List of people from Massachusetts

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This is a list of people who were born in/raised in, lived in, or have significant relations with the American state of Massachusetts. It includes both notable people born in the Commonwealth, and other notable people who are from the Commonwealth. People from Massachusetts are called "Bay Staters" after the Commonwealth's nickname.

Architects[edit]

William LeBaron Jenney


Artists[edit]

Harvey Ball
John Singleton Copley
Winslow Homer
Daniel Chester French

Sculptors[edit]

Athletes[edit]

John Cena
Patrick Ewing
Mark Fidrych
Doug Flutie
Tom Glavine
Marvin Hagler
Nancy Kerrigan
Howie Long
Connie Mack
Rocky Marciano
Carlos Peña
Aly Raisman
Sandy Saddler
John L. Sullivan
A–F
G–L
M–R
S–Z

Business[edit]

Michael Bloomberg
Theo Epstein
Robert Kraft

Civil Rights and Activists[edit]

William Lloyd Garrison
Malcolm X

Crime[edit]

James J. "Whitey" Bulger

Entertainment[edit]

Ben Affleck
Jack Albertson
Fred Allen
Elizabeth Banks
Ray Bolger
Walter Brennan
Steve Carell
Matt Damon
Bette Davis
Geena Davis
Chris Evans
Charles Farrell
Joey Graceffa
G Hannelius
Ed Herlihy
John King
John Krasinski
Denis Leary
Matt LeBlanc
Jay Leno
Maria Menounos
Leonard Nimoy
Conan O'Brien
Elizabeth Perkins
Amy Poehler
George Stephanopoulos
Uma Thurman
Mark Wahlberg
Mike Wallace (left)
Barbara Walters

Comedians[edit]


Television and film[edit]

A–H


I–P
Q–Z

Radio[edit]

Hosts, sportscasters, and television personalities[edit]

Founders[edit]

The Pilgrims

Literature[edit]

Louisa May Alcott
E.E. Cummings
Emily Dickinson
W.E.B. Du Bois
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Henry Cabot Lodge
Dr. Seuss
Henry David Thoreau

Military[edit]

Henry Knox

Music[edit]

Aerosmith
Leroy Anderson
Leonard Bernstein
JoJo
Donna Summer
Rob Zombie

Classical music[edit]

Rock and other music[edit]

Native Americans[edit]

Squanto


People involved in the American Revolution[edit]

Paul Revere


Politics and Government[edit]

John Adams
Samuel Adams
John Hancock
John F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy

Religion[edit]

Louis X Farrakhan

Science[edit]

Johnny Appleseed
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Goddard
Elias Howe
Samuel Morse
Eli Whitney

Others[edit]

Clara Barton

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Story of My Childhood". World Digital Library. 1907. Retrieved October 9, 2013.