30 Notable alumni of
Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College is 1085th in the world, 399th in North America, and 374th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 30 notable alumni from Claremont McKenna College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Robin Williams

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    Robin Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-2014 (aged 63)
    Enrolled in Claremont McKenna College
    Studied political science
    Occupations
    stand-up comediantelevision actorfilm actoractorcomedian
    Biography

    Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Known for his improvisational skills and the wide variety of characters he created on the spur of the moment and portrayed on film, in dramas and comedies alike, he is often regarded as one of the best comedians of all time. Williams began performing stand-up comedy in San Francisco and Los Angeles during the mid-1970s, and rose to fame playing the alien Mork in the ABC sitcom Mork & Mindy (1978–1982).

  2. Heidi Cruz

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    Heidi Cruz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    investment banker
    Biography

    Heidi Suzanne Cruz is an American corporate executive. She has been a managing director at Goldman Sachs since 2012.

  3. Steve Bullock

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    Steve Bullock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Stephen Clark Bullock is an American politician and lawyer, who served as the 24th governor of Montana from 2013 to 2021. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  4. Henry Kravis

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    Henry Kravis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Henry R. Kravis is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of KKR & Co. Inc., a global investment firm with a market cap of approximately $24.7 billion as of November 2019. He has an estimated net worth of $6.4 billion as of February 2020, ranked by Forbes as the 317th richest person in the world.

  5. Caroline Sunshine

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    Caroline Sunshine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Caroline Mohr Sunshine is an American former actress, dancer, and singer who previously worked as a White House staffer.

  6. Gregg Jarrett

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    Gregg Jarrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyerjournalist
    Biography

    Gregory Walter Jarrett is a conservative American news commentator, author and attorney. He joined the Fox News in November 2002, after working at local NBC and ABC TV stations for over ten years, as well as national networks Court TV and MSNBC.

  7. Adam Kokesh

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    Adam Kokesh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    radio personalitypodcasteractivistYouTuberpeace activist
    Biography

    Adam Charles Kokesh is an American libertarian political activist, radio host, and author. Kokesh was a U.S. 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate running on the single-issue platform of an "orderly dissolution of the federal government."

  8. Michael Arrington

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    Michael Arrington
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    blogger
    Biography

    J. Michael Arrington is the American founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities and the wider technology field in America and elsewhere. Magazines such as Wired and Forbes have named Arrington one of the most powerful people on the Internet. In 2008, he was selected by TIME Magazine as one of the most influential people in the world.

  9. David Dreier

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    David Dreier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Claremont McKenna College
    In 1975 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    David Timothy Dreier OAE is an American businessman, philanthropist, and politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from California from 1981 to 2013. He was one of the youngest members ever elected to the United States Congress. Dreier was the youngest chairman of the House Rules Committee in U.S. history, serving from 1999 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2013. After leaving Congress, Dreier served on the Foreign Affairs Policy Board under President Barack Obama. He served as the chairman of the Tribune Publishing Company from 2019 to 2020. Dreier founded and chairs the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation.

  10. Tom Leppert

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    Tom Leppert
    Born in
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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Thomas Chris Leppert is an American businessman and politician who is the former Chief Executive Officer of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company and one of the world's largest education providers. He had oversight of the company's operating divisions: Kaplan Test Prep and Kaplan Higher Education in the United States, and Kaplan International based in London, UK and with operations across Europe, Asia, and Australia until his resignation was announced in July 2015. Leppert served as the 59th mayor of Dallas, Texas from 2007 to 2011, and previously worked as CEO of the Turner Corporation. Leppert announced in February 2011 that he would run for the 2012 United States Senate election in Texas. His Senate campaign ended with a third-place finish in the May 29, 2012 Republican primary election.

  11. Douglas L. Peterson

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    Douglas L. Peterson
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businesspersonentrepreneur
    Biography

    Douglas L. Peterson is the president and chief executive officer of S&P Global, formerly McGraw Hill Financial. He became president and chief executive officer in November 2013. Peterson has served on S&P Global’s Board of Directors since July 2013. He originally joined the company as president of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in 2011.

  12. Jonathan Rosenberg

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    Jonathan Rosenberg
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Biography

    Jonathan Rosenberg is the former Senior Vice President of Products at Google and current advisor to Alphabet Inc. management team and board.

  13. Ashwin Navin

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    Ashwin Navin
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Ashwin Navin is an Indian-American entrepreneur, who is the CEO and co-founder of Samba TV, a data and analytics service that measures television viewership using data from Internet-connected devices and set-top boxes. The company has been compared to more traditional TV measurement firms like Nielsen which rely on the people meter to gather viewership data.

  14. Orley Ashenfelter

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    Orley Ashenfelter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Orley Clark Ashenfelter is an American economist and the Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His areas of specialization include labor economics, econometrics, and law and economics.

  15. Douglas Day Stewart

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    Douglas Day Stewart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Douglas Day Stewart is an American screenwriter and film director. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 1962.

  16. Tibor R. Machan

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    Tibor R. Machan
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1939-2016 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Tibor Richard Machan was a Hungarian-American philosopher. A professor emeritus in the department of philosophy at Auburn University, Machan held the R. C. Hoiles Chair of Business Ethics and Free Enterprise at the Argyros School of Business & Economics at Chapman University in Orange, California until 31 December 2014.

  17. William W. Crouch

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    William W. Crouch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    manager
    Biography

    General William Wright Crouch is a retired United States Army four-star general who served as Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1997 to 1998.

  18. Michael D. Shear

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    Michael D. Shear
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Michael D. Shear is an American journalist who is a White House correspondent for The New York Times. He previously worked at The Washington Post, where he was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that covered the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007. He regularly appears on CNN and MSNBC.

  19. Robert P. White

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    Robert P. White
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Robert P. White is a United States Army lieutenant general serving as commander of Fort Hood, Texas and as the 61st Commanding General of III Armored Corps. Over 90,000 soldiers fall under his command. From September 2019 to September 2020, he also served as commander of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR).

  20. Daniel Yohannes

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    Daniel Yohannes
    Born in
    Ethiopia Flag Ethiopia
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    manager
    Biography

    Daniel W. Yohannes is an Ethiopian-American businessman and philanthropist who served as the U.S. Ambassador to the OECD from 2014 to 2017.

  21. Jake Zimmerman

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    Jake Zimmerman
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jake Zimmerman is the Democratic St. Louis County Assessor. He is running in the 2020 Democratic primary for St. Louis County Executive. He was a candidate for Missouri Attorney General in the 2016 election. He is also a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives from the 83rd district.

  22. Andrew Patrick Gordon

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    Andrew Patrick Gordon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
    Biography

    Andrew Patrick Gordon is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

  23. Patrick T. Riley

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    Patrick T. Riley
    Years
    1941-2015 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    political scientist
    Biography

    Patrick Thomas Riley was Michael Oakeshott Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is notable for his translations of the political writings of Gottfried Leibniz and his research on social contract theory, the general will, and the history of universal jurisprudence. His first book, Will and Political Legitimacy, offered "a critical exposition of social contract theory in Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, and Hegel." In Leibniz' Universal Jurisprudence, Riley detailed the social, moral, and political philosophy of Leibniz, arguing for the English-speaking world that Leibniz was the most important German philosopher before Kant. He has also written extensively on the general will of Rousseau and Kant's political philosophy. He was the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Rousseau, and Leibniz's political writings for Cambridge University Press.

  24. Tyler Olson

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    Tyler Olson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Tyler Olson, is a former Iowa State Representative from the 38th District. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2007 to 2015. He also was Chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party from January to June 2013. He received his BA from Claremont McKenna College and his JD from the University of Iowa College of Law.

  25. Larry André Jr

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    Larry André Jr
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Larry Edward André Jr. is an American diplomat and career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He served as the United States Ambassador to Djibouti from 2017 to 2021. He previously served as the United States Ambassador to Mauritania from 2014 to 2017. On April 15, 2021, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate André to be the next United States Ambassador to Somalia. On April 19, 2021, his nomination was sent to the Senate. His nomination is currently pending before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

  26. Simon Salinas

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    Simon Salinas
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Simon Salinas is a California politician. He was a member of the California State Assembly district 28 from 2000 to 2006. His district included all of Salinas and Watsonville. Before going to the Assembly, Salinas was a County Supervisor, a City Council Member, a community college instructor, and an elementary school teacher. Salinas is a Democrat. He left the assembly in 2006 because he was termed out. He surprised the political establishment by not challenging Republican incumbent Jeff Denham for the California State Senate district 12. Salinas returned to local politics and was elected to the Monterey County Board of Supervisors in 2006, representing District 3. Salinas has lived most of his life in the Salinas area, growing up around agribusiness. He has one son.

  27. Sloane Citron

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    Sloane Citron
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    publisher
    Biography

    Sloane Citron is an American publisher based in Menlo Park, California.

  28. Francisco Vázquez

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    Francisco Vázquez
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Francisco H. Vázquez is a Mexican-American scholar and public intellectual. Before retirement, Vázquez was a tenured professor of the history of ideas and director of the Hutchins Institute for Public Policy Studies and Community Action at the nationally known Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University. He was previously the director of the Hutchins Institute for Public Policy Studies and Community Action. He co-authored the prominent book Latino/a Thought: Culture, Politics, and Society, (Rowman & Littlefield) with University of California Irvine professor Rodolfo D. Torres in 2003. A second edition by Vázquez alone was issued on December 2008.

  29. C. Steven McGann

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    C. Steven McGann
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Clarence Steven McGann is an American diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu from 2008 to 2011. He was nominated by President George W. Bush, and assumed his duties at post in October 2008.

  30. David M. Mason

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    David M. Mason
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David M. Mason was nominated to the Federal Election Commission by President Bill Clinton on March 4, 1998 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 30, 1998. He was nominated for a second term by President George W. Bush on December 19, 2005. Mason served as a member of the Commission’s Finance Committee. In 2008, President Bush removed Mason from the FEC and replaced him with Don McGahn.