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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?”

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Greasy Neale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Greasy Neale Baseball player, Coach, American football player 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 ...more

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Ted Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Ted Cassidy Actor 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 ...more

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Cliff Battles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Cliff Battles American football player 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.

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Maggie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Maggie Anderson Writer Maggie Anderson is an American poet and editor with roots in Appalachia.

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Breece D'J Pancake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Breece D'J Pancake Writer Breece D'J Pancake was an American author of short fiction. Pancake was a native of West Virginia. Several of his short stories were published in The Atlantic Monthly and other periodicals ...more

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Denise Giardina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Denise Giardina Novelist, Writer Denise Giardina is a novelist. Her book Storming Heaven was a Discovery Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and received the 1987 W. D. Weatherford Award for the best published work about ...more

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Josh Stewart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Josh Stewart Actor Joshua Regnall "Josh" Stewart is an American actor best known for his role as Holt McLaren in the FX TV series Dirt and as Detective William LaMontagne, Jr in Criminal Minds. He was ...more

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Len Barnum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Len Barnum American football player Leonard Warner Barnum was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College. He was ...more

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Nelson Peterson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Nelson Peterson American football player Nelson Lane Peterson was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Rams. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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Pete Calac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Pete Calac Pedro "Pete" Calac was a professional football player who played in the Ohio League and during the early years of the National Football League. Over the course of his 10 year career he ...more

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Jim Brogan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Jim Brogan James Riley "Jim" Brogan is a retired American basketball player. Born in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, he played collegiately for the West Virginia Wesleyan College. He played for the ...more

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Jean Lee Latham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Jean Lee Latham Writer Jean Lee Latham was an American writer who specialized in biographies for children or young adults. She was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia. Her father was a cabinetmaker and her mother was a ...more

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William Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
William Flanagan William Harold "Hoot" Flanagan was a professional football player from Buckhannon, West Virginia who played during the early years of the National Football League with the Pottsville ...more

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Irene McKinney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Irene McKinney Writer Irene McKinney was an American poet and editor, and served as the Poet Laureate of the state of West Virginia from her appointment by Governor Gaston Caperton in January 1994 until her death.

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John Kellison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
John Kellison John Snowden Kellison was a professional football player in the National Football League with the Canton Bulldogs and the Toledo Maroons. He also was an athletic director at Marietta College as ...more

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Vern Mullen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Vern Mullen Vern Elmo Mullen was a professional football player from Taylorville, Illinois.

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Lewis C. Cantley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous West Virginia Wesleyan College Alumni
Lewis C. Cantley Professor Lewis C. Cantley is an American cell biologist and biochemist and a professor in the Departments of Systems Biology and Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of Cancer Research at ...more