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Famous Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 6.7k views38 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and be of some renown.

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

Alumni range from Big Show to Jeff Tweedy.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville?” and “Which celebrities are Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumni?”
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    Jeff Tweedy

    Guitarist, Songwriter
    Jeffrey Scot Tweedy (born August 25, 1967) is an American songwriter, musician, and record...  more

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    Stephnie Weir

    Comedian, Film Producer
    Stephnie Carmel Weir (born November 28, 1967) is an American actress, comedian, and writer....  more
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    Big Show

    Wrestler, Actor
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    Kathleen Madigan

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    Jameson O'Guinn

    Programmer, Editor
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    Michael Miller

    Computer Engineer, Actor
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    Shelby Steele

    Documentary Filmmaker, Author
    Shelby Steele (born January 1, 1946) is an American conservative author, columnist,...  more
  • 8

    John Shimkus

    Politician
    John Mondy Shimkus (, born February 21, 1958) is an American politician currently serving as...  more
  • 9

    Brayden Patterson

    Actor, First Assistant Director
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  • 10

    Eddie Lee Jackson

    Politician
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    Harry Gallatin

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    Harry Junior "The Horse" Gallatin (April 26, 1927 – October 7, 2015) was an American...  more

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    Dennis Werth

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  • 13

    Jenny Bindon

    Footballer
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  • 14

    Ken Flach

    Tennis player
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  • 15

    Mike Banner

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  • 16
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    Gary W. Kronk

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    Patrick Clark

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    Bill Plaschke

    Writer
    William Paul Plaschke (born September 6, 1958, in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American sports...  more
  • 20

    Thomas Holbrook

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    Dewayne Staats

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  • 22

    Tom Galati

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  • 23

    Gunjan Bagla

    Public speaker, Businessperson
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  • 24

    Joe Reiniger

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