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Louisiana State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Louisiana

Founding Date:
1860

Enrollment:
63,000

Official Website:
http://www.lsusystem.lsu.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joe Adcock
Baseball
30-Oct-1927 3-May-1999 Milwaukee Braves First Baseman
Eduardo Aguirre
Diplomat
1946   US Ambassador to Spain
Mose Allison
Musician
11-Nov-1927   Southern bluesman, Jazz pianist
Stephen E. Ambrose
Author
10-Jan-1936 13-Oct-2002 Band of Brothers
Richard Baker
Politician
22-May-1948   Congressman from Louisiana, 1987-2008
Juanita P. Baranco
Business
19-Mar-1949   Baranco Automotive Group
Robert H. Barrow
Military
5-Feb-1922 30-Oct-2008 27th USMC Commandant, 1979-83
James M. Bernhard, Jr.
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Shaw Group
Charles Boustany
Politician
21-Feb-1956   Congressman, Louisiana 7th
Donna Brazile
Author
15-Dec-1959   Al Gore's 2000 campaign manager
Edward R. Campbell
Business
c. 1941   Hibernia National Bank
Billy Cannon
Football
8-Feb-1937   Winner, 1959 Heisman Trophy
James Carville
Government
25-Oct-1944   Clinton campaign strategist
Thomas W. Cason
Business
c. 1942   CFO of Baker Hughes, 1989-90
Bill Cassidy
Politician
28-Sep-1957   Congressman, Louisiana 6th
Don Cazayoux
Politician
17-Jan-1964   Congressman, Louisiana 6th
John H. Dalton
Military
31-Dec-1941   US Secretary of the Navy, 1993-98
Jimmie Davis
Singer/Songwriter
11-Sep-1899 5-Nov-2000 You Are My Sunshine
Peggy Dow
Actor
18-Mar-1928   Harvey
Richard J. Dugas, Jr.
Business
c. 1964   CEO of Pulte Homes
David Duke
Activist
13-Jul-1950   Former KKK Grand Wizard
Max Faget
Scientist
26-Aug-1921 9-Oct-2004 Designer of NASA spacecraft
Mickey Foret
Business
c. 1946   CFO of Northwest Airlines, 1998-2002
Jeff Fortenberry
Politician
27-Dec-1960   Congressman, Nebraska 1st
Murphy J. Foster, Jr.
Politician
11-Jul-1930   Governor of Louisiana, 1996-2004
Richard W. Frost
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Louisiana Pacific
Jack Germond
Columnist
30-Jan-1928   Fat Man in a Middle Seat
Lionel Hebert
Golf
20-Jan-1928 30-Dec-2000 Winner, 1957 PGA Championship
Jerry Huckaby
Politician
19-Jul-1941   Congressman from Louisiana, 1977-93
Hubert Humphrey
Politician
27-May-1911 13-Jan-1978 US Vice President, 1965-69
Andy Ireland
Politician
23-Aug-1930   Congressman from Florida, 1977-93
Chris John
Politician
5-Jan-1960   Congressman from Louisiana, 1997-2005
Lolo Jones
Track and Field
5-Aug-1982   American hurdler, prominent virgin
Clarence P. Cazalot Jr.
Business
1951   CEO of Marathon Oil
Thomas B. King
Business
c. 1962   CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Don Lemon
Journalist
1-Mar-1966   Anchor, CNN Newsroom
Pete Maravich
Basketball
22-Jun-1947 5-Jan-1988 New Orleans Jazz shooter
Jim McCrery
Politician
18-Sep-1949   Congressman from Louisiana, 1989-2009
Ted B. Miller, Jr.
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Crown Castle International, 1996-2001
W. Henson Moore
Politician
4-Oct-1939   Congressman from Louisiana, 1975-87
Dutch Morial
Politician
9-Oct-1929 24-Dec-1989 Mayor of New Orleans, 1978-86
Edwin Newman
Journalist
25-Jan-1919 13-Aug-2010 Journalist and commentator for NBC News
Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball
6-Mar-1972   Shaq Attack
Abel Pacheco
Head of State
22-Dec-1933   President of Costa Rica, 2002-06
Tony Perkins
Activist
20-Mar-1963   President, Family Research Council
Bob Pettit
Basketball
12-Dec-1932   St. Louis Hawks, twice NBA MVP
Susan M. Phillips
Educator
23-Jan-1944   Dean, GWU School of Business
Nancy K. Quinn
Business
c. 1953   Hanover Capital LLC
Rex Reed
Critic
2-Oct-1938   At the Movies
Grover Rees
Attorney
c. 1950   US Ambassador to East Timor, 2002-06
Thomas O. Ryder
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Readers Digest, 1998-2005
Steve Scalise
Politician
6-Oct-1965   Congressman, Louisiana 1st
Barry Seal
Criminal
19-Jul-1939 19-Feb-1986 DEA informant, CIA contract pilot
James D. Shelton
Business
21-Jul-1953   CEO of Triad Hospitals, 1999-2007
Steven Soderbergh
Film Director
14-Jan-1963   Traffic
David P. Steiner
Business
c. 1960   CEO of Waste Management
Jerry Stovall
Football
30-Apr-1941   LSU Tigers Head Coach, 1980-83
Billy Tauzin
Politician
14-Jun-1943   Congressman from Louisiana, 1980-2005
Steve Van Buren
Football
28-Sep-1920 23-Aug-2012 Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Hall-of-Famer
Leslie A. White
Anthropologist
19-Jan-1900 31-Mar-1975 The Science of Culture
Joanne Woodward
Actor
27-Feb-1930   The Three Faces of Eve
Will Wright
Computer Programmer
20-Jan-1960   Created SimCity, The Sims

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Vance Bourjaily
Novelist
17-Sep-1922 31-Aug-2010 The End of My Life
John Breaux
Politician
1-Mar-1944   US Senator from Louisiana, 1987-2005
Cleanth Brooks
Critic
16-Oct-1906 10-May-1994 The Well Wrought Urn
Jay Bybee
Judge
27-Oct-1953   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Thomas D. Clark, Jr.
Educator
c. 1941   Professor at LSU
Assia Djebar
Author
4-Aug-1936   So Vast the Prison
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
Susan M. Phillips
Educator
23-Jan-1944   Dean, GWU School of Business
Eric Voegelin
Philosopher
3-Jan-1901 19-Jan-1985 Order and History
Robert Penn Warren
Poet
24-Apr-1905 15-Sep-1989 First US Poet Laureate

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard C. Adkerson
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Freeport-McMoRan
Pasquale Amato
Singer
21-Mar-1878 13-Aug-1942 Operatic baritone, NY Metropolitan Opera
Edward R. Campbell
Business
c. 1941   Hibernia National Bank
Thomas D. Clark, Jr.
Educator
c. 1941   Professor at LSU
Mark Emmert
Educator
16-Dec-1952   President, University of Washington
John Maxwell Hamilton
Author
28-Mar-1947   Journalism's Roving Eye
John V. Lombardi
Educator
1942   President, Louisiana State University
John J. McKeithen
Politician
28-May-1918 4-Jun-1999 Governor of Louisiana, 1964-72
Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
27-Jan-1956   NASA Administrator, 2001-05
John H. Overton
Politician
17-Sep-1875 14-May-1948 US Senator from Louisiana, 1933-48

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dana X. Bible
Football
8-Oct-1891 19-Jan-1980 Legendary Texas football coach
John Brady
Basketball
17-Sep-1954   LSU Tigers Head Coach
Mack Brown
Football
27-Aug-1951   Head Coach, UT-Austin
Paul Dietzel
Football
5-Sep-1924   South Carolina Head Coach, 1966-74
Charles McClendon
Football
17-Oct-1923 6-Dec-2001 LSU Head Coach, 1962-79
Les Miles
Football
10-Nov-1953   Head Coach, LSU Football
Mike Nolan
Football
7-Mar-1959   Head Coach, San Francisco 49ers
Bo Pelini
Football
13-Dec-1967   Head Coach, Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nick Saban
Football
31-Oct-1951   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Jerry Stovall
Football
30-Apr-1941   LSU Tigers Head Coach, 1980-83


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