Albert H. Blanding Albert Hazen Blanding (November 9, 1876 – December 26, 1970) was an United States Army officer.
Alfred I. du Pont Alfred Irénée du Pont (May 12, 1864 – April 28, 1935) was an American industrialist, financier and philanthropist and a member of the influential Du Pont family.
Alverdo Adair Geitgey Alverdo Adair Geitgey Geitgey (1864–1932) was a Baker County, Florida landowner and developer who helped found Glen St. Mary.
Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Count of Gálvez Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Viscount of Galveston and Count of Gálvez (July 23, 1746 – November 30, 1786) was a Spanish military leader and colonial administrator who served as colonial govern...
Bob Graham Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham (born November 9, 1936) is an American politician and author.
Bobby Bowden Robert Cleckler "Bobby" Bowden (born November 8, 1929) is a retired American football coach who holds the NCAA record for most career wins and bowl wins by a Division I FBS coach.
C. D. Atkins Cedric Donald Atkins (September 7, 1913 – June 3, 2000) was a researcher for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Cesar Gonzmart César Gonzmart (March 6, 1920–December 9, 1992) was a concert violinist and entertainer, Spanish "nobleman" and energetic chairman of the $42 million Columbia Restaurant Group (1991).
Chloe Merrick Reed Chloe Merrick (1832–1897) opened a school for freedmen on Amelia Island, Florida and married governor Harrison M. Reed.
David Levy Yulee David Levy Yulee, born David Levy (born June 12, 1810 in Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands – October 10, 1886) was an American politician and attorney from Florida, a territor...
Don Gavino Gutierrez Don Gavino Gutierrez, a Spanish immigrant to the United States, was responsible for bringing Vincente M. Ybor to Tampa, Florida and for designing the new town of Ybor City.
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. Eugene Clay Shaw, Jr. (April 19, 1939 – September 10, 2013) was an American politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1981 until 2007.
Eartha M. M. White Eartha Mary Magdalene White (November 8, 1876 - January 18, 1974) was an American humanitarian, philanthropist, and businesswoman.
Edith Stanton Edith P. Foulke Stanton was a teacher, writer at newspapers and magazines, and an author of books.
Edward R. Bradley Colonel Edward Riley Bradley (December 12, 1859 – August 15, 1946) was an American steel mill laborer, gold miner, businessman and philanthropist.
Edwin L. Moore Edwin L. Moore was a researcher for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Felix F. de Crano Felix F. de Crano (1842 – September 15, 1908) (often written as DeCrano) was an impressionist artist in New England, St. Augustine, Florida and Europe.
Frances Kirby Smith Frances Kirby Smith (1785–1875) was the mother of U.S. Civil War general Edmund Kirby Smith and a confederate spy who orchestrated transport of mail and military intelligence to the Confederate ...
Francisco Pellicer Francisco Pellicer (1747 ca. - 1820) was an early resident and carpenter in St. Augustine, Florida.
Franklin W. Smith Franklin Webster Smith (1826–1911) was an American idealistic reformer who made his fortune as a Boston hardware merchant.
Frederick B. Karl Frederick Brennan Karl (May 14, 1924 – March 7, 2013) was a retired American politician.
Gavino Gutierrez Gavino Gutierrez (26 October 1849- 8 March 1919), a Spanish immigrant to the United States, was an importer, architect, civil engineer, and surveyor.
George Rainsford Fairbanks George Rainsford Fairbanks (-1906) was a lawyer, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Florida State Senator, president of Florida Fruit Growers Association and the Florida Fruit Exchange; editor of the...
George W. Jenkins George Washington Jenkins, Jr. (September 29, 1907 – April 8, 1996) was an American businessman and philanthropist who founded Publix Super Markets.
Great Floridians Great Floridian is a title bestowed upon citizens in the state of Florida by the Florida Department of State.
Henry Hohauser Henry Hohauser was an architect in Miami Beach, Florida.
Howard S. England Howard S. England (August 18, 1914 - February 18, 1999), was the man responsible for the transformation of Fort Zachary Taylor from a forgotten eyesore to a popular historic landmark and state park.
J. Broward Culpepper John Broward Culpepper (December 9, 1907 – April 7, 1990) was an important influence on university education in Florida.
J. J. Daniel Jaquelin James Daniel (1916 – August 7, 1990), known professionally as J. J. Daniel, was an American lawyer, businessman, civic leader and newspaper publisher.
James Horgan James J. Horgan was a history professor at St. Leo College in San Antonio, Florida for 35 years, a historical society president, a Florida Historical Society board member, a prolific author and ...
James M. Gavin James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin (born as James Nally Ryan; March 22, 1907 – February 23, 1990) was a prominent Lieutenant General in the United States Army during World War II. He ...
Jeb Bush John Ellis "Jeb" Bush (born February 11, 1953) served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007.
Jessie Ball duPont Jessie Ball duPont (January 20, 1884 - September 26, 1970) was an American teacher, philanthropist and designated a Great Floridian by the Florida Department of State.
John K. Cheyney John K. Cheyney (1858–1939) was a Sponge Company & Sponge Exchange founder, a local politician and a sponge industry promoter in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Lassie Goodbread-Black Lassie Moore Goodbread was an American farmer and educator who, in 1925, became the first woman to enroll at the University of Florida, in the College of Agriculture.
Lawrence Murray Dixon Lawrence Murray Dixon (February 16, 1901 - October 8, 1949) was an architect in Miami Beach, Florida.
Lex Hester Lewis Alexander Hester, III (December 24, 1935 – October 7, 2000) was a public administrator in Jacksonville, Florida.
Lillie Anna James Lillie Anna "Mother" (Brown) James (- 1957) established a school for blacks in Pensacola, Florida.
Louis G. MacDowell Dr. Louis Gardner MacDowell was a researcher for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Louise Kelley Frisbie Louise Kelley Frisbie (1913 - 1989) was a newspaper columnist, author, historian and educator.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (August 8, 1896 – December 14, 1953) was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings.
Myrtle Scharrer Betz Myrtle Scharrer Betz was a resident of Caladesi Island in the early 1900s and authored a book about her experiences.
P.K. Yonge Philip Keyes Yonge (May 27, 1850–August 9, 1934) was an businessman and civic leader.
Paul Kroegel Paul Kroegel (January 9, 1864 - 1948) was a German immigrant to the United States who helped establish Pelican Island as a bird sanctuary in Florida.
Reubin Askew Reubin O'Donovan Askew (born September 11, 1928) is an American politician, who served as the 37th Governor of the U.S. state of Florida from 1971 to 1979.
Robert Cade James Robert Cade (September 26, 1927 – November 27, 2007) was an American physician, university professor, research scientist and inventor.
Solicito Salvador Solicito "Mike" Salvador, originally Sollecito Salvadore, (1869 - 1924) was a leader and innovator in the Florida shrimping industry out of Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Thomas Buckingham Smith Thomas Buckingham Smith (1810–1871) was an author, Florida tax commissioner, lawyer, city councilman, territorial legislator, US State Department employee in Mexico and Spain, researcher of Span...
Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman.
Tim Tebow Timothy Richard "Tim" Tebow (born August 14, 1987) is a former American football quarterback who played for the Denver Broncos and New York Jets in the NFL. He played college footbal...
Vicente Martinez Ybor Vicente Martinez-Ybor (7 September 1818 - 14 December 1896), a Spanish immigrant to the United States, became a noted industrialist and cigar manufacturer first in Cuba, then Key West, and final...