List of Minneapolitans
The following paragraphs mention a few of the people who spent time in Minneapolis,
Minnesotain the United States, and gained recognition. Among those who have lived or worked in Minneapolis are scientists and Nobel prize laureates Peter Agre, Norman Borlaug, Paul D. Boyer, Leonid Hurwicz, Finn E. Kydland, Edward B. Lewis, and Edward C. Prescott. Inventor Earl Bakkenand surgeon C. Walton Lilleheiforever changed the field of heart medicine. Robert R. Gilruthdirected the U.S. Moon landing. Jean Piccard, the namesake of Captain Picard, and Jeannette Piccardwere pioneering balloonists. Marcia McNuttis one of the world's most influential ocean scientists.Marchex, Inc. (2006). [http://www.50states.com/bio/minn.htm Famous Minnesotans] , and Minnesota State Legislature: Youth [http://www.leg.state.mn.us/youth/famousfolks.asp Famous Minnesotans] . Retrieved on 2007-04-26.] [Nobel Foundation (1970-2004). [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2003/agre-autobio.html Peter Agre] , [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1970/borlaug-bio.html Norman Borlaug] , [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1997/boyer-autobio.html Paul D. Boyer] , [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2007/press.html Leonid Hurwicz] , [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2004/kydland-autobio.html Finn E. Kydland] , [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2004/prescott-autobio.html Edward C. Prescott] , [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1995/lewis-bio.html Edward B. Lewis] . and Robert Gilruth, Jean and Jeannette Piccard in The Glennan-Webb-Seamans Project for Research in Space History [http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/dsh/gwspi-p1.html#GILRUTH oral history] , and Marcia McNutt in cite web| author= Adam, John| title= Piloting through Uncharted Seas| publisher= Scientific American| url= http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&colID=8&articleID=00042EAF-E463-1C6F-84A9809EC588EF21| date= June 2001| accessdate= 2007-04-28] Alan Pageis both a Minnesota Supreme Court justice and a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. Elgin Bayloris a basketball great. A home to artists of all kinds, Robert Bly, Sinclair Lewis, Maud Hart Lovelace, Westbrook Pegler, Clifford D. Simak, Anne Tyler, and Gerald Vizenorare poets, writers, and journalists who lived in the city. Actors Eddie Albertand Jessica Lange, producers Michael Todd and the Coen Brothers, and burlesque dancer Lili St. Cyrare noted in the performance arts. John Szarkowskiis revered for understanding American photographers and was their critic and curator. [cite web|author=Gefter, Philip|title=John Szarkowski, Curator of Photography, Dies at 81|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/09/arts/09szarkowski.html|publisher=The New York Times, The New York Times Company|date= 2007-07-09and cite web|title= John Szarkowski, 81; Cast New Light on Photography|url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/12/AR2007071202239.html|date= 2007-07-13|author= Schudel, Matt|publisher=The Washington Post, The Washington Post Company|accessdate=2007-07-29] George Morrison is also remembered in the fine arts [Minneapolis Public Library ( 2007-02-20). [http://www.mpls.lib.mn.us/artsmpl_morrison.asp Arts at MPL: George Morrison] . Retrieved on 2007-04-26] as is cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. The Andrews Sisters, Bob Dylan, Prince, Tiny Tim, and Paul Westerbergare known for their music. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewiscontinue to write and produce recordings. The baritone Cornell MacNeilbecame famous at the Metropolitan Opera. [ [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9342780/St-Cyr-Lili Lili St. Cyr] , [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9403663/Albert-Eddie Eddie Albert] , [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9112953/Coen-Ethan-and-Joel Coen Brothers] , [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9073981/Anne-Tyler Anne Tyler] , and Paul Westerberg in [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9099128/the-Replacements the Replacements] . Encyclopaedia Britannica (2007). Retrieved on 2007-04-26.]
George Dayton's business grew into Target Corporation, John S. Pillsburyco-founded Pillsbury Company, Richard Searsco-founded Sears, Rose Totino created Totino'sfrozen pizza, [cite web|title=Rose Totino
url=http://www.hbs.edu/leadership/database/leaders/898/|publisher=Harvard College|accessdate=2008-02-25] candy makers Franklin and Forrest Mars founded
Mars, Incorporated[cite web|title= Franklin Mars|url=http://www.oprf.com/oprfhist/marsf.htm|publisher=The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest|accessdate=2008-02-25] and industrialist J. Paul Gettylived in the city for a time.
Billy Grahamstarted his ministry in Minneapolis. [Miller, Pam ( 2007-04-07). [http://www.startribune.com/614/story/1106109.html Billy Graham: A spirit unbowed] . Star Tribune. Retrieved on 2007-04-08.] Theodore Wirthplanned the city's park system. [American Academy of Park and Recreation Administration. [http://rptsweb.tamu.edu/Pugsley/Wirth%20Th.htm Corneliuis Amory Pugsley Awards: Theodore Wirth] . Retrieved on 2007-04-26.] Dennis Banks, Clyde Bellecourt, Sharon Sayles Belton, Brian Coyle, Keith Ellison, W. Harry Davis, and Cecil Newmanare among those who changed the city through civic leadership and civil rights activism. Among politicians, Hubert Humphreyand Walter Mondalewere U.S. vice presidents, and Eugene McCarthywas an important U.S. senator. Jesse Venturabrought unconventional politics and knowledge of wrestling to the state. Lauris Norstadwas a supreme commander of NATO. [Richard W. Sears in [http://www.searsarchives.com/people/richardsears.htm Sears Archives] , Dennis Banks and Clyde Bellecourt in [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9006120/American-Indian-Movement American Indian Movement] , and Sharon Belton in [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-91256/State-and-Local-Affairs State and Local Affairs: Party Strengths] . Encyclopaedia Britannica (2007). Retrieved on 2007-04-26.] [Pillsbury United Communities. [http://www.puc-mn.org/html/sites/bccc.html Brian Coyle Community Center] , and Keith Ellison in CBS/AP ( 2006-11-08). [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/11/08/politics/main2163201.shtml First Muslim Elected To Congress] . CBS News, and Benson, Lorna ( 2006-09-11). [http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2006/08/11/harrydavisobit/ Harry Davis -- a life of accomplishment] . Minnesota Public Radio, and Leipold, L. E. [http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/1030/Cecil_Newman_a_Minnesota_legend Cecil E. Newman, Newspaper Publisher] via The African American Registry.]
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