List of Colby College alumni
This list of Colby College alumni includes graduates, non-graduate former students, current students, and honorary degree recipients of Colby College. Founded in 1813, Colby's class of 2013 was the college's 200th, making a total of more than 25,000 living alumni.
- 1 Academia
- 2 Arts and entertainment
- 3 Athletics
- 4 Business and finance
- 5 Literature
- 6 Media
- 7 Politics and government
- 8 Others
- 9 See also
- 10 References
- 11 External links
Research and scholarship
|Charles Branch Wilson||1884||Scientist, marine biologist|||
|Fenwicke Holmes||1906||Author, congregational minister, and religious science leader|
|Harold Calvin Marston Morse||1914||Mathematician|
|Paul Wallace Gates||1924||United States land policy historian and author|||
|Doris Kearns Goodwin||1964||Presidential scholar and historian; notable works include the Pulitzer Prize-winning No Ordinary Time (1995) and Team of Rivals (2005)|
|Arthur G. Miller||1964||Professor in Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, College Park|
|Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.||1970||Maine State Historian|
|Alan Taylor (historian)||1977||Scholar in early Colonial America history and Pulitzer Prize winner|
Arts and entertainment
|Gordon W. Bowie||1965||Musician|||
|Rocco Landesman||1969||Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts|
|Tim O'Brien (musician)||ex-1973||Country and bluegrass musician|
|Tom Silverman||1976||Founder of hip-hop record label Tommy Boy Entertainment|
|Lincoln Peirce||1985||Cartoonist and creator of the comic strip Big Nate|
|Billy Bush||1994||Host of Access Hollywood, former host of Let's Make a Deal and The Billy Bush Show|||
|Mike Daisey||1996||Monologuist, solo performer and author|
|Frank Haggerty||1897||Head football coach at University of Akron, 1910 to 1914|
|Jack Coombs||1906||Two-time World Champion Major League Baseball Player; Manager (Philadelphia Phillies and Duke University)|
|Elbridge Ross||1935||Medalist at the 1936 Winter Olympics in hockey|||
|Norm Gigon||1958||Major League Baseball player for the Chicago Cubs|||
|Ed Phillips (pitcher)||1966||Major League Baseball pitcher for the 1970 Boston Red Sox|
|Jan Volk||1968||General Manager of the Boston Celtics, 1984-1997|
|Sebsibe Mamo||1970||Ethiopian athlete; competed at the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics|||
|Greg Cronin||1986||Assistant Coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, 2011–present|
|Mike McRae (baseball)||1981||Head coach of the Canisius Golden Griffins baseball team, 2005–present|||
|Eric DeCosta||1993||Assistant General Manager, Baltimore Ravens|
|Hilary Gehman||1993||Olympic rower, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004; World Rowing Championships medalist|||
|Mark Jackson (American football coach)||1994||Senior associate athletic director for the University of Southern California|
|Meaghan Sittler||1998||Hockey player for the Brampton Thunder and the United States women's national ice hockey team|||
|Courtney Kennedy||ex-2001||Olympic medalist on the United States women's national ice hockey team, 2002 and 2006|
|Warner Nickerson||2005||Alpine skier|||
Business and finance
|Ivory Quinby||1836||Businessman and philanthropist|||
|J. Young Scammon||1869||Lawyer, banker, and newspaper publisher|||
|Herbert Elijah Wadsworth||1892||Businessman|
|Albert Stone||1951||Owner of Sterilite|||
|Frank R. Wallace||1954||Owner of Integrated Management Associates|
|Lawrence Pugh||1956||former CEO of the VF Corporation|
|Peter H. Lunder||1956||Former President of Dexter Shoe Company|
|Tom Whidden||1970||President of North Sails, 1992–present|||
|Robert Diamond||1973||Former chief executive officer of Barclays Bank, Plc.|
|Edson Mitchell||1975||Director, Deutsche Bank|||
|Eric S. Rosengren||1979||President and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston|
|Dawn Sweeney||1981||President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Restaurant Association|||
|Chip Smith||1991||Co-founder of The Glover Park Group|
|Jason J. Hogg||1993||Founder of Revolution Money|||
|Roland Gammon||1937||Religious author and ad-man|
|Thomas Savage (novelist)||1940||Novelist|
|Alvin Schwartz (children's author)||1949||Author of the series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark|||
|Robert B. Parker||1954||Author of the Spenser detective novels|
|Annie Proulx||ex-1957||Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News and Brokeback Mountain|
|Don J. Snyder||1968||Novelist and screenwriter|||
|Gregory White Smith||1973||Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Jackson Pollock: An American Saga|||
|Jeff Gottesfeld||1977||novelist, Anne Frank and Me; screen/TV writer, The Young and the Restless|
|Alan Taylor (historian)||1977||Pulitzer Prize and Bancroft Prize-winning author and historian specializing in early American history|
|Jane Brox||1978||Author and 2007 Guggenheim Fellow|||
|Gerry Boyle||1978||Novelist and Colby English Professor|
|Geoffrey Becker||1980||Short story writer|||
|Linda Greenlaw||1983||Author of Hungry Ocean (captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail which went down in The Perfect Storm 1991)|
|Erika Mailman||1991||Author and journalist|||
|Cecily von Ziegesar||1992||Novelist, creator of Gossip Girl series|
|Stephanie Doyon||1993||Novelist, best known for The Greatest Man in Cedar Hole|||
|Sarah Langan||1996||Bram Stoker Award-winning novelist|||
|Drew Magary||1998||Writer for Deadspin and GQ magazine; author of The Postmortal and Someone Could Get Hurt|||
|Rosecrans Baldwin||1999||Novelist and essayist, co-founder of The Morning News|
|David Barr Kirtley||2000||Science fiction author and co-founder of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy|
|George Horace Lorimer||1898||Editor-in-chief of The Saturday Evening Post|
|John Roderick (correspondent)||1937||Correspondent for the Associated Press|
|Dwight E. Sargent||1939||Editorial writer for The New York Herald Tribune, 1951 Nieman Fellow|
|Elliot G. Jaspin||1969||1979 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting|||
|Stuart Rothenberg||1970||editor and publisher of The Rothenberg Political Report, CNN political analyst, and syndicated columnist|
|Ben Bradlee Jr.||1970||Investigative journalist and bestselling author|||
|Robert S. Capers||1971||1992 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting|||
|Stéphane Cornicard||1988||Film actor and director|||
|Andrea Nix Fine||1991||Oscar winner, 2013 Best Documentary Short Subject|||
|Amy Walter||1991||Political Director of ABC News, former house editor for the Cook Political Report, Editor in Chief of 'The Hotline|
|Dan Harris (journalist)||1993||ABC News anchor and reporter|
|Billy Bush||1994||TV personality and nephew of President George H. W. Bush|
|Hannah Beech||1995||Journalist for Time magazine|
|Sarah Lee (reporter)||1995||Washington DC news reporter|
|Matt Apuzzo||2000||2012 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting|||
Politics and government
Members of the United States Congress
United States Federal and State Court justices
|Percival Bonney||1863||Maine Superior Court Judge, 1878-1906|||
|Leslie C. Cornish||1875||Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1917-1925|
|Warren C. Philbrook||1882||Mayor of Waterville 1899-1900, Maine Attorney General, 1909-10, Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1913-1928|||
|Hugh Dean McLellan||1895||Federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts|
|Nathaniel Tompkins||1903||Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1945-1949|||
|Joseph Jabar||1968||Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 2009–present|||
|Kenneth R. Melvin||1974||Circuit Court Judge and member of the Virginia House of Delegates|||
United States Governors
|Samuel Cony||ex-1829||31st Governor of Maine, 1864-1867|||
|George A. Ramsdell||ex-1857||46th Governor of New Hampshire 1897-1899|||
|Harris M. Plaisted||1853||Governor of Maine 1881-1883|
|Llewellyn Powers||ex-1861||Governor of Maine 1901-1908|||
|Marcellus Stearns||1863||Governor of Florida 1874-1877|||
Other political and legal figures
|Albert G. Jewett||1823||United States Chargé d'Affaires to Peru 1845-1847|
|Elijah P. Lovejoy||1826||Abolitionist|
|Manly B. Townsend||1828||Maine State Senator|||
|Edgar Harkness Gray||1838||Baptist clergyman and former Chaplain of the Senate|
|Leonard Swett||c. 1840-45||close friend of President Lincoln and an organizer for the 1860 Chicago Republican National Convention|
|Josiah Hayden Drummond||1846||16th Attorney General of Maine, 1860-1863|
|Isaac Smith Kalloch||1852||Baptist minister, founder and first president of Ottawa University, mayor of San Francisco, California|
|Cyrus Hamlin (general)||1859||General in the Union Army|||
|Bartlett Tripp||ex-1861||Ambassador to Austria 1893-1897|||
|Henry C. Merriam||ex-1862||United States Army general awarded Medal of Honor|
|Edwin Francis Lyford||1877||Massachusetts State Senator, 1894|||
|Herbert Lord||1884||Director of the United States Bureau of the Budget (now the Office of Management and Budget), 1922-1929|
|Byron Boyd||1886||Secretary of State of Maine, 1897 to 1907|||
|Holman Day||1887||Military secretary to the Governor of Maine John Fremont Hill, 1901-1904|
|Merton L. Miller||1890||Acting Chief of the Ethnological Survey for the Philippine Islands|
|George Otis Smith||1893||Director of United States Geological Survey, 1907-1922, first chairman of the Federal Power Commission|
|Robert N. Anthony||1938||United States Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1965-1968|||
|Rachel Bubar Kelly||1947||Prohibition Party candidate for United States Vice President|
|Robert S. Gelbard||1964||United States Ambassador to Bolivia (1988–1991) and United States Ambassador to Indonesia (1999–2001)|
|Peter D. Hart||1964||founder of Peter D. Hart Research Associates, a political polling organization|
|Pete Rouse||1968||Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama, former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, former Chief of Staff to Tom Daschle|
|Patrick Duddy||1972||United States Ambassador to Venezuela 2007-2010|
|David Lemoine||1978||State Treasurer of Maine 2005-2010|
|David Linsky||1979||Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Peter Forman||1980||Minority Leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1991-1995|||
|Christopher Mellon||1980||Staff Director of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, 1989-1999|
|Thomas A. Betro||1981||Director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service 2006 - 2010|
|Dana Hanley||1984||Member of the Maine Senate, 1992-1996|||
|Patricia M. McCarthy||1984||Assistant Director in the Commercial Litigation Branch of the United States Department of Justice Civil Division, 2003-present|
|Paul Doyle (politician)||1985||Connecticut Senator from the Ninth District|||
|Sean McCormack||1986||Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and U.S. State Department Spokesman|
|Daniel K. Webster||1987||Massachusetts State Representatives, 2003-2013|||
|Michael Marcello||1990||Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives 2009–present|||
|J. Patrick O'Neill||1993||Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives 2005–present|||
|Andrew Monroe Rice||1996||2008 Democratic nominee, candidate, United States Senate (Oklahoma) (lost to Senator James Inhofe)|
|Devin Beliveau||2001||Maine State Representative from District 151, 2010-2012|
|Linwood E. Palmer, Jr.||Maine Legislator, Candidate, Maine Governor, 1978|
|Daniel T. Jewett||Republican US Senator (Missouri) 1870-71, Missouri State Representative|
|Elizabeth Hanson||CIA Officer killed in the Camp Chapman attack, Afghanistan|
|Lot M. Morrill||U.S. Senator (1861–69), Governor of Maine (1857–1861), Treasury Secretary (1876–77)|
|George Boardman (missionary)||1822||First Graduate of Colby College, Baptist missionary|
|Mary Caffrey Low||1875||Founder, Sigma Kappa Sorority|
|Elizabeth Gorham Hoag||Founder, Sigma Kappa Sorority|
|Ida Fuller||Founder, Sigma Kappa Sorority|
|Frances Elliott Mann Hall||Founder, Sigma Kappa Sorority|
|Louise Helen Coburn||Founder, Sigma Kappa Sorority|
|Arthur B. Patten||1890||United States Congregational Church clergyman|
|Bern Porter||1932||Artist and scientist|||
|Stephen Sternberg||1941||Pathologist and author|
|Myron "Pinky" Thompson||1950||Trustee of the Bishop Estate (now known as Kamehameha Schools), President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society|
|Riki Ott||1976||Marine toxicologist oil spill expert|
|Savas (Zembillas) of Pittsburgh||1979||Bishop of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh|
|Wylie Dufresne||1992||Chef and owner of wd~50 restaurant in New York City, featured as a judge on Top Chef|
|Tara Allain||2008||Miss Maine 2007|
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