List of Wheaton College (Illinois) alumni

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This list of Wheaton College alumni includes notable individuals who studied as undergraduates or graduate students at Wheaton College (Illinois).

Academia[edit]

Business[edit]

  • Robert W. Lane, former CEO of John Deere
  • C. William Pollard, former CEO of The ServiceMaster Company
  • Robert Van Kampen, 1960, founder of the investment banking firm Van Kampen Merrit, author
  • Bonnie Pruett Wurzbacher, former Senior Vice-President at The Coca-Cola Company

Media, arts and entertainment[edit]

Politics[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science[edit]

  • James S. Albus (born 1935), B.S. 1957, retired engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Harold Alden (1890–1964), 1912, astronomer
  • Paul Werner Gast (1930–1973), 1952, geochemist and geologist[4]
  • J. Laurence Kulp (1921–2006), 1942, geochemist; pioneer in radiometric dating methods
  • Ronald C. Phillips (1932–2005), 1954, Marine botanist; pioneer in seagrass science
  • John Wesley Powell (1834–1902), famed 19th-century geologist and explorer of the American West[5]

Sports[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]