Famous Iowans

Famous Iowans-

(Here are the names of a few famous Iowans.)

Bess Streeter Aldrich author, Cedar Falls

Bix Beiderbecke jazz musician, Davenport

Norman Borlaug plant pathologist, geneticist, Cresco

Donald L. Campbell inventor, Clinton

Wallace Hume Carothers inventor, Burlington

Johnny Carson TV entertainer, Corning

William Buffalo Bill Cody scout, Scott County

Gardner Cowles Jr. publisher, Algona

Lee DeForest inventor, Council Bluffs

Simon Estes bass-baritone, Centerville

William Frawley actor, Burlington

George H. Gallup poll taker, Jefferson

Susan Glaspell writer, Davenport

Herbert Hoover U.S. president, West Branch

Ann Landers columnist, Sioux City

Cloris Leachman actress, Des Moines

William D. Leahy fleet admiral, Hampton

John L. Lewis labor leader, Lucas

Glenn L. Martin aviator, manufacturer, Macksburg

Elsa Maxwell writer, Keokuk

Glenn Miller bandleader, Clarinda

Harriet Nelson actress, Des Moines

Nathan M. Pusey educator, Council Bluffs

David Rabe playwright, Dubuque

Harry Reasoner TV commentator, Dakota City

Donna Reed actress, Denison

Lillian Russell soprano, Clinton

Wallace Stegner author, critic, Lake Mills

Billy Sunday evangelist, Ames

James A. Van Allen space physicist, Mount Pleasant

Abigail Van Buren columnist, Sioux City

Henry A. Wallace statesman, Adair County

John Wayne actor, Winterset

Andy Williams singer, Wall Lake

Meredith Willson composer, Mason City

Grant Wood painter, Anamosa

Clarence Whitehill bass-baritone,opera, Marengo

Clifford Berry inventor, Gladbrook/Marengo

Bob Feller baseball, Van Meter