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

Examples of graduates on this list include Olivia Poole and Tommy Douglas.

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

Susan Olivia Poole grew up in Minnesota at the White Earth Indian Reserve. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1889-1975)

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John William McLeod Thompson, BA, LLB, was a lawyer, politician and judge in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1953 to 1962 as a Progressive Conservative, and held several cabinet posts in the government of Dufferin Roblin. ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1908-1986)

Birthplace: Elkhorn, Canada

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The Honourable Justice Ronald D. Bell is a respected Canadian lawyer, specializing in petroleum tax issues. Bell has written extensively for professional journals, and has lectured throughout North America and Europe on tax issues. Ronald Dean Bell was born in Deloraine, Manitoba. He graduated from Brandon College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1951 and obtained a Law degree from the University of Manitoba in 1955. From 1955 to 1959 he worked as a solicitor for Canada's Department of National Revenue, Taxation Division. Bell's next career move was to become Partner in the Fenerty & Co, a Calgary law firm. In 1978, he was appointed to the Queen’s Privy Council. In 1978, he formed Bell Felesky ...more

Birthplace: Deloraine, Canada

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Tommy Douglas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Brandon University Alumni
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Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas, PC CC SOM was a Scottish-born Canadian social democratic politician and Baptist minister. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1935 as a member of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. He left federal politics to become the Saskatchewan CCF's leader and then the seventh Premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961. His government was the first democratic socialist government in North America, and it introduced the continent's first single-payer, universal health care program. After setting up Saskatchewan's medicare program, Douglas stepped down as premier and ran to lead the newly formed federal New Democratic Party, the successor party of the ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1904-1986)

Birthplace: Falkirk, United Kingdom

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