List of people from Brattleboro, Vermont
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The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Artists and entertainers
- Will Ackerman, music producer and guitarist
- Sam Amidon, folk artist
- Tony Barrand, musician
- Saul Bellow, winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature.
- H. H. Bennett, photographer
- Douglas Cox, violin maker
- Ely Culbertson, contract bridge player and promoter
- Jacob Estey, reed organ maker
- Karen Hesse, children's author
- Leavitt Hunt, photography pioneer and attorney
- William Morris Hunt, painter
- Wolf Kahn, painter
- Rudyard Kipling, British author, wrote The Jungle Book, Captains Courageous, "Mandalay" and Gunga Din while residing there; later received the Nobel Prize in Literature
- Joanna Noëlle Levesque, singer and actor
- Ki Longfellow, novelist, playwright and screenwriter
- Leslie William Miller, artistic subject
- Blanche Honegger Moyse, choral conductor
- Marcel Moyse, flute player
- Bing Russell, actor, baseball player and executive, father of Kurt Russell
- Pat The Bunny Schneeweis, folk-punk artist
- King Tuff, musician
- Royall Tyler, playwright
- Kit Watkins, musician
- Claude Williamson, musician
- Stu Williamson, musician
- Theodore P. Greene, U.S. Navy rear admiral
- George Bradley Kellogg, Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard, Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment in the American Civil War
- Becca Balint, Majority Leader of the Vermont Senate
- F. Elliott Barber, Jr., Vermont Attorney General
- Herbert G. Barber, Vermont Attorney General
- Willard H. Chandler, Wisconsin state senator
- Ezra Clark, Jr., U.S. congressman
- James Elliot, U.S. congressman
- Clarke C. Fitts, Vermont Attorney General
- Levi K. Fuller, 44th Governor of Vermont
- Ernest Willard Gibson, U.S. Senator
- Ernest W. Gibson, Jr., Governor of Vermont
- Ernest W. Gibson III, Associate Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court
- Abram A. Hammond, 12th Governor of Indiana
- Broughton Harris, Vermont newspaper editor and businessman; one of the Runaway Officials of 1851 as Secretary of the Utah Territory
- Kittredge Haskins, U.S. congressman
- Frederick Holbrook, 27th Governor of Vermont
- Jonathan Hunt, bank president and congressman
- Daniel Kellogg, U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont and Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court
- Samuel Knight, chief justice of the Vermont Supreme Court
- John Humphrey Noyes, utopian socialist, free love advocate, and founder of the Oneida Community
- Harvey Putnam, U.S. congressman
- Peter Shumlin, 81st Governor of Vermont
- Micah Townshend, Secretary of State of Vermont
- Sharon Treat, state representative for Maine's 79th District
- James Manning Tyler, U.S. congressman
- Leif K-Brooks, computer programmer and web designer
- Alonzo S. Church, college president
- William Bullock Clark, geologist
- James Fisk, financier
- Charles Christopher Frost, botanist
- Edwin Brant Frost, astronomer
- Ida May Fuller, first recipient of Social Security check
- John Holbrook, publisher and businessman
- Richard Morris Hunt, architect
- William Rutherford Mead, architect
- James L. Oakes, judge
- Herbert Reiner Jr., diplomat
- Samuel Stearns, astronomer and doctor
- William Willard, school founder
- Jody Williams, teacher, aid worker, anti-land mines activist, and Nobel laureate
- Brad Baker, minor league baseball player
- Chris Duffy, center fielder and first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers, and Philadelphia Phillies
- James Galanes, Olympic cross-country skier
- Ernie Johnson, pitcher for the Boston Braves/Milwaukee Braves and Baltimore Orioles
- Bill Koch, Olympic ski racer, silver and bronze medalist
- Joe Shield, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers
- Saul Bellow at Find a Grave, retrieved December 23, 2013
- Stephanie Greene, Vermont Public Radio, Samll Town, Big Names, September 30, 2013
- Ely Culbertson, Contract Bridge Complete, 1936, page xviii
- Lyman Simpson Hayes, History of the Town of Rockingham, Vermont, 1907, page 691
- Condos, James (2014). Biographical Sketches of Federal and State Officers and Members of the General Assembly of 2015-2016 (PDF). Montpelier, VT: Vermont Secretary of State. p. 20.
- The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. 6. New Providence, New Jersey: Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, Incorporated. 1983. p. 82.
- Fifield, James Clark (1918). The American Bar: Contemporary Lawyers of the United States and Canada. Minneapolis, MN: James C. Fifield Company. p. 670.
- "CLARK, Ezra, Jr., (1813-1896)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "ELLIOT, James, (1775-1839)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Funeral of Clarke C. Fitts". Vermont Phoenix. Brattleboro, Vermont. December 29, 1916. p. 7.
- "Funeral of Ex Governor Fuller of Vermont". Boston Evening Transcript. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- Graff, Chris (February 3, 1983). "Gibson Named to Court". Burlington Free Press. Burlington, VT. Associated Press. p. 1. (Subscription required (. ))
- "Indiana Governor Abram Adams Hammond". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- Jacob G. Ullery, Men of Vermont Illustrated, 1894, page 182
- "HASKINS, Kittredge, (1836-1916)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Vermont Governor Frederick Holbrook". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "HUNT, Jonathan, (1787 - 1832)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- Hiram Carleton, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont, Volume 1, 1903, page 286
- Taft, Russell S. (January 1, 1894). "The Supreme Court of Vermont, Part II". The Green Bag. Boston, MA: Boston Book Company.
- "PUTNAM, Harvey, (1793 - 1855)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Governor Peter E. Shumlin's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- Walton, E. P. (1873). Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont. I. Montpelier, VT: J. and J. M. Poland. pp. 518–519.
- "TYLER, James Manning, (1835-1926)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- White, James Terry (1899). The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. J.T. White,. p. 180.
- "Brad Baker". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Chris Duffy". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Jim Galanes". SR/Olympic Sports. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Ernie Johnson". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Bill Koch". SR/Olympic Sports. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
- "Joe Shield". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 24, 2012.