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Famous Norwich University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 13.9k views60 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Norwich University and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different graduates like Pierre Garçon and Nazanin Afshin-Jam.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Norwich University?” and “Which celebrities are Norwich University alumni?”
  • George Dewey1

    AgeDec. at 80 (1837-1917)

    BirthplaceMontpelier, Vermont, United States of America

    George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was Admiral of the Navy, the only person...  more
  • Ted Arcidi2

    Ted Arcidi

    Businessperson, Wrestler


    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    Theodore Arcidi (born 1958/1959) is an American former professional wrestler, actor and...  more
  • 3
    Harry Bates Thayer (1858–1936), U.S. was an electrical and telephone businessman. He was...  more
  • Thomas Green Clemson4

    Thomas Green Clemson

    Statesman, Politician

    AgeDec. at 81 (1807-1888)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Thomas Green Clemson, (July 1, 1807 – April 6, 1888) was an American politician and statesman,...  more
  • Jason R. Holsman5

    Jason R. Holsman

    Politician, Teacher


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    Jason R. Holsman (born March 25, 1976) is a politician from the U.S. state of Missouri. He is...  more
  • Grenville M. Dodge6

    Grenville M. Dodge

    Grenville Mellen Dodge[1] (April 12, 1831 – January 3, 1916) was a Union army officer on the...  more
  • Kenneth Cooper Alexander7

    Kenneth Cooper Alexander

    Funeral director, Teacher



    Kenneth Cooper Alexander (born October 17, 1966, in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American...  more
  • Robert F. McDermott8
    Brigadier General Robert Francis McDermott (July 31, 1920 – August 28, 2006) was the first...  more
  • Edward H. Brooks9
    Lieutenant General Edward Hale Brooks (April 25, 1893 – October 10, 1978) was a senior officer...  more
  • Gideon Welles10

    Gideon Welles

    Politician, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 76 (1802-1878)

    BirthplaceGlastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

    Gideon Welles (July 1, 1802 – February 11, 1878), nicknamed "Father Neptune", was the United...  more
  • Truman Seymour11

    Truman Seymour

    Truman Seymour (September 24, 1824 – October 30, 1891) was a career soldier and an...  more
  • William Rutherford Mead12

    William Rutherford Mead

    Architect, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 82 (1846-1928)

    BirthplaceBrattleboro, Vermont

    William Rutherford Mead was an American architect who was the "Center of the Office" of McKim,...  more
  • Ernest W. Gibson, Jr.13

    AgeDec. at 68 (1901-1969)

    BirthplaceBrattleboro, Vermont, United States of America

    Ernest William Gibson Jr. (March 6, 1901 – November 4, 1969) was a Vermont attorney,...  more
  • Frederick Townsend Ward14

    Frederick Townsend Ward


    AgeDec. at 31 (1831-1862)

    BirthplaceSalem, Massachusetts

    Frederick Townsend Ward (November 29, 1831 – September 22, 1862) was an American sailor and...  more
  • Russell W. Porter15

    Russell W. Porter

    Russell Williams Porter (December 13, 1871 – February 22, 1949) was an American artist,...  more
  • William "Bull" Nelson16

    William "Bull" Nelson

    William "Bull" Nelson (September 27, 1824 – September 29, 1862) was a United States naval...  more
  • Nazanin Afshin-Jam17

    Nazanin Afshin-Jam

    Songwriter, Model


    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Nazanin Afshin-Jam (Persian: نازنین افشین جم‎, Nāzanin Afŝin Jam, born April 11, 1979) is an...  more
  • Carlo D'Este18

    Carlo D'Este

    Military Officer


    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Carlo D'Este (born 1936 in Oakland, California) is an American military historian and...  more
  • Gordon R. Sullivan19
    Gordon Russell Sullivan (born September 25, 1937) is a retired United States Army general, who...  more
  • Burleigh F. Spalding20

    AgeDec. at 81 (1853-1934)

    BirthplaceCraftsbury, Vermont, United States of America

    Burleigh Folsom Spalding (December 3, 1853 – March 17, 1934) was a United States...  more
  • Colin Kenny21

    Colin Kenny



    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    James Colin Ramsey Kenny (born December 10, 1943) is a former Canadian Senator. A member of...  more
  • David Orfao22

    David Orfao

    Venture capitalist
    As a Managing Director of General Catalyst Partners, David invests in both new and existing...  more
  • Ernest Willard Gibson23

    Ernest Willard Gibson

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 68 (1872-1940)

    BirthplaceLondonderry, Vermont, United States of America

    Ernest Willard Gibson (December 29, 1872 – June 20, 1940) was an American politician and...  more
  • 24

    Allen Doyle



    BirthplaceWoonsocket, Rhode Island

    Allen Michael Doyle (born July 26, 1948) is an American professional golfer who played on the...  more
  • Keith Aucoin25

    Keith Aucoin

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceWaltham, Massachusetts

    Keith M. Aucoin (born November 6, 1978) is a retired American professional ice hockey player...  more