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Famous H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Suzanne Haik Terrell to Shirley Ann Grau and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College?” and “Which celebrities are H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College alumni?”
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    BirthplaceCrowley, Louisiana

    Victoria Anne "Vicki" Kennedy (née Reggie; born February 26, 1954) is an American lawyer. She was the second wife and widow of longtime U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy, who was 22 years her senior....  more
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    Shirley Ann Grau

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Shirley Ann Grau (born July 8, 1929) is an American writer. She was born in New Orleans, and her work is set primarily in the Deep South and explores issues of race and gender. She lived during much...  more
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    Lynda Benglis

    Lynda Benglis (born October 25, 1941) is an American sculptor and visual artist known especially for her wax paintings and poured latex sculptures. She currently lives between New York City, Santa...  more
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    Suzanne Haik Terrell

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Suzanne Haik Terrell (born July 8, 1954) is the first and only Republican woman elected to statewide office in Louisiana. A practicing attorney, Terrell was the state's final commissioner of...  more
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    Elyse Luray

    Elyse Luray is an American art historian and appraiser of historical objects who has become a television personality as a result of her appearances on a number of shows, most particularly as a...  more
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    AgeDec. at 97 (1916-2013)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Ruth Mary Rogan Benerito (January 12, 1916 – October 5, 2013) was an American chemist and inventor known for her work related to the textile industry, notably including the development of...  more
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    Caroline Durieux

    Caroline Wogan Durieux was an American lithographer, and Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at Louisiana State University....  more
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    Mignon Faget

    Mignon Faget (born November 1933) is a jewelry designer based in her native New Orleans, Louisiana. Faget has long been acknowledged as one of New Orleans' premier designers of fine jewelry.Her...  more
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    Eugénie Rocherolle

    Eugénie Ricau Rocherolle is an American composer, pianist, lyricist, and teacher who began her composing career with choral and band music....  more
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    Ethel Edwards

    Ethel Edwards, (1915–1999), was an American painter, collage artist, illustrator, and muralist born in Opelousas, Louisiana and died on January 24, 1999....  more
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    Bonnie Lyons

    Bonnie Lyons (born July 4, 1944) is an American writer and academic. Bonnie was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived there until she was five years old, at which point she moved to Miami Beach. Her...  more
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    Maxine Cassin

    Maxine Cassin (1927–2010) was a poet, editor, and publisher who influenced and published many New Orleans poets, most notably Everette Maddox, founder of the Maple Leaf Bar poetry reading series. In...  more