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Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni

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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Anne Murray and Walter Pidgeon.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of New Brunswick?” and “Which celebrities are University of New Brunswick alumni?”
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Elizabeth Brewster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Writer
Elizabeth Winifred Brewster, CM was a Canadian poet and academic. Born in Chipman, New Brunswick, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick, a Master of Arts ...more
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Walter Pidgeon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Actor, Singer
Walter Davis Pidgeon was a Canadian American actor who starred in many films, including Mrs. Miniver, The Bad and the Beautiful, Forbidden Planet, Advise & Consent, Voyage to the Bottom of ...more
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Anne Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Author, Actor, Singer
Morna Anne Murray CC ONS, known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 54 million copies worldwide as of ...more
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R. M. Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Novelist, Writer
Richard Murray Vaughan is a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright. A graduate of the creative writing program at the University of New Brunswick, Vaughan currently lives in Toronto. He was ...more
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David McCurdy Baird is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Science writer, Geologist, Photographer
David McCurdy Baird, OC FRSC is a Canadian geologist, photographer, and academic.
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William Francis Ganong is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Botanist
William Francis Ganong, M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.C., was a Canadian botanist, historian and cartographer. His botany career was spent mainly as a professor at Smith College in Northampton, ...more
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James Mallory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Political scientist
James Russell Mallory was a Canadian academic and constitutional expert. His radio interview after the 1957 federal election, influenced Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent to allow John ...more
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Frank McKenna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Politician, Diplomat, Banker
Francis Joseph "Frank" McKenna, PC OC ONB QC is a Canadian businessman and former politician and diplomat. He is currently Deputy Chairman of the Toronto-Dominion Bank. He served as ...more
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Gerald Merrithew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Politician
Gerald Stairs "Gerry" Merrithew PC CD, born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, was an educator, provincial and federal politician, and statesman. Merrithew graduated from the New ...more
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Norman Betts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Chartered Accountant, Politician
Norman M. Betts is a Chartered Accountant, university professor, and former provincial politician. Norman Betts graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1978 with a Bachelor of Business ...more
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Bliss Carman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Poet
Bliss Carman FRSC was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years. In ...more
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Gérard La Forest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Judge, Lawyer
Gérard Vincent La Forest, CC, QC, FRSC, LL.D was a Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada from January 16, 1985 to September 30, 1997. He is currently counsel at Stewart McKelvey ...more
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James E. Lockyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
James Edward Lockyer, QC CD is a Canadian lawyer, law professor, and former politician. Lockyer graduated with a BA degree from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick then earned ...more
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William Pugsley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Lawyer
William Pugsley, PC, QC was a politician and lawyer in New Brunswick, Canada.
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Arthur Johnston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Police officer
Arthur "Art" Johnston is a Canadian politician and was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Calgary-Hays as a Progressive Conservative.
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Bev Harrison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Teacher
Beverly John "Bev" Harrison is a former teacher and New Brunswick politician.
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John Douglas Hazen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Lawyer
Sir John Douglas Hazen, PC, KCMG was a politician in New Brunswick, Canada. Known by his second name, Douglas, he entered politics in 1885 when he was elected as an alderman in Fredericton, New ...more
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John B. McNair is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Judge, Lawyer
John Babbitt McNair, CC was the 23rd premier of the Province of New Brunswick, Canada from 1940 to 1952. He worked as a lawyer, politician and judge. Born in Andover, New Brunswick, he graduated ...more
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Alistair MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Professor, Novelist, Writer
Alistair MacLeod, OC FRSC was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic. His powerful and moving stories vividly evoke the beauty of Cape Breton Island's rugged landscape and the ...more
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Charles G.D. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Charles G.D. Roberts Writer
Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, KCMG FRSC was a Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry. He was "almost the first Canadian author to obtain ...more
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Dalton Camp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Dalton Kingsley Camp, PC, OC was a Canadian journalist, politician, political strategist and commentator and supporter of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Despite having never been ...more
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Larry Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Larry Kennedy
Larry Ronald Kennedy is a politician in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. Kennedy studied at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton where he earned a Bachelor of Science before ...more
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Gordon Fairweather is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Robert Gordon Lee Fairweather, OC ONB QC was a lawyer and Canadian politician. Fairweather was born in Rothesay, New Brunswick, the son of J.H.A.L. Fairweather and Agnes C. McKeen. Fairweather ...more
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Norman Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Norman Buchanan Baseball player
Norman Bruce Buchanan was a furniture retailer and political figure in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Charlotte County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick as a ...more
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Alfred Bailey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of New Brunswick Alumni
Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey, OC FRSC was a Canadian educator, poet, anthropologist, ethno-historian, and academic administrator.