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The following Oregonians or individuals closely associated with Oregon have become significant in politics, arts, sciences, athletics, and other pursuits. Each page in this guide includes an image of the individual and a short biographical sketch that summarizes notable accomplishments or actions. Also see the Other Notable Oregonians list. Living politicians are not included. Suggest a notable Oregonian.

 

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Applegate, Jesse (pioneer)
Auel, Jean (writer)

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Baldwin, Lola (first U.S. policewoman)
Barber, Rex T. (WWII fighter pilot/ace)
Barlow, Sam (pioneer/road builder)
Beard, James (food expert/writer)
Belluschi, Pietro (architect)
Blanc, Mel (voice actor/comedian)
Blanchet, Father Francis (missionary)
Boardman, Samuel H. (state parks pioneer)
Bowerman, Bill (coach/innovator)

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Cannady, Beatrice (civil rights activist)
Clark, William (explorer)
Cleary, Beverly (writer)
Condon, Thomas (geologist/paleontologist)
Cressman, Luther (anthropologist)
Curry, Ann (television journalist)

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Davenport, Homer (political cartoonist)
Davis, H.L. (writer)
Deady, Matthew (judge/politician)
Duniway, Abigail Scott (women's rights pioneer)

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Engelbart, Douglas C. (inventor)

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Gay, George Kirby (pioneer)
Gilbert, A.C. (inventor/toy manufacturer)
Gray, Robert (captain/discoverer)
Groening, Matt (cartoonist/producer/writer)

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Hill, Samuel (good roads pioneer)
Hatfield, Mark O. (governor, U.S. senator)
Holladay, Ben (stage/railroad builder)
Honeyman, Nan Wood (congresswoman)
Hoover, Herbert (U.S. President)

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Joseph, Chief (the Younger-Indian leader)

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Kesey, Ken (writer)
Khayam (cheetah, ambassador)
Knight, Phil (business leader)
Krakauer, Jon (writer, mountaineer)

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Lane, Joseph (governor)
Lee, Jason (missionary/pioneer)
Le Guin, Ursula (writer)
Lewis, Meriwether (explorer)

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McArthur, Lewis A. (geographer/historian)
McCall, Tom (governor/journalist)
McCullough, Conde (bridge engineer)
McLoughlin, John (father of Oregon)
McNary, Charles (senator)
Meek, Joseph (trapper/lawman)
Miller, Joaquin (poet/writer)
Morse, Wayne (senator)

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Naito, Bill (businessman/civic leader)

Novak, Kim (actress)

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Owens-Adair, Bethenia (reformer/doctor)

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Packy (zoo elephant)
Palmer, Joel (pioneer/writer)
Pauling, Linus (chemist/Nobel winner)
Powell, Jane (actress/singer)
Prefontaine, Steve (athlete-runner)

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Reed, John (journalist/poet)
Roberts, Betty (politician/jurist)
Rogers, Ginger (actress/dancer)

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Sacagawea (Indian explorer)
Schollander, Don (athlete-swimmer)
Scott, Harvey (editor/publisher)
Severinsen, Doc (musician/band leader)
Stafford, William (poet)
Straub, Bob (governor, treasurer)

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U'Ren, William (political reformer)

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Van Sant, Gus (filmmaker/director)
Villard, Henry (railroad builder)
Vinton, Will (animator)

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West, Oswald (governor)
White, Dr. Elijah (pioneer/physician)
Whitman, Marcus and Narcissa (missionaries)
Wieman, Carl E. (physicist/Nobel winner)
Wood, C.E.S. (soldier/attorney/writer)

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Yasui, Minoru (civil rights leader)

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