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Swarthmore College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Swarthmore, PA

Founding Date:
1864

Enrollment:
1450

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christian Anfinsen
Chemist
26-Mar-1916 14-May-1995 Protein structure and folding
Neil R. Austrian
Business
c. 1940   President of NFL, 1991-98
Dean Baker
Economist
13-Jul-1958   Center for Economic and Policy Research
David Baltimore
Biologist
7-Mar-1938   Co-Discoverer, reverse transcriptase
Harry Blackstone, Jr.
Magician
30-Jun-1934 14-May-1997 TV and stage illusionist
Philip D. Curtin
Historian
22-May-1922 4-Jun-2009 The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census
Samuel H. Day
Activist
5-Oct-1926 26-Jan-2001 Antinuke crusader
Peter Deutsch
Politician
1-Apr-1957   Congressman from Florida, 1993-2005
John Diebold
Author
8-Jun-1926 26-Dec-2005 Advocate of automation
Michael Dukakis
Politician
3-Nov-1933   Twice Governor of Massachusetts
Frank H. Easterbrook
Judge
3-Sep-1948   7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Kurt Eichenwald
Journalist
28-Jun-1961   Conspiracy of Fools
Peter L. Faber
Attorney
c. 1938   McDermott Will & Emery
Bruce Fein
Government
c. 1947   Former Reagan lawyer
Jeffrey A. Frankel
Economist
5-Nov-1952   Council of Economic Advisers, 1997-99
Jonathan Franzen
Author
17-Aug-1959   The Corrections
Carol Gilligan
Psychologist
28-Nov-1936   In a Different Voice
Kermit Gordon
Economist
1916 1976 Council of Economic Advisers, 1961-62
Joseph R. Grundy
Politician
13-Jan-1863 3-Mar-1961 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1929-30
Ken Hechler
Politician
20-Sep-1914   Congressman from West Virginia, 1959-77
Randy J. Holland
Judge
c. 1947   Justice, Delaware Supreme Court
James C. Hormel
Diplomat
1-Jan-1933   US Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1999-2001
Josef Joffe
Editor
15-Mar-1944   Editor of Die Zeit
A. Elizabeth Jones
Diplomat
1948   US Ambassador to Kazakhstan, 1995-98
Clark Kerr
Educator
17-May-1911 1-Dec-2003 Chancellor of UC Berkeley, 1952-58
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr.
Business
10-Jul-1925   KKR, Kohlberg & Company
Stephen Lang
Actor
11-Jul-1952   Gettysburg
Randall W. Larrimore
Business
c. 1947   CEO of United Stationers, 1997-2003
Carl Levin
Politician
28-Jun-1934   US Senator from Michigan
Ralph Linton
Anthropologist
27-Feb-1893 25-Dec-1953 The Study of Man
Beth Littleford
Comic
17-Jul-1968   Daily Show correspondent
Richard W. Lyman
Educator
18-Oct-1923 27-May-2012 President of Stanford University, 1971-80
Lee MacPhail
Baseball
25-Oct-1917 8-Nov-2012 President of the American League, 1974-83
John C. Mather
Physicist
7-Aug-1946   Big Bang
James A. Michener
Novelist
3-Feb-1907 16-Oct-1997 South Pacific
Eben Moglen
Attorney
c. 1959   Shareware law
Charlotte E. Moore
Astronomer
24-Sep-1898 3-Mar-1990 Technetium in the Sun
Victor Navasky
Publisher
5-Jul-1932   Publisher of The Nation
Ted Nelson
Computer Programmer
17-Jun-1937   Hypertext pioneer, Xanadu
Michel Oksenberg
Scholar
12-Oct-1938 22-Feb-2001 Leading sinologist
David C. Page
Biologist
6-Jul-1956   Director, Whitehead Institute
A. Mitchell Palmer
Government
4-May-1872 11-May-1936 US Attorney General, Palmer Raids
Alice Paul
Activist
11-Jan-1885 9-Jul-1977 Suffragette
Drew Pearson
Journalist
13-Dec-1897 1-Sep-1969 Washington Merry-Go-Round
John B. Peatman
Educator
?   Engineering Professor at Georgia Tech
Bill Poole
Economist
19-Jun-1937   President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Edward C. Prescott
Economist
26-Dec-1940   Dynamic macroeconomics
John K. Richards
Attorney
15-Mar-1856 1-Mar-1909 US Solicitor General, 1897-1903
Linda Robinson
Journalist
15-Jan-1960   US News and World Report
Alan Rosskamm
Business
6-Jan-1950   CEO of Charming Shoppes
Rudy Rucker
Novelist
22-Mar-1946   Author of Wetware series
Charles F. C. Ruff
Attorney
1-Aug-1939 19-Nov-2000 Clinton's impeachment attorney
Norman Rush
Novelist
24-Oct-1933   Mating
James H. Scheuer
Politician
6-Feb-1920 30-Aug-2005 Congressman from New York, 1965-93
Mary M. Schroeder
Judge
4-Dec-1940   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
John W. Seybold
Business
8-Mar-1916 14-Mar-2004 Computerized typesetting pioneer
Carolyn W. Slayman
Business
c. 1936   Genetics professor at Yale
Howard M. Temin
Scientist
10-Dec-1934 9-Feb-1994 Tumor viruses and host genetics
Chris Van Hollen
Politician
10-Jan-1959   Congressman, Maryland 8th
Molly Yard
Activist
6-Jul-1912 21-Sep-2005 President of NOW, 1987-91
Robert Zoellick
Government
25-Jul-1953   World Bank president, 2007-12

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alfred H. Bloom
Educator
27-Feb-1946   President, Swarthmore College
Daniel Boorstin
Historian
1-Oct-1914 28-Feb-2004 The Creators
Philip D. Curtin
Historian
22-May-1922 4-Jun-2009 The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census
Robert Gallucci
Diplomat
11-Feb-1946   President, MacArthur Foundation
Rush Holt
Politician
15-Oct-1948   Congressman, New Jersey 12th
Nan Keohane
Scholar
18-Sep-1940   Political scientist
Robert O. Keohane
Scholar
3-Oct-1941   After Hegemony
Joseph Leidy
Biologist
9-Sep-1823 30-Apr-1891 Trichinosis and dinosaurs
Jonathan D. Moreno
Scholar
11-Jun-1952   Undue Risk
Scott Nearing
Economist
6-Aug-1883 24-Aug-1983 Socialist economist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Neil R. Austrian
Business
c. 1940   President of NFL, 1991-98
Alfred H. Bloom
Educator
27-Feb-1946   President, Swarthmore College
Ralph Bunche
Diplomat
4-Aug-1904 9-Dec-1971 UN Mediator in Palestine 1948
James C. Hormel
Diplomat
1-Jan-1933   US Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1999-2001
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr.
Business
10-Jul-1925   KKR, Kohlberg & Company


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