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)
- 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
- 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
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), Bas-Chanceux 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.
- John McPearson (1833 - 1904), admiral
- Louis Huntington (First Revolution), General
- Eliange Mongrain (c. First Revolution), not!Minuteman
- Benoit Dumais (c. First Revolution), General, first Governor of Bas-Chanceux
- Lt. General James P. Nickerson, 20th century military officer, namesake of Fort Nickerson in Sierra
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
- Cecil Gunter, 21st president
- Joseph Kezar, 24th president
- Oleg Prohorkin - 31st president, immigrated from Suria as a boy
- 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
- 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.