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Phillips Academy Andover

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded in 1778 by Samuel Phillips, Jr., whose uncle John Phillips later founded Phillips Exeter Academy. Boston silversmith Paul Revere designed the school's seal, and John Hancock signed its Act of Incorporation. Merged with the adjacent girls' school Abbot Academy in 1973.

Location:
Andover, MA

Founding Date:
1778

Motto:
Finis Origine Pendet; Non Sibi

Team:
Blue

Radio Station:
WPAA (founded 1960, station demolished 2004)

Enrollment:
1080

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Greeley Abbot
Astronomer
31-May-1872 17-Dec-1973 Solar energy
Walter S. Adams
Astronomer
20-Dec-1876 11-May-1956 Long-time director of Mt. Wilson Observatory
Jonathan S. Adelstein
Government
1962   FCC Commissioner
Jonathan Alter
Columnist
6-Oct-1957   Newsweek Senior Editor
Charles Arnt
Actor
20-Aug-1906 6-Aug-1990 Remember the Night
Edward Bass
Philanthropist
c. 1945   Billionaire, Biosphere proponent
Randall Batinkoff
Actor
16-Oct-1968   For Keeps
Anthony Beilenson
Politician
26-Oct-1932   Congressman from California, 1977-97
Bill Belichick
Football
16-Apr-1952   Head Coach, New England Patriots
Michael Beschloss
Historian
30-Nov-1955   The Conquerors
Hiram Bingham
Politician
19-Nov-1875 6-Jun-1956 US Senator, discovered Machu Picchu
Humphrey Bogart
Actor
25-Dec-1899 14-Jan-1957 Casablanca
L. Paul Bremer
Government
30-Sep-1941   Director of the Iraq Provisional Authority
Richard H. Brodhead
Educator
1947   President, Duke University
Bruce C. Bruckmann
Business
c. 1953   Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Novelist
1-Sep-1875 19-Mar-1950 Tarzan
George H.W. Bush
Head of State
12-Jun-1924   41st US President, 1989-93
George W. Bush
Head of State
6-Jul-1946   43rd US President, 2001-09
Jeb Bush
Politician
11-Feb-1953   Governor of Florida, 1999-2007
Prescott S. Bush, Jr.
Relative
10-Aug-1922 23-Jun-2010 Brother of George H.W. Bush
Lincoln Chafee
Politician
26-Mar-1953   Governor of Rhode Island
Otis Chandler
Publisher
23-Nov-1927 27-Feb-2006 Publisher of the L.A. Times, 1960-80
Christian Clemenson
Actor
17-Mar-1958   Dr. Tom Loman on CSI: Miami
Harlan Cleveland
Government
19-Jan-1918 30-May-2008 Futurist, diplomat
William Sloane Coffin
Activist
1-Jun-1924 12-Apr-2006 Civilly disobedient chaplain
Frank Converse
Actor
22-May-1938   Will Chandler on Movin' On
Joseph Cornell
Sculptor
24-Dec-1903 29-Dec-1972 Exponent of Assemblage
Walter J. P. Curley
Business
17-Sep-1922   US Ambassador to France, 1989-93
Peter L. S. Currie
Business
c. 1956   CFO of Netscape, 1995-99
Justin Dart, Jr.
Activist
29-Aug-1930 22-Jun-2002 Father of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Dana Delany
Actor
13-Mar-1956   China Beach
Janine DiTullio
Comic
?   Brendon's mom on Home Movies
Douglas A. Donahue, Jr.
Business
c. 1951   Managing Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman
Edward E. Elson
Diplomat
c. 1934   US Ambassador to Denmark, 1994-98
Walker Evans
Photographer
3-Nov-1903 10-Apr-1975 Depression-era Photographer
Moses Farmer
Inventor
9-Feb-1820 25-May-1893 Invented the fire alarm, electric trolley
Thomas C. Foley
Business
9-Jan-1952   US Ambassador to Ireland, 2006-09
Howard Freeman
Actor
9-Dec-1899 11-Dec-1967 Theatre and character actor
Richard Gelb
Business
1924 4-Apr-2004 CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1972-93
David Graeber
Anthropologist
12-Feb-1961   Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
William Stewart Halsted
Doctor
23-Sep-1852 7-Sep-1922 Pioneer of sterile surgical technique
William Torrey Harris
Educator
10-Sep-1835 5-Nov-1909 US Commissioner of Education
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Author
29-Aug-1809 7-Oct-1894 The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table
Robert S. Ingersoll
Diplomat
28-Jan-1914 22-Aug-2010 CEO of Borg-Warner, 1958-72
Andy Ireland
Politician
23-Aug-1930   Congressman from Florida, 1977-93
Clay Johnson
Government
c. 1946   OMB Deputy Director
John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Relative
25-Nov-1960 16-Jul-1999 Son of John F. Kennedy
Patrick Joseph Kennedy
Politician
14-Jul-1967   Congressman from Rhode Island, 1995-2011
Richard Kerry
Diplomat
28-Jul-1915 29-Jul-2000 Father of John Kerry
William S. Knowles
Chemist
1-Jun-1917 13-Jun-2012 Chiral catalysts
Lawrence Kohlberg
Psychologist
25-Oct-1927 17-Jan-1987 Stages of moral development
Robert H. Krieble
Philanthropist
1916 8-May-1997 Loctite Corporation
Edward G. Lanpher
Diplomat
8-Dec-1942   US Ambassador to Zimbabwe, 1991-95
Ring Lardner, Jr.
Playwright
19-Aug-1915 31-Oct-2000 Screenwriter, M*A*S*H
Jack Lemmon
Actor
8-Feb-1925 27-Jun-2001 The Odd Couple
William M. Lewis, Jr.
Business
30-Apr-1956   Co-Chair Investment Banking at Lazard
Perry J. Lewis III
Business
c. 1937   Heartland Industrial Partners
Lewis Libby
Government
22-Aug-1950   Cheney's former Chief of Staff
James B. Longley, Jr.
Politician
7-Jul-1951   Congressman from Maine, 1995-97
Alfred Lee Loomis
Physicist
4-Nov-1887 1-Aug-1975 Millionaire scientist
Torbert H. Macdonald
Politician
6-Jun-1917 21-May-1976 Congressman from Massachusetts, 1955-76
Jeff MacNelly
Cartoonist
17-Sep-1948 8-Jun-2000 Editorial cartoonist, Shoe
John Macomber
Business
13-Jan-1928   JDM Investment Group
George Perkins Marsh
Author
15-Mar-1801 23-Jul-1882 Ecologist and camel enthusiast
Barry McCaffrey
Government
17-Nov-1942   White House Drug Czar, 1996-2001
Tom Mesereau
Attorney
1950   Defended Michael Jackson
Marvin Minsky
Scientist
9-Aug-1927   Father of Artificial Intelligence
William H. Moody
Judge
23-Feb-1853 2-Jul-1917 US Supreme Court Justice, 1906-10
Samuel F. B. Morse
Inventor
27-Apr-1791 2-Apr-1872 Telegraph inventor and publicist
Lachlan Murdoch
Business
8-Sep-1971   Son of Rupert Murdoch
N. J. Nicholas, Jr.
Business
c. 1940   President of Time Inc., 1986-90
Anthony Quainton
Diplomat
4-Apr-1934   US Ambassador to Peru, 1989-92
Josiah Quincy
Educator
4-Feb-1772 1-Jul-1864 President of Harvard, 1829-45
Archie Roosevelt
Relative
9-Apr-1894 13-Oct-1979 Conservative leader against New Deal
Evans Rose
Attorney
10-Mar-1932 20-Jul-2012 Cohen & Grigsby
Matt Salinger
Actor
13-Feb-1960   Son of J.D. Salinger
Stacy Schiff
Journalist
26-Oct-1961   Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)
Robert W. Selander
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Mastercard
James M. Shannon
Politician
4-Apr-1952   Congressman from Massachusetts, 1979-85
Duncan Sheik
Musician
18-Nov-1969   Barely Breathing
Stanley S. Shuman
Business
c. 1934   Allen & Company
Peter Smith
Educator
31-Oct-1945   President, CSU Monterey Bay, 1995-2005
James Spader
Actor
7-Feb-1960   Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Huntley N. Spaulding
Politician
29-Oct-1869 14-Nov-1955 Governor of New Hampshire, 1927-29
Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
Astronomer
26-Jun-1914 31-Mar-1997 Father of space telescopes
Benjamin Spock
Doctor
2-May-1903 15-Mar-1998 Baby and Child Care
James B. Steinberg
Government
7-May-1953   Deputy Secretary of State
Joshua Steiner
Business
c. 1965   Quadrangle Group
Frank Stella
Painter
12-May-1936   Minimalist painter, later mixed media artist
William E. Stevenson
Diplomat
25-Oct-1900 2-Apr-1985 US Ambassador to the Philippines, 1962-64
Henry L. Stimson
Government
21-Sep-1867 20-Oct-1950 US Secretary of War 1911-13, 1940-45
Jeffrey Swartz
Business
c. 1960   President and CEO of Timberland
Oscar Tang
Philanthropist
1938   Chinese-American philanthropist
Thomas D. Thacher
Attorney
10-Sep-1881 12-Nov-1950 US Solicitor General, 1930-33
Evan Thomas
Journalist
25-Apr-1951   Newsweek
Ward J. Timken, Jr.
Business
c. 1967   Chairman of Timken
William R. Timken, Jr.
Diplomat
c. 1938   US Ambassador to Germany
John H. Tory
Business
28-May-1954   CEO of Rogers Cable, 1999-2003
Alexander Trowbridge
Politician
12-Dec-1929 27-Apr-2006 US Secretary of Commerce, 1967-68
Bill Veeck
Baseball
9-Feb-1914 2-Jan-1986 Chicago White Sox owner
William Vickrey
Economist
21-Jun-1914 11-Oct-1996 Asymmetric information in economics
George H. Whipple
Scientist
28-Aug-1878 2-Feb-1976 Bile, hemoglobin, and the liver
George M. Whitesides
Chemist
3-Aug-1939   Harvard chemist, highest H-Index
Olivia Wilde
Actor
10-Mar-1984   Skin
Nathaniel Parker Willis
Journalist
20-Jan-1806 20-Jan-1867 Pencillings by the Way
Dick Wolf
Film/TV Producer
20-Dec-1946   Producer of Law and Order
Michael M. Wood
Business
1947   US Ambassador to Sweden

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ron Christie
Government
7-Aug-1969   Former Cheney aide
Dudley Fitts
Scholar
28-Apr-1903 10-Jul-1968 Translator of Greek literature

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stephen B. Burbank
Educator
c. 1946   UPenn Law Professor
Peter L. S. Currie
Business
c. 1956   CFO of Netscape, 1995-99
Edward E. Elson
Diplomat
c. 1934   US Ambassador to Denmark, 1994-98
Thomas C. Foley
Business
9-Jan-1952   US Ambassador to Ireland, 2006-09
William M. Lewis, Jr.
Business
30-Apr-1956   Co-Chair Investment Banking at Lazard
John Phillips
Educator
27-Dec-1719 21-Apr-1795 Founder of Phillips Exeter Academy
Samuel Phillips, Jr.
Educator
5-Feb-1752 10-Feb-1802 Founder of Phillips Academy
Stanley S. Shuman
Business
c. 1934   Allen & Company
Joshua Steiner
Business
c. 1965   Quadrangle Group
William E. Stevenson
Diplomat
25-Oct-1900 2-Apr-1985 US Ambassador to the Philippines, 1962-64
Oscar Tang
Philanthropist
1938   Chinese-American philanthropist
Alexander Trowbridge
Politician
12-Dec-1929 27-Apr-2006 US Secretary of Commerce, 1967-68


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