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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Bob Gibson and Kyle Korver.

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

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Leo Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Leo Ryan Politician Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. was an American teacher and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative as a member of the Democratic Party. He represented California's 11th congressional district from ...more

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Joe Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Joe Ricketts John Joseph "Joe" Ricketts is an American businessman. He is the founder, former CEO and former chairman of TD Ameritrade, one of the largest online discount brokerages in the world, ...more

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Michael P. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Michael P. Anderson Astronaut, Scientist Michael Phillip Anderson was a United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut, who was killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster when the craft disintegrated after reentry into the ...more

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Edward Zorinsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Edward Zorinsky Politician Edward Zorinsky was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as a U.S. Senator from Nebraska from 1976 until his death in 1987. He was the first Jewish person elected to statewide office in ...more

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Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Paul Silas Basketball Coach, Basketball player Paul Theron Silas is a retired American professional basketball player and former NBA head coach. He attended Creighton University, where he set an NCAA record for the most rebounds in three ...more

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Albert Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Albert Brown Dentist Albert "Doc" Brown was an American former dentist, veteran of World War II and prisoner of war. At the age of 105, Brown was the oldest survivor of the Bataan Death March at the time ...more

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John McKay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
John McKay Lawyer John Larkin McKay is a former United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington. John Larkin McKay, a member of a prominent Republican family in the state, attended the University of ...more

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Roman Hruska is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Roman Hruska Politician, Lawyer Roman Lee Hruska was a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Nebraska. Hruska was known as one of the most vocal conservatives in the United States Senate during the 1960s and 1970s. Hruska ...more

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Ernie Chambers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Ernie Chambers Politician, Barber Ernest "Ernie" William Chambers is a Nebraska State Senator who represents North Omaha's 11th District in the Nebraska State Legislature. He is the longest-serving state senator in the ...more

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Richard Mulrooney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Richard Mulrooney Richard Mulrooney is a former American soccer player. He is the current Men's Soccer coach at the University of Memphis

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John Albert Knebel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
John Albert Knebel Politician John Albert Knebel is a former United States government official who served as Secretary of Agriculture under President Gerald Ford.

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Ron Hansen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Ron Hansen Educator, Novelist, Screenwriter Ron Hansen is an American novelist, essayist, and professor.

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Donald Keough is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Donald Keough Businessperson, Theatrical producer Donald R. Keough was an Irish-American businessman and was the Chairman of the Board of Allen & Company Incorporated, a New York investment-banking firm. He was elected to that position in ...more

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Floyd Kalber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Floyd Kalber Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist Floyd Kalber was a noted American television journalist and anchorman, nicknamed "The Big Tuna."

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Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Kyle Korver Basketball player Kyle Elliot Korver is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Creighton University and ...more

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Frank A. Barrett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Frank A. Barrett Politician, Soldier, Lawyer Frank Aloysius Barrett was an American soldier, lawyer and politician. He served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate, and as the ...more

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Lee Terry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Lee Terry Politician, Lawyer Lee Raymond Terry is a former American politician and a senior law firm adviser. From 1999 to 2015, he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Nebraska's 2nd congressional ...more

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Virginia Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Virginia Thomas Lawyer Virginia "Ginni" Lamp Thomas is an American attorney who is the founder of Liberty Consulting. She had previously founded the conservative advocacy group Liberty Central, and served as ...more

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Barbara Cubin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Barbara Cubin Politician, Chemist Barbara Lynn Cubin was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, having served as the sole member of that body from Wyoming. In the 109th Congress, she was a member of ...more

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Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Bob Gibson Baseball player Robert "Bob" Gibson is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. Nicknamed "Gibby" and "Hoot", ...more

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Mike Johanns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Mike Johanns Politician, Lawyer Michael Owen "Mike" Johanns is a former United States Senator from Nebraska, serving from 2009 to 2015. He served as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999 until 2005, and he was chair of ...more

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Francis George is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Francis George Francis Eugene George, OMI is an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago. He was the eighth Archbishop of Chicago and previously served as Bishop of ...more

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Francis P. Matthews is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Francis P. Matthews Francis Patrick Matthews served as the 8th Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus from 1939 to 1945, the 49th United States Secretary of the Navy from 1949 to 1951, and the 8th United States ...more

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Brian Mullan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Brian Mullan Brian Mullan is a retired American soccer player. He is one of only three players to have won MLS Cup five times. He also won four caps for the United States between 2004 and 2007.

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George Wells Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
George Wells Parker Politician George Wells Parker was an African-American political activist and writer who co-founded the Hamitic League of the World. His parents were born in Virginia and South Carolina, and his family ...more

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Jeanne M. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Jeanne M. Sullivan Jeanne has had an email address since 1980. She is proud of being part of the technology revolution over the last 24 years and working with some of the world's greatest high tech companies. ...more

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Dave McKay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Dave McKay Baseball player, Coach David Lawrence McKay is a Canadian former Major League Baseball player and a longtime coach at the MLB level, currently the first base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. As an active player, he ...more

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Mike Fahey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Mike Fahey Politician Michael Gahan "Mike" Fahey, took office as the 49th mayor of Omaha, Nebraska on June 11, 2001. Fahey won his second term as mayor in the May 10, 2005 election. He is a member of the ...more

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Cathy Hughes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Cathy Hughes Entrepreneur Catherine L. Hughes is an African-American entrepreneur, radio and television personality and business executive. Hughes founded the media company Radio One and later expanded into TV One, the ...more

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Jim Esch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Jim Esch Politician James D. "Jim" Esch was the Democratic nominee for the 2006 and 2008 general elections for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district of the United States House of Representatives, ...more

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David Wagenfuhr is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
David Wagenfuhr David Wagenfuhr was an American soccer player, who retired at the age of 26 due to injury. Wagenfuhr played four years of college soccer for Creighton University, where he was a standout player, ...more

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Johnny Torres is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Johnny Torres Johnny Torres is a Colombian-American soccer midfielder and coach who is currently an assistant coach of his alma mater, Creighton University. Torres has played in Major League Soccer, USL-1, ...more

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Rodney Buford is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Rodney Buford Basketball player Rodney Alan "The Sheriff" Buford, is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the London Lightning of the National Basketball League of Canada. Buford played ...more

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Anthony Tolliver is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Anthony Tolliver Basketball player Anthony Tolliver is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Creighton ...more

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Benoit Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Benoit Benjamin Basketball player Lenard Benoit Benjamin is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1st round of the 1985 NBA Draft. A 7'0" center from Creighton ...more

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John Joseph Cavanaugh III is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
John Joseph Cavanaugh III Politician, Lawyer John Joseph Cavanaugh III is a Nebraska Democratic politician. Born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 1, 1945, he graduated from Creighton Preparatory School in 1963, from Regis College in Denver, ...more

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Brad Ashford is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Brad Ashford Politician John Bradley Ashford, usually known as Brad Ashford, is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party from the state of Nebraska, who is the U.S. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd ...more

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Buck Shaw is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Buck Shaw Coach Lawrence T. "Buck" Shaw was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach for Santa Clara University, the University of California, Berkeley, the San Francisco ...more

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Jimmy Murphy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Jimmy Murphy James Edward Murphy, Jr. was a self-taught American cartoonist who is best known for his long-run family comic strip, Toots and Casper. His earliest strips, signed J.E. Murphy, had a crude ...more

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Jim Vokal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Jim Vokal James Daniel "Jim" Vokal Jr. was a member of the City Council of Omaha, Nebraska, representing district 3, which included Midtown Omaha, Downtown Omaha, and The Old Market from

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David E Pylipow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
David E Pylipow Businessperson David Pylipow is currently executive vice president, human resources. He oversees all human resources functions and labor relations.

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Robert E. Davis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Robert E. Davis Robert E. Davis was the Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court from 2009 to 2010. He was first appointed in 1993 and became chief justice on January 12, 2009.

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John Dale Ryan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
John Dale Ryan General John Dale Ryan was the seventh Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. As chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, General Ryan served in a dual capacity. He was a member of the ...more

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Brian Kamler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Brian Kamler Brian Kamler is a retired American soccer midfielder, who played two seasons in the USISL, winning the 1995 U.S. Open Cup and league titles with the Richmond Kickers, and ten seasons in Major ...more

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Kimera Bartee is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Kimera Bartee Baseball player Kimera Anotchi Bartee is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He is an alumnus of Creighton University and was also part of Creighton's NCAA College World Series appearance. Bartee was ...more

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Steve Lathrop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Steve Lathrop Politician Steve Lathrop is a politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. From 2007 to 2015, he was a member of the Nebraska Legislature, representing an Omaha-area district. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, ...more

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Ray Madden is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Ray Madden Politician Ray John Madden was a United States Representative from Indiana. He was born in Waseca, Minnesota. He attended the public schools and Sacred Heart Academy in his native city. He graduated from ...more

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Matt Peckham is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Matt Peckham Matt C. Peckham is an American journalist who writes about interactive entertainment, science and the cultural impact of technology. He currently serves as a gaming and technology critic for ...more

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Alan Benes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Alan Benes Baseball player Alan Paul Benes, is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who pitched for three teams over the course of eight seasons. Benes attended Lake Forest High School in Illinois and Creighton ...more

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Robert Vernon Denney is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Creighton University Alumni
Robert Vernon Denney Judge, Politician, Lawyer Robert Vernon Denney was a Nebraska Republican politician and a United States federal judge. Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Denney graduated from Fairbury High School in 1933. He attended Peru ...more