Famous People From Effingham County



Uwe Blab, center for the Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, and San Antonio Spurs; attended high school in Effingham

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uwe_Blab

    Charles H. Constable, judge and Illinois state senator; died in Effingham

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_H._Constable#The_Matson_slave_case

    Ada Kepley, first American woman to graduate from law school

http://civilwarwomenblog.com/ada-kepley/

    Jimmy Kite, driver with IndyCar and NASCAR

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Kite

    Matt Mitrione, mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Mitrione

    Brian Shouse, left-handed pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays and Milwaukee Brewers in Major League Baseball

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/shousbr01.shtml

    Benson Wood, U.S. Congressman, 1895-1897

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benson_Wood