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Central High School, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Founding Date:
1836

Enrollment:
2400

Official Website:
http://www.centralhigh.net/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Albert C. Barnes
Curator
2-Jan-1872 24-Jul-1951 Barnes Foundation
Philip Casnoff
Actor
3-Aug-1949   Dr. Robert Jackson on Strong Medicine
Noam Chomsky
Linguist
7-Dec-1928   Linguist, dissident intellectual
Sam Dash
Government
27-Feb-1925 29-May-2004 Chief counsel, Senate Watergate committee
Richard Dunham
Journalist
c. 1956   Business Week
Douglas Feith
Government
16-Jul-1953   Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, 2001-05
Sheldon G. Gilgore
Business
13-Feb-1932 12-Feb-2010 CEO of Searle, 1986-95
Edwin J. Houston
Inventor
9-Jul-1847 1-Mar-1914 Thomson-Houston Electric Company
Louis Kahn
Architect
20-Feb-1901 17-Mar-1974 Prominent architect
Tom Lewis
Politician
26-Oct-1924 1-Aug-2003 Congressman from Florida, 1983-95
Alain Locke
Author
13-Sep-1886 9-Jun-1954 Leader in the Harlem Renaissance
Robert Nix, Jr.
Judge
13-Jul-1928 23-Aug-2003 Pennsylvania Chief Justice, 1984-96
Teller
Magician
14-Feb-1948   The nonspeaking half of Penn and Teller
Howard M. Temin
Scientist
10-Dec-1934 9-Feb-1994 Tumor viruses and host genetics
Elihu Thomson
Inventor
29-Mar-1853 13-Mar-1937 Electric welding and A/C motors
William S. Vare
Politician
24-Dec-1867 7-Aug-1934 Philadelphia political boss
Alan Wolfe
Author
10-Jun-1942   The Future of Liberalism

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edwin J. Houston
Inventor
9-Jul-1847 1-Mar-1914 Thomson-Houston Electric Company


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