List of people from Oakland, California

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This is a list of people from Oakland, California, people born in Oakland or who lived in Oakland for a significant time.

Academics[edit]

Artists and designers[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Businesspeople and industrialists[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Leaders (activists and politicians)[edit]

Military[edit]

  • Bud Anderson – USAF (served 1942-1972) fighter pilot and commander, triple ace who retired at the rank of colonel
  • Jeremiah C. Sullivan – Civil War general in the Union Army and staff member of Ulysses S. Grant, buried in Oakland

Musicians, composers and dancers[edit]

Physicians[edit]

Religious leaders[edit]

Scientists and inventors[edit]

Writers and poets[edit]

Criminals[edit]

  • Felix Mitchell – notorious drug lord and gang leader of the 1970s and early 1980s
  • Hans Reiser – computer programmer, owner of Namesys, convicted of murdering his wife

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