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Texas A&M University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Part of the Texas A&M University System.

Location:
College Station, TX

Founding Date:
1871

Team:
Aggies

Mascot:
Reveille VII

Enrollment:
45,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harold L. Adams
Architect
c. 1939   CEO of RTKL Associates, 1971-2002
James R. Adams
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Southwestern Bell, 1988-92
Pete Aldridge
Business
18-Aug-1938   Under Secretary of Defense, 2001-03
Dennis Allen
Football
22-Sep-1972   Oakland Raiders Head Coach
David C. Anderson
Business
c. 1942   President of Heidrick & Struggles, 2001-03
W. Michael Barnes
Business
c. 1943   CFO of Rockwell, 1991-2001
Joe Barton
Politician
15-Sep-1949   Congressman, Texas 6th
Michael R. Bonsignore
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Honeywell, 1999-2001
Neal Boortz
Radio Personality
6-Apr-1945   Libertarian radio host
Eduardo Castro-Wright
Business
c. 1953   Vice Chairman of Wal-Mart
Henry Cisneros
Politician
11-Jun-1947   Secretary of HUD, 1993-97
John David Crow
Football
8-Jul-1935   Winner, 1957 Heisman Trophy
Henry Cuellar
Politician
19-Sep-1955   Congressman, Texas 28th
Don H. Davis, Jr.
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Rockwell, 1997-2005
Chet Edwards
Politician
24-Nov-1951   Congressman from Texas, 1991-2011
Daniel R. Feehan
Business
c. 1950   Cash America International
Curtis F. Feeny
Business
c. 1957   Former EVP, Stanford Management Co.
Bill Flores
Politician
25-Feb-1954   Congressman, Texas 17th
Edward D. Garza
Politician
c. 1969   Mayor of San Antonio, 2001-05
Marvin J. Girouard
Business
c. 1939   Pier 1 Imports executive
Louie Gohmert
Politician
18-Aug-1953   Congressman, Texas 1st
Jim Gunter
Judge
c. 1943   Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court
Dante Hall
Football
20-Sep-1978   St. Louis Rams Wide Receiver
James L. Hambrick
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Lubrizol
Ty Hardin
Actor
1-Jan-1930   Bronco
Harold J. Haynes
Business
29-Sep-1925 8-Jul-2009 CEO of Standard Oil of California, 1974-81
Jeb Hensarling
Politician
29-May-1957   Congressman, Texas 5th
Keith A. Hutton
Business
c. 1958   President of XTO Energy
Davey Johnson
Baseball
30-Jan-1943   Manager, Washington Nationals
Thomas L. Johnson
Business
c. 1937   Associated General Contractors of Texas
Travis C. Johnson
Business
c. 1936   Attorney at Law, El Paso
Chakib Khelil
Government
8-Aug-1939   Algerian Minister of Energy and Mines
Gary Kubiak
Football
15-Aug-1961   Head Coach, Houston Texans
Greg Laughlin
Politician
21-Jan-1942   Congressman from Texas, 1989-95
Wen Ho Lee
Victim
21-Dec-1939   Allegedly spied for China
Jack E. Little
Business
c. 1938   President of Shell Oil, 1998-99
Lyle Lovett
Country Musician
1-Nov-1957   The Road to Ensenada
L. Lowry Mays
Business
24-Jul-1935   CEO of Clear Channel, 1972-2004
Larry W. McCurdy
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Moog Automotive, 1985-94
C. Wright Mills
Sociologist
28-Aug-1916 20-Mar-1962 The Power Elite
T. Michael Moseley
Military
3-Sep-1949   USAF Chief of Staff, 2005-08
Larry C. Napper
Diplomat
27-Nov-1947   US Ambassador to Kazakhstan, 2001-04
Bobby Nichols
Golf
14-Apr-1936   Winner, 1964 PGA Championship
Erle A. Nye
Business
Jun-1938   CEO of TXU, 1999-2004
Jack Pardee
Football
19-Apr-1936 1-Apr-2013 Linebacker, Head Coach
Rick Perry
Politician
4-Mar-1950   Governor of Texas
T. Boone Pickens
Business
22-May-1928   Texas oilman, founded Mesa Petroleum
Graham Purcell
Politician
5-May-1919 11-Jun-2011 Congressman from Texas, 1962-73
Ralph A. Schmidt
Business
c. 1946   COO of Western Refining, 2005-06
Bernard A. Schriever
Military
14-Sep-1910 20-Jun-2005 US Air Force space program
Gregg M. Sherrill
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Tenneco
Joseph Skeen
Politician
30-Jun-1927 7-Dec-2003 Congressman from New Mexico, 1981-2003
Margaret Spellings
Government
20-Nov-1957   Secretary of Education
Gene Stallings
Football
2-Mar-1935   Crimson Tide Head Coach, 1990-96
William D. Sullivan
Business
c. 1947   Former EVP, Anadarko Petroleum
Rip Torn
Actor
6-Feb-1931   Arthur on The Larry Sanders Show
Martín Torrijos
Head of State
18-Jul-1963   President of Panama, 2004-09
Frank Turner
Architect
1908 2-Oct-1999 Designer, Interstate Highway System
Frank D. White
Politician
4-Jun-1933 21-May-2003 Governor of Arkansas, 1981-83
Clayton W. Williams, Jr.
Business
8-Oct-1931   Texas oilman, rancher
Gene Wolfe
Novelist
7-May-1931   The Book of the New Sun
Oscar Wyatt
Business
7-Jul-1924   Oilman snagged in oil-for-food scandal
Will Wynn
Politician
10-Sep-1961   Mayor of Austin
Bill Yeoman
Football
26-Dec-1927   Houston Head Coach, 1962-86
John B. Zachry
Business
c. 1962   CEO of Zachry Construction

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Derek Barton
Chemist
8-Sep-1918 16-Mar-1998 Conformational analysis
Leonard L. Berry
Business
c. 1942   Professor of Marketing, Texas A&M
Norman Borlaug
Scientist
25-Mar-1914 12-Sep-2009 Engineered disease-resistant wheat
F. Albert Cotton
Chemist
9-Apr-1930 20-Feb-2007 Metal-metal bonds
Phil Gramm
Politician
8-Jul-1942   US Senator from Texas, 1985-2002
Wendy Gramm
Business
9-Jan-1945   Phil Gramm's wife, ex-Enron board member
Jack S. Kilby
Inventor
8-Nov-1923 20-Jun-2005 Electrical engineering pioneer
David M. Lee
Physicist
20-Jan-1931   Superfluidity of helium-3
James C. Miller III
Economist
25-Jun-1942   Conservative economist
Elsa A. Murano
Educator
14-Aug-1959   President of Texas A&M University, 2008-09
Larry C. Napper
Diplomat
27-Nov-1947   US Ambassador to Kazakhstan, 2001-04
Gilbert Plass
Physicist
22-Mar-1922 1-Mar-2004 Climate change scientist
David J. Schmidly
Educator
1943   President, University of New Mexico
Bjarne Stroustrup
Computer Programmer
1950   Inventor of C++ programming language
David M. Szymanski
Business
c. 1957   Retailing Studies Professor

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David C. Anderson
Business
c. 1942   President of Heidrick & Struggles, 2001-03
Robert M. Gates
Government
25-Sep-1943   US Secretary of Defense, 2006-11
Wendy Gramm
Business
9-Jan-1945   Phil Gramm's wife, ex-Enron board member
Kay Granger
Politician
18-Jan-1943   Congresswoman, Texas 12th
David F. Houston
Government
17-Feb-1866 2-Sep-1940 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1913-20
L. Lowry Mays
Business
24-Jul-1935   CEO of Clear Channel, 1972-2004
Elsa A. Murano
Educator
14-Aug-1959   President of Texas A&M University, 2008-09
Erle A. Nye
Business
Jun-1938   CEO of TXU, 1999-2004
Donald Powell
Government
2-May-1941   FDIC Chairman, Gulf Coast Rebuilding Czar
David J. Schmidly
Educator
1943   President, University of New Mexico
Gene Stallings
Football
2-Mar-1935   Crimson Tide Head Coach, 1990-96
David M. Szymanski
Business
c. 1957   Retailing Studies Professor
George Williams
Business
c. 1950   Williams Partners, Inc.
Roger Williams
Politician
13-Sep-1949   Texas Secretary of State, 2004-07

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis Allen
Football
22-Sep-1972   Oakland Raiders Head Coach
Dana X. Bible
Football
8-Oct-1891 19-Jan-1980 Legendary Texas football coach
Bear Bryant
Football
11-Sep-1913 26-Jan-1983 Legendary Alabama head coach
John David Crow
Football
8-Jul-1935   Winner, 1957 Heisman Trophy
Dennis Franchione
Football
28-Mar-1951   Texas A&M Head Coach, 2003-07
Billy Gillispie
Basketball
7-Nov-1959   Former basketball coach, Texas Tech
Gary Kubiak
Football
15-Aug-1961   Head Coach, Houston Texans
Mike Sherman
Football
19-Dec-1954   Head Coach at Texas A&M, 2008-11
Jackie Sherrill
Football
28-Nov-1943   MSU Head Coach, 1991-2003
Gene Stallings
Football
2-Mar-1935   Crimson Tide Head Coach, 1990-96
Tommy Tuberville
Football
18-Sep-1954   University of Cincinnati football coach


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