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List Rules People on this list must have gone to College of the Holy Cross and be of some renown.

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

Items here include everything from Bob Cousy to Chris Matthews.

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

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Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Commentator, Talk show host, Journalist Christopher John "Chris" Matthews is an American political commentator and news anchor known for his nightly hour-long talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, which is televised on ...more

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James Collins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Professor, Biomedical Engineer James J. Collins is an American bioengineer, and the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science and Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT. He is one of the founders of the ...more

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Timothy Leary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Psychologist, Screenwriter, Actor Timothy Francis Leary was an American psychologist and writer.

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Martin B. McKneally is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Politician Martin Boswell McKneally was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. McKneally was born in Newburgh, New York. He graduated from the College of the Holy ...more

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Robert P. Casey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey, Sr. was an American politician from Pennsylvania. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 42nd Governor of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995. He ...more

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David I. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Politician, Lawyer David Ignatius Walsh was a United States politician from Massachusetts. As a member of the Democratic Party, he served in the state legislature and then as the 43rd Lieutenant Governor and then ...more

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Maggie Wilderotter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Maggie Wilderotter is the Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications and served as CEO of Frontier for ten and a half years. She currently serves as a director of a number of other well-known ...more

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Mark Shriver is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Politician Mark Kennedy Shriver is a United States Democratic Party politician who served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates for two consecutive terms, from 1995 to 2003. He currently serves as ...more

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Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Clarence Thomas is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Succeeding Thurgood Marshall, Thomas is the second African American to serve on the Court. Thomas grew up in ...more

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Richard J. Leon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Judge Richard J. Leon is an American lawyer and federal judge. He has served as a judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia since 2002.

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Bill Simmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Podcaster, Sports Columnist, Television producer William John Simmons III (born September 25, 1969), is an American sports columnist, analyst, author, and podcaster. Simmons first gained attention with his website as "The Boston Sports ...more

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Ed Healey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
American football player Edward Francis Healey, Jr. was a professional football player for the Rock Island Independents, and best known with the Chicago Bears.

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Patrick Francis Healy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Patrick Francis Healy was the 29th President of Georgetown University, known for expanding the school following the American Civil War. Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark, was constructed ...more

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Louis J. Tullio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Louis J. Tullio was the Mayor of Erie, Pennsylvania for eight terms from 1966 until 1989. He was the first Italian-American elected to this position. Tullio had a childhood goal of becoming ...more

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John Peterman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
John Peterman Businessperson, Entrepreneur John Peterman is a catalog and retail entrepreneur from Lexington, Kentucky, who operates The J. Peterman Company.

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Joseph P. Kerwin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Astronaut Joseph Peter Kerwin, M.D., is an American physician and former NASA astronaut who served as science pilot for the Skylab 2 mission from May 25–June 22, 1973. He was the first physician to be ...more

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Jim Moran is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Investment broker, Politician, Stock broker James Patrick "Jim" Moran, Jr. is a former U.S. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district in Northern Virginia, including the cities of Falls Church and Alexandria, all ...more

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Bob Casey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Politician Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey, Jr. is an American attorney and Democratic politician. He is currently the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania, and he previously served as ...more

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Joseph Murray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Surgeon Joseph Edward Murray was an American plastic surgeon who performed the first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins Richard and Ronald Herrick on December 23, 1954. Murray shared ...more

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Patrick Rissmiller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Ice Hockey Player Patrick Rissmiller is an American professional ice hockey winger who is currently with the Ritten Renon of the Elite.A. He has previously played in the National Hockey League for the San Jose ...more

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Peter Welch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Peter Francis Welch is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who has served as the U.S. Representative for Vermont's at-large congressional district since 2007. He previously ...more

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Bob Wright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Businessperson, Film Producer Robert Charles "Bob" Wright is a US television businessman, having served as Chairman of NBC Universal.

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Edward Bennett Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Lawyer Edward Bennett Williams was a Washington, D.C. trial attorney who founded the law firm of Williams & Connolly and owned several professional sports teams. He was born in Hartford, ...more

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Bob Cousy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
Basketball player, Actor Robert Joseph "Bob" Cousy is a retired American professional basketball player. Cousy played point guard with the Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1963 and briefly with the Cincinnati ...more

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William Joseph McDonough is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous College Of The Holy Cross Alumni
William J. McDonough is Merrill Lynch vice chairman and special advisor to the chairman. He is responsible for assisting senior management in the company's business development efforts with ...more