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Kenyon College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded in 1824 by Bishop Philander Chase, it is Ohio's first private college.

Location:
Gambier, OH

Founding Date:
1824

Enrollment:
1586

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nick Bakay
Actor
8-Oct-1959   Salem Saberhagen on Sabrina
Donald K. Bandler
Diplomat
1947   US Ambassador to Cyprus, 1999-2002
Christian D. Brose
Journalist
1979   Chief Speechwriter to US Secretary of State
Caleb Carr
Novelist
2-Aug-1955   The Alienist
Jay Cocks
Screenwriter
12-Jan-1944   Screenwriter, Gangs of New York
David Davis
Judge
9-Mar-1815 26-Jun-1886 US Supreme Court Justice, Senator
Henry Winter Davis
Politician
16-Aug-1817 30-Dec-1865 Congressman from Maryland, 1855-65
E. L. Doctorow
Author
6-Jan-1931   The Book of Daniel
Bruce W. Duncan
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Equity Residential, 2002-05
William H. Gass
Novelist
30-Jul-1924   The Tunnel
William J. Goebel
Politician
4-Jan-1856 3-Feb-1900 Kentucky Governor, assassinated
Robert W. Goldman
Business
c. 1942   CFO of Conoco, 1998-2002
Joe Hagin
Government
6-Jan-1956   White House Deputy Chief of Staff, 2001-08
William Harsha, Jr.
Politician
1-Jan-1921 12-Oct-2010 Congressman from Ohio, 1961-81
Rutherford B. Hayes
Head of State
4-Oct-1822 17-Jan-1893 19th US President, 1877-81
Anthony Hecht
Poet
16-Jan-1923 20-Oct-2004 The Hard Hours
Laura Hillenbrand
Author
15-May-1967   Seabiscuit
Allison Janney
Actor
19-Nov-1959   C. J. Cregg on The West Wing
Robert Lowell
Poet
1-Mar-1917 12-Sep-1977 Lord Weary's Castle
Stanley Matthews
Judge
21-Jul-1824 22-Mar-1889 US Supreme Court Justice, 1881-89
Phil Musser
Government
c. 1972   New Frontier Strategy
Paul Newman
Actor
26-Jan-1925 26-Sep-2008 Salad dressing magnate
Paul V. Niemeyer
Judge
5-Apr-1941   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Olof Palme
Head of State
30-Jan-1927 28-Feb-1986 Swedish Prime Minister, assassinated
Josh Radnor
Actor
29-Jul-1974   How I Met Your Mother
Barry F. Schwartz
Business
1949   CEO of M&F Worldwide
Zack Space
Politician
27-Jan-1961   Congressman from Ohio, 2007-11
Edwin M. Stanton
Politician
19-Dec-1814 24-Dec-1869 Secretary of War during the Civil War
Cully Stimson
Government
13-Jun-1963   Pentagon point man on detainees
Peter Taylor
Author
8-Jan-1917 2-Nov-1994 A Summons to Memphis
Barrett A. Toan
Business
1947   CEO of Express Scripts, 1992-2005
Bill Veeck
Baseball
9-Feb-1914 2-Jan-1986 Chicago White Sox owner
Bill Watterson
Cartoonist
5-Jul-1958   Reclusive creator of Calvin and Hobbes
Jonathan Winters
Comic
11-Nov-1925 11-Apr-2013 Mearth, son of Mork
James Wright
Poet
13-Dec-1927 25-Mar-1980 The Branch Will Not Break
Stephen M. Young
Politician
4-May-1889 1-Dec-1984 US Senator from Ohio, 1959-71

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Walter Dean Burnham
Scholar
15-Jun-1930   Democracy in the Making
Peter Taylor
Author
8-Jan-1917 2-Nov-1994 A Summons to Memphis
Barry Unsworth
Novelist
10-Aug-1930 5-Jun-2012 Sacred Hunger

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John B. McCoy
Business
11-Jun-1943   CEO of Bank One, 1987-99
Barry F. Schwartz
Business
1949   CEO of M&F Worldwide


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