Namesakes

Nobel Prize Winners: 1 economics
(economics) Robert Lucas Jr. (a.k.a. Emerson)   1995  
Notable Athletes: 1 driving, 1 football
(driving) Emerson Fittipaldi   1946-  
(football) Ryan Harris (a.k.a. Emerson)   1985-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 gold, 1 silver
(silver) Emerson Norton   1924   decathlon  
(gold) Emerson Spencer   1928   4x400 m relay