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List Rules People on this list must have gone to George Fox University and be of some renown.

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

This list is made up of many different graduates, including Herbert Hoover and Gina Ochsner.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to George Fox University?” and “Which celebrities are George Fox University alumni?”
Herbert Hoover is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous George Fox University Alumni
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Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. He was a professional mining engineer, and was raised as a Quaker. A Republican, Hoover served as head of the U.S. Food Administration during World War I, and became internationally known for humanitarian relief efforts in war-time Belgium. As the United States Secretary of Commerce in the 1920s under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge, he promoted partnerships between government and business under the rubric "economic modernization". In the presidential election of 1928, Hoover easily won the Republican nomination, despite having no elected-office experience. Hoover is the most recent cabinet secretary to be ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1874-1964)

Birthplace: West Branch, Cedar County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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Peggy Fowler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous George Fox University Alumni
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Peggy Fowler


Peggy Y. Fowler is an American businessperson in the state of Oregon. She was the Chief Executive Officer of Portland General Electric, and as of 2007 was the 11th highest paid CEO in Oregon. A native of Idaho, she worked for PGE, a private electric utility, from 1974 to 2009. ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Nampa, Idaho, United States of America


Jesse Merz is an American actor, director, producer, writer, and professor. As an actor, he has appeared off-Broadway, in regional theatre, summer stock, feature films, in radio and in 120 cities in 34 states nationwide. He has directed more than 50 theatrical productions, which have included directing Tony winner Daisy Eagan in the new musical Suburban Dreams. He is the artistic director of the Columbia Gorge School of Theatre and former artistic director of Longview Stageworks He is a member of the Actors' Equity Association, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the Dramatists Guild, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and the Voice and Speech Trainers ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Hood River, Oregon, United States of America

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Richard J Foster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous George Fox University Alumni
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Richard J Foster


Richard James Foster is a Christian theologian and author in the Quaker tradition. His writings speak to a broad Christian audience. Born in 1942, in New Mexico, Foster has been a professor at Friends University and pastor of Evangelical Friends churches. Foster resides in Denver, Colorado. He earned his undergraduate degree at George Fox University in Oregon and his Doctor of Pastoral Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary,and received an honorary doctorate from Houghton College. Foster is best known for his 1978 book Celebration of Discipline, which examines the inward disciplines of prayer, fasting, meditation, and study in the Christian life, the outward disciplines of simplicity, ...more