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Oct 21 2010
1 Barack Obama (2008-) 44th President of United Estates (Welsh ancestry distant mother's side). 59441
2 Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the United States 39152
3 Juliette Lewis, actress and singer 31715
4 Thomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the United States, 1st Secretary of States 26793
5 Tom Cruise, actor (born 1962) his great great grandfather was from Flint. </ref> {{cite news|title=Hillary traces roots to Durham 25137
6 John Adams- President of the United States, Vice President of the United States (1735–1826) 16090
7 James Madison - 4th President of the United States 12906
8 Hillary Rodham Clinton (born 1947) - Secretary of State, U.S. Senator from New York, former First Lady, candidate for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. 12212
9 Seth MacFarlane, comic writer and actor. 11621
10 Howard Hughes (1905–1976) pioneering American aviator, engineer, industrialist, and film producer 10539
11 Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) one of the most prominent and influential architects of the first half of the 20th century 9502
12 Susan Sarandon (born 1946), Oscar-winning actress 9022
13 Michael Phelps 8967
14 Robert E. Lee - Confederate general 8749
15 Jesse James, cowboy/outlaw. 8466
16 Humphrey Bogart, (1899–1957) Considered by the most of media magazines as the Greatest Male actor of all-time. (His maternal Great-grandmother was Welsh) 7729
17 Andy Griffith television, stage and film actor 7667
18 Benedict Arnold - Revolution general who defected from the American to the British side 7257
19 Kevin Spacey, actor 6800
20 Bette Davis (1908–1989) two-time Academy Award-winning actress of stage, screen and television 6464
21 John Quincy Adams - President of the United States, Secretary of State (1767–1848) [link] Listed as one of several "Welsh-American Presidents"</ref> 6343
22 J. P. Morgan (1837–1913) banker 5835
23 Tommy Lee (born 1963) drummer for hard rock/heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. Ex-husband of Pamela Anderson 5696
24 Leslie Nielsen, actor (b. 1926–present) his mother was Welsh. 5659
25 Calvin Coolidge - twenty-ninth Vice President of the United States (1921–1923) and 30th President of the United States (1923–1929) 5354
26 Teri Hatcher (1964 - ) Actress and writer. Father of Welsh descent. 4914
27 Jefferson Davis (1808–1889) - soldier, politician, and first and only President of the Confederate States (1862–1865) [link] mentioned as several people who were "Welsh" or "Welsh American"</ref> 4907
28 Tiffani Thiessen (born 1974), actress 4608
29 James Monroe (1758–1831) fifth President of the United States 4599
30 Bob Hope (1903–2003) actor/comedian 4469
31 John Marshall - statesman, Chief Justice of the United States 4370
32 Aaron Carter (musician), Brother of Nick Carter 4343
33 Jack London (1876–1916) author 4326
34 Chris Pine, actor 4126
35 Nick Carter (born 1980), member of the Backstreet Boys 3998
36 Daniel Boone (1734–1820) American pioneer [link] "Meriwether Lewis himself was Welsh American, as was frontiersman Daniel Boone" [link] "Daniel Boone’s mother, Sarah Morgan, was a member of a Welsh family that came to Pennsylvania in 1683 and later settled in Gwynedd"</ref> 3470
37 Daniel Webster (1782–1852) - United States Senator and Secretary of State 2753
38 Sinclair Lewis (1885–1951) novelist/playwright 2588
39 Thomas Dekker, actor 2563
40 Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896) abolitionist/writer 2485
41 Dean Cain, (born 1966) actor 2292
42 Sara Evans (born 1971), country music singer 1962
43 D. W. Griffith (1875–1948) early film director 1907
44 Myrna Loy (1905–1993) actress 1862
45 Meriwether Lewis (1774–1809) explorer 1665
46 Harold Lloyd (1893–1971), actor 1655
47 Bill Evans (1929–1980), jazz pianist 1601
48 Justin Pierce Was an English-born actor of Welsh descent.Former husband of Gina Rizzo 1493
49 Coco Rocha, is a Canadian model of Welsh, Irish, and Russian descent. 1487
50 Gena Rowlands, actress 1351
51 Henry Morton Stanley (1841–1904) journalist/explorer 1233
52 Glenn Ford (1916–2006), film actor 1212
53 The Osmonds, including Donny Osmond (born 1957) half of the brother-sister singing act Donny & Marie. Traced his ancestry back to Merthyr Tydfil. 1136
54 Ogden Nash (1902–1971) wrote clever humorous poetry 918
55 Treat Williams, actor 863
56 Charles Evans Hughes - Governor of New York 754
57 E. Howard Hunt - CIA Intelligence Officer. A key figure in organizing and participating in the Watergate burglaries. 737
58 Daniel Morgan (1736–1802) Brigadier General in the American Revolution in the Contiental Army. Served in the United Sates House of Representatives representing Virginia. 723
59 Howard Stringer (born 1942) businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Corporation 700
60 Ray Milland (1905–1986), actor 644
61 Jasper Newton "Jack" Daniel - Tennessee-born founder of Jack Daniel's whiskey 625
62 Blake Lewis (born 1981), American Idol contestant and singer 492
63 William Mapother, actor and Tom Cruise's cousin on the paternal (Lost (TV series)). 435
64 Joe E. Brown (1892–1973) actor, maternal grandfather Evan Evans. 396
65 John L. Lewis (1880–1969) organized labor union leader 393
66 Button Gwinnett - United States Declaration of Independence signatory 351
67 Elihu Yale (1649–1721) first benefactor of Yale University 327
68 Isaac Shelby (1750–1826) soldier and the first Governor of Kentucky 313
69 Edgar Lee Masters (1868–1950) poet/biographer/dramatist 249
70 Oliver Evans (1755–1819) inventor 187
71 Lewis Morris - United States Declaration of Independence signatory 169
72 Hiram Wesley Evans (1881–1966) Imperial Wizard of the "second" Ku Klux Klan from 1922 until 1939. 158
73 Francis Lewis - United States Declaration of Independence signatory 137
74 Murray Humphreys (1899–1965) Chicago mobster, chief political and labor racketeer in the Chicago Outfit during Prohibition 117
75 Bob Evans (restaurateur) (1918–2007) founder of Bob Evans Restaurants 114
76 William Fargo (1818–1881) pioneer expressman 113
77 William Floyd - United States Declaration of Independence signatory [link] "Of the four New York signatories, three were Welsh; Lewis Morris, Francis Lewis and William Floyd."</ref> 104
78 Isham Jones (1894–1956) songwriter, Big Band era orchestra leader, former coal miner 91
79 Bob Lewis (born 1947), co-founder of the musical group Devo 79
80 James J. Davis (1873–1947), Secretary of Labor and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 72
81 George Jones (1811–1891) 'New-York Daily Times co-founder 56
82 Alec Templeton,(1909 - 1963), Pianist. Composer of 'Bach goes to Town'. 35
83 Thomas Rees (unknown dates) - U.S. Congressman, parents/grandparents from Wales 17
84 Thomas Wynne (1627–1691) - Physician to William Penn and speaker of the first Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly 15
85 David Thomas ( [link] prominent ironmaster and philanthropist during the Industrial Revolution in Pennsylvania. 15
86 Cowboy Morgan Evans (1903–1969) Texas Rancher, 1928 World Series Rodeo Bulldogging champion, and competition Bull rider, Oil production Roughneck, drilling foreman, and oilman. 14
87 William Farrand Prosser (1834–1911) Union Colonel in the American Civil War. Served in the United States House of Representatives representing Tennessee 8
88 Lewis Evans (1700–1756) colonial surveyor and geographer 6
89 Sir Anthony Hopkins (born 1937), Academy-Award winning film/stage actor < 5
90 George W.Bush - 43th President United States (distant Welsh ancestry). < 5
91 Robert Morris - United States Declaration of Independence signatory < 5
92 Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810–1903) abolitionist < 5

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