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Encyclopedia > People from Shreveport

List of notable people from Shreveport, Louisiana

Other Shreveporters Hank Williams, Jr. ... Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is a former American football quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL). ... Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. ... Joe Ferguson is a former professional quarterback in the National Football League. ... Pat Carroll (born May 5, 1927, in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an Emmy award winning actress. ... James Burton (born August 21, 1939 in Minden, Louisiana) is a legendary American guitarist and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Leadbelly (January 29, 1885 - December 6, 1949) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... Cliburn playing in the final round of the First International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition Harvey Lavan Cliburn Jr. ... K.D. Aubert Karen Denise Aubert (born December 6th, 1978) is an actress and former fashion model. ... Kevyn Aucoin (February 14, 1962 in Shreveport, Louisiana; died May 7, 2002) was a make-up artist and photographer who was well known for catering to the laywomans need to feel beautiful. ... Arnaz Jerome Battle (born February 22, 1980 in Dallas, Texas) is an American football wide receiver who currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers. ... Albert Jojuan Belle (born August 22, 1965) is a former American Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, and Baltimore Orioles. ... John David Booty (born January 3, 1985 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a college football quarterback attending the University of Southern California (USC). ... Betsy V. Boze Betsy V. Boze (pronunciation rhymes with rose) is an American academic and university administrator. ... Kent State University Stark Campus (also known as Kent State Stark) is an institution of higher learning offering 11 baccalaureate and two masters degree programs. ... Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer/songwriter duo, one of the most successful in the history of country music. ... Brooks & Dunn are a country music singer/songwriter duo, one of the most successful in the history of country music. ... Mayors Clyde Fant, James C. Gardner, and Calhoun Allen at a tax renewal campaign in Shreveport, Louisiana, City Hall, Summer 1971 Clyde Edward Fant, Sr. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Charlie Hennigan is a retired American football player. ... Sony BMG Masterworks is a music label. ... Bill Joyce is an award-winning childrens writer whose work includes Rollie Pollie Ollie, Buddy, Santa Calls, George Shrinks, and Dinosaur Bob and his Adventures with the Family Lazardo. ... David Allen Lee (born 1943) played football for the former Baltimore Colts and subsequently retired from a career as a General Motors executive in Shreveport, the seat of Caddo Parish in northwestern Louisiana. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Rep. ... Brittney Rogers is best known as a beauty pageant and reality tv contestant. ... Thomas Eaton Tom Stagg, Jr. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ... Stromile Swift (born November 21, 1979 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a 69 230 pound professional basketball player currently with the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. ... David Wayne Toms (born January 4, 1967 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Todd Walker (right) is welcomed into the LSU Hall of Fame by Skip Bertman Todd Arthur Walker (born May 25, 1973 in Bakersfield, California) is a current utility player who plays third base in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

  • Reality television star and singer James Bradford was not born in Shreveport, but moved there at age 6 and resided there until moving away to attend university. His song "Bayou Refueling Station," which he sang on television, is about the town.
  • The noted computer scientist and pioneer in advanced nanotechnology Ken Choy was born in California but spent considerable time in Shreveport. He became a revolutionary force in Silicon Valley's growth and is often seen in the company of Larry Ellison (Oracle CEO), Bill Gates (Microsoft CEO) and Jim Barksdale (former head of Netscape).
  • James C. Gardner (born 1924) was the mayor of Shreveport from 1954-1958 and earlier a state representative. He was a longtime executive with Southwestern Electric Power Co. and ended his political career from 1978 to 1982 as a member of the first mayor-council city council. He has sometimes been called Shreveport's "First Citizen" because of his civic activity.
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