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

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Vern Mikkelsen, Coleen Gray and more.

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

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Bill Frenzel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
William Eldridge "Bill" Frenzel was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota, representing Minnesota's Third District, which included the ...more

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Martin Maginnis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Publisher, Miner, Politician
Martin Maginnis was a nineteenth-century politician, publisher, editor and miner from Minnesota and the Montana Territory.

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Rozanne L. Ridgway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Businessperson, Diplomat
Rozanne Lejeanne Ridgway served 32 years with the U.S. State Department, holding several posts, including ambassador to Finland and to East Germany, and finished her career as Assistant ...more

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Tony Lourey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Farmer, Legislator
Tony Lourey is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 11, which includes portions of Carlton, ...more

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Robert M. Hanson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Pilot
Robert Murray Hanson was a United States Marine Corps flying ace who shot down 25 Japanese planes from the South Pacific skies. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor. He is the elder ...more

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William Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Actor, Acting Teacher
William "Bill" Fawcett was a character actor in Hollywood B-films and in television. His career extended from 1946 until the early 1970s. He is probably best remembered for his role as ...more

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Thomas D. Schall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Thomas David Schall was an American lawyer and politician. He served in both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate from Minnesota. He was initially elected as a ...more

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Van Tran is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Van Thai Tran is an attorney and politician in California, formerly serving as a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing portions of Orange County. Tran and Texas State ...more

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Arthur Gillette is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Surgeon
Arthur Jay Gillette was an American orthopedic and paediatric surgeon, after whom the Gillette State Hospital for Crippled Children in St. Paul, Minnesota was named. Arthur J. Gillette grew up ...more

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Patricia Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Patricia "Pat" Anderson is an American politician from the State of Minnesota and a member of the Republican Party. She served as the 17th State Auditor of Minnesota, from 2003 to ...more

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Coleen Gray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Actor
Coleen Gray is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Nightmare Alley, Red River, and Stanley Kubrick's The Killing.

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Lew Drill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Baseball player
Lewis L. Drill was a Major League Baseball catcher who played four seasons with the Washington Senators, New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers. Born in Browerville, Minnesota, Drill attended ...more

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Marsha Swails is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Politician, Legislator, Teacher
Marsha Swails is Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 56B, which includes the cities of Woodbury and Landfall in Washington ...more

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John Lesch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Attorney at law, Lawyer
John Lesch is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents 66B, which includes portions of ...more

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Ann Lynch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Legislator
Ann Lynch is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 30, which includes portions of Olmsted and Wabasha counties in the southeastern part of ...more

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Oscar Youngdahl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Oscar Youngdahl Lawyer
Oscar Ferdinand Youngdahl was an American lawyer and politician from Minnesota. He was the older brother of Minnesota Governor and United States federal judge Luther Youngdahl. Youngdahl was ...more

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Tony Sertich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Politician, Legislator
Anthony 'Tony' Sertich is a Minnesota politician and the current commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board. A Democrat, he served in the Minnesota House of ...more

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Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Basketball player
Arild Verner Agerskov "Vern" Mikkelsen was an American professional basketball player. He was one of the NBA's first power forwards in the 1950s and was known for his tenacious

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Edwin W. Rawlings is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
General Edwin William Rawlings, USAF, A Milroy, Minnesota native, Rawlings graduated with an economics degree from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He became a flying cadet in ...more

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Gordon Hintz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Gordon Hintz
Gordon N. Hintz is a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 54th Assembly District since his election in 2006.

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Anna Arnold Hedgeman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Anna Arnold Hedgeman Politician
Anna Arnold Hedgeman was an African-American civil rights leader, politician, educator, and writer.

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Gail Kulick Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Legislator, Lawyer
Gail Kulick Jackson is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 16A, which includes portions of Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison ...more

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figital is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
figital Web Geek
Scott Fitchet is a software developer, technology writer, and travel photographer based in Boston, MA. He specializes in application framework design using open technologies such as SQL, HTTP, ...more

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Logan Clark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Logan Clark
Logan Thomas Clark is an American professional mixed martial artist who has fought for, and is undefeated, in the UFC and has also competed for the World Extreme Cagefighting and World Victory

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Mary Katherine Wold is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hamline University Alumni
Mary Katherine Wold is Senior Vice President, Finance of Wyeth.