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

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

Items include everything from James Stockdale to Joe Tait.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Monmouth College?” and “Which celebrities are Monmouth College alumni?”
James Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Monmouth College Alumni
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James Bond Stockdale was a United States Navy vice admiral and one of the most-highly decorated officers in the history of the U.S. Navy. Stockdale led aerial attacks from the carrier USS Ticonderoga during the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident. On his next deployment, while Commander of Carrier Air Wing 16 aboard the carrier USS Oriskany, he was shot down over enemy territory on September 9, 1965. Stockdale was the highest-ranking naval officer held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. He was awarded 26 personal combat decorations, including the Medal of Honor and four Silver Stars. During the late 1970s, he served as President of the Naval War College. Stockdale was candidate for Vice President of ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1923-2005)

Birthplace: Knox County, Galesburg, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area, Illinois, Abingdon, + more

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Joseph "Joe" Tait is a retired American sports broadcaster, who called the radio play by play for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA and both TV and radio for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. With the exception of two seasons in the early 1980s and illness in 2010-11, he was the Cavaliers' radio announcer from the team's inception in 1970 through the 2010-11 season. He won the Basketball Hall of Fame 2010 Curt Gowdy Media Award. ...more

Age: 80

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

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Richard Elihu Sloan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Monmouth College Alumni
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Richard Elihu Sloan was an American jurist and politician, who served as Associate Justice on the Arizona Territorial Supreme Court, a United States District Court judge and as the 17th and final Governor of Arizona Territory. As an Associate Justice he served for 16 years, the longest service of any member of the Arizona Territorial Supreme Court, and wrote over 150 legal opinions. As governor he oversaw Arizona's transition from territory to statehood. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1857-1933)

Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America

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Helen Wagner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Monmouth College Alumni
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Helen Wagner was an American actress. Born in Lubbock, Texas, she is best known for her long-running role as Nancy Hughes McClosky on the soap opera As the World Turns. Wagner was also the longest serving actor on an American soap opera. Wagner also played the role of Trudy Bauer during the initial TV years of Guiding Light in the early 1950s. She also appeared on the early soap Valiant Lady, as well as on 1950s primetime programs including The World of Mr. Sweeney, Mister Peepers, Inner Sanctum, and the Philco-Goodyear Playhouse. Wagner died on May 1, 2010, at the age of 91. The cause of her death was cancer. ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1918-2010)

Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, USA

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