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Famous Tarleton State University Alumni

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List Rules People 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?”
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George Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Soldier, Actor, Voice acting
George Harris Kennedy, Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. His wide variety of roles include "Dragline" in Cool Hand ...more
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Millie Hughes-Fulford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Chemist, Astronaut
Millie Elizabeth Hughes-Fulford is an American medical investigator and molecular biologist who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission as a Payload Specialist.
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Norman Shumway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Surgeon
Norman Edward Shumway was a pioneer of heart surgery at Stanford University. He is widely regarded as the father of heart transplantation.
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Christian XXX is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Bouncer, Pornographic actor, Security guard
Christian XXX or Christian is the stage name of an American pornographic actor. He was known as Maxx Diesel at the beginning of his career when he performed in gay porn. After his short stint in ...more
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Charles Steen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Geologist
Charles Augustus Steen, was a geologist who made and lost a fortune after discovering a rich uranium deposit in Utah during the uranium boom of the early 1950s.
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Charles Stenholm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Politician
Charles Walter "Charlie" Stenholm, is a Democratic Party politician from the State of Texas. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 13 terms, from 1979 to ...more
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James Earl Rudder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
James Earl Rudder was the United States Army major general who as a lieutenant colonel was the commander of the historic Pointe du Hoc battle which was part of the Invasion of Normandy. He also ...more
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David Erik Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
David Erik Jones
David Erik Jones is a pastor and author of the book, "My Struggle, Your Struggle."
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James Dearth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
American football player
James Dearth is a former American football long snapper / tight end. Dearth, who attended Tarleton State University, was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 1999 NFL ...more
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Richard Bartel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Richard Bartel American football player
Richard John Bartel is a former American football quarterback. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Tarleton State. Bartel was ...more
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Derrick Ross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
American football player
Derrick Lewis Ross is an American football/arena football running back for the Las Vegas Outlaws of the Arena Football League. He played one season with the Kansas City Chiefs. Ross played ...more
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Hal Mumme is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player
Hal Clay Mumme is an American college football coach and former player. He currently serves as the head coach at Belhaven University. Previously, Mumme served as the head football coach at Iowa ...more
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Marv Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Marv Brown
Marvin Clifford Brown is a former American football halfback in the National Football League with the Detroit Lions in 1957. He attended high school in Waco, Texas and Alice, Texas. He was ...more
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Chris Adams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Chris Adams
Christopher S. Adams, Jr. is an American author and retired United States Air Force officer.
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Tywain Myles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Tywain Myles
Tywain Myles is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Tarleton State. Myles was ...more
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Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Tarleton State University Alumni
Matt Williams
Matt Williams is a former walk-on place kicker for the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team. Williams was offered the position, two other players having failed to succeed for the team at that ...more