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List of Scottish Americans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of notable Scottish Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained U.S. citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Scottish American or must have references showing they are Scottish American and are notable.


List

Artists

Business

Entertainment

Government and military

Inventors, engineers, and academics

Musicians and singers

David Gunn, rapper and singer songwriter for American band KING 810

Native American leaders

Religion

Sports

Writers

Other

See also

References

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