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Ann Arbor, MI

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.ann-arbor.mi.us/

Population:
114024 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
Jan-1824

County:
Washtenaw County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Washtenaw Community College
1965
Cleary University
1883
Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, MI
1856
University of Michigan
1817

LIBRARY

LibraryFounded
Ann Arbor District Library
1911

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Affinia Group
2004
Hoover Universal
1977
Borders
1971
Domino's Pizza
1960
ProQuest
1938
Flint Ink
1920

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Scott Asheton
Drummer
16-Aug-1949   Drummer for the Stooges
Bruce Bartlett
Government
11-Oct-1951   Conservative pundit
Charles Cooley
Educator
17-Aug-1864 8-May-1929 Looking-glass self
Lee Fisher
Politician
7-Aug-1951   Lt. Governor of Ohio, 2007-11
William Hewlett
Business
20-May-1913 12-Jan-2001 Co-Founder of Hewlett-Packard
Reed E. Hundt
Business
3-Mar-1948   FCC Chairman, 1993-97
Thomas Monaghan
Business
25-Mar-1937   Domino's Pizza founder, pro-life activist
Austin Nichols
Actor
24-Apr-1980   John from Cincinnati
Robert D. Orr
Politician
17-Nov-1917 10-Mar-2004 Governor of Indiana, 1989-92
Michael Porter
Scholar
1947   Competitive Strategy
Michelle Rhee
Activist
25-Dec-1969   DC Public Schools Chancellor, 2007-10
Brian Schatz
Politician
20-Oct-1972   US Senator from Hawaii
Wilfrid Sellars
Philosopher
20-May-1912 2-Jul-1989 Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind
Gene Sperling
Economist
24-Dec-1958   Chief Economic Advisor, 1996-2000
William C. Steere, Jr.
Business
17-Jun-1936   CEO of Pfizer, 1991-2001
Samuel C. C. Ting
Physicist
27-Jan-1936   Co-Discoverer of J/psi meson
Thomas H. Weller
Scientist
15-Jun-1915 23-Aug-2008 Cultured the polio virus
Grace Lee Whitney
Actor
1-Apr-1930   Yeoman Rand on Star Trek

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
H. Gardner Ackley
Economist
30-Jun-1915 12-Feb-1998 US Ambassador to Italy, 1968-69
Henry Carter Adams
Economist
31-Dec-1851 11-Aug-1921 Public Debts
Dave Alexander
Bassist
3-Jun-1947 10-Feb-1975 Original bassist for the Stooges
Ron Asheton
Guitarist
17-Jul-1948 1-Jan-2009 Guitarist for the Stooges
Warren Avis
Business
4-Aug-1915 24-Apr-2007 Founder of Avis Rent A Car
Charles Cooley
Educator
17-Aug-1864 8-May-1929 Looking-glass self
Kiki Cuyler
Baseball
30-Aug-1898 11-Feb-1950 MLB Hall of Famer
Herbert D. Doan
Business
5-Sep-1922 16-May-2006 CEO of Dow Chemical, 1962-71
Alexander Eckstein
Economist
9-Dec-1915 4-Dec-1976 Sinologist, China's Economic Revolution
Robben W. Fleming
Educator
18-Dec-1916 10-Jan-2010 President, University of Michigan, 1968-78
Robert Hayden
Poet
4-Aug-1913 25-Feb-1980 Words in the Mourning Time
Paul W. McCracken
Economist
29-Dec-1915 3-Aug-2012 Council of Economic Advisers, 1969-71
George Meader
Politician
13-Sep-1907 15-Oct-1994 Congressman from Michigan, 1951-65
Eero Saarinen
Architect
20-Aug-1910 1-Sep-1961 Designed Gateway Arch in St. Louis
Shirley Verrett
Singer
31-May-1931 5-Nov-2010 Mezzo-soprano at the Met
Leonard Woodcock
Labor Leader
15-Feb-1911 16-Jan-2001 5th UAW President, 1970-77
Fielding H. Yost
Football
30-Apr-1871 20-Apr-1946 Legendary UMich Head Coach



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