25 Notable alumni of
Bishop's University

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Bishop's University is 1725th in the world, 620th in North America, and 36th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 25 notable alumni from Bishop's University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Michael Ondaatje

    Michael Ondaatje
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1943-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    university teacherpoetauthorscreenwriterwriter
    Biography

    Philip Michael Ondaatje is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, fiction writer, essayist, novelist, editor, and filmmaker.

  2. Allen Chastanet

    Allen Chastanet
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Allen Michael Chastanet is a Saint Lucian businessman and politician who served as Prime Minister of Saint Lucia from 2016 to 2021. He is currently the Opposition Leader of Saint Lucia and the political leader of the United Workers Party as well as the parliamentary representative for Micoud South constituency.

  3. Larry Smith

    Larry Smith
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    Canadian football playerpolitician
    Biography

    Larry W. Smith, CQ is a Canadian athlete, businessperson and member of the Senate of Canada. He served as Leader of the Opposition in the Senate from April 2017 until November 2019.

  4. Maude Abbott

    Maude Abbott
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1869-1940 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    pathologistcardiologistphysiciantechnical writeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Maude Elizabeth Seymour Abbott was a Canadian physician, among Canada's earliest female medical graduates, and an internationally known expert on congenital heart disease. She was one of the first women to obtain a BA from McGill University.

  5. Jim Corcoran

    Jim Corcoran
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1949-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    radio personalitysongwritersinger
    Biography

    James Ashley Corcoran is a Canadian singer-songwriter and former broadcaster.

  6. Francis Reginald Scott

    Francis Reginald Scott
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1899-1985 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    poetlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Francis Reginald Scott, commonly known as Frank Scott or F. R. Scott, was a lawyer, Canadian poet, intellectual, and constitutional scholar. He helped found the first Canadian social democratic party, the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, and its successor, the New Democratic Party. He won Canada's top literary prize, the Governor General's Award, twice, once for poetry and once for non-fiction. He was married to artist Marian Dale Scott.

  7. Robert Ghiz

    Robert Ghiz
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Watson Joseph Ghiz is a Canadian politician who served as the 31st premier of Prince Edward Island from 2007 to 2015. He is the son of the 27th premier, Joe Ghiz. On November 13, 2014 Ghiz announced he would be resigning as Premier in early 2015 as soon as the Liberal Party elected a new leader.

  8. Damian Pettigrew

    Damian Pettigrew
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Damian Pettigrew (March 10, 1963) is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, author, and multimedia artist, best known for his cinematic portraits of Balthus, Federico Fellini, and Jean Giraud.

  9. J. K. L. Ross

    J. K. L. Ross
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1876-1951 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Commander John Kenneth Leveson "Jack" Ross, CBE was a Canadian businessman, sportsman, thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder, and philanthropist. He is best remembered for winning the first United States Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing in 1919 with his Hall of Fame colt, Sir Barton. In 1911, he set the world record for catching the largest tuna (680 lb; 308 kg) by rod and line at St. Anns, Nova Scotia. After his father, he was the second Canadian to be made a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron.

  10. Scott Griffin

    Scott Griffin
    Years
    1938-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Scott Griffin, is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist best known for founding the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2000, one of the world's most generous poetry awards, and Poetry In Voice, a bilingual recitation competition for Canadian high schools. Celebrating its 20th year in 2020, the Griffin Poetry Prize has become known as the most adventurous and generous international literary award. Griffin has been interviewed on CBC Radio, discussing the genesis of his love for poetry, reading from his favourite works and paying tribute to poet Seamus Heaney, who received the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award in 2012.

  11. William Heneker

    William Heneker
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1867-1939 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    General Sir William Charles Giffard Heneker, KCB, KCMG, DSO was a Canadian soldier who served with the British Army in West Africa, India, and then later on the Western Front during the First World War. A notable military strategist and tactician, he became one of the most experienced and highly decorated Canadians in the British Empire, and one of only a handful of Canadians to reach the rank of full general.

  12. Frederick George Scott

    Frederick George Scott
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1861-1944 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Frederick George Scott was for the first part of his life an Anglican priest and a Canadian poet to whom the Canadian literary establishment gave the epithet "Poet of the Laurentians." He was associated with Canada's Confederation Poets, and wrote 13 books of Christian and patriotic poetry, often using the natural world to convey deeper spiritual meaning.

  13. George Siber

    George Siber
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1944-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    virologistimmunologistphysician
    Biography

    George Rainer Siber is a medical researcher and vaccine expert with 47 years of experience in developing numerous vaccines, therapeutic antibodies, and diagnostic agents for infectious diseases.

  14. William Price

    William Price
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1867-1924 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Sir William Price was a Canadian businessman and politician.

  15. William P. Anderson

    William P. Anderson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1851-1927 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    civil engineerengineergeographer
    Biography

    Colonel William Patrick Anderson was a Canadian civil engineer. He was Superintendent of Lighthouses for almost 40 years, and was responsible for many of the more notable lighthouses in Canada.

  16. Steve Shanahan

    Steve Shanahan
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Biography

    Steven Léo Shanahan is a politician in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has served on the Montreal City Council from 2013 to 2017 as a member of Vrai changement pour Montréal.

  17. Cameron Hughes

    Cameron Hughes
    Years
    1971-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    athlete
    Biography

    Cameron Hughes is a Canadian crowd igniter, professional speaker and sports entertainer..

  18. Nick Poloniato

    Nick Poloniato
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1987-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    bobsledderCanadian football player
    Biography

    Nick Poloniato is a University football player and bobsledder. A graduate of Bishop's University where he was a member of the Bishop's Gaiters football team. He competed at several World Cup and international competitions, finishing 5th in the Two-man event at the 2017 FIBT World Championships. Nick went on to compete at the 2018 Olympics for Canada. He finished his career after the 2019 World Cup Season.

  19. Frederick Edmund Meredith

    Frederick Edmund Meredith
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1862-1941 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Frederick Edmund Meredith was a Canadian lawyer and businessman. He was the 8th Chancellor of Bishop's University; President of the Mount Royal Club; Bâtonnier of the Bar of Montreal; President of the Montreal Victorias for three of their Stanley Cup championships in the late 1890s, and Chief Counsel to the CPR at the inquest into the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland.

  20. Andy Keen

    Andy Keen
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    cinematographer
    Biography

    Andrew "Andy" John David Keen is a Canadian documentary filmmaker whose films include Bobcaygeon starring The Tragically Hip, Escarpment Blues starring Sarah Harmer, and the documentary Seven Painters Seven Places (1999). He was a director of photography on "Know Your Mushrooms" (2009), directed by Ron Mann. Keen has worked as director and cameraman on numerous television commercials and music videos, and in 2010 he was honoured with a Webby Award in the category of Activism for a series of online videos he produced for The Canadian Stem Cell Foundation. Bobcaygeon is a feature film about Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip and their riotous concert in Bobcaygeon. The film had its World Premiere at the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and in April 2013 won the Juno Award for Music DVD of the Year.

  21. John Sewell Sanborn

    John Sewell Sanborn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1819-1877 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepolitician
    Biography

    John Sewell Sanborn was a Canadian educator, lawyer, judge and political figure. Some sources give his middle name as Sewall.

  22. George Thorneloe

    George Thorneloe
    Years
    1848-1935 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    George Thorneloe was a Canadian Anglican bishop at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.

  23. Robert Newton Hall

    Robert Newton Hall
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1836-1907 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepolitician
    Biography

    Robert Newton Hall, was a lawyer, educator, judge and political figure in Quebec, Canada. He represented Town of Sherbrooke in the House of Commons of Canada from 1882 to 1891 as a Liberal-Conservative member.

  24. James King

    James King
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1848-1900 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James King was a Canadian businessman and politician.

  25. Louis-Edmond Panneton

    Louis-Edmond Panneton
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1848-1935 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepolitician
    Biography

    Louis-Edmond Panneton was a lawyer, judge, educator and political figure in Quebec. He represented Sherbrooke in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1892 to 1900 as a Conservative.