12 Notable alumni of
Principia College

Principia College is 2097th in the world, 719th in North America, and 678th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Principia College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall
    Born in
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    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Enrolled in Principia College
    Studied in 1953
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm directorcharacter actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and filmmaker whose career spans more than seven decades. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards (winning for his performance in Tender Mercies) and seven Golden Globe Awards (winning four), and has won a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Emmy Award. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2005.

  2. Peter Horton

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    Peter Horton
    Born in
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    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Peter Horton is an American actor and director. He played Professor Gary Shepherd on the television series Thirtysomething from 1987 until 1991.

  3. Candy Crowley

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    Candy Crowley
    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    journalistnews presenter
    Biography

    Candy Alt Crowley is an American news anchor who was employed as CNN's chief political correspondent, specializing in USA national and state elections. Her father is Christopher Crowley. She was based in CNN's Washington bureau and was the anchor of their Sunday morning talk show State of the Union. She has covered elections for over two decades.

  4. Egil Krogh

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    Egil Krogh
    Born in
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    Years
    1939-2020 (aged 81)
    Enrolled in Principia College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Egil "Bud" Krogh Jr. was an American lawyer who became infamous as an official of the Nixon Administration and who was imprisoned for his part in the Watergate Affair. He was Senior Fellow on Ethics and Leadership at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and Counselor to the Director at the School for Ethics and Global Leadership.

  5. Chris Shays

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    Chris Shays
    Born in
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    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Principia College
    In 1968 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christopher Hunter Shays is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives and represented the 4th District of Connecticut. He is a member of the Republican Party.

  6. Jocelyn Burdick

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    Jocelyn Burdick
    Born in
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    Years
    1922-2019 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jocelyn Louise Burdick was an American politician from North Dakota who briefly served as a Democratic United States Senator during 1992. She was the first woman from the state to hold this office. At the age of 97, she was the oldest living former U.S. Senator for the last eight months of her life.

  7. Larry Groce

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    Larry Groce
    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritermusiciansingercomposer
    Biography

    Larry Groce is an American singer-songwriter and radio host. Since 1983, Groce has served as the host and artistic director of Mountain Stage, a two-hour live music radio program produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and distributed by NPR. He first entered the national spotlight in 1976 when his novelty song "Junk Food Junkie" became a Top Ten hit. After that, Groce's voice became well known by children and parents alike as a result of his Platinum recordings of classic children's songs for Walt Disney Records Children's Favorites four-volume series: Volume 1 (1979), Volume 2 (1979), Volume 3 (1986), and Volume 4 (1990).

  8. David Rowland

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    David Rowland
    Born in
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    Years
    1924-2010 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    furniture makerdesigner
    Biography

    David Lincoln Rowland was an American industrial designer noted for inventing the 40/4 Chair. The chair was the first compactly stackable chair invented, and is able to stack 40 chairs 4 feet (120 cm) high.

  9. John H. Rousselot

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    John H. Rousselot
    Born in
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    Years
    1927-2003 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Harbin Rousselot was a U.S. Representative from southern California. (Although the territory he represented was generally the same, in eastern Los Angeles County, the district was renumbered several times during his congressional career.)

  10. Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

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    Joanne Leedom-Ackerman
    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Joanne Leedom-Ackerman is an American novelist, short story writer and journalist whose fiction includes the regional bestseller The Dark Path to the River, and the short story collection No Marble Angels, She is a Vice President Emeritus of PEN International and has served as the International Secretary of PEN International and Chair of PEN International's Writers in Prison Committee.

  11. Joe Fitzgibbon

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    Joe Fitzgibbon
    Born in
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    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joe Fitzgibbon is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 34th district since 2011.

  12. John Andrews

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    John Andrews
    Born in
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    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Andrews is a conservative activist and Republican politician in Colorado, United States, having served as state senator from 1998 to 2005 and Senate President in 2003-2005. Andrews has also served at the national level as a presidential speechwriter for Richard Nixon, making the only public protest resignation from the White House staff during Watergate; as an education appointee by President Ronald Reagan; and on a foreign scholarships commission for President George W. Bush. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Colorado in 1990, founder and president of the Independence Institute, chairman of the State Policy Network, the director of TCI Cable News, and the original host of Backbone Radio.