Owen Davis, an 1889 graduate, won the Pulitzer Prize for his play Icebound in 1923.
Arthur Preston Whitaker (1915) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1936 to 1965. He published 20 books … Continue reading
Matthew G. Smith (1909) was an attorney and bankruptcy judge in Fort Worth, Texas.
Bernadotte Schmitt (1904) was a professor of history at Western Reserve University and the University of Chicago. He won the … Continue reading
William E. Derryberry (1928) was president of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee, from 1940 to 1974.
Clyde M. York (1935) was president of the Tennessee Farm Bureau and state commissioner of agriculture. The Clyde M. York … Continue reading
Frank H. Knight (1913) was president of the American Economics Association, a Guggenheim Foundation fellow, and a member of the … Continue reading
Jessie Wooten Harris (1908) was dean of the UT College of Home Economics in Knoxville. She was chief of the … Continue reading
Harvey B. Broome (1923) was a cofounder of the National Wilderness Society and served as its president from 1957 to … Continue reading
Edward Terry Sanford, who graduated in 1883, was a U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1923 to 1930.