10 Notable alumni of
Brandon University

Brandon University is 2632nd in the world, 890th in North America, and 47th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from Brandon University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Tommy Douglas

    Tommy Douglas
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1904-1986 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    clericChristian ministerpolitician
    Biography

    Thomas Clement Douglas was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who served as seventh premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961 and Leader of the New Democratic Party from 1961 to 1971. A Baptist minister, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1935 as a member of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF). He left federal politics to become Leader of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and then the seventh Premier of Saskatchewan. His government introduced the continent's first single-payer, universal health care program.

  2. Brian Pallister

    Brian Pallister
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    curlerpolitician
    Biography

    Brian William Pallister is a Canadian politician who served as the 22nd premier of Manitoba from 2016 until 2021. He served as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba from 2012 to 2021. He was previously a cabinet minister in the provincial government of Gary Filmon and a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 2000 to 2008.

  3. Elin Rombo

    Elin Rombo
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    opera singer
    Biography

    Eva Elin Rombo, née Karlsson, is a Swedish operatic soprano. In November 2013 she was named Hovsångerska.

  4. Job Getcha

    Job Getcha
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    theologianEastern Orthodox priest
    Biography

    Job of Telmessos is an Eastern Orthodox Archbishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate who is the Permanent Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to the World Council of Churches and the Dean of the Institute for Orthodox Theology Higher Studies at Chambésy, Switzerland.

  5. Isabela Onyshko

    Isabela Onyshko
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1998-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Isabela Maria Onyshko is a Canadian artistic gymnast who represented her country at the 2016 Summer Olympics, the 2014 Commonwealth Games, as well as the 2014, 2015 and 2017 World Championships. She was the 2014 National Champion on beam. In 2016, she won Elite Canada and the National Championships in the individual All Around.

  6. Stanley Knowles

    Stanley Knowles
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1997 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politicianpriesttrade unionist
    Biography

    Stanley Howard Knowles was a Canadian parliamentarian. Knowles represented the riding of Winnipeg North Centre from 1942 to 1958 on behalf of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and again from 1962 to 1984 representing the CCF's successor, the New Democratic Party (NDP).

  7. Richard Stromback

    Richard Stromback
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Richard Stromback is an American former professional hockey player (OHL, ECHL), venture capitalist and entrepreneur. In 1997 he founded Web Group, a technology staffing and search firm and served as its CEO and President until 2003. During this time, Web Group ranked 189th on Inc. Magazine's annual list of the 500 fastest-growing companies. In 2003, he shifted his investment focus to clean technology, acquiring the research firm Ecology Coatings.

  8. Jonathan Filewich

    Jonathan Filewich
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Jonathan Filewich is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player of Croatian ancestry Filewich was born in Kelowna, British Columbia.

  9. Ross McLean

    Ross McLean
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1905-1984 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    film producer
    Biography

    John Ross McLean, the 11th of 12 children of a Northern Manitoba minister and farmer, was born in the small prairie village of Ethelbert in 1905. He became a Canadian journalist and civil servant. In the latter role he served as the Commissioner of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) in the 1940s, having previously been instrumental in the foundation of the Board the previous decade.

  10. John Thompson

    John Thompson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1908-1986 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John William McLeod Thompson was a lawyer, politician and judge in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1953 to 1962 as a Progressive Conservative, and held several cabinet posts in the government of Dufferin (Duff) Roblin.