Famous People Born In Canandaigua

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Kristen Wiig
(Actress, Comedian)
Kristen Wiig
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Birthdate: August 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo

Like many American comedians, Kristen Wiig is also a product of the television show, Saturday Night Live. She then became a successful writer and earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for her work in the film Bridesmaids (2011). An influential woman, Kristen was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2012.

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Max Eastman
(Novelist)
Max Eastman
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 25, 1969
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Arthur Dove
(The First Abstract Painter from America)
Arthur Dove
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Birthdate: August 2, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 23, 1946
Arthur Dove was an American artist who is widely regarded as the first abstract painter from America. He is best remembered for using unconventional combinations to create his abstractions. Among his best known works is Me and the Moon, which is a fine example of his abstract landscape.
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Caroline Severance
(American Abolitionist, Suffragist, and Founder of Women’s Clubs)
Caroline Severance
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 12, 1820
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 10, 1914

Reformer Caroline Severance is best known for establishing women’s clubs in the US. A champion for women’s rights and women’s suffrage, she was also an abolitionist. Along with her husband, she formed the Independent Christian Church. She was also the first female to join the Parker Fraternity Course.

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Emily James Smith Putnam
(Author)
Emily James Smith Putnam
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: 1944 AD
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Charles E. Cheney
(Bishop)
Charles E. Cheney
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 15, 1916