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University of Mississippi

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Oxford, MS

Founding Date:
1848

Motto:
Pro Scientia et Sapientia

Team:
Rebels

Enrollment:
16,500

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
William Allain
Politician
14-Feb-1928   Governor of Mississippi, 1984-88
Mose Allison
Musician
11-Nov-1927   Southern bluesman, Jazz pianist
Reuben V. Anderson
Attorney
16-Sep-1942   Partner, Phelps Dunbar
Haley Barbour
Politician
22-Oct-1947   Governor of Mississippi, 2004-12
Rod Barnes
Basketball
8-Jan-1966   Georgia State Head Coach
Ross R. Barnett
Politician
22-Jan-1898 6-Nov-1987 Governor of Mississippi, 1960-64
Millard F. Caldwell
Politician
6-Feb-1897 23-Oct-1984 Governor of Florida, 1945-49
George C. Carlson, Jr.
Judge
23-May-1946   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
Travis Childers
Politician
29-Mar-1958   Congressman from Mississippi, 2008-11
Thad Cochran
Politician
7-Dec-1937   US Senator from Mississippi
J. P. Coleman
Politician
9-Jan-1914 28-Sep-1991 Governor of Mississippi, 1956-60
Charlie Conerly
Football
19-Sep-1921 13-Feb-1996 NY Giants QB, 1948-61
W. Lance Conn
Business
c. 1969   Vulcan, Inc.
Oliver E. Diaz, Jr.
Judge
c. 1959   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
Jess H. Dickinson
Judge
1947   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
Winfield Dunn
Politician
1-Jul-1927   Governor of Tennessee, 1971-75
Charles Easley
Judge
c. 1950   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
James O. Eastland
Politician
28-Nov-1904 19-Feb-1986 US Senator from Mississippi, 1943-78
William Faulkner
Author
25-Sep-1897 6-Jul-1962 The Reivers
Cliff Finch
Politician
4-Apr-1927 22-Apr-1986 Governor of Mississippi, 1976-80
John Fleming
Politician
5-Jul-1951   Congressman, Louisiana 4th
Ruth Ford
Actor
7-Jul-1915 12-Aug-2009 American stage actress
Cynthia Geary
Actor
21-Mar-1965   Shelly Tambo on Northern Exposure
Lanny Griffith
Lobbyist
13-Aug-1951   Lobbyist, Barbour Griffith & Rogers
John Grisham
Novelist
8-Feb-1955   The Firm
Gregg Harper
Politician
1-Jun-1956   Congressman, Mississippi 3rd
Kenny Hulshof
Politician
22-May-1958   Congressman from Missouri, 1997-2009
Greg Iles
Novelist
1960   Black Cross
Kate Jackson
Actor
29-Oct-1948   Sabrina Duncan on Charlie's Angels
Paul B. Johnson, Jr.
Politician
23-Jan-1916 14-Oct-1985 Governor of Mississippi, 1964-68
E. Grady Jolly
Judge
3-Oct-1937   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Robert C. Khayat
Educator
18-Apr-1938   Chancellor, University of Mississippi
Ann H. Lamar
Judge
c. 1952   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
Tom Lester
Actor
23-Sep-1938   Eb Dawson on Green Acres
Trent Lott
Politician
9-Oct-1941   US Senator from Mississippi, 1989-2007
Ray Mabus
Politician
11-Oct-1948   US Secretary of the Navy
Archie Manning
Football
19-May-1949   New Orleans Saints QB, 1971-82
Eli Manning
Football
3-Jan-1981   New York Giants QB
James Meredith
Activist
25-Jun-1933   First black student at Ole Miss
Cary Middlecoff
Golf
6-Jan-1921 1-Sep-1998 Winner of 3 Majors
Mary Ann Mobley
Model
17-Feb-1939   Miss America 1959
Mike Moore
Attorney
3-Apr-1952   Attorney General of Mississippi, 1988-2004
Willie Morris
Author
29-Nov-1934 2-Aug-1999 North Toward Home
Ronnie Musgrove
Politician
29-Jul-1956   Governor of Mississippi, 2000-04
Michael Oher
Football
28-May-1986   Baltimore Ravens OT
Charles L. Overby
Journalist
c. 1946   CEO of Freedom Forum, Newseum
John Palmer
Diplomat
1934   US Ambassador to Portugal, 2001-04
Chip Pickering
Politician
10-Aug-1963   Congressman from Mississippi, 1997-2009
Michael K. Randolph
Judge
1946   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
William A. Roper, Jr.
Business
c. 1946   CEO of VeriSign
Jeanne Shaheen
Politician
28-Jan-1947   US Senator from New Hampshire
Shepard Smith
TV Personality
14-Jan-1964   Fox News anchor
Larry Speakes
Government
13-Sep-1939   White House Press Secretary for Ronald Reagan
Alfred Holt Stone
Scholar
16-Oct-1870 11-May-1955 Studies in the American Race Problem
Donna Tartt
Novelist
23-Dec-1963   The Secret History
Tate Taylor
Film Director
c. 1969   The Help
William L. Waller, Jr.
Judge
c. 1952   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
William Lowe Waller
Politician
21-Oct-1926 29-Nov-2011 Governor of Mississippi, 1972-76
Jamie L. Whitten
Politician
18-Apr-1910 9-Sep-1995 Congressman from Mississippi, 1941-95
Roger Wicker
Politician
5-Jul-1951   US Senator from Mississippi
John Bell Williams
Politician
4-Dec-1918 25-Mar-1983 Governor of Mississippi, 1968-72
William Winter
Politician
21-Feb-1923   Governor of Mississippi, 1980-84
Frank Wolf
Politician
30-Jan-1939   Congressman, Virginia 10th
Stark Young
Critic
11-Oct-1881 6-Jan-1963 So Red the Rose

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Bogle
Business
8-May-1929   Founder, The Vanguard Group
Walter Dellinger
Attorney
15-May-1941   Duke University law professor
Medford Evans
Author
21-Aug-1907 4-Feb-1989 The Assassination of Joe McCarthy
Robert C. Khayat
Educator
18-Apr-1938   Chancellor, University of Mississippi
Lucius Q. C. Lamar
Politician
17-Sep-1825 23-Jan-1893 Senator, Interior Secretary, Justice
William Winter
Politician
21-Feb-1923   Governor of Mississippi, 1980-84

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert C. Khayat
Educator
18-Apr-1938   Chancellor, University of Mississippi
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
Author
9-Jul-1790 9-Jul-1870 Georgia Scenes
Thomas C. Meredith
Educator
c. 1940   Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Charles L. Overby
Journalist
c. 1946   CEO of Freedom Forum, Newseum
R. Gerald Turner
Educator
c. 1946   President, Southern Methodist University

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rod Barnes
Basketball
8-Jan-1966   Georgia State Head Coach
Romeo Crennel
Football
18-Jun-1947   Former Coach, Kansas City Chiefs
Andy Kennedy
Basketball
13-Mar-1968   Head Coach, University of Mississippi
Houston Nutt
Football
14-Oct-1957   Head Coach, Ole Miss Rebels
Tommy Tuberville
Football
18-Sep-1954   University of Cincinnati football coach


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