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

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

You can rank all of these graduates, from Mark Few to Amy Tan.

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

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Amy Tan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Novelist, Writer Amy Tan is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese-American experience. Her best-known work is The Joy Luck Club, which has been translated into 35 ...more

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Gary Stevens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Politician Gary Stevens is a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, representing the R District since his appointment in February 2003. He was previously a member of the Alaska House of Representatives ...more

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Landon Curt Noll is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Scientist Landon Curt Noll is an American computer scientist, co-discoverer of the 25th Mersenne prime and discoverer of the 26th, which he found while still enrolled at Hayward High School and ...more

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George H. Burnett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Judge George Henry Burnett was an American attorney and judge in the state of Oregon. He was the 21st Chief Justice on the Oregon Supreme Court serving twice as chief first in 1921 to 1923, and then ...more

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Grant Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Lawyer Frank Grant Sawyer was an American politician. He was the 21st Governor of Nevada from 1959 to 1967. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Sawyer was born on December 14, 1918, in Twin Falls, ...more

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George Lemuel Woods is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Judge, Lawyer George Lemuel Woods was an American lawyer, judge, and politician. A member of the Republican Party, Woods served as the third Governor of Oregon from 1866–1870. Failing to win renomination, ...more

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Kenneth Scott Latourette is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Historian Kenneth Scott Latourette was an American historian of China, Japan, and world Christianity. His formative experiences as Christian missionary and educator in early 20th century China shaped his ...more

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Mark Few is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach Mark Norman Few is an American college basketball coach, currently the head coach at Gonzaga University. He has served on Gonzaga's coaching staff since 1989, and has been a constant on the ...more

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Scott Brosius is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Baseball player, Coach Scott David Brosius is a retired American Major League Baseball third baseman for the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees. Brosius is currently the head baseball coach at Linfield ...more

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Thomas A. McBride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Thomas A. McBride Judge Thomas Allen McBride was an American attorney and judge in Oregon. He was the 20th Chief Justice on the Oregon Supreme Court serving three times as chief between 1913 and 1927. Overall he served ...more

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William Marion Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
William Marion Ramsey Judge William Marion Ramsay was an American politician and judge in Oregon. He was the 43rd Associate Justice on the Oregon Supreme Court serving from 1913 to 1915. He was also the first dean of ...more

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Jim Feldkamp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Jim Feldkamp Politician Jim Feldkamp is an American conservative politician. A Republican, he was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives in Oregon's 4th congressional district in 2004 and 2006. Both ...more

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Howard Glenn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Howard Glenn Howard Earl Glenn was an American gridiron football player. He played collegiately at Linfield College and professionally with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League and in the ...more

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Danny Langsdorf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Danny Langsdorf Coach Danny Langsdorf is the current Offensive Coordinator for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. In his six years as the offensive coordinator at Oregon State, his offenses have produced big numbers. Four of ...more

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Ad Rutschman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Ad Rutschman Coach Adolph "Ad" Rutschman is an American football coach, former baseball coach, and college athletics administrator. He was a head football coach for 24 seasons, head baseball coach for 13 ...more

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Fred von Appen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Fred von Appen Fred von Appen is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Hawaii at Manoa from 1996 to 1998, compiling a record of 5–31. He also served as ...more

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Bob Martyn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Bob Martyn Baseball player Robert Gordon Martyn is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1957 to 1959 for the Kansas City Athletics.

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Thomas B. Kay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Thomas B. Kay Thomas Benjamin Kay was an American politician and businessman in the state of Oregon. A native of New Jersey, he moved to Oregon with his family at the age of one where he later took over the ...more

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Randy Mueller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Randy Mueller Randy Mueller is an executive in the National Football League, most recently as general manager for the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints. He has over two decades of NFL front office

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Patricia J. Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Patricia J. Lancaster Architect Patricia J. Lancaster served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Buildings from April 2002 to April 2008. She is currently a building code consultant to the Durst Organization, a ...more

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Muneo Yoshikawa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Muneo Yoshikawa Muneo Jay Yoshikawa is a Japanese professor, author, researcher and consultant in the fields of intercultural communication, human development, human resource management, and leadership.

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Laura Gibson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Laura Gibson Laura Gibson is a Portland-area folk singer and songwriter. She was raised in Coquille, Oregon. She currently resides in New York City, where she is completing graduate work at Hunter College. ...more

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Brett Elliott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Brett Elliott is a former American football quarterback.

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Shane McCrae is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Linfield College Alumni
Shane McCrae Shane McCrae is an American poet. He is the author of the poetry collections Forgiveness Forgiveness, Blood, and Mule. McCrae was the recipient of a 2011 Whiting Writers' Award, and in 2012 his ...more