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Baylor University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Waco, TX

Founding Date:
1845

Motto:
Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana

Team:
Bears

Enrollment:
14,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joe L. Allbritton
Business
29-Dec-1924 12-Dec-2012 Well-connected Washington billionaire
Robert W. Alspaugh
Business
1947   CEO of KPMG, 2002-05
Douglas Y. Bech
Attorney
c. 1945   Partner, Andrews Kurth, 1970-93
Charlotte Beers
Business
26-Jul-1935   CEO, Ogilvy & Mather 1992-97
E. Glenn Biggs
Business
1933   Biggs & Co.
Beau Boulter
Politician
23-Feb-1942   Congressman from Texas, 1985-89
Charles G. Boyd
Military
15-Apr-1938   Retired General, US Air Force
Steven A. Browning
Diplomat
c. 1949   US Ambassador to Uganda
Joseph Cao
Politician
13-Mar-1967   Congressman from Louisiana, 2009-11
Brad Carson
Politician
11-Mar-1967   Congressman from Oklahoma, 2001-05
Lane G. Collins
Educator
c. 1940   Accounting Professor at Baylor
Price Daniel
Politician
10-Oct-1910 25-Aug-1988 Governor of Texas, 1957-63
Tom DeLay
Politician
8-Apr-1947   Former House Majority Leader, convicted felon
Jennifer W. Elrod
Judge
6-Sep-1966   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
John Ferling
Historian
1-Oct-1940   Adams vs. Jefferson
Gary J. Fernandes
Business
c. 1944   Former EDS executive
Jack M. Fields
Politician
3-Feb-1952   Congressman from Texas, 1981-97
Michael M. Fisher
Business
c. 1945   Power Quality Engineering
Paul L. Foster
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Western Refining
Hayden Fry
Football
18-Feb-1929   University of Iowa coach
Louie Gohmert
Politician
18-Aug-1953   Congressman, Texas 1st
Trey Gowdy
Politician
22-Aug-1964   Congressman, South Carolina 4th
Robert Griffin III
Football
12-Feb-1990   Washington Redskins QB
Phil Hardberger
Politician
27-Jul-1934   Mayor of San Antonio
Thomas Harris
Novelist
11-Apr-1940   The Silence of the Lambs
Mark Hurd
Business
1957   President of Oracle
Jackson Hurst
Actor
17-Feb-1979   Grayson Kent on Drop Dead Diva
Ernest Istook
Politician
11-Feb-1950   Congressman from Oklahoma, 1993-2007
Leon Jaworski
Government
19-Sep-1905 9-Dec-1982 Watergate special prosecutor
Michael Johnson
Track and Field
13-Sep-1967   Sprinter, 5-time Olympic Gold medalist
Angela Kinsey
Actor
25-Jun-1971   Angela on The Office
Richard Lessner
Activist
c. 1949   Capital City Partners
John M. Lilley
Educator
24-Mar-1939   President, Baylor University
Thomas C. Mann
Diplomat
11-Nov-1912 23-Jan-1999 US Ambassador to Mexico, 1961-63
Willie Nelson
Country Musician
30-Apr-1933   The red-headed stranger
Julia B. North
Business
c. 1947   VSI Enterprises, Inc.
Lyndon L. Olson
Diplomat
1947   US Ambassador to Sweden, 1998-2001
Priscilla Owen
Judge
4-Oct-1954   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Rand Paul
Politician
7-Jan-1963   US Senator from Kentucky
Laree E. Perez
Business
c. 1954   Medallion Investment Management Co.
Bob Perry
Business
30-Oct-1932 13-Apr-2013 Perry Homes, Republican financier
Chip Pickering
Politician
10-Aug-1963   Congressman from Mississippi, 1997-2009
Boone Powell, Jr.
Business
9-Feb-1937   CEO of Baylor Health Care, 1980-2001
Graham Purcell
Politician
5-May-1919 11-Jun-2011 Congressman from Texas, 1962-73
Alfred Reed
Composer
25-Jan-1921 17-Sep-2005 Russian Christmas Music
Kevin Reynolds
Film Director
17-Jan-1952   Waterworld
Ann Richards
Politician
1-Sep-1933 13-Sep-2006 Governor of Texas, 1991-95
Sid Richardson
Business
25-Apr-1891 30-Sep-1959 Oilman, Bass family benefactor
Max Sandlin
Politician
29-Sep-1952   Congressman from Texas, 1997-2005
Marjorie Scardino
Business
25-Jan-1947   CEO of Pearson
William Sessions
Government
27-May-1930   Director of FBI, 1987-93
Doyle R. Simons
Business
1964   CEO of Temple-Inland
Bob R. Simpson
Business
c. 1948   CEO of XTO Energy
Mike Singletary
Football
9-Oct-1958   Linebacker, Chicago Bears
R. Allen Stanford
Business
24-Mar-1950   Stanford Financial Group
John P. Stapp
Scientist
11-Jul-1910 13-Nov-1999 Rocket sled pioneer
Alan Watson Steelman
Politician
15-Mar-1942   Congressman from Texas, 1973-77
Peggy Venable
Activist
?   Conservative activist
Bill W. Wheat
Business
c. 1966   CFO of D. R. Horton
Mark White
Politician
17-Mar-1940   Governor of Texas, 1983-87
Don R. Willett
Judge
16-Jul-1966   Justice, Texas Supreme Court
Noble Willingham
Actor
31-Aug-1931 17-Jan-2004 Hard-working supporting actor

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lane G. Collins
Educator
c. 1940   Accounting Professor at Baylor
Denton Cooley
Doctor
22-Aug-1920   Pioneering heart surgeon
Andrew V. Schally
Scientist
30-Nov-1926   Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides)

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joe L. Allbritton
Business
29-Dec-1924 12-Dec-2012 Well-connected Washington billionaire
E. Glenn Biggs
Business
1933   Biggs & Co.
Price Daniel
Politician
10-Oct-1910 25-Aug-1988 Governor of Texas, 1957-63
John M. Lilley
Educator
24-Mar-1939   President, Baylor University
Erle A. Nye
Business
Jun-1938   CEO of TXU, 1999-2004
Charles L. Overby
Journalist
c. 1946   CEO of Freedom Forum, Newseum
Laree E. Perez
Business
c. 1954   Medallion Investment Management Co.
Ken Starr
Government
21-Jul-1946   Special Prosecutor, Clinton's impeachment
James L. Turner
Business
c. 1946   President of Dr. Pepper/Seven Up, 1999-2005

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Broyles
Football
26-Dec-1924   Arkansas Head Coach, 1958-76
Hayden Fry
Football
18-Feb-1929   University of Iowa coach
Billy Gillispie
Basketball
7-Nov-1959   Former basketball coach, Texas Tech
Mike Gundy
Football
12-Aug-1967   OSU Head Coach
Grant Teaff
Football
12-Nov-1933   Baylor Head Football Coach, 1972-92


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