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Emory University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Founding Date:
1836

Motto:
Cor prudentis possidebit scientiam

Team:
Eagles

Mascot:
Dooley

Enrollment:
11,654

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul S. Amos II
Business
c. 1978   President of Aflac
Alben W. Barkley
Politician
24-Nov-1877 30-Apr-1956 US Vice President, 1949-53
William I. Belk
Attorney
c. 1949   Monroe Hardware Company
Stanley F. Birch, Jr.
Judge
29-Aug-1945   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Politician
4-Feb-1947   Congressman, Georgia 2nd
David Brinkley
Journalist
10-Jul-1920 11-Jun-2003 The Huntley-Brinkley Report
Glen Browder
Politician
15-Jan-1943   Congressman from Alabama, 1989-97
Peter W. Brown
Doctor
c. 1942   Virginia Surgical Associates
C. Farris Bryant
Politician
26-Jul-1914 1-Mar-2002 Governor of Florida, 1961-65
Peter Buck
Guitarist
6-Dec-1956   R.E.M.
Mitchell Caplan
Business
c. 1957   CEO of E-Trade, 2003-07
Jack Carter
Relative
3-Jul-1947   Jimmy Carter's eldest son
Kathy Castor
Politician
20-Aug-1966   Congresswoman, Florida 11th
John W. Chidsey
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Burger King
Max Cleland
Politician
24-Aug-1942   US Senator from Georgia, 1997-2003
Bill Cobey
Politician
13-May-1939   Congressman from North Carolina, 1985-87
Kenneth Cole
Fashion Designer
23-Mar-1954   Kenneth Cole Productions
Harlan Crow
Business
1950   Chairman and CEO, Crow Holdings
H. James Dallas
Business
c. 1958   CIO of Medtronic
Mac Davis
Singer/Songwriter
21-Jan-1942   Rock/Country Singer/Songwriter
K. Terry Dornbush
Business
1933   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1994-98
Ronald M. Dykes
Business
c. 1946   CFO of BellSouth, 1995-2005
J. L. Edmondson
Judge
14-Jul-1947   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Edward E. Elson
Diplomat
c. 1934   US Ambassador to Denmark, 1994-98
Jack Flynt
Politician
8-Nov-1914 24-Jun-2007 Congressman from Georgia, 1954-79
Tillie Fowler
Politician
23-Dec-1942 2-Mar-2005 Congresswoman from Florida
Wyche Fowler, Jr.
Politician
6-Oct-1940   US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1996-2001
James R. Gavin III
Doctor
c. 1945   Morehouse School of Medicine
E. Duncan Getchell
Attorney
12-Oct-1949   McGuireWoods LLP
Gordon D. Giffin
Diplomat
c. 1949   US Ambassador to Canada, 1997-2001
Newt Gingrich
Politician
17-Jun-1943   Speaker of the House, 1995-99
Michael Golden
Publisher
c. 1950   Publisher, The International Herald Tribune
Carte Goodwin
Politician
27-Feb-1974   US Senator from West Virginia
Ernie Harwell
Sports Journalist
25-Jan-1918 4-May-2010 Voice of the Detroit Tigers
Bill Haslam
Politician
23-Aug-1958   Governor of Tennessee
Glenda Hatchett
TV Personality
14-Dec-1951   Judge Hatchett
Catharina Haynes
Judge
9-Nov-1963   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
George W. Henderson III
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Burlington Industries, 1995-2003
C. Robert Henrikson
Business
c. 1947   CEO of MetLife
Carl Hiaasen
Author
12-Mar-1953   Team Rodent: How Disneyland Devours the World
Keri Hilson
Singer/Songwriter
27-Oct-1982   The Way I Are
P. Harris Hines
Judge
c. 1943   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Spessard Holland
Politician
10-Jul-1892 6-Nov-1971 Governor and Senator from Florida
Deal Hudson
Religion
30-Nov-1949   Karl Rove's favorite Catholic
Frank M. Hull
Judge
9-Dec-1948   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Charles H. Jenkins, Jr.
Business
1944   CEO of Publix, 2001-08
Howard M. Jenkins
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Publix, 1990-2001
Bobby Jones
Golf
17-Mar-1902 18-Dec-1971 Winner of 13 major championships
William N. Kelley
Doctor
23-Jun-1939   Kelley-Seegmiller Syndrome
John Hubert Kelly
Diplomat
20-Jul-1939   US Ambassador to Lebanon, 1986-88
Claude R. Kirk, Jr.
Politician
7-Jan-1926 27-Sep-2011 Governor of Florida, 1967-71
Larry Klayman
Activist
20-Jul-1951   Founder, Judicial Watch
Alan J. Lacy
Business
19-Oct-1953   CEO of Sears, 2000-05
Lucius Q. C. Lamar
Politician
17-Sep-1825 23-Jan-1893 Senator, Interior Secretary, Justice
George LeMieux
Politician
21-May-1969   US Senator from Florida, 2009-11
Elliott H. Levitas
Politician
26-Dec-1930   Congressman from Georgia, 1975-85
Dumas Malone
Historian
10-Jan-1892 27-Dec-1986 Jefferson and His Time
Christopher McCandless
Victim
12-Feb-1968 18-Aug-1992 Subject of Into the Wild
Larry McDonald
Politician
1-Apr-1935 1-Sep-1983 Congressman from Georgia, 1975-83
Dan Miller
Politician
30-May-1942   Congressman from Florida, 1993-2003
Zell Miller
Politician
24-Feb-1932   US Senator from Georgia, 2000-05
Sam Nunn
Politician
8-Sep-1938   US Senator from Georgia, 1972-97
Diana Nyad
Swimmer
22-Aug-1949   Long distance swimmer
Larry L. Palmer
Diplomat
c. 1948   US Ambassador to Honduras, 2002-05
John M. Palms
Physicist
6-Jun-1935   President, University of South Carolina, 1991-2002
Earl Paulk
Religion
30-May-1927 29-Mar-2009 Chapel Hill Harvester Church
Jody Powell
Government
30-Sep-1943 14-Sep-2009 Jimmy Carter's Press Secretary
J. Neal Purcell
Business
c. 1942   Retired Partner, KPMG
Amy Ray
Singer/Songwriter
12-Apr-1964   The Indigo Girls
Ralph Reed
Activist
24-Jun-1961   Former head of the Christian Coalition
Thomas A. Reynolds III
Attorney
12-May-1952   Partner, Winston & Strawn
James E. Rogers
Business
20-Sep-1947   CEO of Duke Energy
J. Roy Rowland
Politician
3-Feb-1926   Congressman from Georgia, 1983-95
Kai Ryssdal
Radio Personality
c. 1963   Marketplace
Emily Saliers
Musician
22-Jul-1963   The Indigo Girls
Ferrol Sams
Novelist
26-Sep-1922 29-Jan-2013 Run with the Horsemen
Jeffrey H. Schwartz
Business
c. 1959   CEO of ProLogis
Leah Ward Sears
Judge
13-Jun-1955   Georgia Chief Justice
Jack L. Stahl
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Revlon, 2002-06
Hugh P. Thompson
Judge
c. 1944   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Melvin E. Thompson
Politician
1-May-1903 3-Oct-1980 Governor of Georgia, 1947-48
Touré
Author
20-Mar-1971   The Portable Promised Land
Rob Wexler
Politician
2-Jan-1961   Former Congressman from Florida
Don Wildmon
Activist
18-Jan-1938   Moral crusader
David M. Wilds
Business
c. 1941   Managing Partner, 1st Avenue Partners
James B. Williams
Business
21-Mar-1933   CEO of SunTrust Banks, 1991-98
Robert W. Woodruff
Business
6-Dec-1889 7-Mar-1985 President of Coca-Cola, 1923-54
C. Vann Woodward
Historian
13-Nov-1908 17-Dec-1999 The Strange Career of Jim Crow

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bobbie Battista
Journalist
c. 1952   CNN, Atamira Communications
Rebecca S. Chopp
Educator
c. 1952   President, Colgate University
Johnnetta B. Cole
Educator
19-Oct-1936   President of Spelman College, 1987-97
Richard Ellmann
Critic
15-Mar-1918 13-May-1987 James Joyce
James R. Gavin III
Doctor
c. 1945   Morehouse School of Medicine
Julie Gerberding
Doctor
22-Aug-1955   Director, Centers for Disease Control, 2002-09
Gordon D. Giffin
Diplomat
c. 1949   US Ambassador to Canada, 1997-2001
Jonathan Golden
Attorney
c. 1936   Arnall Golden Gregory
Sanjay Gupta
TV Personality
23-Oct-1969   CNN's resident neurosurgeon
Carol W. Hunstein
Judge
16-Aug-1944   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Jean-François Lyotard
Philosopher
10-Aug-1924 21-Apr-1998 Founder of Postmodernism
John M. Palms
Physicist
6-Jun-1935   President, University of South Carolina, 1991-2002
Jeffrey A. Rosensweig
Economist
c. 1957   Finance Professor at Emory
Richard H. Sinkfield
Attorney
27-Aug-1942   Partner, Rogers & Hardin
Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld
Educator
c. 1954   Chief Executive Leadership Institute
Wole Soyinka
Playwright
13-Jul-1934   Politically-charged Nigerian author

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Arthur Blank
Business
27-Sep-1942   Co-Founder of Home Depot
Caroline H. Byrd
Business
c. 1949   GlobalTech Financial
Rebecca S. Chopp
Educator
c. 1952   President, Colgate University
Douglas N. Daft
Business
1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2000-04
A. William Dahlberg
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Southern Company, 1995-2001
James R. Gavin III
Doctor
c. 1945   Morehouse School of Medicine
Spessard Holland
Politician
10-Jul-1892 6-Nov-1971 Governor and Senator from Florida
L. Phillip Humann
Business
1946   CEO of SunTrust Banks, 1998-2006
E. Neville Isdell
Business
8-Jun-1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2004-08
M. Douglas Ivester
Business
26-Mar-1947   CEO of Coca Cola, 1997-2000
Howard M. Jenkins
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Publix, 1990-2001
Michael M. E. Johns
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor, Emory University
William N. Kelley
Doctor
23-Jun-1939   Kelley-Seegmiller Syndrome
James T. Laney
Educator
24-Dec-1927   President of Emory University, 1977-93
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
Author
9-Jul-1790 9-Jul-1870 Georgia Scenes
John M. Palms
Physicist
6-Jun-1935   President, University of South Carolina, 1991-2002
J. Neal Purcell
Business
c. 1942   Retired Partner, KPMG
Gary W. Rollins
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Rollins
Jeffrey H. Schwartz
Business
c. 1959   CEO of ProLogis
James W. Wagner
Educator
c. 1953   President, Emory University
James B. Williams
Business
21-Mar-1933   CEO of SunTrust Banks, 1991-98


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