Famous Pennsylvanians

Edward Goodrich Acheson inventor, Washington
Louisa May Alcott author, Germantown
Maxwell Anderson playwright, Atlantic
Samuel Barber composer, West Chester
John Barrymore actor, Philadelphia
Donald Barthelme author, Philadelphia
Stephen Vincent Benet poet, story writer, Bethlehem
Daniel Boone frontiersman, Reading
James Buchanan U.S. president, Mercersburg
Alexander Calder sculptor, Philadelphia
Rachel Carson biologist, author, Springdale
Mary Cassatt painter, Allegheny
George Catlin indian expert, poet, Wilkes-Barre
Henry Steele Commager historian, Pittsburgh
Bill Cosby actor, Philadelphia
Stuart Davis painter, Philadelphia
Walter E. Diemer inventor, Philadelphia
Jimmy Dorsey band leader, Shenandoah
Tommy Dorsey band leader, Mahanoy Plane
Oliver Evans inventor, Philadelphia
W. C. Fields comedian, Philadelphia
Stephen Foster composer, Pittsburgh
Robert Fulton inventor, Lancaster County
Henry George economist, Philadelphia
Martha Graham choreographer, Pittsburgh
Alexander Haig secretary of state, Bala-Cynwyd
William Edward Hanford inventor, Bristol
Marilyn Horne mezzo-soprano, Bradford
Lee Iacocca auto executive, Allentown
Reggie Jackson baseball player, Wyncote
Robinson Jeffers poet, Pittsburgh
Gene Kelly dancer, actor, Pittsburgh
Jim Kelly football player, East Brady
Gelsey Kirkland ballerina, Bethlehem
Stephanie Louise Kwolek inventor, New Kensington
S. S. Kresge merchant, Bald Mount
Mario Lanza actor, singer, Philadelphia
Tara Lipinski figure skater, Philadelphia
George C. Marshall five-star general, Uniontown
George McClellan general, Philadelphia
Margaret Mead anthropologist, Philadelphia
Andrew Mellon financier, Pittsburgh
Tom Mix actor, Mix Run
Hezekiah Niles journalist, Jeffers Ford
Arnold Palmer golfer, Youngstown
Robert E. Peary explorer, Cresson
Man Ray painter, photographer, Philadelphia
Mary Roberts Rinehart author, Pittsburgh
Betsy Griscom Ross flagmaker, Philadelphia
B. F. Skinner psychologist, Susquehanna
John Sloan painter, Loch Haven
Gertrude Stein author, Allegheny
James Stewart actor, Indiana
George R. Stibitz inventor, York
John Updike author, Shillington
Honus Wagner baseball player, Carnegie
Fred Waring band leader, Tyrone
Ethel Waters singer, actress, Chester
Anthony Wayne military officer, Waynesboro
Andrew Wyeth painter, Chadds Ford

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