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Calvin College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Grand Rapids, MI

Founding Date:
1876

Enrollment:
4200

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roberta Green Ahmanson
Relative
1949   Wife of Howard Ahmanson
Elsa Prince Broekhuizen
Relative
c. 1932   Conservative financier, mother of Erik Prince
Gaylen J. Byker
Business
10-Apr-1948   President of Calvin College
Peter De Vries
Novelist
27-Feb-1910 28-Sep-1993 The Tunnel of Love
Betsy DeVos
Activist
c. 1958   Wife of Dick DeVos
Dick DeVos
Business
21-Oct-1955   Amway scion
Helen DeVos
Activist
c. 1925   Wife of Amway founder
Richard DeVos
Business
4-Mar-1926   Co-Founder of Amway
Anthony Diekema
Educator
3-Dec-1933   President of Calvin College, 1976-95
Bernard Ebbers
Business
27-Aug-1941   CEO of WorldCom, 1985-2002
Vernon Ehlers
Politician
6-Feb-1934   Congressman from Michigan, 1993-2011
Jeff Hephner
Actor
22-Jun-1975   Red Raymond on Hellcats
Roger W. Heyns
Educator
27-Jan-1918 11-Sep-1995 Chancellor of UC Berkeley, 1965-71
Bill Huizenga
Politician
31-Jan-1969   Congressman, Michigan 2nd
H. Wayne Huizenga
Business
29-Dec-1937   Waste Management, Blockbuster
Patricia Rozema
Film Director
20-Aug-1958   Mansfield Park
Charles Ryskamp
Administrator
21-Oct-1928 26-Mar-2010 Frick Collection Director, 1987-97
Paul Schrader
Film Director
22-Jul-1946   Writer, Taxi Driver
William Spoelhof
Educator
8-Dec-1909 3-Dec-2008 President of Calvin College, 1951-76
Douglas M. Steenland
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Northwest Airlines, 2004-08
Jay Van Andel
Business
3-Jun-1924 7-Dec-2004 Amway billionaire

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Vernon Ehlers
Politician
6-Feb-1934   Congressman from Michigan, 1993-2011
Paul B. Henry
Politician
9-Jul-1942 31-Jul-1993 Congressman from Michigan, 1985-93
William Spoelhof
Educator
8-Dec-1909 3-Dec-2008 President of Calvin College, 1951-76

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elsa Prince Broekhuizen
Relative
c. 1932   Conservative financier, mother of Erik Prince
Gaylen J. Byker
Business
10-Apr-1948   President of Calvin College
Anthony Diekema
Educator
3-Dec-1933   President of Calvin College, 1976-95
William Spoelhof
Educator
8-Dec-1909 3-Dec-2008 President of Calvin College, 1951-76


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