Relive the legend.

Thomas Fitzgerald (1796–1855), U.S. Senator and probate judge

Aaron Montgomery Ward (1844–1913), founder, Montgomery Ward

John Francis Dodge (1864–1920), automobile industry pioneer

Horace Elgin Dodge (1868–1920), automobile industry pioneer

Ring Lardner (1885–1933), Sr., satirist, short story writer and sports columnist

Tommy James (1947-), musician, Tommy James and the Shondells

Tommy Shaw (1953-), musician, Styx (former resident here, not a native)

Dave Schmidt (1957-), Major League Baseball pitcher

Jason Newsted (1963-), musician, Metallica

Jake Cinninger (1975-), musician, Umphrey’s McGee

Mark Anderson (1960-), Editor American Free Press

Guy Murray, college runner at Detroit, Detroit head cross country/track coach

Acklee King (1953-), musician, Junior Walker & the All Stars

Diane Seuss (1956-), poet, winner of 2009 Juniper Prize for Poetry