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

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

Items here include everything from Rod Smith to Dennis Weaver.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Missouri Southern State University?” and “Which celebrities are Missouri Southern State University alumni?”

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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Pilot, Television director, Actor William Dennis Weaver was an American actor who was best known for his work in television. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the ...more

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John Edward Peck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Actor John Edward Peck, better known by J. Eddie Peck, is an American television and film actor. His best-known roles include Cole Howard on The Young and the Restless and Jake Martin on All My

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Lonny Chapman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Actor, Acting Teacher, Playwright Lonny Chapman was an American television actor best known for his numerous guest star appearances on drama series, such as Storefront Lawyers, Quincy, M.E., The A-Team, Murder, She Wrote, ...more

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Jeff Speakman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Actor, Martial artist Jeff Speakman is an American actor and a martial artist in the art of American kenpo karate and Japanese Goju-Ryu, earning black belts in each.

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Janet L. Kavandi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Chemist, Astronaut Janet Lynn Kavandi, a native of Carthage, Missouri, is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and has served as NASA's Deputy Chief of the ...more

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Rod Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Businessperson, American football player Roderick Duane Smith is a former American football wide receiver who played thirteen seasons for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He played college football at Missouri ...more

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James Thrash is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
James Thrash American football player James Ray Thrash is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at Missouri Southern State ...more

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Sean James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Model, American football player Sean James is a former American football player who signed as a rookie free agent with the Minnesota Vikings. Sean is the cousin of father and son Major League Baseball players Cecil Fielder and ...more

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Allen Barbre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
American football player Allen Wade Barbre is an American football offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. He played college ...more

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William L. Webster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer William L. Webster is an American former politician, and convicted felon, from Missouri. He served in the Missouri House of Representatives and as the Attorney General of Missouri from 1985 to ...more

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Ron Richard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Ron Richard Politician Ronald F. "Ron" Richard is an American politician from the state of Missouri. A Republican, Richard served in the Missouri House of Representatives, including as Speaker of the House ...more

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Darren Barnett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Darren Barnett American football player Darren Barnett is a former American football cornerback. He was originally signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Missouri State.

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Gary Nodler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Gary Nodler Gary Nodler is a Missouri politician who served as a Republican in the Missouri State Senate, where he chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee. He is a resident of Joplin, Missouri, married ...more

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Larry Gene Taylor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Larry Gene Taylor Larry "Gene" Taylor was a Republican politician from Missouri. He was a resident of Shell Knob, Missouri. He was a sixth generation Missourian, and the son of Dorothy Taylor and the ...more

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Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy

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Terry Joyce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Terry Joyce Terrance Patrick Joyce was an American football player. A punter, he played two seasons professionally with the NFL St. Louis Cardinals in the 1970s. Terry Joyce was the father of Brandon Joyce, ...more

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Dave Wommack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Dave Wommack Coach Dave Wommack is an American football coach, who is the current defensive coordinator for the Ole Miss Rebels football team. Wommack was formerly the defensive coordinator for Arkansas State ...more

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Mike Loyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Missouri Southern State University Alumni
Mike Loyd Charles Michael Loyd in Joplin, Missouri is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was with the St. Louis Cardinals. He would appear in five games during the ...more