Famous William Jewell College Alumni People

Famous William Jewell College Alumni

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List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to William Jewell College and be of some renown.

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

A list made up of graduates like Bill Snyder and Dallas Willard.

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



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    With over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and retailing industries, M. Susan Chambers serves as the Executive Vice President of the Global People Division for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. In that role, she is responsible for managing, attracting and retaining the nations largest private ...more

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    Harold Edward Brooks is an American meteorologist whose research is concentrated on severe convective storms and tornadoes, particularly severe weather climatology, as well as weather forecasting. Brooks began his higher education career at William Jewell College, studying physics and mathematics, ...more

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    • Profession: Meteorologist
    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
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    Nancy Boyda
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    Nancy Boyda is a former Democratic congresswoman representing Kansas's 2nd congressional district. On November 4, 2008, Boyda was defeated for re-election by Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins, after serving one term. Following her term in Congress, Boyda was named by President Barack Obama as the ...more

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    • Profession: Politician
    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Area code 557, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Area code 314, United States of America, + more
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    Dallas Willard
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    Dallas Albert Willard was an American philosopher also known for his writings on Christian spiritual formation. Much of his work in philosophy was related to phenomenology, particularly the work of Edmund Husserl, many of whose writings he translated into English for the first time. He was longtime ...more

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    • Profession: Professor, Writer, Philosopher
    • Age: age 80
    • Birthplace: Missouri, United States of America
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    Homer Walter Drew, Jr. is an American athletic administrator and former college basketball coach who is currently associate athletic director at Valparaiso University. Drew previously was the head coach of the Valparaiso Crusaders men's basketball team from 1988 to 2002 and 2003 to 2011. His younger ...more

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    • Profession: Basketball Coach, Coach
    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
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    Robin Carnahan
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    Robin Carnahan is an American businesswoman and lawyer who served as Missouri Secretary of State for 8 years. She is the daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan. In 2010 she was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond. Currently she is a ...more

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    • Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Rolla, Missouri, United States of America
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    Bill Snyder is an American football coach and former player. He currently serves as the head football coach at Kansas State University. He served as head football coach at the school from 1989 to 2005, and then was rehired to the position on November 24, 2008, making him one of the few college football ...more

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    • Profession: American Football coach, Coach, American football player
    • Age: age 76
    • Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America
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    Jeannie Blaylock

    Jeannie Blaylock
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    Jeannie Blaylock is a weekday anchor, alongside Shannon Ogden, on First Coast News at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. She is also the "Healthwatch" reporter. Blaylock co-anchors the weeknight 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts of First Coast News. Jeannie graduated valedictorian from Cape Central ...more

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    • Profession: Journalist
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    Chris Cissell

    Chris Cissell is an American soccer coach born May 6, 1972 in Dallas, Texas, United States. He is the current Head Coach of the women's soccer team at UMKC. In 2003 Cissell guided the WJC women's soccer team to the NAIA National Final Four. In 2006 Cissell guided the WJC men's soccer team to the NAIA ...more

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    • Profession: Coach
    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
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    Earl Thomas Coleman was a U.S. Congressman. He attended public schools and received a B.A. from William Jewell College in 1965 and an M.P.A. from New York University's, Wagner School of Public Service, in 1969. He also received a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1969. He was admitted to ...more

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    • Age: Died at 52 (1943-1995)
    • Birthplace: Southeast Michigan, Michigan, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, + more
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    Judith Craig

    Judith Craig is a retired American bishop of the United Methodist Church, whose primary field of service was the United States. Elected bishop in 1984, she was born on 5 June 1937 in Lexington, Missouri.more

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    • Age: age 78
    • Birthplace: Lexington, Missouri, United States of America
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    Glen Scrivener

    Glen Scrivener is a former football player in the Canadian Football League for 12 years. Scrivener played defensive tackle for five different teams from 1990-2001. His brother Colin also played in the CFL. Glen Scrivener played for the BC Lions club that won the 82nd Grey Cup, 26–23, over the Baltimore ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
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    Ted Malone

    Ted Malone, was an American radio broadcaster.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1908-1989)
    • Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
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    Tom Carnegie
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    Tom Carnegie, was the public address announcer for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1946 to 2006. His signature calls while at IMS were "He's on it" and "It's a new track record," which were said many times during his tenure. Carnegie died on February 11, 2011 at age 91. Carnegie's father was a ...more

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    • Profession: Announcer, Actor
    • Age: Died at 92 (1919-2011)
    • Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
    • Credits: Hoosiers
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    Gatewood Lincoln

    Gatewood Lincoln
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    Gatewood Sanders Lincoln was a United States Navy officer who served as the 19th and 22nd Governor of American Samoa. With Nathan Woodworth Post, Lincoln was one of only two American Samoan governors to serve non-consecutive terms. He commanded warships in both World War I and World War II, and was an ...more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1875-1957)
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    Larry Holley

    Larry Holley is an American basketball coach. He is the head men's basketball coach at his alma mater, William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. With 844 wins at the end of the 2012-13 season he is among only 28 four-year college coaches to reach 700 wins. He ranks 1st all-time in career wins among ...more

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    • Profession: Coach
    • Age: age 70
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    David Ring

    David Ring is a Christian evangelist and motivational speaker who has cerebral palsy. Since 1973, Ring has challenged thousands of people with his signature message - "I have cerebral palsy... What's your problem?" He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and four children.more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States of America
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    Ike Martin

    Isaac Roy Martin was a professional football player in the National Football League with the Canton Bulldogs in 1920.more

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    • Birthplace: Liberty, Missouri, United States of America
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    James J. Jenkins

    James J. Jenkins, American psychology professor, played a significant role in the development of cognitive psychology. Trained as an industrial psychologist, his early career was shaped by his Fellowship at the Social Science Research Council’s 1953 summer meeting that established the discipline of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 89 (1923-2012)
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    Zel Fischer

    Zel M. Fischer is a Judge on the Supreme Court of the U.S. state of Missouri. A native of Watson, he received his undergraduate degree from William Jewell College and his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. While at William Jewell College he was a member of the Alpha Delta Chapter of ...more

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    • Profession: Judge
    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Hamburg, Iowa, United States of America

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