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Famous Tarleton State University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Tarleton State University and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list include George Kennedy and Millie Hughes-Fulford.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tarleton State University?” and “Which celebrities are Tarleton State University alumni?”
  • 1
    George Kennedy

    George Kennedy

    Soldier, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    George Harris Kennedy Jr. (February 18, 1925 – February 28, 2016) was an American actor who... more on Wikipedia

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    Millie Hughes-Fulford

    Millie Hughes-Fulford

    Chemist, Astronaut


    BirthplaceMineral Wells, Texas

    Millie Elizabeth Hughes-Fulford (born December 21, 1945) is an American medical investigator,... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Norman Shumway

    AgeDec. at 83 (1923-2006)

    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan

    Norman Edward Shumway (February 9, 1923 – February 10, 2006) was a pioneer of heart surgery at... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Charles Steen

    Charles Steen


    AgeDec. at 87 (1919-2006)

    Charles Augustus Steen (December 1, 1919 – January 1, 2006), was a geologist who made and lost... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Charles Stenholm


    BirthplaceStamford, Texas, United States of America

    Charles Walter Stenholm (born October 26, 1938) is a Democratic Party politician from the... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    James Earl Rudder
    James Earl Rudder (May 6, 1910 – March 23, 1970) was a United States Army major general who as... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    David Erik Jones

    David Erik Jones is a pastor and author of the book, "My Struggle, Your Struggle."
  • 8
    James Dearth

    James Dearth

    American football player


    BirthplaceScurry, Texas

    James Dearth (born January 22, 1976) is a former American football long snapper. Dearth, who... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Richard Bartel

    Richard Bartel

    American football player


    BirthplaceGrapevine, Texas

    Richard John Bartel (born February 3, 1983) is a former American football quarterback in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Derrick Ross

    American football player


    BirthplaceHuntsville, Texas, United States of America

    For the National Football League cornerback, see Derek Ross Derrick Lewis Ross (born December... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Hal Mumme

    Hal Mumme

    American Football coach, Coach


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Hal Clay Mumme (born March 29, 1952) is an American football coach and former player. He is... more on Wikipedia
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    Marv Brown

    Marvin Clifford Brown (August 15, 1930 – December 7, 2009) was a National Football League... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Chris Adams

    Chris Adams

    Christopher S. Adams, Jr. (born July 8, 1930) is an American author and retired United States... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Tywain Myles

    Tywain Myles (born October 1, 1984 in Henderson, Texas) is a former American football... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Matt Williams

    Matt Williams (born in Weatherford, Texas) is a former walk-on place kicker for the Texas Tech... more on Wikipedia