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Plainfield, NJ

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.plainfield.com/

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

Population:
47829 (2000 census)

County:
Union County

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Van Wyck Brooks
Critic
16-Feb-1886 2-May-1963 Finders & Makers
Milt Campbell
Track and Field
9-Dec-1933 2-Nov-2012 Olympic decathlete
Archibald Cox
Government
17-May-1912 29-May-2004 Target of Watergate Saturday Night Massacre
Bill Evans
Jazz Musician
16-Aug-1929 15-Sep-1980 Jazz pianist
Phyllis Kirk
Actor
18-Sep-1927 19-Oct-2006 House of Wax
Gerry Laybourne
Business
19-May-1947   CEO of Oxygen Media, 1998-2007
Mary McCormack
Actor
8-Feb-1969   Kate Harper on The West Wing
Kasim Reed
Politician
10-Jun-1969   Mayor of Atlanta
Jane Rule
Author
28-Mar-1931 27-Nov-2007 Desert of the Heart
Robert Shapiro
Attorney
2-Sep-1942   One of OJ Simpson's attorneys
Pete Williams
Politician
10-Dec-1919 17-Nov-2001 US Senator snagged in ABSCAM
Diane P. Wood
Judge
4-Jul-1950   7th Circuit Court of Appeals

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry E. Bliss
Curator
29-Jan-1870 9-Aug-1955 Bliss Classification System
Elizebeth Friedman
Scientist
26-Aug-1892 31-Oct-1980 America's first female cryptanalyst
Dudley Moore
Comic
19-Apr-1935 27-Mar-2002 Arthur



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