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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
Robert F. Kennedy Politician, Writer, Lawyer 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

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

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James Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
James Taylor Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter James Vernon Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Taylor achieved his ...more

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

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

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Jake Hooker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Jake Hooker Journalist Jake Hooker is an American journalist and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for investigations done while in China over concerns with how dangerous and poisonous ...more

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Diana Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Diana Taylor Politician Diana Taylor is the former New York State Superintendent of Banks and the domestic partner of Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Nancy Harkness Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Nancy Harkness Love Pilot Nancy Harkness Love, born Hannah Lincoln Harkness, was an American pilot and commander during World War II.

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Austan Goolsbee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Austan Goolsbee Professor, Economist Austan Dean Goolsbee is an American economist and the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Goolsbee formerly served as the Chairman of ...more

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David Lindsay-Abaire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
David Lindsay-Abaire Screenwriter, Lyricist, Writer David Lindsay-Abaire is an American playwright, lyricist and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 for his play Rabbit Hole, which also earned several Tony Award

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Robert E. Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Robert E. Sherwood Editor, Film critic, Soldier Robert Emmet Sherwood 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
Jehane Noujaim Film Producer, Cinematographer, Film Director Jehane Noujaim is an Egyptian American documentary film director best known for her films Control Room, Startup.com, Pangea Day and The Square, that earned her documentary a nomination for an ...more

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Josh Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Josh Hennessy Joshua Hennessy is an American professional ice hockey player. Hennessy is currently a member of the Moscow Vityaz Chekhov organization. Hennessy previously played for Boston Bruins, HC Lugano ...more

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Thomas C. Wales is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Thomas C. Wales Thomas Crane Wales was an American federal prosecutor and gun control advocate from Seattle, Washington, who was the victim of an unsolved murder.

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John Darrell Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
John Darrell Sherwood Historian, Writer John Darrell Sherwood 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 skiing.

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Katherine Winthrop Tweed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Katherine Winthrop Tweed Publisher, Photographer 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
Touré Cultural critic, Journalist, Novelist Touré is an American writer, music journalist, cultural critic, and television personality. He is a co-host of The Cycle on MSNBC. He was also a contributor to MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan ...more

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Alexandra Kerry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Alexandra Kerry Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author Alexandra Forbes Kerry 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 and Los Angeles.

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Claire Messud is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Claire Messud Novelist, Author Claire Messud is an American novelist and literature and creative writing professor. She is best known as the author of the 2006 novel The Emperor's Children.

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Galt Niederhoffer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Galt Niederhoffer Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter Galt Niederhoffer is an American producer, director and novelist. She has produced over thirty feature films. Her movie credits as a producer include: Infinitely Polar Bear; Robot & Frank, ...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. Sherrod Emerson Skinner, Jr. was a United States Marine Corps officer who sacrificed his life in defense of his outpost and fellow Marines on "The Hook" in Korea. For his actions on ...more

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Linwood Clark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Linwood Clark Judge Linwood Leon Clark was a U.S. Congressman who represented the second Congressional district of the state of Maryland from 1929 to 1931. Clark was born in Aberdeen, Maryland, and attended the ...more

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Samuel Calvin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Samuel Calvin Politician, Lawyer Samuel Calvin 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 Hubert Adams "Ad" Carter was an American mountaineer, language teacher and was editor of the American Alpine Journal for 35 years. Carter was born in Newton, Massachusetts in 1914, and ...more

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Tze Chun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Tze Chun Screenwriter, Writer, Film Director Tze Chun is an award-winning American film director and writer. He was born in Chicago and raised outside of Boston, and graduated from Milton Academy in 1997. He received his bachelor's degree ...more

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Lucien B. Caswell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Lucien B. Caswell Lucien Bonaparte Caswell was an American politician.

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John Prescott Ellis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
John Prescott Ellis Businessperson, Journalist, Media consultant John Prescott Ellis, formerly an American journalist and media consultant, and now a partner in the venture-capital firm Sand Hills Partners. He is a nephew of former President of the United ...more

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Richard B. Wigglesworth is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Richard B. Wigglesworth Richard Bowditch "Dick" Wigglesworth was an American football player and coach and United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Boston. He graduated from Milton ...more

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David Fairbank White is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni

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Farah Pandith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Farah Pandith Farah Pandith was the first ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State. She was appointed to this position on June 23, 2009 by Secretary of State ...more

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Walter Timilty is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Walter Timilty Walter F. Timilty, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 7th Norfolk District.

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Bertha Coombs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Bertha Coombs Journalist Bertha Coombs is a general assignment reporter for CNBC. She covers business and financial news stories. Coombs attended The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts, Milton Academy in Milton, ...more

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Algernon Sidney Badger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Algernon Sidney Badger Algernon Sidney Badger was a colonel in the Union Army and an dministrator in local and federal government positions. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, he had served in action in Louisiana and ...more

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Reif Larsen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Reif Larsen Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Reif Larsen is an American author, known for The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, for which Vanity Fair claimed Larsen received just under a million dollars as an advance from Penguin Press ...more

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Grace Phillips is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
Grace Phillips Actor Grace Phillips is an actress.

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David Hackett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
David Hackett David Low Hackett was an American official. Born in Dedham, Massachusetts, President John F. Kennedy appointed Hackett head of the President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime. ...more

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Garry Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
oreoadams added Garry Gilliam Garry Gilliam is an American football offensive lineman for the Penn State Nittany Lions.