List of Albion College people
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (October 2012)|
This is a list of notable alumni and faculty of Albion College.
- Robert Bartlett, surgeon
- Bob Bemer, 1940, computer scientist
- Bruce C. Berndt, 1961, mathematician
- J Harlen Bretz, 1906, geologist
- Mark W. Chase, 1973, botanist
- Robert E. Horton, 1897, hydrology
- Forest Ray Moulton, 1894, astronomer
Arts and entertainment
- Philip Campbell Curtis, 1930, surrealist-inspired painter.
- Daniel Henney, 2000, Korean model and actor, most notably in My Name is Kim Sam Soon
- Patrick Maher, 1989, American author
- Jon Scieszka, 1976, children's book author
- William C. Ferguson, chairman (retired), NYNEX NKA Verizon Communications
- Joel Manby, 1981, Chairman, President, and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment
- Geoffery Merszei, CFO of Dow Chemical Company
- Doug Parker, 1984, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of US Airways
- Moose Scheib, founder and CEO of LoanMod.com
- Richard M. Smith, 1968, chairman and editor-in-chief, Newsweek
Government and politics
- Cassius McDonald Barnes, Civil War soldier, lawyer and Republican politician who served as the 4th Governor of Oklahoma Territory
- Prentiss M. Brown, 1911, U.S. Senator from Michigan
- David L. Camp, 1975, U.S. Representative from Michigan
- Barbara Ann Crancer, 1960, Missouri state circuit court judge and daughter of former Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa
- Bates Gill, Chinese foreign policy expert and Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
- Matthew Gillard, politician, member of the Michigan House of Representative
- Matt Heinz, politician, member of Arizona House of Representatives
- Thomas Ludington, 1976, judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and Albion College trustee
- Carl W. Riddick, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the Second District of Montana
- Mark Schauer, 1984, U.S. Representative from Michigan
- Anna Howard Shaw, attended 1872–1875, civil rights leader, first female Methodist minister in the U.S.
- Robert M. Teeter, 1961, Republican pollster
- Edwin B. Winans, attended in 1840s, U.S. Representative and Governor of Michigan
- George Heartwell, 1971, Mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Mary Beecher Longyear, philanthropist and founder of Longyear Foundation
- Chris Greenwood, 2012, NFL player for the Detroit Lions
- J. Fred “Pop” McKale, 1910, former University of Arizona basketball coach; 1998 Albion Hall of Fame inductee
- Adam Pringle, 2000 former Muskegon Thunder Owner and player.
- Leonard F. "Fritz" Shurmur, 1956, former college and National Football League football coach
- Hazen Graff Werner, 1920, bishop of the United Methodist Church
Presidents of Albion College
- Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler (2014- )
- Dr. Donna M. Randall (2007–2013)
- Dr. Peter T. Mitchell(1997–2007)
- Dr. Melvin L. Vulgamore (1983–1997)
- Dr. Bernard T. Lomas (1970–1983)
- Dr. Louis W. Norris (1960–1970)
- Dr. William W. Whitehouse (1945–1960)
- Dr. John Lawrence Seaton (1924–1945)
- John Wesley Laird (1921–1924)
- Dr. Samuel F. Dickie (1901–1921)
- John Ashley (1898–1901)
- Lewis R. Fiske (1877–1898)
- William B. Silber (1870–1871)
- J.L.G. McKown (1869–1870)
- George Beiners Jocelyn (1864–1869 and 1871–1877)
- Thomas H. Sinex (1854–1864)
- Ira Mayhew (1853–1864)
- Clark T. Hinman (1846–1853)
- Rev. Charles Franklin Stockwell (1843–1845)
Notes: William C. Ferguson served as interim president for six months in 1997. Dr. Michael L. Frandsen served as interim president for the 2013-2014 academic year.
- Dale R. Sprankle, head football coach at Albion and also at Adrian College
- Walter S. Kennedy, head football coach and all-American quarterback at for the University of Chicago Maroons
- Morley Fraser, head football coach
- Glan, Latshering. "Interview with American Author Patrick Maher". Retrieved 1 March 2013.
- "BROWN, Prentiss Marsh, (1889 - 1973)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012.
- "CAMP, David Lee, (1953 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012.
- "RIDDICK, Carl Wood, (1872 - 1960)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012.