26 Notable alumni of
Mississippi College

Mississippi College is 1798th in the world, 621st in North America, and 585th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 26 notable alumni from Mississippi College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Ted DiBiase Jr

    Ted DiBiase Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Theodore Marvin DiBiase Jr. is an American businessman and former professional wrestler, best known for his time with WWE.

  2. Phil Bryant

    Phil Bryant
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dewey Phillip Bryant is an American politician who served as the 64th Governor of Mississippi from 2012 to 2020. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 2008 to 2012 and 40th State Auditor of Mississippi from 1996 to 2008. A Republican, Bryant was elected governor in 2011, defeating the Democratic nominee Mayor Johnny DuPree of Hattiesburg. He was reelected in 2015, defeating truck driver Robert Gray.

  3. Ross Barnett

    Ross Barnett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1898-1987 (aged 89)
    Enrolled in Mississippi College
    In 1922 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerfull professor
    Biography

    Ross Robert Barnett was the Governor of Mississippi from 1960 to 1964. He was a prominent member of the Dixiecrats, Southern Democrats who supported racial segregation.

  4. Homer Edwin Young

    Homer Edwin Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    pastor
    Biography

    Dr. H. Edwin Young, often called Ed Young, is the senior pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Houston, Texas. He is the father of three sons, all in ministry. His sons are Edwin Barry Young, pastor of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, Ben Young, associate pastor at Second Baptist Houston, and Cliff Young, director of Second Films and leader of the Christian folk/pop group Caedmon's Call.

  5. Gregg Harper

    Gregg Harper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Mississippi College
    In 1978 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerprosecutor
    Biography

    Gregory Livingston Harper is a former American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district from 2009 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes the wealthier portions of the state capital, Jackson, along with most of that city's suburbs. Other cities in the district include Meridian, Natchez, Starkville, and Brookhaven.

  6. Albert G. Brown

    Albert G. Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1813-1880 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudgeslaveholder
    Biography

    Albert Gallatin Brown was Governor of Mississippi from 1844 to 1848 and a Democratic United States Senator from Mississippi from 1854 to 1861, when he withdrew during secession.

  7. Lance Barksdale

    Lance Barksdale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    baseball umpirebaseball player
    Biography

    Robert Lance Barksdale is an American umpire in Major League Baseball (MLB). He began umpiring in the major leagues on a fill-in basis in 2000 and was promoted to a full-time major-league position in 2006.

  8. Prentiss Walker

    Prentiss Walker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-1998 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Prentiss Lafayette Walker was an American farmer, businessman, and politician from Mississippi. A staunch segregationist, in 1964 he became the first Republican to be elected to the United States House of Representatives from Mississippi during the twentieth century.

  9. Clifford E. Charlesworth

    Clifford E. Charlesworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-1991 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    astronautical engineer
    Biography

    Clifford Eugene Charlesworth was a NASA Flight Director during the Gemini and Apollo programs, including the Apollo 11 Moon landing mission.

  10. Charles Hillman Brough

    Charles Hillman Brough
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1876-1935 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherlawyer
    Biography

    Charles Hillman Brough was an American politician who served as the 25th Governor of Arkansas from 1917 to 1921.

  11. Morris Chapman

    Morris Chapman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    composer
    Biography

    Morris H. Chapman was elected president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee on October 1, 1992. In September 2009 he announced that he would retire from this position effective September 30, 2010.

  12. Andrew H. Longino

    Andrew H. Longino
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1854-1942 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    judgepoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Andrew Houston Longino was an American politician from Mississippi who served as a Democrat in the State Senate (1880–1884), the U.S. District Attorney's (1888–1890), and Governor's offices (1900–1904).

  13. Jenna Edwards

    Jenna Edwards
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Jenna Edwards is an American beauty queen from Brandon, Mississippi who has held the titles Miss Florida and Miss Florida USA. Edwards represented Florida at the Miss America 2005 pageant and the Miss USA 2007 pageant.

  14. Harry Craft

    Harry Craft
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-1995 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Harry Francis Craft was an American Major League Baseball player and manager. Born in Ellisville, Mississippi, he was a center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds from 1937 to 1942. Craft attended Mississippi College, threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 185 pounds (84 kg).

  15. James Philip Eagle

    James Philip Eagle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1837-1904 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Philip Eagle was an American politician who served as speaker of the Arkansas House and as the 16th governor of Arkansas and president of the Southern Baptist Convention.

  16. Henry L. Whitfield

    Henry L. Whitfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1868-1927 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Henry Lewis Whitfield was an American politician who was Governor of Mississippi from 1924 until his death in 1927.

  17. Horace Newcomb

    Horace Newcomb
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Horace Newcomb held the Lambdin Kay Chair for the Peabody Award in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia from 2001 through June 2013. Prior to this, he was a member of the Board of Jurors from 1989 to 1995.

  18. Sandra Force

    Sandra Force
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestantflight attendant
    Biography

    Sandra Force is a flight attendant and former elementary school teacher who won the Miss Tennessee USA pageant in 1968.

  19. Edwin Hale

    Edwin Hale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1896-1983 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    basketball coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    Edwin Whitfield "Goat" Hale was an American football player for the Mississippi College Collegians who was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. After playing, he served many years as a coach.

  20. W. Arthur Winstead

    W. Arthur Winstead
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1904-1995 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    politicianschool superintendentcar dealer
    Biography

    William Arthur Winstead was a farmer and politician, elected as U.S. Representative from Mississippi's 4th congressional district, serving from 1943 to 1965. He surprisingly lost the 1964 election by a substantial margin, when his Republican opponent, Prentiss Walker, benefited by voters supporting Barry Goldwater in his presidential campaign in the state.

  21. Patrick Henry

    Patrick Henry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1843-1930 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Patrick Henry was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi, the uncle of Pat Henry (1861-1933).

  22. Glenn D. Walker

    Glenn D. Walker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-2002 (aged 86)
    Enrolled in Mississippi College
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Glenn D. Walker was a lieutenant general in the United States Army. He was notable as commander of the 4th Infantry Division, First United States Army, I Corps, and adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard.

  23. Bill G. Lowrey

    Bill G. Lowrey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1862-1947 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bill Green Lowrey was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.

  24. Al Stubblefield

    Al Stubblefield
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Al Stubblefield served as president and CEO (1999–2012) of Baptist Health Care (BHC) located in Pensacola, Florida.

  25. Tom Gulley

    Tom Gulley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1899-1966 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Thomas Jefferson Gulley was a professional baseball right fielder and pinch hitter. He was 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) and weighed 178 pounds (81 kg). He went to Mississippi College. Gulley played first base for the Little Rock Travelers in the Southern Association for six seasons. He holds the Travelers' highest single-season batting average at.378 in 1925.

  26. W. H. Johnson Jr

    W. H. Johnson Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-2004 (aged 85)
    Enrolled in Mississippi College
    In 1939 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Harvey Johnson Jr. was an American politician and lawyer from Mississippi. He served for Newton County in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1952 to 1964.