Famous People From Vermont

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Vermont, a land locked state situated in the northeastern region of the United States, is one of the least populous states in the whole of USA. Its capital Montpelier holds the record for being the least populated state capital in the entire continent (just a little more than nine thousand). There are several interesting facts associated with this American state, but most people are fascinated by the kind of celebrities Vermont has produced. American political icon Bernie Sanders, musician Dan Tyminski, singer Grace Potter and author Joseph A Citro are a few famous celebrities from this American state. Bernie Sanders was one of the contenders in the race for the seat of the U.S President, but unfortunately he was overshadowed by the popularity of his political rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Here are the names of some other celebrities you didn’t know hail from Vermont. The bond these distinguished personalities share with the state of Vermont will leave you speechless.
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 1 
Calvin Coolidge
(30th President of the United States (1923–1929))
Calvin Coolidge
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 5, 1933
 2 
JoJo
(Youngest Solo Artist in History to Have Her Single on the Billboard Hot 100)
JoJo
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
John Dewey
(Philosopher)
John Dewey
12
Birthdate: October 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 1, 1952
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Chester A. Arthur
(The 21st president of the United States)
Chester A. Arthur
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 5, 1829
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 18, 1886
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Damon Wayans Jr.
(Actor and Comedian Known for Playing as ‘Brad Williams’ in the ABC Sitcom ‘Happy Endings’)
Damon Wayans Jr.
19
Birthdate: November 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Joseph Smith Jr.
(Religious Leader and Founder of 'Mormonism' and the Latter Day Saint Movement)
Joseph Smith Jr.
13
Birthdate: December 23, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 27, 1844
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Orson Bean
(Actor, Comedian, and Host of Game Shows and Talk Shows)
Orson Bean
5
Birthdate: July 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 7, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Carlton Fisk
(Baseball player)
Carlton Fisk
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Bing Russell
(Actor and Owner of the ‘Portland Mavericks’)
Bing Russell
6
Birthdate: May 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 8, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Zosia Mamet
(Actress)
Zosia Mamet
9
Birthdate: February 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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William Griffith Wilson
(Co-Founder of 'Alcoholics Anonymous')
William Griffith Wilson
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 24, 1971
 12 
Grace Potter
(Singer-songwriter)
Grace Potter
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Sam Lloyd
(Actor)
Sam Lloyd
5
Birthdate: November 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Elisha Otis
(Inventor, Businessperson)
Elisha Otis
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1811
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 8, 1861
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Nettie Stevens
(American Geneticist Known for Her Discovery of 'X and Y Sex Determining Chromosomes')
Nettie Stevens
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 4, 1912
 16 
Michael Dante DiMartino
(Animation director)
Michael Dante DiMartino
2
Birthdate: July 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Aaron Lewis
(Known as the Lead Vocalist, Rhythm Guitarist and Founding Member of the Rock Band ‘Staind’)
Aaron Lewis
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Tana French
(American-Irish Writer Best Known for Her Novels: ‘In the Woods’, ‘The Likeness’ and ‘Faithful Place’)
Tana French
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 19 
Patrick Leahy
(United States Senator from Vermont)
Patrick Leahy
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
John Deere
(Founder of 'Deere & Company')
John Deere
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 7, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 17, 1886
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 21 
Miranda July
(Actress)
Miranda July
2
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 22 
George Dewey
(Military Leader)
George Dewey
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 16, 1917
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 23 
Chris Hedges
(Journalist)
Chris Hedges
4
Birthdate: September 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Dan Tyminski
(Composer)
Dan Tyminski
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Levi P. Morton
(Vice President of the United States (1889-93))
Levi P. Morton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 16, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 16, 1920
 26 
Matt Salinger
2
Birthdate: February 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Henry Wells
(Businessman)
Henry Wells
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 12, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 10, 1878
 28 
Susan Bennett
(Voice actress best known as the female American voice of Apple's Siri personal assistant)
Susan Bennett
1
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Jim Jeffords
(Politician, Military personnel)
Jim Jeffords
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 18, 2014
 30 
Keegan Bradley
(American Professional Golfer)
Keegan Bradley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Suzy Chaffee
(Alpine skier)
Suzy Chaffee
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 32 
Judith Jones
(Former writer, editor, best known for having rescued The Diary of Anne Frank from the reject pile)
Judith Jones
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 2, 2017
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 33 
James Fisk
(Stockbroker)
James Fisk
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 1, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 7, 1872
 34 
Hannah Teter
(Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist in Snowboarding)
Hannah Teter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Richard Morris Hunt
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 31, 1827
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 31, 1895
 36 
Rudy Vallee
(Pop Singer, Actor and One of the First Modern Teen Pop Idols)
Rudy Vallee
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 3, 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Jody Williams
(Political & Peace Activist)
Jody Williams
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 9, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Henry M. Leland
(American Machinist, Inventor, Automotive Entrepreneur and Founder of Automotive Brands ‘Cadillac’ and ‘Lincoln')
Henry M. Leland
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 16, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 26, 1932
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Billy Kidd
(Alpine skier)
Billy Kidd
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
John Humphrey Noyes
(American Preacher, Radical Religious Philosopher, and Utopian Socialist)
John Humphrey Noyes
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 3, 1811
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 13, 1886
 41 
Christian XXX
3
Birthdate: May 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 42 
Horace Wells
(Dentist)
Horace Wells
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 21, 1815
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 24, 1848
 43 
Wilson Bentley
(First Known Person to Take Detailed Photographs of Snowflakes)
Wilson Bentley
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 23, 1931
 44 
George Perkins Marsh
(Environmentalist)
George Perkins Marsh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 1801
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 23, 1882
 45 
Justin Smith Morrill
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 28, 1898
 46 
Hiram Bingham I
(Leader of the First Group of American Protestant Missionaries to Introduce Christianity to the Hawaiian Islands)
Hiram Bingham I
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1789
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 11, 1869
 47 
Orestes Brownson
(American Preacher and Philosopher)
Orestes Brownson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 16, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 17, 1876
 48 
Donald J. Cram
(One of the Founders of 'Host-Guest Chemistry')
Donald J. Cram
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 17, 2001
 49 
Atle Lie McGrath
(Alpine skier)
Atle Lie McGrath
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
 50 
James Rowland Angell
(Psychologist)
James Rowland Angell
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 4, 1949