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This is a list of people from Massachusetts. It includes both people born in the state, and people famous for association with it.

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Artists

Athletes

Business

Crime

Entertainment

Comedians

Actors and film people

Musicians

Radio

Hosts and entertainment personalities

Founders

Literature

Military

  • Clarence Lionel Adcock, US Army, Deputy to General Lucius D. Clay in 1946
  • Edward Gusciora, 840th squadron,483rd bomb group, 15th Air force. Winner of Distinguished Flying Cross.
  • Albin Gusciora, 392nd squadron, 577th bomb group, 8th Air force. Winner of Distinguished Flying Cross. Earned it by being the last one to get out of a the crashing aircraft by helping his crewmates out, over Belgium. The town the aircraft crashed near scavenged a piece of the plane to be used as a monument of the men who fought and died so Belgium can be free from Nazi reign.
  • Cyprian Howe (1726-1806), Colonel in the American Revolutionary War

Native people

  • King Philip (Metacomet), war chief of the Wampanoag.
  • Crispus Attucks (See below)
  • Samoset
  • Tisquantum, (better known as Squanto)
  • Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck, first Native American graduate of Harvard University
  • Jamaal Branch
  • Passaconaway, Pennacook sachem originally lived in Essex County.
  • Massasoit-chief of the wampanoag in 1621[citation needed]
  • Squaw Sachem-one of the few female tribal chiefs in the area at the time. She was among the first natives to interact with European settlers. She eventually sold her tribe's land, what is today Winchester, Massachusetts, to the settlers in a peaceful exchange.[1]

People involved in the American Revolution

Public office

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

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Famous politicians and other residents

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Music

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