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Famous Case Western Reserve University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Case Western Reserve University and be of some renown.

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

List contains graduates like Girl Talk and Dennis Kucinich.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Case Western Reserve University?” and “Which celebrities are Case Western Reserve University alumni?”
  • Dennis Kucinich1

    Dennis Kucinich



    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Dennis John Kucinich (; born October 8, 1946) is an American politician. A former U.S....  more
  • Herbert Henry Dow2

    Herbert Henry Dow

    Businessperson, Chemist

    AgeDec. at 64 (1866-1930)

    BirthplaceBelleville, Canada

    Herbert Henry Dow (February 26, 1866 – October 15, 1930) was a Canadian-born American chemical...  more
  • Alfred J. Gross3

    Alfred J. Gross

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 82 (1918-2000)

    BirthplaceCanada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas

    Alfred J. Gross (; February 22, 1918 – December 21, 2000), a.k.a. Irving J. Gross was a...  more
  • Robert Kearns4

    AgeDec. at 78 (1927-2005)

    BirthplaceGary, Indiana

    Robert William Kearns PhD (March 10, 1927 – February 9, 2005) was an American engineer,...  more
  • Jon-Erik Hexum5

    Jon-Erik Hexum

    Model, Actor

    AgeDec. at 27 (1957-1984)

    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey, USA

    Jon-Erik Hexum (; November 5, 1957 – October 18, 1984) was an American actor, known for his...  more

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  • Jean Donovan6
    Jean Marie Donovan (April 10, 1953 – December 2, 1980) was an American lay missionary who was...  more
  • Harvey Pekar7

    Harvey Pekar

    Cartoonist, Author

    AgeDec. at 71 (1939-2010)

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Harvey Lawrence Pekar (; October 8, 1939 – July 12, 2010) was an American underground comic...  more
  • Carl Stokes8

    Carl Stokes

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 69 (1927-1996)

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Carl Burton Stokes (June 21, 1927 – April 3, 1996) was an American politician and diplomat of...  more
  • Anu Garg9

    Anu Garg

    Computer scientist



    Anu Garg (born April 5, 1967) is an American author and speaker. He is also founder of...  more
  • Craig Newmark10

    Craig Newmark

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceMorristown, New Jersey

    Craig Alexander Newmark (born December 6, 1952) is an American Internet entrepreneur and...  more
  • 11

    M. Scott Peck

    Psychiatrist, Author

    AgeDec. at 69 (1936-2005)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Morgan Scott Peck (May 22, 1936 – September 25, 2005) was an American psychiatrist and...  more
  • Donald Knuth12

    Donald Knuth

    Programmer, Mathematician


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Donald Ervin Knuth ( kə-NOOTH; born January 10, 1938) is an American computer scientist,...  more
  • Donald A. Glaser13

    Donald A. Glaser

    Physicist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 87 (1926-2013)

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – February 28, 2013) was an American physicist,...  more
  • Alan Rosenberg14

    Alan Rosenberg

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplacePassaic, USA, New Jersey

    Alan Rosenberg (born October 4, 1950) is an American stage and screen actor. Rosenberg is...  more
  • Rohini Chakravarthy15
    Rohini joined NEA in 2007 as a Principal, focusing on information technology investments....  more
  • 16

    Edward Lamb

    Businessperson, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 86 (1901-1987)

    Edward Lamb (April 23, 1901 – March 23, 1987) was an American businessman, broadcasting...  more
  • John Hessin Clarke17

    AgeDec. at 88 (1857-1945)

    BirthplaceLisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County, United States, with Territories

    John Hessin Clarke (September 18, 1857 – March 22, 1945) was an American lawyer and judge who...  more
  • 18


    Peter B. Armentrout is a researcher in thermochemistry, kinetics, and dynamics of simple and...  more
  • Barbara Deming19

    AgeDec. at 67 (1917-1984)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Barbara Deming (July 23, 1917 – August 2, 1984) was an American feminist and advocate of...  more
  • 20

    M. Frank Rudy

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 84 (1925-2009)

    Marion Frank Rudy (24 January 1925 – 13 December 2009) was the aeronautical engineer who...  more
  • 21

    James Sokolove



    James G. Sokolove (born October 4, 1944) is an American attorney known for advertising legal...  more
  • Edward C. Prescott22

    Edward C. Prescott

    Professor, Economist


    BirthplaceGlens Falls, New York

    Edward Christian Prescott (born December 26, 1940) is an American economist. He received the...  more
  • Jörg Schlaich23

    Jörg Schlaich

    Civil engineer, Structural engineer


    BirthplaceKernen, Germany

    Jörg Schlaich (born 1934) is a German structural engineer and is known internationally for his...  more
  • Don Shula24

    Don Shula

    American Football coach, Coach


    BirthplaceGrand River, Ohio, United States of America

    Donald Francis Shula (January 4, 1930 – May 4, 2020)) was an American former professional...  more
  • Julie Gerberding25

    Julie Gerberding

    Politician, Physician


    BirthplaceEstelline, South Dakota, United States of America

    Julie Louise Gerberding (born August 22, 1955) is an American infectious disease expert and...  more