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

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

List includes James Taylor, Ted Kennedy, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Milton Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Milton Academy alumni?”
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Robert F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Politician, Writer, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 43 (1925-1968)

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as ...more

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Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Industrial designer, Poet, Visionary

Age: Dec. at 88 (1895-1983)

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts

Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or ...more
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Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his ...more

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James Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 70

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one ...more

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T. S. Eliot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Poet, Literary critic, Lyricist

Age: Dec. at 77 (1888-1965)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Thomas Stearns Eliot (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), "one of the twentieth century's major poets", was also an essayist, publisher, playwright, and literary and social critic. ...more

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Deval Patrick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Deval Patrick Politician, Lawyer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Deval Laurdine Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is an American politician, civil rights lawyer, author, and businessman who served as the 71st Governor of Massachusetts, from 2007 to 2015. He was ...more
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Jake Hooker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Journalist

Age: 45

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts

Jake Hooker (October 27, 1973 Newton, Massachusetts) is an American journalist and recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting and the Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers ...more
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Diana Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Politician

Age: 64

Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

Diana Lancaster Taylor (born February 6, 1955) is the former New York State Superintendent of Banks and the domestic partner of former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, formerly known as ...more
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Nancy Harkness Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Pilot

Age: Dec. at 62 (1914-1976)

Birthplace: Houghton, Michigan

Nancy Harkness Love (February 14, 1914 – October 22, 1976), born Hannah Lincoln Harkness, was an American pilot and commander during World War II. She earned her pilot's license at age 16. She ...more
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Austan Goolsbee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Professor, Economist

Age: 49

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States of America

Austan Dean Goolsbee (born August 18, 1969) is an American economist who is currently the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Goolsbee ...more
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David Lindsay-Abaire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Screenwriter, Lyricist, Writer

Age: 49

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

David Lindsay-Abaire (born November 30, 1969) is an American playwright, lyricist and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 for his play Rabbit Hole, which also earned ...more

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Robert E. Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Editor, Film critic, Soldier

Age: Dec. at 59 (1896-1955)

Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York

Robert Emmet Sherwood (April 4, 1896 – November 14, 1955) was an American playwright, editor, and screenwriter.
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Jehane Noujaim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Film Producer, Cinematographer, Film Director

Age: 44

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Jehane Noujaim (Egyptian Arabic: چيهان نچيم‎, IPA: [ʒeˈhæːn nʊˈʒeːm]) (born May 17, 1974) is an American documentary film director best known for her films Control Room, Startup.com, ...more
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Josh Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Josh Hennessy

Age: 34

Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts

Joshua Hennessy (born February 7, 1985) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the Providence Bruins of the ...more
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Thomas C. Wales is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni

Age: Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas Crane Wales (June 23, 1952 – October 11, 2001) was an American federal prosecutor and gun control advocate from Seattle, Washington, who was the victim of an unsolved murder that has been ...more
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John Darrell Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Historian, Writer

Age: 53

Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts

John Darrell Sherwood (born 1966) is an American author who has published five books and numerous articles. He specializes in military history, but has also published articles on travel, and
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Katherine Winthrop Tweed... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Publisher, Photographer

Age: 99

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Katherine Wintrop Tweed was a publisher and photographer.
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Touré is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Cultural critic, Journalist, Novelist

Age: 47

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Touré is the French transcription of a West African surname (English transcriptions are Turay and Touray). The name is probably derived from tùùré, the word for ...more
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Alexandra Kerry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author

Age: 45

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alexandra Forbes Kerry (born September 5, 1973) is an American filmmaker. She is a partner at Locomotive Films and co-founder of Fictional Pictures, a film production company based in New York ...more
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Claire Messud is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Novelist, Author

Age: 52

Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut

Claire Messud (born 1966) is an American novelist and literature and creative writing professor. She is best known as the author of the novel The Emperor's Children (2006).
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Galt Niederhoffer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 44

Galt Niederhoffer (born October 2, 1976) is an American producer, director and novelist. She has produced over thirty feature films. Her movie credits as a producer include: Infinitely Polar ...more
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Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr. ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr.

Age: Dec. at 23 (1929-1952)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

Sherrod Emerson Skinner Jr. (July 28, 1926 – October 26, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps officer who sacrificed his life in defense of his outpost and fellow Marines during the First ...more
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Linwood Clark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Linwood Clark Judge

Age: Dec. at 89 (1876-1965)

Linwood Leon Clark (March 21, 1876 – November 18, 1965) was a U.S. Congressman who represented the second Congressional district of the state of Maryland from 1929 to 1931. Clark was born in ...more
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Samuel Calvin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 79 (1811-1890)

Birthplace: Washingtonville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Samuel Calvin (July 30, 1811 – March 12, 1890) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
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H. Adams Carter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
H. Adams Carter

Age: Dec. at 81 (1914-1995)

Hubert Adams "Ad" Carter (June 6, 1914 – April 1, 1995) was an American mountaineer, language teacher and was editor of the American Alpine Journal for 35 years.