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List of people from Massachusetts

This is a list of people from Massachusetts. It includes both notable people born in the Commonwealth, and other notable people who are from the Commonwealth.


  • Architects 1
  • Artists 2
    • Sculptors 2.1
  • Athletes 3
  • Business 4
  • Crime 5
  • Entertainment 6
    • Comedians 6.1
    • Television and film 6.2
    • Radio 6.3
    • Hosts, sportscasters, and television personalities 6.4
  • Founders 7
  • Literature 8
  • Military 9
  • Music 10
    • Classical music 10.1
    • Rock and other music 10.2
  • Native people 11
  • People involved in the American Revolution 12
  • Public office 13
  • Religion 14
  • Science 15
  • Others 16
    • Famous politicians and other residents 16.1
    • Inventors 16.2
  • See also 17
  • References 18









Television and film


Hosts, sportscasters, and television personalities




Maxfield, Jared P, Civil War Maxfield, Jared P., Private, res: Lowell, 21, clerk, enlistered and mustered Nov 22, 1861; commissioned 2d Lieutenant from 1st Sergeant Feb 14, 1863; mustered to date Apr 18, 1863;


Classical music

Rock and other music

Native people

People involved in the American Revolution

Public office

See Governor of Massachusetts for a complete list of governors from 1620 to the present.




Famous politicians and other residents


See also


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  2. ^ "The Story of My Childhood".  
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