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Fordham University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1841 by Rev. John Hughes as Saint John's College, name changed in 1907.

Location:
Bronx, NY

Founding Date:
1841

Team:
Rams

Enrollment:
15,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hugh J. Addonizio
Politician
31-Jan-1914 2-Feb-1981 Mayor of Newark, 1962-70
Fred E. Ahlert
Composer
19-Sep-1892 20-Oct-1953 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Alan Alda
Actor
28-Jan-1936   Capt. Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H
Trini Alvarado
Actor
10-Jan-1967   Little Women
Adrian A. Basora
Diplomat
18-Jul-1938   NSC European Director, 1989-91
Maureen S. Bateman
Attorney
c. 1944   Partner, Holland & Knight
Frank J. Belatti
Business
c. 1948   Founder of AFC Enterprises
Gerald A. Benjamin
Business
c. 1953   CAO of Henry Schein
Louis D. Boccardi
Journalist
c. 1938   CEO of Associated Press, 1985-2003
Rich Bond
Government
1950   RNC Chairman, 1992-93
Rachel Boston
Actor
9-May-1982   Beth Mason on American Dreams
Rose Marie Bravo
Business
13-Jan-1951   CEO of Burberry, 1997-2006
Kathleen Brown
Politician
15-Oct-1945   California State Treasurer, 1991-95
Peter Campbell Brown
Attorney
12-Aug-1913 23-Jul-1994 Corporation Counsel of NYC, 1955-58
Kevin Burke
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Consolidated Edison
Thomas Cahill
Author
29-Mar-1940   How the Irish Saved Civilization
Thomas Calabro
Actor
3-Feb-1959   Dr. Michael Mancini on Melrose Place
Jason Calacanis
Business
28-Nov-1970   Weblogs Inc., Mahalo.com
Robert M. Calderoni
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Ariba, Inc.
Joseph Cao
Politician
13-Mar-1967   Congressman from Louisiana, 2009-11
P. J. Carlesimo
Basketball
30-May-1949   Former Coach, Oklahoma City Thunder
William Casey
Spy
13-Mar-1913 29-Jan-1987 CIA Director, 1981-87
Paddy Chayefsky
Playwright
29-Jan-1923 1-Aug-1981 Network
Mary Higgins Clark
Novelist
24-Dec-1929   A Stranger is Watching
Bud Collyer
Game Show Host
18-Jun-1908 8-Sep-1969 To Tell the Truth
David Copperfield
Magician
16-Sep-1956   Disappeared the Statue of Liberty
Gerald C. Crotty
Business
c. 1951   Weichert Enterprise LLC
Andrew Cuomo
Government
6-Dec-1957   Governor of New York
Elden Curtiss
Religion
16-Jun-1932   Catholic Archbishop of Omaha
Robert D. Daleo
Business
c. 1950   CFO of Thomson Reuters
Lana Del Rey
Singer/Songwriter
21-Jun-1986   Born to Die
Don DeLillo
Novelist
20-Nov-1936   White Noise
James M. Derham
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Guatemala
Steven B. Derounian
Politician
6-Apr-1918 17-Apr-2007 Congressman from New York, 1953-65
Veronica Dillon
Attorney
c. 1949   Washington Post General Counsel
Joseph J. DioGuardi
Politician
20-Sep-1940   Congressman from New York, 1985-89
Michael J. Dolan
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Young & Rubicam, 2001-03
Harriet Edelman
Business
c. 1955   Senior VP at Avon, 2000-08
Faith Evans
Singer/Songwriter
10-Jun-1973   Notorious B.I.G.'s widow
John D. Feerick
Attorney
12-Jul-1936   Dean of Fordham Law, 1982-2002
Geraldine Ferraro
Politician
26-Aug-1935 26-Mar-2011 Walter Mondale's VP candidate in 1984
John D. Finnegan
Business
31-Jan-1949   CEO of Chubb
Dennis J. FitzSimons
Business
26-Jun-1950   CEO of Tribune Co., 2003-07
James H. Fordyce
Business
c. 1959   JH Whitney Capital Partners
Vito Fossella
Politician
9-Mar-1965   Congressman from New York, 1997-2009
Frankie Frisch
Baseball
9-Sep-1898 12-Mar-1973 2880 hits with .316 batting average
Victor F. Ganzi
Business
14-Feb-1947   CEO of Hearst
Robert Giaimo
Politician
15-Oct-1919 24-May-2006 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-81
Ricky Paull Goldin
Actor
5-Jan-1965   All My Children
Paul B. Guenther
Business
c. 1941   President of Paine Webber, 1988-95
Gabriel Guerra-Mondragon
Diplomat
4-Sep-1942   US Ambassador to Chile, 1994-98
Ellen M. Hancock
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Exodus Communications, 1998-2001
William E. Hantke
Business
c. 1947   CFO of Premcor, 2002-05
Pat Harrington
Actor
13-Aug-1929   Duane Schneider on One Day at a Time
Jonathan Harris
Actor
6-Nov-1914 3-Nov-2002 Dr. Zachary Smith on Lost in Space
Stephen J. Hemsley
Business
c. 1952   CEO of UnitedHealth Group
Hans H. Hertell
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Dominican Republic
John Benjamin Hickey
Actor
25-Jun-1963   Philip Stoddard on It's All Relative
John N. Irwin II
Diplomat
31-Dec-1913 28-Feb-2000 US Deputy Secretary of State, 1970-73
John M. Keane
Military
1-Feb-1943   US Army Vice Chief of Staff, 1999-2003
Bob Keeshan
Actor
27-Jun-1927 23-Jan-2004 Captain Kangaroo
Paul J. Kelly, Jr.
Judge
6-Dec-1940   10th Circuit Court of Appeals
Ronald L. Kuehn, Jr.
Business
6-Apr-1935   Chairman of El Paso
John La Farge
Painter
31-Mar-1835 14-Nov-1910 Painter, muralist, stained-glass designer
Maria Elena Lagomasino
Business
c. 1950   CEO of JP Morgan Private Bank, 2001-05
Tom Leykis
Radio Personality
1-Aug-1956   Syndicated talk radio host
G. Gordon Liddy
Government
30-Nov-1930   Watergate criminal, talk-show-host
Leonard P. Liggio
Scholar
5-Jul-1933   Libertarian
Vince Lombardi
Football
11-Jun-1913 3-Sep-1970 Winning isn't everything, It's the only thing
Gerald W. Lynch
Educator
24-Mar-1937 17-Apr-2013 President of John Jay College, 1977-2004
Earle I. Mack
Business
?   Real estate magnate
Serphin Maltese
Politician
7-Dec-1932   New York State Senator, 1988-2008
Wellington Mara
Football
14-Aug-1916 25-Oct-2005 Owns the New York Giants
Theodore Cardinal McCarrick
Religion
7-Jul-1930   Archbishop of Washington, 2000-06
Dylan McDermott
Actor
26-Oct-1961   Bobby Donnell on The Practice
John McGiver
Actor
5-Nov-1913 9-Sep-1975 Midnight Cowboy
Judith A. McHale
Business
c. 1946   President of Discovery Channel, 1995-2006
Horace McMahon
Actor
17-May-1906 17-Aug-1971 Lt. Parker on Naked City
Michaela McManus
Actor
20-May-1983   Tara on Awake
Lara Jill Miller
Actor
20-Apr-1967   Samantha Kanisky on Gimme a Break!
John Mitchell
Government
15-Sep-1913 9-Nov-1988 US Attorney General, Watergate figure
Angelo R. Mozilo
Business
1938   Former CEO of Countrywide
Robert Mulligan
Film Director
23-Aug-1925 20-Dec-2008 To Kill a Mockingbird
Eugene F. Murphy
Business
24-Feb-1934   Vice Chairman of GE, 1997-99
Tim Murray
Politician
7-Jun-1968   Lt. Governor of Massachusetts
Jerrold Nadler
Politician
13-Jun-1947   Congressman, New York 8th
Edward I. O'Brien
Business
19-Sep-1928   Securities Industry Association
James O'Keefe
Activist
28-Jun-1984   ACORN, Planned Parenthood sting videos
Charles Osgood
Journalist
8-Jan-1933   CBS News Sunday Morning
William Owens
Politician
20-Jan-1949   Congressman, New York 23rd
Bill Pascrell
Politician
25-Jan-1937   Congressman, New Jersey 8th
Bill Paxon
Politician
29-Apr-1954   Congressman from New York, 1989-99
John E. Potter
Government
1956   US Postmaster General
Dick Purcell
Actor
6-Aug-1908 10-Apr-1944 The Bank Dick
Robert V. Remini
Historian
17-Jul-1921 28-Mar-2013 Andrew Jackson
Lawrence R. Ricciardi
Business
14-Aug-1940   General Counsel for IBM, 1995-2002
Dennis J. Roberts
Politician
8-Apr-1903 30-Jun-1994 Governor of Rhode Island, 1951-59
John J. Rooney
Politician
29-Nov-1903 26-Oct-1975 Congressman from New York, 1944-74
Joe Santos
Actor
9-Jun-1931   Det. Becker on Rockford Files
Carmine De Sapio
Government
10-Dec-1908 27-Jul-2004 The Last Boss of Tammany Hall
Taylor Schilling
Actor
27-Jul-1984   Nurse Callahan on Mercy
Robert V. Schnabel
Educator
28-Sep-1922 1-Sep-2009 President of Valparaiso University, 1978-88
Vin Scully
Sports Journalist
29-Nov-1927   Voice of the Dodgers
John Sexton
Educator
1942   President, New York University
Amanda Seyfried
Actor
3-Dec-1985   Mean Girls
Adam Smith
Politician
15-Jun-1965   Congressman, Washington 9th
DeForest Soaries
Government
20-Aug-1951   US Election Assistance Commission
Francis Cardinal Spellman
Religion
4-May-1889 2-Dec-1967 Archbishop of New York, 1939-67
William S. Stavropoulos
Business
12-May-1939   Twice CEO of Dow Chemical
Anthony P. Terracciano
Business
c. 1938   Chairman of Sallie Mae
Nicholas G. Thacher
Diplomat
20-Aug-1915 11-Mar-2002 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1970-73
Hunter Tylo
Actor
3-Jul-1962   The Bold and the Beautiful
Don Valentine
Business
c. 1933   Founder of Sequoia Capital
Wesley W. von Schack
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Energy East
William D. Walsh
Business
c. 1930   Sequoia Associates
Denzel Washington
Actor
28-Dec-1954   Training Day
Virginia Williams
Actor
19-Mar-1978   Lauren Reed on Fairly Legal
Malcolm Wilson
Politician
26-Feb-1914 13-Mar-2000 Governor of New York, 1973-75
John Wohlstetter
Activist
c. 1947   Discovery Institute
Alex Wojciechowicz
Football
12-Aug-1915 13-Jul-1992 NFL Hall of Famer

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Avery Cardinal Dulles
Religion
24-Aug-1918 12-Dec-2008 Fordham Professor, Roman Catholic Cardinal
John D. Feerick
Attorney
12-Jul-1936   Dean of Fordham Law, 1982-2002
Philip V. Gerdine
Business
c. 1939   Retired Siemens executive
Victor Francis Hess
Physicist
24-Jun-1883 17-Dec-1964 Proved cosmic origin of radiation
Deal Hudson
Religion
30-Nov-1949   Karl Rove's favorite Catholic
Andrew C. McCarthy
Pundit
?   National Review Online
Matthew M. McKenna
Business
c. 1950   Senior VP at Pepsi
Andrew J. Policano
Business
c. 1949   Business School Dean, UC Irvine
Robert V. Remini
Historian
17-Jul-1921 28-Mar-2013 Andrew Jackson
Edolphus Towns
Politician
21-Jul-1934   Congressman, New York 10th
Ernest van den Haag
Scholar
15-Sep-1914 21-Mar-2002 Punishing Criminals
Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
Historian
31-Jul-1909 26-May-1999 Conservative ideologue

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maureen S. Bateman
Attorney
c. 1944   Partner, Holland & Knight
Rose Marie Bravo
Business
13-Jan-1951   CEO of Burberry, 1997-2006
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
John D. Feerick
Attorney
12-Jul-1936   Dean of Fordham Law, 1982-2002
Victor F. Ganzi
Business
14-Feb-1947   CEO of Hearst
J. Peter Grace
Business
25-May-1913 19-Apr-1995 W.R. Grace scion
Paul B. Guenther
Business
c. 1941   President of Paine Webber, 1988-95
Conrad K. Harper
Attorney
c. 1940   Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett
Joseph M. McShane
Educator
19-Jun-1949   President, Fordham University
Margaret Mead
Anthropologist
16-Dec-1901 15-Nov-1978 Coming of Age in Samoa
Angelo R. Mozilo
Business
1938   Former CEO of Countrywide
William D. Walsh
Business
c. 1930   Sequoia Associates
Kathryn D. Wriston
Attorney
c. 1939   Wife of Walter B. Wriston

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
P. J. Carlesimo
Basketball
30-May-1949   Former Coach, Oklahoma City Thunder
Stan Van Gundy
Basketball
21-Sep-1959   Former Head Coach, Orlando Magic
Frank Leahy
Football
27-Aug-1908 21-Jun-1973 Longtime Notre Dame Head Coach
Tom Penders
Basketball
23-May-1945   NCAA Basketball Coach
Digger Phelps
Basketball
4-Jul-1941   Notre Dame Head Coach, 1971-91


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