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Famous Wilberforce University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 9.9k views35 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Wilberforce University and be of some renown.

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

Examples include Bayard Rustin and Leontyne Price.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Wilberforce University?” and “Which celebrities are Wilberforce University alumni?”
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    James H. "Jim" McGee (November 8, 1918 – March 4, 2006) was an American politician of the Ohio...  more
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    Freddie Jenkins

    Freddie Jenkins (October 10, 1906 – 1978) was an American jazz trumpeter....  more
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    Raymond V. Haysbert

    Raymond V. Haysbert Sr. (January 19, 1920 – May 24, 2010) was a prominent African-American...  more
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    Charlotte Maxeke

    Charlotte Makgomo (née Mannya) Maxeke (7 April 1874 – 16 October 1939) was a South African...  more
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    Betty Allen

    Betty Allen (March 17, 1927 – June 22, 2009) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano who had an...  more
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    Lyman Parks

    Rev. Lyman S. Parks (1917 – November 4, 2009) was the mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan from...  more
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    Zack Whyte

    Zack Whyte (sometimes spelled Zach Whyte) (1898 – March 10, 1967) was an American jazz...  more
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    Bill Powell

    William Powell (1892–1984) was an American actor. William Powell may also refer to:...  more
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    Milton Wright

    Milton S. J. Wright (1903 – 1972) was an African-American academic born in Georgia. He...  more
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    Gilbert H Jones