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Famous St. John's College, U.S. Alumni

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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