History Quiz / Famous Californians (words, not pictures)

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Can you name the Famous Californians by their accomplishments?

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

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