Notable Harvard Veterans

 LIST OF NOTABLE MEMBERS OF THE HARVARD UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY (ALUMNI, STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF) WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES.

THIS LIST IS COMPLIED AS AN ELEMENT OF THE “HARVARD VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT”. PLEASE SUBMIT ADDITIONS (WITH BRIEF INFORMATION), COMMENT AND CORRECTIONS TO  harvardveteransorg@gmail.com

EDUCATION & ARTS:

 

 

 

Derek Bok

President of Harvard University

Henry Rosovsky

Dean of FAS, Acting President of Harvard University

Neil Rudenstein

President of Harvard University

James Wright

President of Dartmouth College

Kingman Brewster, Jr.

President of Yale University

Henry Kissinger

Winner Nobel Prize for Peace 1973, Secretary of State

Michael Porter

Professor, Author, Co-founder of Monitor Group

David Gergen

Professor, Author, Counselor to Presidents

E.E. Cummings

Poet

Ben Bradlee

Executive Editor, The Washington Post

David Lee

Winner 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics

Tom Lehrer

Mathematician, Professor, Satirist

Philip Johnson

Architect

Norman Mailer

Novelist, Playwright

Samuel Huntington

Political Scientist, Professor, Author

George Plimpton

Journalist, Editor

Jack Lemmon

Actor, Academy Award Winner

Leroy Anderson

Composer

Archibald MacLeish

Poet, Writer, Librarian of Congress

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Historian, Professor, Pulitzer Prize Winner

Joseph Murray

Physician, Winner 1990 Nobel Prize for Medicine

Richard Neustadt

Political Scientist, Founder Harvard Kennedy School

Thomas Sowell

Economist, Author, Senior Fellow Hoover Institution

David A. Morse

Winner 1969 Nobel Peace Prize

 

 

LAW:

 

 

 

William Rehnquist

Chief Justice of the United States

Anthony Kennedy

Justice, United States Supreme Court

Lewis Powell

Justice, United States Supreme Court

William Brennan

Justice, United States Supreme Court

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Justice, United States Supreme Court

Felix Frankfurter

Justice, United States Supreme Court

Harold H. Burton

Justice, United States Supreme Court 

John Hancock

Patriot, Signer of Declaration of Independence

Michael Dukakis

Governor of Massachusetts, Professor

Ralph Nader

Author, Political Scientist, Presidential Candidate

 

 

GOVERNMENT:

 

 

 

John F Kennedy

President of the United States, US Senator Massachusetts

Theodore Roosevelt

Vice President and President of the United States

George W Bush

President of the United States, Governor of Texas

Franklin Roosevelt

President of the United States, Governor of New York

Rutherford B Hayes

President of the United States

Al Gore

Vice president of the United States, US Senator Tennesse

 

 

UNITED STATES SENATORS:

 

 

 

Robert F. Kennedy

New York, Attorney General of the US

Edward M Kennedy

Massachusetts

Robert Taft, Jr.

Ohio

John Chafee

Rhode Island, Governor of Rhode Island

Sinclair Weeks

Massachusetts, US Secretary of Commerce

Larry Pressler

Idaho

Ted Stevens

Alaska

Joseph Clark

Pennsylvania

Paul Douglas

Illinois

Daniel P Moynihan

New York

Kingsley Taft

Ohio

Sam Ervin

North Carolina

Adlai Stevenson III

Ohio

John Culver

Iowa

Floyd Haskell

Colorado

Jeff Bingaman

New Mexico

Herbert Kohl

Wisconsin, Owner Milwaukee Bucks

Hiram Fong

Hawaii

Jack Reed

Rhode Island

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr

Massachusetts, US Ambassador to the UN

John Heinz

Pennsylvania

Alan Simpson

Wyoming

Leverett Saltonstall

Massachusetts, Governor of Massachusetts

David Gambrell

Georgia

Ernest Greuning

Alaska

Edward Gurney

Florida

William Hathaway

Maine

James Jeffords

Vermont

Kenneth Keating

New York

Spark Matsumaga

Hawaii

William Proxmire

Wisconsin

William Roth, Jr.

Delaware

Benjamin Smith II

Massachusetts

Louis Wyman

Dan Sullivan 

New Hampshire

Alaska

Tom Cotton

Arkansas 

UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVES:

 

Seth Moulton

Massachusetts 

Amory Houghton, Jr.

New York

Pierre S. DuPont IV

Delaware, Governor of Delaware

Ron DeSantis  

Florida    

Mike Pompeo

Kansas

Joseph Sestak

Pennsylvania, Vice Admiral US Navy

Tom Ridge

Pennsylvania, Governor of Pennsylvania

Martha McSally

Ruben Gallego

Bobby Scott 

Arizona 

Arizona

Virginia

MEMBERS OF THE CABINET:

 

 

 

Caspar Weinberger, Jr.

Secretary of Defense

Dean Acheson

Secretary of State

Alberto Gonzales

Attorney General

Robert McNamara

Secretary of Defense, President Ford Motors

Robert Todd Lincoln

Secretary of War, President Pullman Company

Elliott Richardson

Attorney General, Secretary Defense, HEW

Henry Stimson

Secretary of State, Secretary of War

Donald Regan

Secretary of Treasury, CEO of Merrill Lynch

Richard Kleindienst

Attorney General

 

 

MILITARY

 

 

 

Medal of Honor Recipients:

 

Manning F. Force

 

Horace Porter

 

Henry S. Huidekoper

 

Wilmon W. Blackmar

 

Hazard Stevens

 

Richard Curran

 

Charles Phelps

 

Henry W. Lawton

 

Theodore Roosevelt

 

Leonard Wood

 

George G. McMurtry

 

Walter N. Hill

 

Charles W. Whittlesey

 

Claud A. Jones

 

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

 

Pierpont M. Hamilton

 

Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr.

 

Robert C. Murray

 

 

 

Chairmen, Joint Chiefs of Staff:

 

Colin Powell

Army, Secretary of State

John Shalikashvili

Army

Hugh Shelton

Army

Richard Meyers

US Air Force

Peter Pace

USMC

Michael Mullen

US Navy

 

 

Flag Officers:

 

George C. Marshall

General of the Army, Secretary of State, Marshall Plan

Artemus Ward

MG Continental Army, Congressman for Massachusetts

Charles B. Green

LTG and Surgeon General US Air Force

Wesley Clark

Army, Supreme Allied Cmndr. Europe, Rhodes Scholar

Tad Oelstrom

LTG USAF, Director National Security Program at HKS

John Hyten

GEN USAF Commander USAF Space Command

George W Casey

MG Army, highest ranked US Officer to die in Vietnam

Samuel Eliot Moriso

RADM USN, Professor, Author

Douglas Lute

LTG Army, Deputy National Security Advisor

John Abizaid

GEN Army, Commander CENTCOM

Michael E. Ryan

LTG USAF

Robert Davenport

MG Army

Eugene Tattini

LTG USAF

Hal Moore

LTG Army, Author

Mark Martins

BG Army, Prosecutor US Military Commission

David Brahms

BG USMC

George Gordon

Union General, Civil War

 

 

Other Military:

 

 

 

Quentin Roosevelt

Lt 95th Aero Squadron, KIA behind German line

Norman Prince

Founder France’s Lafayette Escadrille, KIA

Robert Gould Shaw

Commander 54th (black) Regiment, KIA Ft Wagner

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.

Lt USN, bomber pilot, KIA Operation Aphrodite

Joseph Warren

DR., MG Continental Army, KIA Bunker Hill

 

 

BUSINESS:

 

 

 

David Rockefeller

CEO Chase Manhattan Bank, Philanthropist

Charles F. Adams IV

Chairman Raytheon Corporation

C. Douglas Dillon

Chairman Rockefeller Foundation, Sec. of Treasury

F. Warren Hellman

Investment Banker

Donald E. Graham

 Publisher, Washington Post

John Whitehead

Chairman Goldman Sachs

Sumner Redstone

Chairman Viacom

Al  Weatherhead

Chairman Weatherhead Industries

Warren Alpert

Founder Warren Equities, Alpert Medical School

Jerome Kohlberg

Founder KKR and Kohlberg & Company

Clemmie D. Spangler

Bank of America, President UNC

Gordon Gund

CEO Gund Investment Corporation

Marshall Carter

CEO State Street Corporation

Whipple V.N. Jones

Founder Aspen Highlands

Charles F. Adams, Jr.

President Union Pacific