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Taken from "List of People From Arkansas" from Wikipedia -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_from_Arkansas and from The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/

G. M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson actor - http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=534

Maya Angelou author and poet - http://www.mayaangelou.com/

Daisy Bates social reformer - http://ut.essortment.com/whoisdaisybat_ogp.htm

Dee Brown author - http://www.anythingarkansas.com/arkapedia/pedia/Dee_Brown/

Helen Gurley Brown editor - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Gurley_Brown

Dale Bumpers governor and senator - http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B001057

Hattie Caraway first elected woman senator -
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000138

Johnny Cash singer - http://www.johnnycash.com/

Eldridge Cleaver social activist - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eldridge_Cleaver

William Darby founder of the Darby Rangers - http://www.thedarbyfoundation.org/thedarbyfoundation/rangersoc.htm

Dizzy Dean baseball player - http://www.dizzydean.com/

Orval Faubus governor - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=102

John Gould Fletcher poet - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1646

James William Fulbright former senator - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1652

John Grisham author - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1089

Tess Harper actress - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tess_Harper

John H. Johnson publisher - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H._Johnson

E. Fay Jones architect - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=447

Scott Joplin composer - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=527

Alan Ladd actor - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=2767

Douglas MacArthur general - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_MacArthur

Patsy Montana singer - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1718

Isaac C. Parker judge - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1732

Albert Pike pioneer teacher and lawyer -
http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1737

Dick Powell actor - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Powell

Mary Steenburgen actress - http://www.bttf.com/steenbur.htm

Billy Bob Thornton actor - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Bob_Thornton

Sam Walton founder of Wal-Mart - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=2135

William C. Warfield concert singer and actor -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Warfield
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