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Bloomington, IL

CITY

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

Population:
64808 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1831

County:
McLean County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Bloomington Pantagraph

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Illinois Wesleyan University
1850

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
COUNTRY Insurance & Financial
1925
State Farm Insurance
1922

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rachel Crothers
Playwright
12-Dec-1878 5-Jul-1958 When Ladies Meet
Clinton Davisson
Physicist
22-Oct-1881 1-Feb-1958 Diffraction of electrons
Frederic W. Goudy
Typographer
8-Mar-1865 11-May-1947 Designer of Garamond and Goudy fonts
Elbert Hubbard
Author
19-Jun-1856 7-May-1915 Founder of Roycroft Press
James R. Mann
Politician
20-Oct-1856 30-Nov-1922 Congressman from Illinois, 1897-1922
James Harvey Robinson
Historian
29-Jun-1863 16-Feb-1936 The Mind in the Making
George Rockwell
Activist
9-Mar-1918 25-Aug-1967 Founded American Nazi Party
Rick Scott
Politician
1-Dec-1952   Governor of Florida
Richard Webb
Actor
9-Sep-1915 10-Jun-1993 Captain Midnight
Verne Winchell
Business
30-Oct-1915 26-Nov-2002 Founder of Winchell's Donuts

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Davis
Judge
9-Mar-1815 26-Jun-1886 US Supreme Court Justice, Senator



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