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University of Florida

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Gainesville, FL

Founding Date:
1853

Team:
Gators

Enrollment:
48,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tommy Aaron
Golf
22-Feb-1937   Winner, 1973 Masters Tournament
Philip Agee
Spy
19-Jul-1935 7-Jan-2008 Inside the Company: CIA Diary
Deborah Amos
Journalist
?   NPR foreign correspondent
Harry Lee Anstead
Judge
4-Nov-1937   Justice, Florida Supreme Court
Reubin Askew
Politician
11-Sep-1928   Governor of Florida, 1971-79
John Atanasoff
Inventor
4-Oct-1903 15-Jun-1995 Atanasoff-Berry Computer
J. D. Roy Atchison
Government
28-Aug-1954 5-Oct-2007 Assistant US Attorney
John D. Baker II
Business
7-Aug-1948   CEO of Florida Rock Industries
Rosemary Barkett
Judge
29-Aug-1939   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Todd Barry
Comic
26-Mar-1964   Worst Guest of the Week
Richard C. Bartlett
Business
c. 1935   Mary Kay Corporation
Lucius Battle
Diplomat
1-Jun-1918 13-May-2008 US Ambassador to Egypt, 1964-67
Charles E. Bennett
Politician
2-Dec-1910 6-Sep-2003 Congressman from Florida, 1949-93
P. George Benson
Educator
3-Jun-1946   President, College of Charleston
Wayne Besen
Activist
c. 1971   Truth Wins OUT
Gus Bilirakis
Politician
8-Feb-1963   Congressman, Florida 9th
Michael Bilirakis
Politician
16-Jul-1930   Congressman from Florida, 1983-2007
Charles Black
Government
c. 1947   Chairman, BKSH & Associates
Susan H. Black
Judge
20-Oct-1943   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Pam Bondi
Government
17-Nov-1965   Attorney General of Florida
Alan S. Boyd
Government
20-Jul-1922   US Secretary of Transportation, 1967-69
C. David Brown II
Attorney
c. 1952   Chairman, Broad & Cassel
Corrine Brown
Politician
11-Nov-1946   Congresswoman, Florida 3rd
J. Hyatt Brown
Business
c. 1937   Brown & Brown
Carol M. Browner
Government
16-Dec-1955   Clinton's EPA Administrator
C. Farris Bryant
Politician
26-Jul-1914 1-Mar-2002 Governor of Florida, 1961-65
Mark Calcavecchia
Golf
12-Jun-1960   Winner, 1989 British Open
Tracy Caulkins
Swimmer
11-Jan-1963   Olympic swimmer
Don Chandler
Football
5-Sep-1934 11-Aug-2011 Former NFL placekicker
Wes Chandler
Football
22-Aug-1956   Former NFL wide receiver
Lawton Chiles
Politician
3-Apr-1930 12-Dec-1998 Florida Governor and Senator
Thomas E. Clarke
Business
c. 1951   President and COO of Nike, 1994-2000
Lawrence W. Clarkson
Business
c. 1938   Former Boeing Executive
J. Michael Cook
Business
16-Sep-1942   CEO of Deloitte & Touche, 1989-99
Ander Crenshaw
Politician
1-Sep-1944   Congressman, Florida 4th
Harry Crews
Novelist
7-Jun-1935 28-Mar-2012 The Gospel Singer
Terence Trent D'Arby
Musician
15-Mar-1962   Introducing The Hardline
John H. Dasburg
Business
c. 1943   CEO of ASTAR Air Cargo
Chris A. Davis
Business
c. 1950   Partner at Forstman Little & Co.
Jim Davis
Politician
11-Oct-1957   Congressman from Florida, 1997-2007
John Delaney
Politician
29-Jun-1956   Mayor of Jacksonville, 1995-2003
Faye Dunaway
Actor
14-Jan-1941   Network
John P. East
Politician
5-May-1931 29-Jun-1986 US Senator, committed suicide
Buddy Ebsen
Actor
2-Apr-1908 6-Jul-2003 Jed Clampett
Manuel A. Fernandez
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Gartner, 1991-98
Bill France, Jr.
Auto Racing
4-Apr-1933 4-Jun-2007 CEO of NASCAR, 1972-2003
Don Fuqua
Politician
20-Aug-1933   Congressman from Florida, 1963-87
Chan Gailey
Football
5-Jan-1952   Former Coach, Buffalo Bills
Malcolm Gets
Actor
28-Dec-1964   Caroline in the City
Sam M. Gibbons
Politician
20-Jan-1920 9-Oct-2012 Congressman from Florida, 1963-97
S. Malcolm Gillis
Educator
28-Dec-1940   President of Rice University, 1993-2004
Bob Graham
Politician
9-Nov-1936   US Senator from Florida, 1987-2005
Philip L. Graham
Publisher
18-Jul-1915 3-Aug-1963 Washington Post publisher, 1947-63
Alex Grass
Business
3-Aug-1927 27-Aug-2009 Founder of Rite Aid
Pedro José Greer, Jr.
Doctor
15-Jun-1956   Gastroenterologist, RAND Trustee
Rex Grossman
Football
23-Aug-1980   Chicago Bears QB
Robert H. Grubbs
Chemist
27-Feb-1942   Metathesis
Todd Haley
Football
28-Feb-1967   Head Coach, Kansas City Chiefs, 2009-11
Darrell Hammond
Comic
8-Oct-1960   Saturday Night Live
Carl Hiaasen
Author
12-Mar-1953   Team Rodent: How Disneyland Devours the World
Shere Hite
Author
2-Nov-1942   The Hite Report on sexuality
Wayne T. Hockmeyer
Business
c. 1944   MedImmune
Edith E. Holiday
Attorney
14-Feb-1952   Attorney, former US Treasury official
Spessard Holland
Politician
10-Jul-1892 6-Nov-1971 Governor and Senator from Florida
Rielle Hunter
Relative
20-Mar-1964   Mistress of John Edwards
Susan M. Ivey
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Reynolds American
Charley E. Johns
Politician
27-Feb-1905 23-Jan-1990 Governor of Florida, 1953-55
Richard Kelly
Politician
31-Jul-1924 22-Aug-2005 Congressman snagged in ABSCAM sting
George L. Kirkland
Business
8-Aug-1950   Chevron Global Upstream and Gas
Jeff Kottkamp
Politician
12-Nov-1960   Lt. Governor of Florida
Tom Lewis
Politician
26-Oct-1924 1-Aug-2003 Congressman from Florida, 1983-95
Ryan Lochte
Swimmer
3-Aug-1984   Olympic swimmer
Connie Mack
Politician
29-Oct-1940   US Senator from Florida, 1989-2001
Connie Mack IV
Politician
12-Aug-1967   Congressman, Florida 14th
Buddy MacKay
Politician
22-Mar-1933   Governor of Florida, 1998-99
Thomas E. Mann
Government
10-Sep-1944   Brookings Institution
Betsy Markey
Politician
27-Apr-1956   Congresswoman from Colorado, 2009-11
Vincent Martella
Actor
15-Oct-1992   Phineas on Phineas and Ferb
Daniel T. McCarty
Politician
18-Jan-1912 28-Sep-1953 Governor of Florida, 1953
Bill McCollum
Politician
12-Jul-1944   Attorney General of Florida, 2007-11
Daniel A. Mica
Politician
4-Feb-1944   Congressman from Florida, 1979-89
John Mica
Politician
27-Jan-1943   Congressman, Florida 7th
Dan Miller
Politician
30-May-1942   Congressman from Florida, 1993-2003
Jeff Miller
Politician
27-Jun-1959   Congressman, Florida 1st
Wayne Mixson
Politician
16-Jun-1922   Governor of Florida, 1987
David W. Nelms
Business
c. 1961   CEO of Discover Financial Services
Marshall W. Nirenberg
Scientist
10-Apr-1927 15-Jan-2010 RNA's role in protein synthesis
Andy North
Golf
9-Mar-1950   Winner, 1978 and 1985 US Open
Patrick O'Neal
Actor
26-Sep-1927 9-Sep-1994 Chamber of Horrors
Adrian Pasdar
Actor
30-Apr-1965   Heroes
Beverly Perdue
Politician
14-Jan-1948   Governor of North Carolina
Rain Phoenix
Singer
21-Nov-1972   Papercranes vocalist
Adam Putnam
Politician
31-Jul-1974   Congressman from Florida, 2001-11
Glenn M. Renwick
Business
22-May-1955   CEO of Progressive
Paul G. Rogers
Politician
4-Jun-1921 13-Oct-2008 Congressman from Florida, 1955-79
Tom Rooney
Politician
21-Nov-1970   Congressman, Florida 16th
Stephen Root
Actor
17-Nov-1951   Jimmy James on News Radio
Dennis A. Ross
Politician
18-Oct-1959   Congressman, Florida 12th
Marco Rubio
Politician
28-May-1971   US Senator from Florida
Joe Scarborough
Pundit
9-Apr-1963   Co-Host, Morning Joe
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Politician
27-Sep-1966   Congresswoman, Florida 20th
Steven M. Seibert
Attorney
c. 1954   Collins Center for Public Policy
Frank Shorter
Track and Field
31-Oct-1947   Marathon runner
Robert L. F. Sikes
Politician
3-Jun-1906 28-Sep-1994 Congressman from Florida, 1945-79
George Smathers
Politician
14-Nov-1913 20-Jan-2007 US Senator from Florida, 1951-69
Eleanor Smeal
Activist
30-Jul-1939   Founder, Feminist Majority Foundation
Emmitt Smith
Football
15-May-1969   Leading NFL rusher
David Sobel
Attorney
?   EFF Senior Counsel
Enrique J. Sosa
Business
c. 1940   Former Dow Chemical/Amoco executive
Steve Spurrier
Football
20-Apr-1945   Head Coach, South Carolina Gamecocks
Nancy Stafford
Actor
5-Jun-1954   Michelle Thomas on Matlock
Stephen Strang
Religion
c. 1950   Charisma magazine
Evelyn Lundberg Stratton
Judge
c. 1953   Justice, Ohio Supreme Court
Tim Tebow
Football
14-Aug-1987   NFL quarterback
David M. Thomas
Business
c. 1949   CEO of IMS Health, 2000-05
Karen Thurman
Politician
12-Jan-1951   Congresswoman from Florida, 1993-2003
Paul Tibbets
Military
23-Feb-1915 1-Nov-2007 Pilot of the Enola Gay
Dara Torres
Swimmer
15-Apr-1967   Swimmer, won medals in 5 Olympics
Ronald L. Turner
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Ceridian, 2000-06
Bob Vila
TV Personality
20-Jun-1946   Former host of This Old House
Fuller Warren
Politician
3-Oct-1905 23-Sep-1973 Governor of Florida, 1949-53
Charles T. Wells
Judge
4-Mar-1939   Justice, Florida Supreme Court
Rob Wexler
Politician
2-Jan-1961   Former Congressman from Florida
Jason Williams
Basketball
18-Nov-1975   White Chocolate
Hugh Wilson
Film Director
21-Aug-1943   Police Academy
Danny Wuerffel
Football
27-May-1974   Winner, 1996 Heisman Trophy
Jack Youngblood
Football
26-Jan-1950   NFL Hall of Fame Defensive End
William S. Zoller
Labor Leader
c. 1949   Air Line Pilots Association

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Corrine Brown
Politician
11-Nov-1946   Congresswoman, Florida 3rd
Daniel C. Drucker
Engineer
1918 25-Aug-2001 Drucker's stability postulate
R. M. Hare
Philosopher
21-Mar-1919 29-Jan-2002 Moral Thinking
Marvin Harris
Anthropologist
18-Aug-1927 25-Oct-2001 Anthropological historian
Michael Hightower
Business
c. 1950   Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Donald Justice
Poet
12-Aug-1925 6-Aug-2004 The Summer Anniversaries
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
Gene R. Nichol
Educator
c. 1951   President, William and Mary, 2005-07
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Novelist
8-Aug-1896 14-Dec-1953 The Yearling
Albert Spalding
Violinist
15-Aug-1888 26-May-1953 American violin virtuoso

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
C. David Brown II
Attorney
c. 1952   Chairman, Broad & Cassel
Manuel A. Fernandez
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Gartner, 1991-98
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
J. Bernard Machen
Educator
26-Mar-1944   President, University of Florida
Andrew A. Sorensen
Educator
20-Jul-1938 17-Apr-2011 President, University of South Carolina, 2002-08
Joseph Zappala
Diplomat
1945   US Ambassador to Spain, 1989-92

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Broyles
Football
26-Dec-1924   Arkansas Head Coach, 1958-76
Billy Donovan
Basketball
30-May-1965   Head Coach, Florida Gators
Lon Kruger
Basketball
19-Aug-1952   UNLV Head Coach
Urban Meyer
Football
10-Jul-1964   Football Coach at Ohio State University
Mike Montgomery
Basketball
27-Feb-1947   UC Berkeley Head Coach
Charley Pell
Football
17-Feb-1941 29-May-2001 Florida Head Coach, 1979-84
John Pelphrey
Basketball
18-Jul-1968   Head Coach, Arkansas Razorbacks
John Rauch
Football
20-Aug-1927 10-Jun-2008 Raiders Head Coach, 1966-68
Mike Shanahan
Football
24-Aug-1952   Washington Redskins Head Coach
Steve Spurrier
Football
20-Apr-1945   Head Coach, South Carolina Gamecocks
Bob Stoops
Football
9-Sep-1960   Oklahoma Sooners Head Coach
Charlie Weis
Football
30-Mar-1956   Head Coach, University of Kansas
Ron Zook
Football
28-Apr-1954   Ex-Coach, Fighting Illini


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