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Famous People From Wyoming

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List of famous people from Wyoming, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Wyoming, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Wyoming you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Wyoming, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

Geoffrey Lower and Ken Esquibel are included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Wyoming?" or "Which celebrities were born in Wyoming?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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Jack R. Gage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Dec. at 71 (1899-1970)
Jack R. Gage was an American politician who served as the 25th Governor of Wyoming from January 2, 1961 to January 7, 1963. Gage was born in Worland in Washakie County in north central Wyoming. ...more
Bill Flores is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 65
William H. "Bill" Flores is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district since 2011. The district, located in the middle of the ...more
Jennifer L. Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Jennifer L. Smith age 48
Jennifer L. Smith is a film casting director.
Lloyd Fredendall is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Lloyd Fredendall Dec. at 80 (1883-1963)
Lloyd Ralston Fredendall was an American General during World War II. He is best known for his command of the Central Task Force landings during Operation Torch, and his command of the US II ...more
Innis P. Swift is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Innis P. Swift Dec. at 71 (1882-1953)
Innis Palmer Swift was a Major General in the United States Army. He was the grandson and namesake of Civil War Major General Innis Newton Palmer, as well as the grandson of Brigadier General ...more
Henry Wriston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Henry Wriston Dec. at 89 (1889-1978)
Henry Merritt Wriston was an American educator, presidential advisor, and served as president at both Brown University and Lawrence University.
Jules Bruff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 46
Jules Bruff is an actress and film producer.
Matthew Scully is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Matthew Scully age 59
Matthew Scully is an American author, journalist, and speechwriter.
Rashad Hussain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 41
Rashad Hussain is an American attorney, and Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications. Hussain has also served as U.S Special envoy to the Organisation of ...more
Sody Clampett is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Sody Clampett age 87
Sody Clampett is an actress, screenwriter, television producer and film score composer.
John Wendling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
John Wendling age 35
John Wendling is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wyoming. ...more
Sid Laverents is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Sid Laverents Dec. at 101 (1908-2009)
Sidney Nicklas "Sid" Laverents was an American amateur filmmaker, who started making films at home when he was 50. Recognized as one of the industry's most successful hobbyists, his ...more
James Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 32
James Patrick Johnson (born February 20, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the NBA. He was drafted 16th overall in the 2009 NBA draft ...more
Ken Sailors is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Ken Sailors age 98
Kenneth L. Sailors is an American former professional basketball player. A 5-foot-10-inch guard, he is notable for popularizing the jump shot as an alternative to the two-handed, flat-footed set ...more
Don Cockroft is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 70
Donald Lee Cockroft is a former American football punter and placekicker who played thirteen seasons in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He has the third most career ...more
Chris Cooley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 33
Christopher Ken "Chris" Cooley is a former American football tight end in the National Football League. He played college football for Utah State University. He was drafted by the ...more
Jon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 64
Jon Johnson, MPSE is an American sound editor for both feature film and television. He won the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing for his work on the World War II submarine epic U-571.
Lisa Eisner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Lisa Eisner age 61
Lisa Eisner is a film actress.
Edgar Herschler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Dec. at 72 (1918-1990)
Edgar Jacob Herschler, popularly known as "Gov. Ed", was the 28th Governor of Wyoming from January 6, 1975 to January 5, 1987. Herschler built a personal appeal to voters based on ...more
Bertram C. Granger is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Dec. at 75 (1892-1967)
Bertram C. Granger was an American set decorator. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Wyoming and died in Los Angeles, California.
Geoffrey Lower is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
age 55
Geoffrey Lower is an American actor known for playing Reverend Timothy Johnson on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. He also played Monica's boyfriend Alan in Friends in season one, episode three. He ...more
Ralph McCullough is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Ralph McCullough Dec. at 48 (1895-1943)
Ralph McCullough was an actor.
Jim Crawford is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Jim Crawford age 83
Jim Crawford is a former professional American football player who played running back for five seasons for the Boston Patriots. He ran for 1078 yards and caught for 501 in 5 years. He was ...more
Kiyoshi Kuromiya is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Kiyoshi Kuromiya Dec. at 57 (1943-2000)
Kiyoshi Kuromiya was an author and civil and social justice advocate. He was born in a Japanese American internment camp on May 9, 1943 in Heart Mountain, Wyoming. He died on the night of May ...more
Lisa Shepperson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Wyoming
Lisa Shepperson age 43
Lisa Shepperson is a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing the 58th district since 2007. Her district covers northern Casper, Wyoming. She is a member of the ...more