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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including George Safford Parker and William V. Allen.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Upper Iowa University?” and “Which celebrities are Upper Iowa University alumni?”

George Safford Parker was an American inventor and industrialist. Parker was a telegraphy instructor in Janesville, Wisconsin and had a sideline repairing and selling fountain pens. Dismayed by the unreliability of the pens, he experimented with ways to prevent ink leaks. In 1888, Parker founded the Parker Pen Company. The next year he received his first fountain pen patent. By 1908, his factory on Main Street in Janesville was reportedly the largest pen manufacturing facility in the world. Parker eventually became one of the world's premier pen brands, and one of the first brands with a global presence. George S. Parker High School in Janesville is his namesake. Parker graduated from Upper ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1863-1937)

Birthplace: Shullsburg, Wisconsin, United States of America

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William F. Albright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Upper Iowa University Alumni
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William Foxwell Albright was an American archaeologist, biblical scholar, philologist, and expert on ceramics. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1891-1971)

Birthplace: Coquimbo, Chile

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David B. Henderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Upper Iowa University Alumni
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David Bremner Henderson, a ten-term Republican Congressman from Dubuque, Iowa, was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1903. He was the first Congressman from west of the Mississippi River, the last Civil War veteran, the second foreign-born person, and so far the only Iowan to serve as Speaker. ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1840-1906)

Birthplace: Old Deer, Eurasia, United Kingdom

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William V. Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Upper Iowa University Alumni
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William Vincent Allen was a jurist and twice a U.S. Senator from Nebraska. ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1847-1924)

Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Madison County, + more

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