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List Rules People on this list must have gone to New Mexico Highlands University and be of some renown.

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

A factual list, featuring graduates like Eddie Guerrero and Ann Nolan Clark.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to New Mexico Highlands University?” and “Which celebrities are New Mexico Highlands University alumni?”
Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
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Eduardo Gory Llanes Guerrero, better known by his ring name Eddie Guerrero, was a Mexican American professional wrestler. Born into a legendary Mexican wrestling family, Eddie Guerrero managed to maintain the storied legacy of his family. Through the 1990s, he had a distinguished career, working for ...more

Profession: Wrestler

Age: Died at 38 (1967-2005)

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States of America

Credits: WWE Smackdown!, WrestleMania XX, Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, WWE No Way Out

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Michael Francke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
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James Michael Francke was the Director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, the governmental bureau which manages prisons, inmates and parolees in the state of Oregon. He was appointed by then-governor Neil Goldschmidt to oversee Goldschmidt's plan to double the state's inmate capacity. On ...more

Profession: Lawyer

Age: Died at 43 (1946-1989)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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Ben R. Luján is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
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Ben Ray Luján is the U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is based in Santa Fe, the state capital, and includes most of the northern portion of the state. Congressman Luján became the Chairman of the ...more

Profession: Politician

Age: 43

Birthplace: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

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Rebecca Vigil-Giron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous New Mexico Highlands University Alumni
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Rebecca Vigil-Giron


Rebecca Vigil-Giron is an American politician, who served as a Democratic Secretary of State in New Mexico from 1987 to 1990, and from 1999 to 2006. She is the longest serving Secretary of State in New Mexico History. ...more

Profession: Politician

Age: 62

Birthplace: Taos, New Mexico, United States of America