Moorestown Township, New Jersey - Notable People

Notable People

Notable current and former residents of Moorestown Township include:

  • Diane Allen (born 1948), represents the 7th legislative district in the New Jersey General Assembly.
  • Samuel Leeds Allen (1841–1918), inventor and manufacturer of farm equipment and the Flexible Flyer sled.
  • Sam Bishop (born 1983), professional soccer goalkeeper.
  • David Bispham (1857–1921), opera singer.
  • Francis L. Bodine (born 1936), represents the 8th legislative district in the New Jersey General Assembly.
  • Hugh Borton (1903–1995), Japanese studies expert who served for 10 years as president of Haverford College.
  • T. J. Brennan (born 1989), player for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL.
  • Lem Burnham (born 1947), former National Football League executive and player.
  • Kevin Chamberlin (born 1963), actor.
  • Bobby Clarke (born 1949), former National Hockey League player with the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Gary Close, assistant coach for the Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team.
  • Josh Cody (1892–1961), football player and coach inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
  • John S. Collins (1837–1928), developer of Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Phil Costa (born 1987), football player with the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Edwin B. Forsythe (1916–84), member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey who served as mayor of Moorestown from 1957-62.
  • Hank Fraley (born 1977), former football player with the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Walter French (1899–1984), football All-America and professional baseball player for the Philadelphia Athletics, 1923-1929.
  • John F. Gerry (1926–95), former chief United States district judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
  • Bill Guerin (born 1970), right winger who earned the Stanley Cup with both the New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • Vernon Hill (born 1946), founder and former chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Commerce Bancorp and Commerce Bank of Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey.
  • Alfred Hunt (1817–88), first president of Bethlehem Iron Company, precursor of Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
  • Esther Hunt (1751–1820), a pioneer who lived on America's frontier as a wife, a mother and a leader in her Quaker faith.
  • DeSean Jackson (born 1986), professional football player, Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Eldridge R. Johnson (1867–1945), founder of Victor Talking Machine Company (now known as RCA).
  • Jevon Kearse (born 1976), professional football player, Tennessee Titans.
  • Tim Kerr (born 1960), former National Hockey League player with the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • David Kinkade (born 1983), drummer of metal band Soulfly.
  • Jonathan V. Last, columnist for The Weekly Standard.
  • Al LeConey (1901–1959), gold medal winner in the 4x100 meter relay race at the 1924 Summer Olympics.
  • Chris McAllister (born 1975), professional hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Donovan McNabb (born 1976), professional football player, Minnesota Vikings.
  • Stephen W. Meader (1892–1977), author of more than 40 novels for boys and girls.
  • Freddie Mitchell (born 1978), former professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Brendan O'Connor (born c. 1960), awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic action in Afghanistan.
  • Christine O'Donnell (born 1969), Republican candidate in Delaware's 2010 United States Senate special election.
  • Terrell Owens (born 1973), professional football player, Cincinnati Bengals, formerly of the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, and Buffalo Bills.
  • Alice Paul (1885–1977), leader of a campaign for women's suffrage resulting in passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
  • Doug Pederson (born 1968), quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles and former NFL quarterback.
  • Samuel K. Robbins (1853–1926), politician who served as Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly and President of the New Jersey Senate.
  • Julie Robenhymer (born 1981), Miss New Jersey 2005.
  • Jeremy Roenick (born 1970), professional hockey player, former player for the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Jon Runyan (born 1973), football player for the San Diego Chargers who was elected to the United States House of Representatives.
  • Steve Sabol (1942–2012), president and co-founder of NFL Films.
  • Ulf Samuelsson (born 1964), professional hockey player, former player for the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Katherine Shindle (born 1977), Miss America 1998 and actress.
  • John Vanbiesbrouck (born 1963), professional hockey player, former player for the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Albert Young (born 1985), former football player for the University of Iowa and Minnesota Vikings.
  • Tim Young (born 1968), silver medal-winning rower in the quadruple sculls at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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