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University of Alabama

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Tuscaloosa, AL

Founding Date:
18-Apr-1831

Team:
Crimson Tide

Enrollment:
20,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert E. Abernathy
Business
1954   Group President, Kimberly-Clark
Charles E. Adair
Business
26-Dec-1947   Partner, Cordova Ventures
Shaun Alexander
Football
30-Aug-1977   Seattle Seahawks RB
James B. Allen
Politician
28-Dec-1912 1-Jun-1978 US Senator from Alabama, 1969-78
Maryon Allen
Politician
30-Nov-1925   US Senator from Alabama, 1978
Mel Allen
Sports Journalist
13-Feb-1913 16-Jun-1996 Sportscaster, Voice of the Yankees
Spencer Bachus
Politician
28-Dec-1947   Congressman, Alabama 6th
Hugh C. Bailey
Educator
2-Jul-1929 5-Oct-2012 President of Valdosta State University, 1978-2001
William Brockman Bankhead
Politician
12-Apr-1874 15-Sep-1940 Speaker of the US House, 1936-40
Carin M. Barth
Business
c. 1962   President of LB Capital, Inc.
Bill Baxley
Politician
27-Jun-1941   Lt. Governor of Alabama, 1983-87
Jere Beasley
Politician
12-Dec-1935   Lt. Governor of Alabama, 1970-78
Robert J. Bentley
Politician
3-Feb-1943   Governor of Alabama
Tom Bevill
Politician
27-Mar-1921 28-Mar-2005 Congressman from Alabama, 1967-97
Don Black
Activist
28-Jul-1953   Stormfront.org founder
Hugo Black
Judge
27-Feb-1886 25-Sep-1971 US Supreme Court Justice, 1937-71
Jo Bonner
Politician
19-Nov-1959   Congressman, Alabama 1st
Bobby Bowden
Football
8-Nov-1929   FSU Head Football Coach, 1976-2009
Robert O. Bowen
Novelist
7-May-1920 9-Jun-2003 The Weight of the Cross
Albert Brewer
Pundit
26-Oct-1928   Governor of Alabama, 1968-71
Mo Brooks
Politician
29-Apr-1954   Congressman, Alabama 5th
Johnny Mack Brown
Actor
1-Sep-1904 14-Nov-1974 College All-American turned film star
Bear Bryant
Football
11-Sep-1913 26-Jan-1983 Legendary Alabama head coach
Sonny Callahan
Politician
11-Sep-1932   Congressman from Alabama, 1985-2003
Edward Earl Carnes
Judge
3-Jun-1950   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Mark Childress
Novelist
21-Sep-1957   Crazy in Alabama
Paul N. Clark
Business
c. 1947   CEO of ICOS Corporation
Edith Brown Clement
Judge
29-Apr-1948   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Sue Bell Cobb
Judge
1956   Alabama Chief Justice
Jeffrey Connaughton
Attorney
c. 1959   Lobbyist, Quinn Gillespie
David J. Cooper
Business
c. 1945   Cooper/T. Smith Corporation
Bud Cramer
Politician
22-Aug-1947   Congressman from Alabama, 1991-2009
Sylvester Croom
Football
25-Sep-1954   Mississippi State Head Coach
Morris Dees
Activist
16-Dec-1936   Bankrupted the Klan
William L. Dickinson
Politician
5-Jun-1925 31-Mar-2008 Congressman from Alabama, 1965-93
Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr.
Business
c. 1951   Vice Chairman, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Joel F. Dubina
Judge
26-Oct-1947   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
William J. Dyess
Diplomat
1-Aug-1929 6-Jan-1996 US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1982-83
James O. Eastland
Politician
28-Nov-1904 19-Feb-1986 US Senator from Mississippi, 1943-78
Michael Emerson
Actor
7-Sep-1954   Ben Linus on Lost
Ben Erdreich
Politician
9-Dec-1938   Congressman from Alabama, 1983-93
Fannie Flagg
Comic
21-Sep-1944   Fried Green Tomatoes
Ronnie G. Flippo
Politician
15-Aug-1937   Congressman from Alabama, 1976-91
Danny Ford
Football
2-Apr-1948   Clemson Head Coach, 1979-89
Joseph E. Gibbs
Business
c. 1949   Co-Founder, The Golf Channel
Mark Gottfried
Basketball
20-Jan-1964   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Jan Crawford Greenburg
Journalist
c. 1965   Chicago Tribune legal reporter
Virgil Griffith
Computer Programmer
6-Mar-1983   Author of WikiScanner
Lino Gutierrez
Diplomat
26-Mar-1951   US Ambassador to Argentina, 2003-06
John Hannah
Football
4-Apr-1951   New England Patriots tackle
Howell Heflin
Politician
19-Jun-1921 29-Mar-2005 US Senator from Alabama, 1979-97
W. G. Hefner
Politician
11-Apr-1930 2-Sep-2009 Congressman from North Carolina, 1975-99
Marillyn A. Hewson
Business
c. 1954   EVP at Lockheed Martin
Lister Hill
Politician
29-Dec-1894 21-Dec-1984 US Senator from Alabama, 1938-69
J. Gorman Houston, Jr.
Judge
11-Mar-1933   Justice, AL Supreme Court, 1985-2005
Thomas C. Hubbard
Diplomat
1943   US Ambassador to South Korea, 2001-04
Don Hutson
Football
31-Jan-1913 24-Jun-1997 Packers WR, Hall of Famer
Donald M. James
Business
1949   CEO of Vulcan Materials
John D. Johns
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Protective Life
Frank M. Johnson
Judge
30-Oct-1918 23-Jul-1999 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1981-99
Manuel H. Johnson
Economist
10-Feb-1949   Federal Reserve Governor, 1986-90
D. Paul Jones, Jr.
Business
26-Sep-1942   CEO of Compass Bancshares, 1991-2008
Troy King
Politician
22-Aug-1968   Attorney General of Alabama
Claude R. Kirk, Jr.
Politician
7-Jan-1926 27-Sep-2011 Governor of Florida, 1967-71
Timothy Leary
Activist
22-Oct-1920 31-May-1996 Tune in, turn on, drop out
Harper Lee
Novelist
28-Apr-1926   To Kill A Mockingbird
Champ Lyons, Jr.
Judge
6-Dec-1940   Justice, Alabama Supreme Court
Bernard L. Madoff
Business
29-Apr-1938   Madoff Investment Securities LLC
William C. Marland
Politician
26-Mar-1918 26-Nov-1965 Governor of West Virginia, 1953-57
James S. Marlen
Business
c. 1943   CEO, Ameron International Corp.
F. David Mathews
Government
6-Dec-1935   HEW Secretary under Ford
James T. McManus II
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Energen Corporation
Clarence W. Meadows
Politician
11-Feb-1904 12-Sep-1961 Governor of West Virginia, 1945-49
Roy Moore
Judge
11-Feb-1947   Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice
Glenn Murdock
Judge
25-Jun-1956   Justice, Alabama Supreme Court
Jim Nabors
Actor
12-Jun-1930   Gomer Pyle USMC
Joe Namath
Football
31-May-1943   Football player and pantyhose wearer
Stephen L. Norris
Business
c. 1950   Co-Founder, Carlyle Group
Barbara Park
Author
21-Apr-1947   Junie B. Jones series
Jerry Pate
Golf
16-Sep-1953   Winner, 1976 US Open
Gail Patrick
Actor
20-Jun-1911 6-Jul-1980 Love Crazy
John Malcolm Patterson
Politician
27-Sep-1921   Governor of Alabama, 1959-63
Charley Pell
Football
17-Feb-1941 29-May-2001 Florida Head Coach, 1979-84
Claude Pepper
Politician
8-Sep-1900 30-May-1989 Congressman from Florida, 1963-89
Ray Perkins
Football
6-Dec-1941   NFL and NCAA head coach
Howell Raines
Journalist
5-Feb-1943   Executive editor, NYT, resigned
Charles M. Rampacek
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Probex Corporation, 2000-03
Van L. Richey
Business
1950   CEO of American Cast Iron Pipe Co.
Mike Riley
Football
1952   OSU Beavers Head Coach
Robert Riley
Politician
3-Oct-1944   Governor of Alabama, 2003-11
John R. Roberts
Business
c. 1941   Former Partner, Arthur Andersen
Joe M. Rodgers
Business
12-Nov-1933 2-Feb-2009 US Ambassador to France, 1985-89
Ed Rogers
Government
22-Nov-1958   Republican strategist
William L. Roper
Government
c. 1948   Director, Centers for Disease Control, 1990-93
Joe Scarborough
Pundit
9-Apr-1963   Co-Host, Morning Joe
Jeff Sessions
Politician
24-Dec-1946   US Senator from Alabama
E. Clay Shaw
Politician
19-Apr-1939   Congressman from Florida, 1981-2007
Richard Shelby
Politician
6-May-1934   US Senator from Alabama
Jackie Sherrill
Football
28-Nov-1943   MSU Head Coach, 1991-2003
Don Siegelman
Politician
24-Feb-1946   Governor of Alabama, 1999-2003
Chet Simmons
Business
11-Jul-1928 25-Mar-2010 President of ESPN, 1979-82
Michael Sitrick
Business
8-Jun-1947   Sitrick and Company
John J. Sparkman
Politician
20-Dec-1899 16-Nov-1985 US Senator from Alabama, 1946-79
Latrell Sprewell
Basketball
8-Sep-1970   NBA player tried to choke his head coach
Ken Stabler
Football
25-Dec-1945   Oakland Raiders QB
Bart Starr
Football
9-Jan-1934   Green Bay Packers QB, 1956-71
Donald W. Stewart
Politician
8-Feb-1940   US Senator from Alabama, 1978-81
Kathryn Stockett
Novelist
1969   The Help
T. S. Stribling
Novelist
4-Mar-1881 8-Jul-1965 The Store
Lyn Stuart
Judge
c. 1955   Justice, Alabama Supreme Court
Dolph Sweet
Actor
18-Jul-1920 8-May-1985 Chief Carl Kanisky on Gimme a Break!
Gay Talese
Author
7-Feb-1932   Honor Thy Father
Derrick Thomas
Football
1-Jan-1967 8-Feb-2000 Hall of Fame Linebacker, Kansas City Chiefs
Margaret Tutwiler
Diplomat
28-Dec-1950   US Ambassador to Morocco, 2001-03
Jimbo Wales
Encyclopaedist
8-Aug-1966   Co-Founder of Wikipedia
Sela Ward
Actor
11-Jul-1956   Lily Sammler on Once and Again
Jett Williams
Country Musician
6-Jan-1953   Daughter of Hank Williams, Sr.
Edward O. Wilson
Biologist
10-Jun-1929   Father of Sociobiology
Steve Windom
Politician
6-Nov-1949   Lt. Governor of Alabama, 1999-2003
Arthur Winstead
Politician
6-Jan-1904 14-Mar-1995 Congressman from Mississippi, 1943-65
Byron York
Columnist
c. 1956   Former National Review columnist

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bud Cramer
Politician
22-Aug-1947   Congressman from Alabama, 1991-2009
Owen K. Garriott
Astronaut
22-Nov-1930   Skylab, Spacelab astronaut
F. David Mathews
Government
6-Dec-1935   HEW Secretary under Ford
Claude Pepper
Politician
8-Sep-1900 30-May-1989 Congressman from Florida, 1963-89
Harold Frend See, Jr.
Judge
7-Nov-1943   Justice, Alabama Supreme Court
Eric Voegelin
Philosopher
3-Jan-1901 19-Jan-1985 Order and History
Robert E. Witt
Educator
16-Sep-1940   President, University of Alabama

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
D. Paul Jones, Jr.
Business
26-Sep-1942   CEO of Compass Bancshares, 1991-2008
Ronald L. Kuehn, Jr.
Business
6-Apr-1935   Chairman of El Paso
F. David Mathews
Government
6-Dec-1935   HEW Secretary under Ford
Ed Rogers
Government
22-Nov-1958   Republican strategist
Andrew A. Sorensen
Educator
20-Jul-1938 17-Apr-2011 President, University of South Carolina, 2002-08
Robert E. Witt
Educator
16-Sep-1940   President, University of Alabama

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tommy Bowden
Football
10-Jul-1954   Head Coach, Clemson University, 1999-2008
Bear Bryant
Football
11-Sep-1913 26-Jan-1983 Legendary Alabama head coach
Sylvester Croom
Football
25-Sep-1954   Mississippi State Head Coach
John David Crow
Football
8-Jul-1935   Winner, 1957 Heisman Trophy
Bill Curry
Football
21-Oct-1942   NFL center, NCAA football coach
Dennis Franchione
Football
28-Mar-1951   Texas A&M Head Coach, 2003-07
Mark Gottfried
Basketball
20-Jan-1964   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Ray Perkins
Football
6-Dec-1941   NFL and NCAA head coach
Nick Saban
Football
31-Oct-1951   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Howard Schnellenberger
Football
16-Mar-1934   FAU Head Coach
Gene Stallings
Football
2-Mar-1935   Crimson Tide Head Coach, 1990-96
Frank W. Thomas
Football
15-Nov-1898 10-May-1954 Alabama Head Coach, 1931-46
Wallace Wade
Football
15-Jun-1892 7-Oct-1986 Alabama and Duke Head Coach


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