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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Calvin Murphy and Eric Gale.

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

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Elsa Salazar Cade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Elsa Salazar Cade Elsa Salazar Cade is an award-winning Mexican American science teacher and entomologist. Elsa received her undergraduate degree in elementary education at the University of Texas at Austin and ...more

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William J. Donovan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
William J. Donovan Politician, Lawyer William Joseph Donovan was a United States soldier, lawyer, intelligence officer and diplomat. Donovan is best remembered as the wartime head of the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to ...more

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Daniel Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Daniel Schaefer Bassist Daniel "Dan" Schaefer was a Republican U.S. Representative from Colorado from 1983 to 1999. He represented a suburban district that stretched from Denver to the southwest. Born in ...more

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Chris Begg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Chris Begg Baseball player Christopher Stephen Begg is a Canadian baseball pitcher. A graduate of Niagara University, Begg was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Francisco Giants in 2003 after pitching for the ...more

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Earl Brydges is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Earl Brydges Politician, Lawyer Earl William Brydges was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was Temporary President and Majority Leader of the State Senate from 1966 to 1972.

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Calvin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Calvin Murphy Basketball player Calvin Jerome Murphy is a retired American professional basketball player who played as a guard for the NBA's San Diego/Houston Rockets from 1970-1983. He is a current member of the Houston ...more

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David M. O'Connell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
David M. O'Connell David Michael O'Connell, C.M., is a member of the Congregation of the Mission, commonly called the Vincentian Fathers, and a past President of The Catholic University of America in Washington, ...more

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George D. Maziarz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
George D. Maziarz Politician George D. Maziarz is a Republican politician from New York State. He currently represents the 62nd District in the New York State Senate, which includes all of Niagara County, all of Orleans ...more

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Becky and Jessie O'Donohue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Becky and Jessie O'Donohue Singer Rebecca Marie "Becky" O'Donohue and Jessica Elleanore "Jessie" O'Donohue are American reality TV show contestants, models and actresses. Becky was a semi-finalist in the ...more

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Joe Arlauckas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Joe Arlauckas Basketball player Joseph John "Joe" Arlauckas is a retired American professional basketball power forward.

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Justin Cross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Justin Cross Justin Cross is an American ice hockey player who currently plays right wing for the Kalamazoo Wings of the International Hockey League. He is in his second season for the Wings.

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Hubie Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Hubie Brown Basketball Coach, Coach Hubert Jude "Hubie" Brown is a retired American basketball coach and a current television analyst. Brown is a two-time NBA Coach of the Year, the honors being separated by 26 years. ...more

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John Beilein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
John Beilein Basketball Coach, Coach John Patrick Beilein is an American college basketball coach and current men's basketball head coach at the University of Michigan. He is the 16th head coach of the Michigan Wolverines. The ...more

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Harvey Weisenberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Harvey Weisenberg Politician Harvey Weisenberg is a Democrat and the Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore of the New York State Assembly. He represents the 20th assembly district, encompassing Atantic Beach, Long Beach, Lido ...more

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Joe McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Joe McCarthy Joseph Vincent McCarthy was a manager in Major League Baseball, most renowned for his leadership of the "Bronx Bombers" teams of the New York Yankees from 1931 to 1946. The first ...more

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Dennis H. Holtschneider is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Dennis H. Holtschneider The Reverend Fr. Dennis H. Holtschneider is the president of DePaul University in Chicago, United States. He was chosen by the Board of Trustees as the university's president in spring 2004 and ...more

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Walt Lynch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Walt Lynch Baseball player Walter Edward Lynch, nicknamed "Jabber", was a catcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1922 season. Listed at 6 ft 0 in, 176 lb., Lynch ...more

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Eric Gale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Eric Gale Guitarist, Session musician Eric J. Gale was a leading American jazz and session guitarist.

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Vince Molyneaux is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Vince Molyneaux Baseball player Vincent Leo Molyneaux was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Browns and Boston Red Sox season. Listed at 6' 0", 180 lb., Molyneaux batted and threw ...more

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Anthony Raymond Ceresko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Anthony Raymond Ceresko Anthony Raymond Ceresko was an Old Testament scholar.

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Alfred F. Beiter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Alfred F. Beiter Politician Alfred Florian Beiter was an American politician and a United States Representative from New York. He was a Democrat.

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Bill Press is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Bill Press Commentator, Author, Radio personality William H. "Bill" Press is a U.S. talk radio host, liberal political commentator and author. He was chairman of the California Democratic Party from 1993 to 1996.

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Larry Costello is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Larry Costello Coach Lawrence Ronald "Larry" Costello was an American professional basketball player and coach. He was known as the National Basketball Association's last two-handed set shooter. After ...more

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Leo W. O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Leo W. O'Brien Politician Leo William O'Brien was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

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Dave Levac is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Dave Levac David Joseph "Dave" Levac is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 1999. He represents the riding of Brant. ...more

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Kyle Rogers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Kyle Rogers Kyle Rogers is an American professional ice hockey player and captain of the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.

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Frederick Scullin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Frederick Scullin Judge Frederick James Scullin, Jr. is an American attorney and senior judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.

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Paul T. Hogan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Paul T. Hogan Paul Timothy Hogan was a professional football player for the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, New York Giants, Frankford Yellow Jackets and the Chicago Cardinals. He played football at Washington ...more

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Bryan Haczyk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Bryan Haczyk Bryan Haczyk is an American professional ice hockey forward who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the Trenton Titans of the ECHL during the 2012–13 season.

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Frank Layden is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Frank Layden Basketball Coach, Coach Frank Layden is a retired American basketball coach and executive of the National Basketball Association's Utah Jazz.

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Albert Guarnieri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Albert Guarnieri George Albert "Chick" Guarnieri was a professional football player who played 2 seasons in the National Football League, with the Canton Bulldogs and the Buffalo Bisons. He played ...more

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David Franczyk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
David Franczyk David A. "Dave" Franczyk is the President and a councilmember of the Buffalo Common Council, which is the representative legislative branch of the government of Buffalo, New York. He ...more

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Maryalice Demler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Maryalice Demler Mary Alice Demler, is Miss New York 1990, a television journalist and news anchor for WGRZ in Buffalo, New York.

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Hugh B. Scott is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Hugh B. Scott Judge Hugh B. Scott is a Magistrate Judge of United States District Court for the Western District of New York. He was appointed United States Magistrate Judge on June 1, 1995. Scott was the first ...more

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Robert Wegman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Robert Wegman Robert Wegman was a pioneer of the one-stop shopping concept. He was the son of Wegmans Food Markets co-founder Walter Wegman. Until his death in 2006 at age 87, he was the chairperson for ...more

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Anthony Di Biase is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Anthony Di Biase Anthony Di Biase is a Canadian soccer player, currently playing for SC Toronto in the Canadian Soccer League First Division.

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Benson Egemonye is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Benson Egemonye Benson Egemonye is a Nigerian basketball player. He is a 6'10", 240 pound Center. Benson played for the Niagara University for three years averaging 12.7 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 1.6 bpg as a senior ...more

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Edmund Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Edmund Gibbons Edmund Francis Gibbons was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Albany from 1919 to 1954.

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Frank D. O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Frank D. O'Connor Frank D. O'Connor was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

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Charron Fisher is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Charron Fisher Charron Fisher is an American professional basketball player. He currently plays for AEK Larnaca in Cyprus.

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Zeke Sinicola is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Zeke Sinicola Basketball player Emilio "Zeke" Sinicola was an American basketball player. He played on the collegiate level at Niagara University and was a NCAA Men's Basketball All-American. In the early 1950s he ...more

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David Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
David Sylvester David Sylvester, is the current Principal of King's University College. Born in Trail, British Columbia, he attended St. Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby. He attended St. Francis Xavier ...more

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Ryan Annesley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Niagara University Alumni
Ryan Annesley Ryan Annesley is a Canadian professional ice hockey Defenseman who is currently playing for Stjernen Hockey Fredrikstad in the Norwegian GET-ligaen. Prior to turning professional, Annesley ...more