Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the U.S. Senate in November 1962, he was re-elected nine times and served for 47 years until his death. At the time of his death, he was the second most senior member of the Senate, and is the fourth-longest-serving senator in U.S. history.
Hamilton Fish III (born Hamilton Stuyvesant Fish and also known as Hamilton Fish, Jr. ; December 7, 1888 – January 18, 1991) was a soldier and politician from New York State. Born into a family long active in the the state, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1920 to 1945 and during that time was a prominent opponent of United States intervention in foreign affairs and was a critic of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Thomas 'Tommy' Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. His film roles include federal marshal Samuel Gerard in The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals, the villain "Two-Face" in Batman Forever, terrorist William Strannix in Under Siege, Agent K in the Men in Black films, Western police officers Woodrow F. Call in Lonesome Dove, Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men, a texas ranger in Man of the House and Pete Perkins in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.
Endicott "Chub" Peabody (February 15, 1920–December 1, 1997) was the 62nd Governor of Massachusetts from January 3, 1963 to January 7, 1965. Peabody was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts; he served in the United States Navy during World War II, where he was decorated with the Silver Star for gallantry. He earned A.B. and J.D. degrees from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, before being admitted to the Massachusetts bar on October 14, 1948.
Christopher John Nowinski (born September 24, 1978 in Arlington Heights, Illinois) is an author and a former professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment. Nowinski is renowned for being WWE's first Harvard alumnus, as he graduated with an A.B. in sociology. Following his wrestling career, he wrote Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis, which examined the long-term effects of head trauma among athletes. He is still under contract with WWE.
Isaiah J. Kacyvenski [kaz-uh-VIN-ski] (born October 3, 1977 in Endicott, New York) is a former American football linebacker of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Harvard. Kacyvenski also spent time with the St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders. After spending the 2007 season out of football, Kacyvenski officially announced his retirement in 2008.
Matthew Robert Birk (born July 23, 1976 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an American football center for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Harvard. Birk is a two-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl selection.
Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick (born November 24, 1982 in Gilbert, Arizona) is an American football quarterback for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Harvard. Fitzpatrick has also played for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Paul DePodesta (born December 16, 1972) is a baseball front-office assistant for the San Diego Padres. He was general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers from February 16, 2004 to October 29, 2005 until he was fired after assembling a club who in 2005 had the worst Dodger record in eleven years. He was the ninth general manager in the club's history since moving to Los Angeles and among the most controversial in the franchise's history.
John Dockery is an American sportscaster and former American football defensive back who played for the New York Jets and later the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1968 to 1973. He was drafted by the Jets out of Harvard. He spent the last two years of his playing career with the Steelers. Following his retirement, Dockery went on to co-host Sports Extra on WNYW Channel 5 in New York City with Bill Mazer.
Torbert Hart Macdonald (June 6, 1917 - May 21, 1976), nicknamed Torby, was a politician from Massachusetts. He served as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. Macdonald was born in Everett, Massachusetts in 1917 and grew up in Malden, Massachusetts. After several years in public school, he entered Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Macdonald attended Harvard University, where he was captain of the football team and the roommate of John F. Kennedy.
Malcolm Donald (1877–1949) was an American lawyer and a founder of the Pioneer Fund. He graduated Harvard College (where he played football) and Harvard Law School. He was an editor of Harvard Law Review. He worked at Boston law firms Gaston Snow and Herrick, Smith, & Donald. He served in the War Department during World War I. Following the war, Donald was named Vice President of the Harvard alumni club. He later became a trustee of the Roxbury Latin School. Historian William H.
Frank T. Caprio (born May 10, 1966) is the General Treasurer of Rhode Island. He was the first political candidate in the United States to use on-demand television to reach voters and one of the first candidates to launch an Internet TV channel for use in a political campaign in 2006.
Paul Withington (born January 25, 1888 to April 2, 1966) was a college football coach at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He attended Harvard where he was the quarterback. He received his bachelor's degree in 1909, and his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1914. He is notable as the only coach in collegiate history to serve as a head coach, at the same time he served as a doctor. In 1917, he entered the Army Medical Corps. He married Constance Restarick in Boston, MA, on April 18, 1911.
Andrew P. Puopolo was a Harvard University football player and the victim in one of the most highly publicized Boston murder cases of the 1970s. Puopolo grew up in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston and graduated from the prestigious Boston Latin School before enrolling at Harvard. A senior and the starting cornerback for the Crimson during the 1976 season, he was scheduled to graduate the following spring with a degree in biology. He was planning to attend medical school.
Oliver F. Cutts was a college football head coach. From 1903 to 1904, he coached at Purdue, where he compiled a 13-5 record. This included a 9-3 season in 1904, where the Boilermakers outscored opponents 176-66. In 1905, he coached at Washington, where he compiled a 4-2-2 record. His overall record as a head coach stands at 17-7-2.
Clifton George Dawson (born October 8, 1983, in Scarborough, Ontario) is a gridiron football running back who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Harvard. Dawson has also been a member of the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans.
A. David Mazzone (June 3, 1928 - October 25, 2004) was a lawyer, Massachusetts assistant district attorney, assistant United States attorney, Massachusetts Superior court judge. He served for twenty-six years as a Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. "He will forever be remembered by the people of Massachusetts for his landmark rulings that led to the cleanup of Boston Harbor," United States Senator Edward M.
Edward Lawrence Casey (May 16, 1894 – July 26, 1966) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Harvard University and was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1968. Casey also played professional football in 1920 for the Buffalo All-Americans; he was also the head coach of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League in 1935 and the Boston Bears of the third American Football League in 1940.
Robert T. Fisher (December 3, 1887 – July 7. 1942) was an American football player and coach. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973. Fisher was also one of the original Trustees for the American Football Coaches Association.
Huntington Reed "Tack" Hardwick (October 15, 1892 – June 26, 1949) was an American football player. He played at the halfback and end positions for Harvard University and was selected as a unanimous first-team All-American in 1914. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.