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Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni

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

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

List features graduates like Daniel Brandenstein and Owen Schmitt.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Wisconsin-River Falls?” and “Which celebrities are University of Wisconsin-River Falls alumni?”
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Daniel Brandenstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Seaman, Astronaut
Daniel Charles Brandenstein (born January 17, 1943) is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Space Alliance. He is a former Naval Aviator, test pilot and NASA ...more
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Owen Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
American football player
Owen Schmitt (born February 13, 1985) is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at West ...more
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Bruce Vento is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Politician, Teacher
Bruce Frank Vento (October 7, 1940 – October 10, 2000) was an American politician, a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 until his death in ...more
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Steve Drazkowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Legislator
Steve Drazkowski (born November 27, 1964) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District ...more
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Mark Neumann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Mark Neumann Businessperson
Mark William Neumann (born February 27, 1954) is an American businessman and politician. He represented Wisconsin's 1st congressional district from 1995 to 1999. In 2010, Neumann lost a bid to ...more
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David F. Swensen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
David F. Swensen
David F. Swensen (born 1954) is an American investor, endowment fund manager, and philanthropist. He has been the chief investment officer at Yale University since 1985. Swensen is responsible ...more
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Jeanne Poppe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Legislator, Teacher
Jeanne E. Poppe (born July 6, 1957) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represents ...more
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Boyd Huppert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Journalist
Boyd Huppert (c. 1962) is an American television personality. He is a news reporter for KARE 11 in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Each week, he adds another Land of 10,000 Stories story, which ...more
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Gary W. Laidig is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Legislator
Gary W. Laidig (born August 15, 1948) is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives. A Republican, he was first elected to the ...more
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Kristen Dexter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Kristen Dexter Metalsmith
Kristen Dexter (born July 20, 1961) is a Democratic Party politician and former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, who represented the 68th Assembly District from 2009 to 2011. She defeated ...more
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Kitty Rhoades is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Kitty Rhoades
Kitty Rhoades (née Richie) (April 7, 1951 – June 18, 2016) was an American politician. She was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly who represented the 30th Assembly district and ...more
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Gary Tauchen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Gary Tauchen
Gary Tauchen is a State Representative who represents Wisconsin's 6th Assembly District which includes parts of Oconto, Shawano, and Outagamie counties. He was first elected in 2006 to replace ...more
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Wayne Hendrickson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Wayne Hendrickson
Wayne A. Hendrickson is an American biophysicist and University professor at Columbia. He is best known for innovating the use of multi-wavelength anomalous dispersion as an analytical tool for ...more
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Harvey Stower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni
Harvey Stower
Pharis Harvey Stower, Jr. (September 17, 1944–September 29, 2009) was a Wisconsin politician and legislator.