Gleason (surname)


Gleason (surname)

Gleason is a surname, and may refer to:

;Persons:

*Adda Gleason (1888–1971), American actress
*Andrew Gleason (born 1921), American mathematician and the eponym of Gleason’s theorem
*Bill Gleason (1858–1932), American professional baseball player
*Bill Gleason (1868–1893), American professional baseball player
*Dennis M Gleason (born 1951), American Petroleum Engineer and businessman
*Donald F. Gleason M.D., a pathologist at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital who developed the Gleason Score
*F. Keogh Gleason (1906–1982), American film-set decorator at MGM studios
*Henry Gleason (1882–1975), American ecologist, botanist, and taxonomist
*Jackie Gleason (1916–1987), American comedian and actor
*James Gleason (1882–1959), American actor, playwright, and screenwriter
*James P. Gleason (born 1921), American lawyer and politician, legislative assistant to Richard Nixon
*Jean Berko Gleason (contemporary), American psycholinguist
*Jimmy Gleason (1898–1931), American Indy 500 racecar driver
*Joanna Gleason (born 1950), Canadian actress
*Kate Gleason (1865–1933), American engineer and businesswoman
*Madeline Gleason (1909–1973), American poet and dramatist
*Patrick Gleason (fl. 19th century), Irish-born mayor of Long Island City, New York, USA
*Patrick Gleason (contemporary), comic-book artist
*Paul Gleason (1939–2006), American film and television actor
*Ralph J. Gleason (1917–1975), American jazz and pop music critic
*Robert A. Gleason Jr. (contemporary), American politician, chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party
*Stephen Gleason (born 1946), American physician, health-care adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton
*Steve Gleason (born 1977), American professional football player
*Tim Gleason (born 1983), American professional hockey player
*Vanessa Gleason (born 1979), American model and actress; "Playboy" Playmate of the Month
*William J. ”Kid“ Gleason (1866–1933), American professional baseball player and manager
*William H. H. Gleason (fl. early 20th century), American school administrator of Brevard County School District, Florida
*William Henry Gleason (1829–1902), American real-estate developer and politician; cofounder of the city of Eau Gallie, Florida
*William Lansing Gleason (fl. 20th century), cofounder of the town of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, USA

;Fictional person:

*Kirk Gleason, character on the television series "Gilmore Girls"

ee also

*Gleeson


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