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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Centenary College of Louisiana and be of some renown.

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

List features Robert Parish, Faron Young and more.

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

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Robert Parish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Basketball player Robert Lee Parish is a retired American basketball center. He was known for his strong defense and jump shooting, and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. In 1996, Parish was also ...more

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Charles T. Beaird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Journalist Charles Thomas Beaird was an industrialist, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and civic leader from Shreveport in northwestern Louisiana. A self-identified "liberal Republican", ...more

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Algie D. Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Algie Dee Brown was an attorney from Shreveport, Louisiana, who from 1948 to 1972 was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He served under Governors Earl Kemp Long, ...more

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D. L. Dykes, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Author, Televangelist, Writer Dykes. David Leroy Dykes, Jr., known as D. L. Dykes, was the senior pastor from 1955-1984 of the large First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is remembered for his early ...more

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Taylor W. O'Hearn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Certified Public Accountant, Politician, Lawyer Taylor Walters O'Hearn was a pioneer in the rebirth of the Republican Party in Louisiana during the mid-20th century. He and Morley A. Hudson, both of Shreveport in Caddo Parish, were the first ...more

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George A. Burton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Certified Public Accountant, Businessperson, Politician George Aubrey Burton, Jr., was a Certified Public Accountant and the last elected municipal finance commissioner in Shreveport, Louisiana, a position he filled from 1971 to 1978. He was the ...more

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Calhoun Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Business Littleberry Calhoun Allen, Jr., was a two-term Democratic mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, the state's third largest city. From 1962-1970, he was the municipal public utilities commissioner. He ...more

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Oramel H. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Oramel Hinckley Simpson was an American politician from the U.S. state of Louisiana. He became the 39th Governor of Louisiana in 1926, upon the death of his predecessor, Henry L. Fuqua. He was ...more

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Charlotte Moorman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Composer, Artist Madeline Charlotte Moorman Garside was an American cellist, performance artist, and advocate for avant-garde music. Referred to as the "Jeanne d'Arc of new music," she was the founder ...more

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Cal Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Umpire, American football player Robert Calvin Hubbard was a professional American football player and Major League Baseball umpire. After playing football at Centenary College and Geneva College, Hubbard played in the National ...more

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Randle T. Moore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Businessperson, Banker Randle Thomas Moore, Sr., was an eminent figure in the development of northwestern Louisiana during the latter part of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. Moore is best ...more

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Robert Kostelka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer Robert William Kostelka, usually known as Bob Kostelka, is a former district attorney, district judge, and circuit judge, and, currently, a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate from ...more

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Edward White Robertson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Edward White Robertson was a United States Representative from Louisiana. He was also the father of Samuel Matthews Robertson.

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Robert G. Pugh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Robert Gahagan Pugh, Sr., known as Bob Pugh, was a prominent attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana, who, as his local bar association president in 1970–1971, initiated the first prepaid legal ...more

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Max T. Malone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Geologist Max Tatum Malone is the president of Malone Oil and Gas Exploration Company in Shreveport and a former Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, in which he served from 1996 until January ...more

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Faron Young is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer Faron Young was an American country music singer and songwriter from the early 1950s into the mid-1980s and one of its most successful and colorful stars. Hits including "If You Ain't ...more

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John Spencer Hardy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
John Spencer Hardy John Spencer Hardy, Sr., was a lieutenant general who served as chief of operations for the United States Army Air Corps in the Mediterranean Sea during World War II.

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Hal Sutton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Golfer Hal Evan Sutton is an American professional golfer who had 14 victories on the PGA Tour, including one major, the 1983 PGA Championship.

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Edward Kennon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Real estate development Francis Edward Kennon, Jr., usually known as Ed Kennon, is a multi-millionaire Shreveport real-estate developer and a former member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission, the regulatory ...more

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Don W. Williamson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Don W. Williamson Businessperson Donald Wayne Williamson, usually known as Don Williamson, is a semiretired American businessman in Shreveport, the seat of Caddo Parish and the largest city in north Louisiana, who served in ...more

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Ben Earl Looney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Author, Writer, Artist Ben Earl Looney was a Louisiana artist and author known for his Water Colors of Dixie and Cajun Country, pen and ink sketches of Acadiana.

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Buddy Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Coach, American football player Raymond "Buddy" Parker was a football player and coach in the National Football League who served as head coach for three teams: the Chicago Cardinals, the Detroit Lions and the ...more

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Virginia Shehee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Virginia Kilpatrick Shehee is a civic leader in Shreveport, Louisiana, who served from 1976 to 1980 as the state senator from District 38 in Caddo and DeSoto parishes. Shehee won her seat in the ...more

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Conway Baker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
American football player Conway Oscar Baker was an offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals from 1936 until 1945. He was also a member of the combined Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers ...more

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Fuller W. Bazer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Fuller W. Bazer is an American animal scientist and a Regents Fellow, Distinguished Professor, and O.D. Butler Chair in Animal Science at Texas A&M University.

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Grady McWhiney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Grady McWhiney Grady McWhiney was a historian of the American south and the Civil War. McWhiney was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and served in the Marine Corps in 1945. He married in 1947. He attended ...more

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John William Corrington is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter John William Corrington was an American film and television writer, novelist, poet and lawyer. He received a B.A. degree from Centenary College, in 1956 and his M.A. from Rice University in ...more

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J. Smith Young is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Politician John Smith Young was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but grew up in Arkansas on a family plantation. He attended Centenary ...more

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Linus A. Sims is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Teacher Linus Arthur Sims was an educator and administrator who was the driving force behind the establishment of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. In 1925, Sims created Hammond ...more

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Susan E. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Susan E. Roberts Journalist Susan Elizabeth Roberts is a news anchor for CCTV America in Washington, D.C.. Roberts was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and graduated from Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana with a ...more

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Franklin Nutting Parker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Franklin Nutting Parker was the second dean of Candler School of Theology, serving from 1919 to 1937.

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Russell Herron is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Russell Herron

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William Belton Murrah is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
William Belton Murrah William Belton Murrah was an American Bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, elected in 1910.

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Lenny Fant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach Leonard O'Neil "Lenny" Fant, was from 1957–1979 the men's basketball coach of the Northeast Louisiana University Indians. During his tenure, Fant compiled an NLU record of 326–221. His ...more

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Clarence C. Pope is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Clarence C. Pope Clarence Cullam Pope was the second bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth and a prominent leader in traditionalist Anglicanism in North America. He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and ...more

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Paul Rebseaman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Paul Rebseaman Paul Myer Rebseaman was a professional football player from Fort Smith, Arkansas who played one season in the National Football League. He attended Centenary College of Louisiana and made his ...more

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Charles Parlange is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Charles Parlange Charles Parlange was a Louisiana state senator, United States Attorney, Louisiana Lieutenant Governor serving under Governor Murphy J. Foster, Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, ...more

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Andrew Wisniewski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Andrew Wisniewski Basketball player Andrew Wisniewski is an American professional basketball player. He plays at the point guard position and currently is free agent.

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W. Darrell Overdyke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Historian, Professor William Darrell Overdyke was an American historian known particularly for his work on 18th- and 19th-century plantation homes in his adopted state of Louisiana as well as the anti-immigration ...more

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Thomas Wafer Fuller is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Newspaper, Teacher Thomas Wafer Fuller was an educator and newspaperman from Minden, Louisiana, who served as a Democrat in the Louisiana State Senate from 1896 to 1900. Fuller's Senate colleague from Bossier ...more

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Herbert "Flight Time" Lang Herbert "Flight Time" Lang is an American basketball player for the Harlem Globetrotters.

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Sherri Smith Buffington is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Centenary College Of Louisiana Alumni
Sherri Smith Buffington Business Sherri Smith Buffington, formerly Sherri Smith Cheek, is a businesswoman from Shreveport, Louisiana, who is a third-term Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate from District 38. ...more