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Famous Gonzaga University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Gonzaga University and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different graduates like John Stockton, Bing Crosby, and many other notable GU Bulldogs

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

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  • Bing Crosby1

    Bing Crosby

    Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter

    AgeDec. at 74 (1903-1977)

    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington, United States of America

    Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (; May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and...  more

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  • John Stockton2

    John Stockton

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceSpokane, Washington

    John Houston Stockton (born March 26, 1962) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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  • James E. West3

    James E. West


    AgeDec. at 55 (1951-2006)

    BirthplaceSalem, Oregon

    James Elton "Jim" West (March 28, 1951 – July 22, 2006) was an American politician. In 2005,...  more
  • Ronny Turiaf4

    Ronny Turiaf

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceLe Robert, Martinique

    Ronny Turiaf (born January 13, 1983) is a French retired professional basketball player who...  more

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  • Dan Dickau5

    Dan Dickau

    Basketball player


    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    Daniel David "Dan" Dickau (born September 16, 1978) is a retired American professional...  more
  • Christine Gregoire6

    Christine Gregoire

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceAdrian, Michigan, United States of America

    Christine "Chris" O'Grady Gregoire (; born March 24, 1947) is an American politician and...  more
  • Sherman Alexie7

    Sherman Alexie

    Poet, Comedian


    BirthplaceWellpinit, Washington, United States of America

    Sherman Joseph Alexie Jr. (born October 7, 1966) is a Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-American novelist,...  more
  • Michael P. Farris8


    BirthplaceSpokane, Washington

    Michael Farris may refer to: Michael Farris (lawyer), American constitutional lawyer Mike...  more
  • Jason Bay9

    Jason Bay

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceTrail, Canada

    Jason Raymond Bay (born September 20, 1978) is a Canadian-American former professional...  more

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  • Brian Ching10
    Brian Ching (born May 24, 1978) an American retired professional soccer player who played for...  more
  • Jeremy Pargo11

    Jeremy Pargo

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Jeremy Raymon Pargo (born March 17, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who...  more
  • George Nethercutt12

    George Nethercutt

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceWashington, Western United States, Northwestern United States, Spokane, United States of America

    George R. Nethercutt Jr. (born October 7, 1944) is an American politician, author, consultant,...  more
  • Josh Heytvelt13

    Josh Heytvelt

    Joshua Rolin "Josh" Heytvelt (; born June 26, 1986) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • Max Krause14

    Max Krause

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 75 (1909-1984)

    BirthplaceSpokane, Washington

    Max Joseph Krause (April 5, 1909 – July 11, 1984) was an American football running back in the...  more
  • Adam Morrison15

    Adam Morrison

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceGlendive, Montana, United States of America

    Adam John Morrison (born July 19, 1984) is an American retired professional basketball player....  more

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  • Jon Karamatsu16


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Jon Riki Karamatsu was a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives,...  more
  • Lenn Sakata17

    Lenn Sakata

    Manager, Baseball player


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii

    Lenn Haruki Sakata (Japanese: 坂田春樹 born June 8, 1954) is an American former professional...  more
  • J. P. Batista18
    João Paulo Lopes "J. P." Batista (born October 29, 1981) is a Brazilian professional...  more
  • Mary Verner19
    Mary Verner (born August 13, 1956) is the former mayor of Spokane, Washington....  more
  • Mike Redmond20

    Mike Redmond

    Manager, Baseball player


    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    Michael Patrick Redmond (born May 5, 1971) is an American former professional baseball catcher...  more
  • Tony Canadeo21

    Tony Canadeo

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 84 (1919-2003)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Anthony Robert Canadeo (May 5, 1919 – November 29, 2003) was a professional American football...  more

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  • Leon Cadore22

    Leon Cadore

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 67 (1891-1958)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Leon "Caddy" Joseph Cadore (November 20, 1891 – March 16, 1958) was a right-handed American...  more
  • Joe McDermott23

    Joe McDermott



    J. Joseph McDermott (born July 1, 1967), usually known as Joe McDermott, is an American...  more
  • Ray Flaherty24

    Ray Flaherty

    American football player

    AgeDied at 91 (1903-1994)

    BirthplaceSpokane, Washington

    Raymond Paul Flaherty (September 1, 1903 – July 19, 1994) was an American football player and...  more
  • Kevin Richardson25

    Kevin Richardson

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMount Vernon, Washington

    Kevin Grant Richardson (born September 12, 1980) is an American former professional baseball...  more