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Famous People Named Amos

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Amos in the world? Our list of celebrities named Amos includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Amoss below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Amos, actors named Amos, and much more. Amos Otis, Amos Lee, and Amos Alonzo Stagg are only a few of the well-known people named Amos on this list.
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  • Amos Otis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Otis

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    Amos Joseph Otis (born April 26, 1947) is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball... more
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  • Amos Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Lee

    Age: 43

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Amos Lee (born Ryan Anthony Massaro, June 20, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter whose... morespotify buy button
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  • Amos Alonzo Stagg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Alonzo Stagg

    Dec. at 103 (1862-1965)

    BirthplaceWest Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

    Amos Alonzo Stagg (August 16, 1862 – March 17, 1965) was an American athlete and college coach... more

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    #45 of 119 The Best College Football Coaches of All Time#25 of 78 Famous Skull and Bones Members

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  • Amos Milburn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Milburn

    Dec. at 53 (1927-1980)

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Joseph Amos Milburn (April 1, 1927 – January 3, 1980) was an American rhythm-and-blues singer... more

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    #187 of 225 The Best Blues Artists of All Time#91 of 100 The Greatest Motown Artists Of All-Time

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  • Amos Rusie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Rusie

    Dec. at 71 (1871-1942)

    BirthplaceBrown Township, Mooresville, Indiana

    Amos Wilson Rusie (May 30, 1871 – December 6, 1942), nicknamed "The Hoosier Thunderbolt", was... more
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  • Amos Garrett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Amos Garrett (born November 26, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan, United States) is an... more

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    #14 of 20 The Best Country Singers From Michigan#5 of 125 The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

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  • Amos Tversky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Tversky

    Dec. at 59 (1937-1996)

    BirthplaceHaifa, Israel

    Amos Nathan Tversky (Hebrew: עמוס טברסקי‎; March 16, 1937 – June 2, 1996) was a cognitive and... more
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  • Amos Bronson Alcott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Bronson Alcott

    Dec. at 89 (1799-1888)

    BirthplaceWolcott, Connecticut

    Amos Bronson Alcott (; November 29, 1799 – March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer,... more
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  • Amos Whitney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Whitney

    Dec. at 88 (1832-1920)

    BirthplaceBiddeford, Maine

    Amos Whitney (October 8, 1832 – August 5, 1920) was a mechanical engineer and Connecticut... more
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  • Amos Dolbear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Dolbear

    Dec. at 73 (1837-1910)
    Amos Emerson Dolbear (November 10, 1837 – February 23, 1910) was an American physicist and... more
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  • Amos Foster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Foster

    Dec. at 72 (1880-1952)

    BirthplaceKeene, New Hampshire

    Amos Parker Foster (March 10, 1880 – August 7, 1952) was an American football and basketball... more
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  • Amos Oz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Oz

    Age: 81

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    Amos Oz (Hebrew: עמוס עוז; born Amos Klausner; 4 May 1939 – 28 December 2018) was an Israeli... more
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  • Amos Gitai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Gitai

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceHaifa, Israel

    Amos Gitai (Hebrew: עמוס גיתאי‎; born 11 October 1950) is an Israeli filmmaker, who was... more
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  • Amos T. Akerman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos T. Akerman

    Dec. at 59 (1821-1880)

    BirthplacePortsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Amos Tappan Akerman (February 23, 1821 – December 21, 1880) served as United States Attorney... more
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  • Amos Tuck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Tuck

    Dec. at 69 (1810-1879)

    BirthplaceEastern United States, Northern New England, York County, New England, United States of America

    Amos Tuck (August 2, 1810 – December 11, 1879) was a political figure in New Hampshire and a... more
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  • Amos Elon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Elon

    Dec. at 83 (1926-2009)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Amos Elon was an Israeli journalist and author. Married to Beth Elon and father of filmmaker... more
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  • Amos Kendall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Kendall

    Dec. at 80 (1789-1869)

    BirthplaceDunstable, Massachusetts

    Amos Kendall (August 16, 1789 – November 12, 1869) was an American lawyer, journalist and... more
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  • Amos Strunk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Strunk

    Dec. at 90 (1889-1979)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Amos Aaron Strunk (January 22, 1889 – July 22, 1979) was a center fielder who played in Major... more
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  • Amos E. Joel, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos E. Joel, Jr.

    Dec. at 90 (1918-2008)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Amos Edward Joel Jr. (March 12, 1918 – October 25, 2008) was an American electrical engineer,... more
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  • Amos Kollek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    Amos Kollek (Hebrew: עמוס קולק‎; born 1947) is an Israeli film director, writer and actor.
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  • Amos Hostetter, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Hostetter, Jr.

    Age: 83
    Amos Barr Hostetter Jr. (born January 12, 1937) is an American businessman, who was the... more
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  • Amos H. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos H. Jackson

    Dec. at 78 (1846-1924)

    BirthplaceFranklin, New York, United States of America

    Amos Henry Jackson (May 10, 1846 – August 30, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born... more
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  • Amos Fowler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Fowler

    Age: 64

    BirthplacePensacola, Florida

    Amos Emanuel Fowler (born February 11, 1956) is a former American football center who played... more
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  • Amos Zereoué is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    BirthplaceCôte d’Ivoire

    Amos L. Zereoué (born October 8, 1976) is a former American football player in the National... more
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  • Amos Kenan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Amos

    Amos Kenan

    Dec. at 82 (1927-2009)

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    Amos Kenan (Hebrew: עמוס קינן), also Amos Keinan, (May 2, 1927 – August 4, 2009) was an... more
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