List of Washington University alumni

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The following persons are well-known alumni, living and deceased, of Washington University in St. Louis.

Arts and literature[edit]

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Musician Oliver Nelson

Architecture and design[edit]

 Architect Gyo Obata
Architect Gyo Obata


Adventurer and businessman Steve Fossett

Education and academics[edit]

Journalism and media[edit]

Politics, law, and government[edit]

General John C. Bates
Phoebe Couzins, the first female U.S. Marshal
Phil Radford, environmental leader
Judge William H. Webster, 6th Director of the FBI and 14th Director of the CIA

Science, engineering, and medicine[edit]

Admiral Ben Moreell



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