List of people of Newfoundland and Labrador

List of people of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. This list includes all peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador who have influenced and or become a part of the Newfoundland and Labrador heritage. This is not a complete list of all individuals, and it is different from the Categories in that it shall include artists, founders, explorers, politicians, and historical figures alike.

A

* Beaton J. Abbott, magistrate
* Carl Abbott, soldier, civil servant
* Douglas Charles Abbott, judge
* Dr. Edward Carl Abbott, physician
* Dr. Eric Abbott, musician, educator
* John Abbott, politician
* George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, politician
* Christina A.S. Abernethy, nurse
* Philip Selwyn Abraham, bishop
* Acoutsina, native
* Lieutenant Colonel Charles Adams, soldier, businessman
* Mike Adam, curler
* Sir Thomas Adams, judge
* Ki Adams, musician, educator, administrator
* William G. Adams, lawyer, politician, judge
* Right Honorable Christopher Addison, politician
* Juan de Agramonte, Catalonian explorer
* William Maxwell Aitken, baron
* Captain Sir John William Alcock, aviator
* Frederick C. Alderdice, businessman, politician
* Dr. Frederick Allen Aldrich, scientist, educator
* David George Alexander, educator, economic historian
* Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, military commander
* Sir William Alexander, writer
* Lady Elsie Elizabeth Allardyce, nurse
* William Lamond Allardyce, lieutenant governor
* Alfred H. Allen, musician
* George William Douglas Allen, accountant, civil servant
* Stuart R.W. Allen, lawyer
* Lieutenant Colonel Jack Thomas Allston, civil servant
* Robert Alsop, politician
* General William Amherst, military
* Lord Charles George Ammon, British M.P.
* Lord William Warrender Mackenzie Amulree, lawyer
* Reverend Olaf A.E. Anderson, clergyman
* Admiral Sir David Murray Anderson, naval officer, governor
* Captain Hugh Abercrombie Anderson, writer
* Honorable John Anderson (Newfoundland politician), politician
* John Murray Anderson, writer
* Dr. Cater W. Andrews, educator
* Donald Andrews, businessman
* Rev. Elias Andrews, clergyman
* Harold Dominey Andrews, politician
* Ralph LeMoine Andrews, Order of Canada
* Dangeac, Danjaique, Don Jaque Francois-Gabriel D' Angeac, governor
* Frederick William Angel, engineer
* Honorable James Angel, businessman
* John Bartlett Angel, engineer
* Jean Ango, privateer
* Rev. Thomas Angwin, clergyman
* Rev. Lewis Amadeus Anspach, missionary, judge
* Gary Anstey, editor
* Rex C. Anthony, businessman
* Robert Charles Anthony, businessman
* Patrick Joseph Antle, labour leader
* John Rose Archer, pirate
* Sir Edward Mortimer Archibald, politician
* Frank C. Archibald, politician
* Herman H. Archibald, businessman
* Rose Archibald] , businesswoman
* Rev. James S.S. Armour, clergyman
* Mary Ellicott Arnold, organizer
* Ernest Ash, radio pioneer
* Thomas Gordon William Ashbourne, politician
* Joseph Daniel Ashley, businessman
* Sir Arthur Aston, governor
* Rev. Thomas Whitfield Atkinson, clergyman
* Mabel Atwill, nurse
* John August, aboriginal
* Agnes Marion Ayre, botanist, historian
* Anthony Green Ayre, farmer, soldier, businessman
* Honorable Charles Pascoe Ayre, politician
* Charles Robert Ayre, businessman, politician
* Frederick W. Ayre, businessman
* George W.B. Ayre, lawyer
* James Stewart Ayre, politician
* Honorable John Bray Ayre, politician
* John Bulley Ayre, soldier
* Lewis H.M. Ayre, businessman
* Miller H. Ayre, businessman, editor
* Wilfrid J. Ayre, businessman

B

* Rev. Canon Randall R. Babb, clergyman
* Ken Babstock, poet
* Auguste-Jean-Marie Bachelot de la Pylaie, scientist
* Eric T. Baggs, soldier
* Rev. Dr. A. Roland Baggs, clergyman
* Rev. Samuel Baggs, clergyman
* Col. Alexander B. Baird, soldier, senator
* David M. Baird, businessman
* Dr. David Baird, geologist
* Honourable James Baird, merchant, Member of Legislative Council
* Ken Babstock, poet
* George S. Baker, politician
* Rev. Dr. Wallace J. Baker, clergyman
* General Italo Balbo, air force officer
* Charles Ballram, polotician
* Alexander Bannerman, governor
* Rex Barnes, politician
* Augusta Barter, nurse, Order of Canada
* Robert Bartlett, explorer
* Herman Maxwell Batten, politician
* Peter Beamish, researcher
* Charles Fox Bennett, governor
* Jordan Bennett, musician
* Martyn Bennett, musician
* Clarence Birdseye, inventor
* David Blackwood, artist
* Margaret-Ann Blaney, journalist, politician
* Robert Bond, politician
* Frank Borland, soldier
* Charles R Bowring, merchant, politician
* Charles Cavendish Boyle, lieutenant governor
* Frederick Gordon Bradley, politician
* Admiral Cyprian Bridge, Royal Navy Officer
* D'Arcy Broderick, musician, singer
* Richard Brothers, naval officer, eccentric
* Cassie Brown, author
* Peter Brown, politician
* William Joseph Browne, politician
* Vincent P. Bryan, composer, lyricist
* David Buchan, Scottish naval officer, explorer
* Johnny Burke, songwriter, musician
* Sherylynn Butt, beauty pageant contestant
* John Byng, governor
* Brian Byrne, musician
* Ed Byrne, politician
* Gerry Byrne, politician
* Pat Byrne, musician
* John Byron, governor

C

* John Cabot, Italian explorer
* Cæcilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, governor
* George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, governor
* Andrew Carnell, politician
* William Carson, businessman, doctor
* Chesley William Carter, politician
* Frederick Carter, governor
* Walter C. Carter, politician
* Jacques Cartier, French explorer
* George Cartwright, English captain, explorer, trader
* John Cartwright, political reformer
* Michael Patrick Cashin, governor
* Peter John Cashin, politician, businessman, soldier
* Richard Cashin, lawyer, politician, trade union leader
* Caubvick, Labrador Inuit
* David B. Chafe, musician, teacher
* Andrew Chatwood, politician
* Marilyn Churley, politician
* Al Clouston, storyteller, humorist
* Frances Cluett, nurse
* Siobhan Coady, businessperson, politician
* William Coaker, trade union leader, politician
* Ethel Cochrane, senator
* Eddie Coffey, musician
* Bob Cole, television announcer
* Henry Collingwood, businessperson
* Kenn Collins, historian
* Randy Collins, politician
* Wally Collins, politician
* Ern Condon, politician
* Joan Cook, senator
* Michael Cook, playwright
* William Cormack, Scottish explorer, philanthropist, author
* Charles Cozens, politician
* Henry Crout, English settler, explorer
* Shawn Crann, politician
* Mark Critch, comedian
* John Crosbie, lawyer, politician, Lieutenant Governor
* Allison Crowe, Singer/songwriter and pianist
* Jason Crummey, politician
* Michael Crummey, writer
* Ryane Clowe, hockey player (San Jose Sharks)
* Daniel Cleary, hockey Player (Detroit Red Wings)

D

* Tom Dawe, writer
* Demasduwit, aboriginal
* Lacey Decker, writer, editor
* George William Des Vœux, governor
* Ethel Dickenson, educator, nurse
* Molly Dingle, educator
* Oliver Dingwell, CEO
* Craig Dobbin, industrialist
* Dermot Dobbin, businessman
* Magie Dominic, poet
* William Doody, politician
* Dana Doucette, recording artist
* Wynanne Downer, politician
* Alan Doyle, singer, musician
* Damhnait Doyle, singer, musician
* Norman Doyle, politician
* Wilf Doyle, singer/songwriter
* Sam Drover, politician
* Steve Durant, politician
* Sean Durfy, CEO
* Karyn Dwyer, actress
* Gwynne Dyer, journalist, syndicated columnist, military historian

E

* Amelia Earhart, aviator
* Peter Easton, pirate
* John Efford, politician
* William James Emberley, fisherman, lyricist
* Carl English, basketball shooting guard
* Leif Ericson, Norse explorer

F

* João Álvares Fagundes, Portuguese explorer
* Fonse Faour, politician
* The Right Reverend Bishop Edward Feild, clergyman
* Philip Fiander, veteran
* Adele Fifield, amputee, member Order of Ontario
* Art Finley, television and radio personality
* Varick Frissel, filmmaker
* Lady Pamela FitzGerald, revolutionary
* Michael Anthony Fleming, bishop
* Eugene Forsey, politician
* Ian Foster, singer,songwriter
* Paul Fowler, comedian
* Allan MacPherson Fraser, politician
* David French, playwright
* George Furey, politician

G

* James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier, governor
* George Garland, merchant
* Alice Belle Garrigus, founder of the Pentecostal church
* Jenny Gear, singer
* Michael Gibbs, lawyer, politician
* Humphrey Gilbert, English explorer
* John Hawley Glover, governor
* Erik Gnupsson, bishop
* Augustus F. Goodridge, governor
* Armine Nutting Gosling, suffragette
* Clarence Gosse, physician, politician
* Rex Goudie, singer
* Charles Granger, politician
* Thomas Graves, 1st Baron Graves, governor
* Jason Greeley, singer
* Daniel J. Greene, governor
* Wilfred Grenfell, medical missionary
* Roger Grimes, politician
* John Guy, governor
* Sandra Gwyn, journalist, writer
* Jack Ghaney, Played the fiddle and other instruments in Wilf Doyle's band
* Brad Gushue, curler

H

* Charles Francis Hall, American explorer
* Herbert Halpert, folklorist; academic
* Lady Henrietta Hamilton, artist
* Charles Hardy, governor
* Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, newspaper owner
* Ewart John Arlington Harnum, lieutenant governor
* Jack Harris, politician
* Anthony Hart, humanitarian
* Ann Harvey, rescuer
* Robert Hayman, poet, colonist, governor
* Ronald Haynes, professor
* Carolyn Hayward, bullfighter, artist
* Ferd Hayward, athlete, olympian
* Loyola Hearn, politician
* Natasha Henstridge, actress
* Patricia Hickey, politician
* Albert Hickman, politician, businessman
* Alexander Hickman, lawyer, politician, judge
* Gordon Francis Higgins, politician
* William Hill, governor
* General Rick Hillier, Chief of Defense Staff, Canadian Forces
* John Hogan, sculptor
* John Holloway, governor
* Harold Horwood, novelist, writer
* Joan Horwood (nee Randell), nurse
* Hugh Hoyles, governor
* Arthur Maxwell House, politician, lieutenant governor
* Danielle House, Dethroned Beauty Queen
* Adam Hunt, Trout Fisherman

I

* Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, soldier, sailor
* James Jonathan Igloliorte, magistrate
* Anne Stine Ingstad, Norwegian archaeologist, author
* Helge Ingstad, Norwegian anthropologist, author, explorer
* Dr. Linda Inkpen, medical doctor, administrator
* Alice Frances Innes, politician, journalist
* Jesse William George Ivany, academic
* Darren Ivany, actor/writer

J

* Donald Campbell Jamieson, politician
* Dr. Charles Janeway, physician
* Sylvester Joe, hunter, explorer
* Morrissey Johnson, politician
* Don Johnson, civil servant, sports executive
* Paul Johnson, philanthropist, businessman
* Wayne Johnston, novelist
* Andy Jones, actor, comedian
* Cathy Jones, actress, comedian

K

* Abram Kean Jr., mariner and sealing Captain
* Richard Goodwin Keats, governor
* James Butler Knill Kelly, clergyman
* Joshua Kelly, musician
* Kieran G. Kenny, singer
* John Kent, politician
* Steve Kent, politician
* William Richard Kent, politician
* Victoria King, filmmaker
* David Kirke, governor
* Sara Kirke, entrepreneur, businessperson, aristocrat
* Jamie Korab, curler
* Kyle Jarvis, philosopher
* Jason King, professional hockey player

L

* Darren Langdon, hockey player
* Walter Learning, actor, director, playwright
* Graham Letto, politician
* Philip Francis Little, politician
* William F. Lloyd, newspaper editor, politician
* Gene Long, politician
* John Howard Lundrigan, politician

M

* Gordon Macdonald, governor
* Jay MacPherson, poet
* William MacGregor, lieutenant governor
* Donald B. MacMillan, American explorer, researcher
* Kevin Major, children’s author
* Shaun Majumder, comedian, actor
* Greg Malone, impressionist, actor
* Jack Marshall, politician
* Álvaro Martins, Portuguese explorer
* Lori-Ann Martino, politician
* John Mason, English sailor, explorer, cartographer, governor
* The Masterless Men, musical group
* Bill Matthews, politician
* Desmond McGrath, priest, trade union organizer, politician
* James McGrath, politician, lieutenant governor
* Samuel McLean, politician
* Janet McNaughton, author
* Howie Meeker, NHL player, television sports announcer
* Ken Meeker, newscaster, editor, politician, writer
* Rick Mercer, comedian
* Sir John Middleton, lieutenant governor
* Fred J. Mifflin, Rear Admiral, politician
* Herman Moll, engraver, geographer, cartographer
* Walter Stanley Monroe, governor
* John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, governor
* Rob Moore, politician, lawyer
* Lisa Moore, writer
* Frank Moores, politician
* Patrick Moran, musician
* Bernice Morgan, novelist
* Moses Morgan, academic, Order of Canada
* Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris, governor
* Francis Morris, politician, lawyer and judge
* Donna Morrissey, author
* Shawn James Morrissey, founder, the Korean Mountaineering League
* John T. Mullock, bishop, entrepreneur
* Jamie Murphy, soldier
* John Joseph Murphy, politician, businessman
* Rex Murphy, journalist
* Alexander Murray, geologist
* Hilda Chaulk Murray, author
* Anthony Musgrave, lieutenant governor

N

* Sheila NaGeria, princess
* Mark Nichols, curler
* Jawsh Nickerson, awesomesauce
* Andre Noble, actor
* Walter Noel, politician
* Dick Nolan, singer, songwriter, guitarist
* Nonosbawsut, chief, aboriginal
* Peg Norman, politician
* Joseph W. Noseworthy, politician

O

* Fergus O’Byrne, musician
* Doug O'Brien, hockey player
* Lawrence O'Brien, politician
* Brian O'Dea, criminal
* Joseph Phillip O'Keefe, politician
* Dermot O’Reilly, musician
* Leonard Outerbridge, lieutenant governor
* Tara Oram, musician

P

* Robert Pack, politician
* William Anthony Paddon, Lieutenant-Governor
* Hugh Palliser, governor
* Randolph Paul, poet
* Jean Payne, politician
* Jim Payne, folk singer
* Sir James Pearl, Mount Pearl founder
* Bartholomew Pearson, yeoman
* Brian Peckford, politician
* Janine Peckford, CIS Athlete (Soccer)
* Larry Peckford, politician
* Rae Perlin, artist, painter
* Vera Perlin, founder
* Phan Thi Kim Phuc, war survivor
* Ed Picco, politician
* Jack Pickersgill, politician
* Holly Pike, politician
* Janine Piller, politician
* Gordon Pinsent, actor
* Robert John Pinsent, magistrate, judge
* Al Pittman, writer
* Warren Pollard, filmmaker, technical wizard
* Charles J. Power, politician
* Greg Power, politician, farmer, poet, athlete
* James Power, politician
* Jordan Power, artist
* Christopher Pratt, artist, painter
* E. J. Pratt, poet
* Joseph Price, politician
* Daniel Woodley Prowse, lawyer, politician

Q

* Herman William Quinton, senator
* Maurice J Quinlan, Business Man

R

* Alastair Ralphs, professional wrestler and former bodybuilder
* Travis Randell, hockey player
* Wayne Ray, (Stephenville)poet
* Erik the Red, Norwegian explorer
* Ian Angus Ross Reid, politician
* Robert Gillespie Reid, railway contractor
* Thomas Ricketts, soldier, Victoria Cross
* Thomas Rideout, politician
* Edward Roberts, politician, lieutenant governor
* Edward Patrick Roche, Archbishop of St. John's, Anti-Confederate leader ( [http://www.heritage.nf.ca/confederation/bio7.html bio] )
* Gordon Rodgers, writer
* George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, governor
* Bill Rompkey, politician, senator
* Richard David Rooney, politician
* Anthony Gustav de Rothschild, banker
* Henry John Rous, admiral
* Frederick Russell, businessman, former lieutenant governor
* Ted Russell, author, playwright, comedian
* Todd Russell, politician
* Mark Rudkin, duelist
* James M. Ryan, businessman
* Michael Ryder, NHL player

* Tommy Sexton, actor
* Richard Sharp, politician
* Craig Sharpe, singer
* Shanawdithit, aboriginal
* Ambrose Shea, politician
* George Shea, politician
* William Short, entrepreneur, founder of charity SCDF
* Roger Simmons, politician
* Scott Simms, politician
* Henry Sinclair, 1st Earl of Orkney, Scottish explorer
* Chris Slaney, musician
* Joey Smallwood, politician
* Thomas Smith, governor, admiral
* Catherine Snow, last woman hanged in NL
* Rod Snow, Canadian Rugby International
* Aubrey George Spencer, bishop
* Squanto, native American Indians
* Gerald Squires, artist
* Richard Squires, politician
* Const. Frank Stamp, policeman, boxer
* Leonard T. Stick, politician
* Geoff Stirling, businessman
* Kim Stockwood, singer, songwriter
* Erasmus Stourton, clergyman
* Merrill Strachan, politician
* Loyola Sullivan, politician
* Zachary Sullivan, musician

T

* Francis Tanfield, governor
* William Taverner, plantation owner, surveyor
* Myra Louise Taylor, nurse
* William Thomas, politician
* Greg Thomey, comedian
* Robert Thorburn, governor
* Thomas Tingey, marine officer
* Brian Tobin, politician
* Sylvana Palma Tomaselli, Countess
* John Treworgie, governor
* James Roy Tucker, politician
* Henry Hugh Tudor, soldier
* Beaton Tulk, politician
* Shannon Tweed, actress, playboy centerfold
* Tracy Tweed, actress, playboy model

U

* Abraham Ulrikab, aboriginal

V

* William Vaughan, colonial investor

W

* Michael Walker, economist
* Agnes Walsh, poet, playwright, oral historian
* Albert Walsh, commissioner, chief justice and the Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland for 1949
* Mary Walsh, actress, comedian
* Humphrey T. Walwyn, governor
* William Warren, lawyer, politician, judge
* Harry Watson, hockey player
* Andy Wells, politician
* Clyde Wells, politician
* Richard Whitbourne, governor
* Ed "Sailor" White, wrestler, politician
* William Whiteway, governor
* Steve Willcott, politician
* Danny Williams, politician
* Harold (Hank) Williams, world-renowned geologist
* Percival Willoughby, land owner
* Gordon Arnaud Winter, lieutenant governor
* James Spearman Winter, politician, premier
* Michael Winter, writer
* Robert Winters, politician
* Shnick Wiseman, musician
* Laura Woodworth, Miss Teen Newfoundland & Labrador 2008
* Edward Wynne, governor

X

Y

* Rebecca Youden (Moss), married U.S. Ambassador John F. Moss
* Andrew Younghusband, television personality, writer and journalist

Z

* Zeno brothers, Venetian explorers
* Zichmni, legendary explorer

ee also

* List of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador
* Dictionary of Canadian Biography
* List of Canadians
* List of Canadian painters
* List of Canadians by net worth
* List of Quebecers
* List of Mauriciens
* List of Irish Quebecers
* List of Torontonians
* List of Yukoners
* List of Inuit


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