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

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

Items include everything from James Stewart to Benicio del Toro.

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

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James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Pilot, Television director, Military Officer James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many ...more

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Film Director Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez, better known as Benicio Del Toro, is a Puerto Rican actor, film producer and film director. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a ...more

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H. F. Lenfest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Lawyer H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest is a media entrepreneur and philanthropist.

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Harry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Politician Harry Roe Hughes, a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 57th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1979 to 1987.

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Burton Richter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Physicist Burton Richter is a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside the Brookhaven National ...more

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Nicholas F. Taubman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Nicholas Frank Taubman is a United States businessman, politician, and ambassador. He served as the United States Ambassador to Romania 2005–08.

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Vanessa Branch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Model, Actor Vanessa Lynn Branch is an English-born American actress and model. She is best known in North America as the Orbit Gum television commercial woman.

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Dick Thornburgh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Richard Lewis "Dick" Thornburgh is an American lawyer and Republican politician who served as the 41st Governor of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1987, and then as the U.S. Attorney General ...more

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Eugene B. Fluckey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Eugene B. Fluckey Rear Admiral Eugene Bennett Fluckey, nicknamed "Lucky Fluckey", was a United States Navy submarine commander who received the Medal of Honor and four Navy Crosses for his service

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Sean Kanan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Film Producer, Actor Sean Kanan is an American actor, best known for his portrayals of A. J. Quartermaine on General Hospital, Deacon Sharpe on The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless, and Mike ...more

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Glenn Andrews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Businessperson Arthur Glenn Andrews, usually known as Glenn Andrews, was an American politician and a United States Representative from Alabama.

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John E. Jones III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Judge, Lawyer John Edward Jones III is an American lawyer and jurist from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. A Republican, Jones was appointed by President George W. Bush as federal judge on the United States ...more

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Ted Meredith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
James Edwin "Ted" Meredith was an American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1912 Summer Olympics. Meredith made the 1912 Olympic team while still in high school at Mercersburg ...more

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Ephraim Leister Acker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Ephraim Leister Acker was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

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Melvin Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Swimmer Melvin Monroe Stewart is an American former competition swimmer and former world record-holder who won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

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Stewart H. Appleby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Stewart Hoffman Appleby was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 3rd congressional district from 1925–1927, filling the vacancy of his father T. Frank Appleby, ...more

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Bill Carr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
William Arthur Carr was an American athlete, a double Olympic champion in 1932. Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Carr studied at Mercersburg Academy and the University of Pennsylvania, where he was ...more

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John Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
John Coolidge was an executive with the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, the founder of the Plymouth Cheese Corporation and the first son of President Calvin Coolidge and Grace

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William Davies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter William Davies is an English screenwriter and film producer. He has written and co-written a number of films including 1988's Twins, The Real McCoy, Johnny English, Alien Autopsy, Flushed Away, ...more

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William Clutz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Mercersburg Academy Alumni
William Clutz William Clutz is an American artist known for urban paintings, pastels, and charcoal drawings of pedestrian scenes transformed by light. He is associated with a revival in figurative ...more