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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and be of some renown.

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

This list below has a variety of graduates in it, from Justin Vernon to Paul Menard.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire?” and “Which celebrities are University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alumni?”

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Joseph H. Ball is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Politician
Joseph Hurst Ball was an American journalist, politician and businessman. Ball served as a Republican senator from Minnesota from 1940 to 1949. He was a conservative in domestic policy and a ...more

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David W. Hein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Professor, Researcher, Scientist
David W. Hein is an American scientist and professor. He currently is a Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville where he serves as the Peter K. Knoefel Endowed Chair of ...more

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Paul Menard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Race car driver
Paul Menard is a NASCAR driver. He currently drives the No. 27 Menards/Quaker State/FVP/Serta-sponsored Chevrolet SS in the Sprint Cup Series for Richard Childress Racing. He is the son of ...more

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Mark Andrew Green is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Politician
Mark Andrew Green is an American politician. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1993 to 1999, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007, ...more

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Reid Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Bassist
Reid Anderson is a bassist and composer originally from Minnesota. Anderson is best known for his work in The Bad Plus with pianist Ethan Iverson and drummer Dave King. The Bad Plus have played ...more

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Elizabeth Willis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Poet
Elizabeth Willis is an American poet and literary critic. She currently serves as the Shapiro-Silverberg professor of literature and creative writing at Wesleyan University. Willis has won ...more

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Will Jennings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Songwriter, Composer
Wilbur H. "Will" Jennings is an American songwriter, who is popularly known for writing the lyrics for "My Heart Will Go On", the theme for the film Titanic. He has been ...more

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Patrick Thomas O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Actor
Patrick Thomas O'Brien is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for playing the role of Mr. Dewey, the math teacher from Saved by the Bell.

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Michael Stankey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Mike Stankey has 16 years of enterprise software and technology management experience. Prior to joining PolyServe, he spent nine years at PeopleSoft, most recently serving as Senior Vice ...more

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T. Keith Glennan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
T. Keith Glennan Scientist
Thomas Keith Glennan was the first Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, serving from August 19, 1958 to January 20, 1961.

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Pamela A. Matson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Ecologist
Pamela Anne Matson is an American scientist, professor, and dean of the Stanford University School of Earth Sciences. She previously worked at NASA and at the University of California Berkeley. ...more

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Kato Kaelin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Actor
Brian Gerard "Kato" Kaelin is an American radio and television personality who gained fame as a witness during the 1994–1995 murder trial of O. J. Simpson.

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Scott Suder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Scott Suder Politician
Scott Suder was an American politician from Abbotsford, Wisconsin. He was the Republican Majority Leader of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 69th district from January 1998 until ...more

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Glenn Worf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Bassist, Session musician
Glenn Worf is a prolific Nashville session bassist. He has recorded with most major country music acts and currently tours with Mark Knopfler.

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John Menard, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
John Menard, Jr. Entrepreneur
John R. Menard, Jr. is an American entrepreneur and billionaire who is the founder and owner of Menards, a major Midwestern home improvement chain. He is also a former IndyCar racing team owner. ...more

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Willy Porter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Willy Porter Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Willy Porter is a contemporary American rock musician and singer-songwriter from Mequon, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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Richard J. Saykally is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Richard J. Saykally
Richard J. Saykally is an American chemist. He is currently a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He has received numerous awards for his research on the molecular ...more

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Robert Jauch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Robert Jauch
Robert Jauch was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 25th District from 1987 to 2015. He previously served in the Wisconsin Assembly, representing the 49th district ...more

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Keith Downey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Keith Downey Information Technology Consultant, Legislator
Keith S. Downey is a Minnesota politician and the Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota. A former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, he represented District 41A, which ...more

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Pat Kreitlow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Patrick J. "Pat" Kreitlow is an American politician, former broadcaster, and communications consultant. A Democrat, Kreitlow was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate, representing ...more

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Debra Monroe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Professor, Novelist
Debra Monroe is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist. She has written five books, including two story collections, two novels, and a memoir. Monroe has been twice ...more

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Justin Vernon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Singer
Justin DeYarmond Edison Vernon is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the primary songwriter and frontman of indie folk band Bon Iver. Vernon ...more

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Kerry Kincaid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Official
Kerry J. Kincaid is a Democratic politician and the current president of the Eau Claire, Wisconsin City Council. She has been endorsed by the Progressive Majority Political action committee.

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Janika Vandervelde is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
Pianist, Composer
Janika Vandervelde is an American composer, pianist, and music educator. Her work, notable for its feminist and ecological themes, has won numerous awards. Known for her music for orchestra, ...more

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David Zien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni
David Zien Politician
David Allen Zien is an American politician. He is a former member of the Wisconsin State Senate, who represented Wisconsin's 23rd Senate district. He is a member of the Republican Party of