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

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Al Davis, James Rebhorn and more.

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

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Al Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Businessperson, Coach Allen "Al" Davis was an American football coach and executive. He was the principal owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League from 1972 to 2011. ...more

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Sherwood Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Sherwood Anderson was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful copywriter and business owner in ...more

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Jeff Prucher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Lexicographer, Ontologist Jeff Prucher is an author.

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Ernst Heinrich Weber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Physician Ernst Heinrich Weber was a German physician who is considered one of the founders of experimental psychology. Weber was an influential and important figure in the areas of physiology and ...more

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Isaac K. Funk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Lexicographer Isaac Kaufmann Funk was an American Lutheran minister, editor, lexicographer, publisher, and spelling reformer. He was the co-founder of Funk & Wagnalls Company, the father of author Wilfred ...more

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James Rebhorn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Actor James Robert Rebhorn was an American actor who appeared in over 100 films, television series, and plays. At the time of his death, he had recurring roles in the current series White Collar and ...more

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Beth McCann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Beth McCann Lawyer Beth McCann is a legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado. Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives as a Democrat in 2008, she represents House District 8, which encompasses portions of ...more

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John E. McLaughlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
John E. McLaughlin John Edward McLaughlin is the former Deputy Director of Central Intelligence and former Acting Director of Central Intelligence. His CIA career lasted more than 30 years starting in 1972 with a ...more

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Linda G. Stuntz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Lawyer Linda Gillespie Stuntz has been a Principal and Partner in the law firm of Stuntz, Davis Staffier, P.C. since February 1995. She is a member of the Board of Directors of several companies ...more

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Benjamin Thurman Hacker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Rear Admiral Benjamin Thurman Hacker was a U.S. Navy officer, who became the first Naval Flight Officer to achieve Flag rank.

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A. Van Jordan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Poet, Writer A. Van Jordan is an American poet.

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Jennette Bradley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Jennette Bradley Politician Jennette B. Bradley of Columbus, Ohio, is an American politician of the Republican party and served as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 2003 to 2005 and Ohio State Treasurer from 2005 to 2007.

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Adam Willis Wagnalls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Lexicographer Adam Willis Wagnalls was an American publisher. He was the co-founder and co-eponym of the Funk & Wagnalls Company in 1877. Wagnalls was born in Lithopolis, Ohio, but moved away at age 5. ...more

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Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Coach, Athlete Ronald "Ron" Lancaster was one of the pre-eminent quarterbacks of the Canadian Football League during his playing career; after his retirement as a player, he was also coach and ...more

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Lloyd C. Douglas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Lloyd C. Douglas Novelist, Writer Lloyd Cassel Douglas born Doya C. Douglas, was an American minister and author. He was born in Columbia City, Indiana, spent part of his boyhood in Monroeville, Indiana, Wilmot, Indiana and ...more

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John Chowning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
John Chowning John M. Chowning is an American composer, musician, inventor, and professor best known for his work at Stanford University and his invention of FM synthesis while there.

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B. V. Subbamma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni

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Sandra Postel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Scientist Sandra Postel is the director and founder of the Global Water Policy Project. She is a world expert on fresh water issues and related ecosystems. From 1988 to 1994 she served as the Vice ...more

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Erik Grønseth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Erik Grønseth was a Norwegian sociologist, Professor of Sociology at the University of Oslo from 1971 to 1989, and "one of the post-war pioneers of sociology" in Norway. ...more

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Bill Musselman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Coach William Clifford "Bill" Musselman was an American basketball coach in the NCAA, the ABA, the WBA, the CBA and the NBA. He was a fiercely intense coach who once was quoted as saying, ...more

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Charlie Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Charlie Green Charlie Green was an American League football player. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002. He would play professionally for the Boston Patriots & Oakland Raiders.

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Emery Clarence Leonard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Emery Clarence Leonard was an American botanist known for his work on the Acanthaceae plant family and on the flora of Haiti.

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Monroe Sweetland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Monroe Mark Sweetland was an American politician in the state of Oregon. A native of the state, he served in both houses of the Oregon Legislative Assembly starting in 1953 for a total of ten ...more

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Gregory L. Frost is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Gregory L. Frost Judge Gregory Lynn Frost is a United States federal judge. Born in Newark, Ohio, Frost received a B.A. from Wittenberg University in 1971 and a J.D. from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law ...more

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George N. H. Peters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
George N. H. Peters George N. H. Peters was an American Lutheran minister and author of The Theocratic Kingdom. His premillennial views were in conflict with the majority of Lutherans who held postmillennial

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Sandy Dukat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Sandy Dukat Sandra "Sandy" Dukat is an American Paralympic athlete. Born with proximal femoral focal deficiency, she had her right leg amputated above the knee at the age of four. She has competed ...more

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Elwood V. Jensen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Elwood V. Jensen Elwood Vernon Jensen was the Distinguished University Professor, George and Elizabeth Wile Chair in Cancer Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine's Vontz Center for ...more

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Fernando C. Layton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Fernando C. Layton Fernando Coello Layton was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born near St. Johns, Auglaize County, Ohio, Layton attended the public schools and Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio. He studied ...more

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Francis Seiberling is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Francis Seiberling was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, cousin of John F. Seiberling. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Seiberling moved with his parents to Wadsworth, Ohio, in 1873. He attended the ...more

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Deborah Simmons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Deborah Simmons

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John Douglas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
John Douglas John Douglas was an American conductor, voice teacher, vocal coach, and accompanist.

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Peter Tomsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Peter Tomsen Diplomat Peter Tomsen is a retired American diplomat and educator, serving as United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan from 1989 to 1992, and United States Ambassador to Armenia between 1995 and 1998. ...more

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Sheila Simon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
Politician, Educator, Professor Sheila J. Simon was the 46th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, from 2011 to 2015. In 2014, she was the Democratic nominee for Illinois State Comptroller, losing to Republican incumbent Judy Baar ...more

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William C. Martin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
William C. Martin William C. "Bill" Martin was University of Michigan Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director from 2000 to 2010. Martin, commonly known as Sailboat Willie, is president of the ...more

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David E. Meyer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
David E. Meyer David E. Meyer is an American academic in the field of psychology. He is a Professor at the University of Michigan and is Chair of the Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience area of the Psychology ...more

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Brendan Wentworth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
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John Savage Jr' is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Wittenberg University Alumni
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