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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Edward Everett Horton and Sisqó, in it.

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

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Harry L. Straus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Harry L. Straus Inventor Harry L. Straus, born Henry Lobe Straus, was an American electrical engineer, horse and cattle breeder, sportsman, entrepreneur and computer pioneer. Straus was a 1913 graduate of the Baltimore ...more

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David Rubenstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
David Rubenstein Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Lawyer David Mark Rubenstein is an American financier and philanthropist best known as co-founder and co-chief executive officer of The Carlyle Group, a global private equity investment firm based in ...more

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Garry Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Garry Moore Comedian, Game Show Host, Actor Garry Moore was an American entertainer, game show host and comedian best known for his work in television. Moore entered show business as a radio personality in the 1940s and was a television ...more

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Alger Hiss is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Alger Hiss Lawyer Alger Hiss was an American lawyer, government official, author, and lecturer. He was involved in the establishment of the United Nations both as a U.S. State Department and U.N. official. Hiss ...more

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Edward Everett Horton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Edward Everett Horton Actor, Voice acting, Singer Edward Everett Horton was an American character actor. He had a long career in film, theater, radio, television, and voice work for animated cartoons.

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Alfred H. Moses is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Alfred H. Moses Diplomat, Lawyer Alfred H. Moses is an American attorney and diplomat who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania. Moses was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating from Baltimore City College, ...more

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Tony Fulton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Tony Fulton Politician Tony Edward Fulton was an American politician who represented the 40th legislative district, which lies in the central, northwest section of Baltimore City.

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Curt Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Curt Anderson Politician, Lawyer Curtis Stovall Anderson is an American politician, lawyer and former broadcast journalist. Anderson was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1983, is the chairman of the Baltimore ...more

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Larry Adler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Larry Adler Film Score Composer, Musician, Actor Lawrence "Larry" Cecil Adler was an American musician, one of the world's most skilled harmonica players. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Malcolm Arnold, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Benjamin ...more

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Nathaniel J. McFadden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Nathaniel J. McFadden Nathaniel J. McFadden is an American politician who represents district 45 in the Maryland State Senate and is the Senate's president pro tem.

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John Archibald Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
John Archibald Wheeler Physicist, Astronomer John Archibald Wheeler was an American theoretical physicist. He was largely responsible for reviving interest in general relativity in the United States after World War II. Wheeler also worked ...more

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Bryant Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Bryant Johnson American football player Bryant Andrew Johnson is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals 17th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft and also ...more

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Marvin Mandel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Marvin Mandel Politician Marvin Mandel was the 56th Governor of Maryland in the United States, serving from January 7, 1969, to January 17, 1979. Before that time, he had been Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates ...more

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Martin Rodbell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Martin Rodbell Biochemist, Chemist, Scientist Martin Rodbell was an American biochemist and molecular endocrinologist who is best known for his discovery of G-proteins. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Alfred G. ...more

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Solomon W. Golomb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Solomon W. Golomb Mathematician, Professor Solomon Wolf Golomb is an American mathematician, engineer and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Southern California, best known for his works on mathematical games. Most ...more

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Jack L. Chalker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Jack L. Chalker Novelist, Writer Jack Laurence Chalker was an American science fiction author. Chalker was also a Baltimore City Schools history teacher in Maryland for 12 years, retiring in 1978 to write full-time. He also was ...more

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William Henry Howell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
William Henry Howell Physician, Science writer William Henry Howell, Ph.D., M.D., LL.D., Sc.D. was an American physiologist. He pioneered the use of heparin as a blood anti-coagulant. William Henry Howell was born in Baltimore, Maryland and ...more

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Elijah Cummings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Elijah Cummings Politician Elijah Eugene Cummings is the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district, serving since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes just over half of ...more

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William Donald Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
William Donald Schaefer William Donald Schaefer was an American politician who served in public office for 50 years at both the state and local level in Maryland. A Democrat, he was mayor of Baltimore from December ...more

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Abel Wolman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Abel Wolman Abel Wolman was an American inventor, scientist, professor and pioneer of modern sanitary engineering. His work in supplying clean water spanned eight decades.

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Samuel I. Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Samuel I. Rosenberg Politician Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg is an American politician who represents the 41st legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates. Delegate Rosenberg is the vice-chairman of the ...more

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Hugh Latimer Dryden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Hugh Latimer Dryden Scientist, Engineer Hugh Latimer Dryden was an American aeronautical scientist and civil servant. He served as NASA Deputy Administrator from August 19, 1958 until his death.

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Dutch Ruppersberger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Dutch Ruppersberger Politician, Lawyer Charles Albert "Dutch" Ruppersberger III is the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Democratic Party and served as ...more

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André DeShields is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
André DeShields Theatre Director, Professor, Novelist André De Shields is an American actor, singer, director, dancer, acclaimed novelist, choreographer, lyricist, composer and college professor.

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Michael Tucker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Michael Tucker Author, Actor Michael Tucker is an American Emmy-nominated actor, author, and producer perhaps best known for his role on the NBC television series, L.A. Law.

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Robert Pirosh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Robert Pirosh Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Robert Pirosh was a screenwriter, film director, television and film producer.

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J. William Kime is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
J. William Kime John William Kime was a United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 19th Commandant of the Coast Guard from 31 May 1990 to 1 June 1994.

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Kurt Schmoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Kurt Schmoke Politician, Lawyer Kurt Lidell Schmoke is best known as the first elected African-American mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. He is the current President of the University of Baltimore, and former Dean of the Howard ...more

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Russell Baker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Russell Baker Journalist, Biographer, Author Russell Wayne Baker is an American writer known for his satirical commentary and self-critical prose, as well as for his autobiography, Growing Up.

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Harry Nice is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Harry Nice Harry Whinna Nice, a member of the United States Republican Party, was the 50th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1935 to 1939. Harry Nice was born in Washington D.C., but was ...more

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Sisqó is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Sisqó Record producer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter Mark Althavean Andrews, known by his stage name Sisqó, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor. He is the lead singer of R&B group Dru Hill, and ...more

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Milton Ernest Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Milton Ernest Ricketts Milton Ernest Ricketts was a United States Navy officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. Ricketts graduated ...more

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Pat McDonough is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Pat McDonough Politician Patrick L. McDonough is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He represents District 7, which covers Baltimore and Harford Counties, along with fellow Republicans J.B. Jennings ...more

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Robert Resnick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Robert Resnick Physicist Robert Resnick was a physics educator and author of physics textbooks. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 11, 1923 and graduated from the Baltimore City College high school in 1939. ...more

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Louis R. Caplan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Louis R. Caplan Neurologist, Author, Physician Louis R. Caplan is an American physician who is a senior member of the Division of Cerebrovascular Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. He is a Professor of Neurology at ...more

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Gary Bartz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Gary Bartz Saxophonist, Clarinetist Gary Bartz is an American alto and soprano saxophonist and clarinetist.

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Simon Sobeloff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Simon Sobeloff Judge, Politician Simon Ernest Sobeloff was an American attorney and jurist, who served as Solicitor General of the United States, as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland, and as Chief Judge of the ...more

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B. Daniel Riley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
B. Daniel Riley B. Daniel Riley is an American politician who represents district 34A in the Maryland House of Delegates.

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Thomas S. Baer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Thomas S. Baer Judge, Lawyer Thomas S. Baer was an American jurist who served as a judge on the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City in the United States of America from 1903 until his death in 1906.

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Philip Perlman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Philip Perlman Lawyer Philip B. Perlman was a Baltimore native, the son of Benjamin and Rose Nathan Perlman. Graduating from Baltimore City College secondary school in 1908, Perlman worked as a reporter for the ...more

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Hall Hammond is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Hall Hammond Lawyer Hall Hammond was an American jurist and politician who served as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and Attorney General for the state of Maryland. Hammond was born in Baltimore, Maryland to ...more

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Charles Christian Plitt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Charles Christian Plitt Botanist Charles Christian Plitt was a botanist and lichenologist. Species of lichens that have been named in Charles Plitt's honor are: Pyrenula plittii R.C.Harris, Xanthoparmelia plittii Hale, and ...more

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Tommy Byrne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Tommy Byrne Baseball player Thomas Joseph Byrne was an American left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for four American League teams from 1943 through 1957, primarily the New York Yankees. He ...more

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Ogle Marbury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Ogle Marbury Lawyer Ogle Marbury was an American jurist who served as Chief Judge of the supreme court of the U.S. state of Maryland, the Court of Appeals. Marbury was born in Guilford, Howard County, Maryland to ...more

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Julian L. Lapides is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Julian L. Lapides Julian L. Lapides is an American politician who served for 31 years in the Maryland General Assembly. Known to his friends and colleagues as "Jack", Lapides was often called the ...more

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Henry West is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Henry West Henry Skinner West was the fifth principal of Maryland State Normal School. West was Maryland-educated and graduated from The Baltimore City College, the third oldest public high school in ...more

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Theodore McKeldin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Theodore McKeldin Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin, a member of the United States Republican Party, was the 53rd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1951 to 1959.

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David T. Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
David T. Abercrombie David Thomas Abercrombie was the founder of the American lifestyle brand Abercrombie & Fitch. A topographer and expert in the outdoors, Abercrombie opened the Company as New York's oufitter ...more

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Norman R. Stone, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Norman R. Stone, Jr. Norman R. Stone, Jr. is an American politician and the longest serving Senator in the Maryland State Senate. Stone served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1963 to 1967. He was first ...more

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Eli Siegel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Baltimore City College Alumni
Eli Siegel Poet, Writer, Philosopher Eli Siegel was the poet, critic, and educator who founded Aesthetic Realism, the philosophy that sees reality as the aesthetic oneness of opposites. An idea central to this philosophy—that every ...more