21 Notable alumni of
Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University is 1980th in the world, 690th in North America, and 651st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 21 notable alumni from Southeast Missouri State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Rush Limbaugh

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    Rush Limbaugh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Southeast Missouri State University
    Studied in 1969-1970
    Occupations
    radio personalitywriterjournalistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Rush Hudson Limbaugh III was an American radio personality, conservative political commentator, author, and television show host. He was best known as the host of The Rush Limbaugh Show, which was nationally syndicated on AM and FM radio stations.

  2. Cedric the Entertainer

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    Cedric the Entertainer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm actortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Cedric Antonio Kyles, better known by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and game show host. He hosted BET's ComicView during the 1993–1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. He is best known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, as one of The Original Kings of Comedy, and for starring as Eddie Walker in Barbershop. He also stars on the CBS show The Neighborhood. He hosted the 12th season of the daytime version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2013–14 and starred in the TV Land original series The Soul Man, which aired from 2012 to 2016. He has also done voice work for Ice Age, the Madagascar film series, Charlotte's Web, Planes and Planes: Fire & Rescue. In 2019, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  3. Roy Thomas

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    Roy Thomas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    comics artistscreenwriterjournalist
    Biography

    Roy William Thomas Jr. is an American comic book writer and editor, who was Stan Lee's first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howard's character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Thomas is also known for his championing of Golden Age comic-book heroes – particularly the 1940s superhero team the Justice Society of America – and for lengthy writing stints on Marvel's X-Men and The Avengers, and DC Comics' All-Star Squadron, among other titles.

  4. Neal E. Boyd

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    Neal E. Boyd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-2018 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Neal Evans Boyd was an American classical singer. He was best known as being the winner of the third season of America's Got Talent.

  5. David Limbaugh

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    David Limbaugh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    lawyerjournalist
    Biography

    David Scott Limbaugh is a conservative American political commentator and author who has also worked as a professor and as a lawyer. He is the younger brother of talk radio host Rush Limbaugh.

  6. Linda M. Godwin

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    Linda M. Godwin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    astronautscientist
    Biography

    Linda Maxine Godwin Ph.D. is an American scientist and retired NASA astronaut. Godwin joined NASA in 1980 and became an astronaut in July 1986. She retired in 2010. During her career, Godwin completed four space flights and logged over 38 days in space. Godwin also served as the Assistant to the Director for Exploration, Flight Crew Operations Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. Since retiring from NASA, she accepted the position of Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri.

  7. Seth J. McKee

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    Seth J. McKee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-2016 (aged 100)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Seth Jefferson McKee was a United States Air Force general who served as Commander in Chief, North American Air Defense Command/Commander in Chief, Continental Air Defense Command from 1969 to 1973.

  8. Terry Hanson

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    Terry Hanson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Terry Hanson is a retired American radio personality of the John Boy and Billy Big Show, a nationally syndicated radio show. He was the first head of the sports division at TBS Sports and a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Men's Soccer Coach of the Year. He has also owned and operated the Charlotte, North Carolina-based Hanson Enterprises since 1994.

  9. Bill Burlison

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    Bill Burlison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2019 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Billy Dean Burlison was an American politician who held office in the states of Missouri and Maryland.

  10. Gregg A. Sturdevant

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    Gregg A. Sturdevant
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Gregg A. Sturdevant is a retired United States Marine Corps major general. At the time of his retirement, he was the director of strategic planning and policy for U.S. Pacific Command. From February 2012 to February 2013, he commanded the Marines' aviation wing at Camp Leatherneck/Camp Bastion in Afghanistan and was relieved because he oversaw "the worst loss of U.S. airpower in a single incident since the Vietnam War".

  11. John E. Miller

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    John E. Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1888-1981 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    John Elvis Miller was a United States Representative and United States Senator from Arkansas and later was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.

  12. D. V. Chanaka

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    D. V. Chanaka
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Denagama Vitharanage Chanaka Dinushan is a Sri Lankan politician and a current member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He was elected as the United People's Freedom Alliance candidate, representing the Hambantota Electoral District at the general parliamentary elections held in August 2015.

  13. A. S. J. Carnahan

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    A. S. J. Carnahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1897-1968 (aged 71)
    Enrolled in Southeast Missouri State University
    Studied in 1926
    Occupations
    politicianteacherdiplomatadministrator
    Biography

    Albert Sidney Johnson Carnahan was an American diplomat and politician from Southeast Missouri. He began his career as a teacher and school administrator. He then served as a member of the United States House of Representatives for southeastern Missouri for 14 years, becoming the first member of the prominent Carnahan Family to serve in public office.

  14. Steven Tilley

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    Steven Tilley
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Steven Tilley is a former Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represented District 106 (Perry, St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve Counties) in the Missouri House of Representatives. A Republican, Tilley was elected to the House in November 2004. He became the Majority leader in January 2008. On August 13, 2012 Tilley resigned from the Missouri House of Representatives.

  15. Sam Aaron Baker

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    Sam Aaron Baker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1874-1933 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Samuel Aaron Baker was an American teacher and Republican politician from Missouri. He served as the state's 36th Governor.

  16. Clyde A. Vaughn

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    Clyde A. Vaughn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Biography

    Clyde A. Vaughn is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General who served as Director of the Army National Guard.

  17. Betty Cooper Hearnes

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    Betty Cooper Hearnes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Betty Sue Hearnes is a Democratic American politician from Missouri.

  18. Ralph Emerson Bailey

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    Ralph Emerson Bailey
    Years
    1878-1948 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Ralph Emerson Bailey was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

  19. Robert Mayer

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    Robert Mayer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Mayer is an American attorney who has also worked as a farmer, broadcaster, and industrial engineering technician. He was also a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate. His term expired in 2012 and he was replaced by Doug Libla. He resides in Dexter, Missouri, with his wife, the former Nancy Tuley, and their three children, Jason, Dustin, and Daniel.

  20. Edward D. Hays

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    Edward D. Hays
    Years
    1872-1941 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudge
    Biography

    Edward Dixon Hays was a U.S. Representative from Jackson Missouri.

  21. Shelley Keeney

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    Shelley Keeney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shelley Keeney is a former state representative from the U.S. state of Missouri having served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2009 to 2017. She represented Missouri's 145th Legislative District, which consists of all of Bollinger County, Madison County, and the southern portion of Perry County, Missouri. She is a member of the Republican Party.