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

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

List includes Reinhold Niebuhr, Ricardo Lamas and more.

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

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Reinhold Niebuhr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Reinhold Niebuhr Editor, Theologian, Professor Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr was an American theologian, ethicist, public intellectual, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 ...more

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Swede Johnston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Swede Johnston American football player Chester "Swede" Johnston was a professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Cincinnati Reds, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Gunners and ...more

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Peter Blau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Peter Blau Sociologist Peter Michael Blau was an American sociologist and theorist. Born in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1939. He received his PhD at Columbia University in 1952, and was an ...more

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Steven W. Jemison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni

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Cathy Davidson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Cathy Davidson Professor Cathy N. Davidson is an American scholar and university professor. Beginning July 1, 2014, she is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center of the ...more

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Steve Finch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Steve Finch American football player Steve Finch is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for one season for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Walter Brueggemann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Walter Brueggemann Theologian Walter Brueggemann is an American Protestant Old Testament scholar and theologian. Brueggemann is widely considered one of the most influential Old Testament scholars of the last several

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Ricardo Lamas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Ricardo Lamas Ricardo Alejandro Lamas is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization. He trains with local powerhouse MMA ...more

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Donald G. Bloesch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Donald G. Bloesch Donald G. Bloesch was a noted American evangelical theologian. For more than 40 years, he published scholarly yet accessible works that generally defend traditional Protestant beliefs and ...more

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William Joseph Bauer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
William Joseph Bauer William J. Bauer is a Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago. Judge Bauer was born in Chicago, Illinois before moving with his family to Elmhurst. After ...more

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Brett Eldredge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Brett Eldredge Singer-songwriter Brett Ryan Eldredge is an American country music singer signed to Atlantic Records Nashville. In 2013, the single "Don't Ya" hit Number One on the Country Airplay chart. He is the ...more

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Jeff Quinn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Jeff Quinn American Football coach Jeff Quinn is a former college football coach of the University at Buffalo football team. He was the 24th head coach in University at Buffalo football history. He replaced Turner Gill who left ...more

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Jack Stack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Jack Stack Jack Stack is the founder and CEO of SRC Holdings, a company comprising more than 35 separate companies. SRC's companies do everything from consulting to packaging to building high-performance ...more

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Terri Hemmert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Elmhurst College Alumni
Terri Hemmert Terri Hemmert is an American radio personality, musicologist, and instructor at Columbia College Chicago. She is a long-term presence at WXRT-FM in Chicago, Illinois where she became the first ...more