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University of Missouri

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Columbia, MO

Founding Date:
1839

Motto:
Salus Populi

Team:
Tigers

Mascot:
Truman the Tiger

Enrollment:
28,500

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Altman
Film Director
20-Feb-1925 20-Nov-2006 M*A*S*H
Malcolm M. Aslin
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Gold Banc Corporation, 2003-06
Ralph W. Babb, Jr.
Business
4-Feb-1949   CEO of Comerica
Gary Barnett
Football
23-May-1946   CO Buffaloes Head Coach, 1999-2005
John Barron
Journalist
26-Jan-1930 24-Feb-2005 Soviet espionage expert
Glen A. Barton
Business
1939   CEO of Caterpillar, 1999-2004
Helen Delich Bentley
Politician
28-Nov-1923   Congresswoman from Maryland, 1985-95
Tom Berenger
Actor
31-May-1949   Platoon
John Berlau
Columnist
c. 1972   Competitive Enterprise Institute
James T. Blair, Jr.
Politician
15-Mar-1902 12-Jul-1962 Governor of Missouri, 1957-61
Brent Briscoe
Actor
21-May-1961   A Simple Plan
George S. Brown
Military
17-Aug-1918 5-Dec-1978 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1974-78
James Lee Burke
Novelist
5-Dec-1936   Dave Robicheaux series
Conrad Burns
Politician
25-Jan-1935   US Senator from Montana, 1989-2007
Stephen G. Butler
Business
c. 1948   CEO of KPMG, 1996-2002
Clarence Cannon
Politician
11-Apr-1879 12-May-1964 Congressman from Missouri, 1923-64
Kate Capshaw
Actor
3-Nov-1953   Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Danny Carey
Drummer
10-May-1961   Drummer for Tool
Mel Carnahan
Politician
11-Feb-1934 16-Oct-2000 Dead man, still defeated John Ashcroft
Russ Carnahan
Politician
10-Jul-1958   Congressman, Missouri 3rd
Ralph W. Clark
Business
c. 1941   Former VP at IBM
Kent Conrad
Politician
12-Mar-1948   US Senator from North Dakota
Chris Cooper
Actor
9-Jul-1951   American Beauty
Paul Coverdell
Politician
29-Jan-1939 18-Jul-2000 US Senator from Georgia, 1993-2000
Chris Crawford
Computer Programmer
c. 1950   Balance of Power
Sheryl Crow
Singer
11-Feb-1962   All I Wanna Do
Duke Cunningham
Politician
8-Dec-1941   Congressman from California, 1991-2005
John M. Dalton
Politician
9-Nov-1900 7-Jul-1972 Governor of Missouri, 1961-65
Forrest C. Donnell
Politician
20-Aug-1884 3-Mar-1980 Governor and Senator from Missouri
Bill Emerson
Politician
1-Jan-1938 22-Jun-1996 Congressman from Missouri, 1981-96
Eugene Field
Journalist
2-Sep-1850 4-Nov-1895 A Little Book of Western Verse
Martin Frost
Politician
1-Jan-1942   Congressman from Texas, 1979-2005
Major Garrett
Journalist
24-Aug-1962   National Journal
Bill Geist
Columnist
10-May-1945   60 Minutes II
Jack Germond
Columnist
30-Jan-1928   Fat Man in a Middle Seat
Michael Golden
Publisher
c. 1950   Publisher, The International Herald Tribune
Sam Graves
Politician
7-Nov-1963   Congressman, Missouri 6th
Alan C. Greenberg
Business
3-Sep-1927   CEO of Bear Stearns, 1978-93
Robert W. Grubbs, Jr.
Business
c. 1957   CEO of Anixter
Jon Hamm
Actor
10-Mar-1971   Don Draper on Mad Men
Doug Harbrecht
Journalist
c. 1951   Business Week
William Harrop
Diplomat
19-Feb-1929   US Ambassador to Israel, 1991-93
Vicky Hartzler
Politician
13-Oct-1960   Congresswoman, Missouri 4th
Warren E. Hearnes
Politician
24-Jul-1923 16-Aug-2009 Governor of Missouri, 1965-73
William Least Heat-Moon
Author
27-Aug-1939   Blue Highways
Gordon S. Heddell
Government
c. 1949   US DOL Inspector General
Martin Heinrich
Politician
17-Oct-1971   Congressman, New Mexico 1st
Lloyd Carr
Football
30-Jul-1945   UMich Football Coach, 1995-2007
Kenny Hulshof
Politician
22-May-1958   Congressman from Missouri, 1997-2009
William L. Hungate
Politician
14-Dec-1922 22-Jun-2007 Congressman from Missouri, 1964-77
Larry Jinks
Editor
c. 1928   San Jose Mercury News publisher, 1989-94
Tim Kaine
Politician
26-Feb-1958   Governor of Virginia, 2006-10
Martha Elizabeth Keys
Politician
10-Aug-1930   Congresswoman from Kansas, 1975-79
James J. Kilpatrick
Columnist
1-Nov-1920 15-Aug-2010 Conservative columnist, Point-Counterpoint
William L. Kimsey
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Ernst & Young Global, 1998-2002
Peter Kinder
Politician
12-May-1954   Lt. Governor of Missouri
Richard D. Kinder
Business
c. 1944   Chairman of Kinder Morgan Energy
Dale Klein
Government
c. 1948   Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
David Koechner
Actor
24-Aug-1962   SNL alumnus, character actor
Ted Kulongoski
Politician
5-Nov-1940   Governor of Oregon, 2003-11
Ken Lay
Business
15-Apr-1942 5-Jul-2006 CEO of Enron, 1986-2002
Jim Leavitt
Football
5-Dec-1956   Head Coach, U. of South Florida
Jim Lehrer
Journalist
19-May-1934   PBS NewsHour
William G. Little
Business
c. 1941   Quam Nichols Co.
Jerry Litton
Politician
12-May-1937 3-Aug-1976 Congressman from Missouri, 1973-76
Robert Loggia
Actor
3-Jan-1930   The Jagged Edge
Billy Long
Politician
11-Aug-1955   Congressman, Missouri 7th
Andrea Mackris
Victim
c. 1971   Allegedly harassed by Bill O'Reilly
William Manchester
Author
1-Apr-1922 1-Jun-2004 The Arms of Krupp
Kevin Mansell
Business
c. 1952   President of Kohl's
Richard Matheson
Author
20-Feb-1926   I Am Legend
John Matuszak
Football
25-Oct-1950 17-Jun-1989 Oakland Raider turned actor
Mary Margaret McBride
Radio Personality
16-Nov-1899 7-Apr-1976 Daytime radio talk show host
Karen McCarthy
Politician
18-Mar-1947 5-Oct-2010 Congresswoman from Missouri, 1995-2005
Bill McCartney
Football
22-Aug-1940   Colorado Coach, Promise Keeper
Claire McCaskill
Politician
24-Jul-1953   US Senator from Missouri
Sarah McClendon
Journalist
8-Jul-1910 8-Jan-2003 White House Reporter FDR to GWB
Edward A. Mueller
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Qwest
Saiyid T. Naqvi
Business
c. 1949   President, Harley-Davidson Finance
Craig Neidorf
Journalist
1969   Former publisher, Phrack
Jay Nixon
Politician
13-Feb-1956   Governor of Missouri
Red Norvo
Jazz Musician
31-Mar-1908 6-Apr-1999 Jazz xylophonist
David C. Novak
Business
1953   CEO of Yum Brands
James O'Shea
Journalist
?   LA Times Editor, 2006-08
Guy Brasfield Park
Politician
10-Jun-1872 1-Oct-1946 Governor of Missouri, 1933-37
Pamela H. Patsley
Business
c. 1957   Senior EVP at First Data
Ken Paulson
Editor
c. 1953   Editor of USA Today
George Paz
Business
c. 1955   CEO of Express Scripts
Marlin Perkins
Zoologist
28-Mar-1905 14-Jun-1986 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
Brad Pitt
Actor
18-Dec-1963   Ocean's Eleven
Charles H. Price II
Diplomat
1-Apr-1931 12-Jan-2012 US Ambassador to the UK, 1983-89
Gary L. Rainwater
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Ameren
Frederick C. Robbins
Scientist
25-Aug-1916 4-Aug-2003 Cultured the polio virus
Chuck Roberts
TV Personality
25-Oct-1950   CNN anchor
Matthew K. Rose
Business
1960   CEO of Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Charles G. Ross
Government
9-Nov-1885 5-Dec-1950 White House Press Secretary for Truman
Pee Wee Russell
Jazz Musician
27-Mar-1906 15-Feb-1969 Jazz clarinet virtuoso
Jay Sarno
Business
2-Jul-1922 1984 Creator of Caesars Palace
Ruth A. Schmidt
Educator
16-Sep-1930 24-May-2010 President of Agnes Scott College, 1982-94
George C. Scott
Actor
18-Oct-1927 22-Sep-1999 Patton
Harlow Shapley
Astronomer
2-Nov-1885 20-Oct-1972 Organizer of Heaven
James D. Shelton
Business
21-Jul-1953   CEO of Triad Hospitals, 1999-2007
Sally Shelton-Colby
Diplomat
1944   US Ambassador to Barbados, 1979-81
Jouett Shouse
Politician
10-Dec-1879 2-Jun-1968 Congressman from Kansas, 1915-19
Alfred C. Sikes
Government
16-Dec-1939   FCC Chairman, 1989-93
Alexis Simendinger
Journalist
c. 1959   National Journal reporter
H. Mason Sizemore, Jr.
Business
c. 1941   Seattle Times President, 1985-2001
Ike Skelton
Politician
20-Dec-1931   Congressman from Missouri, 1977-2011
Neal Smith
Politician
23-Mar-1920   Congressman from Iowa, 1959-95
Mohsen M. Sohi
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Freudenberg-NOK GP
Beryl W. Sprinkel
Economist
20-Nov-1923 22-Aug-2009 Council of Economic Advisers, 1985-89
Kelly Stables
Actor
26-Jan-1978   Eden on The Exes
Walter W. Stewart
Economist
1885 Mar-1958 Council of Economic Advisers, 1953-55
William J. Stone
Politician
7-May-1848 14-Apr-1918 Governor and Senator from Missouri
Elizabeth Vargas
Journalist
6-Sep-1962   Co-Anchor, World News Tonight
Richard C. Vaughan
Business
1949   CFO of Lincoln National, 1992-2005
Harold L. Volkmer
Politician
4-Apr-1931 16-Apr-2011 Congressman from Missouri, 1977-97
Ann L. Wagner
Diplomat
13-Sep-1962   US Congresswoman, Missouri 2nd
Jack Wagner
Actor
3-Oct-1959   Frisco Jones on General Hospital
Mort Walker
Cartoonist
3-Sep-1923   Beetle Bailey
Sam Walton
Business
29-Mar-1918 5-Apr-1992 America's richest man, founded Wal-Mart
Charles E. Whittaker
Judge
22-Feb-1901 26-Nov-1973 US Supreme Court Justice, 1957-62
Tennessee Williams
Playwright
26-Mar-1911 25-Feb-1983 The Glass Menagerie
Jane Wyman
Actor
5-Jan-1917 10-Sep-2007 Falcon Crest

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Duane Benton
Judge
8-Sep-1950   8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Robert A. Corrigan
Educator
21-Apr-1935   President, San Francisco State University
Brady J. Deaton
Educator
c. 1944   President, University of Missouri
William Least Heat-Moon
Author
27-Aug-1939   Blue Highways
William L. Hungate
Politician
14-Dec-1922 22-Jun-2007 Congressman from Missouri, 1964-77
Edmund F. Kelly
Business
1946   CEO of Liberty Mutual
Arthur O. Lovejoy
Historian
10-Oct-1873 30-Dec-1962 The Great Chain of Being
Barbara McClintock
Scientist
16-Jun-1902 2-Sep-1992 Discovered transposable genes
Edie McClurg
Actor
23-Jul-1951   Ferris Bueller's Day Off
John G. Neihardt
Poet
8-Jan-1881 3-Nov-1973 A Cycle of the West
Frederick Hanley Seares
Astronomer
17-May-1873 20-Jul-1964 Astronomer at Mt. Wilson Observatory
Jonathan Sperber
Historian
26-Dec-1952   The European Revolutions, 1848-1851
Beryl W. Sprinkel
Economist
20-Nov-1923 22-Aug-2009 Council of Economic Advisers, 1985-89
Walter W. Stewart
Economist
1885 Mar-1958 Council of Economic Advisers, 1953-55
Thorstein Veblen
Economist
30-Jul-1857 3-Aug-1929 The Theory of the Leisure Class

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert A. Corrigan
Educator
21-Apr-1935   President, San Francisco State University
Brady J. Deaton
Educator
c. 1944   President, University of Missouri
Frederick Hanley Seares
Astronomer
17-May-1873 20-Jul-1964 Astronomer at Mt. Wilson Observatory
Jonathan Sperber
Historian
26-Dec-1952   The European Revolutions, 1848-1851

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Broyles
Football
26-Dec-1924   Arkansas Head Coach, 1958-76
Dan Devine
Football
22-Dec-1924 9-May-2002 Packers, NCAA head coach
Gary Pinkel
Football
27-Apr-1952   Missouri Head Coach
Warren Powers
Football
19-Feb-1941   Missouri Head Coach, 1978-84
Andy Reid
Football
19-Mar-1958   Coach, Kansas City Chiefs
Larry Smith
Football
12-Sep-1939 28-Jan-2008 Missouri Head Coach, 1994-2000


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