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

Sculptors[edit]

Athletes[edit]

John Cena
Candy Cummings
Patrick Ewing
Doug Flutie
Nancy Kerrigan
Connie Mack
Rocky Marciano
Aly Raisman
John L. Sullivan
A–F
G–L
M–R
S–Z

Business[edit]

Michael Bloomberg
Al Davis

Civil Rights and Activists[edit]

Susan B. Anthony
W.E.B. Du Bois

Crime[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Ben Affleck
Jack Albertson
Ray Bolger
Walter Brennan
Steve Carell
Matt Damon
Bette Davis
Geena Davis
G Hannelius
Ed Herlihy
Matt LeBlanc
Jack Lemmon
Jay Leno
Leonard Nimoy
Conan O'Brien
Amy Poehler
Uma Thurman
Mark Wahlberg
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
Emily Dickinson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Edgar Allan Poe
Dr. Seuss
Henry David Thoreau

Military[edit]

Henry Knox

Music[edit]

Aerosmith
Leonard Bernstein
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 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.