Bryant Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

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McClelland, T. Colvin

Pastor, United Congregational Church, Newport

1900

Kimball, Charles Dean

Governor of Rhode Island, 1901-1903

1902

Logan, James

General Manager, United States Envelope Company, 1898-1922

1902

Ham, Guy A.

Massachusetts Legislature

1904

Baldwin, F. Spencer

Professor, Economics and Sociology, Boston University

1907

Clews, Henry

Banker, Henry Clews & Company, New York City

1908

Metcalf, Edward P.

President, Atlantic National Bank

1908

Hamilton, Dr. Frederick W.

President, Tufts College 1905-1912

1909

Miles, General Nelson A.

Former Commanding General of the United States Army 1895-1903

1909

Shaw, Leslie M.

Former Secretary, United States Treasury 1902-1907

1910

Fitzwilliam, Charles H

Reverend

1911

Gross, E. Tudor

Businessman

1911

Babb, J.Franklin

Reverend, Haverhill, Mass.

1914

Conrad, A.E.

Reverend, Pastor of Park Street Congregational Church of Boston

1915

Roosevelt, Nicholas

Associate Editor, The New York Times

1927

Gardiner, George W.

Banker, Economist

1928

McConaughy, James L.

President, Wesleyan University 1925-1943 and Lieutenant-Governor, Connecticut 1938-1941

1928

Salisbury, Everett E.

President, Atlantic Mills

1928

Gardiner, Colonel W.

Vice President, Industrial Trust Company

1929

Gladding, Howard E.

Executive Vice-President, Plantations Bank of Rhode Island

1929

Gregg, John R.

Author, Gregg System of Shorthand

1929

Curtis, Charles

Vice President, United States 1929-1933

1930

Metcalf, Jesse H.

United States Senator, Rhode Island 1924-1937

1930

Peck, Frederick S.

Finance Commissioner, State of Rhode Island

1930

Appel, Joseph H.

Director of Advertising and Publicity, John Wanamaker

1931

Buxton, G. Edward

President, B.B. & R. Knight Corporation

1931

Dexter, Henry C.

Executive, Cotton Textiles Manufacture

1931

Ford, Henry

Chairman of the Board, Ford Motor Company

1931

Hodges, Gilbert T.

President, Advertising Federation of America

1931

Malott, John O.

Specialist in Commercial Education, Department of the Interior, United States of America

1931

McConaughy, James L.

President, Wesleyan University 1925-1943 and Lieutenant-Governor, Connecticut 1938-1941

1931

Hebert, Felix

United States Senator, Rhode Island 1929-1935

1932

Mills, Ogden Livingston

Secretary of the Treasury, United States 1932-1933

1932

Sweet, William L.

Treasurer, Rumford Chemical Works

1932

Wolfenden, Harry C.

President, R. Wolfenden and Sons

1932

Farnell, Frederick J.

Chairman, Public Welfare Commission, State of Rhode Island

1933

Parks, George M.

Manager, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

1933

Potter, Albert E.

President, United Electric Railways Company

1933

Roper, Daniel Calhoun

Secretary of Commerce, United States 1933-1938

1933

Dickinson, John

Assistant Secretary of Commerce, United States 1933-1935

1934

Elridge, Edward H.

Director of Secretarial Training Simmons College

1934

Henius, Arthur

Banker, Merchant

1934

Letts, Ira L.

Judge, United States District Court

1934

SoRelle, Rupert P.

Vice-President, Gregg Publishing Company

1934

Arnold, Samuel Tomlinson

Dean of Undergraduates, Brown University 1930-1937

1935

Caroll, Charles

Supervisor of Education, State of Rhode Island

1935

Cull, Laurel

Executive Secretary, Old Colony Cooperative Bank

1935

Samuels, Joseph

President, The Outlet Company

1935

Sayre, Francis B.

Assistant Secretary of State, United States

1935

Castle, William Richards

Former Under Secretary of State, United States 1923-1929

1936

McGregor, William

Vice President, Blackstone Valley Gas and Electric Company

1936

Richardson, Anna Steese

Companion; Director The Good Citizenship Bureau

1936

Thompson, James Edward

President, Phenix National Bank

1936

Whitford, Everett Wanton

President, Centreuille National Bank

1936

Frazier, Victor Howard

Treasurer, Secretary and Director of the High Street Bank and Trust Company, Providence, Rhode Island

1937

Hopf, Harry Arthur

Deputy President of the International Committee of Scientific Management

1937

Meloney, Marie Mattingley

Journalist and Editor of "This Week," New York Herald Tribune 1926-1943

1937

O'Connell, Jeremiah E.

Presiding Justice, Superior Court, Rhode Island 1935-1948

1937

Sweeney, John William

Former Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island

1937

Wheeler, Burton Kendall

United States Senator from Montana 1923-1947

1937

Burke, Edward R.

Senator, United States - Nebraska 1935-1941

1938

Freeman, Frederick C.

President of the Providence Gas Company

1938

Kilcup, Ernest I.

President-Treasurer of the Davol Rubber Company

1938

Rockett, James F.

Director of Education for the State of Rhode Island

1938

Salisbury, Everett E.

President, Atlantic Mills

1938

Craig, Clara Elizabeth

Dean and Director of Training, Rhode Island College of Education

1939

Martin, Jr., Joseph W.

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives

1939

O'Connell, Jeremiah E.

Presiding Justice, Superior Court, Rhode Island 1935-1948

1939

Weeks, Edward Henry

President, Old Colony Co-operative Bank, Providence

1939