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List Rules People on this list must have gone to United States Merchant Marine Academy and be of some renown.

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

This list has a variety of graduates, like Carroll O'Connor and Mark Kelly, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to United States Merchant Marine Academy?” and “Which celebrities are United States Merchant Marine Academy alumni?”

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Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Carroll O'Connor Television director, Comedian, Television producer Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. A life-member of The Actors Studio, O'Connor first attracted attention as Major ...more

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Mark Kelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Mark Kelly Astronaut Mark Kelly (with Gabrielle Giffords) is the 2013 Glamour Awards couple of the year.

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Elliot See is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Elliot See Astronaut, Engineer Elliot McKay See, Jr., was an American engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and NASA astronaut, selected in the second group of astronauts. He died in 1966 in a NASA trainer jet crash in St. ...more

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Robert Kiyosaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Robert Kiyosaki Pilot, Businessperson, Investor Robert Toru Kiyosaki is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality. Kiyosaki wrote the ...more

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Andrew Card is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Andrew Card Politician Andrew Hill Card, Jr. is an American politician who was White House Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006, as well as head of Bush's White House Iraq Group. Card ...more

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Emory S. Land is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Emory S. Land Architect, Engineer Vice Admiral Emory Scott Land was an officer in the United States Navy, noted for his contributions to naval architecture, particularly in submarine design. Notable assignments included serving ...more

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Lane Kirkland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Lane Kirkland Sailor Joseph Lane Kirkland was a US labor union leader who served as President of the AFL-CIO for over sixteen years.

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Russell B. Cummings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Russell B. Cummings Businessperson Russell Bennett Cummings was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 22 in Harris County from 1967 to 1971, who is best known for having worked for passage of the ...more

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Jack Lord is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Jack Lord Television director, Sailor, Film Producer Jack Lord is a film director, actor and a producer.

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Joseph D. Stewart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Joseph D. Stewart Joseph D. Stewart, also known affectionately by the midshipmen of the United States Merchant Marine Academy as "Joey D," is a retired United States Marine Corps major general, who ...more

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Skip Prosser is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Skip Prosser Basketball Coach, Coach George Edward "Skip" Prosser was an American college basketball coach who was head men's basketball coach at Wake Forest University at the time of his death. He was the only coach in ...more

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Sean Connaughton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Sean Connaughton Politician Sean T. Connaughton was the Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia from 2010 until 2014. He served as the Maritime Administrator, the head of the U.S. Maritime ...more

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James Harvey Tomb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
James Harvey Tomb Captain James Harvey Tomb served as Superintendent of the New York State Merchant Marine Academy and was appointed the first Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy on April ...more

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Ed Jucker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Ed Jucker Edwin Louis "Ed" Jucker was an American college basketball player and coach in both the NBA and college basketball, leading the University of Cincinnati to back-to-back national titles ...more

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Joe Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Joe Rizzo American football player Joe Rizzo is a former linebacker of the Denver Broncos. He played for the Broncos from 1974 to 1980 and was a starter in Super Bowl XII and member of the Orange Crush Defense. He had 9 career ...more

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Paul L. Krinsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Paul L. Krinsky Paul L. Krinsky was an American merchant mariner and sailor. He served as the superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy from 1987 to 1993 and attained the rank of rear

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Albert J. Herberger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Albert J. Herberger Albert J. Herberger is a Vice Admiral of the United States Navy, and the first United States Merchant Marine Academy graduate to attain the rank.

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B.J. Annis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
B.J. Annis Firefighter, Wrestler

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Robert Riger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Robert Riger Television director, Cinematographer Robert Riger was a celebrated sports illustrator, photographer, award-winning television director, and cinematographer. John Szarkowski, former director of the photography department at the ...more

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Thomas T. Matteson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Thomas T. Matteson Rear Admiral Thomas T. Matteson was appointed Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in the summer of 1993 and served in that position until his retirement in August 1998.

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David C. Sanborn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
David C. Sanborn David C. Sanborn has had a career in maritime operations and administration. He worked for Dubai Ports World, a large port management firm owned by the government of the United Arab Emirates, as ...more

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Al Melvin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
Al Melvin Albert Anthony "Al" Melvin is a Republican member of the Arizona Senate. Melvin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1969 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and earned his MBA ...more

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William Shaw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni
William Shaw Bill Shaw was an American-born yacht designer known for his long tenure at Pearson Yachts as their Chief Naval Architect.