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Locator Map of Connecticut

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.

A

  • Dean Acheson politician
  • Ethan Allen american revolutionary leader
  • Lauren Ambrose actress
  • Benedict Arnold V general continental army, traitor
  • Moses Austin developer of lead industry
B
  • Roger Sherman Baldwin politician
  • Joel Barlow poet, politician
  • P. T. Barnum showman, founder ringling bros, barnum & bailey circus
  • Ed Begley actor
  • Richard Belzer actor
  • A. Scott Berg biographer, pulitzer prize winner
  • Chris Berman sportscaster
  • Henry Alfred Bishop railroad executive, politician
  • Daniel Bissell Revolutionary War general
  • Michael Bolton singer, songwriter
  • Ernest Borgnine actor
  • Jesse Bradford actor
  • Jonathan Brandis actor
  • Alex Breckenridge actress
  • Amy Brenneman actress
  • Brooke Brodack video producer
  • John Brown abolitionist
  • Daniel Burbank astronaut
  • Gary Burghoff actor
  • Aaron Burr, Sr. educator
  • Scott Burrell basketball player
  • George W. Bush former u. s. president
  • Candace Bushnell author
C
  • Marcus Camby basketball player
  • Walter Camp sports writer, football coach
  • Al Capp cartoonist
  • Karen Carpenter singer
  • Richard Carpenter musician
  • Chris Carrabba singer
  • Orlow W. Chapman politician
  • Chris Clark hockey player
  • Glenn Close actress
  • Jaidon Codrington boxer
  • Samuel Colt inventor, industrialist, founder colt's fire arms company
  • Joe Courtney politician
  • Bob Crane actor

D

  • Paul Dano actor
  • Rosa DeLauro politician
  • Brian Dennehy actor
  • Christopher Dodd politician
  • Chris Drury hockey player
  • Dominick Dunne journalist, author
  • John Gregory Dunne author, screenwriter
E
  • Jonathan Edwards pastor, theologian
  • Oliver Ellsworth politician
  • Anna Eshoo politician
  • Linda Evans actress
F
  • Eileen Farrell opera singer
  • John Fitch inventor, bronzesmith
  • Dwight Freeney football player
G
  • William Gillette actor, playwright
  • Ryan Gomes basketball player
  • Charles Goodyear inventor vulcanized rubber
  • Porter J. Goss politician
  • Ella T. Grasso first woman governor of connecticut
  • Galusha A. Grow politician
H
  • Nathan Hale america's first spy, officer in american revolutionary war
  • Robert N. Hall inventor
  • Dorothy Hamill olympic medalist (born in illinois)
  • Anttaj Hawthorne football player

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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.

H continued

  • J. J. Henry golfer
  • Katharine Hepburn actress
  • David Humphreys revolutionary war colonel, author
  • Collis Potter Huntington railroad magnate
  • Samuel Huntington jurist, statesman
I - K
  • Laura Ingraham radio host
  • Charles Ives composer
  • Jay Johnstone baseball player
  • Mary Dixon Kies first woman to receive patent
  • Ted Knight actor
  • Charles H. Kraft anthropologist, linguist
L
  • Edwin H. Land inventor, scientist
  • John Larson politician
  • Eriq LaSalle actor
  • Annie Leibovitz photographer
  • Sol LeWitt artist
  • Joe Lieberman politician
  • Kristine Lilly soccer player
  • Christopher Lloyd actor
  • Joseph "Joey" Logano automobile racer
  • Justin Long actor
M
  • Seth MacFarlane comedian, screenwriter, producer
  • John Mayer singer, songwriter
  • Dylan McDermott actor
  • Mark McGrath singer
  • Robert Mitchum actor
  • J. P. Morgan financier, banker, philanthropist
  • Calvin Murphy basketball player
N
  • Jerry Nadeau race car driver
  • Ralph Nader author, political activist, politician
  • David Naughton actor
  • Kevin Nealon actor
  • Emily Cheney Neville author
  • Fred Norris radio personality, comedy writer
O - P
  • Frederick Law Olmsted landscape architect
  • Kenneth Olsen inventor, engineer
  • Ron Palillo actor
  • Willie Pep boxer
  • Liz Phair singer, songwriter
  • Jimmy Piersall baseball player
  • Kenneth Lee Pike linguist, anthropologist
  • Frederick Walker Pitkin politician
  • Gene Pitney singer, songwriter
  • Rosa Ponselle soprano
  • Charles Ethan Porter artist
  • Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. politician
  • E. Annie Proulx author, pulitzer prize winner

R

  • John Ratzenberger actor
  • Abraham Ribicoff politician
  • Christy Carlson Romano actress, singer
  • Bill Romanowski football player
  • John Rowland politician
  • Rosalind Russell actress
  • Meg Ryan actress
S
  • Emily Saliers singer, songwriter, musician
  • ChloĆ« Sevigny actress
  • Scott Sharp race car driver
  • Chris Shays politician
  • Jimmy Shea olympic medalist
  • Spec Shea baseball player
  • Joseph Earl Sheffield railroad magnate
  • Jeff Simmons race car driver
  • Christopher Miner Spencer inventor
  • Armstrong Sperry author, illustrator
  • Benjamin Spock pediatrician, author
  • Harriett Beecher Stowe author, abolitionist
  • Larry Sullivan actor
T
  • Eli Terry clockmaker
  • Alton Tobey artist
  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend poltician
  • Jim True-Frost actor
  • John Trumbull artist
  • Jonathan Trumbull politician
  • Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. politician
V -W
  • Bobby Valentine baseball player
  • James Van Der Beek actor
  • Mo Vaughn baseball player
  • Noah Webster lexicographer, author, spelling reformer
  • Gideon Welles politician
  • Eleazar Wheelock educator, founder dartmouth college
  • Eli Whitney inventor cotton gin
  • Treat Williams actor
  • Oliver Wolcott politician
  • Oliver Wolcott, Jr. politician

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