List of people from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

This is a list of notable people who were born, or who have lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

  • Andrew J. Feustel, NASA astronaut
  • William Addams (1777–1858), U.S. representative
  • David Hayes Agnew (1818–1892), surgeon
  • Chas Alecxih, NFL defensive lineman
  • Andy Baldwin, U.S. Navy lieutenant and physician, bachelor of season 10 of The Bachelor
  • James Buchanan (1791-1868), 15th President of the United States
  • Thomas Burch (1778–1849), Methodist circuit rider
  • Simon Cameron (1799–1889), Secretary of War
  • Diane Cluck, singer-songwriter
  • Jim Clymer, 2012 vice-presidential nominee of United States Constitution Party, party chairman
  • Lewis Cohen, playing card manufacturer
  • Adam Cole, professional wrestler
  • Michael Deibert, journalist, author
  • Charles Demuth (1883-1935), painter
  • Jon Dough (born Chet Anuszak), born in Lancaster
  • William Duchman (1809-1881), Wisconsin state legislator and sawmill operator
  • Gretchen Egolf, actress, sister of Tristan Egolf
  • Tristan Egolf (1971-2005), novelist, author, activist
  • Andrew Ellicott (1754-1820), surveyor
  • Michael Erlewine, founder of All Media Guide (AMG)
  • FFH, Contemporary Christian band
  • Robert Fulton (1765-1815), engineer, inventor, creator of Clermont steamboat
  • Jim Furyk, professional golfer
  • Cam Gallagher, professional baseball player
  • Gene Garber, Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Jennifer Gareis, actress and 1994 Miss New York
  • Lewis E. Gettle, Wisconsin State Assemblyman and lawyer
  • Matt Greiner, drummer of metalcore band August Burns Red
  • Jonathan Groff, actor and singer who originated role of “Melchior” in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening
  • Edward Hand (1744-1802), physician, farmer, congressman, general officer in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War
  • Tom Herr, MLB second baseman
  • Milton S. Hershey (1857-1945), chocolatier, founder of the Hershey Company
  • S. Dale High, chairman of High Industries
  • Rev.Earl Honaman (1904-1982), Suffragan Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania
  • The Innocence Mission, band from Lancaster (performed the hit song “Bright as Yellow”)
  • Travis Jankowski, professional baseball player
  • Taylor Kinney, actor and model
  • Dan Kreider, NFL fullback
  • Floyd Landis, professional road bicycle racer
  • D. Ross Lederman (1894-1972), film director
  • Frank B. McClain (1864-1925), Mayor of Lancaster(24th), Pennsylvania, Lt Gov State of Pennsylvania (1914)
  • Alexander McNair, first Governor of Missouri
  • Thomas Mifflin, merchant, politician, governor of Pennsylvania
  • Anna Balmer Myers, author of early 20th-century novels centered in Lancaster County
  • Clarence Charles Newcomer (1923-2005), United States federal judge
  • Karin Olah (born 1977), contemporary painter, collage, and fiber artist
  • Amish Outlaws, cover band
  • Nguyen Chanh Thi (1923-2007), Army of the Republic of Vietnam general, retired to Lancaster
  • John Parrish, MLB relief pitcher
  • Barry Pearl (born 1950), actor
  • Molly Picon (1898-1992), actress, died in Lancaster
  • John F. Reynolds (1820-1863), U.S. Army major general, American Civil War
  • Charles Carl Roberts (1973-2006), gunman in the West Nickel Mines School shooting
  • Keegan Rosenberry, professional soccer player, Philadelphia Union
  • Brad Rutter, Jeopardy! champion
  • Theodore Emanuel Schmauk (1860-1920), Lutheran theologian, educator
  • Frank H. Shaw (1882-1950), civil engineer
  • Pete Snyder, founder of New Media Strategies
  • Thaddeus Stevens (1792-1868), U.S. representative, Republican
  • John Stockton, Michigan territorial legislator
  • Daniel B. Strickler (1897-1992), U.S. Army lieutenant general, lieutenant governor
  • Bruce Sutter, Hall of Fame pitcher
  • William G. Thompson, mayor of Detroit, Michigan 1881-83
  • Julian Valentin, professional soccer player
  • Zarek Valentin, professional soccer player
  • Junior Vasquez, New York City club DJ, remixer, producer
  • Robert S. Walker, U.S. representative, Republican
  • James Weaver, California Angels pitcher
  • Andrew Wenger, professional soccer player
  • Suzanne Westenhoefer, comedian
  • William Whipper (1804–1876), African American businessman, activist
  • Charlotte White (1782–1863), first unmarried American female missionary, arrived in India in 1816
  • Marianne Wiggins, author
  • Kristen Wiig, actress and comedian
  • Michael Willis, character actor
  • Richard Winters, U.S. Army paratrooper portrayed in Stephen Ambrose’s 1992 book and miniseries Band of Brothers
  • Cam Gallagher Professional Baseball Player for the Kansas City Royals