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

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

A factual list, featuring graduates like Ginnifer Goodwin and Woody Harrelson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hanover College?” and “Which celebrities are Hanover College alumni?”
Ginnifer Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hanover College Alumni
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Jennifer Michelle Goodwin, known professionally as Ginnifer Goodwin, is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her role as Margene Heffman on Big Love, and for her roles in films like Mona Lisa Smile, Something Borrowed, Walk the Line, and He's Just Not That Into You. She stars as Mary Margaret Blanchard/Snow White in the ABC series Once Upon a Time. ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Woody Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hanover College Alumni
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Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson is an American actor, activist, and playwright. He is a double Academy Award nominee, seven time Emmy Award nominee and one time winner. His breakout role came in 1985, joining the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd, for which he earned five Emmy Award nominations. Some notable film characters include basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can't Jump, one-handed bowler Roy Munson in Kingpin, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural Born Killers, magazine publisher Larry Flynt in The People vs. Larry Flynt, and country singer Dusty in A Prairie Home Companion. For The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Messenger, Harrelson earned Academy Award ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States of America

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Harvey W. Wiley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hanover College Alumni
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Harvey Washington Wiley was a noted American chemist best known for his leadership in the passage of the landmark Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 and his subsequent work at the Good Housekeeping Institute laboratories. He was the first commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration. He was awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal of The Franklin Institute in 1910. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1844-1930)

Birthplace: Indiana, United States of America

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Carol Shields is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hanover College Alumni
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Carol Ann Shields, CC OM FRSC was an American-born Canadian author. She is best known for her 1993 novel The Stone Diaries, which won the U.S. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor General's Award in Canada. ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1935-2003)

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

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