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

This list below has everything from Michael Ondaatje to Reginald Fessenden.

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

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Reginald Fessenden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Inventor
Reginald Aubrey Fessenden was a Canadian inventor who performed pioneering experiments in radio, including the use of continuous waves and the early—and possibly the first—radio transmissions of ...more

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F. R. Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Poet, Lawyer
Francis Reginald Scott, CC, commonly known as Frank Scott or F. R. Scott, was a Canadian poet, intellectual and constitutional expert. He helped found the first Canadian social democratic party, ...more

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John Bassett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Publisher, Media proprietor
John White Hughes Bassett, PC CC OOnt was a Canadian media proprietor and politician. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he was the son of John Bassett, publisher of the Montreal Gazette, and Margaret ...more

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Maude Abbott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Physician
Maude Elizabeth Seymour Abbott was a Canadian physician, among Canada's earliest female medical graduates, and a world-famous expert on congenital heart disease. She was one of the first women ...more

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Michael Ondaatje is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author
Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC, is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet. He won the Booker Prize for his novel The English Patient.

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Roy Cullen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Roy Cullen, PC, MP was a Liberal MP for the riding of Etobicoke North in the House of Commons of Canada.

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Richard H. Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Chemist
Richard H. Tomlinson, OC is a Canadian chemist and philanthropist. He is best known as a founding director of Gennum Corp., a Canadian manufacturer of semiconductors and semiconductor-based ...more

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Larry Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Businessperson, Cinematographer, Film Director
Larry W. Smith, CQ is an athlete, businessperson and member of the Canadian Senate.

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Johnny Reid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Singer
John Kirkland "Johnny" Reid is a country music artist who has charted several hit singles in Canada. Reid moved to Canada in July, 1988 when he was 13. His father, a diesel mechanic, ...more

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John Sewell Sanborn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
John Sewell Sanborn
John Sewell Sanborn was a Canadian educator, lawyer, judge and political figure. Some sources give his middle name as Sewall. He was born in Gilmanton, New Hampshire and graduated from Dartmouth ...more

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Jake Eberts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Financier
Jake Eberts, OC was a Canadian film producer, executive and financier. He was known for risk-taking and producing a consistently high caliber of movies including such award-winning titles as ...more

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Ian Pennell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Businessperson
Ian Pennell is Senior Vice President for the Access Business Unit at Cisco Systems, Inc. He is responsible for strategy, direction and PL of the Access Business Unit.

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Raymond Setlakwe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Raymond Setlakwe
Raymond C. Setlakwe, CM is a Canadian entrepreneur, lawyer, and former senator. Born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, of Armenian descent, he received a Bachelor of Arts from Bishop's University and ...more

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Colin Starnes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Colin John Starnes is a professor, author, and former President of the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Starnes joined the faculty of King's in 1972, and the ...more

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Robert Moncel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Robert Moncel
Robert William Moncel, OC DSO OBE CD was a Lieutenant-General of the Canadian Army and former Vice Chief of the Defence Staff. He was the youngest general officer in the Canadian Army when ...more

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Frederick Edmund Meredith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Frederick Edmund Meredith Lawyer
Frederick Edmund Meredith K.C., D.C.L. was a Canadian lawyer and businessman. He was the 8th Chancellor of Bishop's University; President of the Mount Royal Club; Bâtonnier of the Bar of ...more

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Silvio Narizzano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Director
Silvio Narizzano was a Canadian film and television director.

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Robert Ghiz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Robert Ghiz
Robert Watson Joseph Ghiz, is a Canadian politician was the 31st Premier of Prince Edward Island from 2007 to 2015. He is the son of former Premier Joe Ghiz. On November 13, 2014 Ghiz announced ...more

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James King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
James King
James King was a Canadian businessman and politician. Born in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lower Canada, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1867 and a Master of Arts degree in 1873 from the ...more

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Leroy Blugh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Leroy Blugh
Leroy Blugh is a former professional Canadian football defensive lineman and the current defensive line coach for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. He played for fifteen ...more

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James Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
James Carmichael
James Carmichael was the fourth Bishop of Montreal for a short two-year spell at the start of the 20th century. A prominent clergyman who participated fully in the direction the church took, he ...more

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Nick Arakgi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Nick Arakgi
Nick Arakgi is a former professional Canadian football star receiver in the Canadian Football League. In a nine season career, Arakgi played for the Montreal Alouettes, Montreal Concordes, and ...more

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Tom Europe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Tom Europe Actor
Tommy Europe is a former professional Canadian football defensive back who played eleven seasons in the Canadian Football League. A graduate of Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec, he is ...more

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Frederick George Scott is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Frederick George Scott Chaplain
Frederick George Scott was a Canadian poet and author, known as the Poet of the Laurentians. He is sometimes associated with Canada's Confederation Poets, a group that included Charles G.D. ...more

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Ralph Gustafson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bishop's University Alumni
Ralph Gustafson
Ralph Barker Gustafson, CM was a Canadian poet and professor at Bishop's University.