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Davidson College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1837 by the Concord Presbytery.

Location:
Davidson, NC

Founding Date:
1837

Motto:
Alenda Lux Ubi Orta Libertas

Team:
Wildcats

Enrollment:
1700

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Graham T. Allison
Scholar
23-Mar-1940   Kennedy School of Government
Whit Ayres
Government
c. 1949   North Star Opinion Research
Kenneth B. Bell
Judge
20-Apr-1956   Justice, Florida Supreme Court
G. Alex Bernhardt
Business
c. 1943   Bernhardt Furniture Company
John W. Chidsey
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Burger King
Patricia Cornwell
Novelist
9-Jun-1956   Crime novelist, Postmortem
Edward E. Crutchfield
Business
c. 1941   CEO of First Union Corporation, 1984-2000
Stephen Curry
Basketball
14-Mar-1988   Golden State Warriors
Clayton C. Daley, Jr.
Business
c. 1951   Vice Chairman of Procter & Gamble
Ervin S. Duggan
Government
30-Jun-1939   CEO of PBS, 1994-99
William A. Emerson, Jr.
Journalist
28-Feb-1923 25-Aug-2009 Editor, Saturday Evening Post, 1965-69
Vince Foster
Attorney
15-Jan-1945 20-Jul-1993 Deputy White House Counsel for Clinton
Wyche Fowler, Jr.
Politician
6-Oct-1940   US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1996-2001
Anthony Foxx
Politician
30-Apr-1971   Mayor of Charlotte
William J. Haynes II
Government
30-Mar-1958   DOD General Counsel, 2001-08
Earl J. Hesterberg
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Group 1 Automotive
Jim Hodges
Politician
19-Nov-1956   Governor of South Carolina, 1999-2003
James Holshouser
Politician
8-Oct-1934   Governor of North Carolina, 1973-77
Stephen P. MacMillan
Business
c. 1964   CEO of Stryker
Boyce F. Martin, Jr.
Judge
23-Oct-1935   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
James G. Martin
Politician
11-Dec-1935   Governor of North Carolina, 1985-93
Larry McDonald
Politician
1-Apr-1935 1-Sep-1983 Congressman from Georgia, 1975-83
Mackey J. McDonald
Business
1-Nov-1946   CEO of VF Corporation, 1996-2008
Southwood J. Morcott
Business
c. 1938   CEO of Dana, 1990-99
Carl C. Perkins
Politician
6-Aug-1954   Congressman from Kentucky, 1984-93
Leonidas LaFayette Polk
Agriculturalist
24-Apr-1837 11-Jun-1892 Agrarian reformer
Charles G. Rose
Politician
10-Aug-1939 3-Sep-2012 Congressman from North Carolina, 1973-97
Dean Rusk
Government
9-Feb-1909 21-Dec-1994 US Secretary of State, 1961-69
Robert C. Skaggs, Jr.
Business
c. 1954   CEO of NiSource
E. Follin Smith
Business
c. 1959   Former EVP at Constellation Energy
Tony Snow
Government
1-Jun-1955 12-Jul-2008 Fox News pundit, White House press secretary
John Spratt
Politician
1-Nov-1942   Congressman from South Carolina, 1983-2011
William Styron
Novelist
11-Jun-1925 31-Oct-2006 The Confessions of Nat Turner
William B. Traxler, Jr.
Judge
1-May-1948   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Robert F. Vagt
Business
c. 1947   President of Davidson College, 1997-2007
William W. Wilkins, Jr.
Judge
29-Mar-1942   4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1986-2007
Woodrow Wilson
Head of State
28-Dec-1856 3-Feb-1924 28th US President, 1913-21

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James G. Martin
Politician
11-Dec-1935   Governor of North Carolina, 1985-93

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
G. Alex Bernhardt
Business
c. 1943   Bernhardt Furniture Company
Kenneth L. Brown
Diplomat
6-Dec-1936   US Ambassador to Ghana, 1992-95
John W. Chidsey
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Burger King
Edward E. Crutchfield
Business
c. 1941   CEO of First Union Corporation, 1984-2000
James Holshouser
Politician
8-Oct-1934   Governor of North Carolina, 1973-77
Boyce F. Martin, Jr.
Judge
23-Oct-1935   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Southwood J. Morcott
Business
c. 1938   CEO of Dana, 1990-99
A. Alexander Porter, Jr.
Business
c. 1938   Porter Orlin
E. Follin Smith
Business
c. 1959   Former EVP at Constellation Energy
Isaiah Tidwell
Business
c. 1945   EVP at Wachovia, 1996-2005
Robert F. Vagt
Business
c. 1947   President of Davidson College, 1997-2007


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