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

List features graduates like Lee Atwater, Coleman Livingston Blease and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Newberry College?” and “Which celebrities are Newberry College alumni?”
Coleman Livingston Blease is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Newberry College Alumni
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Coleman Livingston Blease was a South Carolina politician who served as a Democratic state legislator, 90th Governor of South Carolina, and U.S. Senator. Blease was notorious for playing on the prejudices of poor whites to gain their votes. He was pro-lynching and anti-black education. As Senator, ...more

Profession: Lawyer

Age: Died at 74 (1868-1942)

Birthplace: Newberry, South Carolina, USA

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Lee Atwater is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Newberry College Alumni
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Harvey LeRoy "Lee" Atwater was an American political consultant and strategist to the Republican Party. He was an advisor to U.S. Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush and chairman of the Republican National Committee. ...more

Profession: Consultant

Age: Died at 40 (1951-1991)

Birthplace: Area code 678, Area code 404, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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Heath Benedict was a Dutch American football player. An offensive tackle, Benedict was considered to be one of the top offensive linemen prospects for the 2008 NFL Draft. Benedict was born in Tilburg, The Netherlands, to United States citizens: Ed Benedict, a former high school star athlete from ...more

Profession: American football player

Age: Died at 25 (1983-2008)

Birthplace: Tilburg, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Asbury Francis "Frank" Lever was a member of the United States House of Representatives from South Carolina. ...more

Profession: Lawyer

Age: Died at 65 (1875-1940)

Birthplace: South Carolina, United States of America

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