Colgate University

Discover the notable alumni of Colgate University. The list includes people like John Dean, Gloria Borger, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Monica Crowley & Johnny Marks. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, writers, miscellaneous, artists & painters and intellectuals & academics etc.
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 1 
Bob Balaban
(Actor)
Bob Balaban
3
Birthdate: August 16, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
John Dean
(Author)
John Dean
9
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron
 3 
Charles Addams
(Former Cartoonist Known For His Darkly Humorous and Macabre Characters)
Charles Addams
3
Birthdate: January 7, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westfield, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 29, 1988

Mostly known as a cartoonist for The New Yorker, Charles Addams was known for including dark humor in his works. Also known by his pseudonym, Chas Addams, he gained fame for his cartoons about a family of ghosts, which later inspired The Addams Family series of the 1960s.

 4 
Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
(Politician & Civil Rights Activist)
Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 4, 1972
 5 
Jay Chandrasekhar
(Comedian)
Jay Chandrasekhar
2
Birthdate: April 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Gloria Borger
(Political Analyst & Journalist)
Gloria Borger
9
Birthdate: September 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York
Emmy-nominated journalist Gloria Borger serves as the CNN chief political analyst and is best known for appearing on The Situation Room. She has previously worked as a national political correspondent for CBS News and been part of the CBS shows 60 Minutes II and Face the Nation.
 7 
Monica Crowley
(Radio personality, Biographer, Journalist)
Monica Crowley
5
Birthdate: September 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arizona

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs, Monica Crowley is also known as a Fox News political analyst. She has penned two bestsellers about her experience of working with Richard Nixon and has also contributed to the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times.

 8 
Charles Evans Hughes
(Politician)
Charles Evans Hughes
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, U.S.
Died: August 27, 1948
 9 
Oswald Avery
(Biologist, Physician, Geneticist)
Oswald Avery
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 21, 1877
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Died: February 20, 1955

A pioneer of molecular biology, Oswald Avery revolutionized science with his research on the chemical processes involved in immunology. The Canadian-American bacteriologist initially aspired to be a musician. He later proved that DNA was the basis of heredity. Though nominated for the Nobel Prize multiple times, he never won it.

 10 
Bob Woodruff
(Journalist)
Bob Woodruff
2
Birthdate: August 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
 11 
Kevin Heffernan
(Film actor)
Kevin Heffernan
4
Birthdate: May 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: West Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Chris Hedges
(Journalist)
Chris Hedges
5
Birthdate: September 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Johnsbury, Vermont, USA
 13 
Steve Burke
(Businessperson)
Steve Burke
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 14, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: America
 14 
Antonio Delgado
(Lawyer, Politician)
Antonio Delgado
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
 15 
Johnny Marks
(American Composer and Songwriter)
Johnny Marks
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: September 3, 1985
 16 
Mark Murphy
(American Football Player)
Mark Murphy
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fulton, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Eugene Robinson
(American football player)
Eugene Robinson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
William Pierce Rogers
(Lawyer)
William Pierce Rogers
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norfolk, New York, United States
Died: January 2, 2001
 19 
Adonal Foyle
(Basketball player)
Adonal Foyle
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Canouan, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 20 
William Beebe
(US Explorer and Ornithologist Who Co-Discovered the Bathysphere)
William Beebe
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 4, 1962

American marine biologist, ornithologist, and entomologist William Beebe is remembered for his exploratory expeditions conducted for the New York Zoological Society. He also co-discovered the Bathysphere, penned many books, was a renowned lecturer, worked with the New York Zoological Gardens, and led tropical research at the New York Zoological Society.

 21 
Joe Castiglione
(Announcer)
Joe Castiglione
2
Birthdate: March 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamden, Connecticut, United States
 22 
Harry Emerson Fosdick
(American Pastor)
Harry Emerson Fosdick
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 24, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: October 5, 1969

Pastor Harry Emerson Fosdick was a major figure in the Fundamentalist–Modernist controversy of Protestantism in the U.S. He served as a pastor at New York’s Riverside Church and First Presbyterian Church and was an advocate of pastoral counseling. He had also written books such as The Manhood of the Master.

 23 
Armand Zildjian
(Manufacturer)
Armand Zildjian
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 26, 2002
 24 
Howard Fineman
(American Journalist and Television Commentator)
Howard Fineman
1
Birthdate: November 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
 25 
Kathryn Bertine
(Saint Kitts and Nevis Author, Activist and Former Professional Figure Skater)
Kathryn Bertine
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
 26 
Richard MacNeish
(Archaeologist)
Richard MacNeish
3
Birthdate: April 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 16, 2001