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Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 15.3k views1.0k items

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

List features Jimmy Carter, David Robinson and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to United States Naval Academy?” and “Which celebrities are United States Naval Academy alumni?”
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    Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Jimmy Carter

    Statesman, Politician

    Age96

    BirthplacePlains, Georgia, United States of America

    James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who... more on Wikipedia

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    John McCain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    John McCain

    Pilot, Statesman

    Age84

    BirthplacePanama Canal Zone, Panama, Americas, Central America

    John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Oliver North

    Politician, Military Officer

    Age77

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television... more on Wikipedia
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    George Tiller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    George Tiller

    Physician

    AgeDec. at 68 (1941-2009)

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas

    George Richard Tiller (August 8, 1941 – May 31, 2009) was an American physician from Wichita,... more on Wikipedia
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    Wally Schirra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Wally Schirra

    Pilot, Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 84 (1923-2007)

    BirthplaceHackensack, New Jersey

    Walter Marty Schirra Jr. (, March 12, 1923 – May 3, 2007) (Captain, USN, Ret.) was an American... more on Wikipedia
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    William Anders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    William Anders

    Astronaut, Fighter pilot

    Age86

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    William Alison Anders (born October 17, 1933), is a retired United States Air Force Major... more on Wikipedia
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    Jerome Clarke Hunsaker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Jerome Clarke Hunsaker

    Pilot, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 98 (1886-1984)

    BirthplaceCreston, Iowa

    Jerome Clarke Hunsaker (August 26, 1886 – September 10, 1984) was an American airman born in... more on Wikipedia
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    Frank J. Sprague is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Frank J. Sprague

    Inventor, Electrical engineer

    AgeDec. at 77 (1857-1934)

    BirthplaceMilford, Connecticut

    Frank Julian Sprague (July 25, 1857 in Milford, Connecticut – October 25, 1934) was an... more on Wikipedia
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    Bradley Fiske is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    AgeDec. at 88 (1854-1942)

    BirthplaceLyons, New York

    Rear Admiral Bradley Allen Fiske (June 13, 1854 – April 6, 1942) was an officer in the United... more on Wikipedia
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    Ross Perot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Ross Perot

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur

    Age90

    BirthplaceTexarkana, Texas, USA

    Henry Ross Perot (; born Henry Ray Perot; June 27, 1930 – July 9, 2019) was an American... more on Wikipedia
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    Montel Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Montel Williams

    Spokesperson, Journalist

    Age64

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA

    Montel Brian Anthony Williams (born July 3, 1956) is a former American television personality,... more on Wikipedia

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    John Adams Howell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    AgeDec. at 78 (1840-1918)

    BirthplaceBath, New York

    John Adams Howell (16 March 1840 – 1918) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy, who... more on Wikipedia
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    Albert Schaufelberger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni
    Albert Arthur Schaufelberger (August 8, 1949 – May 25, 1983) was a Lieutenant Commander in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Stephen Frick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Stephen Frick

    Astronaut, Aerospace Engineer

    Age56

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Stephen Nathaniel Frick (born September 30, 1964) is an American astronaut and a veteran of... more on Wikipedia
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    Jim Lovell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Jim Lovell

    Astronaut, Actor

    Age92

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    James Arthur Lovell Jr. (; born March 25, 1928) is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator,... more on Wikipedia

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    William C. McCool is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    AgeDec. at 42 (1961-2003)

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    William Cameron "Willie" McCool (September 23, 1961 – February 1, 2003), (Cmdr, USN), was an... more on Wikipedia
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    Kenneth Ham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Kenneth Ham

    Astronaut

    Age55

    BirthplacePlainfield, New Jersey

    Kenneth Todd "Hock" Ham (born December 12, 1964) is a retired American astronaut and a captain... more on Wikipedia
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    George D. Zamka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Age58

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    George David "Zambo" Zamka (born 1962) is an American NASA astronaut and United States Marine... more on Wikipedia
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    David Leestma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    David Leestma

    Pilot, Astronaut

    Age71

    BirthplaceMuskegon, Michigan

    David Cornell Leestma (born May 6, 1949) is a former American astronaut and retired Captain in... more on Wikipedia
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    Robert Curbeam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Robert Curbeam

    Astronaut, Engineer

    Age58

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Robert Lee Curbeam, Jr. (born March 5, 1962) is a former NASA astronaut and captain in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Sunita Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Sunita Williams

    Flight engineer, Astronaut

    Age55

    BirthplaceEuclid, Ohio

    Sunita Pandya Lyn Williams (born September 19, 1965) is an American astronaut and United... more on Wikipedia

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    Lisa Nowak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Lisa Nowak

    Flight engineer, Astronaut

    Age57

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Lisa Marie Nowak (née Caputo, born May 10, 1963) is an American former naval flight officer... more on Wikipedia

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    Donn F. Eisele is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    Donn F. Eisele

    Pilot, Test pilot

    AgeDec. at 57 (1930-1987)

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    Donn Fulton Eisele (June 23, 1930 – December 2, 1987) (Colonel, USAF) was a United States Air... more on Wikipedia
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    James Irwin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    James Irwin

    Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 61 (1930-1991)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    James Benson "Jim" Irwin (March 17, 1930 – August 8, 1991) (Col, USAF) was an American... more on Wikipedia
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    David M. Walker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous United States Naval Academy Alumni

    AgeDec. at 57 (1944-2001)

    BirthplaceColumbus, Georgia

    David Mathieson "Dave" Walker (May 20, 1944 – April 23, 2001), (Capt, USN), was an American... more on Wikipedia
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