miami '06, co-founder of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity; acting
  • president, Miami University, 1909-10, 1926-27
  • Ned Brooks, Ohio State '22, moderator of NBC's Meet the Press, 1953-1965
  • John Y. Brown, Centre '17, U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky 1933-35
  • Norman W. Brown, Ohio State '50, former chairman and CEO, Foote, Cone and Belding Communications, Inc., former chairman, Phi Kappa Tau Foundation
  • Chester Buxton, Mount Union '23, president, Paul Smith's College

  • Gerry Carlton, Ohio University '58, vice president of Diamond Shamrock Corporation
  • Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Chalker, Mount Union '69, senior pastor, First United Methodist Church, Cleveland
  • Orbry Chamblee, Colorado State '79, Football All-American honorable mention, tackle
  • Charles F. Chapman, Cornell '30, founder, Charles F. Chapman School of Seamanship
  • Leonard F. Chapman Jr., Florida '33, General and former Commandant, United States Marine Corps
  • Leroy Chiao, Cal-Berkeley '79 , NASA astronaut
  • Jerry Clower, Mississippi State '49, professional entertainer/comedian; member of the Grand Ole Opry
  • Harry H. Coll Jr., Michigan '27, former president, Chris Craft Corporation
  • Rev. Arnold B. Come, Centre '48, professor and president, San Francisco Theological Seminary
  • E. Virgil Conway, Colgate '48, chairman of the board, MTA, New York City
  • John Cosgrove, Florida '68, Florida State Representative, 17 years, mayor of Cutler Bay, Fla.
  • William Cottingham, Purdue '53, president, General Motors Institute (now Kettering University)
  • Charles D. Cretors, Michigan Tech '61, president, C. Cretors & Co. (developers of the commercial popcorn machine, 1885).
  • James W. Curtis, Cornell '30, retired Brigadier General

  • Robert Dalva, Colgate '61, academy award nominated film editor
  • Ward Darley, Colorado '24, president, University of Colorado, 1953-56
  • Nickolas Davatzes, St.John's '60, president A&E TV network
  • Paul Deeker, Michigan State '52, professional football player, Washington Redskins
  • Donald R. Delauter, Maryland '52, retired Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force
  • Wayne E. DeLawter, Purdue '60, retired Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force
  • Dr. Vincent T. DeVita Jr., William & Mary '55, leading oncologist
  • C. Brent DeVore, Ohio '61, president, Otterbein College
  • Thomas Dinwiddie, Miami '50, retired Brigadier General U.S. Air Force
  • Otis Douglas, William & Mary '29, professional football player, Philadelphia Eagles; football coach at Akron and Arkansas
  • Mike D. Dovilla, Baldwin-Wallace '94, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio District 10; first executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council in the G.W. Bush Administration
  • Gerald A. Drew, Berkeley '22, U.S. Ambassador to Hati and Bolivia
  • Paul H. Dunn, Mississippi '38, chair, department of Geology and Geography, Mississippi State, 1934-1962
  • John R. Dunning, Nebraska Wesleyan '26, former Dean of Columbia University School of Engineering; one of three men credited with splitting the first atom, led to creation of atomic bomb (Manhattan Project)
  • Larry Dupree, Florida '66, Football All-American

  • J. Howard Edgerton, Southern California '25, chairman emeritus, California Federal Savings and Loan
  • John A. Edwards, Ohio State '57, former professional baseball player, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros
  • John T. Elfvin, Cornell '38, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • Rush Elliott, Ohio '22, dean, College of Arts and Science, Ohio University
  • Dr. Paul H. Emmett, Oregon State '25, chair, department of chemical engineering, Johns Hopkins University; member of the Manhattan Project
  • Richard W. Ervin, Florida '26, Chief Justice, Florida Supreme Court 1964-1975

  • Cliff Fenneman, Southern California '65, television and movie producer
  • John M. Fisher, Miami '46, former chairman and ceo, American Security Council
  • Malcolm Forbes, Miami '82, former publisher, Forbes Magazine
  • James Fouss, Miami '58, retired vice chairman, Roper ASW
  • Donald S. Frederick, Miami '28, inventor of Plexiglas
  • Ralph M. Freeman, Michigan '23, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan 1954-1990

  • Walter S. Gamertsfelder, Ohio '52, president, Ohio University, 1943-45
  • Byron B. Gentry, USC '30 , professional football player, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • John M. Gerrard, Nebraska Wesleyan '73, Nebraska State Supreme Court
  • Jean R. Getty, USC '50, oil executive and movie producer
  • Aurthur L. Godfrey, Michigan State '46, former
    Special Agent in Charge, United States Secret Service
  • Robert Goin,
  • Harry E. Gould Jr., Colage '57, CEO, Gould Paper Corporation
  • Fred J. Grumme, Purdue '34, retired chairman of Mayflower Corporation

  • Fred Hall, USC '35, former Kansas Governor
  • Wayne Hamilton, Ohio '67, general manager for Microsoft Corp.
  • William A. Hammond, Miami '10, developer of Drierite and founder of W. A. Hammond Drierite Company
  • Doug Harman, Nebraska Wesleyan '59, CEO, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Albert J. Harno, Illinois '22, dean of Law School and Provost, University of Illinois
  • Hal M. Herring, Miami '47, pro-football player with Cleveland Browns, Buffalo Bills; retired head coach of the Atlanta Falcons
  • Emery S. Hetrick, Ohio State '49, co-founder, Hetrick-Martin Institute
  • Henry E. Hoagland, Illinois '16, author, Corporation Finance, Real Estate Finance; professor of finance, Ohio State University
  • Don Hockensmith, Louisville '59, Boeing scientist, former private industry manager for the U.S. Space-Based Laser program 'Star Wars.'
  • William Hoffer, Purdue '88, U.S.G.A. National Mid-Amateur Champion member, United States Walker Cup Team
  • John W. Hollenbach, Muhlenberg '31, dean and vice president, Hope College
  • Robert E. Holmes, Ohio '41, Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, retired
  • George S. Howard, Ohio Wesleyan '28, retired Colonel, U.S. Air Force, former Chief of Bands and Music for the U.S. Air Force, author of his autobiography, "A Symphony in the Sky"
  • David Huber, Louisville '62, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky
  • Lew Hunter, Nebraska Wesleyan '52, screen-writer, producer and author, UCLA professor, chairman of Screen Department Emeriti

  • Paul Ignatius, Southern California '39, former secretary, United States Navy
  • Darrall Imhoff, Cal-Berkeley '68, former NBA player, New York, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Portland; vice president of Elite Sports Promotions

  • Niles Jackson, Colgate '61, Chief Justice, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Lawrence L. Jarvie, Ohio '25, executive dean, SUNY
  • Morris Jobe, Akron '38, retired president and CEO, Goodyear Aerospace Corp.
  • William H. Johnston, Westminster '69, president, Iowa Wesleyan College
  • Howard L. Jones, Colgate '37, president, Northfield Mount Hermon School, 1961-1979
  • James G. Jones, Miami '53, retired Major General, U.S. Air Force
  • H. Peter Jurgens, California-Berkeley '21, president, Almaden Vineyards; chairman, Wine Institute

  • William R. Kang, Miami '61, architect, developer and owner of Gallery of Contemporary African Art, New York
  • Charles E. Kellogg, Michigan State '24, chief of U.S. Soil Survey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1934-1971
  • James L. King, Florida '46, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • William F. Kerby, Michigan '27, retired chairman, Dow Jones Company, former president of the Wall Street Journal
  • Dr. Grayson Kirk, Miami '21, preisdent emeritus, Columbia University
  • Richard Kneedler, Franklin and Marshall '62, president of Franklin and Marshall College
  • Fred Knoth, Colorado '27, special effects head; Universal Studios 1954; Academy Award for Technical Achievement
  • Paul D. Knox, Nebraska Wesleyan '59, retired Brigadier General, North Dakota Air National Guard
  • Richard Kopf, Nebraska-Kearney '66, U. S. District Court, Nebraska
  • Charles F. Kurfess, Bowling Green State '50, former Speaker of the House, Ohio House of Representatives

  • William C. Lantaff, Florida '31, U.S. House of Representatives, Florida 1951-55
  • Scott Lauritzen, Miami '79, senior vice president, Fox Broadcasting
  • Dr. Paul C. Lauterbur, Case Western '48, 2003 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine, inventor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) used to examine brain and spinal cord tissue; professor of chemistry, University of Illinois
  • William N. Liggett, Miami '39, chair and CEO, First National Bank of Cincinnati, now part of US Bank
  • Ken Light, Michigan Tech '58, president, Lake Superior State University, 1982-86
  • Keith P. Lincoln, Washington State '59, former professional football player, San Diego Chargers; executive director of alumni relations for Washington State University
  • J. S. Livingston, USC '37, professor, Harvard Business School, 1941-71; founder, Livingston Institute
  • David R. Lloyd, East Carolina '67, CEO of Put-Putt Golf Courses of America
  • John J. Loughlin, Indiana '55, former superintendent of public instrutction, State of Indiana; vice president/provost, Ivy Tech State College

  • William Mallory, Miami '54, retired head football
    coach, Indiana University
  • James P. Maloney, UTEP '52, retired Major General, U.S. Army; former commanding general, Fort Bilss
  • Charles F. Marsh, William & Mary '33, president, Wofford College, 1958-1968
  • Egbert D. "Sonny" Maynard, Louisville '58, executive director, Microelectronics Advanced Research Corporation (MARCO)
  • Hon. Mitch McConnell, Louisville '61, United States Senator, Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • James L McCoskey, Indiana '59, retired Major Genera, U.S. Army; commanding general, Indiana Guard Reserve
  • William E. McVey, Ohio '15, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois 1951-58
  • Robert J. Meder, Miami '36, member of the Doolittle Raiders of World War II
  • Robert L. Meeks, Miami '06, founder of Cleveland chapter of NAACP
  • Ken Mehlman, Franklin & Marshall '85, Chairman, Republic National Committee; campaign manager for Bush-Cheney '04.
  • Arthur Metheney, William and Mary '35, former baseball player, New York Yankees; professor emeritus Baseball Coach, Old Dominion University
  • Peter A. Michel, Colgate '62, CEO, General Fiber Communications (GFC)
  • William A. Miller, Penn State '43, retired chairman, Durkee Famous Foods, Inc.
  • James B. Milliken, Centre '18, Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals (now Kentucky Supreme Court)1951-75, chief justice 1956-57, 1963-64, 1971-73
  • Robert L. Mills, Kentucky '35, president, Georgetown College, 1959-1978.
  • James Moeller, Nebraska Wesleyan '52, Vice Chief Justice, Arizona State Supreme Court, 1987-98
  • Monroe Moosnick, Transylvania '53, chair, division of natural science and math, Transylvania University
  • Hugh M. Morris, Delaware '30, judge, U.S. District Court for the the District of Delaware
  • Dr. Joel L. Morrison, Miami '59, noted cartographer, professor emeritus and former director,
  • Dr. Roger Morse, Cornell '48, chair, Cornell department of entomology; renowned expert on beekeeping
  • Cecil A. Moyer, Miami '28, directorm Center for International Education and Research in Accounting, University of Illinois
  • Carl E. Mundy Jr., Auburn ’55, retired General, former Commandant, United States Marine Corp 1991-95
  • William A. Miller, Louisville '59, retired group vice president of Amoco Corp., Chemical

  • Floyd R. Newman, Cornell '57, chairman, Ashland Oil Co., major benefactor to Cornell University
  • Paul Newman, Ohio '43, actor, philanthropist, director, race car driver
  • Fredrick Nolde, Muhlenberg '18, dean, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia; first director of the World Council of Churches, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA)

  • James D. Oberweis, Illinois '65, candidate for Governor of Illinois (2006), owner of Oberweis Dairy
  • Paul F. Opp, Mount Union '15, founder, Alpha Psi Omega honor society in Theater
  • Patton Oswalt, William & Mary '89, actor, comedian

  • Jerry D. Page, USC '36, Major General, U.S. Air Force; commandant, Air War College
  • Don Phillips, University of Texas-Austin '82, president and CEO, Morningstar Inc.
  • Alan J. Pickering, University of Kansas '48, national training director with YMCA; consultant to 79 Presbyterian churches in Tampa Bay, Florida
  • Stevan Porter, Miami '73, president, Americas, InterContinental Hotels Group
  • W. Zev Putterman, Colgate '46, former producer, recipient of 13 Emmy awards; currently executive director, Amity Foundation

  • Smith L. Rairdon, Ohio State '22, former CEO of Owens-Illinois Glass Company
  • Roy Raymond Jr., California-Berkeley '55, president, Raymond Vineyards
  • Albert G. Redmond, Michigan State '46, co-founder, Arvin Industries
  • Stockton Reeves, Florida '84, former chair, College Republican National Committee
  • William C. Rhodenbaugh, Miami '50, CEO, Kutol Products Co.
  • Virgil Richard, Oklahoma State '57, retired Brigadier General, U.S. Army
  • Ross Roeder, Michigan Tech '58, CEO of Smart and Final Inc.
  • Frank M. Rudy, Case Western Reserve '48, inventor of Nike Air Sole
  • Joel S. Rudy, Bethany '60, dean of students emeritus, Ohio University
  • Louis J. Rumaggi, Miami '18, Major General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • W. Arthur Rush, Bethany '25, owner and CEO of Art Rush Inc.
  • Cornelius E. Ryan, Berkeley '31, Major General and Commander, 101st Airborne, 1950-51
  • Kenneth L. Ryskamp, Miami '54, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

  • David E. Sams Jr., Louisville '64, retired president, Massachussetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.
  • Thomas C. Sawyer, Akron '66, former United States Congressman, Ohio
  • Winston H. Schleef, Wasington '35, retired Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy
  • William Schwendler, New York '32, chairman, Grumman Aircraft Co.
  • Peter A. Sears, Colgate '57, founder and president, S.R. One Ltd., venture capital fund of Smith Kline Beecham
  • Philip F. Searle, Cornell '47, retired chairman, SunTrust Banks of Florida
  • A. Wiley Sherwood, Renssellaer '33, founding chair, department of aerospace engineering, University of Maryland
  • John Shirey, Purdue '68, former city manager, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Harold H. Short, Colorado State '36, chairman, Flatiron Companies; past national president
  • James C. Schroeder, Miami '63, vice president for development, Ohio State; president, The Ohio State Foundation
  • William H. Shideler, Miami '06, co-founder of Phi Kappa Tau; founder and chair of geology, Miami University, 1910-1957
  • Clifford D. Shields, Mount Union '41, former president, Mount Union College
  • Thomas Sieg, Nebraska Wesleyan '55, partner, Gastronomy Inc., Sal Lake City restaurant group
  • Donald E. Snyder Sr., Cornell '49, retired treasurer, Eastman Kodak, chairman and CEO, Eastman Kodak Savings and Loan and Kodak Credit Corp., chairman of Corporate Officers and Directors, Assurance Ltd.
  • Joseph K. Spiers, NC State '56, retired Major General, U.S. Air Force; commander Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base
  • Laddie L. Stahl, Purdue '39, retired Major General, U.S. Army
  • Albert L. Stephens, USC '33, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1937-1965

  • J. Judson Taylor, Coe '29, former president and CEO, Western Airlines
  • W. Robert Thurber, Nebraska Wesleyan '57, physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • John E. Trainer Jr., Muhlenberg '63, president, The Bolles School

  • George V. Voinovich, Ohio '56, former Ohio Governor
  • Ernest H. Volwiler, Miami '11, former chairman, Abbott Laboratories; inventor of sodium pentothal; inducted into Inventor's Hall of Fame, 1986

  • Graydon D. Webb, Ohio State '69, entrepreneur and founder of G.D. Ritzy's Restaurants
  • Kenneth Wells, Akron '38, president and founder, Freedom Foundation
  • James J. Whalen, Franklin & Marshall '47, president, Ithica College, 1975-1997
  • Verne M. Willaman, Penn State '49, chairman, Ortho Pharmaceutical; benefactor to Penn State
  • H. David Willey, Colgate '49, retired VP, Morgan Stanley; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Broward Williams, Florida '32, Treasurer, State of Florida
  • Edwin R. Williams, Nebraska Wesleyan '61, physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Harry V. Williams, University of Pennsylvania '26, retired chairman of the board and CEO of Hartford Insurance Company
  • Rev. Dr. Rodney E. Wilmoth, Nebraska Wesleyan '57, retired senior pastor, Hennepin Avenue Methodist Church, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Alan S. Wilson, Ohio Wesleyan '29, former president, Hillyer College (now part of University of Hartford)
  • Joseph C. Wilson Jr., Miami '62, retired Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force

  • Matthew Yuricich, Miami '46, Academy Award winner for visual effects

  • Dr. Ira F. Zartman, Muhlenberg '20 , chief of reactor physics, Oak Ridge Labratory

 


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