People of Cranbrook

George Gough Booth

George Booth was a renowned newspaperman, advocate of the arts, and lifelong philanthropist, whose crowning achievement was the establishment of Cranbrook. 

Ellen Scripps Booth

Ellen Warren Scripps Booth greatly influenced her husband George G. Booth and their cultural work as founders and leaders of Cranbrook, and was central to the building of Kingwood School for Girls.

Carl Milles

Carl Milles was a Swedish sculptor who served as the Academy's sculptor-in-residence from 1931 to 1951. The campus features dozens of his works. 

Robert T. Hatt

Robert Hatt was a zoologist, researcher, and director of the Cranbrook Institute of Science from 1935 to 1967.

Jessie T. Winter

Jessie Winter was the first headmistress and the longest-serving director of Brookside School (1922-1961).


William O. Stevens

William Stevens was the first headmaster of Cranbrook School (1927 to 1935).


Henry Wood Booth

Henry Wood Booth was active in the Temperance movement and the father of Cranbrook founder George Gough Booth.


Samuel S. Marquis

Samuel Marquis was the first official rector of Christ Church Cranbrook (1924 to 1939).

Sadafumi Uchiyama

Sadafumi Uchiyama is the designer of the Cranbrook Japanese Garden 2019 Master Plan and the Garden Curator of the Portland Japanese Garden.

Banner photo by P. D. Rearick, CAA '10