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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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