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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Peggy Whitson and Ted Cassidy.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Wesleyan College?” and “Which celebrities are Wesleyan College alumni?”

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Soong May-ling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Soong May-ling Politician Soong May-ling or Soong Mei-ling, also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang was a First Lady of the Republic of China, the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek. She ...more

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Soong Ching-ling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Soong Ching-ling Politician Soong Ching-ling or Song Qingling was the second wife of Sun Yat-sen, leader of the 1911 revolution that established the Republic of China, and was often referred to as Madame Sun Yat-sen. She ...more

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Neva Jane Langley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Neva Jane Langley Neva Jane Langley Fickling was an American beauty pageant queen. Langley was born in Lakeland, Florida. As a college sophomore she transferred to Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, where she ...more

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Rebecca Caudill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Rebecca Caudill Writer Rebecca Caudill Ayars was an American author of children's literature with more than twenty books published. Her Tree of Freedom was a Newbery Honor Book in 1950. A Pocketful of Cricket, ...more

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Harry Tiebout is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Harry Tiebout Harry M. Tiebout M.D. was an American psychiatrist who promoted the Alcoholics Anonymous approach to the public, patients and fellow professionals. He served on the Board of Trustees of ...more

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Catherine Brewer Benson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Catherine Brewer Benson Catherine Elizabeth Benson, née Brewer was the first US woman to earn a college bachelor's degree.

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Mary Dorothy Lyndon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Mary Dorothy Lyndon Mary Dorothy Lyndon was the first female graduate from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.

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Soong Ai-ling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Soong Ai-ling Soong Ai-ling, or Eling Soong was the eldest of the Soong sisters and the wife of H. H. Kung, who was the richest man in the early 20th century Republic of China. The first character of her ...more

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S. A. K. Durga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
S. A. K. Durga Dr. S. A. Kumari Durga is a musicologist and ethnomusicologist from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. She is the founder of the Centre for Ethnomusicology based in Chennai.

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Kathryn Stripling Byer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Kathryn Stripling Byer Poet Kathryn Stripling Byer is a poet.

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Pare Lorentz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Pare Lorentz Screenwriter, Film Director Pare Lorentz was an American filmmaker known for his movies about the New Deal. Born Leonard MacTaggart Lorentz in Clarksburg, West Virginia, he was educated at West Virginia Wesleyan College ...more

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Ruth Austin Knox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Wesleyan College Alumni
Ruth Austin Knox Ruth Austin Knox is the president of Wesleyan College, located in Macon, Georgia. She was installed as Wesleyan's twenty-fourth president in 2003. A 1975 graduate, she is Wesleyan's first alumna ...more