Leaford Bearskin (September 11, 1921 – November 9, 2012) was a Native American tribal leader and US Air Force officer. He was Chief of the Wyandotte Nation from 1983 to 2011.In 1960 Bearskin retired from the service with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Amongst his many honors and citations were the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Medal for Humane Action.
Stan and Jan Berenstain (often called The Berenstains) were American writers and illustrators best known for creating the children's book series the Berenstain Bears. Stanley "Stan" Berenstain (September 29, 1923 – November 26, 2005) was born and raised in a neighborhood of west Philadelphia and died of cancer in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania. Janice "Jan" Berenstain (née Grant; July 26, 1923 – February 24, 2012) was born in Philadelphia.