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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Fred Dean and Bert Jones.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ruston High School?” and “Which celebrities are Ruston High School alumni?”

Wiley Wilson Hilburn, Jr., was a journalist in Ruston, Louisiana, whose communications career began in the middle 1950s when he was a student at Ruston High School and then Louisiana Tech University. In 1968, at the age of thirty, Hilburn returned to Louisiana Tech to chair the Journalism Department ...more

Profession: Journalist

Age: Died at 76 (1938-2014)

Birthplace: Ruston, Louisiana, United States of America

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John Smoker Hunt, II, was a nephew of Governors Huey Pierce Long, Jr., and Earl Kemp Long who served on the elected Louisiana Public Service Commission from May 1964, to December 31, 1972. He was unseated in the September 30, 1972, Democratic primary runoff election by Francis Edward Kennon, Jr., ...more

Profession: Lawyer

Age: Died at 73 (1928-2001)

Birthplace: Ruston, Louisiana, United States of America

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Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ruston High School Alumni
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Bertram Hays "Bert" Jones is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts and the Los Angeles Rams. At Ruston High School in Ruston, Louisiana, he was given the nickname, "The Ruston Rifle". Jones played college football at Louisiana State ...more

Profession: Athlete, American football player

Age: 64

Birthplace: Ruston, Louisiana, United States of America

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Fred Dean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ruston High School Alumni
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Frederick Rudolph "Fred" Dean is a former American football player in the National Football League, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His career started with the San Diego Chargers in 1975 and ended with the San Francisco 49ers after the 1985 season. Dean was born in Arcadia, the seat ...more

Profession: American football player

Age: 63

Birthplace: Arcadia, Louisiana, United States of America

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