List of people from Pennsylvania

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Location of Pennsylvania in the U.S. map

Pennsylvania, the fifth most populous state in the United States,[1] is the birthplace or childhood home of many famous Americans. People from Pennsylvania are called "Pennsylvanians".

The following is a list of notable Americans who were born and/or lived a significant portion of their lives, in Pennsylvania, along with their primary Pennsylvania city or town of residence.

Actors[edit]

A–B
C–D
E–G
H–K
L–M
N–R
S–Z

Artists[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Athletes[edit]

"HOF" = Hall of Fame

A–B
C–D
E–G
H–K
L–M
N–R
S–Z

Authors, playwrights and composers[edit]

Computer scientists and mathematicians[edit]

Conservationists[edit]

Criminals[edit]

Educators[edit]

Engineers and inventors[edit]

Entrepreneurs, industrialists, and chief executive officers[edit]

Filmmakers, directors and producers[edit]

Musicians[edit]

A–G
H–M
N–Z

Natural scientists and physicians[edit]

Politics, government and military[edit]

A–M
N–Z

Radio and television[edit]

Religion[edit]

Social scientists and academics[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sources cited in her article state that her studio is in Pittsburgh, but not whether she lives in the city itself.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 (NST-EST2013-01) [XLS - 37k]". United States Census Bureau. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 19, 2015.; linked on Census Bureau page State Totals: Vintage 2013. See also List of U.S. states and territories by population
  2. ^ Petrosky, Maureen (June 28, 2021). "Yardley's Swim Star David Curtiss Fresh Off the Olympic Trials". Bucks Happening. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  3. ^ Maisel, Matt (June 18, 2021). "York County's Hali Flickinger Olympics bound after 200M butterfly win at U.S. Trials". FOX43. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
  4. ^ Mike Mentzer – bodybuilder, writer, and philosopher by Bob Burns
  5. ^ "Allison Schmitt - Bio". SwimSwam. Retrieved July 23, 2021.
  6. ^ "A College President, Drawn to Uncertainties". New York Times. August 25, 2013.

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