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Transylvania University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Lexington, KY

Founding Date:
1780

Motto:
Lumine Illo Tradimus Lumen

Team:
Pioneers

Enrollment:
1100

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Rice Atchison
Politician
11-Aug-1807 26-Jan-1886 US Senator from Missouri, 1843-55
Stephen Fuller Austin
Politician
3-Nov-1793 27-Dec-1836 Texan secessionist
Ned Beatty
Actor
6-Jul-1937   Deliverance
Richard B. Berman
Activist
c. 1942   Astroturf spindoctor
F. Preston Blair
Journalist
12-Apr-1791 18-Apr-1876 Blair House
Montgomery Blair
Attorney
10-May-1813 27-Jul-1883 Dred Scott's lawyer
John C. Breckinridge
Politician
21-Jan-1821 17-May-1875 James Buchanan's Vice President
B. Gratz Brown
Politician
28-May-1826 13-Dec-1885 Governor and Senator from Missouri
Albert "Happy" Chandler
Politician
14-Jul-1898 15-Jun-1991 Kentucky Governor, Baseball Commissioner
Cassius Marcellus Clay
Politician
19-Oct-1810 22-Jul-1903 Kentucky anti-slavery advocate
Jefferson Davis
Head of State
3-Jun-1808 6-Dec-1889 President of the Confederacy
James Pollard Espy
Scientist
9-May-1785 24-Jan-1860 The Philosophy of Storms
William M. Gwin
Politician
9-Oct-1805 3-Sep-1885 US Senator from California
Edward A. Hannegan
Politician
25-Jun-1807 25-Feb-1859 US Senator, committed suicide
John Marshall Harlan
Judge
1-Jun-1833 14-Oct-1911 US Supreme Court Justice, 1877-1911
Richard Mentor Johnson
Politician
17-Oct-1780 19-Nov-1850 9th Vice President of the US
Albert Sidney Johnston
Military
3-Feb-1803 6-Apr-1862 Confederate General felled at Shiloh
Samuel Freeman Miller
Judge
5-Apr-1816 13-Oct-1890 US Supreme Court Justice, 1862-90
Daniel Mongiardo
Politician
4-Jul-1960   Lt. Governor of Kentucky

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Albert "Happy" Chandler
Politician
14-Jul-1898 15-Jun-1991 Kentucky Governor, Baseball Commissioner
William S. Farish
Business
17-Mar-1939   W.S. Farish & Co.
John R. Hall
Business
c. 1933   CEO of Ashland, 1981-96
Laban P. Jackson, Jr.
Business
c. 1943   Clear Creek Properties
Isaac Shelby
Military
11-Dec-1750 18-Jul-1826 Twice Governor of Kentucky


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