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

Examples include Ben Wallace and Charles Oakley.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Union University?” and “Which celebrities are Union University alumni?”
Andrew J. May is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Union University Alumni
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Andrew Jackson May was a Kentucky attorney and influential New Deal-era politician, best known for his chairmanship of the House Military Affairs Committee during World War II, and his subsequent conviction for bribery. May was a Democratic member of United States House of Representatives from Kentucky during the Seventy-second to Seventy-ninth sessions of Congress. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1875-1959)

Birthplace: Kentucky, United States of America

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Howell Edmunds Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Union University Alumni
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Howell Edmunds Jackson was an American jurist and politician. He served on the United States Supreme Court, in the U.S. Senate, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Tennessee House of Representatives. He authored notable opinions on the Interstate Commerce Act and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. His secretary on the Supreme Court was James Clark McReynolds, who later also became a Supreme Court Justice. ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1832-1895)

Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States of America

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Pauline LaFon Gore was the mother of former United States Vice President Al Gore and the wife of former US Senator Al Gore, Sr.. She is credited with playing a significant role in both of their careers with Al Gore saying "there will never be a better campaigner than Pauline LaFon Gore". Her advice was an important factor in his refusal to sign the "Southern Manifesto" opposing desegregation and his opposition to the Vietnam War which were critical issues in his bid for re-election as a Senator in 1970. She came from a poor family in small business to become one of the first female lawyers to graduate from Vanderbilt University and managed a Washington law firm in the 1970s. ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1912-2004)

Birthplace: Palmersville, Tennessee, United States of America

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Charles Norman Millican was an American professor and academic administrator, who was the founding President of the University of Central Florida, then named Florida Technological University. ...more

Age: Died at 94 (1916-2010)

Birthplace: Wilson, Arkansas, United States of America

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