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

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

Alumni include Jane Levy, Mildred Dunnock and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Goucher College?” and “Which celebrities are Goucher College alumni?”
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Judy C. Lewent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 71

Judith Carol Lewent is on the board of directors for GlaxoSmithKline since April 2011, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Motorola Solutions. She worked from 1980 to 2007 at Merck & Co. where she ...more
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Mildred Dunnock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Actor, Teacher

Age: Dec. at 90 (1901-1991)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Mildred Dorothy Dunnock (January 25, 1901 – July 5, 1991) was an American stage and screen actress. She received two Academy Award nominations for her supporting performances in Death of a ...more
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Alison Fanelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Alison Fanelli Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Northport, Huntington, New York, United States of America

Alison Fanelli (born 1979) is an American physician assistant and former actress who is best known for the role of Ellen Josephine Hickle on the television series The Adventures of Pete &
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Jonah Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Editor, Commentator, Journalist

Age: 49

Birthplace: United States of America

Jonah Jacob Goldberg (born March 21, 1969) is an American conservative syndicated columnist, author, political analyst, and commentator. Formerly a senior editor at National Review (1998–May ...more
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Sarah T. Hughes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Judge, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 89 (1896-1985)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Sarah Tilghman Hughes (August 2, 1896 – April 23, 1985) was an American lawyer and federal judge who served on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. She is best ...more
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Hortense Powdermaker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Anthropologist

Age: Dec. at 70 (1900-1970)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hortense Powdermaker (December 24, 1900 – June 16, 1970) was an American anthropologist best known for her ethnographic studies of African Americans in rural America and of Hollywood.
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Hattie Alexander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Microbiologist, Pediatrician, Physician

Age: Dec. at 67 (1901-1968)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Hattie Elizabeth Alexander (April 5, 1901 – June 24, 1968) was an American pediatrician and microbiologist. She is known for her development of the first effective remedies for Haemophilus ...more
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John A. Olszewski, Jr. ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
John A. Olszewski, Jr.

Age: 36

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

John A. Olszewski Jr. (born September 10, 1982) is an American politician and the current Baltimore County Executive. He previously served two terms in the Maryland House of Delegates ...more
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Florence B. Seibert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 94 (1897-1991)

Birthplace: Easton, Pennsylvania

Florence Barbara Seibert (October 6, 1897 – August 23, 1991) was an American biochemist. She is best known for identifying the active agent in the antigen tuberculin as a protein, and ...more
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Darcey Steinke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Novelist, Author

Age: 56

Darcey Steinke (born April 25, 1962) is an American author and educator. She has written five novels: Up Through the Water, Suicide Blonde, Jesus Saves, and Milk, Easter Everywhere, and Sister ...more
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Alice Kessler-Harris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Historian, Professor

Age: 77

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

Alice Kessler-Harris is R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History at Columbia University, and former president of the Organization of American Historians, and specialist in the American ...more
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Anne Lamott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 64

Birthplace: California

Anne Lamott (born April 10, 1954) is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. She is also a progressive political activist, public speaker, and writing teacher. Lamott is based in Marin ...more
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Ellen Meloy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Nature writer, Author, Writer

Age: Dec. at 58 (1946-2004)

Birthplace: California

Ellen Meloy (June 21, 1946, Pasadena, California – November 4, 2004, Bluff, Utah) was an American nature writer.
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Ellen Bass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Poet, Writer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ellen Bass (born 1947 in Philadelphia) is an American poet and co-author of The Courage to Heal.
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Emily Newell Blair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Writer

Age: Dec. at 74 (1877-1951)

Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri

Emily Newell Blair (January 9, 1877 – August 3, 1951) was an American writer, suffragist, feminist, national Democratic Party political leader, and a founder of the League of Women Voters.
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Joan Claybrook is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Joan Claybrook Lawyer

Age: 81

Joan Buckler Claybrook (born June 12, 1937) is an American lawyer and lobbyist who was president of Public Citizen from 1982 to 2008. She also served in the Carter administration as head of the ...more
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Lucé Vela is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Lucé Vela Lawyer

Age: 58

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Lucé Vela Gutierrez is the wife of former Governor of Puerto Rico Luis Fortuño. She was the First Lady, a position she held while her husband was in office from 2009 to 2013, and ...more
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Sally Brice-O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Sally Brice-O'Hara

Age: 66

Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O'Hara (born c. 1953) was the 27th Vice-Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Phyllis A. Kravitch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Judge

Age: 98

Birthplace: Savannah, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Chatham County, + more

Phyllis Adele Kravitch (August 23, 1920 – June 15, 2017) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and later the United States Court of ...more
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Florence Marie Mears is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Florence Marie Mears

Age: Dec. at 99 (1896-1995)

Florence Marie Mears (May 18, 1896 – December 3, 1995) was a professor of Mathematics at The George Washington University.
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Georgeanna Seegar Jones ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Georgeanna Seegar Jones

Age: Dec. at 93 (1912-2005)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Georgeanna Seegar Jones (July 6, 1912 – March 26, 2005) was an American physician who with her husband, Howard W. Jones, pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States.
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Faye Yvette McQueen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Actor, Dancer

Age: 57

Birthplace: New York City, USA, Jamaica, New York

Faye Yvette McQueen is an actress and a dancer.
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Jane Levy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Actor

Age: 29

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Jane Colburn Levy is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Tessa Altman on the ABC comedy series Suburgatory. She made her television debut on Showtime's Shameless. Levy ...more

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Laura Amy Schlitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Librarian, Author, Writer

Age: 63

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Laura Amy Schlitz is an American author of children's literature. She is a librarian and storyteller at The Park School in Brooklandville, Maryland. She received the 2008 Newbery Medal for her ...more
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Rosalind Solomon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Goucher College Alumni
Rosalind Solomon Photographer

Age: 88

Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois

Rosalind Fox Solomon (born 1930) is an American photographer based in New York City.