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

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

Items here include everything from Eppie Friedman to Paul Splittorff.

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

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Eppie Friedman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Eppie Friedman Journalist, Writer Esther Pauline "Eppie" Lederer, better known by the pen name Ann Landers, was an American advice columnist and eventually a nationwide media celebrity who began her career writing the ...more

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Daryl Hecht is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Daryl Hecht Judge Daryl Hecht is a justice on the Iowa Supreme Court.

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Era Bell Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Era Bell Thompson Journalist, Writer Era Bell Thompson was a graduate of the University of North Dakota and an editor of Ebony magazine. She was also a recipient of the governor of North Dakota's Roughrider Award. A multicultural ...more

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William L. Harding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
William L. Harding Politician William Lloyd Harding was an American politician. He was the 22nd Governor of Iowa, from 1917 to 1921.

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David Allan Evans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
David Allan Evans Writer David Allan Evans USA is an American poet. Since 2002, he is the poet laureate of the U.S. state of South Dakota.

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Jack Halloran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Jack Halloran Jack Halloran was an American composer and choral director. He died at 81 of a stroke.

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Paul Splittorff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Paul Splittorff Baseball player Paul William Splittorff, Jr. was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who spent his entire career with the Kansas City Royals. Listed at 6 ft 3 in, Splittorff batted and threw left-handed.

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Fred Jay Seaver is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Fred Jay Seaver Fred Jay Seaver was an American mycologist. He worked at the New York Botanical Garden for 40 years, initially as the Director of Laboratories, then as the Curator, and finally as Head Curator. ...more

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Matt Campbell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Matt Campbell Lawyer Matthew Sean Campbell was the 2010 Democratic nominee for the United States Congress in Iowa's 5th congressional district, challenging incumbent Republican Representative Steve King.

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Alfred George Kruger III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Alfred George Kruger III Track and field athlete Alfred George Kruger III is a male hammer thrower from the United States. His personal best is 79.26 metres, achieved in August 2004 in Berea. He finished fourth at the 2006 IAAF World Cup. In ...more

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John McEwen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
John McEwen John McEwen is a retired American hammer thrower, who initially won a bronze medal at the 2003 Pan American Games. He later was disqualified due to a doping offence. He finished sixth at the ...more

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Sharon S. Steckman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Sharon S. Steckman Teacher Sharon S. Steckman is a member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 53rd District since 2012. She has a B.S. degree in education from Iowa State University and a M.S. degree, ...more

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Gary W. Laidig is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Gary W. Laidig Legislator Gary W. Laidig is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives. A Republican, he was first elected to the House in 1972, and ...more

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James C. Olson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
James C. Olson James C. Olson was an American author and school administrator whose duties included being president of the University of Missouri System.

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Lawrence E. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Lawrence E. Roberts Military Officer, Fighter pilot Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. He was the father of newscaster Robin ...more

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Matthew Harrison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Morningside College Alumni
Matthew Harrison Matthew Carl Harrison is the 13th and current President of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. He was elected to the presidency on July 13, 2010 at its 64th regular convention held in Houston, ...more