19 Notable alumni of
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville is 1676th in the world, 592nd in North America, and 557th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 19 notable alumni from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kathleen Madigan

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    Kathleen Madigan
    Born in
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    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    comedianscreenwriter
    Biography

    Kathleen Madigan is an American comedian and TV personality. In addition to her stand up comedy performances, she is a regular guest on a variety of U.S. television programs.

  2. Darva Conger

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    Darva Conger
    Born in
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    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    television personality
    Biography

    Darva Conger is a former emergency department nurse who in 2000 was selected as the winner of the reality television show Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?

  3. John Shimkus

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    John Shimkus
    Born in
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    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
    In 1997 graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Mondy Shimkus is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district from 1997 to 2021.

  4. Dewayne Staats

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    Dewayne Staats
    Born in
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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    sports commentator
    Biography

    Dewayne Staats is a sports broadcaster who has been the television play-by-play commentator for the Tampa Bay Rays since their inception in 1998. He is currently teamed with color commentator Brian Anderson.

  5. Steve Trittschuh

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    Steve Trittschuh
    Born in
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    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    association football playerfutsal playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Stephen "Steve" Trittschuh is an American soccer coach and former player who most recently served as head coach of USL Championship side Saint Louis FC. As a player, he played as a defender in the Major Indoor Soccer League, American Professional Soccer League and Major League Soccer. He also earned thirty-eight caps with the United States men's national soccer team including one game at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

  6. William Enyart

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    William Enyart
    Born in
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    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
    In 1974 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerlawyerbusinessperson
    Biography

    William Lee Enyart, Jr. is American attorney and politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district. A member of the Democratic Party, Enyart was elected on November 6, 2012, and assumed office on January 3, 2013. Enyart is a former attorney and Adjutant General of Illinois.

  7. Lewis E. Reed

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    Lewis E. Reed
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lewis E. Reed is an American politician from St. Louis, Missouri, and president of its Board of Aldermen.

  8. Andy Manar

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    Andy Manar
    Born in
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    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andy Manar is a former Democratic member of the Illinois Senate. He represented the 48th district, including part or all of Christian, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, and Sangamon counties. Andy Manar is known for being the chief advocate for SB 1947, which made dramatic reforms to Illinois’ education funding formula. Prior to his service in the Illinois Senate, he was chairman of the Macoupin County Board from 2003 to 2012.

  9. Justin Bilyeu

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    Justin Bilyeu
    Born in
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    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Justin Bilyeu is a retired American soccer player.

  10. Daniel A. Vallero

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    Daniel A. Vallero
    Born in
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    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    civil engineerengineer
    Biography

    Daniel A. Vallero is an American environmental author and scientist. He was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and grew up in Collinsville, Illinois. He received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in city and regional planning from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He also earned a masters in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Kansas and a PhD in civil and environmental engineering from Duke University with a thesis on "“Dicarboximide Fungicide Flux to the Lower Troposphere from an Aquic Hapludult Soil”

  11. Paige St. John

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    Paige St. John
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Paige St. John is an American journalist with the Los Angeles Times. Before joining the Times, St. John was at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, where she earned the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. The Pulitzer was the Herald Tribune's first, "for her examination of weaknesses in the murky property-insurance system vital to Florida homeowners, providing handy data to assess insurer reliability and stirring regulatory action."

  12. Mark Waller

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    Mark Waller
    Born in
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    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    military officerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Mark Waller is a Colorado county commissioner as well as a former legislator in the U.S. state of Colorado and county level assistant district attorney. Elected to the Colorado House of Representatives as a Republican in 2008, Waller represented House District 15, which encompasses portions of northeastern Colorado Springs, Colorado. Waller also served in the US Air Force from 1993 until 2000, joining the Air Force Reserves in 2001, and following his graduation from the University of Denver Law School, he worked as an attorney prosecuting insurgents during the Iraq War; he was deployed in 2006.

  13. David Luechtefeld

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    David Luechtefeld
    Born in
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    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David Luechtefeld is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 58th district from September 1995 until January 2017. During his tenure, he served as the Deputy Minority Leader.

  14. Antonio J. Ramos

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    Antonio J. Ramos
    Born in
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    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Brigadier General Antonio J. Ramos was an officer of the United States Air Force. He was the first Hispanic to serve as commander, Air Force Security Assistance Center, Air Force Materiel Command, and dual-hatted as Assistant to the Commander for International Affairs, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command.

  15. David C. Williams

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    David C. Williams
    Born in
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    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    Secret Service agent
    Biography

    David C. Williams was the vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service from September 13, 2018 to April 30, 2020, and served as Inspector General for the U.S. Postal Service, in the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General, from 2003 to 2016.

  16. Katie Stuart

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    Katie Stuart
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Katie Kobak Stuart is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 112th district. The 112th district, located in the Metro East, includes all or parts of Bethalto, Caseyville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Glen Carbon, Granite City, Madison, Maryville, O'Fallon, Pontoon Beach, Roxana, Shiloh, Swansea, and Wood River. Stuart, an Edwardsville resident, taught math at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prior to taking office in the Illinois House of Representatives.

  17. Walter Kross

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    Walter Kross
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    General Walter Kross is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, United States Transportation Command/Commander, Air Mobility Command from 1996 to 1998.

  18. Gary W. Kronk

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    Gary W. Kronk
    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    astronomer
    Biography

    Gary W. Kronk is an American amateur astronomer and writer.

  19. Randal E. Thomas

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    Randal E. Thomas
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Randal E. Thomas is an American major general who was a member of the Army Special Forces in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969 and a member of the Illinois National Guard. Thomas graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 1973 with a BS in English, and a MSed in 1980 in Instructional Technology. He also has a Master's of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. Thomas has been a member of the SIUE Hall of Fame since 2011.