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Famous University Of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Alumni

Updated June 30, 2019 3.7k views22 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Erin Murphy, Jim Gantner and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh?” and “Which celebrities are University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh alumni?”
  • 1

    Allison Pottinger

    Curler, Athlete


    BirthplaceBrampton, Canada

    Allison Pottinger (born July 5, 1973) is an American curler from Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She currently plays third for Erika Brown, but is best known as having played for Debbie McCormick in...  more
  • 2

    Jack Taschner

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Jack Gerard Taschner (born April 21, 1978) is a former left-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He played for the San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Los...  more
  • 3

    Dan Needles

    Sports commentator


    BirthplaceWaukesha, Wisconsin

  • 4

    Erin Murphy

    Registered nurse, Legislator


    BirthplaceColumbus, Wisconsin

    Erin Murphy (born March 13, 1960) is an American politician and a former Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she...  more
  • 5

    Brian Paul

    Brian E. Paul is a computer programmer who originally wrote and maintained the source code for the open source Mesa graphics library until 2012 and is still active in the project. Paul began...  more
  • 6

    Jarrod Washburn

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceLa Crosse, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Jarrod Michael Washburn (born August 13, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. He played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Seattle Mariners, and Detroit Tigers over the course...  more
  • 7

    George de Rue Meiklejohn


    AgeDec. at 71 (1857-1929)

    George de Rue Meiklejohn (; August 26, 1857 – April 19, 1929) was a Nebraska Republican politician who served as the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska under Governor John Milton Thayer and a...  more
  • 8
    Martin Paul Below (January 26, 1899 – June 30, 1984) was an American football player. He played at the tackle for the Wisconsin Badgers football team and was selected as a consensus All-American in...  more
  • 9

    Alvin O'Konski

    Alvin Edward O'Konski (May 26, 1904 – July 8, 1987) was a United States Representative from Wisconsin.Born on a farm near Kewaunee, Wisconsin, O'Konski attended the local public schools and the...  more
  • 10

    Jim Gantner

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceFond du Lac, Wisconsin

    James Elmer Gantner (born January 5, 1953) is a former Major League Baseball player who spent his entire career with the Milwaukee Brewers (1976–92)....  more
  • 11

    Jim VandeHei

    Editor, Journalist


    BirthplaceOshkosh, Wisconsin

    James "Jim" VandeHei (born February 12, 1971) is the co-founder and CEO of Axios and the former executive editor and co-founder of Politico. Previously, he was a national political reporter at The...  more
  • 12

    Jon Erpenbach

    Jon B. Erpenbach (born January 28, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 27th District since 1999. ...  more
  • 13

    Doug Russell

    Doug Russell may refer to: Doug Russell (radio personality) (born 1972), American sports talk show host and reporter Doug Russell (swimmer) (born 1946), American former Olympic swimmer Doug Russell...  more
  • 14

    Gary Varsho

    Baseball player, Coach


    BirthplaceMarshfield, Wisconsin

    Gary Andrew Varsho (born June 20, 1961) is an American former professional baseball outfielder, manager, and coach, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates,...  more
  • 15

    David Gillingham

    David R. Gillingham (born 1947) is a contemporary composer. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh for his undergraduate degree in Music Education and Michigan State University for his PhD...  more
  • 16

    Jack Voight

    Jack C. Voight (born December 17, 1945) is a Wisconsin insurance agent and a former State Treasurer of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Republican Party....  more
  • 17

    Jeff Fitzgerald

    Jeff Fitzgerald (born October 12, 1966) is an American politician. He was a Republican Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 39th Assembly District from 2000 until 2013. He...  more
  • 18

    Milt Wilson

    Richard Milton Wilson (May 29, 1897 – December 1967) was a professional football player who was an original member of the Green Bay Packers. He played for the Packers beginning in 1919, two years...  more
  • 19

    Kristofor Brown

    Television producer, Screenwriter

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Oconomowoc

    Kristofor Brown is a professional writer, producer and actor. He is probably best known for being a former writer of Beavis and Butt-head. He made his feature film writing debut for the 2008 comedy...  more
  • 20

    Michelle Litjens

    Michelle Litjens (born September 28, 1972) is an American politician and businesswoman....  more
  • 21

    Jessica King

    Jessica King is a former Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 18th Wisconsin District when elected in 2011. She defeated incumbent Republican Senator Randy Hopper in a special...  more
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    Greg Peterson

    College basketball bracketologist/radio show host.