29 Notable alumni of
Monmouth College

Monmouth College is 2436th in the world, 824th in North America, and 780th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 29 notable alumni from Monmouth College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. James Stockdale

    James Stockdale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2005 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    military officeraircraft pilotpolitician
    Biography

    James Bond "Jim" Stockdale was a United States Navy vice admiral and aviator, awarded the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, during which he was a prisoner of war for over seven years.

  2. Helen Wagner

    Helen Wagner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2010 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    television actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Helen Losee Wagner was an American actress.

  3. Joe Tait

    Joe Tait
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-2021 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    sports journalist
    Biography

    Joseph Tait was an American sports broadcaster who was the play-by-play announcer on radio for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and both TV and radio for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. With the exception of two seasons in the early 1980s and illness during his final season, he was the Cavaliers' radio announcer from the team's inception in 1970 through the 2010–11 season. He won the Basketball Hall of Fame 2010 Curt Gowdy Media Award.

  4. Ilo Wallace

    Ilo Wallace
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1888-1981 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ilo Wallace was the wife of Henry A. Wallace, the 33rd vice president of the United States. She was the second lady of the United States from 1941 until 1945. She was the sponsor of the battleship USS Iowa.

  5. Robert Hugo Dunlap

    Robert Hugo Dunlap
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2000 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Robert Hugo Dunlap was a United States Marine Corps major who received the Medal of Honor for heroism above and beyond the call of duty as a captain of a rifle company during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

  6. John Findley Wallace

    John Findley Wallace
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1852-1921 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    John Findley Wallace was an American engineer and administrator, best known for serving as the Chief Engineer of the Panama Canal between 1904 and 1906. He had previously gained experience in railroad construction in the American Midwest.

  7. Charles A. Sprague

    Charles A. Sprague
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1887-1969 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politicianpublishereditor
    Biography

    Charles Arthur Sprague was the 22nd Governor of the US state of Oregon from 1939 to 1943. He was also the editor and publisher of the Oregon Statesman from 1929 to 1969. Sprague High School in Salem, Oregon is named after him.

  8. Richard Elihu Sloan

    Richard Elihu Sloan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1857-1933 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepolitician
    Biography

    Richard Elihu Sloan was an American jurist and politician, who served as Associate Justice of the Arizona Territorial Supreme Court, a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and as the 17th and final Governor of Arizona Territory. As an Associate Justice he served for 16 years, the longest service of any member of the Arizona Territorial Supreme Court, and wrote over 150 legal opinions. As Governor he oversaw Arizona's transition from territory to statehood.

  9. Danielle Nierenberg

    Danielle Nierenberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Danielle J. Nierenberg is an American activist, author and journalist.

  10. Mattie Hunter

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

    Mattie Hunter is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 3rd district since 2003. She is the Senate secretary for the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus and the Senate majority caucus whip. Hunter is also the 20th Ward Democratic Committeewoman.

  11. Lena Morrow Lewis

    Lena Morrow Lewis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1868-1950 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    newspaper editoreditorsuffragette
    Biography

    Martha Lena Morrow Lewis, commonly known by her middle name Lena, was an American orator, political organizer, journalist, and newspaper editor. An activist in the prohibition, women's suffrage, and socialist movements, Lewis is best remembered as a top female leader of the Socialist Party of America during that organization's heyday in the first two decades of the 20th century and as the first woman to serve on that organization's governing National Executive Committee.

  12. Philip G. Killey

    Philip G. Killey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Philip G. Killey is a retired United States Air Force officer. He attained the rank of major general, and served as Adjutant General of the South Dakota National Guard, Director of the Air National Guard and Commander of First Air Force.

  13. Earl W. Vincent

    Earl W. Vincent
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1886-1953 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    Earl W. Vincent was a Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 9th congressional district in 1928-29, a delegate to the Republican State convention in 1930, and was appointed judge of the fifth judicial district of Iowa in February 1945.

  14. Charles Frederick Wishart

    Charles Frederick Wishart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1870-1960 (aged 90)
    Biography

    Charles Frederick Wishart was a United States Presbyterian churchman who was President of the College of Wooster from 1919 to 1944. In 1923 he defeated William Jennings Bryan to become Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America at the height of the Fundamentalist–Modernist Controversy.

  15. Robert H. Brink

    Robert H. Brink
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Robert Hendricks "Bob" Brink is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1998 to 2014, representing the 48th district in the Arlington and Fairfax County suburbs of Washington, D.C. He resigned to become deputy commissioner for aging services in the administration of Governor Terry McAuliffe.

  16. Robert T. McLoskey

    Robert T. McLoskey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-1990 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politicianfuneral director
    Biography

    Robert Thaddeus McLoskey was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

  17. William Medcalf Kinsey

    William Medcalf Kinsey
    Years
    1846-1931 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    William Medcalf Kinsey was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

  18. Enoch Albert Bryan

    Enoch Albert Bryan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1855-1941 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    teacherschool superintendent
    Biography

    Enoch Albert Bryan was president of Vincennes University in Indiana from 1883-1893 and of Washington's land-grant institution, today called Washington State University, from 1893-1915. At the latter institution he was the third president but the first with a long tenure, following George Lilly, 1891-1892, and John W. Heston, 1892-1893.

  19. H. L. Carnahan

    H. L. Carnahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1879-1941 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Herschel L. Carnahan was the 30th Lieutenant Governor of California, 1928–1931, serving under Governor C. C. Young. He was a Republican.

  20. Dan Everett Waid

    Dan Everett Waid
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1864-1939 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Dan Everett Waid was a prominent 20th century architect operating primarily in Illinois and New York. As chief architect for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (New York City), he and his partner designed the Home Office Building at 11 Madison Avenue along with dozens of other commercial, religious, residential and academic structures. He was appointed architect for the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church. He was also President of the American Institute of Architects (1924–1926).

  21. Ellen Diggs

    Ellen Diggs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1906-1998 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    anthropologist
    Biography

    Ellen Irene Diggs was an American anthropologist. She was the writer of a major contribution to African American history, Black Chronology: From 4,000 B.C. to the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

  22. Adelbert H. Roberts

    Adelbert H. Roberts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1866-1937 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Adelbert H. Roberts was an American politician who in 1924 became the first African American to serve in the Illinois Senate.

  23. Mary G. Charlton Edholm

    Mary G. Charlton Edholm
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1854-1935 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Mary G. Charlton Edholm was an American reformer and journalist. She worked as a journalist for twenty years. Edholm was appointed World's Superintendent of Press work, at the Boston Convention of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in 1891. Much of her work was along Christian, temperance and philanthropic lines. For many years, her work averaged 250 columns of original matter, in which every phase of the labors of the WCTU was depicted in thousands of papers in the English-speaking world.

  24. Reid K. Beveridge

    Reid K. Beveridge
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Monmouth College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in liberal arts
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Reid Kyle Beveridge is a retired brigadier general in the National Guard of the United States.

  25. Maurice H. Rees

    Maurice H. Rees
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1880-1945 (aged 65)
    Biography

    Maurice Holmes Rees was American medical educator who served as Dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Superintendent of the University of Colorado Hospital from 1920 to 1945.

  26. Karen Bush

    Karen Bush
    Enrolled in Monmouth College
    1961-1965 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Karen Bush is an American biochemist. She is a Professor of Practice in Biology at Indiana University and the interim director of the Biotechnology program. Bush conducts research focusing on bacterial resistance mechanisms to beta-lactam antibiotics.

  27. James Montgomery Rice

    James Montgomery Rice
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1842-1912 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    James Montgomery Rice was an American soldier, lawyer, and public servant who contributed to the establishment of the United States National Guard.

  28. James R. Carpenter

    James R. Carpenter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1867-1943 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    inventorpolitician
    Biography

    James Ross Carpenter was a Wyoming politician and inventor who served in the Wyoming Senate as a member of the Democratic Party. Prior to his political career he helped in the foundation and advertisement of multiple towns in Wyoming.

  29. Clarence F. Buck

    Clarence F. Buck
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1870-1944 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    newspaper editorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Clarence Frank Buck was an American politician, businessman, and farmer.