William John Hughes Butterfield, Baron Butterfield, OBE, FRCP (Fetherston, 1929-1939) was a leading British medical researcher, clinician and administrator. Baron Butterfield was educated at Solihull School. Whilst at Solihull he was Head Boy, Head of CCF and captain of rugby, cricket, hockey and athletics. He then benefited from a two-year Rockefeller Foundation Scholar grant to study at Johns Hopkins University, where he gained a further medical degree. After this, national military service awaited him. He spent it as an officer in the Army Physiological Unit and Deputy Director for Scientific Research. 

Image result for Frank H T RhodesFrank H T Rhodes  (Fetherston, 1937-1945) - President of Cornell University was the ninth president of Cornell University from 1977 to 1995. He attended the University of Birmingham, graduating in 1948 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He also holds three other degrees from Birmingham, including a Doctor of Philosophy which he received in 1950. He then went to the University of Illinois for a year as a Fulbright Scholar.