List of famous alumni from Avon Old Farms, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Avon Old Farms include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Avon Old Farms alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Avon Old Farms 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 Avon Old Farms.
List features graduates like Jonathan Quick and Brian Leetch.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Avon Old Farms?” and “Which celebrities are Avon Old Farms alumni?”
Peter "Pete" Seeger was an American folk singer and activist. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of the Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene", which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950. Members of the Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture and environmental causes. A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?", "If I Had a Hammer", and "Turn! Turn! Turn!", which have ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 95 (1919-2014)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
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Brian Joseph Leetch is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins. He is generally considered one of the top defensemen in NHL history, being particularly noted for his skating, offense, and playmaking abilities. He and fellow Rangers teammate Mike Richter were inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008. Leetch was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto the following year. Leetch accumulated many individual honors during his 18-year career. He was a two-time Norris Trophy winner as the NHL's best defenseman and was the first American-born winner of the ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America
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John Gillespie Magee, Jr. was an American aviator and poet who died as a result of a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire during World War II. He was serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which he joined before the United States officially entered the war. He is most famous for his poem High Flight. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 19 (1922-1941)
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Jonathan Douglas Quick is an American professional ice hockey goaltender for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. The Kings selected Quick with the 72nd overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Quick was a silver medalist with the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He won his first Stanley Cup championship with the Kings on June 11, 2012, and his second in 2014, again with the Kings. He was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Milford, Connecticut, United States of America
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