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  • Notable Alumni

    Lists of notable alumni in various fields including government, military, law, arts and media, and athletics.
  • Augustine Dabney

    Augustine L. Dabney attended William & Mary in 1814-1815 and 1817-1819 according to The Provisional List of Alumni. The following references to Augustine Dabney are found in the College of William & Mary Faculty Minutes, 1817-1830 volume:
  • Bennett Ellis Bing

    Bennett Ellis Bing was a student at William & Mary in the 1908, 1909, 1910, and 1911 academic years. The Catalogue of the Alumni and Alumnae for the Years 1866-1932 lists his hometown as Free Union, Albemarle County and his position at that time as a teacher in Fitchetts. There are no…
  • Bob Henderson

    Bob Henderson was a student at William & Mary. He played football in the 1931, 1932, and 1933 seasons according to an appendix in the book Goal to Goal : 100 seasons of football at William & Mary.
  • C. W. Murdaugh

    C.W. Murdaugh was a lawyer, judge and politician and fought on the side of the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was the son of James Murdaugh (1799-1871), also a Portsmouth lawyer. Excerpts from the Virginia State Bar Association Proceedings: "Claudius W. Murdaugh ... was educated at…
  • Charles Stedman

    Charles Stedman attended the William & Mary around 1771, according to the Provisional List of Alumni. The only other known reference to Stedman in the Special Collections Research Center is a copy of the entry for him from the Dictionary of National Biography in the University Archives Faculty-…
  • Chiles T. A. Larson

    Chiles Thomas Adams Larson is the son of Ralph Kermit Thomas Larson, who was a College of William & Mary student 1924-1925. Chiles Larson came to undergraduate studies at William & Mary in 1949 from Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia. After one year he left college life for military…
  • Christopher Bram

    Novelist Christopher Bram was born on February 22, 1952 in Buffalo, New York. Raised predominantly in Tidewater Virginia, Bram attended William & Mary where he majored in English. As an undergraduate, he was actively involved in the Author's Guild, Omicron Delta Kappa, and served as the Editor…
  • Commissioned Students

    This is a partial list of William & Mary students who at the time of their graduation were commissioned as part of the ROTC program. All information was taken from commissioning ceremony programs.
  • Cornelia Storrs Adair (1884-1962)

    Cornelia Storrs Adair was a William & Mary student in 1921-1923, Phi Beta Kappa 1927, and the first woman recipient of the Alumni Medallion in 1934. She was also a teacher, the president of National Education Association in 1928, and a member of the Richmond Chapter of Virginia Society for…
  • David M. Brown

    David Brown, a native of Virginia, received his B.S. in biology from William & Mary in 1978. During his four years as an undergraduate, he served as a resident adviser and was active on the gymnastics squad as a four year letterman. He was also a member of Pi Sigma and participated in Project…
  • David Watson

    David Watson (1773-1830) attended William & Mary in 1796-1797.
  • David Yancey

    David Yancey of Louisa was a student at William & Mary attending in 1796 according to the Provisional List of Alumni. Yancey spoke at the annual exercises in Williamsburg on July 4, 1796, according to The Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser and as of 1800 he was practicing law.1
  • Edmund Jenings Randolph (1753-1813)

    Edmund Jenings Randolph was born in Williamsburg, Virginia on August 10, 1753, to Ariana Jenings (1730-1801) of Annapolis, MD and John Randolph (c. 1727 - 1784) of Williamsburg. Randolph attended the College of William and Mary in 1770 and studied to become a Virginia attorney under his father who…
  • Edmund Randolph (c. 1820-1861)

    Edmund Randolph (c. 1820-1861) was born June 9, 1820 in Richmond, Virginia to Peyton and Maria Randolph. He was the grandson of the first United States Attorney General, Edmund Jennings Randolph (1753-1813) and Elizabeth Nicholas Randolph.
  • Edward Augustus Travis

    Edward Augustus Travis was the first African American law student at William & Mary. Travis entered in the fall of 1951 and graduated in August 1954 with a B.C.L. degree.
  • Elizabeth Archer Barnard

    Elizabeth Fenner Barnard was a student at William & Mary and graduated in 1939. She attended Farmville Normal school for two years before transferring to William & Mary. She may have started out as a teacher but later became an architect in the late 1940s. She worked for Camp Lee,…
  • Elizabeth Fenner Barnard

    Elizabeth Fenner Barnard was a student at the College of William & Mary and graduated in 1939. She attended Farmville Normal school for two years before transferring to William & Mary. She may have started out as a teacher but later became an architect in the late 1940s. She worked for Camp…
  • Emily Eleanor Calkins

    Emily Eleanor Calkins graduated from William & Mary in 1927. She also attended Columbia College in Florida, 1915-1917. She was a math instructor and professor at the William & Mary from 1927 to 1961. Her appointments: Instructor in Mathematics, 1927-1944; Assistant Professor of Mathematics…
  • George Plater

    George Plater was a student at William & Mary in 1751-1754 according to the Provisional List of Alumni. References The Provisional List of Alumni University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection  
  • George Preston Coleman (1870-1948)

    Biographical Sketch George Preston Coleman(1870-1948) was born May 4, 1870 to Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman and Dr. Charles Washington Coleman (1826-1894). He married Mary Haldane Begg Coleman (1875-1967), and they had two daughters, Janet Haldane Coleman Kimbrough (1902-1992) and…
  • George Timmis

    According to the 1961 Colonial Echo, George Timmis earned a B.S. in Biology, served as president of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, as well being a member of the baseball team and biology club while a student.
  • George Walter Mapp

    George Walter Mapp was born on 25 May 1873 to parents, Dr. John E. Mapp and Margaret Benson (LeCato) Mapp. In 1891, he received a degree of licentiate from William & Mary. This qualified him to teach at the college while studying for a bachelor of arts degree. Upon graduation, he taught at…
  • George Wilmer Robertson

    George Wilmer Robertson was born on September 13, 1841 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. At age 16, Robertson attended the William & Mary and was a noted Latin scholar. When the Civil War broke out, he joined the Brunswick Guards on September 4, 1861. Serving in Company H of the Fifty-third…
  • George Wythe (1726-1806)

    George Wythe was born in 1726/1727 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, the son of Thomas Wythe and Margaret Walker Wythe. His early education is credited to his mother who likely influenced his early Latin and Greek learning.

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A note about the contents of this site

This website contains the best available information from known sources at the time it was written. Unfortunately, many of the early original records of William & Mary were destroyed by fires, military occupation, and the normal effects of time. The information in this website is not complete, and it changes as we continue to research and uncover new sources.