It’s been said time and time again, by those that wish to pro­mote the neg­a­tiv­ity and live through the eyes of mis­ery, that “Noth­ing good ever comes out of Phillips­burg, New Jersey.”


This list com­pletely dis­cred­its the state­ments made by those that live by the neg­a­tive creed.


Click on any of the names below to wit­ness and learn about those notable res­i­dents that were born, raised, resided in, and/or died here in Phillips­burg, New Jersey.



Wal­ter Ellsworth Bach­man, Sr.  -  Col­lege Foot­ball Player/Coach


Char­lie Berry, Sr.   -  Pro­fes­sional Base­ball Player


Char­lie Berry, Jr.  -  Profes­sional Base­ball Player/Umpire


William F. Birch   -  For­mer Mem­ber of the United States Congress


Ned Bol­car  -   For­mer NFL Linebacker


Tom Bren­nan  -   Radio/Television Sports­caster and Uni­ver­sity of Ver­mont Bas­ket­ball Coach


Tim Brew­ster  -   For­mer Divi­sion I Foot­ball Coach


DC Drake  -   Pro­fes­sional Wrestler


Wayne Dumont  -   Mem­ber of the United States Senate


Fiona  -   Musi­cian and Actress


James Cullen Ganey  -   Fed­eral Judge


John R. Guthrie  -   Four Star Gen­eral in the United States Army


David Hajdu  -   Author and Music Critic


Terry Kitchen  -   Folk Singer


J. Robert Lennon  -   Nov­el­ist


Hilda Mad­sen  -   British-American Artist


Jayne Mans­field  -   Actress


Mar­tin O. May  -   WWII Medal of Honor Recipient


Helen Steven­son Meyner  -   For­mer Mem­ber of United States Congress


Robert B. Meyner  -   For­mer Gov­er­nor of New Jersey


Lou Reda  -   Film-maker


Jim Ringo  -   For­mer NFL Foot­ball Player


Shee­tal Sheth  -   Actress


Charles Sit­g­reaves  -   For­mer Mem­ber of Congress


Bill Walsh  -   For­mer Cen­ter in the NFL


Christina Wilson  -   Reality Television Star and Season 10 Hell's Kitchen Winner


S. Michael Wilson  -   Author


Yvonne Zima  -   Actress


** This list is by no means a com­plete list of those with dis­tin­guished accom­plish­ments rec­og­nized nation­ally. Should you wish we include another indi­vid­ual or have a sug­ges­tion please feel free to con­tact us via our “Con­tact Us” page and sub­mit your information.

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