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

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

This list features John Fenn, Muse Watson and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Berea College?” and “Which celebrities are Berea College alumni?”
Carter G. Woodson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Berea College Alumni
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Carter Godwin Woodson was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history. A founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1915, Woodson has ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1875-1950)

Birthplace: New Canton, Virginia, United States of America

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John Fenn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Berea College Alumni
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John Bennett Fenn was an American research professor of analytical chemistry who was awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. Fenn shared half of the award with Koichi Tanaka for their work in mass spectrometry. The other half of the 2002 award went to Kurt Wüthrich. Fenn's ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1917-2010)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Muse Watson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Berea College Alumni
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Muse Watson is an American stage and screen actor. He is best known for his roles as Charles Westmoreland on the Fox television series Prison Break and Mike Franks in NCIS. ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: USA, Alexandria, Louisiana

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Juanita M. Kreps is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Berea College Alumni
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Juanita M. Kreps


Juanita Morris Kreps was an American government official and businesswoman. She served as the United States Secretary of Commerce from January 23, 1977 until October 31, 1979, under President Jimmy Carter and was the first woman to hold that position, and the fourth woman to hold any Cabinet ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1921-2010)

Birthplace: Lynch, Kentucky, USA