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List of people from Philadelphia

The following is a list of notable residents, natives, and persons generally associated with the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the fifth-largest city in the United States. The list includes both former and present residents of the city.

Contents

  • Academia 1
  • Art and architecture 2
  • Business 3
  • Film, television, and theater 4
    • A-K 4.1
    • L–Z 4.2
  • Historical figures 5
  • Media and literature 6
  • Military figures 7
  • Music 8
  • Politics 9
  • Sports 10
    • Philadelphia native basketball players 10.1
  • Other 11
  • References 12
  • External links 13

Academia

Art and architecture

Business

Film, television, and theater

A-K

L–Z

Historical figures

Media and literature

Military figures

Music

Politics

Sports

Philadelphia native basketball players

Other

References

References are on the article pages if not listed here.

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  2. ^ jacob soll | West Philly Local
  3. ^ Cecilia Beaux Cecilia Beaux
  4. ^ Will Stapp, John Hannavy (ed.), Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, Vol. 1 (Routledge, 2007), pp. 142–143, Google Books
  5. ^ Shewry, Brian (August 19, 2004). "Ginger's quest is where angels are always pleased to tread". Littlehampton Gazette: 31–32. 
  6. ^ "Pennsylvania Institution for the Deaf and Dumb".  
  7. ^ Sarah Weatherwax, John Hannavy (ed.), William Herman Rau, Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, Vol. 1 (Routledge, 2007), pp. 1184, Google Books
  8. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607–1896. Marquis Who's Who. 1967. 
  9. ^ Barnes, Mike (June 4, 2010). "Teshome Actor Eddie Barth dies; Voiceover artist known for 1980s Miller Lite commercials". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 3, 2010. 
  10. ^ http://www.theatrefest.com/LaurieBeechman/memories.asp?article=obit.html
  11. ^ Miss Bessie Clayton, Retired Ballerina, The New York Times, July 17, 1948, p. 15
  12. ^ http://hiddencityphila.org/2014/07/sci-phi-isaac-asimovs-west-philly-years/
  13. ^ Doug Banks Radio Show
  14. ^ "Four Die in 'Copter Crash, June 27, 1972". The Morning Herald,  
  15. ^ "Winston Churchill's Daughter May Wed Negro Artist". Jet Magazine (Google Books). January 28, 1965. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Former Philly Councilwoman Augusta Clark Dies at 81".  
  17. ^ Frank J. Larkin-United States Senate
  18. ^ "RANDALL, Samuel Jackson (1828–1890)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved November 13, 2013. 
  19. ^ "LICHTENWALNER, Norton Lewis (1889–1960)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  20. ^ a b c d e f g h Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing.  
  21. ^ "Derek Bryant". FightsRec.com. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Florian Kempf". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 12, 2014. 
  23. ^ Sullivan, Patricia (November 28, 2009). "Developer of Kevlar vest, Lester Shubin, dies". The San Francisco Chronicle. 

External links

  • Famous Philadelphians Notable Names Database
  • Books by authors associated with Philadelphia PhillyFiction.com
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