Honorary Degree Recipients

1864
John Carlin (1813-1891)


1869
James Denison
Richard Elliott
J. Scott Hutton


1870
Charles Baker
John R. Burnet
David Buxton
Harvey P. Peet
William W. Turner


1872
Walter W. Angus


1877
Thomas Macintire


1878
Otto F. Kruse


1880
Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922)
Edmund Booth (1810-1905)


1881
Kierkegaard C. Ekbohrn


1882
Lars A. Havstad


1883
Edwin A. Hodgson


1887
Richard Elliott
William Stainer


1889
Monseigneur DeHaerne
William D. Kerr
Jonathan L. Noyes
Harriet B. Rogers
Warring Wilkinson
Job Williams


1892
Enoch Henry Currier (1849-1917)


1893
R. Mathison


1895
Jacob M. Koehler
Austin W. Mann


1896
George M. McClure


1897
Frank Read


1899
Samuel Johnson


1900
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1822-1902)


1901
Francis P. Maginn


1902
John W. Michaels


1904
George T. Dougherty
Amos G. Draper (1845-1917)
Thomas Fox
John B. Hotchkiss
Michael Gerald McCarthy
Robert Patterson
James L. Smith


1908
William Addison
Francis D. Clarke
Charles S. Deem
Charles W. Ely


1909
Dwight F. Bangs


1911
Frank M. Driggs
Willis Hubbard
Sidney J. Vail


1914
Sylvia C. Balis
Samuel G. Davidson
Olof Hanson
Philip Joseph Hasenstab
James Henry Logan
J. Schuyler Long
Laura Sheridan


1916
Edward Allen Fay (1843-1923)
Warren Robinson


1918
John Henry Kent


1920
Isaac B. Gardner
Eddy Jonathan Holbrook


1921

Augustus Barney Greener
Charles Richards Neillie


1922
George M. Teegarden (1852-1936)


1923
Ida Gaarder
Elizabeth Peet (1874-1962)


1924
William A. Caldwell
John H. Clark
A. L. E. Crouter
Isaac Goldberg
John W. Jones
Thomas S. Marr
James M. Stewart
Newton F. Walker
Cadwallader Lincoln Washburn (1866-1965)


1927
Frank G. Barnes
Thomas S. McAloney


1928
Mabel Elleny Adams
Francis P. Gibson


1929
Arthur Percy Buchanan


1930
Samuel M. Freeman
William C. Ritter


1931
Knight Dunlap (1875-1949)
Rudolph Pinter


1932
Rev. Arthur D. Bryant
Vernon Kellogg


1934
John W. Blattner
Thomas Rodwell


1935
Edward McKee Goodwin
Percival Hall


1936
Helen B. Fay
Edith M. Fitzgerald


1937
Henry J. Stegermerten
Odie W. Underhill
Nathan Zimble


1938
Winfield Scott Runde
Howard Leslie Terry


1939
Tom L. Anderson
Kreigh B. Ayers
Rev. Arthur D. Bryant
Frank Milton Driggs
Giulio Ferreri
Stacy Rufus Guild
John W. Michaels
Selwyn Oxley
Joao Brazil Silvado
Josephine Timberlake


1941
Herbert C. Merrill
Daniel Picard
Daniel Tuttle Cloud


1942
Thomas C. Forrester
Truman Lee Ingle
Arthur L. Roberts
James A. Weaver


1943
Ignatius Bjorlee
Elwood A. Stevenson


1944
Harry F. Best
Thomas W. Osborne
Henry A. Perkins
Josephine Quinn


1945
Arthur C. Manning
Florence Lewis May


1946
Irving S. Fusfeld


1947
David Friedman
Ethel Acuff Poore


1949
Harley Daniel Drake
Inis B. Hall
George Morris McClure, Sr.


1950
Daniel Tuttle Cloud
Herbert E. Day
Earl Edwin Mackowske
Elizabeth Peet (1874-1962)
David Peikoff (1900-1995)


1951
Albert A. Atwood
Saliendra Nath Banerji
Sam B. Craig
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Burton W. Driggs
James N. Orman
Ben M. Schowe, Sr.
Odie W. Underhill


1952
Edmund B. Boatner
Leonard M. Elstad (1917-2008)
Rev. Robert Capers Fletcher


1953
Winfield Scott Runde


1954
Truman Lee Ingle (posthumously)
Rev. J. Stanley Light
John Phillips
The Honorable William Homer Thornberry (1909-1995)


1955
Byron B. Burnes
Linton M. Collins
Frederick H. Hughes
Thure Lindstrom Delight
Rice Mary Elizabeth Switzer (1900-1971)


1956
Robert Samuel Brown
Mildred Agnes Groht
Marcus L. Kenner
Helen Northrop
Jackson A. Raney


1957
Eric Stanley Greenaway
David Peikoff (1900-1995)
Edward J. Waterhouse
Helmer R. Myklebust (1910-2008)
Peter Joseph Salmon
Boyce Robert Williams


1959
Howard Malcolm Quigley
Edward Watson Tillinghast


1960
Maxine Tull Boatner
Marshall I. Hester
Petra Fandrem
Howard Clarence
D. O'Connor
Clairine MacKay
Rea Wilson


1961
Anthony A. Hajna
Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973)
S. Richard Silverman (1910-2000)


1962
Elizabeth English Benson
John Keble Cloud
Powrie Vaux Doctor (1903-1971)
Grover C. Farquhar
Stanley D. Roth


1963
James Hamilton Galloway
Wilson Henry Grabill (1912-1983)
Wesley Lauritsen (1898-1992)
Thomas W. Osborne


1964
William Edmund Baxter
James Theodore Flood
William Theodore Griffing
Marie Seward Kennard
James Bradshaw Mintener
Roy Moore Stelle Bernard
Th. J. Trevoort
S. J. Antonio Magarotto


1965
L. Stephen Cherry
Warren Rudolph Forster
Rev. Homer Earl Grace
Charles Elliott MacDonald
George Edward Muth
Edwin Winfred Nies
Nathan Poole


1966
Thomas J. Dillon
John Edward Fogarty
Lister Hill
Alice M. Teegarden
Louise Treadwell Tracy (1896-1983)


1967
Joseph George Demeza
Virgil Wood Epperson
Regina Olson Hughes (1895-1993)
William Maurice Lange, Jr.
James Nestor Orman


1968
Marvin B. Clatterbuck
George M. Ferris, Sr.
Marshall S. Hiskey
Sister M. Regina Kirk
John David Rainer
Averill John Wiley, Sr.


1969
Samuel A. Block
Ben Earl Hoffmeyer
Joseph Hunt
Edna S. Levine
Edward C. Merrill, Jr. (1920-1995)
Dragoljub Vukotic


1970
Herman S. Cahen
The Honorable Sherman G. Finesilver (1927-2006)
Andrew Jackson Foster (1925-1987)
Robert J. Smithdas


1971
Antoine Dresse (1902-1998)
Elliot Lee Richardson (1920-1999)
Luther D. Robinson, M.D. (1922-2009)
Kelly H. Stevens


1972
Nanette Fabray MacDougall
The Honorable Warren Grant "Maggie" Magnuson (1905-1989)
Malcolm J. Norwood (1927-1989)
Kenneth Z. Altshuler, M.D.


1973
Terje Basilier
Jane Baker Spain
Ray G. Wenger
Arthur W. Wenger
Joseph P. Youngs, Jr.


1974
Mervin D. Garretson (1923-2013)
Craig Mills
The Honorable Albert Harold Quie
Robert Haig Weitbrecht (1920-1983)


1975 Commencement
David Hays
McCay Vernon


1975 Convocation
Cesare Magarotto
D. K. Nandy Ole Munk Plum


1976
Arthur Buchwald (1925-2007)
Roy K. Holcomb (1923-1998)
The Honorable Jennings Randolph (1902-1998)


1977
Jack Ashley, M.P., Baron Ashley of Stoke
Alan B. Crammatte (1911-1996)
Vittorio Ieralla
Frederick C. Schreiber (1922-1979)


1978
Patria G. Forsythe
Lawrence Newman (1925-2011)
Frank B. Sullivan


1979
Joanne Greenberg
Edgar L. Lowell
Steven Muller


1980
Edna Paananen Adler (1915-2000)
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton
Thomas S. Spradley


1981
Frank G. Bowe (1947-2007)
Loy E. Golladay (1913-1999)
Mark Howard Medoff
The Honorable Charles Harting Percy (1919-2011)
Sidney Dillon Ripley (1913-2001)
Alan A. Reich (1930-2005)
Augustin Yanes Valer


1982
Julius Barnathan (1927-1997)
Louise Fletcher
William J. McClure
Jess M. Smith, Jr. (1919-2005)


1983
The Honorable Robert William "Bob" Packwood
Frances B. Merrill (1920-1993)
Andre Saint-Antonin


1984
The Honorable David Edward Bonior


1985
William J. Bennett
Felix-Jesus Pinedo Peydro
Randall L. Tobias


1986
Gerald "Bummy" Burstein
Jerry C. Lee
Robert F. Panara
John Robert Silber


1987
The Honorable Silvio Ottavio Conte (1921-1991)
Marlee Beth Matlin


1988
Bernard N. Bragg
Jack Randle Gannon
William C. Stokoe (1919-2000)


1989
Leon Auerbach (1916-1991)
Katharine Meyer Graham (1917-2001)
Douglas J. N. Burke (1931-1988)
Clifton F. Carbin


1990
Richard M. Phillips
John Edward Dewar Ball (1932-2010)


1991 Commencement
George William Guthrie Montgomery
Howard E. "Rocky" Stone (1925-2004)
The Honorable Thomas Richard "Tom" Harkin


1991 Convocation
Linda Bove
The Honorable Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr.


1992
Phyllis Frelich
The Honorable Steven Craig Gunderson
Shuichi Obata


1993
Roger Wilkins
Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. (1930-2002)
Eric F. Malzkuhn (1922-2008)


1994
President William Jefferson Clinton
Jerald M. Jordan (1927-2008)
The Honorable Major Robert Odell Owens


1995
Charlotte Coffield
Marian Wright Edelman
James L. Hicks
Ralph H. White (1923-2006)


1996
Robert R. Davila
George E. Detmold (1917-2005)
The Honorable Robert J. Dole
Alexander Fleischman (1921-2007)


1997
Thomas Olof Berg (1922-2009)
Gilbert Louis Delgado
His Excellency Franklin Abraham Sonn
Frank R. Turk


1998
Yerker J. O. Andersson
Liisa Kauppinen


1999
William C. Richardson
Thomas A. Mayes


2000
Marion Harmon McVernon - Bachelor of Arts
David M. Sadker
Benjamin J. Soukup, Jr.


2001
William Earl Kennard
Father Cyril Bernhard Axelrod


2002
George Arthur Boyd
Gilbert Charles Eastman (1934-2006)
Gertrude Scott Galloway


2003
Samuel Andrew "Sam" Donaldson
Henry A. Klopping


2004
Freeman A. Hrabowski III
Marilyn Jean Smith
Mary Herring Wright - Bachelor of Arts
Eric Franklin Plunkett - Bachelor of Arts (awarded posthumously in 2001; Class of 2004)
Benjamin Scott Varner - Bachelor of Arts (awarded posthumously in 2001; Class of 2004)


2005
Oscar P. Cohen
Oliver W. Sacks, M.D.


2006
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Edmund Waterstreet


2007
Betty G. Miller (1934-2012)
Albert J. Simone


2008
Ed Bosson
Donald N. Langenberg
Charles V. Williams


2009
Ursula Bellugi
Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen
Knud Søndergaard
Roberto Wirth


2010
Nancy S. Grasmick
Robert G. Sanderson (1920-2012)


2011
Gary M. Malkowski
Karen Peltz Strauss


2012
Audree Lauraine Norton, '52
Markku Jokinen


2013
Raymond H. LaHood
Harry G. Lang

2014
Philip W. Bravin
Father Thomas Coughlin
Dr. I. King Jordan

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