14 Notable alumni of
East Central University

East Central University is 2136th in the world, 736th in North America, and 695th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from East Central University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Todd Graham

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    Todd Graham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Michael Todd Graham is an American football coach and former player. He is the current head football coach at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Graham has served as the head football coach at Rice University (2006), the University of Tulsa (2007–2010), the University of Pittsburgh (2011), and Arizona State University (2012–2017).

  2. Paul Waner

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    Paul Waner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1903-1965 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Paul Glee Waner, nicknamed "Big Poison", was an American professional baseball right fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams between 1926 and 1945, most notably playing his first 15 seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The greatest Pirate outfielder up to his retirement, he won the 1927 NL Most Valuable Player Award in his second season, collecting a team record 237 hits that year. Waner set the team record for doubles in a season three times, including in 1932 when he set the NL record for doubles in a season with 62. In the only postseason appearance of his career, he hit.333 in the Pirates' 1927 World Series loss against the New York Yankees. Waner won three National League (NL) batting titles, led the NL in hits twice and collected over 200 hits in eight seasons from 1926 to 1934.

  3. Brian Kevin Turner

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    Brian Kevin Turner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    B. Kevin Turner is an American businessman and investor who is currently the chairman of Zayo Group and the vice chairman of Albertsons/Safeway Inc. Turner was most recently President & CEO of Core Scientific, a technology company specializing in Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence from 2018 to 2021. He previously served as the COO of Microsoft from 2005 to 2016. Prior to joining Microsoft, Turner was the CEO of Sam's Club and the CIO of Walmart. He is also the former Vice Chairman of Citadel LLC and CEO of Citadel Securities.

  4. Robert S. Kerr

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    Robert S. Kerr
    Born in
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    Years
    1896-1963 (aged 67)
    Enrolled in East Central University
    Studied in 1911
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Robert Samuel Kerr was an American businessman and politician from Oklahoma. Kerr formed a petroleum company before turning to politics. He served as the 12th Governor of Oklahoma and was elected three times to the United States Senate. Kerr worked natural resources, and his legacy includes water projects that link the Arkansas River via the Gulf of Mexico. He was the first Oklahoma governor born in the territory of the state.

  5. Ernest William McFarland

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    Ernest William McFarland
    Born in
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    Years
    1894-1984 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in East Central University
    Studied in 1914
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbank tellerclerkdirector
    Biography

    Ernest William "Mac" McFarland was an American politician, jurist and, with Warren Atherton, one of the "Fathers of the G.I. Bill." He is the only Arizonan to serve in the highest office in all three branches of Arizona government, two at the state level, one at the federal level. He was a Democratic Senator from Arizona from 1941 to 1953 (Majority Leader from 1951 to 1953) before he was the tenth governor of Arizona from 1955 to 1959. Finally, McFarland sat as Chief Justice on the Arizona Supreme Court in 1968.

  6. George Nigh

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    George Nigh
    Born in
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    Years
    1927-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    George Patterson Nigh is an American politician and civic leader from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Nigh served as the 17th and the 22nd Governor of Oklahoma and as the 8th and 10th Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma. He was the first Oklahoma governor to be re-elected and the first to win all 77 counties in the state. Additionally, short term vacancies in the governor's office twice resulted in Nigh assuming gubernatorial duties while serving as lieutenant governor.

  7. Gil Morgan

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    Gil Morgan
    Born in
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    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Gilmer Bryan Morgan II, OD is an American professional golfer.

  8. Bill Anoatubby

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    Bill Anoatubby
    Born in
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    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    governor
    Biography

    Bill Anoatubby is the Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, a position he has held since 1987. From 1979 to 1987, Anoatubby served two terms as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation in the administration of Governor Overton James, after being popularly elected to office.

  9. Kenneth Hite

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    Kenneth Hite
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    game designerwriterpodcasterrole-playing game designer
    Biography

    Kenneth Hite is a writer and role-playing game designer. Hite is the author of Trail of Cthulhu and Night's Black Agents role-playing games, and lead designer of the 5th edition of Vampire: the Masquerade.

  10. Larry Nemecek

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    Larry Nemecek
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    actorwriter
    Biography

    Larry Nemecek is an American who has worked in various capacities on the Star Trek franchise.

  11. Lyle Boren

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    Lyle Boren
    Born in
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    Years
    1909-1992 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lyle Hagler Boren was a U.S. Democratic Party politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Oklahoma, serving from 1937 to 1947 and was defeated for renomination in the 1946 election. He was known for his independence in the party, opposing labor union strikes on defense plants and attempts to expand the federal government.

  12. Justin Humphrey

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    Justin Humphrey
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Justin J. J. Humphrey is an American politician from the state of Oklahoma. A Republican, he is a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing state House District 19. He lives in Lane, Oklahoma, in the southeastern part of the state.

  13. Joe Dickinson

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    Joe Dickinson
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Joe Dickinson is an American football coach and former player. Most notably, he served as the offensive coordinator at the University of Northern Illinois from 1991 to 1995, and the University of Oklahoma in 1998. Dickinson also was an assistant coach at the University of Tulsa, Marshall University, Tulane University and the University of Central Oklahoma. Dickinson is currently an NFL quarterback consultant for the Buffalo Bills and is the director of coaching and lead quarterback instructor for DeBartolo Sports University, conducting both private and group training events across the United States.

  14. Ronald G. Sheppard

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    Ronald G. Sheppard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ronald G. Sheppard was a member of the 37th Legislature in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 28. He ran against the District 28 Incumbent Ryan Kiesel in 2008 but lost.