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Chief may refer to:

Title or rank[edit]

Military and law enforcement[edit]

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Film and television[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Sports Teams[edit]



  • Chief Bey (1913–2004), American jazz percussionist and African folklorist
  • Chief Henry Red Eagle (1885–1972), Algonquin actor, entertainer, wilderness guide, and author
  • Chief John Big Tree (1877–1967), Member of the Seneca Nation and actor appearing in 59 films
  • Chief Keef (born 1995), American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois

Sports competitors nicknamed "Chief"[edit]

  • Chief Bender (1884–1954), American Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher
  • Sheldon "Chief" Bender (1919–2008) American Major League scouting director and farm system director
  • Big Chief Bonner, college football player and engineer
  • Chief Chouneau (1888–1946), American MLB pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior
  • Chief Hogsett (1903–2001), American MLB pitcher with the Detroit Tigers
  • Chief Johnson (1886–1922), American MLB pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Packers
  • Chief Jones (1879–1959), American professional ice hockey goaltender playing in the National Hockey Association and International Professional Hockey League
  • Chief Meyers (1880–1971), American MLB catcher for the New York Giants, Boston Braves, and Brooklyn Robins
  • Chief Roseman (1856–1938), American Major League Baseball player from Brooklyn
  • Alfred Michael "Chief" Venne (1879–1971) was an Ojibwa (Chippewa) Native American, educator, athletic manager and coach
  • Chief Wilson (1883–1954), American MLB outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Chief Youngblood (1900–1968), American MLB pitcher
  • Chief Zimmer (1860–1949), American MLB catcher

Chief mascots[edit]

  • Chief Noc-A-Homa, the mascot of the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves from the 1950s until 1986
  • Chief Wahoo, the logo of the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise Cleveland Indians
  • Chief Zee (1941–2016), American unofficial mascot of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL)

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