Famous Benedictine College Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.4k views 14 items

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

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

List features David Koechner, Wangari Maathai and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Benedictine College?” and “Which celebrities are Benedictine College alumni?”
David Koechner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Musician

Age: 56

Birthplace: Tipton, Missouri, United States of America

David Michael Koechner ( KEK-nər; born August 24, 1962) is an American actor and comedian, best known for playing roles such as Champ Kind in the Anchorman films and Todd Packer on NBC's The ...more

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Wangari Maathai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Politician, Environmentalist, Political Activist

Age: Dec. at 71 (1940-2011)

Birthplace: Tetu, Kenya

Wangarĩ Muta Maathai (wàŋɡàˈɹɛ |m|ɑː|ˈ|t|aɪ; 1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a renowned Kenyan social, environmental and political activist and the first African woman to win ...more
Carol A. Beier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Judge, Lawyer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas

Carol A. Beier (born September 27, 1958) is a Kansas Supreme Court Justice appointed by Governor Kathleen Sebelius. She took office September 5, 2003 to replace retiring Justice Bob Abbott.
Terrance W. Gainer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Terrance W. Gainer Soldier, Police officer

Age: 71

Birthplace: Evergreen Park, Illinois

Terrance William Gainer (born August 1, 1947) is a former law enforcement officer and was the 38th Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate and served in that position from January 4, 2007 ...more
Donn B. Murphy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Donn B. Murphy

Age: 88

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

Donn B. Murphy (born July 21, 1930) taught theatre and speech courses at Georgetown University from 1954 to 2000. At the invitation of Jacqueline Kennedy and Letitia Baldrige, he became a ...more
Bob Veale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 83

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama

Robert Andrew Veale (born October 28, 1935) is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1962–1972) and the Boston Red Sox (1972–1974). He ...more
Irv Comp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
American football player

Age: Dec. at 70 (1919-1989)

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Irving Henry Comp Jr. (May 17, 1919 - July 11, 1989) was an American football player. He played his entire seven-year National Football League (NFL) career with the Green Bay Packers and was ...more
Mary Glenski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni

Age: 88

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Mary H. Glenski (born August 31, 1930) is a former Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 15 from 2001 to 2008. She did not run in 2008 because she ...more
Jamie Mueller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Jamie Mueller American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

Jamie F. Mueller (born October 4, 1964) is an American football player. He worked as running back who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1992.
Bob Kustra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni

Age: 75

Birthplace: Area code 557, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Area code 314, United States of America, + more

Robert Walter Kustra (born March 21, 1943) is a former Illinois Republican politician and former president of Boise State University. Kustra was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Thomas M. Hoenig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Thomas M. Hoenig Economist

Age: 72

Birthplace: Fort Madison, Iowa

Thomas Michael Hoenig (born September 6, 1946) was vice chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He became a director on April 16, 2012, and served as vice chairman from November ...more
Patrick J. Sly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Patrick J. Sly
Pat Sly is business leader for Emersons tools and storage products operations. He began his career at Emerson in 198. He subsequently held several positions of increasing responsibility within ...more
Pat George is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Pat George

Age: 70

Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas

Pat George is an American businessman and politician from Kansas. He is currently the president and CEO of Valley Hope Association in Norton, Kansas.In 2010, George was elected as the State ...more
Charles A. Ray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Benedictine College Alumni
Charles A. Ray

Age: 74

Birthplace: Center, Texas

Charles Aaron Ray finished his 50-year career of public service in 2012 as the U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe. He is a former Foreign Service Officer and career member of the Senior Foreign Service ...more