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Southern Methodist University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Dallas, TX

Founding Date:
1911

Team:
Mustangs

Enrollment:
11,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Amy Acker
Actor
5-Dec-1976   Fred on Angel
Michael A. Andrews
Politician
7-Feb-1944   Congressman from Texas, 1983-95
Nick Bakay
Actor
8-Oct-1959   Salem Saberhagen on Sabrina
Dylan Baker
Actor
7-Oct-1959   Murder One
Kathy Bates
Actor
28-Jun-1948   Misery
Raymond Berry
Football
27-Feb-1933   NFL Hall of Famer, coach
Teel Bivins
Politician
22-Nov-1947 26-Oct-2009 US Ambassador to Sweden, 2004-06
Michael M. Boone
Attorney
c. 1942   Lobbyist
Powers Boothe
Actor
1-Jun-1949   Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones
Angela F. Braly
Business
1962   CEO of Wellpoint
Edie Brickell
Singer
10-Mar-1966   And the New Bohemians
John W. Bryant
Politician
22-Feb-1947   Congressman from Texas, 1983-97
Dan Busbee
Attorney
c. 1932   Locke Purnell Rain Harrell
Laura Bush
First Lady
4-Nov-1946   Wife of US President George W. Bush
Kirbyjon H. Caldwell
Religion
c. 1954   Windsor Village United Methodist Church
Edward R. Campbell
Business
c. 1941   Hibernia National Bank
Jim Chapman
Politician
8-Mar-1945   Congressman from Texas, 1985-97
Bill Clements
Politician
17-Apr-1917 29-May-2011 Twice Governor of Texas
Richard L. Clemmer
Business
?   CEO of Agere Systems
James M. Collins
Politician
29-Apr-1916 21-Jul-1989 Congressman from Texas, 1968-83
Richard H. Collins
Publisher
1-Jun-1947   Dallas newspaper publisher
Glenn A. Cox
Business
6-Aug-1929   President of Phillips Petroleum, 1985-1991
Catherine Crier
Journalist
6-Nov-1954   The Crier Report on Fox
James W. Cronin
Physicist
29-Sep-1931   Time not necessarily reversible
John Culberson
Politician
24-Aug-1956   Congressman, Texas 7th
Paige Davis
Game Show Host
15-Oct-1969   Katie Couric lookalike on Trading Spaces
Aart J. de Geus
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Synopsys
Howard M. Dean
Business
27-Jun-1937 25-Mar-2012 CEO of Dean Foods, 1987-2001
Eric Dickerson
Football
2-Sep-1960   NFL Hall of Famer
David B. Dillon
Business
1951   CEO of Kroger
Robert Dudley
Business
14-Sep-1955   CEO of BP
R. Ted Enloe III
Business
c. 1939   Liberte Investors
Bill Fagerbakke
Actor
4-Oct-1957   Dauber Dybinski on Coach
Morgan Fairchild
Actor
3-Feb-1950   Jordan Roberts on Falcon Crest
Larry R. Faulkner
Educator
1944   President of UT-Austin, 1998-2006
Alan D. Feld
Attorney
c. 1937   Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
Gerald J. Ford
Business
1945   Golden State Bancorp
Douglas L. Foshee
Business
c. 1959   CEO of El Paso
L. Frederick Francis
Business
c. 1954   Chairman, Bank of the West El Paso
Bob Franks
Politician
21-Sep-1951 9-Apr-2010 Congressman from New Jersey, 1993-2001
Tony Garza
Diplomat
c. 1958   US Ambassador to Mexico
James R. Gibbs
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Frontier Oil
Clarence Gilyard
Actor
24-Dec-1955   Conrad McMasters on Matlock
Lauren Graham
Actor
16-Mar-1967   Belly Buttons are Cool
Richard C. Green
Business
?   CEO of Aquila
Forrest Gregg
Football
18-Oct-1933   NFL Hall of Famer, Coach
David A. Hager
Business
14-Oct-1956   COO of Kerr-McGee, 2005-06
Ralph Hall
Politician
3-May-1923   Congressman, Texas 4th
Nathan L. Hecht
Judge
15-Aug-1949   Justice, Texas Supreme Court
Frederick B. Hegi, Jr.
Business
c. 1943   Wingate Partners
Beth Henley
Playwright
8-May-1952   Crimes of the Heart
John A. Hill
Business
c. 1941   First Reserve Corporation
Kaneaster Hodges, Jr.
Politician
20-Aug-1938   US Senator from Arkansas, 1977-79
James R. Huffines
Business
c. 1951   PlainsCapital
Roy M. Huffington
Business
4-Oct-1917 11-Jul-2008 Texas Oilman
Karen Hughes
Government
27-Dec-1956   Counselor to George W. Bush
Lamar Hunt
Football
2-Aug-1932 13-Dec-2006 Founder of the American Football League
Ray L. Hunt
Business
6-Apr-1943   Chairman of Hunt Oil
Mark M. Jacobs
Business
c. 1962   CEO of Reliant Energy
Eddie Bernice Johnson
Politician
3-Dec-1935   Congresswoman, Texas 30th
Sam Johnson
Politician
11-Oct-1930   Congressman, Texas 3rd
Kourtney Kardashian
Socialite
18-Apr-1979   Daughter of Robert Kardashian
Robert C. Krueger
Politician
19-Sep-1935   Congressman from Texas, 1975-79
Kerney Laday
Business
c. 1943   Former VP at Xerox
Nastia Liukin
Gymnastics
30-Oct-1989   Five medals in 2008 Beijing Olympics
Paul B. Loyd, Jr.
Business
c. 1946   CEO of R&B Falcon Corporation, 1997-2001
Thomas W. Luce III
Attorney
c. 1940   Former Partner, Hughes & Luce
Dorothy Malone
Actor
30-Jan-1925   Written on the Wind
Jayne Mansfield
Actor
19-Apr-1933 29-Jun-1967 The Girl Can't Help It
Ruth Ann Marshall
Business
c. 1954   President, Mastercard Americas, 1999-2006
Page McConnell
Musician
17-May-1963   Keyboardist for Phish
Margaret A. McKenna
Educator
c. 1946   President of Lesley University, 1985-2007
Harry C. McPherson
Attorney
22-Aug-1929 16-Feb-2012 White House Counsel to Johnson
Robert E. Mellor
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Building Materials Holding
Don Meredith
Football
10-Apr-1938 5-Dec-2010 Dallas Cowboys, Monday Night Foorball
Harriet Miers
Government
10-Aug-1945   White House Counsel, 2005-07
Vance C. Miller
Business
19-Oct-1933   CEO of Henry S. Miller Companies
David M. Moffett
Business
c. 1952   CFO of US Bancorp, 2001-07
Debra Monk
Actor
27-Feb-1949   Pump Boys and Dinettes
Dennis Moore
Politician
8-Nov-1945   Congressman from Kansas, 1999-2011
Belita Moreno
Actor
1-Nov-1949   Benny on George Lopez
Robert A. Mosbacher, Jr.
Business
29-May-1951   CEO of OPIC, 2005-09
Gregory S. Neal
Religion
c. 1967   Possible heir to Dr. Gene Scott's ministry
Erle A. Nye
Business
Jun-1938   CEO of TXU, 1999-2004
Thomas W. Pauken
Activist
11-Jun-1944   Conservative activist
Eckhard Pfeiffer
Business
20-Aug-1941   CEO of Compaq, 1991-99
Donald Powell
Government
2-May-1941   FDIC Chairman, Gulf Coast Rebuilding Czar
Maurice E. Purnell, Jr.
Attorney
c. 1940   Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
Trevor D. Rees-Jones
Business
c. 1950   Chief Oil & Gas
Walden C. Rhines
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Mentor Graphics
Patricia Richardson
Actor
23-Feb-1951   Tim's wife on Home Improvement
Phyllis B. Riggins
Business
c. 1953   Managing Director, Bluffview Capital
William A. Roper, Jr.
Business
c. 1946   CEO of VeriSign
Edward B. Rust, Jr.
Business
3-Aug-1950   CEO of State Farm Insurance
Rick Scott
Politician
1-Dec-1952   Governor of Florida
Sarah Shahi
Actor
10-Jan-1980   Cheerleader turned actress
Andy Sidaris
Film Director
20-Feb-1931 7-Mar-2007 Hard Ticket to Hawaii
Jeffrey Skilling
Business
25-Nov-1953   Disgraced former CEO of Enron
Clay G. Small
Attorney
c. 1950   Senior VP and General Counsel at Pepsi
Cece Smith
Business
c. 1944   Phillips-Smith-Machens Venture Partners
Lamar Smith
Politician
19-Nov-1947   Congressman, Texas 21st
William T. Solomon
Business
c. 1943   Austin Industries, Inc.
Terry Southern
Novelist
1-May-1924 29-Oct-1995 Dr. Strangelove
Aaron Spelling
Film/TV Producer
22-Apr-1923 23-Jun-2006 Beverly Hills 90210
Alan Watson Steelman
Politician
15-Mar-1942   Congressman from Texas, 1973-77
H. Leighton Steward
Business
c. 1935   Louisiana Land & Exploration Co.
Payne Stewart
Golf
30-Jan-1957 25-Oct-1999 Winner of the US Open, 1982 and 1999
Regina Taylor
Actor
22-Aug-1960   Lilly Harper on I'll Fly Away
Hank Thompson
Country Musician
3-Sep-1925 6-Nov-2007 Honky Tonk Swing musician
Stephen Tobolowsky
Actor
30-May-1951   Ned Ryerson in Groundhog Day
John Tower
Politician
25-Sep-1925 5-Apr-1991 US Senator from Texas, 1961-85
John H. Tyson
Business
5-Sep-1953   Chairman, Tyson Foods
Thomas C. Wajnert
Business
c. 1943   CEO of AT&T Capital, 1984-97
Doak Walker
Football
1-Jan-1927 27-Sep-1998 Detroit Lions, Hall of Famer
Richard Ware II
Business
c. 1946   Amarillo National Bank
Rev. Cecil Williams
Religion
22-Sep-1929   Glide Memorial Church

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael M. Boone
Attorney
c. 1942   Lobbyist
Dan Busbee
Attorney
c. 1932   Locke Purnell Rain Harrell
Lou Diamond Phillips
Actor
17-Feb-1962   Young Guns II
Merrie Spaeth
Business
23-Aug-1948   PR guru for Reagan, Swift Boat Vets

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anne L. Armstrong
Government
27-Dec-1927 30-Jul-2008 US Ambassador to the UK, 1976-77
Michael M. Boone
Attorney
c. 1942   Lobbyist
Richard H. Brown
Business
c. 1947   CEO of EDS, 1999-2003
Kirbyjon H. Caldwell
Religion
c. 1954   Windsor Village United Methodist Church
Donald J. Carty
Business
23-Jun-1946   CEO of American Airlines, 1998-2003
Bill Clements
Politician
17-Apr-1917 29-May-2011 Twice Governor of Texas
Richard H. Collins
Publisher
1-Jun-1947   Dallas newspaper publisher
Dan W. Cook III
Business
c. 1941   Conservative fundraiser
Juan L. Elek
Business
c. 1944   Elek, Moreno Valle y Asociados
Thomas J. Engibous
Business
31-Jan-1953   CEO of Texas Instruments, 1996-2004
Alan D. Feld
Attorney
c. 1937   Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
Gerald J. Ford
Business
1945   Golden State Bancorp
James R. Gibbs
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Frontier Oil
Milledge A. Hart III
Business
c. 1934   President of EDS, 1970-77
Frederick B. Hegi, Jr.
Business
c. 1943   Wingate Partners
William R. Howell
Business
c. 1936   CEO of JC Penney, 1983-97
Lamar Hunt
Football
2-Aug-1932 13-Dec-2006 Founder of the American Football League
Ray L. Hunt
Business
6-Apr-1943   Chairman of Hunt Oil
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Politician
22-Jul-1943   US Senator from Texas
Arthur M. Hyde
Politician
12-Jul-1877 17-Oct-1947 Governor of Missouri, 1921-25
Robert W. Jordan
Diplomat
1945   US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 2001-03
Paul B. Loyd, Jr.
Business
c. 1946   CEO of R&B Falcon Corporation, 1997-2001
Jeffrey A. Marcus
Business
13-Oct-1946   Cable TV magnate
Ruth Ann Marshall
Business
c. 1954   President, Mastercard Americas, 1999-2006
Erle A. Nye
Business
Jun-1938   CEO of TXU, 1999-2004
James E. Oesterreicher
Business
c. 1942   CEO of JC Penney, 1995-2000
Cece Smith
Business
c. 1944   Phillips-Smith-Machens Venture Partners
William T. Solomon
Business
c. 1943   Austin Industries, Inc.
R. Gerald Turner
Educator
c. 1946   President, Southern Methodist University
Richard Ware II
Business
c. 1946   Amarillo National Bank
Charles Wyly
Business
13-Oct-1933 7-Aug-2011 Billionaire, Michael's Stores
Sam Wyly
Business
1934   Early computer entrepreneur

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jeff Bower
Football
28-May-1953   Head Coach, Southern Miss, 1990-2007
Hayden Fry
Football
18-Feb-1929   University of Iowa coach
Forrest Gregg
Football
18-Oct-1933   NFL Hall of Famer, Coach


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