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Famous Lafayette College Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 12.1k views104 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Lafayette College and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Joel Silver to Lorene Scafaria, plus much more.

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

    Television producer, Entrepreneur
    Joel Silver (born July 14, 1952) is an American film producer, most well known for action...  more
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    William Harkness

    Inventor, Surgeon
    William Harkness (December 17, 1837 – February 28, 1903) was an astronomer. He was born at...  more
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    M. K. Asante

    Film Producer, Screenwriter
    M. K. Asante (born c. 1982) is an American author, filmmaker, recording artist, and professor....  more
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    William Edward Simon (November 27, 1927 – June 3, 2000) was an American businessman, a...  more
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    Robert Spagnoletti is the former Attorney General of the District of Columbia, United States,...  more
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    Bryan Culbertson

    Software Engineer
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    Angel L. Mendez

    Businessperson, Engineer
    Angel L. Mendez is Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain Management at Cisco. He leads...  more
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    Alexander Ramsey

    Politician, Lawyer
    Alexander Ramsey (September 8, 1815 – April 22, 1903) was an American politician. He served...  more
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    Charlie Berry

    Umpire, Baseball player
    Charles Francis Berry (October 18, 1902 – September 6, 1972) was an American athlete and...  more
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    John W. Griggs

    Politician, Lawyer
    John William Griggs (July 10, 1849 – November 28, 1927) was an American Republican Party...  more
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    Mike Gazella

    Baseball player
    Michael Gazella (October 13, 1895 – September 11, 1978) was an American major league baseball...  more
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    Joseph Force Crater

    Associate Justice, Lawyer
    Joseph Force Crater (January 5, 1889 – disappeared August 6, 1930, declared legally dead June...  more
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    Larry Fast

    Keyboard player
    Lawrence Roger 'Larry' Fast (born December 10, 1951) is a synthesizer expert and composer. He...  more
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    Stephen Crane

    Journalist, Novelist
    Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short...  more

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    Stanley Donald Stookey (May 23, 1915 – November 4, 2014) was an American inventor. He had 60...  more
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    Haldan Keffer Hartline (December 22, 1903 – March 17, 1983) was an American physiologist who...  more
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    Horatio Stockton Howell

    Chaplain
    Horatio Stockton Howell (August 14, 1820 – July 1, 1863) was a Union Army chaplain killed in...  more
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    George Decker

    George Henry Decker (February 16, 1902 – February 6, 1980) was a general in the United States...  more
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    Orvan Hess

    Physician
    Orvan Walter Hess (June 18, 1906 – September 6, 2002) was an American physician noted for his...  more
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    James McKeen Cattell (May 25, 1860 – January 20, 1944), American psychologist, was the first...  more
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    Eric A. Kimmel (born 1946) is an American author of more than 50 children's books. His works...  more
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    Henry M. Hoyt

    Judge, Lawyer
    Henry Martyn Hoyt, Sr. (June 8, 1830 – December 1, 1892) was the 18th Governor of Pennsylvania...  more
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    Barry Wellman

    Professor
    Barry Wellman, FRSC (born 1942) is a Canadian-American sociologist and is the co-director of...  more
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    Peyton Conway March (December 27, 1864 – April 13, 1955) was a United States Army officer who...  more
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    Philip Showalter Hench (February 28, 1896 – March 30, 1965) was an American physician. Hench,...  more