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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Hotchkiss School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Hotchkiss School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Hotchkiss School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Hotchkiss School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Hotchkiss School 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 Hotchkiss School.

Examples of graduates on this list include Allison Janney and Archibald MacLeish.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hotchkiss School?” and “Which celebrities are Hotchkiss School alumni?”

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Allison Janney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Musician, Actor, Voice acting Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress. She is a six-time Primetime Emmy Award winner for her television work and has won a Drama Desk Award and received two Tony Award nominations for her ...more

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John Hersey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Journalist, Professor, Novelist John Richard Hersey was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer and journalist considered one of the earliest practitioners of the so-called New Journalism, in which storytelling techniques of ...more

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Thomas W. Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Lawyer Thomas Woodnutt Miller was an American businessman, lawyer and politician, from Wilmington, Delaware, and Reno, Nevada. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Republican Party, who ...more

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Tom Werner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Screenwriter Thomas Charles "Tom" Werner is an American television producer, screenwriter, director, and businessman. Via his investment in Fenway Sports Group, Tom serves as chairman of the Boston ...more

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Chip Arndt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Activist Chip Arndt is an American gay activist, best known as a winner of The Amazing Race 4 in 2003 with former partner Reichen Lehmkuhl. Arndt attended Hotchkiss School, Yale University, and Harvard ...more

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William Clay Ford, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Businessperson William Clay "Bill" Ford Jr. is an American businessman. The great-grandson of Henry Ford, he serves as the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. Ford also served as the President, ...more

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Potter Stewart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Judge Potter Stewart was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. During his tenure, he made, among other areas, major contributions to criminal justice reform, civil rights, access to ...more

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Henry Luce is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Editor, Publisher Henry Robinson Luce, an American magazine magnate, was called "the most influential private citizen in the America of his day". He launched and closely supervised a stable of magazines ...more

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Archibald MacLeish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Librarian, Poet, Essayist Archibald MacLeish was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.

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Arthur Lehman Goodhart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Journalist, Jurist, Lawyer Arthur Lehman Goodhart, KBE, KC was an American-born British academic jurist and lawyer; he was Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Oxford, 1931–51, when he was also a Fellow of ...more

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Chris Wallace is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader Christopher "Chris" Wallace is a television anchor who is the host of the Fox Broadcasting Company/Fox News Channel program Fox News Sunday. Wallace has won three Emmy Awards and the ...more

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Varian Fry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Varian Fry Journalist Varian Mackey Fry was an American journalist. Fry ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 to 4,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the

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Porter Goss is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Politician Porter Johnston Goss is an American politician who was the first Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the last Director of Central Intelligence following the passage of the 2004 ...more

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Strobe Talbott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Journalist Nelson Strobridge "Strobe" Talbott III is an American foreign policy analyst associated with Yale University and the Brookings Institution, a former journalist associated with Time ...more

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Malcolm Baldrige, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Politician Howard Malcolm "Mac" Baldrige, Jr. was an American businessman. He served as the United States Secretary of Commerce from 1981 until his death in 1987.

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Charles Edison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician Charles Edison was a son of Thomas Edison and Mina Miller. He was a businessman, who became Assistant and then United States Secretary of the Navy, and served as the 42nd Governor of New

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William H.T. Bush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur Mr. Bush is a co-founder, Director and shareholder of Bush ODonnell Co., Inc., serves as its Chairman and as a Principal of Bush ODonnell Smith Capital Services. From 1996 - 1998 he was Finance ...more

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Lewis Lapham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Writer Lewis Henry Lapham is an American writer. He was the editor of the American monthly Harper's Magazine from 1976 until 1981, and from 1983 until 2006. He is the founder of Lapham's Quarterly, a ...more

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Sam Wagstaff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Curator Samuel Jones Wagstaff Jr. was an American art curator and collector as well as the artistic mentor and benefactor of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and poet-punk rocker Patti Smith. Wagstaff ...more

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Caitlin Cahow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Caitlin Cahow is an American ice hockey player. She attended the Foote School, where she graduated in 2000 and then attended the Hotchkiss School where she graduated in 2003 after playing ...more

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Henry Ford II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Businessperson, Industrialist Henry Ford II, sometimes known as "HF2" or "Hank the Deuce", was the oldest son of Edsel Ford and oldest grandson of Henry Ford. He was president of the Ford Motor Company ...more

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John Hammond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Record producer, Civil rights activist, Music critic John A. Hammond is a father of John P. Hammond.

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Paul Nitze is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Paul Henry Nitze was a high-ranking United States government official who helped shape Cold War defense policy over the course of numerous presidential administrations.

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Jonathan Bush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Banker Jonathan James Bush is an American banker.

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Winston Lord is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Winston Lord is a United States diplomat and leader of non-governmental foreign policy organizations. He served as the president of the Council on Foreign Relations between 1977 and 1985, ...more

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Brandon Rogers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Brandon Rogers is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who last played with the Iserlohn Roosters in the DEL.

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Stephen Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Stephen Birmingham Stephen Birmingham is an American author. Born to Thomas Birmingham and Editha Gardner Birmingham, he received a BA from Williams College in 1953. He is a former teacher of writing at the ...more

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Douglas Moore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Educator, Author, Composer Douglas Stuart Moore was an American composer, educator, and author. He wrote music for the theater, film, ballet and orchestra, but his greatest fame is associated with his operas The Devil and ...more

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William Loeb III is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
William Loeb III William "Bill" Loeb III, was publisher of the Manchester Union Leader newspaper in Manchester, New Hampshire, for thirty-five years from 1946 until his death. His pugnacious ...more

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J. Howard Rossbach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
J. Howard Rossbach

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Oswald Bates Lord is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Oswald Bates Lord

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Shavar Thomas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Shavar Thomas Footballer Shavar Thomas is a Jamaican footballer who most recently played for Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the North American Soccer League.

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Artemus Gates is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Artemus Gates Artemus Lamb Gates was an American businessman, naval aviator, and Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air in charge of naval aviation efforts in World War II. He also was briefly Undersecretary ...more

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Joseph W. Frazer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Joseph W. Frazer Joseph Washington Frazer was a middle 20th century American automobile company executive. Over the course of his life, Joe Frazer was employed in half a dozen different companies as a mechanic, ...more

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Charles Pillsbury Lord is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Charles Pillsbury Lord

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Philip Winston Pillsbury is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Philip Winston Pillsbury Philip Winston Pillsbury was chairman emeritus of the Pillsbury Co. and a grandson of the cofounder, Charles Alfred Pillsbury.

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Charles Woodruff Yost is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Charles Woodruff Yost was a career U.S. diplomat who was assigned as his country's representative to the United Nations from 1969 to 1971.

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Briton Hadden is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Briton Hadden was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce. He was Time's first editor and the inventor of its revolutionary writing style, known as Timestyle. Though ...more

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Thomas Guinzburg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Hotchkiss School Alumni
Thomas Guinzburg Publisher Thomas Henry Guinzburg was an American editor and publisher who served as the first managing editor of The Paris Review following its inception in 1953 and later succeeded his father as ...more