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List of famous alumni from Adams State College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Adams State College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Adams State College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Adams State College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Adams State College.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like William A. Porter and John Salazar.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Adams State College?” and “Which celebrities are Adams State College alumni?”

In 1982, William A. Porter and Bernie Newcomb founded the first ever electronic stock brokerage, E*TRADE; heralding both the demise of the ticker tape and the advent of the electronic trading age. After the success of E*TRADE, Porter also co-founded International Securities Exchange with Marty ...more

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Age: 88

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John Salazar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Adams State College Alumni
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John Tony Salazar is the former Congressman for Colorado's 3rd congressional district, serving from 2005 until 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Following his service in Congress, he was appointed as Commissioner of the Colorado Department of Agriculture in the Cabinet of Governor John ...more

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Profession: Politician, Farmer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Alamosa, Colorado, USA

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Donald Lee Cockroft is a former American football punter and placekicker who played thirteen seasons in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He has the third most career points for a Brown behind fellow kickers Phil Dawson and Lou Groza. Cockroft served as the Browns' primary ...more

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Profession: American football player

Age: 72

Birthplace: Cheyenne, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

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#49 on The Best Cleveland Browns of All Time

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Raymond G. Murphy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Adams State College Alumni
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Captain Raymond Gerald "Jerry" Murphy was the 39th United States Marine to receive the Medal of Honor for heroism in the Korean War. He was decorated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in a White House ceremony on October 27, 1953. He earned the Nation's highest military decoration for heroic action ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1930-2007)

Birthplace: Pueblo, Colorado, United States of America