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List of Famous Harvard Final Club Members ranked by fame and popularity. David Fincher's masterpiece “The Social Network” provided many viewers with their first look inside Harvard's prestigious Final Clubs. Each fall the Final Clubs hold a “punch season” in which freshmen and sophomores are evaluated for membership. Here is a list of famous Harvard Final Club members.

The Fox Club was founded in 1898 and it lists poet T.S. Eliot, figure skater Paul Wylie and Microsoft founder Bill Gates as members. Bill Gates famously left Harvard in 1975 because as he states in his autobiography, “I wasn’t sure the window of opportunity for starting up a software company would open again.” Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin was a member of the Phoenix SK Final Club.

The Spee Club was founded in 1852 and became the first Harvard Final Club to admit an African-American member in the 1960s. President John F. Kennedy and his brother Senator Robert F. Kennedy were both members of the Spree Club. Olympic rowers and American entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss were both members of the Porcellian Club.

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John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
John F. Kennedy Died at 46 (1917-1963) Spee Club John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), also referred to as John F. Kennedy, JFK, John Kennedy or Jack Kennedy, was the 35th President of the United States. He served from ...more

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Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Bill Gates age 61 Fox Club William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates originally established his reputation as the ...more

Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Franklin D. Roosevelt Died at 63 (1882-1945) Fly Club Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States. A Democrat, he won a record ...more

Robert F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Robert F. Kennedy Died at 43 (1925-1968) Spee Club Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts. He served as a Senator for New York from 1965 until his assassination ...more

Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Theodore Roosevelt Died at 61 (1858-1919) Porcellian Club Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a leader of ...more

Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Ted Kennedy Died at 77 (1932-2009) Owl Club Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. He was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died and was ...more

Steve Ballmer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Steve Ballmer age 61 Fox Club Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer is an American businessman who was the chief executive officer of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014, and is the current owner of the Los ...more

Deval Patrick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Deval Patrick age 60 Fly Club Deval Laurdine Patrick is an American politician and civil rights lawyer who served as the 71st Governor of Massachusetts from 2007 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, Patrick served as ...more

T. S. Eliot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
T. S. Eliot Died at 77 (1888-1965) Fox Club Thomas Stearns Eliot OM, usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets". He was born ...more

William Randolph Hearst is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
William Randolph Hearst Died at 88 (1863-1951) A.D. Club William Randolph Hearst was an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. Hearst entered the ...more

Edward Everett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Edward Everett Died at 71 (1794-1865) Porcellian Club Edward Everett was an American politician, pastor, educator, diplomat, and orator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of ...more

Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Bobby Jones Died at 69 (1902-1971) Owl Club Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. was an American amateur golfer, and a lawyer by profession. Jones founded and helped design the Augusta National Golf Club, and co-founded the Masters ...more

Benjamin C. Bradlee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Benjamin C. Bradlee age 95 A.D. Club Benjamin Crowninshield "Ben" Bradlee was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He became a national figure during the presidency of Richard Nixon, when he ...more

Jay Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Jay Rockefeller age 79 Fly Club John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV is a former United States Senator from West Virginia, serving from 1985 to 2015. He was first elected to the Senate in 1984, while in office as ...more

James Russell Lowell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
James Russell Lowell Died at 72 (1819-1891) Porcellian Club James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets ...more

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Birendra of Nepal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Birendra of Nepal Died at 56 (1945-2001) Fox Club Birendra Bir Bikram Shah was the 11th King of Nepal and a South Asian statesman. The eldest son of King Mahendra, whom he succeeded in 1972, he reigned until his death in the 2001 Nepalese royal ...more

Buddy Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Buddy Fletcher age 52 The Phoenix – S K Club Alphonse "Buddy" Fletcher, Jr. is a former hedge fund manager and founder of the Fletcher Foundation. His fund is in bankruptcy, and he is accused of civil fraud. He began his career ...more

Joseph Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Joseph Story Died at 66 (1779-1845) Porcellian Club Joseph Story was an American lawyer and jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1811 to 1845. He is most remembered for his opinions in Martin v. Hunter's Lessee and The ...more

Louis Agassiz Shaw, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Louis Agassiz Shaw Jr. Porcellian Club Louis Agassiz Shaw, Jr. was an instructor of physiology at the School of Public Health of Harvard University, where he is credited in 1928 along with Philip Drinker for inventing the Drinker ...more

James Blake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
James Blake age 36 A.D. Club James Riley Blake is an American former professional tennis player. Blake is known for his speed and powerful, flat forehand. During his career, Blake had amassed 24 singles finals appearances, ...more

Robert L. Bacon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Robert L. Bacon Died at 54 (1884-1938) The Phoenix – S K Club Robert Low Bacon was an American politician, a banker, Lieutenant Colonel, and congressman from New York.

Kaleil Isaza Tuzman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Kaleil Isaza Tuzman age 45 The Phoenix – S K Club Kaleil Isaza Tuzman is an entrepreneur and Managing Partner of KIT Capital. Isaza Tuzman started his career at Goldman Sachs, and has been in the digital media industry for more than 20 years, ...more

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Died at 94 (1841-1935) A.D. Club Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States ...more

Charles William Eliot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Charles William Eliot Died at 92 (1834-1926) A.D. Club Charles William Eliot was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. Eliot ...more

Fred Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Fred Gwynne Died at 67 (1926-1993) Fly Club Frederick Hubbard "Fred" Gwynne was an American actor. Gwynne was best known for his roles in the 1960s sitcoms Car 54, Where Are You? and The Munsters, as well as his later roles in ...more

Charles Francis Adams III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Charles Francis Adams III Died at 88 (1866-1954) A.D. Club Charles Francis Adams III was the United States Secretary of the Navy under President Herbert Hoover and a well-known yachtsman.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Died at 85 (1809-1894) Porcellian Club Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, his peers acclaimed him as one of the best writers of ...more

Eduardo Saverin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Eduardo Saverin age 35 The Phoenix – S K Club Eduardo Luiz Saverin is a Brazilian internet entrepreneur and investor. Saverin is one of five co-founders of Facebook, along with Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Andrew ...more

Viet D. Dinh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Viet D. Dinh age 47 The Phoenix – S K Club Viet D. Dinh is a lawyer and a conservative legal scholar who served as an Assistant Attorney General of the United States from 2001 to 2003, under the presidency of George W. Bush. Born in ...more

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Owen Wister is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Owen Wister Died at 78 (1860-1938) Porcellian Club Owen Wister was an American writer and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian, although he never wrote about the West afterwards.

Wendell Phillips is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Wendell Phillips Died at 73 (1811-1884) Porcellian Club Wendell Phillips was an American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator and lawyer.

Samuel Eliot Morison is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Samuel Eliot Morison Died at 89 (1887-1976) The Phoenix – S K Club Samuel Eliot Morison, Rear Admiral, United States Naval Reserve was an American historian noted for his works of maritime history that were both authoritative and highly readable. He received ...more

James Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
James Roosevelt Died at 84 (1907-1991) Fly Club James Roosevelt II was the oldest son of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. He was a United States Congressman, an officer in the United States Marine Corps, an aide to ...more

Hassan Nemazee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Hassan Nemazee age 65 Owl Club Hassan Nemazee is a multimillionaire Iranian-American investment banker.

Douglas Kenney is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Douglas Kenney Died at 34 (1946-1980) Spee Club Douglas C. Kenney was an American writer and actor who co-founded National Lampoon magazine in 1970. Kenney edited the magazine and wrote much of its early material.

William A. Chanler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
William A. Chanler Died at 67 (1867-1934) Porcellian Club William Astor "Willie" Chanler, Sr. was a soldier, explorer, and politician who served as U.S. Representative from New York. He was third son of John Winthrop Chanler of the ...more

Thomas Blake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Thomas Blake Died at 28 (1976-2004) A.D. Club Thomas Blake, Jr. is an American professional tennis player. Blake was born in Yonkers, New York to Thomas Sr. and Betty. He has a younger brother, James Blake, who is also a professional tennis ...more

Theodore Roosevelt III is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Theodore Roosevelt III Died at 87 (1914-2001) Owl Club Theodore Roosevelt IV, commonly known as Theodore Roosevelt III, was a World War II Veteran. He was the eldest son of politician and World War II military leader Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, ...more

James Bryant Conant is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
James Bryant Conant Died at 85 (1893-1978) Fly Club James Bryant Conant was an American chemist, a transformative President of Harvard University, and the first U.S. Ambassador to West Germany. Conant obtained a PhD in Chemistry from Harvard in ...more

Abbott Lawrence Lowell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Abbott Lawrence Lowell Died at 87 (1856-1943) Fly Club Abbott Lawrence Lowell was a U.S. educator and legal scholar. He served as President of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933. With an "aristocratic sense of mission and ...more

Richard Darman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Richard Darman Died at 65 (1943-2008) Owl Club Richard Gordon Darman was an American businessman and government official who served in senior positions during the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush.

Leverett Saltonstall is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Leverett Saltonstall Died at 87 (1892-1979) Porcellian Club Leverett A. Saltonstall was an American Republican politician who served as the 55th Governor of Massachusetts and as a United States Senator.

Anand Mahindra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Anand Mahindra age 61 The Phoenix – S K Club Anand Mahindra is the chairman and managing director of Mahindra Group. His grandfather JC Mahindra co-founded the company in Mumbai, India. Founded as a steel trading company, the Group today ...more

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J. William Middendorf is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
J. William Middendorf age 91 Owl Club John William Middendorf II is a former Republican United States diplomat and Secretary of the Navy.

Whit Stillman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Whit Stillman age 63 Fly Club John Whitney "Whit" Stillman is an American writer-director known for his sly depictions of the "urban haute bourgeoisie." He is perhaps best known for his 1990 film ...more

Richard Whitney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Richard Whitney Died at 86 (1888-1974) Porcellian Club Richard Whitney was an American financier, president of the New York Stock Exchange from 1930 to 1935. He was later convicted of embezzlement and imprisoned.

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Died at 83 (1902-1985) Fox Club Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., sometimes referred to as Henry Cabot Lodge II, was a Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts and a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, South Vietnam, West ...more

Charles Francis Adams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Died at 80 (1835-1915) A.D. Club Charles Francis Adams Jr. was a member of the prominent Adams family, and son of Charles Francis Adams, Sr. He served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war, ...more

Robert Woods Bliss is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Robert Woods Bliss Died at 87 (1875-1962) Owl Club Robert Woods Bliss was an American diplomat, art collector, philanthropist, and one of the cofounders of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, D.C.

Ryu Goto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Harvard Finals Club Members
Ryu Goto age 28 The Phoenix - S K Club Ryu Goto is a Japanese-American concert violinist. Goto gained attention as a child prodigy, first performing at the age of seven in the Pacific Music Festival held in Sapporo, Japan. His debut ...more