Famous Residents Of Franconia New Hampshire

There are many famous residents of Franconia New Hampshire who names have made a mark across the world. From baseball stars to inventors, poets to politicians, Franconia New Hampshire is where some of the well-known people and celebrities were born. Are you aware of these famous personalities of Franconia New Hampshire? If not, then read on.

Here is a list of some of the most notable residents of Franconia New Hampshire:

Robert Frost
Well known for his poems describing the nature and daily life of New England, his home in Franconia is now a museum.

Earl Tupper
The well-known household product Tupperware was invented by Tupper in 1945. The sales have been increasing ever since.

Grace Metalious
Born into poverty, Grace started writing at a young age, and graduated from Manchester Central High School. Her most well known novels; Peyton Place - , Return to Peyton Place, The Tight White Collar and No Adam in Eden.

Mandy Moore
Moore moved to Florida when just a baby, and chose to pursue an entertainment career at the young age of 6. Moore began popular all over the state of Florida singing the National Anthem at sporting events.

Chris Carpenter
Graduating in 1993 from Trinity High School in NH, Carpenter earned Athlete-of-the-Year honors as a senior. He now plays Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Mel Thomson
Governor of New Hampshire in the 1970's, Thomson lived in the Connecticut River Valley town of Orford, NH.

J.D. Salinger
Well known for writing the novel Catcher in the Rye Salinger also wrote many short stories.

Eleanor Porter
A children's author from Littleton, Porter became famous after she sold more than a million copies of her book Pollyanna.

Franklin Pierce
Pierce, the 14th president of the United States, was born in New Hampshire.

John Irving
Irving, a best-selling author, attended the University of New Hampshire. His well known novels include- The World According to Garp, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and The Cider House Rules.

The above list includes just a few of the famous people of Franconia New Hampshire.