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

This list contains graduates like Rachel Carson and Elisabeth Bennington.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Chatham University?” and “Which celebrities are Chatham University alumni?”
Rachel Carson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chatham University Alumni
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Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer in the 1950s. Her widely praised 1951 bestseller The Sea Around Us won her a U.S. National Book Award, recognition as a gifted writer, and financial security. Her next book, The Edge of the Sea, and the reissued version of her first book, Under the Sea Wind, were also bestsellers. This sea trilogy explores the whole of ocean life from the shores to the depths. Late in the 1950s, Carson turned her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 57 (1907-1964)

Birthplace: Springdale, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#51 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#83 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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Lea Wait is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chatham University Alumni
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Lea Wait


Lea Wait is an American author of historical novels, many set in 19th century Maine. She has written a number of children's stories for age 7 and up, as well as the Shadows Antique Print Mystery series for adults. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America


Elisabeth "Lisa" Bennington was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 21st District. She was elected in 2006. She retired prior to the 2008 election. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Laleh Bakhtiar


Laleh Mehree Bakhtiar is an Iranian-American Muslim author, translator and clinical psychologist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America