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This Vermonter served as James Garfield's Vice President before becoming the 21st President of the United States.
He served as the Governor of Massachusetts before becoming the 30th President of the United States.
He invented the first American electrical DC motor in 1834 and lived in Forest Dale, VT.
This man invented the first commercially successful steel plow in 1837. His company is now based in Moline, IL.
This Vermonter is the only person to have attained the rank of Admiral of the Navy. He is known as the 'Hero of Manilla'.
He was defeated for the Presidency in 1860 by Abraham Lincoln. His nickname was 'Little Giant'.
Nicknamed 'Big Jim', he aided Daniel Drew in the Erie War against Cornelius Vanderbilt.
This man introduced a 1954 motion in the Senate to censure Senator Joseph McCarthy. Before serving as a Senator he was the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
He sold his partial stake of the 'Little Pittsburg' silver mine in Colorado for $1 million. He later became a Senator representing Colorado.
This Vermonter invented a safety device that prevented elevators from falling if the hoisting cable broke.
This man is the Choreographer and Artistic Director of Momix a company of dancer-illusionists that formed as an offshoot of Pilobolus which he had co-founded in 1971.
This Vermont woman won six major championships and 35 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.
He is known as the author of the play On Golden Pond, which he wrote at the age of twenty-eight. He was born in Bellow Falls, VT.
An American businessman important in the history of both the American Express Company and Wells Fargo & Company, he was born in Thetford, VT.
He was the founder of Salt Lake City.

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