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Grinnell College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1846 as Iowa College in Davenport, Iowa.

Moved and changed name to Grinnell College in 1909.

Location:
Grinnell, IA

Founding Date:
10-Jun-1846

Motto:
Veritas et Humanitas

Team:
Pioneers

Enrollment:
1400

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry Carter Adams
Economist
31-Dec-1851 11-Aug-1921 Public Debts
Ken Adelman
Diplomat
9-Jun-1946   Deputy US Ambassador to the UN, 1981-83
Benjamin R. Barber
Scholar
2-Aug-1939   Jihad vs. McWorld
Emily Bergl
Actor
25-Apr-1975   Annie O'Donnell on Men in Trees
Thomas R. Cech
Chemist
8-Dec-1947   Proved enzyme role of RNA
Tom Cole
Politician
28-Apr-1949   Congressman, Oklahoma 4th
Mary Sue Coleman
Educator
2-Oct-1943   President, University of Michigan
Gary Cooper
Actor
7-May-1901 14-May-1961 High Noon
Peter Coyote
Actor
10-Oct-1942   Dennis Ryland on The 4400
John T. Crotty
Business
c. 1938   CroBern Management Partnership
Adrian W. DeWind
Attorney
1-Dec-1913 7-Aug-2009 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Russell Freeman
Diplomat
25-Oct-1939   US Ambassador to Belize, 2001-05
Herbie Hancock
Jazz Musician
12-Apr-1940   Innovative jazz/fusion composer and pianist
Raymond A. Hare
Diplomat
3-Apr-1901 9-Feb-1994 US Mideast Ambassador
Harry Lloyd Hopkins
Government
17-Aug-1890 29-Jan-1946 US Secretary of Commerce, 1938-40
Walter Koenig
Actor
14-Sep-1936   Chekov on Star Trek
Richard A. McGinn
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Lucent, 1996-2000
George Moose
Diplomat
23-Jun-1944   US Ambassador to the UN in Europe, 1998-2001
Robert Noyce
Inventor
12-Dec-1927 3-Jun-1990 Co-Inventor, integrated circuit
Ian Roberts
Actor
29-Jul-1965   Upright Citizens Brigade
Donald M. Stewart
Educator
1938   President of College Board, 1987-99
Sam Tanenhaus
Author
31-Oct-1955   Editor, New York Times Book Review
Joseph Welch
Attorney
22-Oct-1890 6-Oct-1960 Have you no sense of decency?
Alan Wheat
Politician
16-Oct-1951   Congressman from Missouri, 1983-95
George A. Wilson
Politician
1-Apr-1884 8-Sep-1953 Governor of Iowa, 1939-43
James Wilson
Government
16-Aug-1835 26-Aug-1920 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1897-1913

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elizabeth A. Ballantine
Attorney
c. 1948   EBA Associates
Mary Sue Coleman
Educator
2-Oct-1943   President, University of Michigan
Robert Noyce
Inventor
12-Dec-1927 3-Jun-1990 Co-Inventor, integrated circuit
Donald M. Stewart
Educator
1938   President of College Board, 1987-99


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