List of Sewanee: The University of the South people
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This is a list of some notable people affiliated with Sewanee: The University of the South.
- Franklin Burroughs, author
- H.T. Kirby-Smith, author and poet
- Andrew Nelson Lytle, author
- Allen Tate (1899-1979), assistant to Andrew Nelson Lytle, supra, in editing Sewanee Review in the 1940s and 1950s
- Bertram Wyatt-Brown Class of 1953, noted historian, author, and professor.
- Jay Faires, President of Music at Lionsgate
- Radney Foster, singer/songwriter
- Bob Morris, Bass Player for Litigants
Television and Film
- Julian Adams, film producer, actor, and screenwriter
- Paul Harris Boardman, film producer and screenwriter
- Jean Yarbrough, film and television director
- Mallory Ervin, Miss Kentucky 2009, Miss America 2010 contestant and The Amazing Race (17, 18) contestant
- 1899 Sewanee Tigers football team
- Charlie Dexter, Major League Baseball player
- Joe B. Hall, University of Kentucky head basketball coach
- Kyle Rote, Jr., American soccer player
- Phil Savage, Former Senior VP and General Manager, Cleveland Browns
- John Shoop, football coach
- Benjamin B. Dunlap, president of Wofford College
- John V. Fleming, Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
- Samuel F. Pickering, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Connecticut and inspiration for Mr. Keating in the film Dead Poets Society.
- Dr. Richard Mitchell, "The Underground Grammarian"
- Walter Nance, professor of Human Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University
- Douglas Porch, professor at the Naval Postgraduate School
- Richard Tillinghast, English teacher and poet
- Clarence Faulk, publisher of Ruston Daily Leader, owner of radio station KRUS, and diversified businessman in Ruston, Louisiana
- Smith Hempstone, journalist and U.S. Ambassador to Kenya
- Jack Hitt, author and contributing editor of New York Times Magazine, Harper's Magazine and This American Life.
- Roger Hodge, editor of The Oxford American and former editor of Harper's Magazine
- Robert Ivy, Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Record and Editorial Director and Vice-President of McGraw-Hill Construction Media.
- Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek and winner of 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography
- Phelan Beale, 1902, lawyer of Grey Gardens fame
- Stuart Bowen, lawyer currently serving as the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction
- Honorable Robert L. Brown, Associate Justice Arkansas Supreme Court
- Alexander Campbell King, Solicitor General of the United States
- Thorn Lord, lawyer and Democratic politician from New Jersey
- Patrick Henry Nelson II (1856-1914) South Carolina Fifth Circuit Solicitor, President of the South Carolina Bar (1911-1912), and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1885-1887).
- William Alexander Percy, lawyer and author
- Archibald Butt, military advisor to Presidents Roosevelt and Taft, and victim of the sinking of the RMS Titanic
- William Crawford Gorgas, Surgeon General of the US Army
- Frank Kelso, former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)
- Admiral (ret) William O. Studeman
- Grayson Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer of Regions Financial Corporation
- Ellis Arnall, Governor of Georgia
- Richard Walker Bolling, Democratic congressman from Missouri
- Harry P. Cain, Republican Senator from Washington
- Dr. Steven Dickerson, member of the Tennessee State Senate
- Elwood Dunn, Professor of political science and former minister of state for presidential affairs for the country of Liberia 
- Joseph Barton Elam, Jr., mayor of Mansfield, Louisiana, from 1914 to 1920, editor of The Mansfield Enterprise, secretary of the Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, chairman of the Louisiana Democratic State Central Committee
- Tucker Eskew, Republican political consultant
- Jason W. Forrester, Director of Policy Veterans for America
- Robert C. Frasure, first United States Ambassador to Estonia after regaining independence from the Soviet Union.
- Luke Lea, Democratic Senator from Tennessee
- Peter O'Donnell, Republican state party chairman in Texas during the 1960s; Dallas investor and philanthropist
- Vail M. Pittman, 19th Governor of Nevada
- Albert J. Pullen, member of the Wisconsin State Senate
- Ralph T. Troy (Class of 1957), mayor of Monroe, Louisiana, from 1972 to 1976
- Shannon R. Valentine, member of the Virginia House of Delegates
- Armistead Inge Selden, Jr., Democratic congressman from Alabama
- The Rt. Rev J. Neil Alexander, IX bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta and current Chancellor of The University of the South
- The Most Rev. John Maury Allin, XXIII Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church
- The Most Rev. Foley Beach, II Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America
- The Most Rev. Edmond Browning, XXIV Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church
- The Rt. Rev. Charles Judson Child, Jr., VII bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta
- Carl P. Daw Jr., Executive Director of the Hymn Society
- The Very Rev. William Porcher DuBose, Dean, and priest
- The Rt. Rev. Leopold Frade, Episcopal bishop
- The Rt. Rev. Mark Allan Frye, Episcopal bishop
- The Rt. Rev. Campbell Gray, Episcopal bishop
- The Rev. Marion J. Hatchett, liturgical scholar and one of the key framers of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.
- The Rt. Rev. Edwin M. Leidel, Jr., VI bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire
- The Rt. Rev. William Millsaps, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Missionary Church
- The Rt. Rev. George Nelson Hunt, III, 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island.
- The Rt. Rev. Henry N. Parsley, X bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, former Chancellor of The University of the South
- The Rt. Rev. Charles Todd Quintard, Episcopal bishop
- The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, first openly gay Episcopal bishop
- The Ven. Hudson Stuck, (Anglican) Archdeacon who organized the first ascent of Mount McKinley
- The Rt. Rev John Moore Walker, Jr., 3rd bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta
- The Rt. Rev Foley Beach , Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America
- Brian Reynolds, computer strategy game designer
- "Architectural Record: Editor & Staff Biographies".
- "U.S. Ties to Liberia | PBS NewsHour | Aug. 6, 2003". PBS. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
- "Joseph Barton Elam, Jr.". lahistory.org. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
- "Ralph K.M. Haurwitz, UT's 'Mr. Anonymous' a force behind research: Peter O'Donnell, Jr., wife have given more than $135 million for science, engineering efforts, July 4, 2010". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
- "Nevada Governor Vail Montgomery Pittman". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 6, 2012.
- Gordon E. Harvey, Historic Ouachita Parish: An Illustrated History. San Antonio, Texas: Historical Publishing Network, 2007, p. 45, ISBN=9781893619708. Retrieved July 9, 2013.
- "Sewanee Alumni News (1958); List of 1957 graduates". archive.org. Retrieved July 10, 2013.