List of Williams College people

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Williams College
Motto E liberalitate E. Williams, armigeri
Type Private
Established 1793 (223 years ago) (1793)
President Adam Falk
Administrative staff
286
Undergraduates 1,945
Postgraduates 59
Location Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Campus Rural
Athletics Ephs
Mascot Purple cow
Website www.williams.edu

Because of a history dating back to 1793 and a consistent reputation as a leading institution of higher learning, there is a long list of Williams College people – students who attended the school and achieved notability in a wide variety of fields.[1][2]

Academia[edit]

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Actors, artists, and filmmakers[edit]

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N–Z

Business[edit]

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Curators and museum directors[edit]

Many were trained and deeply inspired by Whitney S. Stoddard and S. Lane Faison, who headed the art history department at Williams from 1940 to 1969.

Government officials and political notables[edit]

Ambassadors, diplomats, and bureaucrats[edit]

Governors and state politicians[edit]

Legislature[edit]

A–M
N–Z

Municipal[edit]

Presidents, prime ministers, and cabinet positions[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Judiciary and legal[edit]

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N–Z

Medicine[edit]

  • Peter M. Banks, M.D., 1967, Chief Medical Officer, Roche-Ventana Co.
  • Richard Besser, M.D., 1981, former Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Walter Bortz II, M.D., 1951, Professor at Stanford Medical School; author of books on aging
  • Louis R. Caplan, M.D., 1958, physician and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
  • Barton Childs, M.D., 1938, pediatrician and geneticist at Johns Hopkins
  • Albert Coons, M.D., 1933, pathologist-immunologist; recipient of the 1959 Albert Lasker Award in Basic Research
  • Jonathan Fielding, M.D., 1964, Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
  • Michael Roizen, M.D., author of best-seller You: The Owner's Manual; Chairman of RealAge, Inc.; former Dean, Syracuse University Medical School; administrator at the Cleveland Clinic
  • Craig R. Smith, M.D., 1970, Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical School, who led the medical team that performed open heart surgery on President Bill Clinton.
  • Norman Spack, M.D., 1965, pediatric endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
  • Henry Reed Stiles, 1876, Superintendent of the State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane; author of several historical and genealogical works

Military[edit]

Music[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science, technology, and engineering[edit]

Sports[edit]

Writing and journalism[edit]

A–M
N–Z

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Richard T. Antoun, Ph.D". Legacy.com. Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin. 7–8 December 2009. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 4 September 2012. Following his graduation from Williams in 1953, he completed a Masters' degree from Johns Hopkins University in International Relations. 
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  5. ^ "About Bernard Bailyn". Harvard.edu. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 4 September 2012. Professor Bailyn received the A.B. degree from Williams College in 1945... 
  6. ^ "John Bascom and Mount Greylock". MarkRondeau.com. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
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  51. ^ "Ferris Jacobs, Jr.". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  52. ^ "Edward Aloysius Kenney". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  53. ^ "Samuel Knox". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
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  58. ^ "Elijah H. Mills". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  59. ^ "Chris Murphy". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  60. ^ "Jesse O. Norton". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  61. ^ "Abram B. Olin". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  62. ^ "Frank C. Osmers, Jr.". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  63. ^ "John G. Otis". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  64. ^ "John Palmer". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  65. ^ "Job Pierson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  66. ^ "James Porter". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  67. ^ "Edward Rogers". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  68. ^ "Henry W. Seymour". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  69. ^ "Jonathan Sloane". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  70. ^ "Horace B. Smith". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  71. ^ "George N. Southwick". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  72. ^ "John B. Steele". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  73. ^ "Solomon Strong". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  74. ^ "Mark Udall". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  75. ^ "Samuel Finley Vinton". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  76. ^ "William Lowndes Yancey". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
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  78. ^ "Scott Endecott Perry". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 

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