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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?”
James Meeks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
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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 Illinois Legislative Black Caucus. He briefly campaigned for Mayor of Chicago in the 2011 election before dropping out of the race. He has now become a leading figure in the campaign to prevent same-sex marriage in Illinois. ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, + more

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Sutton E. Griggs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
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Sutton E. Griggs

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 African-American state within the United States. ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1872-1933)

Birthplace: Chatfield, Texas, United States of America

Emmitt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
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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 Football League's Kansas City Chiefs from 1966 to 1969, and then for the Chiefs in the NFL from 1970 to 1978. He owns the Chiefs all-time interception record with 58, which places him ninth on pro football's all-time list. Thomas was elected to the NFL's Pro Football Hall of Fame after being nominated by the Seniors Committee. ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Angleton, Texas, United States of America

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Tony Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bishop College Alumni
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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 State College. ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

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