81 Notable alumni of
Colby College

Colby College is 847th in the world, 324th in North America, and 302nd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 81 notable alumni from Colby College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Billy Bush

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    Billy Bush
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    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    television presenterlacrosse playerradio personality
    Biography

    William Hall Bush is an American radio and television host. He is a member of the Bush family, a nephew of President George H. W. Bush and cousin of President George W. Bush and governor Jeb Bush.

  2. Doris Kearns Goodwin

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    Doris Kearns Goodwin
    Born in
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    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    journalisthistorianpolitical scientist
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    Doris Helen Kearns Goodwin is an American biographer, historian, former sports journalist and political commentator.

  3. Robert B. Parker

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    Robert B. Parker
    Born in
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    Years
    1932-2010 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
    Biography

    Robert Brown Parker was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre. His most famous works were the 40 novels written about the fictional private detective Spenser. ABC television network developed the television series Spenser: For Hire based on the character in the mid-1980s; a series of TV movies based on the character was also produced. His works incorporate encyclopedic knowledge of the Boston metropolitan area. The Spenser novels have been cited by critics and bestselling authors such as Robert Crais, Harlan Coben, and Dennis Lehane as not only influencing their own work but reviving and changing the detective genre.

  4. Amy Walter

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    Amy Walter
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    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Amy E. Walter is an American political analyst, currently serving as national editor of The Cook Political Report and as a host of The Takeaway. From July 2010, she was the political director of ABC News, based in Washington, DC.

  5. Annie Proulx

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    Annie Proulx
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    Years
    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    authorscreenwriternovelistjournalistnon-fiction writer
    Biography

    Edna Ann Proulx is an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. She has written most frequently as Annie Proulx but has also used the names E. Annie Proulx and E.A. Proulx.

  6. Cecily von Ziegesar

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    Cecily von Ziegesar
    Born in
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writer
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    Cecily Brooke von Ziegesar is an American author best known for the young adult Gossip Girl series of novels.

  7. Ben Bradlee Jr

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    Ben Bradlee Jr
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    biographerjournalist
    Biography

    Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee Jr. is an American journalist and writer. He was a reporter and editor at The Boston Globe for 25 years, including a period when he supervised the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into sexual abuse by priests in the Boston archdiocese, and is the author of a comprehensive biography of Ted Williams. His book The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America, about Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, and the 2016 United States presidential election was released on October 2, 2018.

  8. Margaret Chase Smith

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    Margaret Chase Smith
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    Years
    1897-1995 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    politicianteacherbusiness executive
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    Margaret Madeline Chase Smith was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S. representative (1940–1949) and a U.S. senator (1949–1973) from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in both houses of the United States Congress, and the first woman to represent Maine in either. A moderate Republican, she was among the first to criticize the tactics of Joseph McCarthy in her 1950 speech, "Declaration of Conscience".

  9. Pete Rouse

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    Pete Rouse
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    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter Mikami Rouse is an American political consultant who served as interim White House Chief of Staff to U.S. President Barack Obama. Rouse previously spent many years on Capitol Hill, becoming known as the "101st senator" during his tenure as Chief of Staff to Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle.

  10. Benjamin Franklin Butler

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    Benjamin Franklin Butler
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    Years
    1818-1893 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerlawyer
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    Benjamin Franklin Butler was a major general of the Union Army, politician, lawyer and businessman from Massachusetts. Born in New Hampshire and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, Butler is best known as a political major general of the Union Army during the American Civil War, and for his leadership role in the impeachment of U.S. President Andrew Johnson. He was a colorful and often controversial figure on the national stage and in the Massachusetts political scene and ran several campaigns for Governor before his election to that office in 1882.

  11. Bob Diamond

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    Bob Diamond
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    banker
    Biography

    Robert Edward Diamond, Jr. is an Anglo-American banker and former chief executive officer of Barclays plc. In 2010, he became its president and deputy group chief executive; and in January 2011, succeeded John Varley as group chief executive of Barclays.

  12. Wylie Dufresne

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    Wylie Dufresne
    Born in
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    chef
    Biography

    Wylie Dufresne is the chef and owner of Du's Donuts and the former chef and owner of the wd~50 and Alder restaurants in Manhattan. Dufresne is a leading American proponent of molecular gastronomy, the movement to incorporate science and new techniques in the preparation and presentation of food.

  13. Elijah Parish Lovejoy

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    Elijah Parish Lovejoy
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    Years
    1802-1837 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    journalisteditor
    Biography

    Elijah Parish Lovejoy was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor, and abolitionist. After having moved his newspaper from St. Louis, Missouri to Alton, Illinois, he was fatally shot during an attack by a pro-slavery mob. They were seeking to destroy a warehouse owned by Winthrop Sargent Gilman and Benjamin Godfrey, which held Lovejoy's press and abolitionist materials.

  14. Lincoln Peirce

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    Lincoln Peirce
    Born in
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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    cartoonistchildren's writer
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    Lincoln Peirce is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the successful Big Nate comic strip and as the author/illustrator of a series of Big Nate novels for young readers. He has also written a number of animated shorts that have appeared on Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, and is the creator of the upcoming Big Nate animated series.

  15. Christopher Mellon

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    Christopher Mellon
    Born in
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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    intelligence analyst
    Biography

    Christopher Karl Mellon, is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence in the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations and later for Security and Information Operations. He formerly served as the Staff Director of the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

  16. Mike Daisey

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    Mike Daisey
    Born in
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    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Mike Daisey is an American monologist, author, and actor. His monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, about the labor conditions under which Apple devices are made, was used as the basis for a widely shared episode of the radio program This American Life, but the episode was later retracted for its factual inaccuracy after it was discovered that Daisey had lied about his experiences.

  17. Marston Morse

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    Marston Morse
    Born in
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    Years
    1892-1977 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    mathematiciantopologistuniversity teacher
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    Harold Calvin Marston Morse was an American mathematician best known for his work on the calculus of variations in the large, a subject where he introduced the technique of differential topology now known as Morse theory. The Morse–Palais lemma, one of the key results in Morse theory, is named after him, as is the Thue–Morse sequence, an infinite binary sequence with many applications. In 1933 he was awarded the Bôcher Memorial Prize for his work in mathematical analysis.

  18. Matt Apuzzo

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    Matt Apuzzo
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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Matt Apuzzo is an American journalist. He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for The New York Times.

  19. Alan Taylor

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    Alan Taylor
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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Colby College
    Studied in 1977
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Alan Shaw Taylor is an American historian and scholar who serves as the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor of History at the University of Virginia. A specialist in the early history of the United States, Taylor has written extensively about the colonial history of the United States, the American Revolution and the early American Republic. Taylor has received two Pulitzer Prizes and the Bancroft Prize, and was also a finalist for the National Book Award for non-fiction. In 2020 he was elected to the American Philosophical Society.

  20. Eric S. Rosengren

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    Eric S. Rosengren
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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Eric S. Rosengren took office on July 23, 2007, as the thirteenth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, serving the First District. In 2007, he was a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee.

  21. Lot M. Morrill

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    Lot M. Morrill
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    Years
    1813-1883 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Lot Myrick Morrill was an American statesman who served as the 28th Governor of Maine, in the United States Senate, and as Secretary of the Treasury appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant. Morrill was an accomplished politician serving in several elected and appointed offices throughout his lifetime. Morrill, as Secretary of Treasury, was devoted to hard currency rather than paper money and dedicated himself to serve the public good rather than party interests. Morrill was popularly received as Treasury Secretary by the American press and Wall Street, and was known for his financial and political integrity. Morrill was President Grant's fourth and last Secretary of the Treasury.

  22. Jack Levine

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    Jack Levine
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    Years
    1915-2010 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    painterengraverartistdesigner
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    Jack Levine was an American Social Realist painter and printmaker best known for his satires on modern life, political corruption, and biblical narratives.

  23. Edward Gurney

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    Edward Gurney
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    Years
    1914-1996 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Edward John Gurney Jr. was an attorney and an American politician based in Florida, where he served as a Representative and a United States Senator. Born and reared in Portland, Maine, Gurney moved to Florida after his service in World War II. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1962, Gurney was the second Republican elected to Congress from Florida in the 20th century.

  24. Noah Charney

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    Noah Charney
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    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Noah Charney is an American art historian and novelist. He is the author of The Art Thief, a mystery novel about a series of thefts from European museums and churches, and is the founder of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art.

  25. George Horace Lorimer

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    George Horace Lorimer
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    Years
    1867-1937 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    George Horace Lorimer was an American journalist, author and publisher. He is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post, which he led from 1899 to 1936. During his editorial reign, the Post rose from a circulation of several thousand to more than one million. He is also credited with promoting or discovering a large number of American writers, such as Jack London, whose stories were published in the Post. In addition, Lorimer served as vice president, president, and chairman of the Curtis Publishing Company, which published several magazines and numerous books.

  26. Jack Coombs

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    Jack Coombs
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    Years
    1882-1957 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    John Wesley Coombs, nicknamed "Colby Jack" after his alma mater, was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1906–14), Brooklyn Robins (1915–18), and Detroit Tigers (1920). A two-way player, Coombs also occasionally played the outfield. Coombs set a number of American League and World League records which still stand and, when he won 31 games while losing nine in 1910, he became one of only 13 pitchers to win 30 games in a season since 1900.

  27. Rocco Landesman

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    Rocco Landesman
    Born in
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    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    theatrical producer
    Biography

    Rocco Landesman is a long-time Broadway theatre producer. He served as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts from August 2009 to December 2012. He is a part owner of Jujamcyn Theaters.

  28. Chip Smith

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    Chip Smith
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    executive vice president
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    Chip Smith is an American businessman, corporate adviser and political strategist. He was the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at 21st Century Fox until its acquisition by The Walt Disney Company in 2019. A long-time political adviser, Smith served as chief of staff and deputy campaign manager for Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign and then in 2001 co-founded The Glover Park Group where he was the CEO until 2016. He became the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs for 21st Century Fox in July 2016. He has been featured as an expert by publications, television networks, and broadcast programs including Anderson Cooper 360°, Fox News, and MSNBC.

  29. Hannah Beech

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    Hannah Beech
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    journalist
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    Hannah Beech is an American journalist. Since August 2017, she has been the Southeast Asia Bureau Chief for The New York Times based in Bangkok. She formerly worked for TIME Magazine; Beech specializes in Asia, and was sometimes credited as TIME's Southeast Asia bureau chief. Beech graduated in 1995 from Colby College. She did undergraduate internships at U.S. News & World Report and Asian media outlets. She was the 1994 recipient of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship for Maryland.

  30. Leonard Swett

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    Leonard Swett
    Years
    1825-1889 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Leonard Swett was a civil and criminal lawyer who advised and assisted Abraham Lincoln throughout the president's political career.

  31. Sean McCormack

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    Sean McCormack
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Colby College
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in economics
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sean McCormack is a former United States Assistant Secretary of State. He was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Department Spokesman on June 2, 2005, and served until January 20, 2009. McCormack is currently vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

  32. Patrick Duddy

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    Patrick Duddy
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    20th Century
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Patrick Duddy is an American diplomat, formerly United States Ambassador to Venezuela. He served from August 6, 2007 to September 11, 2008, during the Bush Administration, was expelled by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, and eight months later was returned as Ambassador by the Obama Administration. He replaced William Brownfield, who also was the subject of repeated threats of expulsion from Chavez before leaving to become ambassador to Colombia.

  33. Gregory White Smith

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    Gregory White Smith
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-2014 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Gregory White Smith was an American biographer of both Jackson Pollock and Vincent van Gogh. In addition to writing 18 books with Steven Naifeh, Smith was an accomplished musician, historic preservationist, art collector, philanthropist, attorney, and businessman who founded several companies including Best Lawyers, which spawned an entire industry of professional rankings.

  34. Riki Ott

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    Riki Ott
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Riki Ott is a marine toxicologist and activist in Cordova, Alaska. Ott was frequently introduced as an "oil spill expert" in her many media appearances during the height of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill news coverage. After graduating with a doctorate in sedimentary toxicology from the University of Washington, Ott moved to Alaska and started a fishing business. When the Exxon Valdez oil spill disrupted the local fishing-based economy, she became an environmental activist. Since the spill, she has participated in legal and public relations disputes with the Exxon company.

  35. Rosecrans Baldwin

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    Rosecrans Baldwin
    Born in
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    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Rosecrans Baldwin is an American novelist and essayist. He is also a co-founder and editor of The Morning News, an online magazine. Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Darien, Connecticut, Baldwin now lives in the Los Angeles, California area with his wife.

  36. James Brooks

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    James Brooks
    Born in
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    Years
    1810-1873 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalisteditor
    Biography

    James Brooks was a U.S. representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War.

  37. Marcellus Stearns

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    Marcellus Stearns
    Born in
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    Years
    1839-1891 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns was an American politician who served as the 11th Governor of Florida from 1874 to 1877 during the Reconstruction Era. Originally from Maine, he also served in the Union Army during the American Civil War, losing an arm, and served in Florida's 1868 constitutional convention and in the Florida House of Representatives, including time as speaker.

  38. Cyrus Hamlin

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    Cyrus Hamlin
    Born in
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    Years
    1839-1867 (aged 28)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Cyrus Hamlin was an attorney, politician, and a general from Bangor, Maine, who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

  39. Robert S. Gelbard

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    Robert S. Gelbard
    Born in
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    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    diplomatlobbyist
    Biography

    Robert Sidney Gelbard is a diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Bolivia (1988–91) and Indonesia (1999–2001). He is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy, and is a 1964 graduate of Colby College and a 1979 graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, where he received a Master of Public Administration.

  40. Tom Whidden

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    Tom Whidden
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    sailmaker
    Biography

    Thomas A. Whidden is one of the most-acclaimed sailors of all-time. He is a member of both the America's Cup Hall of Fame and the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Whidden joined North Sails, the world's largest sailmaker, in 1986, just before being part of the crew of the yacht Stars & Stripes in the victory over Australia in the 1987 America's Cup. He became CEO and co-owner of North Technology Group, formerly known as North Marine Group, parent company to North Sails, when it was established several years later.

  41. Isaac Smith Kalloch

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    Isaac Smith Kalloch
    Born in
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    Years
    1832-1887 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Isaac Smith Kalloch was the 18th Mayor of San Francisco serving from December 1, 1879, to December 4, 1881. He was born at Rockland, Maine and was a native of Maine. Kalloch was a Baptist minister and came to California in 1875 looking to spread the Baptist faith.

  42. Daniel T. Jewett

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    Daniel T. Jewett
    Born in
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    Years
    1807-1906 (aged 99)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerentrepreneur
    Biography

    Daniel Tarbox Jewett was a United States Senator from Missouri in 1870 and 1871. Born in Pittston, Maine, he completed preparatory studies, attended Colby College, graduated from Columbia College (Washington, D.C.) in 1830 and from the Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Bangor, Maine; he was city solicitor from 1834 to 1837. From 1850 to 1853 he engaged with his brother in operating a steamboat line upon the Chagres River, Isthmus of Panama. He moved to California and engaged in gold mining for two years, after which he returned to Bangor and practiced law.

  43. Andrew Rice

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    Andrew Rice
    Born in
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    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrew Monroe Rice served as a civic leader and American politician from Oklahoma. He represented Senate District 46 in the Oklahoma State Senate. He was the Democratic Party's nominee for the United States Senate in 2008, losing to incumbent U.S. Senator James Inhofe.

  44. George Otis Smith

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    George Otis Smith
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    Years
    1871-1944 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    geologistresearcher
    Biography

    George Otis Smith was an American geologist.

  45. Shailer Mathews

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    Shailer Mathews
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    Years
    1863-1941 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    university teachertheologian
    Biography

    Shailer Mathews was an American liberal Christian theologian, involved with the Social Gospel movement.

  46. Harris M. Plaisted

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    Harris M. Plaisted
    Born in
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    Years
    1828-1898 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerlawyereditorjournalist
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    Harris Merrill Plaisted was an attorney, politician, and Union Army officer from Maine. As colonel, he commanded the 11th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. After the war, he served as Maine Attorney General, a U.S. Congressman, and the 38th Governor of Maine.

  47. Herbert Mayhew Lord

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    Herbert Mayhew Lord
    Born in
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    Years
    1859-1930 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Herbert Mayhew Lord was director of the United States Bureau of the Budget (now the Office of Management and Budget) from July 1, 1922, to May 31, 1929, during the administrations of presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover.

  48. Llewellyn Powers

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    Llewellyn Powers
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    Years
    1836-1908 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Llewellyn Powers was a U.S. Representative from Maine and the 44th Governor of Maine.

  49. Dawn Sweeney

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    Dawn Sweeney
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    business executive
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    Dawn Sweeney was the president & CEO of the largest trade group for the U.S. restaurant industry, the National Restaurant Association.

  50. David Linsky

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

    David Paul Linsky is an American lawyer and politician who currently represents the 5th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

  51. Wyman B. S. Moor

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    Wyman B. S. Moor
    Born in
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    Years
    1811-1869 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerdiplomat
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    Wyman Bradbury Seavy Moor was an American politician and lawyer from the U.S. state of Maine. His political career, interspersed with periods in private law practice, began with his service in the Maine House of Representatives, and continued when he became Maine Attorney General. Moor married Clara Ann Niel Cook (b. 1813 in Waterville, Maine) in 1834. She was a descendant of Thomas Dudley, one of the Governors of Massachusetts Bay Colony.

  52. Kevin Emerson

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    Kevin Emerson
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    writer
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    Kevin Emerson is an author of young adult books and is the lead singer for the band Central Services' The Board of Education.

  53. Nelson Dingley

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    Nelson Dingley
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    Years
    1832-1899 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
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    Nelson Dingley Jr. was a journalist and politician from the U.S. state of Maine.

  54. Joe Perham

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    Joe Perham
    Born in
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    Years
    1932-2013 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Joe Perham was an American humorist, known for his "Down East Maine" humor. Perham's humor style was an influence on Tim Sample. Sample has described Perham as a "seriously funny guy with a professionally honed native wit, which inevitably leaves his audiences weak from laughter."

  55. Mark H. Dunnell

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    Mark H. Dunnell
    Born in
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    Years
    1823-1904 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Mark Hill Dunnell was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota from 1871 to 1883 and from 1889 to 1891.

  56. Holman Day

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    Holman Day
    Years
    1865-1935 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    novelistpoetplaywright
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    Holman Francis Day was an American author, born at Vassalboro, Maine. He graduated from Colby College (class of 1887) and in 1889-90 he was managing editor of the publications of the Union Publishing Company in Bangor, Maine. He was also editor and proprietor of the Gazette in Dexter, Maine, a special writer for the Journal in Lewiston, Maine, representative of the Boston Herald, and managing editor of the Daily Sun in Lewiston. From 1901 until 1904 he was military secretary to Gov. John F. Hill of Maine.

  57. Henry Clay Merriam

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    Henry Clay Merriam
    Born in
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    Years
    1837-1912 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    soldier
    Biography

    Henry Clay Merriam was a United States Army general. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions as a Union officer in command of African American troops during the American Civil War. He later served in various Indian Wars throughout the western United States and commanded the 7th Infantry Regiment. After being promoted to brigadier general, he took on a training and supply role during the Philippine–American War.

  58. Alfred Eliab Buck

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    Alfred Eliab Buck
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    Years
    1832-1902 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Alfred Eliab Buck was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

  59. Charles P. Nelson

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    Charles P. Nelson
    Born in
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    Years
    1907-1962 (aged 55)
    Enrolled in Colby College
    Studied in 1928
    Occupations
    politicianlawyersecretarygeneral counsel
    Biography

    Charles Pembroke "Charlie" Nelson was an American politician and a member of the US House of Representatives from Maine.

  60. Louise Helen Coburn

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    Louise Helen Coburn
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    Years
    1856-1949 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    botanistbotanical collectornon-fiction writereditorpoet
    Biography

    Louise Helen Coburn was one of the five founders of Sigma Kappa sorority, a pioneer for women's education at Colby College, where she served as the first female trustee, and an accomplished scientist and writer known for writing the two volumes of "Skowhegan on the Kennebec."

  61. Mary Caffrey Low

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    Mary Caffrey Low
    Years
    1850-1926 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Mary Caffrey Low Carver was an American librarian and educator. She was one of the five founding members of the Sigma Kappa sorority and a pioneering advocate for women's education, along with being an accomplished library scientist and writer.

  62. Bartlett Tripp

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    Bartlett Tripp
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    Years
    1839-1911 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgediplomat
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    Bartlett Tripp was a U.S. Ambassador to Austria, Chief Justice of the Dakota Territory Supreme Court, first professor of the University of South Dakota College of Law and first President of the South Dakota Bar Association.

  63. Seth L. Milliken

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    Years
    1831-1897 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Seth Llewellyn Milliken was a U.S. Representative from Maine.

  64. Gregory R. Ciottone

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    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    teacherphysician
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    Gregory R. Ciottone is an American physician specializing in Disaster Medicine and Counter-Terrorism Medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the founding director of the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine, the first of its kind in a Harvard teaching hospital. As well, he holds the position of Director for Medical Preparedness at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a joint program of the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health and the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government. He also serves as a consultant to the White House Medical Unit for the Obama, Trump, and Biden administrations. In 2019 he was elected President of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine. (WADEM).

  65. Chester Earl Merrow

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    1906-1974 (aged 68)
    Enrolled in Colby College
    Studied in 1929
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    politicianprofessorhead teacherradio journalist
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    Chester Earl Merrow was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.

  66. Peter Oppenheim

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    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    lawyer
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    Peter Louis Oppenheim is an American lawyer and political advisor who currently serves as General Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs at the United States Department of Education.

  67. Hannibal Emery Hamlin

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    1858-1938 (aged 80)
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    Hannibal Emery Hamlin was an American lawyer and politician from Maine. His father, Hannibal Hamlin, served as Vice President of the United States from 1861 to 1865.

  68. Richard C. Shannon

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    1839-1920 (aged 81)
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    Richard Cutts Shannon was a U.S. Representative from New York.

  69. Benjamin White Norris

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    1819-1873 (aged 54)
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    Benjamin White Norris was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

  70. Forrest Goodwin

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    1862-1913 (aged 51)
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    Forrest Goodwin was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Skowhegan, Maine and attended the common schools, graduated from Skowhegan High School and Bloomfield Academy. He also graduated from Colby College and Boston University Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Skowhegan.

  71. Asher Hinds

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    Years
    1863-1919 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Asher Crosby Hinds was a United States Representative from Maine. He attended the public schools and Coburn Classical Institute.

  72. Josiah Hayden Drummond

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    1827-1902 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Josiah Hayden Drummond was an American attorney and politician. He served as Maine Attorney General from 1860 to 1863.

  73. John Flerlage

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    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    military officeraircraft pilot
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    John Flerlage is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel and the former Democratic nominee for U.S. House of Representatives in Colorado's 6th congressional district. He is currently a Boeing 767 captain flying international routes for Delta Air Lines. Flerlage is a member of the Air Line Pilots Association, International, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Chamber of Commerce.

  74. Byron Boyd

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    Years
    1864-1941 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Robert Byron Boyd was an American politician and businessperson from Maine. A Republican from Augusta, Boyd served as Secretary of State of Maine from 1897 to 1907.

  75. Susan Nutter

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    Years
    1944-2019 (aged 75)
    Enrolled in Colby College
    In 1966 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in American literature
    Occupations
    librarian
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    Susan Keene Nutter was the vice provost and director of the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries where she worked for thirty years. While she was director, in 2000, NCSU Libraries received the first Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. She was instrumental in the planning, development, and construction of NCSU’s Hunt Library. Called her "signature accomplishment," it was awarded the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries in 2014. Before Susan's tenure NCSU Libraries "ranked near the bottom among North American research libraries." In 2016 they won the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service which Nutter accepted on the libraries' behalf from Michelle Obama at the White House.

  76. Edgar Harkness Gray

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    1813-1894 (aged 81)
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    Edgar Harkness Gray was a Baptist clergyman who served as Chaplain of the Senate.

  77. Percival Bonney

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    Years
    1842-1906 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    judge
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    Percival Bonney was a Maine Superior Court judge.

  78. Leslie C. Cornish

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    Years
    1854-1925 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    judge
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    Leslie Colby Cornish was a Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

  79. John E. Nelson

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    Years
    1874-1955 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    John Edward Nelson was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in China, Kennebec County, Maine on July 12, 1874.

  80. Edwin Francis Lyford

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    1857-..
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    politicianlawyer
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    Edwin Francis Lyford was an American lawyer and politician who served on the Springfield, Massachusetts city council, as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and in the Massachusetts State Senate.

  81. Frederick Morgan Padelford

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    Years
    1875-1942 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    writerfull professor
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    Frederick Morgan Padelford was an American professor and author. He worked at the University of Washington in Seattle for 41 years. He chaired the English Department and served as dean of the graduate school. The Orbis Cascade Alliance has a collection of his papers.