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Millsaps College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1890 by a grant from Maj. Reuben Webster Millsaps. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Location:
Jackson, MS

Founding Date:
1890

Enrollment:
1,400

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Beck
Actor
4-Feb-1949   The Warriors
Johnny Carson
Talk Show Host
23-Oct-1925 23-Jan-2005 Longtime host of Tonight Show
Wayne Dowdy
Politician
27-Jul-1943   Congressman from Mississippi, 1981-89
Buford Ellington
Politician
27-Jun-1907 3-Apr-1972 Twice Governor of Tennessee
Joe Fulks
Basketball
26-Oct-1921 21-Mar-1976 Scored 63 points in a 1949 NBA game
Ellen Gilchrist
Author
20-Feb-1935   In the Land of Dreamy Dreams
James E. Graves, Jr.
Judge
c. 1953   Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court
Paul B. Johnson, Sr.
Politician
23-Mar-1880 26-Dec-1943 Governor of Mississippi, 1940-43
Ray Marshall
Government
22-Aug-1928   US Secretary of Labor 1977-81
Don Wildmon
Activist
18-Jan-1938   Moral crusader
Louis H. Wilson, Jr.
Military
11-Feb-1920 21-Jun-2005 26th USMC Commandant, 1975-79
Thomas A. Woodall
Judge
1950   Justice, Alabama Supreme Court

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Palmer
Diplomat
1934   US Ambassador to Portugal, 2001-04


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