Frederick M. Ellis
Frederick Melvin "Fish" Ellis (February 26, 1906 – July 19, 1967) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, track athlete, athletics coach and administrator, and university prof...
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James O. Curtis
James Otis Curtis (November 1, 1804 – March 3, 1890) was an American shipbuilder who built ships in Medford, Massachusetts (up the Mystic River from Boston). He built wooden ships that were eith...
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Peter Tufts
Peter Tufts (1617 – May 13, 1700) was a prominent early citizen of Medford, Massachusetts, and ancestor of Charles Tufts who donated land for the Tufts University campus. The Peter Tufts House is stil...
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Paul Theroux
Paul Edward Theroux (born April 10, 1941) is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best known work of travel writing is perhaps The Great Railway Bazaar (1975). He has published numerous works...
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Walter E. Lawrence
Walter Edward Lawrence (December 8, 1905 Somerville, Massachusetts – April 9, 1967 Haverhill, Massachusetts) was an American politician and city manager who served as a member of Massachusetts H...
Bill Staines
Bill Staines (born February 6, 1947 in Medford, Massachusetts) is an American folk musician and singer-songwriter from New England, who writes and performs in a traditional vein. He has also written a...
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William Glendon
William R. Glendon (c. 1920 – December 25, 2008) was an American attorney who specialized in issues relating to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and represented The Washingt...
Robert Kelly (comedian)
Robert Kelly (born October 8, 1970) is an Irish-American stand-up comedian from Boston, Massachusetts. He frequently performs at the Comedy Cellar. Robert Kelly often appears on The Opie and Anthony S...
Michael F. Skerry
Michael Francis "Mike" Skerry (January 3, 1908 – September 28, 1989) was a Massachusetts legislator; he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for six terms, from 1941–1957, and wa...
Arthur E. Baird
Arthur Earl Baird, better known as Dr. Craig Earl, was a radio game show host in the 1930s and 1940s.Born in Medford, Massachusetts c. 1900, Baird hosted "Professor Quiz" from May 9, 1936, until the s...
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Parker T. Hart
Parker Thompson "Pete" Hart (1910–1997) was a United States diplomat.
Parker T. Hart was born in Medford, Massachusetts on September 28, 1910. He received a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1933, a...
Samuel Gregg
Samuel Gregg (July 1, 1799 - October 25, 1872) was an American doctor who is credited with introducing homeopathy into New England during the early-to mid 19th century.
After graduating from Dartm...
Allan R. McKinnon
Allan Robert McKinnon is a former Massachusetts politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts State Senate from 1971 to 1985, Deputy Secretary of Transportation from 1985 to 1988, and Chairma...
Richard Piggott (athlete)
Richard Piggott (July 6, 1888 – November 1966) was an American long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
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Peter Chardon Brooks
Peter Chardon Brooks (January 6, 1767 – January 1, 1849) was a wealthy Massachusetts merchant born in North Yarmouth, Maine. His father, the Rev. Edward Brooks, moved to Medford, Massachusetts, his n...
Sarah Bloom Raskin
Sarah Bloom Raskin (Born April 15, 1961) is an American attorney and regulator, who was formerly a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and current United States Deputy Secre...
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Maria Menounos
Maria Menounos (born June 8, 1978) is a Greek-American actress, journalist, TV hostess, and occasional professional wrestling personality. She is known in the United States for her appearances as a TV...
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Lydia Maria Child
Lydia Maria Francis Child, born Lydia Maria Francis (February 11, 1802 – October 20, 1880), was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, opponent of American expansionism, Ind...
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Thayer David
Thayer David (born David Thayer Hersey, March 4, 1927 – July 17, 1978) was a film, stage and television actor. He was best known for his work on the cult ABC serial Dark Shadows (1966–1971) and a...
Terri Lyne Carrington
Terri Lyne Carrington (born August 4, 1965) is a Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer, composer, record producer and entrepreneur. She has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Clark Terry, Herbie Hanc...
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John McCarthy (linguist)
John McCarthy (born 1953 in Medford, Massachusetts) is a linguist and professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a speciality in phonology and morpholog...
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Jack Kelley (ice hockey)
John Henry "Jack" Kelley (born July 10, 1927 in Medford, Massachusetts) is a former American ice hockey coach. He is a member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Kelley was the first general man...
Joe Sacco (ice hockey)
Joseph William Sacco (born February 4, 1969) is an American retired National Hockey League player and currently an assistant coach for the Boston Bruins. His younger brother David Sacco also played in...
Olive Dame Campbell
Olive Dame Campbell (1882–1954) was an American folklorist.
Olive Dame Campbell was born Olive Arnold Dame in 1882 in Medford, Massachusetts. From a young age, education played an important role i...
Paul Donato
Paul J. Donato (born October 27, 1941 in Boston) is an American politician who currently represents the 35th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He previously served as a...
William Z. Ripley
William Zebina Ripley (October 13, 1867 – August 16, 1941) was an American economist, lecturer at Columbia University, professor of economics at MIT, professor of political economics at Harvard Unive...
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