Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

Cornell University

The #15 National university according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 32 U.S. Congressmembers have been affiliated with the school, such as attending classes, earning a degree, or being employed by the school.

Names in bold indicate Congressmembers who are currently in office as of May 2016.

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Mark Kirk
Senator
Republican
IL
B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1981
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Kurt Schrader
Representative
Democrat
OR
B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1973
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Christopher Gibson
Representative
Republican
NY
M.P.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1995
Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1998
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Jim Bridenstine
Representative
Republican
OK
M.B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 2009
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Katherine Clark
Representative
Democrat
MA
J.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1989
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John Pillion
Representative
Republican
NY
graduated from Cornell University, LL.B., 1927
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Henry Reuss
Representative
Democrat
WI
A.B., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1933
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Howard Robison
Representative
Republican
NY
graduated from Cornell University in 1937 and from the law school of the same university in 1939
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Clement Miller
Representative
Democrat
CA
graduated from Lawrenceville (N.J.) School, from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1940, and from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1946
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Edmund Muskie
Senator
Democrat
ME
graduated from Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, in 1936, and Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, N.Y., in 1939
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Alexander Pirnie
Representative
Republican
NY
graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1920, Cornell University in 1924, and from Cornell Law School in 1926
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Charles Joelson
Representative
Democrat
NJ
Cornell University, B.A., 1937
law school of Cornell University, LL.B., 1939
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Frank Horton
Representative
Republican
NY
LL.B., Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, N.Y., 1947
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Barber Conable
Representative
Republican
NY
graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1942
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Richard McCarthy
Representative
Democrat
NY
took graduate work at the University of Buffalo, Cornell University, and Harvard University
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Richard Ottinger
Representative
Democrat
NY
B.A., Cornell University, 1950
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Henry Smith
Representative
Republican
NY
graduated from Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, N.Y., 1936
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Paul Todd
Representative
Democrat
MI
B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1942
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Gilbert Gude
Representative
Republican
MD
B.S., Cornell University, 1948
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Sam Steiger
Representative
Republican
AZ
attended Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and Colorado A.&M., Fort Collins, Colo.
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John Wold
Representative
Republican
WY
M.S., Cornell University, 1939
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Norman Lent
Representative
Republican-Conservative
NY
LL.B., Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, N.Y., 1957
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Thomas Downey
Representative
Democrat
NY
B.S., Cornell University, 1970
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Edward Pattison
Representative
Democrat
NY
A.B., Cornell University, Ithaca, 1953
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Gary Lee
Representative
Republican
NY
Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1963
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Robert Mrazek
Representative
Democrat
NY
A.B., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1967
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James Olin
Representative
Democrat
VA
received B.E.E. degree, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1943
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Charles Robb
Senator
Democrat
VA
attended Cornell University, graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison 1961
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Bob Filner
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1963
Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1973
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Gabrielle Giffords
Representative
Democrat
AZ
M.R.P., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1996
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Hansen Clarke
Representative
Democrat
MI
B.F.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1984
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Nan Hayworth
Representative
Republican
NY
M.D., Cornell University Medical College, Ithaca, N.Y., 1985