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Notable Jamaican Americans

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  • Roy Foote (c.1925 - d.)
  • Aston Ethelbert Foote (1898 - 1988)
    Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Aug 7 2018, 7:37:35 UTC
  • Christabelle Alexandria McKay (1918 - 2015)
    Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Aug 7 2018, 7:37:35 UTC
  • Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920 - 1994)
    Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her beh...
  • Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury (1759 - 1817)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A204689 Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secreta...

This is a list of notable Jamaican Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

(This project is a part of or subgroup of Jamaica "Out Of many, One People" project.)

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  • Tyson Beckford
  • Shari Belafonte
  • Corbin Bleu
  • Camille McDonald
  • Cherine Anderson (Movie Dance Hall Queen))
  • Clinton H Wallace D Cornwall (Movie still Photographer)The Hillz etc
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph
  • Tiffany Chin-Sim
  • David Reivers
  • Frank Silvera 1950-1960. the Frank Silvverman writers workshop foundation, inc
  • Wentworth Miller
  • Dulé Hill
  • Carl Lumbly
  • Delroy Lindo
  • Jeff Henry aka Jeffery Peter Reed Henry
  • Linda Powell
  • Mona Hammond Aka Mona Chin ( movie10,000 BC)





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