Brooklyn Trivia: James Madison High School Distinguished Alumni

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Established in 1925, located at 3787 Bedford Avenue, in Brooklyn James Madison High School has graduated four Nobel Prize winners, famous musicians, authors, sports players, and a United States Supreme Court Justice.

James Madison High School

Following the 2008 election there are two sitting U.S. Senators, Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Charles Schumer (D-NY), who are graduates of James Madison.

Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Charles Schumer (D-NY)

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is also a graduate.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

 

James Madison High School

Other notable Alumni include:

  • Carole King, an American composer and singer-songwriter
  • Norm Coleman, former Senator (R-MN),
  • Judith Sheindlin, television personality (Judge Judy)
  • Martin Landau, an American film and television actor
  • Chris Rock, comedian and actor

Source: James Madison High School

 

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  • Kon

    You forgot the most notable alum, Andrew Dice Clay.

    • Norene Wittlin

      Can you do a list for New Utrecht . I am particularly interested to know if Vincent Edwards is on the list.

      • Evan1407

        You can google “notable alumni of New Utrecht High School,” but you won’t find Vince. He grew up in Brownsville. I posted a link but it got deleted.

    • acornwall

      notable? hardly! Forgettable? yes! that why he was forgotten!

      • Evan1407

        I haven’t heard of him in at least 25 years.