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

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

This list below has a variety of graduates, like Kati Marton and Laura Nader, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Wells College?” and “Which celebrities are Wells College alumni?”
Frances Folsom Cleveland Prest... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wells College Alumni
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Frances Clara Folsom Cleveland Preston was the wife of the President of the United States Grover Cleveland and the 22nd and 24th First Lady of the United States from 1886 to 1889 and again from 1893 to 1897. Becoming First Lady at age 21, she remains the youngest First Lady in history. ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1864-1947)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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Laura Nader is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Wells College Alumni
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Laura Nader is an American anthropologist. She has been a Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley since 1960. She was the first woman to receive a tenure-track position in the department. ...more

Profession: Anthropologist, Professor, Author

Age: 85

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Kati Marton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wells College Alumni
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Kati Marton is a Hungarian-American author and journalist. Her career has included reporting for ABC News as a foreign correspondent and National Public Radio, where she started as a production assistant in 1971, as well as print journalism and writing a number of books. She is a former chairwoman ...more

Profession: Journalist, Author, Actor, Writer, Human rights activist

Age: 61

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Credits: The Fall, Angi Vera, Sunday Daughters, Flowers of Reverie

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Emma Lampert Cooper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Wells College Alumni
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Emma Lampert Cooper


Emma Lampert Cooper was a painter from Rochester, New York, described as "a painter of exceptional ability". She studied in Rochester, New York; New York City under William Merritt Chase, Paris at the Académie Delécluse and in the Netherlands under Jacob Simon Hendrik Kever. Cooper won awards at ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1855-1920)

Birthplace: Nunda, New York, United States of America