MALBIM, also known as Meïr Löb ben Jehiel Michel WEISER ( 1809 - 1879) was born in Volochisk. He was a Rabbi and Bible commentator . opentopia
RAPOPORT, Samuel Mitja (1912 – 2004) was born in Volochisk and moved to Odessa, then immigrated to Austria, the United States and Germany. He was a physician, biochemist and Communist.
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