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American Red Cross

ORGANIZATION

Founded 21 May 1881 by Clara Barton in Washington, DC.

See also International Committee of the Red Cross.

Official Website:
http://www.redcross.org/

Location:
Washington, DC

Founding Date:
21-May-1881

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles E. Adair
Business
26-Dec-1947   Partner, Cordova Ventures
Keiko Agena
Actor
3-Oct-1973   Lane Kim on Gilmore Girls
Eduardo Aguirre
Diplomat
1946   US Ambassador to Spain
Earl Anthony
Bowling
27-Apr-1938 14-Aug-2001 Professional bowler
Norman Augustine
Business
27-Jul-1935   CEO of Martin Marietta, 1996-97
Penn Badgley
Actor
1-Nov-1986   The Bedford Diaries
Gresham Barrett
Politician
14-Feb-1961   Congressman, South Carolina 3rd
Clara Barton
Activist
25-Dec-1821 12-Apr-1912 Co-Founder of the American Red Cross
Daniel W. Bell
Government
23-Jul-1891 ? Undersecretary of the Treasury
Drake Bell
Actor
27-Jun-1986   Drake and Josh
Regina Benjamin
Doctor
26-Oct-1956   US Surgeon General
Rick Berg
Politician
16-Aug-1959   Congressman, North Dakota
Mary McLeod Bethune
Educator
10-Jul-1875 18-May-1955 Black activist and educator
David W. Biegler
Business
c. 1946   President & COO of TXU, 1997-2001
Kenneth Blackwell
Government
28-Feb-1948   Ohio Secretary of State, 1999-2007
Jon Bon Jovi
Musician
2-Mar-1962   Gives love a bad name
Scott C. Bone
Politician
15-Feb-1860 27-Jan-1936 Territorial Governor of Alaska, 1921-25
Molly Brown
Activist
18-Jul-1867 26-Oct-1932 Unsinkable
David K. E. Bruce
Diplomat
12-Feb-1898 5-Dec-1977 US Ambassador to England, France, Germany
Ellsworth Bunker
Diplomat
11-May-1894 30-Sep-1984 US Ambassador to South Vietnam, 1967-73
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Novelist
1-Sep-1875 19-Mar-1950 Tarzan
James P. Cain
Attorney
?   US Ambassador to Denmark
Ben Chandler
Politician
12-Sep-1959   Congressman, Kentucky 6th
Michael Chertoff
Government
28-Nov-1953   US Homeland Security Czar
Chris Chocola
Politician
24-Feb-1962   Congressman from Indiana, 2003-07
Frank G. Clement
Politician
2-Jun-1920 4-Nov-1969 Twice Governor of Tennessee
Gerry Connolly
Politician
30-Mar-1950   Congressman, Virginia 11th
Calvin Coolidge
Head of State
4-Jul-1872 5-Jan-1933 30th US President, 1923-29
Walt Disney
Business
5-Dec-1901 15-Dec-1966 Founder of Disney empire
Elizabeth Dole
Politician
29-Jul-1936   US Senator from North Carolina, 2003-09
Roma Downey
Actor
6-May-1960   Monica in Touched by an Angel
Charles Drew
Doctor
3-Jun-1904 1-Apr-1950 First to separate blood plasma
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
Patrick Durkin
Business
c. 1957   Credit Suisse First Boston
Lawrence Eagleburger
Government
1-Aug-1930 4-Jun-2011 US Secretary of State, 1992-93
Stephen T. Early
Government
27-Aug-1889 11-Aug-1951 Franklin D. Roosevelt's press secretary
Leldon E. Echols
Business
c. 1955   CFO of Centex, 2000-06
Hector Elizondo
Actor
22-Dec-1936   Dr. Neven Bell on Monk
Richard S. Emmet
Attorney
8-Apr-1897 5-Oct-1969 Counsel to the Bank of New York
Marsha Johnson Evans
Military
c. 1947   CEO of American Red Cross, 2002-05
Sara Evans
Country Musician
5-Feb-1971   No Place That Far
Mark W. Everson
Administrator
10-Sep-1954   IRS Commissioner, 2003-07
Patricia Lynch Ewell
Diplomat
20-Apr-1926 4-Dec-2011 US Ambassador to Madagascar, 1986-89
Dakota Fanning
Actor
23-Feb-1994   Uptown Girls
Marion B. Folsom
Business
23-Nov-1893 27-Sep-1976 HEW Secretary, 1955-58
George Foreman
Boxing
10-Jan-1949   Champ knocks out the fat
Paul L. Foster
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Western Refining
Robert M. Furek
Business
c. 1942   Former CEO of Heublein
William W. George
Business
14-Sep-1942   CEO of Medtronic, 1991-2001
Leeza Gibbons
TV Personality
26-Mar-1957   Host of Entertainment Tonight
Walter S. Gifford
Business
10-Jan-1885 7-May-1966 President of AT&T, 1925-48
Melissa Gilbert
Actor
8-May-1964   Little House on the Prairie
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Actor
2-Jan-1968   Show him the money already
William E. Green
Attorney
c. 1936   William Green & Associates
Cheryl W. Grise
Business
c. 1953   Northeast Utilities senior executive
Kenny Guinn
Politician
24-Aug-1936 22-Jul-2010 Governor of Nevada, 1999-2007
Joseph A. Hafner, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Riviana Foods, 1984-2005
Chuck Hagel
Politician
4-Oct-1946   US Senator from Nebraska, 1997-2009
John H. Hager
Politician
28-Aug-1936   Lt. Governor of Virginia, 1998-2002
L. B. Hanna
Politician
9-Aug-1861 23-Apr-1948 Governor of North Dakota, 1913-17
William Harsha, Jr.
Politician
1-Jan-1921 12-Oct-2010 Congressman from Ohio, 1961-81
Steve Harvey
Comic
23-Nov-1956   The Steve Harvey Show
Leroy R. Hassell, Sr.
Judge
17-Aug-1955 9-Feb-2011 Virginia Chief Justice, 2003-11
Bernadine P. Healy
Doctor
4-Aug-1944 6-Aug-2011 President, American Red Cross, 1999-2001
Loy W. Henderson
Diplomat
28-Jun-1892 24-Mar-1986 US Ambassador to Iran, 1951-54
Lewis B. Hershey
Military
12-Sep-1893 20-May-1977 Director of Selective Service System
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Actor
21-Feb-1979   Ghost Whisperer
Baron Hill
Politician
23-Jun-1953   Congressman from Indiana, 1999-2005 and 2007-11
George H. Hitchings
Scientist
18-Apr-1905 27-Feb-1998 Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, arthritis
Harry Lloyd Hopkins
Government
17-Aug-1890 29-Jan-1946 US Secretary of Commerce, 1938-40
Engelbert Humperdinck
Singer
2-May-1936   The Last Waltz
Marsha Hunt
Actor
17-Oct-1917   Johnny Got His Gun
Robert F. Hunt
Business
c. 1943   Former General Counsel, Sallie Mae
Jon M. Huntsman
Business
21-Jun-1937   Founder of Huntsman Corporation
Bruce Ivins
Biologist
22-Apr-1946 29-Jul-2008 Anthrax researcher and suspect
Alphonso Jackson
Government
9-Sep-1945   US Secretary of HUD, 2004-08
Mannie L. Jackson
Business
4-May-1939   Owner of the Harlem Globetrotters
James R. Jones
Diplomat
5-May-1939   US Ambassador to Mexico, 1993-97
Jesse H. Jones
Government
5-Apr-1874 1-Jun-1956 US Secretary of Commerce, 1940-45
Edmund F. Kelly
Business
1946   CEO of Liberty Mutual
Richard T. Kennedy
Diplomat
24-Dec-1919 11-Jan-1998 US Ambassador for Nuclear Energy Policy
James W. Keyes
Business
1955   CEO of Blockbuster
Heidi Klum
Model
1-Jun-1973   German supermodel
Kristin Kreuk
Actor
30-Dec-1982   Lana on Smallville
Ray Kroc
Business
5-Oct-1902 14-Jan-1984 McDonald's fast food tycoon
Patti LaBelle
Singer
24-May-1944   Lady Marmalade
Stephen M. Lacy
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Meredith Corporation
Philip Lader
Government
1946   US Ambassador to the UK, 1997-2001
Sherry Lansing
Business
31-Jul-1944   Former Paramount executive
Cynthia L. Lesher
Business
c. 1948   Xcel Energy executive
Blanche Lincoln
Politician
30-Sep-1960   US Senator from Arkansas
Joan Lunden
Talk Show Host
19-Sep-1950   Former host, Good Morning America
Herbert H. Lusk II
Religion
19-Feb-1953   Pro-Bush preacher
Katharine C. Lyall
Business
26-Apr-1941   President of the UW System, 1992-2004
Peyton Manning
Football
24-Mar-1976   Four-time MVP quarterback
Julianna Margulies
Actor
8-Jun-1967   Alicia Florrick on The Good Wife
Lon D. Marrs
Politician
1867 31-May-1943 Mayor of Amarillo, 1908-10, 1917-22
George C. Marshall
Military
31-Dec-1880 16-Oct-1959 US Army Chief of Staff, 1939-45
Marlee Matlin
Actor
24-Aug-1965   Deaf actress on The West Wing
Chi McBride
Actor
23-Sep-1961   Steven Harper on Boston Public
Bonnie McElveen-Hunter
Business
?   Chairman, American Red Cross
Terrance L. McGill
Business
c. 1955   President of Enbridge Energy Partners
Tim McGraw
Country Musician
1-May-1967   Not a Moment Too Soon
James McGreevey
Politician
6-Aug-1957   Governor of New Jersey, 2002-04
Brian McKnight
Musician
5-Jun-1969   R&B singer, songwriter and producer
Andrew W. Mellon
Business
24-Mar-1855 27-Aug-1937 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1921-32
Helen Stevenson Meyner
Politician
5-Mar-1928 2-Nov-1997 Congresswoman from New Jersey, 1975-78
G. William Miller
Government
9-Mar-1925 17-Mar-2006 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1979-81
George J. Mitchell
Politician
20-Aug-1933   US Senator from Maine, 1980-95
William D. Mitchell
Government
9-Sep-1874 24-Aug-1955 US Attorney General, 1929-33
Julianne Moore
Actor
3-Dec-1960   Boogie Nights, Short Cuts
Mandy Moore
Singer
10-Apr-1984   Candy
J. P. Morgan, Jr.
Business
7-Sep-1867 13-Mar-1943 Banking magnate, J. P. Morgan & Co.
Robert A. Mosbacher, Jr.
Business
29-May-1951   CEO of OPIC, 2005-09
Grayson Murphy
Business
1878 Nov-1937 Banker, Co-Founder of American Legion
Daniel P. Neary
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Mutual of Omaha
Nancy O'Dell
Actor
25-Feb-1966   Entertainment Tonight
Solomon Ortiz
Politician
3-Jun-1937   Congressman from Texas, 1983-2011
John Barton Payne
Government
26-Jan-1855 24-Jan-1935 Red Cross Chairman, 1921-35
David Phelps
Politician
26-Oct-1947   Congressman from Illinois, 1999-2002
Mike Piazza
Baseball
4-Sep-1968   Mets catcher
T. Boone Pickens
Business
22-May-1928   Texas oilman, founded Mesa Petroleum
Jim Ramstad
Politician
6-May-1946   Congressman from Minnesota, 1991-2009
Phylicia Rashad
Actor
19-Jun-1948   Claire Huxtable on The Cosby Show
Jay Riemersma
Football
17-May-1973   Former NFL tight end
Edith Nourse Rogers
Politician
19-Mar-1881 10-Sep-1960 Congresswoman from Massachusetts, 1925-60
Al Roker
TV Personality
20-Aug-1954   Today Show weatherman
Francis Rooney
Business
4-Dec-1953   US Ambassador to the Vatican, 2005-08
James M. Rosser
Educator
c. 1940   President, Cal State Los Angeles
Jon Runyan
Politician
27-Nov-1973   Congressman, New Jersey 3rd
A. Patricia Sampson
Business
c. 1949   The Sampson Group
Jerry Sanders
Politician
14-Jul-1950   Mayor of San Diego
Nancy M. Schlichting
Administrator
1954   Henry Ford Health System
Austin Scott
Politician
10-Dec-1969   Congressman, Georgia 8th
Jane Seymour
Actor
15-Feb-1951   Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Paul Shaffer
Musician
28-Nov-1949   David Letterman's bandleader
Cheryl L. Shavers
Business
c. 1953   Under Secy. Commerce for Technology, 1999-2001
John W. Snyder
Government
21-Jun-1895 8-Oct-1985 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1946-53
Manuel N. Stamatakis
Business
c. 1948   Capital Management Enterprises
Frank Stanton
Business
20-Mar-1908 24-Dec-2006 President of CBS, 1946-73
William E. Stevenson
Diplomat
25-Oct-1900 2-Apr-1985 US Ambassador to the Philippines, 1962-64
Harlan Fiske Stone
Judge
11-Oct-1872 22-Apr-1946 US Supreme Court Justice, 1925-46
Annette Strauss
Politician
26-Jan-1924 14-Dec-1998 Mayor of Dallas 1987-91
Frank C. Sullivan
Business
c. 1961   CEO of RPM International
G. Craig Sullivan
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Clorox, 1992-2003
William Howard Taft
Head of State
15-Sep-1857 8-Mar-1930 27th US President, 1909-13
Peter Tesei
Politician
c. 1969   First Selectman of Greenwich, CT
Robert I. Toll
Business
c. 1941   Co-Founder of Toll Brothers
Carol B. Tomé
Business
c. 1957   CFO of Home Depot
Randy Travis
Country Musician
4-May-1959   Country music artist, has 25 top ten hits
Robert H. Tuttle
Diplomat
4-Aug-1943   US Ambassador to the UK, 2005-09
Charles V. Wait
Business
28-May-1951   CEO of Adirondack Trust
Lillian Wald
Activist
10-Mar-1867 1-Sep-1940 Henry Street Settlement
Scott Walker
Politician
2-Nov-1967   Governor of Wisconsin
Michael F. Weinstein
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Snapple, 1997-2000
William H. Welch
Scientist
8-Apr-1850 30-Apr-1934 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Frederick C. Weyand
Military
15-Sep-1916 10-Feb-2010 US Army Chief of Staff, 1974-76
Jacqueline F. Woods
Business
c. 1949   President of Ameritech Ohio, 1993-2000
Francis Parker Yockey
Author
18-Sep-1917 16-Jun-1960 Imperium
Hans Zinsser
Scientist
17-Nov-1878 4-Sep-1940 Typhus vaccine
Zap Zlatoper
Military
c. 1941   US Navy Admiral (ret.)


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