Williams College alumni
Because of a history dating back to 1793 and a consistent reputation as a leading institution of higher learning, there is a long list of Williams College people - students who attended the school and...
Fakhruddin Ahmed
Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed (Bengali: ফখরুদ্দিন আহমেদ, Fokhruddin Ahmed) (born May 1, 1940) is a noted Bangladeshi economist, civil servant, and a former governor of the Bangladesh Bank, the country's cen...
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Robert E. Gould
Robert Emery Gould (March 20, 1924 – February 25, 1998) was clinical professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College, and chief of adolescent services at Bellevue Hospital. Gould was known a...
Walter V. Shipley
Walter V. Shipley (born November 2, 1935) was the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chase Manhattan Bank and its predecessor Chemical Bank. Shipley was named chief executive of Chemical ...
Dan Cohn-Sherbok
Dan Cohn-Sherbok is a rabbi of Reform Judaism, a Jewish theologian and a prolific author on religion. He is Professor Emeritus of Judaism at the University of Wales, Honorary Professor at Aberystwyt...
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Philip L. Fradkin
Philip L. Fradkin (February 28, 1935 – July 8, 2012) was an American environmentalist historian, journalist and author. Fradkin authored books ranging from Alaska, California and Nevada, with topics r...
Gordon Hall
Gordon Hall (8 April 1784 - 20 March 1826) was one of the first two American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions missionaries to Bombay, then-headquarters of Bombay Presidency. He was instrume...
Jason Howland
Jason Howland is a musical theatre composer, playwright, conductor, music director, and producer. In 2015, he won the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy for his work producing Beautiful: The Carole Kin...
Thomas Robbins (minister)
Rev. Thomas Robbins, D.D. (August 11, 1777 – September 13, 1856) was a Congregational minister, a bibliophile, and an antiquarian. He became the first librarian of the Connecticut Historical Society.<...
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Robert Hiltzik
Robert Hiltzik is best known for being the director of the 1983 summer camp slasher film Sleepaway Camp, which garnered a cult following. Hiltzik graduated from Williams College and continued to NYU'...
Henry Augustus Ward
Henry Augustus Ward (1834–1906) was an American naturalist and geologist, born in Rochester, New York.After attending Williams College and the Lawrence Scientific School, Harvard, where he was an assi...
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Robert M. Gordon
Robert M. Gordon (born July 3, 1950) is an American Democratic Party politician who has served in the New Jersey Senate since January 8, 2008, where he represents the 38th Legislative District. Gordon...
David Shipley
David Julian Shipley (born June 10, 1963) is an American journalist. He is executive editor of Bloomberg View, overseeing its editorial page and its associated columnists and op-ed contributors. He w...
Arne Carlson
Arne Helge Carlson, Sr. (born September 24, 1934) is an American politician who served as the 37th Governor of the state of Minnesota.
Born in New York City, the son of Swedish immigrants from Gö...
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William Richards (Hawaii)
William Richards (1793–1847) was a missionary and politician in the Kingdom of Hawaii.
William Richards was born in Plainfield, Massachusetts on August 22, 1793. His father was James Richards and ...
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Edward Cornell
Edward Cornell (born 1944) was an early associate of Joseph Papp at the New York Shakespeare Festival. He was the first managing director of the Festival's experimental wing, The Other Stage, where he...
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John Palmer (1785–1840)
John Palmer (January 29, 1785 – December 8, 1840) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. He was born in Hoosick, Rensselaer County, New York. After completing prepar...
Robert I. Lipp
Robert I. Lipp is a senior partner at Brysam Global Partners, a private equity firm. He is a former member of the board of JP Morgan Chase, and a director for Accenture and The Travelers Companies In...
Michael Weiner (executive)
Michael S. Weiner (December 21, 1961 – November 21, 2013) was an American attorney who served as the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. He assumed the role on June 22...
Elisha Johnson
Elisha Johnson (1785–1866) was an engineer and early resident of Rochester, New York. He served the then village as its fifth mayor.Johnson was born in Chautauqua County, New York and graduated from W...
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Julian C. Boyd
Julian Charles Boyd (December 25, 1931 – April 5, 2005) was an American linguist, reputed for his expertise on modality in English, as well as for his pedagogical excellence at the University of Calif...
Arthur Latham Perry
Arthur Latham Perry (February 27, 1830 – July 9, 1905), born in Lyme, New Hampshire, was a prominent American economist and advocate of free trade. He graduated from Williams College in 1852 and was ...
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Noel Perrin
Noel Perrin (September 18, 1927 – November 21, 2004) was an American essayist and a professor at Dartmouth College.
Perrin was born on September 18, 1927, in New York City and grew up in Pelham Ma...
Emory Washburn
Emory Washburn (February 14, 1800 – March 18, 1877) was a United States lawyer, politician, and historian. He was Governor of Massachusetts for one term (from 1854 to 1855), and served for many years...
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Tao Ho
Tao Ho (何弢, Pinyin: Hé Tāo) is an architect from Hong Kong.
Dr. Ho was born in Shanghai in 1936. He graduated from Williams College and then studied architecture at Harvard University and worked a...
Francis W. H. Adams
Francis William Holbrooke Adams (June 26, 1904 – April 20, 1990) was an American lawyer who served as the New York City Police Commissioner from 1954 to 1955.Adams was born in Mount Vernon,...
John S. Robinson (governor)
John Staniford Robinson (November 10, 1804 – April 25, 1860) was an American, a lawyer, and the 22nd Governor of Vermont from 1853 to 1854.
Robinson was born in Bennington, Bennington County, Verm...
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Lewis Bigelow
Lewis Bigelow (August 18, 1785 – October 2, 1838) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in Petersham, Massachusetts, Bigelow was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusett...
Daniel Drezner
Daniel W. Drezner (born August 28, 1968) is an American professor of international politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, an author of books and op-ed pieces, a blog...
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David Sobel
David Sobel is an education writer who has helped in developing the philosophy of place-based education. He has written extensively on the topic in books and numerous articles. He is currently a Core ...