23 Notable alumni of
Hiram College

Hiram College is 2059th in the world, 696th in North America, and 655th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 23 notable alumni from Hiram College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. James A. Garfield

    James A. Garfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1831-1881 (aged 50)
    Enrolled in Hiram College
    Studied in 1851-1854
    Occupations
    statespersonwriterlawyerpoliticianmilitary officer
    Biography

    James Abram Garfield was the 20th president of the United States, serving only from March 4, 1881 until his death six months later. A lawyer and Civil War general, he served nine terms in the House of Representatives, the only sitting member of the House to be elected president. Before his candidacy for the White House, he had been elected to the Senate by the Ohio General Assembly, a position he declined when he became president-elect.

  2. Michael Stanley

    Michael Stanley
    Years
    1948-2021 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriter
    Biography

    Michael Stanley Gee was an American singer-songwriter, musician, radio and television personality. Both as a solo artist and with the Michael Stanley Band (MSB), his brand of heartland rock was popular in Cleveland, Ohio, and around the American Midwest in the 1970s and 1980s.

  3. Lucretia Garfield

    Lucretia Garfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1832-1918 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lucretia Garfield was the first lady of the United States from March to September 1881, as the wife of James A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States.

  4. Vachel Lindsay

    Vachel Lindsay
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1879-1931 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    writerpoetpainter
    Biography

    Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was an American poet. He is considered a founder of modern singing poetry, as he referred to it, in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted.

  5. Sharon Creech

    Sharon Creech
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Sharon Creech is an American writer of children's novels. She was the first American winner of the Carnegie Medal for British children's books and the first person to win both the American Newbery Medal and the British Carnegie.

  6. Claude Steele

    Claude Steele
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    psychologist
    Biography

    Claude Mason Steele is a social psychologist and emeritus professor at Stanford University, where he is the I. James Quillen Endowed Dean, Emeritus at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Emeritus.

  7. Harold Bell Wright

    Harold Bell Wright
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1872-1944 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    novelistwriter
    Biography

    Harold Bell Wright was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and nonfiction. Although mostly forgotten or ignored after the middle of the 20th century, he had a very successful career; he is said to have been the first American writer to sell a million copies of a novel and the first to make $1 million from writing fiction. Between 1902 and 1942 Wright wrote 19 books, several stage plays, and many magazine articles. More than 15 movies were made or claimed to be made from Wright's stories, including Gary Cooper's first major movie, The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926) and the John Wayne film The Shepherd of the Hills (1941).

  8. Carol Z. Perez

    Carol Z. Perez
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Carol Zelis Perez is a career Foreign Service Officer, currently serving as the Director General of the Foreign Service. Previously, Perez served as the U.S. Ambassador to Chile from October 2016 to January 2019.

  9. Benjamin D. Pritchard

    Benjamin D. Pritchard
    Years
    1835-1907 (aged 72)
    Biography

    Benjamin Dudley Pritchard was a United States Army officer, most known for leading the Union cavalry regiment which captured the fugitive Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, in the weeks surrounding the close of the American Civil War.

  10. Allyn Abbott Young

    Allyn Abbott Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1876-1929 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    economiststatistician
    Biography

    Allyn Abbott Young was an American economist. He was born into a middle-class family in Kenton, Ohio. He died aged 52 in London, his life cut short by pneumonia during an influenza epidemic. He was then at the height of his intellectual powers and current president of Section F of the British Association. Uniquely, Young had also been president of the American Statistical Association (1917) and the American Economic Association (1925).

  11. Miner Searle Bates

    Miner Searle Bates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1897-1978 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    missionaryhistorian
    Biography

    Miner Searle Bates was educated at numerous prestigious institutions such as the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar; Yale University, where he earned a Ph.D. in Chinese history; and Hiram College, in Ohio. He worked with YMCA in India and Mesopotamia (then part of the Ottoman Empire) before finally beginning work at the University of Nanking sponsored by American churches, where he taught history from 1920-1950. In 1950, shortly after the Chinese Communist Revolution, the University of Nanking was merged with Nanjing University and Bates returned to the United States and was appointed Professor of Missions at Union Theological Seminary, where he taught until 1965. He wrote Religious Liberty: An Inquiry (1945), a study of religious freedoms and persecution across the globe.

  12. Pam Helming

    Pam Helming
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pamela A. Helming is an American politician from the state of New York. A Republican, Helming has represented Senate District 54 in the New York State Senate since 2017. Prior to her election to the State Senate, Helming served as the town supervisor for Canandaigua, New York. She was elected to that post in 2014.

  13. Mark W. Spong

    Mark W. Spong
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    roboticist
    Biography

    Mark W. Spong is an American roboticist. He is a Professor of Systems Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He served as Dean of the Jonsson School and the Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair in Electrical Engineering from 2008-2017. Before he joined UTD, he was the Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Research Professor of Coordinated Science Laboratory and Information Trust Institute, and Director of Center for Autonomous Engineering Systems and Robotics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  14. Laurin D. Woodworth

    Laurin D. Woodworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1837-1897 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Laurin Dewey Woodworth was a U.S. Representative from Ohio and member of the Woodworth political family.

  15. John J. Whitacre

    John J. Whitacre
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1860-1938 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John Jefferson Whitacre was an American businessman and politician who served two terms as a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1911 to 1915.

  16. Osee M. Hall

    Osee M. Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1847-1914 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Osee Matson Hall was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota.

  17. Allen R. Bushnell

    Allen R. Bushnell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1833-1909 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Allen Ralph Bushnell was an American attorney, politician, and Democratic member of Congress from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. He also served as a Union Army officer in the American Civil War with the famous Iron Brigade of the Army of the Potomac.

  18. Horace Ladd Moore

    Horace Ladd Moore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1837-1914 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Horace Ladd Moore was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

  19. Ottley Russell Coulter

    Ottley Russell Coulter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1890-1976 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    police officercircus performer
    Biography

    Ottley Russell Coulter was an American strongman, circus performer, weightlifter and police officer. He was a co-founder of the American Continental Weightlifting Association, and the author of a book about strength athletics.

  20. Franklin L. Gilson

    Franklin L. Gilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1846-1892 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    politicianjudge
    Biography

    Franklin Leander Gilson was an American politician and jurist. He was the 32nd Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, and for the last two years of his life, he was judge of the Milwaukee Superior Court. Earlier in his career, he served as district attorney for Pierce County for six years.

  21. Clayton E. Crafts

    Clayton E. Crafts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1848-1920 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Clayton Edward Crafts was an American lawyer and politician.

  22. Georgia T. Robertson

    Georgia T. Robertson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1852-1916 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Georgianna "Georgia" Marcia Trowbridge Robertson was an educator and author.

  23. Clara Worst Miller

    Clara Worst Miller
    Years
    1876-1970 (aged 94)
    Enrolled in Hiram College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Literature
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Clara Worst Miller was an American college professor and writer.