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List of Scottish Americans

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

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Scottish American or must have references showing they are Scottish American and are notable.

List

Artists

Business

Entertainment

Government and military

Inventors, engineers, and academics

Musicians and singers

Native American leaders

Religion

Sports

Writers

Other

See also

References

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