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

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

Examples include James A. Garfield and Sharon Creech.

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

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James A. Garfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer, Teacher James Abram Garfield served as the 20th President of the United States, after serving nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Garfield's presidency lasted just 200 days—from March 4, ...more

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Ammon Hennacy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Ammon Ashford Hennacy was an Irish-American pacifist, Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly. He established the "Joe Hill House of ...more

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Vachel Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Poet Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was an American poet. He is considered a founder of modern singing poetry, as he referred to it, in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. His extensive ...more

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Claude Steele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Professor, Psychologist Claude Mason Steele is an American social psychologist and currently the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley. Steele previously was the I. James ...more

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Lucretia Garfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Lucretia Rudolph-Garfield, wife of James A. Garfield, was First Lady of the United States in 1881.

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Tom Wesselmann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Artist Tom Wesselmann was an American artist associated with the Pop Art movement who worked in painting, collage and sculpture.

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Sharon Creech is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Sharon Creech is an American writer of children's novels. She was the first American winner of the Carnegie Medal for British children's books and the first person to win both the American ...more

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Mark W. Spong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Mark W. Spong is an American roboticist. He is currently the dean of Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science and the Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair in Electrical Engineering at the ...more

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Benjamin D. Pritchard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Benjamin D. Pritchard Benjamin Dudley Pritchard was a United States Army officer, most known for leading the Union cavalry regiment which captured the fugitive Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of ...more

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Bill White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Baseball player William De Kova "Bill" White is a former professional baseball first baseman who played for the New York and San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies. White ...more

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Jan Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Businessperson, Journalist Jan Hopkins is the President of the Economic Club of New York. She was the anchor of the daily CNN Financial News show "Street Sweep" from the New York Stock Exchange. Hopkins now runs ...more

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Allyn Abbott Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Economist was a celebrated American economist. He was born into a middle-class family in Kenton, Ohio on September 19, 1876 and died aged 52 in London on March 7, 1929, his life cut short by pneumonia ...more

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Harold Bell Wright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Harold Bell Wright Novelist, Author Harold Bell Wright was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and non-fiction during the first half of the 20th century. Although mostly forgotten or ignored after the middle of the ...more

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John Samuel Kenyon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
John Samuel Kenyon John Samuel Kenyon was an American linguist. Born in Medina, Ohio, he graduated from Hiram College in 1898 and taught there as a professor of English from 1916 to 1944, when he retired and ...more

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Michael Stanley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey Michael Stanley is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and radio personality. Both as a solo artist and with the Michael Stanley Band, his brand of heartland rock was popular in Cleveland ...more

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Osee M. Hall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Osee M. Hall Politician Osee Matson Hall was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota. Born in Conneaut, Ohio, he attended the local public schools and graduated from Hiram College in Ohio and from Williams College, ...more

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Augustus Herman Pettibone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Augustus Herman Pettibone was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 1st congressional district of Tennessee.

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Ken Fink is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni

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Todd McKenney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Lawyer Todd McKenney is formerly a Summit County Common Pleas Judge, Probate Division. He was formerly a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, serving the 43rd District from January 3, 2011 ...more

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John J. Whitacre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
John J. Whitacre John Jefferson Whitacre was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Decatur, Nebraska, Whitacre attended the public schools, Hiram College, and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He ...more

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J. Kevin McMahon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
J. Kevin McMahon J. Kevin McMahon is President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a $50 million private, nonprofit agency in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Trust, established in 1984, promotes the cultural ...more

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James Kirby Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
James Kirby Martin Historian, Professor James Kirby Martin is Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas. A nationally recognized scholar in United States history, he ...more

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Fritz Dreisbach is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Fritz Dreisbach Fritz Dreisbach is an American studio glass artist and teacher who is recognized as one of the pioneers of the American Studio Glass Movement.

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Miner Searle Bates is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Miner Searle Bates Miner Searle Bates was educated at numerous, prestigious institutions such as the University of Oxford, Yale University, and Hiram College. He worked with the YMCA in India and Mesopotamia ...more

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Robert Biscup is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hiram College Alumni
Robert S. Biscup, D.O. is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon. Biscup's work includes developments in major reconstructive spine surgery, failed spine surgery, and minimally invasive spine ...more