13 Notable alumni of
Muskingum University

Muskingum University is 2740th in the world, 919th in North America, and 871st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 13 notable alumni from Muskingum University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. John Glenn

    John Glenn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2016 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officertest pilotscreenwriteraircraft pilot
    Biography

    John Herschel Glenn Jr. was an American aviator in the United States Marine Corps, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the third American in space, and the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962. Following his retirement from NASA, he served from 1974 to 1999 as a Democratic United States Senator from Ohio; in 1998, he flew into space again at age 77.

  2. Jon Gruden

    Jon Gruden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Muskingum University
    Studied in 1981-1982
    Occupations
    American football playerhead coach
    Biography

    Jon David Gruden is a former American football coach who served as a head coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons. He held his first head coaching position with the Raiders franchise during their Oakland tenure from 1998 to 2001, where he won two consecutive division titles and made an AFC Championship Game appearance. Gruden was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2002, whom he led to their first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXVII the same season. At age 39, he was the then-youngest head coach to win the Super Bowl. He served as Tampa Bay's head coach through 2008, setting the franchise record for wins, but made only two further playoff runs. After his firing from the Buccaneers, Gruden was featured as an analyst for ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcasts from the 2009 to the 2017 seasons.

  3. Jack Hanna

    Jack Hanna
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    zoologist
    Biography

    Jack Bushnell Hanna is a retired American zookeeper and a former director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. "Jungle Jack" was director of the zoo from 1978 to 1992, and is viewed as largely responsible for elevating its quality and reputation. His media appearances, particularly with Johnny Carson, David Letterman, James Corden, Good Morning America, and Maury Povich have made him one of the most notable animal experts in the United States.

  4. Annie Glenn

    Annie Glenn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2020 (aged 100)
    Occupations
    disability rights activistphilanthropist
    Biography

    Anna Margaret Glenn was an American advocate for people with disabilities and communication disorders and the wife of astronaut and senator John Glenn. A stutterer from an early age, Glenn was notable for raising awareness of stuttering among children and adults as well as other disabilities.

  5. William Oxley Thompson

    William Oxley Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1855-1933 (aged 78)
    Biography

    William Oxley Thompson, D.D. was the fifth President of The Ohio State University.

  6. Charles J. Pilliod, Jr

    Charles J. Pilliod, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2016 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Charles J. Pilliod Jr. was an American business executive and diplomat. He was ambassador to Mexico from 1986 to 1989.

  7. James M. Tunnell

    James M. Tunnell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1879-1957 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerteacher
    Biography

    James Miller Tunnell was an American lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served as U.S. Senator from Delaware.

  8. Robert T. Secrest

    Robert T. Secrest
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1904-1994 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in Muskingum University
    Studied in 1926
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerschool superintendentmembervice president
    Biography

    Robert Thompson Secrest was an American Democratic representative to the United States Congress from the state of Ohio. He served in Congress three separate times: 1933 to 1942, 1949 to 1954, and 1963 to 1966, resigning each time prior to the end of his term.

  9. Melville Clyde Kelly

    Melville Clyde Kelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1883-1935 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    politicianpublisher
    Biography

    Melville Clyde Kelly was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  10. Donald C. Bruce

    Donald C. Bruce
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1969 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Donald Cogley Bruce was a U.S. Representative from Indiana and a founder of the American Conservative Union.

  11. William Wartenbee Johnson

    William Wartenbee Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1826-1887 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
    Biography

    William Wartenbee Johnson was a Republican politician in the U.S. State of Ohio who was an Ohio Supreme Court Judge 1880–1886.

  12. Earl Ramage Lewis

    Earl Ramage Lewis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1887-1956 (aged 69)
    Enrolled in Muskingum University
    Studied in 1911
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Earl Ramage Lewis was an American lawyer and politician who served four terms as a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

  13. Albert W. Sanborn

    Albert W. Sanborn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1853-1937 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Albert Whittemore Sanborn was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.