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Ford Foundation

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1936 by Henry Ford and Edsel Ford.

Official Website:
http://www.fordfound.org/

Founding Date:
1936

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
H. Gardner Ackley
Economist
30-Jun-1915 12-Feb-1998 US Ambassador to Italy, 1968-69
Paul Allaire
Business
21-Jul-1938   Twice CEO of Xerox
David Asman
Journalist
1954   Fox Business Network anchor
A. Doak Barnett
Scholar
8-Oct-1921 17-Mar-1999 China on the Eve of Communist Takeover
Alain J. P. Belda
Business
23-Jun-1943   CEO of Alcoa
Tim Berners-Lee
Computer Programmer
8-Jun-1955   Inventor of the World Wide Web
Afsaneh M. Beschloss
Business
c. 1956   The Rock Creek Group
Mac Bundy
Government
30-Mar-1919 16-Sep-1996 National Security Advisor, 1961-66
Stephen P. Cohen
Scholar
c. 1946   Foreign policy analyst
Wilbur J. Cohen
Government
10-Jun-1913 17-May-1987 HEW Secretary, 1968-69
Karl T. Compton
Physicist
15-Sep-1887 22-Jun-1954 Bikini Island atomic tests
Robert Curvin
Activist
23-Feb-1934   Former Black Power activist
Bill Donaldson
Government
2-Jun-1931   SEC Chairman, 2003-05
Frances D. Fergusson
Educator
3-Oct-1944   President of Vassar, 1986-2006
Franklin M. Fisher
Economist
13-Dec-1934   Economist at MIT
Robert W. Fogel
Economist
1-Jul-1926   Cliometrics
Edsel Ford
Business
6-Nov-1893 26-May-1943 President of Ford, 1919-43
Henry Ford
Business
30-Jul-1863 7-Apr-1947 Founder of Ford Motors
Jeffrey A. Frankel
Economist
5-Nov-1952   Council of Economic Advisers, 1997-99
Kathryn S. Fuller
Administrator
c. 1946   World Wildlife Fund CEO, 1989-2005
James L. Goddard
Government
24-Apr-1923 18-Dec-2009 FDA Commissioner, 1966-68
Robert F. Goheen
Educator
15-Aug-1919 31-Mar-2008 President of Princeton University, 1957-72
Kermit Gordon
Economist
1916 1976 Council of Economic Advisers, 1961-62
Zvi Griliches
Economist
12-Sep-1930 4-Nov-1999 Technology, Education, and Productivity
Joseph A. Hafner, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Riviana Foods, 1984-2005
Ulric Haynes
Diplomat
8-Jun-1931   US Ambassador to Algeria, 1977-81
Alexander Heard
Educator
14-Mar-1917 24-Jul-2009 Chancellor of Vanderbilt University, 1963-82
Walter W. Heller
Economist
27-Aug-1915 15-Jun-1987 Council of Economic Advisers, 1961-64
James B. Hunt
Politician
16-May-1937   Twice Governor of North Carolina
David R. Hunter
Administrator
17-May-1916 25-Nov-2000 Progressive fund advisor
Roy Innis
Activist
6-Jun-1934   Congress of Racial Equality
Norman Dello Joio
Composer
24-Jan-1913 24-Jul-2008 Meditation on Ecclesiastes
Vernon Jordan
Business
15-Aug-1935   Advisor to Bill Clinton
David T. Kearns
Business
11-Aug-1930 25-Feb-2011 CEO of Xerox, 1985-91
John P. Lewis
Economist
18-Mar-1921 19-May-2010 Council of Economic Advisers, 1963-64
Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
Attorney
12-Aug-1956   Partner, Bingham McCutchen
John J. McCloy
Military
31-Mar-1895 11-Mar-1989 World Bank, Warren Commission
Donald F. McHenry
Diplomat
13-Oct-1936   US Ambassador to the UN, 1979-81
J. Irwin Miller
Business
26-May-1909 16-Aug-2004 Former CEO of Cummins Engine
Edward R. Murrow
Journalist
25-Apr-1908 27-Apr-1965 The epitome of broadcast journalism
Luis G. Nogales
Business
c. 1944   CEO of UPI, 1984-86
Michel Oksenberg
Scholar
12-Oct-1938 22-Feb-2001 Leading sinologist
Mitchell B. Reiss
Government
?   Director of Policy Planning, 2003-05
Donald B. Rice
Business
4-Jun-1939   Secretary of the US Air Force, 1989-93
Alice Rivlin
Economist
4-Mar-1931   Founding director, Congressional Budget Office
Anthony Romero
Activist
9-Jul-1965   ACLU Executive Director
Henry B. Schacht
Business
16-Oct-1934   Former CEO of Cummins, Lucent
Martin Shubik
Economist
24-Mar-1926   Economist and game theorist
Donald M. Stewart
Educator
1938   President of College Board, 1987-99
Harold R. Swearer
Educator
13-Oct-1932 19-Oct-1991 President of Brown University, 1977-88
Franklin A. Thomas
Attorney
27-May-1934   President of the Ford Foundation, 1979-96
Robert C. Weaver
Government
29-Dec-1907 17-Jul-1997 US HUD Secretary, 1966-68
Roger Wilkins
Educator
25-Mar-1932   Author, blackademic
Paul Wonnacott
Economist
16-Mar-1933   Council of Economic Advisers, 1991-93


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