71 Notable alumni of
Denison University

Denison University is 933rd in the world, 343rd in North America, and 321st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 71 notable alumni from Denison University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jennifer Garner

    Jennifer Garner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film producertelevision actorfilm directorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jennifer Anne Garner is an American actress. Born in Houston, Texas, and raised in Charleston, West Virginia, Garner studied theater at Denison University and began acting as an understudy for the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City. She made her screen debut in the television adaptation of Danielle Steel's romance novel Zoya in 1995. She had guest television appearances and supporting film roles, as well as a featured role on the teen drama television series Time of Your Life (1999–2000) and a supporting role in the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001).

  2. Steve Carell

    Steve Carell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in Denison University
    Studied in 1984
    Occupations
    actortelevision directorcharacter actorfilm actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Steven John Carell is an American actor and comedian. He played Michael Scott in The Office (2005–2011; 2013), NBC’s adaptation of the British series created by Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais, where Carell also worked as an occasional producer, writer and director. Carell has received numerous accolades for his performances in both film and television, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his work on The Office. He was recognized as "America's Funniest Man" by Life magazine.

  3. Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-2021 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    character actortelevision actorstage actorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. was an American actor, television director, and screenwriter. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark Twain Tonight!, performing as Mark Twain, while studying at Denison University. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain. He would continue to perform his signature role for over 60 years, only retiring the show in 2017 due to his failing health. Throughout his career, he also won five Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on television and was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in film.

  4. William Rehnquist

    William Rehnquist
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2005 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerhistorianpolitician
    Biography

    William Hubbs Rehnquist was an American lawyer and jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 33 years, first as an associate justice from 1972 to 1986 and then as the 16th chief justice from 1986 until his death in 2005. Considered an center-right conservative, Rehnquist favored a conception of federalism that emphasized the Tenth Amendment's reservation of powers to the states. Under this view of federalism, the Court, for the first time since the 1930s, struck down an act of Congress as exceeding its power under the Commerce Clause, with the exception of National League of Cities v. Usery, overruled in Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority.

  5. Christopher Atkins

    Christopher Atkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm actorsingerfilm producervoice actor
    Biography

    Christopher Atkins Bomann is an American actor, perhaps best known for his debut in the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon and Peter Richards in Dallas (1983-1984).

  6. Michael Eisner

    Michael Eisner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinesspersonchief executive officer
    Biography

    Michael Dammann Eisner is an American businessman and former chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company from September 1984 to September 2005. Prior to Disney, Eisner was president of rival film studio Paramount Pictures from 1976 to 1984, and had brief stints at the major television networks NBC, CBS, and ABC.

  7. James Frey

    James Frey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    bloggernovelistwriterscreenwriterscience fiction writer
    Biography

    James Frey is an American writer and businessman. His first two books, A Million Little Pieces (2003) and My Friend Leonard (2005), were bestsellers marketed as memoirs. Large parts of the stories were later found to be exaggerated or fabricated, sparking a media controversy. His 2008 novel Bright Shiny Morning was also a bestseller.

  8. John Davidson

    John Davidson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    television presenterstage actorfilm actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    John Hamilton Davidson is an American actor, singer, and game-show host known for hosting That's Incredible!, Time Machine, and Hollywood Squares in the 1980s, and a revival of The $100,000 Pyramid in 1991.

  9. Woody Hayes

    Woody Hayes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1913-1987 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Wayne Woodrow Hayes was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Denison University (1946–1948), Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (1949–1950), and Ohio State University (1951–1978), compiling a career college football record of 238 wins, 72 losses, and 10 ties. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1983.

  10. Jack Thompson

    Jack Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    John Bruce Thompson is an American activist and disbarred attorney, based in Coral Gables, Florida. He is known for his role as an anti-video-game activist, particularly against violence and sex in video games. During his time as an attorney, Thompson focused his legal efforts against what he perceives as obscenity in modern culture. This included rap music, broadcasts by shock jock Howard Stern, and the content of video games and their alleged effects on children.

  11. Franklin Cover

    Franklin Cover
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-2006 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Franklin Edward Cover was an American actor best known for starring in the sitcom The Jeffersons. His character, Tom Willis, was half of one of the first interracial marriages to be seen on prime-time television.

  12. John Schuck

    John Schuck
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    film actorsingerstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Conrad John Schuck Jr. is an American actor, primarily in stage, movies and television. He is best known for his role as Sgt. Charles Enright in the 1970s crime drama McMillan & Wife. He also played Herman Munster in the late-1980s/early 1990s sitcom The Munsters Today, in which he reprised the role originated by Fred Gwynne in the 1960s sitcom The Munsters.

  13. Richard Lugar

    Richard Lugar
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2019 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in Denison University
    Studied in 1954
    Occupations
    businesspersonlawyermilitary personnelpolitician
    Biography

    Richard Green Lugar was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Indiana from 1977 to 2013. He was a member of the Republican Party.

  14. Ann Magnuson

    Ann Magnuson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actorperformance artisttelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Ann Magnuson is an American actress, performance artist, and nightclub performer. She was described by The New York Times in 1990 as "An endearing theatrical chameleon who has as many characters at her fingertips as Lily Tomlin does".

  15. Bobby Rahal

    Bobby Rahal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    businesspersonFormula One driverracing automobile driver
    Biography

    Robert Woodward Rahal is an American former auto racing driver and team owner. As a driver he won three championships and 24 races in the CART open-wheel series, including the 1986 Indianapolis 500. He also won the 2004 and 2020 Indy 500s as a team owner for Buddy Rice and Takuma Sato, respectively.

  16. Nina West

    Nina West
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    entertainer
    Biography

    Nina West is the stage name of Andrew Levitt, an American drag queen, activist, actor, and singer-songwriter based in Columbus, Ohio. She rose to national prominence with her appearance on the eleventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race, where she placed sixth and won Miss Congeniality. She was named the Top Local Artist of 2019 by Columbus Underground. West has also released three EPs—Drag Is Magic, John Goodman, and The West Christmas Ever, all released in 2019.

  17. Alex Moffat

    Alex Moffat
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television actorcomedianactor
    Biography

    Alexander Everett Moffat is an American actor and comedian. He is a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He started as a featured player in 2016 and became a main cast member in 2018.

  18. Bruce Cumings

    Bruce Cumings
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    lecturerhistorianjournalist
    Biography

    Bruce Cumings is an American historian of East Asia, professor, lecturer and author. He is the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History, and the former chair of the history department at the University of Chicago. He specializes in modern Korean history and contemporary international relations.

  19. José Rivera

    José Rivera
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwritertelevision producer
    Biography

    José Rivera is a playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar.

  20. Andrew S. Hanen

    Andrew S. Hanen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Andrew Scott Hanen is an American attorney and jurist serving as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

  21. Bill Giles

    Bill Giles
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    William Yale Giles is the honorary National League (NL) President, and chairman emeritus and former part-owner of Major League Baseball (MLB)'s Philadelphia Phillies.

  22. Joe Banner

    Joe Banner
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    athlete
    Biography

    Joe Banner is an American football executive who was the former president of the Philadelphia Eagles (2001–2012), former chief executive officer of the Cleveland Browns (2012–2013), and former front office consultant for the Atlanta Falcons (2014–2015). During his tenure as President of the Eagles, they went to five NFC Championship Games in eight seasons, including Super Bowl XXXIX. He is a co-founder of The 33rd Team, which describes itself as a "football Think Tank."

  23. Bob Dold

    Bob Dold
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Denison University
    In 1991 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    business executivepolitician
    Biography

    Robert James Dold Jr. is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district from 2011 to 2013 and again from 2015 to 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party. Prior to his election, Dold ran his family-owned business, Rose Pest Solutions. In 2010, Dold defeated Democratic Party nominee Dan Seals to replace Republican incumbent Mark Kirk in the U.S. House of Representatives. Dold was narrowly defeated by Democrat Brad Schneider in 2012, but regained the seat in 2014, defeating Schneider in a rematch. He was again defeated by Schneider in 2016 in a third contest between the two.

  24. Claudia Sahm

    Claudia Sahm
    Enrolled in Denison University
    In 1998 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in economics
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Claudia Rae Sahm is an American economist, leading the Macroeconomic Research initiative of the Jain Family Institute. She was formerly director of macroeconomic policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and a Section Chief at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where she worked in various capacities from 2007 to 2019. Sahm specializes in macroeconomics and household finance. She is best known for the development of the Sahm Rule, a Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) indicator for identifying recessions in real-time.

  25. Jeffrey Hatcher

    Jeffrey Hatcher
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    screenwriterplaywright
    Biography

    Jeffrey Hatcher is an American playwright and screenwriter. He wrote the stage play Compleat Female Stage Beauty, which he later adapted into a screenplay, shortened to just Stage Beauty. He also co-wrote the stage adaptation of Tuesdays with Morrie with author Mitch Albom, and Three Viewings, a comedy consisting of three monologues - each of which takes place in a funeral home. He wrote the screenplay Casanova for director Lasse Hallström, as well as the screenplay for The Duchess (2008). He has also written for the Peter Falk TV series Columbo and E! Entertainment Television.

  26. Tony P. Hall

    Tony P. Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Denison University
    In 1964 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Tony Patrick Hall is an American politician, businessman, and diplomat who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 3rd congressional district from 1979 to 2002. Hall had previously served in both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly.

  27. Judson Harmon

    Judson Harmon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1846-1927 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Judson Harmon was an American Democratic politician from Ohio. He served as United States Attorney General under President Grover Cleveland and later served as the 45th governor of Ohio.

  28. Maria Tatar

    Maria Tatar
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    literary scholar
    Biography

    Maria Magdalene Tatar is an American academic whose expertise lies in children's literature, German literature, and folklore. She is the John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures, and Chair of the Committee on Degrees in Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University.

  29. Thomas Skidmore

    Thomas Skidmore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2016 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    university teacherhistorian
    Biography

    Thomas Elliot Skidmore was an American historian and scholar who specialized in Brazilian history.

  30. P-Star

    P-Star
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    dancersingerfilm actorbeauty pageant contestanttelevision actor
    Biography

    Priscilla Star Diaz, known by her stage name MISSPSTAR, formerly known as P-Star, is an American rapper, dancer, model, singer, actress, director, and disc jockey. Diaz is best known for her role as Jessica Ruiz in the 2009 PBS Kids Go revival of The Electric Company and as the focus of the PBS Independent Lens documentary P-Star Rising.

  31. John Robic

    John Robic
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    John Robic is an American men's basketball coach. He most recently served as an assistant men's basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining the Wildcats staff, he served as assistant coach at the University of Memphis and head coach at Youngstown State University.

  32. Carty Finkbeiner

    Carty Finkbeiner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Carleton "Carty" S. Finkbeiner is an American Democratic politician and former mayor of Toledo, Ohio. First elected in 1993, he took office on January 1, 1994. In 1997, he defeated challenger Nick Wichowski to win a second term. Term limits prevented him from running a third consecutive time. He was succeeded by former mayor Jack Ford in 2002. Following his first administration, Finkbeiner served on the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority board. He joined the ABC affiliate in Toledo and hosted Carty & Company, a Sunday morning public affairs show. He also contributed a weekly editorial segment, It's Just Not Right! Finkbeiner left WTVG in May 2005.

  33. Sue W. Kelly

    Sue W. Kelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Enrolled in Denison University
    In 1958 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianteacherresearcheradjunct professor
    Biography

    Sue Weisenbarger Kelly is an American businesswoman and politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2007, representing New York's 19th District. She was elected to the seat that had been held by Republican Hamilton Fish IV after he dropped out of the 1994 race due to prostate cancer. Kelly defeated his son, Hamilton Fish V, in that race and served until John Hall defeated her in the 2006 congressional election.

  34. Edward Andrew Deeds

    Edward Andrew Deeds
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1874-1960 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    inventor
    Biography

    Edward Andrew Deeds was an American engineer, inventor and industrialist prominent in the Dayton, Ohio, area. He was the president of the National Cash Register Company and, together with Charles F. Kettering, founded Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company (Delco), an early innovator in automotive technology. Deeds partnered with the Wright brothers in an early airplane manufacturing venture and led the military aircraft production effort in World War I.

  35. Jim Petro

    Jim Petro
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    James M. Petro is an American lawyer and politician from the Republican Party, and a former Ohio Attorney General. Previously, Petro also served as Ohio State Auditor. Petro was a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Ohio during the 2006 Ohio primaries, but lost to Ken Blackwell.

  36. Cornelius S. Hamilton

    Cornelius S. Hamilton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1821-1867 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjournalist
    Biography

    Cornelius Springer Hamilton was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

  37. Homer Burton Adkins

    Homer Burton Adkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1892-1949 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Homer Burton Adkins was an American chemist who studied the hydrogenation of organic compounds. Adkins was regarded as top in his field and a world authority on the hydrogenation of organic compounds. Adkins is known for his wartime work, where he experimented with chemical agents and poisonous gasses. Renowned for his work, Adkins eventually suffered a series of heart attacks and died in 1949.

  38. Randolph Hollerith

    Randolph Hollerith
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Randolph Marshall "Randy" Hollerith MStJ is an American Episcopal priest. Since August 2016, he has been the Dean of Washington National Cathedral, the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington and the seat of the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

  39. Kenneth E. Melson

    Kenneth E. Melson
    Biography

    Kenneth E. Melson is the former acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in the United States. He was appointed to this post by Attorney General Eric Holder in 2009. He resigned as head of the ATF in the aftermath of the ATF gunwalking scandal and was replaced by B. Todd Jones, a former Marine who has twice served as the U.S. attorney in Minnesota.

  40. Ed Weber

    Ed Weber
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Edward Ford Weber is an American politician from Ohio. He served one term in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican.

  41. Robert W. Levering

    Robert W. Levering
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1989 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    lawyerlibrarianpolitician
    Biography

    Robert Woodrow Levering was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, son-in-law of Usher L. Burdick and brother-in-law of Quentin N. Burdick.

  42. Erastus B. Tyler

    Erastus B. Tyler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1822-1891 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Erastus Bernard Tyler was an American businessman, merchant, and soldier. He was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and fought in many of the early battles in the Eastern Theater before being assigned command of the defenses of Baltimore, Maryland. He briefly commanded the VIII Corps.

  43. George Amos Dorsey

    George Amos Dorsey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1868-1931 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    ethnographeranthropologist
    Biography

    George Amos Dorsey was an American ethnographer of indigenous peoples of the Americas, with a special focus on the Caddoan and Siouan tribes of the Great Plains. He is credited with helping develop the anthropology of the Plains Indian tribes while serving as curator at the Field Museum in Chicago from 1898 until 1915. During this period, he also was Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago from 1907 to 1915.

  44. Randy Hopper

    Randy Hopper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Randal B. "Randy" Hopper is a former Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 18th District from 2009 until losing his seat to Jessica King in a 2011 recall election. The 18th District includes the cities of Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, and Waupun.

  45. Herbert Grove Dorsey

    Herbert Grove Dorsey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1876-1961 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    inventorphysicist
    Biography

    Herbert Grove Dorsey was an American engineer, inventor and physicist. He was principal engineer of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Radiosonic Laboratory in the 1930s. He invented the first practical fathometer, a water depth measuring instrument for ships.

  46. John T. Chain, Jr

    John T. Chain, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-2021 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    military officerbusinessperson
    Biography

    John Thomas Chain Jr. was a U.S. Air Force general. He was also a director of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, ConAgra Foods, Inc., and Kemper Insurance Co., as well as holding other corporate offices.

  47. Warren K. Moorehead

    Warren K. Moorehead
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1866-1939 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    archaeologistanthropologist
    Biography

    Warren King Moorehead was known in his time as the 'Dean of American archaeology'; born in Siena, Italy to missionary parents on March 10, 1866, he died on January 5, 1939 at the age of 72, and is buried in his hometown of Xenia, Ohio.

  48. Lewis A. Sachs

    Lewis A. Sachs
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Lewis A. "Lee" Sachs is a United States banker who was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets from 1999 to 2001.

  49. Kirtley F. Mather

    Kirtley F. Mather
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1888-1978 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    university teachergeologist
    Biography

    Kirtley Fletcher Mather was an American geologist and faculty member at Harvard University. An expert on petroleum geology and mineralogy, Mather was a prominent scholar, advocate for academic freedom, social activist, and critic of McCarthyism. He is known for his efforts to harmonize the dialogue between science and religion, his role in the Scopes "Monkey Trial", his faith-based liberal activism, and his advocacy for adult education programs.

  50. George Bliss

    George Bliss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1813-1868 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    George Bliss was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio for two non-consecutive terms in the 1850s and 1860s.

  51. Leonard D. Heaton

    Leonard D. Heaton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1902-1983 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    surgeonmilitary physician
    Biography

    Leonard Dudley Heaton was Surgeon General of the United States Army from 1959 to 1969.

  52. James Madison Pendleton

    James Madison Pendleton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1811-1891 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    writererudite personjournalistprofessormissionary
    Biography

    James Madison Pendleton was a leading 19th-century American Baptist preacher, educator and theologian.

  53. Edmund Burke Fairfield

    Edmund Burke Fairfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1821-1904 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Edmund Burke Fairfield was an American minister, educator and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He served as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan and as the 2nd Chancellor of the University of Nebraska.

  54. Ernest DeWitt Burton

    Ernest DeWitt Burton
    Years
    1856-1925 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    editorprofessortheologian
    Biography

    Ernest DeWitt Burton was an American biblical scholar and president of the University of Chicago.

  55. Jack Wyant

    Jack Wyant
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Denison University
    Studied in 1964-1968
    Occupations
    venture capitalist
    Biography

    John H. “Jack” Wyant is an American businessman and venture capitalist who founded Blue Chip Venture Company. in 1990. In 2013 he is its Managing Director.

  56. Boyd Chambers

    Boyd Chambers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1884-1964 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Boyd Blaine "Fox" Chambers was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Marshall University from 1909 to 1916, at Bethany College in West Virginia in 1917, and at the University of Cincinnati from 1918 to 1921, compiling a career college football record of 50–44–7. Chambers was also the head basketball coach at Marshall during the 1908–09 season and at Cincinnati from 1918 to 1928, tallying a career college basketball mark of 122–97. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Marshall (1910–1917), Cincinnati (1919–1928), and Miami University (1932), amassing a career college baseball record of 163–104–4.

  57. George L. Converse

    George L. Converse
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1827-1897 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    George Leroy Converse was an American lawyer and politician who served three terms as a U.S. Representative from Ohio, representing three different districts from 1879 to 1885.

  58. Frank Justus Miller

    Frank Justus Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1858-1938 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    translatorclassical scholarclassical philologist
    Biography

    Frank Justus Miller was a leading American classicist, translator, and university administrator in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He authored the Loeb Classical Library translations of Seneca and of Ovid's Metamorphoses, and was president of the American Classical League for more than a decade, from 1922 to 1934.

  59. Gibson Atherton

    Gibson Atherton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1831-1887 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Gibson Atherton was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

  60. Edward Earle Purinton

    Edward Earle Purinton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1878-1943 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    philosopherwriter
    Biography

    Edward Earle Purinton was an American businessman, naturopath, philosopher and self-help writer.

  61. H. Clay Van Voorhis

    H. Clay Van Voorhis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1852-1927 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    lawyerbankerpolitician
    Biography

    Henry Clay Van Voorhis was a United States Congressman from Muskingum Co., Ohio.

  62. Milton I. Southard

    Milton I. Southard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1836-1905 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Milton Isaiah Southard was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

  63. Dan Daub

    Dan Daub
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1868-1951 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Daniel William Daub was a 19th-century Major League Baseball pitcher born in Middletown, Ohio. After attending and playing baseball for Denison University, he played for the Cincinnati Reds in 1892 and with the Brooklyn Grooms/Bridegrooms from 1893 through 1897.

  64. William D. Fulton

    William D. Fulton
    Born in
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    Years
    1864-1925 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Duane Fulton was a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Ohio who served in the Ohio House of Representatives and was Ohio Secretary of State 1917–1919.

  65. John H. Doyle

    John H. Doyle
    Born in
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    Years
    1844-1919 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    John Hardy Doyle was a Republican politician in the U.S. State of Ohio who was an Ohio Supreme Court Judge during 1883.

  66. Jeffrey Masten

    Jeffrey Masten
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    literary scholarresearcher
    Biography

    Jeffrey A. Masten is an American academic specializing in Renaissance English literature and culture and the history of sexuality. He is the author and editor of numerous books and scholarly articles. Masten's book Queer Philologies was awarded the 2018 Elizabeth Dietz Prize for the best book in the field of early modern drama by the journal SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500–1900. He was named a Guggenheim Fellow in English Literature for 2022.

  67. Zella Allen Dixson

    Zella Allen Dixson
    Born in
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    Years
    1858-1924 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Zella Allen Dixson was an author, lecturer, librarian, and publisher. She was the longest-serving director and associate librarian of the University of Chicago Extension Division's library school.

  68. August F. Foerste

    August F. Foerste
    Born in
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    Years
    1862-1936 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    geologistpaleontologist
    Biography

    August F. Foerste was an American geologist, science teacher, and paleontologist.

  69. Richard Bevan Austin

    Richard Bevan Austin
    Born in
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    Years
    1901-1977 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Richard Bevan Austin was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

  70. Lottie Estelle Granger

    Lottie Estelle Granger
    Years
    1858-1934 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    educator
    Biography

    Lottie Estelle Granger was an American educator and school officer from the U.S. state of Ohio. She served as county superintendent of public schools of Page County, Iowa, and was the second woman elected president of the Iowa State Teachers' Association.

  71. Lewis Ezra Hicks

    Lewis Ezra Hicks
    Years
    1839-1921 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    zoologistgeologist
    Biography

    Lewis Ezra Hicks was an American geologist, zoologist and college administrator.