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Carleton College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1866 as Northfield College, name changed 1871 to Carleton College.

Location:
Northfield, MN

Founding Date:
14-Nov-1866

Enrollment:
1900

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eugenie Anderson
Diplomat
26-May-1909 31-Mar-1997 Second female US Ambassador
Michael Armacost
Diplomat
15-Apr-1937   US Ambassador to Japan, 1989-93
Max Baucus
Politician
11-Dec-1941   US Senator from Montana
Kai Bird
Historian
1951   American Prometheus
Pierce Butler
Judge
17-Mar-1866 16-Nov-1939 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-39
Kirbyjon H. Caldwell
Religion
c. 1954   Windsor Village United Methodist Church
Jack Carson
Actor
27-Oct-1910 2-Jan-1963 Two Guys From Milwaukee
Arthur G. Crane
Educator
1-Sep-1877 11-Aug-1955 President, University of Wyoming, 1922-41
Arnold W. Donald
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Merisant, 2000-03
Michael D. Fraizer
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Genworth Financial
Susan Golding
Politician
18-Aug-1945   Mayor of San Diego, 1992-2000
Robert Gottschalk
Inventor
12-Mar-1918 3-Jun-1982 Wide-screen motion picture technology
John F. Harris
Journalist
c. 1963   Politico editor-in-chief
Rush Holt
Politician
15-Oct-1948   Congressman, New Jersey 12th
Thomas L. Hughes
Government
?   Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace
Robert W. Kastenmeier
Politician
24-Jan-1924   Congressman from Wisconsin, 1959-91
Warren P. Knowles
Politician
19-Aug-1908 1-May-1993 Governor of Wisconsin, 1965-71
Melvin Laird
Government
1-Sep-1922   US Secretary of Defense, 1969-73
Elizabeth D. McKune
Diplomat
1947   US Ambassador to Qatar, 1998-2001
Lucian W. Pye
Scholar
21-Oct-1921 5-Sep-2008 Sinologist
Peter Tork
Musician
13-Feb-1942   Guitar and vocals for The Monkees
Garrick Utley
Journalist
19-Nov-1939   NBC correspondent for 30 years
Sheldon B. Vance
Diplomat
18-Jan-1917 12-Nov-1995 US Ambassador to Congo, 1969-74
Thorstein Veblen
Economist
30-Jul-1857 3-Aug-1929 The Theory of the Leisure Class

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Bates Clark
Economist
26-Jan-1847 21-Mar-1938 Philosophy of Wealth
Burton Levin
Diplomat
28-Sep-1930   US Ambassador to Burma, 1987-90
Paul Wellstone
Politician
21-Jul-1944 25-Oct-2002 US Senator from Minnesota, 1991-2002
Reed Whittemore
Poet
11-Sep-1919 6-Apr-2012 Heroes & Heroines

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Armacost
Diplomat
15-Apr-1937   US Ambassador to Japan, 1989-93
Arnold W. Donald
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Merisant, 2000-03
Douglas W. Leatherdale
Business
c. 1935   CEO of St. Paul Companies, 1990-2001
Raymond Plank
Business
29-May-1922   Founder of Apache Corporation
Jack W. Schuler
Business
c. 1941   President of Abbot Laboratories, 1987-89
Eugene C. Sit
Business
8-Aug-1938 24-Jun-2008 Sit Investment Associates
Harold R. Swearer
Educator
13-Oct-1932 19-Oct-1991 President of Brown University, 1977-88
Fay Vincent
Baseball
29-May-1938   Commissioner of Baseball, 1989-92


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