Patch wants to know who is the most prominent Attleboro citizen of all time?
Let us know in the comments. Also let us know if you have ever seen any around town - either recently or in the past?
Here is a list of notable residents that either once lived in Attleboro or currently live in Attleboro. This list was compiled by wikipedia.org:
- Roger Bowen (1932–1996), comedic actor known for his portrayal of Lt. Col. Henry Blake in the 1970 film M*A*S*H; co-founder of comedy troupe The Second City
- George Bradburn (1806–1880), an American politician and Unitarian minister in Massachusetts, known for his support for abolitionism and women's rights
- Geoff Cameron (1985– ), professional soccer player
- Horace Capron (1804–1885), Union Army officer during the Civil War and later an agricultural advisor to Japan; his methods revolutionized Japanese agriculture
- David Cobb (1748–1830), major general of the Continental Army, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, United States Congressman from Massachusetts
- Ray Conniff (1916-2002), Easy listening recording artist
- Naphtali Daggett, (1727–1780), Presbyterian clergyman, professor of divinity at Yale University, fought in the American Revolutionary War
- David Daggett (1764–1851), United States Senator, associate justice of Connecticut Supreme Court, mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, and a founder of the Yale Law School
- Paul G. Gaffney II, President, Monmouth University, US Navy Vice Admiral (Ret.), former Chief of Naval Research, President of National Defense University;
- William Manchester (1922–2004), historian and biographer, author of The Death of a President
- Jonathan Maxcy (1768–1820), Baptist clergyman and president of Brown University
- Virgil Maxcy (1785–1844), member of the Maryland House of Delegates and the Maryland State Senate, later first solicitor of the treasury and chargé d'affaires at the United States embassy in Belgium
- Daniel Read (1757–1836), composer, who published 400 hymns in several collections
- Robert Rounseville (1914–1974), operatic tenor, who appeared in the films The Tales of Hoffmann and Carousel, and onstage in the original productions of the musicals Candide and Man of La Mancha
- Robert A. Weygand (1948– ), member of the US House of Representatives 1997–2001
- Mark Williams (1956– ), conservative media personality and political activist, former chairman of the Tea Party Express.