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

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

Everything from Bettie Page to William Inge is included on this list.

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

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Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Bettie Page Pin-up girl, Nude Glamour Model, Model Bettie Mae Page was an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pinups", her jet black hair, blue eyes, ...more

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William Inge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
William Inge Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer William Motter Inge was an American playwright and novelist, whose works typically feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. In the early 1950s, he had a string of ...more

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Bill Yoast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Bill Yoast American Football coach, Coach William "Bill" Yoast is an American high school football coach. Yoast grew up in Florence, Alabama. After a three-year tour in the United States Air Force, he attended Georgia Military ...more

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Theodore G. Bilbo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Theodore G. Bilbo Theodore Gilmore Bilbo was an American politician. Bilbo, a Democrat, twice served as governor of Mississippi and later was elected a U.S. Senator. A master of filibuster and scathing rhetoric, ...more

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Red Grooms is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Red Grooms Artist Red Grooms is an American multimedia artist best known for his colorful pop-art constructions depicting frenetic scenes of modern urban life. Grooms was given the nickname "Red" by ...more

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George Doherty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
George Doherty Coach George E. Doherty was a National Football League player from 1944–1947, who thereafter was the defensive coach of the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs in Ruston and the head coach of the ...more

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Laura Vernon Hamner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Laura Vernon Hamner Historian, Author, Teacher Laura Vernon Hamner was an American author, ranch historian, radio commentator, educator, and public official from the Texas Panhandle who was known informally in her later years as "Miss ...more

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Beth Harwell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Beth Harwell Professor Beth Halteman Harwell is the current Speaker of the House in the Tennessee House of Representatives. She serves as Tennessee State Representative from Nashville and former Chairman of the ...more

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James Benjamin Aswell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
James Benjamin Aswell Politician, Lawyer, Teacher James Benjamin Aswell, Sr., was a prominent educator and a Democratic U.S. representative from Louisiana, who served from 1913 until his death, which occurred twelve days into his tenth term.

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Robert Ryman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Robert Ryman Artist Robert Ryman is an American painter identified with the movements of monochrome painting, minimalism, and conceptual art. He is best known for abstract, white-on-white paintings. He lives and ...more

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Charles N. Millican is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Charles N. Millican Charles Norman Millican was an American professor and academic administrator, who was the founding President of the University of Central Florida, then named Florida Technological University.

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John Ridley Stroop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
John Ridley Stroop Psychologist John Ridley Stroop, better known as J. Ridley Stroop, was an American psychologist whose research in cognition and interference continues to be considered by some as the gold standard in ...more

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Mel Chin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Mel Chin Artist Mel Chin is a conceptual visual artist. Motivated largely by political, cultural, and social circumstances, Chin works in a variety of art media to calculate meaning in modern life. Chin places ...more

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Olive Tilford Dargan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Olive Tilford Dargan Writer Olive Tilford Dargan was a writer and a poet. Her early works revolved around mountain poetry. Her works like: The Cycle's Rim, Lute and Furrow, Highland Annals were inspired from her love of ...more

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Alfred Leland Crabb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Alfred Leland Crabb Novelist, Writer Alfred Leland Crabb was an American author of historical novels.

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Harold Bradley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Harold Bradley Guitarist, Musician Harold Bradley is an American country and pop guitarist.

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Martha E. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Martha E. Rogers Nurse Martha Elizabeth Rogers was an American nurse, researcher, theorist, and author. Rogers developed the Science of Unitary Human Beings, which she described in her book An Introduction to the ...more

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Bill Boner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Bill Boner William Hill "Bill" Boner is a Tennessee educator and former Democratic politician. He was the third mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, serving from ...more

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W. Winfred Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
W. Winfred Moore Clergy, Professor William Winfred Moore, the retired pastor of the First Baptist Church of Amarillo, Texas, served as the president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and was a prominent figure in the ...more

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Nera White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Nera White Nera D. White is a retired American basketball player. She is considered one of the most outstanding female players in history.

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Albert Hadley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Albert Hadley Interior Decorator, Interior designer, Teacher Albert Livingston Hadley Jr. was an American interior designer and decorator. Hadley was born in Springfield, Tennessee, in 1920. He attended Peabody College in Nashville, and was a graduate of ...more

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David Tzuriel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
David Tzuriel Psychologist David Tzuriel is an Israeli clinical and educational psychologist. His expertise is dynamic assessment. Currently he works as a professor at Bar Ilan University. He was born on September 23,

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Garnie W. McGinty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Garnie W. McGinty Historian Garnie William McGinty was a historian whose career was principally based for thirty-five years at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana.

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Kenneth Jernigan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Peabody College Alumni
Kenneth Jernigan Norman Kenneth Jernigan was the longtime leader of the National Federation of the Blind, the principal blind people's organization in the United States.