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

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

Items include everything from Mike McCarthy to Henry Justin Allen.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Baker University?” and “Which celebrities are Baker University alumni?”

Mike McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Mike McCarthy American Football coach, Coach, American football player Michael John "Mike" McCarthy is a professional American football coach, currently serving as the head coach of the National Football League's Green Bay Packers.

Henry Justin Allen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Henry Justin Allen Politician Henry Justin Allen was the 21st Governor of Kansas and U.S. Senator from Kansas. Allen was born in Warren County, Pennsylvania to John and Rebecca Elizabeth Allen. His family moved to Kansas in ...more

Kevin Mahogany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Kevin Mahogany Musician, Singer Kevin Mahogany is an American jazz vocalist who became prominent in the 1990s. He is known for his scat singing, and his singing style has been compared with jazz singers Joe Williams and Johnny ...more

Don Coldsmith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Don Coldsmith Novelist, Author, Physician Don Coldsmith was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western Writers of America, Coldsmith wrote more than 40 books, as well as hundreds of newspaper and ...more

George S. Counts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
George S. Counts George Sylvester Counts was an American educator and influential education theorist. An early proponent of the progressive education movement of John Dewey, Counts became its leading critic ...more

Joseph L. Bristow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Joseph L. Bristow Politician Joseph Little Bristow was an American Republican politician from Kansas. Born outside Hazel Green, Kentucky, he moved to Kansas when he was twelve. He graduated from Baker University when he was ...more

Charles Richard Stith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Charles Richard Stith Ambassador Charles R. Stith is an African-American educator, author and politician. He established and currently directs Boston University's African Presidential Center. Prior to assuming his ...more

George LaFrance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
George LaFrance American football player George Herbert LaFrance III is a former Arena Football League Offensive Specialist. In a playing career lasting twelve years, he played for the Detroit Drive, the Tampa Bay Storm, and the New ...more

Zip Zabel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Zip Zabel Baseball player George Washington Zabel was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of three seasons in Major League Baseball in 1913-15 for the Chicago Cubs. Zabel attended Baker University, in ...more

Homer Hoch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Homer Hoch Homer Hoch was a United States Representative from Kansas. Born in Marion, Kansas, Hoch graduated from Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas, in 1902. He attended George Washington Law School, ...more

Harold Elliott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Harold Elliott Harold "Bud" Elliott was an American football coach. He served as the head coach at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, Washburn University, Emporia State University, the ...more

Paul LeVota is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Paul LeVota Paul LeVota is an American politician serving as the State Senator from Missouri’s 11th District. This district includes Independence, Sugar Creek, parts of East Kansas City, Buckner, and ...more

David Hagan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
David Hagan David Hagan is the Chief Executive of Global Wi-Fi solutions company Boingo Wireless. He has been the President since 2001 and was appointed CEO in 2004.

Dewey Jackson Short is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Dewey Jackson Short Dewey Jackson Short was a Republican U.S. Representative from Missouri's 7th congressional district for 12 terms and a staunch opponent of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal.

Elijah Watt Sells is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Elijah Watt Sells Elijah Watt Sells was an American accountant, and founding partner in Haskins & Sells, a predecessor to Deloitte & Touche.

Tanner Purdum is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Tanner Purdum American football player Tanner Gregory Purdum is an American football long snapper and center for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as a street free agent in ...more

Nate Houser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Nate Houser Nate Houser is a retired American soccer player who coaches the Baker University men’s and women’s soccer teams. He played professionally in the A-League, National Professional Soccer League and ...more

Delma Kollar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baker University Alumni
Delma Kollar Teacher Delma Dorothie Kollar was an American supercentenarian and one of the oldest 100 verified people ever. She became Kansas's all-time recordholder on July 14, 2010, surpassing the previous record ...more