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US Naval Academy

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Coeducational in 1976.

Location:
Annapolis, MD

Founding Date:
1845

Team:
Midshipmen

Mascot:
Bill (goat)

Enrollment:
4300

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Addington
Government
22-Jan-1957   Dick Cheney's Chief of Staff
Daniel F. Akerson
Business
21-Oct-1948   CEO of General Motors
Hervey Allen
Poet
8-Dec-1889 28-Dec-1949 Ballads of the Border
Christopher C. Ames
Military
c. 1954   US Navy Rear Admiral
William Robert Anderson
Military
17-Jun-1921 25-Feb-2007 Commander, USS Nautilus
Army Archerd
Columnist
13-Jan-1922 8-Sep-2009 Variety's gossip columnist
Richard Armitage
Government
26-Apr-1945   US Deputy Secretary of State, 2001-05
George Bancroft
Actor
30-Sep-1882 2-Oct-1956 Thunderbolt
Joe Bellino
Football
13-Mar-1938   Winner, 1960 Heisman Trophy
Dennis C. Blair
Government
4-Feb-1947   Director of National Intelligence, 2009-10
Matt Blunt
Politician
20-Nov-1970   Governor of Missouri, 2005-09
Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
Astronaut
19-Aug-1946   Four-time shuttle astronaut
Larry D. Brady
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Intermec, 2000-07
Richard E. Byrd
Explorer
25-Oct-1888 11-Mar-1957 Arctic and Antarctic explorer
Jimmy Carter
Head of State
1-Oct-1924   39th US President, 1977-81
Anthony J. Celebrezze, Jr.
Politician
1941 4-Jul-2003 Ohio Attorney General, 1983-91
Selden Chapin
Diplomat
19-Sep-1899 26-Mar-1963 US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1949-53
Winston Churchill
Novelist
10-Nov-1871 12-Mar-1947 Early 20th century American novelist
Chip Cravaack
Politician
29-Dec-1959   Congressman, Minnesota 8th
John Crommelin, Jr.
Military
2-Oct-1902 2-Nov-1996 Rear Admiral, US Navy
William J. Crowe, Jr.
Government
2-Jan-1925 18-Oct-2007 US Navy Admiral
William Barker Cushing
Military
4-Nov-1842 17-Dec-1874 Civil War naval hero
John H. Dalton
Military
31-Dec-1941   US Secretary of the Navy, 1993-98
Bruce DeMars
Military
3-Jun-1935   Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion
Jeremiah Denton
Military
15-Jul-1924   US Senator from Alabama, 1981-87
George Dewey
Military
26-Dec-1837 16-Jan-1917 Sank the Spanish fleet at Manila
Lawrence Di Rita
Government
?   Rumsfeld chief of staff
Brian Donlevy
Actor
9-Feb-1901 5-Apr-1972 The Great McGinty
Donald W. Douglas
Business
6-Apr-1892 1-Feb-1981 Founder of Douglas Aircraft Co.
Charles Duke
Astronaut
3-Oct-1935   10th to walk on the Moon
William F. Durand
Engineer
5-Mar-1859 9-Aug-1958 National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
James O. Ellis, Jr.
Military
20-Jul-1947   C-in-C of US Strategic Command, 2001-02
William L. Emmet
Engineer
10-Jul-1859 26-Sep-1941 All-electric warships
Philo Farnsworth
Inventor
19-Aug-1906 11-Mar-1971 Inventor of electronic television
Richard W. Fisher
Business
18-Mar-1949   President and CEO, Dallas Fed
Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr.
Military
4-May-1948   Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2005-07
L. Patrick Gray
Government
18-Jul-1916 6-Jul-2005 Acting FBI Director, 1972-73
Duke Guider
Business
10-Mar-1900 18-Jan-1968 Defense attorney for Hideki Tojo
H. William Habermeyer, Jr.
Business
1942   CEO of Progress Energy Florida
Michael W. Hagee
Military
1-Dec-1944   33rd USMC Commandant, 2003-06
William F. Halsey
Military
30-Oct-1882 20-Aug-1959 WWII Commander of the South Pacific
Paul T. Hanrahan
Business
c. 1957   CEO of AES
Milledge A. Hart III
Business
c. 1934   President of EDS, 1970-77
Thomas B. Hayward
Military
3-May-1924   Chief of Naval Operations, 1978-82
Robert A. Heinlein
Author
7-Jul-1907 8-May-1988 Starship Troopers
Robert T. Herres
Military
12-Jan-1932 24-Jul-2008 Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs, 1987-90
Mayo D. Hersey
Engineer
30-Aug-1886 5-Sep-1978 Tribology
William V. Hickey
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Sealed Air
Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter
Military
8-May-1897 18-Jun-1982 CIA Director, 1947-50
Robert C. Hinckley
Business
c. 1948   Former General Counsel, Xilinx
Richmond Pearson Hobson
Military
17-Aug-1870 16-Mar-1937 Spanish-American War hero
James L. Holloway III
Military
23-Feb-1922   Chief of Naval Operations, 1974-78
James Irwin
Astronaut
17-Mar-1930 8-Aug-1991 8th to walk on the Moon
Jay L. Johnson
Military
5-Jun-1946   US Chief of Naval Operations, 1996-2000
Frank B. Kelso II
Military
11-Jul-1933   Chief of Naval Operations, 1990-94
Richard L. Keyser
Business
c. 1942   CEO of W.W. Grainger
Ernest J. King
Military
23-Nov-1878 25-Jun-1956 Chief of Naval Operations, 1942-45
Alan G. Kirk
Military
30-Oct-1888 15-Oct-1963 US Navy Admiral, Ambassador to USSR
Charles C. Krulak
Military
4-Mar-1942   US Marine Corps Commandant, 1995-99
Bruce R. Lakefield
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Lehman Brothers Intl., 1995-99
Charles R. Larson
Military
20-Nov-1936   C-in-C, US Pacific Command, 1991-94
Jack London
Business
c. 1937   Chairman of CACI International
Jim Lovell
Astronaut
25-Mar-1928   Apollo 13
Ronald Machtley
Politician
13-Jul-1948   President of Bryant University
Alfred Thayer Mahan
Author
27-Sep-1840 1-Dec-1914 The Influence of Sea Power upon History
Eric Massa
Politician
16-Sep-1959   Congressman from New York, 2009-10
John McCain
Politician
29-Aug-1936   US Senator from Arizona
John S. McCain, Jr.
Military
17-Jan-1911 22-Mar-1981 Admiral, Father of John McCain
Wesley L. McDonald
Military
6-Jul-1924 8-Feb-2008 Led 1983 invasion of Grenada
Bud McFarlane
Government
12-Jul-1937   Iran-Contra figure
Donald F. McGahn
Government
?   US FEC Commissioner
Robert B. McGehee
Business
c. 1943 9-Oct-2007 CEO of Progress Energy, 2004-07
Keith R. McLoughlin
Business
10-Jun-1956   VP at Electrolux
Corbin A. McNeill, Jr.
Business
c. 1940   Co-CEO of Exelon, 2000-02
Albert A. Michelson
Physicist
19-Dec-1852 9-May-1931 Measured the speed of light
Benjamin F. Montoya
Military
24-May-1935   US Navy Civil Engineer, Rear Admiral
Roy Moore
Judge
11-Feb-1947   Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice
Thomas H. Moorer
Military
9-Feb-1912 5-Feb-2004 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1970-74
Michael Mullen
Military
4-Oct-1946   Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2007-11
Daniel J. Murphy, Jr.
Military
30-May-1948   CEO of Alliant Techsystems
Chester W. Nimitz
Military
24-Feb-1885 20-Feb-1966 WWII Commander of US Pacific Navy
Oliver North
Military
7-Oct-1943   Perjuring Iran-Contra figure
Lisa Nowak
Astronaut
10-May-1963   According to lawyer, no diaper
Tom O'Brien
Football
5-Oct-1948   Former head coach of NCSU Wolfpack
John E. O'Neill
Activist
19-Feb-1946   Longtime John Kerry antagonist
Vincent Obsitnik
Business
1938   US Ambassador to Slovakia
William A. Owens
Military
8-May-1940   Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs, 1994-96
Peter Pace
Military
5-Nov-1945   Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2005-07
Bradford W. Parkinson
Engineer
16-Feb-1935   Global Positioning System
H. Ross Perot
Business
27-Jun-1930   Eccentric presidential candidate
John Poindexter
Military
12-Aug-1936   Iran-Contra criminal
Thomas G. Pownall
Business
20-Jan-1922 24-Jun-2005 CEO of Martin-Marietta, 1982-88
Anthony J. Principi
Government
16-Apr-1944   US Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 2001-05
Joseph W. Prueher
Diplomat
25-Nov-1942   US Ambassador to China, 1999-2001
William F. Raborn
Government
8-Jun-1905 6-Mar-1990 CIA Director 1965-66
Arthur W. Radford
Military
27-Feb-1896 17-Aug-1973 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1953-57
J. Paul Reason
Military
22-Mar-1941   C-in-C of US Atlantic Fleet, 1996-99
Steven S. Reinemund
Business
6-Apr-1948   CEO of Pepsi, 2001-06
James O. Richardson
Military
18-Sep-1878 2-May-1974 US Admiral
Hyman Rickover
Military
27-Jan-1900 8-Jul-1986 Built the nuclear navy
David Robinson
Basketball
6-Aug-1965   San Antonio Spurs, 1995 MVP
Gary Roughead
Military
c. 1951   Chief of Naval Operations
John R. Ryan
Military
15-Aug-1945   Chancellor of SUNY, 2006-07
Edward J. Sanderson, Jr.
Business
c. 1949   EVP at Oracle, 1999-2002
Thomas C. Schievelbein
Business
c. 1954   Northrop Grumman Newport News
Wally Schirra
Astronaut
12-Mar-1923 3-May-2007 Commander of Apollo 7
Joseph E. Schmitz
Government
c. 1956   Pentagon Inspector General, 2002-05
William J. Sebald
Diplomat
5-Nov-1901 Aug-1980 Chief US FSO in Japan, 1947-52
Joe Sestak
Politician
12-Dec-1951   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 2007-11
Kevin W. Sharer
Business
2-Mar-1948   CEO of Amgen
Michael J. Sheehan
Business
c. 1961   Hill Holliday Connors Cosmopulos
Alan Shepard
Astronaut
18-Nov-1923 21-Jul-1998 First American in space
Jack Skolds
Business
c. 1950   EVP at Exelon, 2003-07
Frank J. Sprague
Inventor
25-Jul-1857 25-Oct-1934 Streetcars and express elevators
Raymond A. Spruance
Military
3-Jul-1886 13-Dec-1969 US Navy Admiral during WWII
Thomas P. Stafford
Astronaut
17-Sep-1930   Gemini 6 & 9, Apollo 10, Apollo-Soyuz
William H. Standley
Military
18-Dec-1872 25-Oct-1963 US Chief of Naval Operations, 1933-37
Dennis Stanfill
Business
1-Apr-1927   CEO of 20th Century Fox, 1971-81
Lloyd C. Stark
Politician
23-Nov-1886 17-Sep-1972 Governor of Missouri, 1937-41
Adolphus Staton
Military
28-Aug-1879 4-Jun-1964 US Navy admiral
Roger Staubach
Football
5-Feb-1942   Five-time NFC leading passer
James Stockdale
Military
23-Dec-1923 5-Jul-2005 H. Ross Perot's would-be Vice President
Edward M. Straw
Military
c. 1939   Former US Navy Vice Admiral
Robert J. Tarr, Jr.
Business
7-Dec-1943   CEO of Neiman Marcus, 1991-97
Carlisle Trost
Military
24-Apr-1930   Chief of Naval Operations, 1986-90
Robert W. Tucker
Author
c. 1925   The Inequality of Nations
Stansfield Turner
Government
1-Dec-1923   CIA Director, 1977-81
Harlan Ullman
Columnist
15-Mar-1941   Shock and Awe
Frank Varasano
Business
c. 1946   Former Senior VP, Booz Allen Hamilton
James Watkins
Government
7-Mar-1927 26-Jul-2012 US Secretary of Energy, 1989-93
James H. Webb
Military
9-Feb-1946   US Senator from Virginia
John W. Weeks
Politician
11-Apr-1860 12-Jul-1926 US Secretary of War, 1921-25
John K. Welch
Business
c. 1951   CEO of USEC
Robert Welch
Activist
1-Dec-1899 6-Jan-1985 Founder, John Birch Society
Frank D. White
Politician
4-Jun-1933 21-May-2003 Governor of Arkansas, 1981-83
Robert F. Willard
Military
c. 1951   Commander-in-Chief, US Pacific Fleet
William Appleman Williams
Historian
12-Jun-1921 6-Mar-1990 The Tragedy of American Diplomacy
Charlie Wilson
Politician
1-Jun-1933 10-Feb-2010 Congressman from Texas, 1973-96
Jerauld Wright
Military
4-Jun-1898 27-Apr-1995 US Atlantic Fleet Commander, 1954-60
Todd Young
Politician
24-Aug-1972   Congressman, Indiana 9th
Elmo R. Zumwalt
Military
29-Nov-1920 2-Jan-2000 US Chief of Naval Operations, 1970-74

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James F. Collins
Diplomat
1939   US Ambassador to Russia, 1997-2001
William J. Crowe, Jr.
Government
2-Jan-1925 18-Oct-2007 US Navy Admiral
George Dewey
Military
26-Dec-1837 16-Jan-1917 Sank the Spanish fleet at Manila
Albert A. Michelson
Physicist
19-Dec-1852 9-May-1931 Measured the speed of light
James H. Webb
Military
9-Feb-1946   US Senator from Virginia
Robert J. Zimmer
Educator
5-Nov-1947   President, University of Chicago
Robert Zoellick
Government
25-Jul-1953   World Bank president, 2007-12

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Beverly B. Byron
Politician
27-Jul-1932   Congresswoman from Maryland, 1979-93
Thad Cochran
Politician
7-Dec-1937   US Senator from Mississippi
Arthur Culvahouse
Government
4-Jul-1948   White House Counsel, 1987-89
Patrick H. Drewry
Politician
24-May-1875 21-Dec-1947 Congressman from Virginia, 1920-47
Hiram Fong
Politician
15-Oct-1906 18-Aug-2004 US Senator from Hawaii, 1959-77
Al From
Activist
31-May-1943   Founder, Democratic Leadership Council
Steny Hoyer
Politician
14-Jun-1939   Congressman, Maryland 5th
Nancy Johnson
Politician
5-Jan-1935   Congresswoman from Connecticut, 1983-2007
Bobbie Kilberg
Administrator
25-Oct-1944   Northern Virginia Technology Council
Charles R. Larson
Military
20-Nov-1936   C-in-C, US Pacific Command, 1991-94
Mike McIntyre
Politician
6-Aug-1956   Congressman, North Carolina 7th
H. Ross Perot
Business
27-Jun-1930   Eccentric presidential candidate
Joseph W. Prueher
Diplomat
25-Nov-1942   US Ambassador to China, 1999-2001
Chuck Robb
Politician
26-Jun-1939   US Senator from Virginia, 1989-2001
Paul H. Robinson
Business
22-Jun-1930   US Ambassador to Canada, 1981-85
John R. Ryan
Military
15-Aug-1945   Chancellor of SUNY, 2006-07
William H. Standley
Military
18-Dec-1872 25-Oct-1963 US Chief of Naval Operations, 1933-37
Michael S. Steele
Politician
19-Oct-1958   RNC Chairman, 2009-11
William H. Vanderbilt
Politician
24-Nov-1901 14-Apr-1981 Governor of Rhode Island, 1939-41

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom O'Brien
Football
5-Oct-1948   Former head coach of NCSU Wolfpack
Gary Patterson
Football
13-Feb-1960   Head Coach, Texas Christian


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