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2 State Fair Famous Americans Created by Mrs. Bowman’s Class 2013-2014

3 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

4 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

5 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

6  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

7 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

8 Michael Jordan BB o r n o oo o n F e b 1 7, 1 9 6 3 MMMM o s t V a l u a b l e P l a y e r ( M V P ) f i v e t i m e s a n d M V P o f t h e p l a y - o f f c h a m p i o n s h i p s s i x t i m e s, a n d l e d t h e B u l l s t o s i x c h a m p i o n s h i p s HHHH e w a s R o o k i e o f t h e Y e a r i n 1 9 8 5 HHHH e w a s o n t h e d r e a m t e a m..

9 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

10  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

11 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

12 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

13  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

14 Bob Barker  Bob Barker December 12, 1923  Hosted The Price Is Right  Won 10 Gramme awards  Was 90 when died  2003 he died

15  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

16  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

17   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

18 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

19 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

20  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.

21 BBorn on August 14, 1959 in Lansing Michigan GGot teased when he was younger WWas drafted by Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 BBecame one of basketball’s greatest guards RRetired in 1991

22 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.

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25 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.

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