Famous Californians (words, not pictures)

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CA Congresswoman, First Female Speaker of the House (D, 2007-2011)
Publishing tycoon with political aspirations, inspiration for Citizen Kane
Oakland Raiders coach, NFL commentator, video game namesake
CA Politician, Member of the 'Big Four' Railroaders, Endowed university
Baseball player who broke the color barrier
Actor, SAG President, CA Governor (R, 1967-75), U.S. President (R, 1981-89)
Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and CA Governor (R) (first name acceptable)
Ca. 1900 Los Angeles landowner and booster, built Pacific Electric and famous Library
Actor/comedian known for hosting Oscars, USO shows, golf tournaments
Photographer of Yosemite, Taos Pueblo, other western sites
First American woman in space
Politician who was U.S. Vice-President (1953-61), and President (1969-74); resigned
Gay rights activist, assassinated while SF Supervisor
Black/Asian golfer/philander with most majors still currently playing
Naturalist who founded Sierra Club, urged protection of Yosemite
Author known for portrayal of Great Depression, Monterey
Governor of CA (D, 1975-83 and 2011-); Son of Governor of CA
Explorer, Mexican-American War and Civil War general, first Republican presidential nominee
Francisan friar who founded nine Spanish missions in California
Author who wrote about life in the Klondike around 1900
Pioneering female aviator, lost while attempting round-the-world flight
Mexican-American United Farm Workers activist
Governor of CA (1943-53), Later Supreme Court Chief Justice (1953-69)
Actor in Toy Story, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Philadelphia, and Saving Private Ryan
CA wine grower, founded UC Davis viticultural school (not Gallo!)
CA Governor (1911-17) and Senator (1917-45), called for progressive reforms such as recall
1930s-40s Yankees player with 3 MVPs, record hit streak
The face of Apple computers, iPhones
World War II General who commanded U.S. Third Army, slapped a solider
Film animator, studio exec, theme park creator

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