Friday, July 24, 2009

Famous people from miami of ohio

Government, military, public administration

Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States, also a Phi Delta Theta Fraternity member.

Maria Cantwell, US Senator (WA)

Mike DeWine, US Senator (OH)
Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893)
Maria Cantwell, current U.S. Senator from Washington
Paul Ryan, current U.S. Representative (Republican) from Wisconsin; ranking Republican minority member on the House Budget Committee
Steve Driehaus, current U.S. Representative from the 1st district of Ohio
Mike DeWine, former U.S. Senator from Ohio
Michael Oxley, Member of Congress and co-sponsor of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Stan Greenberg, Democratic Party pollster and campaign strategist for Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and John Kerry
Steve Richetti, Clinton White House aide and strategist on Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign
Joseph Ralston, May 2000 - 2003, Commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO
Terry Graves, 2nd Lt. USMC, Recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Vietnam, 1968.
Charles Anderson, 27th Governor of Ohio (1865–1866)
Calvin Stewart Brice, Former U.S. Senator, railroad magnate and campaign manager for Grover Cleveland's U.S. presidential campaign against Brice's fellow Miami alumnus, Benjamin Harrison.
James Edwin Campbell, 38th Governor of Ohio
Whitelaw Reid, U.S. ambassador to France from 1889 to 1892, and U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James from 1905 to 1912, Republican candidate for Vice President on the ticket with fellow Miami alumnus, Benjamin Harrison, 1892 (the only time in American political history that the candidates for President and Vice President, put forward by a major political party), were undergraduates of the same college).
Joseph Davis, American Civil War Confederate General (nephew of President Jefferson Davis of the Confederate States of America
William Dennison Jr., U.S. Postmaster General; 24th Governor of Ohio (1860-1862)
Bob Destro, former member, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and internationally-known United States Constitution church-state relations scholar
Thomas Dinwiddie, retired Brigadier General U.S. Air Force
Sidney Souers, First Central Intelligence Agency Director appointed by President Harry S. Truman
Joseph C. Wilson Jr., retired Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force
Ozro J. Dodds, U.S. Representative from Ohio
John E. Dolibois, ambassador to Luxembourg and interrogator at the Nuremberg Trials
Samuel Galloway, U.S. Representative from Ohio (1855-57)
Janet Greenip, Maryland State Senator
Andrew L. Harris, 44th Governor of Ohio (1906-1909), U.S. Commissioner, American Civil War General
Carter Bassett Harrison (1811-1839), attorney and son of William Henry Harrison
David Archibald Harvey, U.S. Representative from Oklahoma
James G. Jones, retired Major General, U.S. Air Force
Helen Jones-Kelley, Director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Isaac M. Jordan, U.S. Representative from Ohio
Christopher Kopech, notable contributor to several Central Ohio political campaigns during the 2008 campaign season
Robert J. Meder, World War II Doolittle Raider
Oliver P. Morton, Former Indiana governor and U.S. Senator
George Ellis Pugh, Former U.S. Senator
Stephen Clegg Rowan, Admiral in Union Navy, who also led the U.S. Marines ashore in California in the war with Mexico; first to put the U.S. flag in California soil to claim it for the U.S.
Milton Sayler, U.S. Representative from Ohio
Donald R. Schregardus, Director Ohio Environmental Protection Agency from 1991-1998, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 2001-2009
Caleb Blood Smith, 6th United States Secretary of the Interior, serving in the Cabinet of Abraham Lincoln
Anthony Thornton, U.S. Representative from Illinois and Illinois Supreme Court Justice
Andy Vollmer former Acting General Counsel, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Durbin Ward, Civil War General, newspaper publisher, and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio
John B. Weller, fifth Governor of California, former Congressman from Ohio, U.S. Senator from California and Minister to Mexico

[edit] Journalism, literature, media, entertainment

P.J. O'Rourke

Rita Dove
Ira Berkow, sports writer, New York Times
Bill Hemmer, Fox News Channel anchor
Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize Winner, First African-American U.S. Poet laureate, Consultant to the Library of Congress
P. J. O'Rourke, conservative satirist
Dave Fleming, writer ESPN
Bill Sammon, Senior White House Correspondent, Washington Examiner, formerly at The Washington Times; and political analyst for Fox News Channel, and the author of four New York Times bestsellers.
Terrence Moore, sports columnist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Rick Ludwin, NBC Executive credited with bringing Seinfeld to the network
Chris Rose, sportscaster
Jon Gambrell, correspondent, Associated Press
Wil Haygood, columnist, The Washington Post
Chad Pergram, FOX News journalist, recipient of an Edward R. Murrow Award and the Joan Barone Award for his reporting on Capitol Hill
Whitelaw Reid, Editor-in-chief, New York Tribune and U.S. Vice-President candidate with President Benjamin Harrison (the only time in U.S. history that the President and Vice-President candidates were alumni from the same University).
Pete Conrad, sports columnist Dayton Daily News
Dave Hyde, sports columnist
Darrell M. West, Brown University professor, author, and Brookings Institution political scientist
Katie Lee Joel, television personality, food critic, and wife of pop music superstar Billy Joel
Mara MacDonald, television reporter, WDIV-TV
Nick Lachey, musician; did not graduate from Miami
James Francis Flynn, Writer/Director of "Eastern College", feature film
Anthony J. Rickert-Epstein, Owner of Cobra Productions and director of Fingerman: Dr. London & The Triangle Force
Mike Mizanin, cast member, The Real World: Back to New York
Tina Louise, Ginger on Gilligan's Island

[edit] Theology
David Swing, noted 19th century preacher and liberal theologian; confidant of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.
Joseph Pomeroy Widney, co-founder of the Church of the Nazarene and the Church of the All-Father.
Walter Wangerin, Jr., theologian and award-winning author
Robert Destro, scholar and expert on freedom of speech and religion, and discrimination on the basis of race, disability, national origin and religion; founder and 'Director of the "Law and Religion Program at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; co-author of Religious Liberty in a Pluralistic Society, the leading law school textbook in the United States on the subject of religious liberty; former General Counsel to the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights.

[edit] Business
Brad Alford, Chairman & CEO of Nestle USA
John Altman, co-founder and executive vice-president of Continental Polymers
C. Michael Armstrong former CEO of Hughes Electronics, Comcast Corporation & AT&T
George Bayly, Former chairman, president and CEO of Ivex Packaging Corporationthan
Jim Bonaminio, Founder & President of the renown Jungle Jim's International Market
John Christie, President and CFO, Worthington Industries
Se Yung Chung, Former President Hyundai Motor Company
Arthur D. Collins, Chairman of Medtronic, Inc.
Donn Davis, CEO, Exclusive rESORTS
Bruce Downey, Chief Executive Officer of Barr Pharmaceuticals
Richard T. Farmer, Founder and Chairman of the Cintas Corporation
Cynthia Fedus Fields, Former President & CEO of Victoria's Secret Catalogue Division
Robert Griffin, former managing director and head of investment banking for the Americas at Barclays Capital
Richard E. Heckert former CEO of DuPont
Roger Howe, former chairman and CEO of U.S. Precision Lens
John Kenkel founder Renaissance Strategic Advisors
Samuel Laws, inventor of the stock ticker on the New York Gold Exchange
William L. McComb, CEO of Liz Claiborne
Charles Mechem, Jr., retired chairman and CEO of Jacor Communications and former commissioner of the LPGA; Director of Convergys Corporation
Matt Merchant, CTO, Corporate Information Systems at General Electric
Jeff Osterfeld, Founder of Penn Station (restaurant), a cheesesteak restaurant chain with 160 locations
John H. Patterson, founder of NCR (National Cash Register)
Diane F. Perlmutter, former Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Burson-Marsteller; former senior executive, Avon Corporation; retired CEO of Cohn & Wolfe/New York
Marvin Pierce, Former President of McCall Publishing, father of former First Lady Barbara Bush, and maternal grandfather of President George W. Bush
Mitchell Rales, co-founder, former CEO, and current Chairman of the Executive Committee and Director of Danaher Corporation
Michael Rechin, CEO of First Merchants Corporation
Jack Rogers, Former Chairman & CEO of United Parcel Service (UPS)
Robert Schneider, President and CEO of Patio Enclosures, Inc.
David Shade, founder, partner and CEO of Wellspring Partners Ltd.
Susan E. Sheskey, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Dell Inc.
John Smale, retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Procter & Gamble and retired chairman of the executive committee of General Motors
Thomas Smith, founding partner and president of Prescott Investors, Inc.
Richard K. Smucker, Chief Executive Officer of The J.M. Smucker Company
Thomas Stallkamp, Director and former CEO of MSX International and Former President & Vice Chairman of Daimler Chrysler
Kimberly Walker, Chief Investment Officer of Washington University in St. Louis
John Walter, former President and Chairman of AT&T

[edit] Athletics

Ben Roethlisberger

Bo Schembechler

Paul Brown

Wally Szczerbiak
Kevyn Adams, NHL player, Chicago Blackhawks; member of 2006 Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes
Walter Alston, former manager of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball teams; earned four World Series championships and seven National League pennants
Virgil Alston, three-time All-American, Track & Field and Cross Country
Jerry Angelo, General Manager of the Chicago Bears
Bill Arnsparger, NFL coach - Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers; NCAA football coach; Head Coach, LSU; Athletic Director, University of Florida
Randy Ayers, former NBA player and college Head Coach at Ohio State University and Head Coach of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, Assistant Coach of the Orlando Magic and current Assistant Coach of NBA Washington Wizards
Bob Babich, former NFL player, San Diego Chargers and Cleveland Browns; First-Team All-American in football.
Jack Baruth, pro BMX rider and Alt Fuel class winner of the 2006 Cannonball Run
Jacob Bell, NFL player, Tennessee Titans and St. Louis Rams
Eric Beverly, NFL player, Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons
"Red" Earl Blaik, former Head Coach Army football; member of the NFL Foundation Hall of Fame.
Dan Boyle, NHL player for the Tampa Bay Lightning; won Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightening
Paul Brown, partial founder of the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals and the first head coach for both teams
Rob Carpenter, NFL player, where he rushed for 4,363 yards in a 10-year career with the Houston Oilers, New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams.
Alain Chevrier, NHL player, New Jersey Devils
Carmen Cozza, former head football Coach, Yale University; played in NFL for Green Bay Packers and in Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox organization
Dan Dalrymple, NFL coach, Head Strength & Conditioning for the New Orleans Saints
Paul Dietzel, All-American center, football; Head Coach, football at LSU, South Carolina and Army; National Coach of the Year
Bill Doran, former second baseman for the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, and Milwaukee Brewers; bench coach, Kansas City Royals
Wayne Embry, General Manager, NBA's Toronto Raptors; former NBA player and NBA executive with the Milwaukee Bucks and Cleveland Cavaliers, and was the first African American NBA General Manager and Team President; two-time basketball All-American at Miami
Weeb Ewbank, Super Bowl-winning NFL Head Coach; won two NFL titles with the Baltimore Colts and the New York Jets
Mike Glumac, NHL player, St. Louis Blues
Jack Glowik, Scout Miami Dolphins; Miami All-American;
Jim Gordan, Los Angeles Olympian, track and field; track and football in college
Andy Greene, player, NHL, New Jersey Devils
Bud Haidet, Athletic Director, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Instrumental in Milwaukee's move from NAIA to NCAA Division I membership in 1990-91. The men's and women's basketball teams both reached the NCAA Tournament in 2006. The men's team also advanced to the Sweet 16 in 2005, as well as qualified for the 2003 NCAA Tournament.
Danny Hall, Head Baseball Coach, Georgia Tech
John Harbaugh, Head Coach, Baltimore Ravens
Ron Harper, retired NBA player, Five-time NBA Champion, Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers; coach, Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic
Darrell Hedric, winningest basketball coach in Miami history
Bob Hitchens, player, NFL, New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers
Alphonso Hodge, NFL player, Cornerback, Kansas City Chiefs, 5th round draft pick (147th overall) in 2005
Ron Hunter, head basketball coach, IUPUI
Bob Jencks, player NFL, Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears; Super Bowl Champions with Chicago Bears
Julius "Juby" Johnson, Miami Redhawks basketball 2000-2004; Has been playing professionally in the Euroleague for Croatia since 2004
Ryan Jones, player NHL, Nashville Predators
Ernie Kellermann, former defensive back for the Cleveland Browns, 1966-71, Cincinnati Bengals from 1971-72 and Buffalo Bills from 1972-73
Aaron Kromer Tampa Bay Buccaneers Senior Offensive Assistant)
Eric Lanman, All American Gaelic-handball player, 1988
Charlie Leibrandt, former pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves, and Texas Rangers; 140-119 Major League record
Dan Levak, Director of New Media, NFL
Phil Lumpkin, player, NBA Portland Trailblazer and Phoenix Suns
Bill Mallory, head football coach, Miami University, University of Colorado at Boulder, Indiana University Bloomington; Big Ten Coach of the Year
Denny Marcin New York Giants
John McVay former Head Coach New York Giants; General Manager, San Francisco 49ers (5 Super Bowl Championships; NFL Executive of the Year winner
Marvin Miller, union leader Major League Baseball Players Association
Mike Mizanin, aka The Miz, WWE wrestler/ entertainer
William Mulliken, 1960 Olympic Gold medalist, swimming
Tim Naehring, former MLB player, Boston Red Sox
Martin Nance, NFL player, Wide Receiver, Minnesota Vikings
Ira Newble, NBA player, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics and Los Angeles Lakers
Ara Parseghian, former head football coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Jim Peal Head Strength Coach, Butler University
Brian Pillman, Professional Wrestler
John Pont, Head football coach, Miami University, Yale University, Indiana University, Northwestern University; national Coach of the Year; lead Indiana to Big Ten title and Rose Bowl
Travis Prentice, retired NFL player, NCAA Division 1-A Career leader in points scored, Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings
Rock Rembielak, Head Coach Baseball, Wake Forest University
Ryne Robinson, NFL player, Carolina Panthers
Randy Robitaille, NHL player, Ottawa Senators
Ben Roethlisberger, NFL player, Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers, set record for most victories by a rookie quarterback in the NFL, 2004, Super Bowl Champion 2006 and 2009. (Did not graduate.)
Aaron Ryan, Director, Team Marketing and Business Operations - NBA
Scott Sauerbeck, Major League Baseball pitcher, Cincinnati Reds
Brian Savage, NHL player, Philadelphia Flyers
Bo Schembechler, noted former football head coach of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Wolverines
Bob Schul, 1964 Olympic Gold medalist, 5000m run
John Shoemaker, baseball and basketball; drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers and has been a player and manager in the organization since 1978; also drafted by NBA in 1978 along with other '78 NBA draftees Archie Aldridge and Randy Ayers
Sherman Smith, NFL player, Seattle Seahawks, coach Tennessee Titans, Offensive Coordinator Washington Redskins
Jim Steeg, EVP and COO, San Diego Chargers; for Senior Vice President of Special Events, NFL
Milt Stegall, all-time career leader in touchdowns, receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League; player NFL Cincinnati Bengals
Steve Strome. Head Tennis Coach, LSU
Wally Szczerbiak, NBA player, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves
Nils Tracy, Marbles player, North Eastern Champion '08, Bellbrook Invitational
Jackie (Walther) Walker, former Head Women's Gymnastics Coach at LSU, Stanford and San Jose State
Jerry Walker, former Director of Public Relations, San Francisco 49ers; Instant Replay Communicator at NFL
Randy Walker, former head football coach at Northwestern University
Sheldon White, Pro Player Personnel Detroit Lions
Nobby Wirkowski, professional football player and coach
Ken Zampese (Bengals QB Coach)
Ron Zook, Head Football Coach at the University of Illinois and former Head Football Coach at the University of Florida

[edit] Academia
John Alexander Anderson, former Congressman from Kansas, consul to Egypt, and second President of Kansas State University
Joseph M. Bachelor, poet, professor
Donald Barr, professor of Human Ecology at Cornell University and leader of movement to disinvest in South Africa
Josiah Blackmore, Former Dean & President of Capital University
David A. Caputo, president of Pace University
Ronald Crutcher, President of Wheaton College
Bob Destro, former member, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and internationally-known United States Constitution church-state relations scholar at the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America.
John Feldmeier, professor of Political Science at Wright State University and first amendment attorney
Grayson L. Kirk, former president, Columbia University
Henry Mitchell MacCracken, Former Chancellor of New York University
Rollin Niswonger, Author of the noted accounting textbook, Principles of Accounting, the most-widely used basic accounting textbook across the country.
Mark B. Rosenberg, Chancellor of the State University System of Florida
Donna Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services for President Bill Clinton, current president of the University of Miami (Florida) and a graduate of the Western College for Women prior to its merger with Miami University
Darrell M. West, Brown University professor, author, and Brookings Institution political scientist
Joseph Pomeroy Widney, 2nd President of the University of Southern California, 1st dean of the USC School of Medicine.

[edit] Arts
Joseph W. Clokey, organist, composer
Ray Combs, Family Feud game show host (did not graduate)
The Lemon Pipers, 1960s psychadelic band
Mojo Nixon, musician
Jackson Rohm, pop/country musician
John Timmons, lead singer for pop/rock band Razor's Edge
Kate Voegele, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist
Joseph Pomeroy Widney, prolific author
Matthew Yuricich, Academy Award winner, special effects
Tom Schleiter, guitarist for pop/rock band Powerspace
Nick Lachey, pop musician
Griffin House, singer/songwriter

[edit] Science
Benjamin Lee, theoretical physicist
Ernest H. Volwiler, former chairman, Abbott Labs and co-inventor, Pentothal
Joseph Pomeroy Widney, physician
John Shaw Billings, Civil War battlefield surgeon and author internationally-recognized "Materia Medica," a 16 volume compilation of scientific medical data; former Director of the United States Public Health Service; former Director of the New York Public Library; enlisted by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie to help develop a worldwide library system, resulting in the Carnegie libraries.

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