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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Patricia Cornwell and Katherine Paterson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to King College?” and “Which celebrities are King College alumni?”
Patricia Cornwell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous King College Alumni
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Patricia Cornwell is a contemporary American crime writer. She is widely known for writing a popular series of novels featuring the heroine Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a medical examiner. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies. ...more

Profession: Crime writer, Journalist, Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Credits: At Risk, The Front, A.T.F.

Also Ranked

#58 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#60 on The Best Gay Authors

#27 on The Best Crime Authors

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Katherine Paterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous King College Alumni
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Katherine Paterson is an American author best known for children's novels. For four different books published 1975-1980, she won two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards. She is one of three people to win the two major international awards: for "lasting contribution to children's literature" ...more

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 84

Birthplace: Huai'an, China

Credits: Bridge to Terabithia, Miss Lettie and Me, Bridge to Terabithia, Jacob Have I Loved, Lyddie, + more

Also Ranked

#33 on The Best Children's Book Authors

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William R. Laird, III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous King College Alumni
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William Ramsey Laird, III was a United States Senator from West Virginia. Born in Keswick, California, he was educated in the public schools. He graduated from Greenbrier Military School, King College and from West Virginia University in 1944. During the Second World War he served in the United ...more

Profession: Politician, Sailor

Age: Died at 58 (1916-1974)

Birthplace: California, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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Leo Gibson is a Liberian footballer who currently plays for the Missouri Comets in the MASL. ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia