List of famous alumni from Southwest Minnesota State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Southwest Minnesota State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Southwest Minnesota State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Southwest Minnesota State 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 Southwest Minnesota State University.
This is a list that features graduates like Isiah Whitlock, Jr. and Marty Seifert.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Southwest Minnesota State University?” and “Which celebrities are Southwest Minnesota State University alumni?”
Martin "Marty" John Seifert is a former Republican Minority Leader and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He represented District 21A, a predominantly rural district in southwestern Minnesota that includes portions of Lyon, Redwood and Yellow Medicine counties, and the cities of Marshall and Redwood Falls. In 2010 and 2014, he unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Minnesota. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Springfield, Minnesota, United States of Americasee more on Marty Seifert
Isiah Whitlock, Jr. is an American actor. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States of Americasee more on Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
Mark A. Murdock is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 10B, which includes portions of Becker, Otter Tail and Wadena counties in the northwestern part of the state. A Republican, he is also a the owner and operator of an ACE Hardware in Perham. Murdock was elected in 2008, running after three-term Rep. Dean Simpson opted not to seek re-election. He was re-elected in 2010. He is currently a member of the House's Commerce and Labor Committee and K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Committee, and also serves on the Commerce and Labor Subcommittee for the Labor and Consumer Protection Division, on which he is the ranking minority ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Salem, Oregon, United States of America
Charles Peter “Chuck” Brown was a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from southwestern Minnesota. Narrowly elected in 1984, he was solidly re-elected in 1986 in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s “firestorm” that swept through the region, giving Democrats unprecedented control of southwestern Minnesota for the next several election cycles. Re-elected again in 1988, 1990, 1992 and 1994, he serving six terms before retiring. He represented the old District 11A and, later, District 13A, which included all or portions of Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens, Swift and Traverse counties, changing somewhat through redistricting in 1990. While in ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 52 (1951-2003)
Birthplace: Appleton, Minnesota, United States of America