John F. Kennedy, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts LL.D.
Peter J. W. Debye, Nobel Prizewinning chemist D.Sc.
Charles Munch, conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra D.Mus.
Arthur T. Vanderbilt, chief justice of
New Jersey D.C.L.
Allen Tate, poet Litt.D.
Robert F. Wagner, Mayor of New York City LL.D.
Myron C. Taylor, presidential representative to the Vatican under Roosevelt and Truman L.H.D.
John Cowles, publisher of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune LL.D.
John Sloan Dickey, president of Dartmouth College LL.D.
Felix Frankfurter, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court LL.D.
George M. Humphrey, Secretary of the Treasury LL.D.
Senator John F. Kennedy LL.D.
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