Golden Personalities

Notable People of Rollins and Winter Park

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Abbott, Louise M. (1836-1917) Charter faculty.
Alfond, Harold  (1914-2007) Business leader and strong supporter of the Rollins sports program.
Ambrose, Charles Church founder.
Anderson, Winslow S. (1898-1948) Dean of the College.
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Bacheller, Irving (1859-1950) Novelist, lecturer, and Rollins trustee.
Batchelor, Dick N. (1843-1924) Hospitable settler and civic leader.
Bailey, Thomas P. (1867-1949) The man with the golden personality.
Baker, Thomas (1837-1930) Science Teacher and Early Civics Leader.
Barrows, Nathan (1830-1900) Charter faculty.
Beach, Rex (1877-1949) Famous Rollins Alumni and Prolific Outdoor Novelist.
Blackman, Lucy (1860-1942) Educator, Historian and Community Activist.
Blackman, William (1855-1932) Fourth President of Rollins College.
Bradley, U.T. (1900-1968) History professor and outstanding crew coach.
Brown, Mary E. (1822-1909) Early settler and prominent resident.
Burton, Richard E. (1861-1940) Poet, literary authority, and popular lecturer.
Bush, Archibald G. (1887-1966) Charitable tycoon.
Bush, Edyth (1879-1972) Actress, playwright, and donor.
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Campbell, Charles A. (1872-1939) Dean of Chapel and entomology expert.
Capen, James S. (1852-1930) Early settler, businessman, and donor.
Cartwright, George C. (1878-1970) Building superintendent.
Chapman, Oliver Everett  (1851-1936) Co-founder of Winter Park.
Chase, Loring A. (1839-1906) Co-Founder of Winter Park.
Cheney, John M. (1859-1922)
& Donald A. (1889-1983)
Father and son trustees.
Coffie, Boyd (1937-2006) Legendary sports coach.
Comstock, William Charles (1847-1924) Early settler and charter trustee.
Cornell, George (1910-2003) Big man on campus.
Cornell, Harriet (1914-1999) A loving legacy.
Cram, Donald J. (1919-2001) Alumnus and Nobel Prize winner.
Crosby, Philip B. (1926-2001) Business quality guru and Rollins trustee.
Cross, Lucy (1839-1927) “Mother of Rollins.”
Crummer, Roy E. (1889-1968) Businessman/donor.
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Darrah, Theodore (1914-1995) Professor of Religion & Dean of Chapel.
Dean, Nina Oliver (1901-1978) Shakespeareana.
Dommerich, Louis F. (1881-1961) Maitland settler and Rollins trustee.
Dorsett, Wilbur (1912-1980) English professor.
Douglass, Paul F. (1904-1988) Political Scientist and Educational Leader.
Drinkwater, Geneva (1897-1997) Internationalist and professor of history.
Dyer, Susan H. (1880-1922) Music faculty.
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Ebsen, Buddy (Christian Ludolf) (1908-2003) Rollins College alumnus and actor.
Enyart, Arthur (1882-1961) Dean Emeritus of Men.
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Fairbanks, Franklin  (1828-1895) Early settler and charter trustee.
Ford, John (1845-1921) Charter faculty and acting president.
France, Royal W. (1883-1962) Lawyer, Teacher, & Idealist.
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Galloway, Josey K. (1874-1945) Telephone pioneer and Rollins contributor.
Gleason, Catharine Crozier (1914-2003) Professor of Music and accomplished organist.
Granberry, Edwin (1897-1988) English Professor & Noted Novelist.
Greene, Raymond W. (1888-1979) Rollins graduate, trustee, and civic leader.
Greene, Wilhelmina “Billie” (1906-1991) Rollins graduate, lecturer, and botanical artist.
Gregg, Jess (1919-2009) American playwright and author.
Grover, Edwin Osgood  (1870 - 1965) Professor of Books and Citizen of the Community.
Guild, Clara Louise  (1864 - 1945) The First Graduate of Rollins College.
Guild, William A.  (1827-1902) Early settler.
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Hanna, A. J. (1893-1978) Teacher, Scholar & Academic Leader.
Harris, Corra M. (1869-1935) Professor of Evil.
Hauck, Frederick A. (1894-1997) Businessman and philanthropist.
Hellwege, Herbert E. (1921-2005) Chemistry professor.
Henderson, Gus C. (1862-1915) African-American advocate.
Henkel, Miller A. (1848-1911) Winter Park's first doctor.
Holt, Hamilton (1872-1951) Eighth President of Rollins College.
Hooker, Edward P. (1834-1904) First President of Rollins College.
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Jenkins, William S. (1910-1996) Founder of Crealde School of Art.
Johnson, Thomas P. (1914-2000) Distinguished alumnus and generous supporter.
Justice, Joe (1916-2005) Alumnus, Dean of Men, renowned coach.
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Knowles, Frances B. (1823-1890) Early supported of Rollins and Winter Park.
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Lewton, Frederick L. (1874-1959) Student, chemist, and archivist.
Lyman, Frederick  (1849-1931) Founder and early leader of Rollins College.
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Martin, John (1864-1956) Educator and lecturer of international relations.
Martin, Prestonia (1862-1945) Notable author.
McDowall, Jack (1905-1969) Coach, professor, Athletic Director.
McKean, Hugh (1908-1995) Artist, educator, and philanthropist.
McKean, Jeannette (1909-1989) Donor/business & civic leader
Missildine, Ida May (1869-1963) First Graduate of Rollins.
Mizell Jr., David (c. 1804-1884) First white settler of Winter Park.
Moon, Bucklin R. (1911-1984) Alumni, literary editor, and renowned author.
Morse, Charles H. (1833-1921) Major contributor and trustee of Rollins College.
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Nelson, Virginia (1900-1992) Contributor to Rollins College.
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O’Neal, William (1864-1946) Board treasurer.
Ortmayer, Constance (1902-1988) Renowned artisan and professor of sculpture.
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Polasek, Albin (1879-1965) Moravian marvel.
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Rice, Charles E. (1935-2008) Alumnus, board chairman, and donor.
Rice, John (1888-1968) Controversial professor, founder of Black Mountain College.
Richardson, Israel (c. 1858-?) African American settler.
Rittenhouse, Jesse B. (1869-1948) Poet, editor, and donor.
Robie, Virginia H. (1868-1957) Writer and artist.
Rogers, Fred (1928-2003) Our favorite neighbor.
Rogers II, James G. (1901-1990) Notable architect.
Rollins, Alonzo W. (1832-1887) Industrialist and College Benefactor.
Root, Eva J. (1853-1913) Early faculty, first professor of Latin at Rollins College.
Ross, John S. (1925-2003) Physics professor and master of the science program.
Russell, Annie (1864-1936) Actress and theater legend.
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Smith, Rhea Marsh (1905-1991) History professor.
Stone, Wendell C. (1901-1976) Professor emeritus and Dean of College.
Straughter, Washington (1858-1930) African American pioneer.
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Temple, William C. (1862-1917) Citrus industry magnate and civil leader.
Tiedtke, John (1907-2005) Treasurer, trustee, and supporter.
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Ward, Charles H. (1848-1930) Early community advocate and leader.
Ward, George Morgan (1859-1930) Clergyman, Educator, 3rd President.
Ward, Harold A. (1878-1954) Alumnus and trustee.
Warren, Francis Knowles (1872-1953) Continuing a legacy of benefactions.
Wavell, Bruce B. (1916-1983) Philosopher and logician.
Wattles, Willard A. (1888-1950) Original Golden Personality.
Wesley, Susan (c. 1887-?) Maid of Cloverleaf and Decoration of Honor recipient.
Wettstein, Arnold (1928-2008) Dean of the Chapel.
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