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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Elmhurst College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Elmhurst College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Elmhurst College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Elmhurst College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst College.

List includes Reinhold Niebuhr, Ricardo Lamas and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Elmhurst College?” and “Which celebrities are Elmhurst College alumni?”
Reinhold Niebuhr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
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Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr was an American theologian, ethicist, public intellectual, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years. The brother of another prominent theological ethicist, H. Richard Niebuhr, he is also known for ...more

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Profession: Editor, Theologian, Professor

Age: Died at 79 (1892-1971)

Birthplace: Wright City, Missouri, United States of America

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Chester "Swede" Johnston was a professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Cincinnati Reds, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Gunners and Pittsburgh Steelers. Johnston was born in Appleton, Wisconsin to Swedish immigrant parents. In 1981, he was inducted into ...more

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Profession: American football player

Age: Died at 92 (1910-2002)

Birthplace: Appleton, Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Peter Blau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
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Peter Michael Blau was an American sociologist and theorist. Born in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1939. He received his PhD at Columbia University in 1952, and was an instructor at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan from 1949–1951, before moving on to teach at the ...more

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Profession: Sociologist

Age: Died at 84 (1918-2002)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Steven W. Jemison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
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Age: 64

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Cathy Davidson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
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Cathy N. Davidson is an American scholar and university professor. Beginning July 1, 2014, she is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is also the Ruth F. DeVarney Professor Emerita of English at Duke University ...more

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Profession: Professor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Steve Finch is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for one season for the Minnesota Vikings. ...more

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Profession: American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, United States of America

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Walter Brueggemann is an American Protestant Old Testament scholar and theologian. Brueggemann is widely considered one of the most influential Old Testament scholars of the last several decades. ...more

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Profession: Theologian

Age: 84

Birthplace: Tilden, Nebraska, United States of America

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Ricardo Lamas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
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Ricardo Alejandro Lamas is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization. He trains with local powerhouse MMA Masters in Miami, Florida and Team Top Notch in Villa Park, IL. In December 2013, Lamas was awarded his black ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Credits: World Extreme Cagefighting

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