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University of Utah

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Salt Lake City, UT

Founding Date:
1850

Team:
Utes

Enrollment:
29,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Anderson
Columnist
19-Oct-1922 17-Dec-2005 Uncovered CIA plot to kill Fidel Castro
Rocky Anderson
Politician
9-Sep-1951   Mayor of Salt Lake City, 2000-08
Stephen H. Anderson
Judge
12-Jan-1932   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-2001
Parley Baer
Actor
5-Aug-1914 22-Nov-2002 Chester on Gunsmoke radio
Brian Baird
Politician
7-Mar-1956   Congressman from Washington, 1999-2011
Norman H. Bangerter
Politician
4-Jan-1933   Governor of Utah, 1985-93
Teresa Beck
Business
c. 1954   President of American Stores, 1998-99
Ralph Becker
Politician
30-May-1952   Mayor of Salt Lake City
Terrel H. Bell
Educator
11-Nov-1921 22-Jun-1996 US Secretary of Education, 1981-85
Robert Bennett
Politician
18-Sep-1933   US Senator from Utah, 1993-2011
Rob Bishop
Politician
13-Jul-1951   Congressman, Utah 1st
James Blinn
Computer Programmer
c. 1948   3D computer imaging pioneer
Lynn R. Blodgett
Business
1955   CEO of Affiliated Computer Services
H. Kent Bowen
Educator
c. 1941   Baker Foundation Professor at HBS
Rob Bowman
Film/TV Producer
15-May-1960   The X Files
Rodney H. Brady
Business
1933   Deseret Management Corporation
Tim Bridgewater
Business
c. 1963   Venture capitalist
Ted Bundy
Criminal
24-Nov-1946 24-Jan-1989 Serial killer, blamed pornography
Nolan Bushnell
Business
5-Feb-1943   Co-founder of Atari, started Chuck E. Cheese
Leslie L. Byrne
Politician
28-Oct-1946   Congresswoman from Virginia, 1993-95
Pat Califia
Author
8-Mar-1954   FTM transgendered sex writer
Orson Scott Card
Novelist
24-Aug-1951   Ender's Game
Ed Catmull
Business
31-Mar-1945   Pixar Co-Founder, Disney Animation president
Harold G. Christensen
Attorney
25-Jun-1926   Deputy US Attorney General, 1988-89
Jim Clark
Business
1944   Co-Founder of SGI and Netscape
Merrill Cook
Politician
6-May-1946   Congressman from Utah, 1997-2001
Matthew Davis
Actor
8-May-1978   What About Brian
Bernard DeVoto
Historian
11-Jan-1897 13-Nov-1955 Across the Wide Missouri
Joel Dorius
Educator
4-Jan-1919 14-Feb-2006 Professor fired for gay porn arrest
Diana Lady Dougan
Diplomat
13-Jan-1943   Former US Ambassador
Larry EchoHawk
Politician
2-Aug-1948   Head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
LaVell Edwards
Football
11-Oct-1930   BYU Head Football Coach, 1972-2000
Thomas King Forcade
Journalist
11-Sep-1945 17-Nov-1978 Founder of High Times
Patrick Fugit
Actor
27-Oct-1982   Almost Famous
Jake Garn
Politician
12-Oct-1932   US Senator from Utah, 1974-93
Anthony Geary
Actor
29-May-1947   Luke Spencer on General Hospital
Gordon Gee
Educator
2-Feb-1944   President, Ohio State University
Albert Goldbarth
Poet
31-Jan-1948   The most prolific modern poet
Enid Greene
Politician
5-Jun-1958   Congresswoman from Utah, 1995-97
H. Tracy Hall
Chemist
20-Oct-1919 25-Jul-2008 Synthetic diamonds
James Vear Hansen
Politician
14-Aug-1932   Congressman from Utah, 1981-2003
John L. Harmer
Politician
28-Apr-1934   Lt. Governor of California, 1974-75
Ann Weaver Hart
Educator
1948   President, Temple University
J. Brett Harvey
Business
c. 1949   CEO of CONSOL Energy
Cecil Heftel
Politician
30-Sep-1924 5-Feb-2010 Congressman from Hawaii, 1977-86
Gordon Hinckley
Religion
23-Jun-1910 27-Jan-2008 President of the Mormon Church, 1995-2008
Earl Holding
Business
29-Nov-1926 19-Apr-2013 Sinclair Oil
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Politician
26-Mar-1960   US Ambassador to China, 2009-11
Peter R. Huntsman
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Huntsman
Reed Irvine
Activist
29-Sep-1922 16-Nov-2004 Founder, Accuracy in Media
Robert Jarvik
Doctor
11-May-1946   Co-Inventor, Jarvik-7 artificial heart
Howard Jarvis
Activist
22-Sep-1903 11-Aug-1986 Anti-tax crusader
Diane Johnson
Novelist
28-Apr-1934   Fair Game
Alan Kay
Computer Programmer
17-May-1940   Father of Object-Oriented Programming
Joseph Kearns
Actor
12-Feb-1907 17-Feb-1962 Mr. Wilson on Dennis the Menace
Warren D. Knowlton
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Graham Packaging Company
Tom C. Korologos
Diplomat
16-Apr-1933   US Ambassador to Belgium, 2004-07
Benjamin Travis Laney
Politician
25-Nov-1896 21-Jan-1977 Governor of Arkansas, 1945-49
Mike Lookinland
Actor
19-Dec-1960   Bobby on The Brady Bunch
Victor L. Lund
Business
c. 1947   CEO of American Stores, 1992-99
J. W. Marriott, Jr.
Business
25-Mar-1932   Billionaire, CEO of Marriott
J. Willard Marriott
Business
17-Sep-1900 13-Aug-1985 Founded the Marriott hotel chain
Richard E. Marriott
Business
1939   Billionaire, Chairman of Host Hotels
Scott M. Matheson
Politician
8-Jan-1929 7-Oct-1990 Governor of Utah, 1977-85
Herbert B. Maw
Politician
11-Mar-1893 17-Nov-1990 Governor of Utah, 1941-49
Robert A. McDonald
Business
20-Jun-1953   CEO of Procter & Gamble
Phyllis McGinley
Poet
21-Mar-1905 22-Feb-1978 A Pocketful of Wry
David O. McKay
Religion
8-Sep-1873 18-Jan-1970 President of the Mormon Church, 1951-70
David Smith Monson
Politician
20-Jun-1945   Congressman from Utah, 1985-87
Thomas S. Monson
Religion
21-Aug-1927   President of the Mormon Church
Frank E. Moss
Politician
23-Sep-1911 29-Jan-2003 US Senator from Utah, 1959-77
John Naisbitt
Author
15-Jan-1929   Megatrends
David Neeleman
Business
16-Oct-1959   Founder and CEO of JetBlue
Ronald E. Nehring
Judge
c. 1947   Justice, Utah Supreme Court
Craig H. Neilsen
Business
1941 19-Nov-2006 Ameristar Casinos
Howard C. Nielson
Politician
12-Sep-1924   Congressman from Utah, 1983-91
Ray Noorda
Business
19-Jun-1924 9-Oct-2006 Former CEO of Novell
Moroni Olsen
Actor
27-Jun-1889 22-Nov-1954 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Wayne Owens
Politician
2-May-1937 18-Dec-2002 Congressman from Utah, 1987-93
John Price
Diplomat
18-Aug-1933   US Ambassador to Mauritius, 2002-05
Calvin L. Rampton
Politician
6-Nov-1913 16-Sep-2007 Governor of Utah, 1965-77
James W. Rawlings
Business
12-Oct-1929   President of Union Carbide South Africa, 1979-86
Nancy E. Rice
Judge
2-Jun-1950   Justice, Colorado Supreme Court
George W. Romney
Politician
8-Jul-1907 26-Jul-1995 Presidential candidate, admitted brainwashing
Karl Rove
Government
25-Dec-1950   Political Strategist to George W. Bush
Cecil O. Samuelson
Educator
1-Aug-1941   President, Brigham Young University
George Seifert
Football
22-Jan-1940   49ers Head Coach, 1989-96
Karen Shepherd
Politician
5-Jul-1940   Congresswoman from Utah, 1993-95
Norman D. Shumway
Politician
28-Jul-1934   Congressman from California, 1979-91
Alex Smith
Football
7-May-1984   Kansas City Chiefs QB
Reed Smoot
Politician
10-Jan-1862 9-Feb-1941 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Wallace Stegner
Author
18-Feb-1909 13-Apr-1993 The Angle of Repose
Wallace Thurman
Author
16-Aug-1902 22-Dec-1934 The Blacker the Berry
Martin Tolchin
Journalist
20-Sep-1928   Founder, The Hill
Vladimir Ussachevsky
Composer
3-Nov-1911 2-Jan-1990 Tape music composer
Olene Walker
Politician
15-Nov-1930   Governor of Utah, 2003-05
John Warnock
Computer Programmer
6-Oct-1940   Co-Founder of Adobe
Norman H. Wesley
Business
1949   CEO of Fortune Brands, 1999-2008
Michael J. Wilkins
Judge
1948   Justice, Utah Supreme Court
Charles R. Williamson
Business
1948   CEO of Unocal, 2001-05
Larry Wilson
Football
24-May-1938   St. Louis Cardinal, NFL Hall of Famer
Richard B. Wirthlin
Business
15-Mar-1931 16-Mar-2011 Pollster for Ronald Reagan

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ralph Becker
Politician
30-May-1952   Mayor of Salt Lake City
Robby Benson
Actor
21-Jan-1956   1970s teen idol
Leland C. Brendsel
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Freddie Mac, 1987-2003
Mario Capecchi
Scientist
6-Oct-1937   Knock-out mice
James W. Cronin
Physicist
29-Sep-1931   Time not necessarily reversible
Ann Weaver Hart
Educator
1948   President, Temple University
Willem Johan Kolff
Scientist
14-Feb-1911 11-Feb-2009 Artificial kidney, artificial heart
Karen R. Lawrence
Educator
18-Mar-1949   President, Sarah Lawrence College
Herbert B. Maw
Politician
11-Mar-1893 17-Nov-1990 Governor of Utah, 1941-49
Michael W. McConnell
Attorney
18-May-1955   Stanford Constitutional Law Center
Eugene Parker
Astronomer
10-Jun-1927   Solar winds
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Scientist
1952   Ribosomes
Cecil O. Samuelson
Educator
1-Aug-1941   President, Brigham Young University
Ivan Sutherland
Engineer
16-May-1938   Father of computer graphics
Vladimir Ussachevsky
Composer
3-Nov-1911 2-Jan-1990 Tape music composer

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ann Weaver Hart
Educator
1948   President, Temple University
J. Bernard Machen
Educator
26-Mar-1944   President, University of Florida
Herbert B. Maw
Politician
11-Mar-1893 17-Nov-1990 Governor of Utah, 1941-49
David O. McKay
Religion
8-Sep-1873 18-Jan-1970 President of the Mormon Church, 1951-70
John Price
Diplomat
18-Aug-1933   US Ambassador to Mauritius, 2002-05
Cecil O. Samuelson
Educator
1-Aug-1941   President, Brigham Young University
Michael K. Young
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of Utah

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Brad Childress
Football
27-Jun-1956   Former Head Coach, Minnesota Vikings
Jim Fassel
Football
31-Aug-1949   NY Giants Head Coach, 1997-2003
John Fox
Football
8-Feb-1955   Head Coach, Denver Broncos
Rick Majerus
Basketball
17-Feb-1948 1-Dec-2012 NCAA Basketball Coach
Urban Meyer
Football
10-Jul-1964   Football Coach at Ohio State University


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