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Gainesville, GA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.gainesville.org/

Population:
25578 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
21-Apr-1821 (renamed), 30-Nov-1821 (charter)

County:
Hall County

Renamed from Mule Camp Springs to Gainesville, 21 April 1821.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Brenau University
1878

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tommy Aaron
Golf
22-Feb-1937   Winner, 1973 Masters Tournament
Casey Cagle
Politician
12-Jan-1966   Lt. Governor of Georgia
Chan Gailey
Football
5-Jan-1952   Former Coach, Buffalo Bills
Bert Lance
Government
3-Jun-1931 15-Aug-2013 OMB Director, 1977

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ellis O. Briggs
Diplomat
1-Dec-1899 21-Feb-1976 US Ambassador to South Korea, 1952-55
Rod Cameron
Actor
7-Dec-1910 21-Dec-1983 The Bounty Killer
Milt Campbell
Track and Field
9-Dec-1933 2-Nov-2012 Olympic decathlete
William A. Higinbotham
Physicist
25-Oct-1910 10-Nov-1994 Physicist, Tennis for Two
James Longstreet
Military
8-Jan-1821 2-Jan-1904 Confederate Army General



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