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Peter B. Berger MD 1983; cardiologist and Director of Clinical Research and Geisinger Clinic.
Frederick Cook MD 1890: explorer.
Fred Epstein WSC BA 1959; pediatric neurosurgeon.
William Alexander Hammond MD 1848; surgeon general, pioneer in neurology.
Maclyn McCarty 1940-1941 research fellow; demonstrated that DNA transmits genetic traits.
Walter Reed: discovered the mosquito transmission of yellow fever.
Albert Sabin MD 1931; developer of the oral vaccine for polio.
Arthur M. Sackler MD; founder of the Creedmore Institute of Psychobiological Studies.
Stephen Smith MD; founder of the American Public Health Association.
Thomas B. McCrirrick CBE June 1987.
DJ SWB; BSA 2006.
Eulalie Spence BS 1937: Broadway
The following men have declined the honours.
David Bowie declined a CBE and Knighthood.
Alan Bennett declined knighthood.
Michael Frayn declined knighthood.
Alan Rickman declined an honour.
Albert Finney declined CBE and knighthood.
Ken Loach declined an OBE.
Keith Richards declined CBE.
John Cleese declined CBE.
If you would like to nominate a gentleman here or anybody else, please feel free to do so at https://www.gov.uk/honours
Charles Ranlett Flint BS 1968: Founder of IBM.
James M. Henderson: graduate studies, founder of Henderson Advertising Agency in Greenville, SC. Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of SC in 1970.
Arthur C. Martinez: BS 1960; former chairman and CEO of Sears.
Stewart G. Nagler: BS 1963; Vice Chairman, CFO and Director of MetLife.
Robert B. Cohen: BA 1947; founded Hudson News in 1987.
Jerome H. Coles BA 1935; namesake for NYU Sports Center.
Renato A. DiPentima MBA: president and chief executive SRA International Inc.
Robert J. Stevens MS 1985; Chairman, President, and CEO of Lockheed Martin.
Edward H. Bersoff: 1962-1968 BA, MA, Ph.D.; Chairman of Greenwich Associates.
Jake Burton Carpenter: BA 1977; designer of modern snowboard and founder of Burton Snowboards.
Shreshth Dugar BA 2011; Marketing director for Datemyschool.com
Israel Englander BS 1972; founder of Millennium Partners.
Randall W. Forsyth BS: editor in chief at Barons.com
Kayalakakam M. George: MBA 1948; CEO of Palai Central Bank (1956-1960).
Harvey Golub BS 1961; Chairman of American Express (1994-2001).
H. Dale Hemmerdinger WSC 1967; President of Hemmerdinger Foundation.
Abby F. Kohnstramm: MBA, Senior VP, IBM.
Eugene Kleiner MA 1948; founder of Kleiner Perkins.
Jeffrey Koo BA 1962; China Trust Commercial Bank.
Cathy Minehan MBA 1977; President of Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA.
Alan Levin MBA 1976; CFO, Pfizer.
Monroe Milstein: MBA; CEO of Burlington Coat Factory.
Karl A. Minner BA 1993; President and CEo of Nexus Legal Cash.
Joseph Nacchio BS 1970: CEO Quest.
Roy Neuberger: coursework; Founder of Neuberger & Berman.
Dean R. O'Hare BS 1963; CEO of Chubb Corp.
Park Chong-sup MBA: CEO of Hyundai Electronics Industries.
Andrew J. Perlman MD, Ph.D.: executive VP of Tularik Inc.
Chris Policinski MBA 1982; CEO Land O Lakes.
Kenneth Quinn MBA; CEO Citibank Canada.
Marc Rich BA; billionaire, comodities trader.
Leonard Riggio MBA 1964; CEO and Owner of Barnes & Noble.
Jay Schulberg BA 1961; advertising executive at Ogilvy & Mather and Bozell Worldwide.
William T. Schwendler: BS 1924, CEO Grumman.
Walter Shipley BS 1956; Chairman & CEO; Chase Manhattan Bank.
Robert Soros BA 1986; Head of Soros fund management, son of George Soros.
Mark Spitznagel MS; investor, hedge fund manager.
Ernest Stempel JD; former CEO, AIG.
Leonard N. Stern BS 1959, MBA; namesake of NYU Stern's School of Business, CEO, the Hartz Group.
Sy Syms BA 1946; founder of Syms Clothing.
Henry Taub BS 1947; Taub Foundation.
Laurence Alan Tisch B.Sc.; American media mogul and billionaire; president and CEO of CBS.
Francesco Trapani MBA; CEO of Bulgari.
Martin D. Weiss BA; financial market analyst, founder of Weiss Research.
Sharef Masarwa; market analyst, founder of Masarwa Research Inc.
Hardik H. Modi MS (Computer Science) analyst, intiator of IAM Practice L&T Infotech LTD.
Reifeld Bernhard MA; resolver of the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
Denise Sung Lee BA; principal of Khronicle Partners Inc. Management Consulting.
Juan Pablo Cappello Law; entrepreneu and lawyer.
While this list is long and varied by experiences, I think some of these ladies deserve damehood or something whether it's another honor such as an MBE, OBE, or CBE just something to honor and respect their contributions and services to the entertainment world.
Anybody who declines a lesser honor isn't listed here since there are so many possible willing recipients. It's their loss in the first place.
Previously on this list but passed away.
Dora Bryan OBE
Geraldine McEwen (declined OBE & Damehood).
Honor Blackman (declined CBE).
Vanessa Redgrave CBE (declined Damehood).
Dawn French (declined OBE).
Jennifer Saunders (declined OBE).
Nigella Lawson (declined OBE).
If you would like to nominate any lady below or anybody else. Please visit https://www.gov.uk/honours
Arthur Kornberg MD 1947; 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
George E. Palade; postgraduate work at Robert Chambers Biology Lab; 1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Frederick Reines Ph.D. 1944; 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Irwin Rose; postgraduate work under Severo Ochoa; 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Clifford Shull Ph.D. 1941; 1994 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Rosalyn Yalow; 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Robert Aumann; 2005 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
Baruk Benacceraf 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Economics.
Robert Engel 2003 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
Avram Hershko; 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Tjalling Koopmans; 1975 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Rudolph Marcus: 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Robert Mulliken: 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Gunnar Myrdal: 1974 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Thomas Sargent: 2011 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Rudolf Eucken: 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Wassily Leontief: 1973 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Sciences.
Otto Loewi: 1936 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Edward Prescott: 2004 Nobel Prize in Economics.
Martin Perl: BS 1948; 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics.
E. Lloyd Du Brul DDS 1937; author of Sicher and Du Brul's Oral Anatomy.
Avery Fisher BS 1929; inventor of the first stereo radio phonograph.
Corwia Hansch Ph.D.; inventor of the Hansch equation.
Tito Boeri Ph.D. 1990; Professor at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy and director of the Fondazione RDB.
Steve Holt Ph.D. 1966; Director of NASA Godard Space Flight Center.
Peter Lax BA 1947, Ph.D. 1949; 2005 Abel Prize Laureate; 1986 National Medal of Science Recipient.
Martin Hellman BA 1966; invented public key cryptography.
Marvin S. Houseman; MD; Chairman of CEO of Axonyx.
John Harvey Kellogg; MED 1875.
Barbara Keyfitz; Ph.D. 1970; Director of the Fields Institute.
Anne Kinney Ph.D. 1984; Director of Physics and Astronomy division at NASA.
David Korn Ph.D. 1969; creator of the Korn shell.
Cathleen Synge Morawetz Ph.D. 1951; National Academy of Science. 1998 National Medal of Science recipient (first woman honored).
Lee Morin M.Sc.,1978 MD, Ph.D. 1982; astronaut.
Louis Nirenberg Ph.D. 1949; National Academy of Science. 1995 National Medal of Science Recipient.
Frederick Reines Ph.D. 1944; 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics. 1985 National Medal of Science Recipient.
Clifford Shull Ph.D. 1941; 1994 Nobel Prize in Physics.
John Willborn Root BS 1969; inventor of the floating raft system.
Alfred Vail BA 1836; inventor.
Sylvia A. Law JD 1968; 1983 MacArthur Fellow; professor.
George Perle Ph.D. 1956; 1974 MacArthur Fellow, professor of music.
Charles Simic BA 1966; 1983 MacArthur Fellow.
Joseph B. Keller 1943-1948; BA, MA, Ph.D. 1988 National Medal of Science Recipient.
Albert Sabin MD 1931; 1988 National Medal of Science recipient.
Samuel Baskin (Ph.D. 1974) First president of the Union Institute and University of Cincinatti in Ohio.
Edward J. Bloustein (Ph.D. 1948) 17th President of Rutgers University and NYU Law professor.
Truesdel Peck Calkins; Founder and President of Hofstra University.
Frank A. Cipriani MA, Ph.D.) 5th president of SUNY Farmingdale.
Katharine Culbert Lyall MBA 1969; President of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
John Anderson Fry MBA 1986; President of Drexel University.
Michael J. Garanzini MA 1978; President of Loyla University in Chicago, Illinois.
Hugh M. Gloster Ph.D. 1943; 17th president of Morehouse College.
Marc Gustafson BA 2007; Founder of Reach the World and recipient of the Marshall Scholarship.
Gabriel Hawawini Ph.D 1977; Dean, INSEAD.
Morris Janowitz BA 1941; sociological theorist.
Richard Joel BA 1972, JD 1975; 4th and current president of Yeshiva University.
Kim Won-Young Ph.D. 1959; father of Korean archaeology, Professor at Seoul National University.
Nicanor Reyes Sr. BA 1917; founder and 1st President of the Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines.
James Ford Rhodes BA 1865; author of the "History of the Civil War" and Pulitzer Prize Winner in 1916.
Samuel Merrill Woodbridge BA 1838; Reformed Church clerygyman, Professor of Metaphysics and Philosophy of the Human Mind at Rutgers University (1857-1864); professor of Ecclesiastical History and Government at New Brunswick Theological Seminary 1857-1901; Taught didactic, polemic and pastoral theology. From 1883 until retirement, Dean of Seminary and President of Faculty.
Jan Zaprudnik Ph.D. 1969; US Belarussian community leader.
Tjalling Koopmans; Nobel Laureate in Economics in 1975.
George Palade; professor at Yale Medical School 1973-1990; Physiology or Medicine in 1974.
Edward Tatum: Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 1958; Yale from 1945 to 1948.
Erwin Neher; Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 1991; biogphysicist; postdoctoral fellow at Yale.
Gerard Debreu; Nobel Laureate in Economics in 1983.
Thomas A. Steitz; Nobel Laureate in Chemistry in 2009.
Sydney E. Ahlstrom; historian of religion in America.
James Rothman; Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 2013; Yale alumni;
Robert Schiller; Nobel Laureate in Economics in 2013.
Kanichi Asakawa (Ph.D. 1902) historian, first Japanese professor at an American university.
Cleanth Brooks; English professor, expert on Faulkner.
Dennis S. Charney; neurobiologist.
Kenneth L. Davis; president and CEo of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
Arthur Louis Day; geophysicist, volcanologist.
Paul De Man; Sterling Professor of Humanities; French & Comparative Literature departments.
Isidore Dyen; comparative linguistics and Austronesian languages professor.
Donald Engelman; biophysicist and cancer researcher.
Anne Fadiman; author and Francis Writer in Residence at Yale.
Fred Rogers Fairchild; economist.
Irving Fisher; economist.
William Francis Gray Swann; Anglo American Physicist.
Bassam Frangieh; Arabic language and literature scholar.
Harold Hongju Koh; Dean of Yale Law School; assistant secretary of state for democracy; human rights and labor in the Clinton administration.
John Geanakoplos; economist, James Tobin Professor of Economics.
Josiah Willard Gibbs; American theoretical physicist, chemist, mathematician, first American Ph.D. in engineering.
Louise Gluck; Pulitzer prize winning poet.
Samuel C. Harvey; MD 1911; Assistant Professor of Surgery 1920-1921; Associate Professor and Acting Chairman of the Surgical Department 1921-1924; Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Chief Surgeon at Yale Hospital (1924-1947). Full Professor (1924-1950) Editor of the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine (1950-1953).
Orvan Hess MD; practitioner and researcher at Yale School of Medicine; best known for the fetal heart monitor.
Rene Edward De Russy Hoyle; US Army Major General.
G. Evelyn Hutchinson; zoologist; father of modern limnology.
Shizuo Kakutani; mathematician, Kakutani fixed point theorem.
Deen Kemsley; taught at Yale School of Management in 2004; teaches at AB Freeman School of Business.
Joseph LaPalombara; Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science and Management Emeritus.
Alvin Lustig; grahpic designer.
Bronislaw Malinowski; pioneer in ethnographic anthropology and a professor at Cornell, Yale, and Harvard.
Samuel Elmo Martin; linguist, developed Yale Romanization system for transliterating Korean.
John S. Meyer; physician.
Neal E. Miller; James Rowland Angell Professor of Psychology.
Elting. E. Morison; historian, essayist, military biographer, Professor History and American studies.
William Nordhaus (1963) economist.
Arthur Okun; economist.
Oystein Ore; mathematician.
Aldo Parisot; musician, cellist.
Peter C. Perdue; historian of Modern China.
Douglas W. Rae; political theorist.
Emir Rodriguez Monegal; Latin American contemporary literature professor, founder of Mundo Neuvo.
Juan Rosai; pathology professor and director of Anatomic pathology department between 1985 and 1991.
Philip Rubin; cognitive scientist.
Herbert Scarf; economist.
Oktay Sinanoglu; theoretical chemist and molecular biologist, youngest full professor at Yale.
James C. Scott; political scientist and anthropologist.
Joan Steitz; biochemist.
David Underdown; historian of 17th century England.
Jay Winter; Charles J. Stille Professor of History; World War I specialist.
Mary C. Wright; China historia; first woman to be appointed full professor in 1964.
Michael P. Price MFA 1963
Johnny Broaca; 1936 World Series champion.
Walter Camp: (BA 1880) father of American Football.
Earl G. Graves Jr. (BA 1984) NBA player, all time leading scorer in Yale Men's basketball history.
Robert A. Gardner (Class of 1912) two time US Golf Champion Amateur.
Howard Groskloss; oldest MLB player at 100 in 2006.
George Haas Jr.; polo player.
Calvin Hill (BA 1980)
Philip L.B. Iglehart
Levi Jackson: first African American to captain an Ivy league football team.
Nate Lawrie (BA 2004).
Glenn Layendecker (BA 1983)
Kate O'Neill (BA 2003) 2004 Summer Olympian.
Wendell Mottley (BA 1964)
Winthrop Palmer: Olympic Silver Medalist in 1932 Hockey.
Mike Richter (BA 2006)
George C. Sherman Jr.
Anne Warner (BA 1976) firsy Yale College femae undergraduate to win an Olympic medal (bronze in rowing).
Josh West: Olympic medalist in rowing.
Jack Glatzer (BA 1960) concert violinist.
Walter Hekster (M.Mus 1963) composer, clarinetist, conductor.
Lisa Hopkins: opera singer. Tony award winner.
Johann Sebastian Paetsch (MM 1987) musician and cellist.
Andre Raphel: conductor of the Wheeling symphony orchestra
Chad Shelton (MA 1997) operatic tenor
Wilbur Cross; author.
Brian D'Amato (BA 1984) novelist and sculptor.
Charles DeKay; linguist, poet, critic, fencer.
Randy Charles Epping (MA 1983) author.
Charles Finch (BA 2002) novelist, critic.
Amin Gulgee (BA 1987) metal sculptor & jewelry designe.r
Roland Hagenbuchle; scholar for American Studies and philosopher.
William Harland Hale (BA 1931) writer, journalist, editor.
Karl Kirschwey (BA 1979) poet.
Jonathan Levi; author, producer, musician, co-founder of Granta.
Jonathan Littell (BA 1989) writer, won the Prix Goncourt.
Nerissa Nields (BA 1989) of the Nields band.
ZZ Packer (BA 1994) author
Andrew Solomon (BA 1985) writer.
Erica Simone Turnipseed; a writer.
Marc Trujillo (MFA 1994) painter
Noah Webster (BA 1778; LLD 1823) lexicographer, author of the first dictionary of the American English language; founder of Amherst College.
Frederic Will (Ph.D. 1954) writer.
Theophilus Brown; painter.
Norman Carlberg; sculptor, director of the Rinehart School of Sculptor.
Brian D'Amato (BA 1984) novelist & sculptor.
Edward D. Dart (BA 1949) architect.
Rackstraw Downes (BFA 1963; MFA 1964) painter.
Paul Fontaine (BFA 1935) painter.
Ann Gale (MFA 1991) painter; professor at the University of Washington School of Art.
John Graham Jr.
Dan Friedman; graphic designer.
John Graham Jr. (BA 1931) architect; designer of the Space Needle in the Seattle, Washington.
Amin Gulgee (BA 1987) Pakistani metal sculptor, jewelry designer; son of famed artist, Gulgee.
William Harlan Hale (BA 1931) writer, journalist, editor.
Erwin Hauer; sculptor.
Barkley Hendricks (BFA 1970, MFA 1972) painter.
Sujata Keshavan (MFA 1987) graphic designer.
Jack Lembeck (MFA 1970) painter & sculptor.
Joshua Meyer (BA 1996) painter.
Hally Pancer (MFA 1998) photographer.
Joshua Prince Ramus (BA 1991) architect.
Leo Rubinfien (MFA 1976) photographer.
Michael T. Williams (MFA 1968) artist; first African American included in the H.W. Janson History of Art.
Carlos Zedillo Velasco (BA 2008) Architect, vice president of Infonavti Mexico.
Asa Thurston (BA 1816) one of the first Christian missionaries to Hawaii.
Andrew Leete Stone (BA 1836) minister, author.
Hiram Bingham II (BA 1853) missionary to Hawaii & Gilbert Islands.
Thomas Frederick Davies Sr. (1853, 1893) 3rd bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan from 1889 to 1905.
Ashley Day Leavitt (BA 1900) minister of Harvard Congregational Church in Brookline, MA.
William Ragsdale Cannon (BD 1940; Ph.D. 1942) professor & dean of Candler School of Theology at Emory University, United Methodist Church Bishop.
Aaron Mackler (BA 1980) Rabbi in the Conservative movement.
James W. C. Pennington: African American orator, minister, abolitionist, first African American man to attended classes at Yale; he audited classes at Divinity School from 1834 to 1839.
Anson Phelps Stokes III (BA 1927) 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of MA.
Henry Boone Porter; liturgist, journalist, clergyman of the Episcopal Church, editor of the Living Church magazine.
John Leith (PH.D. 1949) Presbyterian author, theologian, professor.
Leroy Gilbert; Chaplain of the US Coast Guard.
Lawrence Coughlin PA Congressman
Nelson Antonio Denis (JD 1980) NY State assemblyman.
Charles S. Dewey IL Congressman 1941-1942.
Jerome F. Donovan (Law 1894) US NY Congressman (1918-1921).
George Hambrecht (LLB 1904) WI State Assembly 1909-1910, 1915.
Jonathan Kreiss Tomkins (BA 2012) Alaska Representative 2013-present.
Dwight Loomis (BA 1847) US CT Congressman 1859-1863.
Samuel Augustus Maverick (BA 1828) TX state senator; namesake for Maverick.
Edward Ralph May (BA 1838) sole delegate to the IN Constitutional Convention of 1850 to support African American suffrage.
Warren A. Morton (BS 1945) WY speaker of the house (1979-1980).
William S. Reyburn US PA Congressman 1911-1913.
Carlos Romero Barcelo (BA 1953) US PR congressman 1993-2000; PR governor 1977-1985.
Richard Swett (BA 1979) US NH Congressman 1991-1995.
Hugh Q. Parmer (BA) TX state legislature 1963-1965, 1983-1991; Fort Worth Mayor 1977-1979.
Albert Bel Fay (BS 1936) Houston, TX businessman, R party official.
Jabez Brown (BA 1757) Federalist supporter, deputy gov of RI.
Susan Bysiewicz (BA 1983) Secretary of State for CT, 1999-2010.
John T. Downey; judge, former CIA flyer imprisoned in China 1952-1973.
Stephen Clark Foster first American mayor of Los Angeles, CA.
Robert Hathaway; ruler of Sark.
Clarence King (Ph.D. 1862) founder of US geological survey.
Arthur Mag; legal counsel to Truman.
Gifford Pinchot; founder of the US Forest Service.
Sean Trende (BA 1995) Senior Elections Analyst for Real Clear Politics, co-author of the Almanac of American Politics.
Kori Udovicki (Ph.D. in Economics) Governor of the Bank of Serbia 2003-2004; assistant secretary general of United Nations 2007-present.
Alva B. Adams (BA 1896) D-Colorado 1923-1924, 1932-1941.
Abraham Baldwin (BA 1772) US Congress 1789-1799; Senator 1799-1807; author of the charter for U.Georgia and university president 1789-1801.
Roger Sherman Baldwin (BA 1811) CT Governor 1844-1846; CT US Senator 1847-1851.
John Beall (BA 1950) Maryland US Senator 1971-1976.
Stephen F. Bradley (BA 1775; MA 1778) US Senator Vermont 1801-1813.
John Chafee (BS 1947) RI Governor 1962-1969; Navy Secretary 1969-1972; US RI Senator 1976-1999;
John M. Clayton (BA 1815) Secretary of State in Taylor Cabinet; US DE Senator 1829-1856.
LeBaron Colt (BA 1868) US RI Senator 1913-1924.
David Daggett (BA 1783) US CT Senator 1813-1819.
David Davis (Law 1835) Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court by Lincoln (1862-1877) US IL Senator 1877-1883.
John Davis US MA Senator 1835-1841; 1845-1853.
Henry L. Dawes (BA 1839) US CT Senator 1875-1893.
Fred Dubois (BA 1872) US ID Senator 1891-1907.
William M. Evarts (BA 1837) Secretary of State under Hayes, US NY Senator 1885-1891.
James Hillhouse (BA 1773) US CT Senator 1796-1810.
James Jeffords (BA 1956) US VT Senator 1989-2007
William Samuel Johnson (BA 1744, MA 1747) US founding father, member of the Continental Congress 1785-1787; delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787; President of Columbia University 1787-1800; US CT Senator 1789-1791.
John Kean: US NJ Senator
John Lanman (BA 1788) US Senator.
R.J. Meigs Jr. (BA 1785) US OH Senator 1808-1810; 4th OH Governor 1810-1814; 8th US postmaster general 1814-1823; Meigs County is named in his honor.
Henry Mitchell (BA 1804) US Rep. NY 1833-1835.
Truman Newberry (MI Senator 1919-1922) Navy Secretary 1908-1909.
Francis Newlands (circa 1859) US NV Senator 1903-1917.
Robert Taft Jr. (BA 1939) US OH Congress 1963-1964; 1967-1970; US OH Senator 1971-1976.
Frederick Walcott (BA 1891) US CT Senator 1929-1935.
John Wales (BA 1801) US DE Senator 1849-1851; co-founder of Delaware College.
Malcolm Wallop (BA 1954) US WY Senator 1977-1995.
Henry B. Carrington (BA 1845) Union Army General during the Civil War.
Moses Cleveland (BA 1777) founder of Cleveland, Ohio.
Manasseh Cutler (BA 1765) co-author of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787; member of the Ohio Company of Associates. (first non-Native American settlement in Ohio). US MA Congressman 1801-1905.
A. Peter Dewey: first American killed in Vietnam War in 1945.
James Gadsden (BA 1806) namesake of the Gadsden Purchase from Mexico including Arizona & New Mexico.
Nathan Hale (BA 1773) America's first spy.
Jarvis Offutt (BA 1917) World War I aviator; namesake for the Offutt Air Force Base.
John Paterson (BA 1762) major general in the American Revolutionary War & NY Congressman.
John Francisco Richards (BA 1917) World War I aviator; namesake for Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base.
Decius Wadsworth (BA 1785) Colonel US Army War of 1812 & Chief of Ordinance 1815-1821.
James Wadsworth (BA 1787) founder of Geneseo, NY & pioneer & leader of Genesee Valley.
Nathan Whiting (BA 1743) colonel of CT Troops during the French & Indian war and nephew of University President Thomas Clap.
Marvin Olasky (BA 1971) editor in chief of the WORLD publication.
Cassius Marcellus Clay (BA 1832) abolitioniist.
Jeremiah Evarts (BA 1802) author, editor, activist, opponent of het Indian Removal Act of 1830.
Y.C. James Yen (BA 1918, honorary MA 1928) founder of the Chinese Mass Education Movement & Rural Reconstruction Movement.
Aditi Banerjee; attorney, writer and Hindu rights activist in the USA.
Cecilia Altonaga (JD 1986) first Cuban American woman to be appointed a Federal Judge in the USA.
R. Lanier Anderson III (BA 1958) federal judge on the US Court of Appeals for 11th Circuit.
Richard S. Arnold (BA 1957) late 8th Circuit Court Judge, Little Rock federal courthouse named in his honor.
David Sherman Boardman (BA 1793) CT Judge & Congressman.
Jose A. Cabranes (JD 1965) US 2nd Circuit Court Appeal Judge.
Barrington Daniels Parker Jr. (BA 1965, JD 1969) US 2nd Circuit Court Appeal Judge.
Benjamin Darrow (JD circa 1890) NY District Attorney.
Daryl Dawson (LLM) Justice of the High Court of Australia.
Dwight Foster (BA 1848) MA Attorney General, Associate Justice on the MA Supreme Judicial Court.
James Kent (BA 1781) father of American equity jurisprudence. Chancellor of New York.
John W. Nields Jr. (BA 1964) former chief counsel to the House Select Committee investigating Iran Contra affair.
Hiram Bingham IV; US Vice Consul in Marseilles, France (1940-1941).
Donald Gips (MBA) US Ambassador to South Africa (2009-present).
Gordon Gray III (BA 1978) US Ambassador to Tunisia (2009-present).
Rashad Hussain (JD) US Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Howard Leach (BA) US Ambassador to France (2001-2005).
Robert D. McCallum Jr.; US Ambassador to Australia (2006-2009).
John O'Leary (BA 1969) US Ambassador to Chile.
Clark T. Randt Jr.; US Ambassador to China (2001-2009).
Robert P. De Vecchi (BA 1952, LHDH Honorary 2005) president emeritus of the International Rescue Committee.
Philip T. Reeker (BA 1986) US Ambassador to Macedonia (2008-present).
Ogden Reid; US Ambassador to Israel (1959-1961).
Charles Rivkin (BA 1984) US Ambassador to France & Monaco (2009-present).
R. Douglas Stuart Jr. (JD 1946) US Ambassador to Norway 1994-1999.
Richard Swett (BA 1979) US Ambassador to Denmark (1998-2001).
David Thorne (BA 1966) US Ambassador to Italy (2009-present).
Peter Tufo (JD) US Ambassador to Hungary (1997-2001).
Les Aspin (BA 1960) Secretary of Defense, US Congress WI 1971-1993.
John Chafee (BA 1947) RI Gov. 1962-1969, Navy Secretary 1969-1972; US RI Senator 1976-1999.
John M. Clayton (BA 1815) Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor; US DE Senator 1829-1836, 1845-1849, 1853-1856.
William M. Evarts (BA 1837) Secretary of State under President Rutherford B. Hayes; US NY Senator 1885-1891.
Olu Falae (Nigerian Finance Minister 1989-1991; Presidential Candidate 1999).
Robert S. Ingersoll (BA 1937) Deputy Secretary of State & Ambassador to Japan under Presidents Nixon & Ford.
William McChesney McMartin Jr. (BA 1926) 9th & longest running chairman of the US Federal Reserve.
Alphonso Taft (BA 1833 Law) Attorney General & Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant.
First, they must be alive and able to attend the ceremony in Washington D.C. They don't award posthumously.
I would also like to add Alene Robertson, a musical actress from Chicago, Illinois who was awarded 9 Joseph Jefferson Awards (Chicago's Equivalent to the Tony Awards) to the list but she doesn't have an imdb.com page.
The following are those who passed away since this list was formed;
Andy Williams (he wasn't on this list but he should have been).
Marian McPartland OBE
Previous listings who were inducted in the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors.
Previous listings who were inducted into the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors.
If you would like to nominate anybody here or anybody else, you can go to the http://www.kennedycenter.org/ and look to nominate somebody there online. You will get a reply in your email. Once you receive your reply, please file it in your folder.
James Hopkins Adams (BA 1831) SC Gov. 1854-1856.
Roger Sherman Baldwin (BA 1811) CT Gov. 1844-1846.
John Chafee (BA 1947) RI Gov. 1962-1969.
Wilbur Cross (BA 1885, Ph.D. 1889) CT Gov. 1931-1939.
Jack Dalrymple (BA 1970) ND Gov. 2010-present.
John Davis MA Gov. 1834-1835; 1841-1843.
Henry Huntly Haight (BA 1844) CA Gov. 1867-1871.
William Livingston (BA 1741) first NJ Gov. 1776-1790, after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
R. Jonathan Meigs (BA 1785) 4th OH Gov. 1810-1814.
Marshall F. Moore 7th WA Gov.
Gifford Pinchot (BA 1889) PA Gov, 1923-1927, 1931-1935; first Chief of the US Forest Service (1905-1910), and founder & professor of the Yale School of Forestry.
Carlos Romero Barcelo (BA 1953) PR Gov. 1977-1985.
Israel Smith (BA 1781) VT Gov. 1807-1807, Congress, Senate.
Samuel J. Tilden (BA 1837; LLD 1875) NY Gov. 1875-1876.
David J. Brewer (BA 1856) Supreme Court Justice 1889-1910.
Henry B. Brown (BA 1856 & Law study) Supreme Court 1891-1906.
David Davis (Law 1835) Supreme Court 1862-1877.
Oliver Ellsworth (BA 1766) Supreme Court 1796-1800.
Sherman Minton (YLS one year degree 1917) Supreme Court 1949-1956.
George Shiras Jr. (BA 1853) Supreme Court 1892-1903.
William Strong (BA 1828; GRD 1831; briefly attended YLS) Supreme Court 1872-1880.
Morrison R. Waite (BA 1837) Chief Justice 1874-1888.
William B. Woods (BA 1845) Supreme Court 1881-1887.
Byron White (Law 1946) Supreme Court 1962-1993.
Tansu Ciller (Postdoctoral fellow) Prime Minister of Turkey 1993-1996;
AbD Al-Karim Al-Iryani (Ph.D. 1968) Prime Minister of Yemen Republic (1980-1983, 1998-2001), Foreign Minister 1993-1998.
Salvador H. Laurel (LLM 1953; JSD 1960) Vice President of the Philipinnes 1986-1992.
Lee Hong-Koo (Ph.D. 1968) Prime Minister of South Korea 1994-1995.
Mario Monti (M.Sc. 1968) Prime Minister of Italy 2011-Present
Wendell Mottley (BA 1964) Olympic Medalist; Trinidad & Tobago minister.
Peter Mutharika (LLM 1966; JSD 1969) 5th Malawi President.
Jovito R. Salonga (JSD 1949) Philippines Senator 1965-1972; 1987-1992.
A. Elizabeth Adams (Ph.D. 1926) professor of Zoology at Mount Holyoke College.
Diogenes Allen (B.D., Ph.D. 1964) philosopher, theologian, professor at Princeton Theological Seminary (1981-2002).
Richard Lee Armstrong (BSc. 1959 Ph.D. 1964 Geology) American/Canadian geochemist.
Walter A. Bell (MSc. 1911, Ph.D. 1920 geology) Canadian geologist & paleontologist.
Edward Bouchet (BA 1874, Ph.D. 1876, physics) first African American to graduate from Yale and the first to receive a Ph.D. at an American university.
Robert Brandom (BA 1972) philosopher at the University of Pittsburgh.
Katharine Jeanette Bush (Ph.D. 1901) zoologist, first woman to receive a Ph.D. in science from Yale.
Mark T. Carleton (BA 1957) Louisiana historian.
Steve Charnovitz (BA 1975, JD 1998) law professor at George Washington University.
Janet Coleman (BA, M.Phil, Ph.D) professor of Ancient & Medieval Political Thought at London School of Economics.
William Cornyn (AM 1942, Ph.D. 1944). professor of Slavic & South East Asian Linguistics.
Leo Damrosch (BA 1963) professor at Harvard University, 2005 National Book Award finalist for "Jean Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius."
David Bates Douglass, professor at the US Military Academy, President of Kenyon College, designer of Green-wood Cemetery, member of Lewis Cass expedition of 1820.
Jacques Ehrmann, literary theorist & French department professor from 1961 to 1972.
John C. Ewers (MA 1934) ethnologist & first director of the National Museum of American History
Douglas Hodgkin (BA) political scientist at Bates College, author.
Ebenezer Kingsbury Hunt (BA 1833) President of the Connecticut State Medical Society, director of the Retreat for the Insance.
David Kolb (M.Phil 1970, Ph.D. 1972) philosopher at Bates College.
Arthur Lander BA, developmental biologist at University of California at Irvine.
Robert Langlands Ph.D. 1960, mathematician, emeritus professor, Institute for Advanced Study, author of the Langlands program.
Hart Day Leavitt BA 1934; English teacher, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1937 to 1975.
Robert C. Lieberman BA 1986; political scientist & provost at John Hopkins University.
Andreas Mandelis; B.Sc.1974; expert on photonics, Professor at the University of Toronto.
F.O. Matthiessen (BA 1923) literary historian, professor at Harvard University.
George Marcus BA 1968; anthropologist, professor at University of California at Irvine.
Scotty McLennan BA 1970; Dean for religious life at Stanford University.
Thomas V. Morris Ph.D.; former University of Notre Dame philosophy professor, currently founding chairman of the Morris Institute of Human Values.
E.R. Ward Neale MS 1951, Ph.D. 1952; geologist, professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Johnathan Oberlander MA 1990, M.Phil 1993, Ph.D. 1995; author and Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
H.T. Odum Ph.D. 1950; ecologist, professor at the University of Florida.
Bilal Orfali Ph.D. 2009; professor of Arabic language & Islamic Studies at the American Institute of Beirut.
Saul K. Padover MA 1930; historian, political scientist at the New School for Social Research in New York City.
Eileen Pollack BS; Professor of creative writing at the University of Michigan.
J. Roger Porter Ph.D. 1938; microbiology professor at the University of Iowa 1938 to 1979.
Tia Powell MD; psychiatrist, former head of NY State Task Force on Life & The Law.
Christian R. H. Raetz (BS 1967) professor of biochemistry at Duke University.
James Rothman (BA 1971) biologist, winner of the 2002 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.
Chris William Sanchiricco (JD, Ph.D 1994) professor of law, business and public policy at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Ofelia Schutte; professor of philosophy at the University of Southern Florida.
Florence Seibert Ph.D. 1923; biochemist, winner of the 1942 Garvan Olin Medal & Member of the National Women's Hall of Fame.
T.K. Seung BA, Ph.D.; professor of philosophy, government & law at the University of Texas, Austin.
Benjamin Silliman (BA 1796) father of American scientific education.
Robert B. Stepto, professor of English, pioneering African American studies scholar.
Matthias Storme, professor of law at Catholic University of Louvain & Antwerp University.
David Swensen Ph.D.; Yale endowment manager & professor at Yale School of Management.
Frank Bigelow Tarbell (BA 1873; Ph.D. 1879) historian, archaeologist, and professor of classic studies at the University of Chicago.
John Griggs Thompson (BA 1955) mathematician, winner of the Fields Medal in 1970.
Daniel S. Weld BA, BS 1982; professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington.
Josiah Whitney BA 1839; geologist, chief of California Geological Survey & geology professor at Harvard University.
Donald Goddard Wing; librarian & bibliographer at Yale University Library.
Yung Wing BA 1844; first Chinese person to receive an American college degree.
J. Seelye Bixler (Ph.D. 1924) 16th president of Colby College from 1960 to 1979.
Samuel Palmer Brooks, President from Baylor University from 1902 to 1931.
Gerhard Casper (LLB 1962) honorary doctorate 2000; 9th president of Stanford University, former provost at the University of Chicago, member of the Yale Corporation.
William Chauvenet (BA 1840) Chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri from 1863 to 1869.
Henry Roe Cloud, first full-blooded Native American to attend Yale, reformer, educator, President of the Haskell Indian Nations University, First Native American member of the Yale secret society (Elihu).
Oscar Henry Cooper, President of Baylor University from 1899 to 1902, and of Simmons College, now known as Hardin-Simmons University from 1902 to 1909.
Raymond Culver; fourth president of Shimer College.
Jonathan Dickinson (BA 1706) when Yale was Collegiate School of Connecticut; founder of College of New Jersey and later renamed Princeton University.
Henry Durant (BA 1827) first president of the University of California at Berkeley.
James Johnson Duderstadt (BE 1964) President of the University of Michigan.
Peter Tyrrell Flawn (Ph.D. 1951) geologist and former president of the University of Texas at Austin.
Edward "Tad" Foote (BA) former president of the University of Miami.
Thomas H. Gallaudet (BA 1805, MA 1810) educator for the dead, co-founder and principal (1817 to 1830) of the American School for the Deaf, namesake of the Gallaudet University.
Thomas F. George (MA 1968, Ph.D. 1970) chemist and present chancellor of the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
Daniel Coit Gilman (BA 1852) 2nd president of the University of California at Berkeley; first president of John Hopkins University from 1876 to 1901; first president of the Carnegie Institution.
William Rainey Harper (Ph.D. 1874) first president of the University of Chicago.
Catharine Bond Hill (Ph.D. 1974) 10th president of Vassar College.
Robert M. Hutchins (BA 1921, LLB 1925) president 1929 to 1945 and chancellor from 1945 to 1951 at the University of Chicago.
Samuel Johnson (BA 1714) first president of Columbia University known as King's College; father of US Senator William Samuel Johnson.
William Samuel Johnson (BA 1744, MA 1747) son of Samuel Johnson; president from 1787 to 1800 of Columbia University. US Senator for Connecticut from 1789-1791.
Yamakawa Kenjiro (circa 1876) founder of Kytishu Institute of Technology.
Aptullah Kuran (BA 1952, MA 1954) first president & founder of Bogaziiei University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Theodore C. Landsmark (BA 1973, J.D. 1973) president (1997 to present) Boston Architectural College.
Douglas C. North (BA 1962) President of Prescott College & Alaska Pacific University, Head of School, The Albany Academies.
G. Dennis O'Brien (BA 1952) former president of Bucknell University & University of Rochester.
Aurelia H. Reinhardt (Ph.D. 1905) president of Mills College in Berkeley, California from 1916 to 1943.
Andrew Sledd (Ph.D. 1903) 1st President of the University of Florida (1905 to 1909); President of Southern University (1910 to 1914); first professor of New Testament Literature at Emory University's Candler School for Theology (1914 to 1939).
Ambrose Tighe (BA 1879, MA 1891) co-founder of William Mitchell College of Law.
Andrew Dickson White (BA 1853) co-founder & first president of Cornell University.
Eleazar Wheelock (BA 1733) founder of Dartmouth College.
Herbert M. Allison (BA 1965) former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for financial stability; former chairman, president & CEO of TIAA-CREF; former president & CEO of Merrill Lynch.
Hugh Auchincloss (BA 1879) Standard Oil.
Robert M. Bass (BA 1971) chairman of Aerion; member & former chair of the Stanford University Board of Trustees.
Tim Collins MBA 1982; founder & CEO of Ripplewood Holdings LLC.
Granger Kent Costikyan (BA 1929) banker, partner of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
John J. Donovan (MS 1964, M.Ph. 1965, M.Eng 1965, Ph.D. 1967). IT entrepreneur, founder of Cambridge Technology Partners.
Donna Dubinsky (BA 1977) former CEO of PDA company Palm Inc., co-founder of PDA company, Handspring.
Charles B. Finch (BA 1941, LLB 1944), CEO & chairman of the board, Allegheny Power Systems, & political activist.
Rob Glaser (BA, MA) founder & CEO of RealNetworks.
Robert Greenhill (BA 1958) founder of M&A department & former president of Morgan Stanley.
Briton Hadden (BA 1920) co-founder of Time magazine.
Henry Holt (BA 1862( founder of publishing firm, Henry Holt & Company and later as Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
Robert Ingersoll (BA 1937) former CEO & Chairman of BorgWarner.
Brewster Jennings (BA 1920) founder & president of the Socony Mobil Oil Company (Standard Oil of New York now ExxonMobil) President of Memorial Center for Cancer & Allied Diseases & Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research.
Charles B. Johnson (BA 1954) chairman of the Franklin Templeton Investments.
Ellis Jones (MBA) CEO, Wasserstein Perella & Company.
Henry Bourne Joy, president of Packard.
Peter S. Kaufman (BA 1975) investment banker, president of the Gordian Group LLC.
Charles King (BA 1862, Sheffield). first head of the US geological survey.
Herbert Kohler (BS 1965) chairman & president of Kohler Company.
Edward Lampert (BA 1984) founder & chairman of ESL Investments (hedge fund), Chairman of the Sears Holding Company.
William K. Lanman (BS 1928 Sheffield) aviation, benefactor.
John Franklyn Mars (BS 1957) CEO, Mars Incorporated.
Robert L. McNeil Jr. (BS 1936) developer of Tylenol; chairman of McNeil laboratories.
W. James McNerney (BA 1971) CEO of Boeing Company.
John Pepper (BA 1960) former chairman & CEO of Procter & Gamble.
Henry M. Perks M.Sc.Eng. 1952) Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Convention Center; Streets Commissioner of Philadelphia; President, Day & Zimmermann, Deputy Superintendent of Schools of Philadelphia.
Eric Ries (BS 2001) pioneer of Lean Startup methodology.
Daniel C. Searle heir, CEO of G.D. Searle & Company, conservative philanthropist.
Forest Shely (BS 1946) physician, bank director in Campbellsville, Kentucky; a 56 year trustee of Campbellsville University.
Ben Silbermann (BA 2003) founder & CEO of Pinterest.
Harold Stanley; founder of Morgan Stanley.
Richard Thalheimer (BA 1970) founder & CEO of the Sharper Image.
John L. Thornton (MPPM Yale School of Management 1980) former president & Co-CEO of Goldman Sachs.
Juan Trippe (BA 1921) founder & CEO of Pan Am Airlines.
Frederick William Vanderbilt (BA 1893 Sheffield) philanthropist, director of the New York Central Railroad.
Friedrich Weyerhauser; co-founded Weyerhauser.
David Bushnell (circa 1776) inventor of the screw propellor, submarine, naval mine, and time bomb.
Harry B. Combs (BS 1935); Sheffield Scientific School, aviation pioneer.
Harvey Williams Cushing (BA); pioneer of modern brain surgery & Considered by many the greatest neurosurgeon of the 20th century.
Arthur M. Chickering; noted archaeologist of Virginia.
Lee De Forest (BS 1896, Ph.D. 1899) inventor of the triode.
Eric Fossum (Ph.D. 1984) inventor of the CMOS image sensor.
W. Edwards Deming (Ph.D. 1928) total quality management (TQM) guru.
Helen Flanders Dunbar (MD 1930) important early figure in US psychosomatic medicine.
Henry Levitt Ellsworth (BA 1810); first commissioner for US Patent Office, founder of the US Department of Agriculture.
Irving Fisher (BA 1888, Ph.D. 1891) economist, father of monetarism.
J. Willard Gibbs (BA 1858, PhD. 1863) mathematician, physical chemist, thermodynamicist, known for the Gibbs phenomenon.
Grace Hopper (MA 1930, Ph.D. 1934), inventor of the COBOL programming language.
Saunders MacLane (BA 1930) mathematician, founder of the category theory with others.
Aaron Marcus (BFA MFA 1969) first graphic designer in the world to work with computer graphics.
Samuel F.B. Morse (BA 1810) telegraph pioneer; inventor of the Morse code.
Harry Nyquist (Ph.D. 1917), engineer known for the Nyquist theorem.
John Ousterhout (BS 1975) creator of the Tel programming language.
Ronald Rivest (BS 1969) computer scientist, the R" in the RSA cryptography; 2002 Turing Award recipient.
George B. Shelden awarded the first US patent for an automobile in 1895.
Eli Whitney (BA 1792) inventor of the cotton gin.
The following are missing:
George Akeroff (BA 1962) Economics, 2001;
Peter A. Diamond (BA 1960) Economics, 2010;
John F. Enders (BA 1920) Physiology or Medicine in 1954;
Alfred G. Gilman (BS 1962) Physiology or Medicine in 1994;
Ernest Lawrence (Ph.d. 1925) Physics 1939
Joshua Lederberg (Ph.d. 1948) Physiology or Medicine in 1958;
David Lee (Ph.d. 1959) Physics 1996.
Dickinson W. Richards (BA 1917) Physiology or Medicine in 1956.
James Rothman (BA 1971) Physiology or Medicine in 2013.
William Vickrey (BS 1935) Economics 1996.
George Whipple (AB 1900) Physiology or Medicine in 1934.
Eric Wieschaus (Ph.D. 1974). Physiology or Medicine in 1995.
The following have also won but are not here on this site.
Charles Forelle (BA 2002); won for Public Service in 2007.
Wesley Morris (BA 1997); won 2012 for film criticism.
Kevin Puts (MM 1996) 2012 for music;
Mark Schoofs (BA 1985) won in 2000 for international reporting;
Yehudi Wyner (BA 1950, B.Mus.1951, M.Mus.1953) composer, won the Pulitzer for music in 2006 for his piano concerto, "Chiavi in Mano;" professor emeritus of musical composition at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Missing from the list are Paula Scrofano; Alene Robertson; Joan Krause; Kathy Taylor; Jeanne Croft;
John P. Ryan
The following recipients below are not found here on this site:
Sully Prudhomme 1901
Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen 1902
Giosue Carducci 1906
Rudolf Christoph Eucken 1908
Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler 1919
Erik Axel Karlfeldt 1931
Saint John Perse 1960
Jaroslav Seifert 1984
Tomas Transtromer 2011
Honorees missing from this list include
General Robert Wood Johnson (Class of 2008).
Harriet Tubman (Class of 2008).
Lieutenant Brian Brennan (Class of 2009).
Michael Graves (Class of 2010).
James D'Heron (Class of 2010).
Detective Marc DiNardo (Class of 2010).
Former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne (Class of 2011).
Leon Hess (Class of 2011).
Victims of the September 11, 2001 (Class of 2011).
Samuel Newhouse (Class of 2012).
Raymond G. Chambers (Class of 2013).
Joetta Clark Diggs (Class of 2013).
J. Seward Johnson (Class of 2013)
Thomas Paine (Class of 2013).
Kathleen DiChiara (Class of 2013).
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Class of 2014).
Maud Dahme (Class of 2014).
It was not awarded in 1976 or in 2008.