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

Alumni range from Daniel Tarullo to John Warren.

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

Albert Hamilton Gordon, was a businessman who transformed the Wall Street firm of Kidder Peabody. He bought the firm in 1931 and remained its chairman until selling it to General Electric in 1986. He made cold calls to potential clients well into his 90s and continued to come to his office at Deltec Asset Management several times a week until he was over 100. During his life, he was well known for his physical fitness. He made it a habit to walk from downtown New York to Idlewild/JFK Airport, and was also known to walk to hotels rather than take a cab from the airport. He began running marathons in his 80s, exercised daily until his death, and would regularly play golf, without a golf cart, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 108 (1901-2009)

Birthplace: Scituate, Massachusetts, United States of America

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John Warren was a Continental Army surgeon during the American Revolutionary War, founder of the Harvard Medical School and the younger brother of Joseph Warren. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1753-1815)

Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Michael J. McEttrick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Roxbury Latin School Alumni
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Michael J. McEttrick

Michael Joseph McEttrick was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. McEttrick was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, he graduated from the Washington Grammar and the Roxbury Latin Schools. He became a journalist. He served as assistant assessor of Boston in 1884. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives 1885-1891 and chairman of the Democratic members of the house. He served in the Massachusetts State Senate in 1892. Mcettrick was elected as an Independent Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 73 (1848-1921)

Birthplace: Eastern United States, Boston, Area code 617, New England, United States of America, + more

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George Lyman Kittredge

George Lyman Kittredge was a celebrated professor and scholar of English literature at Harvard University. His scholarly edition of the works of William Shakespeare as well as his writings and lectures on Shakespeare and other literary figures made him one of the most influential American literary critics of the early 20th century. He was also of great importance in American folklore studies, continuing the work of his mentor, Francis James Child, the first person to hold a chair at Harvard dedicated to the study of English literature and author of a definitive five-volume comparative study of the English and Scottish popular ballad. As a folklorist Kittredge was instrumental in encouraging ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 81 (1860-1941)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America