Famous and Notable People from Arkansas


Several famous and well-known people have roots in Arkansas. This site highlights some of the country’s most prominent people who were either born in the state or lived there at some time in their lives.
Source: Arkansas Secretary of State

People and Their Stories

Native Americans, European-Americans, and African-Americans made up the largest portion of the population in the sparsely settled regions of Arkansas up until the eve of the Civil War. Each group has its own set of stories rich with history. Read about them all.
Source: The Department of Arkansas Heritage



Arkansas’ Famous People
e-ReferenceDesk has created a great archive of famous people form each state. Click on the underlined names for more information about that person.
Source: e-ReferenceDesk

Famous People of All Types
Arkansas kids has a great database of famous historical people from their state including artists, authors, sports stars, historical figures, politicians, business leaders, and architects. It over all is a great resource.

Source:Arkansas Kids



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APA style
Famous People From Arkansas. (2014, December 4). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 19:22, September 22, 2019, from https://statereports.com/article_423/
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The Chicago Manual of Style
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classbrain, Famous People From Arkansas [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 4, 03:32 UTC [cited 2019 Sep 22]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_423/.
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