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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Nebraska Wesleyan University and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Carl Curtis and Lew Hunter, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Nebraska Wesleyan University?” and “Which celebrities are Nebraska Wesleyan University alumni?”

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Lew Hunter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Screenwriter
Lewis R. Hunter is an American screenwriter, author and educator and is chairman Emeritus and Professor of Screenwriting at the UCLA Department of Film and Television. He is recognized as one of ...more

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Dwight Griswold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Politician
Dwight Palmer Griswold was an American politician who served as the 25th Governor of Nebraska from 1940 to 1946 and U.S. Senator from 1952 until his death in office in 1954. He was a

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Robert Reed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Actor
Robert Reed was an American stage, film and television actor and television director. From 1961 to 1965, Reed portrayed the role of Kenneth Preston on the popular legal drama, The Defenders, ...more

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Carl Curtis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Carl Thomas Curtis was an American politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. He served as a Republican in the United States House of Representatives and later the United States Senate.

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John R. Dunning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Physicist
John Ray Dunning was an American physicist who played key roles in the Manhattan Project that developed the first atomic bombs. He specialized in neutron physics, and did pioneering work in ...more

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John M. Gerrard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Judge
John Melvin Gerrard is a District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

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John N. Norton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
John N. Norton Politician
John Nathaniel Norton was a Nebraska Democratic politician.

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Kent Haruf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Alan Kent Haruf was an American novelist.

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Mignon G. Eberhart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Author
Mignon Good Eberhart was an American author of mystery novels. She had one of the longest careers among major American mystery writers.

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Nate Haden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Actor
Nathaniel "Nate" Richard Haden is an American actor who appeared in several TV shows. His most well known role is "Louis Thomas" in the TV drama series Desire. Haden grew up ...more

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Rick Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Rick Evans Songwriter, Singer

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Rod Markin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Rod Markin
Dr. Rodney Smith "Rod" Markin, M.D., Ph.D., is an American pioneer and leading authority in the field of laboratory automation. In 1993, he designed and created one of the world's ...more

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Lowen Kruse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Lowen Kruse Politician
Lowen Kruse is a politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska From 2001 to 2009, he represented the 13th District, consisting of part of Omaha, Nebraska, in the Nebraska Legislature. Kruse is a ...more

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Harry Huge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Harry Huge Lawyer
Harry Huge, is a practicing attorney with offices in Charleston, South Carolina. Huge was the plaintiff's attorney in the case of Blankenship v. Boyle, a ruling which enabled a more democratic ...more

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Marian Heiss Price is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Marian Heiss Price Politician
Marian Heiss Price is a Nebraska state senator from Lincoln, Nebraska in the Nebraska Legislature and registered nurse.

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Jason Licht is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Jason Licht
Jason Licht is the current general manager of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Before joining the Bucs in 2014, Licht worked for the Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, ...more

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Jim Merselis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Jim Merselis
Jim Merselis joined HemoSense in June of 2002. Mr. Merselis has over 25 years of experience in senior management assignments in domestic and international marketing, sales, research development ...more

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Scott Bostwick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Scott Bostwick Coach
Scott Bostwick was an American football player and coach. He served as the defensive coordinator at Northwest Missouri State University from 1994 to 2010 under head coach Mel Tjeerdsma, during ...more

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Shawn Bouwens is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Shawn Bouwens
Shawn M. Bouwens is a former American football guard in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Detroit Lions and Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Ted Genoways is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Ted Genoways Editor
Ted Genoways is a contributing writer at Mother Jones, an editor-at-large at OnEarth, and the author of The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food. He has been hailed by the Minneapolis ...more

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Ron Ernst is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Ron Ernst
Ron Ernst is an American football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, a position he has held since 1991. Ernst won his 100th game during ...more

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Orville Nave is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Nebraska Wesleyan University Alumni
Orville Nave
Orville James Nave was an American Methodist theologian and chaplain in the United States Army. He is best known for compiling Nave's Topical Bible, an index of topics addressed in the Christian ...more