Famous People from Maryland
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Not all Maryland's famous people are on this list. They may be someplace else on our website. Use the search to see where else they might be. SEARCH the Kids' Page & save yourself some time!
Elmo! (Kevin Clash) Sargent Shriver
Harold Baines  
Dr. Ben Carson
Billie Holliday
Upton Sinclair John Astin
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd - Grave Jim Henson
Edward Norton Ogden Nash - Signature
Harriet Tubman Edgar Allan Poe - Grave
Henry Blair John Hanson
Edwin Booth Johns Hopkins
John Wilkes Booth - Grave Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Spiro Agnew James M. Cain - Signature
Eubie Blake Charles Albert Tindley
Annie Oakley
John (Jack) Loizeaux
Babe Ruth Frederick Douglass
Sugar Ray Leonard Francis Scott Key
Kweisi Mfume Thurgood Marshall
Benjamin Banneker - Grave Clara Barton
Matthew Henson Dashiell Hammett
Dr. Helen Taussig Rachel Carson
F. Scott Fitzgerald - Signature Lefty Grove - Grave
Commador Joshua Barney ( portrait ) H. L. Mencken - Signature
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Margaret Brent ( Image )
Mary Pickersgill Roberta Sheridan
Lizette Reese John Eager Howard
Interesting People in Maryland's History
St. Joseph's Catholic School (Prince George's County) Social Studies Project
Can you add to this list?
Use the search at the top of the page to make sure the person isn't some place else on our website, then send us an e-mail message with your suggestion.
Remember, the person must live in or be from Maryland!

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Last Modified June 18, 2003 .