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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Tougaloo College and be of some renown.

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

List includes Aunjanue Ellis, Bennie Thompson, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tougaloo College?” and “Which celebrities are Tougaloo College alumni?”
Walter Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tougaloo College Alumni
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Walter Edward Washington, was an American politician. He was chief executive of Washington, D.C. from 1967 to 1979, serving as the first and only Mayor-Commissioner from 1967 to 1974 and as the first home-rule mayor of the District of Columbia from 1974 to 1979. He was the last ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1915-2003)

Birthplace: Terrell County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Georgia, + more

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Bennie Thompson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tougaloo College Alumni
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Bennie Gordon Thompson is the U.S. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district, serving since 1993, and the ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security since 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes most of Jackson and is the only majority-black ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: Bolton, Mississippi, United States of America

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Aunjanue Ellis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tougaloo College Alumni
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Aunjanue L. Ellis is an American film, stage, and television actress, and producer. She began her acting career in theater, and made her film debut in Girls Town. She later had leading roles in a number of independent movies, and co-starred in several mainstream films. Ellis is best known for her ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

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Andrew Degraffenreidt was an educator and politician. He was notable as the first African-American commissioner in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1928-2009)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America