Famous Payetteans

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Also Visit the Idaho's Hall of Fame webpage for a list of Inductees from Payette County




My father always told me that just being from Payette made someone famous, but here are a few others:


Tom Craven
Special Effects Supervisor
Disney World in Florida


Danny Davis
Morning Show Host of AM 1230 KOY Radio in Arizona


Donald French
Founder of the Horseshu Club in Jackpot, Nevada


Keith Frogley
Utah Bearing


Eban Frank Gove
Painter


Michael Hoffman
Movie Director


Charles Indermuehle
Hotel Magnate


Harmon Killebrew
Baseball Hall of Famer


Dee Klenck
Author
Founder of the Idaho Hall of Fame


Larry Lemons
United Air Lines Pilot
International Relief Pilot


Warren McCain
Cheif Executive Officer of Albertsons, May 24, 1984 - January 31, 1991
Chairman of the Board of Albertsons, December 6, 1976 - May 24, 1984


A. B. Maule
Music Arranger
Worked for Tommy Dorsey in Big Band Era


David Maule
Air Force Pilot in Korea and Vietnam
Inducted into the Idaho Hall of Fame in 2002


James Albertus McClure
United States Senator January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1991


A. B. Moss
Founded Payette as a City in 1891 and Became the First Mayor
Co-Founder of Idaho Canning Company in 1903
Founder of Moss Mercantile


Fred Moss
Founder of Intermountain Gas
Director of Payette National Bank (First Security Bank)


Edward Parsons Jr.
Brigadier General
Highly decorated Air Force Pilot
Jet Malfunctioned and He Spent 24hours in Water. Redesigned survival kits after his experience.


General Patch
General


Fred Richards
Inventor
Designed first electric fence and switches for overhead light on airplanes
Fred and John Richards are the only brothers in the Idaho State Hall of Fame


John Richards
Musician
John and Fred Richards are the only brothers in the Idaho State Hall of Fame


Loren Kelly Schroeder
Movie Director


Michael Schroeder
Movie Producer, Movie Director


Carrol Shanks
President of The Prudential Insurance Company
1915 PHS Graduate


George Shurtleff
Sheet Music Copyist
Worked for Fender in New York


Leland Thomas
United States Marine Pilot
Decorated World War II Hero
Destroyer Named after Him
Shot Down by Friendly Fire







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