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

This list contains graduates like Norm Cash and J. T. Rutherford.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Sul Ross State University?” and “Which celebrities are Sul Ross State University alumni?”
Norm Cash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sul Ross State University Alumni
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Norman Dalton Cash was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who spent almost his entire career with the Detroit Tigers. An outstanding power hitter, his 377 career home runs were the fourth most by an American League left-handed hitter when he retired, behind Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig; his 373 home runs with the Tigers rank second in franchise history behind his teammate Al Kaline. He also led the AL in assists three times and fielding percentage twice; he ranked among the all-time leaders in assists and double plays upon his retirement, and was fifth in AL history in games at first base. He was known to fans and teammates during his playing days as "Stormin' ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 52 (1934-1986)

Birthplace: Justiceburg, Texas, United States of America

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J. T. Rutherford, was a Democratic United States Congressional Representative and state legislator from the state of Texas. He was born to James Thaddeus Rutherford and the former Allee Lillian Johnson in Hot Springs, Arkansas. In 1934, his family relocated to Odessa, Texas, where he attended public schools. He served as an enlisted man in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1946, of which twenty-eight months were spent overseas. He was awarded the Purple Heart. As an assault amphibian vehicle crewman, he landed in the first waves on D-Day at Tarawa, Saipan, where he was wounded, and Tinian. He retired as a major in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. From 1946 to 1947, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 85 (1921-2006)

Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States of America

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Pete Gallego is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sul Ross State University Alumni
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Pete P. Gallego is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district from 2013 to 2015. Gallego, a member of the Democratic Party, previously served as a member of the Texas House of Representatives from the 74th district beginning in 1991. Gallego defeated freshman incumbent Quico Canseco of San Antonio for Texas's 23rd congressional district seat in the November 6, 2012, general election. Canseco conceded the race on November 9. Gallego ran for re-election in 2014, in what the Texas Tribune called the "only obviously competitive November congressional race" in Texas. He was defeated by Republican Will Hurd on November 4, 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Texas, Alpine, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, + more

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Drayton Rogers Boucher was a Louisiana state legislator from Springhill in northern Webster Parish, Louisiana, affiliated with the Long faction of state Democratic politics. Boucher represented Webster Parish for a single four-year term in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1936 to 1940. and three terms in the State Senate from a combination district including Webster and Bossier parishes from 1940 to 1952. In the Senate, he succeeded Coleman Lindsey of Minden, who in 1939 became lieutenant governor upon the succession to the governorship of Earl Kemp Long. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 75 (1908-1983)

Birthplace: Springhill, Louisiana, United States of America

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