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Some Famous People with the surname of Hays

George Washington HaysWiki George Washington Hays (September 23, 1863September 15, 1927) was the Democratic governor of the U.
Will H. HaysWiki William Harrison Hays, Sr.
Wayne HaysWiki Wayne Levere Hays (May 13, 1911, Bannock, Ohio ? February 13, 1989, Flushing, Ohio), was an American politician whose strong rule of the House Administration Committee extended to even the smallest items; in the mid-1970s, lawmakers avoided crossing Hays for fear that he would shut off the air conditioning in their offices.
Kathryn HaysWiki Kathryn Hays (born July 26, 1933) is an American actress.
Robert HaysWiki Robert Hays (born July 24, 1947) is an American actor, well known for his role in "Airplane!"Early life.
Alexander HaysWiki Alexander Hays (July 8, 1819 ? May 5, 1864) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, killed in the Battle of the Wilderness.
Charles Melville HaysWiki Charles Melville Hays (16 May 1856 ? 15 April 1912) was an American railway executive of the Grand Trunk Railway.
Jack HaysWiki Christopher John "Jack" Hays (12 December 1918 ? 1983) was an English professional association footballer who played as a winger.
Lauren HaysWiki Lauren Hays born May 21, 1968 in Fairfax, Virginia, USA, is best-known for acting in B-movies such as "The Great Bikini Off-Road Adventure" produced by Gary Orona, her then boyfriend and later husband; and as host of the Exotic Dancer World Championship events in Las Vegas and the television series "BabeWatch" plus programs such as "Hotel Erotica"; "Sexcetera," also produced by her husband; and "Thrills".
William Shakespeare HaysWiki William Shakespeare Hays (July 19, 1837 ? July 23, 1907), was an American poet and lyricist.
Kevin HaysWiki Kevin Hays (born May 1 1968 in New York City) is a jazz pianist.
Larry HaysWiki Larry Hays was the head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball team from 1987 to 2008.
Harry T. HaysWiki Harry Thompson Hays (April 14, 1820 ? August 21, 1876) was an American Army officer serving in the Mexican-American War and a general who served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Paul R. HaysWiki Paul Raymond Hays (April 2, 1903, Des Moines, Iowa - February 13, 1980) was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Lee HaysWiki Lee Hays (March 14, 1914 - August 26, 1981), was an American folk-singer and songwriter, best known for singing bass with The Weavers.
Carole Shorenstein HaysWiki Carole Shorenstein Hays (born 15 September 1948 as Carole J.
William HaysWiki William Hays (May 9, 1819 ? February 7, 1875) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a Union Army general during the American Civil War.
Mary HaysWiki Mary Hays (1760 ? 1843) was an English novelist and feminist.
Tommy HaysWiki Tommy Hays (born Thomas Avery Hays in Hartshorne, Oklahoma, in 1929) is a guitarist, band leader and vocalist.
Edward R. HaysWiki Edward Retilla Hays (May 26, 1847 ? February 28, 1896) was a nineteenth century politician, soldier, and lawyer from Ohio and Iowa, who briefly represented Iowa's 7th congressional district in the U.
Samuel Lewis HaysWiki Samuel Lewis Hays (20 October 1794 ? 17 March 1871) was a nineteenth century politician in Virginia.
Todd HaysWiki Todd Hays (born May 21 1969) and raised in Del Rio, Texas is an American bobsledder who competed from 1994 to 2006.
Harold HaysWiki Lee Harold Hays (born September 24, 1939) is a former American football linebacker who played seven seasons in the National Football League.
Upton HaysWiki Upton Hays, sometimes spelled Hayes, (March 29, 1832 ? September 15, 1862) was a colonel of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Henry Francis HaysWiki Henry Francis Hays (1955-June 6, 1997) was a member of the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, who was convicted and sentenced to death for a 1981 lynching-style murder of 19-year old African-American Michael Donald.
Barton S. HaysWiki Barton Stone Hays (April 5, 1826 in Greenville, Ohio--March 14, 1914 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) was an early Indiana artist and teacher.
James H. HaysWiki James Harden Hays was a pioneer of bituminous coal mining in Western Pennsylvania.
Ethel HaysWiki Ethel Hays (1892 ? 1989) was an American syndicated cartoonist specializing in flapper-themed comic strips in the 1920s and 1930s.
George P. HaysWiki George Price Hays was the 2nd president of Washington & Jefferson College.
William Hercules HaysWiki William Hercules Hays (August 26, 1820 ? March 7, 1880) was a United States federal judge.
Matthew HaysWiki Matthew Hays is a Canadian film critic, writer, film festival programmer and academic.
Scott HaysWiki Scott Robert Hays (born March 2, 1959 in Whittier, California), is a freelance writer, author & co-author, Media Consultant, and community college instructor.

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