12 Notable alumni of
Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University is 2202nd in the world, 747th in North America, and 704th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Kentucky State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Yingluck Shinawatra

    Yingluck Shinawatra
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Yingluck Shinawatra, nicknamed Pou (Thai: ปู, RTGS: Pu, pronounced [pūː], meaning "crab"), is a Thai businesswoman, politician and a member of the Pheu Thai Party who became the Prime Minister of Thailand following the 2011 election. Yingluck was Thailand's first female prime minister and its youngest in over 60 years. She was removed from office on 7 May 2014 by a Constitutional Court decision.

  2. Whitney Young

    Whitney Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1971 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Whitney Moore Young Jr. was an American civil rights leader. Trained as a social worker, he spent most of his career working to end employment discrimination in the United States and turning the National Urban League from a relatively passive civil rights organization into one that aggressively worked for equitable access to socioeconomic opportunity for the historically disenfranchised.

  3. Lho Shin-yong

    Lho Shin-yong
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Lho Shin-yong was a South Korean politician, diplomat and intelligence chief, who served as the 18th Prime Minister, the 18th Foreign Minister and the 12th Director of the Agency of National Security Planning (ANSP, now National Intelligence Service) of the fifth South Korean republic.

  4. Billy Ray Bates

    Billy Ray Bates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Billy Ray Bates is a retired American professional basketball player. Bates played shooting guard at McAdams High in Mississippi and attended Kentucky State University.

  5. Alice Allison Dunnigan

    Alice Allison Dunnigan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1906-1983 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Alice Allison Dunnigan was an African-American journalist, civil rights activist and author. Dunnigan was the first African-American female correspondent to receive White House credentials, and the first black female member of the Senate and House of Representatives press galleries. She wrote an autobiography entitled Alice A. Dunnigan: A Black Woman's Experience. She is commemorated by an official Kentucky Historical Society marker.

  6. Herb Trawick

    Herb Trawick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1985 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Herb Trawick was a professional Canadian football player and was the first African American to play professional Canadian football. Trawick spent his entire 12-year career as an offensive lineman and defensive guard with the Montreal Alouettes.

  7. Bob Atcher

    Bob Atcher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1993 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    songwritersingermusician
    Biography

    James Robert Owen "Bob" Atcher was an American country musician.

  8. Gerald Neal

    Gerald Neal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gerald Anthony Neal is an American politician and attorney. He is a Democratic Party member of the Kentucky Senate, representing District 33 since 1988.

  9. Joe B. Bates

    Joe B. Bates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1893-1965 (aged 72)
    Enrolled in Kentucky State University
    Studied in 1916
    Occupations
    municipal clerklawyerteacherschool superintendentpolitician
    Biography

    Joseph Bengal Bates was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

  10. William Cotton Hobdy

    William Cotton Hobdy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1870-1938 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    William Cotton Hobdy was an American physician and quarantine officer. From 1914 to 1917, he served as the final physician of Queen Liliuokalani, the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

  11. Dale Polley

    Dale Polley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Ezra Dale Polley is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. He bats right-handed and throws left-handed.

  12. Charles Dazey

    Charles Dazey
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Years
    1855-1938 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Charles Turner Dazey was an American writer and playwright.