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List of Famous Plumbers

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List of famous plumbers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top plumbers in the world? This includes the most prominent plumbers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable plumbers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic plumbers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned plumbers.

The list you're viewing is made up of different people like Grant Wilson and Thomas Crapper (and if you just want to laugh at Thomas's last name, check out this list of plumber jokes).

From reputable, prominent, and well known plumbers to the lesser known plumbers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the plumber field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous plumbers ever?" and "What are the names of famous plumbers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}

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    Grant Steven Wilson (born July 3, 1974) is an Art Director & Developer for Rather Dashing Games (now a division of Kalmbach Publishing), a game company he founded with Michael Richie, and the co-founder of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS), which is based in Warwick, Rhode Island. He is also the star and co-producer of the cable television reality series, Ghost Hunters....  more
  • Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher (; born December 3, 1973), known as Joe the Plumber, is an American conservative activist and commentator. He gained national attention during the 2008 U.S. presidential election when, during a videotaped campaign stop in Ohio by then Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama, Wurzelbacher asked Obama about his small business tax policy. Obama's response included the statement, "when you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody.” After this Wurzelbacher endured a trial by media, with numerous news media outlets looking into his personal life and attacking his character on a regular basis. Wurzelbacher is a member of the Republican Party.Since he expressed...  more
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    Jason Conrad Hawes (born December 27, 1971) is an American plumber and the co-founder of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS), which is based in Warwick, Rhode Island. He is also one of the stars and co-producers of Syfy's Ghost Hunters, which ended after its eleventh season on October 26, 2016....  more
  • Harry Patch

    Henry John Patch (17 June 1898 – 25 July 2009), dubbed in his later years "the Last Fighting Tommy", was an English supercentenarian, briefly the oldest man in Europe and the last surviving combat soldier of the First World War from any country. He is known to have fought in the trenches of the Western Front. Patch was the longest-surviving soldier of World War I, but he was the fifth-longest-surviving veteran of any sort from World War I, behind British veterans Claude Choules and Florence Green, Frank Buckles of the United States and John Babcock of Canada. At the time of his death, aged 111 years, 1 month, 1 week and 1 day, Patch was the third oldest man in the world, behind Walter...  more