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1937 - Oscar D. Skelton, Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs for Dominion of Canada
1938 - John Langdon Davies, London.
1939 - Francis B. Sayre, former High Commissioner to the Philippines
1940 - T.V. Smith, Member of Congress and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago
1941 - Count Carlo Sforza, of Italy; former Ambassador to China, to Turkey, and to France, and subsequently Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1942 - Samuel Guy Inman, Lecturer on Latin American Relations at University of Pennsylvania and Yale University
1946 - The Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1949 - Reinhold Niebuhr, Professor of Applied Christian Ethics, Union Theological Seminary, NY
1949 - J. C. Penney. Merchant.
1950 - Roscoe Pound, Dean Emeritus of Harvard Law School
1953 - Charles H. Malik, Ambassador of Lebanon
1954 - Harry S. Truman , former President of the United States
1954 - Guy E. Snavely, former Executive Secretary of the Association of American Colleges
1956 - Stanley N. Barnes, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
1957 - William Yandell Elliott, Williams Professor of Government at Harvard University
1958 - Dr. Edward McCrady, Vice Chancellor & President of the University of the South
1960 - The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Hailsham, Q.C., Lord Privy Seal. London, England
1961 - Dr. Lin Yutang, noted Chinese author, New York City
1962 - Henry R. Luce, Editor, in Chief of Time, Life, et al, New York City
1962 - Frederick R. Kappel, Chairman of the Board of American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City
1963 - M. Max Kohnstamm, Vice President of Action Committee for the United States of Europe, Brussels, Belgium
1964 - Sir George Paget Thomson, Nobel Prize winning physicist for work in electrons. Past President British Association for the Advancement of Science, Cambridge, England
1965 - Andre Philip, former Minister of Finance in France and leading international trade expert, St. Cloud, France
1965 - Joseph C. Wilson, President of Xerox Corporation, Rochester, New York
1966 - Kim Jong Pil, Chairman, Democratic Republic Party of Korea. Seoul, Korea
1967 - Hubert H. Humphrey, Vice President of the United States, Washington, D.C.
1968 - Dr. Franc L. McCluer, former President of Westminster College, President Emeritus of Lindenwood College
1968 - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Snow. Author. Scientist. Teacher. London, England
1971 - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Harlech, former British Ambassador to the United States and television executive in Great Britain
1972 - The Rt. Hon. Robert H. Finch, Counselor to the President. Former Lieutenant Governor of California and Secretary of H.E.W.
1972 - General Avraham Yoffee, Director, Nature Reserves Authority. General Israeli Army
1974 - J. William Fulbright, Senator in the United States Congress and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations
1976 - Clarence M. Kelley, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
1977 - Ardeshir Zahedi, Ambassador from Iran
1977 - Gerald R. Ford, President of the United States
1980 - Griffin B. Bell, former Attorney General of the United States
1980 - Clare Boothe Luce, former American Ambassador to Italy and member of the U.S. House of Representatives
1982 - Edward Heath, former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1983 - Caspar Weinberger, U.S. Secretary of Defense
1983 - William J. Casey, Director of Central Intelligence Agency
1986 - George H.W. Bush, Vice President of the United States
1987 - Paul Ricoeur, Philosopher and Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago
1987 - The Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Graham Leonard, Bishop of London
1990 - Claiborne Pell, Senator in the United States Congress and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations
1992 - Peter H. Raven, Biologist, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden
1992 - Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the U.S.S.R.
1993 - The Hon. Robert S. Strauss, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia
1996 - The Rt. Hon. The Baroness Thatcher, L.G., O.M., F.R.S., former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1998 - The Hon. Lech Walesa, former President of Poland
2001 - Barry McCaffrey, former Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
2002 - Tom DeLay, House Majority Whip and Representative, 22nd District, Texas
2003 - Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate
2010 - James A. Baker III, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and of State
2013 - William H. Roedy, former CEO of MTV International
2014 - Bob Geldof, rock musician and global humanitarian
2015 - Jeh C. Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security
2016 - Dr. Bennet Omalu,  forensic pathologist and neuropathologist

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

Winston S. Churchill