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Notable Cornish Americans

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  • Glenn Thomas Trewartha (1896 - 1984)
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  • Tom Hanks
    American leading actor, producer, writer and director Tom Hanks has become one of the most popular stars in contemporary American cinema. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before ...
  • Jake Lacy
    Jake Lacy is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Casey Marion Davenport on the ABC sitcom Better with You and Pete Miller on the ninth and final season of The Office . He starred w...
  • Samuel Pasco, U.S. Senator (1834 - 1917)
    Samuel Pasco (June 28, 1834 – March 13, 1917) was a United States Senator from Florida. Pasco was born in London, England, to a family of Cornish ancestry. His family moved to Prince Edward Island ...
  • William Rawle (1759 - 1836)
    William Rawle (April 28, 1759 – April 12, 1836) was an American lawyer in Philadelphia, who in 1791 was appointed as United States district attorney in Pennsylvania. He was a founder and first presiden...

Cornish Americans - Amerikanek kernewek

Cornish Americans (Cornish: Amerikanek kernewek) are Americans who describe themselves as having Cornish ancestry, an ethnic group native to Cornwall, a county in England. Although Cornish ancestry is not recognised on the United States Census, it is estimated that there are approximately 2 million people of Cornish descent in the U.S., which is four times the present population of Cornwall in the United Kingdom.