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  • Charles A. Rawson, U.S. Senator (1867 - 1936)
    Charles Augustus Rawson (May 29, 1867 – September 2, 1936) was an unelected United States Senator from Iowa for nine months in 1922. Born in Des Moines, he attended the public schools and Grinnel...
  • William S. Kenyon, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1933)
    ) William Squire Kenyon (June 10, 1869 – September 9, 1933) was a Republican U.S. Senator from Iowa, and a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Background Kenyon was bor...
  • Martin V. Bergen (1872 - 1941)
    Martin Vorhees "Mike" Bergen (January 1872 – July 8, 1941) was an American football player, coach, and lawyer. He served as the head football coach at Grinnell College (1894–1895, 1902–1903, 1905) an...
  • George A. Wilson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1953)
    George Allison Wilson (April 1, 1884 – September 8, 1953) was a United States Senator and 28th Governor of Iowa. Personal background Born on a farm near Menlo, Iowa, Wilson attended rural schools...
  • Tom Cole, U.S. Congress
    Tom Cole, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., on April 28, 1949; graduated from Moore High School, Moore, Okla., 1967; B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1971;...

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. known for its rigorous academics and tradition of social responsibility. It was founded in 1846, when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College.