Distinguished Persons with Portuguese ancestry, by field of endeavor

Business Canada Entertainment Government Sports Medicine Education- Universities Literature
Community Military Media Religion Legal


Community - Service - Activities (not included in other categories)


  • * Francisco Alves,  Retired EE Engineer, Motorola, Inventor w/Patents, Active in community organizations
  • * Ceu Cirne-Neves, 2003 woman, St. James Hospital, N.J., Active in community organizations 
  • * Bernardino Coutinho, Portugal Day Organizer, Newark, NJ, Active in community organizations
  • * James Albert Gonsalves,  Cerebral Palsy, Non-Profit organizations, Activity in California, Portuguese Parents
  • * Jose Bernardino Henriques,  Helped found Philadelphia Portuguese Club, born in Veiros, Portugal 
  • * Venilde de Ascensão Jeronimo, Ph. D., Community Leader. Leukemia fundraiser, born in S. Miguel, Azores
  • * Alexandra Magalhaes,  Education Psychology, Portuguese Born
  • * Annie Gouveia  Marques , Newark Community, Portuguese Parents
  • * John Mattos, Graphics Artist, US Post Office Stamp Designer, Portuguese Ancestry, Modesto, CA
  • * Gloria de Melo, Community, Public Relations, Writer, Author, Portugal born
  • * Dina Matos McGreevy, Wife of New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevy, Community Activist, Portuguese Parents
  • * João P. Morais, Virginia, Comendador Order of Merit , Council of 100, Community Activist, Portuguese, Chaves
  • * Maria Fernanda Alves Morais,  TV hostess, VP Bank Fidelity Federal, Community Activist, Portuguese, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • * Rui  Ponte, Community and Professional, Architect, Washington, DC, Portuguese Parents
  • * Maria Isilda  Ribeiro , Made US flag placed on Moon, Portuguese
  • * Agostinho  Saraiva, Medal - Portuguese Communities, Ossining, NY - Community Leader
  • * Antonio, Seabra,  Business, Community, Media, TV, born in Portugal
  • * Fernando Silva, Medal - Portuguese Communities, Jamaica, NY - Community Leader
  • * John Silveira, Athlete and active leader, San Jose, California, Born in Horta, Azores, Portugal  
  • * Manuel  Viegas, Community Activist, Newark, NJ, of Tondela, Portugal, Order of the Knight Vila Viçosa


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