100 Notable alumni of
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

The Citadel Military College of South Carolina is 981st in the world, 358th in North America, and 336th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the Citadel Military College of South Carolina sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Robert Jordan

    Robert Jordan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2007 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    military officernovelistscience fiction writerwriter
    Biography

    James Oliver Rigney Jr., better known by his pen name Robert Jordan, was an American author of epic fantasy. He is known best for his series The Wheel of Time (finished by Brandon Sanderson after Jordan's death) which comprises 14 books and a prequel novel. He is one of several writers to have written original Conan the Barbarian novels; his are considered some of the best of the non-Robert E. Howard efforts by fans. Jordan also published historical fiction using the pseudonym Reagan O'Neal, a western as Jackson O'Reilly, and dance criticism as Chang Lung. Jordan claimed to have ghostwritten an "international thriller" that is still believed to have been written by someone else.

  2. Nancy Mace

    Nancy Mace
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nancy Ruth Mace is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district since 2021. Her district includes much of the state's share of the East Coast, from Charleston to Hilton Head Island.

  3. Pat Conroy

    Pat Conroy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-2016 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    screenwriternovelistbasketball playerwriter
    Biography

    Donald Patrick Conroy was an American author who wrote several acclaimed novels and memoirs; his books The Water is Wide, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini were made into films, the latter two being Oscar nominated. He is recognized as a leading figure of late-20th century Southern literature.

  4. Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr

    Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Studied in 1979
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Kenneth Franklin McKenzie Jr. is a retired United States Marine Corps general who served as the 14th commander of the United States Central Command from March 28, 2019 to April 1, 2022. He served as Director of the Joint Staff from July 5, 2017 after having previously served for two years as Director of Strategic Plans and Policy (J-5) on the Joint Staff.

  5. Mike Clevinger

    Mike Clevinger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Michael Anthony Clevinger is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Cleveland Indians.

  6. Ernest Hollings

    Ernest Hollings
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1922-2019 (aged 97)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    In 1942 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings was an American politician who served as a United States senator from South Carolina from 1966 to 2005. A conservative Democrat, he was also the 106th governor of South Carolina, the 77th lieutenant governor of South Carolina, and a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives. He served alongside Democrat turned Republican Senator Strom Thurmond for 36 years, making them the longest-serving Senate duo in history. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living former U.S. senator.

  7. Glenn M. Walters

    Glenn M. Walters
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    Glenn Michael Walters is a retired United States Marine Corps general, who served as the 34th Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps from 2016 to 2018. He was appointed as the 20th President of his alma mater, The Citadel, on April 12, 2018.

  8. Randolph Bresnik

    Randolph Bresnik
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    astronautmilitary officerfighter pilot
    Biography

    Randolph James "Komrade" Bresnik is a retired officer in the United States Marine Corps and an active NASA astronaut. A Marine Aviator by trade, Bresnik was selected as a member of NASA Astronaut Group 19 in May 2004. He first launched to space on STS-129, then served as Flight Engineer for Expedition 52, and as ISS Commander for Expedition 53.

  9. Johnson Hagood

    Johnson Hagood
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1829-1898 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    Johnson Hagood was a planter, soldier and military officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, reaching the rank of Brigadier General in the state militia and regular Confederate Army in 1862.

  10. Francis M. Beaudette

    Francis M. Beaudette
    Biography

    Lieutenant General Francis M. Beaudette is a retired United States Army officer who served as the commanding general of the United States Army Special Operations Command from 2018 to 2021.

  11. J. Yancey McGill

    J. Yancey McGill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Yancey McGill is an American politician from South Carolina. He was a member of the state Senate from 1989 to 2014. He served as the 90th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina from June 2014 to January 2015. As of 2022, he is the last Democrat to serve in a statewide position in South Carolina.

  12. Evander M. Law

    Evander M. Law
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1836-1920 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Evander McIver Law was an author, teacher, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

  13. Micah Jenkins

    Micah Jenkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1835-1864 (aged 29)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Micah Jenkins, was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness.

  14. Tim Valentine

    Tim Valentine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2015 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Itimous Thaddeus "Tim" Valentine Jr. was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina from 1983 to 1995.

  15. Joseph P. Riley, Jr

    Joseph P. Riley, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    mayorpolitician
    Biography

    Joseph Patrick Riley Jr. is an American politician who was the Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina. He was one of the longest serving mayors in the United States that is still living, having served 10 terms starting on December 15, 1975, and ending on January 11, 2016.

  16. Steve Pettit

    Steve Pettit
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Stephen Davis Pettit, Sr. is an American Christian evangelist and academic administrator serving as the fifth president of Bob Jones University.

  17. Thomas D. Howie

    Thomas D. Howie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1944 (aged 36)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Major Thomas Dry Howie was a United States Army Infantry Officer and Battalion Commander in the 29th Infantry Division who was killed in action during the Battle of Normandy in World War II while leading his unit in an effort to capture the strategic French town of Saint-Lô. He became immortalized as "The Major of St. Lo".

  18. John C. West

    John C. West
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1922-2004 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    lawyerdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    John Carl West, Sr. was an American Democratic Party politician who served as the 109th governor of South Carolina from 1971 to 1975. From 1977 to 1981, he was the United States ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

  19. Michael Ferriter

    Michael Ferriter
    Biography

    Michael Ferriter is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General. He served as commanding general of the United States Army Installation Management Command/U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management from 2011 until 2014. During his career he has participated in Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, and served three tours of duty in Iraq. On June 19, 2018, he was named president and CEO of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio.

  20. James B. Vaught

    James B. Vaught
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2013 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    James Benjamin Vaught was a United States Army Lieutenant General who fought in the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. In South Korea he served as a company commander in the 24th Infantry Division and in 1967, in South Vietnam, on his first tour he served as the commanding officer of the 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry. He has also played a major role in numerous United States Special Forces operations. He was the overall commander of Operation Eagle Claw, the failed rescue mission of U.S. hostages in Iran in 1980.

  21. Kenneth Bowra

    Kenneth Bowra
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    soldier
    Biography

    Kenneth Rhodes Bowra is a retired major general who served in the US Army from 1970 to 2003. Bowra saw service with US special forces in the Vietnam War and Cambodian Civil War and has worked with the Central Intelligence Agency and Joint Special Operations Command. He later fought in the US Invasion of Grenada and in the Somali Civil War and First Gulf War. In 1998 he was given command of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School and in 2000 was deputy commander of NATO's Kosovo Force. Retiring in 2003 he is now a diplomat with the US State Department in Saudi Arabia.

  22. Steve Buyer

    Steve Buyer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    In 1980 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Stephen Earle Buyer is a former American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district, and previously the 5th district, serving from 1993 until 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. In 2012 Buyer started working for R.J. Reynolds, promoting the use of smokeless tobacco.

  23. John W. Rosa

    John W. Rosa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    military officerAmerican football player
    Biography

    John William Rosa Jr. is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General who served as President of his alma mater The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina from 2006 to 2018. While on active duty, Rosa also served as the sixteenth Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy.

  24. Gresham Barrett

    Gresham Barrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    In 1983 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    business executivepolitician
    Biography

    James Gresham Barrett is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district from 2003 to 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he was a candidate for its nomination for Governor of South Carolina in the 2010 election. A resident of Westminster, South Carolina, the district he represented runs along the Savannah River in the northwestern part of the state.

  25. Bob Hall

    Bob Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Lee Hall III, known as Bob Hall, is an American politician who is a Republican member of the Texas State Senate. Aligned with the Tea Party movement, he succeeded fellow Republican Bob Deuell, whom he unseated by three hundred votes in the Republican runoff election held on May 27, 2014.

  26. William Northrop

    William Northrop
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    William Warren "Will" Northrop was an American-born military historian, investigator and writer. He was best known for the controversy regarding his claims of military and combat service in the Vietnam War, and prior to that for his role in the so-called "Brokers of Death" arms case, a precursor to the Iran–Contra scandal in 1986. He was a writer and wrote articles over the years for such diverse venues as Penthouse, New Dimensions magazine, and The Jerusalem Post. He also wrote several articles in Recall, the magazine of the North Carolina Military Historical Society, mostly battle analyses.

  27. Charles E. Daniel

    Charles E. Daniel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1964 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Charles Ezra Daniel was a United States Senator from South Carolina and founder of Daniel International Corporation.

  28. Bernard L. Austin

    Bernard L. Austin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1902-1979 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    military officersubmariner
    Biography

    Bernard Lige Austin was a Vice Admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War and command of submarines and surface ship forces, during which he became a distinguished combat commander of destroyers. He also commanded the United States Second Fleet, held numerous diplomatic, educational, and administrative staff positions, and a served a lengthy tour of duty as President of the Naval War College.

  29. Edwin A. Pollock

    Edwin A. Pollock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1899-1982 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Edwin Allen Pollock was a United States Marine Corps General and a highly decorated combat veteran of World War II and Korea; he commanded both the 1st and 2d Marine Divisions and is the only man to have served as commanding general of both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleet Marine Force. He had been advanced to the rank of general upon retirement by reason of having been specially commended in combat.

  30. George Bell Timmerman

    George Bell Timmerman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1912-1994 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    George Bell Timmerman Jr. was an American politician and World War II veteran who served as the 105th governor of South Carolina from 1955 to 1959. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the state's 76th lieutenant governor from 1947 to 1955.

  31. James Lide Coker

    James Lide Coker
    Years
    1837-1918 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Major James Lide Coker was a businessman, merchant, industrialist, Christian philanthropist, and Civil War veteran, and the founder of Sonoco Products Company and Coker College. He was called "The Major" after his service in the Confederate Army.

  32. William W. Hartzog

    William W. Hartzog
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    William White Hartzog was a United States Army General whose commands during his 35-year career include the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, the 1st Infantry Division, and United States Army South. He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  33. William H. Brandenburg

    William H. Brandenburg
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    William H. Brandenburg is a retired major general in the United States Army. He last served as Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army, Pacific, August 8, 2003. Prior to his last assignment, he was Deputy Commanding General for Training and Readiness, I Corps and Fort Lewis. From November 29, 2004, until December 1, 2005, he deployed to Iraq as Deputy Commanding General and Commanding General Task Force 134.

  34. William M. Steele

    William M. Steele
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    William Michael Steele is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General who commanded major organizations including U.S. Army, Pacific, the Combined Arms Center and the 82d Airborne Division. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he graduated from The Citadel in 1967 and earned a Master of Arts in Management from Webster University in St. Louis. His military education includes the National War College.

  35. Henry E. Brown

    Henry E. Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    business executivepolitician
    Biography

    Henry Edward Brown Jr. is an American politician who was the U.S. representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district from 2001 to 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. He did not stand for re-election in 2010.

  36. Claudius E. Watts III

    Claudius E. Watts III
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Biography

    Claudius Elmer "Bud" Watts III is a retired United States Air Force lieutenant general and past president of The Citadel serving from 1989 to 1996. Watts Barracks is named in his honor.

  37. Frank Libutti

    Frank Libutti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Frank Libutti is a retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General who also served as the head of the New York City Police Department's Counter Terrorism Bureau, Deputy Police Commissioner, and oversaw the Department of Homeland Security's intelligence operations as Undersecretary for Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection. Libutti's military career included time spent in Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Kenya and Somalia among assignments within the United States during which he oversaw more than 80,000 Marines.

  38. Thomas S. James, Jr

    Thomas S. James, Jr
    Biography

    Thomas S. James Jr. is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who last served as the 39th Commanding General of the First United States Army headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. He held his latest position from October 29, 2018 to July 8, 2021, after having previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff for United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea.

  39. Ryan Aument

    Ryan Aument
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ryan P. Aument is an American politician and Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 36th district. Prior to his election to the State Senate in 2014, he served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, for the 41st District, which includes portions of Lancaster County.

  40. James T. Moore

    James T. Moore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1953 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    United States Naval Aviator
    Biography

    Lieutenant General James Tillinghast Moore was a decorated Officer and aviator in the United States Marine Corps, he is most noted for his service as Commanding General of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing during World War II.

  41. William Porcher DuBose

    William Porcher DuBose
    Years
    1836-1918 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    William Porcher DuBose was an American priest, author, and theologian in the Episcopal Church in the United States. After service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, in which he became a chaplain in his cousin's regiment, DuBose served as a Professor, Chaplain, and Dean of Theology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Later he served as Chaplain at Fairmount College in Monteagle, Tennessee (currently the DuBose Conference Center, named after William Porcher DuBose) and as priest-in-charge at the nearby Chapel of the Holy Comforter.

  42. Cameron Wells

    Cameron Wells
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Cameron Louis Wells is an American basketball player for Medi Bayreuth of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball with The Citadel Bulldogs.

  43. Thom Goolsby

    Thom Goolsby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Cowart Goolsby is a former Republican North Carolina State Senator representing New Hanover County.

  44. Dave Roberts

    Dave Roberts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David W. Roberts is an American politician from Solana Beach, California. He was the county supervisor for San Diego County from 2012 to 2016, representing district 3, which includes portions of San Diego and most of north San Diego County. He was formerly the Mayor of Solana Beach. He is a Democrat.

  45. Jack B. Farris

    Jack B. Farris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2019 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Jack Brodie Farris was a United States Army lieutenant general who commanded the military ground forces during Operation Urgent Fury, the United States invasion of Grenada in 1983; at the time of his retirement in 1991 he was deputy commander of the United States Pacific Command in Hawaii.

  46. John Kimmons

    John Kimmons
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in history
    Biography

    John Frederick "Jeff" Kimmons is a retired American lieutenant general, who served as United States Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Commanding General, United States Army Intelligence and Security Command and chief of staff to the Director of National Intelligence. He was instrumental in the development of Army Field Manual, FM 2-22.3, Human Intelligence Collector Operations, which was the Army's response to actions at Abu Ghraib prison. Kimmons retired from active service on December 1, 2010, after 35 years.

  47. William Stewart Simkins

    William Stewart Simkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1842-1929 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    William Stewart Simkins was a Confederate soldier and professor of law at the University of Texas at Austin. While a Citadel cadet, he quite possibly fired the first shot of the American Civil War.

  48. Morris Robinson

    Morris Robinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger
    Biography

    Morris DeRhon Robinson is an American bass opera singer and former All-American college football player who has performed with the Metropolitan Opera at Carnegie Hall, at La Scala in Milan, Italy, at the Sydney Opera House and in numerous other opera houses throughout the United States and internationally. He has also served as an artistic advisor to the Cincinnati Opera, artist-in-residence for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Resident Artist at Harvard University. He was the first African-American artist to sign with a major classical record label.

  49. Ellison Capers

    Ellison Capers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1837-1908 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Ellison Capers was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, theologian, college Professor and administrator from South Carolina.

  50. George M. Seignious

    George M. Seignious
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2005 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Lieutenant General George Marion Seignious U.S. Army was a distinguished military leader, diplomat and college president.

  51. Robert Poydasheff

    Robert Poydasheff
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2020 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Robert Stephen Poydasheff was an American attorney and politician who served one term as mayor of Columbus, Georgia, from 2003 to 2007. A retired military officer, he served in the United States Army for twenty-four years, retiring at the rank of colonel.

  52. Charles J. Girard

    Charles J. Girard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-1970 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Charles J. Girard was a brigadier general in the United States Army. Assigned to head the Capital Military Assistance Command in Saigon in November 1969, he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage two months later, becoming one of the highest-ranking American officers to die in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

  53. John Thomas Kennedy

    John Thomas Kennedy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1885-1969 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Brigadier General John Thomas Kennedy was an Officer in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War and the last surviving US veteran of the war to receive the medal.

  54. Hugh Smith Thompson

    Hugh Smith Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1836-1904 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hugh Smith Thompson was the 81st Governor of South Carolina, from 1882 to 1886.

  55. Charles C. Tew

    Charles C. Tew
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1827-1862 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Charles Courtenay Tew was a colonel in the Confederate States Army and was killed in action at the Battle of Antietam during the American Civil War.

  56. Stephen C. Evans

    Stephen C. Evans
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    naval officer
    Biography

    Stephen Carl Evans is a retired rear admiral in the United States Navy, and is the former Commander of Carrier Strike Group 2.

  57. William O. Brice

    William O. Brice
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1898-1972 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    William Oscar Brice, CBE was a United States Marine Corps General and a veteran of the Korean War, the World War II fight for the Solomon Islands and pre-war expeditionary duty in Haiti and China. He last served at Pearl Harbor as commanding general, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, after more than three years at Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as Director of Aviation.

  58. Glenn K. Rieth

    Glenn K. Rieth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Biography

    Major General Glenn K. Rieth served as Adjutant General of New Jersey and the commander of the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard, which compose the New Jersey Department of Military Affairs. His service began in March 2002 and ended with his resignation in December 2011.

  59. Barnwell R. Legge

    Barnwell R. Legge
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1891-1949 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Barnwell Rhett Legge was a highly decorated United States Army Brigadier General and combat leader. He is most noted as one of the most decorated U.S. Military members of World War I and as Military Attaché to Switzerland during World War II.

  60. James Culbertson

    James Culbertson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    James B. Culbertson served as the United States Ambassador to the Netherlands until 2009. Appointed by President George W. Bush, Culbertson was commissioned as ambassador on July 10, 2008. He presented his credentials to Queen Beatrix on August 13, 2008.

  61. W. R. Alford

    W. R. Alford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-2003 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    mathematicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Robert "Red" Alford was an American mathematician who worked in the fields of topology and number theory.

  62. Langhorne A. Motley

    Langhorne A. Motley
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    businesspersondiplomat
    Biography

    Langhorne Anthony "Tony" Motley is a former United States Ambassador to Brazil (1981–83) and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1983–85). He is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy and Council on Foreign Relations. Ambassador Motley has a wife and two children. He received his Bachelor of Arts from The Citadel in 1960.

  63. John Palms

    John Palms
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    John Michael Palms is an American military officer, nuclear physicist and college professor who also served as president of the University of South Carolina and Georgia State University.

  64. Carmen J. Cavezza

    Carmen J. Cavezza
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in political science
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Carmen James Cavezza is a retired United States Army lieutenant general. He is a former commander of the I Corps at Fort Lewis, Washington, Commander at Fort Benning, Georgia, Commander at Fort Ord, California, Assistant Commander, 82nd Airborne Division and Commanding General, United States Army Infantry Center and School at Fort Benning, Georgia. Cavezza retired in 1994.

  65. David Wilson

    David Wilson
    Biography

    Major General David Wilson is a general officer in the United States Army who serves as the Commanding General of 8th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, since June 16, 2020. He previously served as the Director J/U-4, United States Forces Korea/United Nations Command/Deputy Director, C4 Combined Forces Command located in Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea and as the 40th Chief of Ordnance and Commandant of the United States Army Ordnance School at Fort Lee, Virginia.

  66. Bill Nettles

    Bill Nettles
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    William Norman Nettles is an American lawyer. He served as the United States attorney for the District of South Carolina from 2010 to 2016.

  67. Eric Vollmecke

    Eric Vollmecke
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Major General Eric W. Vollmecke is a retired Air Force general. He was the Air National Guard Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, United States Air Forces in Europe/Air Forces Africa. He was formerly the Assistant Adjutant General - Air, West Virginia National Guard, Charleston, West Virginia.

  68. Horace Ellis Crouch

    Horace Ellis Crouch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2005 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Lieutenant Colonel Horace Ellis Crouch was an American military aviator whose career included service with the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force, he was a combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War who served as one of the crewmembers on the Doolittle Raid.

  69. Lewie G. Merritt

    Lewie G. Merritt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1897-1974 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Lewie Griffith Merritt was a Major General and early aviator in the United States Marine Corps. Merritt served over 30 years in the Marine Corps, including service in World War I at Belleau Wood and as an aviator during World War II in both the European and Pacific Theaters. After retiring from the Marine Corps, Merritt practiced law in South Carolina.

  70. William J. Luti

    William J. Luti
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    William J. Luti served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Defense Policy and Strategy for the National Security Council in the administration of President George W. Bush.

  71. W. D. Workman, Jr

    W. D. Workman, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1990 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    radio personalityjournalist
    Biography

    William Douglas Workman Jr., was a journalist, author, and a pioneer in the development of the 20th century South Carolina Republican Party. He carried his party's banner as a candidate for the United States Senate in 1962 and for the governorship in 1982. He lost to Democratic Party candidates Olin D. Johnston and Richard Riley, respectively.

  72. Maurice G. Burnside

    Maurice G. Burnside
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1902-1991 (aged 89)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Studied in 1920-1922
    Occupations
    teacherauthorbusiness executivepolitician
    Biography

    Maurice Gwinn Burnside was a professor, tobacco warehouse manager, and U.S. Representative from Huntington, West Virginia.

  73. George W. Croft

    George W. Croft
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1846-1904 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    George William Croft was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, father of Theodore Gaillard Croft.

  74. James Robert Mann

    James Robert Mann
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2010 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    lawyermilitary officerpolitician
    Biography

    James Robert Mann was a World War II soldier, lawyer and Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina.

  75. Donald E. Rosenblum

    Donald E. Rosenblum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Biography

    Donald Edward Rosenblum is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General. He is an alumnus of The Citadel, Class of 1951.

  76. George Bray McMillan

    George Bray McMillan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-1944 (aged 28)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Lieutenant Colonel George Bray McMillan was a United States Army Air Forces fighter pilot, Squadron Commander, combat "ace" and member of the American Volunteer Group better known as the Flying Tigers.

  77. William L. McKittrick

    William L. McKittrick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1897-1984 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    United States Naval Aviator
    Biography

    William Lake McKittrick was a decorated aviation officer of the United States Marine Corps with the rank of major general. He is most noted for his service as commanding officer of the Marine Aircraft Group 24 during the Bougainville Campaign and later as Air Defense Commander during the Battle of Saipan.

  78. James Grimsley, Jr

    James Grimsley, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2013 (aged 92)
    Biography

    James Alexander Grimsley Jr., was a United States Army Major General and combat veteran of two wars who also served as President of his alma mater, The Citadel from 1980 to 1989.

  79. Harry K. Pickett

    Harry K. Pickett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1888-1965 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Major General Harry Kleinbeck Pickett was a United States Marine Corps Officer who has the distinction of having been present at the start of both world wars; he was serving as commanding officer of the Marine barracks at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and is most noted for leading the unit that trained both Marine and Army amphibious units in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

  80. Carlos Hopkins

    Carlos Hopkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Carlos LeMont Hopkins is an American attorney and National Guard soldier. Previously serving as counsel to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, he was selected to serve as Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs following the departure of John C. Harvey Jr. in 2017, and was retained in that post when Ralph Northam took office as Governor in January 2018.

  81. James M. Farr

    James M. Farr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1874-1958 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    university teacher
    Biography

    James Marion Farr was an American university professor and academic administrator. Farr was a native of South Carolina, and earned bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees before beginning his career as a professor of English language and literature. He was the interim president of the University of Florida from 1927 until 1928, and also served as the university's first vice president from 1905 to 1934.

  82. Herbert Beckington

    Herbert Beckington
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2007 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Herbert L. Beckington was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general who served in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War. He later served as the first inspector general for the United States Agency for International Development.

  83. Edward C. Mann

    Edward C. Mann
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1880-1931 (aged 51)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Edward Coke Mann was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

  84. Edward Fuller Witsell

    Edward Fuller Witsell
    Years
    1891-1969 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Edward Fuller Witsell was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General from 1946 to 1951. General Witsell was a 1911 graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina and a World War I veteran.

  85. Charles Cecil Wyche

    Charles Cecil Wyche
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1885-1966 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Charles Cecil Wyche was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of South Carolina and the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

  86. Peter Fayssoux Stevens

    Peter Fayssoux Stevens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1830-1910 (aged 80)
    Biography

    Peter Fayssoux Stevens was an American soldier, educator and clergyman. He was an officer in the Confederate States Army and a bishop in the Reformed Episcopal Church who also served as 4th superintendent of the South Carolina Military Academy (now The Citadel).

  87. Oliver F. Berry

    Oliver F. Berry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1991 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Oliver Fuller Berry was a chief petty officer in the United States Coast Guard who was chosen to be the namesake for the twenty-fourth cutter of the Sentinel class. He was one of the first Coast Guard aircraft technicians trained to work on helicopters.

  88. George W. Dargan

    George W. Dargan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1841-1898 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    George William Dargan was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, great-grandson of Lemuel Benton.

  89. Kenneth G. Matheson

    Kenneth G. Matheson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1864-1931 (aged 67)
    Biography

    Kenneth Gordon Matheson was a professor at and a chancellor of several educational institutions.

  90. Garry L. Parks

    Garry L. Parks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in education
    Occupations
    soldier
    Biography

    Garry L. Parks is a corporate executive and retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General whose 35-year career included service as Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Commanding General of the Marine Corps Recruiting Command and Commanding General of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.

  91. John A. Moroso

    John A. Moroso
    Years
    1874-1957 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    John Antonio Moroso was an American author.

  92. James D. Bearden III

    James D. Bearden III
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    oncologist
    Biography

    James D. Bearden III, M.D. F.A.C.P. is a native of South Carolina, a medical oncologist and current Vice President and Clinical Research & Physician Manager of the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Bearden is nationally recognized for his extensive involvement in the advancement of research and treatment for cancer.

  93. Gabriel H. Mahon, Jr

    Gabriel H. Mahon, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1889-1962 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gabriel Heyward Mahon Jr. was a U.S. representative from South Carolina.

  94. John B. Cooper

    John B. Cooper
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    John B. Cooper is a retired United States Air Force lieutenant general who most recently served as the Air Force deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering and force protection. During his 35-year career, he served in various assignments involving munitions, aircraft maintenance and logistics.

  95. Del Staecker

    Del Staecker
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Del Staecker is an American writer of novels, novellas, short stories and non-fiction in a number of genres, including suspense, crime, philosophical fiction, satire and memoir.

  96. Elliott Crayton McCants

    Elliott Crayton McCants
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1865-1953 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Elliott Crayton McCants, was an American author and educator from South Carolina.

  97. James C. Tison, Jr

    James C. Tison, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1991 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    civil engineer
    Biography

    Rear Admiral James C. Tison Jr. was an officer in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps and Environmental Science Services Administration Corps (ESSA Corps), both predecessors of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps). He served simultaneously as the first Director of the ESSA Corps, one of only two people to hold the position, and as the sixth Director of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.

  98. Sumpter Clarke

    Sumpter Clarke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1897-1962 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Sumpter Mills Clarke was a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians from 1920 to 1924.

  99. John Peyre Thomas Sr

    John Peyre Thomas Sr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1833-1912 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Colonel John Peyre Thomas Sr. was an educator, politician and historian who served as 6th Superintendent of the South Carolina Military Academy (now The Citadel).

  100. William E. Cooper

    William E. Cooper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Enrolled in the Citadel Military College of South Carolina
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in history
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    William Ewing Cooper Jr. is a retired major general in the United States Army who served as Deputy Director for Foreign Intelligence at the Defense Intelligence Agency. He was commissioned through ROTC at The Citadel in 1951, graduating with a B.A. degree in history. Cooper also holds an M.A. degree in history from the University of Miami and an M.A. degree in international affairs from Georgetown University. He is a 1962 graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College and a 1964 graduate of the Defense Intelligence School.