10 Notable alumni of
Hood College

Hood College is 3214th in the world, 1064th in North America, and 1009th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from Hood College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Greta Zimmer Friedman

    Greta Zimmer Friedman
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1924-2016 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    painterrestorerdesignerdental assistant
    Biography

    Greta Zimmer Friedman was an Austrian-born American who was photographed being grabbed and kissed by Navy sailor, George Mendonsa (1923–2019) in the iconic V-J Day in Times Square photograph of 1945 by Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. For decades the photograph was misattributed in popular culture as being that of a nurse, however, Friedman was wearing a white uniform because she was a dental assistant.

  2. Claire McCardell

    Claire McCardell
    Years
    1905-1958 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    designerfashion designer
    Biography

    Claire McCardell was an American fashion designer of ready-to-wear clothing in the twentieth century. She is credited with the creation of American sportswear.

  3. Kelly M. Schulz

    Kelly M. Schulz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kelly M. Schulz is an American politician who served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce from January 2019 to January 2022. She served as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. She served in the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 4A, Frederick County, Maryland. She is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Maryland in 2022.

  4. Beverly Byron

    Beverly Byron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Beverly Barton Butcher Byron is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the U.S. Congresswoman representing the 6th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1993.

  5. David Gallaher

    David Gallaher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    comics writer
    Biography

    David Matthew Gallaher is an American video game writer, graphic novelist, podcaster and editor, known primarily for his work in comics and video games: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Vampire: The Masquerade, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, High Moon, Box 13, The Only Living Boy and 'The Only Living Girl'. His clients include Marvel Comics, the CBLDF, Harris Publications and McGraw-Hill. He also helped create ad campaigns for the New York City Police Department.

  6. Carmen Delgado Votaw

    Carmen Delgado Votaw
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2017 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Carmen Delgado Votaw was a civil rights pioneer, a public servant, an author, and community leader. She studied at the University of Puerto Rico and graduated from American University in Washington, D.C., with a bachelor of arts in international studies. She was subsequently awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities by Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

  7. Sophie Kerr

    Sophie Kerr
    Years
    1880-1965 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    novelistpoetwriter
    Biography

    Sophie Kerr was a prolific writer of the early 20th century whose stories about smart, ambitious women mirrored her own evolution from small-town girl to successful career woman. At a time when few women were financially self-sufficient, Kerr made her way from Maryland’s Eastern Shore to New York City, where she supported herself as a magazine editor and a writer of more than 500 short stories, 23 novels, several poems and a play that ran on Broadway.

  8. James N. Robey, Jr

    James N. Robey, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James N. Robey, Jr., an American Democratic politician, was a Maryland State Senator from January 10, 2007 to January 14, 2015. He was the Senate Majority Leader from 2013 until he retired in January 2015.

  9. Nilah Magruder

    Nilah Magruder
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    comics artistillustrator
    Biography

    Nilah Magruder is an American comic artist who also works in storyboarding and animation.

  10. Kenneth P. Kerr

    Kenneth P. Kerr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kenneth P. Kerr is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He represents District 3B, which covers parts of Frederick County. He was previously a member of the Frederick County Board of Education from 2016 to 2018.