Julia Morgan
Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872 – February 2, 1957) was an American architect in California. She designed more than 700 buildings in California during a long and prolific career. She is best known for ...
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Yusuf Bey IV
Yusuf Bey IV (born 1986) is a convicted murderer and the son of Daulet and Yusuf Bey, the latter of whom was the founder of the iconic Your Black Muslim Bakery, a purportedly halal bakery in Oakland, ...
Colin Bulthaup
Colin Bulthaup, (born 1976, Los Angeles, California, United States) also known as Colin Liotta, is an American engineer and inventor. In 2001, he co-founded Kovio, Inc., a Silicon Valley company that ...
Anton Zamloch
Anton Zamloch, also known as “Professor Zamloch” and “Zamloch the Great,” was an American magician who toured with his magic act from 1869 through 1912. Zamloch performed at mining camp “opera houses...
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Nicholas A. Veliotes
Nicholas Alexander Veliotes (born October 28, 1928) is a former United States Foreign Service Officer and diplomat. He served as United States Ambassador to Jordan (1978–81) and Egypt (1984–86). He i...
Bartlett L. Thane
Bartlett Lee "Bart" Thane (August 26, 1877 – November 7, 1927) was an American mining engineer who pioneered hydroelectric power in Juneau, Alaska. The world's first thin arch dam, Salmon Creek ...
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Daniel M. Popper
Daniel M. Popper (August 17, 1913 - September 9, 1999) was an American astrophysicist. He was born in Oakland, California. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley where he received his Ph...
Victor H. Metcalf
Victor Howard Metcalf (October 10, 1853 – February 20, 1936) was an American politician; he served in President Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet an Secretary of Commerce and Labor, and then as Secretary o...
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Susan Chew
Susan 'Sue' Beatrice Chew (born in Oakland, California) is a Democratic Idaho State Representative since 2006 representing District 17 in the B seat.
Chew earned her bachelor's degree in biology a...
Michael Vanderbyl
Michael Vanderbyl' (born February 9, 1947 in Oakland, California) is a multidisciplinary designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the principal of Vanderbyl Design.He received a Bachelor of ...
Carlile Pollock Patterson
Carlile Pollock Patterson (August 24, 1816–August 15, 1881) was the fourth superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. He was born in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, the son of Commodore Danie...
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Felix Mitchell
Felix Wayne Mitchell Jr. (August 23, 1954 - August 26, 1986) was a convicted drug lord from Oakland, California and leader of the "69 Mob" criminal organization, which operated throughout California a...
Mother Wright
Mary Ann Wright (July 11, 1921 - May 7, 2009), known as Mother Wright, was an humanitarian activist who lived and worked in Oakland, California and fed East Bay residents for almost 3 decades. She fed...
Dawn Monique Williams
Dawn Monique Williams (born 1978) is an American theatre director. She was born in Oakland, California, United States, and is a graduate of California State University, Hayward (BA Theatre Arts, 2003)...
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Ingemar Henry Lundquist
Ingemar Henry Lundquist (born in Stockholm, Sweden c. 1921, died in Carmel, California c. 2007) was a prolific inventor and was a mechanical engineer.
He was responsible for at least 67 patents, a...
Ansel Franklin Hall
Ansel F. Hall (May 6, 1894, Oakland, California – March 28, 1962) was an American naturalist. He was the first Chief Naturalist and first Chief Forester of the United States National Park Servic...
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Andrew L. Stone
Andrew L. Stone (July 16, 1902, Oakland, California – June 9, 1999, Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter, director, and producer.
Best known for his hard hitting, realistic ...
Kirk Francis
Kirk H. Francis (born August 27, 1947) was a production sound mixer in the motion picture industry from 1968 through 2014. He mixed production sound for over 60 films, including 12 Years a Slave, Bul...