List of people from Lowell, Massachusetts

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As one of the largest cities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Lowell has produced many notable people in various fields:

Academics, science, and engineering[edit]

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Politics and public service[edit]

Industry, invention and business[edit]

Astronautics[edit]

Literature and entertainment[edit]

Music[edit]

Arts and design[edit]

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Basketball[edit]

  • Harry "Bucky" Lew is best known for becoming the first African-American professional basketball player when he joined the New England League in 1902.[27]
  • Terance Mann, current NBA player for the Los Angeles Clippers, grew up in Lowell. Mann played for the Florida State Seminoles before being drafted 48th overall in the second round of the 2019 NBA draft. Mann grew in popularity after a breakout playoff run, scoring 39 points against the Utah Jazz in game 6 of the Clippers' second round series in 2021.

Gridiron football[edit]

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Olympic athletes[edit]

Other sports[edit]

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  16. ^ Former NH State Senator Robert Preston
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  33. ^ "Skippy Roberge". Pro-Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
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