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Comment from Dorothyfontana
Moved from article – Qxz 08:57, 5 March 2007 (UTC)
I am submitting the following "Notable Figures" for Southbridge, MA. I was surprised to find only one name in this category. These three people are legend in Southbridge but I corroborated the facts on the Internet. Hope this is adequate! If you require dates, etc., please let me know & I will provide.
George Angell - Founder of the MSPCA, the first animal-protection group in the country. Angell Animal Medical Centers are named after him. Born in Southbridge, MA. A plaque honoring him is at corner of Elm & Main Streets in Southbridge. Internet information provided by MSPCA.
William Learned Marcy - Senator and Governor of New York, Secretary of War and Secretary of State. Born in Southbridge, MA. The street where he was born is named Marcy Street and formerly a school was named after him. Internet information provided by Biographical Directory of U.S. Congress.
John Fitzgerald, center for the Dallas Cowboys. Played in Superbowl XII. Born and raised in Southbridge and played fullback for Southbridge HS and then on to Boston College. Wikipedia info - "football."
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