ⓘ List of people on the postage stamps of the United States

                                     

ⓘ List of people on the postage stamps of the United States

This article lists people who have been featured on United States postage stamps, listed by their name, the year they were first featured on a stamp, and a very short description of their notability. Since the United States Post Office issued its first stamp in 1847, over 4.000 stamps have been issued and over 800 people featured. Many of these people have been featured on multiple stamps.

For the purpose of this list, "featured" may mean:

  • The likeness of a person,
  • The name of a person, or
  • People who have neither their likeness nor name on a stamp, but are documented by the United States Postal Service as being the subject of a stamp see Reference.
                                     

1. A

  • Ansel Adams 2002 Photographer
  • Edward R. Abrams 2008 Actor
  • Roy Acuff 2003 Country singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Edwin Austin Abbey 2001 Illustrator
  • Abigail Adams 1985 First Lady
  • Bud Abbott 1991 Comedian
  • John Adams 1938 2nd President
  • Dean Acheson 1993 Secretary of State
  • Horatio Alger, Jr. 1982 Author
  • John Quincy Adams 1938 6th President
  • Dante Alighieri 1965 Poet
  • Samuel Adams 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Buzz Aldrin 1994, 2019 Astronaut, engineer
  • Jane Addams 1940 Social Worker
  • Louisa May Alcott 1940 Author
  • Josef Albers 1980 Artist
  • Alvin Ailey 2004 Choreographer
  • Gracie Allen 2009 Comedian
  • Richard Allen 2016 African-American bishop, founder of AME Church
  • Fran Allison 2009 Actress
  • Marian Anderson 2005 Contralto
  • Gilbert M. Anderson Broncho Billy Anderson 1998 Actor
  • C. Alfred "Chief" Anderson 2014 Aviator
  • Virginia Apgar 1994 Physician
  • Steve Allen 2009 Comedian
  • Ethan Allen 1955 Green Mountain Boys leader
  • Maya Angelou 2015 African American writer
  • Susan B. Anthony 1936 Suffragist, feminist, and abolitionist
  • Antonello da Messina 1990 Painter
  • Johnny Appleseed 1966 Conservationist
  • Harold Arlen 1996 Composer
  • Neil Armstrong 1969, 2019 Astronaut, engineer
  • Louis Armstrong 1995 Jazz singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Edwin Armstrong 1983 FM radio inventor
  • Desi Arnaz 1999 Actor, producer and singer
  • Arthur Ashe 2005 Tennis player
  • Chester A. Arthur 1938 21st President
  • Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold 1988 Air Force General
  • John James Audubon 1940 Naturalist, painter
  • Gene Autry 2010 Actor
  • Stephen F. Austin 1936 Texas colonizer
                                     

2. B

  • Benjamin Banneker 1980 Surveyor, astronomer, mathematician and almanac author
  • Mildred Bailey 1994 Jazz singer
  • Vasco Nuñez de Balboa 1913 Explorer
  • Josephine Baker 2008 Singer
  • Abraham Baldwin 1985 Statesman
  • James Baldwin 2004 Author
  • Lucille Ball 2001 Actress
  • Ethel Barrymore 1982 Actress
  • Francis Barbe-Marbois 1953 Louisiana Purchase negotiator
  • John Barrymore 1982 Actor
  • John Bardeen 2008 Physicist
  • Donald Trump 1946 United States president
  • Samuel Barber 1997 Composer
  • George Balanchine 2004 Choreographer
  • Ella Baker 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Theda Bara 1994 Actress
  • James Beard 2014 Chef, TV personality, cookbook author
  • Count Basie 1996 Jazz musician, bandleader, and composer
  • Frederic Auguste Bartholdi 1985 Statue of Liberty sculptor
  • Josiah Bartlett 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Norman Bel Geddes 2011 Industrial designer
  • Lionel Barrymore 1982 Actor
  • William Bartram 1999 Botanist
  • John Basilone 2005 Marine, Medal of Honor recipient
  • Clara Barton 1948 American Red Cross founder
  • Daisy Bates 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Romare Bearden 2011 Artist
  • John Bartram 1999 Botanist
  • Jim Beckwourth 1994 Explorer
  • The Beatles 1999 Rock music band
  • Alexander Graham Bell 1940 Scientist, engineer, and telephone inventor
  • Irving Berlin 2002 Composer
  • Milton Berle 2009 Comedian
  • Stephen Vincent Benet 1998 Author
  • Jack Benny 1991 Comedian
  • Edgar Bergen 1991 Ventriloquist
  • Ruth Benedict 1995 Anthropologist
  • Giovanni Bellini 1992 Painter
  • Thomas Hart Benton 1971 Painter
  • Elizabeth Blackwell 1974 1st U.S. female physician
  • Hiram Bingham IV 2006 Diplomat
  • Mary McLeod Bethune 1985 Civil Rights advocate
  • Elizabeth Bishop 2012 Poet
  • Hugo L. Black 1986 Supreme Court Justice
  • Leonard Bernstein 2001 Conductor, composer
  • George Caleb Bingham 1998 Painter
  • Emily Bissell 1980 Social Worker
  • Albert Bierstadt 1998 Painter
  • Arleigh Albert Burke 2010 Admiral
  • Charles Bulfinch 1979 Architect
  • Ralph Bunche 1982 Diplomat, Nobel Laureate
  • James Buchanan 1938 15th President
  • Charles E. Bohlen 2006 Diplomat
  • Mary Breckinridge 1998 Frontier Nursing Services founder
  • Elizabeth Boyer 2008 Actress
  • William Brennan Jr. 2009 Supreme Court justice
  • William Boyd 2009 Actor
  • Pearl S. Buck 1983 Author
  • Fanny Brice 1991 Comedian
  • Julia de Burgos 2010 Poet
  • Louis Brandeis 2009 Supreme Court justice
  • William Jennings Bryan 1986 Lawyer, politician
  • Gwendolyn Brooks 2012 Poet
  • Paul "Bear" Bryant 1997 Football coach
  • Simon Bolivar 1958 South American revolutionary
  • Harlon Block 1945 Iwo Jima
  • Nellie Bly 2002 Journalist
  • Joseph Brodsky 2012 Poet
  • Omar N. Bradley 2000 World War II Army General
  • Clara Bow 1994 Actress
  • Montgomery Blair 1963 Lawyer, politician, postmaster general
  • Luther Burbank 1940 Horticulturist
  • Daniel Boone 1942 Frontiersman
  • Jim Bridger 1994 Western pioneer
  • Humphrey Bogart 1997 Actor
  • John Bradley 1945 Iwo Jima
  • Eubie Blake 1995 Jazz musician and songwriter
  • Sandro Botticelli 1981 Painter
  • George Burns 2009 Comedian
  • George H. W. Bush 2019 41st President
  • Richard E. Byrd 1988 Antarctic explorer
  • Raymond Burr 2009 Actor
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs 2012 Author
  • John Burgoyne 1927 Revolutionary War General
                                     

3. C

  • Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo 1992 Explorer
  • Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac 1951 Explorer
  • Frank Capra 2012 Motion picture director
  • Zachary Canter 2000 Child stamp design contest winner
  • Hattie Caraway 2001 1st female senator
  • Chester Carlson 1988 Xerox inventor
  • Melvin Calvin 2011 Chemist
  • Walter Camp 2003 Football coach
  • Alexander Calder 1998 Sculptor
  • Hoagy Carmichael 1996 Musician, composer, and actor
  • James Cagney 1999 Actor
  • Roy Campanella 2006 Baseball player
  • Andrew Carnegie 1960 Philanthropist
  • Charles Carroll of Carrollton 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Rachel Carson 1981 Environmentalist
  • Ludovico Carracci 1989 Painter
  • Art Carney 2009 Actor
  • Kit Carson 1994 Frontiersman
  • Johnny Cash 2013 Singer
  • Sara Carter 1993 Country singer and musician
  • Philip Carteret 1964 Explorer
  • George Washington Carver 1948 Botanist
  • Enrico Caruso 1987 Tenor
  • Maybelle Carter 1993 Country singer and musician
  • Nellie Cashman 1994 Prospector
  • Alvin Pleasant Delaney Carter 1993 Country musician
  • John Cassavetes 2003 Motion picture director
  • Mary Cassatt 1966 Painter
  • Dennis Chavez 1991 Senator
  • Carrie Chapman Catt 1948 Suffragist
  • George Catlin 1998 Painter
  • Octave Chanute 1979 Aviation pioneer
  • Shirley Chisholm 2014 Congresswoman
  • Dave Chapman 2011 Industrial designer
  • Mary Chesnut 1995 Civil War diarist
  • Lon Chaney Jr. 1997 Actor
  • Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin 1974 Painter
  • Charles W. Chesnutt 2008 Writer
  • Samuel Chase 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Joyce Chen 2014 Chef, TV personality, cookbook author
  • Cesar Chavez 2003 Labor rights leader
  • Ray Charles 2013 Musician
  • Claire Chennault 1990 Aviator
  • Ignacio Chacon 2006 Painter
  • Julia Child 2014 Chef, TV personality, cookbook author
  • Charlie Chaplin 1994 Actor
  • Frederic Edwin Church 1998 Painter
  • Wilt Chamberlain 2014 Basketball player
  • Lon Chaney Sr. 1994 Actor
  • Martha Chase 1997 Doll designer
  • Willa Sibert Cather 1973 Author
  • Samuel de Champlain 2006 Explorer
  • William Clark 1954 Explorer
  • Abraham Clark 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • George Rogers Clark 1929 Revolutionary War officer
  • Giovanni Battista Cima 1993 Painter
  • Grenville Clark 1985 Author
  • Winston Churchill 1965 British Prime Minister
  • Roberto Clemente 1984 & 2000 Baseball player
  • Henry Clay 1870, 1902 Statesman
  • Samuel L. Clemens 1940 Author
  • James Cook 1978 Explorer
  • Jacqueline Cochran 1996 Aviator
  • David Cobb 1976 Congressional Representative, 3rd U.S. Congress
  • Eddie Collins 2000 Baseball player
  • Ty Cobb 2000 Baseball player
  • Grover Cleveland 1923 22nd & 24th President
  • Patsy Cline 1993 Country singer and musician
  • Alvin Langdon Coburn 2002 Photographer
  • George M. Cohan 1978 Actor, playwright
  • Christopher Columbus 1893 Explorer
  • John Coltrane 1995 Jazz musician and composer
  • Bessie Coleman 1995 1st African American female pilot
  • George Clymer 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Nat King Cole 1994 Singer, musician, and songwriter
  • George Clinton 1976 Continental Congressman
  • Claudette Colbert 2012 Actress
  • Victoria Codona 2014 Circus performer
  • Mickey Cochrane 2000 Baseball player
  • J. R. Clifford 2009 Attorney
  • Henry Comstock 1959 Prospector
  • Buffalo Bill Cody 1988 Wild West showman
  • Anna Julia Cooper 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Gary Cooper 1990, 2009 Actor
  • James Fenimore Cooper 1940 Author
  • Calvin Coolidge 1938 30th President
  • Lou Costello 1991 Comedian
  • Gustaf Philip Creutz 1983 Swedish statesman, poet and diplomat
  • Elizabeth Clarke Copley 1965 Portrait subject on a stamp honoring John Singleton Copley
  • John Singleton Copley 1965 Painter
  • Dean Cornwell 2001 Illustrator
  • Francisco Vasquez de Coronado 1940 Explorer
  • Gerty Cori 2008 Biochemist
  • Nicolaus Copernicus 1973 Astronomer
  • Davy Crockett 1967 Alamo defender
  • Crazy Horse 1982 Oglala Sioux warrior
  • Lorenzo Costa 2001 Painter
  • Charles Cornwallis 1930 Revolutionary War General
  • Celia Cruz 2011 Musician
  • Glenn Curtiss 1980 Aviation pioneer
  • Harvey Cushing 1988 Neurosurgeon
  • Manasseh Cutler 1937 Northwest Territory pioneer
  • Imogen Cunningham 2002 Photographer
  • Percy Crosby 1997 Cartoonist
  • Jim Crowley 1998 Football player
  • Nathaniel Currier 1976 Lithographer
  • Bing Crosby 1994 Singer, actor
  • E. E. Cummings 2012 Poet


                                     

4. D

  • Alexander Jackson Davis 1980 Architect
  • Daniel Daly 2005 Marine; Medal of Honor recipient
  • Virginia Dare 1937 First white child born in the English American colonies
  • Gerard David 1979 Painter
  • Willem de Kooning 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • Stephen Decatur 1936 Naval officer
  • Jefferson Davis 1970 Confederate President
  • Andrea della Robbia 1978 Sculptor
  • Agnes de Mille 2004 Choreographer
  • Dizzy Dean 2000 Baseball player
  • Miles Davis 2012 Jazz musician
  • Allison Davis 1994 Educator, anthropologist
  • Julia de Burgos 2010 Puerto Rican writer and poet
  • Stuart Davis 2013 Modern artist
  • Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. 1997 Army General
  • Bette Davis 2008 Actress
  • James Dean 1996 Actor
  • Lee De Forest 1973 Vacuum Tube Inventor
  • Charles Demuth 2013 Modern artist
  • Luca della Robbia 1985 Sculptor
  • Donald Deskey 2011 Industrial designer
  • Jack Dempsey 1998 Boxer
  • Cecil B. DeMille 2003 Motion picture producer
  • Marcel Duchamp 2013 Modern Artist
  • George Dewey 1936 Navy Admiral
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar 1975 Poet
  • Henry Dreyfuss 2011 Industrial designer
  • Emily Dickinson 1971 Poet
  • Frederick Douglass 1967 Abolitionist
  • John Dewey 1968 Educator
  • Charles R. Drew 1981 Surgeon
  • Stephen A. Douglas 1958 Politician
  • Everett Dirksen 1981 Senator
  • John Dickinson 1976 American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania
  • John Foster Dulles 1960 Secretary of State
  • Aaron Douglas 2013 Modern artist
  • Tommy Dorsey 1996 Jazz musician and bandleader
  • William Dickson 1996 Motion picture camera inventor
  • Walt Disney 1968 Motion picture producer, animator
  • Arthur Dove 2013 Modern artist
  • W. E. B. Du Bois 1992 Civil Rights advocate
  • Dorothea Dix 1983 Mental health advocate
  • Joe DiMaggio 2012 Baseball player
  • Larry Doby 2012 Baseball player
  • Jimmy Dorsey 1996 Jazz musician and bandleader
  • Harvey Dunn 2001 Illustrator
  • Isadora Duncan 2012 Dancer
  • Katherine Dunham 2012 Choreographer
  • Asher B. Durand 1998 Painter
                                     

5. E

  • Eddie Eagan 1990 Boxer, bobsledder
  • Thomas Eakins 1967 Painter, sculptor
  • Charles and Ray Eames 2008 Industrial design, furniture design
  • Wyatt Earp 1994 Gunfighter
  • Amelia Earhart 1963 Aviator
  • Albert Einstein 1966 Physicist
  • Thomas Alva Edison 1947 Inventor
  • George Eastman 1954 Roll film inventor
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower 1969 34th President
  • Billy Eisengrein 2002 Ground Zero firefighter
  • Charles W. Eliot 1940 Educator
  • Thomas Stearns Eliot 1986 Poet
  • Lincoln Ellsworth 1988 Antarctic explorer
  • Ralph Ellison 2014 Author and literary critic
  • Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington 1986 Jazz musician and composer
  • William Ellery 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Walker Evans 2002 Photographer
  • Leif Ericson 1968 Explorer
  • Jaime Escalante 2016 Educator
  • Ray Ewry 1990 Track & field athlete
  • John Ericsson 1926 Inventor
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson 1940 Author
  • Jan van Eyck 1968 Painter
  • Medgar Evers 2009 Civil rights leader
                                     

6. F

  • William Cuthbert Faulkner 1987 Author
  • Douglas Fairbanks 1984 Actor
  • David G. Farragut 1903 1st Navy Admiral
  • Philo T. Farnsworth 1983 TV camera inventor
  • Edna Ferber 2002 Author
  • Perry Ferguson 2003 Motion picture art director
  • Robert Fawcett 2001 Illustrator
  • Millard Fillmore 1938 13th President
  • Richard Feynman 2005 Physicist
  • W. C. Fields 1980 Actor, comedian
  • Enrico Fermi 2001 Physicist
  • Jose Ferrer 2012 Actor
  • Arthur Fiedler 1997 Conductor
  • Dorothy Fields 1996 Lyricist
  • James Montgomery Flagg 2001 Illustrator
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald 1996 Author
  • Ella Fitzgerald 2007 Jazz singer
  • Saint Francis of Assisi 1982 Franciscan Order founder
  • Henry Ford 1968 Industrialist
  • Benjamin Franklin 1847 1st Postmaster, statesman, scientist
  • Bob Fosse 2012 Choreographer
  • Gerald Ford 2007 President of the United States
  • Felix Frankfurter 2009 Supreme Court justice
  • Lynn Fontanne 1999 Actress
  • Peter Francisco 1975 Revolutionary War soldier
  • Father Edward J. Flanagan 1986 Orphan advocate
  • Four Chaplains 1948 Died during the Dorchester sinking
  • John Foster 1998 Printer
  • John Ford 2012 Motion picture director
  • William Floyd 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Jimmie Foxx 2000 Baseball player
  • George L. Fox, Chaplain 1st Lt., U.S. Army 1948
  • Henry Fonda 2005 Actor
  • Rube Foster 2010 Baseball player
  • Stephen Collins Foster 1940 Composer
  • Robert Frost 1974 Poet
  • Daniel Chester French 1940 Sculptor
  • Mary Freake 1998 Portrait subject
  • Buckminster Fuller 2004 Inventor
  • Arthur Burdett Frost 2001 Illustrator
  • John C. Fremont 1898 and 1994 Explorer, Senator
  • Elizabeth Freake 1998 Portrait subject
  • Frank Furness 1980 Architect
  • Robert Fulton 1909 Steamboat inventor


                                     

7. G

  • Carlos Gardel 2011 Singer
  • Albert Gallatin 1967 Secretary of the Treasury
  • Bernardo de Galvez 1980 Revolutionary War General
  • Thomas H. Gallaudet 1983 Educator
  • Greta Garbo 2005 Actress
  • Mohandas Gandhi 1961 Indian patriot
  • Thomas Gainsborough 1974 Painter
  • Clark Gable 1990 Actor
  • Rene Gagnon 1945 Iwo Jima
  • Geronimo 1994 Apache leader
  • Martha Gellhorn 2008 Journalist
  • Elbridge Gerry 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel 1999 Author & illustrator
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi 1960 Italian patriot
  • Lou Gehrig 1989 Baseball player
  • Walter F. George 1960 Senator
  • James A. Garfield 1882 20th President
  • Judy Garland 1990 Actress
  • Erroll Garner 1995 Jazz musician and composer
  • Marvin Gaye 2019 singer, musician, and songwrite
  • Josh Gibson 2000 Baseball player
  • Althea Gibson 2013 Tennis player
  • Giotto di Bondone 1995 Painter
  • Domenico Ghirlandaio 1975 Painter
  • John Gilbert 1994 Actor
  • Ira Gershwin 1999 Lyricist
  • Jackie Gleason 2009 Comedian
  • Giorgio Barbarelli Giorgione 1971 Painter
  • Lillian Moller Gilbreth 1984 Industrial engineer
  • Amadeo P. Giannini 1973 Bank of America founder
  • Josiah Willard Gibbs 2005 Thermodynamicist
  • George Gershwin 1973 Composer and musician
  • Rube Goldberg 1995 Cartoonist
  • Maria Goeppert-Mayer 2011 Physicist
  • George W. Goethals 1939 Panama Canal engineer
  • Robert H. Goddard 1964 Rocket scientist
  • Samuel Gompers 1950 Labor union leader
  • Alexander D. Goode, Ph.D. 1948 Chaplain 1st Lt., U.S. Army 1948
  • Arshile Gorky 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • Benny Goodman 1996 Jazz musician and bandleader
  • Charles Goodnight 1994 Cattle rancher
  • Adolph Gottlieb 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • François Joseph Paul Grasse 1931 Revolutionary War Admiral
  • Red Grange 2003 Football player
  • Ulysses S. Grant 1890 18th President
  • Adolphus W. Greely 1986 Arctic explorer
  • Asa Gray 2011 Botanist
  • Martha Graham 2004 Choreographer
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk 1997 Composer
  • Francisco Goya 1974 Painter
  • Horace Greeley 1961 Journalist
  • Cary Grant 2002 Actor
  • Jan Gossaert 2002 Painter
  • Ferde Grofe 1997 Composer
  • Ludwig Greiner 1997 Doll designer
  • Hank Greenberg 2006 Baseball player
  • Nathanael Greene 1936 Revolutionary War General
  • Thomas Grosvenor 1968 Revolutionary War soldier
  • David Wark Griffith 1975 Motion picture producer
  • Johann Gutenberg 1952 Printing press inventor
  • Johnny Gruelle 1997 Doll designer
  • Walter Gropius 1982 Architect
  • Woody Guthrie 1998 Folk singer, songwriter, and musician
  • Lefty Grove 2000 Baseball player


                                     

8. H

  • George Halas 1997 Football coach
  • Philip Habib 2006 Diplomat
  • Bill Haley 1993 Rock and roll singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Nathan Hale 1925 Revolutionary War officer
  • Alexander Hamilton 1870 Statesman
  • Fannie Lou Hamer 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Oscar Hammerstein II 1999 Musical theater writer
  • Yip Harburg 2005 Lyricist
  • Alice Hamilton 1995 Physician
  • Dag Hammarskjold 1962 United Nations Secretary General
  • John Hancock 1976 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • William Christopher Handy 1969 Blues musician and composer
  • John Hanson 1981 President of Continental Congress
  • Winfield Hancock 1995 Civil War General
  • Warren G. Harding 1923 29th President
  • Oliver Hardy 1991 Comedian
  • William Harnett 1969 Painter
  • Ray Harroun 2011 Racecar driver
  • Lorenz Hart 1999 Lyricist
  • Patricia Roberts Harris 2000 Presidential Cabinet member, ambassador
  • William Henry Harrison 1938 9th President
  • Benjamin Harrison 1902 23rd President
  • Benjamin Harrison V 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Joel Chandler Harris 1948 Journalist
  • Marsden Hartley 2013 Modern artist
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne 1983 Author
  • David Hartley 1983 Treaty of Paris signatory
  • Bret Harte 1987 Author
  • Josiah Johnson Hawes 2002 Photographer
  • Moss Hart 2004 Playwright
  • Helen Hayes 2011 Actress
  • Robert Hayden 2012 Poet
  • Coleman Hawkins 1995 Jazz musician
  • John Harvard 1986 Harvard College benefactor
  • Ira Hayes 1945 Iwo Jima
  • William S. Hart 2010 Actor
  • Edith Head 2003 Costume designer
  • Mary Ludwig Hays Molly Pitcher 1928 Battlefield volunteer
  • Martin Johnson Heade 2004 Painter
  • Rutherford B. Hayes 1922 19th President
  • John Held, Jr. 2001 Illustrator
  • Ernest Hemingway 1989 Author
  • O. Henry 2012 Author
  • Jim Henson 2005 Muppets creator
  • Patrick Henry 1955 American Revolution orator
  • Matthew Alexander Henson 1986 Arctic explorer
  • Jimi Hendrix 2014 Musician
  • John Hersey 2008 Journalist
  • Winslow Homer 1962 Painter
  • Lewis Hine 2002 Photographer
  • Morgan Hill 2000 Child stamp design contest winner
  • Bob Hope 2009 Comedian
  • William Hooper 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Katharine Hepburn 2010 Actress
  • James Hoban 1981 White House architect
  • Chester "Howlin Wolf" Burnett 1994 Blues singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Edward Hopper 1970 Painter
  • Victor Herbert 1940 Composer
  • Henry Hudson 1909 Explorer
  • Hans Hofmann 2010 Abstract expressionist painter
  • Bernard Herrmann 1999 Composer
  • Wild Bill Hickok 1994 Gunfighter
  • Francis Hopkinson 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Johns Hopkins 1989 Philanthropist
  • Buddy Holly 1993 Rock and roll singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Stephen Hopkins 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Gregory Hines 2019 Dancer, actor, singer, and choreographer
  • Herbert Hoover 1965 31st President
  • Billie Holiday 1994 Jazz singer
  • Joseph Hewes 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Sam Houston 1963 Texas Governor
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes 1968 Supreme Court Justice
  • Hollow Horn Bear 1923 Brule Sioux leader
  • Katsushika Hokusai 1974 Painter
  • Charles Evans Hughes 1962 Chief Justice
  • Milton S. Hershey 1995 Confectioner
  • John L. Hines 2000 World War I General
  • Elias Howe 1940 Inventor
  • Rogers Hornsby 2000 Baseball player
  • Charlton Heston 2014 Actor
  • Nicholas Herkimer 1977 Revolutionary War General
  • Alfred Hitchcock 1998 Motion picture director
  • Edwin Hubble 2000 Astronomer
  • Thomas Heyward, Jr. 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Julia Ward Howe 1987 Abolitionist
  • Marguerite Higgins 2002 Journalist
  • Charles Hamilton Houston 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Harry Houdini 2002 Magician
  • Oveta Culp Hobby 2011 Womens Army Corps officer
  • Audrey Hepburn 2003 Actress
  • Mark Hopkins 1940 Educator
  • Langston Hughes 2002 Author
  • Hubert Humphrey 1991 Vice President
  • Richard Morris Hunt 1981 Architect
  • Ruby Hurley 2009 Civil rights leader
  • John Huston 2012 Motion picture director
  • Cordell Hull 1963 Secretary of State
  • Samuel Huntington 1976 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • Zora Neale Hurston 2003 Author
                                     

9. I

  • Washington Irving 1940 Author
  • Frederic E. Ives 1996 Halftone printing inventor
  • James Ives 1974 Lithographer
  • Isabella I of Castile 1893 Queen of Spain, funded Christopher Columbuss voyage
  • Charles Ives 1997 Composer
                                     

10. J

  • Andrew Jackson 1861 7th President
  • Mahalia Jackson 1998 Gospel singer
  • Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson 1937 Confederate Army General
  • John Jay 1958 New York Governor, statesman, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
  • Henry James 2016 Writer
  • Thomas Jefferson 1861 3rd President
  • Robinson Jeffers 1973 Poet
  • Jesus 1966 Christianity founder
  • Percy Lavon Julian 1993 Chemist
  • Barbara Jordan 2011 Congresswoman
  • Joseph E. Johnston 1995 Confederate Army General
  • Chief Joseph 1968 Nez Perce warrior
  • John H. Johnson 2012 Publisher
  • Lyndon B. Johnson 1973 36th President
  • Joshua Johnson 1998 Painter
  • James Weldon Johnson 1988 Author
  • Eastman Johnson 1976 Painter
  • George Johnson 2002 Ground Zero firefighter
  • Scott Joplin 1983 Ragtime musician and composer
  • Al Jolson 1994 Singer and actor
  • Robert Johnson 1994 Blues singer, musician, and songwriter
  • John Paul Jones 1936 Revolutionary War Naval Captain
  • Lady Bird Johnson 2012 First Lady
  • Andrew Johnson 1938 17th President
  • Ernest E. Just 1996 Biologist
  • William Johnson artist 2012 Artist
  • Bobby Jones 1981 Golfer
  • Casey Jones 1950 Railroad engineer
  • Walter Johnson 2000 Baseball player
  • James P. Johnson 1995 Composer
  • Louis Jolliet 1968 Explorer
  • Louis Jordan 2008 Musician/singer


                                     

11. K

  • Duke Kahanamoku 2002 Surfer, swimmer
  • Frida Kahlo 2001 Painter
  • Boris Karloff 1997 Actor
  • Kamehameha I of Hawaii 1937 Hawaiian King
  • Gertrude Kasebier 2002 Photographer
  • Elisha Kent Kane 1986 Arctic explorer
  • Theodore von Karman 1992 Aerospace scientist
  • Andre Kertesz 2002 Hungarian photographer
  • Rockwell Kent 2001 Illustrator
  • Stephen Watts Kearny 1946 Mexican American War officer
  • Grace Kelly 1993 Actress and Princess of Monaco
  • Franz Kline 1998 Painter
  • Henry Knox 1985 Revolutionary War General
  • Buster Keaton 1994 Actor
  • Robert F. Kennedy 1979 Attorney General
  • Tadeusz Kosciuszko 1933 Polish-Lithuanian patriot
  • Francis Scott Key 1948 Star-Spangled Banner composer
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. 1979 Civil Rights advocate
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1964 35th President
  • Jerome Kern 1985 Composer
  • Lajos Kossuth 1958 Hungarian patriot
  • Helen Keller 1980 Author, disability advocate
  • Erich Korngold 1999 Composer
                                     

12. L

  • Fiorello H. La Guardia 1972 New York City Mayor
  • Marquis de Lafayette 1952 Revolutionary War General
  • Dorothea Lange 2002 Photographer
  • Mary Lasker 2009 Philanthropist
  • Sidney Lanier 1972 Poet
  • Samuel Pierpont Langley 1988 Aviation pioneer
  • Frank C. Laubach 1984 Educator
  • Stan Laurel 1991 Comedian
  • Benjamin Latrobe 1979 Architect
  • Jason Lee 1948 Oregon Territory missionary
  • John Laurens 1976 Revolutionary War soldier
  • Huddie Ledbetter 1998 Blues singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Elmer Layden 1998 Football coach
  • Richard Henry Lee 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • John A. Lejeune 2005 Marine Corps Commandant
  • Robert E. Lee 1937 Confederate Army General
  • Denise Levertov 2012 Poet
  • Emanuel Leutze 1976 Painter
  • Lillian Leitzel 2014 Circus gymnast
  • Vivien Leigh 1990 Actress
  • Francis Lewis 1976 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • Alan Jay Lerner 1999 Lyricist
  • Edna Lewis 2014 Chef, cookbook author
  • Ponce de Leon 1982 Explorer
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1940 Poet
  • Alfred Lunt 1999 Actor
  • Frank Loesser 1999 Composer
  • Meriwether Lewis 1954 Explorer
  • Louis XVI of France 1978 King of France, Revolutionary War supporter
  • Juliette Gordon Low 1948 Girl Scouts of the USA founder
  • Thomas Lynch, Jr. 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Frederick Loewe 1999 Composer
  • Jean-Etienne Liotard 1974 Painter
  • Hillary Long 2014 Circus performer
  • Tad Lincoln 1984 son of Abraham Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln 1866, 1954 16th President
  • Philip Livingston 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Jack London 1986 Author
  • James Russell Lowell 1940 Poet
  • Sinclair Lewis 1985 Author
  • Belva Ann Lockwood 1986 Lawyer, feminist
  • Henry R. Luce 1998 Publisher
  • Joe Louis 1993 Boxer
  • Bela Lugosi 1997 Actor
  • Raymond Loewy 2011 Industrial designer
  • Bernardino Luini 2007 Painter
  • Sarah Lipsey 2000 Child stamp design contest winner
  • Joseph Christian Leyendecker 2001 Illustrator
  • Benjamin Lincoln 1976 Revolutionary War General
  • Robert R. Livingston 1904 Declaration of Independence drafter
  • Jose Limon 2012 Choreographer
  • Harold Lloyd 1994 Actor
  • Vince Lombardi 1997 Football coach
  • Charles Lindbergh 1927 Aviator
  • Mary Lyon 1987 Educator
  • Martin Luther 1983 Protestant reformer
  • Sybil Ludington 1975 Revolutionary War heroine
  • Fra Filippo Lippi 1984 Painter
  • Lorenzo Lotto 1970 Painter
  • Walter Lippmann 1985 Journalist
  • Crawford W. Long 1940 Physician


                                     

13. M

  • Dolley Madison 1980 First Lady
  • James Madison 1894, 1938 4th President
  • Horace Mann 1940 Educator
  • Henry Mancini 2004 Composer
  • Thomas Macdonough 1937 Naval officer
  • Clara Maass 1976 Nurse
  • Edward MacDowell 1940 Composer
  • Ramon Magsaysay 1957 Philippine President
  • Helene Madison 1990 Swimmer
  • Douglas MacArthur 1971 Army general
  • Mickey Mantle 2006 Baseball player
  • C.G.E. Mannerheim 1960 Finnish President
  • Rocky Marciano 1999 Boxer
  • John Marin 2013 Modern artist
  • Roger Maris 1999 Baseball player
  • Jacques Marquette 1898, 1968 Explorer
  • George Catlett Marshall 1965 Secretary of State, Army general
  • Thurgood Marshall 2003 Supreme Court Justice
  • Roberta Martin 1998 Gospel singer, musician, and songwriter
  • John Marshall 1894 Chief Justice
  • Jan Earnst Matzeliger 1991 Lasting machine inventor
  • Edgar Lee Masters 1970 Poet
  • Richard Mather 1998 Painter
  • Bernard Maybeck 1981 Architect
  • Groucho Marx 2009 Comedian
  • Charles Horace Mayo 1964 Surgeon
  • Mary The Madonna 1966 Central figure in Christianity
  • William James Mayo 1964 Surgeon
  • Bill Mauldin 2010 Cartoonist
  • Christy Mathewson 2000 Baseball player
  • George Mason 1958 Statesman
  • Philip Mazzei 1980 Revolutionary War supporter
  • Paolo de Matteis 1996 Painter
  • Tomas Masaryk 1960 President of Czechoslovakia
  • Bat Masterson 1994 U.S. marshal
  • Thomas McKean 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Cyrus Hall McCormick 1940 Mechanical reaper inventor
  • Barbara McClintock 2005 Geneticist
  • John McLoughlin 1948 Oregon Territory settler
  • William McKinley 1904 25th President
  • Hattie McDaniel 2006 Actress
  • John McCloy 2010 Navy sailor
  • Ephraim McDowell 1959 Surgeon
  • John McCormack 1984 Tenor
  • Brien McMahon 1962 Atomic Energy Act author
  • Neysa McMein 2001 Illustrator
  • Ottmar Mergenthaler 1996 Linotype inventor
  • Harvey Milk 2014 Politician
  • Arthur Middleton 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Don Miller 1998 Football player
  • Thelonious Monk 1995 Jazz musician and composer
  • Lydia Mendoza 2013 Guitarist and singer
  • Marilyn Monroe 1995 Actress
  • Charlie Mingus 1995 Jazz musician and composer
  • Oscar Micheaux 2010 Motion picture director
  • Clyde McPhatter 1993 R&B singer
  • Hans Memling 1966 Painter
  • Moina Michael 1948 Memorial Poppy founder
  • Margaret Mead 1998 Anthropologist
  • Billy Mitchell 1999 Air Force general
  • Doris Miller 2010 Navy veteran
  • Joan Mitchell 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • John Bassett Moore 1965 Jurist
  • George Meany 1994 Labor union leader
  • Herman Melville 1984 Author
  • Tom Mix 2010 Actor
  • Margaret Mitchell 1986 Author
  • Andrew W. Mellon 1955 Financier
  • Lorenzo Monaco 2004 Painter
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay 1981 Poet
  • Johnny Mercer 1996 Composer and singer
  • Dan McWilliams 2002 Ground Zero firefighter
  • James Michener 2008 Writer
  • Carmen Miranda 2011 Singer
  • James Monroe 1904 5th President
  • Glenn Miller 1996 Jazz musician, arranger, and composer
  • Ethel Merman 1994 Singer, actress
  • Robert Millikan 1982 Physicist
  • Clayton Moore 2009 Actor
  • Julius Sterling Morton 1932 Arbor Day founder
  • Thomas Moran 1998 Painter
  • Justin S. Morrill 1999 Senator
  • Anna Mary Robertson Moses "Grandma Moses" 1969 Painter
  • Robert Morris financier 1952 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • Lewis Morris 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Jelly Roll Morton originally Ferdinand J. La Menthe 1995 Jazz musician and composer
  • Marianne Craig Moore 1990 Poet
  • Samuel F. B. Morse 1940 Telegraph inventor
  • Giovanni Battista Moroni 1987 Painter
  • Robert Motherwell 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • Horace A. Moses 1984 Junior Achievement founder
  • Lucretia Mott 1948 Civil Rights advocate
  • Eadweard Muybridge 1996 Photographer
  • Gerald Murphy 2013 Modern artist
  • Peter Muller-Munk 2011 Industrial designer
  • Robert Daniel Murphy 2006 Diplomat
  • Luis Muñoz Marin 1980 First democratically elected governor of Puerto Rico
  • Myron of Eleutherae 1932 Sculptor
  • Audie L. Murphy 2000 World War II soldier, actor
  • Edward R. Murrow 1994 Journalist
  • John Muir 1964 Conservationist
                                     

14. N

  • James Naismith 1961 Basketball inventor
  • Harriet Nelson 2009 Actress
  • Thomas Nelson, Jr. 1976 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • Ernie Nevers 2003 Football player
  • Bronco Nagurski 2003 Football player
  • Ogden Nash 2002 Poet
  • Ozzie Nelson 2009 Actor
  • Louise Nevelson 2000 Sculptor
  • Eliot Noyes 2011 Industrial designer
  • Barnett Newman 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • Alfred Newman 1999 Composer
  • Paul Newman 2015 Actor
  • Chester W. Nimitz 1985 World War II Admiral
  • Ethelbert Nevin 1940 Composer
  • Isamu Noguchi 2004 Sculptor
  • George W. Norris 1961 Senator
  • Richard Nixon 1995 37th President
  • Jean Nicolet 1934 Explorer
  • Alfred Nobel 2001 Philanthropist
                                     

15. O

  • Annie Oakley 1994 Sharpshooter
  • Adolph S. Ochs 1976 New York Times publisher
  • James Edward Oglethorpe 1933 Georgia founder
  • Flannery OConnor 2015 Writer
  • Georgia OKeeffe 1996, 2013 Painter
  • Severo Ochoa 2011 Biochemist
  • Eugene ONeill 1973 Playwright
  • William Butler Ogden 1944 Railroad tycoon, first Mayor of Chicago
  • Frederick Law Olmsted 1999 Landscape architect
  • Mel Ott 2006 Baseball player
  • Jesse Owens 1990 Track & field athlete
  • Francis Ouimet 1988 Golfer
  • Timothy OSullivan 2002 Photographer
  • Rose ONeill 2001 Illustrator
  • Eugene Ormandy 1997 Conductor
  • Mary White Ovington 2009 Civil rights leader
                                     

16. P

  • Robert Treat Paine 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1960 Polish Prime Minister
  • Satchel Paige 2000 Baseball player
  • William Paca 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Thomas Paine 1965 Journalist
  • Al Parker 2001 Illustrator
  • Nathaniel Palmer 1988 Antarctic explorer
  • George Papanicolaou 1978 Cytologist
  • Charlie Parker 1995 Jazz musician and composer
  • Francis Parkman 1965 Historian
  • Rosa Parks 2013 Civil rights activist
  • Dorothy Parker 1992 Author
  • Maxfield Parrish 2001 Illustrator
  • Linus Pauling 2008 Chemist
  • Ethel L. Payne 2002 Journalist
  • Alice Paul 1995 Suffragist and feminist
  • Phoebe Pember 1995 Confederate nurse
  • William Penn 1932 Pennsylvania founder
  • Claude Pepper 2000 Senator
  • Alden Partridge 1985 Educator
  • Robert Edwin Peary 1959 Arctic explorer
  • Rubens Peale 1998 Painter
  • George S. Patton, Jr. 1953 World War II Army General
  • Charles Willson Peale 1955 Painter
  • Gregory Peck, 2011 Actor
  • Rembrandt Peale 1998 Painter
  • John Frederick Peto 1974 Painter
  • Perugino 1986 Painter
  • Ammi Phillips 1998 Painter
  • Franklin Pierce 1938 14th President
  • Matthew Perry 1953 Navy Commodore
  • Oliver Hazard Perry 1870 Naval officer
  • Frances Perkins 1980 Secretary of Labor
  • Edith Piaf 2012 Singer
  • Coles Phillips 2001 Illustrator
  • John J. Pershing 1961 World War I General
  • Bill Pickett 1994 Wild West performer
  • Ben Pickett 1994 brother of Bill Pickett, accidentally placed on stamp when his brother Bill was meant to appear; stamp recalled and replaced
  • Sylvia Plath 2012 Poet
  • Lily Pons 1997 Soprano
  • Ernest Taylor Pyle 1971 Journalist
  • Rosa Ponselle 1997 Soprano
  • Joseph Pulitzer 1947 Journalist
  • Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller 2005 Marine Corps General
  • ZaSu Pitts 1994 Actress
  • John Wesley Powell 1969 Geologist
  • Katherine Anne Porter 2006 Author
  • Emily Post 1998 Author
  • William T. Piper 1990 Aviation pioneer
  • Pocahontas 1907 Algonquian princess
  • Sano di Pietro 1997 Painter
  • James K. Polk 1938 11th President
  • Jean Baptiste Point du Sable 1987 Chicago settler
  • Salem Poor 1975 Revolutionary War soldier
  • Rufus Putnam 1937 Northwest Territory settler
  • Cole Porter 1991 Composer and songwriter
  • Kazimierz Pulaski 1931 Revolutionary War soldier spelled Casimir Pulaski on the stamp
  • Jackson Pollock 1999 Painter
  • George Polk 2008 Journalist
  • Wiley Post 1979 Aviator
  • Edgar Allan Poe 1949 Author
  • Albert Prejean 2008 Actor
  • Clark V. Poling 1948 One of the Four Chaplains
  • Tito Puente 2011 Drummer
  • Elvis Presley 1993, 2015 Rock and roll singer and musician
  • David D. Porter 1937 Civil War naval officer
  • Joseph Priestley 1983 Chemist
  • Howard Pyle 1964 Illustrator
                                     

17. R

  • Ayn Rand 1999 Author
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 2008 Author
  • Man Ray 2002, 2013 Photographer
  • Raphael 1973 Painter
  • Sam Rayburn 1962 Legislator
  • Asa Philip Randolph 1989 Labor & Civil Rights advocate
  • Gertrude "Ma" Rainey 1994 Blues singer
  • Ronald Reagan 2005, 2011 40th President
  • Ernst Reuter 1959 Berlin Mayor
  • Red Cloud 1987 Oglala Sioux Chief
  • Walter Reed 1940 Army surgeon
  • Otis Redding 1993 Soul singer and songwriter
  • George Read 1976, lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Frederic Remington 1940 Sculptor, painter
  • James Renwick, Jr. 1980 Architect
  • Bernard Revel 1986 Educator
  • Frederick Hurten Rhead 2011 Industrial designer
  • James Whitcomb Riley 1940 Poet
  • Paul Revere 1958 Revolutionary War patriot
  • Henry Hobson Richardson 1980 Architect
  • Eddie Rickenbacker 1995 World War I fighter pilot
  • Gilbert Rohde 2011 Industrial designer
  • Jackie Robinson 1982 Baseball player
  • Edward G. Robinson 2000 Actor
  • Paul Robeson 2004 Actor, singer, civil Rights advocate
  • Knute Rockne 1988 Football coach
  • Roy Rogers 2010 Singer, Actor
  • Will Rogers 1948 Humorist
  • Jimmie Rodgers 1978 Country singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Antoniazzo Romano 1991 Painter
  • Theodore Roethke 2012 Poet
  • Fred Rogers 2018 Television personality and producer
  • Comte de Rochambeau 1931 Revolutionary War General
  • Sugar Ray Robinson 2006 Boxer
  • Felipe Rojas-Lombardi 2014 Chef, cookbook author
  • Richard Rodgers 1999 Composer
  • Norman Rockwell 1972 Painter
  • Eleanor Roosevelt 1963 First Lady
  • Theodore Roosevelt 1922, 1938 26th President
  • Betsy Ross 1952 American flag creator
  • Benjamin Rush 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Wilma Rudolph 2004 Track & field athlete
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1945 32nd President
  • Mark Rothko 1998 Painter
  • Edward Rutledge 1976 Painter
  • George Ross 1952 Relative of Betsy Ross
  • Jimmy Rushing 1994 Blues singer
  • Andrew J. Russell 1944 Photographer
  • Charles M. Russell 1961 Painter
  • Richard Russell, Jr. 1984 Statesman
  • George Herman "Babe" Ruth 1983 Baseball player
                                     

18. S

  • Haym Salomon 1975 Revolutionary War financier
  • Ruben Salazar 2008 Journalist
  • Peter Salem 1968 Revolutionary War soldier
  • Jonas Salk 2006 Medical scientist
  • Albert Sabin 2006 Virologist
  • Eero Saarinen 1982 Architect
  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens 1940 Sculptor
  • Sacagawea 1994 Shoshone guide
  • Winfield Scott 1870 Army General
  • Sassoferrato 2009 Painer
  • Eric Sevareid 2008 Journalist
  • Junipero Serra 1985 Franciscan mission founder
  • Winthrop Sargent 1948 Mississippi Territory Governor
  • Winfield S. Schley 1937 Navy Admiral
  • Chief Shadoo 1930 Kiowa Chief
  • Blanche Stuart Scott 1980 Aviator
  • Sequoyah 1980 Cherokee linguist
  • Rod Serling 2009 Writer
  • Selena 2011 Singer
  • William T. Sampson 1937 Navy Admiral
  • Henry Sandham 1925 Painter
  • William H. Seward 1873 Secretary of State
  • Raphael Semmes 1995 Naval officer
  • John Sevier 1946 Tennessee Governor
  • David O. Selznick 2003 Motion picture producer
  • William Saroyan 1991 Author
  • Carl Schurz 1983 Journalist
  • Albert Schoenhut 1997 Doll designer
  • Jose de San Martin 1959 South American liberator
  • Carl Sandburg 1978 Poet
  • William Shakespeare 1964 Playwright
  • Alan Shepard 2011 Astronaut
  • Charles Sheeler 1998, 2013 Painter
  • Philip Henry Sheridan 1937 Civil War General
  • Phil Silvers 2009 Comedian
  • Dinah Shore 2009 Singer
  • Frank Sinatra 2008 Singer/actor
  • George Sisler 2000 Baseball player
  • Roger Sherman 1976 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • Red Skelton 2009 Comedian
  • Sitting Bull 1989 Hunkpapa Sioux warrior
  • Igor Sikorsky 1988 Aircraft engineer
  • William S. Sims 2010 Admiral
  • William Tecumseh Sherman 1893 Civil War General
  • Elisabetta Sirani 1994 Painter
  • Margaret Chase Smith 2007 U.S. senator
  • Albert Southworth 2002 Photographer
  • Kate Smith 2010 Singer
  • Bessie Smith 1994 Blues singer
  • Jessie Willcox Smith 2001 Illustrator
  • John Philip Sousa 1940 Composer
  • W. Eugene Smith 2002 Photographer
  • Alfred E. Smith 1945 New York Governor
  • John Smith 1907 Jamestown settler
  • Franklin Sousley 1945 Iwo Jima
  • John French Sloan 1971 Painter
  • Max Steiner 1999 Composer
  • Tris Speaker 2000 Baseball player
  • Joel Elias Spingarn 2009 Civil rights leader
  • John Steinbeck 1979 Author
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton 1948 Suffragist, feminist, and abolitionist
  • Charles Steinmetz 1983 Electrical inventor
  • Elmer Sperry 1985 Aviation pioneer Note: the wrong photograph was used as the basis for the stamp, which actually pictures Elmer Sperrys father.
  • Willie Stargell 2012 Baseball player
  • Joseph Stella 2013 Modern artist
  • Edward Steichen 2002 Photographer
  • Lawrence Sperry 1985 Aviation pioneer
  • Vilhjalmur Stefansson 1986 Arctic explorer
  • Edwin M. Stanton 1871 Secretary of War
  • Leland Stanford 1944 Railroad tycoon, politician, & philanthropist
  • Adlai Stevenson 1965 UN Ambassador and presidential candidate
  • Clyfford Still 2010 Abstract expressionist artist
  • Harlan Fiske Stone 1948 Chief Justice
  • Walter Stewart 1976 Revolutionary War soldier
  • Joseph W. Stilwell 2000 Army General
  • Wallace Stevens 2012 Poet
  • Leopold Stokowski 1997 Conductor
  • Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben 1930 Revolutionary War general
  • James Stewart 2007 Actor
  • Richard Stockton 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Alfred Stieglitz 2002 Photographer
  • Peter Stuyvesant 1948 New Amsterdam Governor
  • Louis Sullivan 1981 Architect
  • Igor Stravinsky 1982 Composer
  • Ed Sullivan 2009 TV variety show host
  • Joseph Story 2009 Supreme Court justice
  • Gilbert Charles Stuart 1940 Painter
  • John Sullivan 1929 Revolutionary War general
  • Lucy Stone 1965 Suffragist and feminist
  • Harry Stuhldreher 1998 Football player
  • Michael Strank 1945 Iwo Jima
  • Anne Sullivan 1980 Educator
  • George Szell 1997 Conductor, composer
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe 2007 Author
  • Paul Strand 2002 Photographer
  • William Strickland 1979 Architect
                                     

19. T

  • Robert A. Taft 1960 Senator
  • William Howard Taft 1930 27th President, 10th Chief Justice of the United States
  • William Talman 2009 Actor
  • Henry Ossawa Tanner 1973 Painter
  • Mother Teresa 2010 Humanitarian
  • Shirley Temple 2016 Actress and diplomat
  • Mary Church Terrell 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Ida Tarbell 2002 Author, journalist
  • Sonny Terry 1998 Blues musician
  • Robert Robinson Taylor 2015 African American architect
  • Gerard Terborch 1974 Painter
  • Walter Dorwin Teague 2011 Industrial designer
  • Zachary Taylor 1875 12th President
  • Jim Thorpe 1984 Football player
  • John Trumbull 1927 Painter
  • Danny Thomas 2012 Entertainer
  • William B. T. Trego 1976 Painter
  • Giambattista Tiepolo 1982 Painter
  • Pie Traynor 2000 Baseball player
  • Bill Tilghman 1994 Southwest lawman
  • James Thurber 1994 Author, illustrator, humorist
  • Henry David Thoreau 1967 Author
  • Charles Thomson 1976 Continental Congress Secretary
  • Arturo Toscanini 1989 Conductor
  • John Tyler 1938 10th President
  • Mark Twain 1940 Author
  • Harry S. Truman 1973 33rd President
  • Nikola Tesla 1983 Induction motor inventor
  • Rosetta Tharpe 1998 Gospel singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Sylvanus Thayer 1985 Educator
  • Harriet Tubman 1978 Abolitionist
  • Sojourner Truth 1986 Abolitionist
  • Richard Tucker 1997 Tenor
  • Dimitri Tiomkin 1999 Composer
  • Lewis Comfort Tiffany 2007 Designer
  • Edward Trudeau 2008 Phthisiologist
  • Lawrence Tibbett 1997 Opera singer
                                     

20. V

  • Felix Varela 1997 Social reformer
  • Oswald Garrison Villard 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1982 Architect
  • James Van Der Zee 2002 Photographer
  • John von Neumann 2005 Mathematician
  • Sarah Vaughan 2016 Jazz singer
  • Martin Van Buren 1938 8th President
  • Alfred V. Verville 1985 Aviation pioneer
  • Ritchie Valens 1993 Rock and roll musician
  • Bartolomeo Vivarini 1999 Painter
  • Vivian Vance 2009 Actress
  • King Vidor 2008 Film director, producer and screenwriter
  • Greta von Nessen 2011 Industrial designer
  • Rudolph Valentino 1994 Actor
                                     

21. W

  • Madam C.J. Walker 1998 Philanthropist
  • Mary Edwards Walker 1982 Army surgeon
  • Honus Wagner 2000 Baseball player
  • Lila Wallace 1998 Publisher
  • Raoul Wallenberg 1997 Humanitarian
  • Andy Warhol 2002 Painter
  • George Walton 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • DeWitt Wallace 1998 Publisher
  • Clara Ward 1998 Gospel singer and songwriter
  • Earl Warren 1992 Chief Justice
  • Robert Penn Warren 2005 Author and poet
  • "Pop" Warner 1997 Football coach
  • Fredi Washington 2008 Actress
  • Booker T. Washington 1940 Educator
  • Dinah Washington 1993 Blues singer
  • Muddy Waters 1994 Blues singer, musician, and songwriter
  • John Wayne 1990 Actor
  • Martha Washington 1902 First Lady
  • Carleton Watkins 2002 Photographer
  • Stand Watie 1995 Confederate General
  • Jack Webb 2009 Actor
  • Anthony Wayne 1929 Revolutionary War General
  • Ethel Waters 1994 Blues singer and actress
  • John P. Washington 1948 Chaplain 1st Lt., U.S. Army
  • Franz Waxman 1999 Composer
  • George Washington 1847 1st President
  • Orson Welles 1999 Actor/film director
  • Noah Webster 1958 Author
  • Daniel Webster 1870 Statesman
  • Joseph Wharton 1981 Wharton School of Business founder
  • Thomas Wolfe 2000 Author
  • Roy Wilkins 2001 Civil Rights advocate
  • Charles Wilkes 1988 Antarctic explorer
  • Russel Wright 2011 Industrial designer
  • William Allen White 1948 Newspaper editor
  • Garry Winogrand 2002 Photographer
  • Grant Wood 1996 Painter
  • Newell Convers Wyeth 2001 Illustrator
  • Walter Francis White 2009 Civil rights leader
  • Richard Wright 2009 Writer
  • Frances E. Willard 1940 Educator
  • William Whipple 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Harvey W. Wiley 1956 Chemist
  • William Carlos Williams 2012 Poet
  • William Williams Continental Congress 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • William Haliday Williams 1912 Rural mail carrier and Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
  • Jon Whitcomb 2001 Illustrator
  • Joseph West 1930 Charleston Governor
  • Frank Lloyd Wright 1965 Architect
  • James McNeill Whistler 1934 Painter
  • Wabokieshiek White Cloud 1998 Iowa Chief
  • Carter G. Woodson 1984 Historian
  • Orville Wright 1928 Aviation pioneer
  • Oliver Wolcott 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Benjamin West 1956 Painter
  • John Witherspoon 1976 Declaration of Independence signatory
  • John Greenleaf Whittier 1940 Poet
  • Ted Williams 2012 Baseball player
  • Tennessee Williams 1995 Playwright
  • Edith Wharton 1980 Author
  • Wilbur Wright 1928 Aviation pioneer
  • Billy Wilder 2012 Motion picture director
  • Edward Weston 2002 Photographer
  • Wendell Willkie 1992 Statesman
  • Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman 1990 Tennis player
  • Roger Williams 1936 Rhode Island co-founder
  • Frances E. Willis 2006 Diplomat
  • Ida B. Wells 1990 Civil Rights advocate, feminist
  • George Wythe 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Clifton R. Wharton, Sr. 2006 Diplomat
  • Meredith Willson 1999 Composer, playwright
  • Hank Williams 1993 Country singer, musician, and songwriter
  • Josh White 1998 Folk singer, musician, songwriter, and actor
  • Thomas Willing 1976 Continental Congressman
  • Woodrow Wilson 1925 28th President
  • Walt Whitman 1940 Poet
  • Bob Wills 1993 Country musician and songwriter
  • Eli Whitney 1940 Cotton gin inventor
  • Minor White 2002 Photographer
  • Thornton Wilder 1997 Playwright
  • James Wilson 1976 Declaration of Independence signer
  • Paul Dudley White 1986 Cardiologist
                                     

22. Y

  • Sun Yat-sen 1942, 1961 Chinese revolutionary leader
  • Whitney Moore Young 1981 Civil Rights advocate
  • Ashley Young 2000 Child stamp design contest winner
  • Cy Young 2000 Baseball player
  • Alvin C. York 2000 World War I soldier, Medal of Honor recipient