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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

    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

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  • 2

    Millie Hughes-Fulford

    Chemist, Astronaut


    BirthplaceMineral Wells, Texas


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

    AgeDec. at 83 (1923-2006)

    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan


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

    Charles Steen


    AgeDec. at 87 (1919-2006)


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


    BirthplaceStamford, Texas, United States of America


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

    David Erik Jones

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  • 8

    James Dearth

    American football player


    BirthplaceScurry, Texas


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

    Richard Bartel

    American football player


    BirthplaceGrapevine, Texas


    Richard John Bartel (born February 3, 1983) is a former American football quarterback in the...  more
  • 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
  • 11

    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
  • 12

    Marv Brown

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

    Chris Adams

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

    Tywain Myles

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

    Matt Williams

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