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

A list made up of graduates like Emmitt Thomas and Tony Martin.

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

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James Meeks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
Politician, Pastor James T. Meeks is a former Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, who represented the 15th district from 2003 to 2013. He is also an active Baptist minister in Chicago and chaired the ...more

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Sutton E. Griggs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
Sutton E. Griggs Novelist, Writer, Minister of religion Sutton Elbert Griggs was an African-American author, Baptist minister, and social activist. He is best known for his novel Imperium in Imperio, a utopian work that envisions a separate ...more

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Emmitt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
Coach, American football player Emmitt Earl Thomas is currently the secondary coach of the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. He is a former college and professional football player who played for the American ...more

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Tony Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
American football player Tony Derrick Martin, is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New York Jets in the 5th round of the 1989 NFL Draft. A 6'1", 177-lb. wide receiver from Mesa ...more

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Tony McGee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
Tony McGee American football player Anthony Eugene McGee is a former professional American football player who played fourteen seasons in the National Football League. He played in two Super Bowls for the Washington Redskins. ...more

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Jules Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
Jules Bledsoe Musician, Singer Jules Bledsoe was a baritone from Waco, Texas and one of the first African-American artists to gain regular employment on Broadway.

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Ike Thomas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
Ike Thomas American football player Isaac Thomas is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, and the Buffalo Bills. He played at Bishop College and was ...more

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S. M. Lockridge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
S. M. Lockridge Shadrach Meshach Lockridge was the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, a prominent African-American congregation in San Diego, California, from 1953 to 1993. He was known for his preaching across ...more

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William Nickerson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
William Nickerson, Jr. Publisher, Businessperson William Nickerson, Jr. was a prominent Los Angeles-based businessman and founder of Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company, which at one time was the largest black-owned business west of the ...more

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R. H. Boyd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
R. H. Boyd Richard Henry Boyd, commonly known as the Rev. Dr. R. H. Boyd, was an African-American minister and businessman who was the founder and head of the National Baptist Publishing Board and a ...more

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William Harris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
William Harris William Harris is a former tight end in the National Football League.