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Famous Muhlenberg College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Muhlenberg College and be of some renown.

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

List features graduates like Frederick Busch, David Fricke and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Muhlenberg College?” and “Which celebrities are Muhlenberg College alumni?”
  • 1

    John F. McKeon



    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    John F. McKeon (born June 3, 1958) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2002, where he represents the 27th Legislative District, which...  more
  • 2


    Richard Ben-Veniste (born January 3, 1943) is an American lawyer. He first rose to prominence as a special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal. He has also been a member of the 9/11 Commission....  more
  • 3

    Frederick Busch

    Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1941-2006)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Frederick Busch (August 1, 1941 – February 23, 2006) was an American writer. Busch was a prolific author of short stories and novels. Busch was born in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from...  more
  • 4

    Frank Buchman

    Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman (June 4, 1878 – August 7, 1961), best known as Dr. or Rev. Frank Buchman, was a Protestant Christian evangelist who founded the Oxford Group (known as Moral...  more
  • 5


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Barbara Crossette (born July 12, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American journalist....  more
  • 6

    Dylan Lane

    Dylan Lane is an American television game show host and actor. Lane was born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, and was raised in nearby Huntingdon. He graduated from Huntingdon Area High School in Huntingdon....  more
  • 7

    Herbert Needleman

    Professor, Physician


    Herbert Leroy Needleman (December 13, 1927 – July 18, 2017), known for research studies on the neurodevelopmental damage caused by lead poisoning, was a pediatrician, child psychiatrist, researcher...  more
  • 8

    Paul Clymer



    BirthplaceSellersville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Paul Irvin Clymer (born July 8, 1937) was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he represented the 145th Legislative District in Bucks County. First elected in...  more
  • 9

    Matthew Hittinger

    Matthew Hittinger (born June 1, 1978) is an American poet and printmaker....  more
  • 10

    David Fricke

    Editor, Journalist


    David Fricke (born June 4, 1952) is a senior editor at Rolling Stone magazine, where he writes predominantly on rock music. His career has spanned over 30 years. In the 1990s, he was the magazine's...  more
  • 11

    George O. Bierkoe

    Dr. George Olav Bierkoe (July 2, 1895 – April 11, 1979) was co-founder, along with his wife, Eleanor E. Tupper (1904-1999), of Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. Bierkoe served as first...  more
  • 12

    Matt Yallof

    Matt Yallof (born September 24, 1968) is an American sports commentator for MLB Network, where he debuted June 3, 2009. Yallof hosts the regular season studio show "The Rundown" and also appears on...  more
  • 13

    Charlie Copley

    Charles Francis Copley (September 1, 1887 - May 29, 1944) was a professional football player who played for the Akron Pros and the Milwaukee Badgers of the National Football League....  more
  • 14

    Sisto Averno

    Sisto Joseph Averno (May 12, 1925 – March 26, 2012) was an American football guard and linebacker who played in the National Football League for the original Baltimore Colts (1950), the New York...  more
  • 15

    Jack McCallum



    Jack McCallum (born 1949) is an American novelist and sportswriter....  more
  • 16

    Frank Baldino, Jr.

    Dr. Baldino founded Cephalon in 1987 and grew it from a privately held company to the sixth largest publicly traded biotechnology company in the U.S., with 2005 revenue exceeding $1.2 billion....  more
  • 17

    Theodore Weiss

    Poet, Essayist

    AgeDec. at 87 (1916-2003)

    BirthplaceReading, Pennsylvania

    Theodore Russell Weiss was an American poet, and literary magazine editor....  more
  • 18

    Leonard I. Zon

    Leonard I. Zon, M.D., is the Grousbeck Professor of Pediatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Director of the Stem Cell Program, Children’s...  more