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List of famous general contractors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top general contractors in the world? This includes the most prominent general contractors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable general contractors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic general contractors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned general contractors.

A list made up of people like Mark Fidrych and Mike Holmes.

From reputable, prominent, and well known general contractors to the lesser known general contractors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the general contractor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous general contractors ever?" and "What are the names of famous general contractors?" then you're in the right place. (65 items)
Mike Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous General Contractors
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Michael James Holmes is a Canadian residential home improvement contractor and television show host. Beginning with Holmes on Homes and subsequent shows, he rescues Toronto, Ontario, area homeowners from renovations gone wrong. He continued in his successor TV series, Holmes Inspection. He is also a ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Halton Hills, Canada

Profession: General contractor, TV Personality

Credits: Holmes on Homes, Holmes Inspection, IQ: Live from London, Holmes in New Orleans

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Avery Brundage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous General Contractors
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Avery Brundage was the fifth president of the International Olympic Committee, serving from 1952 to 1972. The only American to attain that position, Brundage is remembered as a zealous advocate of amateurism, and for his involvement with the 1936 and 1972 Summer Olympics, both held in ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1887-1975)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Profession: Civil engineer, General contractor

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Mark Fidrych is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous General Contractors
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Mark Steven Fidrych, nicknamed "The Bird", was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched his entire career for the Detroit Tigers. In 1976, Fidrych led the major leagues with a 2.34 ERA, won the AL Rookie of the Year award, and finished with a 19–9 record. Shortly after, injuries piled up and his ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1954-2009)

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Baseball player, General contractor

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Robert Beall Tudor, Jr., known as Buddy Tudor, was an American real estate developer. Based in Pineville, Louisiana, whose family-owned Tudor Construction Company and Tudor Enterprises together surpassed a billion dollars in development. An active member of the Baptist Church, Tudor was also a ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1935-2010)

Birthplace: Alexandria, Louisiana, United States of America

Profession: Real estate development, General contractor

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