• Bing Crosby Bing, aka Harry Lillis Crosby, was born in Tacoma, Washington on May 3, 1903 in a house that his father built (1112 North J Street, Tacoma, Washington).
  • Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Walter Raleigh (circa 1554 - 29 October 1618) was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer. He is also well known for popularising tobacco in England.
  • Gov Thomas Pence (c 1600 to 1673), served as Governor of the Plymouth Colony for 20 years
  • William Jennings Bryan (19 Mar 1860 - 26 Jul 1925), was the Democrat party nominee for President of the US in 1896, 1900, and 1908. He lost to William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft, respectively.
  • Ruth Baird Bryan (2 Oct 1885 - 26 Jul 1954), served as a Representative from Florida from 4 Mar 1929 to 3 Mar 1933. Appointed Minister to Denmark by President Franklin D Roosevelt in 1933.