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Oglethorpe University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Founding Date:
1835

Motto:
Nescit Cedere

Team:
Stormy Petrels

Enrollment:
1050

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Luke Appling
Baseball
2-Apr-1907 3-Jan-1991 Chicago White Sox, Hall of Famer
Earl Blackwell
Business
3-May-1913 1-Mar-1995 Celebrity publicist
Sidney Lanier
Poet
3-Feb-1842 7-Sep-1881 Important Southern lyrical poet
C. Stephen Lynn
Business
c. 1947   Cummings Incorporated
Vincent Sherman
Film Director
16-Jul-1906 18-Jun-2006 The Young Philadelphians
Merriman Smith
Journalist
10-Feb-1913 13-Apr-1970 UPI correspondent, reported Kennedy's death
Hugh P. Thompson
Judge
c. 1944   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Warren Y. Jobe
Business
c. 1941   CFO of Georgia Power, 1982-98
Charles B. Knapp
Educator
13-Aug-1946   President, University of Georgia, 1987-97
David L. Kolb
Business
c. 1938   CEO of Mohawk Industries, 1988-2001


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