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Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Lincoln High School and be of some renown.

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

Examples include Jennifer Love Hewitt and Eminem.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lincoln High School?” and “Which celebrities are Lincoln High School alumni?”
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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (; often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, film ...more

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Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Television producer, Musician, Film Producer
Matthew Abraham Groening ( (listen) GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell ...more

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Mark Rothko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Artist
Mark Rothko was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. He is generally identified as an Abstract Expressionist. With Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, he is one of the most famous ...more
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Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting
Melvin Jerome Blanc (; May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and radio personality. After beginning his over-60-year career performing in radio, he became known for his work ...more

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Charlie Parker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Saxophonist, Musician, Composer
Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading ...more

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Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician
Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in ...more

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Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Basketball player
Christopher Wesson Bosh (born March 24, 1984) is an American former professional basketball player. A high school "Mr. Basketball" in Texas, Bosh left Georgia Tech after one season to ...more

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Dominic McGuire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Basketball player
Dominic Rashad McGuire (born October 20, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Aguacateros de Michoacán of the Mexican Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional
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Linda J. Stierle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Nurse
Linda J. Stierle is a Nurse and a retired  Brigadier General.
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Ted Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Speechwriter, Author, Writer
Theodore Chaikin Sorensen (May 8, 1928 – October 31, 2010) was an American lawyer, writer, and presidential adviser. He was a speechwriter for President John F. Kennedy, as well as one of his ...more
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Karen Schmeer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Film Editor, Television Editor
Karen Schmeer (February 20, 1970 – January 29, 2010) was a film editor who frequently collaborated with filmmaker Errol Morris.
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Gary Snyder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Poet, Environmentalist, Educator
Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), he is also an essayist, ...more

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Pappy Boyington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was an American combat pilot who was a United States Marine Corps fighter ace during World War II. He received both the ...more
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Al Jarreau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Musician, Lyricist, Singer
Alwin Lopez Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician. He received a total of seven Grammy Awards and was nominated for over a dozen more. Jarreau is ...more

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Casino Versus Japan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Composer
Casino Versus Japan (sometimes Casino vs. Japan) is the recording name for Erik Kowalski (born May 5, 1973 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin), a United States-based musician who works in electronic
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Swede Halbrook is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Harvey Wade "Swede" Halbrook (January 30, 1933 – April 5, 1988) was an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) player from 1960 to 1962. He played in college for Oregon ...more
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Sophie Pascoe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Sophie Pascoe
Sophie Frances Pascoe (born 8 January 1993) is a New Zealand para-swimmer. She has represented New Zealand at three Summer Paralympic Games from 2008, winning a total of nine gold medals and six ...more
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Edward Carlson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Businessperson
Edward "Eddie" Carlson, was an American businessman and Seattle, Washington civic leader. Carlson was born in Tacoma, Washington and, as a youth, helped his single mother make ends ...more
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Jim Cronin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Jim or James Cronin may refer to: Jim Cronin (zoo keeper) (1951–2007), founder of Monkey World, Dorset, England, a sanctuary for abused and neglected primates Jim Cronin (baseball) (1905–1983), ...more
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Les Witte is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Les Witte
Leslie Witte (April 2, 1911 – December 23, 1973), nicknamed "Beanie" and "One Grand Witte", was a two-time consensus All-American basketball player for the Wyoming Cowboys in ...more
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Vince Hanson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Vince Hanson
Vincent Garnett Hanson (December 26, 1923 – August 30, 2009) was an NCAA All-American basketball player at Washington State University (WSU) in 1944–45. Hanson was a three-sport star at WSU, ...more
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Harry Glickman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Harry Glickman
Harry Glickman (born May 13, 1924) is a retired American journalist, promoter, and sports executive. He was one of the founders of the Portland Trail Blazers, and was the team's president from ...more
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Scott Bruun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Scott Bruun
Lorentz Scott Bruun ( BROO-in; born May 3, 1966) is a Republican politician from the US state of Oregon. He served in the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 37, which ...more
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Ted Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
Official
Edward Tevis Wheeler (born August 31, 1962) is an American politician who has served as the mayor of Portland, Oregon, since 2017. He previously served as Oregon State Treasurer. Wheeler was ...more
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B. J. Daniels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni
B. J. Daniels American football player
Bruce Edward Daniels, Jr. (born October 24, 1989) is a professional American football quarterback who most recently played for the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). ...more