List of people from Rutland (city), Vermont
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Academics and writing
- Julia Dorr, author; resident of Rutland
- Joy Hakim, history writer
- Mary McGarry Morris, novelist
- John Martin Thomas, ninth president of Middlebury College, ninth president of Penn State, and twelfth president of Rutgers University; resident of Rutland
- Charles E. Tuttle, publisher
- James E. Burke, CEO of Johnson & Johnson
- John Deere, industrialist
- George E. Royce, pioneer of marble quarrying industry, state senator
- Francis William Billado, Major General and Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard
- Barry M. Costello, US Navy vice admiral
- Merritt A. Edson, US Marine Corps major general
- Frederic Williams Hopkins, Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard, 1837-1852
- Edward H. Ripley, American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General, brother of William Y. W. Ripley
- William Y. W. Ripley, American Civil War recipient of the Medal of Honor
- Aaron Lewis, lead guitarist and founding member of Staind
- Dan Tyminski, bluegrass composer, vocalist and instrumentalist
- Percival W. Clement, 57th Governor of Vermont
- Thomas W. Costello, state representative
- Henry F. Field, Vermont State Treasurer
- George Tisdale Hodges, US congressman
- Steven Howard, state representative
- William Brown Ide (1796–1852), state legislator, central figure in California's Bear Flag Revolt of 1846, named President of the Republic of California
- Jim Jeffords, US senator
- Olin M. Jeffords, Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, father of Senator Jim Jeffords
- Lawrence C. Jones, Vermont Attorney General
- Kevin J. Mullin, member of the Vermont House of Representatives and Vermont Senate.
- Israel Smith (1759-1810), member of the United States House of Representatives; member of the United States Senate; Governor of Vermont; resident of Rutland
- Robert Stafford, US congressman and senator; 71st Governor of Vermont
- Richard C. Thomas, Secretary of State of Vermont
- Charles K. Williams, Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court 1834-1846; Governor of Vermont 1850-1852; raised in Rutland
- Rick Chaffee, Olympic ski racer
- Suzy Chaffee, Olympic ski racer and actress
- Andrea Mead Lawrence, first American to win two Olympic gold medals in skiing
- Arlie Pond, pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles
- Steve Wisniewski, guard and assistant offensive line coach for the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders
Television and film
- David Franzoni, Oscar-winning writer and producer of film Gladiator
- David Giancola, filmmaker; born in Rutland
- Carlene King Johnson, Miss Vermont USA 1955, Miss USA 1955
- Cherilee Taylor, actress; born in Rutland
- "Julia Ripley Dorr". Find A Grave. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- "John Martin Thomas". Rutgers. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- Middlebury College, Catalogue of the Graduates of Middlebury College, 1853, page 79
- "Vermont Governor Percival W. Clement". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
- "Democrat Tom Costello for lieutenant governor". Addison County Independent. Retrieved October 22, 2012.
- Ullery, Jacob G. (1894). Men of Vermont Illustrated. Brattleboro, VT: Transcript Publishing Company. pp. 137–138.
- "Portraits and Sketches of the Officers: Vice-Presidents". The Bankers Magazine. New York, NY: Bradford Rhodes & Co. LXI: 413. 1901.
- "HODGES, George Tisdale, (1789–1860)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
- "Wait, what's Steve Howard doing in Burlington?". Burlington Free Press. Retrieved October 22, 2012.
- "JEFFORDS, James Merrill, (1934 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
- Armstrong, Howard E. (1955). Vermont Legislative Directory and State Manual. Montpelier, VT: Vermont Secretary of State. p. 593.
- Myrick, Rawson C. (1935). Vermont Legislative Directory. Montpelier, VT: Vermont Secretary of State. p. 562.
- "L. C. Jones, Candidate for Attorney General". Burlington Free Press. Burlington, VT. June 3, 1930. p. 2. (Subscription required (. ))
- Secretary of the Vermont Senate (2017). "Biography, Kevin J. Mullin". Vermont State Senators, 2017-2018. Montpelier, VT: Vermont General Assembly.
- "Vermont Governor Israel Smith". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 22, 2012.
- "Vermont Governor Robert T. Stafford". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
- "In Memoriam, Richard C. Thomas". Middlebury College Magazine. Middlebury, VT: Middlebury College. 1992. p. 78.
- "Vermont Governor Charles Kilborn Williams". National Governors Association. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- "David Giancola". IMDb. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- "Cherilee Taylor". IMDb. Retrieved November 1, 2012.