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Notable Californians

Their lives were entwined with California's history. These men and women shaped technology, politics, entertainment, culture, industry and more. Some were Golden State natives, others adopted the state as their own. In this list, you'll find recent obituaries, as well as some dating back to the early 1900s. Let us know if there is someone you'd like us to add from our archives.