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List of famous people from Norwich, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Norwich, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Norwich you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Norwich, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List features people like Daniel Azro Ashley Buck, Alden Partridge, and many more

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Norwich?" or "Which celebrities were born in Norwich?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Alden Partridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Alden Partridge Died at 69 (1785-1854) - Alden Partridge, was an American author, legislator, officer, surveyor, an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and a controversial pioneer in U.S. ...more

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Edward Bancroft Williston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Edward Bancroft Williston Died at 83 (1837-1920) - Edward Bancroft Williston was a brigadier general in the United States Army. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the American Civil War.

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George A. Converse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Norwich
George A. Converse Died at 65 (1844-1909) - George Albert Converse was a rear admiral in the United States Navy, who was noted for his contributions to naval engineering. He saw service in the Spanish-American War.

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Thomas E. G. Ransom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Thomas E. G. Ransom Died at 30 (1834-1864) - Thomas Edwin Greenfield Ransom was a surveyor, civil engineer, real estate speculator, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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George Wright is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Norwich
George Wright Died at 62 (1803-1865) - George Wright was an American soldier who served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

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George Bush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Norwich
George Bush Died at 63 (1796-1859) - George Bush was an American biblical scholar, pastor, abolitionist, academic and advocate for the restoration of the Jews to the Holy Land. He is distantly related to the Bush political family.

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Daniel Azro Ashley Buck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Daniel Azro Ashley Buck Died at 52 (1789-1841) - Daniel Azro Ashley Buck was an American lawyer and politician in the U.S. state of Vermont. He served as a U.S. Representative from Vermont and as Speaker of the Vermont House of

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George Sylvester Morris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Norwich
George Sylvester Morris Died at 49 (1840-1889) - George Sylvester Morris was an American educator and philosophical writer.

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Arabella Gleason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Arabella Gleason Died at 79 (1828-1907)

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Nora Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Nora Jacobson age 63 - Nora Jacobson is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, and a film editor.

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George Partridge Colvocoresses is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Norwich
George Partridge Colvocoresses Died at 85 (1847-1932) - George Partridge Colvocoresses was a United States Navy rear admiral. He was the son of Captain George M. Colvocoresses, the adopted son of Captain Alden Partridge, founder of Norwich University ...more

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Don Carlos Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Don Carlos Smith Died at 25 (1816-1841) - Don Carlos Smith was the youngest brother of Joseph Smith and a leader, missionary, and periodical editor in the early days of the Latter Day Saint movement. Smith was born in Norwich, Vermont, ...more

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Samuel Partridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Samuel Partridge Died at 93 (1790-1883) - Samuel Partridge was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Norwich, Vermont, Partridge received a limited schooling. During the War of 1812 enlisted as a private in the Vermont Militia. ...more

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Jack McDonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Jack McDonald John B. McDonald was the first head coach of Hofstra University's football and basketball teams. He compiled a 21–17–1 overall record as the football coach. He was an alumnus of New York ...more

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Charles L. Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Norwich
Charles L. Bartlett Charles L. Bartlett was an American baker and politician in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. He served as the 5th Mayor of Marlborough, Massachusetts.