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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including J.E.B. Stuart and Robert P. Shuler.

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

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Toni Atkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Toni Atkins Politician Toni G. Atkins is an American Democratic politician from San Diego, California. She is the Speaker of the California State Assembly and a member representing the 78th district. In January 2014 ...more

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Edith Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Edith Wilson Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, second wife of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, was First Lady of the United States from 1915 to 1921. She met the President in March 1915 and they married nine months ...more

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J.E.B. Stuart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
J.E.B. Stuart Military Officer James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart was a United States Army officer from the U.S. state of Virginia who later became a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War. He was ...more

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B. B. Comer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
B. B. Comer Politician Braxton Bragg Comer was a planter, businessman, and an American Democratic politician who was the 33rd Governor of Alabama from 1907 to 1911, and a United States Senator in 1920. As governor, he ...more

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Robert Ridgway is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Robert Ridgway Politician, Editing, Lawyer Robert Ridgway was a nineteenth-century congressman, lawyer and editor from Virginia. Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, Ridgeway attended Emory and Henry College and graduated from the University of ...more

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John Goode is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
John Goode Politician, Lawyer John Goode, Jr. was a prominent Virginia Democratic politician who served in the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War and then was a three-term postbellum United States ...more

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Eric McClure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Eric McClure Race car driver Eric McClure is an American stock car racing driver. He competes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 24 Toyota for JGL Racing.

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Walter Russell Lambuth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Walter Russell Lambuth Missionary, Physician Walter Russell Lambuth was a Chinese-born American Methodist Bishop who worked as a missionary establishing schools and hospitals in China, Korea and Japan in the 1880s.

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Harley Orrin Staggers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Harley Orrin Staggers Teacher Harley Orrin Staggers, Sr. was a Democratic U.S. Representative from West Virginia from 1949 to 1981.

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Henry DeLamar Clayton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Henry DeLamar Clayton Lawyer Henry DeLamar Clayton, Sr. was a prominent Alabama attorney, politician, Redeemer judge, and college president. He also served as a major general in the Confederate Army during the American ...more

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Robert P. Shuler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Robert P. Shuler Evangelist, Politician Robert Pierce "Fighting Bob" Shuler, Sr., was an American evangelist and political figure. His radio broadcasts from his Southern Methodist church in Los Angeles, California, during ...more

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James Buchanan Richmond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
James Buchanan Richmond Judge, Politician, Lawyer James Buchanan Richmond was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer, judge and banker from Virginia.

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R. J. Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
R. J. Reynolds Businessperson, Entrepreneur Richard Joshua "R. J." Reynolds was an American businessman and founder of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. The son of a tobacco farmer, he worked for his father and attended Emory ...more

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Glen Roberts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Glen Roberts Glen Roberts was an American National Basketball League player. In college basketball, Roberts was one of the first players to put the "jump shot" to practical use.

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Morgan Griffith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Morgan Griffith Politician, Lawyer Howard Morgan Griffith is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district ...more

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Joseph P. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Joseph P. Johnson Lawyer Joseph P. "Joe" Johnson, Jr. is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1966 to 1969, and again from 1990 until 2014. He ...more

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James B. Gordon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
James B. Gordon James Byron Gordon was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was killed in action at the Battle of Meadow Bridge.

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Alexander Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Alexander Davis Lawyer Alexander Mathews Davis was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia.

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Elbert S. Martin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Elbert S. Martin Elbert Sevier Martin was a nineteenth-century Congressman and newspaper publisher from Virginia. He was the brother of John Preston Martin.

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Horace Mellard DuBose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Horace Mellard DuBose Writer Horace Mellard DuBose was an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and The Methodist Church, elected in 1918. Bishop DuBose gained notability as an author, editor, and a ...more

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Richard Carl Looney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Richard Carl Looney Richard Carl Looney is a retired American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1988.

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Richard Green Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Richard Green Waterhouse Richard Green Waterhouse was a Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, elected in 1910.

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Sonny Wade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Sonny Wade Jesse "Sonny" Wade born April 1, 1947 in Martinsville, Virginia, was an All-American football player at Emory & Henry College in Virginia. He played for the Montreal Alouettes of ...more

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George C. Peery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
George C. Peery George Campbell Peery was an American Democratic politician, and was the 52nd Governor of Virginia from 1934 to 1938. He was the first governor to be selected, at least partially, by the soon to ...more

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Frank Rowlett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Frank Rowlett Frank Byron Rowlett was an American cryptologist.

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Mike Young is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Mike Young Basketball Coach Mike Young is an American college basketball coach and currently the head men's basketball coach at Wofford College. He was promoted to the position after spending 13 years as an assistant coach ...more

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Campbell Slemp is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Campbell Slemp Campbell Slemp, was an American Republican politician, and a United States Representative from the 9th District of Virginia from 1903 to 1907, during the 58th, 59th, and 60th Congresses.

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Henry Bowen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Henry Bowen Henry Bowen was a Virginia lawyer and politician from Tazewell County, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates, as well as the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Fred Allison is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Fred Allison Fred C. Allison was an American physicist. He developed a magneto-optic spectroscopy method that became known as the Allison magneto-optic method. He claimed to have discovered two new elements ...more

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Phil Dusenberry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Emory And Henry College Alumni
Phil Dusenberry Philip Bernard Dusenberry was an American advertising executive for the BBDO advertising agency. Dusenberry was born in Brooklyn, New York City in 1936, and attended Emory & Henry College in ...more