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List Rules People on this list must have gone to President William McKinley High School and be of some renown.

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

This list contains graduates like Dwayne Johnson and Yuna Ito.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to President William McKinley High School?” and “Which celebrities are President William McKinley High School alumni?”
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous President William McKinley High School Alumni
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Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, winning a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes football team. He later played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, and was cut two months into the 1995 season. This led him to become a professional wrestler like his grandfather, Peter Maivia, and his father, Rocky Johnson. Originally billed as "Rocky Maivia", he gained mainstream fame in the World Wrestling Federation from 1996 to 2004, and was the first third-generation wrestler in the company's history. He ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Hayward, California, USA

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#4 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Tammy Duckworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous President William McKinley High School Alumni
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Ladda Tammy Duckworth is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. A Democrat, she is the first Asian American woman elected to Congress in Illinois, the first disabled woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the first member of Congress born in Thailand. Duckworth previously served as Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs from April 24, 2009 to June 30, 2011, and as the Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs from November 21, 2006 to February 8, 2009. An Iraq War veteran, Duckworth served as a U.S. Army ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

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Daniel Inouye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous President William McKinley High School Alumni
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Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye was a Medal of Honor recipient, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a United States Senator from Hawaii, a member of the Democratic Party, and the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death in 2012, making him the highest-ranking Asian American politician in U.S. history. Inouye was the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. Inouye fought in World War II as part of the famous 442nd Infantry Regiment. He lost his right arm to a grenade wound and received several military decorations. Returning to Hawaii, he earned a law degree and was elected to Hawaii's territorial House of Representatives in 1953, and ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1924-2012)

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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#32 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

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Hiram Fong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous President William McKinley High School Alumni
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Hiram Leong Fong, born Yau Leong Fong, was an American businessman and politician from Hawaii. He is most notable for his service as Republican United States Senator from 1959 to 1977, and for being the first Asian American and Chinese American to be elected as such. In 1964, Fong became the first Asian American to run for his party's nomination for President of the United States. As of 2012, he is the only Republican to ever hold a Senate seat from Hawaii and the only Asian American to actively seek the Presidential nomination of the Republican Party. He would be followed by Patsy Mink, also from Hawaii, who sought the nomination of the Democratic Party in 1972. ...more

Age: Died at 98 (1906-2004)

Birthplace: Kalihi, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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