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University of Georgia

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Athens, GA

Founding Date:
27-Jan-1785

Motto:
Et docere et rerum exquirere causas

Team:
Bulldogs

Mascot:
Uga (English Bulldog)

Enrollment:
33,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Daniel P. Amos
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Aflac
Bill Anderson
Country Musician
1-Nov-1937   Po' Folks
Ellis Arnall
Politician
20-Mar-1907 13-Dec-1992 Governor of Georgia, 1943-47
Bill Arp
Columnist
15-Jun-1826 24-Aug-1903 Columnist for Atlanta Constitution
Luke Askew
Actor
26-Mar-1932 29-Mar-2012 Easy Rider
Champ Bailey
Football
22-Jun-1978   Cornerback, Denver Broncos
Roy Barnes
Politician
11-Mar-1948   Governor of Georgia, 1999-2003
John Barrow
Politician
31-Oct-1955   Congressman, Georgia 12th
Robert Benham
Judge
25-Sep-1946   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Alfred Blalock
Doctor
5-Apr-1899 15-Sep-1964 "Blue baby" operation
James H. Blanchard
Business
22-Aug-1941   CEO of Synovus Financial, 1971-2005
Jeff Bower
Football
28-May-1953   Head Coach, Southern Miss, 1990-2007
Paul Broun
Politician
14-May-1946   Congressman, Georgia 10th District
Alton Brown
TV Personality
30-Jul-1962   Good Eats host
M. Michele Burns
Business
c. 1958   CFO of Marsh & McLennan
George Busbee
Politician
7-Aug-1927 16-Jul-2004 Governor of Georgia, 1975-83
Gary C. Butler
Business
c. 1946   CEO of ADP, 2006-11
John Archibald Campbell
Judge
24-Jun-1811 12-Mar-1889 US Supreme Court Justice, 1853-61
George H. Carley
Judge
24-Sep-1938   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
G. Harrold Carswell
Judge
22-Dec-1919 31-Jul-1992 Failed US Supreme Court nominee
Jack Carter
Relative
3-Jul-1947   Jimmy Carter's eldest son
Saxby Chambliss
Politician
10-Nov-1943   US Senator from Georgia
Kyle Chandler
Actor
17-Sep-1965   Friday Night Lights
J. David Chatham
Business
c. 1951   Chatham Holdings Corporation
Maxine K. Clark
Business
6-Mar-1949   CEO of Build-a-Bear Workshop, 1997-13
Howell Cobb
Politician
7-Sep-1815 9-Oct-1868 Congressman, Governor, Treasury Secretary
Luke R. Corbett
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Kerr-McGee, 1997-2006
Alston D. Correll
Business
28-Apr-1941   CEO of Georgia-Pacific, 1993-2005
Lester Crawford
Government
13-Mar-1938   FDA Commissioner, 2005
Ander Crenshaw
Politician
1-Sep-1944   Congressman, Florida 4th
Buddy Darden
Politician
22-Nov-1943   Congressman from Georgia, 1983-95
Terrell Davis
Football
28-Oct-1972   Former Denver Broncos RB
Butler Derrick
Politician
30-Sep-1936   Congressman from South Carolina, 1975-95
Hugh M. Dorsey
Politician
10-Jul-1871 11-Jun-1948 Governor of Georgia, 1917-21
Ernest H. Drew
Business
c. 1936   Former Hoechst executive
J. L. Edmondson
Judge
14-Jul-1947   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Jack Flynt
Politician
8-Nov-1914 24-Jun-2007 Congressman from Georgia, 1954-79
Marion B. Folsom
Business
23-Nov-1893 27-Sep-1976 HEW Secretary, 1955-58
Jerry Fuchs
Drummer
c. 1974 8-Nov-2009 Maserati, !!!
Bill Goldberg
Wrestling
27-Dec-1966   Pro wrestler
Phil Gramm
Politician
8-Jul-1942   US Senator from Texas, 1985-2002
Tom Graves
Politician
3-Feb-1970   Congressman, Georgia 9th
V. Ann Hailey
Business
c. 1952   Former EVP at Limited Brands
Mary Katharine Ham
Journalist
5-Apr-1980   HamNation
Omari Hardwick
Actor
9-Jan-1974   Ty Curtis on Dark Blue
Thomas W. Hardwick
Politician
9-Dec-1872 31-Jan-1944 Senator and Governor from Georgia
Joe Frank Harris
Politician
16-Feb-1936   Governor of Georgia, 1983-91
Julie A. Hill
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Costain Homes, 1991-98
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
TV Personality
27-Feb-1942   NPR, NewsHour reporter
Johnny Isakson
Politician
24-Dec-1944   US Senator from Georgia
M. Douglas Ivester
Business
26-Mar-1947   CEO of Coca Cola, 1997-2000
Ed Jenkins
Politician
4-Jan-1933 1-Jan-2012 Congressman from Georgia, 1977-93
Hamilton Jordan
Government
21-Sep-1944 20-May-2008 White House Chief of Staff, 1979-80
Charles Keating
Business
4-Dec-1923   Morality crusader, white-collar swindler
Jack Kingston
Politician
24-Apr-1955   Congressman, Georgia 1st
Cynthia D. Kinser
Judge
20-Dec-1951   Justice, Virginia Supreme Court
Wayne Knight
Actor
7-Aug-1955   Newman on Seinfeld
Wyck A. Knox, Jr.
Attorney
1-Nov-1940   Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend
Steven R. Koonin
Business
c. 1958   President, Turner Entertainment Networks
Joseph Rucker Lamar
Judge
15-Oct-1857 2-Jan-1916 US Supreme Court Justice, 1911-16
Bert Lance
Government
3-Jun-1931   OMB Director, 1977
Matt Lanter
Actor
1-Apr-1983   Liam Court on 90210
Robert Lipshutz
Government
27-Dec-1921 6-Nov-2010 White House Counsel, 1977-79
Bjørn Lomborg
Scholar
6-Jan-1965   The Skeptical Environmentalist
Monte Markham
Actor
21-Jun-1935   The Second Hundred Years
Harold Melton
Judge
25-Sep-1966   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Eugene H. Methvin
Journalist
19-Sep-1934   Readers Digest
James C. Miller III
Economist
25-Jun-1942   Conservative economist
Zell Miller
Politician
24-Feb-1932   US Senator from Georgia, 2000-05
Mike Mills
Bassist
17-Dec-1958   Bassist for R.E.M.
John Milton
Politician
20-Apr-1807 1-Apr-1865 Florida governor, committed suicide
Harlan E. Mitchell
Politician
17-Aug-1924 13-Sep-2011 Congressman from Georgia, 1958-61
Deborah Norville
Journalist
8-Aug-1958   Inside Edition
Charles R. Oglesby
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Asbury Automotive Group
William Porter Payne
Business
13-Oct-1947   Gleacher Partners LLC
Sonny Perdue
Politician
20-Dec-1946   Governor of Georgia, 2003-11
Nancy Mitchell Pfotenhauer
Activist
?   Independent Women's Forum
Patrick S. Pittard
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Heidrick & Struggles, 1997-2002
John Rauch
Football
20-Aug-1927 10-Jun-2008 Raiders Head Coach, 1966-68
Ralph Reed
Activist
24-Jun-1961   Former head of the Christian Coalition
J. Roy Rowland
Politician
3-Feb-1926   Congressman from Georgia, 1983-95
Richard B. Russell
Politician
2-Nov-1897 21-Jan-1971 US Senator from Georgia, 1933-71
Carl Sanders
Politician
15-May-1925   Governor of Georgia, 1963-67
Austin Scott
Politician
10-Dec-1969   Congressman, Georgia 8th
Ryan Seacrest
Game Show Host
24-Dec-1974   Host of American Idol
Sonny Shroyer
Actor
28-Aug-1935   Enos on The Dukes of Hazzard
Robert L. F. Sikes
Politician
3-Jun-1906 28-Sep-1994 Congressman from Florida, 1945-79
Frank Sinkwich
Football
10-Oct-1920 22-Oct-1990 Winner, 1942 Heisman Trophy
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Politician
11-Feb-1812 4-Mar-1883 Confederate Vice President
Michael Stipe
Musician
4-Jan-1960   Lead singer of R.E.M.
Pat Swindall
Politician
18-Oct-1950   Congressman from Georgia, 1985-89
Kerwin Swint
Author
21-Mar-1962   Mudslingers
Eugene Talmadge
Politician
23-Sep-1884 21-Dec-1946 Twice Governor of Georgia
Herman Talmadge
Politician
9-Aug-1913 21-Mar-2002 Senator and Governor from Georgia
Fran Tarkenton
Football
3-Feb-1940   That's Incredible!
Melvin E. Thompson
Politician
1-May-1903 3-Oct-1980 Governor of Georgia, 1947-48
Meldrim Thomson, Jr.
Politician
8-Mar-1912 19-Apr-2001 Governor of New Hampshire, 1973-79
Dina Titus
Politician
23-May-1950   Congresswoman from Nevada, 2009-11
Charley Trippi
Football
14-Dec-1922   NFL Hall of Fame QB/HB, Chicago Cardinals
Lamar Trotti
Screenwriter
18-Oct-1900 28-Aug-1952 Young Mr. Lincoln
James Michael Tyler
Actor
28-May-1962   Gunther on Friends
Ernest Vandiver
Politician
3-Jul-1918 21-Feb-2005 Governor of Georgia, 1959-63
Clifford M. Walker
Politician
4-Jul-1877 9-Nov-1954 Governor of Georgia, 1923-27
Herschel Walker
Football
3-Mar-1962   NFL Running back, 1986-97
Hines Ward
Football
8-Mar-1976   Pittsburgh Steelers
Jackie M. Ward
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Computer Generation, 1968-2000
Bubba Watson
Golf
5-Nov-1978   Winner, 2012 Masters Tournament
Edgar Wayburn
Activist
17-Sep-1906 5-Mar-2010 Conservationist, Sierra Club president
Dennis E. Whitfield
Activist
c. 1950   American Conservative Union
Dominique Wilkins
Basketball
12-Jan-1960   NBA Hall of Famer
Louis Wolfson
Business
28-Jan-1912 30-Dec-2007 Business criminal, horse breeder
Rob Woodall
Politician
11-Feb-1970   Congressman, Georgia 7th

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis R. Beresford
Business
23-Nov-1938   FASB Chairman, 1987-97
J. L. Edmondson
Judge
14-Jul-1947   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Martin J. Hillenbrand
Diplomat
1-Aug-1915 2-Feb-2005 US Ambassador to Germany, 1972-76
Hugh Kenner
Critic
7-Jan-1923 24-Nov-2003 The Poetry of Ezra Pound

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael F. Adams
Educator
c. 1948   President, University of Georgia
P. George Benson
Educator
3-Jun-1946   President, College of Charleston
George H. Carley
Judge
24-Sep-1938   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Lester Crawford
Government
13-Mar-1938   FDA Commissioner, 2005
A. William Dahlberg
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Southern Company, 1995-2001
Erroll B. Davis, Jr.
Business
c. 1943   Chancellor, University System of Georgia
Charles B. Knapp
Educator
13-Aug-1946   President, University of Georgia, 1987-97

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Wally Butts
Football
7-Feb-1905 17-Dec-1973 UGA Head Coach, 1939-60
Vince Dooley
Football
4-Sep-1932   Georgia Bulldogs Head Coach, 1964-88
Dennis Felton
Basketball
21-Jun-1963   UGA Head Coach
Jim Harrick
Basketball
25-Jul-1938   Former UCLA and UGA head coach
John Rauch
Football
20-Aug-1927 10-Jun-2008 Raiders Head Coach, 1966-68
Mark Richt
Football
18-Feb-1960   Head Coach, UGA Bulldogs
Tubby Smith
Basketball
30-Jun-1951   Former Head Coach, University of Minnesota
Frank W. Thomas
Football
15-Nov-1898 10-May-1954 Alabama Head Coach, 1931-46
Pop Warner
Football
5-Apr-1871 7-Sep-1954 Coach and kids' football namesake


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