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List of notable or famous farmers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top farmers born in the United States and even some popular farmers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American farmers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These farmers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known farmer from the United States is included when available.

List contains people like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

This historic farmers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American farmers of note?" and "Who are the most famous farmers from the United States?" These prominent farmers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American farmers.

Use this list of renowned American farmers to discover some new farmers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (208 items)
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Farmers from the United States
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George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1732-1799)

Birthplace: Virginia, USA

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Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Farmers from the United States
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James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician, author, and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. Carter, raised in rural Georgia, was a peanut farmer who served two terms as a ...more

Age: 93

Birthplace: Plains, Georgia, USA

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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Farmers from the United States
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Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy, and embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of the individual with worldwide influence. At the ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1743-1826)

Birthplace: Shadwell, Virginia, USA

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Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Farmers from the United States
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Harry S. Truman is an author. ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1884-1972)

Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri, United States of America

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