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Famous Alabamians

name principal accomplishment birthplace or principal residence
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Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron baseball player Mobile
Ralph Abernathy civil rights activist Linden
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead actress Huntsville
Hugo LaFayette Black jurist Harlan
Nat "King" Cole entertainer Montgomery
Marva Collins educator Monroeville
Zelda Sayer Fitzgerald writer Montgomery
Bobby Goldsboro entertainer Dothan
William Crowford Gorgas army officer, physician Mobile
Lionel Hampton jazz musician Birmingham
William Christopher Handy composer Florence
Kate Jackson actress Birmingham
Helen Adams Keller author, educator Tuscumbia
Coretta Scott King civil rights leader Marion
Harper Lee writer Monroeville
Joe Louis boxer Lafayette
Willie Mays baseball player Westfield
Jim Nabors actor Sylacauga
Jesse Owens athlete Danville
Rosa Parks civil rights activist Tuskegee
Jimmie Rodgers singer Geiger
David Satcher surgeon general Anniston
George Wallace Governor Clio
William Weatherford (Red Eagle) Creek Indian leader
Hank Williams singer Georgiana

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