List of Ukrainian Americans

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There are many Ukrainian-Americans in the United States, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Ukrainian American or must have references showing they are Ukrainian American.


Actors[edit]

Artists and designers[edit]

Chess players[edit]

Government and civil servants[edit]

Engineers and business[edit]

Military officers and war heroes[edit]

  • Jeremy Michael Boorda - US Admiral-Chief of Naval Operations
  • Bohdan Danyliw - US Brigadier General and staff judge advocate for the Air Force Systems Command[18]
  • Myron F. Diduryk - Vietnam War Silver Star recipient
  • John W. Dutko - World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Samuel Jaskilka – General-Assistant Commandant of the US Marine Corps
  • Orest L. Kohut - Brigadier General US Air Force[19][20]
  • Leonid Kondratiuk - Brigadier General in the Massachusetts Organized Malitia[21]
  • Walter A. Kostecki M.D. - US Army Medical Corps Major; World War II POW and recipient of the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts and two Army Commendation Medals[22]
  • Nicholas S. H. Krawciw – US Army Major General
  • William Lukash M.D. - Rear Admiral and Physician in the Naval Medical Corps; White House Physician for four sitting Presidents, from Lyndon B. Johnson to Jimmy Carter[23]
  • Stephen M. Mellnik - US Army Brigadier General; World War II POW[24][25]
  • Nicholas Minue - World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Nicholas Oresko - World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Michael Strank - World War II, flag raiser at Iwo Jima[26]
  • John Basil Turchin - US Civil War Brigadier General[27]
  • Russ Zajtchuk, MD - Major General, US Army Medical Corp[28]

Musicians[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

Sports figures[edit]

Scientists and scholars[edit]

Writers and journalists[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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