List of people from Bakersfield, California

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Some people from Bakersfield, CA inclusive Velma jean Stewart

Notable natives and residents[edit]

A panoramic view of Bakersfield, taken from Stockdale Tower, the tallest building in the city, facing east-northeast

Law and politics[edit]

The Bush House: In 1949, George H. W. Bush (41st President of the U.S.) moved here to sell oil field equipment with son, George W. Bush (43rd President of the U.S.), who was three years old at the time. [1][2]

Science and medicine[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Sports[edit]

Rabobank Arena

Olympics[edit]

  • Jake Varner - Olympic Gold Medalist, 2012 London Games (2x NCAA Div. 1 Champion)

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Motorsports[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Track & Field[edit]

  • Lonnie Spurrier, gold medalist 1960 Olympics, 880 yd dash
  • John Owen Miller, Olympic team member, 1904, 1908; Pacific Coast Champion 1909, grad of KCUHS, 1904 and Stanford, 1912

Crime[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ President Bush's one-time Bakersfield home to be museum, KGET, January 19, 2009, Accessed August 8, 2009.
  2. ^ The Bush House, thebushhouse.net, Accessed August 8, 2009.

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