List of people from the Pittsburgh metropolitan area: Wikis

  
  

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This is a list of famous people who were born or who lived a significant amount of time in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Contents

Actors, artists, broadcasters and musicians

Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Figure Skating

Football

Golf

Hockey

Motorsports

Branden Jesseman – former US supercross racing champion Chip Ganassi – former IndyCar driver and current team owner

Olympics

Soccer

Wrestling

Military

Business and industry

Culture

Educators, scientists, and researchers

Politicians and governmental leaders

Lawyers

  • Albert L. Gordon – attorney who become an advocate for gay rights, staging legal challenges in the 1970s and 1980s to laws that criminalized certain homosexual practices.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Reichler, Joseph L., ed (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th edition ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8. 
  2. ^ German American Corner: ROEBLING, John Augustus (1806-69)
  3. ^ Woo, Elaine. "Albert L. Gordon dies at 94; attorney fought for gay rights", Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2009. Accessed September 9, 2009.

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