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

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

Examples include Ted Cassidy and Josh Stewart.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to West Virginia Wesleyan College?” and “Which celebrities are West Virginia Wesleyan College alumni?”
Greasy Neale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
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Alfred Earle "Greasy" Neale was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played Major League Baseball as an outfielder with the Cincinnati Reds between 1916 and 1924 and briefly with the Philadelphia Phillies for part of the 1921 season. Neale was the starting right fielder for the 1919 Cincinnati Reds. He batted .357 in the 1919 World Series and led the Reds with ten hits in their eight-game series win over the scandalous White Sox. Neale also played professional football in the Ohio League with the Canton Bulldogs in 1917, the Dayton Triangles in 1918, and the Massillon Tigers in 1919. At Canton, he played alongside the great Jim Thorpe. Neale also coached the Dayton ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1891-1973)

Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States of America

Also Ranked

#52 on The Best NFL Coaches of All Time

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Ted Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
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Theodore Crawford "Ted" Cassidy was an American actor who performed in numerous television shows and films. Noted for his tall stature at 6 feet 9 inches, he tended to play unusual characters in offbeat or science-fiction series such as Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie. He is perhaps best known for the role of Lurch on The Addams Family. ...more

Age: Died at 47 (1932-1979)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Cliff Battles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
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Clifford Franklin Battles was an American football halfback in the National Football League. Battles was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968. ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1910-1981)

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of America

Also Ranked

#57 on The Greatest Washington Redskins of All Time

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Maggie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
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Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson is an American poet and editor with roots in Appalachia. ...more

Age: 69

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