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Case Western Reserve University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Formed 1967 by the union of Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University.

Location:
Cleveland, OH

Founding Date:
1967

Team:
Spartans

Enrollment:
10,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
William Boyd Allison
Politician
2-Mar-1829 4-Aug-1908 US Senator from Iowa, 1873-1908
Arthur F. Anton
Business
c. 1957   CEO of Swagelok Company
Stephen D. Ban
Business
c. 1940   Argonne National Laboratory
William G. Bares
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Lubrizol, 1996-2003
Paul Berg
Chemist
30-Jun-1926   Pioneer in recombinant DNA
John S. Brinzo
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Cleveland-Cliffs, 1997-06
William T. Butler
Doctor
c. 1932   Baylor College of Medicine
Janis Carter
Actor
10-Oct-1913 30-Jul-1994 B-Movie actress
Michael G. Cherkasky
Business
2-Mar-1950   CEO of Marsh & McLennan, 2004-08
William W. Coblentz
Astronomer
20-Nov-1873 15-Sep-1962 Infrared spectroscopy
Jerome Corsi
Activist
31-Aug-1946   Co-Author, Unfit for Command
Franklin Cover
Actor
20-Nov-1928 5-Feb-2006 Tom Willis on The Jeffersons
David A. Daberko
Business
c. 1945   CEO of National City, 1995-2007
Marc Dann
Politician
12-Mar-1962   Attorney General of Ohio
Lincoln Diaz-Balart
Politician
13-Aug-1954   Congressman from Florida, 1993-2011
James C. Diggs
Attorney
c. 1948   General Counsel, PPG Industries
Ivan Dixon
Actor
6-Apr-1931 16-Mar-2008 Sgt. Kinchloe on Hogan's Heroes
Herbert Dow
Business
26-Feb-1866 15-Oct-1930 Founder of Dow Chemical
Lee Fisher
Politician
7-Aug-1951   Lt. Governor of Ohio, 2007-11
Julie Gerberding
Doctor
22-Aug-1955   Director, Centers for Disease Control, 2002-09
Alfred G. Gilman
Scientist
1-Jul-1941   G-protein cell signal transmission
Donald A. Glaser
Physicist
21-Sep-1926 28-Feb-2013 Inventor of the bubble chamber
Benjamin F. Goodrich
Business
4-Nov-1841 3-Aug-1888 Founder of Goodrich Corporation
Martin J. Gruenberg
Government
?   FDIC Vice Chairman
Robert L. Guido
Business
c. 1946   Former Partner, Ernst & Young
Paul Hackett
Politician
30-Mar-1962   Former Marine, ran for Congress
Arthur G. Hansen
Educator
28-Feb-1925 5-Jul-2010 President of Purdue University, 1971-82
Guillermo Haro
Astronomer
21-Mar-1913 26-Apr-1988 Herbig-Haro objects
William Harsha, Jr.
Politician
1-Jan-1921 12-Oct-2010 Congressman from Ohio, 1961-81
Peter S. Hellman
Business
c. 1949   President of Nordson Corporation
Louis Henyey
Astronomer
3-Feb-1910 18-Feb-1970 Henyey method
Thomas J. Herbert
Politician
28-Oct-1894 26-Oct-1974 Governor of Ohio, 1947-49
Robert J. Herbold
Business
24-Jul-1942   COO of Microsoft, 1994-2001
Jon-Erik Hexum
Actor
5-Nov-1957 18-Oct-1984 Actor accidently shot himself
George H. Hitchings
Scientist
18-Apr-1905 27-Feb-1998 Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, arthritis
Martin Hoke
Politician
18-May-1952   Congressman from Ohio, 1993-97
Avery Hopwood
Playwright
28-May-1882 1-Jul-1928 The Bat
John Howard
Actor
14-Apr-1913 19-Feb-1995 Bulldog Drummond
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Politician
10-Sep-1949 20-Aug-2008 Congresswoman, Ohio 11th
Don King
Boxing
20-Aug-1931   Boxing promoter
Ron Klein
Politician
10-Jul-1957   Congressman from Florida, 2007-11
Donald E. Knuth
Computer Programmer
10-Jan-1938   The Art of Computer Programming
Hersh Kozlov
Attorney
15-Nov-1947   Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen
Dennis Kucinich
Politician
8-Oct-1946   Congressman, Ohio 10th
Maggie Kuhn
Activist
3-Aug-1905 22-Apr-1995 Organizer of the Gray Panthers
Polykarp Kusch
Physicist
26-Jan-1911 20-Mar-1993 Magnetic moment of the electron
Paul C. Lauterbur
Scientist
6-May-1929 27-Mar-2007 Magnetic resonance imaging
James Thomas Lynn
Government
27-Feb-1927 6-Dec-2010 US HUD Secretary, 1973-75
William E. MacDonald III
Business
c. 1946   Vice Chairman of National City, 2001-06
Josh Mandel
Politician
27-Sep-1977   Treasurer of Ohio
Steven A. Minter
Government
c. 1939   Cleveland Foundation, 1984-2003
Victoria A. Morrison
Attorney
c. 1951   EVP at Edison Properties
Ferid Murad
Scientist
14-Sep-1936   Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
Nicole R. Nason
Government
12-Aug-1970   NHTSA Administrator
Craig Newmark
Computer Programmer
2-Dec-1952   Founder, Craigslist
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Religion
13-Apr-1919 Sep-1995 Atheist spokeswoman
David D. Orr
Politician
4-Oct-1944   Cook County Clerk
Alfredo Palacio
Head of State
22-Jan-1939   President of Ecuador, 2005-07
John B. Peatman
Educator
?   Engineering Professor at Georgia Tech
M. Scott Peck
Author
22-May-1936 25-Sep-2005 The Road Less Traveled
James M. Petro
Politician
25-Oct-1948   Ohio Attorney General, 2003-07
Edward C. Prescott
Economist
26-Dec-1940   Dynamic macroeconomics
Charles B. Purvis
Doctor
14-Apr-1842 14-Dec-1929 Pioneering African-American physician
Daniel R. Raichel
Scientist
1935 22-Dec-2006 Acoustics expert
Judith Reisman
Author
11-Apr-1935   Hates Kinsey
Joseph B. Richey II
Business
c. 1937   Senior VP at Invacare
Irwin Rose
Scientist
16-Jul-1926   Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Alan Rosenberg
Actor
4-Oct-1950   Alvin Masterson on The Guardian
Alan Rosskamm
Business
6-Jan-1950   CEO of Charming Shoppes
David Satcher
Government
2-Mar-1941   US Surgeon General, 1998-2002
Joseph M. Scaminace
Business
c. 1953   CEO of OM Group
Robert F. Seedlock
Military
6-Feb-1913 5-May-2004 Built the Burma Road in WWII
Milton J. Shapp
Politician
25-Jun-1912 24-Nov-1994 Governor of Pennsylvania, 1971-79
Ann Allen Shockley
Author
21-Jun-1927   Loving Her
Don Shula
Football
4-Jan-1930   Miami Dolphins coach
Denny Shute
Golf
25-Oct-1904 13-May-1974 Winner of 3 Majors
Robert L. Smialek
Business
c. 1943   Applied Innovation
Rich Sommer
Actor
2-Feb-1978   Harry Crane on Mad Men
Louis B. Stokes
Politician
23-Feb-1925   Congressman from Ohio, 1969-99
Robert D. Storey
Business
?   Retired Partner, Thompson Hine
Peter Tippett
Computer Programmer
c. 1953   Antivirus software pioneer
Michael Turner
Politician
11-Jan-1960   Congressman, Ohio 3rd
Andrew Vachss
Author
19-Oct-1942   Burke, attorney for children
Charles Vanik
Politician
7-Apr-1913 30-Aug-2007 Congressman from Ohio, 1955-81
Farah M. Walters
Business
1945   CEO of UHHS, 1992-2002
Donald E. Washkewicz
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Parker Hannifin
Morry Weiss
Business
1940   CEO of American Greetings, 1987-2003
Charles Z. Wick
Government
12-Oct-1917 20-Jul-2008 Director of the USIA, 1981-89
Edward P. Williams
Business
10-May-1843 4-May-1903 The Williams of Sherwin-Williams
William Burnham Woods
Judge
3-Aug-1824 14-May-1887 US Supreme Court Justice, 1881-87
Stephen M. Young
Politician
4-May-1889 1-Dec-1984 US Senator from Ohio, 1959-71
Roger Zelazny
Novelist
13-May-1937 14-Jun-1995 Damnation Alley

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harold H. Burton
Judge
22-Jun-1888 28-Oct-1964 US Supreme Court Justice, 1945-58
Scott S. Cowen
Educator
c. 1946   President, Tulane University
Harold W. Dodds
Educator
28-Jun-1889 25-Oct-1980 President, Princeton University, 1932-57
James D. Hlavacek
Business
c. 1944   Market Driven Management
Donald Johanson
Anthropologist
28-Jun-1943   Discovered "Lucy" fossils
John Macleod
Scientist
6-Sep-1876 16-Mar-1935 Helped discover insulin
Albert A. Michelson
Physicist
19-Dec-1852 9-May-1931 Measured the speed of light
Karen Nelson Moore
Judge
19-Nov-1948   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
George A. Olah
Chemist
22-May-1927   Isolated carbonium ions
John B. Peatman
Educator
?   Engineering Professor at Georgia Tech
Frederick Reines
Physicist
16-Mar-1918 26-Aug-1998 Co-Discover of the neutrino
Frederick C. Robbins
Scientist
25-Aug-1916 4-Aug-2003 Cultured the polio virus
Carolyn W. Slayman
Business
c. 1936   Genetics professor at Yale
Barbara R. Snyder
Educator
23-Jul-1955   President, CWRU
Benjamin Spock
Doctor
2-May-1903 15-Mar-1998 Baby and Child Care
Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.
Scientist
19-Nov-1915 9-Mar-1974 Hormones mechanisms (cyclic AMP)
William C. Warren
Educator
3-Feb-1909 11-Sep-2000 Dean of Columbia Law School, 1952-70

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
William G. Bares
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Lubrizol, 1996-2003
Charles F. Brush
Inventor
17-Mar-1849 15-Jun-1929 Street lights
David L. Burner
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Goodrich, 1996-2003
Scott S. Cowen
Educator
c. 1946   President, Tulane University
David A. Daberko
Business
c. 1945   CEO of National City, 1995-2007
James C. Diggs
Attorney
c. 1948   General Counsel, PPG Industries
Peter S. Hellman
Business
c. 1949   President of Nordson Corporation
Robert J. Herbold
Business
24-Jul-1942   COO of Microsoft, 1994-2001
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Politician
10-Sep-1949 20-Aug-2008 Congresswoman, Ohio 11th
Charles John Koch
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Charter One Financial, 1988-2004
Adel A. Mahmoud
Doctor
c. 1942   Molecular Biology Professor at Princeton
A. Malachi Mixon III
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Invacare
Alfred M. Rankin, Jr.
Business
c. 1941   CEO of NACCO Industries
Joseph B. Richey II
Business
c. 1937   Senior VP at Invacare
Frederick C. Robbins
Scientist
25-Aug-1916 4-Aug-2003 Cultured the polio virus
Barbara R. Snyder
Educator
23-Jul-1955   President, CWRU
Robert D. Storey
Business
?   Retired Partner, Thompson Hine
Ambrose Swasey
Business
19-Dec-1846 15-Jun-1937 Warner and Swasey Company and Observatory
James W. Wagner
Educator
c. 1953   President, Emory University


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