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Famous Millikin University Alumni

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

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

List is made up of graduates like Jodi Benson and Sierra Boggess.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Millikin University?” and “Which celebrities are Millikin University alumni?”
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Douglas R Oberhelman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 66

Douglas R. Oberhelman is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Illinois. He has responsibility for the company's human services and sustainable development functions, as well as ...more
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Jodi Benson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Age: 57

Birthplace: USA, Rockford, Illinois

Jodi Marie Benson (née Marzorati; born October 10, 1961) is an American actress, voice actress and singer. She is best known for providing both the speaking and the singing voice of ...more
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Hedy Burress is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 45

Birthplace: USA, Edwardsville, Illinois

Heather Elizabeth "Hedy" Burress is an American actress. She had a starring role in the film Foxfire as Maddy, and later landed roles in television shows Boston Common and E.R.. In the ...more
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Annie Wersching is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Annie Wersching (born March 28, 1977) is an American actress known for her role as Renee Walker in the American television series 24.
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Sierra Boggess is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Actor, Singer

Age: 36

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Sierra Marjory Boggess (born May 20, 1982) is an American theater actress and singer. She is best known for originating the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid on Broadway and for her multiple ...more
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Matthew West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Downers Grove, Illinois

Matthew Joseph West (born April 25, 1977) is an American contemporary Christian musician, singer-songwriter, and actor. He has released five studio albums and is known for his songs, ...more

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Peter Gutzmer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Firefighter, Paramedic

Age: 53

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Peter Gutzmer was the Democratic candidate for the 2006 and 2008 election for Illinois State Senator for the 27th District. He was defeated twice by Republican Matt Murphy. The first time, in ...more
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Ellen Wittlinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Writer

Age: 70

Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois

Ellen Wittlinger (born in Belleville, Illinois on October 21, 1948) is an author for young adults, including Gracie's Girl and the Printz Honor book Hard Love.
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George Musso is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
American football player

Age: Dec. at 90 (1910-2000)

Birthplace: Collinsville, Illinois

George Francis Musso (April 8, 1910 – September 5, 2000) was an American football lineman, playing both offensive guard and tackle as well as defensive middle guard. His twelve-year career in ...more
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John S. Heller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
John Heller is vice president and chief information officer of Caterpillar Inc. He has responsibility for Caterpillar's Systems + Processes Division, which includes the corporation's information ...more
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Thomas W. Ewing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Thomas W. Ewing

Age: 83

Birthplace: Atlanta, Illinois, United States of America

Thomas W. "Tom" Ewing (born September 19, 1935 in Atlanta, Illinois) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives and the Illinois State House of ...more
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Virgil Wagner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Virgil Wagner American football player

Age: Dec. at 75 (1922-1997)

Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois

Virgil Wagner (February 27, 1922 - August 22, 1997) was an award-winning, all-star and Grey Cup champion Canadian football halfback for the Montreal Alouettes. He was inducted into the Canadian ...more
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Alice Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 95 (1906-2001)

Birthplace: Lexington, Illinois

Alice Ambrose Lazerowitz (November 25, 1906 – January 25, 2001) was an American philosopher, logician, and author.
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Jeff Query is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Jeff Query American football player

Age: 51

Birthplace: Decatur, Illinois

Jeff Lee Query (born March 7, 1967) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, and Washington Redskins. Query ...more
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James Benton Parsons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
James Benton Parsons

Age: Dec. at 82 (1911-1993)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri

James Benton Parsons (August 13, 1911 – June 19, 1993) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was the first African ...more
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Aric Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Aric Anderson

Age: 53

Birthplace: Waverly, Iowa

Aric Anderson (born April 9, 1965) a former linebacker in the National Football League who played for the Green Bay Packers. In 1988–1992 Aric Anderson played Arena football; two years for ...more
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Joe Carpe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Joe Carpe

Age: Dec. at 74 (1903-1977)

Joseph A. Carpe (January 23, 1903 – November 3, 1977) was a professional football player in the early National Football League. A native of Westville, Illinois, Carpe attended Millikin ...more
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George Corbett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
George Corbett

Age: Dec. at 82 (1908-1990)

Birthplace: Dix, Illinois

George Corbett is the name of: George Corbett (American football) (1908–1990), American football running back for the Chicago Bears George Corbett (footballer) (1925–1999), English professional ...more
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Fred T. Long is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Fred T. Long

Age: Dec. at 70 (1896-1966)

Birthplace: Decatur, Illinois

Fred Thomas "Pop" "Pops" "Big" Long (January 22, 1896 – March 23, 1966) was an African American professional baseball player in the Negro Leagues and a college ...more
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Chuck Martin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Chuck Martin Coach

Age: 51

Charles Thomas Martin (born January 8, 1968) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at Miami University and was previously the offensive coordinator at ...more
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Jeff Armbruster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Jeff Armbruster
Jeffry Armbruster is an Ohio politician. He served two terms as the mayor of North Ridgeville, Ohio and represented the 13th district in the Ohio Senate from 1999 to 2006. He is the safety ...more
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Jeffrey Alexander Sterli... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Millikin University Alumni
Jeffrey Alexander Sterling
Jeffrey Alexander Sterling is an American lawyer and former CIA employee who was arrested, charged, and convicted of violating the Espionage Act for revealing details about Operation Merlin ...more