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Famous University Of Maine Alumni

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

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

Stephen King and Stephen King are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Maine?” and “Which celebrities are University of Maine alumni?”
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Harold Beverage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 100 (1893-1993)

Birthplace: North Haven, Maine

Harold Henry "Bev" Beverage (October 14, 1893 – January 27, 1993) is perhaps most widely known today for his invention and development of the wave antenna, which came to be known as ...more
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Bernard Lown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Inventor

Age: 97

Birthplace: Utena, Lithuania

Bernard Lown (born June 7, 1921) is the original developer of the direct current defibrillator and the cardioverter. Lown developed the direct current defibrillator for cardiac resuscitation and ...more
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Doug Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Inventor
Douglas Hall may refer to: Douglas Kent Hall (1938–2008), American writer and photographer Sir Douglas Hall, 1st Baronet (1866–1923), member of parliament for the Isle of Wight Sir Douglas Hall, ...more
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Olympia Snowe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Politician

Age: 72

Birthplace: Augusta, Maine, United States of America

Olympia Jean Snowe (née Bouchles; born February 21, 1947) is an American businesswoman and politician who was a United States Senator from Maine from 1995 to 2013. Snowe, a member of the ...more
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Nick DiPaolo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 57

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Danvers

Nicholas Rocco "Nick" Di Paolo (born January 31, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, radio personality and podcast host. In July 2018, he launched his new audio and ...more

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Lanny Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Athlete, Biathlete

Age: 36

Birthplace: Durango, Colorado, United States of America

Lanny Barnes (born April 26, 1982) is an American biathlete who has been competing since 2004. Her best World Cup finish was 15th in an individual event in Sweden in 2006. Barnes' best finish at ...more
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Paul Theroux is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Literary critic, Novelist, Author

Age: 77

Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts

Paul Edward Theroux (born April 10, 1941) is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best-known work is The Great Railway Bazaar (1975). He has published numerous works of fiction, some of ...more
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Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Columnist, Television producer, Novelist

Age: 71

Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States of America

Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which ...more

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Tabitha King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Activist, Author

Age: 69

Birthplace: Old Town, Maine

Tabitha Jane King (née Spruce, born March 24, 1949) is an American author.
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Gary Thorne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Announcer, Sports commentator

Age: 70

Birthplace: Bangor, Maine

Gary Thorne (born June 9, 1948) is the lead play-by-play announcer for MASN. He has also worked for ESPN and ABC, including National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, college football, and ...more
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George F. Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Professor
George F. Clark is a professor at Rutgers University and the author of Introduction to Human Ecology.
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Rudy Vallée is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader

Age: Dec. at 85 (1901-1986)

Birthplace: Island Pond, Brighton, Vermont, United States of America

Hubert Prior "Rudy" Vallée (July 28, 1901 – July 3, 1986) was an American singer, actor, bandleader, and radio host. He was one of the first modern pop stars of the teen idol

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Mike Dunham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Coach

Age: 46

Birthplace: Johnson City, New York

Michael Francis "Mike" Dunham (born June 1, 1972 in Johnson City, New York) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender. Dunham is the Boston Bruins goalie development ...more
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Frank Crowe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Civil engineer, Engineer

Age: Dec. at 64 (1882-1946)

Birthplace: Québec, Canada

Francis Trenholm Crowe ((1882-10-12)October 12, 1882 – (1946-02-26)February 26, 1946) was the chief engineer of the Hoover Dam. During that time, he was the superintendent of Six Companies, the ...more
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Paul Kariya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 44

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Paul Tetsuhiko Kariya (born October 16, 1974) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey winger who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Known as a skilled and fast-skating ...more

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Mike DeVito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
American football player

Age: 34

Birthplace: New York

Michael Ralph DeVito (born June 10, 1984) is a former American football defensive end. He played for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) from 2007 to 2012, and then the ...more
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Mike Flynn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
American football player

Age: 44

Birthplace: Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Michael Patrick "Scooter" Flynn (born June 15, 1974 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania) is a former NFL center. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He ...more
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Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
American football player

Age: 36

Birthplace: San Diego, California

Mosiula Mea'alofa "Lofa" Tatupu (born November 15, 1982) is a former American football linebacker who played six seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was an assistant ...more
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Brandon McGowan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey

Brandon McGowan (born September 16, 1983 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is a former American football safety. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played ...more
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Justin Strzelczyk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
American football player

Age: Dec. at 36 (1968-2004)

Birthplace: West Seneca, New York

Justin Conrad Strzelczyk (August 18, 1968 – September 30, 2004) was an American football offensive tackle who played nine full seasons in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers ...more
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Kevin McMahan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Kevin McMahan American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

Kevin Nathaniel McMahan (born March 2, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the last pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, earning him the title ...more
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Ben Bishop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete

Age: 32

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Benjamin Manning Bishop III (born November 21, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bishop has ...more

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Ben Guite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni

Age: 40

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Benjamin Pierre Guité (born July 17, 1978) is a Canadian retired ice hockey forward and currently serves as assistant coach for the University of Maine men's hockey. Guité played ...more
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Stanley Falkow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
Microbiologist

Age: 85

Birthplace: Albany, New York

Stanley Falkow (January 24, 1934 – May 5, 2018) was an American microbiologist and a professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He discovered molecular ...more
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John Baldacci is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Maine Alumni
John Baldacci Businessperson, Politician

Age: 64

Birthplace: Bangor, Maine, United States of America

John Elias Baldacci (born January 30, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 73rd Governor of Maine from 2003 to 2011. A Democrat, he also served as a member of the United States ...more