List of Nova Scotians

List of Nova Scotians

This is a list of notable people from the Canadian province of Nova Scotia:

Pre-Confederation people

*David H. Armstrong, United States Senator from Missouri, born in Nova Scotia cite book | title = Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896 | publisher = Marquis Who's Who | location=Chicago | date = 1963]
*Alexander Graham Bell
*Samuel Cunard
*Abraham Gesner (discovered kerosene oil)
*Joseph Howe
*Gordon Benjamin Isnor
*Daurene Lewis
*Joshua Slocum (first to sail solo around the world)


*Chuck Campbell
*Jeff Douglas
*John Dunsworth
*Mark Farrell
*Peter Flemming
*Lex Gigeroff
*Jeffrey Hirchfield
*Leslie Hope
*Murray Langston "AKA The Unknown Comic"
*Daniel MacIvor
*David Manners
*Forbes March
*Peter North
*Ellen Page
*Dan Petrie
*Patrick Roach
*Harold Russell
*Garwin Sanford
*Donald Sutherland
*Robb Wells
*Austin Willis


ports announcers

*Danny Gallivan


*Howard Blackburn
*Joshua Slocum

Baseball people

*Fred Lake

Boat racers


*Richard Dalton
*Michael Scarola


*Jillian D'Alessio
*Karen Furneaux
*Sue Holloway


*Stephen Giles


Body builders

*Cindy Phillips


*Chris Clarke
*Buddy Daye
*George Dixon
*Ray Downey
*Bryan Gibson
*Kirk Johnson
*Sam Langford
*Carroll Morgan
*Marty O'Donnell
*Randall Thompson



*Shawn Adams
*Craig Burgess
*Mark Dacey, from Saskatoon but curles out of the Mayflower Curling Club
*Andrew Gibson
*Rob Harris
*Bruce Lohnes


*Mary-Anne Arsenault
*Nancy Delahunt, a Montrealer who has resided in Halifax for several years
*Meredith Harrison
*Colleen Jones
*Jill Mouzar


Harness racers

*Bill O'Donnell

how jumping

*Ian Millar

Football people

American football people

*Buck MacDonald
*Eddie Murray
*Tyrone Williams

Canadian football people

*Tyrone Williams

Rugby union people

*Morgan Williams

occer people

*Stephen Hart
*Ante Jazic

Ice hockey people

*Paul Andrea, 150 NHL games in the 1960s and 70s
*Eric Boulton
*John Brophy
*Sidney Crosby
*Mal Davis
*Chad Denny
*Ryan Flinn
*Danny Gallivan
*William Hollett
*Don Koharski
*Craig MacDonald
*Parker MacDonald
*Al MacInnis, Hall of Famer
*Al MacNeil
*Brad Marchand
*Mike McPhee
*Dean Melanson
*Glen Murray
*Pokey Reddick
*Bill Riley
*Jody Shelley
*James Sheppard
*Jon Sim
*Bobby Smith
*Colin White

ports journalists

*Alex J. Walling


Cross-country skiers

*Sue Holloway


*Nancy Garapick
*Sandy Goss

Track and field athletes

*Duncan Gillis
*Aileen Meagher

Professional wrestlers

*Rocky Johnson


*April Wine
*The Barra MacNeils
*Gary Beals
*Buck 65
*Wilf Carter
*Holly Cole
*J. P. Cormier
*Dwayne Cote
*Melanie Doane
*Denny Doherty
*The Ennis Sisters
*Leslie Feist
*J.D. Fortune
*Ashley MacIsaac
*Natalie MacMaster
*Kevin MacMichael
*Rita MacNeil
*Sarah McLachlan
*Matt Minglewood
*Anne Murray
*Joel Plaskett
*Steve Poltz
*The Rankin Family
*Rawlins Cross
*Stan Rogers (From Ontario but resided in and sang about Nova Scotia)
*Tara Slone
*Laura Smith
*Hank Snow
*Portia White
*Matt Mays


*Moses E. Kiley, Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee


*Mark A. Brennan
*Alex Colville
*Don Curley
*William E. deGarthe
*Tom Forrestall
*Maude Lewis
*Edith Smith
*Lewis Smith
*Christopher Webb
*Jose Valverde-Alcalde
*Colleen MacIsaac


*Michael Donovan
*Thom Fitzgerald
*Camelia Frieberg
*Daniel MacIvor
*Christopher Zimmer


*Lesley Choyce
*George Elliott Clarke
*Darren Greer
*Thomas Chandler Haliburton
*Wendy Lill
*Hugh MacLennan
*Leo McKay, Jr.
*Karlton Clancino
*Adriana Porter
*John Stiles
*Budge Wilson
*Maxine Tynes


ee also

*Black Nova Scotians

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