List of people from Detroit

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The following is a list of notable people from Detroit, Michigan. This list includes people who were born, have lived, or worked in and around Metro Detroit.

Architects[edit]

Artists and artisans[edit]

Ceramists[edit]

Glass artists[edit]

Fashion designers[edit]

Painters[edit]

Photographers[edit]

Sculptors[edit]

Business, industry, academics, and labor[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Movie, radio, television figures, and journalists[edit]

Musicians, bands, composers[edit]

Alice Cooper
Madonna
Eminem

Sports figures[edit]

Writers, novelists, and poets[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ "Sonny Bono". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
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  6. ^ "Ella Bully-Cummings". http://detroithistorical.org/. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Lewis Cass". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "John Conyers". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "William Davidson". The Jewish Theological Seminary. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Francis X. Desnoyers". City of Green Bay. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  11. ^ "Thomas E. Dewey". National Governors Association. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
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  13. ^ "Proposed Moses W. Field House Historic District". City of Detroit. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Burley Follett". City of Green Bay. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  15. ^ "Andrew Meacham, "Mayor packed ideas, pipe tobacco in rich public life," September 15, 2010". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Nathan Goodell". City of Green Bay. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  17. ^ McFeely 1981, p. 44.
  18. ^ "Saul Green". The Regents of the University of Michigan. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  19. ^ "Robert J. Huber". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  20. ^ "Kwame Kilpatrick". 2013 The New York Times Company. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  21. ^ "Marilyn Jean Kelly". http://courts.mi.gov/. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  22. ^ "T. John Lesinski". 2001-2014 State of Michigan. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  23. ^ "Viola Liuzzo". Unitarian Universalist History & Heritage Society (UUHHS) 1999-2014. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  24. ^ "Carl Levin". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  25. ^ "LORD, Henry William, (1821–1891)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 
  26. ^ "LUCKING, Alfred, (1856–1929)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  27. ^ "John N. Mitchell". arlingtoncemetery.net. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  28. ^ "Frank Murphy". supremecourthistory.org. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  29. ^ "Simon J. Murphy, Jr". City of Green Bay. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  30. ^ "NEWBERRY, John Stoughton, (1826–1887)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved March 10, 2014. 
  31. ^ "Dorothy Comstock Riley". http://hall.michiganwomen.org/. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  32. ^ "Augustus B. Woodward". 2014 Detroit Historical Society. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  33. ^ "Coleman Young". biography.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  34. ^ "Songwriter Robert Byrne dies". CMT. June 29, 2005. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  35. ^ "Sid Abel". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  36. ^ "Fred Arbanas". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  37. ^ "Alan Ball". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  38. ^ "Jerome Bettis". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  39. ^ "Earl Blaik". 2000-2014 Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  40. ^ "Mark Brisker". 2013 STATS LLC STATS, Inc. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  41. ^ "Kevin Brooks". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  42. ^ "Gilbert Brown". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  43. ^ "P.J. Brown". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  44. ^ "Avery Brundage". 2000-2014 Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  45. ^ "Richard Byas, Jr.". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  46. ^ "Donna Caponi". World Golf Hall of Fame 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  47. ^ "Henry Carr". 2000-2014 Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  48. ^ "Walt Clago". rockislandindependents.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  49. ^ "Dave DeBusschere". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  50. ^ "Alex Delvecchio". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  51. ^ "Marshall Dill". msuspartans.com. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  52. ^ "Ken Doherty". usatf.org. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  53. ^ "Chris Douglas-Roberts". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  54. ^ "Joe Dumars". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  55. ^ "Tony F. Elliott". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  56. ^ "Larry Fitzpatrick". justsportsstats.com. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  57. ^ "Willie Fleming". lionbackers.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  58. ^ "Larry Foote". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  59. ^ "Ed Frutig". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  60. ^ "Antonio Gates". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  61. ^ "Mondray Gee". Seattle Seahawks 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  62. ^ "Terry Gerin". http://prowrestling.about.com/. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  63. ^ "George Gervin". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  64. ^ "Kirk Gibson". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  65. ^ "Fletcher Gilders". ohiostatebuckeyes.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  66. ^ "Barbara Gilders-Dudeck". 2000-2014 Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  67. ^ "Jerry Glanville". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  68. ^ "Mike Hartman". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  69. ^ "Derian Hatcher". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  70. ^ "Thomas Hearns". biography.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  71. ^ "profootballarchives.com". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved September 6, 2014. 
  72. ^ "Gordie Howe". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  73. ^ "Pepper Johnson". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  74. ^ "Al Kaline". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  75. ^ "Dolores Klosowski". 2005-2014 All American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association,. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  76. ^ "Vladimir Konstantinov". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  77. ^ "JASON LAMAR". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved August 30, 2014. 
  78. ^ "Ray Lane". Michigan Sports Hall Of Fame. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  79. ^ "Charley Lau". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  80. ^ "David Legwand". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  81. ^ "Nicklas Lidstrom". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  82. ^ "Mickey Lolich". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  83. ^ "Ted Lindsay". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  84. ^ "Joe Louis". 2014 Bio and the Bio logo are registered trademarks of A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  85. ^ "Ray McLean". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  86. ^ "Lou Mihajlovich". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  87. ^ "Mike Modano". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  88. ^ "Guy Murray". detroittitans.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  89. ^ "Lenda Murray". 2009 - 2012 www.About-Muscle.com. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  90. ^ "Kevin Nash". 2014 WWE. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  91. ^ "Hal Newhouser". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  92. ^ "Harry Newman". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  93. ^ "Chris Osgood". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  94. ^ "Milt Pappas". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  95. ^ "Benny Parsons". 2014 NASCAR Media Group, LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  96. ^ "Brian Rafalski". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  97. ^ "Ruffin Hamilton". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  98. ^ "Jalen Rose". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  99. ^ "Paul Rudzinski". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  100. ^ [2]
  101. ^ "Chris Sabin". 2006-2014 TNA Entertainment, LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  102. ^ "Barry Sanders". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  103. ^ "Flip Saunders". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  104. ^ "Terry Sawchuk". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  105. ^ "Paul Seymour". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  106. ^ "Alex Shelley". 2006-2014 TNA Entertainment, LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  107. ^ "John Smoltz". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  108. ^ "Rick Steiner". 2014 MLive Media Group. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  109. ^ "Scott Steiner". 2006-2014 TNA Entertainment,. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  110. ^ "Isiah Thomas". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  111. ^ "Allen Tolmich". 1996-2014 International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  112. ^ "Milt Trost". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  113. ^ "John Vanbiesbrouck". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  114. ^ "Delisa Walton-Floyd". 2000-2014 Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  115. ^ "Gary Waters". csuvikings.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  116. ^ "Chris Webber". Pro-Basketball Reference . Com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  117. ^ "Margaret Wenzell". 2005-2014 All American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association, Inc. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  118. ^ "Disc Golf Hall of Fame". Discgolfhalloffame.org. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  119. ^ "Connie Wisniewski". 2005-2014 All American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association, Inc. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  120. ^ "James Wisniewski". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  121. ^ "Lorenzo Wright". 2000-2014 Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  122. ^ "Mike York". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  123. ^ "Steve Yzerman". Hockey Reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  124. ^ "Boyhood Home of Jeremiah Curtin (1835–1906) (Historic Marker Erected 1973)". Wisconsinhistory.org. Retrieved January 30, 2011. 

References and further reading[edit]

  • Gavrilovich, Peter and Bill McGraw (2000). The Detroit Almanac. Detroit Free Press. ISBN 0-937247-34-0. 
  • Gavrilovich, Peter and Bill McGraw (2006). The Detroit Almanac, 2nd edition. Detroit Free Press. ISBN 978-0-937247-48-8. 
  • Hendricks, Dave (August 15, 2008). "Hidalgo County leads state in jobless rate, job growth | leads, county, rate – Now". 26.218844;-98.232235: TheMonitor.com. Retrieved January 30, 2011. 
  • Hill, Eric J. and John Gallagher (2002). AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-3120-3. 
  • Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C.P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A.I.A. (1980). Detroit Architecture A.I.A. Guide Revised Edition. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1651-4. 
  • Poremba, David Lee (2003). Detroit: A Motor City History. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-2435-2. 
  • McFeely, William S. (1974). Woodward, C. Vann, ed. Responses of the Presidents to Charges of Misconduct. New York, New York: Delacorte Press. ISBN 0-440-05923-2.