List of people from Michigan

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A list of notable people from the U.S. state of Michigan. People from Michigan are sometimes referred to as Michiganders, Michiganians, or more rarely as Michiganites. This list includes people who were born, have lived, or worked in Michigan.

Actors, entertainers, and filmmakers[edit]

Actors[edit]

Directors, filmmakers, and producers[edit]

Radio and television people[edit]

Reporters and sportscasters[edit]

Other[edit]

Architects[edit]

Artists and artisans[1][edit]

Ceramists[edit]

Fashion designers[edit]

  • Anna Sui, fashion designer (born in Detroit)

Illustrators[edit]

Painters[edit]

Photographers[edit]

Sculptors[edit]

Astronauts and aviation pioneers[edit]

Business leaders and inventors[edit]

Automotive industry[edit]

Computers, internet, and high tech industries[edit]

Food and food service industry[edit]

Furniture[edit]

Other business[edit]

Cartoonists, illustrators, and animators[edit]

A-L[edit]

M-Z[edit]

Civil rights and suffrage leaders and abolitionists[edit]

Infamous Michiganders[edit]

Inventors[edit]

Labor leaders[edit]

Military figures[edit]

Musicians and composers[edit]

Classical[edit]

Jazz and blues[edit]

Motown, R&B, and soul music[edit]

Rock, rap, and pop[edit]

Other musicians[edit]

Native American leaders[edit]

Political figures[edit]

National political figures[edit]

Michigan political figures[edit]

Other political figures[edit]

Religious leaders[edit]

Scholars[edit]

Art historians[edit]

Economists, mathematicians, and social scientists[edit]

Historians[edit]

Natural scientists and engineers[edit]

Philosophers[edit]

Other scholars and researchers[edit]

Sports figures[edit]

Writers[edit]

Others[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Baulch, Vivian M. (January 31, 1998).Detroit is fertile ground for art. Michigan History, The Detroit News. Retrieved on June 6, 2008.
  2. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20514464
  3. ^ http://www.polio.umich.edu/history/salk.html

References and further reading[edit]

  • Gavrilovich, Peter and Bill McGraw (2000). The Detroit Almanac. Detroit Free Press. ISBN 0-937247-34-0. 
  • 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.