Famous Plymouth County, MA Folks

Ames, John (D) - W Bridgewater
Introduced the first assembly line operation (shovels)

Bosworth, Kate - Cohasset (from)
Actor, (Superman Returns, Blue Crush, Horse Whisperer)

Brown, Marc - Hingham
Author of "Arthur the Aardvark" series

Chokhachy, David - Plymouth (from)
Actor (Bay Watch, Witchblade)

James Michael Curley (D) -  Plymouth County Landowner  TBA
Infamous Mayor of Boston 1914-1918, 1922-1926 and 1930-1934

Grover Cleveland (D) - Marion, MA
Plymouth County landowner (Summer Home)

Cochrane, Michael (D) - Bridgewater
MLB Hall of Fame inductee                       

Cooper, Chris - Kingston
Academy Award Winning Actor for “Adaptation”

Cronin, Rich - Kingston (from)
Musician, boy band LFO

Davis, Geena - Wareham (from)
Actor (Thelma & Louise, Accidental Tourist & more)

Edgar, James (D) - Brockton (from)
First Dept. Store Santa

John F. “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald (Grandfather of JFK) (D) - Hull, MA
Plymouth County Landowner

Flebotte, David - Hanson (from)
Exec. Producer, “Will & Grace”,                    

Goddard, Mark - Bridgewater
Actor, Lost in Space                           

Gregory, Dick - Plymouth
Comedian, Political Activist                       

Hagler, Marvin - Brockton (from)
Middleweight Boxing Champ                        

Hancock, John (D) - TBA
Plymouth County Landowner

Higgins, George V. (D) - born Brockton, lived in Rockland & Hingham
Author, “Friends of Eddie Coyle”         

Rocky Marciano (D) - Brockton
Undefeated Heavyweight Boxing Champ

McGunnigle, William H. (D) - Brockton
Inventor of baseball catcher's glove

Perry, Joe - Duxbury
Musician, Arrowsmith                       

Pilgrims (The) (D) - Plymouth
Mayflower passengers who settled Plymouth in 1620

Rowson, Susanna (D) - Hull
Author: “Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth               

Spader, James - Marion (from)
Actor (Boston Legal, Shadow of Fear)

John L. Sullivan (D) - Abington

Thomas, Hannah (D) - Plymouth
1st Female Lighthouse Keeper                   

Thumb, Tom & Lavinia (D) - Middleboro
Circus Performers with Barnum & Baileys               

Tyler, Steven - Marshfield
Musician, Arrowsmith                       

Wakefield, Ruth (D) - Whitman
Restauranteur, originator of Toll House Cookie

Webster, Daniel (D) - Marshfield
Statesman's 1831-1852                       

Woods, Harry M. (D) - Pembroke
Song Writer - (...Moon Comes Over the Mountain, ...Four Leaf Clover, ...Red, Red Robin