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Stamford, CT

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.stamford.ct.us/

Population:
117083 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1641

County:
Fairfield County

Founded 1641, incorporated 1893.

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Day Pitney
2007
MeadWestvaco
2002
Oak Hill Capital Partners
1999
Cenveo
1993
Silgan Holdings
1987
Gartner
1979
World Wrestling Entertainment
1952
Citizens Communications
1935
General Re
1921
Pitney Bowes
1920
Xerox
1906
Purdue Pharma
1892
Westvaco
1888
Crane
1855
General Signal
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dave Abbruzzese
Drummer
17-May-1968   Former drummer, Pearl Jam
Christopher C. Ames
Military
c. 1954   US Navy Rear Admiral
Cofer Black
Government
c. 1950   Coordinator for Counterterrorism, 2002-04
John R. Considine
Business
c. 1950   Vice Chairman of Becton Dickinson
Willy DeVille
Singer/Songwriter
27-Aug-1950 6-Aug-2009 Frontman, Mink DeVille
Harry Harrison
Novelist
12-Mar-1925 15-Aug-2012 Stainless Steel Rat series
John Hawkes
Novelist
17-Aug-1925 15-May-1998 The Blood Oranges
John Henson
Talk Show Host
11-Jul-1967   Spotted Talk Soup anchor
Joseph Lieberman
Politician
24-Feb-1942   US Senator from Connecticut
Christopher Lloyd
Actor
22-Oct-1938   Jim Ignatowski on Taxi
Dan Malloy
Politician
21-Jul-1955   Governor of Connecticut
Dick Mayer
Golf
28-Aug-1924 2-Jun-1989 Winner, 1957 US Open
John Cameron Monjo
Diplomat
17-Jul-1931   US Ambassador to Pakistan, 1992-95
Andy Robustelli
Football
6-Dec-1925 31-May-2011 Hall of Fame Defensive End
Henry Simmons
Actor
1-Jul-1970   NYPD Blue
Charles B. Strauss
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Unilever USA, 2000-04
Grant Tinker
Business
11-Jan-1926   Chairman of NBC, 1981-86
Bobby Valentine
Baseball
13-May-1950   Manager, Boston Red Sox

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maxwell Anderson
Playwright
15-Dec-1888 28-Feb-1959 What Price Glory?
Eugene Carson Blake
Religion
7-Nov-1906 31-Jul-1985 General Secretary, World Council of Churches, 1966-74
Heywood Broun
Journalist
7-Dec-1888 18-Dec-1939 Muckraking reporter of the 1920s and '30s
William F. Buckley
Columnist
24-Nov-1925 27-Feb-2008 National Review
Homer S. Cummings
Attorney
30-Apr-1870 10-Sep-1956 US Attorney General, 1933-39
James Gray
Author
30-Jun-1899 6-Aug-1984 Shoulder the Sky
June Havoc
Actor
8-Nov-1912 28-Mar-2010 Gentleman's Agreement
Earl Hindman
Actor
20-Oct-1943 29-Dec-2003 Elusive neighbor on Home Improvement
Raymond Hood
Architect
29-Mar-1881 14-Aug-1934 Chicago Tribune Tower
William Temple Hornaday
Activist
1-Dec-1854 6-Mar-1937 Defender of the American bison
Victor Kiam
Business
7-Dec-1926 27-May-2001 Liked it so much, he bought the company
John J. McCloy
Military
31-Mar-1895 11-Mar-1989 World Bank, Warren Commission
Ezio Pinza
Singer
18-May-1892 9-May-1957 Operatic bass, NY Metropolitan Opera
Jackie Robinson
Baseball
31-Jan-1919 24-Oct-1972 First negro in the major leagues
Andy Robustelli
Football
6-Dec-1925 31-May-2011 Hall of Fame Defensive End
Dennis Weatherstone
Business
29-Nov-1930 13-Jun-2008 CEO of JP Morgan, 1990-94
Peggy Wood
Actor
9-Feb-1892 18-Mar-1978 The Sound of Music



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