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University of Minnesota

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Minneapolis, MN

Founding Date:
1851

Motto:
Commune Vinculum Omnibus Artibus

Team:
Golden Gophers

Enrollment:
50,000

Official Website:
http://www.umn.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
George Akerson
Government
5-Sep-1888 ? First White House Press Secretary
Eddie Albert
Actor
22-Apr-1906 26-May-2005 Oliver on Green Acres
Elmer L. Andersen
Politician
17-Jun-1909 15-Nov-2004 Governor of Minnesota, 1961-63
C. Elmer Anderson
Politician
16-Mar-1912 12-Jan-1998 Governor of Minnesota, 1951-55
G. Barry Anderson
Judge
c. 1954   Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court
Paul H. Anderson
Judge
14-May-1943   Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court
Poul Anderson
Author
25-Nov-1926 31-Jul-2001 Tau Zero
Russell A. Anderson
Judge
28-May-1942   Minnesota Chief Justice
Wendell R. Anderson
Politician
1-Feb-1933   Governor of Minnesota, 1971-76
William L. Armstrong
Politician
16-Mar-1937   US Senator from Colorado, 1979-91
John Astin
Actor
30-Mar-1930   Gomez on The Addams Family
Maria Bamford
Comic
3-Sep-1970   Comedians of Comedy
Dean Barkley
Politician
31-Aug-1950   US Senator from Minnesota, 2002-03
Christiaan Barnard
Doctor
8-Nov-1922 2-Sep-2001 Performed the first heart transplant
Nicholas J. Begich
Politician
6-Apr-1932 16-Oct-1972 Congressman from Alaska, 1971-72
Bobby Bell
Football
17-Jun-1940   Linebacker, NFL Hall of Famer
Robert M. Berdahl
Educator
15-Mar-1937   Chancellor of UC Berkeley, 1997-2004
Patty Berg
Golf
13-Feb-1918 10-Sep-2006 Winner of 15 major titles
Robert Bergland
Politician
22-Jul-1928   US Secretary of Agriculture, 1977-81
James J. Blanchard
Politician
8-Aug-1942   Governor of Michigan, 1983-91
Rebecca M. Blank
Economist
19-Sep-1955   Council of Economic Advisers, 1998-99
Roman Bohnen
Actor
24-Nov-1894 24-Feb-1949 Of Mice and Men
Norman Borlaug
Scientist
25-Mar-1914 12-Sep-2009 Engineered disease-resistant wheat
John Bowe
Author
1964   Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor
Walter H. Brattain
Physicist
10-Feb-1902 13-Oct-1987 Co-Inventor of the transistor
Lester Breslow
Doctor
17-Mar-1915 9-Apr-2012 Dean, UCLA School of Public Health, 1972-80
Myron H. Bright
Judge
5-Mar-1919   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1968-85
Herb Brooks
Hockey
5-Aug-1937 11-Aug-2003 Coach, 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team
Aaron Brown
Journalist
10-Nov-1948   Hosted CNN Newsnight
Robert A. Brown
Educator
22-Jul-1951   President, Boston University
Quentin N. Burdick
Politician
19-Jun-1908 8-Sep-1992 US Senator from North Dakota, 1960-92
Usher L. Burdick
Politician
21-Feb-1879 19-Aug-1960 Congressman from North Dakota
Warren Burger
Judge
17-Sep-1907 25-Jun-1995 US Chief Justice, 1969-86
Duane L. Burnham
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Abbott Laboratories, 1989-98
Harlan J. Bushfield
Politician
6-Aug-1882 27-Sep-1948 Governor of South Dakota, 1939-43
Vera C. Bushfield
Politician
9-Aug-1889 16-Apr-1976 US Senator from South Dakota, 1948
Melvin Calvin
Chemist
8-Apr-1911 8-Jan-1997 Deciphered photosynthesis
William C. Canby, Jr.
Judge
22-May-1931   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1980-96
Arne Carlson
Politician
24-Sep-1934   Governor of Minnesota, 1991-99
David Carr
Journalist
8-Sep-1956   The New York Times
Mary Ellen Chase
Scholar
24-Feb-1887 28-Jul-1973 Silas Crockett
Mary C. Choksi
Business
c. 1950   Strategic Investment Group
Theodore Christianson
Politician
12-Sep-1883 9-Dec-1948 Governor of Minnesota, 1925-31
Nick Clegg
Politician
7-Jan-1967   Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Loren W. Crabtree
Educator
c. 1939   Chancellor, University of Tennessee
Seymour Cray
Inventor
28-Sep-1925 5-Oct-1996 Inventor of Cray supercomputers
Robert B. Crosby
Politician
26-Mar-1911 7-Jan-2000 Governor of Nebraska, 1953-55
Charles M. Dale
Politician
8-Mar-1893 28-Sep-1978 Governor of New Hampshire, 1945-49
Jeffrey Davidow
Diplomat
26-Jan-1944   US Ambassador to Mexico, 1998-2001
Midge Decter
Journalist
25-Jul-1927   Neoconservative maven
Gordon R. Dickson
Novelist
1-Nov-1923 31-Jan-2001 Dorsai
Everett Dirksen
Politician
4-Jan-1896 7-Sep-1969 US Senator from Illinois, 1951-69
Richard Dix
Actor
18-Jul-1893 20-Sep-1949 Cimarron
Tony Dungy
Football
6-Oct-1955   Indianapolis Colts head coach, 2002-08
David Durenberger
Politician
19-Aug-1934   US Senator from Minnesota, 1978-95
Richard J. Durrell
Publisher
c. 1925 7-Mar-2008 First publisher, People magazine
Bob Dylan
Musician
24-May-1941   The Times They Are A-Changin'
Richard Eberhart
Poet
5-Apr-1904 9-Jun-2005 Collected Poems
Joycelyn Elders
Government
13-Aug-1933   Highly opinionated Surgeon General
Kimberly Elise
Actor
17-Apr-1967   Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Carl Eller
Football
25-Feb-1942   Minnesota Vikings DE
Keith Ellison
Politician
4-Aug-1963   Congressman, Minnesota 5th
Robert Ezrilov
Business
c. 1944   Cogel Management Company
Jody H. Feragen
Business
c. 1956   CFO of Hormel
Ric Flair
Wrestling
25-Feb-1949   Pro wrestler
Richard D. Frasch
Business
c. 1954   Senior VP at Cargill
Donald M. Fraser
Politician
20-Feb-1924   Mayor of Minneapolis, 1980-93
Orville L. Freeman
Politician
9-May-1918 20-Feb-2003 Governor of Minnesota, 1955-61
Art Fry
Chemist
19-Aug-1931   Post-It notes
Robert R. Gilruth
Engineer
18-Oct-1913 17-Aug-2000 NASA scientist
Tom Gjelten
Journalist
?   NPR correspondent
Peter Michael Goetz
Actor
10-Dec-1941   Chuck Cavanaugh on The Cavanaughs
Ray A. Goldberg
Educator
19-Oct-1926   Agribusiness professor, Harvard
Richard J. Goldstein
Engineer
c. 1936   Fluid mechanics
Bud Grant
Football
20-May-1927   Longtime coach of Minnesota Vikings
Peter Graves
Actor
18-Mar-1926 14-Mar-2010 Mission: Impossible
James Gray
Author
30-Jun-1899 6-Aug-1984 Shoulder the Sky
John H. Grunewald
Business
c. 1940   EVP at Polaris Industries, 1993-97
William L. Guy
Politician
30-Sep-1919 26-Apr-2013 Governor of North Dakota, 1961-73
D. James Guzy
Business
7-Mar-1936   Chairman of SRC Computers
Geir Haarde
Head of State
8-Apr-1951   Prime Minister of Iceland, 2006-09
John H. Hammergren
Business
1959   CEO of McKesson
Ruth R. Harkin
Business
c. 1944   United Technologies VP, 1997-2005
Mark Harris
Novelist
19-Nov-1922 30-May-2007 Bang the Drum Slowly
H. Robert Heller
Economist
8-Jan-1940   Federal Reserve Governor, 1986-89
Philip S. Hench
Scientist
28-Feb-1896 30-Mar-1965 Adrenocortical hormones
Robert A. Hermes
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Purvin & Gertz, 1987-99
James D. Hodgson
Government
3-Dec-1915 28-Nov-2012 US Secretary of Labor, 1970-73
David F. Hoffmeister
Business
c. 1954   CFO of Invitrogen
James Hong
Actor
22-Feb-1929   Indeed!
Stan E. Hubbard
Business
c. 1961   Hubbard Broadcasting Inc.
Ernie Hudson
Actor
17-Dec-1945   Warden Glenn on Oz
Hubert Humphrey
Politician
27-May-1911 13-Jan-1978 US Vice President, 1965-69
Kris Humphries
Basketball
6-Feb-1985   Brooklyn Nets, married a Kardashian
Louis J. Ignarro
Scientist
31-May-1941   Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
Bob Johnson
Hockey
4-Mar-1931 26-Nov-1991 Badger Bob, coach and Hall of Famer
Darryl N. Johnson
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Thailand, 2002-04
James A. Johnson
Business
24-Dec-1943   CEO of Fannie Mae, 1991-98
Ron Johnson
Politician
8-Apr-1955   US Senator from Wisconsin
Geri M. Joseph
Journalist
19-Jun-1923   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1978-81
Joseph M. Juran
Scientist
24-Dec-1904 28-Feb-2008 The Pareto Principle
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920 25-Jan-2013 US Ambassador to the CSCE
Elliot S. Kaplan
Attorney
c. 1936   Corporate Secretary, Best Buy
Garrison Keillor
Radio Personality
7-Aug-1942   A Prairie Home Companion
Steven J. Keillor
Historian
25-Apr-1948   Hjalmar Petersen of Minnesota
George Kelly
Psychologist
28-Apr-1905 6-Mar-1967 Personal Construct Theory of personality
Lynn Krominga
Business
15-May-1950   Former executive, Revlon
John Kundla
Basketball
3-Jul-1916   Minneapolis Lakers Head Coach, 1948-59
Polykarp Kusch
Physicist
26-Jan-1911 20-Mar-1993 Magnetic moment of the electron
Bruce Laingen
Diplomat
6-Aug-1922   US Ambassador to Malta, 1977-79
Jessica Lange
Actor
20-Apr-1949   Tootsie
Jim Lange
Game Show Host
15-Aug-1933   The Dating Game
Rick Larsen
Politician
15-Jun-1965   Congressman, Washington 2nd
David Laventhol
Publisher
1933   President of Times Mirror, 1987-93
Ernest Lawrence
Physicist
8-Aug-1901 27-Aug-1958 Inventor of the cyclotron
Tom Lehman
Golf
7-Mar-1959   Winner, 1996 British Open
Keith Lehrer
Philosopher
10-Jan-1936   Metamind
Brock Lesnar
Wrestling
12-Jul-1977   WWE Champion at age 25
Harold LeVander
Politician
10-Oct-1910 30-Mar-1992 Governor of Minnesota, 1967-71
Edward B. Lewis
Scientist
20-May-1918 21-Jul-2004 Drosophila researcher, Nobel laureate
S. Robert Lichter
Scholar
28-Aug-1948   Center for Media and Public Affairs
John Linder
Politician
9-Sep-1942   Congressman from Georgia, 1993-2011
David J. Lubar
Business
c. 1955   President of Lubar & Co.
Richard C. Lundell
Business
c. 1943   Lutheran Brotherhood
Bill Luther
Politician
27-Jun-1945   Congressman from Minnesota, 1995-2003
John Carroll Lynch
Actor
1-Aug-1963   The Drew Carey Show
George E. MacKinnon
Judge
22-Apr-1906 1-May-1995 DC Appeals Court Judge, 1969-95
Peter MacNicol
Actor
10-Apr-1954   John Cage on Ally McBeal
Thomas F. Madison
Business
c. 1935   MLM Partners
William E. Mayberry
Business
22-Aug-1929   Former President, Mayo Foundation
Robert McAlmon
Author
9-Mar-1896 2-Feb-1956 Village: As It Happened
Eugene McCarthy
Politician
29-Mar-1916 10-Dec-2005 US Senator from Minnesota, 1959-71
Kevin McCarthy
Actor
15-Feb-1914 11-Sep-2010 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Daniel L. McFadden
Economist
29-Jul-1937   Statistical analysis of individual and household behavior
Kevin McHale
Basketball
19-Dec-1957   Boston Celtic, Hall of Famer
John Blood McNally
Football
27-Nov-1903 28-Nov-1985 The Vagabond Halfback
Michael F. Mee
Business
c. 1944   CFO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1994-2001
John Melcher
Politician
6-Sep-1924   US Senator from Montana, 1977-89
Helen M. Meyer
Judge
c. 1954   Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court
Vern Mikkelsen
Basketball
21-Oct-1928   NBA Hall of Famer
Kate Millett
Activist
14-Sep-1934   Sexual Politics
William D. Mitchell
Government
9-Sep-1874 24-Aug-1955 US Attorney General, 1929-33
Carol Molnau
Politician
17-Sep-1949   Lt. Governor of Minnesota
Walter Mondale
Politician
5-Jan-1928   US Vice President under Jimmy Carter
Debra Mooney
Actor
28-Aug-1947   Edna Harper on Everwood
Wayne Morse
Politician
20-Oct-1900 22-Jul-1974 US Senator from Oregon, 1945-69
Diana E. Murphy
Judge
4-Jan-1934   8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Bronko Nagurski
Football
3-Nov-1908 7-Jan-1990 NFL Hall of Famer
Glen D. Nelson
Business
c. 1938   Vice Chairman of Medtronic, 1988-2002
Constance Berry Newman
Government
8-Jul-1935   US Asst. Secy. of State for Africa, 2004-05
Leo Nomellini
Football
19-Jun-1924 17-Oct-2000 49er Hall of Famer
Michele Norris
Radio Personality
7-Sep-1961   NPR host, All Things Considered
Floyd B. Olson
Politician
13-Nov-1891 22-Aug-1936 Governor of Minnesota, 1931-36
James P. Olson
Business
c. 1949   Senior VP at Pepsi, 2002-06
Norman Ornstein
Author
14-Oct-1948   American Enterprise Institute
Alan Page
Football
7-Aug-1945   Vikings and Bears defensive tackle
Robert E. Park
Sociologist
14-Feb-1864 7-Feb-1944 Race and Culture
Rachel Paulose
Attorney
12-Mar-1973   US Attorney for Minnesota
Tim Pawlenty
Politician
27-Nov-1960   Governor of Minnesota, 2003-11
Ron Perlman
Actor
13-Apr-1950   Hellboy
Kristen Pfaff
Bassist
26-May-1967 16-Jun-1994 Bassist for Hole and Janitor Joe
Robert Pirsig
Author
6-Sep-1928   Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Franklyn G. Prendergast
Doctor
7-Mar-1945   Mayo Clinic
Jim Ramstad
Politician
6-May-1946   Congressman from Minnesota, 1991-2009
Lee Raymond
Business
13-Aug-1938   CEO of ExxonMobil, 1999-2005
Harry Reasoner
Journalist
17-Apr-1923 6-Aug-1991 60 Minutes
Kane Richmond
Actor
23-Dec-1906 22-Mar-1973 American character actor
Elmo Roper
Business
31-Jul-1900 30-Apr-1971 American pollster
Carl Rowan
Columnist
11-Aug-1925 23-Sep-2000 Chicago Sun-Times columnist
Rick Sanchez
Journalist
3-Jul-1958   Former CNN anchor
Richard L. Sandor
Business
c. 1942   Chicago Climate Exchange
Brad T. Sauer
Business
15-May-1959   EVP at 3M
Flip Saunders
Basketball
23-Feb-1955   Head Coach, Detroit Pistons
John D. Scanlan
Diplomat
20-Dec-1927 20-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1985-89
Pat Schroeder
Politician
30-Jul-1940   Congresswoman from Colorado, 1973-97
Ted Schwinden
Politician
31-Aug-1925   Governor of Montana, 1981-89
William R. Sears
Engineer
1-Mar-1913 12-Oct-2002 Airfoil engineer
Eric Sevareid
Journalist
26-Nov-1912 9-Jul-1992 CBS News journalist
Clark Shaughnessy
Football
6-Mar-1892 15-May-1970 Invented football T-Formation
Don L. Short
Politician
22-Jun-1903 10-May-1982 Congressman from North Dakota, 1959-65
Gerry Sikorski
Politician
26-Apr-1948   Congressman from Minnesota, 1983-93
Deke Slayton
Astronaut
1-Mar-1924 13-Jun-1993 Original Mercury 7 astronaut
Barbara R. Snyder
Educator
23-Jul-1955   President, CWRU
Arne M. Sorenson
Business
c. 1959   President and COO of Marriott
David Soul
Actor
28-Aug-1943   Hutch on Starsky and Hutch
Gene Sperling
Economist
24-Dec-1958   Chief Economic Advisor, 1996-2000
Gordon M. Sprenger
Business
c. 1937   CEO of Allina Health System, 1999-2001
John P. Stapp
Scientist
11-Jul-1910 13-Nov-1999 Rocket sled pioneer
Harold Stassen
Politician
13-Apr-1907 4-Mar-2001 Perennial presidential candidate
Carl B. Stokes
Politician
21-Jun-1927 3-Apr-1996 Mayor of Cleveland, 1968-71
John G. Stumpf
Business
1953   CEO of Wells Fargo
Sarah Susanka
Architect
c. 1957   The Not So Big House
Bob Thaves
Cartoonist
4-Oct-1924 4-Aug-2006 Frank & Ernest
Frank D. Trestman
Business
c. 1933   CEO of Mass Merchandisers, 1983-87
Charles Turnbull
Politician
5-Feb-1935   Governor of Virgin Islands
Merle Tuve
Physicist
27-Jun-1901 20-May-1982 Proximity fuse
Robert J. Ulrich
Business
1944   CEO of Target
Rick Upchurch
Football
20-May-1952   Denver Broncos WR, 1975-83
William G. Van Dyke
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Donaldson Company, 1996-2004
Robert Vaughn
Actor
22-Nov-1932   Napoleon Solo on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Bruce Vento
Politician
7-Oct-1940 10-Oct-2000 Congressman from Minnesota, 1977-2000
Anthony G. Wagner
Business
c. 1943   Former healthcare executive
Larry W. Wangberg
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Ziff-Davis, 1997-2002
Lorne R. Waxlax
Business
c. 1934   Retired EVP, Gillette
Vin Weber
Politician
24-Jul-1952   Congressman from Minnesota, 1981-93
Benson K. Whitney
Diplomat
1956   US Ambassador to Norway
Bud Wilkinson
Football
23-Apr-1916 9-Feb-1994 Sooners Head Coach, 1947-63
Ross Wilson
Diplomat
1955   US Ambassador to Turkey
Michael B. Wood
Doctor
c. 1944   CEO of the Mayo Foundation, 1999-2003
Robert F. Woodward
Diplomat
1-Oct-1908 18-May-2001 US Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1954-58
Michael W. Wright
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Supervalu, 1981-2001
Yanni
Musician
14-Nov-1954   New age musican
Dean A. Yoost
Business
c. 1949   Former Partner, Price Waterhouse Coopers
Luther W. Youngdahl
Politician
29-May-1896 21-Jun-1978 Governor of Minnesota, 1947-51
Morton Dauwen Zabel
Educator
10-Aug-1901 28-Apr-1964 Craft and Character
Duane E. Zitzner
Business
26-Jun-1947   Former EVP, Hewlett Packard
William D. Zollars
Business
c. 1947   CEO of YRC Worldwide
Edward Zorinsky
Politician
11-Nov-1928 6-Mar-1987 US Senator from Nebraska, 1976-87

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Bardeen
Physicist
23-May-1908 30-Jan-1991 Co-Inventor of the transistor
Saul Bellow
Novelist
10-Jun-1915 5-Apr-2005 The Adventures of Augie March
P. George Benson
Educator
3-Jun-1946   President, College of Charleston
Eric Bentley
Critic
14-Sep-1916   The Life of the Drama
Paul D. Boyer
Chemist
31-Jul-1918   ATP process
Gregory Breit
Physicist
14-Jul-1899 11-Sep-1981 Proton-proton dispersion
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Robert H. Bruininks
Educator
22-Feb-1942   President, University of Minnesota
Alan Burns
Novelist
29-Dec-1929   Europe After the Rain
Mary Ellen Chase
Scholar
24-Feb-1887 28-Jul-1973 Silas Crockett
Arthur H. Compton
Physicist
10-Sep-1892 15-Mar-1962 Discovered the Compton Effect
Edward Condon
Physicist
2-Mar-1902 26-Mar-1974 Quantum Mechanics
John Dewey
Educator
20-Oct-1859 1-Jun-1952 Pragmatist philosopher, education reformer
Daniel A. Farber
Educator
16-Jul-1950   Retained by the People
Richard J. Goldstein
Engineer
c. 1936   Fluid mechanics
James Gray
Author
30-Jun-1899 6-Aug-1984 Shoulder the Sky
Mark Harris
Novelist
19-Nov-1922 30-May-2007 Bang the Drum Slowly
Walter W. Heller
Economist
27-Aug-1915 15-Jun-1987 Council of Economic Advisers, 1961-64
Philip S. Hench
Scientist
28-Feb-1896 30-Mar-1965 Adrenocortical hormones
Leonid Hurwicz
Economist
21-Aug-1917 24-Jun-2008 Mechanism design theory
George Isaak
Astronomer
7-Mar-1933 5-Jun-2005 Resonant scattering spectroscopy
J. Hans D. Jensen
Physicist
25-Jun-1907 11-Feb-1973 Shell nuclear model
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920 25-Jan-2013 US Ambassador to the CSCE
Edward C. Kendall
Scientist
8-Sep-1886 4-May-1972 Adrenocortical hormones
Ancel Keys
Scientist
26-Jan-1904 20-Nov-2004 Nutritionist, created the K ration
Murray Krieger
Critic
27-Nov-1923 5-Aug-2000 The Play and Place of Criticism
William Lipscomb
Chemist
9-Dec-1919 14-Apr-2011 Chemical bonding
Willem J. Luyten
Astronomer
7-Mar-1899 21-Nov-1994 Stellar mortician
Andreas Papandreou
Head of State
5-Feb-1919 23-Jun-1996 Twice Prime Minister of Greece
Tim Penny
Politician
19-Nov-1951   Congressman from Minnesota, 1983-95
Jean Piccard
Aviator
28-Jan-1884 28-Jan-1963 Extreme balloonist
Edward C. Prescott
Economist
26-Dec-1940   Dynamic macroeconomics
Thomas J. Sargent
Economist
19-Jul-1943   Rational expectations theory
Wilfrid Sellars
Philosopher
20-May-1912 2-Jul-1989 Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind
Robert Shiller
Economist
29-Mar-1946   Irrational Exuberance
Christopher A. Sims
Economist
21-Oct-1942   Statistical theory of time series
Michael I. Sovern
Educator
1-Dec-1931   President of Columbia University, 1980-93
Allan H. Spear
Politician
24-Jun-1937 11-Oct-2008 President, Minnesota Senate, 1993-2001
George J. Stigler
Economist
17-Jan-1911 1-Dec-1991 Economic Theory of Regulation
Allen Tate
Poet
19-Nov-1899 9-Feb-1979 Mr. Pope and Other Poems
Lewis Thomas
Doctor
25-Nov-1913 3-Dec-1993 The Lives of a Cell
John H. van Vleck
Physicist
13-Mar-1899 27-Oct-1980 Quantum theory of paramagnetism
Robert Penn Warren
Poet
24-Apr-1905 15-Sep-1989 First US Poet Laureate
James Wright
Poet
13-Dec-1927 25-Mar-1980 The Branch Will Not Break

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elmer L. Andersen
Politician
17-Jun-1909 15-Nov-2004 Governor of Minnesota, 1961-63
Frederick M. Bohen
Business
c. 1937   COO of Rockefeller University, 2002-05
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Robert H. Bruininks
Educator
22-Feb-1942   President, University of Minnesota
Pierce Butler
Judge
17-Mar-1866 16-Nov-1939 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-39
Susan E. Engel
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Lenox Group, 1996-2007
Lorie Skjerven Gildea
Judge
c. 1961   Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court
Geri M. Joseph
Journalist
19-Jun-1923   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1978-81
Edward C. Kendall
Scientist
8-Sep-1886 4-May-1972 Adrenocortical hormones
Cynthia L. Lesher
Business
c. 1948   Xcel Energy executive
Alan Page
Football
7-Aug-1945   Vikings and Bears defensive tackle
Deborah E. Powell
Doctor
1939   Dean of UMN Medical School
Gordon M. Sprenger
Business
c. 1937   CEO of Allina Health System, 1999-2001
William G. Van Dyke
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Donaldson Company, 1996-2004
Murray Warmath
Football
16-Oct-1912 16-Mar-2011 Minnesota Head Coach, 1954-71
Mark G. Yudof
Educator
30-Oct-1944   President of the University of California

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tim Brewster
Football
13-Oct-1960   Head Coach, University of Minnesota
Herb Brooks
Hockey
5-Aug-1937 11-Aug-2003 Coach, 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team
Bill Fitch
Basketball
19-May-1934   Longtime NBA and NCAA coach
Lou Holtz
Football
6-Jan-1937   Head Coach, South Carolina, 1999-2004
John Kundla
Basketball
3-Jul-1916   Minneapolis Lakers Head Coach, 1948-59
George E. MacKinnon
Judge
22-Apr-1906 1-May-1995 DC Appeals Court Judge, 1969-95
Dan Monson
Basketball
6-Oct-1961   Head Coach, Long Beach State
Bill Musselman
Basketball
13-Aug-1940 5-May-2000 Timberwolves Head Coach, 1989-91
Flip Saunders
Basketball
23-Feb-1955   Head Coach, Detroit Pistons
Mike Shanahan
Football
24-Aug-1952   Washington Redskins Head Coach
Tubby Smith
Basketball
30-Jun-1951   Former Head Coach, University of Minnesota
Murray Warmath
Football
16-Oct-1912 16-Mar-2011 Minnesota Head Coach, 1954-71
Bud Wilkinson
Football
23-Apr-1916 9-Feb-1994 Sooners Head Coach, 1947-63
Jim Zorn
Football
10-May-1953   Former coach, Washington Redskins


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