W. Hampton Sides '74

W. Hampton Sides '74

Hampton Sides is the author of the acclaimed best-selling narrative histories Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder, and most recently Hellhound On His Trail .   He is editor-at-large for Outside magazine and has also written for National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, The New York Times, National Public Radio, and The Washington Post. His magazine work, collected in numerous published anthologies, has been twice nominated for National Magazine Awards for feature writing. 

Hampton currently lives in Santa Fe with his wife Anne and their three boys.  

Hampton was named Presbyterian Day School's 2011 Disintinguished Alumnus.


Notable Alumni

Trow Gillespie ‘59

Trow Gillespie ‘59

Preident of NewSouth Capital Management, Inc.

Charles “Chuck” Foster Smith, Jr. '60

Charles “Chuck” Foster Smith, Jr. '60

Chairman of National Guard Products and Jordan Alumni Extrusion Company

Robert Edwin Loeb, Sr. ’67

Robert Edwin Loeb, Sr. ’67

President of Loeb Properties

Allen Benners Morgan, Jr. '55

Allen Benners Morgan, Jr. '55

Former Chairman and CEO of Morgan Keegan and Former Vice Chairman of Regions Financial
David Montague '76

David Montague '76

Director of Memphis Teacher Residency

Paul Tudor Jones '66

Paul Tudor Jones '66

Founder of Tudor Investment Corporation
W. Hampton Sides '74

W. Hampton Sides '74

Author and Journalist
Fred Smith '56

Fred Smith '56

Founder, CEO, President, and CEO of FedEx
Rick Moore '57

Rick Moore '57

Chairman Emeritus of Lehman-Roberts Co.
Pitt Hyde '55

Pitt Hyde '55

Founder of Autozone
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