Vermont Famous Natives

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.


  • Bert Abbey baseball player
  • Charles Francis Adams first owner boston bruins
  • Charles Kendall Adams educator, historian
  • Frederick W. Adams physician, author, violin maker
  • Sherman Adams politician
  • Charles Augustus Aiken clergyman, academic
  • Henry Mills Alden author, editor "harper's weekly"
  • Ethan Allen revolutionary war leader (born in CT)
  • Frances Margaret "Fanny" Allen nun
  • Ira Allen vermont founder, leader green mountain boys (born in CT)
  • Jerome Allen author, educator
  • Lemuel H. Arnold politician
  • Chester Arthur 21st u.s. president
  • Warren Austin politician
  • Orville E. Babcock union army general
  • Maxine Bahns actress
  • Arthur Scott Bailey author
  • Consuelo Northrop Bailey first u.s. woman lt. governor
  • David Ball football player
  • Bradley Barlow politician
  • John Barrett u.s. diplomat
  • John L. Barstow teacher, politician, soldier
  • William Barton baseball player
  • Lindon Wallace Bates civil engineer
  • Fernando C. Beaman politician
  • Orson Bean actor
  • Hiram Bell politician
  • Ben & Jerry's ice cream manufacturer
  • Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley photographer
  • Charles Ethan Billings inventor
  • Frederick H. Billings president northern pacific railway
  • Hiram Bingham I missionary
  • George Bliss politician
  • Aretas Blood railroad steam locomotive manufacturer
  • Asa Peabody Blunt union army general
  • Beatrice Boepple actress
  • Elmer Bowman baseball player
  • Myra Bradwell publisher, activist, attorney in
  • Ezra Brainerd educator, botanist
  • Richard Brewer cowboy, outlaw
  • Francis Fisher Browne editor, poet
  • Orestes Brownson activist, labor organizer
  • Steven T. Byington translator


  • John C. Caldwell union army general, diplomat
  • Thomas Cale politician
  • Jim Cantore meteorologist weather channel
  • Matthew Hale Carpenter politician
  • William B. Castle politician
  • Lucien B. Caswell politician
  • Suzy Chaffee olympic skier, actress
  • Beth Chamberlin actress
  • John Putnam Chapin politician
  • Welcome Chapman mormon leader
  • Harrie B. Chase jurist
  • Horace Chase politician
  • Daniel Chipman politician
  • Thomas Chittenden politician (born in CT)
  • Lucius Chittenden author, politician, peace advocate
  • Sylvester Churchill journalist
  • Joseph A. Citro author, folklorist
  • Charles Edgar Clark u.s. navy officer
  • William Bullock Clark geologist
  • Barbara Cochran olympic medalist
  • Bob "Bobby" Cochran olympic medalist
  • Richard A. Cody vice chief of staff u.s. army
  • Lui Collins singer, songwriter
  • Ray Collins baseball player
  • George Partridge Colvocoresses u.s. navy rear admiral
  • Jessica Comolli miss vermont 2007
  • Calvin Coolidge 30th u.s. president
  • Tara Correa-McMullen actress
  • Barry M. Costello commander third fleet u.s. navy
  • Oliver Cowdery mormon church elder
  • Robert Cowdin union army general
  • Donald J. Cram chemist, nobel prize laureate
  • Jay Craven film director, screenwriter

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