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Union College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

A part of Union University.

Location:
Schenectady, NY

Founding Date:
1795

Enrollment:
2200

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Neil Abercrombie
Politician
26-Jun-1938   Governor of Hawaii
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Journalist
26-Jan-1871 15-Nov-1958 The Great American Fraud
David Anderson
Diplomat
3-Jan-1937 4-Jul-1997 US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1981-85
Chester A. Arthur
Head of State
5-Oct-1829 18-Nov-1886 21st US President, 1881-85
Edward Bellamy
Author
26-Mar-1850 22-May-1898 Looking Backward
John Bigelow
Author
25-Nov-1817 19-Dec-1911 Ambassador to France, memoirist
Baruch S. Blumberg
Scientist
28-Jul-1925 5-Apr-2011 Hepatitis B vaccine
William Jennings Bryan
Politician
18-Mar-1860 26-Jul-1925 Prosecutor of the Scopes Monkey Trial
Arnold I. Burns
Attorney
14-Apr-1930   Deputy US Attorney General, 1986-88
Joseph M. Carey
Politician
19-Jan-1845 5-Feb-1924 Governor of Wyoming, 1911-15
Orlow W. Chapman
Government
7-Jan-1832 19-Jan-1890 US Solicitor General, 1889-90
Robert F. Cummings, Jr.
Business
c. 1950   Senior Managing Director, GSC Group
Jeffrey DeMunn
Actor
25-Apr-1947   Citizen X
Klaus Eppler
Attorney
8-May-1930   Retired Partner, Proskauer Rose
Vic Fazio
Politician
11-Oct-1942   Congressman from California, 1979-99
Joel M. Flaum
Judge
26-Nov-1936   7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Raymond V. Gilmartin
Business
6-Mar-1941   CEO of Merck, 1994-2005
Gordon Gould
Physicist
17-Jul-1920 16-Sep-2005 Invented the laser, arguably
Robert R. Grusky
Business
19-Aug-1957   Hope Capital Management
Henry W. Halleck
Military
16-Jan-1815 9-Jan-1872 Commander of US Army, 1862-64
Robert Holland, Jr.
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Ben & Jerry's, 1995-96
Ward Hunt
Judge
14-Jun-1810 24-Mar-1886 US Supreme Court Justice, 1873-82
Preston King
Politician
14-Oct-1806 12-Nov-1865 US Senator, committed suicide
Randy Kuhl
Politician
19-Apr-1943   Congressman from New York, 2005-09
John P. Lewis
Economist
18-Mar-1921 19-May-2010 Council of Economic Advisers, 1963-64
William B. Marx, Jr.
Business
c. 1939   Former AT&T/Lucent EVP
Lewis Henry Morgan
Anthropologist
21-Nov-1818 17-Dec-1881 Ancient Society
J. Sterling Morton
Government
22-Apr-1832 27-Apr-1902 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1893-97
Robert P. Patterson
Judge
12-Feb-1891 22-Jan-1952 US Secretary of War, 1945-47
Martin L. Perl
Physicist
24-Jun-1927   Discovered the tau lepton
Kevin M. Rampe
Attorney
c. 1966   Ex-President, Lower Manhattan Development Corp.
Dylan Ratigan
Journalist
19-Apr-1972   Co-Creator of Fast Money
Phil Alden Robinson
Film Director
1-Mar-1950   Field of Dreams
Ben Schwartz
Actor
15-Sep-1981   Rejected Jokes
William Henry Seward
Politician
16-May-1801 10-Oct-1872 Mastermind behind Seward's Folly
Steven J. Shapiro
Business
c. 1953   CFO of Burlington Resources, 2000-05
Alfred Sommer
Doctor
1942   SPH Dean at Johns Hopkins, 1990-2005
John C. Spencer
Politician
8-Jan-1788 18-May-1855 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1843-44
Adam Storke
Actor
18-Aug-1962   Mystic Pizza
Richard K. Templeton
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Texas Instruments
Lee Tracy
Actor
14-Apr-1898 18-Oct-1968 Crashing Hollywood
Binyavanga Wainaina
Author
18-Jan-1971   One Day I Will Write About This Place
Thomas A. Watson
Engineer
18-Jan-1854 13-Dec-1934 Assistant to Alexander Graham Bell
George Westinghouse
Inventor
6-Oct-1846 12-Mar-1914 Air brake and A/C power
J. Ernest Wharton
Politician
4-Oct-1899 19-Jan-1990 Congressman from New York, 1951-65

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul LeClerc
Administrator
28-May-1941   CEO of New York Public Library
John P. Lewis
Economist
18-Mar-1921 19-May-2010 Council of Economic Advisers, 1963-64

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert F. Cummings, Jr.
Business
c. 1950   Senior Managing Director, GSC Group
Robert P. Patterson
Judge
12-Feb-1891 22-Jan-1952 US Secretary of War, 1945-47

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Cahill
Football
c. 1919 29-Oct-1992 Army Head Coach, 1966-73
John J. McLaughry
Football
8-Apr-1917 28-Nov-2007 Head Coach at Brown, 1959-66


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