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Galesburg, IL

CITY

Population:
33706 (2000 census)

County:
Knox County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Carl Sandburg College
1967
Lombard College
1853
Knox College
1837

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Ferris
Engineer
14-Feb-1859 22-Nov-1896 Ferris Wheel
Todd Hamilton
Golf
18-Oct-1965   Winner, 2004 British Open
Phil Hare
Politician
21-Feb-1949   Congressman from Illinois, 2007-11
Robert S. Ingersoll
Diplomat
28-Jan-1914 22-Aug-2010 CEO of Borg-Warner, 1958-72
Carl Sandburg
Author
6-Jan-1878 22-Jul-1967 Illinois poet, Lincoln biographer
Charles Walgreen
Business
9-Oct-1873 11-Dec-1939 Founder of Walgreen Co.



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