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Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni

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

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

List below includes Elizabeth Edwards, Jean Donovan and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Mary Washington?” and “Which celebrities are University of Mary Washington alumni?”
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Elizabeth Edwards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Author, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 61 (1949-2010)

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

Mary Elizabeth Anania Edwards (July 3, 1949 – December 7, 2010) was an American attorney, a best-selling author and a health care activist. She was married to John Edwards, the former U.S. ...more
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Jean Donovan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni

Age: Dec. at 27 (1953-1980)

Birthplace: Westport, Connecticut

Jean Marie Donovan (April 10, 1953 – December 2, 1980) was an American lay missionary who was beaten, raped, and murdered along with three fellow missionaries—Ita Ford, Maura Clarke and Dorothy ...more
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Chris Graham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Web design, Semantic Web, Internet Marketer

Age: 35

Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia

Chris Graham is a Project Manager for Bridgeline Digital. Chris Graham plans, organizes and manages interactive application development projects from concept to completion for customers. He ...more
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Desiree Marie Velez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Actor

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Desiree Marie Velez (born June 8) is an American actress. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is the daughter of Inez Torres and Angelo Velez. She has one brother. Her parents are from ...more
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Marion Blakey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Marion Blakey

Age: 70

Birthplace: Gadsden, Alabama

Marion Clifton Blakey (born March 26, 1948) is a former president and chief executive officer of Rolls-Royce North America. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, she served as the eighth full-time chief ...more
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Beverly H. Runge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Historian

Age: Dec. at 79 (1929-2008)

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Judy Muller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Judy Muller Journalist, Professor, Author
Judy Muller is an American journalist. She has been a correspondent for ABC News since 1990, contributing reports to such programs as Nightline and World News Tonight. She was a regular ...more
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Shin Fujiyama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Shin Fujiyama

Age: 35

Birthplace: Japan

Shin Fujiyama is a Japanese-American philanthropist who co-founded Students Helping Honduras. He graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in ...more
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Mark Cole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Mark Cole

Age: 60

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

Mark L. Cole (born June 6, 1958, in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American politician of the Republican Party. Since 2002 he has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He currently ...more
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Toddy Puller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Toddy Puller

Age: 74

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller (born January 19, 1945, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is an American politician. A Democrat, she served in the Virginia House of Delegates 1992–99 and was elected to ...more
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Maggie Stiefvater is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Author

Age: 37

Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia

Margaret "Maggie" Stiefvater ( STEE-vah-tər; born November 18, 1981) is an American writer of Young Adult fiction, known mainly for her series of fantasy novels The Wolves of Mercy ...more
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Kelly Cherry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni

Age: 78

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Kelly Cherry (born December 21, 1940) is an award-winning novelist, poet, essayist, and a former Poet Laureate of Virginia (2010–2012). A resident of Halifax, Virginia, she was named the state's ...more
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Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda

Age: 73

Birthplace: Farmville, Virginia

Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda was named Poet Laureate of Virginia by the Governor, Tim Kaine, on June 26, 2006. She succeeded Rita Dove and served in this position from June 2006 – July 2008. While ...more
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Sifrits' Double Murder C... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Sifrits' Double Murder Case

Age: 41

Erika Elaine Sifrit is an American woman, along with her former husband, Benjamin Adam Sifrit who gained notoriety in 2002 for the murders of Joshua Edward Ford, 32, and Martha Margene ...more
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Michèle McQuigg ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Michèle McQuigg

Age: 71

Birthplace: Bay Shore, New York

Michèle McQuigg (September 2, 1947 – February 15, 2017) was a Virginia politician who was a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1998 to 2008 before opting not to run ...more
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Nan Grogan Orrock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Nan Grogan Orrock

Age: 75

Birthplace: Abingdon, Virginia, United States of America

Nan Grogan Orrock (born November 8, 1943) is a Democratic State Senator in the Georgia State Senate, representing Senate District 36. Following the 2006 retirement of State Senator Sam ...more
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Erica Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Erica Jackson is a student at University of Mary Washington who is reportedly dating singer Chris Brown.
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Trae Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Mary Washington Alumni
Trae Stewart

Age: 45

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee