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

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

List contains graduates like Gary Busey, Jennifer Knapp.

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

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Gary Busey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Gary Busey Musician, Actor, Voice acting Gary Busey is an American actor. He has appeared in films such as Thunderbolt and Lightfoot,The Gumball Rally, The Buddy Holly Story, Big Wednesday, Silver Bullet, Eye of the Tiger, Lethal ...more

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Jennifer Knapp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Jennifer Knapp Singer Jennifer Lynn Knapp is an American-Australian folk rock, and formerly contemporary Christian musician. She is best known for her first single "Undo Me" from her debut album, Kansas, ...more

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James E. Press is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
James E. Press Businessperson James E. Press has been Co-President of Chrysler LLC since September 2007.

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Brian Moorman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Brian Moorman American football player Brian Donald Moorman is a former American football punter. He played college football for Pittsburg State University, and was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 1999 ...more

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Vance Randolph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Vance Randolph Writer Vance Randolph was a famous folklorist who studied the folklore of the Ozarks in particular. He wrote a number of books on topics including the Ozarks, Little Blue Books, and juvenile fiction. ...more

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Kendall Gammon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Kendall Gammon American football player Kendall Robert Gammon is a former American football Long snapper who played for three times in the National Football League. In 2004, Gammon was the first pure long-snapper to be selected for ...more

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Ronald Moore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Ronald Moore American football player Ronald L. Moore, is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Phoenix Cardinals in the 4th round of the 1993 NFL Draft. A 5'10", 220-lb. running back from ...more

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Eldon Danenhauer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Eldon Danenhauer American football player Eldon Danenhauer was a college and professional American football offensive tackle. He played collegiately at the Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, and professionally in the ...more

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Duane D. Thiessen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Duane D. Thiessen Duane D. Thiessen is a retired Lieutenant General in the United States Marine Corps, and is the past commander of the United States Marine Corps Forces Pacific, serving from September 2, 2010, ...more

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John Whisenant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
John Whisenant Coach John Whisenant is an American former head coach for the New York Liberty in the Women's National Basketball Association. He graduated in 1966 with a B.S. degree in physical education from New ...more

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Judith M. LeBlanc is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Judith M. LeBlanc Psychologist Judith M. LeBlanc is an American psychologist, teacher and special education researcher.

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H. Lee Scott, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
H. Lee Scott, Jr. Businessperson Harold Lee Scott, Jr. is an American businessman, who served as the third chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., from January 2000 to January 2009. Scott joined Wal-Mart in 1979 and ...more

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John E. Lowe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
John E. Lowe John E. Lowe is executive vice president, exploration and production, for ConocoPhillips.

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Germaine Race is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Germaine Race American football player Germaine Race is a former American football running back. He was originally signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Pittsburg State. ...more

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Dennis Franchione is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Dennis Franchione American Football coach, Coach Dennis Wayne Franchione, also known as Coach Fran, is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at Texas State University, a position he held from 1990 to 1991, when ...more

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Russ Pennell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Russ Pennell Coach Russ Pennell is an American basketball coach, who is currently the head coach of the University of Central Arkansas's men's basketball team. Pennell was born in Pittsburg, Kansas and graduated ...more

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Kelly Rupp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Kelly Rupp Kelly Rogers-Rupp was the first woman mayor of Minco, Oklahoma and is the publisher of The Minco Millennium.

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Fernando J. Gaitan Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Fernando J. Gaitan Jr. Fernando Joe Gaitan Jr. is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

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Carla Stovall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Carla Stovall Politician Carla J. Stovall, also known as Carla Stovall Steckline, is a Republican politician from Marion, Kansas who served as Attorney General of the State of Kansas from 1995 to 2003. A Republican from ...more

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Jim Barone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Jim Barone James L. 'Jim' Barone was a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 13th District. Barone was one of two Democratic Senators to get campaign contributions from the Koch ...more

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Mark Hittner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Mark Hittner Mark Hittner is an American football official in the National Football League since the beginning of the 1997 NFL season. He works as a head linesman and wears the uniform number 28. He is most ...more

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Emmett McLemore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Emmett McLemore Emmett McLemore was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season he joined the NFL's Oorang Indians. The Indians were a team ...more

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Geoff Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Geoff Tisdale Geoff Tisdale is a professional Canadian football defensive back for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a street free agent in ...more

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Jerry R. Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Jerry R. Rutherford Jerry Rex Rutherford retired as a Lieutenant General in the United States Army, where he served as Commander of V Corps.

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Chris Brown Chris Brown is an American football coach and former player. He played for Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, from 1992 to 1995. He became the head coach at Fort Hays State in

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Terry L. Richardson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni

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Eugene Maxwell Frank is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Pittsburg State University Alumni
Eugene Maxwell Frank Eugene Maxwell Frank was an American Bishop of the Methodist and United Methodist Churches, elected in 1956. He was notable for his passion for racial equality in the Church and beyond. He also ...more