List of people from Little Rock, Arkansas

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock native

The following people were all born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with the city of Little Rock, Arkansas (categorized by area in which each person is best known):

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Politics, government, military[edit]

  • Roswell Beebe (1795-1856), mayor, alderman, benefactor, president of Cairo and Fulton Railroad.[26]
  • Charles J. Blake, Democratic African-American member of Arkansas House of Representative from a portion of Little Rock; chairman of Daisy Bates Holiday Committee[27]
  • Shelby Brewer, top nuclear official in Reagan Administration from 1981 to 1984.[28]
  • Len E. Blaylock (1918-2012), Republican political activist, gubernatorial nominee in 1972, state party chairman; lives in Perry County.
  • Drew Bowers (1886-1985), Little Rock lawyer, Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1926 and 1928.
  • Kelly Bryant (1908-1975), Arkansas Secretary of State from 1963 until his death in office.
  • Preston Bynum (born 1939), lobbyist and former Republican former member of Arkansas House.
Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States.

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ Biography for Daniel Davis on Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Gil Gerard on Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ Biography for Amy Lee on Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ Lil' JJ on Internet Movie Database
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  7. ^ "Catherine Tharp Altvater". .askart.com. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
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  10. ^ "Brooks Robinson". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Hubert "Geese" Ausbie". The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Derek Fisher". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Joe Johnson". www.basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  14. ^ "Sidney Moncrief". NBA Media Ventures. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Jamaal Anderson". University of Arkansas. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  16. ^ "Reggie Arnold". Arkansas State Red Wolves. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "AUGUST CURLEY". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 17, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Chris Harris". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "Keith Jackson". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  20. ^ "Jerry Jones". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  21. ^ Houston Nutt on Internet Movie Database
  22. ^ "Jermain Taylor". The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  23. ^ Scanlon, Jennifer (2009). Toff, Nancy, ed. Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown. Oxford University Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-19-534205-5. 
  24. ^ John Andrew Prime (May 11, 2015). "Craig Durrett, veteran journalist, dies". The Shreveport Times. Retrieved May 15, 2015. 
  25. ^ "Rick Beck". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Roswell Beebe". The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  27. ^ "Charles Blake". arkansashouse.org. Retrieved April 16, 2015. 
  28. ^ "Shelby Brewer". presidency.ucsb.edu. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  29. ^ "Wesley Clark". A+E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  30. ^ Chelsea Clinton on Internet Movie Database
  31. ^ "Judge William Albright Culpepper". The Alexandria Town Talk. October 7, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  32. ^ "Lynn A. Davis". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  33. ^ "Leslie Dale Eaves". intelius.com. Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  34. ^ "Vivian Flowers". arkansashouse.org. Retrieved April 15, 2015. 
  35. ^ "Ken Henderson". arkansashouse.org. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  36. ^ "Jim Keet". Arkansas Business Limited Partnership. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  37. ^ "Douglas MacArthur". www.militarytimes.com. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  38. ^ "Tommy F. Robinson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  39. ^ "Benjamin Marcus Bogard (1868–1951)". encyclopediaofarkansas.net. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  40. ^ "E. Fay Jones". The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  41. ^ "David Levering Lewis". The HistoryMakers. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  42. ^ "Talk of the Town: Brave New World," New Yorker, Aug. 25, 2014, p. 19.