List of Hamilton College people

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Hamilton College is a private, independent liberal arts college located in Clinton, New York. It has been coeducational since 1978, when it merged with Kirkland College.

Below is a non-comprehensive list of Hamiltonians who have made notable achievements or contributions in their chosen fields.

Notable alumni[edit]

Selected Hamilton Alumni
Nobel Peace Prize-winning US Secretary of State Elihu Root, class of 1864
US Vice President James S. Sherman, class of 1878
US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, class of 1972
Renowned modern poet Ezra Pound, class of 1905
Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Paul Greengard, class of 1948
Actor and writer Paul Lieberstein, class of 1989

Law, government, and public affairs[edit]

Legislative branch[edit]

Executive branch[edit]

Judicial branch[edit]

Diplomats[edit]

State and city politicians, activists, and other[edit]

Literature and journalism[edit]

Scientists, physicians, psychologists, mathematicians and researchers[edit]

Academics and Scholars Not Otherwise Listed[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Businesspeople[edit]

Clergy[edit]

Sports[edit]

Titles and Peerages[edit]

  • Sir David Hayes, class of 1981 - Chevalier of the National Order of Merit (France)

Alumni from Works of Fiction[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Current members[edit]

Former members (both permanent and visiting)[edit]

Presidents of Hamilton College[22][edit]

  • Azel Backus, 1812-16
  • Henry Davis, 1817-33
  • Sereno Edwards Dwight, 1833-35
  • Joseph Penney, 1835-39
  • Simeon North, 1839-57
  • Samuel Ware Fisher, 1858-66
  • Samuel Gilman Brown, 1866-81
  • Henry Darling, 1881-91
  • Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, 1892-1917
  • Frederick Carlos Ferry, 1917-38
  • William Harold Cowley, 1938-44
  • David Worcester, 1945-47
  • Thomas Brown Rudd, 1947-49
  • Robert Ward McEwen, 1949-66
  • Richard Watrous Couper, 1966-68 (acting)
  • John Wesley Chandler, 1968-73
  • Samuel Fisher Babbitt, 1968-78 (Kirkland College)
  • J. Martin Carovano, 1974-88
  • Harry C. Payne, 1988-93
  • Eugene M. Tobin, 1993-2003
  • Joan Hinde Stewart, 2003 -2016
  • David Wippman, 2016--

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Class of 1816 Letter David Jewett Baker". Hamilton College. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Matthew Cartwright '83 Runs for Congress Alumni News & Notes". Hamilton College. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Delaware Congressman, Alumnus Mike Castle to Deliver Commencement Address". Hamilton College. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ Hamilton College (1860). Catalogue. Hamilton College. p. 33. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Clark University (Worcester, Mass.) (1899). Decennial celebration, 1889-1899. Clark. p. 494. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "GILBERT, Abijah, (1806 - 1881)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  7. ^ "HAWLEY, Joseph Roswell, (1826 - 1905)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  8. ^ Hamilton College (1904). Hamilton Literary Magazine, Volume 39. Hamilton College. p. 48. 
  9. ^ Courier Press (1916). Hamilton Literary Magazine, Volume 51. Courier Press. p. 419. 
  10. ^ Hamilton College (1917). Hamilton Literary Magazine, Volume 52. Hamilton College. p. 33. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "Theodore M. Pomeroy". The New York Times. March 24, 1905. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 
  12. ^ The Trustees of Hamilton College (2010). "An Inspiration to All: Dean Alfange, Class of 1922". Clinton, Oneida County, New York: Hamilton College. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  13. ^ Ellis, William Arba (1911). Norwich University, 1819-1911: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor, Volume 3. Montpelier, VT: Capital City Press. p. 567. 
  14. ^ "Thomas J. Schwarz". Skadden. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  15. ^ Haggbloom, Steven J.; Warnick, Renee; Warnick, Jason E.; Jones, Vinessa K.; Yarbrough, Gary L.; Russell, Tenea M.; Borecky, Chris M.; McGahhey, Reagan; et al. (2002). "The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century". Review of General Psychology. 6 (2): 139–152. doi:10.1037/1089-2680.6.2.139. 
  16. ^ Dobryznski, Judith H. "Eugene Goossen, 76, Art Critic", The New York Times, July 17, 1997. Accessed July 25, 2010.
  17. ^ "Ryan Serhant NestSeekers International Million Dollar Listings". Nest Seekers. 2015-10-15. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  18. ^ The Real Deal: "Henry Elghanayan" By Katherine Clarke retrieved November 5, 2016
  19. ^ Grimes, William. "Edward Gelsthorpe, Master Marketer, Dies at 88", The New York Times, September 27, 2009. Accessed September 29, 2009.
  20. ^ LaCapra, Lauren (2011-06-26). "Goldman's Solomon: Dark horse contender in CEO race". Reuters. Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  21. ^ Tompkins, Hamilton Bullock (1877). Biographical Record of the Class of 1865, of Hamilton College. p. 77. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  22. ^ "Office of the President - Hamilton College Presidents - Hamilton College". Hamilton.edu. 2001-08-15. Retrieved 2015-11-07.