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

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

Items include everything from Harry Kalas to James Daly.

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

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Deb Mell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Politician Deborah L. "Deb" Mell is an American politician from Chicago. She is a Democrat and a member of the Chicago City Council, representing the 33rd ward. She previously served in the ...more

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James Daly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Actor James Firman Daly was an American theater, film and television actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Paul Lochner in the hospital drama series Medical Center, in which he played ...more

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Harry Kalas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Announcer, Sports commentator Harry Norbert Kalas was an American sportscaster, best known for his Ford C. Frick Award-winning role as lead play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseball's Philadelphia Phillies, a position ...more

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Chris Carney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Politician, Professor Christopher P. "Chris" Carney is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district from 2007 to 2011. He is a member of the ...more

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Don E. Fehrenbacher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Historian, Writer Don Edward Fehrenbacher was an American historian.

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Roger Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Farmer Roger Tabor Stewart is the Iowa State Senator from the 13th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2003. Stewart currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - ...more

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Lee Alvin DuBridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Physicist Lee Alvin DuBridge was an American educator and physicist. DuBridge was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, and graduated from Cornell College in 1922, and then began a teaching assignment at the ...more

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Matthew J. Brouillette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Matthew J. Brouillette Matthew J. Brouillette is president and CEO of the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives, a position he has held since February 2002. The Commonwealth Foundation is an ...more

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Richard Kirkham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Richard Kirkham Philosopher Richard Ladd Kirkham is an American philosopher. Among his published works are the much-cited Theories of Truth, "Does the Gettier Problem Rest on a Mistake?" Mind, and "On ...more

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Margaret Keyes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Margaret Keyes Margaret Naumann Keyes, was born 4 March 1918 to an academic family prominent in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. She was a professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and is a nationally recognized ...more

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Rob Ash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Rob Ash American Football coach, Coach Robert W. "Rob" Ash is a college football coach, currently the head coach at Montana State University, and a former president of the American Football Coaches Association. Ash was ...more

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Duane Garrison Hunt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Duane Garrison Hunt Duane Garrison Hunt was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Salt Lake City from 1937 until his death in 1960.

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Bob Reade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Bob Reade Bob Reade is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois from 1979 to 1994, compiling a record of 146–23–1. His ...more

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Franklin Littell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Franklin Littell Franklin Hamlin Littell was an American Protestant scholar. He is known for his writings rejecting supersessionism and, in light of the Holocaust, advocated educational programs to improve ...more

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Leo Beranek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Leo Beranek Leo Leroy Beranek is an American acoustics expert, former MIT professor, and a founder and former president of Bolt, Beranek and Newman. He authored Acoustics, considered the classic textbook in ...more

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Steve Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer Steven Haworth "Steve" Miller is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter who began his career in blues and blues rock and evolved to a more pop-oriented sound which, from the ...more

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Aleta Arthur Trauger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Aleta Arthur Trauger Aleta Arthur Trauger is a United States federal judge. Born in Denver, Colorado, Trauger received a B.A. from Cornell College in 1968, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Vanderbilt University in ...more

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Ron Corbett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Ron Corbett Ron Corbett is the mayor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Michael W. Allen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Michael W. Allen Michael W. Allen is an American software developer, educator, and author. He is known for his work on e-learning, and led the development of the Authorware software.

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Robert G. Cousins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Robert G. Cousins Robert Gordon Cousins was an eight-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 5th congressional district. He represented the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area for the last eight years of the 19th ...more

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Daniel P. Gerrity is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Daniel P. Gerrity

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Michael J. Graham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Michael J. Graham The Very Reverend Father Michael J. Graham, S.J. is an American Jesuit priest and educator who is the president of Xavier University, since 2001.

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Ronald E. Albers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cornell College Alumni
Ronald E. Albers Ronald E. Albers is a judge of the San Francisco County Superior Court.