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Washburn or Washburne may refer to:


  • Barbara Washburn, first woman to climb Mount McKinley
  • Bradford Washburn, author
  • Cadwallader C. Washburn, businessman, soldier, congressman, governor of Wisconsin; son of Israel and Patty Washburn
  • Chris Washburn, American basketball player
  • Ebenezer Washburn, businessman and political figure of Upper Canada
  • Elihu B. Washburne, congressman, U.S. Secretary of State, son of Israel and Patty Washburn
  • Henry D. Washburn, American congressman and explorer who headed the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition to survey Yellowstone National Park
  • Ichabod Washburn, church deacon and industrialist who donated money to, and became the namesake of Washburn University
  • Israel Washburn, 19th century Massachusetts politician
  • Israel Washburn, Jr., governor of Maine; son of Israel and Patty Washburn
  • Jarrod Washburn, baseball pitcher
  • Lemuel K. Washburn, an American free-thinker writer. Among his works was Is the Bible Worth Reading and Other Essays (1911).
  • Margaret Floy Washburn, American psychologist
  • Steve Washburn, Canadian ice hockey player
  • William B. Washburn, 19th century Massachusetts politician: congressman, governor, senator
  • William D. Washburn, U.S. senator, businessman; son of Israel and Patty Washburn



  • Washburn, Ontario
  • Washburn Bay in Ontario
  • Washburn Beach in New Brunswick
  • Washburn Brook in New Brunswick
  • Washburns Corners, Ontario
  • Washburn Creek in Quebec
  • Washburn Island in Ontario
  • Washburn Lake in Nunavut
  • Washburns Island in New Brunswick
  • Mount Washburn (British Columbia)


  • Washburn, North Yorkshire

United States

Other uses

  • Washburn Guitars, a manufacturer of guitars
  • Washburn "A" Mill in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for 50 years the largest flour mill in the world
  • Washburn-Fair Oaks Mansion District, a historic district in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition - An 1870 exploration of the region that became Yellowstone National Park
  • D. W. Washburn - A song covered by both The Coasters and The Monkees

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