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List of people from Arkansas

This is a list of people from Arkansas. Individuals on this list are either native-born Arkansans or emigrants who have chosen Arkansas as their permanent home.

Contents

  • Actors 1
  • Artists 2
  • Athletes 3
    • A–M 3.1
    • N–Z 3.2
  • Authors 4
  • Business persons 5
  • Military figures 6
  • Musicians 7
    • A–M 7.1
    • N–Z 7.2
  • Political figures 8
    • A–B 8.1
    • C–D 8.2
    • E–G 8.3
    • H–K 8.4
    • L–M 8.5
    • N–R 8.6
    • S–Z 8.7
  • Scientists & Physicians 9
  • Social figures 10
  • Other Arkansans 11
  • See also 12
  • References 13

Actors

Artists

Athletes

A–M

N–Z

Authors

Business persons

Military figures

Musicians

A–M

N–Z

Political figures

A–B

C–D

E–G

  • Eads, Lance (born c. 1968), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Washington County since 2015; unseated Randy Alexander in 2014 Republican primary
  • Eaves, Les (born c. 1967), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for White County since 2015
  • Elders, Joycelyn (born 1933), former Surgeon General of the United States
  • English, Jane (born 1940), member of the Arkansas State Senate from North Little Rock since 2013; former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
  • Eubanks, Jon (born 1951), state representative for Logan County since 2011
  • Farrer, Joe (born 1962), state representative from Lonoke County
  • Faubus, Orval Eugene (1910–1994), governor from 1955–1967
  • Ferguson, Kenneth B. (born c. 1951), Democratic African-American member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Jefferson and Lincoln Counties since 2015
  • Files, Jake (born 1972), state senator from Fort Smith since 2011
  • Fite, Charlene (born 1950), Republican state representative for Crawford County since 2013
  • Fite, Lanny (born c. 1949), Republican state representative for Saline County since 2015, former county judge
  • Flippo, Scott (born 1980), state senator from Baxter, Boone, and Marion Counties; businessman in Bull Shoals
  • Flowers, Stephanie (born c. 1953), state senator from Pine Bluff and former state representative; African-American attorney
  • Flowers, Vivian (born c. 1969), African-American state representative from Pine Bluff; diversity officer at the UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock
  • Ford, Clay (1938–2013), member of both the Arkansas and Florida House of Representatives
  • Foster, Vince (1945–1993), Presidential aide
  • Freeman, Woody (born 1946), businessman and 1984 Republican gubernatorial nominee
  • Fulbright, J. William (1905–1995), U.S. Senator
  • Garland, Augustus H. (1832–1899), U.S. Attorney General
  • Gillam, Jeremy (born 1976), Republican state representative from Lonoke County
  • Gossage, Bill (born 1957), Republican state representative from Franklin County
  • Grabiel, John W. (1867–1928), Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1922 and 1924
  • Gray, Michael John (born c. 1976), Democratic member of the Arkansas House for Independence, Jackson, White, and Woodruff counties since 2015
  • Gray, Michelle (born 1976), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representative for Independence, Izard, Sharp, and Stone counties since 2015
  • Griffith, Leon (1936–2010), master plumber and the Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1976; lost handily to David Pryor
  • Guinn, Kenny (born 1936), Governor of Nevada from 1999 to 2007; Arkansas native

H–K

  • Hammer, Kim (born 1958), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Saline County; Baptist clergyman in Benton
  • Hammerschmidt, John Paul (1922–2015), former U.S. Representative of Arkansas' 3rd congressional district; congressional sponsor of the Buffalo National River
  • Harris, Justin (born 1975), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Washington and Crawford counties
  • Hawthorne, Fonda F. (born 1956), Democratic former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Little River County
  • Heiskell, John (1872–1972), US Senator and newspaper publisher
  • Henderson, Kenneth (born c. 1963), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Pope County; real estate developer in Russellville
  • Hendren, Jim (born 1963), member of the Arkansas State Senate from Benton County since 2013; former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
  • Hendren, Kim (born 1938), former member of the Arkansas State Senate and the Arkansas House of Representatives from Benton County
  • Henley, Ben C. (1907–1987), Arkansas state Republican chairman from 1955 to 1962, lawyer and businessman in Harrison
  • Henley, J. Smith (1917–1997), federal judge in Fayetteville, retired to senior status in Harrison; brother of Ben Henley
  • Hester, Bart (born 1977), Arkansas state senator from Benton County
  • Hickerson, Prissy (born 1951), Republican state representative from Texarkana; former member of the Arkansas Highway Commission, one of two women to have chaired the panel and namesake of Hickerson Highway in Texarkana
  • Hickey, Jr., Bart (born 1966), Arkansas state senator from Texarkana
  • Hinshaw, Jerry E. (1917–2003), Republican state representative from Springdale from 1981 to 1996
  • Hodges, Grant (born c. 1991), Arkansas state representative for Benton County since 2015
  • Holland, Bruce (born 1968), former state senator for Sebastian County
  • Holleman, Harlan "Bo" (1927–1982), Republican party state chairman
  • Holt, Jim L. (born 1965), Republican politician
  • Hopper, Karen (born 1960), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Baxter County
  • House, Douglas (born 1953), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Pulaski and Faulkner counties
  • Huckabee, Mike (born 1955), governor from 1996 to 2007
  • Hurst, Q. Byrum (1918–2006), Hot Springs attorney and state senator from 1950–1972
  • Hutchinson, Asa (born 1950), former US representative
  • Hutchinson, Donna (born 1949), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Benton County
  • Hutchinson, Jeremy (born 1974), Arkansas state senator
  • Hutchinson, Tim (born 1949), former US representative and former US senator
  • Hutchinson, Timothy Chad (born 1974), former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Benton County
  • Hutchison, John K. (born 1959), Arkansas former state representative from Poinsett, Craighead, Jackson, and Independence counties
  • Jean, Lane (born 1958), Arkansas state representative from Columbia, Lafayette, and Miller counties; former mayor of Magnolia
  • Johnson, Bob (date of birth missing), Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Pulaski County since 2013; former justice of the peace
  • Johnson, Jim (1924–2010), Arkansas Supreme Court Justice, segregationist leader
  • Johnson, Robert W. (1814–1879), U.S. and Confederate States Senator
  • Kerr, Allen (born 1956),former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Pulaski County
  • Key, Johnny R. (born 1968), former member of the Arkansas State Senate for Baxter County

L–M

  • Ladyman, Jack (born c. 1946), mechanical engineer and Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Craighead County since 2015
  • Laney, Benjamin Travis (1896–1977), governor
  • Lea, Andrea (born 1957), Arkansas State Auditor since 2015; Republican former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Pope County
  • Lemons, Tim (born c. 1962), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 43 in Lonoke County
  • Linck, Kelley (born 1963), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Marion County
  • Lincoln, Blanche (born 1960), former U.S. Senator and former U.S. Representative
  • Lloyd, Marilyn (born 1929), former U.S. Representative from Tennessee
  • Lowe, A. Lynn (1936–2010), former Arkansas Republican state chairman and unsuccessful nominee for U.S. House of Representatives (1966) and governor (1978)
  • Lowery, Mark (born 1957), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Pulaski County since 2013
  • Lundstrum, Robin (born c. 1962), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Benton and Washington counties since 2015
  • Malone, Stephanie (born 1978), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Sebastian County since 2009
  • Martin, Mark R. (born 1968), Secretary of State of Arkansas
  • Mayberry, Andy (born 1970), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Saline County; author of the law banning abortion in Arkansas after twenty weeks of gestation[2]
  • Mayberry, Julie (born c. 1971), wife of Andy Mayberry and his successor in the Arkansas House, effective January 2015
  • McClellan, John L. (1896–1977), Chairman Senate Appropriations Committee
  • McElroy, Mark (born c. 1955), Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representative for Desha, Chicot and Ashley counties since 2013
  • McMath, Sid (1912–2003), former Arkansas Governor, trial lawyer, and Marine Corps General.
  • McNair, Ron (born c. 1950), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Boone and Carroll counties since 2015
  • Meeks, David (born 1972), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Faulkner County
  • Meeks, Stephen (born 1970), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Faulkner County; brother of David Meeks
  • Miller, Gary (born 1948), U.S. Representative from California
  • Miller, Joshua D. "Josh" (born 1981), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Heber Springs
  • Mills, Wilbur Daigh (1909–1992), chairman of United States House Ways and Means Committee
  • Murphy, Isaac (1799–1882), Governor of Arkansas

N–R

  • Neal, Micah (born 1974), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Springdale
  • Nicks, Milton (born c. 1950), state representative for Crittenden and Cross counties since 2015; Baptist pastor in Earle, resident of Marion, Arkansas
  • Nowotny, George E. (born 1932), state representative from Sebastian County from 1967 to 1972
  • Parker, Isaac (1838–1896), "Hanging Judge" of Fort Smith
  • Patrick, Danny L. (1941–2009), Republican state representative from Madison and Carroll counties from 1967 to 1970
  • Payton, John (born 1967), Republican state representative from White and Cleburne counties since 2013
  • Petty, Rebecca (born c. 1970), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Benton County; advocate of child crime victims, resident of Rogers
  • Pitsch, Mathew, Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Fort Smith since 2015
  • Pollan, Carolyn (born 1937), state representative from Sebastian County from 1975 to 1999
  • Pryor, David, US Senator, governor, US representative; founding dean of the Clinton School of Public Service
  • Pryor, Mark (born 1963), U.S. Senator; son of David Pryor
  • Ranchino, Jim (1936–1978), political scientist, consultant, and pollster
  • Remmel, Pratt C. (1915–1991), only Republican to have been mayor of Little Rock in the 20th century, Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1954
  • Rice, Terry (born 1954), Republican member of the Arkansas Senate, former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives; businessman and rancher in Waldron
  • Richmond, Marcus (born 1956), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Scott County
  • Ricketts, Willis (1924–2003), Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1962
  • Robinson, Joseph T. (1872–1937), Senate Majority Leader and Vice Presidential candidate
  • Robinson, Tommy F. (born 1942), sheriff, US representative
  • Rockefeller, Winthrop (1912–1973), Governor of Arkansas
  • Rockefeller, Winthrop Paul (1948–2006), lieutenant governor
  • Ross, Mike (born 1961), U.S. Representative 2001–2013; unsuccessful Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 2014
  • Rushing, Laurie (born c. 1968), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Garland and Hot Spring counties since 2015; real estate broker in Hot Springs
  • Rutherford, J.T. (born 1921), U.S. Representative from Texas

S–Z

  • Sample, William H. "Bill" (born 1946), member of both houses of the Arkansas General Assembly from Hot Springs since 2005
  • Sanders, David J. (born 1975), Arkansas state senator from Pulaski County; former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
  • Sandlin, Max (born 1952), U.S. Representative from Texas
  • Schwarzlose, Monroe (1902–1990), maverick gubernatorial candidate
  • Scott, Sue (born 1954), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Rogers
  • Sessions, William S. (born 1930), FBI Director
  • Sevier, Ambrose H. (1801–1848), US Senator, "Father of Arkansas Statehood"
  • Shackelford, Lottie, Democratic National Committee Vice Chair
  • Sheets, Jim (born 1931), state representative from 1967 to 1968; first Republican to represent Benton County in legislature in the 20th century
  • Slinkard, Mary Lou (born 1943), state representative from Benton County since 2009
  • Smith, Brandt (born 1959), state representative since 2015 for Craighead County; former Southern Baptist missionary
  • Smithson, Jim L. (born 1943), state representative from 1974–1984, mayor of Marshall
  • Snyder, John W. (1895–1985), U.S. Treasury Secretary
  • Snyder, Vic (born 1947), US Representative 1997–2011
  • Sorvillo, Jim (born c. 1948), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 32 in Pulaski County
  • Spicer, William L. (1918–1991), chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party from 1962 to 1964; intraparty rival of Winthrop Rockefeller
  • Standridge, Greg (born c. 1967), Arkansas state senator for Newton, Pope, Boone, Carroll, and Van Buren counties since 2015; insurance agent in Russellville
  • Stubblefield, Gary (born 1951), Arkansas state senator from Franklin County
  • Sturch, James (born c. 1990), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Independence County since 2015
  • Sullivan, Dan A. (born 1950), Arkansas state representative for Craighead and Greene counties since 2015
  • Thomasson, Jerry (1931–2007), state representative from 1962 to 1966; unsuccessful Republican candidate for state attorney general in 1966 and 1968
  • Tosh, Dwight (born c. 1948), state representative since 2015 from Jonesboro; retired state police officer
  • Townsend, Wallace (1882–1979), attorney and Republican politician
  • Troxell, Leona (1913–2003), Republican politician
  • Vaught, DeAnn (born c. 1969), farmer and member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Sevier County
  • Wallace, Dave (born c. 1948), member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Mississippi and Poinsett counties since 2015; decorated Vietnam War veteran
  • Watkins, Wes (born 1938), U.S. Representative from Oklahoma
  • Westerman, Bruce (born 1967), Majority Leader of the Arkansas House
  • White, Frank Durward (1933–2003), governor from 1981–1983
  • Williams, Eddie Joe (born 1954), state senator and former mayor
  • Witt, James Lee (born 1944), former FEMA Director
  • Wolf, Judy Petty (born 1943), former state representative
  • Womack, Richard (born 1974), state representative from Arkadelphia
  • Womack, Shawn (born 1972), judge of the Arkansas 14th Judicial District; Republican former member of both houses of the Arkansas legislature from Baxter County
  • Woods, Jon (born 1977), state senator
  • Word, James (born c. 1953), Democratic former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Jefferson and Lincoln counties
  • Wright, Marshall (born c. 1975), Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for Monroe, St. Francis, Woodruff, and Lee counties since 2011

Scientists & Physicians

Social figures

Other Arkansans

See also

References

  1. ^ "Robert "Bob" L. Cohee". rollerfuneralhomes.com. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mayberry announces bid for lieutenant governor, August 23, 2013". arkansasonline.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
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