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Famous Wittenberg University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 7.9k views38 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Al Davis1

    Al Davis

    Businessperson, Coach

    AgeDec. at 82 (1929-2011)

    BirthplaceBrockton, Massachusetts

    Allen Davis (July 4, 1929 – October 8, 2011) was an American football coach and executive. He...  more
  • Sherwood Anderson2

    Sherwood Anderson

    Novelist, Author

    AgeDec. at 65 (1876-1941)

    BirthplaceCamden, Ohio

    Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 – March 8, 1941) was an American novelist and short...  more

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    #925 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time#143 of 342 The Greatest American Writers of All Time

  • Jeff Prucher3

    Jeff Prucher

    Lexicographer, Ontologist


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Jeff Prucher is an author....  more
  • Ernst Heinrich Weber4

    AgeDec. at 83 (1795-1878)

    BirthplaceWittenberg, Germany

    Ernst Heinrich Weber (24 June 1795 – 26 January 1878) was a German physician who is considered...  more
  • Isaac K. Funk5

    Isaac K. Funk


    AgeDec. at 73 (1839-1912)

    BirthplaceClifton, Ohio

    Isaac Kaufmann Funk (September 10, 1839 – April 4, 1912) was an American Lutheran minister,...  more
  • James Rebhorn6

    AgeDec. at 66 (1948-2014)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    James Robert Rebhorn (September 1, 1948 – March 21, 2014) was an American character actor who...  more

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    #9 of 15 Actors Whose Deaths Became Storylines#16 of 19 Famous People Who Have Had Skin Cancer

  • Beth McCann7

    Beth McCann




    Beth McCann (born February 10, 1949) is an American politician who serves as the current...  more
  • John E. McLaughlin8

    John E. McLaughlin

    John Edward McLaughlin (born June 15, 1942) is the former Deputy Director of Central...  more
  • 9


    Linda Gillespie Stuntz has been a Principal and Partner in the law firm of Stuntz, Davis ...  more
  • Benjamin Thurman Hacker10
    Rear Admiral Benjamin Thurman Hacker (1935–2003) was a U.S. Navy officer, who became the first...  more
  • A. Van Jordan11

    A. Van Jordan

    Poet, Writer


    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio

    A. Van Jordan (born 1965, Akron, Ohio) is an American poet. He is Collegiate Professor in the...  more
  • 12

    Jennette Bradley



    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Jennette B. Bradley (born October 2, 1952) is an American politician of the Republican party...  more
  • 13

    AgeDec. at 81 (1843-1924)

    BirthplaceLithopolis, Ohio

    Adam Willis Wagnalls (September 24, 1843 – September 3, 1924) was an American publisher. He...  more
  • Ron Lancaster14

    Ron Lancaster

    Coach, Athlete

    AgeDec. at 70 (1938-2008)

    BirthplaceFairchance, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Ronald Lancaster (October 14, 1938 – September 18, 2008) was an American-Canadian professional...  more
  • 15

    Lloyd C. Douglas

    Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 74 (1877-1951)

    BirthplaceColumbia City, Columbia Township, Indiana

    Lloyd Cassel Douglas (born Doya C. Douglas; August 27, 1877 – February 13, 1951) was an...  more
  • John Chowning16

    John Chowning

    John M. Chowning (; born August 22, 1934 in Salem, New Jersey) is an American composer,...  more
  • B. V. Subbamma17
  • Sandra Postel18

    Sandra Postel

    Sandra Postel is the director and founder of the Global Water Policy Project. She is a world...  more
  • 19
    Erik Grønseth (13 September 1925 – 8 October 2005) was a Norwegian sociologist, Professor of...  more
  • Bill Musselman20

    AgeDec. at 60 (1940-2000)

    BirthplaceWooster, Ohio

    William Clifford Musselman (August 13, 1940 – May 5, 2000) was an American basketball coach in...  more
  • 21

    Charlie Green

    Charlie Green (born March 14, 1943) was an American League football player. He was elected to...  more
  • 22
    Emery Clarence Leonard (1892–1968) was an American botanist known for his work on the...  more
  • 23
    Monroe Mark Sweetland (January 20, 1910 – September 10, 2006) was an American politician in...  more
  • 24

    Gregory L. Frost



    BirthplaceNewark, Ohio

    Gregory Lynn Frost (born April 17, 1949) is a former United States District Judge of the...  more
  • 25

    George N. H. Peters

    George N. H. Peters (November 30, 1825 – October 7, 1909) was an American Lutheran minister...  more