List of Northwestern University alumni

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The following is a list of notable alumni who attended Northwestern University

Academia[edit]

Ann-Margret, Actress
Edgar Bergen, Ventriloquist
Andrew Bird, Musician
Rod Blagojevich, former Governor of Illinois
David Boies, counsel, Bush v. Gore; founding partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Mike Greenberg, ESPN employee and host of radio show Mike & Mike in the Morning.
William Jennings Bryan, former U.S. Secretary of State & three-time Democratic presidential nominee
Stephen Colbert, Comedian
Arthur Goldberg, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, former White House Chief of Staff, former U.S. Congressman
Dick Gephardt, former U.S. House Majority Leader
Douglas Kmiec, U.S. Ambassador
Todd Martin, former professional tennis player
George McGovern, former U.S. Senator & Democratic presidential nominee
Charles Horace Mayo, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic
Seth Meyers, Comedian
Peter George Peterson, Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations; Co-Founder & Senior Chairman of the Blackstone Group
Graham Spanier, Former President of Penn State University
John Paul Stevens, U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Arts/Entertainment (Theatre, TV and Film)[edit]

Business[edit]

For notable M.B.A. alumni, also see the Kellogg School of Management

Journalism[edit]

Law[edit]

See also Northwestern University School of Law

Medicine, Science and Technology[edit]

Music, Literature and the Arts[edit]

Politics, Government, and Public Policy[edit]

Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Figure Skating[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Race Car Driving[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Track and Field[edit]

Professional Softball[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

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  10. ^ "J.A. Happ Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Mike Huff Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Mark Loretta Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Donald L. Adams". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Jim Burns". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Evan Bruce Eschmeyer". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Jake Fendley". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Willie Jones". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Billy McKinney". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Max Morris". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  20. ^ "Joseph Ruklick". databaseBasketball.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  21. ^ "John Shurna". Northweern Wildcats. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Jason Wright". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  23. ^ "Trai Essex". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved June 15, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Jim Benepe". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 18, 2012. 
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