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This is a list of notable people who were born or lived in the American state of Indiana.

Founders and pioneers

Military

Martha Baker
Jeremy Michael Boorda
Ambrose Burnside
John Howard Cassady
George Rogers Clark
Sammy L. Davis
Jonathan D. George
William Grose
Scott S. Haraburda
Horace Meek Hickam
Jonas Ingram
Opha May Johnson
Henry Maston Mullinnix
John Poindexter
David M. Shoup
Walter Bedell Smith
Raymond Ames Spruance
Lew Wallace
Anthony Wayne
Samuel Woodfill

Politicians and activists

George Washington Buckner
Benjamin Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Abraham Lincoln
Richard Lugar
Mike Pence
Dan Quayle
John G. Roberts
Ted Stevens

Native American leaders

Entertainment

Film and theatre

Anne Baxter
James Dean
Louise Fazenda
Carole Lombard
Karl Malden
Steve McQueen
Dean Norris
Sydney Pollack
Alice Terry
Clifton Webb

Comedians and humorists

Red Skelton

Musicians

Amanda Overmyer
Axl Rose
Janet Jackson
John Hiatt
Michael Jackson

Television

Nicole Gale Anderson
Kate Bolduan
Joyce DeWitt
Jenna Fischer
Florence Henderson
David Letterman

Modeling

Karen McDougal

Sportspeople

Baseball

Gil Hodges
Tommy John
Chuck Klein
Scott Rolen

Basketball

Larry Bird
Skylar Diggins
Katie Douglas
George McGinnis
Blake Miller
Zach Randolph
Oscar Robertson

Basketball coaches

Gregg Popovich
Sharon Versyp
John Wooden

Football

Jay Cutler
Bob Griese
Jaylon Smith
Rod Woodson

Football coaches

Hank Stram

Golf

Race car drivers

Jeff Gordon
Tony Stewart

Soccer

Wrestlers, fighters, boxers

Mick Foley
Chris Lytle
Bill Wallace

Other sports figures

Ray Ewry
Lauren Holiday

Business

Carl G. Fisher
Colonel Sanders

Education

Art, literature and media

James Whitcomb Riley
Kurt Vonnegut

Science and medicine

Jane E. Henney
Julian Schwinger
Vernon L. Smith

Aviation and space

Wilbur Wright

Religious and spiritual figures

Notorious and infamous Hoosiers

John Dillinger

Other

See also

References

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