Notable Alumni

RCHS Notable Alumni
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    • 1890s
      • Andrew Helfrich '94 - Prolific Inventor +
      • Frank Schell '99 - 1904 Olympic Gold Medal American Rower +
      • Joseph L. N. Wolfe ’99 – Lieutenant and Chaplain with the 28th Division during WW I, awarded Distinguished Service Medal for Bravery.
    • 1900s
      • Philip Keffer '03 - Film Actor from Several John Wayne Films +
      • Msgr. John Bonner '08 - Former Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese +
      • Most Reverend Edwin V. Byrne '08 - Former Archbishop of Santa Fe +
      • Vincent Diodati ’08 – Lieutenant Commander of the 35th Royal Army Medical Corps during WW I, awarded the British Military Cross for Bravery.
      • Vincent Carroll ’09 – First President Judge of Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas and WW I veteran
    • 1910s
      • James P. McGranery '13 -  Attorney General of the United States of America under President Harry S. Truman +
      • William Ferguson '16 - Co-founder of the William H. Markward Club and Successful College Basketball Coach +
      • Most Rev. Francis Hyland '18 - First Bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta +
    • 1920s
      • Thomas Loughran '20 Former Light Heavyweight Champion Boxer +
      • Ambassador Daniel Terra '27 - National Finance Chair for the Reagan Campaign +
    • 1930s
      • John Facenda '33 - Former Voice of NFL Films +
      • Matt Guokas Sr. '34 - Former Professional Basketball Player
      • Charles Wang ’34 – Lieutenant and Torpedo Officer aboard the USS Juneau.
      • Most. Rev Ernest Unterkoefler '36 - Former Bishop of Charleston, SC
    • 1940s
      • Edward Seeburger ’40 – WW II veteran and Marine Lieutenant during the Korean War’s Battle of the Chosin Reservoir in 1950 and was awarded the Navy Cross for Bravery.
      • Art McNally '43 - Former Director of Officiating for the NFL
      • Judge Joe Glancey '45 - First President Judge of the Philadelphia Municipal Court +
      • Eugene Murray '46 - Bronze Star Awardee in the Korean War +
      • Robert "Bob" Evans '49 - First African American Captain of the University of Pennsylvania Football Team +
    • 1950s
      • John Yanosov '50 - Inventor of two-way radio Neil Armstrong used to communicate with Earth after landing on the moon
      • Bob Schafer '51 - Former NBA Player +
      • Jim Katcavage '52 - Former NFL Player +
      • Tony Seizys '55 - Joint Service Commendation Medal Awardee
      • Charles Fuller '56 - Award Winning Playwright
      • Ed Klitsch '57 - Television Graphics Pioneer
    • 1960s
      • Ed Quinn '60 - Chairman and CEO at EMCOR Services Fluidics
      • William "Speedy" Morris '60 - All-time winningest coach in La Salle University and Philadelphia Catholic League History
      • Most Rev. Joseph Pepe '60 - Bishop of Las Vegas
      • Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield '61 - Bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese in West Virginia
      • Thomas Leonard, Esq. '64 - Former City Controller and Partner in Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel Law Firm
      • Msgr. Francis W. Beach '67 - First President of Roman Catholic and leader of school Renaissance
      • Dan DiLella '69 - President and CEO of Equus Capital Partners Ltd, Chair of Real Estate Advisory Council at Daniel M. DiLella School of Real Estate at Villanova University. 
    • 1970s
      • Jim O'Brien '70 - Former College and Current NBA Coach
      • Michael Bantom '72 - Former US Olympian, NBA Player and NBA Executive
      • John Griffin '74 - Former College Basketball Coach and TV Announcer
      • Most Rev. Daniel Thomas '77 - Bishop of the Diocese of Toledo in Ohio
    • 1980s
      • Dallas Comegys '83 - Former NBA Player
    • 1990s
      • Marvin Harrison '91 - Former NFL Player
      • Marc Jackson '93 - Former NBA Player
      • Lari Ketner '95 - Former NBA Player +
      • Rasual Butler '98 - Current NBA Player
    • 2000s
      • Scott Paxson '01 - Former NFL Player
      • Glenn Ochal '04 - US Olympic Rower
      • David Lally '05 - Pixar Animator

         

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