OGF:Federal States/Important Persons
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Artists and writers
- Gerald Henderson - the writer (born 1789 in Gilbertville / Oakhill - died 1867 in the same town)
- Fred Bronson - jazz musician (born 1914 in Burton, PA - died 1953 in Stanton, NC).
- Addison Ellis Drake - influential colonial-era writer and theologian (born 1638 in Ingerland, died 1701 in Divinity's Grace, Culpepper ).
- Jack Mitchell - popular country and western artist (born 1923 in Elvira, Sra., died 1961 in Morsboro, NA)
- Camden Cox - famous painter raised in rural Apawiland, paintings are mostly based off the _____ Mountains. Born in 1958.
- Leonora Grants (b. 1835, lived Ohunkagan, Makaska), lumber baron, financier, philanthropist
- Joseph Gramercy II (b. 1884 to the wealthy Gramercy family, lived Gramercy, Seneppi), creator of Gramercy Motors and a streamlined manufacturing process, philanthropist, steel baron/partial owner Seneppi Steel, funded much of the Gramercy metro system
- Harrison J. Kleckney (b. 1860, lived Wallawaukee, Seneppi), second owner of Kleckney Railway Cars after inheriting from father Gerald Kleckney, president of the Wallawaukee Electric Street Railway Company, helped fund construction of much of the Wallawaukee Elevated Subway in exchange for then-exclusive use of Kleckney Cars
- Jackson Mane (born 1829, to a poor family 30 miles from present-day Miller), founded Mane's steel in 1855 and directed it until his death in 1891, philanthropist, helped to build many to all of the railroad systems in Walkegan
- Robert Abhainn Boghadair - founder of Boghadair Motor Company; from Tircambria. He helped create jobs in the Makiyokipi Valley.
Explorers and pioneers
- Père Benoît Le Becq (b. 1788, lived Makaska), controversial colonial-era trader and enslaver ("caretaker") of natives
- Joseph-Louis-Hippolyte Pinault (1794-1859), Ardencian born trader, explorer and entrepreneur, at one point owned most of Pinault County, later named after him.
- William Thomas (1764-1832), explored the Western Lakes in the late 1700s, including the Stone-Thomas River basin in Minnonigan.
- Sauganash (c. 1770s-c.1820s), a Native Archantan who helped the settlers of southern Minnonigan before he was wrongly accused of the Fort Drummond Fire. Escaped an angry mob under the cover of darkness and is believed to have canoed to Barba Island before joining other tribes in AR120-57.
- Benjamin Fletcher (1613-1688), first Ulethan to reach Trinity Island and the founder of Clifgate.
- Jean de Colin (1654-1700), founded the Terre d'Espoir and the la Fortune city.
- Charles Emerson Stith (1823-1909), explored much of northern Apawiland. Made friendships with tribes like the Apawi and the Tuhmunga. A county and a city were named after him as a sign of commemoration.
- John McPearson (1833 - 1904), admiral
- Louis Huntington (First Revolution), General
- Eliange Mongrain (c. First Revolution), not!Minuteman
- Jonathan Butsy, Admiral (b. 1877 in Aerwinya/Oakhill - d. 1931) 
- Lovell Braxton, F.S. cavalry general in the 19th century
- Lt. General James P. Nickerson, 20th century military officer, namesake of Fort Nickerson in Sierra
- General James McHugh, 20th century General in FS War, namesake of Ft. McHugh.
Presidents of the FSA
- Louis Huntington - 1st president
- James Sutton - 2nd president
- Earl Peters - 6th president
- Preston Caldwell - 10th president
- Erwin Gregman - 11th president
- Thomas Hurlington - 12th president
- Christopher Mane - 13th president
- Cecil Gunter, 21st president
- Joseph Kezar, 24th president
- Arthur Gray, 25th president, raised in what was then Apawi Territory with a family of settlers, now Apawiland
- Oleg Prohorkin - 31st president, immigrated from Suria as a boy
- Ryan Leo - Unsure which number, served in mid-to-late 1970s, former Manaran Governor
- Ross Sanchez - ex-governor of Sierra, in office late 90s/early 2000s
- Ernest Fitzallen (1804 - 1877), Oakhill senator
- Marvin MacBeth (AKA Roan Stallion) (b. 1878, lived southern Makaska), native rights activist and later state representative and governor in 1920s
- Athelbert Dufour (1897-1985), senator from 1932 to 1944, and governor of Bas-Chanceux from 1948 to 1972, transformed Bas-Chanceux from being uber-catholic to being very secular and socially liberal in a single generation
- Matthew Doremaute (1926-2011), Independent FSA legislator from Seneppi in the 70s-80s, governor of Seneppi in the 60s, mayor of Wallawaukee in the 50s. Known for work on homelessness, attempts at transit funding and public-private infrastructure partnerships, etc. Would have unsuccessfully run for (president? prime minister?) in the 90s before retiring.
- Jennifer Jacobson (1933- ), early freeway revolt advocate; currently advocates for urban freeway renewal, Complete Streets, and walkable neighborhoods. Current vice secretary of the Minnonigan Department of Transportation and 2021 Lake City mayoral candidate.
- Alexandre Williams (1618-1695), first governor of the colony of Culpepper, and founder of the city of Hearthsbridge.
- Collin J. Wright (1912-1987) Nipewa's first Governor. Founded the state of Nipewa
- Cheryl Manuela (1947- ) Immigrant and refugee rights activist born in Vega, grew up in poverty in Southern Wallawaukee, Brighston State University law school grad, Seneppi governor from 1986-1990, head of the Grand Lakes Immigrant Law Center from 1990-2003, federal court judge from 2003 to present
- Elijah Ellis (1610-1679), founder of the city of Divinity's Grace in Culpepper, religious dissenter and co-founder of the Egalitarian Church, and founder of what would become Ellis University.
- Charles Quentins (1588-1681), former priest in Ingerland, he became the first bishop in the Southeast Region of Federal States.
- John Raynham (1938-present), civil rights leader and pastor from Wallawaukee, Seneppi. Fought to end systematic racism and segregation in Christic churches, and for interracial marriage to be accepted by the church and the state.