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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Montana State University - Bozeman and be of some renown.

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

Examples include Jan Stenerud and Lincoln Chafee.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Montana State University - Bozeman?” and “Which celebrities are Montana State University - Bozeman alumni?”

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Lester Hogan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Physicist, Inventor
Clarence Lester "Les" Hogan was an American physicist and a pioneer in microwave and semiconductor technology. He grew up as a brother to three sisters in Great Falls, Montana, where ...more

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Loren Acton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Physicist
Loren Wilber Acton is an American physicist who flew on Space Shuttle mission STS-51-F as a Payload Specialist for the Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory. Acton was born in Lewistown, ...more

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Sarah Vowell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Journalist, Author, Actor
Sarah Jane Vowell is an American author, journalist, essayist and social commentator. Often referred to as a "social observer," Vowell has written six nonfiction books on American ...more

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Sam McCullum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
American football player
Samuel Charles McCullum is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for 10 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings from 1974 through 1983. McCullum ...more

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Doug Coombs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Stunt Performer, Alpine skier
Doug Coombs was an American alpine skier and mountaineer who helped to pioneer the sport of extreme skiing, both in North America and worldwide.

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Chet Huntley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, Actor
Chester Robert "Chet" Huntley was an American television newscaster, best known for co-anchoring NBC's evening news program, The Huntley-Brinkley Report, for 14 years beginning in

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Craig Kilborn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Craig Anthony Marcus Kilborn is an American actor, political satirist, media critic, writer, producer, comedian, and television host. He was the original host of The Daily Show, a former anchor ...more

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Rodney Hide is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Politician
Rodney Philip Hide, QSO, is a former New Zealand politician of the ACT Party. Hide was a Member of Parliament for ACT from 1996 until 2011, was ACT's leader between 2004 and 2011, and ...more

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Maurice Hilleman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Microbiologist
Maurice Ralph Hilleman was an American microbiologist who specialized in vaccinology and developed over 40 vaccines, an unparalleled record of productivity. Of the 14 vaccines routinely ...more

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Steven C. Hackett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Steven C. Hackett Economist
Steven C. Hackett is an American economist. He began his career at the rank of Assistant Professor at Indiana University in Bloomington in 1989. He currently holds the rank of Professor of ...more

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Jan Stenerud is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
American football player
Jan Stenerud is a former professional football player for the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs, and the NFL's Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, and Minnesota Vikings. He is currently the ...more

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Lincoln Chafee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Politician, Farrier
Lincoln Davenport Chafee is an American politician who served as the 74th Governor of Rhode Island from January 2011 to January 2015. Prior to his election as governor, Chafee served in the ...more

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Susan Roesgen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Journalist
Susan Roesgen is an American television reporter. She has worked in radio and television broadcasting for more than two decades, including prime time news anchor positions at several TV ...more

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Brian Schweitzer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Politician, Farmer
Brian David Schweitzer is an American politician who served as the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 5, 2005 to January 7, 2013. Schweitzer served for a time as chair of the Western ...more

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Patricia Briggs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Patricia Briggs is an American writer of fantasy since 1993, well known for the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy series.

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Peter Voulkos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Artist
Peter Voulkos, was an American artist of Greek descent. He is known for his Abstract Expressionist ceramic sculptures, which crossed the traditional divide between ceramic crafts and fine art.

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Lee Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Lee Warren Metcalf was an American lawyer, judge, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator from Montana. He was permanent acting ...more

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James R. Browning is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Judge, Lawyer
James Robert Browning was an American judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He served 50 years on the court—the longest tenure of any U.S. Circuit Judge—and authored ...more

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Irving Weissman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Professor, Author
Irving Lerner "Irv" Weissman M.D. is a Professor of Pathology and Developmental Biology at Stanford University where he is the Director of the Stanford Institute of Stem Cell Biology ...more

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John Dahl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
John Dahl is an American film and television director and writer, best known for his work in the neo-noir genre. Despite a popular misconception, John is not related to the late ...more

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Ron East is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
American football player
Ronald Allan East is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League from 1967 to 1977. He played for Oregon State University and Montana State University in college ...more

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Dennis Erickson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
American Football coach, American football player
Dennis Brian Erickson is an American football coach and the running back coach at the University of Utah. Previously, Erickson was the head coach at the University of Idaho, the University of ...more

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Denny Rehberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Dennis Ray "Denny" Rehberg is an American politician and member of the Republican Party. He served as the Lieutenant Governor of Montana from 1991 to 1997 and as the U.S. ...more

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Emil Petaja is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Emil Petaja Novelist, Writer
Emil Petaja was an American science fiction and fantasy writer whose career spanned seven decades. He was the author of 13 published novels, nearly 150 short stories, numerous poems, and a ...more

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Irving Friedman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Montana State University - Bozeman Alumni
Chemist
Irving Friedman was a U.S. Geological Survey scientist and a pioneer in geochemistry. Born in New York City, New York, he obtained a B.S. degree in chemistry from Montana State University, a ...more