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

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Gene Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Gene Robinson Priest, Cleric Vicky Gene Robinson is an American retired bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Robinson was elected bishop coadjutor in 2003 and ...more

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Jon Meacham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Jon Meacham Editor, Journalist, Biographer Jon Ellis Meacham is executive editor and executive vice president at Random House. He is a former editor-in-chief of Newsweek, a contributing editor to Time Magazine, editor-at-large of WNET, ...more

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Anson Mount is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Anson Mount Film Producer, Actor Anson Adams Mount IV is an American actor. He is best known for playing Cullen Bohannon in the AMC show Hell on Wheels. He also played Jim Steele on the short-lived NBC series Conviction and ...more

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Joe B. Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Joe B. Hall Basketball Coach, Coach Joe Beasman Hall, better known as Joe B. Hall, is the former head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky from 1972 to 1985. He previously coached at Central Missouri State University and ...more

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Bill Studeman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Bill Studeman William Oliver Studeman is a retired Admiral of the United States Navy and former Deputy Director of the United States' Central Intelligence Agency, with two extended periods as Acting Director ...more

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Miles O'Keeffe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Miles O'Keeffe Actor Miles O'Keeffe is a television and movie actor. O'Keeffe got his first big break playing the title role in the 1981 version of Tarzan, the Ape Man.

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Ellis Arnall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Ellis Arnall Politician, Lawyer Ellis Gibbs Arnall was an American politician, a liberal Democrat who served as the 69th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1943 to 1947.

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Stuart Bowen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Stuart Bowen Lawyer Stuart W. Bowen, Jr., is an American lawyer who served as the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction from October 2004 to October 2013. He previously served as the Inspector General ...more

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C. Judson Child, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
C. Judson Child, Jr. Judson Child was born on April 25, 1923, in North Bergen, New Jersey. In 1944, he graduated from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He later attended the School of Theology at ...more

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LeRoy Percy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
LeRoy Percy LeRoy Percy was an attorney, planter and politician in Mississippi. In 1910 he was elected to the United States Senate, serving until 1913. Percy had attended the University of Virginia, where ...more

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Richard Walker Bolling is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Richard Walker Bolling Richard Walker Bolling, was a prominent Democratic Congressman from Kansas City, Missouri, and Missouri's 5th congressional district from 1949 to 1983. He retired after serving for four years as ...more

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Jean Yarbrough is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Jean Yarbrough Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Jean Yarbrough was an American film director.

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Shannon R. Valentine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Shannon R. Valentine Politician, Public Relations Executive Shannon R. Valentine is an American politician. She served in the Virginia House of Delegates 2006–2010, representing the 23rd district, made up of the city of Lynchburg, Virginia and part of ...more

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Bertram Wyatt-Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Bertram Wyatt-Brown Historian, Professor, Author Bertram Wyatt-Brown was a noted historian of the South in the United States. He was the Richard J. Milbauer Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he taught from 1983-2004; he ...more

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John Jeremiah Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
John Jeremiah Sullivan Writer John Jeremiah Sullivan is an American writer and editor. He is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine, a contributing editor of Harper's Magazine, and southern editor of The Paris ...more

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J. Robert Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
J. Robert Wright Historian J. Robert Wright is the St. Mark's in the Bowery Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. He is a specialist in patristic studies and an ...more

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Hudson Stuck is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Hudson Stuck Mountaineer, Cleric, Social activist Hudson Stuck was a British native who became an Episcopal priest, social reformer, and mountain climber in the United States. With Harry P. Karstens, he co-led the first expedition to ...more

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Archibald Butt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Archibald Butt Archibald Willingham DeGraffenreid Clarendon Butt was an American journalist and United States Army officer. After a short career as a newspaper reporter, he served two years as the First ...more

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John Falconetti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
John Falconetti Businessperson John Falconetti is a Florida businessman and chairman of the Duval County Republican Executive Committee.  Falconetti is married to Shannon Miller, Olympics gymnast.

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Samuel F. Pickering Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Samuel F. Pickering Jr. Samuel F. "Sam" Pickering is a writer and professor emeritus of English at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. His unconventional teaching style was an inspiration for the ...more

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Tupper Saussy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Tupper Saussy Artist Frederick Tupper Saussy III was an American composer, musician, author, and artist. He was born in Statesboro, Georgia; grew up in Tampa, Florida; and graduated from the University of the South ...more

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John Jay Hooker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
John Jay Hooker Politician, Lawyer John Jay Hooker, Jr. is a Nashville, Tennessee attorney, entrepreneur, political gadfly and perennial candidate who was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Tennessee in 1970 and 1998.

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Benjamin B. Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Benjamin B. Dunlap Writer Benjamin Bernard "Bernie" Dunlap is an American author and academic, who was the president of Wofford College from July 2000 to 2013.

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Edgar Gardner Murphy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Edgar Gardner Murphy Writer Edgar Gardner Murphy was an American clergyman and author. He was born at Fort Smith, Arkansas, graduated from the University of the South in 1889, and served as a priest of the Episcopal Church ...more

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Lee M. Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Lee M. Thomas Lee Muller Thomas was head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. from 1985 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan. He succeeded William Ruckelshaus. He is a Republican. ...more

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Henry Seibels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Henry Seibels Henry Goldthwaite "Diddy" Seibels was a prominent American college football and baseball player and golfer for the Sewanee Tigers of Sewanee: The University of the South in Sewanee, ...more

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Smith Hempstone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Smith Hempstone Journalist Smith Hempstone was a journalist, author, and the United States ambassador to Kenya in 1989–93. He was a vocal proponent of democracy, aggressively advocating free elections for Kenya.

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Clarke Hogan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Clarke Hogan Clarke N. Hogan is an American politician of the Republican Party. From 2002 to 2010 he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He represented the 60th district in Southside Virginia, ...more

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John Shoop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
John Shoop Coach John Shoop is an American football coach who is currently the offensive coordinator for the Purdue Boilermakers football team. He has coached in the National Football League and at the ...more

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John E. Hines is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
John E. Hines John Elbridge Hines was a bishop in the Episcopal Church in the United States. When he was elected the 22nd Presiding Bishop in 1965, at the age of 54, he was the youngest person to hold that ...more

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Frank Alexander Juhan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Frank Alexander Juhan American football player Frank Alexander "June" Juhan was an American football player and coach. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1966, and is also a member of the Sewanee Athletics Hall ...more

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Henry D. Phillips is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Henry D. Phillips Henry Disbrow Phillips was an American Episcopal bishop and college American football player and coach.

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Wyatt Prunty is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Wyatt Prunty Wyatt Prunty is an American poet and author associated with the New Formalism movement. He is the author of eight collections of poetry and two books of criticism and is a frequent reviewer and ...more

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C. FitzSimons Allison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
C. FitzSimons Allison Christopher FitzSimons Allison is a retired American Episcopal bishop and an author. He is known for his participation in the controversial consecration in 2000 of two bishops opposed to the ...more

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Phil Savage is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Phil Savage Coach Phillip "Phil" Savage, Jr. is a former general manager for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was the senior vice president and general manager of the Browns from ...more

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Joe Wiegand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Joe Wiegand Politician Joe Wiegand, is an impersonator who has portrayed Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth U.S. president, in all fifty U.S. states, as well as a political consultant. During the last months of the ...more

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Mallory Ervin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Mallory Ervin Mallory Christina Ervin is an American entertainer and former beauty pageant titleholder from Morganfield, Kentucky. She held the title of Miss Kentucky 2009 and was 4th runner-up to Miss ...more

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Harry McPherson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Harry McPherson Lawyer Harry Cummings McPherson, Jr. served as counsel and special counsel to President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1969 and was Johnson’s chief speechwriter from 1966 to 1969. ...more

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Phelan Beale is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Phelan Beale Phelan Beale was a wealthy attorney and sportsman in New York City. Beale, who was married to Edith Ewing Bouvier, an aunt of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is probably best remembered as the ...more

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Roger Hodge is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Sewanee, The University Of The South Alumni
Roger Hodge Editor Roger D. Hodge was the editor of Harper's Magazine from March 2006 through January 2010. He is currently the editor of the Oxford American.