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Published: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

Claims to fame: Snohomish County folk who made it big

  • Bob Barker was born in Darrington.

    Bob Barker was born in Darrington.

Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson, of course. And college coaching greats Dennis Erickson and Mike Price, you know. And even “Dallas” star Patrick Duffy you can name if asked to list accomplished people who were born, raised or both in Snohomish County.
But other names might surprise you, or at least earn an, “Oh, yeah. That’s right; he does come from here.” For example, did you know Bob Barker was born in Darrington?
So we’ve put together a list of famous folk — or accomplished people who ought to be better known — with Snohomish County roots.
Did we miss anyone? Leave us a comment and let us know.
Click through to see them all.

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