United States Military Academy

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Discover the notable alumni of United States Military Academy. The list includes people like Buzz Aldrin, Ulysses S. Grant, Edgar Allan Poe, Douglas MacArthur & Jefferson Davis. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, writers, lawyers & judges and sportspersons etc.
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 1 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States (1953–1961))
Dwight D. Eisenhower
76
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: March 28, 1969
 2 
Ulysses S. Grant
(Civil War Hero and the 18th President of the United States)
Ulysses S. Grant
36
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, Ohio, United States
Died: July 23, 1885
 3 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)
Edgar Allan Poe
42
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1849
 4 
Robert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)
Robert E. Lee
91
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 1870
 5 
George Patton
(One of the Most Successful Combat Generals in United States History)
George Patton
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: December 21, 1945
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Douglas MacArthur
(American Military Leader Who Played a Prominent Role in the Pacific Theater During World War II)
Douglas MacArthur
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 5, 1964
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Buzz Aldrin
(American Astronaut, Fighter Pilot and the Second Person to Set Foot on the Moon)
Buzz Aldrin
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Stonewall Jackson
(One of the Best-Known Confederate Commanders During the American Civil War)
Stonewall Jackson
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 10, 1863
 9 
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Former Commanding General of the United States Army (1869 - 1883))
William Tecumseh Sherman
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1891
 10 
Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States (1862 - 1865))
Jefferson Davis
44
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 6, 1889
 11 
John J. Pershing
(Former Military Officer Who Served as the Commander of the American Expeditionary Forces During World War I)
John J. Pershing
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laclede, Missouri, United States
Died: July 15, 1948
 12 
Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))
Michael Collins
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Mike Krzyzewski
(Former Basketball Coach at Duke University)
Mike Krzyzewski
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
George Armstrong Custer
(United States Army Officer and Cavalry Commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars)
George Armstrong Custer
42
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1839
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Rumley, Ohio, United States
Died: June 25, 1876
 15 
Omar Bradley
(1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1949-53))
Omar Bradley
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clark, Missouri, United States
Died: April 8, 1981
 16 
Alejandro Villanueva
(American Football player)
Alejandro Villanueva
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 17 
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
(United States Army General)
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 27, 2012
 18 
David Petraeus
(4th Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2011 - 2012))
David Petraeus
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
H. R. McMaster
(25th United States National Security Advisor (Feb 2017 - Apr 2018))
H. R. McMaster
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 20 
Mark Valley
3
Birthdate: December 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ogdensburg, New York
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Matthew Ridgway
(Military officer)
Matthew Ridgway
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia, United States
Died: July 26, 1993
 22 
Lloyd Austin
(Military personnel)
Lloyd Austin
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mobile
 23 
Ed White
(Engineer)
Ed White
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: January 27, 1967
 24 
Wesley Clark
(General)
Wesley Clark
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 25 
James Longstreet
(United States Minister to the Ottoman Empire (1880-81))
James Longstreet
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 2, 1904
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Frank Borman
(NASA Astronaut Who was the Commander of 'Apollo 8' Mission)
Frank Borman
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary
 27 
John Eisenhower
(Diplomat, Military historian, Author, Writer, Biographer)
John Eisenhower
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Denver
Died: December 21, 2013
 28 
J. E. B. Stuart
(Confederate States Army General)
J. E. B. Stuart
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patrick County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 12, 1864
 29 
Alexander Haig
(United States Secretary of State (1981-82))
Alexander Haig
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 20, 2010
 30 
Ambrose Burnside
(United States Senator from Rhode Island (1875-81))
Ambrose Burnside
6
Birthdate: May 23, 1824
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liberty, Indiana, United States
Died: September 13, 1881
 31 
Philip Sheridan
(Military Officer)
Philip Sheridan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: August 5, 1888
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 32 
George Meade
(American Army Officer Who Decisively Defeated Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the American Civil War)
George Meade
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: November 6, 1872
 33 
Mike Pompeo
(Politician)
Mike Pompeo
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orange, California, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
Henry H. Arnold
(Military Leader)
Henry H. Arnold
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 15, 1950
 35 
George Pickett
(Military Officer)
George Pickett
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: July 30, 1875
 36 
Roy Moore
(Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama)
Roy Moore
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gadsden, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Mark Esper
(Politicians)
Mark Esper
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
 38 
Lon Horiuchi
(American former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) sniper and former United States Army officer who was involved in the 1992 Ruby Ridge standoff and 1993 Waco siege)
Lon Horiuchi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawaii, United States
 39 
Edwin Anderson Walker
(Military Officer)
Edwin Anderson Walker
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kerr County, Texas, United States
Died: October 31, 1993
 40 
Paula Broadwell
(journalist, biographer)
Paula Broadwell
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bismarck
 41 
Greg Plitt
(Model)
Greg Plitt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: January 17, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 42 
Leslie Groves
(United States Army Officer in Charge of the Construction of 'The Pentagon' and Director of 'The Manhattan Project')
Leslie Groves
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: July 13, 1970
 43 
Maxwell D. Taylor
(Military officer)
Maxwell D. Taylor
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keytesville, Missouri, United States
Died: April 19, 1987
 44 
Martin Dempsey
(Military personnel)
Martin Dempsey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
 45 
Albert Sidney Johnston
(Military general)
Albert Sidney Johnston
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1803
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, Kentucky
Died: April 6, 1862
 46 
Anastasio Somoza Debayle
(President of Nicaragua (1967 - 1972, 1974 - 1979))
Anastasio Somoza Debayle
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: León
Died: September 17, 1980
 47 
Joseph Stilwell
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States
Died: October 12, 1946
 48 
Raymond T. Odierno
(Military personnel)
Raymond T. Odierno
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rockaway Township, New Jersey
 49 
Robin Olds
(Officer)
Robin Olds
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: June 14, 2007
 50 
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.
(Air Force General)
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 4, 2002