Adam Haslett Adam Haslett (born December 24, 1970) is an American fiction writer.
Al Jarreau Alwin "Al" Lopez Jarreau (born March 12, 1940) is an American jazz singer.
Alan Abelson Alan Abelson (October 12, 1925 – May 9, 2013) was a veteran financial journalist, and longtime writer of the influential Up and Down Wall Street column in Barron's Magazine.
Alan Axelrod Alan Axelrod (born 1952) is an author of history, business and management.
Albert Bandura Albert Bandura (born December 4, 1925) is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University.
Albert Moore Barrett Albert Moore Barrett, M.D. (1871-1936), an American physician, was professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan, and credited with the establishment of the first psychiatric hospital wi...
Alec Gallup Alec Miller Gallup (January 4, 1928 – June 22, 2009) was an American pollster, who served as chairman of the Gallup Poll, after the 1984 death of his father, George Gallup, who created the...
Alex Dezen Alex Dezen (born June 26, 1978) is the lead singer and songwriter for the American rock and roll band The Damnwells.
Alexine Clement Jackson Alexine Clement Jackson (1936 - current) was the Chair, Board of Directors of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and former National President of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).
Alice Azure Alice Azure (born July 30, 1940 in North Adams, Massachusetts) is a poet and writer of Mi’kmaq Metis descent.
Allan Blank Allan Blank (born 1925) is an American composer who have more than 60 published works.
Allan Gurganus Allan Gurganus is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist whose work, which includes Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and Local Souls, is often influenced by and ...
Allan J. Kuethe Allan James Kuethe (born February 1, 1940) is an American historian specializing in Latin American studies.
Alvin O'Konski Alvin Edward O'Konski (May 26, 1904 - July 8, 1987) was a United States Representative from Wisconsin.
Amy Jacobson Amy Jacobson (born November 11, 1969) is a Chicago broadcaster who was a general assignment reporter for WMAQ-TV, the NBC television affiliate in Chicago, from 1996 to 2007, when she lost her jo...
Ann Williams (politician) Ann M. Williams is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives who has represented the 11th District since 2011.
Anne Hawley Anne Hawley is the Norma Jean Calderwood Director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.
Anthony Dexter Anthony John "Tony" Dexter was an American actor known for his striking resemblance to silent film hero Rudolph Valentino, whom he portrayed in the 1951 biographic Valentino.
Anthony Hecht Anthony Evan Hecht (January 16, 1923 – October 20, 2004) was an American poet.
Anthony Swofford Anthony Swofford (born August 12, 1970) is an American writer and former U.S. Marine, best known for his 2003 book Jarhead, based heavily on his accounts of various situations encountered in...
Archibald K. Gardner Archibald K. Gardner (December 3, 1867 - January 21, 1962) was a United States federal judge.
Arthur H. Bulbulian Arthur H. Bulbulian was a pioneer of Armenian descent in the field of facial prosthetics.
Arthur T. Ippen Arthur Thomas Ippen was a noted hydrologist and engineer and was an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Artur Wojdat Artur Wojdat (born 20 May 1968 in Olsztyn) is a former international swimmer from Poland, who won the bronze medal in the men's 400 metres freestyle at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
Ashton Kutcher Christopher Ashton Kutcher (born February 7, 1978) is an American actor, producer, and former model.
Austryn Wainhouse Austryn Wainhouse is an American translator, primarily of French works and notably of Marquis de Sade, sometimes using pseudonym Pieralessandro Casavini.
Bardy Shafter Bardy Shafter, best known as Bardy Shafter, is an American actor, producer, former fashion model and comedian, best known for his portrayal of Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That '70s S...
Barrett Watten Barrett Watten (born October 3, 1948) is an American poet, editor, and educator often associated with the Language poets.
Barry Steven Jackson Barry Steven Jackson is the former chief of staff to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner.
Beatrice Mintz Beatrice Mintz (born 24 January 1921 in New York City) is an American embryologist who has contributed to the understanding of genetic modification, cellular differentiation and cancer, particul...
Ben Graf Henneke Ben Graf Henneke (May 20, 1914 – November 13, 2009) was the president of the University of Tulsa ("TU"), in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, from 1958 to 1967.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz Benjamin Alire Sáenz (born August 16, 1954) is an American poet, novelist and writer of children's books.
Benjamin P. Birdsall Benjamin Pixley Birdsall was a three-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 3rd congressional district during the first decade of the 20th century.
Bernie Machen James Bernard Machen (born March 26, 1944) is an American university professor and administrator.
Betty Bumpers Elizabeth Callan Flanagan "Betty" Bumpers (born January 11, 1925) is the wife of Dale Bumpers, former U.S. Senator and Governor of Arkansas, and is known as an effective advocate for childhood i...
Big E (wrestler) Ettore Ewen (born March 1, 1986) better known by his former ring name Big E Langston and currently performing as Big E, is an American professional ...
Big E Langston Ettore Ewen (born March 1, 1986) better known by his former ring name Big E Langston and currently performing as Big E, is an American professional ...
Bill Demory Bill Demory (born December 1, 1950) is a retired American football quarterback.
Bill Lubenow William Cornelius Lubenow, PhD, is Professor of History at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
Bob Artley George Robert (Bob) Artley (July 1, 1917 – October 21, 2011) was a professional illustrator, commercial artist, cartoonist, and writer.
Bob Bowlsby Bob Bowlsby (born January 10, 1952) is the fourth Commissioner of the Big 12 Conference replacing Dan Beebe.
Bob King (editor) Bob King (aka Robert B. King) is the editor and general manager of Classic Images, a monthly tabloid of 60 to 144 pages with news and articles about movies and movie people of the past, primaril...
Bob Krause (politician) Robert A. Krause is a former State Representative from Iowa, having been first elected to the Iowa General Assembly in 1972.
Bob Miller (sports announcer) Robert James "Bob" Miller (born October 12, 1938) is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Kings team of the National Hockey League on Fox Sports...
Bohumil Shimek Bohumil Shimek (June 25, 1861 – January 30, 1937) was an American naturalist, conservationist, and a professor at the University of Iowa.
Bowen Stassforth Bowen Dow Stassforth (born August 7, 1926) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic medalist.
Brad Steiger Brad Steiger is an American author of fiction and nonfiction works on the paranormal, spirituality, UFOs, true crime, and biographies.
Brandon Routh Brandon James Routh (born October 9, 1979) is an American actor and former fashion model.
Bret Anthony Johnston Bret Anthony Johnston is an American author best known for his multi-award winning debut story collection, Corpus Christi: Stories.
Brett Dolan Brett Dolan is an American radio sportscaster who previously served as the play-by-play announcer for the Houston Astros.
Brian Pinkerton Brian Pinkerton is an American author of fiction in the suspense, thriller, mystery and horror genres.
Brian Volk-Weiss Brian Volk-Weiss (born May 28, 1976 in Queens, New York) is The President of Production at New Wave Entertainment, overseeing their production, development, management, distribution, and music d...
Brooks Wheelan Brooks Wheelan (born August 21, 1986) is an American stand-up comedian who is currently a cast member on Saturday Night Live.
Bruce Braley Bruce Lowell Braley (born October 30, 1957) is the U.S. Representative for IA's 1, serving since 2007.
Bruce C. Heezen Bruce Charles Heezen (April 11, 1924 – June 21, 1977) was an American geologist.
Buren R. Sherman Buren Robinson Sherman (May 28, 1836 November 11, 1904) was the 12th Governor of Iowa, serving from 1882 to 1886.
C. Leonard Allen C. Leonard Allen directs Abilene Christian University Press and Leafwood Publishers.
C. Maxwell Stanley Claude Maxwell "Max" Stanley was an American engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, peace activist, and world citizen.
Cal Eldred Calvin John Eldred (born November 24, 1967 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, raised in Urbana, Iowa) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for 14 seasons from to.
Calvin Ziegler Charles Calvin Ziegler (1854–1930) was a German-American poet from Rebersburg, Pennsylvania.
Carl W. McIntosh Carl Weston McIntosh, Jr. (December 1, 1914 — January 19, 2009) was an American professor of forensics and acting.
Carmen Naranjo Carmen Naranjo Coto (January 30, 1928 – January 4, 2012) was a Costa Rican novelist, poet and essayist.
Carol J. Oja Carol J. Oja (born Hibbing, Minnesota) is a musicologist and scholar of American Studies.
Carolyn Sherif Carolyn Wood Sherif (1922–1982) was an American social psychologist who helped to develop social judgment theory and contributed pioneering research in the areas of the self-system, group confli...
Catherine Wagner Catherine Wagner (born Rangoon, Burma, 1969) is an American poet and academic.
Cele Hahn Cele Hahn (born March 21, 1942 in Sioux City, Iowa) is an American broadcaster and politician who represented the 4th Hampden District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995–2003.
Charles B. Hoeven Charles Bernard Hoeven (March 30, 1895 – November 9, 1980) held elective office for forty consecutive years.
Charles D. Phelps Charles Dexter Phelps (September 16, 1937-September 13, 1985) was a prominent American medical doctor, professor, and researcher in the field of ophthalmology.
Charles E. Pickett Charles Edgar Pickett (January 14, 1866 - July 20, 1930) was a two-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 3rd congressional district.
Charles Edward Merriam Charles Edward Merriam, Jr. (November 15, 1874 – January 8, 1953) was a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, founder of the behavioralistic approach to political sc...
Charles F. Lynch Charles F. Lynch has been the Principal Investigator of the Iowa Cancer Registry, a statewide cancer surveillance program that is part of the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiolo...
Charles G. Smith Charles Grant Smith is an American businessman and founder of Pegasus Intellectual Capital Solutions, a boutique investment bank.
Charles Gaines Charles L. Gaines (born c. 1942) is an American writer and outdoorsman, notable for his works on fly fishing, his role in the development of paintball, and his photo-essay Pumping Iron, abou...
Charles Guggenheim Charles Eli Guggenheim (March 31, 1924 – October 9, 2002) was an American film director and producer.
Charles Reynolds Brown Charles Reynolds Brown (October 1, 1862 – November 28, 1950) was an American Congregational clergyman and educator, born in Bethany, W. Va. He graduated at the University of Iowa in 1883 and st...
Charlton Laird Charlton Grant Laird (1901–1984) was an American linguist, lexicographer, novelist, and essayist.
Chase Twichell Chase Twichell (born August 20, 1950) is an American poet, professor, and publisher, the founder in 1999, of Ausable Press.
Chester Ray Benjamin Chester Ray Benjamin (23 January 1923–20 April 2002) was an American mycologist.
Chia-Shun Yih Chia-Shun Yih (1918 – April 25, 1997) was the Stephen P. Timoshenko Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan.
Chris Hagenow Chris Hagenow (born 19 January 1972) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives.
Chris Offutt Christopher John "Chris" Offutt (born August 24, 1958) is an American writer.
Christine Grant Christine Grant is a former athlete and athletic director at the University of Iowa.
Christopher Levenson Christopher Levenson (born February 13, 1934 London, England) is a Canadian poet.
Chuck Grassley Charles Ernest "Chuck" Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa, serving since 1981.
Chuck Horner Charles Albert Horner (born October 19, 1936) is a retired USAF general.
Cindy Cohn Cindy Cohn is an American attorney specializing in Internet law.
Cindy McTee Cindy McTee (born February 20, 1953) is an American composer and educator.
Clifford V. Smith, Jr. Clifford V. Smith, Jr. is the 4th chancellor of University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and the first African American four-year college chancellor in the University of Wisconsin System.
Coleen Rowley Coleen Rowley (born December 20, 1954) is an American former FBI agent and whistleblower, and was a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) candidate for Congress in Minnesota's 2nd congressional di...
David Benedictus David Benedictus is an English-Jewish writer and theatre director, best known for his novels.
David Cantine David Cantine (1939 –) is a Canadian painter, best known for consistently painting pictures using the same composition for the last forty years of his career.
David Drake David Drake (born September 24, 1945) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy literature.
David E. Bonior David Edward Bonior (born June 6, 1945) is an American politician from the US state of Michigan.
David E. Nichols David Earl Nichols (born December 23, 1944, Covington, Kentucky) is an American pharmacologist and medicinal chemist.
David Groff David Groff is a poet, writer, and independent editor.
David Guttenfelder David Guttenfelder (?-present) is an American photographer from Iowa, who is known for his photos of North Korea.
David Jung-Kuang Chiu David Jung-Kuang Chiu ; (pinyin: Qiu Rong-Guang), (1936–2006), was a Chinese-born American leader in education, serving as both Professor and Dean at Hofstra University from 1970 to 2001 when he...
David Loughery David Loughery is an American screenwriter and producer.
David Ratowitz David Ratowitz is the current Republican Committeeman of Chicago's 47th Ward.
David Simkins David Simkins is an American screenwriter and television producer.
Dawn Atkins (anthropologist) Dawn Atkins (born February 13, 1962) is an American writer of nonfiction and fiction, as well as an activist and educator.
Deane Montgomery Deane Montgomery (1909–1992) was a mathematician specializing in topology who was one of the contributors to the final resolution of Hilbert's fifth problem in the 1950s.
Debora Greger Debora Greger (born 1949 Walsenburg, Colorado) is an award-winning American poet as well as a visual artist.
Deborah Digges Deborah Digges (February 6, 1950 – April 10, 2009) was an American poet and teacher.
Debra Allbery Debra Allbery (born 3 March 1957 in Lancaster, Ohio) is an American poet.
Deidre Freeman Deidre Freeman (born August 26, 1988) is an American diver.
Deirdre Bolton Deirdre Bolton formerly anchored Bloomberg Television’s "Money Moves", a show that deals.
Denis Johnson Denis Hale Johnson (born July 1, 1949) is an American writer best known for his short story collection Jesus' Son (1992) and his novel Tree of Smoke (2007), which won the National Book A...
Denise Trauth Denise M. Trauth is the current and ninth president of Texas State University.
Dennis Van Roekel Dennis Van Roekel is President of the 3.2 million-member National Education Association.
Diablo Cody Brook Busey-Maurio (born June 14, 1978), better known by the pen name Diablo Cody, is an American screenwriter, producer and director.
Dick Clark (senator) Richard Clarence "Dick" Clark (born September 14, 1928) represented the state of Iowa in the United States Senate from 1973 to 1979.
Dick Hoerner Lester Junior "Dick" Hoerner (July 25, 1922 – December 11, 2010) was an American football player.
Dolly Vanderlip Dolly Vanderlip Ozburn Is a former pitcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Don Canney Donald J. "Don" Canney was an American politician and civil engineer who served as the Mayor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for twenty-two years from 1969 to 1992.
Don DeFore Donald John DeFore (August 25, 1913–December 22, 1993) was an American film, radio, and television actor.
Don Nigro Don Nigro is an American playwright; his plays Anima Mundi and The Dark Sonnets of the Lady have both been nominated for the National Repertory Theatre Foundation's National Play Award.
Don Ultang Don Ultang was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer.
Donald B Lindsley Donald Benjamin Lindsley (December 23, 1907 – June 19, 2003) professor of psychology, physiology and psychiatry at UCLA. He was a physiological psychologist, known as a pioneer in the...
Donald Cole (painter) Donald Cole (October 31, 1930 in New York, New York) is an American abstract expressionist painter.
Donald Dedmon Donald Newton Dedmon (August 13, 1931 – February 13, 1998) was an American educator.
Donald Dewey Donald Jefferson Dewey (March 27, 1922 – March 4, 2002) was a professor of economics at Duke University and Columbia University.
Donald J. Kutyna General (ret) Donald Joseph Kutyna (born December 6, 1933) is a retired United States Air Force Officer.
Donald P. Lay Donald Pomery Lay (August 24, 1926 – April 29, 2007) was an American jurist who served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for 40 years, including as chief judge f...
Ezzat Goushegir Ezzat Goushegir is a fiction writer and playwright born in Iran and living in the U.S. since 1986.
Faith Wilding Faith Wilding is a Paraguayan-American multidisciplinary artist, writer and educator, widely known for her contribution to the progressive development of feminist art.
Flannery O'Connor Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925 – August 3, 1964) was an American writer and essayist.
Floyd M. McDowell Floyd Marion McDowell (26 March 1889 – 27 October 1964) was an American leader in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church).
Frances Senska Frances Maude Senska (March 9, 1914 – December 25, 2009) was an art professor and artist specializing in ceramics who taught at Montana State University – Bozeman from ...
Francis O. Wilcox Francis Orlando Wilcox (1908-1985) was an official in the United States Department of State.
Frank Interlandi Frank Interlandi (1924 – February 4, 2010) was an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register and the Los Angeles Times.
Frank Magid Frank Magid (born September 1, 1931, Chicago, Illinois—died February 5, 2010, Santa Barbara, California) was an American marketing consultant, widely known for introducing the "Action News" form...
Frank Mulroney Francis Joseph Mulroney (April 8, 1903 - November 11, 1985) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the season.
Frank Orren Lowden Frank Orren Lowden (January 26, 1861 – March 20, 1943) was a Republican Party politician from Illinois, who served as the 25th Governor of Illinois and as a United States Representatives from Il...
Frank R. Wallace Frank R. Wallace (1932–2006), born Wallace Ward, was an American author, publisher and mail-order magnate.
Fred A. Wilcox Fred A. Wilcox is an associate professor in the writing department at Ithaca College.
Fred Albert Shannon Fred Albert Shannon (February 12, 1893 – February 4, 1963) was an American historian and a Pulitzer Prize winner.
Fred H. Blume Fred Heinrich Blume (9 January 1875 – 26 September 1971), or Fred H. Blume, as he referred to himself, was a German-born American attorney and judge.
Fred Luthans Fred Luthans (born June 28, 1939 in Clinton, Iowa is a management professor specializing in organizational behavior.
Fred Schwengel Frederick Delbert "Fred" Schwengel (May 28, 1906 – April 1, 1993) was a Republican U.S. Representative from southeastern Iowa.
Frederick C. Tillis Frederick Charles Tillis, PhD (born January 5, 1930), is an American composer, jazz saxophonist, poet, and music educator at the collegiate level.
Frederick M. Irish Frederick Mortimer "Cap" Irish was an American football coach, college athletics administrator, and science instructor.
Fritz Dreisbach Fritz Dreisbach is an American studio glass artist and teacher who is recognized as one of the pioneers of the American Studio Glass Movement.
G.C. Waldrep G.C. Waldrep (born 1968 South Boston, Virginia as George Calvin Waldrep III) is an American poet and historian.
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 24 February 1942) is an Indian literary theorist, philosopher and University Professor at Columbia University, where she is a founding member of the school's Ins...
Gene Wilder Gene Wilder (born Jerome Silberman; June 11, 1933) is a retired American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist.
George Gallup George Horace Gallup (November 18, 1901 – July 26, 1984) was an American pioneer of survey sampling techniques and inventor of the Gallup poll, a successful statistical method of survey sampli...
George Kelly (psychologist) George Kelly (born George Alexander Kelly; April 28, 1905 – March 6, 1967) was an American psychologist, therapist, educator and personality theorist.
George Ojemann George Ojemann is a professor emeritus of neurologic surgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
George W. Lehr George W. Lehr (March 10, 1937 – March 21, 1988) was an American Democratic politician from Missouri who served as the state's auditor from 1974 to 1977.
Gerald W. Wolff Gerald W. Wolff (born 1939) is professor emeritus at the University of South Dakota, known for his specialization in the history of Native Americans, the American West, and national politics.
Glenn Terrell William Glenn Terrell, Jr. (May 24, 1920 - August 30, 2013) is an American academic, and the former president of Washington State University, serving from 1967–1985.
Gordon Prange Gordon William Prange (July 16, 1910 – May 15, 1980) was the author of several World War II-historical manuscripts which were published by his co-workers after his death in 1980.
Grace Raymond Hebard Grace Raymond Hebard (July 2, 1861 – October 1936) gained prominence as a Wyoming historian, suffragist, pioneering scholar, prolific writer, political economist and noted University of Wy...
Grant MacEwan John Walter Grant MacEwan, best known as Grant MacEwan (August 12, 1902 – June 15, 2000) was a farmer, Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Dean of Agriculture at the University o...
Greg Forristall Greg Forristall (born February 15, 1950) is the Iowa State Representative from the 22nd District.
Greg Ganske John Greg Ganske (born March 31, 1949) is a politician from Iowa.
Greg Morris Francis Gregory Alan "Greg" Morris (September 27, 1933 – August 27, 1996) was an American television and movie actor.
Guy Boros Guy Donald Boros is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.
Guy Vander Linden Guy Vander Linden is a member of the Iowa House of Representatives.
Hal Manders Harold Carl Manders (June 14, 1917 – January 21, 2010) was an American professional baseball player, a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who appeared in 30 games for the Detroit Tigers and...
Harold Duane Vietor Harold Duane Vietor (born 1931) is a senior federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
Harold E. Taylor Harold E. Taylor, Haverford College, MIT, and University of Iowa alumnus, was a Professor of Physics at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey for over 30 years.
Harold Hodge Harold Carpenter Hodge (1904 – 1990) was a well-known toxicologist who published close to 300 papers and 5 books.
Harold Hughes Harold Everett Hughes (February 10, 1922 – October 23, 1996) was the 36th Governor of Iowa from 1963 until 1969; he had been a Republican earlier in his life.
Harry Edward Stinson Harry Edward Stinson (Wayland, Iowa, January 3, 1898 - July 27, 1975, San Diego, California) was a noted 20th century sculptor.
Harry Kalas Harry Norbert Kalas (March 26, 1936 – April 13, 2009) was an American sportscaster, best known for his Ford C. Frick Award-winning role as lead play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseball's...
Hartzell Spence John Hartzell Spence (February 15, 1908 – May 9, 2001) was an American writer and founding editor of Yank, the Army Weekly, a weekly magazine published by the United States military during...
Henry Augustus Pilsbry Henry Augustus Pilsbry (7 December 1862 – 26 October 1957) was an American biologist, malacologist and carcinologist, among other areas of study.
Henry Felsen Henry Gregor Felsen (16 August 1916 - 2 March 1995) was an American writer, particularly of middle grade (MG) and teen (YA) books.
Henry Jenkins Henry Jenkins III (born June 4, 1958) is an American media scholar and currently a Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, a joint professorship at the USC Annenberg ...
Herbert Jasper Herbert Henri Jasper, (July 27, 1906 – March 11, 1999) was a Canadian psychologist, physiologist, anatomist, chemist and neurologist.
Herbert Krause Herbert Arthur Krause (May 25, 1905 - September 22, 1976) was an American historian, author and college professor.
Herm Schneidman Herman Schneidman (November 22, 1913 – August 12, 2008) was a professional American football player for the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cardinals.
Himie Voxman Himie Voxman (September 17, 1912 – November 22, 2011) was an American musician, music pedagogue and administrator at the university level, and composer who produced volumes of compositions and p...
Hollis Summers Hollis S. Summers, Jr. (June 21, 1916 – November 14, 1987) was an American poet, novelist, short story writer and editor.
Hope Edelman Hope Edelman (born June 17, 1964) is an American non-fiction author, essayist, and writing instructor.
Howard Bowen Howard Rothmann Bowen (October 27, 1908 – December 22, 1989) was an American economist and college president, serving as the president of Grinnell College from 1955 to 1964 and as the fourteenth...
Hugh E. Wild Hugh Eldon Wild was a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.
Ila Loetscher Ila Fox Loetscher, also known as the "Turtle Lady", was a female aviation pioneer and noted advocate for the care and preservation of sea turtles.
J Milton Cowan J Milton ("Milt") Cowan (February 22, 1907 – December 20, 1993) was an American linguist.
J. Kevin Dorsey J. Kevin Dorsey (born New York, New York) is the Dean, Provost and Professor of Internal Medicine of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
J. Paul Oetken James Paul Oetken (born 1965), known professionally as J. Paul Oetken, is a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Jack Drake (politician) Jack E. Drake (born July 29, 1934) is the Iowa State Representative from the 21st District.
Jack Little (songwriter) Jack Little (born John Leonard; May 30, 1899 – April 9, 1956), sometimes credited Little Jack Little, was a British-born American composer, singer, pianist, actor and songwrit...
Jack Rule, Jr. Jack D. Rule, Jr. (born November 13, 1938) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1960s.
Jack Wallace Jack Wallace (c. 1925 – February 24, 1995) was an American football player and coach.
Jacob Soll Jacob Soll (born 1968) is a historian of early modern Europe who is researching the origins of the modern state.
Jacqueline Brookes Jacqueline Victoire Brookes (July 24, 1930 – April 26, 2013) was an American film, television, and stage actress, best known for her work both off and on Broadway.
Jake Highfill Jake Highfill is the Iowa State Representative from the 39th District.
Jake Johnson Jake Johnson (born May 28, 1978) also billed as Jake M. Johnson, is an American actor and comedian, most known for playing Nick Miller in the Fox comedy series New Girl opposite Zooey ...
James Alan McPherson James Alan McPherson (born September 16, 1943) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American short story writer and essayist.
James Cartwright James E. "Hoss" Cartwright (born September 22, 1949) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who last served as the eighth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from Augus...
James Crumley James Arthur Crumley (October 12, 1939 – September 17, 2008) was the author of violent hardboiled crime novels and several volumes of short stories and essays, as well as publish...
James L. Green James Lauer Green is an American space physicist born in Burlington, Iowa.
James Romig James Romig (born 1971) is an American composer who studied at the University of Iowa and Rutgers University, where he earned a Ph.D. studying with both Charles Wuorinen and Milton Babbitt.
Jim Summerville James M. "Jim" Summerville (born October 27, 1947) is a Republican member of the Tennessee Senate for the 25th district, encompassing after the 2012 redistricting: Cheatham County, Dickson Count...
Joel Belz Joel Belz (born 1941) is the founder of God's World Publications in 1977, which includes the World Journalism Institute started in 1999 and WORLD Magazine, a biweekly Christian newsmagazine, in 1986.
Joel Fry Nelson Joel Fry (born 1974) is the Iowa State Representative from the 27th District.
Johan Hultin Johan Hultin is a retired pathologist known for discovering tissues containing traces of the 1918 influenza virus that killed millions worldwide, and for this he has been described as the "India...
John Burke (politician) John Burke (February 25, 1859 – May 14, 1937) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political leader from North Dakota.
John C. Rogers John C. Rogers is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary in the office of Secretary of Defense Les Aspin and a national leader in advancing stem cell medical research in the political and strategic...
John C. Snidecor John Clifton Snidecor (October 18, 1907 - December 14, 1983) was an American professor and educator.
John Carl Parish John Carl Parish (July 25, 1881 – January 13, 1939) was an American historian of American history.
John Casey (novelist) John D. Casey (born 1939 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American novelist and translator.
John E. Osborn John E. Osborn (born September 4, 1957) is an American lawyer, life sciences and healthcare industry executive, and former diplomat who has served in the United States Department of State and as...
John Eidsmoe John Eidsmoe is an attorney and a professor of constitutional law and related subjects.
John Ely (Iowa politician) John M. Ely, Jr. (February 17, 1919 – March 30, 2007) was an American Democratic politician, purchasing agent, and civil rights activist who served two terms in the Iowa House of Representatives...
John Gabbert Bowman John Gabbert Bowman (May 18, 1877 – December 2, 1962) was the tenth Chancellor (1921–1945) of the University of Pittsburgh and the ninth President (1911–1914) of the University of Iowa.
John Getz John Getz (born October 15, 1946) is a stage-trained American actor.
John Irving John Winslow Irving (born John Wallace Blunt, Jr.; March 2, 1942) is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.
John Joseph Seerley John Joseph Seerley (March 13, 1852 – February 23, 1931) was a one-term Democratic U.S. Representative from Iowa's 1st congressional district in southeastern Iowa.
John Logan (poet) John B. Logan (born 1923, Red Oak, Iowa - died November 6, 1987, San Francisco, California) was an American poet and teacher.
John N. W. Rumple John Nicholas William Rumple (March 4, 1841 - January 31, 1903) was a one-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 2nd congressional district.
Juanita Kidd Stout Juanita Kidd Stout (March 7, 1919 - August 21, 1998 in Wewoka, Oklahoma, United States) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1988–1989, and the first African-American woman el...
Judy Lee Klemesrud Judy Lee Klemesrud (1939-1985) was a writer for The New York Times from 1966 until her death in 1985.
Julia Davis (educator) Dr. Julia Davis was an African-American women who for more than 60 years served as an educational force in St. Louis.
Karl M. Le Compte Karl Miles Le Compte (May 25, 1887 - September 30, 1972) was a ten-term Republican U.S. Representative from south-central Iowa.
Kathryn Harrison Kathryn Harrison (born March 20, 1961, in Los Angeles, California) is an American author.
Kathryn Vonderau Kathryn E. Vonderau (born September 26, 1927) was a catcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Kay A. Orr Kay A. Orr (born January 2, 1939), is an American Republican politician from Nebraska.
Kay Halloran Kay Halloran was elected as the mayor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States in November 2005.
Kaye Kory L. Kaye Kory (born April 18, 1947) is an American politician.
Kenneth Brinkhous Kenneth Merle Brinkhous was a professor and chairperson in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kenneth Nichols Major General Kenneth David "Nick" Nichols (13 November 1907 – 21 February 2000) was a United States Army officer and an engineer.
Keno Davis Keno Davis (born March 10, 1972) is an American college basketball coach at Central Michigan University.
Kent Haruf Kent Haruf (born February 24, 1943) is an award-winning American novelist.
Kent Norman Kent L. Norman is an American cognitive psychologist and an expert on Computer Rage.
Kerry Cooks Kerry Cooks is the Cornerbacks Coach for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Kerry Killinger Kerry K Killinger (born June 6, 1949, in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American businessman and a former chairman and chief executive officer of Washington Mutual, a failed savings and loan associatio...
Kevin D. Randle Dr. Kevin Douglas Randle (born 1949) is a prominent ufologist.
Kevin Koester Kevin Koester (born 1954) is the Iowa State Representative from the 38th District.
Kim Bridgford Kim Bridgford is an award-winning poet, editor, college professor, fiction writer, and critic.
Kimberly Johnson Kimberly Johnson (born 1971) is an American poet and Renaissance scholar.
Kimiko Hahn Kimiko Hahn (born 1955 Mount Kisco, New York) is an American poet and distinguished professor in the MFA program of Queens College, CUNY. Her work frequently deals with the reinvention of poetic...
Kimon Friar Kimon Friar (1911–May 25, 1993) was a Greek-American poet and translator of Greek poetry.
Kirsten Running-Marquardt Kirsten Running-Marquardt is a Democratic politician, representing the 33rd District in the Iowa House of Representatives since a special election in November 2009.
Kittredge Cherry Kittredge Cherry, born 1957 in Iowa, is an American author and a priest of Metropolitan Community Church.
Koteswara Rao Koteswara Rao was a retired principal of the Regional Engineering College at Warangal which is now National Institute of Technology, Warangal Rao was born in Sangamjagrlamudi, a small village...
L. D. Hotchkiss Loyal Durand “L.D.” Hotchkiss (November 25, 1893 – April 15, 1964) was an American newspaper journalist who served as the editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times.
Lan Samantha Chang Lan Samantha Chang (張嵐; pinyin: Zhāng Lán), born 1965, is an American writer of novels and short stories.
Lara Parker Lara Parker (born October 27, 1937) is an American television, stage, and film actress best known for her role as Angelique on the cult ABC-TV serial Dark Shadows which aired from to.
Laura Caldwell Laura Caldwell is a former civil trial lawyer, now Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Director of Life After Innocence, published author of 13 novels ...
Laura Duffy Laura Elizabeth Duffy is an American lawyer who serves as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of California.
Laurel Snyder Laurel Snyder is an American poet and writer of children's books, including novels and picture books.
Laurence C. Jones Laurence Clifton Jones (November 21, 1882 – July 13, 1975), was the founder and long-time president of Piney Woods Country Life School in Rankin County, Mississippi.
Lawrence Einhorn Dr. Lawrence Einhorn is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine and an oncologist.
Lee A. Daniels Lee A. Daniels served as Illinois State Representative for the 46th district, from 1975 to 2006.
Lee Paul Sieg Lee Paul Sieg was president of the University of Washington from 1934 to 1946.
Leo Hoegh Leo Arthur Hoegh was a decorated U.S. Army officer, lawyer and politician who was the 33rd Governor of Iowa from 1955 to 1957.
Leon Festinger Leon Festinger (8 May 1919 – 11 February 1989) was an American social psychologist, perhaps best known for cognitive dissonance and social comparison theory.
Leonard Ratzlaff Leonard Peter Ratzlaff, CM, AOE is the choral conductor for Edmonton's Richard Eaton Singers.
Lew Perkins Lew Perkins (born March 24, 1945) is a former athletic director, most recently at the University of Kansas.
Lewis Hyde Lewis Hyde (born 1945) is a scholar, essayist, translator, cultural critic and writer whose scholarly work focuses on the nature of imagination, creativity, and property.
Lewis Turco Lewis P. Turco, is an American poet, teacher, and writer of fiction and non-fiction.
Liang Chow Liang Chow (formerly Qiao Liang, Simplified Chinese: 乔良, Traditional Chinese: 喬良, Pinyin: Qiáo Liáng) (born January 1, 1968, Beijing) is a former Chinese gymnast and the personal coach of ...
Lin Hwai-min Lin Hwai-min (born 19 February 1947) is a Taiwanese dancer, writer, choreographer, and founder of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan.
Lisa Dale Norton Lisa Dale Norton (born July 8, 1956) is an American author best known as a writer of literary nonfiction and creative nonfiction.
Little Jack Little Jack Little, sometimes credited Little Jack Little, was a British-born American composer, singer, pianist, actor and songwriter whose songs were featured in several movies.
Liz Mathis Liz Mathis (born Elizabeth Ann Rumann, 1958) is an American state legislator and nonprofit executive from Iowa, as well as a former news anchor, television producer, and college professor.
Lloyd Ultan Lloyd Ultan (b. New York City, June 12, 1929; died 1998) was an American composer of contemporary classical music.
Mansour F. Armaly Mansour F. Armaly (February 25, 1927 – August 19, 2005) was a Palestinian physician who was globally recognized as a pioneering researcher in the modern medical treatment of glaucoma.
Marcus Dunstan Marcus Dunstan (born September 19, 1975) is an American screenplay writer and director who, along with Patrick Melton, wrote screenplay for the film Feast, which was the winner of Season Thr...
Marcus Lee Hansen Marcus Lee Hansen (December 8, 1892 – May 11, 1938) was a noted American historian.
Margaret Walker Margaret Walker (Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander by marriage) (July 7, 1915– November 30, 1998) was an American poet and writer.
Marie Rutkoski Marie K. Rutkoski (born March 5, 1977) in Hinsdale, Illinois is an American children's writer, and professor at Brooklyn College.
Marilyn Chin Marilyn Chin (陈美玲) is a prominent Chinese American poet and writer, an activist and feminist, an editor and Professor of English.
Mark Lofgren Mark Lofgren (born June 26, 1961) is a member of the Iowa House of Representatives.
Mark Mattson Mark P. Mattson is Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program National Institute on Aging.
Martin Donald Van Oosterhout Martin Donald Van Oosterhout (October 10, 1900 – January 28, 1979) was a legislator and state court judge in northwestern Iowa, and a United States federal judge on the United States Court...
Marvel Williamson Dr. Marvel Williamson (born November 4, 1953, Holton, Kansas) is currently Dean of the Kramer School of Nursing at Oklahoma City University.
Marvin Bell Marvin Bell (born 3 August 1937 in New York City) is an American poet and teacher who was the first Poet Laureate of the state of Iowa.
Marvin Mottet Marvin Mottet (born 1930) is a 20th and 21st century Catholic priest in the Diocese of Davenport in the US state of Iowa.
Mary Ann Doane Mary Ann Doane (born 1952) is the Class of 1937 Professor of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley and was previously the George Hazard Crooker Professor of Modern Culture and...
Mary Beth Hurt Mary Beth Hurt is an American actress of stage and screen.
Mary E. Kramer Mary E. Kramer (born June 14, 1935) is a former Republican Iowa State Senator who served from 1990 to 2003.
Mary Flanagan Mary Flanagan is an artist, author, educator, and designer.
Mary Kramer Mary E. Kramer (born June 14, 1935) is a former Republican Iowa State Senator who served from 1990 to 2003.
Michael Hogan (academic) Michael J. Hogan (born 1943) is an American academic who has served in the administrations or on the faculty of many American universities, wrote or edited numerous books, contributed as an adv...
Michael J. Snarskis Michael Jay Snarskis (April 12, 1945 – January 24, 2011) was an archeologist from the United States who founded the scientific study of archaeology in Costa Rica.
Michael J. Streit Michael J. Streit (born 1950) is an attorney and judge from Johnston, Iowa.
Michael McGarrity Michael McGarrity (born 1939) is a New Mexican author and former law enforcement officer.
Michael R. Simonson Dr. Michael R. Simonson Ph.D. is a professor of Instructional Technology & Distance Education at Nova Southeastern University, Editor of the Quarterly Review of Distance Education and Distance L...
Michael S. Harper Michael Steven Harper (born March 18, 1938) is an American poet from Brooklyn, who was the Poet Laureate of Rhode Island from 1988 to 1993.
Mildred Benson Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (July 10, 1905 – May 28, 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books, in particular the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries.
Milo Hamilton Leland Milo Hamilton (born September 2, 1927 in Fairfield, Iowa) is an American sportscaster, best known for calling play-by-play for seven different Major League Baseball teams since 1953.
Mimi Gardner Gates Mary "Mimi" Gates (née Gardner) (born c. 1943) is an American art historian who is the recent Director of the Seattle Art Museum.
Min Zhuo Min Zhuo (born 1964) is a pain neuroscientist at the University of Toronto in Canada.
Minnette Gersh Lenier Minnette Ella Gersh Lenier (July 9, 1945, Atlanta, Georgia – February 7, 2011, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California) was a teacher and professional magician who used stage magic to impr...
Miriam Schapiro Miriam Schapiro (or Shapiro) (born 1923) is a Canadian-born artist based in America.
Naomi Wallace Naomi Wallace is a playwright, screenwriter and poet from Prospect, Kentucky, United States.
Nathan Reichert Nathan K. Reichert is a former Iowa State Representative from the 80th District.
Ned Balbo Ned Balbo (born November 19, 1959, Mineola, New York) is an American poet, translator, and essayist.
Nicholas Meyer Nicholas Meyer (born December 24, 1945 in New York City) is an American screenwriter, producer, author and director, most known for his best-selling novel The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, and fo...
Nnenna Okore Nnenna Okore (born 1975) is a Nigerian artist living and working in the United States.
Norton Mezvinsky Norton Mezvinsky (born 1932) is an American historian, professor, and author.
Obi Egbuna Obi Benue Egbuna July 18, 1938 - January 18, 2014, is a Nigerian-born novelist, playwright and political activist, most famous for leading the United Coloured People’s Association (UCPA) and bei...
Olly Wilson Olly Woodrow Wilson, Jr. (born 7 September 1937, in St. Louis, Missouri) is a prominent American composer of contemporary classical music, pianist, double bassist, and musicologist.
Oni Buchanan Oni Buchanan (born 1975) is an American poet, and pianist.
Oswald Veblen Oswald Veblen was an American mathematician, geometer and topologist, whose work found application in atomic physics and the theory of relativity.
Pam Durban Rosa Pam Durban (born March 4, 1947 Aiken, South Carolina) is an American novelist, and short story writer.
Patricia Hampl Patricia Hampl is an American memoirist, writer, lecturer, and educator.
Patrick Melton Patrick Melton (born June 18, 1975) is an American screenwriter, producer and novelist.
Paul Bartsch Paul Bartsch (14 August 1871 Tuntschendorf, Silesia - 24 April 1960 McLean, Virginia) was an American malacologist and carcinologist.
Paul C. Gartzke Paul C. Gartzke was a Presiding Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
Paul Conrad Paul Francis Conrad (June 27, 1924 – September 4, 2010) was an American political cartoonist and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes for editorial cartooning.
Paul Engle Paul Engle (October 12, 1908 – March 22, 1991), noted American poet, editor, teacher, literary critic, novelist, and playwright.
Paul Lisicky Paul Lisicky (born July 9, 1959) is an American novelist and memoirist.
Paul McKinley Paul McKinley is the Iowa State Senator from the 36th District.
Paul Minick Paul Minick was a guard in the National Football League.
Paul P. Harris Paul Percy Harris (April 19, 1868–January 27, 1947) was a Chicago, Illinois, attorney best known for founding Rotary International in 1905, a service organization that currently has well o...
Paul Petrie Paul James Petrie (July 1, 1928 - November 9, 2012) was an American poet and professor emeritus of English and creative writing at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston where he taught for ...
Paul Rust Paul Robert Rust (born April 12, 1981) is an American actor, comedian and writer.
Paul Schell Paul Schell, born Paul Schlachtenhaufen on October 8, 1937, in Fort Dodge, Iowa was the 50th mayor of Seattle, Washington.
Peter Goin Peter Goin (born 1951) is an American photographer best known for his work within the altered landscape, specifically his photographs published in the book Nuclear Landscapes.
Peter Klappert Peter Klappert (born 1942 Rockville Centre, New York) is an American poet.
Peter Landweber Peter Steven Landweber (born August 17, 1940 in Washington D. C.) is an American mathematician working in algebraic topology.
Peter Sears Peter Sears is an American poet based in Oregon.
Phil Hester (comics) Phil Hester (born 1966 in Iowa) is an American comic book artist, penciller and writer.
Philip E. Bernatz Philip Eugene Bernatz (April 18, 1921 - October 6, 2010) was an eminent American physician and thoracic surgeon at the Mayo Clinic, and an international authority on the diagnosis and treatment ...
Philip G. Hubbard Philip Gamaliel Hubbard, (March 4, 1921 - January 10, 2002) was a university professor and administrator who was the first African-American faculty member at the University of Iowa, the first Af...
Philip P. Simon Philip P. Simon is a United States federal judge who serves on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.
Philip Willis Tone Philip Willis Tone (April 9, 1923 – November 28, 2001) was a United States federal judge.
Polly Granzow Polly Granzow (born September 29, 1941) is a former Iowa State Representative from the 44th District.
R. William Field Dr. Bill Field is an academic scholar and Professor in the Department of Ocupational and Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology within the College of Public Health at the Universi...
Rachel Zucker Rachel Zucker is an American poet born in New York City in 1971.
Rafał Szukała Rafał Marek Szukała (born April 9, 1971 in Poznań) is a former butterfly swimmer from Poland, who won the silver medal in the men's 100 m butterfly at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona,...
Raj Loomba, Baron Loomba Rajinder Paul "Raj" Loomba, Baron Loomba, CBE (born 13 November 1943, Dhilwan, Punjab, India) is a philanthropist, founder and Executive Chairman of clothing company Rinku Group, and a Liberal D...
Ray DiPalma Ray DiPalma (born in New Kensington, PA in 1943), is an American poet and visual artist who has published more than 40 collections of poetry, graphic work, and translations with various presses ...
Ray H. French Ray H. French (May 16, 1919 - April 21, 2000), printmaker, painter, sculptor and artistic innovator, was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on May 16, 1919.
Raymond J. Lynch Raymond J. Lynch (December 4, 1909 - June 8, 2007) was an Administrative Law Judge for the Federal Trade Commission.
Rebecca Gilman Rebecca Gilman (born 1965 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American playwright.
Reginald Meeks Reginald K. Meeks is a Democratic Party member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 42 since 2000.
Reza Aslan Reza Aslan (رضا اصلان, born May 3, 1972) is an Iranian-American writer and scholar of religions.
Rich Matteson Rich A. Matteson, (born Richmond Albert Matteson, January 12, 1929, Forest Lake, Minnesota – June 25, 1993, Jacksonville, Florida) was an American jazz artist, collegiate music educator, i...
Richard A. Cosier Richard A. Cosier (born May 18, 1947 in Jackson, Michigan) is the former Dean of the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, having served August 1, 1999 through June 30, 2010.
Richard B. Shull Richard Bruce Shull (February 24, 1929 - October 14, 1999) was an American character actor.
Richard Bausch Richard Bausch (born 1945) is an American novelist and short story writer, and Professor in the Writing Program of Wilkinson College of the Arts & Humanities at Chapman University...
Richard Cherwitz Richard Cherwitz (born 1952) is a Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and in the Division of Rhetoric and Writing, and a Fellow at the Institute for Innovation, Creativity & Cap...
Richard E. Kim Richard Eun Kook Kim (1932–2009) was a Korean-American writer and professor of literature.
Richard Irving Bowman Richard Irving Bowman was an abstract painter who worked primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Richard L. Lawson Richard Laverne Lawson (born December 19, 1929) is a former General and former deputy commander in chief, Headquarters United States European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.
Richard Maibaum Richard Maibaum (May 26, 1909 – January 4, 1991) was an American film producer, playwright and screenwriter best known for his screenplay adaptations of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels.
Richard McCann Richard McCann is a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Richard Schechner Richard Schechner is a professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and editor of TDR: The Drama Review.
Richard W. Lariviere Richard W. Lariviere is the president of the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois, took over the post Octobor 1, 2012.
Rick Cleveland Rick Cleveland is an American television writer, playwright and monologist, best known for writing on the HBO original series, Six Feet Under and NBC's The West Wing.
Robert Dvorsky Robert E. "Bob" Dvorsky (born August 18, 1948) is the Iowa State Senator from the 15th District.
Robert Ferro Robert Ferro (October 21, 1941 - July 11, 1988) was an American novelist whose semi-autobiographical fiction explored the uneasy integration of homosexuality and traditional American upper-middl...
Robert Girardi Robert Girardi is an American author, writing on the themes of mystery or detective fiction, and religion, like an American Graham Greene, and loser narrator, like Sam Lipsyte.
Robert Grenier (poet) Robert Grenier is a contemporary American poet associated with the Language School.
Robert J. Myers (politician) Robert Julius Myers (October 31, 1912 - February 13, 2010) was an American politician who co-created the American Social Security program.
Robert Mezey Robert Mezey (born 1935) is an American poet, critic and academic.
Roy Laverne Stephenson Roy Laverne Stephenson (March 14, 1917 – November 5, 1982) was a United States Attorney, and United States federal judge at the district court and appellate court levels.
Royce Alger Royce Alger (born 1965) is an American wrestler and retired mixed martial artist.
Ruth Ann Musick Ruth Ann Musick (September 17, 1897 or 1899—July 2, 1974) was an American author and folklorist specializing in West Virginia.
Ruth McGregor Ruth V. McGregor is a former justice of the Arizona Supreme Court.
Ryan Bliss Ryan Bliss (born 1971) is the creator of Digital Blasphemy, a website known for its computer desktop wallpapers.
S. P. Kothari S.P. Kothari is the Gordon Y Billard Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and an editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics.
S. Torriano Berry Steven Torriano Berry is an award-winning American film producer, writer and director.
Saadi Simawe Sa'adi Simawe is an Iraqi American author, teacher and translator, has published many articles in English and Arabic, both original and in translation, and a novel Al-Khuruj min al-Qumqum, Londo...
Sahar Khalifeh Sahar Khalifeh (سحر خليفة) is a Palestinian writer born in 1942 in Nablus of the West Bank.
Sandra Cisneros Sandra Cisneros (born December 20, 1954) is an American writer best known for her acclaimed first novel The House on Mango Street (1984) and her subsequent short story collection Woman Hol...
Sandy Skoglund Sandy Skoglund (born September 5, 1946) is an American photographer and installation artist.
Sara Caldwell Sara Caldwell (Sara Coover Caldwell, born Sara Chapin Coover in 1961 in New York City) is an American author and screenwriter/filmmaker.
Sarah Dawson Sarah Dawson (born November 17, 1982) is an American field hockey forward/midfielder, who earned her first senior career cap during the New Zealand Tour on May 16, 2005.
Sarah Gorham Sarah Gorham (born March 30, 1954) is an American poet, essayist, and publisher residing in Prospect, Kentucky.
Sarah Manguso Sarah Manguso is an American writer and poet born in Massachusetts in 1974.
Sharon S. Steckman Sharon S. Steckman (born 1947 in Chicago, Illinois) is a member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 13th District since 2009.
Sheldon Segal Sheldon Jerome Segal was an American embryologist and biochemist who spent his entire career working on contraception and made major innovations in the field of long-lasting alternatives, includ...
Sherry Kramer Sherry Kramer is an American playwright, born in Springfield, Missouri.
Shimmer Chinodya Shimmer Chinodya (born 1957 Gwelo, then Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland) is an Zimbabwean novelist.
Sidney W. Bijou Sidney William Bijou (November 12, 1908 – June 11, 2009) was an American developmental psychologist who developed an approach of treating childhood disorders using behavioral therapy, in w...
Silas B. Hays Silas B. Hays (February 18, 1909 – July 24, 1964) was a Major General who served as Surgeon General of the United States Army.
Simon Estes Simon Estes (born March 2, 1938) is an operatic bass-baritone of African-American descent who had a major international opera career beginning in the 1960s.
Sol Worth Sol Worth (born New York City; August 19, 1922 – August 29, 1977) was a painter, photography and visual communication scholar.
Solomon Lee Van Meter, Jr. Solomon Lee Van Meter, Jr. (April 8, 1888 - November 3, 1937) was an American inventor, famous for inventing the first successful backpack Parachute.
Stacy May-Johnson Stacy May-Johnson, is a professional softball player for the Chicago Bandits.
Stanley Biber Stanley H. Biber (May 4, 1923 – January 16, 2006) was an American physician who was a pioneer in sex reassignment surgery, performing thousands of procedures during his long career.
Stephanie Marie Rose Stephanie Marie Rose (born 1972) is a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
Stephanie Savage Stephanie Savage is a Canadian screenwriter and television producer.
Stephen Dobyns Stephen J. Dobyns (born February 19, 1941) is an American poet and novelist born in Orange, New Jersey, and residing in Westerly, RI.
Susan Yuzna Susan Yuzna, a native of Minnesota, is an American poet and professor.
Sylvester John Hemleben Sylvester John Hemleben was born February 25, 1902, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, a descendant of an ancient German family which emigrated to America to practice medicine and pharmacy in pioneer Wisc...
T. Coraghessan Boyle Tom Coraghessan Boyle (born Thomas John Boyle; also known as T.C. Boyle; born December 2, 1948) is an American novelist and short story writer.
Tad Danielewski Tad Danielewski (March 29, 1921 – January 6, 1993) was a Polish-born American film director.
Tanna Frederick Tanna Marie Frederick (born 1979) is a stage and independent film actress who rose to prominence for her title role in Henry Jaglom's Hollywood Dreams, for which she received the Best Actres...
Tappy Phillips Tappy Phillips (born February 5, 1948) is an American news correspondent for ABC News and has been Consumer Affairs reporter for WABC-TV in New York since 1996 to 2009.
Tayari Jones Tayari Jones (born November 30, 1970 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an African-American author and winner of the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction.
Ted Waitt Theodore "Ted" Waitt (born January 18, 1963) is an American billionaire philanthropist who was a co-founder of Gateway, Inc.
Tennessee Williams Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright, author of many stage classics.
Terry Branstad Terry Edward Branstad (born November 17, 1946) is an American politician who is the 42nd and current governor of Iowa, having held the office since January 2011.
Terry Davis (author) Terry Davis (born 1947) is an American novelist who lives near Spokane, Washington, and is a professor emeritus of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU Mankato), where he taught C...
Terry O'Quinn Terry O'Quinn (born July 15, 1952) is an American actor, most famous for playing John Locke on the TV series Lost.
Theodore G. Garfield Theodore G. Garfield (November 12, 1894 - November 4, 1989) served as a justice on the Iowa Supreme Court longer than all but one other justice.
Theodore J. Bauer Theodore J. "Ted" Bauer (November 18, 1909 – May 6, 2005) was an American Infectious disease specialist who was head of the Communicable Disease Center (now known as the Centers for Disease Cont...
Thom Jones Thom Jones (born January 26, 1945) is an American writer, primarily of short stories.
Thomas E. Martin Thomas Ellsworth Martin was a United States Representative and Senator from Iowa.
Thomas G. Waites Thomas G. Waites (born January 8, 1955) is an American actor and acting instructor born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Tiffany Gooden Tiffany Gooden was a professional basketball player in the ABL. When her pro career ended, Gooden embarked on a new career as an attorney.
Tim Johnston (writer) Tim Johnston is the author of the story collection Irish Girl and the novel Never So Green.
Toby Huss Toby Edward Huss (born December 9, 1966) is an American actor, best known for portraying Artie, the "Strongest Man in the World", in the Nickelodeon T.V. series The Adventures of Pete & Pete...
Tom Arnold (actor) Thomas Duane "Tom" Arnold (born March 6, 1959) is an American actor and comedian.
Tom Brokaw Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw (born February 6, 1940) is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004.
Tom Carlson Tom Carlson (born December 9, 1941) is a Nebraska state senator from Holdrege, Nebraska, United States, in the Nebraska Legislature.
Ulfert Wilke Ulfert Wilke (1907–1987) was an internationally recognized painter, calligrapher and art collector connected to the abstract expressionism movement.
V. V. Ganeshananthan V.V. Ganeshananthan is a Sri Lankan American fiction writer, essayist, and journalist.
Venise T. Berry Venise T. Berry is an award-winning American novelist known for her novels about contemporary African-American relationships.
Vern Rutsala Vern Rutsala is an American poet, born in McCall, Idaho, in 1934.
Vicki Lensing Vicki Lensing (born June 21, 1957 in Iowa City, Iowa) is the Iowa State Representative from the 78th District.
Vijayan K. Pillai Vijayan K Pillai is Professor, School of Social Work and PhD Program Director / Graduate Adviser at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Vilhjálmur Stefánsson) (November 3, 1879 – August 26, 1962) was a Canadian Arctic explorer and ethnologist.
W. Ann Reynolds W. Ann Reynolds (1938 – ) is a zoologist and university administrator who has served as provost of the Ohio State University (1979-1982), chancellor of the California State University (CSU...
W. D. Snodgrass William De Witt Snodgrass (January 5, 1926 – January 13, 2009) was an American poet who also wrote under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons.
W. L. Mooty William L. Mooty (May 23, 1906 – June 16, 1992) was an American Republican politician, farmer, and lawyer who served as the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Iowa from 1961 to 1965.
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Wallace Stegner Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist, often called "The Dean of Western Writers".
Walter L. Sullivan Walter L. Sullivan (born in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1924, died in Nashville on August 15, 2006) was a southern novelist and literary critic.
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Washington Matthews Washington Matthews was a surgeon in the United States Army, ethnographer, and linguist known for his studies of Native American peoples, especially the Navajo.
Wayne Duke Wayne R. Duke (born November 9, 1928) is an American collegiate sports executive.
Wayne Tippit Wayne Tippit (December 19, 1932 – August 28, 2009) was an American television and stage character actor.
Wendell Logan Wendell Morris Logan (November 24, 1940 – June 15, 2010) was an American jazz and concert music composer who created the jazz department at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
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William A. Owens William A. Owens, (November 2, 1905 — December 9, 1990), was an American author, folklorist and educator.
William A. Staples William A. Staples is the fourth president of the University of Houston–Clear Lake.
William A. Wojnar William A. Wojnar, Ph.D. is a classical organist and a professor of music at Jamestown College, Jamestown, ND.
William Cook Hanson William Cook Hanson (May 14, 1909 – June 6, 1995) was a United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa.
William Corwin Stuart William Corwin Stuart (April 28, 1920, Knoxville, IA - August 12, 2010, Chariton, IA) was a United States federal judge, and a former justice of the Iowa Supreme Court.
William Lashner William Lashner (born 1956), is an American novelist who formerly worked as a trial lawyer.
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William Veeder William Veeder (born September 14, 1940) is a scholar of 19th-century American and British literature and a Professor Emeritus in the Department of English at the University of Chicago.
Willie Fleming Willie Fleming (born February 2, 1939) is a former professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League's BC Lions.
Winifred Asprey Winifred "Tim" Alice Asprey (April 8, 1917 – October 19, 2007) was an American mathematician and computer scientist.
Wu Jin Wu Jin (9 April 1934 – 14 January 2008) was the a Taiwanese Minister for Education between 1996 and 1998 under former president Lee Teng-hui.
Yang Mu Yang Mu (simplified Chinese： 杨牧; traditional Chinese: 楊牧; pinyin: Yáng Mù) was the pen name of a Taiwanese poet, essayist and critic in Chinese language.
Yiyun Li Yiyun Li (李翊雲) (born 1972) is a Chinese American writer.
Yu Guangzhong Yu Guangzhong is a Taiwanese writer, poet, educator, and critic.
ZZ Packer ZZ Packer (born January 12, 1973 Chicago, Illinois) is an African-American author, notable for her works of short fiction.