Union College (Kentucky) alumni

Posted Jun 4, 2011
This list has 6 members.

  1. G. Lindsey Davis

    G. Lindsey Davis


    G. Lindsey Davis (born 5 April 1948) is an American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1996.

  2. Phillip Allen Sharp

    Phillip Allen Sharp


    Phillip Allen Sharp (born June 6, 1944) is an American geneticist and molecular biologist who co-discovered RNA splicing. He shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Richard J. Roberts for "the discovery that genes in eukaryotes are not contiguous strings but contain introns, and that the splicing of messenger RNA to delete those introns can occur in different ways, yielding different proteins from the same DNA sequence". He has been selected to receive the 2015 Othmer Gold Medal.

  3. Flem D. Sampson

    Flem D. Sampson


    Flemon Davis "Flem" Sampson (January 23, 1875 – May 25, 1967) was the 42nd Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1927 to 1931. He graduated from Valparaiso University in 1894, and opened a law practice in Barbourville, Kentucky. He formed a political alliance with future congressmen Caleb Powers and John Robsion, both prominent Republicans in the eastern part of the state. By 1916, he was serving on the Kentucky Court of Appeals—the state's highest court—having previously served as a county judge and circuit court judge. In 1923, he was elevated to chief justice of the Court of Appeals. He served until 1927, when he became the Republican gubernatorial nominee.

  4. Steve Payne (basketball)

    Steve Payne (basketball)


    Steve Payne (born February 12, 1968) is an American college basketball coach and the current head men's coach at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are members of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) and compete in the NCAA's Division I. Payne was appointed the head coach at Tennessee Tech on March 23, 2011, following the retirement of Mike Sutton. Payne had been an assistant to Sutton since the 2002-2003 season.

  5. Derek Smith (soccer)

    Derek Smith (soccer)


    Derek Smith (born July 17, 1980 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Cincinnati Kings in the USL Premier Development League.

  6. William A. Stanfill

    William A. Stanfill


    William Abner Stanfill (January 16, 1892 – June 12, 1971) was briefly a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky.

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