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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St. John's College, U.S. and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from St. John's College, U.S., with photos when available. Prominent graduates from St. John's College, U.S. include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished St. John's College, U.S. alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended St. John's College, U.S. 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 St. John's College, U.S..

Francis Scott Key and Tom G. Palmer are only the beginning of the graduates on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. John's College, U.S.?” and “Which celebrities are St. John's College, U.S. alumni?”

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Tom G. Palmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Tom G. Palmer Writer Tom Gordon Palmer is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and Vice President for International Programs at the Atlas Network.

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Francis Scott Key is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Francis Scott Key Poet, Author, Lawyer Francis Scott Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

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John C. Wright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
John C. Wright Novelist, Author, Writer John C. Wright is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy novels. He was a Nebula Award finalist for his fantasy novel Orphans of Chaos. Publishers Weekly said he "may be this ...more

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Sandy Stone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Sandy Stone Writer Allucquére Rosanne "Sandy" Stone is an American academic theorist, media theorist, author, and performance artist. She is currently Associate Professor and Founding Director of ...more

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Phil Gochenour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Phil Gochenour Technical writer

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Richard V. Kahn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Richard V. Kahn Professor, Writer, Social activist

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Charles Van Doren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Charles Van Doren Editor, Writer, Intellectual Charles Lincoln Van Doren is an American intellectual, writer, and editor who was involved in a television quiz show scandal in the 1950s. In 1959 he testified before the United States Congress ...more

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Emerson Harrington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Emerson Harrington Emerson Columbus Harrington was the 48th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1916 to 1920. He also served as Comptroller of the Maryland Treasury from 1912 to 1916.

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Francis Thomas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Francis Thomas Francis Thomas was a Maryland politician who served as the 26th Governor of Maryland from 1842 to 1845. He also served as a United States Representative from Maryland, representing at separate ...more

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John Leeds Kerr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
John Leeds Kerr Politician John Leeds Kerr was an American politician.

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Reverdy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Reverdy Johnson Politician, Lawyer Reverdy Johnson was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. He defended notables such as Sanford of the Dred Scott case, Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter at his court-martial, and Mary Surratt, alleged ...more

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Glenn Yarbrough is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Glenn Yarbrough Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer Glenn Yarbrough is an American folk singer. He was the lead singer with The Limeliters between 1959 and 1963, and had a prolific solo career, recording on various labels.

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Jeremy Leven is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Jeremy Leven Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter Jeremy Leven is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist. Born in South Bend, Indiana, Leven lives in Woodbridge, Connecticut, [Paris], and [New York City]. Leven was educated ...more

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Ahmet Ertegun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Ahmet Ertegun Record producer, Composer Ahmet Ertegün, was a Turkish-American businessman, songwriter and philanthropist. He was best known as the founder and president of Atlantic Records, and for discovering and championing ...more

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James Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
James Thomas Judge, Politician James Thomas served as the 23rd Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1833 to 1836. He practiced medicine and served as judge in several courts throughout Maryland, and ...more

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Salvatore Scibona is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Salvatore Scibona Novelist, Writer Salvatore Scibona is an award-winning American novelist and short-story writer. He has won awards for both his novels and short stories, and was selected in 2010 as one of The New Yorker ...more

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Frederick Stone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Frederick Stone Judge Frederick Stone was a U.S. Congressman from the fifth district of Maryland, serving two terms from 1867 to 1871. Stone was born in Charles County, Maryland, and graduated from St. John’s College ...more

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Lee David Zlotoff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Lee David Zlotoff Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Lee David Zlotoff is a producer, director and screenwriter best known as the creator of the TV series MacGyver. He started as a screenwriter for Hill Street Blues in 1981. He then became a ...more

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Aaron Mannes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Aaron Mannes Aaron Mannes is an American writer living in suburban Maryland. In addition to authoring Profiles in Terror: A Guide to Middle East Terrorist Organizations, he has written on Middle East affairs ...more

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Robert A. George is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Robert A. George Robert A George is an editorial writer for the New York Post and a conservative/libertarian blogger and pundit. He was born in Trinidad and lived in the United Kingdom before moving to the ...more

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Jac Holzman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Jac Holzman Record producer, Businessperson Jac Holzman is an American businessman, best known as the founder, chief executive officer and head of Elektra Records and Nonesuch Records.

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Daniel Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Daniel Martin Politician Daniel Martin served as the 20th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from January 15, 1829 to January 15, 1830, and from January 3, 1831 until his death. He also served in the ...more

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Graham Harman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Graham Harman Graham Harman is a professor at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. He is a contemporary philosopher of metaphysics, who attempts to reverse the linguistic turn of Western philosophy. He ...more

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Warren Winiarski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Warren Winiarski Warren Winiarski is California winemaker. Winiarski was born in a large Polish section of Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from high school, he entered the University of Chicago, then left ...more

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William Grason is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
William Grason Politician William Grason served as the 25th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1839 to 1842. Grason also served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1828 to 1829, ...more

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Louis Leo Snyder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Louis Leo Snyder Historian Louis Leo Snyder was an American-born German scholar who witnessed the Nazi mass meetings and wrote about them in Hitlerism: The Iron Fist in Germany. He predicted Adolf Hitler's rise to power, ...more

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Eilen Jewell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Eilen Jewell Bandleader, Singer-songwriter, Singer Eilen Jewell is an American singer-songwriter from Boise, Idaho. She has released four albums of music.

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Lydia Polgreen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Lydia Polgreen Journalist Lydia Frances Polgreen is an American journalist who was the West Africa bureau chief of The New York Times, based in Dakar, Senegal, from 2005-2009. She has won many awards, most recently the ...more

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N. D. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
N. D. Wilson Nathan David Wilson is an American author of young adult fiction.

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Sydney Emanuel Mudd I is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Sydney Emanuel Mudd I Sydney Emanuel Mudd I was a politician, elected as Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates and a Republican United States House of Representatives, at a time of dominance by Democrats in much ...more

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Tony Lagouranis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Tony Lagouranis Specialist Tony Lagouranis is a former United States Army soldier, best known for having participated in torture as an interrogator during the occupation of Iraq. He was born in Chicago, ...more

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John Carlyle Herbert is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
John Carlyle Herbert John Carlyle Herbert was an American politician. Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Herbert received private instruction and graduated from St. John's College of Annapolis, Maryland in 1794. He ...more

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Christopher Harrison is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Christopher Harrison Christopher Harrison was the first Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, serving with Governor Jonathan Jennings. Harrison was briefly acting governor while Jennings' was conducting negotiation with ...more

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Clement Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Clement Dorsey Clement Dorsey was an American politician from Maryland. He was born near Oaklands in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in 1778; attended St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland; studied law; was ...more

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L. Luis Lopez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
L. Luis Lopez Poet L. Luis Lopez is an American poet.

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John Henry Alexander is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
John Henry Alexander John Henry Alexander was a noted scientist and businessman, born in Annapolis, Maryland in 1812. The youngest child of William and Mary Alexander, he attended St. John's College in Annapolis and ...more

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Angus Lamond is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Angus Lamond Angus Lamond is an American lacrosse player and is considered to be one of the great defensemen of the pre-NCAA era of college lacrosse. A native of Washington, D.C., he attended St. John's ...more

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Morton Fine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Morton Fine Television producer, Screenwriter Morton S. Fine is a screenwriter and television producer.

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Addison Wiggin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Addison Wiggin Addison Wiggin is an American financial writer, publisher, and filmmaker. He is executive publisher of Agora Financial, LLC and is a New York Times bestselling author.

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Wilfred M. McClay is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Wilfred M. McClay Professor Wilfred M. McClay is an American intellectual historian, a noted conservative public intellectual, and the current occupant of the G.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty at ...more

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Anne S. Ferro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Anne S. Ferro Anne S. Ferro is an American government official, currently serving as administrator of the United States Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the agency within the United States ...more

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Lisa Simeone is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni
Lisa Simeone Lisa Simeone is an American freelance radio host. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, the so-called "Great Books ...more