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Cedar Rapids, IA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cedar-rapids.org/

Population:
120758 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1841

County:
Linn County

Founded before 1841, incorporated 1849, became a city 1856.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Kirkwood Community College
1966
Mount Mercy College
1928
Hamilton College Iowa
1900
Coe College
1851

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Rockwell Collins
2001
Aegon USA
1989

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
G. Allen Andreas
Business
22-Jun-1943   CEO of Archer Daniels Midland, 1999-2006
Chris Carney
Politician
2-Mar-1959   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 2007-11
Paul Conrad
Cartoonist
27-Jun-1924 4-Sep-2010 Political cartoonist
Don DeFore
Actor
25-Aug-1913 22-Dec-1993 Mr. B. on Hazel
Bobby Driscoll
Actor
3-Mar-1937 30-Mar-1968 Child actor, succumbed to drugs
Michael Emerson
Actor
7-Sep-1954   Ben Linus on Lost
Terry Farrell
Actor
19-Nov-1963   Jadzia Dax on Star Trek: DS9
Trent Green
Football
9-Jul-1970   NFL Quarterback, now free agent
John Hench
Artist
29-Jun-1908 5-Feb-2004 Disney artist, designed the Olympic torch
Ashton Kutcher
Actor
7-Feb-1978   Kelso on That '70s Show
Ron Livingston
Actor
5-Jun-1967   Peter in Office Space
Thomas A. Nassif
Business
22-Jul-1941   US Ambassador to Morocco, 1985-88
Riley Smith
Actor
12-Apr-1978   Motocrossed
Richard Threlkeld
Journalist
30-Nov-1937 13-Jan-2012 CBS and ABC News Correspondent, 1965-98
Carl Van Vechten
Novelist
17-Jun-1880 21-Dec-1964 Patron of the Harlem Renaissance
Elijah Wood
Actor
28-Jan-1981   Frodo Baggins in Lord of the Rings



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