Notable Alumni

  • Thomas Fielder Bowie – One of the founding members of Sigma Phi and member of the thirty fourth and thirty fifth Congress of the United States.
  • Sen. Elihu Root – U.S. Secretary of War and U.S. Secretary of State in the administration of Theodore Roosevelt. Root was a Nobel Peace Prize Winner, and U.S. Senator.
  • Earl Warren – Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Governor of California.
  • James Schoolcraft Sherman – Vice President under William Howard Taft.
  • Henry Rathbone, major in the U.S. army during the Civil War and present in Lincoln’s booth at Ford’s Theatre; was stabbed tackling John Wilkes Booth.
  • Hon. Ken Dryden – Hockey Hall of Fame Goaltender and Canadian Member of Parliament.
  • Rep. Hastings Keith – United States Congressman from Massachusetts.
  • Rep. John Cochrane – United States Congressman, Attorney General of New York, and Brigadier General in the Civil War.
  • Philip Will, Jr – Co-founder of architecture firm Perkins+Will and President of the American Institute of Architects.
  • Daniel Butterfield – American Civil War hero, composer of Taps bugle call
  • Jay Walker – founder of Priceline.com
  • Larry Tanenbaum – Chairman of MLSE, owner of the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs
  • John Bigelow – US diplomat to France under Lincoln, NY Secretary of State, published The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, helped found the New York Public Library
  • Tully Banta-Cain – American Football linebacker for the New England Patriots
  • Robert S. Harrison – Rhodes Scholar, retired partner at Goldman Sachs, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University, CEO of the Clinton Global Initiative
  • Patrick Doyle – CEO of Domino’s Pizza