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

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Harrison Ford and Spencer Tracy.

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

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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Pilot, Film Producer, Carpenter
Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of ...more

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Spencer Tracy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Actor
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy was an American actor, noted for his natural style and versatility. One of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, Tracy was nominated for nine Academy Awards for ...more

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McKey Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Fashion Model
Brittany "McKey" Sullivan is an American fashion model most notable as the winner of the eleventh cycle of America's Next Top Model.

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Douglas Wiley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni

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Emma Helen Blair is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Editor, Historian
Emma Helen Blair was a United States historian, journalist and editor, whose most notable work was a monumental documentary history of the Philippines. Although born in Wisconsin, she attended ...more

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Al Jarreau is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Musician, Lyricist, Singer
Alwin "Al" Lopez Jarreau is an American jazz singer.

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Dick Rehbein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Dick Rehbein American football player
Dick Rehbein was an American football coach in the National Football League.

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Frances Lee McCain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Actor
Frances Lee McCain, also known as Lee McCain, is an American actress.

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Michael Tinkham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Michael Tinkham Physicist
Michael Tinkham was an American physicist. He was Rumford Research Professor of Physics and Gordon McKay Research Professor of Applied Physics at Harvard University. He is best known for his ...more

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Howard Draft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Howard Draft
Howard Draft is Executive Chairman of FCB, formerly Draftfcb, a global marketing organization whose clients include Kraft Foods, KFC, and Taco Bell. He is known as a pioneer in direct marketing ...more

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Jack Ankerson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Jack Ankerson American football player
Jack Ankerson is an American sports executive. A native of Neenah, Wisconsin, attended Ripon College, where he played football, tennis, and basketball, earning all-conference honors in 1963 and ...more

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Tiny Croft is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Tiny Croft
Milburn Russell "Tiny" Croft was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. He played college football at Ripon College and the ...more

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Cowboy Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Cowboy Wheeler
Kyle "Cowboy" Wheeler was a professional football player who was an original member of the Green Bay Packers. He played for the Packers beginning in 1919, two years before the team ...more

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Dave Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Dave Smith is a former American collegiate and professional football player. A fullback, he played collegiately for Ripon College and professionally from 1960 through 1964 for the American ...more

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Harley Sanford Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Harley Sanford Jones
Harley Sanford Jones was a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.

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George Glennie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
George Glennie
George Glennie was a guard in the National Football League. He played with the Racine Tornadoes during the 1926 NFL season.

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Richard Threlkeld is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Richard Threlkeld
Richard Threlkeld was an American television news correspondent who spent 25 years with CBS News.

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George Davis Herron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
George Davis Herron
George D. Herron was an American clergyman, lecturer, writer, and Christian socialist activist. Herron is best remembered as a leading exponent of the so-called "Social Gospel" ...more

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Michael Gableman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Michael Gableman Judge
Michael J. Gableman is an American lawyer from Waukesha County, Wisconsin, currently serving as a justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. His term began on August 1, 2008 and ends on July 31,

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Darell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Ripon College Alumni
Darell Hammond
Darell Hammond is an American philanthropist, founder and chief executive officer of the non-profit organization KaBOOM! that helps communities build playgrounds for children. Very active in ...more