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These are some of the people who attended NJAIS schools:

Jack Antonoff '98, lead guitarist, from the popular band Fun. 

Bill Berkson, 1957; Portrait and Dream: New and Selected Poems

Stephen A. Borg (born 1968), newspaper publisher and President of North Jersey Media Group.[14]

Anthony Bourdain (born 1956; class of 1973), chef, author, host of No Reservations.

Frederick Buechner, 1943; Yellow Leaves: A Miscellany

Dick Button (born 1929; class of 1947), figure skater, news commentator.

Hodding Carter IV, 1980; Off the Deep End

Lesley Gore (born 1946), singer.

Michael Gore (born 1951), songwriter.

Richard Halliburton, 1917; The Royal Road to Romance: Travelers’ Tales Classics

Allison Hirschlag, actress on Guiding Light.

Dave Jeser (class of 1991), one of the creators of Drawn Together.

Owen Johnson, 1895; The Lawrenceville Stories

Rob Kaminsky '09, 2013 MLB #28 draft pick by the St. Louis Cardinals  

Lawrence Kudlow (born 1947), former Ronald Reagan Office of Management and Budget economic advisor and CNBC host.

Michael Leiter, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center.

Ari Levine '99, grammy-nominated record producer for singers Bruno Mars and Cee Lo Green

Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906–2001, class of 1924), author and wife of Charles Lindbergh.

Bruce McKenna (born 1962; class of 1980), television and movie screenwriter.

Daphne Oz (born 1986), daughter of Mehmet Oz, author, public speaker and co-host of the television show The Chew.

Tim Peper (born 1980, class of 1999), actor.

Lucinda Rosenfeld (born 1969), novelist.

George P. Shultz (born 1920), politician, who served as United States Secretary of State.

Brooke Shields (born 1965), model and actor.

Matt Silverstein (class of 1990), one of the creators of Drawn Together.

Judah Skoff '93, an award-winning playwright

Mira Sorvino (born 1967), actor.

Cyma Zarghami (born 1961/62, class of 1980), president of Nickelodeon and MTV Networks' Kids & Family Group.

 

 

James Merrill, 1943; The Changing Light at Sandover

Stacey Patton, 1996; That Mean Old Yesterday 

Fred Mustard Stewart, 1950; The Magnificent Savages

Thorton Wilder, former Lawrenceville faculty member, Bridge of San Luis Rey (written while at the School) and Our Town

Garth Ancier, 1975; former President, BBC Worldwide America

Lewis Bernard, 1959; former CAO and CFO of Morgan Stanley

Christopher DeMuth, 1964; former President, American Enterprise Institute 

Michael Eisner, 1960; former CEO, The Walt Disney Company 

Mortimer B. Fuller III, 1960; Chairman and CEO, Genesee & Wyoming

George H. Gallup Jr., 1948; founder, The George H. Gallup International Institute 

John Gutfreund, 1947; former CEO, Salomon Brothers 

Randolph Apperson Hearst, 1934; former Chairman, The Hearst Corporation

J. Robert Hillier, 1955; founder, The Hillier Group

Glenn Hutchins, 1973; co-founder, SilverLake

Rupert Johnson, 1958; vice chairman, Franklin Resources

Edwin Posner, 1908; former President, American Stock Exchange

Lily Rafii, 1993; co-founder, Felix Rey

Karl G. Roebling, 1891; former President, John A. Roebling’s Sons Co. 

Brandon Tartikoff, 1966; former President, NBC Entertainment Division 

Joseph Tsai, 1982; co-founder, Alibaba

Seth Waugh, 1976; CEO, Deutsche Bank Americas

Meredith Whitney, 1988; founder, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, LLC

George Akerlof, 1958; Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor, UC-Berkeley

Robert J. Burkhardt Jr., 1958; founder and former head, Eagle Rock School

Charles Fried, 1952; Professor, Harvard Law School, and former United States Solicitor General

Robert F. Goheen, 1936; 16th President of Princeton University and former U.S. Ambassador to India 

Phil Jordan, 1950; former president Kenyon College

Lewis Perry, 1894; former Lawrenceville faculty and 8th Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy

Dierks Bentley, 1993; country singer 

Merian C. Cooper, 1911; director, King Kong

Lydia Hearst-Shaw, 2002; model 

Robert Kraft, 1972; former President and CEO, Fox Music Inc.

Huey Lewis, 1967 (as Hugh Cregg); musician

Adele Myers, 1988; founder, Adele Myers and Dancers

Paul Moravec, Jr., 1975; 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Music, composer

Matthew Prager, 1985; actor, writer, producer

Jim Rash, 1990; screenwriter and director, Academy Award winner

Cotter Smith, 1968; actor 

Welly Yang, 1990; actor

Monica Yunus, 1995; soprano, Metropolitan Opera

Fox Butterfield, 1957; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, The New York Times

Jay Carney, 1983; White House Press Secretary; former Director of Communications for Vice President            Joseph Biden; former TIME Washington Bureau Chief 

Tom Du Pont, 1966; Chairman and publisher, Du Pont Publishing Company

Malcolm Forbes, 1937; former publisher, Forbes

Walter Hussman, 1964; CEO, WEHCO Media, and publisher, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Richard M. Lerner, 1978; anchor and featured commentator for The Golf Channel

Marcus Mabry, 1985; International Business Editor, The New York Times

Curtis W. McGraw, 1915; former President, McGraw-Hill

Donald C. McGraw, 1917; former President, McGraw-Hill

Harold McGraw Jr., 1936; former President, McGraw-Hill

Geoff Morrell, 1987; former Pentagon Press Secretary and ABC White House correspondent; current head of communications for BP America

Merrill Noden, 1973; former columnist, Sports Illustrated

David Ottaway, 1957; Woodrow Wilson Fellow and former investigative reporter and Bureau Chief, The Washington Post

Bob Ryan, 1964; sportswriter for The Boston Globe and ESPN analyst/contributor 

Charles Scribner, 1834-37; publisher

Peter Schwed, 1928; editor and publisher, Simon & Schuster

Sir Hamish S. Forbes, 1934; Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), Awarded Military Cross (MC), Major

Col. Jonathan Jaffin, M.D., 1973; Director, Health Policy and Services, Office of the Surgeon General

James McQueen McIntosh, 1837-1840; Brigadier General for Confederate Army 

John Baillie McIntosh, 1837-1840; Brigadier General for Union Army 

Jarvis Offutt, 1913; World War I aviator for whom Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, is named

Horace Porter, 1854; Brigadier General in Civil War and Medal of Honor winner, Grant’s personal secretary at the White House and U.S. Ambassador to France 

Hugh Lenox Scott, 1869; former Superintendent, West Point, and U.S. Army Chief of Staff 

Alfred A. Woodhull, 1852; Brigadier General and Army surgeon, Office of the Surgeon General; a pioneer in establishing standards for military hygiene

Abram Piatt Andrew, 1889; Director, U.S. Mint (1909-1910), Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1910-1912) 

David Baird, Jr., 1899; U.S. Senator from New Jersey (1929-1930) 

Dewey F. Bartlett, 1938; Governor of Oklahoma (1967-1971) and U.S. Senator (1973-1979) 

Prince Turki bin Faisal al-Saud, 1963; former Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States and Great Britain

Dennis Bushyhead, 1843; Chief of Cherokee Nation (1879-1887)

William Mershon Lanning, 1866; U.S. Representative from New Jersey (1903-1904)

Preston Lea, 1859-60; Governor of Delaware (1905-1909)

Ricardo Maduro, 1963; former President of Honduras (2002-2006)

Patrick Murphy, 2002; U.S. Congressman from Florida (elected 2012)

Charles S. Olden, 1810-14; Governor of New Jersey (1860-1863)

Joel Parker, 1834-37; Governor of New Jersey (1863-1866 and 1872-1875)

Rodman M. Price, 1834-1837; Governor of New Jersey (1854-1857)

Andrew Horatio Reeder, 1822-25; first Governor of the Kansas Territory (1854-55)

William Potter Ross, 1837-40; Chief of the Cherokee Nation (1866-1867 and 1872-1875)

Julian Larcombe Schley, 1898; Governor of the Panama Canal Zone (1932-1936)

Frederic Collin Walcott, 1886; U.S. Senator from Connecticut (1929-1935)

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., 1949; Governor of Connecticut (1991-1995) and U.S. Senator (1971-1989)

Alan D'Andrea, 1974; Professor, Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Charles Carpenter, 1948; Professor, Brown University and director of Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research; developed first effective therapy to combat cholera

Samuel D. Gross, M.D., 1822-25; renowned academic trauma surgeon, Jefferson Medical College, and subject of Thomas Eakins’ painting, “The Gross Clinic” 

Lars Hernquist, 1973; Mallinkrodt Professor of Astrophysics at Harvard and member, National Academy of Sciences

Butler Lampson, 1960; computer scientist and 1992 ACM Turing Award winner 

Aldo Leopold, 1905; father of modern environmentalism, author of A Sand County Almanac

William Masters, 1934; human sexuality researcher and co-founder, Masters & Johnson Institute

Dr. Sheridan Gray "Sherry" Snyder, 1954; biotechnology entrepreneur and philanthropist, National Junior Tennis League

Knowlton Lyman “Snake” Ames, 1886; All-American football player at Princeton and collegiate record-holder, coach of Purdue Boilermakers

Clint Frank, 1934; winner, 1937 Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award, All-American at Yale 

Billy Granville, 1992; former NFL player, Cincinnati Bengals

William S. Gummere, 1867; Captain of Princeton University football team that played the first intercollegiate football game versus Rutgers in 1869 

Armond Hill, 1972; former NBA player, Atlanta Hawks; assistant coach, Boston Celtics

Alexander Spinning Lilley, 1888; first football coach of Ohio State Buckeyes

Dennis Michie, 1888; introduced football to West Point, for whom Michie Stadium is named 

Joakim Noah, 2004; NBA player, Chicago Bulls

Bobby Sanguinetti, 2006; NHL player, New York Rangers



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