List of people from Spokane, Washington

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This is a list of people from Spokane, Washington. The list includes individuals who were born in the city and/or county, spent a majority of their childhood in the area attending local schools, or spent the majority of their adult life living and/or working in the area. A person who lives in or comes from Spokane, Washington, is known as a Spokanite.

Authors[edit]

Comedians[edit]

Convicted criminals[edit]

Film, stage and television industry[edit]

Fine artists[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Dan Hoerner, Guitarist for the Post-Hardcore band Sunny Day Realestate also considered to be forerunners for the Emo genre. Still lives in Spokane, with his wife and children.

Politicians[edit]

Civic
Federal
State

Science and technology[edit]

Sports[edit]

Baseball
Basketball
Boxing
Hockey
Extreme sports
Football
Mixed Martial Arts
NASCAR racing
Rowing
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field

Early Spokane notable residents[edit]

Native Americans
Military

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ King County Board of Elections http://your.kingcounty.gov/exec/about.aspx