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Famous Roger Williams University Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different graduates like Shane McMahon and Allen Allensworth.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Roger Williams University?” and “Which celebrities are Roger Williams University alumni?”
Shane McMahon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Roger Williams University Alumni
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Shane Brandon McMahon (born January 15, 1970) is an American businessman, professional wrestler, and the vice-chairman of Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc, formerly Wecast Holdings Inc. He is a minority owner of WWE where he currently appears on the Raw and SmackDown brands as an on-screen authority figure and wrestler. McMahon is a fourth generation wrestling promoter as a member of the McMahon family. He began working in WWE at age 15, starting in their warehouse, where he filled merchandise orders. McMahon was also a referee, producer, announcer, and eventually a wrestler on-screen, while also becoming WWE's Executive Vice President of Global Media behind the scenes. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Businessperson, Wrestler, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 49

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Allen Allensworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Roger Williams University Alumni
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Allen Allensworth (7 April 1842 – 14 September 1914), born into slavery in Kentucky, escaped during the American Civil War and became a Union soldier; later he became a Baptist minister and educator, and was appointed as a chaplain in the United States Army. He was the first African American to reach the rank of lieutenant colonel. He planted numerous churches, and in 1908 founded Allensworth, California, the only town in the state to be founded, financed and governed by African Americans. During the American Civil War, he escaped by joining the 44th Illinois Volunteers and later served two years in the navy. After being ordained as a minister, he worked as a teacher, studied theology and ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Chaplain

Age: Dec. at 72 (1842-1914)

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

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Mark Allen Shepherd

Mark Allen Shepherd (born January 7, 1961) is an actor, best known for his role as Morn on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also appeared as Morn (uncredited) in one episode each of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Voyager. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Rockville Centre, New York, United States of America

Joseph Almeida is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Roger Williams University Alumni
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Joseph Almeida

Joseph S. Almeida, Jr. (born September 23, 1957) is a Cape Verdean American politician, and is the Rhode Island State Representative for the 12th District (Providence). He is a Democrat. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61