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

List below includes Gene Roberts, Archie Campbell and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Mars Hill College?” and “Which celebrities are Mars Hill College alumni?”
David Price is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mars Hill College Alumni
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David Eugene Price is a professor and the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district, serving since 1997 and previously from 1987 to 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes portions of, among other cities, Burlington, Fayetteville, Raleigh, Durham, and all of Chapel Hill. ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Erwin, Tennessee, United States of America

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Eugene Leslie "Gene" Roberts, Jr. is an American journalist and professor of journalism. He has been a national editor of The New York Times, executive editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1972 to 1990, and managing editor of The New York Times from 1994 to 1997. Roberts is most known for presiding over The Inquirer`s "Golden Age", a time in which the newspaper was given the freedom and resources it needed, won 17 Pulitzer Prizes in 18 years, displaced The Philadelphia Bulletin as the city's "paper of record", and was considered to be Knight Ridder's crown jewel as a profitable enterprise and an influential regional paper. ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Pikeville, North Carolina, United States of America

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Archie Campbell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mars Hill College Alumni
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Archie Campbell was an American comedian, writer, and star of Hee Haw, a popular long-running country-flavored network television variety show. He was also a recording artist with several hits on the RCA label in the 1960s. ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1914-1987)

Birthplace: Bulls Gap, Tennessee, United States of America

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Leon Rooke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mars Hill College Alumni
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Leon Rooke


Leon Rooke, CM is a Canadian novelist. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina in the United States. Educated at the University of North Carolina, he moved to Canada in 1969. He now lives in Toronto, Ontario. Rooke helped to found the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 1989. In 2002, Rooke championed The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence in that year's edition of Canada Reads. Rooke's work also appears in Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts. In 2007, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States of America