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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Ursinus College and be of some renown.

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

Items on this list include J. D. Salinger and Dan Mullen.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ursinus College?” and “Which celebrities are Ursinus College alumni?”
J. D. Salinger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ursinus College Alumni
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Jerome David "J. D." Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early in life. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in 1980. Salinger was raised in Manhattan and began writing short stories while in ...more

Profession: Soldier, Novelist, Writer

Age: Died at 91 (1919-2010)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: My Foolish Heart, Pari, Divan dan za bananaribe, Fragmento

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Samuel Conway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ursinus College Alumni
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Samuel Charles Conway is an American researcher in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and agrochemical fields of organic chemistry. He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Dartmouth College. Outside the scientific community, Conway is better known as Uncle Kage and is chairman and chief organizer of ...more

Profession: Chemist

Age: 51

Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Norman E. Gibbs was an American software engineer, scholar and educational leader. He studied to a B.Sc. in mathematics at Ursinus College and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science at Purdue University, advised by Robert R. Korfhage. His research area was cycle generation, an area in graph theory. ...more

Profession: Mathematician, Computer scientist

Age: Died at 61 (1941-2002)

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John Mauchly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ursinus College Alumni
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John William Mauchly was an American physicist who, along with J. Presper Eckert, designed ENIAC, the first general purpose electronic digital computer, as well as EDVAC, BINAC and UNIVAC I, the first commercial computer made in the United States. Together they started the first computer company, ...more

Profession: Physicist

Age: Died at 73 (1907-1980)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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