State Fair Famous Americans Created by Mrs. Bowman’s Class 2013-2014
Ellen D e G eneres Ellen DeGeneres was born on Jan. 26, 1958 Started her show on September, 08, 2003 Been married since 2008 She has a brother named Vance and two parents named Elizabeth ( A.K.A. Betty) and Elliott DeGeneres. Has changed peoples lives to achieve there dreams By: Leigha Teasley
TIM ALLEN Born June 13, 1953 in Colorado Went to Seaholm High School and attended theater and music classes Awarded the Fine Arts degree in 1998. Career started when participated in a comedy night at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak Starred in The Santa Clause Movie Played Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story 1,2, and 3 Got nominated for Golden Globes 5 times by: Nicolette Fuglestad
Jonny Cash Born 1932 in Kingsland Arkansas Also a country music legend was a singer, songwriter and guitarists known for his recordings I walk the line Plays guitar Died September 12 th 2003
Born on February 7 1804 Made tractors and plows Sold millions of plows and tractors got billions of dollors Became mayor of Moline Illinois Married Demairus Lamb Died when he was 82 JOHN DEERE
By Elise Hashiguchi * Born in Ely, Nevada, on March 16th, 1912 * Got married to Richard Nixon * Became the First lady of the United States of America * Started a fundraiser and gave money to charities * Earned the title of most traveled first lady * Died at age 81 on June 22, 1993
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Johnny Depp June 9, 1963 He was raised in Florida He dropped out of school at the age of 15 When he was a kid he hoped to be a rock musician He got into acting after a visit to Los Angeles Occupation was a film actor director
Born on April 12, 1916 in McMinnville, OR She was not always a good reader Her books are published in 14 different languages Her first book was Henry Huggins She won lots of awards
John Gutzon Borglum March 25, 1867, near Bear Lake, Idaho Studied art in San Francisco and Paris. Won a contest for sculpting a war general Main person who made Mount Rushmore Died March 6, 1941
Babe Ruth Born on February 6 1895 Born in Maryland He was troublemaker He went to a special school because he was bad He played baseball there He became the homerun leader He died
Born in March 29, 1918 Got awarded for ‘’Versatile Boy’’ Left the military in 1945 Got his first store at age 26 Then he opened a new store called Wall- Mart in July 2, 1962, located on 719 west Walnut street Died on April 5 th 1992
Bob Barker Bob Barker December 12, 1923 Hosted The Price Is Right Won 10 Gramme awards Was 90 when died 2003 he died
Born on April 13 th 1743 Became one of the most helpful lawyers in America Was the author of the Declaration of Independence Was the third president of the U.S.A. Died on July 4 th 1826 Thomas Jefferson By Morgan McCaffery
Born on February 24 1883 Expanded trading business throughout Samoan Islands Started Mau in 1924 1927 created a newspaper called Samoan Guardian Died in February 28 1944 at age 61 By: Madison Menzen
Born June 11 th, 1880 Missoula, Montana Led campaign for women's rights in 1914 Ran for congress, won during 1916 Formed Georgia Peace Society in 1919 Ran for congress, won in 1940 Died May 18, 1973 Jeannette Rankin
Ricky Martin Born December 24, 1971 in San Juan Puerto Rico Was in a popular music group in Puerto Rico called Mendo from ages 12 to 17 Worked as a singer and actor Became a hit in America with the hit song “ Livin’ La Vida Loca.” Won a Grammy and a Latin Grammy Started the Ricky Martin Foundation Given a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame By: Emily Milheim
Prince Nelson Born on June,7 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota S tarted singing when he was 7 years old W as a famous singer P arents got a divorce when he was 10 D ad inspired Prince
Born Jan 27 th, 1921 Born in Midwestern Denison, Iowa Got married 3 times! Famous for acting. Was in the Donna Reed Show. Won Golden Globe and Academy Award. Died of Pancreatic Cancer on Jan. 14 th, 1986.
BBorn on August 14, 1959 in Lansing Michigan GGot teased when he was younger WWas drafted by Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 BBecame one of basketball’s greatest guards RRetired in 1991
Althea Gibson Born on August 25, 1927. Became the first African-American tennis player to compete at the U.S. National Championships in 1950. First black player to compete at Wimbledon in 1951. Won 11 grand slam tournaments Died on September 28, 2003.
Martin Luther King Jr. Born on January 15,1929 The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., was the young pastor of a church in Montgomery, Alabama when he was asked to lead the city bus boycott in 1955. In August 1963,King led more than 200,000 people on the march on Washington D.C.