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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
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 to 1968. He was ...more
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Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Milton Academy Alumni
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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