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

This list has a variety of graduates, like Woodie W. White and Pastor Troy, in it.

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

Woodie Walter White is an American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1984. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 83

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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John Wesley Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Paine College Alumni
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John Wesley Gilbert was the first African-American archaeologist, the first graduate of Paine College, the first African-American professor of that school, and the first African-American to receive a master's degree from Brown University. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 59 (1864-1923)

Birthplace: Hephzibah, Georgia, United States of America

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Sir William Henry Harris KCVO was an English organist and composer, affectionately nicknamed 'Doc H' by his choristers. Harris was born in Fulham, London and died in Petersfield. He was a chorister of Holy Trinity, Tulse Hill. At the age of 14, he took up a "flexible" position as Assistant Organist at St David's Cathedral in Wales, followed at 16 by a scholarship to the Royal College of Music where he was Professor of Organ and Harmony from 1921 to 1955. He was organist at St Augustine's Church, Edgbaston from 1911 to 1919 and concurrently of Assistant Organist at Lichfield Cathedral followed in 1919 by becoming Organist successively at New College and in 1929 Christ Church, Oxford, moving ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 90 (1883-1973)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Louis Lomax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Paine College Alumni
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Louis Emanuel Lomax was an African-American journalist and author. He was also the first African-American television journalist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 48 (1922-1970)

Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America

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