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Famous Albion College Alumni

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

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

This list has everything from Daniel Henney to Jon Scieszka.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Albion College?” and “Which celebrities are Albion College alumni?”
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Julius Sterling Morton ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Politician, Journalist

Age: Dec. at 70 (1832-1902)

Birthplace: Adams, New York, United States of America

Julius Sterling Morton (April 22, 1832 – April 27, 1902) was a Nebraska newspaper editor who served as President Grover Cleveland's Secretary of Agriculture. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat, ...more
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Anna Howard Shaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Physician

Age: Dec. at 72 (1847-1919)

Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ...more
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Cassius McDonald Barnes ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Cassius McDonald Barnes Statesman, Politician, Soldier

Age: Dec. at 80 (1845-1925)

Birthplace: New York, United States of America

Cassius McDonald Barnes (August 25, 1845 – February 18, 1925) was a soldier in the Union Army in the American Civil War and a lawyer and Republican politician who served as the 4th Governor of ...more
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Forest Ray Moulton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Science writer

Age: Dec. at 80 (1872-1952)

Birthplace: Le Roy, Michigan

Forest Ray Moulton (April 29, 1872 – December 7, 1952) was an American astronomer.He was born in Le Roy, Michigan, and was educated at Albion College. After graduating in 1894 (A.B.), he ...more
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J Harlen Bretz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Geologist

Age: Dec. at 99 (1882-1981)

Birthplace: Saranac, Michigan

J Harlen Bretz (September 2, 1882 – February 3, 1981) was an American geologist, best known for his research that led to the acceptance of the Missoula Floods and for his work on caves. He was ...more
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Jon Scieszka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Flint, Michigan

Jon Scieszka ( SHESH-kə: which phonetically resembles ścieżka, the Polish word for "path") (born September 8, 1954) is an American children's writer, best known for picture books ...more
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Knute Nelson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 80 (1843-1923)

Birthplace: Voss, Norway

Knute Nelson (born Knud Evanger; February 2, 1843 – April 28, 1923) was an American attorney and politician active in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. A Republican, he served in state and national ...more
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W. Frank James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Soldier

Age: Dec. at 72 (1873-1945)

Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States of America

William Francis James (May 23, 1873 – November 17, 1945) was a soldier and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.
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Daniel Henney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Carson City, Michigan

Daniel Phillip Henney (born November 28, 1979) is a Korean-American actor and model. He is known for starring in films such as Seducing Mr. Perfect (2006), My Father (2007), X-Men Origins: ...more

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Dave Camp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Midland, Michigan, United States of America

David Lee Camp (born July 9, 1953) is a former American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1991 to 2015. Camp represented Michigan's 4th ...more
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Bob Bemer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1920-2004)

Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Robert William Bemer (February 8, 1920 – June 22, 2004) was a computer scientist best known for his work at IBM during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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Prentiss M. Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni

Age: Dec. at 84 (1889-1973)

Birthplace: St. Ignace, Michigan, United States of America

Prentiss Marsh Brown (June 18, 1889 – December 19, 1973) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of Michigan.
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Mark Schauer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni

Age: 57

Birthplace: Howell, Michigan, United States of America

Mark Hamilton Schauer (born October 2, 1961) is an American politician, member of the Democratic Party and former U.S. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district, serving from 2009 ...more
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Bruce C. Berndt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Mathematician

Age: 79

Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan

Bruce Carl Berndt (born March 13, 1939, in St. Joseph, Michigan) is an American mathematician. Berndt attended college at Albion College, graduating in 1961, where he also ran track. He received ...more
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Edwin B. Winans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Edwin B. Winans

Age: Dec. at 68 (1826-1894)

Birthplace: Avon, New York, United States of America

Edwin Winans may refer to: Edwin B. Winans (general) (1869–1933), U.S. Army General Edwin B. Winans (politician) (1826–1894), Governor of Michigan
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Randy Richardville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Politician

Age: 59

Birthplace: Monroe, Michigan, United States of America

Randall "Randy" Richardville (born August 15, 1959) is a Michigan Republican, who served as Majority Leader of the Michigan State Senate until his tenure ended January 1, 2015 due to ...more
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Geoffery Merszei is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Geoffery Merszei Businessperson
Geoffery E. Merszei (born 30 August 1951) is a Canadian businessman. He served as the chief financial officer until 2010, and currently the executive vice president of Dow Chemical Company until
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Arthur Millspaugh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Arthur Millspaugh

Age: Dec. at 72 (1883-1955)

Birthplace: Michigan

Arthur Chester Millspaugh, PhD, (1883–1955) was a former adviser at the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Foreign Trade, who was hired to re-organize the Finance Ministry of Iran from ...more
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Matthew Gillard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Matthew Gillard Politician

Age: 45

Birthplace: Alpena, Michigan

Matthew Gillard (born March 9, 1973) is a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He is a Democrat. He formerly represented the 106th District (map), which is located in the north-eastern ...more
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Robert E. Horton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Robert E. Horton

Age: Dec. at 70 (1875-1945)

Birthplace: Parma, Michigan

Robert Elmer Horton (May 18, 1875 – April 22, 1945) was an American civil engineer and soil scientist, considered by many to be the father of modern hydrology. Born in Parma, Michigan, he earned ...more
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George L. Yaple is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
George L. Yaple Judge

Age: Dec. at 88 (1851-1939)

Birthplace: Michigan, United States of America

George Lewis Yaple (February 20, 1851 – December 16, 1939) was a politician and jurist from the U.S. state of Michigan. Yaple was born in Leonidas, Michigan, and moved with his parents to ...more
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Hazen Graff Werner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Hazen Graff Werner Writer

Age: Dec. at 93 (1895-1988)

Hazen Graff Werner (29 July 1895–5 September 1988) was a Bishop of The Methodist Church and The United Methodist Church, elected in 1948.
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John M. Wever is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
John M. Wever Politician

Age: Dec. at 67 (1847-1914)

Birthplace: Ganges Township, Michigan, United States of America

John Madison Wever (February 24, 1847 – September 27, 1914) was a U.S. Representative from New York.
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John Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni
Poet, Writer

Age: 77

Birthplace: Flint, Michigan

John Sinclair (born October 2, 1941) is an American poet, writer, and political activist from Flint, Michigan. Sinclair's defining style is jazz poetry, and he has released most of his works in ...more
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Marshall Russell Reed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Albion College Alumni

Age: Dec. at 82 (1891-1973)

Marshall Russell Reed (15 September 1891 – March 1973) was an American Bishop of The Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church, elected in 1948.