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Famous William Jewell College Alumni

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

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

A list made up of graduates like Bill Snyder and Dallas Willard.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to William Jewell College?” and “Which celebrities are William Jewell College alumni?”
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M. Susan Chambers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
With over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and retailing industries, M. Susan Chambers serves as the Executive Vice President of the Global People Division for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...more
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Harold E. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Meteorologist

Age: 59

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Harold Edward Brooks (born March 11, 1959) is an American meteorologist whose research is concentrated on severe convective storms and tornadoes, particularly severe weather climatology, as well ...more
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Nancy Boyda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Politician

Age: 63

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Nancy Boyda (born August 2, 1955) is an American politician and former Democratic U.S. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. On November 4, 2008, Boyda was defeated for ...more
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Dallas Willard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Professor, Writer, Philosopher

Age: 83

Birthplace: Missouri

Dallas Albert Willard (September 4, 1935 – May 8, 2013) was an American philosopher also known for his writings on Christian spiritual formation. Much of his work in philosophy was related to ...more
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Homer Drew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach

Age: 74

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Homer Walter Drew Jr. (born September 29, 1944) is an American former college basketball coach and administrator who coached at Washington State, LSU, Bethel College, Indiana-South Bend, and ...more
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Robin Carnahan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer

Age: 57

Birthplace: Rolla, Missouri, United States of America

Robin Colleen Carnahan (born August 4, 1961) is an American businesswoman and lawyer and former Missouri Secretary of State. She is the daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan. In ...more
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Bill Snyder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player

Age: 79

Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri

Bill Snyder (born October 7, 1939) is a retired college football coach and former player. He served as the head football coach at Kansas State University from 1989 to 2005, and again from 2009 ...more
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Jeannie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Jeannie Blaylock Journalist
Jeannie Blaylock is a weekday anchor, alongside Shannon Ogden, on First Coast News at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. She is also the "Healthwatch" reporter. ...more
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Chris Cissell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Chris Cissell Coach

Age: 46

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Chris Cissell is an American soccer coach born May 6, 1972 in Dallas, Texas, United States. He is the current Head Coach of the women's soccer team at UMKC. In 2003 Cissell guided the WJC ...more
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Earl Thomas Coleman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni

Age: Dec. at 52 (1943-1995)

Birthplace: Port Huron, Michigan, United States of America

Earl Thomas Coleman (born May 29, 1943) is an American politician who represented Missouri in the United States House of Representatives from 1976–1993.
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Judith Craig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Judith Craig

Age: 82

Birthplace: Lexington, Missouri

Judith Craig is a retired American bishop of the United Methodist Church, whose primary field of service was the United States. She was born on 5 June 1937 in Lexington, Missouri and elected ...more
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Glen Scrivener is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Glen Scrivener

Age: 51

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Glen Scrivener (born July 14, 1967) is a former football player in the Canadian Football League for 12 years. Scrivener played defensive tackle for five different teams from 1990-2001. His ...more
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Ted Malone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Ted Malone

Age: Dec. at 81 (1908-1989)

Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Ted Malone (May 18, 1908 - October 20, 1989) (born Frank Alden Russell, the son of a grocer), was an American radio broadcaster.
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Tom Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Announcer, Actor

Age: Dec. at 92 (1919-2011)

Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

Tom Carnegie, born Carl Lee Kenagy, (September 25, 1919 – February 11, 2011) was an American radio and television broadcaster, public-address announcer, sports columnist, documentary filmmaker, ...more
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Gatewood Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Gatewood Lincoln

Age: Dec. at 82 (1875-1957)

Gatewood Sanders Lincoln (August 5, 1875 – October 15, 1957) was a United States Navy officer who served as the 19th and 22nd Governor of American Samoa. With Nathan Woodworth Post, Lincoln was ...more
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Larry Holley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Larry Holley Coach

Age: 73

Larry Holley (born June 28, 1945) is a retired American college basketball coach. He was the head men's basketball coach at his alma mater, William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. His 919 ...more
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David Ring is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
David Ring

Age: 65

Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas

David Ring (born October 28, 1953) is a Christian evangelist and motivational speaker who has cerebral palsy. Since 1973, Ring has challenged thousands of people with his signature message - ...more
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Ike Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Ike Martin

Birthplace: Liberty, Missouri

Isaac Roy Martin (July 15, 1887 – July 20, 1979) was a professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL) with the Canton Bulldogs in 1920.
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James J. Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
James J. Jenkins

Age: Dec. at 89 (1923-2012)

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Zel Fischer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Zel Fischer Judge

Age: 55

Birthplace: Hamburg, Iowa

Zel M. Fischer (born April 28, 1963) is an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri. Judge Fischer served a two-year term as Chief Justice from 2017 until 2019. A native of Watson, he ...more
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Josephine L. Staton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Josephine L. Staton

Age: 58

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Josephine Laura Staton (born 1961) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
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Parke M. Banta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Parke M. Banta

Age: Dec. at 79 (1891-1970)

Birthplace: Missouri, United States of America

Parke Monroe Banta (November 21, 1891 – May 12, 1970) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. Born in Berryman, Missouri, Banta attended the public schools, and William Jewell College at ...more
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Daniel Belcher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Daniel Belcher
Daniel Belcher is an American operatic baritone who has sung at many of the world's leading opera houses. He notably portrayed the role of John Brooke in the world premiere of Mark Adamo's ...more
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Jason Klumb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous William Jewell College Alumni
Jason Klumb Lawyer

Age: 50

Jason O. Klumb is the Regional Administrator of The Heartland Region of the U.S. General Services Administration. Klumb was appointed to the lead GSA's Heartland Region in February 2010.