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Johns Hopkins University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1876 by millionaire philanthropist Johns Hopkins, who also endowed the affiliated Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1889.

Location:
Baltimore, MD

Founding Date:
22-Feb-1876

Motto:
Veritas vos liberabit

Team:
Blue Jays

Enrollment:
19,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry Carter Adams
Economist
31-Dec-1851 11-Aug-1921 Public Debts
Spiro T. Agnew
Politician
9-Nov-1918 17-Sep-1996 US Vice President, 1969-73
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
James E. Akins
Diplomat
15-Oct-1926 15-Jul-2010 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1973-75
William Foxwell Albright
Archaeologist
24-May-1891 19-Sep-1971 Biblical archaeologist at Johns Hopkins
Jeff Altman
Comic
13-Aug-1951   Pink Lady and Jeff
Charles McLean Andrews
Historian
22-Feb-1863 9-Sep-1943 The Colonial Period of American History
Virginia Apgar
Doctor
7-Jun-1909 7-Aug-1974 Anesthesiologist, Apgar Score
Michael R. Arietti
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Rwanda
John Astin
Actor
30-Mar-1930   Gomez on The Addams Family
Mackenzie Astin
Actor
12-May-1973   The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human
Richard Axel
Scientist
2-Jul-1946   Odorant receptors and olfactory organization
Lenox D. Baker, Jr.
Doctor
c. 1942   Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Newton D. Baker
Politician
3-Dec-1871 25-Dec-1937 US Secretary of War, 1916-21
Russell Baker
Author
14-Aug-1925   Growing Up
Aristotle Balogh
Business
c. 1964   CTO of Yahoo!
John Barth
Novelist
27-May-1930   Lost in the Funhouse
Frederick Barthelme
Novelist
10-Oct-1943   Moon Deluxe
William Bateson
Biologist
8-Aug-1861 8-Feb-1926 Founder of genetics
Richard O. Berndt
Business
c. 1942   Partner, Gallagher Evelius & Jones
Marion C. Blakey
Government
26-Mar-1948   FAA Administrator, 2002-07
Alfred Blalock
Doctor
5-Apr-1899 15-Sep-1964 "Blue baby" operation
Robert J. Blendon
Educator
c. 1943   Professor, JFK School of Government
Wolf Blitzer
Journalist
22-Mar-1948   The Situation Room
Michael Bloomberg
Politician
14-Feb-1942   Mayor of New York City
Rudy Boschwitz
Business
7-Nov-1930   US Senator from Minnesota, 1978-91
Gregory Breit
Physicist
14-Jul-1899 11-Sep-1981 Proton-proton dispersion
Daniel Brewster
Politician
23-Nov-1923 19-Aug-2007 US Senator from Maryland, 1963-69
Walter Dean Burnham
Scholar
15-Jun-1930   Democracy in the Making
R. Nicholas Burns
Government
28-Jan-1956   Under Secy of State for Political Affairs, 2005-08
John Marshall Butler
Politician
21-Jul-1897 14-Mar-1978 US Senator from Maryland, 1951-63
Patricia M. Byrne
Diplomat
1-Jun-1925 23-Nov-2007 US Ambassador to Burma, 1979-83
Benjamin S. Carson
Doctor
18-Sep-1951   Pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins
Rachel Carson
Scientist
27-May-1907 14-Apr-1964 Mother of the environmental movement
James McKeen Cattell
Psychologist
24-May-1860 20-Jan-1944 Academic freedom
Jack L. Chalker
Author
17-Dec-1944 11-Feb-2005 SF author, wrote Well World series
Iris Chang
Author
28-Mar-1968 9-Nov-2004 The Rape of Nanking
C. J. Cherryh
Author
1-Sep-1942   Cyteen and Downbelow Station
Mary C. Choksi
Business
c. 1950   Strategic Investment Group
Benjamin R. Civiletti
Attorney
17-Jul-1935   US Attorney General, 1979-81
John D. Clark
Economist
26-Sep-1884 6-Nov-1961 Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-53
William F. Clinger, Jr.
Politician
4-Apr-1929   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1979-97
Denton Cooley
Doctor
22-Aug-1920   Pioneering heart surgeon
Molly J. Coye
Business
c. 1946   Founder, Health Technology Center
Richard Ben Cramer
Author
12-Jun-1950 7-Jan-2013 What It Takes: The Way to the White House
Wes Craven
Film Director
2-Aug-1939   Freddy Krueger's father
Richard Harding Davis
Author
18-Apr-1864 11-Apr-1916 Yellow-era journalist
John Dewey
Educator
20-Oct-1859 1-Jun-1952 Pragmatist philosopher, education reformer
Lawrence Di Rita
Government
?   Rumsfeld chief of staff
Sheila Dixon
Politician
17-Dec-1953   Baltimore Mayor, resigned in disgrace
Thomas Dixon
Author
11-Jan-1864 3-Apr-1946 The Clansman
Alphonse Dochez
Doctor
21-Apr-1882 30-Jun-1964 Scarlet fever, pneumonia, common cold
Timothy Donnelly
Poet
1969   Twenty-Seven Props
Louise Erdrich
Novelist
7-Jun-1954   Love Medicine
Joseph Erlanger
Scientist
5-Jan-1874 5-Dec-1965 Nerve conduction
George H. Fallon
Politician
24-Jul-1902 21-Mar-1980 Congressman from Maryland, 1945-71
Abraham Flexner
Educator
13-Nov-1866 21-Sep-1959 The American College
Robert W. Fogel
Economist
1-Jul-1926   Cliometrics
Robert S. Ford
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Algeria
Henry Gantt
Engineer
20-May-1861 23-Nov-1919 Management as a science
Jeffrey E. Garten
Educator
29-Oct-1946   Dean of Yale Management, 1995-2005
Herbert S. Gasser
Scientist
5-Jul-1888 11-May-1963 Nerve conduction
Reuel Marc Gerecht
Government
?   PNAC Middle East Initiative
April Glaspie
Diplomat
26-Apr-1942   US Ambassador to Iraq, 1989-90
Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Physicist
28-Jun-1906 20-Feb-1972 Shell nuclear model
Melvin A. Goodman
Government
1938   National Insecurity
Paul Greengard
Scientist
11-Dec-1925   Signal transduction in the nervous system
Michael D. Griffin
Government
1-Nov-1949   NASA Administrator
Gabriel Guerra-Mondragon
Diplomat
4-Sep-1942   US Ambassador to Chile, 1994-98
Geir Haarde
Head of State
8-Apr-1951   Prime Minister of Iceland, 2006-09
Edwin Hall
Physicist
7-Nov-1855 20-Nov-1938 Discovered the Hall Effect
John Lamberton Harper
Historian
2-Oct-1950   American Visions of Europe
Andy Harris
Politician
25-Jun-1957   Congressman, Maryland 1st
Ross Granville Harrison
Zoologist
13-Jan-1870 30-Sep-1959 Embryology and tissue culture techniques
Haldan K. Hartline
Scientist
22-Dec-1903 17-Mar-1983 Physiology of the retina
Alger Hiss
Government
11-Nov-1904 15-Nov-1996 Accused spy for the Soviet Union
Richard H. Hochman
Business
c. 1946   Regent Capital Management
Christopher Van Hollen
Diplomat
23-Sep-1922 30-Jan-2012 US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1972-76
Leroy Hood
Biologist
10-Oct-1938   Systems biology and Human Genome Project
Karen N. Horn
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Bank One, 1987-96
David H. Hubel
Scientist
27-Feb-1926   Neurophysiology of vision
Herbert E. Ives
Physicist
21-Jul-1882 13-Nov-1953 Facsimile machine
Tracey Jacobson
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Tajikistan
J. Franklin Jameson
Historian
19-Sep-1859 28-Sep-1937 Dictionary of United States History
William L. Jews
Business
c. 1952   CEO of CareFirst
Josef Joffe
Editor
15-Mar-1944   Editor of Die Zeit
Kevin T. Kabat
Business
c. 1956   CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp
James E. Keeler
Astronomer
10-Sep-1857 12-Aug-1900 Composition of Saturn's rings
Cornelius M. Kerwin
Educator
1949   President, American University
Kevin Kilner
Actor
3-May-1958   Earth: Final Conflict
Jeong H. Kim
Business
c. 1961   President of Bell Laboratories
Les Kinsolving
Journalist
18-Dec-1927   WorldNetDaily
Roger Kirk
Diplomat
2-Nov-1930   US Ambassador to Romania, 1985
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Government
19-Nov-1926 7-Dec-2006 Reagan's UN Ambassador
Robert E. Kramek
Military
15-Dec-1939   US Coast Guard Commandant, 1994-98
Robert H. Krieble
Philanthropist
1916 8-May-1997 Loctite Corporation
Frank Lavin
Diplomat
26-Oct-1957   US Ambassador to Singapore, 2001-05
Jim Leach
Politician
15-Oct-1942   Congressman from Iowa, 1977-2007
Samuel W. Lewis
Diplomat
1-Oct-1930   US Ambassador to Israel, 1977-85
Dennis P. Lockhart
Business
1-Feb-1947   President and CEO, Atlanta Fed
Bernard Lown
Doctor
7-Jun-1921   Inventor of defibrillator, peace activist
Edmund C. Lynch
Business
19-May-1885 12-May-1938 The Lynch of Merrill-Lynch
Ray Mabus
Politician
11-Oct-1948   US Secretary of the Navy
Peter A. Magowan
Business
5-Apr-1942   President, San Francisco Giants
John C. Malone
Business
7-Mar-1941   Cable TV billionaire, Liberty Media
John William Mauchly
Physicist
30-Aug-1907 8-Jan-1980 ENIAC, BINAC, and UNIVAC I computers
Scott McCallum
Politician
2-May-1950   Governor of Wisconsin, 2001-03
Gail J. McGovern
Business
1952   Professor of Marketing, HBS
Theodore R. McKeldin
Politician
20-Nov-1900 10-Aug-1974 Governor of Maryland, 1951-59
Victor A. McKusick
Scientist
21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 Father of medical genetics
John E. McLaughlin
Government
15-Jun-1942   Deputy Director CIA, 2000-04
James M. McPherson
Historian
11-Oct-1936   US Civil War historian
Kelly Miller
Sociologist
23-Jul-1863 29-Dec-1939 Out of the House of Bondage
Merton H. Miller
Economist
16-May-1923 3-Jun-2000 Modigliani-Miller theorem
Steven J. Milloy
Activist
?   JunkScience.com
Raymond D. Mindlin
Engineer
17-Sep-1906 22-Nov-1987 Mindlin's problem
Thomas H. Morgan
Scientist
25-Sep-1866 4-Dec-1945 Fruit fly chromosomes and heredity
Cameron Munter
Diplomat
1954   US Ambassador to Serbia
Mike Muuss
Computer Programmer
16-Oct-1958 20-Nov-2000 Ping
Paul Nitze
Diplomat
16-Jan-1907 19-Oct-2004 US cold warrior
Antonia C. Novello
Doctor
23-Aug-1944   US Surgeon General, 1990-93
Pat O'Brien
Journalist
14-Feb-1948   The Insider
P. J. O'Rourke
Author
14-Nov-1947   Political satirist
Morris W. Offit
Business
c. 1935   Founder of OFFITBANK
Frank Oppenheimer
Physicist
14-Aug-1912 3-Feb-1985 Founder of the Exploratorium
Ronald D. Palmer
Diplomat
22-May-1932   US Ambassador to Mauritius, 1986-89
Sam Palmisano
Business
29-Jul-1951   CEO of IBM
Philip B. Perlman
Attorney
5-Mar-1890 31-Jul-1960 US Solicitor General, 1947-52
Percy A. Pierre
Educator
3-Jan-1939   President, Prairie View A&M University, 1983-89
Jane G. Pisano
Administrator
c. 1945   Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Marcus Ranum
Computer Programmer
5-Nov-1962   Tenable Network Security
Robert E. Rector
Activist
?   Heritage Foundation
Walter Reed
Scientist
13-Sep-1851 22-Nov-1902 Proved mosquitos spread Yellow Fever
Charles P. Ries
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Greece, 2005-07
Adam G. Riess
Astronomer
1969   Accelerating expansion of the universe
Royal Rife
Doctor
16-May-1888 11-Aug-1971 Beam Ray Machine destroys cancer
Barbara K. Rimer
Doctor
c. 1949   Dean, UNC School of Public Health
Martin Rodbell
Scientist
1-Dec-1925 7-Dec-1998 G-protein cell signal transmission
Peyton Rous
Scientist
5-Oct-1879 16-Feb-1970 Blood banks and carcinogenic viruses
Josiah Royce
Philosopher
20-Nov-1855 14-Sep-1916 The Religious Aspect of Philosophy
Stephen J. Ryan
Doctor
20-Mar-1940 29-Apr-2013 Dean, Keck School of Medicine, 1991-2004
Frank Savage
Business
c. 1940   VP at Equitable Life, 1987-96
Gil Scott-Heron
Poet
1-Apr-1949 27-May-2011 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
James M. Shannon
Politician
4-Apr-1952   Congressman from Massachusetts, 1979-85
Karl Shapiro
Poet
10-Nov-1913 14-May-2000 Person, Place and Thing
Sally Shelton-Colby
Diplomat
1944   US Ambassador to Barbados, 1979-81
Charles W. Shivery
Business
c. 1946   Chairman of Northeast Utilities
David Sifry
Business
c. 1969   Technorati
Cordwainer Smith
Author
11-Jul-1913 6-Aug-1966 The Rediscovery of Man
Hamilton O. Smith
Scientist
23-Aug-1931   Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Theobald Smith
Scientist
31-Jul-1859 10-Dec-1934 Infectious and parasitic diseases
Alfred Sommer
Doctor
1942   SPH Dean at Johns Hopkins, 1990-2005
Helmut Sonnenfeldt
Government
c. 1938   Former NSC staffer
Michael S. Steele
Politician
19-Oct-1958   RNC Chairman, 2009-11
Gertrude Stein
Author
3-Feb-1874 27-Jul-1946 Avant-garde writer, salon
Helen B. Taussig
Doctor
24-May-1898 20-May-1986 Mother of pediatric cardiology
Bill Todman
Film/TV Producer
31-Jul-1916 29-Jul-1976 Goodson-Todman Productions
Frederick Jackson Turner
Historian
14-Nov-1861 14-Mar-1932 Frontier Thesis
Merle Tuve
Physicist
27-Jun-1901 20-May-1982 Proximity fuse
James Van Allen
Astronomer
7-Sep-1914 9-Aug-2006 Discovered the Van Allen Belt
Thorstein Veblen
Economist
30-Jul-1857 3-Aug-1929 The Theory of the Leisure Class
Vincent du Vigneaud
Chemist
18-May-1901 11-Dec-1978 Synthesized vasopressin and oxytocin
Peter Jon de Vos
Diplomat
24-Dec-1938 9-Jun-2008 US Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1994-97
George Wackenhut
Business
1919 31-Dec-2004 Founder of Wackenhut
James W. Wagner
Educator
c. 1953   President, Emory University
Michael Warner
Scholar
c. 1958   Fear of a Queer Planet
Timothy T. Weglicki
Business
c. 1952   ABS Capital Partners
Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.
Business
13-Sep-1926   CEO of TIAA-CREF, 1987-92
John Archibald Wheeler
Physicist
9-Jul-1911 13-Apr-2008 The Mechanism of Nuclear Fission
George H. Whipple
Scientist
28-Aug-1878 2-Feb-1976 Bile, hemoglobin, and the liver
Michael D. White
Business
c. 1952   CEO of DirecTV
Torsten N. Wiesel
Scientist
3-Jun-1924   Neurophysiology of vision
Jody Williams
Activist
9-Oct-1950   Anti-landmine activist
E. Ashley Wills
Diplomat
1949   US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 2000-03
Edmund Beecher Wilson
Biologist
19-Oct-1856 3-Mar-1939 X and Y chromosomes
Woodrow Wilson
Head of State
28-Dec-1856 3-Feb-1924 28th US President, 1913-21
Robert W. Wood
Physicist
2-May-1868 11-Aug-1955 Physical Optics

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cleveland Abbe
Physicist
3-Dec-1838 28-Oct-1916 America's first weatherman
Henry Carter Adams
Economist
31-Dec-1851 11-Aug-1921 Public Debts
Herbert Baxter Adams
Historian
16-Apr-1850 30-Jul-1901 Coined term political science
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
William Foxwell Albright
Archaeologist
24-May-1891 19-Sep-1971 Biblical archaeologist at Johns Hopkins
Charles McLean Andrews
Historian
22-Feb-1863 9-Sep-1943 The Colonial Period of American History
Christian Anfinsen
Chemist
26-Mar-1916 14-May-1995 Protein structure and folding
Virginia Apgar
Doctor
7-Jun-1909 7-Aug-1974 Anesthesiologist, Apgar Score
Andrew J. Bacevich
Historian
5-Jul-1947   American Empire
Robert T. Bakker
Paleontologist
1945   The Dinosaur Heresies
Alfred Blalock
Doctor
5-Apr-1899 15-Sep-1964 "Blue baby" operation
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Zbigniew Brzezinski
Government
28-Mar-1928   National Security Advisor, 1977-81
Rachel Carson
Scientist
27-May-1907 14-Apr-1964 Mother of the environmental movement
Alfred Chandler
Historian
15-Sep-1918 9-May-2007 Business historian
John Bates Clark
Economist
26-Jan-1847 21-Mar-1938 Philosophy of Wealth
Herman Cohen
Diplomat
10-Feb-1932   US Ambassador to Senegal, Gambia 1977-80
Jared L. Cohon
Educator
c. 1947   President, Carnegie Mellon University
James S. Coleman
Sociologist
12-May-1926 25-Mar-1995 Foundations of Social Theory
Philip D. Curtin
Historian
22-May-1922 4-Jun-2009 The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census
Drew Daniel
Electronic Musician
1971   Half of Matmos
Richard T. Ely
Economist
13-Apr-1854 4-Oct-1943 Introduction to Political Economy
Joseph Erlanger
Scientist
5-Jan-1874 5-Dec-1965 Nerve conduction
Andrew Z. Fire
Scientist
27-Apr-1959   RNA interference
Stanley Fish
Scholar
19-Apr-1938   Deconstructionist literary critic
Robert W. Fogel
Economist
1-Jul-1926   Cliometrics
James Franck
Physicist
26-Aug-1882 21-May-1964 Franck-Hertz experiment
Francis Fukuyama
Author
27-Oct-1952   The End of History and the Last Man
Robert Gallucci
Diplomat
11-Feb-1946   President, MacArthur Foundation
Riccardo Giacconi
Astronomer
6-Oct-1931   Discovered cosmic X-ray sources
Melvin A. Goodman
Government
1938   National Insecurity
Carol W. Greider
Scientist
15-Apr-1961   Co-Discoverer of telomerase
William Stewart Halsted
Doctor
23-Sep-1852 7-Sep-1922 Pioneer of sterile surgical technique
John Lamberton Harper
Historian
2-Oct-1950   American Visions of Europe
Ross Granville Harrison
Zoologist
13-Jan-1870 30-Sep-1959 Embryology and tissue culture techniques
Haldan K. Hartline
Scientist
22-Dec-1903 17-Mar-1983 Physiology of the retina
Bernadine P. Healy
Doctor
4-Aug-1944 6-Aug-2011 President, American Red Cross, 1999-2001
David H. Hubel
Scientist
27-Feb-1926   Neurophysiology of vision
Robert P. Hunter
Activist
23-Aug-1940   Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Martin Indyk
Diplomat
c. 1951   US Ambassador to Israel, 1995-97, 2000-01
J. Franklin Jameson
Historian
19-Sep-1859 28-Sep-1937 Dictionary of United States History
Michael M. E. Johns
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor, Emory University
Hugh Kenner
Critic
7-Jan-1923 24-Nov-2003 The Poetry of Ezra Pound
Majid Khadduri
Scholar
1908 25-Jan-2007 Middle East scholar
Simon Kuznets
Economist
30-Apr-1901 8-Jul-1985 National Income and Its Composition
Sidney Lanier
Poet
3-Feb-1842 7-Sep-1881 Important Southern lyrical poet
Owen Lattimore
Author
29-Jul-1900 31-May-1989 Scholar of Mongolia
Melvyn Levitsky
Diplomat
19-Mar-1938   US Ambassador to Brazil, 1994-98
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
Clarence D. Long
Politician
11-Dec-1908 18-Sep-1994 Congressman from Maryland, 1963-85
Arthur O. Lovejoy
Historian
10-Oct-1873 30-Dec-1962 The Great Chain of Being
Katharine C. Lyall
Business
26-Apr-1941   President of the UW System, 1992-2004
John William Mauchly
Physicist
30-Aug-1907 8-Jan-1980 ENIAC, BINAC, and UNIVAC I computers
William D. McElroy
Biologist
22-Jan-1917 17-Feb-1999 Bioluminescence
Victor A. McKusick
Scientist
21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 Father of medical genetics
Adolf Meyer
Psychiatrist
13-Sep-1866 17-Mar-1950 Commonsense Psychiatry
J. Hillis Miller
Critic
5-Mar-1928   Deconstructionist literary critic
George R. Minot
Doctor
2-Dec-1885 25-Feb-1950 Liver therapy for pernicious anemia
Daniel Nathans
Scientist
30-Oct-1928 16-Nov-1999 Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Simon Newcomb
Astronomer
12-Mar-1835 11-Jul-1909 Nautical Almanac
Paul V. Niemeyer
Judge
5-Apr-1941   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Antonia C. Novello
Doctor
23-Aug-1944   US Surgeon General, 1990-93
Phyllis E. Oakley
Government
1934   Assistant Secy. of State for Intelligence, 1997-99
Don Oberdorfer
Journalist
28-May-1931   The Washington Post
Herbert S. Okun
Diplomat
27-Nov-1930 8-Nov-2011 US Ambassador to the UN, 1985-89
Lars Onsager
Chemist
27-Nov-1903 5-Oct-1976 Fourth Law of Thermodynamics
William Osler
Doctor
12-Jul-1849 29-Dec-1919 Father of psychosomatic medicine
Richard B. Parker
Diplomat
3-Jul-1923 7-Jan-2011 US Ambassador to Morocco, 1978-79
Raymond Pearl
Biologist
3-Jun-1879 17-Nov-1940 Biogerontology
Charles Sanders Peirce
Philosopher
10-Sep-1839 19-Apr-1914 Founder of Pragmatism
Gilbert Plass
Physicist
22-Mar-1922 1-Mar-2004 Climate change scientist
William C. Richardson
Educator
c. 1940   President of Johns Hopkins, 1990-95
Adam G. Riess
Astronomer
1969   Accelerating expansion of the universe
Henry Augustus Rowland
Physicist
27-Nov-1848 16-Apr-1901 Studied optics, magnetism, etc.
Aviel Rubin
Computer Programmer
8-Nov-1967   Computer security expert at Johns Hopkins
Allan R. Sandage
Astronomer
18-Jun-1926 13-Nov-2010 Quasars and Hubble-Sandage variable stars
Karl Shapiro
Poet
10-Nov-1913 14-May-2000 Person, Place and Thing
Cordwainer Smith
Author
11-Jul-1913 6-Aug-1966 The Rediscovery of Man
Hamilton O. Smith
Scientist
23-Aug-1931   Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Alfred Sommer
Doctor
1942   SPH Dean at Johns Hopkins, 1990-2005
James Joseph Sylvester
Mathematician
3-Sep-1814 15-Mar-1897 Studied finite analysis
Helen B. Taussig
Doctor
24-May-1898 20-May-1986 Mother of pediatric cardiology
Chuck Todd
Journalist
8-Apr-1972   The Hotline
Robert W. Tucker
Author
c. 1925   The Inequality of Nations
Merle Tuve
Physicist
27-Jun-1901 20-May-1982 Proximity fuse
Harold C. Urey
Chemist
29-Apr-1893 5-Jan-1981 Discovered Deuterium
James W. Wagner
Educator
c. 1953   President, Emory University
John Watson
Psychologist
9-Jan-1878 25-Sep-1958 Founder of Behaviorism
William H. Welch
Scientist
8-Apr-1850 30-Apr-1934 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
George H. Whipple
Scientist
28-Aug-1878 2-Feb-1976 Bile, hemoglobin, and the liver
Edmund White
Author
13-Jan-1940   The Joy of Gay Sex
Garry Wills
Historian
22-May-1934   Lincoln at Gettysburg
Paul Wolfowitz
Government
22-Dec-1943   President of the World Bank, 2005-07
Robert W. Wood
Physicist
2-May-1868 11-Aug-1955 Physical Optics
C. Vann Woodward
Historian
13-Nov-1908 17-Dec-1999 The Strange Career of Jim Crow

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leonard Abramson
Business
1932   Founder, US Healthcare
Nolan D. Archibald
Business
1942   CEO of Black & Decker
C. Michael Armstrong
Business
18-Oct-1938   CEO of Comcast, 2002-04
Norman Augustine
Business
27-Jul-1935   CEO of Martin Marietta, 1996-97
Lenox D. Baker, Jr.
Doctor
c. 1942   Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Roscoe Bartlett
Politician
3-Jun-1926   Congressman, Maryland 6th
Alfred R. Berkeley III
Business
1944   President of NASDAQ, 1996-2003
Michael Bloomberg
Politician
14-Feb-1942   Mayor of New York City
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Benjamin S. Carson
Doctor
18-Sep-1951   Pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins
Ken Duberstein
Government
21-Apr-1944   Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1988-89
Walter S. Gifford
Business
10-Jan-1885 7-May-1966 President of AT&T, 1925-48
Ed Gillespie
Politician
1-Aug-1962   RNC Chairman, 2003-05
Lincoln Gordon
Diplomat
10-Sep-1913 19-Dec-2009 US Ambassador to Brazil, 1961-66
Benjamin H. Griswold IV
Business
c. 1940   Alex. Brown & Sons
Johns Hopkins
Philanthropist
19-May-1795 24-Dec-1873 Johns Hopkins University and Hospital
Michael M. E. Johns
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor, Emory University
Kristina M. Johnson
Educator
c. 1958   Provost of Johns Hopkins University
Edward J. Kelly III
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Mercantile Bankshares, 2001-07
Jeong H. Kim
Business
c. 1961   President of Bell Laboratories
Steven Knapp
Educator
c. 1951   President, George Washington University
Robert H. Krieble
Philanthropist
1916 8-May-1997 Loctite Corporation
Sol Linowitz
Business
17-Dec-1913 18-Mar-2005 Negotiated return of the Panama Canal
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
James R. Long
Business
c. 1943   Former Nortel executive
Edward J. Ludwig
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Becton Dickinson
Katharine C. Lyall
Business
26-Apr-1941   President of the UW System, 1992-2004
William McChesney Martin
Economist
17-Dec-1906 29-Jul-1998 Federal Reserve Chairman, 1951-70
Raymond A. Mason
Business
c. 1937   CEO of Legg Mason, 1981-2008
Gail J. McGovern
Business
1952   Professor of Marketing, HBS
Victor A. McKusick
Scientist
21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 Father of medical genetics
Philip Merrill
Publisher
28-Apr-1934 10-Jun-2006 Capital Gazette Communications
Diana G. Motz
Judge
15-Jul-1943   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Steven Muller
Educator
22-Nov-1927 19-Jan-2013 President of Johns Hopkins, 1972-90
Daniel Nathans
Scientist
30-Oct-1928 16-Nov-1999 Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Glen D. Nelson
Business
c. 1938   Vice Chairman of Medtronic, 1988-2002
Morris W. Offit
Business
c. 1935   Founder of OFFITBANK
William C. Richardson
Educator
c. 1940   President of Johns Hopkins, 1990-95
Sharon Percy Rockefeller
Business
10-Dec-1944   CEO of WETA Public Broadcasting
Aviel Rubin
Computer Programmer
8-Nov-1967   Computer security expert at Johns Hopkins
Frank Savage
Business
c. 1940   VP at Equitable Life, 1987-96
Donald J. Shepard
Business
1946   Chairman of Aegon NV
John Snow
Government
2-Aug-1939   US Secretary of the Treasury, 2003-06
Alfred Sommer
Doctor
1942   SPH Dean at Johns Hopkins, 1990-2005
Helmut Sonnenfeldt
Government
c. 1938   Former NSC staffer
Michael S. Steele
Politician
19-Oct-1958   RNC Chairman, 2009-11
Samuel O. Thier
Doctor
23-Jun-1937   CEO of Massachusetts General, 1996-2002
George Wackenhut
Business
1919 31-Dec-2004 Founder of Wackenhut
James W. Wagner
Educator
c. 1953   President, Emory University
William H. Welch
Scientist
8-Apr-1850 30-Apr-1934 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Valvano
Basketball
10-Mar-1946 28-Apr-1993 NCSU Basketball Coach, 1980-89


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