List of people from Fort Wayne, Indiana

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The following is a list of notable natives, residents, or former residents of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Artists, designers, and architects[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Manager of the Cleveland Indians from 2003–2009, Fort Wayne native Eric Wedge
Pro Football Hall of Famer and Fort Wayne native Rod Woodson

Authors and writers[edit]

Business leaders[edit]

Inventors and scientists[edit]

Farnsworth, inventor of the modern television, lived in Fort Wayne from 1948–1967.

Media[edit]

Fort Wayne native and screen legend Carole Lombard

Music[edit]

Fort Wayne native and national recording artist DeAngelo Samuel, aka Nyzzy Nyce

Physicians and medical researchers[edit]

Public servants[edit]

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and first Comptroller of the Currency, Hugh McCulloch

Religious leaders[edit]

John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed, is believed to have died in Fort Wayne.

Miscellaneous[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ National Cartoonists Society Retrieved June 11, 2011
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  9. ^ (2007-02-27). More than Just a Game. Big Ten Basketball. Retrieved on 2009-06-11.
  10. ^ Tabitha King. "About the Author". StephenKing.com. Retrieved 2013-07-24.