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    You'll be hard pressed to find an occupation that cannot be enhanced by the skills learned in Toastmasters. Many well known people from various fields have been Toastmasters including:

    Famous Toastmasters

    Carl Albert

    Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1971-77)

    Tim Allen

    Actor and Comedian

    William Bennett

    Former Premier of British Columbia, Canada

    Everett Alvarez

    American POW - Vietnam War; Former Deputy Director of the Peace Corps and Veterans Admin

    James Brady

    Two-term Press Secretary for U.S. President Ronald Reagan; Author of the Brady Bill

    Nancy Brinker

    Founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; Former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary

    Peter Coors

    Chairman of Coors Brewing Company

    Ben Couch

    Late Former Member of Parliament, New Zealand

    Philip Crosby

    Quality Expert and Leader of the Quality Movement

    Carl Dixon

    Rock Musician, Former Lead Singer for The Guess Who

    Mark Eaton

    Former ALL Star Center for the NBA's Utah Jazz

    Robert Emory

    Founder, Emory Worldwide Courier Service

    Debbi Fields Rose

    Founder, Mrs. Fields Cookies

    Anita Perez Ferguson

    Former President, U.S. Natl. Women's Political Caucus; Princeton Lecturer & NPR Contributor

    Steve Fraser

    1984 Olympic Gold Medalist in Greco-Roman Wrestling; Dir. of Sports Marketing for Domino's Pizza

    Napoleon Hill

    Best-selling Author of "Think and Grow Rich"; Presidential Advisor

    Tara Dawn Holland

    Miss America, 1997

    K.C. Jones

    Former Basketball Coach for NBA’s Boston Celtics

    Richard Lamm

    Former Governor of Colorado (1975-1987) and 1996 Reform Party Presidential Candidate

    Donald D. Lennox

    Former President, Xerox Corporation's Information Systems Group

    Linda Lingle

    Former Governor of Hawaii (2002-2010)

    James Lovell

    Former U.S. Astronaut; missions included Apollo 13

    Chris Matthews

    Author and Host on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews”

    Harvey Mackay

    Best-selling Author of "Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive"

    Bob McTeer

    Former President/CEO, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank; Former Chancellor, Texas A&M University

    Hyde Murray

    Former Republican Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives

    Robert Nesen

    Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Navy, 1970-71

    Todd Newton

    TV Host (E!, USA, Travel Channel, Game Show Network), Life Coach and Speaker

    Leonard Nimoy


    Paul Oreffice

    Former President and CEO of Dow Chemical, Midland, Michigan

    Cavett Robert

    Late Founder of the National Speakers  Association; Author

    Pat Roberts

    U.S. Senator, Republican from Kansas

    Walter Schirra

    Late Former U.S. Astronaut; only man to fly in the United States' first three space missions

    Carol Stoker

    Missouri State Congresswoman

    John Tunney

    Former U.S. Senator and Television Commentator

    King Vidor

    Late Director of Classic Hollywood Motion Pictures

    John Young

    Former U.S. Astronaut