Famous Mashburns

Academia and Science

Joesph Marshburn – professor of English, University of Oklahoma, expert in the English Renaissance,

Joe Mashburn – Dean of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston

Thomas Marshburn – American physician and NASA astronaut.


Floyd Mashburn – fishing guidebooks

J.L. Mashburn – postcard collecting and price guides

Kathy W. Mashburn – children books


Sid and Ann Mashburn – nationally famous clothing shop in Atlanta

Fictional and Dramatic Characters

Dr. Arthur Mashbourne – character in modern sequels of Sherlock Holmes

Richard and Stephen Mashburn – basis for the novel, Of Blood and Brothers, by Micheal Helms.

Patrolman Ernie Mashburn – character in Sugarland Express, Steven Spielberg’s first movie.

Walter Mashburn – character in the television series, The Mentalist.


Harold Mashburn – Major General, Marine Corps

Tschann Mashburn – Captain, Army.


Brian Mashburn – guitarist and vocalist in the ska band Save Ferris.

Eddy Marshburn – lead guitarist in the post-hardcore band Lower Definitions.

Daniel Mashburn – bass and vocalist in the punk-pop band Picture Perfect Skylines.

Deborah Mashburn   – timpanist with Dallas Opera, Voices of Change and Ft. Worth Symphony.

John Mashburn – named as one of the nation’s top 50 School Band Directors.


Jack Mashburn – State Representative who desegregated Florida’s beaches in 1953.

John Mashburn – policy director for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.


Bob Mashburn – heavy-weight boxer, won 8 (KO 5) + lost 11 (KO 7) + drawn 2.

Gary Mashburn – world record skier.

Jamal Mashburn – American professional basketball player and son of Bob Mashburn.

Jesse Mashburn – winner of gold medal in 4×400 m relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics