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Famous Hobart And William Smith Colleges Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Hobart and William Smith Colleges and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Hobart and William Smith Colleges include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Hobart and William Smith Colleges alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

This list has a variety of graduates, like Abigail Johnson and Christopher McDonald, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hobart and William Smith Colleges?” and “Which celebrities are Hobart and William Smith Colleges alumni?”
  • Abigail Johnson1

    Abigail Johnson

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Abigail Pierrepont Johnson (born December 19, 1961) is an American billionaire businesswoman....  more
  • Elizabeth Blackwell2

    AgeDec. at 89 (1821-1910)

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) was a British physician, notable as the...  more

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    #78 of 319 The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models#9 of 24 Famous American Women Who Deserve Their Faces On Money

  • Harry Coover3

    Harry Coover


    AgeDec. at 94 (1917-2011)

    BirthplaceNewark, Delaware

    Harry Wesley Coover Jr. (March 6, 1917 – March 26, 2011) was the inventor of Eastman 910,...  more
  • Joseph M. Kyrillos4


    BirthplaceKearny, New Jersey, United States of America

    Joseph M. Kyrillos, Jr. (born April 12, 1960) is an American Republican Party politician and...  more
  • Terry McGuire5

    Terry McGuire

    Terry McGuire is a co-founder and general partner of Polaris Partners based in the Boston...  more
  • Willis Adcock6

    Willis Adcock

    Chemist, Electrical engineer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1922-2003)

    BirthplaceSaint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada

    Dr. Willis Alfred Adcock (November 25, 1922 – December 16, 2003) was a Canadian-American...  more
  • Lauren Bessette7

    AgeDec. at 35 (1964-1999)

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York

  • 8

    Elizabeth J. Perry

    Historian, Political scientist


    BirthplaceShanghai, China

    Elizabeth J. Perry, FBA (Chinese name: Chinese: 裴宜理; pinyin: Péi Yílǐ, born September 9, 1948)...  more
  • 9

    Jonas Schwartz

    Journalist, Newsreader
    Jonas Schwartz is the host of SportsNet New York’s Jets pre and post game live shows....  more
  • Christian Camargo10

    Christian Camargo

    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Christian Camargo (né Minnick; born July 7, 1971) is an American actor, producer, writer, and...  more
  • Andrew Dickson White11

    Andrew Dickson White

    Diplomat, Historian

    AgeDec. at 86 (1832-1918)

    BirthplaceHomer, New York, United States of America

    Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was an American historian and...  more
  • Richard V. Kahn12

    Richard V. Kahn

    Professor, Writer


    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York

  • Chris Carlin13

    Chris Carlin

    Sports commentator


    Chris Carlin (born September 16, 1972 in Morristown, New Jersey), nicknamed The Continent, is...  more
  • Edward S. Bragg14

    Edward S. Bragg


    AgeDec. at 85 (1827-1912)

    BirthplaceContiguous United States, New York, Otsego County, United States of America, United States

    Edward Stuyvesant Bragg (February 20, 1827 – June 20, 1912) was a Democratic politician,...  more
  • Rodney Frelinghuysen15


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Rodney Procter Frelinghuysen (born April 29, 1946) is an American politician who served as...  more
  • George Washington Woodward16

    AgeDec. at 66 (1809-1875)

    BirthplaceBethany, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    George Washington Woodward (March 26, 1809 – May 10, 1875) was a Democratic member of the U.S....  more
  • Charles J. Folger17

    AgeDec. at 66 (1818-1884)

    BirthplaceNantucket, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Charles James Folger (April 16, 1818 – September 4, 1884) was an American lawyer and...  more
  • Richard R. Kenney18

    AgeDec. at 75 (1856-1931)

    BirthplaceLaurel, Delaware, United States of America

    Richard Rolland Kenney (September 9, 1856 – August 14, 1931) was an American lawyer and...  more
  • Albert J. Myer19

    AgeDec. at 52 (1828-1880)

    BirthplaceNewburgh, New York

    Albert James Myer (September 20, 1828 – August 24, 1880) was a surgeon and United States Army...  more
  • Arthur Dove20

    AgeDec. at 66 (1880-1946)

    BirthplaceCanandaigua, New York

    Arthur Garfield Dove (August 2, 1880 – November 23, 1946) was an American artist. An early...  more
  • Christopher McDonald21


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Christopher McDonald (born February 15, 1955) is an American actor. He is known for his roles...  more

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    #1111 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#2 of 23 Actors Who Are the Best at Playing Sleazeballs

  • 22

    Edward Regan



    BirthplacePlainfield, New Jersey

    Edward Van Buren Regan (May 14, 1930 – October 18, 2014) was an American politician and public...  more
  • 23
    Warren W. Littlefield (born May 11, 1952) is an American television executive. Born in...  more
  • 24
    Holman W. Jenkins Jr. is a columnist, editorial writer, and member of The Wall Street Journal...  more
  • 25

    Ben J. Wattenberg

    Journalist, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Benjamin Joseph Wattenberg (born Joseph Ben Zion Wattenberg; August 26, 1933 – June 28, 2015)...  more