All People Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Loyola University Chicago and be of some renown.

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

This is a list that features graduates like Jennifer Morrison and Bob Newhart.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Loyola University Chicago?” and “Which celebrities are Loyola University Chicago alumni?”

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Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Accountant, Copywriter, Comedian George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album ...more

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Jennifer Morrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Television producer Jennifer Morrison is a television producer.

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Brenda Barnes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson Brenda Barnes serves as the current president, chairman and chief executive of Sara Lee Corporation. Barnes is a BA in Economics graduate of Augustana College and was awarded an honorary doctor ...more

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Dan Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician Daniel David "Dan" Rostenkowski was a United States Representative from Chicago, serving from 1959 to 1995. He become one of the most powerful legislators in Washington, especially in ...more

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John York is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Researcher, Pathologist John C. York is a retired American cancer research pathologist, married to Marie Denise DeBartolo York, and former co-owner and current co-chairman of the San Francisco 49ers. The Yorks have ...more

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Ernie Manouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Voice acting, Presenter Ernie Manouse is an American television host, radio personality, writer and producer. He currently hosts the interview show InnerVIEWS with Ernie Manouse, produced by HoustonPBS. His work with ...more

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Henry Hyde is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Henry John Hyde, an American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 2007, representing the 6th District of Illinois, an area of Chicago's ...more

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Lindsay Gene Abston Brush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Pornographic actor, Actor Audrey Hollander is an American pornographic actress. Her first scene was in the film More Dirty Debutantes 268 with Ed Powers. As of November 2013, she has appeared in over 400 productions and ...more

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Leslie David Baker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Actor Leslie David Baker is an American film and television actor. He is known for his portrayal of Stanley Hudson in The Office. He also had several small roles in Scrubs and appeared on That '70s ...more

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James Iha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter James Yoshinobu Iha is an American rock musician. He is best known as former guitarist and co-founder of the alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins and for his electric musical projects of ...more

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Michael Gronstal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Michael E. Gronstal is the Iowa State Senator representing the 50th District in the Iowa Senate. He has served since 1985 and is currently the majority leader and chairman of the Rules and ...more

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Christina Kahrl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Christina Kahrl is one of the co-founders of Baseball Prospectus. She is the former executive editor of the think tank's website, BaseballProspectus.com, the former managing editor for their ...more

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Joseph M. Juran is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson, Consultant, Statistician Joseph Moses Juran was a Romanian-born American engineer and management consultant. He is principally remembered as an evangelist for quality and quality management, having written several ...more

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William M. Daley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Banker William M. Daley has had a distinguished career in public service and is a business executive.

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William A. Blase Jr is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson

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Michael Pfleger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Priest, Pastor, Social activist Michael Louis Pfleger is a Roman Catholic priest and a social activist in Chicago, Illinois.

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Lisa Madigan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician Lisa Murray Madigan has been the 41st Attorney General of the US state of Illinois since 2003, when she became the first female attorney general for Illinois. She is a Democrat and the ...more

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Jim D. DeVries is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson James DeVries is senior vice president, human resources for the Allstate Insurance Company and is a member of Allstate's senior management team. As senior vice president human resources, DeVries ...more

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Ed Derwinski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician Edward Joseph "Ed" Derwinski was an American politician who served as the first Cabinet-level United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, serving under President George H. W. Bush ...more

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Mary S. Mcleod is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Mary McLeod is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources, for Pfizer Inc. Prior to joining Pfizer, Ms. McLeod held Head of Human Resources positions for Symbol Technologies and Charles ...more

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Mary A. Tolan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson Mary A. Tolan is the Chief Executive Officer of Chicago-based Accretive Health, a patient access and revenue cycle service company for health care providers.

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Daniel Hynes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Daniel Hynes Politician Daniel W. Hynes is an American politician, formerly the Illinois Comptroller. He currently works in client services and marketing for Ariel Investments in Chicago.

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J. Dennis O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
John Dennis O'Connor, known as J.Dennis O'Connor, is an American biologist and was the sixteenth Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh.

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Erwin Lutzer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Pastor, Writer Erwin W. Lutzer is an evangelical Christian pastor, teacher and author. He is currently the senior pastor of Moody Church, in Chicago, Illinois.

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John B. Menzer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson John B. Menzer served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart International Division, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from June 1999 to October 2005. Prior to June ...more

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L. Scott Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Actor L. Scott Caldwell is an American actress known for her role as Rose on Lost. Born Laverne Scott in Chicago, she started her career in 1978 as a member of the famed Negro Ensemble Company, making ...more

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David Draiman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Songwriter, Music Producer, Singer David Michael Draiman is an American songwriter and the lead singer for the heavy metal band Disturbed as well as for the band Device. Draiman is known for his distorted voice and percussive ...more

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Edith S. Sampson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer Edith Spurlock Sampson was an American lawyer and judge, and the first Black U.S. delegate appointed to the United Nations.

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Arthur Wilhelmi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Lawyer Arthur Wilhelmi is a former Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 43rd District since he was appointed in 2005, until his resignation in February 2012. Wilhelmi graduated ...more

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La Shawn K. Ford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician, Real Estate Broker La Shawn K. Ford is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 8th District since 2007. He is currently a real estate entrepreneur, founder of Ford Desired ...more

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Ronald E Daly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Ronald E Daly Businessperson Mr. Daly was then named president and CEO of Oc-USA Holding, Inc., a North American operations of Netherlands based Oc -N.V., a publicly held company that is a global supplier of high-technology ...more

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Samuel Stritch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Samuel Stritch Samuel Alphonsius Stritch was an American Cardinal prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago from 1940 to 1958 and as Pro-Prefect of the Sacred ...more

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Michael D. C. Drout is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Literary critic Michael D. C. Drout is the Prentice Professor of English and Former Chair of the Department of English at Wheaton College and an author and editor specializing in Anglo-Saxon and medieval ...more

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Stuart Dybek is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Poet, Author, Writer Stuart Dybek is an American writer of fiction and poetry.

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Bill Rancic is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Bill Rancic is a television producer and an actor.

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LaRue Martin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Basketball player LaRue Martin is a retired American professional basketball player. Martin was taken first overall by the National Basketball Association's Portland Trail Blazers in 1972, drafted ahead of future ...more

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Ira Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Ira I. Silverstein is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 8th district since 1999.

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Donald L. Hollowell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Lawyer Donald Lee Hollowell was an American civil rights attorney in the state of Georgia. Hollowell is best remembered for his instrumental role in winning the desegregation of the University of ...more

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Michael Patrick Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Michael Patrick Flanagan is an American politician from Illinois, and a Republican. He served one term in the United States House of Representatives.

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Bill Plante is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Journalist Bill Plante is a veteran journalist and correspondent for CBS News, having joined the network in 1964. He has been a White House correspondent for CBS and reports regularly on CBS This Morning ...more

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Victoria Recaño is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Journalist Victoria Recaño is an American television personality currently working for Inside Edition. Her previous jobs including being a special correspondent and media expert for TV Guide Network ...more

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Marsha M. Linehan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Professor, Psychologist Marsha M. Linehan is an American psychologist and author. She is the creator of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, a type of psychotherapy that combines behavioral science with Zen concepts like ...more

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John Cullerton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
John Cullerton Politician John J. Cullerton is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 6th district since his appointment in 1991. He was elected President of the Illinois Senate in 2009.

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Rudolph G. Tenerowicz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Politician Rudolph Gabriel Tenerowicz was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.

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John P. Daley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
John P. Daley Insurance broker, Politician John P. Daley is the 11th Ward Democratic Committeeman in Chicago, Illinois, a member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, and the Chair of the Cook County Board Audit and Finance ...more

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Stephanie Pace Marshall is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall is an educator and the founding president of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. She is also the founding president of the National Consortium for ...more

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Thomas M. Schoewe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Businessperson Thomas M. Schoewe is the chief financial officer and executive vice president of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. He has been with the company since taking his positions in January 2000. Prior to joining ...more

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Philip Caputo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Philip Caputo Journalist, Novelist, Author Philip Caputo is an American author and journalist. He is best known for A Rumor of War, a best-selling memoir of his experiences during the Vietnam War. Caputo has written 15 books, including ...more

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Eugene Antonio Marino is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
Eugene Antonio Marino Eugene Antonio Marino was an American Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia from 1988 until 1990, becoming the first African American archbishop in United States of ...more

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George Joulwan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Loyola University Chicago Alumni
George Joulwan George Alfred Joulwan is a retired United States Army general. He finished his military career as the Commander-in-Chief, United States European Command and Supreme Allied Commander in 1997. ...more