From President James Buchanan to golfer Jim Furyk and “Saturday Night Live’s” Kristen Wiig, here are a dozen of the most famous people who have called Lancaster County home.
Hall of Fame baseball pitcher
Evelyn Ay Sempier
Miss America 1954
Professional bicycle racer embroiled in a doping scandal after the Tour de France.
Professional golfer; graduated Manheim Township High School.
Local actor who went on to become a Broadway star
The actress and former “Saturday Night Live” star spent her childhood in Manheim Township.
Operated his first candy factory, Lancaster Caramel Co., in Lancaster 1886-1900.
Actor and model; Lady Gaga’s fiance
U.S. Congressman and Civil War firebrand was born in Vermont but called Lancaster home.