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Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

Updated May 31, 2019 6.1k views26 items

List RulesPeople 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

    Eminem

    Record producer, Songwriter

    Age47

    BirthplaceSaint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America

    Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (; often... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Matt Groening

    Television producer, Musician

    Age66

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    Matthew Abraham Groening ( (listen) GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    Mark Rothko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    AgeDec. at 67 (1903-1970)

    BirthplaceDaugavpils, Latvia

    Mark Rothko was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. He is generally identified as... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Mel Blanc

    Comedian, Actor

    AgeDec. at 81 (1908-1989)

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Melvin Jerome Blanc (; May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and radio... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Charlie Parker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Charlie Parker

    Saxophonist, Musician

    AgeDec. at 35 (1920-1955)

    BirthplaceUSA, Kansas City, Kansas

    Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Elliott Smith

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 34 (1969-2003)

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America

    Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Chris Bosh

    Basketball player

    Age36

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Christopher Wesson Bosh (born March 24, 1984) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Dominic McGuire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Dominic McGuire

    Basketball player

    Age34

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Dominic Rashad McGuire (born October 20, 1985) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Linda J. Stierle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    BirthplaceGreenville, South Carolina

    Linda J. Stierle is a Nurse and a retired  Brigadier General.
  • 10
    Ted Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Ted Sorensen

    Speechwriter, Author

    AgeDec. at 82 (1928-2010)

    BirthplaceLincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

    Theodore Chaikin Sorensen (May 8, 1928 – October 31, 2010) was an American lawyer, writer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Karen Schmeer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Karen Schmeer

    Film Editor, Television Editor

    AgeDec. at 40 (1970-2010)

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    Karen Schmeer (February 20, 1970 – January 29, 2010) was a film editor who frequently... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Gary Snyder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Gary Snyder

    Poet, Environmentalist

    Age90

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet... more on Wikipedia
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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... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Al Jarreau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Al Jarreau

    Musician, Lyricist

    Age80

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Alwin Lopez Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Casino Versus Japan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Age47

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Casino Versus Japan (sometimes Casino vs. Japan) is the recording name for Erik Kowalski (born... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Edward Carlson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Edward Carlson

    Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 79 (1911-1990)

    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington

    Edward "Eddie" Carlson, was an American businessman and Seattle, Washington civic... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    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",... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    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... more on Wikipedia
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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... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Ted Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lincoln High School Alumni

    Ted Wheeler

    Official

    Age58

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    Edward Tevis Wheeler (born August 31, 1962) is an American politician who has served as the... more on Wikipedia
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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

    Age30

    BirthplaceTallahassee, Florida

    Bruce Edward Daniels, Jr. (born October 24, 1989) is a professional American football... more on Wikipedia
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