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

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

List includes Billy Ray Cyrus, Steven Curtis Chapman and more.

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

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Billy Ray Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Billy Ray Cyrus Guitarist, Television producer, Musician William "Billy" Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Having released twelve studio albums and forty-four singles since 1992, he is best known for his number one ...more

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Carroll Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Carroll Hubbard Lawyer Carroll Hubbard, Jr. is an American former politician. A Democrat, he represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1993. Hubbard grew up in Murray, Kentucky, ...more

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Red Foley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Red Foley Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor Clyde Julian Foley, known professionally as Red Foley, was an American singer, musician, and radio and TV personality who made a major contribution to the growth of country music after World War ...more

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Woo Chia-wei is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Woo Chia-wei Scientist |notable_students=Sudip Chakravarty Chia-Wei Woo, CBE, GBS, JP, was the Founding President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His work included raising funding and recruiting ...more

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Shien Biau Woo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Shien Biau Woo Politician Shien Biau "S.B." Woo is an American professor and politician from Newark, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served as the 21st Lieutenant ...more

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Basil W. Duke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Basil W. Duke Basil Wilson Duke was a Confederate general officer during the American Civil War. His most noted service in the war was as second-in-command for his brother-in-law John Hunt Morgan; Duke would ...more

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Samuel Mudd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Samuel Mudd Physician Samuel Alexander Mudd I was an American physician who was imprisoned for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. While working as a doctor in ...more

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Steven Curtis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Steven Curtis Chapman Record producer, Songwriter, Musician Steven Curtis Chapman is an American Christian music singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist. After starting his career in the late 1980s as a singer-songwriter of ...more

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Scott Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Scott Pruitt Politician, Lawyer Edward Scott Pruitt (born May 9, 1968) is an American lawyer and Republican politician from the state of Oklahoma who is currently the fourteenth Administrator of the Environmental Protection ...more

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Stephen G. Burbridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Stephen G. Burbridge Stephen Gano Burbridge, also known as "Butcher" Burbridge or the "Butcher of Kentucky", was a controversial Union Major General during the American Civil War.

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Buell Kazee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Buell Kazee Singer, Artist Buell Kazee was an American country and folk singer. He is considered one of the most successful folk musicians of the 1920s and experienced a career comeback during the American folk music ...more

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Bruce McNorton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Bruce McNorton American football player Bruce McNorton was an American football player who was drafted and played cornerback for the Detroit Lions. His nickname was chili.

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Simon W. Tudor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Simon W. Tudor Businessperson Simon Woodson Tudor was a prominent educator, businessman, church and civic leader, and philanthropist in the central Louisiana city of Pineville in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Ronald Edward Meredith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Ronald Edward Meredith Ronald Edward Meredith was a United States federal judge. Born in Clarkson, Kentucky, Meredith received a B.A. from Georgetown College in 1967 and a J.D. from George Washington University Law ...more

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LaVerne Butler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
LaVerne Butler LaVerne L. Butler was a prominent Southern Baptist pastor and college president in Kentucky who was a leader in the "Conservative Resurgence" in his denomination during the 1970s and

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Robert S. James is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Robert S. James Robert Sallee James was one of the founders of William Jewell College in 1849 in Liberty, Missouri and father of the outlaws Frank and Jesse James.

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John McElroy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
John McElroy John McElroy, S.J. was born in Ireland in 1782, and emigrated to the United States in 1803. McElroy enrolled in Georgetown University in 1806, the same year in which he joined the Society of ...more

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Thomas S. Pettit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Thomas S. Pettit Thomas Stevenson Pettit was a newspaper publisher and politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. Orphaned at age ten, he found work in a printing house in his hometown of Frankfort. In 1864, he ...more

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Forest Shely is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Forest Shely Forest Franklin Shely was a physician from Campbellsville, Kentucky, who served as a trustee at the Baptist-affiliated Campbellsville University for fifty-six years.

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Joseph Lambert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Georgetown College Alumni
Joseph Lambert Joseph E. Lambert is a former Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court. Born in Berea, Kentucky, Lambert received a B.S. from Georgetown College in 1970 and was a staff member for United ...more