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Notable Huguenot descendants - United States

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  • Charles Hazlehurst Latrobe (1833 - 1902)
    Charles Hazlehurst Latrobe (1834-1902), Benjamin Henry Latrobe II's son, was a Confederate soldier who continued the tradition of architect and engineer, building bridges for the City and the Baltimo...
  • Benjamin Henry Latrobe, II (1806 - 1878)
    Benjamin Henry Latrobe, II (December 19, 1806 – October 19, 1878) was an American civil engineer, best known for his railway bridges, and a railway executive. Wikipedia: Benjamin Henry Latrobe, II
  • John Hazlehurst Bonneval Latrobe (1803 - 1891)
    John Hazelhurst Boneval Latrobe (1803–91), was a noted civic leader, lawyer, author, historian, artist, inventor, intellectual, and social activist in Maryland. Born May 4, 1803, Latrobe was one of t...
  • Earl Wesley Bascom (1906 - 1995)
    Earl W. Bascom was an American painter, printmaker, rodeo performer and sculptor, raised in Canada, who portrayed his own experiences cowboying and rodeoing across the American and Canadian West.He die...

Notable Huguenots or people from Huguenot descent United States

Arts & Entertainment

Education

  • Anthony Benezet, American Quaker educator and abolitionist

Entrepreneurs and businesspeople

  • Samuel Courtauld (industrialist), American-born British industrialist
  • Leonard Jerome , American financier and grandfather of Winston Churchill
  • Benjamin Henry Latrobe , American engineer and archtiect
  • Henry Laurens , American merchant and delegate to the Continental Congress
  • Daniel Myron LeFever, American gunmaker
  • John Pintard, American merchant and philanthropist
  • John D. Rockefeller , American capitalist
  • John E. Tourtellotte, American architect

Journalism

  • Tom Brokaw , American television journalist and author

Law

  • Warder Cresson, American writer, first U. S. consul to Jerusalem, and convert to Judaism

Military

Politics and government

  • James A. Bayard , U. S. Congressman
  • James Bowdoin , Governor of Massachusetts
  • James Bowdoin III , American statesman and philanthropist, benefactor of Bowdoin College
  • Bryant Butler Brooks, Governor of Wyoming
  • William Byrd I , early Virginia settler
  • James DeLancey , Governor of New York
  • Louis Dubois , colonist to New Netherland, co-founded New Paltz, New York
  • Peter Force , American politician and archivist
  • Alonzo Garcelon, Governor of Maine
  • Al Gore , former Vice-President of the United States
  • Alexander Hamilton , American Secretary of the Treasury
  • George Izard, Major General and Governor of Arkansas
  • Ralph Izard , U.S. Senator, President pro tempore of U.S. Senate
  • Gouverneur Morris , American statesman, represented Pennsylvania in the Constitutional Convention
  • Oscar Neebe, American labor movement leader
  • Daniel Perrin, one of the first permanent European inhabitants of Staten Island, New York

Religion

  • Hosea Ballou , American preacher, co-founder of Universalist theology in America
  • Henry Bidleman Bascom, U.S. Congressional Chaplain, Methodist Bishop

Science

  • Florence Bascom, American geologist