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Charlottesville, VA

CITY

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

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.cvillechamber.org/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.pursuecharlottesville.com/

Population:
45049 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1762 (charter)

County:
Charlottesville city

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
1954
University of Virginia
1819

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Value America
1996

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
J. Lindsay Almond, Jr.
Politician
15-Jun-1898 15-Apr-1986 Governor of Virginia, 1958-62
Richard Arlen
Actor
1-Sep-1898 28-Mar-1976 Island of Lost Souls
Deborah Baker
Author
28-Mar-1959   In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding
Rosey Brown
Football
20-Oct-1932 9-Jun-2004 NY Giants, Hall of Famer
Richard Burr
Politician
30-Nov-1955   US Senator from North Carolina
Billy Campbell
Actor
7-Jul-1959   The Rocketeer
George Rogers Clark
Military
19-Nov-1752 13-Feb-1818 Kentucky frontier military leader
S. S. Van Dine
Novelist
15-Oct-1888 11-Apr-1939 The Canary Murder Case
Sam Hamm
Screenwriter
19-Nov-1955   Never Cry Wolf, Batman
Al Hunt
Journalist
1-Jan-1942   Wall Street Journal editor
Frances Parkinson Keyes
Novelist
21-Jul-1885 3-Jul-1970 All That Glitters
Meriwether Lewis
Explorer
18-Aug-1774 11-Oct-1809 Lewis and Clark expedition
Rob Lowe
Actor
17-Mar-1964   Brat-packer, Sam on The West Wing
Halsey Minor
Business
6-Dec-1964   CNET founder
Tom Perriello
Politician
9-Oct-1974   Congressman from Virginia, 2009-11
Merrie Spaeth
Business
23-Aug-1948   PR guru for Reagan, Swift Boat Vets
Alexander A. Vandegrift
Military
13-Mar-1887 8-May-1973 18th USMC Commandant, 1944-48

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John S. Battle
Politician
11-Jul-1890 9-Apr-1972 Governor of Virginia, 1950-54
Manute Bol
Basketball
16-Oct-1962 19-Jun-2010 Seven foot seven
Dan Daniel
Politician
12-May-1914 23-Jan-1988 Congressman from Virginia, 1969-88
Clinton Davisson
Physicist
22-Oct-1881 1-Feb-1958 Diffraction of electrons
Lawrence Eagleburger
Government
1-Aug-1930 4-Jun-2011 US Secretary of State, 1992-93
Joseph Fletcher
Sociologist
10-Apr-1905 28-Oct-1991 Situation ethics
Robert R. Gilruth
Engineer
18-Oct-1913 17-Aug-2000 NASA scientist
Sally Hemings
Relative
1773 1835 Thomas Jefferson's slave mistress
Walter Howe
Diplomat
10-Jun-1907 8-Apr-1966 US Ambassador to Chile, 1958-61
Martha Jefferson
First Lady
19-Oct-1748 8-Sep-1782 Wife of US President Thomas Jefferson
Jackie Jensen
Baseball
9-Mar-1927 14-Jul-1982 American League MVP, 1958
Cornell MacNeil
Singer
24-Sep-1922 15-Jul-2011 Operatic baritone, NY Metropolitan Opera
Dumas Malone
Historian
10-Jan-1892 27-Dec-1986 Jefferson and His Time
David D. Newsom
Diplomat
6-Jan-1918 30-Mar-2008 US Ambassador to Philippines, 1977-78
James R. Olin
Politician
28-Feb-1920 29-Jul-2006 Congressman from Virginia, 1983-93
Peter Taylor
Author
8-Jan-1917 2-Nov-1994 A Summons to Memphis



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