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Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni

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

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

Examples of graduates on this list include Bob Peterson and Kirtland I. Perky.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ohio Northern University?” and “Which celebrities are Ohio Northern University alumni?”
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Baldemar Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Farm Labor Leader

Age: 72

Birthplace: Pharr, Texas

Baldemar Velásquez (born February 15, 1947) is an American labor union activist. He co-founded and is president of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO. He was named a MacArthur ...more
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Bob Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Screenwriter, Animator, Animation Director

Age: 58

Birthplace: Wooster, Ohio, United States of America

Robert Peterson is an American animator, screenwriter, storyboard supervisor and voice actor who works at Pixar. He was hired at Pixar by Roger Gould in 1994 as an animator for commercials, ...more
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Kirtland I. Perky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 72 (1867-1939)

Birthplace: Smithville, Ohio, United States of America

Kirtland Irving Perky (February 8, 1867 – January 9, 1939) was a United States Senator from Idaho.
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Mike Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 59

Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of America

Michael Ray Turner (born January 11, 1960) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2003. He is a member of ...more
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Mike DeWine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States of America

Richard Michael DeWine (born January 5, 1947) is an American politician serving as the 70th governor of Ohio. A member of the Republican Party, DeWine is a former United States Senator, elected ...more
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Cassius Jackson Keyser ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Mathematician, Journalist, Science writer

Age: Dec. at 85 (1862-1947)

Cassius Jackson Keyser (May 15, 1862 – May 8, 1947) was an American mathematician of pronounced philosophical inclinations.
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Jason Trusnik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Jason Trusnik American football player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Macedonia, Ohio

Jason Trusnik (born June 6, 1984) is a former American football linebacker and special teamer. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football ...more
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Karl B. McEachron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Karl B. McEachron

Age: Dec. at 65 (1889-1954)

Birthplace: Hoosick Falls, New York

Karl B. McEachron (November 17, 1889 in Hoosick Falls, New York – January 24, 1954 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts) was an American electrical engineer known for his contributions to high-voltage ...more
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Anthony J. Celebrezze is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 88 (1910-1998)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Italy, Province of Potenza, Southern Europe, + more

Anthony Joseph Celebrezze Sr. (born Antonio Giuseppe Cilibrizzi, Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo dʒuˈzɛppe tʃiliˈbrittsi]; September 4, 1910 – October 29, 1998) was an American politician of the Democratic ...more
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Arthur Raymond Robinson ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 80 (1881-1961)

Birthplace: Pickerington, Ohio, United States of America

Arthur Raymond Robinson (March 12, 1881 – March 17, 1961) was a United States Senator from Indiana.
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John M. Robsion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 75 (1873-1948)

Birthplace: Kentucky, USA

John Marshall Robsion (January 2, 1873 – February 17, 1948), a Republican, represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. Robsion was born ...more
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Scott Rolle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Actor, Lawyer

Age: 57

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Scott L. Rolle (born June 30) Is a Circuit Court Judge in Frederick County, Maryland. In a close election in late 2014, he was the first lawyer to defeat a sitting judge in Frederick County by ...more
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Simeon D. Fess is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 75 (1861-1936)

Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America

Simeon Davison Fess (December 11, 1861 – December 23, 1936) was a Republican politician and educator from Ohio. He served in the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.
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Frank B. Willis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 57 (1871-1928)

Birthplace: Lewis Center, Ohio, United States of America

Frank Bartlett Willis (December 28, 1871 – March 30, 1928) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 47th Governor of Ohio from 1915 to 1917, then served as a U.S. Senator from ...more
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Don Hilary Gingery is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Civil engineer, Engineer

Age: Dec. at 77 (1884-1961)

Don Hilary Gingery (February 19, 1884 – October 15, 1961) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
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Jamal Robertson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
American football player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Jamal Robertson (born January 10, 1977) is a former Canadian football running back and kick returner who played in the Canadian Football League and National Football League. He was originally ...more
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James Cloyd Bowman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
James Cloyd Bowman Writer, Teacher

Age: Dec. at 81 (1880-1961)

Birthplace: Leipsic, Ohio

James Cloyd Bowman (January 18, 1880 – September 27, 1961) was an American teacher and author primarily of children's books, college text books and journals. Born in Leipsic, Ohio. Bowman grew ...more
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Walter Curran Mendenhall... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Walter Curran Mendenhall

Age: Dec. at 86 (1871-1957)

Birthplace: Marlboro, Ohio

Walter Curran Mendenhall (February 20, 1871 – June 2, 1957), was the fifth director of the US Geological Survey.
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George Washington Crile ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
George Washington Crile Physician

Age: Dec. at 79 (1864-1943)

Birthplace: Ohio

George Washington Crile (November 11, 1864 in Chili, Ohio – January 7, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio) was an American surgeon. Crile is now formally recognized as the first surgeon to have succeeded ...more
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Daniel J. Sullenbarger ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Daniel J. Sullenbarger is vice president ofCorporate Compliance and Ethicsat Marathon Oil Corporation. He joined Marathon in 1975 and was previously vice president of Corporate Responsibility.
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Joseph Banks Rhine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 85 (1895-1980)

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Joseph Banks Rhine (September 29, 1895 – February 20, 1980), usually known as J. B. Rhine, was an American botanist who founded parapsychology as a branch of psychology, founding the ...more
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Michael K. Allen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Michael K. Allen Lawyer

Age: 63

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Danny Bubp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Politician, Military Officer, Lawyer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Danny R. Bubp (born 1954) is a former Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 88th District from 2005 to 2012.
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Edward Oscar McCowen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 76 (1877-1953)

Birthplace: Bloom Township, Ohio, United States of America

Edward Oscar McCowen (June 29, 1877 – November 4, 1953) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio. Edward O. McCowen was born in Bloom Township, Ohio. He attended ...more
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Benjamin Finkel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Ohio Northern University Alumni
Benjamin Finkel Mathematician

Age: Dec. at 82 (1865-1947)

Birthplace: Ohio

Benjamin Franklin Finkel (July 5, 1865 – February 5, 1947) was a mathematician and educator most remembered today as the founder of the American Mathematical Monthly journal. Born in Fairfield ...more