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This is a list of prominent people who were born in the state of Rhode Island or who spent significant periods of their lives in the state.

Academia

Elizabeth Buffum Chace

Activism, civil rights, and philanthropy

Art, literature, and design

Gilbert Stuart

Athletics

Elizabeth Beisel
Will Blackmon
Jill Craybas
Nap Lajoie
Mathieu Schneider
A–G
H–Z

Business

Samuel Slater

Crime

Film and television

Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Meredith Vieira
A–L
M–Z

Journalism

A. O. Scott

Military

Matthew C. Perry

Music

George M. Cohan

Politics and government

See also: List of governors of Rhode Island, List of justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, List of lieutenant governors of Rhode Island, List of United States representatives from Rhode Island, and List of United States senators from Rhode Island

John Chafee
Stephen Hopkins
A–L
M–Z

Religion

Roger Williams

Science

See also

By educational institution affiliation
By location

References

  1. ^ Contreras, Russell (September 4, 2008). "Champagne Takes the Reins at Merrimack College". The Boston Globe.
  2. ^ "wd~50 – The Team". wd~50.
  3. ^ "Brendan O'Malley". IMDb.