Famous Bay Staters

John Adams 2nd U.S. president, Braintree
John Quincy Adams 6th U.S. president, Braintree
Samuel Adams patriot, Boston
Jack Albertson actor, Malden
Horatio Alger author, Revere
Susan B. Anthony woman suffragist, Adams
F. Lee Bailey defense attorney, Waltham
Clara Barton American Red Cross founder, Oxford
Leonard Bernstein conductor, Lawrence
Forrest M. Bird inventor, Stoughton
Harold Stephen Black inventor, Leominster
Rachel Fuller Brown inventor, Springfield
William Cullen Bryant poet, editor, Cummington
Luther Burbank horticulturalist, Lancaster
George Bush 41st U.S. president, Milton
John Chapman / Johnny Appleseed nurseryman, Leominster
William D. Coolidge inventor, Hudson
John Singleton Copley painter, Boston
E. E. Cummings poet, Cambridge
Bette Davis actress, Lowell
Cecil B. DeMille film director, Ashfield
Emily Dickinson poet, Amherst
Ralph Waldo Emerson philosopher, poet, Boston
Brian Evans singer, Haverhill
Ann Smith Franklin printer, almanac publisher, Boston
Benjamin Franklin statesman, scientist, Boston
Buckminster Fuller architect, educator, Milton
Robert Hutchings Goddard rocketry, Worcester
John Hancock statesman, Braintree
Nathaniel Hawthorne author, Salem
Oliver Wendell Holmes poet, Cambridge
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. jurist, Boston
Winslow Homer painter, Boston
Elias Howe inventor, Spencer
Helen Hunt Jackson writer, Amherst
John F. Kennedy U.S. president, Brookline
Amy Lowell poet, Brookline
Percival Lowell astronomer, Boston
James Russell Lowell poet, Cambridge
Robert Lowell poet, Boston
Horace Mann educator, Franklin
Cotton Mather clergyman, Boston
Sharon Christa McAuliffe teacher, astronaut, Framingham
Samuel F. B. Morse painter, inventor, Charlestown
Leonard Nemoy actor, Boston
Albert Pike pioneer teacher, lawyer, Boston
Edgar Allan Poe writer, Boston
Ella Raines actress, Snoquaimie
Paul Revere silversmith, Revolutionary War figure, Boston
Robert H. Rines inventor, Boston
Dr. Seuss   Theodore Geisel author, illustrator, Springfield
Lucy Stone woman suffragist, West Brookfield
Louis Henry Sullivan architect, Boston
Henry David Thoreau author, Concord
Max Tishler inventor, Boston
James McNeill Whistler painter, Lowell
Eli Whitney inventor, Westborough
John Greenleaf Whittier poet, Haverhill
Eli Whitney inventor, Westboro
Jo Dee Messina country singer, Holliston

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