• Rev John Lothropp (20 Dec 1584-8 Nov 1653). He was imprisoned in England because of his religious beliefs; and was released only if he permanently left England with his family along with as many of his congregation members as he could take who would not accept the authority of the Church of England. While in prison, his wife Hannah became ill and died.
  • George Washington, 1st US President (22-Feb-1732 to 14-Dec-1799). George Washington was an American statesman and soldier who served as the first President of the United States from 30-Apr-1789 to 04-Mar-1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Ulysses S Grant, 18th US President (27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885). He was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil War. As president, Grant worked with the Radical Republicans in the Reconstruction of the Union while having to deal with corruption in his administration.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd US President (30 Jan 1882 - 12 Apr 1945). He was an American politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. A member of the Democratic Party, he won a record four presidential elections and became a central figure in world events during the first half of the 20th century. Roosevelt directed the federal government during most of the Great Depression.
  • George H W Bush, 41st US President (12 Jun 1924 - 30 Nov 2018). He was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A member of the Republican Party, Bush also served in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as Director of Central Intelligence, and as the 43rd vice president.
  • 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.
  • 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).